Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 137 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +45
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 73 240 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.67% 2.39% 2.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.54% 19.31% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 218 221
Median annual salary £61,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £38,125 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -

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 582 1,243 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.34% 12.36% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 458 1,037 795
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,425 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the South West.

Salary trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the South West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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
Wiltshire +9 34 £71,250 +46.91% 6
Gloucestershire +25 26 £59,000 +12.38% 5
Bristol +39 10 £60,000 +26.32% 10
Dorset +34 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Somerset -22 1 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 59 (80.82%) Linux
2 50 (68.49%) Ansible
3 43 (58.90%) DevOps
4 40 (54.79%) Docker
5 36 (49.32%) Python
6 32 (43.84%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (42.47%) AWS
8 30 (41.10%) Red Hat
9 29 (39.73%) Terraform
10 26 (35.62%) Kubernetes
11 24 (32.88%) OpenShift
11 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
11 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
13 21 (28.77%) Bash Shell
13 21 (28.77%) VMware
13 21 (28.77%) Unix
14 19 (26.03%) Shell Script
15 18 (24.66%) Java
15 18 (24.66%) Finance
16 16 (21.92%) Oracle
16 16 (21.92%) AIX
16 16 (21.92%) Solaris
16 16 (21.92%) Azure
16 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
17 15 (20.55%) SLA
17 15 (20.55%) Cisco
17 15 (20.55%) Migration
18 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (9.59%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) WildFly
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 31 (42.47%) AWS
2 24 (32.88%) OpenShift
3 16 (21.92%) Azure
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon S3
4 7 (9.59%) Apigee
4 7 (9.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.59%) GCP
4 7 (9.59%) Route 53
5 3 (4.11%) IaaS
6 2 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.48%) VLAN
3 3 (4.11%) DMZ
4 2 (2.74%) OSPF
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.33%) JIRA
3 9 (12.33%) Maven
4 8 (10.96%) GitLab
4 8 (10.96%) Subversion
5 6 (8.22%) Selenium
6 4 (5.48%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (5.48%) Gradle
6 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.48%) JUnit
7 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.11%) git-flow
7 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.11%) PyCharm
7 3 (4.11%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
7 3 (4.11%) WebStorm
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Electronics
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 5 (6.85%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Administrator
2 16 (21.92%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (16.44%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) J2EE
1 7 (9.59%) Node.js
1 7 (9.59%) Spring
1 7 (9.59%) Spring Boot
2 6 (8.22%) React
3 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.85%) Vue.js
4 4 (5.48%) Spring Security
5 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 3 (4.11%) CSS3
5 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 3 (4.11%) HTML5
5 3 (4.11%) JPA
5 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.11%) REST
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) RESTful
7 1 (1.37%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.74%) PMI
4 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (80.82%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (28.77%) Unix
4 16 (21.92%) AIX
4 16 (21.92%) Solaris
5 14 (19.18%) CentOS
6 9 (12.33%) Windows
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.11%) Debian
9 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) DevOps
2 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) Migration
4 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
5 13 (17.81%) Security Hardening
6 10 (13.70%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (13.70%) ITIL
7 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.33%) Microservices
8 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.96%) Scrum
9 7 (9.59%) TDD
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Python
2 21 (28.77%) Bash Shell
3 19 (26.03%) Shell Script
4 18 (24.66%) Java
5 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.22%) Go
6 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) SQL
7 3 (4.11%) C#
7 3 (4.11%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) Groovy
8 2 (2.74%) Scala
9 1 (1.37%) Clojure
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) RHCE
5 5 (6.85%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (54.79%) Docker
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) KVM
5 3 (4.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (68.49%) Ansible
2 32 (43.84%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (39.73%) Terraform
4 26 (35.62%) Kubernetes
5 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (9.59%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (5.48%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (5.48%) Salt
7 4 (5.48%) vRealize
8 3 (4.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (2.74%) WSUS
9 2 (2.74%) yum
10 1 (1.37%) Mesos
10 1 (1.37%) Nagios
10 1 (1.37%) Nessus
10 1 (1.37%) Packer
10 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Red Hat
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Oracle
4 15 (20.55%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) IBM
6 6 (8.22%) Google
7 5 (6.85%) SAP
8 4 (5.48%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.11%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.37%) SaltStack