Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 137 136
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,053 4,146 4,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.49% 2.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.80% 23.73% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,203 3,274 3,701
UK median annual salary £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.17% -1.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 18,177 17,469 15,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 10.49% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,652 13,912 12,867
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,513 £30,817
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -25 2,840 £65,000 +8.33% 387
London +5 1,578 £75,000 +11.11% 187
UK excluding London -43 1,405 £57,500 +9.52% 228
South East +6 446 £60,000 +9.09% 53
North of England -127 286 £55,000 +4.76% 59
South West -10 219 £50,000 +11.11% 28
East of England +18 156 £55,000 -8.33% 40
Yorkshire -87 134 £53,963 +7.93% 25
Scotland -31 129 £53,750 +7.50% 25
Midlands -9 126 £55,000 +3.48% 20
North West -108 122 £65,000 +23.81% 27
West Midlands +8 84 £52,750 -4.09% 13
East Midlands +3 39 £57,500 +21.05% 6
North East -19 30 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Wales -4 27 £50,000 +0.97% 2
Northern Ireland -2 17 £85,000 +36.00% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 2,176 (71.27%) DevOps
2 2,171 (71.11%) Ansible
3 1,982 (64.92%) Linux
4 1,951 (63.90%) AWS
5 1,897 (62.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1,677 (54.93%) Docker
7 1,568 (51.36%) Python
8 1,349 (44.19%) Kubernetes
9 1,320 (43.24%) Jenkins
10 1,284 (42.06%) Terraform
11 1,208 (39.57%) Azure
12 1,055 (34.56%) Configuration Management
13 1,042 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
14 904 (29.61%) Java
15 888 (29.09%) Bash Shell
16 726 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
17 716 (23.45%) Windows
18 712 (23.32%) GCP
19 674 (22.08%) Ruby
20 658 (21.55%) Git (software)
21 634 (20.77%) PowerShell
22 603 (19.75%) Infrastructure as Code
23 422 (13.82%) Finance
24 419 (13.72%) Open Source
25 413 (13.53%) Google
26 407 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
27 400 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
28 398 (13.04%) Unix
29 392 (12.84%) Test Automation
30 375 (12.28%) 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
1 178 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
2 155 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 146 (4.78%) Apache
4 135 (4.42%) OpenStack
5 128 (4.19%) nginx
6 102 (3.34%) Confluence
7 90 (2.95%) JBoss
8 76 (2.49%) IIS
9 67 (2.19%) Apache Spark
10 56 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
11 53 (1.74%) WebLogic
12 43 (1.41%) WebSphere
13 37 (1.21%) SharePoint
14 31 (1.02%) MS Exchange
15 25 (0.82%) CloudStack
16 18 (0.59%) Skype for Business
17 16 (0.52%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.39%) Apache Pig
18 12 (0.39%) Jetty
18 12 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.46%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 44 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.098%) Magento
5 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.033%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.033%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,951 (63.90%) AWS
2 1,208 (39.57%) Azure
3 712 (23.32%) GCP
4 407 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 334 (10.94%) SaaS
6 191 (6.26%) IaaS
7 183 (5.99%) PaaS
8 180 (5.90%) OpenShift
9 178 (5.83%) GitHub
10 151 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
11 128 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
12 124 (4.06%) Serverless
13 118 (3.87%) Amazon S3
14 104 (3.41%) Amazon ECS
15 78 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
16 64 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 63 (2.06%) Office 365
18 61 (2.00%) Slack
19 59 (1.93%) npm
20 52 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 289 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 268 (8.78%) Firewall
3 184 (6.03%) DNS
4 103 (3.37%) VPN
5 80 (2.62%) HTTP
6 71 (2.33%) SAN
6 71 (2.33%) WAN
7 62 (2.03%) DHCP
7 62 (2.03%) LAN
8 48 (1.57%) SSL
9 45 (1.47%) SMTP
10 44 (1.44%) Internet
11 41 (1.34%) BGP
12 38 (1.24%) Network Security
12 38 (1.24%) SNMP
13 35 (1.15%) VLAN
14 27 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (0.79%) OSPF
16 23 (0.75%) Wireless
17 21 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (10.58%) MySQL
2 235 (7.70%) SQL Server
3 166 (5.44%) NoSQL
4 149 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 146 (4.78%) MongoDB
6 136 (4.45%) Big Data
7 135 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 118 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
9 92 (3.01%) Hadoop
10 79 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 66 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 61 (2.00%) Redis
13 52 (1.70%) MariaDB
14 45 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 45 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 43 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 43 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,320 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 658 (21.55%) Git (software)
3 343 (11.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 285 (9.34%) TeamCity
5 262 (8.58%) JIRA
6 212 (6.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 187 (6.13%) Subversion
8 154 (5.04%) Selenium
9 147 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 145 (4.75%) GitLab
11 135 (4.42%) Maven
12 112 (3.67%) Vagrant
13 109 (3.57%) GoCD
14 100 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 98 (3.21%) Travis CI
16 91 (2.98%) IBM UrbanCode
17 84 (2.75%) Bitbucket
18 78 (2.55%) Ant
19 76 (2.49%) Gradle
20 72 (2.36%) CircleCI
General
1 422 (13.82%) Finance
2 164 (5.37%) Public Sector
3 115 (3.77%) Banking
4 85 (2.78%) Retail
5 57 (1.87%) Games
5 57 (1.87%) Law
6 46 (1.51%) Marketing
7 42 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 24 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 23 (0.75%) Legal
10 19 (0.62%) Advertising
11 18 (0.59%) Back Office
12 15 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.39%) Automotive
14 12 (0.39%) Billing
15 10 (0.33%) Front Office
15 10 (0.33%) Publishing
16 9 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,351 (44.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 372 (12.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 367 (12.02%) AWS Engineer
3 367 (12.02%) Senior DevOps
4 358 (11.73%) Linux Engineer
5 291 (9.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 243 (7.96%) AWS DevOps
7 233 (7.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 228 (7.47%) Consultant
9 196 (6.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 194 (6.35%) Developer
11 191 (6.26%) Platform Engineer
12 165 (5.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 164 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 159 (5.21%) Architect
15 151 (4.95%) Administrator
16 141 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
17 135 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
18 117 (3.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 108 (3.54%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (9.50%) Elastic Stack
2 232 (7.60%) Web Services
3 210 (6.88%) .NET
4 209 (6.85%) Node.js
5 155 (5.08%) Kafka
6 98 (3.21%) AngularJS
7 96 (3.14%) LAMP
8 93 (3.05%) RabbitMQ
9 79 (2.59%) REST
10 75 (2.46%) Spring
11 69 (2.26%) JSON
12 57 (1.87%) RESTful
13 49 (1.60%) React
14 47 (1.54%) Middleware
15 45 (1.47%) LDAP
16 40 (1.31%) ASP.NET
17 38 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
18 37 (1.21%) HTML
19 35 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
19 35 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 353 (11.56%) Public Cloud
2 177 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 104 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (2.92%) Replication
6 88 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 85 (2.78%) Private Cloud
8 83 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
9 74 (2.42%) Cloud Native
10 71 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
11 68 (2.23%) Clustering
11 68 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
12 55 (1.80%) PlayStation
13 48 (1.57%) Mobile App
14 40 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 32 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 29 (0.95%) User Experience
17 26 (0.85%) PKI
18 25 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
19 24 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,982 (64.92%) Linux
2 716 (23.45%) Windows
3 398 (13.04%) Unix
4 310 (10.15%) CentOS
5 252 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 199 (6.52%) Windows Server
