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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 133 207
Rank change year-on-year +16 +74  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 2391 2428 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.72% 2.47% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.75% 28.49% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1950 2082 1519
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7776 8522 8433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.84% 8.65% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6293 6926 6643
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the UK

Puppet
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 2252 £60,000 +4.34% 332
London -11 1207 £65,000 +4.00% 175
South East +35 324 £52,500 -1.86% 48
North West +51 232 £46,000 +2.22% 34
Yorkshire +8 198 £55,000 +29.41% 22
Manchester +29 193 £47,500 +5.55% 24
West Yorkshire +17 156 £55,000 +29.41% 19
City of London -22 156 £65,000 +4.00% 45
Leeds +30 149 £55,000 +15.78% 19
Berkshire +24 144 £55,000 -4.34% 15
East of England -11 98 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South West -1 83 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Reading +12 75 £45,000 -18.18% 9
West Midlands +23 66 £52,500 -4.54% 13
Surrey +3 47 £62,500 +25.00% 13
Hertfordshire -13 43 £57,500 - 7
Hampshire +33 38 £53,750 +22.85% 9
Wales +38 37 £49,039 +15.38% 2
Scotland +10 34 £62,500 +25.00% 9
Bristol -10 33 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Edinburgh +1 30 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Slough +20 28 £58,750 +30.55% 2
Cambridge +2 28 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 28 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Gloucestershire +13 26 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Brighton +17 25 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East Sussex +7 25 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Shropshire +31 24 £71,500 +5.92% 4
Telford +24 24 £71,500 +5.92% 4
Stockport +8 24 £40,000 +26.98% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3059 (71.88%) Linux
2 2893 (67.97%) DevOps
3 2646 (62.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2309 (54.25%) Ansible
5 2136 (50.19%) Python
6 1919 (45.09%) Amazon AWS
7 1665 (39.12%) Jenkins
8 1565 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
9 1482 (34.82%) Docker
10 1358 (31.91%) Configuration Management
11 1345 (31.60%) Bash Shell
12 1212 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
13 1161 (27.28%) Java
14 1125 (26.43%) Ruby
15 1094 (25.70%) Git (software)
16 939 (22.06%) Unix
17 932 (21.90%) Windows
18 893 (20.98%) Perl
19 829 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
20 824 (19.36%) MySQL
21 783 (18.40%) VMware
22 722 (16.96%) Red Hat
23 683 (16.05%) SQL
24 671 (15.77%) Finance
25 641 (15.06%) PowerShell
26 628 (14.76%) Scrum
27 616 (14.47%) Apache
28 585 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 570 (13.39%) Open Source
30 524 (12.31%) Nagios

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
1 616 (14.47%) Apache
2 503 (11.82%) OpenStack
3 436 (10.24%) Tomcat
4 268 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
5 265 (6.23%) IIS
6 261 (6.13%) nginx
7 214 (5.03%) JBoss
8 195 (4.58%) WebSphere
9 188 (4.42%) WebLogic
10 177 (4.16%) Apache Spark
11 129 (3.03%) CloudStack
12 111 (2.61%) Confluence
13 110 (2.58%) Jetty
14 103 (2.42%) Apache Solr
15 61 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 54 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
17 51 (1.20%) CMS
18 46 (1.08%) SharePoint
19 39 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
20 29 (0.68%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.16%) Campfire
3 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.094%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.047%) HipChat
6 1 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.023%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 95 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.21%) Magento
5 7 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
6 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.094%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.070%) SessionCam
10 2 (0.047%) Actimize
10 2 (0.047%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.023%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1919 (45.09%) Amazon AWS
2 829 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (6.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 240 (5.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 195 (4.58%) PaaS
6 181 (4.25%) SaaS
7 179 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
7 179 (4.21%) IaaS
8 159 (3.74%) GitHub
9 137 (3.22%) Amazon S3
10 80 (1.88%) Office 365
11 77 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
12 63 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 63 (1.48%) OpenShift
13 55 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 49 (1.15%) CloudBees
15 39 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
16 36 (0.85%) Route 53
17 35 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 28 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 370 (8.69%) DNS
2 353 (8.29%) Firewall
3 235 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 231 (5.43%) Internet
5 171 (4.02%) SAN
6 144 (3.38%) HTTP
7 136 (3.20%) LDAP
8 126 (2.96%) DHCP
9 106 (2.49%) WAN
10 104 (2.44%) VPN
11 103 (2.42%) LAN
12 102 (2.40%) NAS
13 68 (1.60%) SNMP
14 65 (1.53%) VLAN
15 63 (1.48%) Kerberos
16 62 (1.46%) BGP
16 62 (1.46%) Network Security
17 60 (1.41%) SSL
18 47 (1.10%) SMTP
19 43 (1.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 824 (19.36%) MySQL
2 410 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 390 (9.16%) NoSQL
4 389 (9.14%) MongoDB
5 285 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
6 277 (6.51%) Big Data
7 272 (6.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 266 (6.25%) Hadoop
9 173 (4.06%) Redis
9 173 (4.06%) Relational Database
10 98 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
11 94 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 84 (1.97%) Couchbase
13 79 (1.86%) Riak
14 55 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 44 (1.03%) HBase
16 40 (0.94%) MariaDB
17 39 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 38 (0.89%) InfluxDB
19 25 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1665 (39.12%) Jenkins
2 1094 (25.70%) Git (software)
3 415 (9.75%) TeamCity
4 388 (9.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 367 (8.62%) JIRA
6 343 (8.06%) Subversion
7 329 (7.73%) Vagrant
8 310 (7.28%) Maven
9 239 (5.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 215 (5.05%) Selenium
11 199 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 195 (4.58%) Hudson
13 139 (3.27%) Ant
14 105 (2.47%) GoCD
15 103 (2.42%) Bitbucket
16 102 (2.40%) Gradle
17 100 (2.35%) JUnit
18 89 (2.09%) MSBuild
19 88 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
20 81 (1.90%) Cucumber
General
1 671 (15.77%) Finance
2 242 (5.69%) Banking
3 235 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 206 (4.84%) Marketing
5 191 (4.49%) Games
6 188 (4.42%) Retail
7 106 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 97 (2.28%) Electronics
9 63 (1.48%) Advertising
10 42 (0.99%) Online Betting
11 34 (0.80%) Law
12 33 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.42%) Back Office
14 17 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.31%) Publishing
16 11 (0.26%) Front Office
17 9 (0.21%) Legal
17 9 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.16%) Automotive
19 5 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1593 (37.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 548 (12.88%) Linux Engineer
3 521 (12.24%) Developer
4 468 (11.00%) Administrator
5 411 (9.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 382 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
7 337 (7.92%) Linux Administrator
8 314 (7.38%) AWS Engineer
9 290 (6.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 289 (6.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 280 (6.58%) Architect
12 252 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
13 247 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
14 241 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
15 227 (5.33%) Senior DevOps
16 204 (4.79%) Java Developer
17 199 (4.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 191 (4.49%) Consultant
19 189 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 172 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (11.30%) Web Services
2 378 (8.88%) .NET
3 319 (7.50%) LAMP
4 258 (6.06%) Node.js
5 237 (5.57%) Elastic Stack
6 213 (5.00%) HTML
7 208 (4.89%) AngularJS
8 181 (4.25%) CSS
8 181 (4.25%) REST
9 159 (3.74%) Spring
10 147 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
11 131 (3.08%) Kafka
12 128 (3.01%) RESTful
13 125 (2.94%) React
14 102 (2.40%) JSON
14 102 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
15 100 (2.35%) XML
16 98 (2.30%) Middleware
17 89 (2.09%) jQuery
18 87 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 238 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 205 (4.82%) Public Cloud
3 192 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 139 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 125 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 117 (2.75%) Private Cloud
7 108 (2.54%) Fintech
8 93 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 89 (2.09%) Clustering
10 81 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 81 (1.90%) User Experience
11 77 (1.81%) Replication
12 73 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
13 72 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
