Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 132 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +72
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4,249 4,550 4,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 2.57% 2.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.04% 28.69% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,368 3,745 4,093
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

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 17,672 15,861 17,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.46% 8.95% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,051 12,834 14,271
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,592 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 3,944 £60,000 - 571
UK excluding London +23 2,152 £52,500 - 353
London -18 2,030 £67,500 +3.85% 261
North of England -3 694 £50,000 -4.09% 116
South East -19 529 £55,000 - 83
North West -9 335 £52,500 +5.00% 68
Yorkshire +8 302 £50,000 -9.09% 41
South West +52 263 £45,000 -10.00% 36
East of England +49 238 £60,000 +20.00% 45
Scotland +54 213 £50,000 -6.98% 32
Midlands +34 174 £52,500 -4.55% 30
West Midlands +11 106 £57,500 -2.54% 13
North East +19 73 £50,000 +41.14% 7
East Midlands +39 68 £47,500 -9.52% 17
Wales -36 36 £49,039 -3.41% 5
Northern Ireland +14 11 £62,500 +13.64% 6

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,993 (70.44%) DevOps
2 2,973 (69.97%) Linux
3 2,673 (62.91%) Ansible
4 2,624 (61.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2,505 (58.96%) Amazon AWS
6 2,255 (53.07%) Python
7 2,106 (49.56%) Docker
8 1,803 (42.43%) Jenkins
9 1,691 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
10 1,553 (36.55%) Configuration Management
11 1,437 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,396 (32.85%) Bash Shell
13 1,225 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
14 1,206 (28.38%) Java
15 1,135 (26.71%) Windows
16 1,093 (25.72%) Kubernetes
17 1,070 (25.18%) Terraform
18 1,059 (24.92%) Git (software)
19 1,039 (24.45%) Ruby
20 815 (19.18%) PowerShell
21 784 (18.45%) VMware
22 728 (17.13%) SQL
23 719 (16.92%) Finance
24 666 (15.67%) Red Hat
25 662 (15.58%) Unix
26 661 (15.56%) MySQL
26 661 (15.56%) Open Source
27 629 (14.80%) Perl
28 593 (13.96%) Google Cloud Platform
29 563 (13.25%) JavaScript

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
1 425 (10.00%) Apache
2 356 (8.38%) Tomcat
3 308 (7.25%) OpenStack
4 220 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
5 202 (4.75%) JBoss
6 177 (4.17%) nginx
7 175 (4.12%) Confluence
8 136 (3.20%) WebLogic
9 121 (2.85%) WebSphere
10 98 (2.31%) IIS
11 86 (2.02%) CloudStack
12 82 (1.93%) Apache Spark
13 72 (1.69%) Apache Solr
14 67 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
15 58 (1.37%) Apache Pig
16 57 (1.34%) WordPress
17 44 (1.04%) Jetty
18 38 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 36 (0.85%) CMS
20 34 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.024%) HipChat
4 1 (0.024%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.40%) Documaker
4 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.094%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.024%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.024%) Magento
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.024%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.024%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,505 (58.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1,437 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 593 (13.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 398 (9.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 310 (7.30%) SaaS
6 247 (5.81%) IaaS
7 229 (5.39%) PaaS
8 219 (5.15%) GitHub
9 213 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
10 175 (4.12%) Amazon S3
11 162 (3.81%) Serverless
12 141 (3.32%) OpenShift
13 131 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 131 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
14 104 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 93 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
16 80 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
17 60 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
18 45 (1.06%) Datadog
18 45 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 386 (9.08%) TCP/IP
2 376 (8.85%) Firewall
3 345 (8.12%) DNS
4 206 (4.85%) HTTP
5 174 (4.10%) SAN
6 154 (3.62%) VPN
7 140 (3.29%) Internet
8 119 (2.80%) SSL
9 94 (2.21%) DHCP
10 92 (2.17%) WAN
11 69 (1.62%) NAS
12 65 (1.53%) Network Security
13 62 (1.46%) LAN
14 54 (1.27%) SSH
15 52 (1.22%) SNMP
16 43 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
17 40 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (0.78%) IPsec
19 33 (0.78%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (15.56%) MySQL
2 417 (9.81%) NoSQL
3 389 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 343 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
5 306 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 281 (6.61%) Big Data
7 273 (6.43%) Hadoop
8 183 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 166 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
9 166 (3.91%) Relational Database
10 103 (2.42%) Redis
11 83 (1.95%) Apache Hive
12 81 (1.91%) Blockchain
12 81 (1.91%) Oracle Database
13 76 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 75 (1.77%) RDBMS
15 52 (1.22%) MariaDB
16 43 (1.01%) Neo4j
17 32 (0.75%) Impala
18 30 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,803 (42.43%) Jenkins
2 1,059 (24.92%) Git (software)
3 500 (11.77%) JIRA
4 467 (10.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 378 (8.90%) TeamCity
6 301 (7.08%) Subversion
7 291 (6.85%) Maven
8 287 (6.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 259 (6.10%) Vagrant
10 193 (4.54%) Selenium
11 160 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 153 (3.60%) Bitbucket
13 150 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 122 (2.87%) GitLab
15 105 (2.47%) Hudson
16 104 (2.45%) GoCD
17 102 (2.40%) JUnit
18 101 (2.38%) Cucumber
19 90 (2.12%) Gradle
20 86 (2.02%) MSBuild
General
1 719 (16.92%) Finance
2 208 (4.90%) Retail
3 184 (4.33%) Banking
4 109 (2.57%) Games
5 93 (2.19%) Marketing
6 69 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 58 (1.37%) Law
8 50 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.04%) Advertising
10 40 (0.94%) Publishing
11 34 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 31 (0.73%) Legal
13 30 (0.71%) Billing
14 22 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.49%) Electronics
16 20 (0.47%) Back Office
17 11 (0.26%) German Language
18 7 (0.16%) Military
18 7 (0.16%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.094%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,765 (41.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 617 (14.52%) Linux Engineer
3 416 (9.79%) AWS Engineer
4 383 (9.01%) Developer
5 376 (8.85%) AWS DevOps
6 365 (8.59%) Senior DevOps
7 361 (8.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 347 (8.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 337 (7.93%) Administrator
10 316 (7.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 311 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 290 (6.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 262 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
14 255 (6.00%) Architect
15 226 (5.32%) Linux Administrator
16 224 (5.27%) Systems Engineer
17 212 (4.99%) Platform Engineer
18 200 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 198 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 195 (4.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (11.96%) Web Services
2 339 (7.98%) Node.js
3 296 (6.97%) Spring
4 283 (6.66%) .NET
5 263 (6.19%) LAMP
6 234 (5.51%) AngularJS
7 223 (5.25%) Elastic Stack
8 207 (4.87%) HTML
9 197 (4.64%) REST
10 190 (4.47%) Hibernate
11 179 (4.21%) Middleware
12 157 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
13 140 (3.29%) Kafka
14 127 (2.99%) React
15 125 (2.94%) RESTful
16 119 (2.80%) Java EE
17 118 (2.78%) ASP.NET
18 116 (2.73%) LDAP
19 106 (2.49%) CSS
20 95 (2.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 319 (7.51%) Public Cloud
2 286 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 188 (4.42%) Fintech
4 187 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 186 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 175 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 134 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
8 131 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 106 (2.49%) Private Cloud
10 98 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 91 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
12 88 (2.07%) Management Information System
13 81 (1.91%) Cloud Native
14 64 (1.51%) Replication
15 54 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 52 (1.22%) User Experience
17 50 (1.18%) Clustering
18 35 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
19 34 (0.80%) Blog
20 32 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,973 (69.97%) Linux
2 1,135 (26.71%) Windows
3 662 (15.58%) Unix
4 487 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 426 (10.03%) CentOS
6 298 (7.01%) Ubuntu
7 257 (6.05%) Windows Server
8 147 (3.46%) Debian
9 93 (2.19%) Android
10 90 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 80 (1.88%) Solaris
12 54 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (1.25%) CoreOS
14 51 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 50 (1.18%) Apple iOS
16 41 (0.96%) Fedora
17 35 (0.82%) SUSE
18 33 (0.78%) AIX
18 33 (0.78%) VMS
19 21 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,993 (70.44%) DevOps
2 1,691 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1,553 (36.55%) Configuration Management
4 1,225 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
5 661 (15.56%) Open Source
6 535 (12.59%) Microservices
7 528 (12.43%) Deployment Automation
8 518 (12.19%) Scrum
9 500 (11.77%) Software Engineering
10 495 (11.65%) Test Automation
11 465 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 448 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
13 352 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 331 (7.79%) ITIL
15 314 (7.39%) Mentoring
16 310 (7.30%) TDD
17 276 (6.50%) High Availability
18 274 (6.45%) SDLC
19 224 (5.27%) Continuous Deployment
20 210 (4.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,255 (53.07%) Python
2 1,396 (32.85%) Bash Shell
3 1,206 (28.38%) Java
4 1,039 (24.45%) Ruby
5 815 (19.18%) PowerShell
6 728 (17.13%) SQL
7 629 (14.80%) Perl
8 563 (13.25%) JavaScript
9 446 (10.50%) PHP
10 328 (7.72%) Shell Script
11 301 (7.08%) Go
12 299 (7.04%) C#
13 180 (4.24%) C++
14 165 (3.88%) C
15 131 (3.08%) Scala
16 105 (2.47%) Java 8
17 70 (1.65%) Korn
18 59 (1.39%) Groovy
19 45 (1.06%) Objective-C
20 40 (0.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 355 (8.35%) Degree
2 182 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 116 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 115 (2.71%) AWS Certification
5 110 (2.59%) MCSE
6 109 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 90 (2.12%) RHCE
9 86 (2.02%) CCNA
10 83 (1.95%) CISSP
11 68 (1.60%) SSCP
12 66 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
13 65 (1.53%) Master's Degree
14 62 (1.46%) SANS
15 61 (1.44%) RHCSA
16 60 (1.41%) GIAC
17 57 (1.34%) CompTIA Security+
17 57 (1.34%) Linux+ Certification
17 57 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
18 50 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (6.92%) GCP
2 151 (3.55%) QA
3 46 (1.08%) SLA
4 35 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.33%) GDPR
7 10 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.071%) DICOM
9 3 (0.071%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.071%) HL7
10 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.024%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.024%) PMO
11 1 (0.024%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,106 (49.56%) Docker
2 520 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 257 (6.05%) Active Directory
4 176 (4.14%) vSphere
5 155 (3.65%) Hyper-V
6 106 (2.49%) VirtualBox
7 104 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
8 102 (2.40%) Xen
9 93 (2.19%) KVM
10 90 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
11 56 (1.32%) Samba
12 48 (1.13%) NFS
13 44 (1.04%) XenServer
14 42 (0.99%) oVirt
15 37 (0.87%) RHEV
16 34 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 33 (0.78%) HDFS
18 32 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
19 29 (0.68%) Varnish
20 28 (0.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2,673 (62.91%) Ansible
2 2,624 (61.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1,093 (25.72%) Kubernetes
4 1,070 (25.18%) Terraform
5 421 (9.91%) Salt
6 385 (9.06%) Nagios
7 221 (5.20%) ZABBIX
8 191 (4.50%) Docker Swarm
9 170 (4.00%) Packer
10 128 (3.01%) Consul
11 115 (2.71%) Grafana
12 113 (2.66%) Cobbler
13 108 (2.54%) Graphite
14 100 (2.35%) Rancher
15 97 (2.28%) Kibana
16 75 (1.77%) logstash
17 72 (1.69%) Rundeck
18 71 (1.67%) Prometheus
19 64 (1.51%) Red Hat Satellite
20 61 (1.44%) Mesos
Vendors
1 784 (18.45%) VMware
2 666 (15.67%) Red Hat
3 540 (12.71%) Microsoft
4 525 (12.36%) Oracle
5 487 (11.46%) Google
6 240 (5.65%) Splunk
7 166 (3.91%) SaltStack
8 163 (3.84%) Cisco
9 157 (3.69%) New Relic
10 148 (3.48%) Atlassian
11 135 (3.18%) IBM
12 120 (2.82%) ServiceNow
13 106 (2.49%) Citrix
14 100 (2.35%) AppDynamics
15 77 (1.81%) EMC
15 77 (1.81%) HP
16 63 (1.48%) SolarWinds
17 62 (1.46%) RedGate
17 62 (1.46%) WorldPay
18 61 (1.44%) F5