The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 189 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 22 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.15% 3.30% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 3
Average salary £60,000 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -23.33%
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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
270 455 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.98% 8.15% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 248 373 159
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Midlands region.

Puppet Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Puppet Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Puppet
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Birmingham +10 13 £65,000 +128.07%
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +9 3 £29,000 -17.14%
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) Java
3 21 (70.00%) DevOps
4 18 (60.00%) Open Source
4 18 (60.00%) HTTP
5 17 (56.67%) Windows
5 17 (56.67%) VMware
5 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
6 15 (50.00%) LDAP
6 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (43.33%) JIRA
7 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (40.00%) Firewall
8 12 (40.00%) Scrum
8 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (40.00%) SSL
8 12 (40.00%) Vagrant
8 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (26.67%) PHP
10 8 (26.67%) MySQL
10 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (23.33%) JBoss
12 6 (20.00%) CSS
12 6 (20.00%) HTML
12 6 (20.00%) Ruby
12 6 (20.00%) PowerShell

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) HTTP
2 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (50.00%) LDAP
3 12 (40.00%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) SSL
4 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
1 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 5 (16.67%) Maven
3 5 (16.67%) RSpec
3 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) Hudson
4 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
4 4 (13.33%) Ant
4 4 (13.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Web Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (16.67%) PhoneGap
2 5 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 5 (16.67%) Ember.js
2 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Debian
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) DevOps
2 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (16.67%) VBScript
5 5 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Perl
5 5 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (16.67%) RubyMotion
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
1 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) Nagios
3 3 (10.00%) logstash
4 1 (3.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) JBoss
3 5 (16.67%) Facebook
3 5 (16.67%) Twitter
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian