The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 199 238 218
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 46 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.14% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.43% 3.03% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 17
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,123 £36,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,800 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
280 330 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.92% 4.55% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 207 253 244
Average salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
Puppet
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +18 36 £42,500 -2.29% 5
Lancashire - 4 £37,123 - 1
Cheshire -6 3 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (79.17%) Linux
2 35 (48.61%) MySQL
3 34 (47.22%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (34.72%) Ruby
5 25 (34.72%) Perl
6 24 (33.33%) Java
7 22 (30.56%) PHP
7 22 (30.56%) Web Services
8 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
8 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
9 18 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 18 (25.00%) Python
9 18 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 18 (25.00%) Nagios
10 17 (23.61%) UNIX
11 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.22%) TDD
12 15 (20.83%) Finance
12 15 (20.83%) Apache
12 15 (20.83%) jQuery
12 15 (20.83%) DevOps
13 13 (18.06%) Ubuntu
13 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
13 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
13 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
13 13 (18.06%) Selenium
13 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
14 12 (16.67%) Open Source

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (20.83%) Apache
2 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.89%) nginx
4 6 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.94%) Jetty
5 5 (6.94%) Node.js
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.56%) Confluence
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.17%) IaaS
5 3 (4.17%) Route 53
6 1 (1.39%) SaaS
6 1 (1.39%) PaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.89%) DNS
3 7 (9.72%) Internet
4 6 (8.33%) IPsec
5 5 (6.94%) tcpdump
5 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.94%) SMTP
6 4 (5.56%) SNMP
6 4 (5.56%) SAN
6 4 (5.56%) LDAP
6 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.56%) NAS
7 3 (4.17%) VPN
8 2 (2.78%) PPTP
8 2 (2.78%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.39%) Network Security
9 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) MySQL
2 27 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.67%) Big Data
5 10 (13.89%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.33%) Redis
7 5 (6.94%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.94%) MariaDB
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.39%) Mahout
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Selenium
3 9 (12.50%) Maven
4 7 (9.72%) JUnit
4 7 (9.72%) Subversion
5 6 (8.33%) RSpec
6 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.56%) JIRA
7 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.78%) NUnit
8 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.78%) Hudson
8 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Military
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Administrator
3 8 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) DBA
5 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Programmer
8 3 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Tools Programmer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Web Services
2 15 (20.83%) jQuery
3 11 (15.28%) Spring
3 11 (15.28%) HTML
4 10 (13.89%) RESTful
4 10 (13.89%) HTML5
5 8 (11.11%) LAMP
6 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.33%) Spring MVC
7 5 (6.94%) Phusion Passenger
7 5 (6.94%) Apache Avro
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
7 5 (6.94%) JSF
7 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.94%) Ajax
8 4 (5.56%) Memcached
9 2 (2.78%) Middleware
9 2 (2.78%) J2EE
10 1 (1.39%) REST
10 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Open Source
2 11 (15.28%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Social Media
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (79.17%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) UNIX
3 13 (18.06%) Ubuntu
4 10 (13.89%) CentOS
5 8 (11.11%) Windows
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Fedora
9 2 (2.78%) Solaris
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) TDD
3 15 (20.83%) DevOps
4 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) MVC
7 7 (9.72%) Analytics
8 6 (8.33%) BDD
9 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL
9 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) Ruby
1 25 (34.72%) Perl
2 24 (33.33%) Java
3 22 (30.56%) PHP
4 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 18 (25.00%) Python
6 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (4.17%) Scala
8 3 (4.17%) C
9 2 (2.78%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) RHCE
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Squid
2 9 (12.50%) Varnish
3 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.56%) vCloud
4 4 (5.56%) Postfix
4 4 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (47.22%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (25.00%) Nagios
3 9 (12.50%) SCOM
4 6 (8.33%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.94%) Capistrano
5 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.56%) logstash
6 4 (5.56%) OpenNMS
6 4 (5.56%) SCCM
7 3 (4.17%) Kibana
7 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.39%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) JBoss
5 4 (5.56%) Dell
5 4 (5.56%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.56%) Acronis
5 4 (5.56%) Veeam
5 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.17%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.78%) Perforce
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.39%) Splunk
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
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Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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