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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 212 232 224
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 44 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.02% 3.81% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 23
Average salary £46,250 £41,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.77% +3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £45,000 £47,000
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
338 341 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.58% 5.10% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 243 266 291
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 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 30 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 +26 31 £50,000 +12.99% 4
Cheshire -3 7 £45,000 +25.00% 9
Lancashire - 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 72 (85.71%) Linux
2 46 (54.76%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (51.19%) MySQL
4 33 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (36.90%) Java
6 30 (35.71%) Apache
6 30 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 28 (33.33%) Perl
8 25 (29.76%) PHP
8 25 (29.76%) Ruby
8 25 (29.76%) DevOps
9 23 (27.38%) Web Services
10 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 20 (23.81%) nginx
11 20 (23.81%) UNIX
11 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
13 18 (21.43%) Python
13 18 (21.43%) VMware
14 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
15 16 (19.05%) Nagios
15 16 (19.05%) Tomcat
16 15 (17.86%) DNS
16 15 (17.86%) Open Source
16 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
17 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (16.67%) Windows
18 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 30 (35.71%) 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%) Confluence
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.19%) WordPress
9 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.19%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.48%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.95%) Google App Engine
5 5 (5.95%) IaaS
6 4 (4.76%) SaaS
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (3.57%) Route 53
8 2 (2.38%) PaaS
9 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.86%) DNS
3 12 (14.29%) IPsec
4 11 (13.10%) Internet
5 6 (7.14%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.95%) NAS
6 5 (5.95%) tcpdump
6 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
6 5 (5.95%) SMTP
6 5 (5.95%) DHCP
6 5 (5.95%) FTP
6 5 (5.95%) HTTP
6 5 (5.95%) SNMP
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 43 (51.19%) 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 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.19%) Redis
9 1 (1.19%) Riak
9 1 (1.19%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.90%) Selenium
3 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.33%) Maven
5 4 (4.76%) JIRA
5 4 (4.76%) RSpec
6 3 (3.57%) Ant
6 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.57%) Hudson
7 2 (2.38%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 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 20 (23.81%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Administrator
3 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.33%) DBA
4 7 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Junior
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Network Programmer
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (3.57%) MySQL DBA
7 3 (3.57%) Tools Programmer
7 3 (3.57%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Web Services
2 11 (13.10%) jQuery
3 10 (11.90%) RESTful
3 10 (11.90%) Hibernate
3 10 (11.90%) Spring
3 10 (11.90%) Spring MVC
4 9 (10.71%) LAMP
5 7 (8.33%) J2EE
6 6 (7.14%) .NET
7 5 (5.95%) Servlets
8 4 (4.76%) Memcached
9 3 (3.57%) Phusion Passenger
9 3 (3.57%) Ajax
9 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.57%) HTML
9 3 (3.57%) CSS
9 3 (3.57%) HTML5
10 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.19%) Symfony
10 1 (1.19%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Open Source
2 9 (10.71%) Replication
3 7 (8.33%) 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%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.57%) Social Media
6 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 72 (85.71%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) UNIX
3 14 (16.67%) Windows
4 11 (13.10%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.52%) CentOS
6 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.95%) Debian
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.57%) Fedora
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 25 (29.76%) DevOps
3 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.48%) TDD
4 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.90%) MVC
5 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.52%) Coaching
8 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.33%) BDD
8 7 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 5 (5.95%) ITIL
9 5 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) Perl
3 25 (29.76%) PHP
3 25 (29.76%) Ruby
4 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.43%) Python
6 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.52%) SQL
8 6 (7.14%) C
9 3 (3.57%) C++
9 3 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 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 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.10%) Squid
3 9 (10.71%) Varnish
4 5 (5.95%) Xen
4 5 (5.95%) vCloud
4 5 (5.95%) vSphere
5 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.76%) Postfix
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (54.76%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (19.05%) Nagios
3 10 (11.90%) SCOM
4 8 (9.52%) Ansible
5 6 (7.14%) CFEngine
6 5 (5.95%) OpenNMS
6 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
6 5 (5.95%) SCCM
6 5 (5.95%) Capistrano
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%) nmon
10 1 (1.19%) YUM
10 1 (1.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) VMware
2 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) JBoss
5 6 (7.14%) Google
6 5 (5.95%) Dell
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
6 5 (5.95%) Veeam
6 5 (5.95%) Acronis
7 4 (4.76%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.76%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
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%) IBM
10 1 (1.19%) Zend
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago