Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 136 189
Rank change year-on-year +7 +53 +56
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4,385 4,315 3,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.49% 2.46% 1.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.61% 27.95% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,492 3,628 3,331
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +6.48%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +11.11%

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 16,481 15,440 17,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.35% 8.80% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13,241 12,486 14,015
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +5.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +4.88%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Top 17 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 23 February 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 0 4,058 £60,000 - 637
UK excluding London +41 2,169 £52,500 +2.94% 345
London -22 2,127 £67,500 +3.85% 315
North of England +26 594 £52,500 +2.94% 104
South East -26 558 £55,000 +1.85% 94
North West +17 302 £57,500 +9.52% 39
Midlands +72 279 £55,000 -4.35% 53
South West +56 268 £45,000 -5.26% 34
Yorkshire +24 266 £50,000 -4.76% 58
East of England +49 231 £60,000 +23.71% 37
Scotland +46 193 £50,000 - 14
West Midlands +44 169 £55,000 -12.00% 31
East Midlands +53 110 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Wales +8 31 £49,039 +8.97% 4
North East -27 27 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Northern Ireland +3 20 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3,156 (71.97%) DevOps
2 2,911 (66.39%) Linux
3 2,830 (64.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2,713 (61.87%) Ansible
5 2,542 (57.97%) Amazon AWS
6 2,186 (49.85%) Python
7 1,899 (43.31%) Jenkins
8 1,871 (42.67%) Docker
9 1,735 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1,628 (37.13%) Configuration Management
11 1,327 (30.26%) Java
12 1,308 (29.83%) Continuous Integration
13 1,290 (29.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,156 (26.36%) Bash Shell
15 1,143 (26.07%) Ruby
16 1,029 (23.47%) Windows
17 976 (22.26%) Git (software)
18 884 (20.16%) Kubernetes
19 868 (19.79%) Terraform
20 775 (17.67%) Finance
21 758 (17.29%) VMware
22 744 (16.97%) Perl
23 738 (16.83%) PowerShell
24 718 (16.37%) MySQL
25 716 (16.33%) Unix
26 712 (16.24%) JavaScript
27 697 (15.90%) SQL
28 665 (15.17%) Open Source
29 623 (14.21%) Web Services
30 613 (13.98%) Red Hat

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
1 504 (11.49%) Apache
2 373 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 348 (7.94%) OpenStack
4 290 (6.61%) nginx
5 245 (5.59%) Confluence
6 235 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
7 170 (3.88%) IIS
8 149 (3.40%) JBoss
9 131 (2.99%) Apache Spark
10 114 (2.60%) WebSphere
11 92 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
12 86 (1.96%) WebLogic
13 82 (1.87%) Apache Solr
14 71 (1.62%) Jetty
15 60 (1.37%) CloudStack
16 40 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
17 35 (0.80%) SharePoint
18 29 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.57%) CMS
20 21 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.091%) HipChat
4 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (0.34%) Magento
2 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.023%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.023%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.023%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,542 (57.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1,290 (29.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 401 (9.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 387 (8.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 325 (7.41%) SaaS
6 302 (6.89%) Amazon EC2
7 242 (5.52%) PaaS
8 238 (5.43%) IaaS
9 200 (4.56%) GitHub
10 176 (4.01%) Amazon S3
11 140 (3.19%) OpenShift
12 120 (2.74%) Serverless
13 119 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
14 103 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 81 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 70 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
17 69 (1.57%) npm
18 66 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
19 64 (1.46%) Route 53
20 57 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 450 (10.26%) Firewall
2 442 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 417 (9.51%) DNS
4 254 (5.79%) VPN
5 229 (5.22%) DHCP
6 138 (3.15%) HTTP
7 136 (3.10%) Internet
8 130 (2.96%) WAN
9 114 (2.60%) SAN
10 99 (2.26%) SSL
11 94 (2.14%) SNMP
12 92 (2.10%) LAN
13 72 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 68 (1.55%) BGP
14 68 (1.55%) VLAN
15 58 (1.32%) Network Security
16 52 (1.19%) NAS
16 52 (1.19%) NetScaler
17 50 (1.14%) OSPF
18 48 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 718 (16.37%) MySQL
2 482 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 423 (9.65%) MongoDB
4 360 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
5 337 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 286 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 251 (5.72%) Big Data
8 198 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 180 (4.10%) Redis
10 167 (3.81%) Relational Database
11 135 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
12 84 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 79 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 71 (1.62%) MariaDB
15 53 (1.21%) Couchbase
16 49 (1.12%) Riak
17 40 (0.91%) Apache Hive
18 39 (0.89%) Neo4j
19 37 (0.84%) Oracle Database
20 32 (0.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,899 (43.31%) Jenkins
2 976 (22.26%) Git (software)
3 526 (12.00%) TeamCity
4 524 (11.95%) JIRA
5 463 (10.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 406 (9.26%) Maven
7 299 (6.82%) Subversion
8 296 (6.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 228 (5.20%) Vagrant
10 195 (4.45%) Selenium
11 182 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 173 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
13 170 (3.88%) Hudson
14 147 (3.35%) Bitbucket
15 144 (3.28%) MSBuild
16 138 (3.15%) Cucumber
17 134 (3.06%) Gradle
18 118 (2.69%) JUnit
19 97 (2.21%) GitLab
20 88 (2.01%) Travis CI
General
1 775 (17.67%) Finance
2 293 (6.68%) Banking
3 160 (3.65%) Retail
4 131 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 98 (2.23%) Games
6 68 (1.55%) Marketing
7 56 (1.28%) Legal
8 42 (0.96%) Law
9 38 (0.87%) Publishing
10 37 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 29 (0.66%) Advertising
13 25 (0.57%) Automotive
13 25 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.52%) Electronics
15 18 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.30%) Billing
16 13 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.27%) Back Office
18 9 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,806 (41.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 641 (14.62%) Linux Engineer
3 569 (12.98%) Developer
4 462 (10.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 447 (10.19%) AWS DevOps
6 425 (9.69%) AWS Engineer
7 362 (8.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 355 (8.10%) Administrator
9 352 (8.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 350 (7.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 349 (7.96%) Senior DevOps
12 339 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
13 301 (6.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 287 (6.55%) Architect
15 250 (5.70%) Java Developer
16 240 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
17 229 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
18 212 (4.83%) Consultant
19 188 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 181 (4.13%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (14.21%) Web Services
2 431 (9.83%) .NET
3 371 (8.46%) Node.js
4 340 (7.75%) Spring
5 312 (7.12%) AngularJS
6 299 (6.82%) HTML
7 257 (5.86%) Hibernate
8 236 (5.38%) LAMP
9 208 (4.74%) REST
10 178 (4.06%) Elastic Stack
11 165 (3.76%) RESTful
12 152 (3.47%) CSS
13 147 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
14 127 (2.90%) Kafka
15 121 (2.76%) Middleware
16 115 (2.62%) ASP.NET
16 115 (2.62%) HTML5
17 108 (2.46%) React
18 106 (2.42%) JSON
19 104 (2.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 332 (7.57%) Data Centre
2 313 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 225 (5.13%) Fintech
4 207 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 180 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 166 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
7 153 (3.49%) Private Cloud
8 151 (3.44%) Management Information System
9 128 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
10 99 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
11 76 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 67 (1.53%) Clustering
13 66 (1.51%) Replication
14 61 (1.39%) Online Banking
15 54 (1.23%) User Experience
16 41 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 39 (0.89%) Mobile App
18 37 (0.84%) Data Structures
18 37 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 27 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,911 (66.39%) Linux
2 1,029 (23.47%) Windows
3 716 (16.33%) Unix
4 457 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 444 (10.13%) CentOS
6 336 (7.66%) Windows Server
7 262 (5.97%) Ubuntu
8 160 (3.65%) Debian
9 61 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (1.30%) CoreOS
11 52 (1.19%) Solaris
11 52 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (1.14%) Android
13 37 (0.84%) AIX
13 37 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 35 (0.80%) Mac OS X
15 30 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
16 20 (0.46%) SUSE
17 14 (0.32%) Fedora
17 14 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,156 (71.97%) DevOps
2 1,735 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,628 (37.13%) Configuration Management
4 1,308 (29.83%) Continuous Integration
5 665 (15.17%) Open Source
6 560 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 553 (12.61%) Test Automation
8 546 (12.45%) Scrum
9 500 (11.40%) Microservices
10 484 (11.04%) TDD
11 477 (10.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 303 (6.91%) E-Commerce
13 300 (6.84%) Mentoring
14 285 (6.50%) BDD
15 279 (6.36%) Migration
16 269 (6.13%) SDLC
17 262 (5.97%) High Availability
18 261 (5.95%) ITIL
19 224 (5.11%) Continuous Deployment
20 210 (4.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,186 (49.85%) Python
2 1,327 (30.26%) Java
3 1,156 (26.36%) Bash Shell
4 1,143 (26.07%) Ruby
5 744 (16.97%) Perl
6 738 (16.83%) PowerShell
7 712 (16.24%) JavaScript
8 697 (15.90%) SQL
9 550 (12.54%) PHP
10 397 (9.05%) C#
11 315 (7.18%) Shell Script
12 215 (4.90%) Go
13 205 (4.68%) Scala
14 146 (3.33%) C++
15 119 (2.71%) C
16 96 (2.19%) Groovy
17 33 (0.75%) Korn
18 31 (0.71%) Clojure
19 29 (0.66%) VB.NET
20 24 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 282 (6.43%) Degree
2 250 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 117 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 116 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 115 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 104 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 101 (2.30%) RHCE
8 91 (2.08%) MCSE
9 69 (1.57%) DV Cleared
10 68 (1.55%) AWS Certification
11 63 (1.44%) CCNA
12 56 (1.28%) RHCSA
13 54 (1.23%) MCSA
14 45 (1.03%) CCNP
15 39 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 38 (0.87%) Master's Degree
17 35 (0.80%) MCITP
18 31 (0.71%) CISSP
19 29 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
20 25 (0.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (4.13%) QA
2 128 (2.92%) GCP
3 107 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 54 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.57%) SLA
6 13 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.091%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.068%) COBIT
10 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.023%) GDPR
11 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.023%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,871 (42.67%) Docker
2 498 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 126 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 122 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 117 (2.67%) vSphere
7 114 (2.60%) Xen
8 84 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 80 (1.82%) KVM
10 73 (1.66%) NFS
11 64 (1.46%) VirtualBox
12 47 (1.07%) Samba
13 45 (1.03%) VMware NSX
14 38 (0.87%) iptables
15 37 (0.84%) Apache Flume
16 34 (0.78%) Ceph
17 33 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 32 (0.73%) HDFS
19 25 (0.57%) Varnish
20 23 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2,830 (64.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2,713 (61.87%) Ansible
3 884 (20.16%) Kubernetes
4 868 (19.79%) Terraform
5 400 (9.12%) Nagios
6 306 (6.98%) Salt
7 195 (4.45%) Packer
8 137 (3.12%) ZABBIX
9 104 (2.37%) Cobbler
10 103 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
11 100 (2.28%) Kibana
12 86 (1.96%) logstash
13 73 (1.66%) Mesos
14 71 (1.62%) Rundeck
15 69 (1.57%) HAProxy
16 68 (1.55%) Consul
17 66 (1.51%) Cacti
18 65 (1.48%) Grafana
19 64 (1.46%) Icinga
20 49 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 758 (17.29%) VMware
2 613 (13.98%) Red Hat
3 569 (12.98%) Oracle
4 518 (11.81%) Microsoft
5 433 (9.87%) Google
6 227 (5.18%) Splunk
7 196 (4.47%) Cisco
8 166 (3.79%) SaltStack
9 146 (3.33%) IBM
10 103 (2.35%) Atlassian
11 92 (2.10%) AppDynamics
11 92 (2.10%) New Relic
12 84 (1.92%) Juniper
13 79 (1.80%) NetApp
14 78 (1.78%) Citrix
15 72 (1.64%) HP
16 68 (1.55%) RedGate
17 65 (1.48%) WorldPay
18 64 (1.46%) F5
19 61 (1.39%) ServiceNow