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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 179 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 33 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.22% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.96% 2.86% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 1
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
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 West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
276 420 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.03% 7.68% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 246 352 183
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%

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 17 September 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 17 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
Birmingham +12 18 £65,000 +128.07%
Warwickshire +14 8 £29,000 -18.30%
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (91.89%) Linux
2 31 (83.78%) Java
3 27 (72.97%) DevOps
4 26 (70.27%) HTTP
5 25 (67.57%) Jenkins
6 23 (62.16%) Windows
6 23 (62.16%) LDAP
7 22 (59.46%) VMware
8 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
8 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (54.05%) Open Source
8 20 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (48.65%) JIRA
10 17 (45.95%) SSL
10 17 (45.95%) Firewall
10 17 (45.95%) Scrum
10 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
10 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
10 17 (45.95%) Waterfall
10 17 (45.95%) Vagrant
11 11 (29.73%) PHP
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) MySQL
13 7 (18.92%) JBoss
13 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle
14 6 (16.22%) Python
14 6 (16.22%) PowerShell

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) HTTP
2 23 (62.16%) LDAP
3 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
4 17 (45.95%) SSL
4 17 (45.95%) Firewall
5 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Jenkins
2 18 (48.65%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Ant
3 5 (13.51%) CruiseControl
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) Hudson
4 4 (10.81%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) RSpec
6 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Graduate
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.70%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Debian
3 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) DevOps
2 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (45.95%) Waterfall
3 17 (45.95%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) Functional Programming
5 1 (2.70%) TDD
5 1 (2.70%) OOP
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Game Development
5 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) PHP
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.22%) Python
4 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) VBScript
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.70%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) vSphere
1 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (45.95%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) logstash
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) JBoss
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) Facebook
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter