Puppet
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Puppet skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Puppet over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 549 357 334
Rank change year-on-year -192 -23 -122
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 324 730 2,077
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.89% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.84% 6.39% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 238 431 905
10th Percentile £44,625 £45,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £66,175 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.29% +5.88% +4.17%

All Systems Management Skills
UK

Puppet falls under the Systems Management category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring systems management skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,433 11,424 31,720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.17% 13.99% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,760 8,204 14,233
10th Percentile £33,944 £35,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,071 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.81% -0.64% +3.85%
75th Percentile £84,964 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet.

Salary trend for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Top 16 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 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -164 307 £70,000 - 24
UK excluding London -149 209 £64,000 -3.29% 18
South West +2 110 £70,000 - 6
London -42 108 £77,500 +3.33% 7
Work from Home -90 81 £64,500 -11.03% 16
South East -83 45 £64,000 +4.92% 5
North of England -66 22 £50,000 -24.73% 5
East of England -9 15 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -43 15 £50,000 -30.56% 4
Scotland -69 8 £65,000 -13.33%
Yorkshire +11 6 £50,000 -23.08% 1
East Midlands -36 5 £87,500 -12.50%
Midlands -39 5 £87,500 +29.63% 2
Northern Ireland +25 2 £70,000 -6.67%
Wales +24 2 £72,092 +20.15%
North East -20 1 £50,000 -42.86%

Puppet
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (12.35%) Apache
2 32 (9.88%) Apache Spark
3 19 (5.86%) OpenStack
4 10 (3.09%) nginx
5 6 (1.85%) Confluence
5 6 (1.85%) JBoss
6 4 (1.23%) Drupal
6 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Exchange
6 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.93%) CloudStack
7 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 213 (65.74%) AWS
2 170 (52.47%) Azure
3 84 (25.93%) OpenShift
4 67 (20.68%) GCP
5 53 (16.36%) Serverless
6 48 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (12.96%) AWS Lambda
8 41 (12.65%) Amazon EKS
9 30 (9.26%) SaaS
10 29 (8.95%) IaaS
11 25 (7.72%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (7.72%) PaaS
12 20 (6.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (6.17%) Datadog
13 17 (5.25%) Amazon ECS
14 16 (4.94%) Azure DevOps
15 10 (3.09%) Microsoft 365
16 8 (2.47%) Akamai
16 8 (2.47%) Azure AKS
17 7 (2.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.81%) DNS
2 44 (13.58%) HTTP
3 38 (11.73%) DHCP
4 37 (11.42%) TCP/IP
5 31 (9.57%) Firewall
6 29 (8.95%) AMQP
7 20 (6.17%) VPN
8 17 (5.25%) WAN
9 15 (4.63%) LAN
10 14 (4.32%) SSL
11 13 (4.01%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (4.01%) VSAN
12 12 (3.70%) OSPF
13 10 (3.09%) BGP
13 10 (3.09%) IPsec
14 9 (2.78%) SNMP
15 8 (2.47%) DWDM
15 8 (2.47%) EIGRP
15 8 (2.47%) IGRP
15 8 (2.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.65%) Big Data
2 32 (9.88%) Hadoop
3 29 (8.95%) Cloudera CDH
4 15 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (4.01%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.40%) MySQL
6 11 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.54%) InfluxDB
10 5 (1.54%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.23%) Redis
12 3 (0.93%) Power BI
13 2 (0.62%) BigQuery
14 1 (0.31%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.31%) Flink
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 80 (24.69%) Jenkins
2 55 (16.98%) Git
3 47 (14.51%) GitLab
4 15 (4.63%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.09%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.09%) Selenium
6 9 (2.78%) CircleCI
7 8 (2.47%) Maven
8 7 (2.16%) JIRA
9 6 (1.85%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.23%) JUnit
11 3 (0.93%) GoCD
12 2 (0.62%) Gradle
12 2 (0.62%) Subversion
12 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.31%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 68 (20.99%) Social Skills
2 50 (15.43%) Aerospace
3 35 (10.80%) Finance
4 22 (6.79%) Banking
5 21 (6.48%) Tech for Good
6 18 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.25%) Investment Banking
8 12 (3.70%) Public Sector
9 8 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
10 7 (2.16%) Games
10 7 (2.16%) Retail
11 6 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.23%) Marketing
13 2 (0.62%) Advertising
13 2 (0.62%) Automotive
13 2 (0.62%) Law
13 2 (0.62%) Legal
13 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (23.46%) Senior
2 73 (22.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (13.58%) Architect
5 34 (10.49%) Platform Engineer
5 34 (10.49%) Software Engineer
6 33 (10.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (8.95%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 28 (8.64%) Lead
9 27 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
10 26 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
10 26 (8.02%) Senior DevOps
11 25 (7.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 25 (7.72%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (5.86%) AWS Architect
13 18 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
13 18 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
14 17 (5.25%) AWS Engineer
14 17 (5.25%) Consultant
15 16 (4.94%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.65%) React
2 40 (12.35%) Node.js
3 36 (11.11%) Spring
4 33 (10.19%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (9.88%) REST
5 32 (9.88%) Spring Boot
6 29 (8.95%) AngularJS
6 29 (8.95%) gRPC
6 29 (8.95%) Material-UI
6 29 (8.95%) OpenAPI
6 29 (8.95%) Swagger
7 18 (5.56%) RESTful
8 17 (5.25%) HTML
9 14 (4.32%) OAuth
10 12 (3.70%) JSON
10 12 (3.70%) Keycloak
11 10 (3.09%) HTML5
12 9 (2.78%) XML
13 8 (2.47%) 802.1X
13 8 (2.47%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 37 (11.42%) Public Cloud
3 32 (9.88%) Data Centre
4 31 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (6.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (4.94%) Enterprise Cloud
6 16 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.78%) Legacy Systems
8 8 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.54%) PKI
10 4 (1.23%) Social Media
11 3 (0.93%) Clustering
11 3 (0.93%) Distributed Systems
11 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) Team-Oriented Environment
12 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.62%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.31%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 255 (78.70%) Linux
2 137 (42.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 99 (30.56%) Windows
4 51 (15.74%) CentOS
5 39 (12.04%) Debian
6 38 (11.73%) Ubuntu
7 20 (6.17%) Windows Server
8 17 (5.25%) Unix
9 5 (1.54%) CoreOS
9 5 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.93%) Mesosphere
10 3 (0.93%) Rocky
10 3 (0.93%) SUSE
10 3 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.93%) VMS
11 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (58.64%) DevOps
2 142 (43.83%) Configuration Management
3 129 (39.81%) Agile
4 112 (34.57%) Infrastructure as Code
5 100 (30.86%) Containerisation
6 98 (30.25%) CI/CD
7 80 (24.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 63 (19.44%) Microservices
8 63 (19.44%) Open Source
9 56 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (16.05%) Collaborative Working
11 50 (15.43%) Software Engineering
12 43 (13.27%) Kanban
12 43 (13.27%) Mentoring
12 43 (13.27%) Scrum
13 41 (12.65%) Actionable Insight
14 31 (9.57%) API Development
15 29 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (8.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 29 (8.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 243 (75.00%) Python
2 124 (38.27%) Bash
3 109 (33.64%) Java
4 89 (27.47%) PowerShell
5 52 (16.05%) Perl
6 42 (12.96%) JavaScript
7 26 (8.02%) Ruby
8 13 (4.01%) SQL
9 12 (3.70%) Go
9 12 (3.70%) Korn
10 10 (3.09%) C++
11 8 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.54%) PHP
12 5 (1.54%) Scala
13 4 (1.23%) C
13 4 (1.23%) Groovy
14 3 (0.93%) C#
15 2 (0.62%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.62%) Lua
15 2 (0.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 122 (37.65%) Security Cleared
2 83 (25.62%) DV Cleared
3 66 (20.37%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.72%) Degree
5 19 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (4.32%) AWS Certification
7 10 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.47%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
9 8 (2.47%) RHCE
10 7 (2.16%) CCNA
11 5 (1.54%) RHCSA
12 4 (1.23%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
14 2 (0.62%) CCNP
14 2 (0.62%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.31%) OCP
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.70%) QA
2 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.54%) GDPR
3 5 (1.54%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (41.98%) Docker
2 77 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (11.73%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.25%) vSphere
5 13 (4.01%) Active Directory
5 13 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.70%) XenApp
6 12 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.09%) KVM
8 7 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.54%) Ceph
9 5 (1.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.93%) Gluster
10 3 (0.93%) oVirt
11 2 (0.62%) Varnish
11 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.31%) etcd
Systems Management
1 280 (86.42%) Ansible
2 198 (61.11%) Kubernetes
3 164 (50.62%) Terraform
4 124 (38.27%) Progress Chef
5 22 (6.79%) Prometheus
6 20 (6.17%) Salt
6 20 (6.17%) ZABBIX
7 18 (5.56%) vCenter Server
8 17 (5.25%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (4.32%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (3.70%) Grafana
11 10 (3.09%) Nagios
12 8 (2.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 8 (2.47%) Consul
12 8 (2.47%) Packer
13 7 (2.16%) Podman
14 6 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 5 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
16 4 (1.23%) Kibana
17 3 (0.93%) Graylog
Vendors
1 106 (32.72%) Red Hat
2 85 (26.23%) VMware
3 46 (14.20%) Google
4 36 (11.11%) SaltStack
5 33 (10.19%) Microsoft
6 25 (7.72%) Cisco
7 23 (7.10%) Splunk
8 18 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 16 (4.94%) Oracle
10 15 (4.63%) Juniper
11 14 (4.32%) Citrix
12 12 (3.70%) TOWER Software
13 9 (2.78%) New Relic
13 9 (2.78%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.47%) Arista
14 8 (2.47%) ForgeRock
14 8 (2.47%) Tufin
14 8 (2.47%) Zscaler
15 6 (1.85%) Atlassian
16 5 (1.54%) Qualys