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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 196 207 249
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +42
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 49 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.31% 12.20% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 5
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
283 328 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.40% 4.66% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 210 258 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +17 38 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Cheshire -9 4 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Merseyside +15 3 £26,000 -3.70% 2
Lancashire -17 3 £37,500 +1.01%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 66 (76.74%) Linux
2 45 (52.33%) DevOps
3 43 (50.00%) PHP
4 39 (45.35%) MySQL
5 35 (40.70%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (37.21%) Configuration Management
8 29 (33.72%) C++
9 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (31.40%) CentOS
10 25 (29.07%) Scrum
11 24 (27.91%) LAMP
11 24 (27.91%) Bash Shell
12 23 (26.74%) Python
13 22 (25.58%) VPN
14 21 (24.42%) Apache
15 20 (23.26%) Ruby
15 20 (23.26%) Docker
16 19 (22.09%) Vagrant
17 17 (19.77%) Java
17 17 (19.77%) Red Hat
18 16 (18.60%) Nagios
19 14 (16.28%) Amazon ELB
20 13 (15.12%) Analytics
20 13 (15.12%) Amazon EC2
20 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 13 (15.12%) Network Security
20 13 (15.12%) SQL
20 13 (15.12%) Windows
20 13 (15.12%) TDD

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (24.42%) Apache
2 12 (13.95%) nginx
3 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.49%) Jetty
5 3 (3.49%) WordPress
5 3 (3.49%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (40.70%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon ELB
3 13 (15.12%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (13.95%) Route 53
5 9 (10.47%) Amazon S3
5 9 (10.47%) SaaS
6 6 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (5.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.33%) PaaS
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.16%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) VPN
2 13 (15.12%) Network Security
3 11 (12.79%) IPsec
3 11 (12.79%) OpenVPN
4 9 (10.47%) PPTP
5 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.14%) DNS
7 6 (6.98%) Firewall
8 5 (5.81%) DHCP
9 3 (3.49%) Internet
10 2 (2.33%) HTTP
10 2 (2.33%) LDAP
11 1 (1.16%) SS7
11 1 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.35%) MySQL
2 12 (13.95%) Big Data
3 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.49%) Aerospike
6 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Redis
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) JIRA
2 11 (12.79%) Selenium
2 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.81%) Subversion
5 4 (4.65%) Maven
5 4 (4.65%) Hudson
6 2 (2.33%) Gradle
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Ant
7 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Behat
7 1 (1.16%) Grunt
7 1 (1.16%) Bower
7 1 (1.16%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.16%) gulp
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Systems Administrator
1 25 (29.07%) Administrator
2 24 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (19.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (15.12%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) DevOps Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) LAMP
2 8 (9.30%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 4 (4.65%) .NET
4 4 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.65%) SOAP
5 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) RESTful
6 2 (2.33%) Ajax
6 2 (2.33%) REST
6 2 (2.33%) Servlets
7 1 (1.16%) XML
7 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.16%) Kafka
7 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.16%) Doctrine
7 1 (1.16%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 1 (1.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Cryptography
1 11 (12.79%) PKI
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Statistics
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) iDTV
5 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Linux
2 27 (31.40%) CentOS
3 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (15.12%) Windows
4 12 (13.95%) Android
4 12 (13.95%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.14%) UNIX
6 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) AIX
8 2 (2.33%) Solaris
8 2 (2.33%) Debian
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) DevOps
2 32 (37.21%) Configuration Management
3 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.07%) Scrum
5 13 (15.12%) TDD
5 13 (15.12%) Analytics
6 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.79%) Migration
7 11 (12.79%) Open Source
8 10 (11.63%) User Stories
8 10 (11.63%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.30%) Data Protection
9 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.14%) OO
10 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.98%) Web Development
12 5 (5.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) PHP
2 29 (33.72%) C++
3 24 (27.91%) Bash Shell
4 23 (26.74%) Python
5 20 (23.26%) Ruby
6 17 (19.77%) Java
7 13 (15.12%) SQL
8 10 (11.63%) Perl
9 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.65%) C#
11 3 (3.49%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.33%) KVM
4 2 (2.33%) Ceph
5 1 (1.16%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Varnish
5 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (22.09%) Vagrant
3 16 (18.60%) Nagios
4 9 (10.47%) Ansible
5 3 (3.49%) Opsview
6 2 (2.33%) logstash
6 2 (2.33%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.33%) Cacti
7 1 (1.16%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.16%) Plesk
7 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.16%) Kibana
7 1 (1.16%) Graylog
7 1 (1.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Red Hat
2 9 (10.47%) VMware
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) Google
5 2 (2.33%) RightScale
6 1 (1.16%) F5
6 1 (1.16%) Percona
6 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) New Relic
6 1 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.16%) Sybase
6 1 (1.16%) EMC
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, health insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + negotiable + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive, Subject to Experience
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