Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 105 108
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 110 205 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.07% 3.14% 3.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 29.20% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 97 161 202
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £44,722 £38,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £73,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +11.11%

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 616 702 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.60% 10.75% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 483 585 551
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +18.28% +9.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,500 £70,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% +10.75% +9.41%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Puppet in Manchester

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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
Altrincham +22 4 £51,250 +2.50%
Salford -6 4 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 86 (78.18%) DevOps
2 71 (64.55%) Linux
3 70 (63.64%) AWS
3 70 (63.64%) Ansible
4 68 (61.82%) Docker
5 65 (59.09%) Jenkins
6 64 (58.18%) Python
7 55 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 53 (48.18%) Opscode Chef
9 52 (47.27%) Azure
9 52 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (45.45%) Terraform
11 44 (40.00%) Kubernetes
12 39 (35.45%) Configuration Management
12 39 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (27.27%) Windows
13 30 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (20.91%) Ruby
15 22 (20.00%) Java
16 21 (19.09%) VMware
17 19 (17.27%) SQL
17 19 (17.27%) Microservices
18 18 (16.36%) Oracle
18 18 (16.36%) PowerShell
18 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
19 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
19 17 (15.45%) Unix
19 17 (15.45%) GCP
19 17 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
19 17 (15.45%) Task Automation

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 10 (9.09%) Apache
2 7 (6.36%) Confluence
2 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.55%) IIS
4 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.73%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.82%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 70 (63.64%) AWS
2 52 (47.27%) Azure
3 17 (15.45%) GCP
4 7 (6.36%) Amazon S3
4 7 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.36%) Slack
5 6 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.45%) Office 365
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (3.64%) GitHub
6 4 (3.64%) PaaS
7 3 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.73%) Heroku
7 3 (2.73%) IaaS
7 3 (2.73%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.73%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.73%) Serverless
7 3 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) DNS
2 13 (11.82%) Firewall
3 12 (10.91%) VPN
4 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.36%) WAN
6 4 (3.64%) SMTP
7 3 (2.73%) Skype
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.82%) Network Security
8 2 (1.82%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.82%) VoIP
9 1 (0.91%) Intranet
9 1 (0.91%) IPv4
9 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) MySQL
2 9 (8.18%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (7.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.64%) DB2
6 4 (3.64%) MariaDB
6 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.73%) Power BI
8 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.82%) Redis
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.91%) Big Data
9 1 (0.91%) GIS
9 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.91%) Ingres
9 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (11.82%) GitLab
4 12 (10.91%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.91%) Selenium
5 11 (10.00%) Maven
6 10 (9.09%) Protractor
6 10 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 10 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.36%) JIRA
7 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.45%) Gatling
8 6 (5.45%) HP UFT
8 6 (5.45%) Jasmine
8 6 (5.45%) JMeter
8 6 (5.45%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.45%) Mockito
8 6 (5.45%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.45%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) Senior DevOps
2 16 (14.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Java Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) QA Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Site Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Test Automation Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Test Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Tester
8 4 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) .NET
2 9 (8.18%) Gherkin
3 8 (7.27%) LAMP
4 7 (6.36%) LDAP
4 7 (6.36%) Web Services
5 6 (5.45%) JSON
5 6 (5.45%) Nightwatchjs
5 6 (5.45%) Node.js
5 6 (5.45%) REST
6 5 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (3.64%) JAXB
7 4 (3.64%) SAML
7 4 (3.64%) XML
8 3 (2.73%) Django
8 3 (2.73%) Dropwizard
9 2 (1.82%) OAuth
9 2 (1.82%) OAuth2
9 2 (1.82%) OpenID
9 2 (1.82%) Spring
9 2 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.36%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.45%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) Life Science
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (64.55%) Linux
2 30 (27.27%) Windows
3 17 (15.45%) Unix
4 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.45%) CentOS
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (0.91%) Android
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (78.18%) DevOps
2 52 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.45%) Configuration Management
3 39 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (17.27%) Microservices
6 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (15.45%) Task Automation
8 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure as Code
8 15 (13.64%) Open Source
9 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.09%) Scrum
12 9 (8.18%) BDD
12 9 (8.18%) Coaching
12 9 (8.18%) High Availability
13 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) Python
2 55 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 23 (20.91%) Ruby
4 22 (20.00%) Java
5 19 (17.27%) SQL
6 18 (16.36%) PowerShell
7 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.91%) C#
9 9 (8.18%) Perl
10 6 (5.45%) Groovy
10 6 (5.45%) Scala
10 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.45%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.45%) VBScript
11 4 (3.64%) Go
12 3 (2.73%) C++
13 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.91%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.91%) PHP
14 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.73%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.82%) CCNA
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.82%) MCSE
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (61.82%) Docker
2 13 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.45%) vSphere
4 4 (3.64%) NFS
4 4 (3.64%) Samba
4 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 70 (63.64%) Ansible
2 53 (48.18%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (45.45%) Terraform
4 44 (40.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (5.45%) Nagios
6 4 (3.64%) Cacti
6 4 (3.64%) Cobbler
6 4 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.64%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (3.64%) Grafana
6 4 (3.64%) HAProxy
6 4 (3.64%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.64%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.73%) Graphite
7 3 (2.73%) Kibana
7 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.82%) Salt
8 2 (1.82%) Scalr
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) VMware
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle
3 13 (11.82%) Google
4 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.18%) Cisco
6 7 (6.36%) IBM
6 7 (6.36%) Micro Focus
7 6 (5.45%) CA
7 6 (5.45%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (5.45%) Parasoft
7 6 (5.45%) SaltStack
8 5 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.55%) Meraki
8 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.64%) hybris
10 3 (2.73%) EnterpriseDB
10 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.82%) HP
11 2 (1.82%) NetApp