Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 128 201
Rank change year-on-year -6 +73 +44
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4521 4843 3714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 2.55% 1.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.57% 29.46% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3691 4050 3163
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £83,599
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 15824 16442 16739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12972 13273 13598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Top 17 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 23 November 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 -6 4202 £60,000 +1.69% 351
London -26 2256 £65,000 +4.00% 200
UK excluding London +28 2152 £52,500 +5.00% 158
North of England +46 675 £52,500 +16.67% 56
South East -11 600 £55,000 +3.77% 42
North West +48 338 £52,500 +16.67% 24
Yorkshire +25 306 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Midlands +64 257 £55,000 - 18
South West +13 216 £48,500 -3.00% 15
West Midlands +74 198 £55,000 -8.33% 9
East of England +24 194 £57,500 +6.98% 20
Scotland +1 125 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Wales +51 71 £49,039 +10.82%
East Midlands +34 59 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North East +20 31 £68,250 +60.59% 3
Northern Ireland -15 19 £40,000 +36.75%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 3213 (71.07%) DevOps
2 3047 (67.40%) Linux
3 2891 (63.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2670 (59.06%) Ansible
5 2421 (53.55%) Amazon AWS
6 2190 (48.44%) Python
7 1909 (42.23%) Jenkins
8 1820 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1816 (40.17%) Docker
10 1668 (36.89%) Configuration Management
11 1306 (28.89%) Java
12 1281 (28.33%) Bash Shell
13 1278 (28.27%) Continuous Integration
14 1188 (26.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 1163 (25.72%) Ruby
16 1062 (23.49%) Git (software)
17 972 (21.50%) Windows
18 854 (18.89%) Perl
19 851 (18.82%) Kubernetes
20 834 (18.45%) Unix
21 819 (18.12%) MySQL
22 790 (17.47%) Finance
23 789 (17.45%) Terraform
24 756 (16.72%) PowerShell
25 750 (16.59%) Red Hat
26 710 (15.70%) VMware
27 690 (15.26%) SQL
28 663 (14.66%) Open Source
29 652 (14.42%) Scrum
30 610 (13.49%) Apache

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
1 610 (13.49%) Apache
2 472 (10.44%) Tomcat
3 460 (10.17%) OpenStack
4 329 (7.28%) nginx
5 279 (6.17%) IIS
6 265 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
7 239 (5.29%) Confluence
8 185 (4.09%) JBoss
9 182 (4.03%) WebSphere
10 137 (3.03%) WebLogic
11 120 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 109 (2.41%) Apache Spark
13 89 (1.97%) Jetty
14 79 (1.75%) CloudStack
15 71 (1.57%) Apache Solr
16 65 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 52 (1.15%) Documentum
18 38 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
19 37 (0.82%) SharePoint
20 34 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.15%) HipChat
2 3 (0.066%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.044%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.49%) Magento
2 12 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.066%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.066%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2421 (53.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1188 (26.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (8.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 369 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 322 (7.12%) SaaS
6 306 (6.77%) PaaS
7 285 (6.30%) IaaS
8 252 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
9 208 (4.60%) GitHub
10 157 (3.47%) Amazon S3
11 111 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
12 92 (2.03%) Serverless
13 91 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 82 (1.81%) Office 365
15 80 (1.77%) OpenShift
16 77 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 68 (1.50%) npm
18 63 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
19 60 (1.33%) Route 53
20 56 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 445 (9.84%) DNS
2 426 (9.42%) Firewall
3 338 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 224 (4.95%) VPN
5 201 (4.45%) DHCP
6 165 (3.65%) Internet
7 124 (2.74%) HTTP
8 121 (2.68%) WAN
9 119 (2.63%) SAN
10 98 (2.17%) LAN
11 95 (2.10%) VLAN
12 83 (1.84%) SNMP
13 73 (1.61%) SSL
14 72 (1.59%) LDAP
15 50 (1.11%) Kerberos
16 48 (1.06%) BGP
17 47 (1.04%) NAS
17 47 (1.04%) Network Security
18 46 (1.02%) SMTP
19 39 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 819 (18.12%) MySQL
2 440 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 416 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 400 (8.85%) MongoDB
5 328 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
6 245 (5.42%) Hadoop
7 229 (5.07%) Big Data
8 206 (4.56%) Relational Database
9 205 (4.53%) Redis
10 193 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 136 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
12 75 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 74 (1.64%) MariaDB
14 73 (1.61%) Riak
15 68 (1.50%) Couchbase
16 54 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 53 (1.17%) Oracle Database
18 44 (0.97%) InfluxDB
19 41 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 33 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1909 (42.23%) Jenkins
2 1062 (23.49%) Git (software)
3 490 (10.84%) JIRA
4 489 (10.82%) TeamCity
5 415 (9.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 372 (8.23%) Maven
7 292 (6.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 283 (6.26%) Vagrant
9 268 (5.93%) Subversion
10 217 (4.80%) Selenium
11 206 (4.56%) Hudson
12 184 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 150 (3.32%) Bitbucket
14 137 (3.03%) Gradle
15 129 (2.85%) MSBuild
16 121 (2.68%) JUnit
17 114 (2.52%) Cucumber
18 109 (2.41%) Ant
19 95 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
20 90 (1.99%) Travis CI
General
1 790 (17.47%) Finance
2 320 (7.08%) Banking
3 246 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 189 (4.18%) Retail
5 175 (3.87%) Marketing
6 124 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 108 (2.39%) Electronics
7 108 (2.39%) Games
8 58 (1.28%) Law
9 41 (0.91%) Legal
10 40 (0.88%) Advertising
11 34 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 29 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.58%) Automotive
14 24 (0.53%) Online Betting
15 22 (0.49%) Publishing
16 16 (0.35%) Back Office
17 15 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1826 (40.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 606 (13.40%) Linux Engineer
3 546 (12.08%) Developer
4 525 (11.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 431 (9.53%) AWS Engineer
6 415 (9.18%) AWS DevOps
7 412 (9.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 406 (8.98%) Administrator
9 382 (8.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 333 (7.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 328 (7.26%) Senior DevOps
11 328 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
12 310 (6.86%) Architect
13 307 (6.79%) Systems Engineer
14 294 (6.50%) Linux Administrator
15 266 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 265 (5.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 203 (4.49%) Java Developer
18 189 (4.18%) Consultant
19 184 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (12.50%) Web Services
2 453 (10.02%) .NET
3 338 (7.48%) Node.js
4 289 (6.39%) HTML
5 288 (6.37%) LAMP
6 271 (5.99%) AngularJS
7 254 (5.62%) Spring
8 211 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
9 202 (4.47%) REST
10 201 (4.45%) RabbitMQ
11 192 (4.25%) CSS
12 186 (4.11%) Hibernate
13 180 (3.98%) RESTful
14 148 (3.27%) HTML5
15 147 (3.25%) Kafka
16 144 (3.19%) SOAP
17 134 (2.96%) LEMP Stack
18 123 (2.72%) jQuery
19 116 (2.57%) Middleware
20 109 (2.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 346 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 333 (7.37%) Public Cloud
3 212 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 170 (3.76%) Fintech
5 165 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 138 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 133 (2.94%) Private Cloud
8 130 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 129 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 113 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
11 105 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
12 72 (1.59%) Replication
13 68 (1.50%) Clustering
14 63 (1.39%) User Experience
15 56 (1.24%) Online Banking
16 41 (0.91%) PKI
17 35 (0.77%) iPad
18 32 (0.71%) Mobile App
18 32 (0.71%) Virtual Team
19 28 (0.62%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3047 (67.40%) Linux
2 972 (21.50%) Windows
3 834 (18.45%) Unix
4 581 (12.85%) CentOS
5 511 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 412 (9.11%) Ubuntu
7 353 (7.81%) Windows Server
8 196 (4.34%) Debian
9 83 (1.84%) Solaris
10 60 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (1.31%) CoreOS
12 54 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (0.93%) AIX
14 35 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
16 28 (0.62%) Android
17 27 (0.60%) Fedora
18 24 (0.53%) Apple iOS
19 18 (0.40%) VMS
20 17 (0.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3213 (71.07%) DevOps
2 1820 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1668 (36.89%) Configuration Management
4 1278 (28.27%) Continuous Integration
5 663 (14.66%) Open Source
6 652 (14.42%) Scrum
7 537 (11.88%) Software Engineering
8 526 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 499 (11.04%) TDD
10 469 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 403 (8.91%) Mentoring
12 389 (8.60%) Microservices
13 331 (7.32%) ITIL
14 316 (6.99%) E-Commerce
15 308 (6.81%) Migration
16 297 (6.57%) High Availability
17 289 (6.39%) BDD
18 282 (6.24%) Kanban
19 236 (5.22%) Task Automation
20 222 (4.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2190 (48.44%) Python
2 1306 (28.89%) Java
3 1281 (28.33%) Bash Shell
4 1163 (25.72%) Ruby
5 854 (18.89%) Perl
6 756 (16.72%) PowerShell
7 690 (15.26%) SQL
8 599 (13.25%) PHP
9 585 (12.94%) JavaScript
10 374 (8.27%) Shell Script
11 362 (8.01%) C#
12 274 (6.06%) Go
13 199 (4.40%) C++
14 137 (3.03%) C
15 128 (2.83%) Scala
16 109 (2.41%) Groovy
17 39 (0.86%) Korn
18 33 (0.73%) VBScript
19 32 (0.71%) VB
20 29 (0.64%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 357 (7.90%) Degree
2 256 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 129 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 128 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 99 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (1.88%) RHCE
7 59 (1.31%) CCNA
8 57 (1.26%) MCSE
9 47 (1.04%) AWS Certification
10 41 (0.91%) RHCSA
11 40 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 39 (0.86%) CISSP
13 33 (0.73%) Master's Degree
14 30 (0.66%) MCSA
15 29 (0.64%) MCSD
16 28 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (0.51%) CCNP
17 23 (0.51%) SANS
18 19 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (4.22%) QA
2 96 (2.12%) GCP
3 84 (1.86%) SLA
4 73 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 46 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
5 46 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.11%) COBIT
9 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
10 4 (0.088%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.066%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1816 (40.17%) Docker
2 439 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (6.30%) Active Directory
4 147 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
5 129 (2.85%) Xen
6 127 (2.81%) vSphere
7 126 (2.79%) Hyper-V
8 98 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 80 (1.77%) KVM
9 80 (1.77%) NFS
10 63 (1.39%) XenServer
11 45 (1.00%) iptables
12 43 (0.95%) Varnish
13 38 (0.84%) Samba
14 37 (0.82%) VirtualBox
15 33 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 28 (0.62%) VMware NSX
17 26 (0.58%) Ceph
18 25 (0.55%) LXC
18 25 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2891 (63.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2670 (59.06%) Ansible
3 851 (18.82%) Kubernetes
4 789 (17.45%) Terraform
5 476 (10.53%) Nagios
6 277 (6.13%) Salt
7 180 (3.98%) ZABBIX
8 172 (3.80%) Packer
9 138 (3.05%) Cobbler
10 116 (2.57%) Grafana
11 97 (2.15%) Kibana
12 92 (2.03%) Mesos
13 91 (2.01%) logstash
14 85 (1.88%) Tivoli
15 84 (1.86%) HAProxy
16 77 (1.70%) SCCM
17 76 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
18 74 (1.64%) Icinga
19 59 (1.31%) Graphite
20 57 (1.26%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 750 (16.59%) Red Hat
2 710 (15.70%) VMware
3 555 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 491 (10.86%) Oracle
5 400 (8.85%) Google
6 227 (5.02%) Cisco
7 216 (4.78%) Splunk
8 205 (4.53%) SaltStack
9 155 (3.43%) IBM
10 129 (2.85%) New Relic
11 121 (2.68%) SAP
12 117 (2.59%) Atlassian
13 89 (1.97%) HP
14 86 (1.90%) AppDynamics
15 83 (1.84%) EMC
16 80 (1.77%) Rackspace
17 64 (1.42%) EnterpriseDB
18 62 (1.37%) Citrix
19 57 (1.26%) ServiceNow
20 56 (1.24%) SolarWinds