The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 218 235 216
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 36 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 3.47% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 22
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Puppet
England

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

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
360 346 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.81% 5.12% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 275 263 314
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Puppet
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Puppet Salary Trend in the North West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Puppet Salary Histogram in the North West

Puppet
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Manchester -1 24 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Cheshire -9 8 £43,750 +15.13% 4
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 67 (83.75%) Linux
2 42 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (50.00%) MySQL
4 31 (38.75%) Java
5 30 (37.50%) Apache
6 29 (36.25%) Configuration Management
6 29 (36.25%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (33.75%) DevOps
8 26 (32.50%) Perl
9 24 (30.00%) PHP
10 22 (27.50%) Ruby
11 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (23.75%) Web Services
11 19 (23.75%) MongoDB
12 18 (22.50%) UNIX
12 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
13 17 (21.25%) Python
13 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
13 17 (21.25%) VMware
14 16 (20.00%) Tomcat
14 16 (20.00%) nginx
14 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 15 (18.75%) Nagios
16 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
17 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (16.25%) DNS
17 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
18 12 (15.00%) Windows
18 12 (15.00%) TDD

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 30 (37.50%) Apache
2 16 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 16 (20.00%) nginx
3 12 (15.00%) Jetty
4 9 (11.25%) IIS
5 7 (8.75%) Node.js
5 7 (8.75%) JBoss
6 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.25%) OpenStack
7 4 (5.00%) Confluence
8 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.25%) WordPress
9 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.75%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.25%) IaaS
4 5 (6.25%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.00%) SaaS
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.50%) Route 53
7 2 (2.50%) PaaS
8 1 (1.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.25%) DNS
3 11 (13.75%) IPsec
4 10 (12.50%) Internet
5 7 (8.75%) HTTP
6 5 (6.25%) DHCP
6 5 (6.25%) FTP
6 5 (6.25%) SAN
6 5 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (5.00%) SMTP
7 4 (5.00%) SNMP
7 4 (5.00%) LDAP
7 4 (5.00%) tcpdump
7 4 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.00%) NAS
8 2 (2.50%) PPTP
8 2 (2.50%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.00%) MySQL
2 29 (36.25%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (23.75%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.25%) Big Data
5 8 (10.00%) MariaDB
5 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.25%) Mahout
10 1 (1.25%) Redis
10 1 (1.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.50%) Selenium
4 7 (8.75%) Maven
5 4 (5.00%) Ant
5 4 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) NUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Hudson
6 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.50%) MSTest
6 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.25%) RSpec
7 1 (1.25%) Phing
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) German Language
2 5 (6.25%) Italian Language
2 5 (6.25%) Turkish Language
3 4 (5.00%) Local Government
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Administrator
3 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Junior
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) MySQL DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Tools Programmer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Programmer
9 3 (3.75%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) Web Services
2 10 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 10 (12.50%) Spring
2 10 (12.50%) jQuery
2 10 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 9 (11.25%) LAMP
4 7 (8.75%) RESTful
5 6 (7.50%) .NET
6 5 (6.25%) J2EE
6 5 (6.25%) Servlets
7 4 (5.00%) Memcached
8 2 (2.50%) HTML
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.50%) CSS
8 2 (2.50%) SOAP
8 2 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (2.50%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (2.50%) REST
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Open Source
2 8 (10.00%) Replication
3 5 (6.25%) Blog
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Clustering
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (83.75%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) UNIX
3 12 (15.00%) Windows
4 8 (10.00%) CentOS
5 7 (8.75%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.25%) Debian
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) Configuration Management
2 27 (33.75%) DevOps
3 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.00%) TDD
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.25%) BDD
7 9 (11.25%) MVC
8 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.75%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.75%) Coaching
9 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.25%) User Stories
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.00%) ITIL
11 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Java
2 26 (32.50%) Perl
3 24 (30.00%) PHP
4 22 (27.50%) Ruby
5 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.25%) Python
7 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.50%) SQL
8 6 (7.50%) C
9 3 (3.75%) Scala
9 3 (3.75%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) C#
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.50%) Squid
3 8 (10.00%) Varnish
4 5 (6.25%) Xen
5 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.00%) vCloud
5 4 (5.00%) Postfix
5 4 (5.00%) vSphere
6 3 (3.75%) Docker
7 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (18.75%) Nagios
3 8 (10.00%) Ansible
3 8 (10.00%) SCOM
4 6 (7.50%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.00%) Icinga
6 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.00%) SCCM
6 4 (5.00%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.50%) logstash
8 1 (1.25%) Salt
8 1 (1.25%) Kibana
8 1 (1.25%) Cacti
8 1 (1.25%) nmon
8 1 (1.25%) YUM
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) VMware
2 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.50%) Google
5 4 (5.00%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.00%) Dell
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) Acronis
5 4 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.00%) Veeam
5 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.75%) Perforce
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) Percona
7 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.25%) Zend
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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