The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 81 121
Rank change year-on-year -11 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 24 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.65% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.51% 8.00% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 117 50 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.05% 5.14% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 74 40 65
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Puppet
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Puppet in Cheshire

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Cheshire

Puppet
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 11 £37,500 - 2
Chester +9 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Knutsford - 5 £51,250 -
Crewe - 3 £55,000 - 1
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 24 (92.31%) Linux
1 24 (92.31%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (69.23%) DevOps
3 15 (57.69%) Ansible
4 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (46.15%) Docker
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 10 (38.46%) Xen
7 10 (38.46%) QA
7 10 (38.46%) VirtualBox
7 10 (38.46%) NuGet
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (34.62%) Machine Learning
9 8 (30.77%) Unix
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (26.92%) Apache
10 7 (26.92%) Java
10 7 (26.92%) Perl
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (26.92%) Ruby

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) OpenShift
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (7.69%) GitHub
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.85%) CloudFront
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) NuGet
3 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Build Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Release Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (15.38%) JSON
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) Machine Learning
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (11.54%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.69%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
2 7 (26.92%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Jython
3 4 (15.38%) Korn
3 4 (15.38%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Docker
1 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (38.46%) VirtualBox
2 10 (38.46%) Xen
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 24 (92.31%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (57.69%) Ansible
3 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.69%) Salt
5 1 (3.85%) CA Wily
5 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) AppDynamics
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) Sun
5 2 (7.69%) arcserve
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Sophos
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago