Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 171 166
Rank change year-on-year +38 -5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 234 178 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.27% 1.76% 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.92% 24.25% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 204 140 172
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 939 734 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.11% 7.25% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 770 603 667
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +44 105 £45,000 -21.74% 19
Gloucestershire +28 45 £45,000 - 8
Somerset +57 36 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Wiltshire -18 23 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Dorset -24 19 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Devon - 4 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall -17 2 £36,250 -30.95% 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 204 (87.18%) Linux
2 130 (55.56%) DevOps
3 111 (47.44%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (46.58%) Python
5 101 (43.16%) Docker
6 98 (41.88%) Ansible
7 95 (40.60%) Configuration Management
8 93 (39.74%) Jenkins
9 88 (37.61%) Opscode Chef
10 85 (36.32%) Windows
11 76 (32.48%) Bash Shell
12 73 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (29.49%) MySQL
14 68 (29.06%) VMware
15 65 (27.78%) Java
16 57 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 54 (23.08%) Git (software)
18 52 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (21.79%) Software Engineering
20 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
21 49 (20.94%) Apache
21 49 (20.94%) PowerShell
22 45 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 45 (19.23%) JIRA
23 43 (18.38%) Unix
23 43 (18.38%) Red Hat
24 42 (17.95%) Kubernetes
25 39 (16.67%) Ruby
25 39 (16.67%) Google
25 39 (16.67%) Ubuntu

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 49 (20.94%) Apache
2 20 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.41%) Apache Pig
3 15 (6.41%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.99%) Confluence
4 7 (2.99%) JBoss
5 5 (2.14%) nginx
6 4 (1.71%) IIS
7 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) Drupal
8 1 (0.43%) Jetty
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 111 (47.44%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (14.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (4.70%) Serverless
6 10 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (3.85%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.56%) AWS OpsWorks
10 4 (1.71%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.28%) Google Container Engine
12 2 (0.85%) GitHub
12 2 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Office 365
12 2 (0.85%) SaaS
13 1 (0.43%) Heroku
13 1 (0.43%) IaaS
13 1 (0.43%) PaaS
13 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 34 (14.53%) Firewall
3 18 (7.69%) DNS
3 18 (7.69%) Internet
4 17 (7.26%) HTTP
5 15 (6.41%) SSL
6 14 (5.98%) DHCP
7 8 (3.42%) FCoE
7 8 (3.42%) Network Security
7 8 (3.42%) SNMP
8 5 (2.14%) Broadband
8 5 (2.14%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.71%) VLAN
10 2 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.43%) LAN
11 1 (0.43%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.43%) SMS
11 1 (0.43%) VoIP
11 1 (0.43%) VPN
11 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.49%) MySQL
2 36 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 29 (12.39%) Big Data
4 18 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (7.26%) Hadoop
6 16 (6.84%) MariaDB
7 15 (6.41%) Apache Hive
8 12 (5.13%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.27%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (3.42%) Blockchain
11 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.99%) MarkLogic
13 4 (1.71%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.71%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.85%) Redis
15 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 93 (39.74%) Jenkins
2 54 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 45 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 45 (19.23%) JIRA
4 21 (8.97%) Bitbucket
5 19 (8.12%) Selenium
6 18 (7.69%) git-flow
6 18 (7.69%) Maven
7 16 (6.84%) CodeSonar
7 16 (6.84%) Robot Framework
8 14 (5.98%) Vagrant
9 13 (5.56%) GitLab
10 8 (3.42%) Redmine
10 8 (3.42%) Subversion
10 8 (3.42%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.14%) Trac
12 4 (1.71%) Bugzilla
12 4 (1.71%) Buildbot
12 4 (1.71%) Chocolatey
13 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (9.83%) Retail
2 17 (7.26%) Finance
3 13 (5.56%) Games
4 4 (1.71%) Law
5 3 (1.28%) Military
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 102 (43.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (23.93%) Linux Engineer
3 29 (12.39%) Administrator
4 27 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (9.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 23 (9.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 22 (9.40%) Linux Administrator
7 21 (8.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 20 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (8.12%) Java Engineer
10 18 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (6.84%) Platform Engineer
12 16 (6.84%) Software Engineer
13 14 (5.98%) Cloud Administrator
13 14 (5.98%) E-Commerce Engineer
14 13 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (5.56%) Developer
14 13 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
14 13 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.97%) Web Services
2 26 (11.11%) LAMP
3 21 (8.97%) Node.js
4 20 (8.55%) Django
5 17 (7.26%) REST
6 16 (6.84%) .NET
6 16 (6.84%) .NET Framework
6 16 (6.84%) ASP.NET
6 16 (6.84%) Java EE
6 16 (6.84%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (6.84%) SOAP
6 16 (6.84%) Spring MVC
6 16 (6.84%) STL
7 14 (5.98%) Spring
8 12 (5.13%) Spring Boot
9 10 (4.27%) 802.1X
10 7 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.99%) React
10 7 (2.99%) XML
11 5 (2.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.42%) User Experience
3 7 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.71%) Fintech
6 4 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.28%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 204 (87.18%) Linux
2 85 (36.32%) Windows
3 43 (18.38%) Unix
4 39 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 36 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (14.10%) CentOS
7 16 (6.84%) Android
7 16 (6.84%) Apple iOS
7 16 (6.84%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.42%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.99%) Solaris
10 5 (2.14%) Debian
10 5 (2.14%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.71%) Fedora
11 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.85%) VMS
14 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.43%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (55.56%) DevOps
2 95 (40.60%) Configuration Management
3 73 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (21.79%) Software Engineering
5 39 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (15.81%) Cybersecurity
7 36 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (13.68%) ITIL
8 32 (13.68%) Microservices
9 29 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (11.97%) E-Commerce
11 27 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 27 (11.54%) Open Source
12 26 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 25 (10.68%) Test Automation
13 25 (10.68%) User Stories
14 22 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (9.40%) Deployment Automation
14 22 (9.40%) Scrum
15 19 (8.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 109 (46.58%) Python
2 76 (32.48%) Bash Shell
3 65 (27.78%) Java
4 49 (20.94%) PowerShell
5 39 (16.67%) Ruby
6 35 (14.96%) PHP
7 32 (13.68%) JavaScript
8 31 (13.25%) Perl
9 28 (11.97%) C
10 24 (10.26%) C#
11 20 (8.55%) C++
12 16 (6.84%) Objective-C
13 15 (6.41%) SQL
14 11 (4.70%) Go
15 8 (3.42%) Korn
15 8 (3.42%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.43%) Java 8
16 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.10%) DV Cleared
3 32 (13.68%) CCNA
3 32 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (13.68%) CISSP
3 32 (13.68%) SSCP
4 25 (10.68%) CompTIA Security+
4 25 (10.68%) GIAC
4 25 (10.68%) Linux+ Certification
4 25 (10.68%) MCSE
4 25 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (10.68%) Network+ Certification
4 25 (10.68%) SANS
5 17 (7.26%) Degree
6 7 (2.99%) LPIC
7 5 (2.14%) RHCE
7 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.71%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (43.16%) Docker
2 52 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.97%) vSphere
4 27 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 16 (6.84%) Hyper-V
7 12 (5.13%) NFS
8 10 (4.27%) Samba
9 9 (3.85%) VirtualBox
10 8 (3.42%) VMware NSX
10 8 (3.42%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.99%) KVM
12 5 (2.14%) Xen
13 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.85%) Corosync
14 2 (0.85%) XenApp
14 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.43%) etcd
Systems Management
1 98 (41.88%) Ansible
2 88 (37.61%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (17.95%) Kubernetes
4 28 (11.97%) ZABBIX
5 26 (11.11%) Terraform
6 23 (9.83%) Salt
7 18 (7.69%) Nagios
8 13 (5.56%) vCenter Server
9 10 (4.27%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (3.42%) Cacti
12 5 (2.14%) Nessus
13 4 (1.71%) OpenNMS
13 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (1.28%) Cobbler
14 3 (1.28%) Kibana
14 3 (1.28%) Mesos
14 3 (1.28%) SCCM
14 3 (1.28%) WSUS
15 2 (0.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 68 (29.06%) VMware
2 50 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 43 (18.38%) Red Hat
4 39 (16.67%) Google
5 17 (7.26%) Oracle
6 15 (6.41%) Cisco
7 14 (5.98%) Remedy
8 12 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 11 (4.70%) EMC
10 10 (4.27%) NetApp
11 6 (2.56%) Splunk
12 5 (2.14%) McAfee
12 5 (2.14%) NetScout
12 5 (2.14%) NetWitness
12 5 (2.14%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.71%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.71%) Hortonworks
14 3 (1.28%) Dynatrace
14 3 (1.28%) New Relic
14 3 (1.28%) ServiceNow