Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 134 83 121
Rank change year-on-year -51 +38 -20
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 119 107 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.17% 3.42% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.78% 18.64% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 97 91 103
10th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £45,074
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £72,500 £77,500
North West median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% +6.67% -2.17%

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 931 574 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.96% 18.36% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 733 495 523
10th Percentile £40,650 £38,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £51,525 £45,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £73,641
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in Manchester.

Salary trend for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Altrincham - 6 - -
Stockport +2 1 - -
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 99 (83.19%) AWS
2 90 (75.63%) DevOps
3 85 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (68.07%) Terraform
5 75 (63.03%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (61.34%) Configuration Management
7 72 (60.50%) Kubernetes
8 65 (54.62%) Python
9 59 (49.58%) Linux
9 59 (49.58%) Docker
10 57 (47.90%) Ansible
11 52 (43.70%) Infrastructure as Code
12 49 (41.18%) Azure
13 44 (36.97%) AWS CloudFormation
14 42 (35.29%) Deployment Automation
15 41 (34.45%) Bash
16 38 (31.93%) Ruby
17 35 (29.41%) SaltStack
18 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (26.05%) CI/CD
20 29 (24.37%) MySQL
21 28 (23.53%) Scrum
22 27 (22.69%) SQL
22 27 (22.69%) Windows
22 27 (22.69%) Go
23 26 (21.85%) GCP
23 26 (21.85%) Technology Transformation
24 25 (21.01%) Jenkins
25 21 (17.65%) Java
25 21 (17.65%) PowerShell

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (10.08%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.56%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.20%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 99 (83.19%) AWS
2 49 (41.18%) Azure
3 44 (36.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (21.85%) GCP
5 21 (17.65%) Pulumi
6 18 (15.13%) Amazon EKS
7 13 (10.92%) SaaS
8 10 (8.40%) IaaS
9 9 (7.56%) GitHub
10 8 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (6.72%) Datadog
10 8 (6.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (5.88%) Amazon S3
11 7 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (5.88%) PaaS
12 6 (5.04%) Microsoft 365
13 5 (4.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 5 (4.20%) Azure Monitor
13 5 (4.20%) OneDrive
14 4 (3.36%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Firewall
2 6 (5.04%) VLAN
2 6 (5.04%) VPN
3 5 (4.20%) Network Security
3 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
3 5 (4.20%) VoIP
4 4 (3.36%) AMQP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) MPLS
5 1 (0.84%) SAN
5 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) MySQL
2 16 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (7.56%) Couchbase
4 9 (7.56%) Redis
5 8 (6.72%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (4.20%) MariaDB
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.36%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (5.88%) GitLab
4 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.52%) SonarQube
5 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.68%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.84%) JIRA
7 1 (0.84%) Pa11y
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 10 (8.40%) Marketing
2 8 (6.72%) Social Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Automotive
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Finance
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (60.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (29.41%) AWS Engineer
3 31 (26.05%) AWS DevOps
3 31 (26.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Azure Engineer
5 17 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
5 17 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (6.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Java Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) Spring
1 13 (10.92%) Spring Boot
2 10 (8.40%) Kafka
3 9 (7.56%) OAuth
3 9 (7.56%) OAuth2
4 5 (4.20%) ARM Templates
5 4 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.52%) Sensu
7 2 (1.68%) .NET
8 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.84%) CSS
8 1 (0.84%) CSS3
8 1 (0.84%) HTML
8 1 (0.84%) HTML5
8 1 (0.84%) Java EE
8 1 (0.84%) RESTful
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.84%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Cloud
2 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.72%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.04%) Life Science
4 6 (5.04%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.04%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (4.20%) Clustering
5 5 (4.20%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.68%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.84%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Linux
2 27 (22.69%) Windows
3 12 (10.08%) Unix
4 10 (8.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.04%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.20%) AIX
7 5 (4.20%) HPUX
7 5 (4.20%) Solaris
7 5 (4.20%) SUSE
8 1 (0.84%) CentOS
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.63%) DevOps
2 85 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (61.34%) Configuration Management
4 52 (43.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 42 (35.29%) Deployment Automation
6 33 (27.73%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (26.05%) CI/CD
8 28 (23.53%) Scrum
9 26 (21.85%) Technology Transformation
10 21 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (16.81%) Migration
12 18 (15.13%) Microservices
13 17 (14.29%) Open Source
14 13 (10.92%) Load Balancing
15 11 (9.24%) Analytics
15 11 (9.24%) DSDM
15 11 (9.24%) RUP
16 9 (7.56%) Artificial Intelligence
16 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
16 9 (7.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.62%) Python
2 41 (34.45%) Bash
3 38 (31.93%) Ruby
4 27 (22.69%) Go
4 27 (22.69%) SQL
5 21 (17.65%) Java
5 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
7 19 (15.97%) TypeScript
8 16 (13.45%) Shell Script
9 11 (9.24%) C#
10 7 (5.88%) Perl
11 5 (4.20%) C
11 5 (4.20%) Groovy
11 5 (4.20%) PHP
12 4 (3.36%) Java 8
13 2 (1.68%) C++
14 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
5 3 (2.52%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) RHCE
5 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) GDPR
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 59 (49.58%) Docker
2 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 81 (68.07%) Terraform
2 75 (63.03%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (60.50%) Kubernetes
4 57 (47.90%) Ansible
5 11 (9.24%) Cobbler
6 10 (8.40%) Grafana
6 10 (8.40%) Prometheus
7 5 (4.20%) CFEngine
7 5 (4.20%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.84%) Argo
8 1 (0.84%) Kibana
8 1 (0.84%) logstash
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) SaltStack
2 15 (12.61%) Red Hat
2 15 (12.61%) VMware
3 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.08%) Google
5 11 (9.24%) Oracle
6 10 (8.40%) HP
7 6 (5.04%) Veeam
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco
8 5 (4.20%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.20%) New Relic
8 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.84%) Splunk