The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank - - 58
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,625
% change year-on-year
- +10.76%
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 Lancashire region.

Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.03% 2.59% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £19,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Puppet
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Puppet Salary Trend in Lancashire

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Varnish
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat