Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 141 158
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +73
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4,288 4,071 4,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.49% 2.39% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.94% 27.29% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,405 3,394 3,761
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

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 17,190 14,920 17,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.00% 8.75% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13,601 12,020 14,037
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +1 3,942 £60,000 - 669
UK excluding London +40 2,151 £50,500 +1.00% 374
London -19 2,068 £67,500 +3.85% 324
North of England -3 575 £52,500 - 129
South East -20 517 £55,000 +4.76% 87
North West 0 301 £57,500 +9.52% 60
South West +69 295 £47,000 -1.05% 49
East of England +61 249 £60,000 +25.65% 41
Scotland +83 241 £50,000 - 20
Yorkshire -2 238 £50,000 -9.09% 59
Midlands +73 228 £55,000 +4.76% 38
East Midlands +62 114 £52,500 +13.51% 15
West Midlands +46 114 £57,500 - 23
Wales +30 42 £45,000 -25.00% 8
North East -12 37 £50,000 +42.86% 10
Northern Ireland +8 7 £40,000 -27.27% 2

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 3,090 (72.06%) DevOps
2 2,941 (68.59%) Linux
3 2,718 (63.39%) Ansible
4 2,676 (62.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2,584 (60.26%) Amazon AWS
6 2,281 (53.19%) Python
7 1,963 (45.78%) Docker
8 1,901 (44.33%) Jenkins
9 1,699 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
10 1,514 (35.31%) Configuration Management
11 1,370 (31.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,330 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
13 1,300 (30.32%) Bash Shell
14 1,237 (28.85%) Java
15 1,125 (26.24%) Windows
16 1,089 (25.40%) Ruby
17 1,016 (23.69%) Git (software)
18 945 (22.04%) Terraform
19 922 (21.50%) Kubernetes
20 804 (18.75%) VMware
21 764 (17.82%) PowerShell
22 737 (17.19%) SQL
23 731 (17.05%) Finance
24 697 (16.25%) MySQL
25 687 (16.02%) Perl
26 669 (15.60%) JavaScript
27 658 (15.35%) Open Source
28 637 (14.86%) Web Services
29 624 (14.55%) Oracle
30 617 (14.39%) Unix

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
1 473 (11.03%) Apache
2 360 (8.40%) Tomcat
3 295 (6.88%) OpenStack
4 259 (6.04%) nginx
5 228 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
6 220 (5.13%) Confluence
7 170 (3.96%) JBoss
8 123 (2.87%) IIS
9 116 (2.71%) Apache Spark
10 107 (2.50%) WebLogic
11 105 (2.45%) WebSphere
12 77 (1.80%) Apache Solr
13 75 (1.75%) CloudStack
14 70 (1.63%) Jetty
15 62 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
16 43 (1.00%) WordPress
17 41 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 38 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
19 35 (0.82%) CMS
20 30 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.35%) Documaker
2 14 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.093%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.023%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.023%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.023%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.023%) Magento
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.023%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.023%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,584 (60.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1,370 (31.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 512 (11.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 353 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 300 (7.00%) SaaS
6 252 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
7 251 (5.85%) IaaS
8 223 (5.20%) GitHub
9 214 (4.99%) PaaS
10 176 (4.10%) OpenShift
11 148 (3.45%) Amazon S3
12 127 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 123 (2.87%) Serverless
14 102 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
15 79 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 64 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
16 64 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
17 52 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 51 (1.19%) npm
19 50 (1.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 443 (10.33%) TCP/IP
2 425 (9.91%) Firewall
3 386 (9.00%) DNS
4 213 (4.97%) HTTP
5 200 (4.66%) VPN
6 171 (3.99%) SAN
7 161 (3.75%) DHCP
8 131 (3.06%) Internet
9 117 (2.73%) SSL
10 113 (2.64%) WAN
11 88 (2.05%) LAN
12 84 (1.96%) SNMP
13 76 (1.77%) NAS
14 72 (1.68%) Network Security
15 65 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
16 56 (1.31%) IPsec
17 55 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
18 54 (1.26%) BGP
18 54 (1.26%) SSH
19 53 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (16.25%) MySQL
2 485 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 388 (9.05%) MongoDB
4 387 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
5 352 (8.21%) SQL Server
6 305 (7.11%) Hadoop
7 268 (6.25%) Big Data
8 209 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 174 (4.06%) Relational Database
10 142 (3.31%) Redis
11 115 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
12 91 (2.12%) RDBMS
13 63 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 56 (1.31%) Oracle Database
15 53 (1.24%) MariaDB
16 52 (1.21%) Blockchain
17 48 (1.12%) Neo4j
18 45 (1.05%) Apache Hive
18 45 (1.05%) Riak
19 36 (0.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,901 (44.33%) Jenkins
2 1,016 (23.69%) Git (software)
3 504 (11.75%) JIRA
4 471 (10.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 455 (10.61%) TeamCity
6 342 (7.98%) Maven
7 302 (7.04%) Subversion
8 299 (6.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 249 (5.81%) Vagrant
10 182 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 179 (4.17%) Selenium
11 179 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 147 (3.43%) Cucumber
13 132 (3.08%) Bitbucket
14 119 (2.78%) Gradle
15 118 (2.75%) MSBuild
16 117 (2.73%) GoCD
17 104 (2.43%) JUnit
18 99 (2.31%) Hudson
19 98 (2.29%) GitLab
General
1 731 (17.05%) Finance
2 205 (4.78%) Banking
3 178 (4.15%) Retail
4 100 (2.33%) Games
5 92 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 65 (1.52%) Marketing
7 52 (1.21%) Publishing
8 42 (0.98%) Legal
9 39 (0.91%) Advertising
9 39 (0.91%) Law
10 37 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 32 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.72%) Billing
13 20 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.40%) Automotive
15 15 (0.35%) Electronics
16 13 (0.30%) Back Office
17 12 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.14%) Online Betting
19 5 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,805 (42.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 654 (15.25%) Linux Engineer
3 484 (11.29%) Developer
4 409 (9.54%) AWS Engineer
5 407 (9.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 396 (9.24%) AWS DevOps
7 382 (8.91%) Senior DevOps
8 358 (8.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 343 (8.00%) Administrator
10 340 (7.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 332 (7.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 328 (7.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 276 (6.44%) Architect
14 273 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
15 232 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
16 224 (5.22%) Consultant
16 224 (5.22%) Java Developer
17 220 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
18 177 (4.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 174 (4.06%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 637 (14.86%) Web Services
2 357 (8.33%) Node.js
3 350 (8.16%) .NET
4 334 (7.79%) Spring
5 303 (7.07%) AngularJS
6 254 (5.92%) LAMP
7 251 (5.85%) HTML
8 239 (5.57%) Hibernate
9 214 (4.99%) REST
10 200 (4.66%) Middleware
11 197 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
12 165 (3.85%) RESTful
13 144 (3.36%) Kafka
14 143 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
15 120 (2.80%) ASP.NET
16 111 (2.59%) React
17 105 (2.45%) CSS
17 105 (2.45%) LDAP
18 89 (2.08%) JSON
19 85 (1.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 342 (7.98%) Public Cloud
2 275 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 205 (4.78%) Fintech
4 181 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 172 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 171 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (3.22%) Private Cloud
8 136 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
9 132 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
10 120 (2.80%) Management Information System
11 97 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
12 77 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 69 (1.61%) Clustering
14 67 (1.56%) Replication
15 50 (1.17%) Algorithms
16 49 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 49 (1.14%) Online Banking
17 45 (1.05%) User Experience
18 44 (1.03%) Data Structures
19 35 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2,941 (68.59%) Linux
2 1,125 (26.24%) Windows
3 617 (14.39%) Unix
4 478 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 402 (9.38%) CentOS
6 278 (6.48%) Windows Server
7 261 (6.09%) Ubuntu
8 152 (3.54%) Debian
9 74 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (1.70%) Android
11 64 (1.49%) Solaris
12 57 (1.33%) CoreOS
13 51 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 36 (0.84%) AIX
16 30 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.70%) SUSE
17 27 (0.63%) Mac OS X
18 22 (0.51%) VMS
19 21 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,090 (72.06%) DevOps
2 1,699 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,514 (35.31%) Configuration Management
4 1,330 (31.02%) Continuous Integration
5 658 (15.35%) Open Source
6 571 (13.32%) Software Engineering
7 542 (12.64%) Deployment Automation
8 539 (12.57%) Microservices
9 500 (11.66%) Test Automation
10 499 (11.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 448 (10.45%) Scrum
12 431 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
13 423 (9.86%) TDD
14 294 (6.86%) SDLC
15 289 (6.74%) Mentoring
16 283 (6.60%) ITIL
17 264 (6.16%) High Availability
18 258 (6.02%) E-Commerce
19 241 (5.62%) Continuous Deployment
20 238 (5.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,281 (53.19%) Python
2 1,300 (30.32%) Bash Shell
3 1,237 (28.85%) Java
4 1,089 (25.40%) Ruby
5 764 (17.82%) PowerShell
6 737 (17.19%) SQL
7 687 (16.02%) Perl
8 669 (15.60%) JavaScript
9 527 (12.29%) PHP
10 375 (8.75%) C#
11 305 (7.11%) Shell Script
12 212 (4.94%) Go
13 203 (4.73%) Scala
14 155 (3.61%) C++
15 126 (2.94%) C
16 99 (2.31%) Java 8
17 85 (1.98%) Groovy
18 43 (1.00%) Korn
18 43 (1.00%) T-SQL
19 41 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 284 (6.62%) Degree
2 199 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 112 (2.61%) AWS Certification
4 108 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 103 (2.40%) MCSE
6 99 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 80 (1.87%) RHCE
9 79 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 73 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 59 (1.38%) MCSA
12 55 (1.28%) CCNA
13 48 (1.12%) MCITP
14 45 (1.05%) CCNP
14 45 (1.05%) RHCSA
15 41 (0.96%) Master's Degree
16 33 (0.77%) CISSP
17 32 (0.75%) CCIE
18 30 (0.70%) SSCP
19 29 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (5.29%) GCP
2 162 (3.78%) QA
3 94 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.56%) SLA
6 8 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.19%) GDPR
7 7 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.070%) COBIT
9 3 (0.070%) DICOM
9 3 (0.070%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.070%) HL7
10 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1,963 (45.78%) Docker
2 543 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 181 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 131 (3.06%) vSphere
6 119 (2.78%) Xen
7 101 (2.36%) VirtualBox
8 98 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 88 (2.05%) KVM
10 62 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
11 51 (1.19%) Samba
12 47 (1.10%) NFS
13 42 (0.98%) Apache Flume
14 36 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
15 35 (0.82%) VMware NSX
16 32 (0.75%) Varnish
17 31 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
18 29 (0.68%) iptables
19 28 (0.65%) XenApp
19 28 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2,718 (63.39%) Ansible
2 2,676 (62.41%) Opscode Chef
3 945 (22.04%) Terraform
4 922 (21.50%) Kubernetes
5 414 (9.65%) Nagios
6 326 (7.60%) Salt
7 182 (4.24%) Packer
8 156 (3.64%) ZABBIX
9 105 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
10 100 (2.33%) Cobbler
10 100 (2.33%) Kibana
11 99 (2.31%) Consul
12 95 (2.22%) logstash
13 88 (2.05%) Rundeck
14 81 (1.89%) Rancher
15 62 (1.45%) Grafana
16 61 (1.42%) Mesos
17 56 (1.31%) vRealize
18 55 (1.28%) Graphite
19 52 (1.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 804 (18.75%) VMware
2 624 (14.55%) Oracle
3 615 (14.34%) Red Hat
4 523 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 473 (11.03%) Google
6 273 (6.37%) Splunk
7 187 (4.36%) Cisco
8 176 (4.10%) SaltStack
9 137 (3.19%) IBM
10 123 (2.87%) AppDynamics
11 113 (2.64%) WorldPay
12 111 (2.59%) Atlassian
13 108 (2.52%) ServiceNow
14 102 (2.38%) Citrix
15 99 (2.31%) New Relic
16 85 (1.98%) HP
17 82 (1.91%) F5
18 80 (1.87%) Juniper
19 69 (1.61%) RedGate
20 67 (1.56%) NetApp