7 179 (5.86%) Ubuntu
8 90 (2.95%) Debian
9 47 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (1.15%) Mesosphere
12 33 (1.08%) Solaris
13 32 (1.05%) CoreOS
14 29 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 29 (0.95%) Fedora
15 22 (0.72%) Android
16 20 (0.66%) VMS
17 17 (0.56%) SUSE
18 6 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
19 5 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,176 (71.27%) DevOps
2 1,055 (34.56%) Configuration Management
3 1,042 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
4 726 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
5 603 (19.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 419 (13.72%) Open Source
7 400 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 392 (12.84%) Test Automation
9 304 (9.96%) Microservices
10 298 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 298 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
11 287 (9.40%) Mentoring
12 275 (9.01%) Software Engineering
13 269 (8.81%) Scrum
14 262 (8.58%) Migration
15 221 (7.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 208 (6.81%) Deployment Automation
17 192 (6.29%) Infrastructure Automation
17 192 (6.29%) TDD
18 187 (6.13%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,568 (51.36%) Python
2 904 (29.61%) Java
3 888 (29.09%) Bash Shell
4 674 (22.08%) Ruby
5 634 (20.77%) PowerShell
6 375 (12.28%) Go
7 348 (11.40%) SQL
8 347 (11.37%) Perl
9 321 (10.51%) JavaScript
10 226 (7.40%) C#
11 211 (6.91%) Shell Script
12 117 (3.83%) PHP
13 103 (3.37%) C++
14 74 (2.42%) C
15 65 (2.13%) Groovy
16 62 (2.03%) Scala
17 42 (1.38%) Objective-C
18 39 (1.28%) TypeScript
19 19 (0.62%) Clojure
19 19 (0.62%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 235 (7.70%) Degree
2 180 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 141 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 82 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 75 (2.46%) AWS Certification
6 71 (2.33%) RHCE
7 59 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 36 (1.18%) CCNA
10 27 (0.88%) RHCSA
11 26 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.79%) CCNP
13 18 (0.59%) Master's Degree
14 16 (0.52%) LPIC
15 13 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.39%) RHCT
17 10 (0.33%) CCDP
18 9 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.29%) MCSE
19 8 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (2.72%) QA
2 32 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.88%) SLA
5 17 (0.56%) GDPR
6 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.16%) NCSC
8 3 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.098%) PSD2
8 3 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.066%) COBIT
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,677 (54.93%) Docker
2 267 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 133 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 89 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
6 69 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 62 (2.03%) vSphere
8 53 (1.74%) KVM
9 52 (1.70%) Xen
10 46 (1.51%) VirtualBox
11 38 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
12 29 (0.95%) oVirt
13 28 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 28 (0.92%) NFS
14 24 (0.79%) RHEV
15 22 (0.72%) XenApp
16 19 (0.62%) VMware NSX
17 18 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
18 16 (0.52%) iptables
19 15 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2,171 (71.11%) Ansible
2 1,897 (62.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1,349 (44.19%) Kubernetes
4 1,284 (42.06%) Terraform
5 263 (8.61%) Salt
6 253 (8.29%) Nagios
7 206 (6.75%) Packer
8 170 (5.57%) Docker Swarm
9 167 (5.47%) Consul
10 155 (5.08%) Prometheus
11 135 (4.42%) Grafana
12 134 (4.39%) ZABBIX
13 95 (3.11%) Graphite
14 69 (2.26%) Kibana
14 69 (2.26%) SCCM
15 67 (2.19%) Rundeck
16 63 (2.06%) Rancher
17 58 (1.90%) Automic
18 56 (1.83%) Opsview
19 54 (1.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 413 (13.53%) Google
2 369 (12.09%) VMware
3 361 (11.82%) Microsoft
4 302 (9.89%) Red Hat
5 254 (8.32%) Oracle
6 185 (6.06%) Splunk
7 151 (4.95%) Cisco
8 113 (3.70%) SaltStack
9 93 (3.05%) ServiceNow
10 79 (2.59%) IBM
11 68 (2.23%) AppDynamics
11 68 (2.23%) Atlassian
12 66 (2.16%) WorldPay
13 55 (1.80%) Citrix
13 55 (1.80%) New Relic
14 51 (1.67%) RedGate
15 49 (1.60%) Symantec
16 48 (1.57%) Delphix
16 48 (1.57%) Dynatrace
17 44 (1.44%) Spotify