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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 213 222 247
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 31 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.37% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.84% 6.47% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 5
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
286 402 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.41% 5.72% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 202 304 237
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +21 24 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Cheshire +7 6 £48,750 +30.00% 2
Lancashire +2 1 £37,500 +1.01%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 50 (76.92%) Linux
2 34 (52.31%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (43.08%) MySQL
4 26 (40.00%) Apache
4 26 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (40.00%) DevOps
5 24 (36.92%) PHP
6 20 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 20 (30.77%) CentOS
7 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
8 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
9 15 (23.08%) Nagios
10 14 (21.54%) Java
10 14 (21.54%) C++
10 14 (21.54%) Ruby
10 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (18.46%) nginx
11 12 (18.46%) Web Services
11 12 (18.46%) Python
12 11 (16.92%) Big Data
12 11 (16.92%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (16.92%) VMware
13 10 (15.38%) Perl
13 10 (15.38%) Windows
13 10 (15.38%) SQL
14 9 (13.85%) LAMP
14 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (12.31%) Web Development

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 26 (40.00%) Apache
2 12 (18.46%) nginx
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) WordPress
5 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.62%) Node.js
6 2 (3.08%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Magento
2 2 (3.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 26 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.92%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (12.31%) Amazon S3
4 6 (9.23%) SaaS
4 6 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.54%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.54%) Terremark
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.54%) PaaS
8 1 (1.54%) Route 53
8 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.69%) IPsec
3 4 (6.15%) OpenVPN
3 4 (6.15%) VPN
4 3 (4.62%) Internet
4 3 (4.62%) HTTP
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) LDAP
6 1 (1.54%) SS7
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) MySQL
2 11 (16.92%) Big Data
3 8 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.62%) Aerospike
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) Ant
4 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.62%) MSTest
4 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.08%) Hudson
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Behat
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) Grunt
6 1 (1.54%) Bower
6 1 (1.54%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
1 2 (3.08%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Administrator
2 22 (33.85%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (26.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (18.46%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Linux Support
9 3 (4.62%) Linux Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Linux Software Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Software Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Web Services
2 9 (13.85%) LAMP
3 8 (12.31%) HTML
3 8 (12.31%) CSS
4 4 (6.15%) SOAP
4 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.15%) REST
4 4 (6.15%) jQuery
5 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.62%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (4.62%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.62%) WPF
6 1 (1.54%) Symfony
6 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.54%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Open Source
2 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
3 2 (3.08%) Statistics
3 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) iDTV
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Linux
2 20 (30.77%) CentOS
3 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.38%) Windows
5 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.69%) Android
6 4 (6.15%) UNIX
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) DevOps
2 20 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.31%) Web Development
5 6 (9.23%) OOP
5 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.69%) Kanban
7 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) BDD
7 4 (6.15%) Analytics
7 4 (6.15%) OO
7 4 (6.15%) TDD
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
8 3 (4.62%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (4.62%) MVVM
8 3 (4.62%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) PHP
2 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
3 14 (21.54%) Ruby
3 14 (21.54%) C++
3 14 (21.54%) Java
4 12 (18.46%) Python
5 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Perl
6 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) C
7 4 (6.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) XenServer
5 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (52.31%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (23.08%) Nagios
3 5 (7.69%) Ansible
3 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.15%) Cacti
5 2 (3.08%) Capistrano
5 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.08%) Opsview
6 1 (1.54%) logstash
6 1 (1.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Apple
4 3 (4.62%) Google
4 3 (4.62%) Percona
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
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