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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 210 226 213
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 48 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.41% 3.70% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 22
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% +3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
333 351 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.54% 5.10% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 240 280 293
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +15 36 £45,000 +1.69% 10
Cheshire -12 6 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 71 (84.52%) Linux
2 47 (55.95%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (50.00%) MySQL
4 33 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (36.90%) Java
6 30 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 29 (34.52%) Apache
8 27 (32.14%) Perl
9 26 (30.95%) Ruby
10 25 (29.76%) Web Services
10 25 (29.76%) DevOps
11 24 (28.57%) PHP
12 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 20 (23.81%) nginx
14 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
15 19 (22.62%) UNIX
16 18 (21.43%) Python
16 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (20.24%) VMware
18 16 (19.05%) Tomcat
18 16 (19.05%) Nagios
18 16 (19.05%) Open Source
18 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
19 15 (17.86%) Bash Shell
19 15 (17.86%) DNS
20 14 (16.67%) Windows
20 14 (16.67%) TDD
20 14 (16.67%) Amazon EC2

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 29 (34.52%) Apache
2 20 (23.81%) nginx
3 16 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 12 (14.29%) Jetty
5 7 (8.33%) IIS
6 5 (5.95%) Node.js
6 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.76%) Confluence
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.19%) WordPress
8 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.19%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.71%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.95%) Google App Engine
6 4 (4.76%) IaaS
7 3 (3.57%) Route 53
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (3.57%) SaaS
8 1 (1.19%) PaaS
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.86%) DNS
3 13 (15.48%) IPsec
4 12 (14.29%) Internet
5 6 (7.14%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) SNMP
5 6 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 6 (7.14%) NAS
5 6 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (5.95%) tcpdump
6 5 (5.95%) SMTP
6 5 (5.95%) DHCP
6 5 (5.95%) FTP
6 5 (5.95%) HTTP
6 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.76%) LDAP
8 3 (3.57%) VPN
9 2 (2.38%) PPTP
9 2 (2.38%) OpenVPN
10 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (50.00%) MySQL
2 33 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.71%) Big Data
5 8 (9.52%) MariaDB
5 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.19%) Redis
10 1 (1.19%) Riak
10 1 (1.19%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.90%) Selenium
3 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.33%) Maven
5 5 (5.95%) RSpec
6 4 (4.76%) JIRA
6 4 (4.76%) Subversion
6 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.57%) Hudson
7 3 (3.57%) Ant
8 2 (2.38%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.19%) Phing
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Local Government
2 5 (5.95%) German Language
2 5 (5.95%) Italian Language
2 5 (5.95%) Turkish Language
3 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Administrator
3 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (8.33%) DBA
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Junior
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Network Programmer
7 3 (3.57%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (3.57%) Tools Programmer
7 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) Web Services
2 12 (14.29%) jQuery
3 11 (13.10%) RESTful
4 10 (11.90%) Hibernate
4 10 (11.90%) Spring
4 10 (11.90%) Spring MVC
5 9 (10.71%) LAMP
6 7 (8.33%) J2EE
7 6 (7.14%) .NET
8 5 (5.95%) Servlets
9 4 (4.76%) Ajax
9 4 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (4.76%) HTML
9 4 (4.76%) CSS
9 4 (4.76%) HTML5
9 4 (4.76%) Memcached
9 4 (4.76%) Phusion Passenger
10 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.19%) Sass
10 1 (1.19%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Open Source
2 9 (10.71%) Replication
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Blog
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.57%) Social Media
7 1 (1.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 71 (84.52%) Linux
2 19 (22.62%) UNIX
3 14 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.52%) CentOS
6 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.76%) Debian
10 3 (3.57%) Fedora
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 25 (29.76%) DevOps
3 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
6 11 (13.10%) MVC
6 11 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
7 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
8 9 (10.71%) Coaching
9 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.33%) BDD
10 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.95%) ITIL
11 5 (5.95%) OO
11 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) Java
2 27 (32.14%) Perl
3 26 (30.95%) Ruby
4 24 (28.57%) PHP
5 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (21.43%) Python
7 15 (17.86%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.71%) SQL
9 6 (7.14%) C
10 3 (3.57%) C++
10 3 (3.57%) Scala
11 1 (1.19%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.10%) Squid
3 9 (10.71%) Varnish
4 6 (7.14%) vCloud
4 6 (7.14%) vSphere
5 5 (5.95%) Xen
6 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.76%) Postfix
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (55.95%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (19.05%) Nagios
3 11 (13.10%) SCOM
4 8 (9.52%) Ansible
5 6 (7.14%) OpenNMS
5 6 (7.14%) Capistrano
5 6 (7.14%) CFEngine
5 6 (7.14%) SCCM
6 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.76%) Icinga
8 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.38%) logstash
10 1 (1.19%) Salt
10 1 (1.19%) Kibana
10 1 (1.19%) YUM
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) VMware
2 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.10%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.33%) JBoss
5 6 (7.14%) Dell
5 6 (7.14%) Google
5 6 (7.14%) Veeam
5 6 (7.14%) Acronis
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.76%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.76%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.57%) Perforce
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.38%) Percona
10 1 (1.19%) Splunk
10 1 (1.19%) Zend
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amiqus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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