The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 120 113 144
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.47% 0.045%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.60% 8.16% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Average salary £46,500 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Puppet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
125 98 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.52% 5.78% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 107 67 100
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Puppet across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Puppet
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Puppet Salary Trend in Cheshire

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Puppet
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 5 £45,500 +16.66%
Macclesfield - 1 £82,500 -
Puppet
North West

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) Reactive Extensions
3 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 5 (38.46%) Ant

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IIS
1 5 (38.46%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Terremark
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
1 5 (38.46%) NUnit
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Mercurial
1 5 (38.46%) MSTest
1 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) WPF
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) Reactive Extensions
1 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) SOAP
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) DSDM
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Vagrant
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) nmon
3 1 (7.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix