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to

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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 308 198 217
Rank change year-on-year -110 +19 -57
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 2,192 1,845 1,302
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.77% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.92% 10.42% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1,324 1,030
10th Percentile £46,250 £39,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 31,692 17,698 11,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.98% 16.93% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14,159 12,250 9,214
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +6.38%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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 -109 1,887 £75,000 +15.38% 179
London -47 1,241 £82,500 +6.45% 91
Work from Home -113 883 £72,500 +11.54% 88
UK excluding London -166 687 £60,000 - 95
North of England -171 191 £60,000 - 21
South East -89 175 £72,500 +7.41% 18
South West -75 140 £57,500 - 22
Yorkshire -119 103 £60,000 - 8
North West -159 73 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Midlands -134 58 £70,000 +16.67% 14
East of England -66 51 £77,500 +19.23% 9
West Midlands -89 44 £70,000 +16.67% 10
Scotland -60 42 £62,500 +6.84% 8
Wales -10 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North East -43 15 £70,000 +47.37% 4
East Midlands -55 14 £70,000 +21.74% 4

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 1,664 (75.91%) Ansible
2 1,619 (73.86%) AWS
3 1,568 (71.53%) DevOps
4 1,487 (67.84%) Kubernetes
5 1,434 (65.42%) Python
6 1,412 (64.42%) Docker
7 1,339 (61.09%) Opscode Chef
8 1,291 (58.90%) Terraform
9 1,189 (54.24%) Linux
10 1,186 (54.11%) CI/CD
11 1,150 (52.46%) Configuration Management
12 1,137 (51.87%) Azure
13 1,083 (49.41%) Jenkins
14 1,018 (46.44%) Agile
15 791 (36.09%) GCP
16 780 (35.58%) Java
17 777 (35.45%) Bash
18 753 (34.35%) Infrastructure as Code
19 646 (29.47%) Git (software)
20 569 (25.96%) Finance
21 560 (25.55%) AWS CloudFormation
22 506 (23.08%) Windows
23 481 (21.94%) Microservices
24 451 (20.57%) PowerShell
25 439 (20.03%) Serverless
26 423 (19.30%) Open Source
27 422 (19.25%) Elastic Stack
28 405 (18.48%) Go
29 403 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
30 389 (17.75%) Test Automation

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
1 213 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
2 159 (7.25%) IIS
3 154 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 130 (5.93%) Apache
5 103 (4.70%) JBoss
6 96 (4.38%) Confluence
7 84 (3.83%) OpenStack
8 80 (3.65%) nginx
9 64 (2.92%) Apache Spark
10 20 (0.91%) CMS
11 13 (0.59%) Apache Pulsar
11 13 (0.59%) Headless CMS
11 13 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
13 7 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.18%) OpenWhisk
Applications
1 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.36%) Sketch
3 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.046%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (0.32%) Fidessa
1 7 (0.32%) MetaTrader
1 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.046%) assyst
3 1 (0.046%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.046%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1,619 (73.86%) AWS
2 1,137 (51.87%) Azure
3 791 (36.09%) GCP
4 560 (25.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 439 (20.03%) Serverless
6 273 (12.45%) AWS Lambda
7 233 (10.63%) OpenShift
8 226 (10.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 218 (9.95%) Amazon ECS
10 196 (8.94%) Amazon S3
11 170 (7.76%) SaaS
12 154 (7.03%) Amazon Kinesis
13 142 (6.48%) GitHub
13 142 (6.48%) PaaS
14 139 (6.34%) AWS CodePipeline
15 137 (6.25%) Azure AKS
16 131 (5.98%) IaaS
17 101 (4.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 95 (4.33%) Azure Stack
18 95 (4.33%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 279 (12.73%) Firewall
2 124 (5.66%) Internet
3 120 (5.47%) DNS
4 108 (4.93%) TCP/IP
5 106 (4.84%) Network Security
6 39 (1.78%) VPN
7 38 (1.73%) Software-Defined Networking
8 37 (1.69%) VLAN
9 32 (1.46%) WebEx
10 29 (1.32%) DHCP
11 28 (1.28%) WAN
12 24 (1.09%) IPv4
13 20 (0.91%) LAN
14 19 (0.87%) HTTP
14 19 (0.87%) Wireless
15 18 (0.82%) SAN
16 16 (0.73%) Broadband
16 16 (0.73%) Kerberos
16 16 (0.73%) OSPF
17 10 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (14.51%) MySQL
2 270 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
3 180 (8.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 158 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 147 (6.71%) Big Data
5 147 (6.71%) NoSQL
6 122 (5.57%) MongoDB
7 119 (5.43%) SQL Server
8 106 (4.84%) Hadoop
9 100 (4.56%) Amazon Athena
10 82 (3.74%) Redis
11 67 (3.06%) BigQuery
12 64 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 63 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 57 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 46 (2.10%) MariaDB
16 39 (1.78%) InfluxDB
17 31 (1.41%) ArangoDB
18 27 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
19 25 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,083 (49.41%) Jenkins
2 646 (29.47%) Git (software)
3 229 (10.45%) TeamCity
4 226 (10.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 212 (9.67%) GitLab
6 187 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 173 (7.89%) Travis CI
8 168 (7.66%) Maven
9 162 (7.39%) Subversion
10 151 (6.89%) JIRA
11 140 (6.39%) IBM UrbanCode
12 120 (5.47%) CircleCI
13 118 (5.38%) Bitbucket
14 88 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 82 (3.74%) Cucumber
16 76 (3.47%) Selenium
17 53 (2.42%) GoCD
18 51 (2.33%) Gradle
19 45 (2.05%) Artifactory
20 39 (1.78%) SonarQube
General
1 569 (25.96%) Finance
2 352 (16.06%) Social Skills
3 268 (12.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 254 (11.59%) Retail
5 189 (8.62%) Banking
6 160 (7.30%) Public Sector
7 129 (5.89%) Manufacturing
8 106 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
9 69 (3.15%) Telecoms
10 60 (2.74%) Games
11 52 (2.37%) Law
12 44 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
13 34 (1.55%) Electronics
14 32 (1.46%) Advertising
14 32 (1.46%) Marketing
15 26 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
16 21 (0.96%) Legal
17 20 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
17 20 (0.91%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 939 (42.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 303 (13.82%) Senior DevOps
3 294 (13.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 189 (8.62%) Developer
5 163 (7.44%) Architect
5 163 (7.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 152 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
7 141 (6.43%) Platform Engineer
8 127 (5.79%) AWS DevOps
9 122 (5.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 101 (4.61%) Software Engineer
11 89 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 88 (4.01%) Consultant
13 86 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
14 80 (3.65%) Cloud Architect
15 73 (3.33%) Administrator
16 68 (3.10%) Azure Engineer
17 64 (2.92%) Java Developer
18 61 (2.78%) Java Engineer
19 58 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (19.25%) Elastic Stack
2 239 (10.90%) Kafka
3 192 (8.76%) REST
4 151 (6.89%) React
5 122 (5.57%) RESTful
6 116 (5.29%) Node.js
7 113 (5.16%) Web Services
8 109 (4.97%) AngularJS
9 104 (4.74%) .NET
10 87 (3.97%) Spring
11 70 (3.19%) Spring Boot
12 69 (3.15%) ARM Templates
13 62 (2.83%) LAMP
14 61 (2.78%) YAML
15 51 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
16 45 (2.05%) JSON
17 39 (1.78%) RabbitMQ
18 35 (1.60%) SOAP
19 34 (1.55%) CSS
20 32 (1.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 262 (11.95%) Cloud Native
2 256 (11.68%) Public Cloud
3 119 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
4 111 (5.06%) Private Cloud
5 102 (4.65%) Life Science
6 101 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (4.01%) Cyberattack
8 70 (3.19%) Management Information System
9 61 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
9 61 (2.78%) Social Network
10 60 (2.74%) PlayStation
11 57 (2.60%) Data Centre
12 55 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 53 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
13 53 (2.42%) Social Media
14 42 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
15 41 (1.87%) User Experience
16 37 (1.69%) IoT
17 34 (1.55%) Blog
18 32 (1.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,189 (54.24%) Linux
2 506 (23.08%) Windows
3 226 (10.31%) Unix
4 197 (8.99%) Windows Server
5 162 (7.39%) CentOS
6 140 (6.39%) Mesosphere
7 133 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 72 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 25 (1.14%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
12 18 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
13 14 (0.64%) Solaris
14 13 (0.59%) Debian
15 12 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.50%) Android
17 10 (0.46%) VMS
18 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.36%) CoreOS
20 7 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,568 (71.53%) DevOps
2 1,186 (54.11%) CI/CD
3 1,150 (52.46%) Configuration Management
4 1,018 (46.44%) Agile
5 753 (34.35%) Infrastructure as Code
6 481 (21.94%) Microservices
7 423 (19.30%) Open Source
8 403 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
9 389 (17.75%) Test Automation
10 335 (15.28%) Mentoring
11 287 (13.09%) Software Engineering
12 266 (12.14%) TDD
13 265 (12.09%) Scrum
14 262 (11.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 244 (11.13%) Continuous Deployment
16 231 (10.54%) SDLC
17 221 (10.08%) Platform Engineering
18 212 (9.67%) BDD
19 209 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
20 202 (9.22%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1,434 (65.42%) Python
2 780 (35.58%) Java
3 777 (35.45%) Bash
4 451 (20.57%) PowerShell
5 405 (18.48%) Go
6 305 (13.91%) Ruby
7 287 (13.09%) SQL
8 216 (9.85%) JavaScript
9 199 (9.08%) Groovy
10 159 (7.25%) C#
11 143 (6.52%) Perl
12 88 (4.01%) Shell Script
13 76 (3.47%) TypeScript
14 70 (3.19%) R
15 52 (2.37%) PHP
16 51 (2.33%) Kotlin
17 46 (2.10%) C++
18 45 (2.05%) Scala
19 41 (1.87%) C
20 12 (0.55%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 265 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 209 (9.53%) Degree
3 185 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 125 (5.70%) AWS Certification
5 90 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (1.55%) RHCE
7 25 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 20 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
10 18 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 17 (0.78%) ISEB
11 17 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
11 17 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.59%) MCSE
13 13 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.41%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.33%) QA
2 31 (1.41%) NIST
3 26 (1.19%) Accessibility
4 23 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.91%) IASME
6 20 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (0.64%) SLA
8 10 (0.46%) SOC 2
9 7 (0.32%) PMO
10 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 14443
11 5 (0.23%) NCSC
12 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.046%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,412 (64.42%) Docker
2 208 (9.49%) Virtual Machines
3 205 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 147 (6.71%) Active Directory
5 56 (2.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 53 (2.42%) KVM
7 38 (1.73%) vSphere
8 36 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (1.60%) Xen
10 29 (1.32%) Hyper-V
11 19 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 17 (0.78%) GlusterFS
13 16 (0.73%) zsh
14 13 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.50%) NFS
16 9 (0.41%) DFS Replication
17 8 (0.36%) HDFS
17 8 (0.36%) iptables
18 7 (0.32%) BitLocker
18 7 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1,664 (75.91%) Ansible
2 1,487 (67.84%) Kubernetes
3 1,339 (61.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1,291 (58.90%) Terraform
5 320 (14.60%) Prometheus
6 148 (6.75%) Consul
7 141 (6.43%) logstash
8 140 (6.39%) Automic
9 134 (6.11%) Grafana
9 134 (6.11%) Kibana
10 128 (5.84%) Docker Swarm
11 68 (3.10%) Rancher
12 66 (3.01%) Salt
13 64 (2.92%) Packer
14 62 (2.83%) HAProxy
15 60 (2.74%) ZABBIX
16 57 (2.60%) Istio
17 53 (2.42%) Nagios
18 51 (2.33%) SCCM
19 45 (2.05%) Kiali
Vendors
1 388 (17.70%) Splunk
2 265 (12.09%) VMware
3 231 (10.54%) Google
4 219 (9.99%) Microsoft
5 187 (8.53%) Red Hat
6 135 (6.16%) SaltStack
7 89 (4.06%) Oracle
8 46 (2.10%) Dynatrace
8 46 (2.10%) F5
9 39 (1.78%) Atlassian
9 39 (1.78%) Hitachi
10 37 (1.69%) Dell
11 36 (1.64%) Cisco
12 35 (1.60%) AppDynamics
13 34 (1.55%) Juniper
13 34 (1.55%) New Relic
14 32 (1.46%) Veritas
15 27 (1.23%) BT
15 27 (1.23%) Checkmarx
15 27 (1.23%) Perforce