Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 133 142
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,398 4,283 4,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.48% 2.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.97% 24.88% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,602 3,381 3,394
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,525 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.86% +1.00% +5.26%

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 17,908 17,215 14,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.33% 9.98% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,808 13,598 12,001
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 24 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -14 3,200 £62,500 +4.17% 191
London +10 1,760 £70,000 +3.70% 90
UK excluding London -23 1,570 £57,500 +13.86% 112
South East +28 518 £57,875 +5.23% 20
North of England -47 348 £57,500 +9.52% 43
South West -29 213 £47,500 +1.06% 11
East of England +25 179 £55,000 -8.33% 13
North West -47 173 £60,000 +4.35% 23
Midlands -25 152 £56,250 +2.27% 14
Yorkshire -66 137 £57,500 +17.95% 17
West Midlands +13 118 £55,000 -4.35% 8
Scotland -52 114 £50,000 - 9
North East +19 38 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands -36 34 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Wales -2 26 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -10 22 £85,000 +112.50% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 2,364 (69.57%) Ansible
2 2,359 (69.42%) DevOps
3 2,282 (67.16%) Linux
4 2,193 (64.54%) Amazon AWS
5 1,990 (58.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1,657 (48.76%) Docker
7 1,579 (46.47%) Python
8 1,506 (44.32%) Jenkins
9 1,340 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
10 1,332 (39.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,240 (36.49%) Configuration Management
12 1,179 (34.70%) Kubernetes
13 1,169 (34.40%) Terraform
14 1,020 (30.02%) Bash Shell
15 953 (28.05%) Java
16 942 (27.72%) Windows
17 891 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
18 763 (22.45%) Ruby
19 750 (22.07%) Git (software)
20 681 (20.04%) PowerShell
21 652 (19.19%) Google Cloud Platform
22 597 (17.57%) Infrastructure as Code
23 581 (17.10%) Finance
24 508 (14.95%) SQL
25 507 (14.92%) Unix
26 493 (14.51%) Perl
27 468 (13.77%) VMware
28 433 (12.74%) Google
29 420 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
30 419 (12.33%) Microsoft

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
1 371 (10.92%) Apache
2 251 (7.39%) Tomcat
3 161 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
4 141 (4.15%) nginx
5 111 (3.27%) OpenStack
6 109 (3.21%) Apache Spark
7 92 (2.71%) Confluence
8 76 (2.24%) JBoss
9 66 (1.94%) IIS
10 63 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 50 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 39 (1.15%) SharePoint
13 38 (1.12%) Apache Solr
14 34 (1.00%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.62%) WordPress
16 20 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 20 (0.59%) Skype for Business
17 19 (0.56%) MS Exchange
18 17 (0.50%) Apache Pig
18 17 (0.50%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.059%) HipChat
4 2 (0.059%) SPSS
5 1 (0.029%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.029%) InVision
5 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.029%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.029%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.088%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.059%) Magento
6 1 (0.029%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.029%) Odoo
6 1 (0.029%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,193 (64.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1,332 (39.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 652 (19.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 409 (12.04%) SaaS
5 384 (11.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 222 (6.53%) IaaS
7 219 (6.44%) GitHub
8 211 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
9 190 (5.59%) PaaS
10 154 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
11 147 (4.33%) Amazon S3
12 140 (4.12%) Serverless
13 137 (4.03%) OpenShift
14 103 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 87 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
16 85 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
17 84 (2.47%) Office 365
18 81 (2.38%) npm
19 64 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
19 64 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 299 (8.80%) Firewall
2 279 (8.21%) TCP/IP
3 254 (7.47%) DNS
4 125 (3.68%) HTTP
5 109 (3.21%) SAN
6 97 (2.85%) Internet
7 84 (2.47%) SSL
8 66 (1.94%) VPN
9 58 (1.71%) DHCP
10 55 (1.62%) WAN
11 54 (1.59%) VLAN
12 48 (1.41%) SMTP
13 42 (1.24%) LAN
14 39 (1.15%) NAS
15 38 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (1.00%) iSCSI
17 33 (0.97%) BGP
18 32 (0.94%) Network Security
19 29 (0.85%) SNMP
20 21 (0.62%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (11.39%) MySQL
2 281 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 214 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
4 202 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 185 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 148 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 147 (4.33%) Big Data
8 129 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
9 127 (3.74%) Hadoop
10 93 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 77 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 75 (2.21%) Redis
13 55 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 52 (1.53%) MariaDB
15 49 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
16 35 (1.03%) Neo4j
17 34 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
19 28 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,506 (44.32%) Jenkins
2 750 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 395 (11.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 352 (10.36%) TeamCity
5 274 (8.06%) JIRA
6 271 (7.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 249 (7.33%) Maven
8 183 (5.39%) Subversion
9 172 (5.06%) Selenium
10 165 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 146 (4.30%) GitLab
12 139 (4.09%) Travis CI
12 139 (4.09%) Vagrant
13 128 (3.77%) Gradle
14 108 (3.18%) GoCD
15 103 (3.03%) Bitbucket
16 94 (2.77%) Visual Studio Team System
17 90 (2.65%) gulp
18 88 (2.59%) Ant
19 86 (2.53%) CircleCI
General
1 581 (17.10%) Finance
2 136 (4.00%) Banking
3 88 (2.59%) Retail
4 80 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 64 (1.88%) Games
6 51 (1.50%) Marketing
7 44 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 33 (0.97%) Law
9 28 (0.82%) Legal
10 17 (0.50%) Back Office
11 13 (0.38%) Front Office
11 13 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.32%) Electronics
14 10 (0.29%) Military
14 10 (0.29%) Publishing
15 9 (0.26%) Billing
16 7 (0.21%) Advertising
17 4 (0.12%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,349 (39.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 445 (13.10%) AWS Engineer
3 415 (12.21%) Linux Engineer
4 342 (10.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 324 (9.54%) Senior DevOps
6 320 (9.42%) AWS DevOps
7 293 (8.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 270 (7.95%) Developer
9 241 (7.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 220 (6.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 206 (6.06%) Consultant
12 202 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 201 (5.92%) Platform Engineer
14 197 (5.80%) Administrator
14 197 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 177 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
16 169 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
17 160 (4.71%) Architect
18 157 (4.62%) Java Developer
19 133 (3.91%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (9.77%) Web Services
2 327 (9.62%) Elastic Stack
3 256 (7.53%) .NET
4 238 (7.00%) Node.js
5 166 (4.89%) AngularJS
6 157 (4.62%) Spring
7 156 (4.59%) LAMP
8 139 (4.09%) Kafka
9 112 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
10 109 (3.21%) REST
10 109 (3.21%) RESTful
11 86 (2.53%) React
12 81 (2.38%) Java EE
13 71 (2.09%) HTML
14 65 (1.91%) Hibernate
15 63 (1.85%) JSON
15 63 (1.85%) LDAP
16 61 (1.80%) CSS
17 47 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
17 47 (1.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 366 (10.77%) Public Cloud
2 272 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 145 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 143 (4.21%) Fintech
5 137 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 120 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
7 106 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
8 103 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 93 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
10 87 (2.56%) Cloud Native
11 69 (2.03%) Private Cloud
12 68 (2.00%) Replication
13 47 (1.38%) Clustering
13 47 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 47 (1.38%) User Experience
14 41 (1.21%) Management Information System
15 33 (0.97%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.82%) PlayStation
17 26 (0.77%) Virtual Team
18 25 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,282 (67.16%) Linux
2 942 (27.72%) Windows
3 507 (14.92%) Unix
4 348 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 306 (9.01%) CentOS
6 296 (8.71%) Windows Server
7 224 (6.59%) Ubuntu
8 84 (2.47%) Debian
9 67 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 45 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 44 (1.29%) Fedora
13 43 (1.27%) Android
14 40 (1.18%) Solaris
15 36 (1.06%) SUSE
16 32 (0.94%) CoreOS
17 27 (0.79%) Mesosphere
18 26 (0.77%) AIX
19 22 (0.65%) DC/OS
20 15 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,359 (69.42%) DevOps
2 1,340 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1,240 (36.49%) Configuration Management
4 891 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
5 597 (17.57%) Infrastructure as Code
6 420 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 416 (12.24%) Open Source
8 410 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 391 (11.51%) Software Engineering
10 364 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 360 (10.59%) Microservices
12 336 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
13 300 (8.83%) Mentoring
14 264 (7.77%) Deployment Automation
15 261 (7.68%) Scrum
16 251 (7.39%) SDLC
17 215 (6.33%) ITIL
17 215 (6.33%) Migration
18 207 (6.09%) TDD
19 202 (5.94%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,579 (46.47%) Python
2 1,020 (30.02%) Bash Shell
3 953 (28.05%) Java
4 763 (22.45%) Ruby
5 681 (20.04%) PowerShell
6 508 (14.95%) SQL
7 493 (14.51%) Perl
8 359 (10.57%) JavaScript
9 280 (8.24%) Go
10 251 (7.39%) Shell Script
11 228 (6.71%) C#
12 206 (6.06%) PHP
13 122 (3.59%) C++
14 94 (2.77%) C
15 90 (2.65%) TypeScript
16 72 (2.12%) Groovy
16 72 (2.12%) Objective-C
16 72 (2.12%) Scala
17 26 (0.77%) Clojure
17 26 (0.77%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 272 (8.00%) Degree
2 214 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 146 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 118 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 101 (2.97%) AWS Certification
6 86 (2.53%) RHCE
7 74 (2.18%) DV Cleared
8 63 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (1.32%) RHCSA
10 41 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
12 38 (1.12%) MCSE
13 37 (1.09%) CCNA
14 25 (0.74%) Master's Degree
15 21 (0.62%) CISSP
16 19 (0.56%) LPIC
16 19 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.38%) RHCT
18 11 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
18 11 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.38%) QA
2 64 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.44%) GDPR
4 48 (1.41%) SLA
5 35 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 35 (1.03%) HIPAA
6 18 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.088%) PSD2
11 2 (0.059%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.029%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,657 (48.76%) Docker
2 376 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (6.89%) Hyper-V
4 226 (6.65%) Active Directory
5 139 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
6 85 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (2.27%) vSphere
8 67 (1.97%) VirtualBox
9 51 (1.50%) NFS
10 48 (1.41%) KVM
11 39 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 38 (1.12%) Samba
13 33 (0.97%) iptables
14 30 (0.88%) Postfix
14 30 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 29 (0.85%) VMware NSX
15 29 (0.85%) Xen
16 28 (0.82%) RHEV
17 27 (0.79%) oVirt
17 27 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,364 (69.57%) Ansible
2 1,990 (58.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1,179 (34.70%) Kubernetes
4 1,169 (34.40%) Terraform
5 289 (8.51%) Salt
6 237 (6.97%) Nagios
7 205 (6.03%) Packer
8 172 (5.06%) Consul
9 158 (4.65%) Docker Swarm
10 155 (4.56%) Prometheus
11 99 (2.91%) Grafana
12 80 (2.35%) SCCM
13 78 (2.30%) SCOM
14 76 (2.24%) Rundeck
15 73 (2.15%) ZABBIX
16 72 (2.12%) Graphite
17 54 (1.59%) Automic
18 51 (1.50%) CFEngine
19 49 (1.44%) Kibana
19 49 (1.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 468 (13.77%) VMware
2 433 (12.74%) Google
3 419 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 390 (11.48%) Red Hat
5 378 (11.12%) Oracle
6 242 (7.12%) Splunk
7 161 (4.74%) Cisco
8 140 (4.12%) Atlassian
9 120 (3.53%) SaltStack
10 101 (2.97%) IBM
11 74 (2.18%) New Relic
12 68 (2.00%) ServiceNow
13 66 (1.94%) AppDynamics
14 59 (1.74%) Citrix
15 55 (1.62%) RedGate
16 54 (1.59%) HP
17 52 (1.53%) Delphix
18 44 (1.29%) SolarWinds
19 43 (1.27%) F5
20 36 (1.06%) Dynatrace