Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 117 145
Rank change year-on-year -53 +28 -7
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 124 67 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.62% 2.10% 2.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.51% 13.70% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 194
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,850 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £50,750
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +23.15% +12.78%
75th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,000 £73,750 £82,125
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 991 489 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.98% 15.31% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 581 398 1,053
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £42,125 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +6.36%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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
Gloucestershire -1 56 £75,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol -90 36 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Wiltshire -24 18 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Dorset - 5 £70,000 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £57,500 -
Somerset - 1 £37,500 - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 110 (88.71%) Ansible
2 102 (82.26%) AWS
3 100 (80.65%) DevOps
4 98 (79.03%) Azure
5 93 (75.00%) Linux
6 80 (64.52%) Docker
7 70 (56.45%) Bash Shell
8 67 (54.03%) VMware
9 65 (52.42%) Infrastructure as Code
10 62 (50.00%) Python
11 59 (47.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 59 (47.58%) Terraform
12 53 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (41.94%) Configuration Management
14 47 (37.90%) Red Hat
15 46 (37.10%) Mentoring
15 46 (37.10%) PowerShell
15 46 (37.10%) Git (software)
16 45 (36.29%) Opscode Chef
17 42 (33.87%) Kubernetes
18 40 (32.26%) Scrum
18 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
19 37 (29.84%) Web Services
20 36 (29.03%) ITIL
20 36 (29.03%) SDLC
20 36 (29.03%) GCP
20 36 (29.03%) Task Automation
20 36 (29.03%) DevSecOps
21 35 (28.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 35 (28.23%) Jenkins

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 33 (26.61%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.81%) nginx
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 102 (82.26%) AWS
2 98 (79.03%) Azure
3 36 (29.03%) GCP
4 21 (16.94%) OpenShift
5 19 (15.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.03%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.61%) GitHub
8 2 (1.61%) PaaS
8 2 (1.61%) SaaS
8 2 (1.61%) Serverless
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.81%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (0.81%) IaaS
9 1 (0.81%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.00%) IPv4
2 26 (20.97%) Firewall
3 24 (19.35%) VLAN
3 24 (19.35%) VPN
4 23 (18.55%) OSPF
5 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.23%) LAN
6 4 (3.23%) WAN
7 3 (2.42%) DNS
8 2 (1.61%) Internet
8 2 (1.61%) Network Security
9 1 (0.81%) DHCP
9 1 (0.81%) HTTP
9 1 (0.81%) SMTP
9 1 (0.81%) SSL
9 1 (0.81%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) MySQL
2 4 (3.23%) Big Data
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) Ingres
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (37.10%) Git (software)
2 35 (28.23%) Jenkins
2 35 (28.23%) JIRA
3 23 (18.55%) Subversion
4 21 (16.94%) GitLab
5 5 (4.03%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.23%) Maven
7 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.61%) AppScan
8 2 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) Gradle
9 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.81%) Mocha
9 1 (0.81%) Protractor
9 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Terragrunt
9 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 17 (13.71%) Wearables
3 12 (9.68%) Social Skills
4 7 (5.65%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.84%) Electronics
5 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.84%) Marketing
5 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (47.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (34.68%) Linux Engineer
3 27 (21.77%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (21.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 24 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 24 (19.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 12 (9.68%) Architect
5 12 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Principal Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Administrator
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.84%) Web Services
2 4 (3.23%) .NET
2 4 (3.23%) Java EE
2 4 (3.23%) JSON
3 3 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.42%) LAMP
4 2 (1.61%) Express
4 2 (1.61%) Laravel
4 2 (1.61%) Node.js
4 2 (1.61%) RESTful
4 2 (1.61%) Symfony
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.81%) Kafka
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.81%) OpenJDK
5 1 (0.81%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Public Cloud
2 17 (13.71%) Smartphone
3 13 (10.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.61%) PMI
5 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.81%) Derivative
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (75.00%) Linux
2 31 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (22.58%) CentOS
3 28 (22.58%) Unix
4 26 (20.97%) Windows
5 19 (15.32%) Ubuntu
6 18 (14.52%) Windows Server
7 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (2.42%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.65%) DevOps
2 65 (52.42%) Infrastructure as Code
3 53 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (41.94%) Configuration Management
5 46 (37.10%) Mentoring
6 40 (32.26%) Scrum
7 36 (29.03%) DevSecOps
7 36 (29.03%) ITIL
7 36 (29.03%) SDLC
7 36 (29.03%) Task Automation
8 35 (28.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 32 (25.81%) Machine Learning
9 32 (25.81%) Service Management
10 31 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
10 31 (25.00%) Data Science
10 31 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 31 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 29 (23.39%) Computer Science
12 23 (18.55%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.45%) Bash Shell
2 62 (50.00%) Python
3 46 (37.10%) PowerShell
4 28 (22.58%) Java
5 17 (13.71%) MATLAB
6 9 (7.26%) Ruby
7 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.23%) C#
8 4 (3.23%) C++
9 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.42%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.61%) Clojure
10 2 (1.61%) Go
10 2 (1.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.61%) SQL
11 1 (0.81%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (23.39%) Degree
2 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) AWS Certification
4 11 (8.87%) RHCE
5 10 (8.06%) GIAC
6 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.84%) RHCSA
8 4 (3.23%) MCSE
8 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) MCSA
9 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.81%) CISMP
10 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.81%) IISP
10 1 (0.81%) ISEB
10 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.61%) NCSC
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) NIST
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 80 (64.52%) Docker
2 59 (47.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.61%) KVM
4 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) iptables
5 1 (0.81%) vCloud
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (88.71%) Ansible
2 59 (47.58%) Terraform
3 45 (36.29%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (33.87%) Kubernetes
5 11 (8.87%) Packer
6 2 (1.61%) Consul
6 2 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.61%) Proxmox
6 2 (1.61%) vRealize
7 1 (0.81%) Bitnami
7 1 (0.81%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.81%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.81%) Demisto
7 1 (0.81%) Grafana
7 1 (0.81%) Graphite
7 1 (0.81%) Mesos
7 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.81%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (54.03%) VMware
2 47 (37.90%) Red Hat
3 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 35 (28.23%) Google
5 18 (14.52%) Oracle
6 6 (4.84%) SAP
7 4 (3.23%) Cisco
8 3 (2.42%) Citrix
8 3 (2.42%) NetApp
8 3 (2.42%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.42%) Veeam
9 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.61%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (1.61%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.61%) Veracode
10 1 (0.81%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.81%) New Relic
10 1 (0.81%) Pega
10 1 (0.81%) Splunk
10 1 (0.81%) Thales