Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 164 156
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 44 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.21% 0.75% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.96% 10.37% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 33
Birmingham median annual salary £51,250 £62,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% -21.88% +113.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £56,250 £43,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £101,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +45.57%

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 368 299 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.16% 7.21% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 197 157 197
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £68,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Birmingham

Puppet
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Puppet in Birmingham

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 35 (79.55%) DevOps
2 32 (72.73%) Ansible
3 31 (70.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (65.91%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (63.64%) Docker
6 27 (61.36%) Linux
7 24 (54.55%) Java
8 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
9 21 (47.73%) PowerShell
9 21 (47.73%) Configuration Management
10 18 (40.91%) ITIL
11 17 (38.64%) Python
11 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
12 16 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
13 15 (34.09%) Windows
13 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
13 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (29.55%) VMware
14 13 (29.55%) Ruby
14 13 (29.55%) Change Management
14 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
15 12 (27.27%) .NET
15 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (25.00%) SDLC
16 11 (25.00%) Kubernetes
16 11 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) nginx
1 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (36.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (13.64%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.55%) Datadog
8 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.27%) Fastly
8 1 (2.27%) IaaS
8 1 (2.27%) Office 365
8 1 (2.27%) SaaS
8 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) NetScaler
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.73%) NuGet
2 10 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (22.73%) TeamCity
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (11.36%) Hudson
6 4 (9.09%) git-flow
7 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.55%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.27%) Chocolatey
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Development Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) LINQ
2 4 (9.09%) RESTful
3 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) Kafka
4 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Public Cloud
2 9 (20.45%) Robotics
3 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
5 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (4.55%) PKI
7 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.27%) Fintech
8 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (4.55%) DC/OS
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) VMS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) DevOps
2 21 (47.73%) Configuration Management
2 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
3 18 (40.91%) ITIL
4 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) Change Management
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (25.00%) SDLC
8 10 (22.73%) Project Management
9 9 (20.45%) Digital Transformation Strategy
9 9 (20.45%) Robotic Process Automation
9 9 (20.45%) Target Operating Model
10 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (15.91%) Runbook
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) TDD
12 4 (9.09%) MVC
12 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) PowerShell
3 17 (38.64%) Python
4 13 (29.55%) Ruby
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) Perl
6 7 (15.91%) VBScript
7 4 (9.09%) C#
8 3 (6.82%) PHP
8 3 (6.82%) SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) Go
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) Groovy
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Docker
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.09%) KVM
6 3 (6.82%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (72.73%) Ansible
2 29 (65.91%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 10 (22.73%) Terraform
5 8 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (18.18%) Packer
6 7 (15.91%) Salt
6 7 (15.91%) SCVMM
7 4 (9.09%) Nagios
8 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (6.82%) SCCM
8 3 (6.82%) SCOM
9 1 (2.27%) Ambari
9 1 (2.27%) Cacti
9 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.27%) Kibana
9 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) BMC
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 4 (9.09%) Xamarin
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
5 3 (6.82%) Splunk
5 3 (6.82%) Symantec
6 2 (4.55%) New Relic
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard