Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 178 247
Rank change year-on-year +64 +69 -83
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 294 157 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.77% 1.55% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.52% 23.26% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 238 142 97
South West median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,031 675 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.71% 6.66% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 812 526 617
South West median annual salary £45,250 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.04% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,425 £28,625 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in the South West.

Salary trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the South West over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 97 £47,000 -21.67% 22
Gloucestershire +40 55 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Wiltshire +19 41 £45,000 +12.50%
Somerset +36 40 £50,000 +8.11% 6
Dorset -10 34 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Devon +34 20 £41,000 -0.61% 3
Cornwall -21 5 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 246 (83.67%) Linux
2 192 (65.31%) DevOps
3 165 (56.12%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (48.98%) Ansible
5 136 (46.26%) Configuration Management
6 134 (45.58%) Amazon AWS
7 122 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (38.78%) Jenkins
8 114 (38.78%) Docker
9 111 (37.76%) VMware
9 111 (37.76%) Python
10 108 (36.73%) Windows
11 101 (34.35%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (30.95%) Git (software)
13 85 (28.91%) Software Engineering
14 81 (27.55%) Web Services
15 80 (27.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 76 (25.85%) Red Hat
17 74 (25.17%) Bash Shell
17 74 (25.17%) Microservices
18 70 (23.81%) Apache
19 69 (23.47%) Java
20 66 (22.45%) MySQL
20 66 (22.45%) JIRA
21 63 (21.43%) Ruby
21 63 (21.43%) Kubernetes
21 63 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
22 58 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 56 (19.05%) Security Cleared
24 53 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (23.81%) Apache
2 35 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 29 (9.86%) nginx
3 29 (9.86%) OpenStack
4 22 (7.48%) Confluence
5 20 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (6.12%) Apache Solr
6 18 (6.12%) JBoss
7 6 (2.04%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.70%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.36%) IIS
9 4 (1.36%) Jetty
9 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 134 (45.58%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (14.29%) Serverless
4 29 (9.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 13 (4.42%) SaaS
7 11 (3.74%) OpenShift
7 11 (3.74%) PaaS
8 10 (3.40%) AWS OpsWorks
9 9 (3.06%) IaaS
10 8 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.36%) Slack
13 4 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.68%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.34%) Office 365
15 1 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.56%) TCP/IP
2 25 (8.50%) DNS
3 24 (8.16%) Firewall
4 22 (7.48%) DHCP
5 11 (3.74%) SMS
6 10 (3.40%) Internet
7 9 (3.06%) FCoE
7 9 (3.06%) HTTP
7 9 (3.06%) SNMP
8 6 (2.04%) Network Security
8 6 (2.04%) SAN
8 6 (2.04%) SSL
9 5 (1.70%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.36%) WAN
11 3 (1.02%) LAN
11 3 (1.02%) VPN
12 1 (0.34%) ADSL
12 1 (0.34%) MPLS
12 1 (0.34%) VoIP
12 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.45%) MySQL
2 31 (10.54%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 28 (9.52%) Big Data
5 23 (7.82%) Redis
6 18 (6.12%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.78%) Blockchain
8 15 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 15 (5.10%) SQL Server
9 14 (4.76%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.04%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.70%) Apache Accumulo
12 5 (1.70%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.70%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.70%) Riak
13 4 (1.36%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.34%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 114 (38.78%) Jenkins
2 91 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 66 (22.45%) JIRA
4 53 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (6.46%) GoCD
5 19 (6.46%) Selenium
6 11 (3.74%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.40%) Robot Framework
7 10 (3.40%) Vagrant
8 9 (3.06%) JMeter
8 9 (3.06%) JUnit
8 9 (3.06%) Redmine
9 8 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.72%) git-flow
10 7 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.04%) CodeSonar
12 5 (1.70%) Buildbot
12 5 (1.70%) Chocolatey
12 5 (1.70%) gulp
12 5 (1.70%) Trac
General
1 36 (12.24%) Retail
2 17 (5.78%) Finance
3 13 (4.42%) Games
4 4 (1.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.34%) Law
5 1 (0.34%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Military
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (48.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (28.91%) Linux Engineer
3 37 (12.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 37 (12.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 28 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (8.84%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 24 (8.16%) Administrator
7 22 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 21 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 18 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
9 18 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
10 17 (5.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 17 (5.78%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (5.44%) Platform Engineer
12 14 (4.76%) Java Engineer
12 14 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
13 13 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.42%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.40%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (27.55%) Web Services
2 27 (9.18%) Middleware
3 23 (7.82%) LAMP
4 20 (6.80%) REST
5 16 (5.44%) Hibernate
5 16 (5.44%) HTML
5 16 (5.44%) Java EE
6 14 (4.76%) JPA
7 11 (3.74%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (3.74%) Node.js
7 11 (3.74%) XML
8 10 (3.40%) .NET
8 10 (3.40%) CSS
8 10 (3.40%) EJB
8 10 (3.40%) EJB 3.0
8 10 (3.40%) JAXB
8 10 (3.40%) JSF
8 10 (3.40%) PrimeFaces
8 10 (3.40%) XSD
8 10 (3.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.38%) Derivative
3 7 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.36%) Fintech
6 4 (1.36%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.02%) User Experience
8 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 246 (83.67%) Linux
2 108 (36.73%) Windows
3 58 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (15.31%) CentOS
4 45 (15.31%) Unix
5 22 (7.48%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.06%) Debian
6 9 (3.06%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.72%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.38%) Android
9 6 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.36%) Solaris
11 4 (1.36%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.02%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (65.31%) DevOps
2 136 (46.26%) Configuration Management
3 122 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (34.35%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (28.91%) Software Engineering
6 74 (25.17%) Microservices
7 63 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (12.93%) ITIL
9 37 (12.59%) Deployment Automation
10 34 (11.56%) E-Commerce
10 34 (11.56%) Open Source
11 31 (10.54%) Test Automation
12 27 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (8.50%) Mentoring
14 24 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (7.82%) SDLC
16 22 (7.48%) Scrum
17 20 (6.80%) Artificial Intelligence
18 18 (6.12%) TDD
19 16 (5.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 111 (37.76%) Python
2 74 (25.17%) Bash Shell
3 69 (23.47%) Java
4 63 (21.43%) Ruby
5 51 (17.35%) Perl
6 40 (13.61%) JavaScript
7 29 (9.86%) PowerShell
8 23 (7.82%) C
9 18 (6.12%) PHP
9 18 (6.12%) SQL
10 15 (5.10%) C#
10 15 (5.10%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.40%) C++
12 9 (3.06%) Korn
13 6 (2.04%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.36%) COBOL
14 4 (1.36%) Groovy
14 4 (1.36%) Pascal
14 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 22 (7.48%) CCNA
3 22 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.80%) CISSP
5 20 (6.80%) SSCP
6 15 (5.10%) MCSE
6 15 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (4.76%) GIAC
7 14 (4.76%) Linux+ Certification
7 14 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
7 14 (4.76%) SANS
8 13 (4.42%) ISTQB
8 13 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (3.74%) Degree
10 8 (2.72%) RHCE
10 8 (2.72%) RHCSA
11 6 (2.04%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) GCP
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (38.78%) Docker
2 80 (27.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.82%) KVM
4 16 (5.44%) NFS
4 16 (5.44%) Samba
4 16 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.42%) vSphere
6 12 (4.08%) Active Directory
7 9 (3.06%) VMware NSX
8 8 (2.72%) Ceph
8 8 (2.72%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.72%) Postfix
9 7 (2.38%) Dovecot
9 7 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.04%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.34%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.34%) RHEV
11 1 (0.34%) XenApp
11 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 165 (56.12%) Opscode Chef
2 144 (48.98%) Ansible
3 63 (21.43%) Kubernetes
4 42 (14.29%) Terraform
5 36 (12.24%) Nagios
6 35 (11.90%) Kibana
7 15 (5.10%) ZABBIX
8 12 (4.08%) Salt
9 9 (3.06%) vCenter Server
10 8 (2.72%) Galera Cluster
11 6 (2.04%) Cacti
11 6 (2.04%) Cobbler
11 6 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.70%) Nessus
12 5 (1.70%) SCCM
13 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (1.36%) SCOrch
14 3 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
15 2 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 111 (37.76%) VMware
2 76 (25.85%) Red Hat
3 35 (11.90%) Google
4 32 (10.88%) Oracle
5 26 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.10%) Cisco
7 14 (4.76%) Scality
8 13 (4.42%) EMC
9 11 (3.74%) McAfee
10 10 (3.40%) NetApp
10 10 (3.40%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.06%) Atlassian
11 9 (3.06%) CA Agile Central
12 8 (2.72%) HP
13 7 (2.38%) Remedy
14 6 (2.04%) FireEye
14 6 (2.04%) Palo Alto
15 5 (1.70%) NetScout
15 5 (1.70%) NetWitness
16 4 (1.36%) Micro Focus