Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 183 165
Rank change year-on-year -26 -18 +40
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,037 1,595 2,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.51% 1.91% 2.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.22% 19.02% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1,259 1,667
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,400
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,290 8,388 8,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 10.62% 10.05% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,537 6,401 6,677
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,011 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +1.94%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the UK excluding London

Puppet
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Puppet in the UK excluding London

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the UK excluding London

Puppet
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
North of England -7 315 £55,000 -4.35% 84
South East -25 313 £65,000 +13.04% 66
North West -19 145 £55,000 -4.35% 35
Yorkshire +15 135 £55,000 - 41
South West -24 123 £55,000 +12.82% 35
Midlands -12 113 £60,000 +14.29% 25
East of England -27 79 £55,000 +1.85% 30
West Midlands -35 59 £57,500 +12.20% 17
East Midlands +35 54 £60,000 - 8
Scotland -29 45 £55,000 +10.00% 24
North East +4 35 £52,250 -5.00% 8
Wales 0 33 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Northern Ireland +27 21 £32,000 -55.86% 2
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 717 (69.14%) DevOps
2 695 (67.02%) Ansible
3 648 (62.49%) Linux
4 573 (55.26%) Python
5 549 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
6 542 (52.27%) Docker
7 518 (49.95%) AWS
8 431 (41.56%) Jenkins
9 423 (40.79%) Terraform
10 419 (40.41%) Azure
11 417 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
12 415 (40.02%) Kubernetes
13 399 (38.48%) Bash Shell
14 393 (37.90%) Configuration Management
15 295 (28.45%) Windows
16 284 (27.39%) Git (software)
17 241 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
18 240 (23.14%) PowerShell
19 216 (20.83%) VMware
20 204 (19.67%) Java
21 199 (19.19%) GCP
22 196 (18.90%) SQL
23 179 (17.26%) Ruby
24 173 (16.68%) Finance
25 155 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 154 (14.85%) Scrum
27 149 (14.37%) Microsoft
27 149 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
27 149 (14.37%) Test Automation
28 148 (14.27%) Google

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (5.88%) Apache
2 47 (4.53%) Tomcat
3 46 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (3.95%) OpenStack
5 39 (3.76%) Confluence
6 37 (3.57%) Apache Spark
7 30 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 28 (2.70%) IIS
9 25 (2.41%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.93%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.54%) nginx
12 16 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.25%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.77%) JBoss
14 8 (0.77%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.68%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 518 (49.95%) AWS
2 419 (40.41%) Azure
3 199 (19.19%) GCP
4 100 (9.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 82 (7.91%) GitHub
6 73 (7.04%) IaaS
7 69 (6.65%) SaaS
8 62 (5.98%) PaaS
9 49 (4.73%) OpenShift
10 34 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (2.99%) Slack
12 28 (2.70%) Serverless
13 26 (2.51%) Amazon ECS
14 21 (2.03%) Office 365
15 19 (1.83%) Amazon S3
15 19 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
16 18 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (1.45%) DigitalOcean
18 14 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
19 10 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 108 (10.41%) DNS
2 104 (10.03%) Firewall
3 96 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 50 (4.82%) SAN
5 49 (4.73%) DHCP
6 47 (4.53%) WAN
7 46 (4.44%) VPN
8 39 (3.76%) SMTP
9 31 (2.99%) Internet
10 30 (2.89%) LAN
11 28 (2.70%) SSH
12 27 (2.60%) OSPF
13 26 (2.51%) BGP
14 25 (2.41%) DMZ
15 23 (2.22%) NAS
16 21 (2.03%) SSL
17 19 (1.83%) HTTP
18 16 (1.54%) VPLS
19 15 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
20 13 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 85 (8.20%) MySQL
3 73 (7.04%) Big Data
4 71 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 69 (6.65%) MongoDB
6 54 (5.21%) Hadoop
7 36 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (2.12%) Neo4j
11 21 (2.03%) Apache Accumulo
12 18 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.25%) MariaDB
13 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.25%) Redis
14 12 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.96%) Apache Hive
15 10 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 431 (41.56%) Jenkins
2 284 (27.39%) Git (software)
3 91 (8.78%) GitLab
3 91 (8.78%) JIRA
4 66 (6.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 56 (5.40%) TeamCity
6 51 (4.92%) Bitbucket
7 48 (4.63%) Selenium
8 47 (4.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 38 (3.66%) Subversion
10 34 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 29 (2.80%) Maven
12 25 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (2.22%) Cucumber
14 20 (1.93%) CircleCI
15 17 (1.64%) Artifactory
16 16 (1.54%) Vagrant
17 15 (1.45%) Ant
17 15 (1.45%) GoCD
17 15 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 173 (16.68%) Finance
2 60 (5.79%) Retail
3 30 (2.89%) Public Sector
4 25 (2.41%) Automotive
5 17 (1.64%) Law
6 15 (1.45%) Marketing
7 11 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.06%) Legal
8 7 (0.68%) Banking
8 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.58%) Online Betting
9 6 (0.58%) Police
10 4 (0.39%) Billing
10 4 (0.39%) Games
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
11 3 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 428 (41.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 90 (8.68%) Platform Engineer
3 89 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 86 (8.29%) Senior DevOps
5 85 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 82 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
7 80 (7.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 74 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
9 69 (6.65%) Developer
10 63 (6.08%) Architect
11 55 (5.30%) AWS DevOps
12 50 (4.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 48 (4.63%) Azure Engineer
14 44 (4.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 37 (3.57%) Software Developer
16 35 (3.38%) Analyst
16 35 (3.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 34 (3.28%) Unix Engineer
18 32 (3.09%) Administrator
18 32 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (7.91%) .NET
2 79 (7.62%) Node.js
2 79 (7.62%) Web Services
3 56 (5.40%) Elastic Stack
4 44 (4.24%) JSON
5 41 (3.95%) Kafka
6 38 (3.66%) ASP.NET
7 34 (3.28%) Spring
8 29 (2.80%) LAMP
9 26 (2.51%) Sensu
10 24 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (2.22%) jQuery
11 23 (2.22%) LDAP
12 19 (1.83%) Ajax
13 18 (1.74%) AngularJS
13 18 (1.74%) Natural Language Processing
13 18 (1.74%) WebSockets
14 17 (1.64%) Middleware
14 17 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
14 17 (1.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.25%) Public Cloud
2 54 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (2.99%) Cloud Native
6 29 (2.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 29 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (1.54%) Replication
12 15 (1.45%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.68%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.58%) Clustering
14 6 (0.58%) NHS
14 6 (0.58%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.58%) PMI
14 6 (0.58%) Wiki
15 5 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 648 (62.49%) Linux
2 295 (28.45%) Windows
3 133 (12.83%) Unix
4 129 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (9.84%) CentOS
6 87 (8.39%) Windows Server
7 58 (5.59%) Ubuntu
8 24 (2.31%) Debian
8 24 (2.31%) Solaris
9 23 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.87%) Fedora
12 8 (0.77%) AIX
13 5 (0.48%) VMS
14 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.29%) SUSE
15 3 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (69.14%) DevOps
2 417 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (37.90%) Configuration Management
4 241 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
5 155 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 154 (14.85%) Scrum
7 149 (14.37%) Test Automation
8 140 (13.50%) Infrastructure as Code
9 115 (11.09%) Infrastructure Automation
10 113 (10.90%) Migration
11 99 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 98 (9.45%) Microservices
13 96 (9.26%) Mentoring
13 96 (9.26%) Open Source
14 87 (8.39%) Software Engineering
15 81 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
16 74 (7.14%) Computer Science
17 73 (7.04%) Deployment Automation
18 72 (6.94%) SDLC
19 67 (6.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 573 (55.26%) Python
2 399 (38.48%) Bash Shell
3 240 (23.14%) PowerShell
4 204 (19.67%) Java
5 196 (18.90%) SQL
6 179 (17.26%) Ruby
7 123 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 102 (9.84%) Perl
9 78 (7.52%) Go
10 75 (7.23%) Shell Script
11 73 (7.04%) C#
12 45 (4.34%) PHP
13 36 (3.47%) C++
14 32 (3.09%) Scala
15 28 (2.70%) C
16 16 (1.54%) Groovy
17 15 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.25%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.77%) T-SQL
20 6 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (9.74%) Degree
2 83 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.34%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.99%) RHCE
6 23 (2.22%) AWS Certification
6 23 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.45%) MCSE
9 14 (1.35%) CCNA
10 11 (1.06%) CISSP
11 9 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
11 9 (0.87%) GIAC
11 9 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.87%) Linux+ Certification
11 9 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (0.87%) SANS
11 9 (0.87%) SSCP
12 7 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.95%) QA
2 12 (1.16%) SLA
3 11 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.77%) GDPR
6 4 (0.39%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.19%) NIST
7 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 542 (52.27%) Docker
2 149 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (8.97%) Active Directory
4 48 (4.63%) NFS
5 39 (3.76%) vSphere
6 37 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (2.99%) Hyper-V
8 26 (2.51%) VirtualBox
9 25 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (2.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 20 (1.93%) Samba
12 18 (1.74%) oVirt
13 17 (1.64%) Xen
14 11 (1.06%) RHEV
15 10 (0.96%) XenApp
15 10 (0.96%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.87%) KVM
17 8 (0.77%) VMware NSX
18 7 (0.68%) Ceph
18 7 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 695 (67.02%) Ansible
2 549 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 423 (40.79%) Terraform
4 415 (40.02%) Kubernetes
5 66 (6.36%) Salt
6 65 (6.27%) Nagios
7 51 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
8 45 (4.34%) Grafana
9 42 (4.05%) Packer
10 28 (2.70%) ZABBIX
11 26 (2.51%) Prometheus
12 21 (2.03%) WSUS
13 19 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
14 18 (1.74%) Consul
14 18 (1.74%) Graphite
14 18 (1.74%) Kibana
14 18 (1.74%) vCenter Server
15 17 (1.64%) Cobbler
16 15 (1.45%) Rancher
17 14 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 216 (20.83%) VMware
2 149 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 148 (14.27%) Google
4 121 (11.67%) Red Hat
5 102 (9.84%) Oracle
6 55 (5.30%) Cisco
7 41 (3.95%) SaltStack
8 40 (3.86%) Splunk
9 33 (3.18%) ServiceNow
10 32 (3.09%) Juniper
11 29 (2.80%) New Relic
12 25 (2.41%) SolarWinds
13 23 (2.22%) F5
14 22 (2.12%) CheckPoint
14 22 (2.12%) HP
15 21 (2.03%) IBM
16 19 (1.83%) Dell
17 18 (1.74%) EMC
18 17 (1.64%) Atlassian
19 14 (1.35%) Sun