Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 161 212
Rank change year-on-year +16 +51 +58
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 212 210 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.08% 1.93% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.32% 25.80% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 170 180 135
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +31.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £71,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 776 814 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.60% 7.49% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 634 622 607
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -18 93 £55,000 -12.00% 15
Wiltshire +34 46 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +3 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Somerset -28 22 £47,500 +14.46% 1
Cornwall +16 14 £50,000 -
Dorset +10 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Devon +14 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 187 (88.21%) Linux
2 127 (59.91%) DevOps
3 125 (58.96%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (58.49%) Ansible
5 114 (53.77%) Python
6 91 (42.92%) Configuration Management
7 90 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
8 73 (34.43%) Docker
9 61 (28.77%) Bash Shell
9 61 (28.77%) Windows
9 61 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (26.42%) Perl
12 51 (24.06%) MySQL
12 51 (24.06%) Ubuntu
13 49 (23.11%) TCP/IP
13 49 (23.11%) Git (software)
14 47 (22.17%) Unix
15 45 (21.23%) Jenkins
16 43 (20.28%) Red Hat
16 43 (20.28%) Telecoms
16 43 (20.28%) Ruby
17 41 (19.34%) Software Engineering
18 40 (18.87%) VMware
19 39 (18.40%) CentOS
20 38 (17.92%) Security Cleared
21 37 (17.45%) Finance
21 37 (17.45%) Web Services
22 35 (16.51%) PHP
23 33 (15.57%) TDD

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 28 (13.21%) OpenStack
2 18 (8.49%) Apache
3 14 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.19%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.36%) JBoss
6 5 (2.36%) nginx
7 4 (1.89%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.94%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.94%) Confluence
8 2 (0.94%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 90 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (8.96%) Serverless
5 11 (5.19%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.19%) PaaS
6 9 (4.25%) OpenShift
7 7 (3.30%) GitHub
8 5 (2.36%) SaaS
9 4 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.42%) IaaS
11 2 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.94%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 49 (23.11%) TCP/IP
2 31 (14.62%) Internet
3 30 (14.15%) DHCP
3 30 (14.15%) DNS
4 25 (11.79%) Firewall
5 12 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (5.66%) Junos
6 10 (4.72%) SNMP
6 10 (4.72%) VPN
7 7 (3.30%) FCoE
8 5 (2.36%) LAN
8 5 (2.36%) WAN
9 4 (1.89%) HTTP
9 4 (1.89%) SSL
10 2 (0.94%) Network Security
10 2 (0.94%) SMS
11 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.47%) IPv4
11 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.06%) MySQL
2 24 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.02%) Big Data
3 17 (8.02%) MariaDB
4 16 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.25%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.36%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.36%) Redis
8 4 (1.89%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.42%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.42%) Riak
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.94%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.94%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 49 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 45 (21.23%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.43%) JIRA
4 14 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (5.19%) Grunt
5 11 (5.19%) gulp
5 11 (5.19%) webpack
6 9 (4.25%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.30%) Redmine
7 7 (3.30%) Selenium
8 5 (2.36%) GitLab
8 5 (2.36%) Subversion
8 5 (2.36%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.89%) CodeSonar
9 4 (1.89%) git-flow
9 4 (1.89%) GNU Toolchain
9 4 (1.89%) Maven
9 4 (1.89%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.42%) GoCD
10 3 (1.42%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (20.28%) Telecoms
2 37 (17.45%) Finance
3 29 (13.68%) Electronics
3 29 (13.68%) Manufacturing
3 29 (13.68%) Marketing
4 6 (2.83%) Advertising
5 5 (2.36%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.36%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (43.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 59 (27.83%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (19.81%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (14.62%) Administrator
4 31 (14.62%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (12.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 26 (12.26%) Linux Administrator
6 26 (12.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 23 (10.85%) Developer
8 20 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (8.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 18 (8.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 18 (8.49%) Senior DevOps
10 17 (8.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 16 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (6.13%) Junior
13 11 (5.19%) DevOps Administrator
13 11 (5.19%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 11 (5.19%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.45%) Web Services
2 22 (10.38%) Node.js
3 18 (8.49%) AngularJS
3 18 (8.49%) React
3 18 (8.49%) RESTful
4 12 (5.66%) Laravel
4 12 (5.66%) Symfony
5 11 (5.19%) Backbone.js
5 11 (5.19%) Ember.js
5 11 (5.19%) Express
5 11 (5.19%) MEAN Stack
6 9 (4.25%) .NET
6 9 (4.25%) LAMP
7 7 (3.30%) Spring MVC
8 6 (2.83%) Java EE
8 6 (2.83%) REST
8 6 (2.83%) STL
9 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.36%) HTML
9 5 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.60%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.25%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.77%) Derivative
6 7 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.83%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.36%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.47%) Arduino
12 1 (0.47%) Clustering
12 1 (0.47%) Smart City
12 1 (0.47%) User Experience
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 187 (88.21%) Linux
2 61 (28.77%) Windows
3 51 (24.06%) Ubuntu
4 47 (22.17%) Unix
5 39 (18.40%) CentOS
6 21 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.19%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (3.30%) Debian
9 4 (1.89%) Android
9 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.89%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.94%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.47%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (59.91%) DevOps
2 91 (42.92%) Configuration Management
3 61 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (19.34%) Software Engineering
6 33 (15.57%) Microservices
6 33 (15.57%) TDD
7 29 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (13.68%) Digital Marketing
7 29 (13.68%) Open Source
7 29 (13.68%) Programme Management
8 25 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (8.49%) SDLC
10 17 (8.02%) Scrum
11 16 (7.55%) Customer Requirements
12 15 (7.08%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.60%) High Availability
14 13 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.13%) ITIL
14 13 (6.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 114 (53.77%) Python
2 61 (28.77%) Bash Shell
3 56 (26.42%) Perl
4 43 (20.28%) Ruby
5 35 (16.51%) PHP
6 31 (14.62%) Java
7 28 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 28 (13.21%) PowerShell
8 23 (10.85%) Shell Script
9 19 (8.96%) C
10 16 (7.55%) C#
11 15 (7.08%) Go
11 15 (7.08%) SQL
12 7 (3.30%) C++
12 7 (3.30%) Korn
13 6 (2.83%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.36%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.42%) ES6
16 2 (0.94%) ECMAScript
16 2 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.62%) Degree
3 25 (11.79%) SC Cleared
4 21 (9.91%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.19%) CCNA
5 11 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.72%) CISSP
6 10 (4.72%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (4.72%) GIAC
6 10 (4.72%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (4.72%) MCSE
6 10 (4.72%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (4.72%) SANS
6 10 (4.72%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (4.72%) SSCP
7 9 (4.25%) RHCE
7 9 (4.25%) RHCSA
8 7 (3.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.94%) GCP
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 73 (34.43%) Docker
2 25 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.08%) NFS
3 15 (7.08%) Samba
4 12 (5.66%) vSphere
5 10 (4.72%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.30%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.89%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.89%) Xen
9 3 (1.42%) Corosync
9 3 (1.42%) KVM
9 3 (1.42%) LXC
10 2 (0.94%) XenServer
11 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.47%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.47%) Gluster
11 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 125 (58.96%) Opscode Chef
2 124 (58.49%) Ansible
3 15 (7.08%) Kubernetes
3 15 (7.08%) Salt
3 15 (7.08%) Terraform
4 14 (6.60%) Nagios
5 12 (5.66%) Juju
6 8 (3.77%) Nessus
7 7 (3.30%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.30%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.36%) WSUS
9 4 (1.89%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.89%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.42%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.42%) Pacemaker
10 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.94%) Ganeti
11 2 (0.94%) Graphite
11 2 (0.94%) Linux-HA
11 2 (0.94%) Mesos
Vendors
1 43 (20.28%) Red Hat
2 40 (18.87%) VMware
3 29 (13.68%) SAP
4 28 (13.21%) Google
5 24 (11.32%) Cisco
6 23 (10.85%) Oracle
7 18 (8.49%) Microsoft
8 14 (6.60%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.72%) McAfee
10 9 (4.25%) HP
10 9 (4.25%) Scality
11 8 (3.77%) Palo Alto
12 7 (3.30%) EMC
12 7 (3.30%) NetApp
12 7 (3.30%) NetScout
12 7 (3.30%) NetWitness
12 7 (3.30%) Remedy
12 7 (3.30%) SaltStack
12 7 (3.30%) Sourcefire
13 4 (1.89%) ArcSight