Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 170 197
Rank change year-on-year +51 +27 -46
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 262 187 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.51% 1.80% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.98% 27.30% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 211 153 149
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,300 £32,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 971 685 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.29% 6.59% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 785 551 600
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +32 99 £45,000 -21.74% 14
Gloucestershire +26 49 £45,000 +2.86% 12
Somerset +47 42 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Dorset +1 30 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Wiltshire +2 29 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Devon - 10 £41,000 - 2
Cornwall -20 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 220 (83.97%) Linux
2 163 (62.21%) DevOps
3 125 (47.71%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (47.33%) Opscode Chef
5 113 (43.13%) Configuration Management
6 111 (42.37%) Ansible
6 111 (42.37%) Jenkins
7 109 (41.60%) Docker
8 107 (40.84%) Python
9 101 (38.55%) Windows
10 96 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (35.50%) VMware
12 75 (28.63%) Bash Shell
13 74 (28.24%) Git (software)
14 70 (26.72%) Software Engineering
15 69 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 65 (24.81%) Java
18 63 (24.05%) Red Hat
19 62 (23.66%) MySQL
20 61 (23.28%) Apache
21 59 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
22 55 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
23 54 (20.61%) Ruby
24 51 (19.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 51 (19.47%) JIRA
24 51 (19.47%) Kubernetes
25 48 (18.32%) Microservices
26 47 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 47 (17.94%) Web Services

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 61 (23.28%) Apache
2 30 (11.45%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.40%) OpenStack
4 16 (6.11%) nginx
5 14 (5.34%) Confluence
6 12 (4.58%) JBoss
7 10 (3.82%) Apache Pig
7 10 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.67%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.91%) IIS
10 4 (1.53%) Jetty
10 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.38%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 125 (47.71%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.92%) Serverless
4 21 (8.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (4.58%) Amazon S3
7 11 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (3.82%) AWS OpsWorks
8 10 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (3.82%) OpenShift
9 8 (3.05%) SaaS
10 6 (2.29%) IaaS
10 6 (2.29%) PaaS
11 2 (0.76%) GitHub
11 2 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Office 365
12 1 (0.38%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.38%) Route 53
12 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.45%) TCP/IP
2 29 (11.07%) Firewall
3 13 (4.96%) DNS
3 13 (4.96%) HTTP
4 11 (4.20%) Network Security
5 10 (3.82%) Internet
5 10 (3.82%) SSL
6 8 (3.05%) DHCP
6 8 (3.05%) FCoE
6 8 (3.05%) SNMP
7 7 (2.67%) SMS
8 4 (1.53%) Sourcefire
8 4 (1.53%) VLAN
9 3 (1.15%) SAN
10 2 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.76%) VoIP
10 2 (0.76%) VPN
10 2 (0.76%) WAN
11 1 (0.38%) ADSL
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (23.66%) MySQL
2 33 (12.60%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.92%) Big Data
4 23 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.73%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.96%) Blockchain
8 12 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (4.58%) MariaDB
9 11 (4.20%) Redis
10 10 (3.82%) Apache Hive
11 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.91%) MarkLogic
12 5 (1.91%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.91%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.53%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.53%) Riak
14 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.38%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 111 (42.37%) Jenkins
2 74 (28.24%) Git (software)
3 51 (19.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 51 (19.47%) JIRA
4 16 (6.11%) Selenium
5 15 (5.73%) Bitbucket
6 14 (5.34%) Maven
7 12 (4.58%) git-flow
7 12 (4.58%) Vagrant
8 10 (3.82%) CodeSonar
8 10 (3.82%) Robot Framework
8 10 (3.82%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.44%) Subversion
10 8 (3.05%) GitLab
10 8 (3.05%) Redmine
11 7 (2.67%) GoCD
12 6 (2.29%) Trac
13 5 (1.91%) Buildbot
13 5 (1.91%) Chocolatey
13 5 (1.91%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (12.60%) Retail
2 20 (7.63%) Finance
3 13 (4.96%) Games
4 3 (1.15%) Law
4 3 (1.15%) Military
5 2 (0.76%) Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (48.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (28.24%) Linux Engineer
3 31 (11.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 31 (11.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 26 (9.92%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (8.02%) Administrator
5 21 (8.02%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 21 (8.02%) Java Engineer
5 21 (8.02%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (6.87%) Operations Engineer
6 18 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.49%) Lead DevOps
7 17 (6.49%) Platform Engineer
7 17 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (5.73%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.73%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (5.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.94%) Web Services
2 31 (11.83%) LAMP
3 16 (6.11%) Node.js
4 14 (5.34%) Java EE
4 14 (5.34%) REST
5 13 (4.96%) Django
5 13 (4.96%) Middleware
5 13 (4.96%) Spring
6 11 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (3.82%) .NET
7 10 (3.82%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.82%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.82%) HTML
7 10 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (3.82%) SOAP
7 10 (3.82%) Spring MVC
7 10 (3.82%) STL
8 9 (3.44%) Hibernate
8 9 (3.44%) Spring Boot
8 9 (3.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.29%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.29%) User Experience
5 5 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.53%) Fintech
7 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 220 (83.97%) Linux
2 101 (38.55%) Windows
3 47 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (15.27%) CentOS
5 32 (12.21%) Unix
6 30 (11.45%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.20%) Android
8 10 (3.82%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.82%) Debian
8 10 (3.82%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.82%) Solaris
9 8 (3.05%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.76%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.76%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (62.21%) DevOps
2 113 (43.13%) Configuration Management
3 96 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (26.72%) Software Engineering
5 69 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (18.32%) Microservices
8 40 (15.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 39 (14.89%) ITIL
10 30 (11.45%) Open Source
11 28 (10.69%) Deployment Automation
11 28 (10.69%) Mentoring
12 27 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (9.92%) E-Commerce
13 26 (9.92%) Test Automation
14 23 (8.78%) Scrum
14 23 (8.78%) Server Virtualisation
15 22 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (7.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 107 (40.84%) Python
2 75 (28.63%) Bash Shell
3 65 (24.81%) Java
4 54 (20.61%) Ruby
5 41 (15.65%) PowerShell
6 40 (15.27%) Perl
7 34 (12.98%) JavaScript
8 31 (11.83%) PHP
9 21 (8.02%) C
10 17 (6.49%) C#
11 16 (6.11%) SQL
12 13 (4.96%) C++
13 11 (4.20%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.82%) Objective-C
15 8 (3.05%) Go
15 8 (3.05%) Korn
16 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.83%) DV Cleared
3 30 (11.45%) CCNA
3 30 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (11.07%) CISSP
4 29 (11.07%) SSCP
5 19 (7.25%) MCSE
5 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.87%) CompTIA Security+
6 18 (6.87%) GIAC
6 18 (6.87%) Linux+ Certification
6 18 (6.87%) Network+ Certification
6 18 (6.87%) SANS
7 13 (4.96%) Degree
8 11 (4.20%) LPIC
9 6 (2.29%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.91%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.63%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) GCP
3 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (41.60%) Docker
2 66 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.78%) vSphere
4 18 (6.87%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (6.11%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
6 12 (4.58%) KVM
7 11 (4.20%) VMware Server
8 10 (3.82%) NFS
9 8 (3.05%) Samba
9 8 (3.05%) VMware NSX
10 7 (2.67%) Ceph
10 7 (2.67%) Postfix
11 6 (2.29%) Dovecot
12 4 (1.53%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.76%) XenApp
13 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.38%) Corosync
14 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (47.33%) Opscode Chef
2 111 (42.37%) Ansible
3 51 (19.47%) Kubernetes
4 34 (12.98%) Terraform
5 25 (9.54%) Nagios
6 19 (7.25%) ZABBIX
7 18 (6.87%) Salt
8 17 (6.49%) Kibana
9 11 (4.20%) Cacti
10 9 (3.44%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (3.44%) vCenter Server
11 6 (2.29%) Cobbler
11 6 (2.29%) SCCM
12 4 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.53%) Mesos
12 4 (1.53%) Nessus
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (1.15%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (35.50%) VMware
2 63 (24.05%) Red Hat
3 40 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 29 (11.07%) Google
5 20 (7.63%) Cisco
6 19 (7.25%) Oracle
7 12 (4.58%) EMC
8 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.44%) NetApp
10 8 (3.05%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.29%) Scality
12 5 (1.91%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.91%) Remedy
13 4 (1.53%) McAfee
13 4 (1.53%) NetScout
13 4 (1.53%) NetWitness
14 3 (1.15%) Juniper
14 3 (1.15%) New Relic
14 3 (1.15%) Perforce
14 3 (1.15%) Splunk