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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 211 201 254
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +53
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 40 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.64% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.43% 11.35% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 4
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
350 370 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.03% 5.68% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 271 302 293
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 February 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 February 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 -1 32 £40,000 - 5
Cheshire -2 8 £50,000 +45.98% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (80.33%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (47.54%) Apache
4 28 (45.90%) MySQL
5 27 (44.26%) DevOps
6 24 (39.34%) Configuration Management
7 21 (34.43%) PHP
8 20 (32.79%) Bash Shell
9 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
10 18 (29.51%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (27.87%) CentOS
12 16 (26.23%) nginx
12 16 (26.23%) VMware
12 16 (26.23%) Ruby
13 15 (24.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (22.95%) Python
15 13 (21.31%) Perl
15 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
16 11 (18.03%) Java
16 11 (18.03%) Nagios
17 10 (16.39%) HTML
17 10 (16.39%) Web Services
17 10 (16.39%) IIS
17 10 (16.39%) CSS
17 10 (16.39%) Windows
17 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
18 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (47.54%) Apache
2 16 (26.23%) nginx
3 10 (16.39%) IIS
4 5 (8.20%) Node.js
5 4 (6.56%) WordPress
6 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.64%) Jetty
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.20%) SaaS
4 2 (3.28%) PaaS
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.64%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.64%) Terremark
5 1 (1.64%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Route 53
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) HTTP
3 6 (9.84%) IPsec
4 5 (8.20%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) OpenVPN
6 2 (3.28%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) SS7
7 1 (1.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) MySQL
2 10 (16.39%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.20%) Big Data
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.92%) Aerospike
7 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Redis
7 1 (1.64%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Ant
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
4 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
4 5 (8.20%) MSTest
4 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.28%) Hudson
5 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Behat
6 1 (1.64%) Grunt
6 1 (1.64%) Bower
6 1 (1.64%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) German Language
2 1 (1.64%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.64%) Turkish Language
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Administrator
2 20 (32.79%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (31.15%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (26.23%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (24.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Architect
8 5 (8.20%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Support
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Software Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) HTML
1 10 (16.39%) CSS
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) SOAP
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) jQuery
2 6 (9.84%) REST
3 5 (8.20%) Reactive Extensions
3 5 (8.20%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (8.20%) WPF
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.20%) LAMP
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Cryptography
1 4 (6.56%) PKI
1 4 (6.56%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) Statistics
2 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Blog
2 1 (1.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) CentOS
3 15 (24.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.39%) Windows
5 7 (11.48%) Debian
6 4 (6.56%) UNIX
6 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.56%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps
2 24 (39.34%) Configuration Management
3 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.48%) Kanban
5 7 (11.48%) Web Development
6 6 (9.84%) BDD
6 6 (9.84%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.20%) OOP
7 5 (8.20%) MVC
7 5 (8.20%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (8.20%) MVVM
7 5 (8.20%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (6.56%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.28%) ITIL
10 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) PHP
2 20 (32.79%) Bash Shell
3 16 (26.23%) Ruby
4 14 (22.95%) Python
5 13 (21.31%) Perl
6 11 (18.03%) Java
7 9 (14.75%) C++
7 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
8 8 (13.11%) SQL
9 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
10 5 (8.20%) C
10 5 (8.20%) C#
11 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Docker
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Varnish
3 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) KVM
4 1 (1.64%) XenServer
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (49.18%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (18.03%) Nagios
3 7 (11.48%) Vagrant
4 6 (9.84%) Ansible
5 4 (6.56%) Cacti
6 2 (3.28%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.64%) logstash
7 1 (1.64%) Salt
7 1 (1.64%) Kibana
7 1 (1.64%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
2 16 (26.23%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.20%) Percona
5 4 (6.56%) Google
5 4 (6.56%) Apple
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Perforce
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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