14 49 (1.15%) iPad
15 45 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 38 (0.89%) Online Games
17 35 (0.82%) Mobile App
17 35 (0.82%) PKI
18 32 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3059 (71.88%) Linux
2 939 (22.06%) Unix
3 932 (21.90%) Windows
4 585 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 458 (10.76%) CentOS
6 432 (10.15%) Ubuntu
7 317 (7.45%) Windows Server
8 203 (4.77%) Debian
9 147 (3.45%) Solaris
10 88 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 76 (1.79%) CoreOS
12 62 (1.46%) AIX
13 61 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (1.03%) Android
14 44 (1.03%) SUSE
15 41 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 40 (0.94%) Mac OS X
17 33 (0.78%) VMS
18 21 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2893 (67.97%) DevOps
2 1565 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
3 1358 (31.91%) Configuration Management
4 1212 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
5 628 (14.76%) Scrum
6 570 (13.39%) Open Source
7 501 (11.77%) TDD
8 494 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 387 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 373 (8.76%) E-Commerce
11 372 (8.74%) Test Automation
12 328 (7.71%) Mentoring
13 289 (6.79%) High Availability
14 288 (6.77%) Microservices
15 275 (6.46%) ITIL
16 266 (6.25%) Kanban
17 214 (5.03%) BDD
18 196 (4.61%) SDLC
19 183 (4.30%) DSDM
19 183 (4.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2136 (50.19%) Python
2 1345 (31.60%) Bash Shell
3 1161 (27.28%) Java
4 1125 (26.43%) Ruby
5 893 (20.98%) Perl
6 683 (16.05%) SQL
7 641 (15.06%) PowerShell
8 521 (12.24%) PHP
9 428 (10.06%) JavaScript
10 365 (8.58%) Shell Script
11 314 (7.38%) C#
12 261 (6.13%) Go
13 191 (4.49%) C++
14 129 (3.03%) Scala
15 102 (2.40%) Groovy
16 97 (2.28%) C
17 46 (1.08%) Korn
18 33 (0.78%) Jython
19 27 (0.63%) PL/SQL
20 26 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 355 (8.34%) Degree
2 156 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 131 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (1.50%) RHCE
5 58 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 56 (1.32%) AWS Certification
7 55 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (0.78%) CCNP
10 32 (0.75%) CCNA
11 30 (0.70%) RHCSA
12 28 (0.66%) CISSP
13 26 (0.61%) DV Cleared
14 20 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (0.45%) CISM
16 18 (0.42%) PMI Certification
17 17 (0.40%) CISA
17 17 (0.40%) MCSE
17 17 (0.40%) MySQL Certification
18 16 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (4.28%) QA
2 95 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 86 (2.02%) SLA
4 33 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.73%) GCP
6 25 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 14 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.21%) COBIT
9 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.070%) DICOM
10 3 (0.070%) HL7
11 2 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.023%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.023%) PMO
12 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1482 (34.82%) Docker
2 482 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 255 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 224 (5.26%) Xen
5 189 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 189 (4.44%) vSphere
6 131 (3.08%) XenServer
7 128 (3.01%) KVM
8 111 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
9 100 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
10 95 (2.23%) NFS
11 69 (1.62%) VirtualBox
12 65 (1.53%) Varnish
13 33 (0.78%) iptables
14 32 (0.75%) etcd
14 32 (0.75%) vCloud
15 31 (0.73%) flannel
15 31 (0.73%) LXC
16 28 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 26 (0.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2646 (62.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2309 (54.25%) Ansible
3 524 (12.31%) Nagios
4 516 (12.12%) Kubernetes
5 471 (11.07%) Terraform
6 317 (7.45%) Salt
7 161 (3.78%) ZABBIX
8 138 (3.24%) logstash
9 134 (3.15%) Mesos
10 132 (3.10%) Cobbler
11 130 (3.05%) Graphite
12 108 (2.54%) Tivoli
13 104 (2.44%) Kibana
14 96 (2.26%) CFEngine
15 92 (2.16%) Packer
16 86 (2.02%) Grafana
17 62 (1.46%) HAProxy
18 61 (1.43%) SCCM
19 60 (1.41%) Consul
20 55 (1.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 783 (18.40%) VMware
2 722 (16.96%) Red Hat
3 502 (11.80%) Oracle
4 449 (10.55%) Microsoft
5 317 (7.45%) Google
6 226 (5.31%) Cisco
7 213 (5.00%) SaltStack
8 185 (4.35%) Splunk
9 158 (3.71%) New Relic
10 121 (2.84%) HP
11 116 (2.73%) IBM
12 114 (2.68%) AppDynamics
13 111 (2.61%) EnterpriseDB
14 103 (2.42%) SAP
15 93 (2.19%) Rackspace
16 82 (1.93%) EMC
17 79 (1.86%) Atlassian
18 73 (1.72%) CA
19 62 (1.46%) Juniper
20 59 (1.39%) F5
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Professional Certs
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago