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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 149 223
Rank change year-on-year +6 +74  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1989 2383 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 2.29% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.30% 27.32% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 2018 1397
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 £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.36% -  

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 7286 8723 8511
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.49% 8.37% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 7046 6754
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.23% -  

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 1890 £60,000 +4.34% 358
London -8 1045 £65,000 +8.33% 190
South East +79 301 £51,000 -4.67% 47
City of London -5 168 £66,250 +6.00% 42
Yorkshire +5 151 £55,000 +29.41% 28
North West +8 146 £50,000 +11.11% 38
Berkshire +56 128 £52,500 -4.54% 13
Manchester +1 128 £52,500 +20.00% 30
West Yorkshire +2 113 £57,500 +27.77% 20
Leeds +25 108 £57,500 +21.05% 18
South West +61 91 £47,500 +11.76% 20
East of England -7 85 £47,750 -13.18% 13
Reading +35 66 £45,000 -21.73% 9
Cambridgeshire +34 53 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Cambridge +32 53 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Surrey +24 49 £51,000 -2.85% 13
Hampshire +36 41 £55,000 +17.64% 5
Bristol +22 41 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Scotland +18 40 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh +32 33 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands -19 27 £40,000 -27.27% 14
Oxfordshire +2 23 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Gloucestershire +21 21 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Sheffield +12 21 £57,500 +36.90% 6
North East 0 21 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South Yorkshire 0 21 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Hertfordshire -26 21 £52,500 - 5
Slough +28 20 £62,500 +38.88% 2
West Sussex +29 18 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Wales +21 18 £60,000 +41.17% 1

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2946 (72.26%) Linux
2 2681 (65.76%) DevOps
3 2552 (62.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2054 (50.38%) Ansible
5 2025 (49.67%) Python
6 1889 (46.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1555 (38.14%) Jenkins
8 1439 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
9 1361 (33.38%) Configuration Management
10 1329 (32.60%) Bash Shell
11 1287 (31.57%) Docker
12 1242 (30.46%) Continuous Integration
13 1152 (28.26%) Ruby
14 1129 (27.69%) Java
15 1017 (24.94%) Git (software)
16 925 (22.69%) Windows
17 889 (21.81%) Perl
18 869 (21.31%) Unix
19 767 (18.81%) MySQL
20 762 (18.69%) VMware
21 752 (18.44%) Microsoft Azure
22 710 (17.41%) Red Hat
23 666 (16.34%) Scrum
24 665 (16.31%) SQL
25 628 (15.40%) PowerShell
26 606 (14.86%) Finance
27 604 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 534 (13.10%) Nagios
29 523 (12.83%) Apache
30 521 (12.78%) 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
1 523 (12.83%) Apache
2 471 (11.55%) OpenStack
3 381 (9.35%) Tomcat
4 325 (7.97%) IIS
5 281 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
6 217 (5.32%) JBoss
7 205 (5.03%) nginx
8 204 (5.00%) WebSphere
9 191 (4.68%) Apache Spark
10 181 (4.44%) WebLogic
11 122 (2.99%) CloudStack
12 121 (2.97%) Apache Solr
13 118 (2.89%) Confluence
14 100 (2.45%) Jetty
15 44 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 39 (0.96%) SharePoint
17 37 (0.91%) CMS
18 36 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
19 31 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
20 29 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.074%) Abaqus
4 2 (0.049%) Campfire
4 2 (0.049%) HipChat
4 2 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.12%) Magento
7 3 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.049%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.049%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.025%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.025%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1889 (46.33%) Amazon AWS
2 752 (18.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 215 (5.27%) SaaS
5 186 (4.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 169 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
7 163 (4.00%) PaaS
8 128 (3.14%) IaaS
9 124 (3.04%) Amazon S3
10 117 (2.87%) GitHub
11 69 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
12 65 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
13 64 (1.57%) CloudBees
14 60 (1.47%) Office 365
15 58 (1.42%) OpenShift
16 49 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 41 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
18 37 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
18 37 (0.91%) Route 53
19 33 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 342 (8.39%) Firewall
2 334 (8.19%) DNS
3 266 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 202 (4.95%) Internet
5 150 (3.68%) HTTP
6 141 (3.46%) SAN
7 135 (3.31%) LDAP
8 109 (2.67%) DHCP
9 105 (2.58%) WAN
10 96 (2.35%) LAN
11 86 (2.11%) VPN
12 85 (2.08%) NAS
13 83 (2.04%) SSL
14 58 (1.42%) Network Security
14 58 (1.42%) SNMP
15 57 (1.40%) Kerberos
16 54 (1.32%) VLAN
17 52 (1.28%) BGP
18 45 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
19 42 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (18.81%) MySQL
2 448 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 408 (10.01%) MongoDB
4 404 (9.91%) SQL Server
5 295 (7.24%) Hadoop
6 288 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
7 286 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 251 (6.16%) Big Data
9 229 (5.62%) Redis
10 159 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 111 (2.72%) Couchbase
12 88 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
12 88 (2.16%) Riak
13 84 (2.06%) RDBMS
14 59 (1.45%) HBase
15 39 (0.96%) RavenDB
16 38 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.88%) Apache Hive
18 34 (0.83%) CouchDB
19 33 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1555 (38.14%) Jenkins
2 1017 (24.94%) Git (software)
3 438 (10.74%) TeamCity
4 405 (9.93%) Subversion
5 395 (9.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 388 (9.52%) JIRA
7 350 (8.58%) Vagrant
8 271 (6.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 234 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 233 (5.71%) Maven
11 201 (4.93%) Hudson
12 190 (4.66%) Selenium
13 135 (3.31%) MSBuild
14 117 (2.87%) GoCD
15 106 (2.60%) Ant
16 97 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 80 (1.96%) JUnit
18 79 (1.94%) Travis CI
19 76 (1.86%) Cucumber
19 76 (1.86%) HP UFT
General
1 606 (14.86%) Finance
2 334 (8.19%) Banking
3 200 (4.91%) Retail
4 180 (4.42%) Games
5 161 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 112 (2.75%) Marketing
7 80 (1.96%) Advertising
8 48 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 38 (0.93%) Publishing
10 34 (0.83%) Electronics
11 33 (0.81%) Law
12 32 (0.78%) Online Betting
13 29 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 25 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.52%) Front Office
16 17 (0.42%) Back Office
17 8 (0.20%) Legal
18 7 (0.17%) Billing
19 5 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1463 (35.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 567 (13.91%) Linux Engineer
3 551 (13.51%) Developer
4 472 (11.58%) Administrator
5 398 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 389 (9.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 335 (8.22%) Linux Administrator
8 318 (7.80%) AWS Engineer
9 290 (7.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 281 (6.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 254 (6.23%) AWS DevOps
12 242 (5.94%) Architect
13 227 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
14 224 (5.49%) Senior DevOps
15 214 (5.25%) Java Developer
16 192 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 175 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
18 172 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 166 (4.07%) Senior Developer
20 160 (3.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (12.04%) Web Services
2 420 (10.30%) .NET
3 291 (7.14%) Node.js
4 264 (6.48%) LAMP
5 254 (6.23%) AngularJS
6 232 (5.69%) Elastic Stack
7 223 (5.47%) HTML
8 192 (4.71%) CSS
9 173 (4.24%) REST
10 138 (3.38%) React
11 133 (3.26%) Spring
12 121 (2.97%) RESTful
13 114 (2.80%) Kafka
14 110 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
15 107 (2.62%) Middleware
16 106 (2.60%) ASP.NET
17 100 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
18 95 (2.33%) HTML5
19 94 (2.31%) jQuery
20 93 (2.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 253 (6.21%) Data Centre
2 172 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 147 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 112 (2.75%) Public Cloud
5 103 (2.53%) Fintech
6 102 (2.50%) User Experience
7 98 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 86 (2.11%) Clustering
9 83 (2.04%) Private Cloud
10 72 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 60 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 50 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 47 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 45 (1.10%) Replication
15 41 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
16 39 (0.96%) Online Games
17 37 (0.91%) Online Banking
