Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 151 187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +36 +45
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 215 227 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.14% 2.23% 1.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.78% 26.24% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 187 187 157
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,100 £66,250 £73,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 944 865 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.41% 8.51% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 777 695 683
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.77% +4.00%

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 December 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 17 December 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 +22 105 £44,500 -19.09% 12
Gloucestershire +27 41 £45,000 - 4
Somerset +23 27 £50,000 +2.04% 4
Wiltshire -40 23 £55,750 +23.89% 4
Dorset -2 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Devon +10 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Cornwall -2 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 194 (90.23%) Linux
2 109 (50.70%) Python
3 99 (46.05%) Configuration Management
4 92 (42.79%) DevOps
5 91 (42.33%) Ansible
5 91 (42.33%) Amazon AWS
6 86 (40.00%) Docker
7 85 (39.53%) Bash Shell
8 82 (38.14%) Windows
9 81 (37.67%) MySQL
10 70 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
11 61 (28.37%) Unix
12 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (27.91%) Jenkins
13 54 (25.12%) Ubuntu
13 54 (25.12%) VMware
14 52 (24.19%) PowerShell
15 51 (23.72%) Java
16 47 (21.86%) Google
17 46 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
17 46 (21.40%) Microsoft
18 44 (20.47%) Apache
18 44 (20.47%) Git (software)
18 44 (20.47%) Google Cloud Platform
19 43 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
20 42 (19.53%) TCP/IP
21 40 (18.60%) ZABBIX
21 40 (18.60%) Kubernetes
22 39 (18.14%) Software Engineering
23 37 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure

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 44 (20.47%) Apache
2 13 (6.05%) Apache Pig
2 13 (6.05%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.72%) Confluence
4 4 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.86%) JBoss
4 4 (1.86%) nginx
5 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 91 (42.33%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (20.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (4.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (4.19%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.86%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.40%) Datadog
7 3 (1.40%) Google Container Engine
8 2 (0.93%) Office 365
8 2 (0.93%) SaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
9 1 (0.47%) Heroku
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.53%) TCP/IP
2 27 (12.56%) DNS
2 27 (12.56%) Firewall
3 24 (11.16%) DHCP
4 20 (9.30%) Internet
5 13 (6.05%) HTTP
5 13 (6.05%) Sourcefire
5 13 (6.05%) SSL
6 9 (4.19%) FCoE
6 9 (4.19%) SNMP
7 6 (2.79%) Broadband
7 6 (2.79%) Network Security
8 5 (2.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.93%) VLAN
10 1 (0.47%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.47%) SMS
10 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (37.67%) MySQL
2 37 (17.21%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.23%) Big Data
3 22 (10.23%) MariaDB
4 15 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.05%) Apache Hive
6 13 (6.05%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.12%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.19%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.86%) MarkLogic
12 3 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.93%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.93%) Redis
13 2 (0.93%) Riak
13 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 44 (20.47%) Git (software)
3 35 (16.28%) JIRA
4 25 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (11.16%) Bitbucket
6 18 (8.37%) Selenium
7 16 (7.44%) git-flow
8 15 (6.98%) CodeSonar
8 15 (6.98%) GitLab
8 15 (6.98%) Robot Framework
9 14 (6.51%) Maven
10 10 (4.65%) Vagrant
11 9 (4.19%) Redmine
12 8 (3.72%) Subversion
13 5 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.33%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (1.40%) Grunt
15 3 (1.40%) gulp
15 3 (1.40%) webpack
General
1 34 (15.81%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Retail
3 11 (5.12%) Games
4 9 (4.19%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.86%) Electronics
5 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.86%) Marketing
5 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (28.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (20.00%) Administrator
3 42 (19.53%) Systems Administrator
4 40 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (14.42%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 27 (12.56%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (9.77%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (7.91%) Cloud Administrator
10 15 (6.98%) Developer
10 15 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.98%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (5.12%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 9 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
14 9 (4.19%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.02%) LAMP
2 23 (10.70%) Web Services
3 19 (8.84%) Django
4 18 (8.37%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (7.91%) Node.js
6 16 (7.44%) REST
7 15 (6.98%) .NET
7 15 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 15 (6.98%) ASP.NET
7 15 (6.98%) Java EE
7 15 (6.98%) SOAP
7 15 (6.98%) Spring MVC
7 15 (6.98%) STL
8 12 (5.58%) 802.1X
9 11 (5.12%) Spring
10 10 (4.65%) Spring Boot
11 7 (3.26%) React
12 5 (2.33%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.86%) RESTful
13 4 (1.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.33%) Cybercrime
3 5 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (1.86%) Fintech
4 4 (1.86%) User Experience
5 3 (1.40%) Clustering
5 3 (1.40%) Replication
5 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 194 (90.23%) Linux
2 82 (38.14%) Windows
3 61 (28.37%) Unix
4 54 (25.12%) Ubuntu
5 33 (15.35%) CentOS
6 25 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.98%) Android
7 15 (6.98%) Apple iOS
7 15 (6.98%) Mac OS X
8 14 (6.51%) Solaris
9 12 (5.58%) Windows Server
10 7 (3.26%) Debian
11 6 (2.79%) Fedora
11 6 (2.79%) FreeBSD
12 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.40%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.93%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (46.05%) Configuration Management
2 92 (42.79%) DevOps
3 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (18.14%) Software Engineering
6 37 (17.21%) ITIL
7 35 (16.28%) Systems Engineering
8 31 (14.42%) Test Automation
9 28 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (11.63%) Open Source
11 24 (11.16%) User Stories
12 23 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (10.23%) E-Commerce
14 21 (9.77%) E-business
15 20 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (9.30%) Scrum
16 19 (8.84%) Mentoring
17 18 (8.37%) ITIL V3
18 17 (7.91%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 109 (50.70%) Python
2 85 (39.53%) Bash Shell
3 52 (24.19%) PowerShell
4 51 (23.72%) Java
5 32 (14.88%) PHP
6 28 (13.02%) JavaScript
7 27 (12.56%) C
7 27 (12.56%) Ruby
8 25 (11.63%) Perl
9 24 (11.16%) C#
10 19 (8.84%) C++
10 19 (8.84%) SQL
11 15 (6.98%) Objective-C
12 13 (6.05%) Go
13 9 (4.19%) Korn
13 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.93%) Erlang
15 1 (0.47%) Java 8
15 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.88%) DV Cleared
3 30 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (13.49%) CCNA
4 29 (13.49%) CISSP
4 29 (13.49%) SSCP
5 24 (11.16%) CompTIA Security+
5 24 (11.16%) GIAC
5 24 (11.16%) Linux+ Certification
5 24 (11.16%) MCSE
5 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (11.16%) Network+ Certification
5 24 (11.16%) SANS
6 20 (9.30%) Degree
7 5 (2.33%) LPIC
7 5 (2.33%) RHCE
8 4 (1.86%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (40.00%) Docker
2 37 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (9.77%) vSphere
5 20 (9.30%) Active Directory
6 16 (7.44%) Hyper-V
7 12 (5.58%) VirtualBox
8 11 (5.12%) NFS
8 11 (5.12%) Samba
9 9 (4.19%) VMware NSX
10 7 (3.26%) Xen
11 6 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.79%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.86%) KVM
13 3 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (1.40%) Corosync
14 2 (0.93%) XenApp
14 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.47%) etcd
Systems Management
1 91 (42.33%) Ansible
2 70 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (18.60%) Kubernetes
3 40 (18.60%) ZABBIX
4 30 (13.95%) Terraform
5 22 (10.23%) Nagios
6 21 (9.77%) Salt
7 16 (7.44%) vCenter Server
8 15 (6.98%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (6.05%) Nessus
10 12 (5.58%) Galera Cluster
10 12 (5.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 10 (4.65%) Cacti
12 6 (2.79%) OpenNMS
13 5 (2.33%) Prometheus
14 4 (1.86%) Packer
15 3 (1.40%) Graphite
15 3 (1.40%) Mesos
15 3 (1.40%) Pacemaker
16 2 (0.93%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 54 (25.12%) VMware
2 47 (21.86%) Google
3 46 (21.40%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.09%) Red Hat
5 24 (11.16%) Cisco
6 17 (7.91%) Remedy
6 17 (7.91%) Splunk
7 15 (6.98%) Oracle
7 15 (6.98%) SolarWinds
8 13 (6.05%) McAfee
8 13 (6.05%) NetScout
8 13 (6.05%) NetWitness
8 13 (6.05%) Palo Alto
9 11 (5.12%) EMC
9 11 (5.12%) NetApp
10 9 (4.19%) ArcSight
11 6 (2.79%) Cloudera
11 6 (2.79%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.86%) Dynatrace
12 4 (1.86%) ServiceNow