The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 141 209
Rank change year-on-year +17 +68  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 2159 2367 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.40% 1.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.42% 28.18% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 2048 1459
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7338 8400 8151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.53% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5861 6826 6457
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £74,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 2055 £60,000 +4.34% 334
London -11 1127 £65,000 +4.00% 160
South East +84 301 £50,000 -6.54% 61
North West +33 190 £46,000 +2.22% 21
Yorkshire +10 177 £55,000 +29.41% 29
City of London -28 162 £65,000 +4.00% 27
Manchester +22 160 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Berkshire +49 135 £50,000 -13.04% 15
West Yorkshire +17 133 £57,500 +35.29% 24
Leeds +30 127 £57,500 +21.05% 22
East of England -8 93 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South West +25 87 £47,500 +14.45% 18
Reading +27 73 £45,000 -21.73% 10
Surrey +21 53 £52,500 - 18
Cambridgeshire +25 44 £50,000 - 7
Cambridge +19 44 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Hampshire +47 35 £55,000 +25.71% 9
West Midlands -1 35 £40,000 -28.88% 16
Hertfordshire -17 34 £52,500 - 6
Scotland +22 33 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Bristol +11 31 £60,000 +66.66% 11
Edinburgh +22 28 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Gloucestershire +18 27 £45,000 - 2
Sheffield +7 24 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South Yorkshire -1 24 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Slough +27 22 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Brighton +17 22 £45,000 -14.28% 4
East Sussex +12 22 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +3 21 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Wales +24 20 £49,039 +15.38% 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Puppet.

1 2943 (72.56%) Linux
2 2725 (67.18%) DevOps
3 2540 (62.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2154 (53.11%) Ansible
5 2063 (50.86%) Python
6 1827 (45.04%) Amazon AWS
7 1569 (38.68%) Jenkins
8 1449 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
9 1373 (33.85%) Docker
10 1297 (31.98%) Configuration Management
11 1292 (31.85%) Bash Shell
12 1204 (29.68%) Continuous Integration
13 1125 (27.74%) Ruby
14 1099 (27.10%) Java
15 1036 (25.54%) Git (software)
16 898 (22.14%) Unix
17 894 (22.04%) Windows
18 852 (21.01%) Perl
19 766 (18.89%) MySQL
20 756 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
21 746 (18.39%) VMware
22 685 (16.89%) Red Hat
23 645 (15.90%) SQL
24 635 (15.66%) Finance
25 618 (15.24%) Scrum
26 611 (15.06%) PowerShell
27 568 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 552 (13.61%) Apache
29 525 (12.94%) Nagios
30 514 (12.67%) Open Source

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 552 (13.61%) Apache
2 478 (11.79%) OpenStack
3 389 (9.59%) Tomcat
4 271 (6.68%) IIS
5 256 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
6 221 (5.45%) nginx
7 194 (4.78%) JBoss
8 181 (4.46%) WebSphere
9 180 (4.44%) Apache Spark
10 174 (4.29%) WebLogic
11 119 (2.93%) CloudStack
12 104 (2.56%) Confluence
13 94 (2.32%) Apache Solr
14 92 (2.27%) Jetty
15 48 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 41 (1.01%) CMS
17 38 (0.94%) SharePoint
18 36 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
19 32 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
20 22 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.17%) Campfire
3 4 (0.099%) Abaqus
4 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.049%) HipChat
5 2 (0.049%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
5 6 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.15%) Magento
6 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.049%) Actimize
8 2 (0.049%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.025%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.025%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1827 (45.04%) Amazon AWS
2 756 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 215 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 176 (4.34%) SaaS
6 168 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
7 160 (3.94%) PaaS
8 147 (3.62%) IaaS
9 130 (3.21%) GitHub
10 127 (3.13%) Amazon S3
11 78 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
12 63 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
13 60 (1.48%) Office 365
14 58 (1.43%) OpenShift
15 50 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 49 (1.21%) CloudBees
17 39 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
18 38 (0.94%) Route 53
19 31 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
20 28 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 330 (8.14%) DNS
2 329 (8.11%) Firewall
3 244 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 212 (5.23%) Internet
5 150 (3.70%) SAN
6 141 (3.48%) HTTP
7 133 (3.28%) LDAP
8 110 (2.71%) DHCP
9 103 (2.54%) WAN
10 98 (2.42%) LAN
11 94 (2.32%) VPN
12 90 (2.22%) NAS
13 67 (1.65%) SSL
14 63 (1.55%) SNMP
15 60 (1.48%) VLAN
16 59 (1.45%) BGP
17 58 (1.43%) Network Security
18 57 (1.41%) Kerberos
19 44 (1.08%) SMTP
19 44 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 766 (18.89%) MySQL
2 397 (9.79%) NoSQL
3 385 (9.49%) SQL Server
4 379 (9.34%) MongoDB
5 270 (6.66%) PostgreSQL
6 262 (6.46%) Hadoop
7 261 (6.43%) Big Data
8 256 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 177 (4.36%) Redis
10 152 (3.75%) Relational Database
11 92 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
12 88 (2.17%) Couchbase
13 84 (2.07%) RDBMS
14 71 (1.75%) Riak
15 52 (1.28%) HBase
16 43 (1.06%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 30 (0.74%) Apache Hive
18 30 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
19 27 (0.67%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1569 (38.68%) Jenkins
2 1036 (25.54%) Git (software)
3 416 (10.26%) TeamCity
4 383 (9.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 366 (9.02%) JIRA
6 362 (8.93%) Subversion
7 335 (8.26%) Vagrant
8 274 (6.76%) Maven
9 241 (5.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 202 (4.98%) Selenium
11 196 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 195 (4.81%) Hudson
13 131 (3.23%) Ant
14 107 (2.64%) GoCD
15 99 (2.44%) JUnit
16 98 (2.42%) MSBuild
17 92 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
18 83 (2.05%) Cucumber
19 81 (2.00%) Gradle
20 80 (1.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 635 (15.66%) Finance
2 259 (6.39%) Banking
3 198 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 188 (4.64%) Retail
5 179 (4.41%) Games
6 172 (4.24%) Marketing
7 79 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 68 (1.68%) Electronics
9 65 (1.60%) Advertising
10 36 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 35 (0.86%) Law
12 34 (0.84%) Online Betting
13 23 (0.57%) Publishing
14 18 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.42%) Back Office
16 15 (0.37%) Front Office
17 9 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.20%) Legal
19 4 (0.099%) Multimedia
20 3 (0.074%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1515 (37.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 535 (13.19%) Linux Engineer
3 521 (12.85%) Developer
4 455 (11.22%) Administrator
5 381 (9.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 373 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
7 317 (7.82%) Linux Administrator
8 296 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
9 269 (6.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 266 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 245 (6.04%) Architect
12 240 (5.92%) AWS DevOps
13 211 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
14 206 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
15 202 (4.98%) Java Developer
16 196 (4.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 190 (4.68%) Cloud Engineer
18 179 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 167 (4.12%) Consultant
20 163 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (11.27%) Web Services
2 379 (9.34%) .NET
3 282 (6.95%) LAMP
4 267 (6.58%) Node.js
5 220 (5.42%) AngularJS
6 213 (5.25%) Elastic Stack
7 211 (5.20%) HTML
8 180 (4.44%) CSS
9 164 (4.04%) REST
10 140 (3.45%) Spring
11 131 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
12 123 (3.03%) Kafka
13 120 (2.96%) React
14 117 (2.88%) RESTful
15 105 (2.59%) JSON
16 91 (2.24%) LEMP Stack
17 86 (2.12%) jQuery
17 86 (2.12%) Middleware
18 85 (2.10%) ActiveMQ
19 83 (2.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 233 (5.74%) Data Centre
2 180 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 139 (3.43%) Public Cloud
4 134 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
5 114 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 113 (2.79%) Fintech
7 94 (2.32%) Private Cloud
8 93 (2.29%) User Experience
9 82 (2.02%) Clustering
10 72 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 66 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 64 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
13 59 (1.45%) Replication
14 52 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 46 (1.13%) iPad
16 44 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 44 (1.08%) Mobile App
17 37 (0.91%) Online Games
18 31 (0.76%) PKI
19 26 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2943 (72.56%) Linux
2 898 (22.14%) Unix
3 894 (22.04%) Windows
4 568 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 452 (11.14%) CentOS
6 403 (9.94%) Ubuntu
7 330 (8.14%) Windows Server
8 201 (4.96%) Debian
9 141 (3.48%) Solaris
10 91 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 82 (2.02%) CoreOS
12 60 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (1.28%) AIX
14 48 (1.18%) Android
15 47 (1.16%) SUSE
16 45 (1.11%) Apple iOS
17 43 (1.06%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.59%) VMS
19 23 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2725 (67.18%) DevOps
2 1449 (35.72%) Agile Software Development
3 1297 (31.98%) Configuration Management
4 1204 (29.68%) Continuous Integration
5 618 (15.24%) Scrum
6 514 (12.67%) Open Source
7 475 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 464 (11.44%) TDD
9 375 (9.25%) E-Commerce
10 358 (8.83%) Test Automation
11 343 (8.46%) Software Engineering
12 284 (7.00%) Mentoring
13 280 (6.90%) Microservices
14 253 (6.24%) High Availability
15 252 (6.21%) Kanban
16 238 (5.87%) ITIL
17 205 (5.05%) BDD
18 193 (4.76%) SDLC
19 180 (4.44%) DSDM
20 170 (4.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2063 (50.86%) Python
2 1292 (31.85%) Bash Shell
3 1125 (27.74%) Ruby
4 1099 (27.10%) Java
5 852 (21.01%) Perl
6 645 (15.90%) SQL
7 611 (15.06%) PowerShell
8 472 (11.64%) PHP
9 421 (10.38%) JavaScript
10 329 (8.11%) Shell Script
11 298 (7.35%) C#
12 222 (5.47%) Go
13 168 (4.14%) C++
14 156 (3.85%) Scala
15 93 (2.29%) Groovy
16 83 (2.05%) C
17 53 (1.31%) Korn
18 28 (0.69%) Bourne shell
19 23 (0.57%) Jython
19 23 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 331 (8.16%) Degree
2 124 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 67 (1.65%) RHCE
4 62 (1.53%) AWS Certification
5 55 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 36 (0.89%) CCNP
9 33 (0.81%) CCNA
10 30 (0.74%) RHCSA
11 26 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 19 (0.47%) CISSP
14 14 (0.35%) CISM
15 13 (0.32%) CISA
16 12 (0.30%) MCSE
16 12 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
17 11 (0.27%) RHCA
18 10 (0.25%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (4.29%) QA
2 116 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 65 (1.60%) SLA
4 34 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.37%) GCP
6 9 (0.22%) COBIT
6 9 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.22%) ISO27002
7 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.074%) DICOM
8 3 (0.074%) HL7
9 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.025%) EMIR
9 1 (0.025%) GDPR
9 1 (0.025%) MiFID
9 1 (0.025%) PMO
9 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1373 (33.85%) Docker
2 473 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (5.74%) Xen
4 217 (5.35%) Active Directory
5 200 (4.93%) vSphere
6 165 (4.07%) Hyper-V
7 135 (3.33%) XenServer
8 130 (3.21%) KVM
9 87 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
10 80 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
11 79 (1.95%) NFS
12 66 (1.63%) VirtualBox
13 58 (1.43%) Varnish
14 41 (1.01%) vCloud
15 33 (0.81%) LXC
16 32 (0.79%) etcd
17 30 (0.74%) flannel
18 29 (0.71%) iptables
19 26 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 25 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2540 (62.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2154 (53.11%) Ansible
3 525 (12.94%) Nagios
4 453 (11.17%) Kubernetes
5 411 (10.13%) Terraform
6 336 (8.28%) Salt
7 144 (3.55%) ZABBIX
8 138 (3.40%) Mesos
9 132 (3.25%) Cobbler
9 132 (3.25%) Graphite
10 120 (2.96%) logstash
11 105 (2.59%) Tivoli
12 101 (2.49%) Kibana
13 94 (2.32%) CFEngine
14 80 (1.97%) Grafana
14 80 (1.97%) Packer
15 54 (1.33%) HAProxy
16 50 (1.23%) SCCM
17 49 (1.21%) Consul
18 46 (1.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 746 (18.39%) VMware
2 685 (16.89%) Red Hat
3 465 (11.46%) Oracle
4 399 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 260 (6.41%) Google
6 229 (5.65%) Cisco
7 209 (5.15%) SaltStack
8 190 (4.68%) Splunk
9 179 (4.41%) New Relic
10 111 (2.74%) EnterpriseDB
10 111 (2.74%) HP
11 110 (2.71%) AppDynamics
12 104 (2.56%) IBM
13 98 (2.42%) Atlassian
14 80 (1.97%) Rackspace
15 78 (1.92%) SAP
16 69 (1.70%) EMC
17 63 (1.55%) Juniper
18 62 (1.53%) CA
19 59 (1.45%) NetApp
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £75,000, Flexible working hours (10a
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Shares, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Pension + Healthc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday