Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 113 193
Rank change year-on-year -37 +80 +71
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 214 304 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.13% 2.85% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.92% 29.23% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 181 246 144
South West median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 1,023 1,040 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.17% 9.75% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 829 823 550
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,440 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 75 £44,500 -5.82% 7
Wiltshire +17 58 £47,000 +4.44%
Gloucestershire -20 30 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Somerset -7 25 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Devon -21 14 £65,000 +58.54%
Dorset -11 11 £47,500 -13.64%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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.

1 185 (86.45%) Linux
2 107 (50.00%) DevOps
3 98 (45.79%) Ansible
4 96 (44.86%) Configuration Management
5 90 (42.06%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (40.19%) Python
7 83 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
8 81 (37.85%) Windows
9 78 (36.45%) Docker
10 63 (29.44%) Jenkins
11 61 (28.50%) Bash Shell
12 58 (27.10%) CentOS
13 57 (26.64%) Kubernetes
14 54 (25.23%) Terraform
15 52 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (24.30%) VMware
16 51 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (21.03%) Git (software)
17 45 (21.03%) MySQL
17 45 (21.03%) Security Cleared
17 45 (21.03%) PowerShell
18 44 (20.56%) Hyper-V
19 43 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (20.09%) Unix
20 42 (19.63%) Problem-Solving
21 40 (18.69%) Test Automation
22 36 (16.82%) Red Hat
22 36 (16.82%) Ruby
23 35 (16.36%) Finance
23 35 (16.36%) Windows Server

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 (15.42%) Apache
2 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.34%) Drupal
4 5 (2.34%) nginx
4 5 (2.34%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.40%) WordPress
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) InVision
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 24 (11.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (7.01%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (7.01%) Amazon ELB
4 15 (7.01%) Amazon S3
5 13 (6.07%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (4.21%) SaaS
7 7 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (3.27%) Datadog
8 6 (2.80%) Office 365
9 3 (1.40%) IaaS
9 3 (1.40%) PaaS
10 2 (0.93%) Quay.io
10 2 (0.93%) Route 53
10 2 (0.93%) Serverless
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.28%) Firewall
2 20 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.41%) DNS
4 16 (7.48%) iSCSI
5 15 (7.01%) DHCP
6 9 (4.21%) VPN
6 9 (4.21%) WAN
7 8 (3.74%) LAN
8 7 (3.27%) SAN
8 7 (3.27%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.34%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.34%) Internet
9 5 (2.34%) NAS
9 5 (2.34%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.87%) FCoE
10 4 (1.87%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.87%) SNMP
10 4 (1.87%) VSAN
10 4 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.03%) MySQL
2 23 (10.75%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (10.28%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.41%) MariaDB
5 16 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.48%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.61%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.14%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.21%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.74%) Big Data
11 5 (2.34%) Redis
12 4 (1.87%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.47%) Ingres
14 1 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (29.44%) Jenkins
2 45 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.75%) JIRA
4 21 (9.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (9.35%) Subversion
6 14 (6.54%) Selenium
6 14 (6.54%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.67%) Bitbucket
7 10 (4.67%) Bitbucket Server
8 7 (3.27%) Travis CI
9 6 (2.80%) git-flow
10 5 (2.34%) CodeSonar
10 5 (2.34%) Maven
10 5 (2.34%) Robot Framework
11 4 (1.87%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.87%) Buildbot
11 4 (1.87%) Redmine
11 4 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.40%) PostCSS
12 3 (1.40%) Trac
General
1 35 (16.36%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Retail
3 9 (4.21%) Games
3 9 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.74%) Electronics
4 8 (3.74%) Marketing
4 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.27%) Back Office
5 7 (3.27%) Front Office
6 4 (1.87%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.87%) Military
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (28.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (19.16%) Administrator
3 40 (18.69%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (13.08%) Linux Administrator
4 28 (13.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (11.68%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.41%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (7.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (7.01%) Developer
10 14 (6.54%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (6.07%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Consultant
13 9 (4.21%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 8 (3.74%) Test Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Unix Administrator
14 8 (3.74%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.28%) RabbitMQ
2 18 (8.41%) LAMP
3 16 (7.48%) Kafka
4 13 (6.07%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (6.07%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (6.07%) Web Services
5 9 (4.21%) REST
6 8 (3.74%) Spring
7 7 (3.27%) .NET
7 7 (3.27%) Node.js
7 7 (3.27%) React
8 6 (2.80%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.80%) Java EE
8 6 (2.80%) SOAP
9 5 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.34%) CSS
9 5 (2.34%) Django
9 5 (2.34%) Spring MVC
9 5 (2.34%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.15%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.01%) Clustering
4 13 (6.07%) Replication
5 11 (5.14%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.74%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Fibre Optics
11 1 (0.47%) Fintech
11 1 (0.47%) iSeries
11 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) Photography
11 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 185 (86.45%) Linux
2 81 (37.85%) Windows
3 58 (27.10%) CentOS
4 43 (20.09%) Unix
5 35 (16.36%) Windows Server
6 31 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (13.55%) Ubuntu
8 22 (10.28%) Solaris
9 17 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.27%) DC/OS
12 6 (2.80%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.34%) Android
13 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.47%) Debian
14 1 (0.47%) Fedora
14 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.00%) DevOps
2 96 (44.86%) Configuration Management
3 52 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.63%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (18.69%) Test Automation
6 32 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 29 (13.55%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.28%) ITIL
9 21 (9.81%) Mentoring
10 18 (8.41%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (6.54%) Load Balancing
11 14 (6.54%) Open Source
12 13 (6.07%) ITIL V3
12 13 (6.07%) SDLC
12 13 (6.07%) SOA
12 13 (6.07%) SQL Optimisation
12 13 (6.07%) Systems Engineering
13 12 (5.61%) Critical Thinking
14 11 (5.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.19%) Python
2 61 (28.50%) Bash Shell
3 45 (21.03%) PowerShell
4 36 (16.82%) Ruby
5 32 (14.95%) SQL
6 31 (14.49%) Java
7 22 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 20 (9.35%) PHP
9 19 (8.88%) C
10 15 (7.01%) Go
11 14 (6.54%) Perl
12 10 (4.67%) C#
13 8 (3.74%) C++
14 6 (2.80%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.34%) ES6
15 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.87%) Groovy
16 4 (1.87%) Korn
16 4 (1.87%) R
17 3 (1.40%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 45 (21.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.88%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.07%) Degree
5 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.80%) CCNA
6 6 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.80%) CISSP
6 6 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (2.80%) GIAC
6 6 (2.80%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (2.80%) MCSE
6 6 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (2.80%) SANS
6 6 (2.80%) SSCP
7 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.40%) RHCE
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (36.45%) Docker
2 44 (20.56%) Hyper-V
3 43 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (10.75%) Active Directory
5 21 (9.81%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (7.48%) vSphere
7 9 (4.21%) NFS
7 9 (4.21%) VirtualBox
8 8 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (3.74%) VMware NSX
9 7 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.34%) Samba
11 4 (1.87%) KVM
12 3 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (1.40%) oVirt
12 3 (1.40%) RHEV
13 2 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (45.79%) Ansible
2 90 (42.06%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (26.64%) Kubernetes
4 54 (25.23%) Terraform
5 30 (14.02%) ZABBIX
6 26 (12.15%) Docker Swarm
7 24 (11.21%) Nagios
8 18 (8.41%) vCenter Server
9 17 (7.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 16 (7.48%) Prometheus
11 11 (5.14%) Salt
12 9 (4.21%) SCCM
13 8 (3.74%) Packer
14 7 (3.27%) Nessus
14 7 (3.27%) SCOrch
15 4 (1.87%) NetBackup
15 4 (1.87%) vRealize
15 4 (1.87%) WSUS
15 4 (1.87%) yum
16 3 (1.40%) Grafana
Vendors
1 52 (24.30%) VMware
2 36 (16.82%) Red Hat
3 29 (13.55%) Cisco
4 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
5 26 (12.15%) Google
6 16 (7.48%) Splunk
7 12 (5.61%) Citrix
7 12 (5.61%) Palo Alto
8 8 (3.74%) SAP
9 7 (3.27%) ArcSight
9 7 (3.27%) McAfee
9 7 (3.27%) NetApp
9 7 (3.27%) NetScout
9 7 (3.27%) NetWitness
9 7 (3.27%) New Relic
10 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.34%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (2.34%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.34%) Juniper
11 5 (2.34%) Oracle