Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 136 133
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +68
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,711 4,257 4,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.45% 2.45% 2.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.64% 27.02% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,851 3,421 3,782
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 17,148 15,754 15,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 9.06% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13,425 12,852 12,705
UK median annual salary £56,600 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.81% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 0 3,496 £60,000 - 572
London +4 1,917 £70,000 +3.70% 277
UK excluding London +1 1,730 £55,000 +4.76% 326
North of England +14 530 £55,000 +4.76% 96
South East -6 456 £57,500 +4.55% 69
North West +9 280 £55,000 +4.76% 56
Yorkshire +4 225 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South West +17 207 £45,000 - 40
East of England +29 194 £55,000 -8.33% 42
Midlands -21 174 £53,075 -3.50% 48
Scotland -11 136 £50,000 - 19
West Midlands -8 122 £51,250 -6.82% 29
North East +44 63 £55,000 - 9
East Midlands -20 52 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Wales -3 28 £57,500 +17.25% 5
Northern Ireland -20 10 £62,500 +56.25% 7

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2,610 (70.33%) DevOps
2 2,498 (67.31%) Ansible
3 2,371 (63.89%) Linux
4 2,208 (59.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2,177 (58.66%) Amazon AWS
6 1,878 (50.61%) Python
7 1,781 (47.99%) Docker
8 1,704 (45.92%) Jenkins
9 1,630 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
10 1,402 (37.78%) Configuration Management
11 1,351 (36.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,157 (31.18%) Bash Shell
13 1,108 (29.86%) Java
14 1,095 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
14 1,095 (29.51%) Terraform
15 1,087 (29.29%) Kubernetes
16 958 (25.82%) Git (software)
17 937 (25.25%) Windows
18 861 (23.20%) Ruby
19 763 (20.56%) Finance
20 728 (19.62%) PowerShell
21 706 (19.02%) SQL
22 635 (17.11%) Unix
23 588 (15.84%) Google Cloud Platform
24 560 (15.09%) VMware
25 538 (14.50%) Red Hat
25 538 (14.50%) Open Source
26 506 (13.64%) Microservices
27 492 (13.26%) Test Automation
28 488 (13.15%) Microsoft

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
1 415 (11.18%) Apache
2 254 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 171 (4.61%) nginx
4 162 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
5 147 (3.96%) OpenStack
6 141 (3.80%) Confluence
7 120 (3.23%) JBoss
8 83 (2.24%) WebLogic
9 78 (2.10%) Apache Solr
10 77 (2.07%) Apache Spark
11 75 (2.02%) IIS
12 55 (1.48%) WebSphere
13 38 (1.02%) WordPress
14 36 (0.97%) GlassFish
14 36 (0.97%) MQSeries
15 35 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
16 32 (0.86%) Apache Pig
17 20 (0.54%) Mule
18 18 (0.49%) MS Exchange
18 18 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.16%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.054%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.054%) SPSS
5 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.027%) InVision
5 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.054%) Magento
5 2 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.027%) Odoo
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.027%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 2,177 (58.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1,351 (36.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 588 (15.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 410 (11.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 346 (9.32%) SaaS
6 237 (6.39%) GitHub
7 219 (5.90%) IaaS
8 218 (5.87%) PaaS
9 203 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
10 182 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
11 161 (4.34%) OpenShift
12 138 (3.72%) Amazon S3
13 125 (3.37%) Serverless
14 111 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 79 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
16 73 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 66 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
18 62 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
19 47 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 45 (1.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 330 (8.89%) Firewall
2 322 (8.68%) DNS
3 251 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 166 (4.47%) Internet
5 122 (3.29%) SAN
6 114 (3.07%) HTTP
7 106 (2.86%) SSL
8 101 (2.72%) VPN
9 68 (1.83%) DHCP
10 57 (1.54%) WAN
11 47 (1.27%) LAN
12 46 (1.24%) iSCSI
13 33 (0.89%) SNMP
13 33 (0.89%) VLAN
14 32 (0.86%) BGP
14 32 (0.86%) Network Security
15 31 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (0.65%) NAS
17 23 (0.62%) FCoE
17 23 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (12.77%) MySQL
2 348 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 328 (8.84%) SQL Server
4 287 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
5 223 (6.01%) MongoDB
6 206 (5.55%) Big Data
7 183 (4.93%) Hadoop
8 146 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
9 130 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 111 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 79 (2.13%) MariaDB
12 78 (2.10%) Redis
13 75 (2.02%) Oracle Database
14 69 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 51 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
16 47 (1.27%) Apache Hive
17 44 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
18 41 (1.10%) Blockchain
19 40 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
20 39 (1.05%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,704 (45.92%) Jenkins
2 958 (25.82%) Git (software)
3 454 (12.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 425 (11.45%) Maven
5 415 (11.18%) TeamCity
6 383 (10.32%) JIRA
7 308 (8.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 297 (8.00%) Subversion
9 223 (6.01%) Vagrant
10 184 (4.96%) Selenium
11 175 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 160 (4.31%) Gradle
13 146 (3.93%) GitLab
14 129 (3.48%) Travis CI
15 125 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
16 119 (3.21%) Bitbucket
17 112 (3.02%) Ant
18 104 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
19 98 (2.64%) Cucumber
19 98 (2.64%) GoCD
General
1 763 (20.56%) Finance
2 129 (3.48%) Banking
3 109 (2.94%) Retail
4 95 (2.56%) Games
5 93 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 70 (1.89%) Marketing
7 57 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 40 (1.08%) Law
9 32 (0.86%) Advertising
10 28 (0.75%) Electronics
11 20 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.51%) Front Office
12 19 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.51%) Publishing
13 18 (0.49%) German Language
13 18 (0.49%) Legal
14 16 (0.43%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.30%) Billing
15 11 (0.30%) French Language
15 11 (0.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1,497 (40.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 406 (10.94%) Linux Engineer
3 371 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 330 (8.89%) Developer
5 319 (8.60%) AWS DevOps
5 319 (8.60%) Cloud Engineer
6 300 (8.08%) Senior DevOps
7 253 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 249 (6.71%) Administrator
9 236 (6.36%) Platform Engineer
10 231 (6.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 228 (6.14%) Consultant
12 215 (5.79%) Architect
13 213 (5.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 199 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
15 192 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 190 (5.12%) Java Developer
17 186 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 158 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
19 154 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (11.05%) Web Services
2 291 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
3 275 (7.41%) .NET
4 264 (7.11%) AngularJS
5 223 (6.01%) Spring
6 203 (5.47%) Node.js
7 179 (4.82%) LAMP
8 156 (4.20%) REST
9 153 (4.12%) HTML
10 139 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
11 128 (3.45%) Kafka
12 126 (3.40%) Hibernate
13 122 (3.29%) React
14 109 (2.94%) Java EE
15 107 (2.88%) CSS
16 102 (2.75%) Middleware
17 92 (2.48%) J2EE
18 87 (2.34%) RESTful
19 83 (2.24%) LEMP Stack
20 70 (1.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 304 (8.19%) Data Centre
2 300 (8.08%) Public Cloud
3 187 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 174 (4.69%) Fintech
5 146 (3.93%) Linux Command Line
6 143 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
8 102 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
9 99 (2.67%) Cloud Native
10 89 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 79 (2.13%) Private Cloud
12 64 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 60 (1.62%) Replication
14 48 (1.29%) Management Information System
15 47 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 47 (1.27%) User Experience
16 45 (1.21%) Clustering
17 40 (1.08%) Internet of Things
18 35 (0.94%) Mobile App
19 33 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,371 (63.89%) Linux
2 937 (25.25%) Windows
3 635 (17.11%) Unix
4 439 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 387 (10.43%) CentOS
6 295 (7.95%) Ubuntu
7 286 (7.71%) Windows Server
8 107 (2.88%) Debian
9 76 (2.05%) Solaris
10 64 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (1.46%) Android
12 44 (1.19%) Fedora
13 39 (1.05%) CoreOS
14 34 (0.92%) FreeBSD
14 34 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (0.84%) Apple iOS
15 31 (0.84%) SUSE
16 28 (0.75%) VMS
17 26 (0.70%) Mesosphere
18 25 (0.67%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,610 (70.33%) DevOps
2 1,630 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1,402 (37.78%) Configuration Management
4 1,095 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
5 538 (14.50%) Open Source
6 506 (13.64%) Microservices
7 492 (13.26%) Test Automation
8 476 (12.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 393 (10.59%) Deployment Automation
10 387 (10.43%) Software Engineering
11 374 (10.08%) Scrum
12 366 (9.86%) ITIL
13 339 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
14 322 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 304 (8.19%) Mentoring
16 269 (7.25%) TDD
17 250 (6.74%) High Availability
18 211 (5.69%) Load Balancing
19 210 (5.66%) SDLC
20 205 (5.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,878 (50.61%) Python
2 1,157 (31.18%) Bash Shell
3 1,108 (29.86%) Java
4 861 (23.20%) Ruby
5 728 (19.62%) PowerShell
6 706 (19.02%) SQL
7 485 (13.07%) Perl
8 474 (12.77%) JavaScript
9 318 (8.57%) PHP
10 285 (7.68%) Go
11 244 (6.58%) Shell Script
12 216 (5.82%) C#
13 157 (4.23%) C++
14 130 (3.50%) C
15 87 (2.34%) Scala
16 78 (2.10%) TypeScript
17 56 (1.51%) Korn
18 53 (1.43%) Java 8
19 51 (1.37%) Objective-C
20 44 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 348 (9.38%) Degree
2 164 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 113 (3.05%) AWS Certification
4 101 (2.72%) RHCE
5 100 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 93 (2.51%) DV Cleared
7 89 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 83 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 75 (2.02%) RHCSA
10 70 (1.89%) MCSE
11 69 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 59 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
13 56 (1.51%) CCNA
14 53 (1.43%) CISSP
15 47 (1.27%) SANS
16 46 (1.24%) Master's Degree
17 44 (1.19%) SSCP
18 42 (1.13%) GIAC
18 42 (1.13%) Linux+ Certification
18 42 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (3.96%) QA
2 74 (1.99%) SLA
3 58 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.24%) GDPR
5 42 (1.13%) HIPAA
6 40 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 25 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.16%) PMO
12 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.027%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,781 (47.99%) Docker
2 412 (11.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 302 (8.14%) Active Directory
4 212 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 117 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
6 102 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
7 92 (2.48%) vSphere
8 86 (2.32%) VirtualBox
9 70 (1.89%) NFS
10 50 (1.35%) Samba
10 50 (1.35%) Xen
11 44 (1.19%) KVM
12 42 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 29 (0.78%) RHEV
14 27 (0.73%) oVirt
15 24 (0.65%) HDFS
15 24 (0.65%) VMware NSX
16 19 (0.51%) pfSense
17 17 (0.46%) iptables
17 17 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,498 (67.31%) Ansible
2 2,208 (59.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1,095 (29.51%) Terraform
4 1,087 (29.29%) Kubernetes
5 357 (9.62%) Salt
6 321 (8.65%) Nagios
7 203 (5.47%) Docker Swarm
8 194 (5.23%) Packer
9 186 (5.01%) Consul
10 166 (4.47%) Prometheus
11 156 (4.20%) Graphite
12 151 (4.07%) ZABBIX
13 147 (3.96%) Grafana
14 81 (2.18%) SCOM
15 68 (1.83%) Rundeck
16 65 (1.75%) vCenter Server
17 57 (1.54%) Opsview
18 52 (1.40%) Automic
18 52 (1.40%) HAProxy
18 52 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 560 (15.09%) VMware
2 538 (14.50%) Red Hat
3 488 (13.15%) Microsoft
4 444 (11.96%) Oracle
5 411 (11.08%) Google
6 314 (8.46%) Splunk
7 132 (3.56%) Atlassian
8 124 (3.34%) Cisco
9 102 (2.75%) SaltStack
10 100 (2.69%) IBM
11 89 (2.40%) New Relic
12 80 (2.16%) Citrix
13 75 (2.02%) EMC
14 73 (1.97%) ServiceNow
15 72 (1.94%) NetApp
16 66 (1.78%) HP
17 63 (1.70%) RedGate
18 60 (1.62%) AppDynamics
19 55 (1.48%) SAP
20 53 (1.43%) SolarWinds