The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 98 103
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 39 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.12% 1.02% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 52.70% 30.00% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 11 6
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -20.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

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

Systems Management Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 74 50 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 5.92% 3.40% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 50
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Cambridge

Puppet
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Puppet in Cambridge

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 47 (94.00%) Linux
2 41 (82.00%) Perl
3 40 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 40 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (72.00%) DevOps
5 33 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (58.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (58.00%) VMware
7 25 (50.00%) Windows
8 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
9 23 (46.00%) Python
10 20 (40.00%) IIS
10 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
11 18 (36.00%) Degree
11 18 (36.00%) Apache
12 17 (34.00%) Java
12 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
13 16 (32.00%) Ansible
13 16 (32.00%) Ruby
13 16 (32.00%) Configuration Management
14 15 (30.00%) OpenStack
14 15 (30.00%) Packer
15 14 (28.00%) Private Cloud
15 14 (28.00%) Docker
15 14 (28.00%) KVM
15 14 (28.00%) Vagrant
15 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
15 14 (28.00%) CentOS
15 14 (28.00%) Capacity Planning

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 20 (40.00%) IIS
2 18 (36.00%) Apache
3 15 (30.00%) OpenStack
4 13 (26.00%) ColdFusion
4 13 (26.00%) nginx
5 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (66.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (28.00%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (26.00%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.00%) SaaS
5 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) DHCP
2 7 (14.00%) LDAP
3 5 (10.00%) PPP
3 5 (10.00%) SMTP
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) SNMP
5 2 (4.00%) HTTP
5 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) IPv6
6 1 (2.00%) AMQP
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.00%) TeamCity
2 14 (28.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Administrator
2 12 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (22.00%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (18.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (18.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Junior
8 3 (6.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) WSH
4 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.00%) POSIX
4 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (28.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (10.00%) Life Science
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.00%) CentOS
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) DevOps
2 16 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (22.00%) Low Latency
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (8.00%) High Availability
7 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.00%) Network Management
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.00%) Line Management
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) Perl
2 40 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 23 (46.00%) Python
4 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 17 (34.00%) Java
6 16 (32.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) LPIC
2 3 (6.00%) MCSA
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) RHCE
2 3 (6.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.00%) Docker
2 14 (28.00%) KVM
3 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (32.00%) Ansible
3 15 (30.00%) Packer
4 13 (26.00%) Salt
5 11 (22.00%) Grafana
6 10 (20.00%) Munin
6 10 (20.00%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.00%) Terraform
8 1 (2.00%) Consul
8 1 (2.00%) Graphite
8 1 (2.00%) Kibana
8 1 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Pegasus
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Perforce
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