Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 135 202
Rank change year-on-year +4 +67 +48
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4517 4765 3720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.59% 2.49% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.30% 28.84% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 3995 3144
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 15415 16525 16789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 13351 13567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 4205 £60,000 +4.35% 263
London -19 2283 £65,000 +4.00% 151
UK excluding London +33 2110 £52,500 +5.00% 116
North of England +56 702 £50,000 +17.65% 43
South East +13 606 £55,000 +3.77% 33
North West +62 369 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Yorkshire +33 309 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Midlands +58 229 £55,000 - 14
South West -3 191 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands +63 186 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East of England +12 185 £54,000 +2.86% 12
Scotland +4 112 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Wales +56 74 £49,039 +12.73%
East Midlands +22 43 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North East +24 24 £69,000 +62.35% 2
Northern Ireland -24 17 £40,000 +19.40%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Puppet.

1 3159 (69.94%) DevOps
2 3076 (68.10%) Linux
3 2837 (62.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2603 (57.63%) Ansible
5 2306 (51.05%) Amazon AWS
6 2212 (48.97%) Python
7 1914 (42.37%) Jenkins
8 1827 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1742 (38.57%) Docker
10 1558 (34.49%) Configuration Management
11 1307 (28.94%) Bash Shell
12 1292 (28.60%) Continuous Integration
13 1282 (28.38%) Java
14 1134 (25.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 1131 (25.04%) Git (software)
16 1117 (24.73%) Ruby
17 985 (21.81%) Windows
18 886 (19.61%) Unix
19 883 (19.55%) Perl
20 826 (18.29%) MySQL
21 787 (17.42%) Finance
22 773 (17.11%) Kubernetes
23 771 (17.07%) Red Hat
24 747 (16.54%) PowerShell
25 726 (16.07%) VMware
26 699 (15.47%) Terraform
27 685 (15.16%) SQL
28 665 (14.72%) Apache
29 652 (14.43%) Open Source
30 650 (14.39%) Scrum

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
1 665 (14.72%) Apache
2 515 (11.40%) Tomcat
3 498 (11.03%) OpenStack
4 341 (7.55%) nginx
5 280 (6.20%) IIS
6 274 (6.07%) Elasticsearch
7 206 (4.56%) JBoss
8 202 (4.47%) Confluence
9 193 (4.27%) WebSphere
10 160 (3.54%) WebLogic
11 126 (2.79%) Apache Spark
12 105 (2.32%) Jetty
13 99 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
14 88 (1.95%) CloudStack
15 77 (1.70%) Apache Solr
16 76 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 57 (1.26%) Documentum
18 45 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
19 43 (0.95%) SharePoint
20 37 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.13%) HipChat
2 5 (0.11%) Campfire
3 4 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.089%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.35%) Magento
2 12 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.066%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.066%) SessionCam
6 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2306 (51.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1134 (25.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 360 (7.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 344 (7.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 319 (7.06%) PaaS
6 304 (6.73%) IaaS
7 276 (6.11%) SaaS
8 222 (4.91%) GitHub
9 215 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
10 125 (2.77%) Amazon S3
11 105 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
12 89 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 86 (1.90%) Office 365
14 69 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 69 (1.53%) OpenShift
15 66 (1.46%) npm
15 66 (1.46%) Serverless
16 58 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
16 58 (1.28%) Route 53
17 54 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 424 (9.39%) DNS
2 394 (8.72%) Firewall
3 304 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 214 (4.74%) Internet
5 195 (4.32%) VPN
6 167 (3.70%) DHCP
7 149 (3.30%) SAN
8 136 (3.01%) HTTP
9 128 (2.83%) WAN
10 112 (2.48%) LAN
11 106 (2.35%) VLAN
12 85 (1.88%) LDAP
12 85 (1.88%) SNMP
13 70 (1.55%) NAS
14 69 (1.53%) SSL
15 56 (1.24%) Kerberos
15 56 (1.24%) SMTP
16 50 (1.11%) BGP
16 50 (1.11%) Network Security
17 37 (0.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (18.29%) MySQL
2 451 (9.98%) SQL Server
3 404 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 386 (8.55%) MongoDB
5 294 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
6 256 (5.67%) Big Data
7 238 (5.27%) Hadoop
8 208 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 203 (4.49%) Relational Database
10 200 (4.43%) Redis
11 141 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
12 78 (1.73%) Riak
13 73 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 71 (1.57%) Couchbase
15 61 (1.35%) MariaDB
15 61 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 51 (1.13%) InfluxDB
17 48 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 36 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1914 (42.37%) Jenkins
2 1131 (25.04%) Git (software)
3 462 (10.23%) TeamCity
4 458 (10.14%) JIRA
5 393 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 374 (8.28%) Maven
7 289 (6.40%) Vagrant
8 278 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 248 (5.49%) Selenium
10 246 (5.45%) Subversion
11 192 (4.25%) Hudson
12 178 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 153 (3.39%) Gradle
14 137 (3.03%) JUnit
15 135 (2.99%) Bitbucket
16 132 (2.92%) Ant
17 123 (2.72%) Cucumber
18 100 (2.21%) MSBuild
19 92 (2.04%) Travis CI
20 83 (1.84%) GitLab
General
1 787 (17.42%) Finance
2 281 (6.22%) Banking
3 277 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 243 (5.38%) Marketing
5 186 (4.12%) Retail
6 155 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 139 (3.08%) Electronics
8 118 (2.61%) Games
9 46 (1.02%) Law
10 45 (1.00%) Advertising
11 33 (0.73%) Online Betting
12 32 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 31 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.69%) Legal
14 23 (0.51%) Automotive
15 22 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.40%) Back Office
16 18 (0.40%) Publishing
17 7 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.089%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1782 (39.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 573 (12.69%) Linux Engineer
3 545 (12.07%) Developer
4 500 (11.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 425 (9.41%) Administrator
6 413 (9.14%) AWS Engineer
7 394 (8.72%) Cloud Engineer
8 373 (8.26%) AWS DevOps
9 358 (7.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 350 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
11 315 (6.97%) Architect
12 306 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
13 302 (6.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 289 (6.40%) Senior DevOps
15 278 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
16 275 (6.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 232 (5.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 204 (4.52%) Java Developer
19 201 (4.45%) Lead DevOps
20 194 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (11.93%) Web Services
2 435 (9.63%) .NET
3 313 (6.93%) LAMP
4 299 (6.62%) Node.js
5 257 (5.69%) HTML
6 249 (5.51%) AngularJS
7 233 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
8 217 (4.80%) Spring
9 206 (4.56%) REST
10 190 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
11 182 (4.03%) CSS
12 167 (3.70%) RESTful
13 149 (3.30%) Hibernate
14 148 (3.28%) Kafka
15 139 (3.08%) LEMP Stack
16 136 (3.01%) SOAP
17 129 (2.86%) HTML5
18 119 (2.63%) Middleware
19 111 (2.46%) JSON
20 107 (2.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 342 (7.57%) Public Cloud
2 333 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 212 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 164 (3.63%) Fintech
5 152 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 138 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 134 (2.97%) Private Cloud
8 119 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
8 119 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 116 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
10 110 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
11 79 (1.75%) Replication
12 76 (1.68%) Clustering
13 75 (1.66%) User Experience
14 51 (1.13%) iPad
15 48 (1.06%) Online Banking
16 44 (0.97%) PKI
17 32 (0.71%) Virtual Team
18 27 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 26 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3076 (68.10%) Linux
2 985 (21.81%) Windows
3 886 (19.61%) Unix
4 592 (13.11%) CentOS
5 520 (11.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 437 (9.67%) Ubuntu
7 339 (7.50%) Windows Server
8 197 (4.36%) Debian
9 105 (2.32%) Solaris
10 69 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (1.39%) CoreOS
11 63 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (1.04%) AIX
13 33 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 28 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
15 27 (0.60%) VMS
16 21 (0.46%) Fedora
17 20 (0.44%) SUSE
18 15 (0.33%) FreeBSD
19 14 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3159 (69.94%) DevOps
2 1827 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1558 (34.49%) Configuration Management
4 1292 (28.60%) Continuous Integration
5 652 (14.43%) Open Source
6 650 (14.39%) Scrum
7 555 (12.29%) TDD
8 518 (11.47%) Software Engineering
9 504 (11.16%) Test Automation
10 500 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 409 (9.05%) Mentoring
12 336 (7.44%) ITIL
13 330 (7.31%) Microservices
14 321 (7.11%) E-Commerce
15 319 (7.06%) High Availability
16 311 (6.89%) Migration
17 310 (6.86%) BDD
18 294 (6.51%) Kanban
19 242 (5.36%) Task Automation
20 210 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2212 (48.97%) Python
2 1307 (28.94%) Bash Shell
3 1282 (28.38%) Java
4 1117 (24.73%) Ruby
5 883 (19.55%) Perl
6 747 (16.54%) PowerShell
7 685 (15.16%) SQL
8 582 (12.88%) PHP
9 542 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 384 (8.50%) Shell Script
11 354 (7.84%) C#
12 307 (6.80%) Go
13 208 (4.60%) C++
14 129 (2.86%) C
15 117 (2.59%) Groovy
16 106 (2.35%) Scala
17 47 (1.04%) Korn
18 38 (0.84%) VB
19 33 (0.73%) VBScript
20 30 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 373 (8.26%) Degree
2 218 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 129 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 94 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (1.26%) AWS Certification
8 55 (1.22%) RHCE
9 44 (0.97%) CCNA
10 43 (0.95%) MCSE
11 38 (0.84%) CISSP
12 36 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 34 (0.75%) Master's Degree
14 31 (0.69%) MCSD
15 22 (0.49%) PMI Certification
15 22 (0.49%) SANS
16 21 (0.46%) MCSA
16 21 (0.46%) RHCSA
17 17 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (0.35%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (4.85%) QA
2 92 (2.04%) SLA
3 83 (1.84%) GCP
4 71 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 49 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 30 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.13%) COBIT
11 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.089%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.066%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.022%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1742 (38.57%) Docker
2 458 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 317 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 163 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
5 160 (3.54%) Hyper-V
6 159 (3.52%) Xen
7 133 (2.94%) vSphere
8 108 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
9 88 (1.95%) KVM
10 86 (1.90%) XenServer
11 75 (1.66%) NFS
12 55 (1.22%) VirtualBox
13 50 (1.11%) Varnish
14 38 (0.84%) iptables
15 35 (0.77%) Samba
16 33 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 28 (0.62%) Ceph
18 25 (0.55%) VMware NSX
19 24 (0.53%) LXC
20 23 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2837 (62.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2603 (57.63%) Ansible
3 773 (17.11%) Kubernetes
4 699 (15.47%) Terraform
5 499 (11.05%) Nagios
6 273 (6.04%) Salt
7 182 (4.03%) ZABBIX
8 133 (2.94%) Cobbler
9 130 (2.88%) Packer
10 125 (2.77%) Grafana
11 105 (2.32%) Mesos
12 100 (2.21%) logstash
13 96 (2.13%) Kibana
14 93 (2.06%) Tivoli
15 85 (1.88%) SCCM
16 82 (1.82%) Graphite
17 80 (1.77%) HAProxy
18 74 (1.64%) SCOM
19 68 (1.51%) Icinga
20 65 (1.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 771 (17.07%) Red Hat
2 726 (16.07%) VMware
3 586 (12.97%) Microsoft
4 486 (10.76%) Oracle
5 372 (8.24%) Google
6 242 (5.36%) Splunk
7 225 (4.98%) Cisco
8 221 (4.89%) SaltStack
9 158 (3.50%) IBM
10 149 (3.30%) SAP
11 126 (2.79%) New Relic
12 110 (2.44%) AppDynamics
13 109 (2.41%) Atlassian
14 101 (2.24%) HP
15 93 (2.06%) EMC
16 91 (2.01%) Rackspace
17 71 (1.57%) EnterpriseDB
18 61 (1.35%) ServiceNow
19 60 (1.33%) Citrix
20 57 (1.26%) Pega