Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 134 132
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +71
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4,102 4,554 4,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.53% 2.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.24% 28.25% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,145 3,723 4,059
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +1.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,653 16,122 17,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.90% 8.94% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13,920 13,220 13,759
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +5.88%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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
England +3 3,833 £60,000 - 548
London -5 2,016 £70,000 +7.69% 251
UK excluding London +14 2,011 £53,000 +0.95% 327
North of England +20 683 £52,500 - 110
South East -7 508 £55,000 - 70
North West +20 349 £55,000 +6.80% 56
Yorkshire +9 303 £52,500 +5.00% 43
South West +18 224 £45,000 -5.26% 38
East of England +41 210 £60,000 +4.35% 35
Scotland +26 178 £50,000 -16.67% 15
Midlands -30 175 £53,000 -3.64% 44
West Midlands -24 125 £53,000 -3.64% 26
North East +24 73 £55,000 -18.52% 11
East Midlands +8 50 £52,500 -4.55% 18
Wales -37 30 £55,000 +12.16% 7
Northern Ireland -6 12 £62,500 +56.25% 8

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 with a requirement for Puppet.

1 2,873 (70.04%) DevOps
2 2,715 (66.19%) Linux
3 2,667 (65.02%) Ansible
4 2,488 (60.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2,382 (58.07%) Amazon AWS
6 2,153 (52.49%) Python
7 2,014 (49.10%) Docker
8 1,792 (43.69%) Jenkins
9 1,736 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
10 1,546 (37.69%) Configuration Management
11 1,469 (35.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,275 (31.08%) Bash Shell
13 1,244 (30.33%) Java
14 1,177 (28.69%) Kubernetes
15 1,171 (28.55%) Continuous Integration
16 1,121 (27.33%) Terraform
17 1,044 (25.45%) Git (software)
18 1,038 (25.30%) Windows
19 982 (23.94%) Ruby
20 800 (19.50%) PowerShell
21 783 (19.09%) Finance
22 763 (18.60%) SQL
23 704 (17.16%) Unix
24 674 (16.43%) VMware
25 662 (16.14%) Open Source
26 639 (15.58%) Red Hat
27 585 (14.26%) Google Cloud Platform
28 558 (13.60%) MySQL
29 554 (13.51%) Perl
30 546 (13.31%) Microservices

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
1 428 (10.43%) Apache
2 316 (7.70%) Tomcat
3 247 (6.02%) OpenStack
4 199 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
5 174 (4.24%) JBoss
6 163 (3.97%) nginx
7 156 (3.80%) Confluence
8 119 (2.90%) WebLogic
9 87 (2.12%) Apache Solr
9 87 (2.12%) Apache Spark
9 87 (2.12%) WebSphere
10 77 (1.88%) IIS
11 61 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 57 (1.39%) Apache Pig
13 56 (1.37%) CloudStack
14 51 (1.24%) GlassFish
15 38 (0.93%) WordPress
16 36 (0.88%) MQSeries
17 24 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 21 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.15%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.024%) HipChat
5 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
2 24 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.073%) Documaker
5 3 (0.073%) Magento
5 3 (0.073%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.049%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.024%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.024%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,382 (58.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1,469 (35.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 585 (14.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 424 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 327 (7.97%) SaaS
6 244 (5.95%) GitHub
7 236 (5.75%) PaaS
8 222 (5.41%) IaaS
9 208 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
10 195 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
11 160 (3.90%) OpenShift
12 153 (3.73%) Serverless
13 150 (3.66%) Amazon S3
14 107 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 94 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 93 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
17 68 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
18 67 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
19 47 (1.15%) Office 365
20 45 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 363 (8.85%) Firewall
2 338 (8.24%) DNS
3 307 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 163 (3.97%) Internet
5 140 (3.41%) HTTP
6 137 (3.34%) SAN
7 134 (3.27%) VPN
8 110 (2.68%) SSL
9 87 (2.12%) DHCP
10 71 (1.73%) WAN
11 50 (1.22%) LAN
12 46 (1.12%) Network Security
13 40 (0.98%) BGP
14 39 (0.95%) SNMP
15 37 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
16 34 (0.83%) iSCSI
17 33 (0.80%) SSH
17 33 (0.80%) VLAN
18 29 (0.71%) NAS
19 23 (0.56%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (13.60%) MySQL
2 388 (9.46%) NoSQL
3 372 (9.07%) SQL Server
4 287 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 268 (6.53%) Big Data
6 260 (6.34%) MongoDB
7 233 (5.68%) Hadoop
8 166 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
9 161 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 123 (3.00%) Relational Database
11 98 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 92 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 89 (2.17%) Redis
14 85 (2.07%) Apache Hive
15 80 (1.95%) MariaDB
16 63 (1.54%) Blockchain
17 49 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
18 47 (1.15%) RDBMS
19 43 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
20 41 (1.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,792 (43.69%) Jenkins
2 1,044 (25.45%) Git (software)
3 497 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 431 (10.51%) JIRA
5 393 (9.58%) TeamCity
6 391 (9.53%) Maven
7 319 (7.78%) Subversion
8 304 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 248 (6.05%) Vagrant
10 196 (4.78%) Selenium
11 165 (4.02%) GitLab
12 163 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 149 (3.63%) Bitbucket
14 121 (2.95%) Gradle
14 121 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 117 (2.85%) Hudson
16 114 (2.78%) Travis CI
17 101 (2.46%) SonarQube
18 95 (2.32%) Cucumber
19 94 (2.29%) GoCD
General
1 783 (19.09%) Finance
2 164 (4.00%) Banking
3 155 (3.78%) Retail
4 111 (2.71%) Games
5 84 (2.05%) Marketing
6 73 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 69 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 59 (1.44%) Law
9 41 (1.00%) Advertising
10 31 (0.76%) Electronics
11 27 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.56%) Legal
13 22 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.54%) Publishing
14 21 (0.51%) German Language
15 16 (0.39%) Front Office
16 14 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.34%) Back Office
16 14 (0.34%) Billing
17 12 (0.29%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1,666 (40.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 511 (12.46%) Linux Engineer
3 382 (9.31%) AWS Engineer
4 355 (8.65%) AWS DevOps
4 355 (8.65%) Developer
5 345 (8.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 323 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
7 316 (7.70%) Administrator
8 309 (7.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 282 (6.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 265 (6.46%) Platform Engineer
11 250 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
12 249 (6.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 242 (5.90%) Architect
14 234 (5.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 222 (5.41%) Consultant
16 212 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 210 (5.12%) Linux Administrator
18 199 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 189 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (10.29%) Web Services
2 284 (6.92%) .NET
3 277 (6.75%) Elastic Stack
4 260 (6.34%) AngularJS
5 255 (6.22%) Spring
6 252 (6.14%) Node.js
7 228 (5.56%) LAMP
8 185 (4.51%) HTML
9 171 (4.17%) REST
10 144 (3.51%) React
11 141 (3.44%) Hibernate
12 138 (3.36%) Kafka
13 134 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
14 132 (3.22%) Java EE
15 125 (3.05%) CSS
16 111 (2.71%) Middleware
17 85 (2.07%) LDAP
18 84 (2.05%) ASP.NET
18 84 (2.05%) Spring Boot
19 83 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 302 (7.36%) Data Centre
2 292 (7.12%) Public Cloud
3 215 (5.24%) Fintech
4 212 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 199 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 173 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
7 151 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
8 129 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
9 108 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 99 (2.41%) Cloud Native
11 85 (2.07%) Private Cloud
12 84 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
13 66 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 66 (1.61%) Replication
14 58 (1.41%) Management Information System
15 53 (1.29%) User Experience
16 51 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 48 (1.17%) Blog
18 39 (0.95%) Clustering
19 37 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2,715 (66.19%) Linux
2 1,038 (25.30%) Windows
3 704 (17.16%) Unix
4 469 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 432 (10.53%) CentOS
6 314 (7.65%) Ubuntu
7 271 (6.61%) Windows Server
8 134 (3.27%) Debian
9 85 (2.07%) Solaris
10 79 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (1.80%) Android
12 50 (1.22%) CoreOS
13 44 (1.07%) Fedora
13 44 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 39 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 35 (0.85%) SUSE
17 30 (0.73%) FreeBSD
18 28 (0.68%) VMS
19 23 (0.56%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,873 (70.04%) DevOps
2 1,736 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1,546 (37.69%) Configuration Management
4 1,171 (28.55%) Continuous Integration
5 662 (16.14%) Open Source
6 546 (13.31%) Microservices
7 532 (12.97%) Test Automation
8 504 (12.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 492 (11.99%) Scrum
10 478 (11.65%) Deployment Automation
11 408 (9.95%) Software Engineering
12 386 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
13 361 (8.80%) ITIL
14 345 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 312 (7.61%) Mentoring
16 298 (7.26%) High Availability
17 290 (7.07%) TDD
18 231 (5.63%) SDLC
19 223 (5.44%) Load Balancing
20 207 (5.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,153 (52.49%) Python
2 1,275 (31.08%) Bash Shell
3 1,244 (30.33%) Java
4 982 (23.94%) Ruby
5 800 (19.50%) PowerShell
6 763 (18.60%) SQL
7 554 (13.51%) Perl
8 522 (12.73%) JavaScript
9 376 (9.17%) PHP
10 354 (8.63%) Go
11 299 (7.29%) Shell Script
12 248 (6.05%) C#
13 185 (4.51%) C++
14 160 (3.90%) C
15 100 (2.44%) Scala
16 73 (1.78%) Korn
17 69 (1.68%) Java 8
18 49 (1.19%) Objective-C
19 48 (1.17%) TypeScript
20 46 (1.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 384 (9.36%) Degree
2 175 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 121 (2.95%) RHCE
4 117 (2.85%) AWS Certification
5 109 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 97 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 92 (2.24%) RHCSA
8 89 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 83 (2.02%) MCSE
11 80 (1.95%) CCNA
11 80 (1.95%) CISSP
12 73 (1.78%) Master's Degree
13 66 (1.61%) SSCP
14 64 (1.56%) SANS
14 64 (1.56%) SC Cleared
15 59 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
15 59 (1.44%) GIAC
15 59 (1.44%) Linux+ Certification
15 59 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (3.88%) QA
2 69 (1.68%) SLA
3 40 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.73%) GDPR
5 25 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.56%) HIPAA
7 21 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.15%) PMO
11 4 (0.098%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.024%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,014 (49.10%) Docker
2 453 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 286 (6.97%) Active Directory
4 165 (4.02%) Hyper-V
5 148 (3.61%) vSphere
6 140 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
7 119 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
8 93 (2.27%) VirtualBox
9 81 (1.97%) Xen
10 69 (1.68%) NFS
11 67 (1.63%) KVM
12 52 (1.27%) Samba
13 46 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 39 (0.95%) oVirt
15 35 (0.85%) RHEV
16 34 (0.83%) HDFS
17 26 (0.63%) XenServer
18 21 (0.51%) LXC
18 21 (0.51%) XenApp
19 20 (0.49%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2,667 (65.02%) Ansible
2 2,488 (60.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1,177 (28.69%) Kubernetes
4 1,121 (27.33%) Terraform
5 467 (11.38%) Salt
6 357 (8.70%) Nagios
7 253 (6.17%) Docker Swarm
8 210 (5.12%) ZABBIX
9 204 (4.97%) Packer
10 185 (4.51%) Consul
11 177 (4.31%) Graphite
12 159 (3.88%) Grafana
13 138 (3.36%) Prometheus
14 78 (1.90%) Cobbler
15 72 (1.76%) Opsview
16 68 (1.66%) Kibana
16 68 (1.66%) Rancher
17 63 (1.54%) SCOM
17 63 (1.54%) vCenter Server
18 62 (1.51%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 674 (16.43%) VMware
2 639 (15.58%) Red Hat
3 545 (13.29%) Microsoft
4 491 (11.97%) Oracle
5 447 (10.90%) Google
6 271 (6.61%) Splunk
7 140 (3.41%) Cisco
8 138 (3.36%) SaltStack
9 134 (3.27%) Atlassian
10 128 (3.12%) New Relic
11 107 (2.61%) IBM
12 95 (2.32%) Citrix
13 87 (2.12%) ServiceNow
14 82 (2.00%) EMC
15 75 (1.83%) NetApp
16 69 (1.68%) RedGate
17 66 (1.61%) HP
18 64 (1.56%) AppDynamics
18 64 (1.56%) SAP
18 64 (1.56%) SolarWinds