Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 138 207
Rank change year-on-year +7 +69 +68
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4539 4791 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 2.43% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.48% 28.29% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3727 4095 3017
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,350
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 15399 16937 16595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.75% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12448 13789 13253
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £29,597
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 August 2017.

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 August 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 +2 4247 £60,000 +4.35% 288
London -16 2329 £65,000 +8.33% 169
UK excluding London +45 2083 £52,500 +5.00% 131
North of England +51 770 £52,133 +22.66% 50
South East +37 607 £55,000 +2.80% 26
North West +74 397 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Yorkshire +20 344 £55,000 +29.41% 20
South West +6 182 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East of England -12 177 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Midlands +40 166 £55,000 - 16
West Midlands +33 129 £59,000 +7.27% 10
Scotland +19 107 £53,750 +7.50% 10
Wales +68 76 £49,039 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +20 37 £52,500 +9.38% 6
North East +32 29 £37,425 -6.44% 3
Northern Ireland -32 2 £55,000 +61.76% 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3228 (71.12%) Linux
2 3132 (69.00%) DevOps
3 2803 (61.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2541 (55.98%) Ansible
5 2257 (49.72%) Python
6 2175 (47.92%) Amazon AWS
7 1832 (40.36%) Jenkins
8 1706 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
9 1672 (36.84%) Docker
10 1463 (32.23%) Configuration Management
11 1426 (31.42%) Bash Shell
12 1248 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
13 1224 (26.97%) Java
14 1164 (25.64%) Ruby
15 1141 (25.14%) Git (software)
16 1009 (22.23%) Microsoft Azure
17 1000 (22.03%) Windows
18 945 (20.82%) Perl
19 922 (20.31%) Unix
20 872 (19.21%) MySQL
21 812 (17.89%) Red Hat
22 765 (16.85%) VMware
23 730 (16.08%) Finance
24 694 (15.29%) Apache
25 693 (15.27%) SQL
25 693 (15.27%) PowerShell
26 673 (14.83%) Kubernetes
27 629 (13.86%) Open Source
28 607 (13.37%) Terraform
29 605 (13.33%) Scrum

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
1 694 (15.29%) Apache
2 538 (11.85%) OpenStack
3 523 (11.52%) Tomcat
4 325 (7.16%) nginx
5 286 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
5 286 (6.30%) IIS
6 210 (4.63%) JBoss
7 186 (4.10%) WebSphere
8 180 (3.97%) WebLogic
9 163 (3.59%) Confluence
10 157 (3.46%) Apache Spark
11 113 (2.49%) Jetty
12 110 (2.42%) CloudStack
13 86 (1.89%) Apache Solr
14 84 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
15 75 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 53 (1.17%) Documentum
17 51 (1.12%) CMS
18 40 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
19 36 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.15%) Campfire
3 5 (0.11%) HipChat
3 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.088%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.24%) Magento
3 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (0.088%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.088%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.066%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.066%) SessionCam
7 2 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.022%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.022%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.022%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.022%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2175 (47.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1009 (22.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 337 (7.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 293 (6.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 279 (6.15%) PaaS
6 275 (6.06%) IaaS
7 235 (5.18%) SaaS
8 210 (4.63%) GitHub
9 204 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
10 131 (2.89%) Amazon S3
11 92 (2.03%) OpenShift
12 88 (1.94%) Office 365
13 80 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 76 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
15 67 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
16 48 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 43 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
18 39 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
18 39 (0.86%) Route 53
19 36 (0.79%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 433 (9.54%) DNS
2 384 (8.46%) Firewall
3 250 (5.51%) Internet
4 245 (5.40%) TCP/IP
5 169 (3.72%) SAN
6 148 (3.26%) VPN
7 147 (3.24%) HTTP
8 143 (3.15%) DHCP
9 120 (2.64%) WAN
10 113 (2.49%) LAN
11 100 (2.20%) LDAP
12 96 (2.12%) VLAN
13 85 (1.87%) NAS
14 71 (1.56%) SNMP
15 67 (1.48%) Kerberos
16 66 (1.45%) SSL
17 60 (1.32%) BGP
18 59 (1.30%) Network Security
19 55 (1.21%) SMTP
20 40 (0.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 872 (19.21%) MySQL
2 440 (9.69%) SQL Server
3 408 (8.99%) MongoDB
4 394 (8.68%) NoSQL
5 296 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 265 (5.84%) Big Data
7 264 (5.82%) Hadoop
8 261 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 201 (4.43%) Relational Database
10 183 (4.03%) Redis
11 102 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
12 88 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 88 (1.94%) Riak
13 76 (1.67%) Couchbase
14 65 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 50 (1.10%) InfluxDB
16 49 (1.08%) MariaDB
17 43 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 34 (0.75%) HBase
19 28 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1832 (40.36%) Jenkins
2 1141 (25.14%) Git (software)
3 411 (9.05%) TeamCity
4 385 (8.48%) JIRA
5 373 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 339 (7.47%) Maven
7 308 (6.79%) Vagrant
8 290 (6.39%) Subversion
9 227 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 215 (4.74%) Selenium
11 171 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 166 (3.66%) Hudson
13 136 (3.00%) Ant
14 129 (2.84%) Gradle
15 126 (2.78%) Bitbucket
16 109 (2.40%) JUnit
17 108 (2.38%) Cucumber
18 87 (1.92%) GoCD
19 79 (1.74%) Artifactory
20 78 (1.72%) GitLab
General
1 730 (16.08%) Finance
2 296 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 246 (5.42%) Marketing
4 238 (5.24%) Banking
5 174 (3.83%) Games
6 155 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 152 (3.35%) Retail
8 146 (3.22%) Electronics
9 65 (1.43%) Advertising
10 48 (1.06%) Law
11 42 (0.93%) Online Betting
12 36 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.37%) Automotive
14 17 (0.37%) Back Office
14 17 (0.37%) Publishing
15 15 (0.33%) Legal
16 9 (0.20%) Front Office
17 8 (0.18%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.11%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1784 (39.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 592 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 498 (10.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 493 (10.86%) Developer
5 482 (10.62%) Administrator
6 398 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
7 372 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
8 358 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 355 (7.82%) Linux Administrator
10 354 (7.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 312 (6.87%) Architect
12 310 (6.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 303 (6.68%) AWS DevOps
14 269 (5.93%) Senior DevOps
15 252 (5.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 252 (5.55%) Systems Engineer
16 222 (4.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 216 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 200 (4.41%) Consultant
19 187 (4.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (11.35%) Web Services
2 376 (8.28%) .NET
3 342 (7.53%) LAMP
4 281 (6.19%) Node.js
5 242 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
6 240 (5.29%) HTML
7 233 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 199 (4.38%) CSS
9 186 (4.10%) REST
10 183 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
11 170 (3.75%) Spring
12 148 (3.26%) Kafka
13 135 (2.97%) RESTful
14 124 (2.73%) LEMP Stack
15 122 (2.69%) Middleware
15 122 (2.69%) React
16 113 (2.49%) HTML5
17 106 (2.34%) SOAP
18 105 (2.31%) JSON
19 100 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 314 (6.92%) Public Cloud
2 278 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 215 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 139 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 139 (3.06%) Private Cloud
5 127 (2.80%) Fintech
6 119 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 115 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 94 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
9 93 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 82 (1.81%) Clustering
11 81 (1.78%) Replication
12 71 (1.56%) User Experience
13 54 (1.19%) iPad
14 43 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 40 (0.88%) PKI
16 34 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
17 31 (0.68%) Online Games
18 30 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3228 (71.12%) Linux
2 1000 (22.03%) Windows
3 922 (20.31%) Unix
4 579 (12.76%) CentOS
5 570 (12.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 484 (10.66%) Ubuntu
7 320 (7.05%) Windows Server
8 208 (4.58%) Debian
9 128 (2.82%) Solaris
10 82 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 69 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (1.43%) CoreOS
13 58 (1.28%) AIX
14 36 (0.79%) SUSE
15 35 (0.77%) VMS
16 32 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 29 (0.64%) Android
18 27 (0.59%) Apple iOS
19 20 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
20 16 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3132 (69.00%) DevOps
2 1706 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1463 (32.23%) Configuration Management
4 1248 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 629 (13.86%) Open Source
6 605 (13.33%) Scrum
7 544 (11.99%) TDD
8 516 (11.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 464 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 438 (9.65%) Test Automation
11 377 (8.31%) Mentoring
12 350 (7.71%) E-Commerce
13 317 (6.98%) ITIL
14 309 (6.81%) High Availability
15 286 (6.30%) Microservices
16 279 (6.15%) Kanban
17 261 (5.75%) BDD
18 241 (5.31%) Migration
19 228 (5.02%) Task Automation
20 209 (4.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2257 (49.72%) Python
2 1426 (31.42%) Bash Shell
3 1224 (26.97%) Java
4 1164 (25.64%) Ruby
5 945 (20.82%) Perl
6 693 (15.27%) PowerShell
6 693 (15.27%) SQL
7 583 (12.84%) PHP
8 469 (10.33%) JavaScript
9 401 (8.83%) Shell Script
10 313 (6.90%) C#
11 299 (6.59%) Go
12 211 (4.65%) C++
13 116 (2.56%) C
14 113 (2.49%) Scala
15 108 (2.38%) Groovy
16 46 (1.01%) Korn
17 37 (0.82%) VB
18 36 (0.79%) PL/SQL
19 35 (0.77%) Jython
Qualifications
1 395 (8.70%) Degree
2 196 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 136 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 91 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 64 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (1.32%) AWS Certification
7 56 (1.23%) RHCE
8 52 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (0.75%) CCNA
10 28 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 27 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.59%) MCSE
12 26 (0.57%) CISSP
13 24 (0.53%) CCNP
14 23 (0.51%) MCSD
15 22 (0.48%) RHCSA
16 21 (0.46%) PMI Certification
17 18 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (0.40%) MySQL Certification
18 15 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (4.58%) QA
2 109 (2.40%) SLA
3 82 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 65 (1.43%) GCP
5 47 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
6 32 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.22%) COBIT
10 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.088%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.088%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.044%) DICOM
14 2 (0.044%) HL7
14 2 (0.044%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1672 (36.84%) Docker
2 463 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (6.79%) Active Directory
4 195 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 195 (4.30%) Xen
5 154 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 148 (3.26%) vSphere
7 109 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 109 (2.40%) XenServer
8 102 (2.25%) KVM
9 80 (1.76%) NFS
10 62 (1.37%) VirtualBox
11 56 (1.23%) Varnish
12 37 (0.82%) iptables
13 30 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 30 (0.66%) etcd
14 28 (0.62%) flannel
15 27 (0.59%) LXC
16 22 (0.48%) Samba
17 21 (0.46%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2803 (61.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2541 (55.98%) Ansible
3 673 (14.83%) Kubernetes
4 607 (13.37%) Terraform
5 529 (11.65%) Nagios
6 311 (6.85%) Salt
7 190 (4.19%) ZABBIX
8 137 (3.02%) Cobbler
9 127 (2.80%) Grafana
10 126 (2.78%) logstash
11 125 (2.75%) Packer
12 118 (2.60%) Mesos
13 109 (2.40%) Tivoli
14 104 (2.29%) Graphite
14 104 (2.29%) Kibana
15 85 (1.87%) SCCM
16 83 (1.83%) CFEngine
17 75 (1.65%) HAProxy
18 69 (1.52%) Rundeck
19 66 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 812 (17.89%) Red Hat
2 765 (16.85%) VMware
3 534 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 477 (10.51%) Oracle
5 354 (7.80%) Google
6 253 (5.57%) Cisco
7 248 (5.46%) SaltStack
8 226 (4.98%) Splunk
9 152 (3.35%) SAP
10 146 (3.22%) IBM
11 145 (3.19%) New Relic
12 125 (2.75%) HP
13 109 (2.40%) AppDynamics
14 102 (2.25%) Rackspace
15 97 (2.14%) Atlassian
16 92 (2.03%) EnterpriseDB
17 85 (1.87%) EMC
18 67 (1.48%) CA
19 56 (1.23%) Juniper
20 54 (1.19%) F5