Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 71 143
Rank change year-on-year -29 +72 +3
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 37 75 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.93% 3.57% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.02% 38.66% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 10
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £50,769 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +19.46% -1.16%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,125 £35,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 176 194 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.20% 9.23% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 153 170 138
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +18.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in Wales.

Salary trend for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Wales over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
South Wales 0 27 £50,000 -16.67% 5
West Wales -16 10 £45,769 -6.67%
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (67.57%) DevOps
2 25 (67.57%) Linux
3 24 (64.86%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
5 19 (51.35%) Python
6 18 (48.65%) Configuration Management
6 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (48.65%) Ansible
7 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
8 16 (43.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (43.24%) High Availability
9 14 (37.84%) MySQL
10 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
10 13 (35.14%) LAMP
10 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
10 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
10 13 (35.14%) ZABBIX
11 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
11 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (32.43%) Varnish
11 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
11 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (32.43%) Subversion
11 12 (32.43%) Clustering
11 12 (32.43%) Content Management
11 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
11 12 (32.43%) WordPress
11 12 (32.43%) LAN
11 12 (32.43%) WAN

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 12 (32.43%) WordPress
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) Jetty
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 33 (89.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (43.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (13.51%) Stackdriver
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 12 (32.43%) LAN
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.70%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
2 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Subversion
3 5 (13.51%) CF BOSH
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Lead DevOps
4 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
6 5 (13.51%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 5 (13.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) LAMP
2 5 (13.51%) REST
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Cloud Native
3 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.62%) CentOS
4 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
5 4 (10.81%) HPUX
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
6 3 (8.11%) Windows
7 1 (2.70%) DC/OS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) DevOps
2 18 (48.65%) Configuration Management
3 16 (43.24%) High Availability
4 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Content Management
5 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
5 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
6 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
7 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 5 (13.51%) ITSM
8 5 (13.51%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (13.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.81%) Project Management
9 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
2 19 (51.35%) Python
3 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
4 12 (32.43%) PHP
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Groovy
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Varnish
2 10 (27.03%) Docker
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.70%) DRBD
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
4 1 (2.70%) QEMU
4 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (48.65%) Ansible
3 13 (35.14%) ZABBIX
4 7 (18.92%) Terraform
5 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
5 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Salt
7 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.70%) Graphite
7 1 (2.70%) Icinga
7 1 (2.70%) Munin
7 1 (2.70%) Nagios
7 1 (2.70%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
1 9 (24.32%) ServiceNow
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Google
3 5 (13.51%) Splunk
4 4 (10.81%) BMC
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) New Relic
6 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) PagerDuty