18 35 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (0.83%) iPad
20 32 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2946 (72.26%) Linux
2 925 (22.69%) Windows
3 869 (21.31%) Unix
4 604 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 457 (11.21%) CentOS
6 401 (9.84%) Ubuntu
7 354 (8.68%) Windows Server
8 218 (5.35%) Debian
9 120 (2.94%) Solaris
10 105 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 96 (2.35%) CoreOS
12 75 (1.84%) Android
13 70 (1.72%) Apple iOS
14 58 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (1.30%) SUSE
16 52 (1.28%) Mac OS X
17 44 (1.08%) AIX
18 28 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (0.52%) Fedora
19 21 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2681 (65.76%) DevOps
2 1439 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1361 (33.38%) Configuration Management
4 1242 (30.46%) Continuous Integration
5 666 (16.34%) Scrum
6 521 (12.78%) Open Source
7 450 (11.04%) TDD
8 434 (10.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 366 (8.98%) E-Commerce
10 318 (7.80%) Software Engineering
11 295 (7.24%) Microservices
12 291 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 260 (6.38%) ITIL
14 247 (6.06%) Kanban
15 236 (5.79%) High Availability
16 201 (4.93%) SDLC
17 200 (4.91%) DSDM
18 192 (4.71%) OO
19 180 (4.42%) BDD
20 178 (4.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2025 (49.67%) Python
2 1329 (32.60%) Bash Shell
3 1152 (28.26%) Ruby
4 1129 (27.69%) Java
5 889 (21.81%) Perl
6 665 (16.31%) SQL
7 628 (15.40%) PowerShell
8 470 (11.53%) PHP
9 422 (10.35%) JavaScript
10 327 (8.02%) C#
11 318 (7.80%) Shell Script
12 212 (5.20%) Go
13 173 (4.24%) Scala
14 169 (4.15%) C++
15 102 (2.50%) C
16 86 (2.11%) Groovy
17 51 (1.25%) Korn
18 34 (0.83%) Bourne shell
19 24 (0.59%) T-SQL
20 18 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 320 (7.85%) Degree
2 113 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 74 (1.82%) RHCE
4 67 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 45 (1.10%) CCNA
7 42 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (0.91%) CCNP
9 35 (0.86%) SC Cleared
10 33 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (0.74%) RHCSA
12 22 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.44%) CISSP
14 14 (0.34%) MCSE
15 13 (0.32%) RHCA
16 12 (0.29%) DBS Check
17 11 (0.27%) CISM
17 11 (0.27%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.56%) QA
2 125 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 64 (1.57%) SLA
4 38 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.52%) SDET
6 19 (0.47%) GCP
7 8 (0.20%) COBIT
7 8 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.098%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.074%) DICOM
10 3 (0.074%) HL7
11 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.025%) EMIR
11 1 (0.025%) GDPR
11 1 (0.025%) MiFID
11 1 (0.025%) PMO
System Software
1 1287 (31.57%) Docker
2 487 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (5.62%) Xen
4 211 (5.18%) vSphere
5 199 (4.88%) Active Directory
6 142 (3.48%) Hyper-V
7 135 (3.31%) XenServer
8 131 (3.21%) KVM
9 78 (1.91%) NFS
10 61 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
11 60 (1.47%) Varnish
12 48 (1.18%) VirtualBox
12 48 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
13 46 (1.13%) vCloud
14 31 (0.76%) iptables
15 30 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 28 (0.69%) LXC
17 27 (0.66%) HDFS
17 27 (0.66%) Postfix
18 26 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2552 (62.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2054 (50.38%) Ansible
3 534 (13.10%) Nagios
4 388 (9.52%) Kubernetes
5 376 (9.22%) Salt
6 351 (8.61%) Terraform
7 152 (3.73%) ZABBIX
8 145 (3.56%) Mesos
9 140 (3.43%) Graphite
10 137 (3.36%) Cobbler
11 133 (3.26%) logstash
12 132 (3.24%) Kibana
13 105 (2.58%) Tivoli
14 93 (2.28%) CFEngine
15 74 (1.82%) Grafana
16 67 (1.64%) Packer
17 61 (1.50%) HAProxy
18 54 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
19 44 (1.08%) SCCM
20 41 (1.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 762 (18.69%) VMware
2 710 (17.41%) Red Hat
3 490 (12.02%) Oracle
4 391 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 240 (5.89%) Google
6 235 (5.76%) Cisco
7 203 (4.98%) SaltStack
8 193 (4.73%) Splunk
9 185 (4.54%) New Relic
10 118 (2.89%) HP
11 113 (2.77%) Atlassian
11 113 (2.77%) EnterpriseDB
12 102 (2.50%) IBM
13 101 (2.48%) AppDynamics
14 67 (1.64%) EMC
15 65 (1.59%) Rackspace
16 61 (1.50%) F5
17 60 (1.47%) NetApp
18 58 (1.42%) CA
18 58 (1.42%) Dynatrace
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £58,000 to £62,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package.
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Annual bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + flex benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago