Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 147 131
Rank change year-on-year -45 -16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 2,222 3,600 4,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.80% 2.38% 2.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.12% 20.72% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,683 2,764 3,499
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%

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 15,732 17,372 16,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 11.48% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12,056 13,592 13,267
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 -43 2,109 £65,000 +4.00% 387
London -50 1,127 £75,000 +7.14% 155
UK excluding London -23 1,043 £57,500 +4.55% 270
North of England -2 322 £55,000 -4.35% 84
South East -21 315 £65,000 +13.04% 58
North West -11 146 £55,000 -4.35% 33
Yorkshire +20 141 £55,000 - 41
South West -27 122 £55,000 +12.82% 35
Midlands -10 111 £60,000 +14.29% 27
East of England -22 79 £55,000 +4.76% 29
West Midlands -22 59 £57,500 +12.20% 18
East Midlands +31 52 £60,000 - 9
Scotland -41 44 £55,000 +10.00% 26
North East +4 35 £52,250 -5.00% 10
Wales 0 33 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Northern Ireland +28 22 £32,000 -55.86% 2

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 1,620 (72.91%) DevOps
2 1,562 (70.30%) Ansible
3 1,317 (59.27%) Linux
4 1,287 (57.92%) AWS
5 1,259 (56.66%) Opscode Chef
6 1,256 (56.53%) Python
7 1,212 (54.55%) Docker
8 997 (44.87%) Terraform
9 948 (42.66%) Kubernetes
10 933 (41.99%) Jenkins
11 849 (38.21%) Azure
12 831 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
13 770 (34.65%) Bash Shell
14 744 (33.48%) Configuration Management
15 605 (27.23%) Java
16 599 (26.96%) Windows
17 526 (23.67%) PowerShell
17 526 (23.67%) Git (software)
18 517 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
19 471 (21.20%) Ruby
20 447 (20.12%) Finance
21 431 (19.40%) Infrastructure as Code
22 426 (19.17%) GCP
23 354 (15.93%) SQL
24 319 (14.36%) VMware
25 314 (14.13%) AWS CloudFormation
26 300 (13.50%) Test Automation
27 286 (12.87%) JavaScript
28 285 (12.83%) Microsoft
29 282 (12.69%) Go

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
1 112 (5.04%) Apache
2 109 (4.91%) IIS
3 107 (4.82%) Confluence
4 101 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 99 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
6 72 (3.24%) Apache Spark
7 69 (3.11%) OpenStack
8 63 (2.84%) nginx
9 41 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 32 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 26 (1.17%) Apache Solr
13 25 (1.13%) JBoss
13 25 (1.13%) MS Exchange
14 16 (0.72%) CMS
14 16 (0.72%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (0.59%) Headless CMS
17 12 (0.54%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.090%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.045%) Magento
5 1 (0.045%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,287 (57.92%) AWS
2 849 (38.21%) Azure
3 426 (19.17%) GCP
4 314 (14.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 180 (8.10%) PaaS
6 175 (7.88%) SaaS
7 171 (7.70%) IaaS
8 148 (6.66%) GitHub
9 131 (5.90%) Serverless
10 117 (5.27%) OpenShift
11 91 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
12 87 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
13 78 (3.51%) Amazon S3
14 71 (3.20%) Amazon ECS
15 61 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
16 57 (2.57%) Slack
17 56 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 45 (2.03%) CloudBees
19 43 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 41 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 228 (10.26%) Firewall
2 216 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 193 (8.69%) DNS
4 89 (4.01%) VPN
5 70 (3.15%) WAN
6 69 (3.11%) BGP
7 66 (2.97%) DHCP
8 64 (2.88%) Internet
8 64 (2.88%) SAN
9 55 (2.48%) SMTP
10 51 (2.30%) LAN
11 49 (2.21%) SSL
12 46 (2.07%) HTTP
13 42 (1.89%) OSPF
14 30 (1.35%) SSH
15 29 (1.31%) WLAN
16 27 (1.22%) NAS
17 25 (1.13%) DMZ
17 25 (1.13%) Wireless
18 20 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (7.83%) MySQL
2 149 (6.71%) NoSQL
2 149 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 141 (6.35%) Big Data
4 100 (4.50%) Hadoop
5 94 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 85 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
8 63 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 49 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (1.53%) Redis
11 32 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.13%) Neo4j
13 24 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (1.08%) Apache Accumulo
14 23 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (0.72%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.68%) MariaDB
18 12 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 933 (41.99%) Jenkins
2 526 (23.67%) Git (software)
3 218 (9.81%) TeamCity
4 203 (9.14%) JIRA
5 190 (8.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 177 (7.97%) GitLab
7 147 (6.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 117 (5.27%) Maven
9 115 (5.18%) Bitbucket
10 114 (5.13%) Selenium
11 82 (3.69%) Vagrant
12 79 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 77 (3.47%) Subversion
14 70 (3.15%) Gradle
15 68 (3.06%) Cucumber
16 63 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
17 57 (2.57%) Ant
18 55 (2.48%) CircleCI
19 53 (2.39%) JUnit
20 47 (2.12%) Artifactory
General
1 447 (20.12%) Finance
2 112 (5.04%) Banking
3 72 (3.24%) Retail
4 66 (2.97%) Public Sector
5 36 (1.62%) Games
6 35 (1.58%) Law
7 26 (1.17%) Marketing
8 25 (1.13%) Automotive
9 21 (0.95%) Legal
10 19 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.68%) Advertising
13 14 (0.63%) Back Office
14 13 (0.59%) Billing
15 12 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.54%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.36%) Front Office
17 7 (0.32%) Publishing
17 7 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 955 (42.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 200 (9.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 197 (8.87%) AWS Engineer
4 194 (8.73%) Senior DevOps
5 186 (8.37%) Platform Engineer
6 182 (8.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 151 (6.80%) Developer
8 138 (6.21%) Architect
9 133 (5.99%) AWS DevOps
10 124 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
11 123 (5.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 119 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 92 (4.14%) Consultant
14 88 (3.96%) Administrator
15 85 (3.83%) Azure Engineer
16 83 (3.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 83 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
17 70 (3.15%) Operations Engineer
18 66 (2.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 64 (2.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (8.10%) Elastic Stack
2 178 (8.01%) Web Services
3 165 (7.43%) .NET
4 162 (7.29%) Node.js
5 101 (4.55%) JSON
6 93 (4.19%) Kafka
7 73 (3.29%) LAMP
8 71 (3.20%) REST
9 69 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
10 58 (2.61%) Spring
11 46 (2.07%) LDAP
12 45 (2.03%) AngularJS
12 45 (2.03%) ASP.NET
13 41 (1.85%) React
14 39 (1.76%) Middleware
15 36 (1.62%) Sensu
16 31 (1.40%) YAML
17 30 (1.35%) SAML
18 29 (1.31%) J2EE
19 26 (1.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 256 (11.52%) Public Cloud
2 117 (5.27%) Data Centre
3 83 (3.74%) Cloud Native
4 78 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 69 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 67 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
8 45 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
9 42 (1.89%) PlayStation
10 39 (1.76%) Replication
11 33 (1.49%) Private Cloud
12 31 (1.40%) Clustering
12 31 (1.40%) Mobile App
13 30 (1.35%) User Experience
14 29 (1.31%) Enterprise Cloud
15 25 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 25 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 24 (1.08%) PKI
17 23 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,317 (59.27%) Linux
2 599 (26.96%) Windows
3 227 (10.22%) Unix
4 197 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 194 (8.73%) CentOS
6 157 (7.07%) Windows Server
7 121 (5.45%) Ubuntu
8 39 (1.76%) Debian
9 34 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.44%) Solaris
11 24 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.95%) Android
12 21 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.90%) Fedora
13 20 (0.90%) Mesosphere
14 14 (0.63%) VMS
15 12 (0.54%) CoreOS
16 11 (0.50%) AIX
17 9 (0.41%) zOS
18 8 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,620 (72.91%) DevOps
2 831 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
3 744 (33.48%) Configuration Management
4 517 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
5 431 (19.40%) Infrastructure as Code
6 300 (13.50%) Test Automation
7 263 (11.84%) Open Source
8 243 (10.94%) Microservices
9 236 (10.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 236 (10.62%) Migration
10 227 (10.22%) Infrastructure Automation
11 222 (9.99%) Scrum
12 221 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 216 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
14 181 (8.15%) Software Engineering
15 178 (8.01%) Mentoring
16 173 (7.79%) TDD
17 170 (7.65%) Deployment Automation
18 167 (7.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 166 (7.47%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,256 (56.53%) Python
2 770 (34.65%) Bash Shell
3 605 (27.23%) Java
4 526 (23.67%) PowerShell
5 471 (21.20%) Ruby
6 354 (15.93%) SQL
7 286 (12.87%) JavaScript
8 282 (12.69%) Go
9 240 (10.80%) Perl
10 192 (8.64%) C#
11 158 (7.11%) Shell Script
12 92 (4.14%) C++
12 92 (4.14%) Scala
13 70 (3.15%) PHP
14 68 (3.06%) C
15 57 (2.57%) Groovy
16 33 (1.49%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.04%) Kotlin
18 22 (0.99%) Java 8
19 16 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 231 (10.40%) Degree
2 132 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 80 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 56 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.07%) AWS Certification
8 41 (1.85%) CCNA
8 41 (1.85%) RHCE
9 36 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (0.99%) MCSE
11 20 (0.90%) CCNP
12 17 (0.77%) CISSP
13 14 (0.63%) CCIE
13 14 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
13 14 (0.63%) GIAC
13 14 (0.63%) Linux+ Certification
13 14 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (0.63%) SANS
13 14 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.66%) QA
2 21 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.68%) SLA
4 12 (0.54%) GDPR
4 12 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.090%) NIST
7 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,212 (54.55%) Docker
2 229 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (6.26%) Active Directory
4 70 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 65 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
6 60 (2.70%) VirtualBox
7 56 (2.52%) NFS
8 48 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 44 (1.98%) vSphere
10 33 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 33 (1.49%) Xen
11 27 (1.22%) Samba
12 18 (0.81%) oVirt
13 17 (0.77%) KVM
14 14 (0.63%) iptables
15 11 (0.50%) RHEV
15 11 (0.50%) XenApp
16 10 (0.45%) LXC
16 10 (0.45%) XenDesktop
17 9 (0.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,562 (70.30%) Ansible
2 1,259 (56.66%) Opscode Chef
3 997 (44.87%) Terraform
4 948 (42.66%) Kubernetes
5 221 (9.95%) Salt
6 153 (6.89%) Packer
7 146 (6.57%) Nagios
8 129 (5.81%) Grafana
9 114 (5.13%) ZABBIX
10 113 (5.09%) Docker Swarm
11 106 (4.77%) Prometheus
12 98 (4.41%) Consul
13 81 (3.65%) Rancher
14 67 (3.02%) Graphite
15 50 (2.25%) Istio
16 40 (1.80%) Tivoli
17 39 (1.76%) SCCM
18 38 (1.71%) Kibana
19 31 (1.40%) Mesos
20 26 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 319 (14.36%) VMware
2 285 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 254 (11.43%) Google
4 204 (9.18%) Red Hat
5 178 (8.01%) Oracle
6 149 (6.71%) Splunk
7 108 (4.86%) Cisco
8 81 (3.65%) SaltStack
9 73 (3.29%) IBM
10 65 (2.93%) Atlassian
11 55 (2.48%) New Relic
12 51 (2.30%) Dynatrace
13 46 (2.07%) ServiceNow
14 40 (1.80%) Juniper
15 38 (1.71%) Dell
16 36 (1.62%) Sun
17 33 (1.49%) MuleSoft
17 33 (1.49%) WorldPay
18 31 (1.40%) F5
18 31 (1.40%) SolarWinds