Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 123 165
Rank change year-on-year -12 +42 +21
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 243 264 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.40% 2.52% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.32% 26.97% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 214 213 156
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £75,875 £67,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 1,258 979 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.44% 9.36% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 794 564
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +33 77 £48,500 +7.78% 7
Gloucestershire +2 63 £52,500 +16.67% 8
Bristol -41 44 £48,000 +6.67% 12
Somerset -1 30 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Dorset -12 15 £45,000 -21.74% 2
Devon -6 13 £67,500 +64.63%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 209 (86.01%) Linux
2 134 (55.14%) Ansible
3 121 (49.79%) Docker
4 120 (49.38%) DevOps
5 111 (45.68%) Kubernetes
6 100 (41.15%) Opscode Chef
7 97 (39.92%) Amazon AWS
8 90 (37.04%) Python
9 86 (35.39%) Configuration Management
10 83 (34.16%) Red Hat
11 81 (33.33%) CentOS
12 78 (32.10%) Windows
13 75 (30.86%) Bash Shell
14 71 (29.22%) VMware
15 69 (28.40%) Security Cleared
16 65 (26.75%) Git (software)
17 64 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
19 60 (24.69%) Jenkins
20 55 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (22.22%) PowerShell
22 52 (21.40%) Terraform
23 49 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 45 (18.52%) Cisco
25 44 (18.11%) MySQL
26 40 (16.46%) Ruby
27 39 (16.05%) Test Automation
27 39 (16.05%) Windows Server
28 37 (15.23%) Hyper-V
28 37 (15.23%) Microsoft

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 23 (9.47%) Apache
2 11 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.70%) Confluence
4 8 (3.29%) nginx
5 5 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.06%) WordPress
6 4 (1.65%) Drupal
6 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 97 (39.92%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (9.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (7.00%) Amazon S3
6 15 (6.17%) Amazon ELB
6 15 (6.17%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (4.53%) SaaS
8 9 (3.70%) PaaS
9 8 (3.29%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (2.47%) IaaS
12 5 (2.06%) Office 365
13 4 (1.65%) Azure Stack
13 4 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (1.23%) Datadog
14 3 (1.23%) Quay.io
14 3 (1.23%) Serverless
15 2 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.17%) Firewall
2 20 (8.23%) LAN
2 20 (8.23%) WAN
3 19 (7.82%) DNS
4 15 (6.17%) VPN
5 13 (5.35%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.35%) VSAN
6 10 (4.12%) DHCP
7 8 (3.29%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (3.29%) SAN
7 8 (3.29%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.47%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.06%) NAS
9 5 (2.06%) Network Security
9 5 (2.06%) VLAN
9 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.65%) DMZ
10 4 (1.65%) Internet
10 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.65%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.11%) MySQL
2 27 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.64%) MariaDB
4 19 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.94%) Big Data
7 10 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.12%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.47%) Redis
10 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.82%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.82%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.82%) Riak
12 1 (0.41%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 65 (26.75%) Git (software)
2 60 (24.69%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.58%) Subversion
4 23 (9.47%) JIRA
5 11 (4.53%) Maven
6 10 (4.12%) Ant
6 10 (4.12%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.70%) Selenium
8 5 (2.06%) PostCSS
9 4 (1.65%) GitLab
9 4 (1.65%) TestNG
10 3 (1.23%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.23%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.82%) CodeSonar
11 2 (0.82%) Grunt
11 2 (0.82%) Mockito
11 2 (0.82%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 25 (10.29%) Finance
2 15 (6.17%) Retail
3 10 (4.12%) Games
4 7 (2.88%) Back Office
4 7 (2.88%) Front Office
5 4 (1.65%) Automotive
5 4 (1.65%) Electronics
5 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.65%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Military
5 4 (1.65%) Publishing
5 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.23%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (27.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (21.40%) Linux Engineer
3 48 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (12.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 27 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
6 24 (9.88%) Senior DevOps
7 23 (9.47%) Administrator
7 23 (9.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 23 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (9.05%) Linux Administrator
8 22 (9.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 17 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (5.76%) Lead DevOps
10 14 (5.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Consultant
13 10 (4.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 7 (2.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.64%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (8.23%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (7.82%) Kafka
4 16 (6.58%) LAMP
5 15 (6.17%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (3.70%) Web Services
7 8 (3.29%) React
7 8 (3.29%) YAML
8 7 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.88%) Spring
9 6 (2.47%) CSS
9 6 (2.47%) JSON
10 5 (2.06%) CSS3
10 5 (2.06%) Handlebars
10 5 (2.06%) HTML
10 5 (2.06%) HTML5
10 5 (2.06%) REST
10 5 (2.06%) RxJS
10 5 (2.06%) Twig
11 4 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) Linux Command Line
2 24 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 17 (7.00%) Clustering
5 15 (6.17%) Replication
6 12 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.23%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.82%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.82%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.82%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.82%) User Experience
12 1 (0.41%) iSeries
12 1 (0.41%) Photography
12 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 209 (86.01%) Linux
2 81 (33.33%) CentOS
3 78 (32.10%) Windows
4 39 (16.05%) Windows Server
5 32 (13.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (11.93%) Ubuntu
7 24 (9.88%) Unix
8 16 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (5.76%) Debian
9 14 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.29%) Fedora
11 7 (2.88%) Solaris
12 3 (1.23%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.82%) Android
13 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (49.38%) DevOps
2 86 (35.39%) Configuration Management
3 55 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (16.05%) Test Automation
6 34 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.93%) Open Source
8 27 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (10.70%) Infrastructure as Code
10 24 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.23%) ITIL
12 19 (7.82%) Load Balancing
12 19 (7.82%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (7.00%) Scrum
14 15 (6.17%) SOA
14 15 (6.17%) SQL Optimisation
15 14 (5.76%) Service Management
16 13 (5.35%) Build Automation
16 13 (5.35%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.04%) Python
2 75 (30.86%) Bash Shell
3 54 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 40 (16.46%) Ruby
5 35 (14.40%) Java
6 31 (12.76%) SQL
7 26 (10.70%) Go
8 18 (7.41%) PHP
9 16 (6.58%) JavaScript
10 15 (6.17%) Perl
11 13 (5.35%) C
12 10 (4.12%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.47%) ES6
14 5 (2.06%) R
15 4 (1.65%) C#
16 3 (1.23%) C++
16 3 (1.23%) Scala
17 2 (0.82%) Clojure
17 2 (0.82%) Groovy
17 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.29%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.35%) RHCE
5 6 (2.47%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.65%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.82%) CCNA
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (49.79%) Docker
2 64 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (15.23%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.76%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 18 (7.41%) VirtualBox
6 11 (4.53%) vSphere
7 9 (3.70%) NFS
8 8 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.88%) KVM
10 6 (2.47%) oVirt
10 6 (2.47%) Xen
11 5 (2.06%) Samba
11 5 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.65%) Ceph
12 4 (1.65%) Dovecot
12 4 (1.65%) Postfix
12 4 (1.65%) VMware NSX
13 3 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 134 (55.14%) Ansible
2 111 (45.68%) Kubernetes
3 100 (41.15%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (21.40%) Terraform
5 34 (13.99%) Nagios
6 32 (13.17%) ZABBIX
7 30 (12.35%) Docker Swarm
8 28 (11.52%) SCCM
9 27 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 22 (9.05%) Prometheus
11 19 (7.82%) vCenter Server
12 13 (5.35%) vRealize
13 11 (4.53%) Grafana
14 9 (3.70%) SCOrch
15 8 (3.29%) Check_MK
15 8 (3.29%) WSUS
15 8 (3.29%) yum
16 6 (2.47%) OpenNMS
16 6 (2.47%) Salt
17 4 (1.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 83 (34.16%) Red Hat
2 71 (29.22%) VMware
3 45 (18.52%) Cisco
4 37 (15.23%) Microsoft
5 26 (10.70%) Google
6 13 (5.35%) Fortinet
6 13 (5.35%) Juniper
6 13 (5.35%) Palo Alto
7 12 (4.94%) Citrix
8 8 (3.29%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.88%) Splunk
10 6 (2.47%) Dynatrace
10 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.06%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.06%) Dell
11 5 (2.06%) EMC
11 5 (2.06%) NetApp
11 5 (2.06%) Oracle
12 4 (1.65%) McAfee
12 4 (1.65%) SAP