Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Puppet
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 137 172
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35 +15
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 33 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.07% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.92% 8.59% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 15
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.83% -16.11% -0.55%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,125 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,375 £81,500
North West median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.56% - -5.26%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 237 128 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.70% 5.69% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 154 105 168
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.14% -2.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £25,775
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 10 £60,000 +24.35%
Sandbach - 9 £47,500 -
Crewe 0 3 £55,000 +50.68% 2
Warrington -3 2 £37,500 -11.24%
Knutsford - 2 £51,250 - 1
Puppet
North West

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 28 (84.85%) Linux
1 28 (84.85%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (78.79%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (75.76%) DevOps
4 21 (63.64%) Docker
5 19 (57.58%) Ansible
6 17 (51.52%) Unix
7 15 (45.45%) Java
8 14 (42.42%) Windows
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
9 12 (36.36%) Python
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) PHP
10 11 (33.33%) Ruby
11 10 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (30.30%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
11 10 (30.30%) Apache
12 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
12 9 (27.27%) SaltStack
12 9 (27.27%) Microservices
13 8 (24.24%) Open Source
13 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
13 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (21.21%) Redis
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 10 (30.30%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.03%) Anypoint
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (12.12%) OpenShift
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (9.09%) GitHub
6 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (6.06%) CloudFront
6 2 (6.06%) Office 365
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) MPLS
2 2 (6.06%) PBX
2 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
1 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (21.21%) Redis
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) MySQL
5 3 (9.09%) Big Data
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (6.06%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
4 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
5 2 (6.06%) NuGet
5 2 (6.06%) Xdebug
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (30.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSON
1 4 (12.12%) Laravel
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
1 4 (12.12%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) PHP-FPM
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) Symfony
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Doctrine
4 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Unix
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.12%) AIX
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.09%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 9 (27.27%) Microservices
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Open Source
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) High Availability
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
9 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
9 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 11 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) Jython
7 3 (9.09%) Korn
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.03%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (84.85%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (57.58%) Ansible
3 4 (12.12%) CA Wily
3 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
3 4 (12.12%) Terraform
4 3 (9.09%) Salt
5 2 (6.06%) Ambari
5 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) SaltStack
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
5 3 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) arcserve
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Hortonworks
6 2 (6.06%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Twitter
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
7 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.03%) Zend