Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 179 269
Rank change year-on-year +53 +90 -37
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 255 165 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.52% 1.59% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.19% 21.21% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 215 139 86
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -11.63% +26.47%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,875
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,750 £85,000
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 938 778 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.27% 7.51% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 736 598 625
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +5 94 £47,000 -24.80% 25
Wiltshire +39 53 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Gloucestershire +25 46 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Somerset +15 27 £50,000 - 3
Dorset - 22 £40,000 - 3
Devon +28 12 £41,000 -3.53% 4
Cornwall -19 4 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 225 (88.24%) Linux
2 148 (58.04%) DevOps
3 140 (54.90%) Opscode Chef
4 139 (54.51%) Ansible
5 117 (45.88%) Amazon AWS
6 107 (41.96%) Configuration Management
7 102 (40.00%) Python
8 98 (38.43%) Windows
9 87 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (32.55%) Docker
11 76 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
12 71 (27.84%) Web Services
12 71 (27.84%) Git (software)
13 70 (27.45%) VMware
14 69 (27.06%) Unix
15 66 (25.88%) Security Cleared
16 64 (25.10%) Software Engineering
16 64 (25.10%) Jenkins
17 60 (23.53%) Bash Shell
18 59 (23.14%) Microservices
19 58 (22.75%) MySQL
20 55 (21.57%) Java
21 52 (20.39%) TCP/IP
21 52 (20.39%) Ruby
22 51 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (19.61%) Google
24 49 (19.22%) Perl
25 48 (18.82%) DNS
26 47 (18.43%) JIRA
26 47 (18.43%) DV Cleared

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 43 (16.86%) Apache
2 23 (9.02%) OpenStack
3 22 (8.63%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (7.45%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.49%) Confluence
5 14 (5.49%) nginx
6 11 (4.31%) Apache Solr
6 11 (4.31%) JBoss
7 7 (2.75%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.35%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.78%) IIS
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 117 (45.88%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (16.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (12.94%) Serverless
5 17 (6.67%) Amazon S3
6 11 (4.31%) PaaS
6 11 (4.31%) SaaS
7 5 (1.96%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.57%) IaaS
8 4 (1.57%) Slack
8 4 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.78%) GitHub
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.39%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.39%) TCP/IP
2 48 (18.82%) DNS
3 45 (17.65%) DHCP
4 29 (11.37%) Firewall
5 19 (7.45%) Internet
6 11 (4.31%) FCoE
6 11 (4.31%) SNMP
7 10 (3.92%) VPN
8 7 (2.75%) HTTP
9 6 (2.35%) SMS
9 6 (2.35%) SSL
10 5 (1.96%) LAN
10 5 (1.96%) WAN
11 3 (1.18%) SAN
12 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.78%) InfiniBand
12 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.78%) Network Security
12 2 (0.78%) Wireless
13 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.75%) MySQL
2 31 (12.16%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.06%) Big Data
5 17 (6.67%) MariaDB
6 16 (6.27%) Hadoop
6 16 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (4.71%) Redis
9 10 (3.92%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.14%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.75%) Apache Accumulo
11 7 (2.75%) Blockchain
12 6 (2.35%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.39%) Flink
14 1 (0.39%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 71 (27.84%) Git (software)
2 64 (25.10%) Jenkins
3 47 (18.43%) JIRA
4 25 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (6.67%) Selenium
6 15 (5.88%) GoCD
7 14 (5.49%) Grunt
7 14 (5.49%) gulp
7 14 (5.49%) webpack
8 11 (4.31%) JMeter
8 11 (4.31%) Redmine
9 10 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 10 (3.92%) Robot Framework
10 7 (2.75%) WATIR
11 6 (2.35%) CodeSonar
11 6 (2.35%) git-flow
11 6 (2.35%) JUnit
11 6 (2.35%) Maven
12 5 (1.96%) GitLab
12 5 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (5.49%) Retail
2 9 (3.53%) Games
3 8 (3.14%) Finance
4 6 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.57%) Legal
5 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (36.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (28.63%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (16.86%) Systems Engineer
4 26 (10.20%) Administrator
4 26 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (8.63%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (8.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 22 (8.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 22 (8.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 20 (7.84%) Developer
6 20 (7.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 19 (7.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.27%) Storage Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Site Engineer
12 11 (4.31%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.84%) Web Services
2 22 (8.63%) Node.js
3 18 (7.06%) AngularJS
3 18 (7.06%) React
4 17 (6.67%) RESTful
5 16 (6.27%) REST
6 15 (5.88%) Middleware
7 14 (5.49%) Backbone.js
7 14 (5.49%) Ember.js
7 14 (5.49%) Express
7 14 (5.49%) Java EE
7 14 (5.49%) Laravel
7 14 (5.49%) Symfony
8 12 (4.71%) .NET
9 10 (3.92%) LAMP
9 10 (3.92%) MEAN Stack
10 9 (3.53%) HTML
11 8 (3.14%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.14%) Spring MVC
11 8 (3.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.27%) Derivative
1 16 (6.27%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.57%) Fintech
7 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
10 1 (0.39%) Smart City
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 225 (88.24%) Linux
2 98 (38.43%) Windows
3 69 (27.06%) Unix
4 36 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (12.55%) CentOS
6 20 (7.84%) Oracle Linux
7 19 (7.45%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.35%) Android
8 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.35%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.57%) Debian
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.78%) AIX
11 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) VMS
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (58.04%) DevOps
2 107 (41.96%) Configuration Management
3 87 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (25.10%) Software Engineering
6 59 (23.14%) Microservices
7 40 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (12.16%) TDD
9 30 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 27 (10.59%) Open Source
11 26 (10.20%) ITIL
12 22 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 20 (7.84%) SDLC
14 19 (7.45%) Customer Requirements
14 19 (7.45%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.45%) Scrum
15 17 (6.67%) Security Management
16 16 (6.27%) High Availability
16 16 (6.27%) User Stories
17 14 (5.49%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 102 (40.00%) Python
2 60 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 55 (21.57%) Java
4 52 (20.39%) Ruby
5 49 (19.22%) Perl
6 42 (16.47%) JavaScript
7 34 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 27 (10.59%) C
9 23 (9.02%) PHP
10 22 (8.63%) C#
11 19 (7.45%) Shell Script
12 13 (5.10%) SQL
13 12 (4.71%) C++
14 11 (4.31%) Korn
15 8 (3.14%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.96%) Groovy
17 4 (1.57%) COBOL
17 4 (1.57%) Pascal
17 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (25.88%) Security Cleared
2 47 (18.43%) DV Cleared
3 36 (14.12%) SC Cleared
4 21 (8.24%) Degree
5 17 (6.67%) CCNA
5 17 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.67%) RHCE
5 17 (6.67%) RHCSA
6 15 (5.88%) CISSP
6 15 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (5.88%) GIAC
6 15 (5.88%) Linux+ Certification
6 15 (5.88%) MCSE
6 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (5.88%) SANS
6 15 (5.88%) SSCP
7 11 (4.31%) ISTQB
7 11 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.18%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) GCP
System Software
1 83 (32.55%) Docker
2 51 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.59%) NFS
3 27 (10.59%) Samba
4 18 (7.06%) Active Directory
5 17 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.71%) KVM
8 11 (4.31%) VMware NSX
9 9 (3.53%) vSphere
10 4 (1.57%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.18%) LXC
12 2 (0.78%) Ceph
12 2 (0.78%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.78%) Postfix
13 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.39%) Corosync
13 1 (0.39%) Gluster
13 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 140 (54.90%) Opscode Chef
2 139 (54.51%) Ansible
3 42 (16.47%) Kubernetes
4 33 (12.94%) Terraform
5 29 (11.37%) Nagios
6 21 (8.24%) Kibana
7 17 (6.67%) Salt
8 11 (4.31%) vCenter Server
9 10 (3.92%) Nessus
10 9 (3.53%) ZABBIX
11 8 (3.14%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (2.35%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.18%) Galera Cluster
13 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (1.18%) WSUS
14 2 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.78%) Graphite
14 2 (0.78%) Packer
15 1 (0.39%) Grafana
15 1 (0.39%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 70 (27.45%) VMware
2 50 (19.61%) Google
3 44 (17.25%) Red Hat
4 35 (13.73%) Oracle
5 25 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 18 (7.06%) McAfee
6 18 (7.06%) Scality
7 17 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 16 (6.27%) HP
9 14 (5.49%) Remedy
10 11 (4.31%) CA Agile Central
10 11 (4.31%) Cisco
10 11 (4.31%) EMC
10 11 (4.31%) NetApp
11 10 (3.92%) NetScout
11 10 (3.92%) NetWitness
11 10 (3.92%) Palo Alto
11 10 (3.92%) Sourcefire
12 8 (3.14%) FireEye
13 6 (2.35%) ArcSight