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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 214 206 263
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +57
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 34 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.55% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.77% 10.75% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 7
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
348 335 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.05% 5.07% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 284 273 342
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -13 27 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cheshire -4 7 £50,000 +28.20% 3
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (82.35%) Linux
2 36 (52.94%) Apache
2 36 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (48.53%) MySQL
4 29 (42.65%) DevOps
5 27 (39.71%) Configuration Management
6 21 (30.88%) Java
6 21 (30.88%) PHP
7 20 (29.41%) nginx
7 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 19 (27.94%) VMware
9 17 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (25.00%) Ruby
9 17 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
11 14 (20.59%) Python
11 14 (20.59%) IIS
11 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (19.12%) CentOS
12 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
12 13 (19.12%) Web Services
12 13 (19.12%) Windows
12 13 (19.12%) Perl
13 12 (17.65%) HTTP
13 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 12 (17.65%) IPsec
13 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (52.94%) Apache
2 20 (29.41%) nginx
3 14 (20.59%) IIS
4 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (10.29%) Jetty
6 5 (7.35%) WordPress
6 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
6 5 (7.35%) Node.js
7 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.94%) JBoss
9 1 (1.47%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.35%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.88%) SaaS
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.41%) IaaS
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.94%) PaaS
8 1 (1.47%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.47%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.47%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) HTTP
1 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 12 (17.65%) IPsec
2 8 (11.76%) Internet
3 6 (8.82%) DNS
3 6 (8.82%) DHCP
4 5 (7.35%) FTP
5 4 (5.88%) OpenVPN
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) SNMP
7 2 (2.94%) NAS
7 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) Firewall
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) MySQL
2 17 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Big Data
4 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.76%) Ant
4 5 (7.35%) NUnit
4 5 (7.35%) Selenium
4 5 (7.35%) Mercurial
4 5 (7.35%) MSTest
4 5 (7.35%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
7 1 (1.47%) Behat
7 1 (1.47%) Phing
7 1 (1.47%) Grunt
7 1 (1.47%) Bower
7 1 (1.47%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (7.35%) German Language
1 5 (7.35%) Italian Language
1 5 (7.35%) Turkish Language
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Administrator
2 14 (20.59%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Junior
7 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Support
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) Web Services
2 10 (14.71%) CSS
2 10 (14.71%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) jQuery
4 8 (11.76%) .NET
5 6 (8.82%) REST
5 6 (8.82%) SOAP
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (7.35%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (7.35%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
6 5 (7.35%) J2EE
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.35%) Servlets
6 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
6 5 (7.35%) Spring
6 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
6 5 (7.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Open Source
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Blog
3 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.88%) PKI
3 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Online Games
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) CentOS
3 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (13.24%) UNIX
4 9 (13.24%) Debian
5 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) DevOps
2 27 (39.71%) Configuration Management
3 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) BDD
7 9 (13.24%) MVC
8 7 (10.29%) Web Development
9 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.82%) Coaching
10 5 (7.35%) User Stories
10 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Kanban
10 5 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (7.35%) MVVM
10 5 (7.35%) OOP
10 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.88%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.88%) Analytics
12 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) Java
1 21 (30.88%) PHP
2 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 17 (25.00%) Ruby
4 14 (20.59%) Python
5 13 (19.12%) Perl
6 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.76%) C
7 8 (11.76%) C++
7 8 (11.76%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) Xen
2 5 (7.35%) Docker
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) Varnish
5 2 (2.94%) vCloud
5 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
6 1 (1.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.18%) Ansible
3 6 (8.82%) Vagrant
4 5 (7.35%) Nagios
5 4 (5.88%) Cacti
5 4 (5.88%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.94%) OpenNMS
6 2 (2.94%) SCCM
6 2 (2.94%) SCOM
7 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.47%) nmon
7 1 (1.47%) logstash
7 1 (1.47%) Salt
7 1 (1.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) VMware
2 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.76%) Google
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.82%) Percona
6 4 (5.88%) Apple
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.94%) Veeam
8 2 (2.94%) Acronis
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) Perforce
9 1 (1.47%) Zend
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