Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 185 149
Rank change year-on-year +52 -36 +39
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 58 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.49% 0.78% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.22% 9.44% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 49
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £71,250 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.20% +2.08% +20.00%

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 381 392 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.80% 8.30% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 270 198 260
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +8.28%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 52 (89.66%) DevOps
2 50 (86.21%) Ansible
3 45 (77.59%) Linux
4 44 (75.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (65.52%) Java
6 35 (60.34%) Test Automation
6 35 (60.34%) Docker
7 34 (58.62%) PowerShell
7 34 (58.62%) Windows
8 32 (55.17%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (51.72%) ITIL
10 29 (50.00%) Configuration Management
10 29 (50.00%) Windows Server
11 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
12 27 (46.55%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (41.38%) Change Management
14 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
15 22 (37.93%) SDLC
16 21 (36.21%) Octopus Deploy
17 20 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 20 (34.48%) Python
17 20 (34.48%) TeamCity
17 20 (34.48%) NetScaler
17 20 (34.48%) NuGet
18 19 (32.76%) Project Management
19 18 (31.03%) Robotics
19 18 (31.03%) Target Operating Model
19 18 (31.03%) Robotic Process Automation
20 17 (29.31%) Salt

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 8 (13.79%) Apache
1 8 (13.79%) nginx
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 44 (75.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (46.55%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (29.31%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (10.34%) Amazon S3
6 5 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (5.17%) SaaS
8 2 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.45%) Datadog
8 2 (3.45%) GitHub
8 2 (3.45%) IaaS
9 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.72%) Fastly
9 1 (1.72%) PaaS
9 1 (1.72%) Serverless
9 1 (1.72%) Slack
9 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) NetScaler
2 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 12 (20.69%) VPN
3 7 (12.07%) DNS
4 6 (10.34%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.72%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 20 (34.48%) NuGet
2 20 (34.48%) TeamCity
3 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.79%) Vagrant
5 7 (12.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.62%) Hudson
7 3 (5.17%) git-flow
7 3 (5.17%) JIRA
8 2 (3.45%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.72%) CA Flowdock
9 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.07%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Development Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps Specialist
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (10.34%) LAMP
4 3 (5.17%) LINQ
4 3 (5.17%) RESTful
5 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Robotics
2 13 (22.41%) Public Cloud
3 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
4 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Linux
2 34 (58.62%) Windows
3 29 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.34%) Debian
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) DC/OS
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) DevOps
2 35 (60.34%) Test Automation
3 30 (51.72%) ITIL
4 29 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 24 (41.38%) Change Management
6 22 (37.93%) SDLC
7 20 (34.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (32.76%) Project Management
9 18 (31.03%) Robotic Process Automation
9 18 (31.03%) Target Operating Model
10 17 (29.31%) Digital Transformation Strategy
11 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (18.97%) Runbook
13 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
14 9 (15.52%) Web Development
15 6 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
15 6 (10.34%) Release Automation
15 6 (10.34%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 34 (58.62%) PowerShell
3 20 (34.48%) Python
4 16 (27.59%) Ruby
5 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 11 (18.97%) Perl
6 11 (18.97%) VBScript
7 7 (12.07%) PHP
7 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) SQL
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (60.34%) Docker
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.41%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.52%) VirtualBox
5 8 (13.79%) KVM
6 6 (10.34%) pfSense
6 6 (10.34%) Samba
6 6 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (86.21%) Ansible
2 32 (55.17%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (29.31%) Salt
4 11 (18.97%) SCVMM
4 11 (18.97%) Terraform
5 8 (13.79%) Kubernetes
6 7 (12.07%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (12.07%) Packer
7 5 (8.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (8.62%) SCCM
7 5 (8.62%) SCOM
8 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) BMC
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
5 5 (8.62%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) Google
6 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.17%) Xamarin
7 2 (3.45%) New Relic
7 2 (3.45%) Splunk
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) Perforce
8 1 (1.72%) SAP