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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 289 167 199
Rank change year-on-year -122 +32 -85
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 843 628 131
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.20% 2.05% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.97% 11.12% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 489 520 106
10th Percentile £43,500 £38,750 £44,375
25th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% - -3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £76,250 £74,688
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,350 £83,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -

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 WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,123 5,649 1,674
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.12% 18.43% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,813 4,594 1,401
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,925 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

Puppet
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Puppet trend for jobs with a WFH option

Puppet
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Puppet.

Puppet salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Puppet
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Puppet over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Puppet salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, Puppet job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Puppet.

1 642 (76.16%) Ansible
2 581 (68.92%) Kubernetes
3 569 (67.50%) Opscode Chef
4 565 (67.02%) AWS
5 520 (61.68%) Python
6 506 (60.02%) Docker
7 470 (55.75%) DevOps
8 468 (55.52%) Configuration Management
9 438 (51.96%) Terraform
10 414 (49.11%) Linux
11 364 (43.18%) CI/CD
12 357 (42.35%) Azure
13 330 (39.15%) Jenkins
13 330 (39.15%) Agile
14 293 (34.76%) Infrastructure as Code
15 256 (30.37%) Java
16 249 (29.54%) Bash
17 209 (24.79%) GCP
18 201 (23.84%) AWS CloudFormation
19 189 (22.42%) Finance
20 183 (21.71%) PowerShell
21 181 (21.47%) Social Skills
22 168 (19.93%) MySQL
23 167 (19.81%) Microservices
24 153 (18.15%) PostgreSQL
25 150 (17.79%) Windows
26 149 (17.67%) Public Cloud
27 143 (16.96%) Cloud Native
28 139 (16.49%) Scrum
29 134 (15.90%) Retail

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 68 (8.07%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (6.05%) Apache
3 43 (5.10%) IIS
4 41 (4.86%) OpenStack
5 28 (3.32%) nginx
6 27 (3.20%) Confluence
6 27 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.42%) JBoss
9 11 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.95%) Apache Pulsar
11 8 (0.95%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.47%) Apache TomEE
14 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.24%) OpenWhisk
16 1 (0.12%) Appian
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 565 (67.02%) AWS
2 357 (42.35%) Azure
3 209 (24.79%) GCP
4 201 (23.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 112 (13.29%) SaaS
6 98 (11.63%) IaaS
7 95 (11.27%) PaaS
8 92 (10.91%) Serverless
9 74 (8.78%) GitHub
10 64 (7.59%) Datadog
11 61 (7.24%) OpenShift
12 55 (6.52%) Amazon ECS
13 43 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (4.51%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (4.27%) Amazon S3
16 26 (3.08%) AWS CodePipeline
17 24 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
18 22 (2.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 21 (2.49%) Pulumi
20 18 (2.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.47%) DNS
2 46 (5.46%) Firewall
2 46 (5.46%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.44%) Software-Defined Networking
4 22 (2.61%) VPN
5 17 (2.02%) VLAN
6 12 (1.42%) DHCP
7 10 (1.19%) BGP
7 10 (1.19%) Network Security
8 8 (0.95%) WAN
9 7 (0.83%) Broadband
9 7 (0.83%) IPsec
9 7 (0.83%) MPLS
9 7 (0.83%) SNMP
10 6 (0.71%) BIG-IP
10 6 (0.71%) IPv6
10 6 (0.71%) OpenVPN
11 5 (0.59%) SAN
12 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (19.93%) MySQL
2 153 (18.15%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (11.03%) Relational Database
4 73 (8.66%) SQL Server
5 70 (8.30%) Big Data
6 42 (4.98%) Hadoop
7 41 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 39 (4.63%) MongoDB
9 29 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (3.08%) Redis
11 24 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (2.61%) InfluxDB
13 21 (2.49%) MariaDB
14 19 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.42%) Oracle Database
16 11 (1.30%) NoSQL
17 8 (0.95%) Aerospike
17 8 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (0.95%) ArangoDB
17 8 (0.95%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 330 (39.15%) Jenkins
2 125 (14.83%) Git (software)
3 76 (9.02%) GitLab
3 76 (9.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 73 (8.66%) TeamCity
5 45 (5.34%) JIRA
6 43 (5.10%) Bitbucket
7 32 (3.80%) CircleCI
8 31 (3.68%) GoCD
9 29 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (2.97%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.97%) Selenium
11 24 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (2.37%) Maven
13 16 (1.90%) IBM UrbanCode
13 16 (1.90%) Subversion
13 16 (1.90%) Travis CI
14 12 (1.42%) Gradle
15 9 (1.07%) Artifactory
16 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 189 (22.42%) Finance
2 181 (21.47%) Social Skills
3 134 (15.90%) Retail
4 109 (12.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 105 (12.46%) Public Sector
6 53 (6.29%) Telecoms
7 48 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (5.10%) Banking
9 34 (4.03%) Manufacturing
10 30 (3.56%) Marketing
11 27 (3.20%) Games
12 26 (3.08%) Electronics
13 25 (2.97%) Advertising
13 25 (2.97%) Law
14 14 (1.66%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (1.19%) Automotive
16 8 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
17 7 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
18 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
19 5 (0.59%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 275 (32.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (11.74%) Architect
3 86 (10.20%) AWS Engineer
3 86 (10.20%) Senior DevOps
4 85 (10.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 64 (7.59%) AWS DevOps
5 64 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 64 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
5 64 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 61 (7.24%) Cloud Architect
7 59 (7.00%) Administrator
8 56 (6.64%) Java Engineer
9 54 (6.41%) Platform Engineer
10 49 (5.81%) Azure Architect
11 47 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
12 43 (5.10%) Developer
13 38 (4.51%) Consultant
13 38 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
15 33 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (11.86%) RESTful
2 95 (11.27%) Elastic Stack
3 73 (8.66%) REST
4 68 (8.07%) .NET
5 66 (7.83%) Spring Boot
6 65 (7.71%) Spring
7 63 (7.47%) ARM Templates
8 56 (6.64%) Kafka
9 42 (4.98%) React
10 30 (3.56%) LAMP
11 26 (3.08%) AngularJS
12 24 (2.85%) .NET Core
13 23 (2.73%) LEMP Stack
14 22 (2.61%) LAPP Stack
14 22 (2.61%) Node.js
15 21 (2.49%) JSON
15 21 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails
16 20 (2.37%) GraphQL
16 20 (2.37%) Redux
17 17 (2.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.67%) Public Cloud
2 143 (16.96%) Cloud Native
3 64 (7.59%) Cyberattack
3 64 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (6.41%) Cyber Defence
5 42 (4.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 37 (4.39%) Private Cloud
7 32 (3.80%) Data Centre
8 25 (2.97%) Clustering
9 23 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
9 23 (2.73%) Social Network
10 22 (2.61%) User Experience
11 20 (2.37%) Social Media
12 19 (2.25%) Replication
13 18 (2.14%) Smartphone
14 17 (2.02%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
17 12 (1.42%) iPhone
18 11 (1.30%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 414 (49.11%) Linux
2 150 (17.79%) Windows
3 110 (13.05%) Unix
4 87 (10.32%) CentOS
5 55 (6.52%) Windows Server
6 53 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.97%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.90%) Mesosphere
9 12 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.19%) Debian
11 9 (1.07%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.71%) Android
13 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.71%) OpenWrt
14 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.59%) Solaris
14 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.47%) VMS
16 2 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (55.75%) DevOps
2 468 (55.52%) Configuration Management
3 364 (43.18%) CI/CD
4 330 (39.15%) Agile
5 293 (34.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 167 (19.81%) Microservices
7 139 (16.49%) Scrum
8 125 (14.83%) Test Automation
9 116 (13.76%) Open Source
10 93 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (10.32%) Software Engineering
12 79 (9.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 78 (9.25%) Personalization
14 75 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
15 71 (8.42%) Computer Science
16 68 (8.07%) Mentoring
17 65 (7.71%) TDD
18 64 (7.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
18 64 (7.59%) SDLC
18 64 (7.59%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 520 (61.68%) Python
2 256 (30.37%) Java
3 249 (29.54%) Bash
4 183 (21.71%) PowerShell
5 116 (13.76%) Go
6 104 (12.34%) JavaScript
6 104 (12.34%) Ruby
7 64 (7.59%) SQL
8 63 (7.47%) Groovy
9 60 (7.12%) Perl
10 59 (7.00%) C#
11 39 (4.63%) Kotlin
12 38 (4.51%) PHP
13 31 (3.68%) TypeScript
14 28 (3.32%) C++
15 20 (2.37%) C
16 17 (2.02%) Scala
17 6 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (11.86%) Degree
2 83 (9.85%) Security Cleared
3 78 (9.25%) SC Cleared
4 71 (8.42%) AWS Certification
5 29 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 23 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
7 20 (2.37%) RHCE
8 19 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.83%) MCSE
11 6 (0.71%) CCNP
12 5 (0.59%) LPIC
12 5 (0.59%) MCSA
12 5 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.12%) GIAC
14 1 (0.12%) HND
14 1 (0.12%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.03%) NIST
2 30 (3.56%) QA
3 23 (2.73%) IASME
3 23 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 19 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.07%) SOC 2
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.36%) SLA
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 506 (60.02%) Docker
2 112 (13.29%) Active Directory
3 80 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (5.34%) KVM
5 33 (3.91%) Xen
6 27 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (3.08%) vSphere
8 19 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 12 (1.42%) GlusterFS
11 9 (1.07%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.95%) iptables
13 7 (0.83%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.59%) etcd
14 5 (0.59%) XenApp
14 5 (0.59%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.36%) Ceph
15 3 (0.36%) NFS
15 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 642 (76.16%) Ansible
2 581 (68.92%) Kubernetes
3 569 (67.50%) Opscode Chef
4 438 (51.96%) Terraform
5 89 (10.56%) Docker Swarm
6 81 (9.61%) Prometheus
7 80 (9.49%) Grafana
8 56 (6.64%) SCCM
9 42 (4.98%) Nagios
9 42 (4.98%) Salt
10 33 (3.91%) ZABBIX
11 28 (3.32%) Istio
12 24 (2.85%) Fortio
12 24 (2.85%) Kiali
12 24 (2.85%) logstash
13 23 (2.73%) CASB
13 23 (2.73%) Packer
14 19 (2.25%) HAProxy
15 18 (2.14%) Consul
16 16 (1.90%) Kibana
Vendors
1 107 (12.69%) VMware
2 102 (12.10%) Google
3 85 (10.08%) Red Hat
4 84 (9.96%) Microsoft
5 68 (8.07%) SaltStack
6 67 (7.95%) Splunk
7 29 (3.44%) SAP
8 28 (3.32%) Oracle
9 22 (2.61%) Perforce
10 21 (2.49%) New Relic
11 20 (2.37%) Dynatrace
12 18 (2.14%) F5
12 18 (2.14%) Veritas
13 16 (1.90%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.90%) Hitachi
14 14 (1.66%) Juniper
15 13 (1.54%) Cisco
16 8 (0.95%) Alibaba
16 8 (0.95%) AppDynamics
16 8 (0.95%) HP