Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 75 116
Rank change year-on-year -12 +41 +93
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 266 335 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.63% 4.11% 2.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.59% 47.18% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 229 306 146
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +14.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +20.00%

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 727 710 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.93% 8.71% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 629 636 432
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,000 £26,313
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,625 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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
Salford +2 10 £46,250 -26.00% 1
Wigan +12 4 £60,000 +60.00%
Cheadle - 4 - -
Stockport -23 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bury -1 1 £45,000 +33.33%
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 226 (84.96%) DevOps
2 212 (79.70%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (71.80%) Amazon AWS
4 168 (63.16%) Linux
5 162 (60.90%) Ansible
6 139 (52.26%) Python
7 132 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (45.86%) Docker
9 111 (41.73%) Configuration Management
10 109 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 101 (37.97%) Bash Shell
13 97 (36.47%) Jenkins
14 88 (33.08%) Ruby
15 81 (30.45%) Java
15 81 (30.45%) Terraform
16 77 (28.95%) Open Source
17 72 (27.07%) Windows
18 63 (23.68%) Scrum
18 63 (23.68%) Test Automation
19 61 (22.93%) Kubernetes
20 59 (22.18%) Software Engineering
21 55 (20.68%) Google Cloud Platform
22 52 (19.55%) Git (software)
23 49 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
24 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
25 46 (17.29%) Web Services
25 46 (17.29%) Continuous Delivery
26 45 (16.92%) Microservices
27 44 (16.54%) Mentoring

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 24 (9.02%) Apache Solr
2 17 (6.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (5.64%) OpenStack
4 12 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.14%) Apache Pig
6 10 (3.76%) Apache
6 10 (3.76%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.63%) CloudStack
8 6 (2.26%) nginx
9 5 (1.88%) JBoss
10 4 (1.50%) IIS
11 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.75%) Jetty
12 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.38%) Confluence
13 1 (0.38%) WildFly
13 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 191 (71.80%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (20.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (7.89%) SaaS
6 17 (6.39%) GitHub
7 15 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.01%) IaaS
9 7 (2.63%) Serverless
10 6 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.50%) NuGet
12 3 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.75%) AWS Fargate
13 2 (0.75%) Office 365
13 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.38%) Datadog
14 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.53%) TCP/IP
2 24 (9.02%) Firewall
3 19 (7.14%) SSL
4 17 (6.39%) DNS
5 13 (4.89%) HTTP
6 11 (4.14%) Internet
6 11 (4.14%) VPN
7 7 (2.63%) NAS
7 7 (2.63%) SAN
8 3 (1.13%) VoIP
9 2 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.38%) BGP
10 1 (0.38%) Broadband
10 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.38%) HSRP
10 1 (0.38%) IPv6
10 1 (0.38%) Junos
10 1 (0.38%) MRTG
10 1 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 37 (13.91%) MySQL
3 30 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (9.02%) SQL Server
5 23 (8.65%) MongoDB
6 21 (7.89%) Big Data
6 21 (7.89%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.14%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.75%) Redis
10 2 (0.75%) Riak
11 1 (0.38%) HBase
11 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 97 (36.47%) Jenkins
2 52 (19.55%) Git (software)
3 41 (15.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (10.90%) Vagrant
5 23 (8.65%) Selenium
5 23 (8.65%) TeamCity
6 19 (7.14%) JIRA
6 19 (7.14%) Robot Framework
7 18 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (6.39%) gulp
9 16 (6.02%) Hudson
9 16 (6.02%) Subversion
10 14 (5.26%) SonarQube
11 12 (4.51%) Bitbucket
12 10 (3.76%) CodeSonar
12 10 (3.76%) git-flow
13 9 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.01%) JUnit
14 8 (3.01%) MSBuild
14 8 (3.01%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (7.52%) Retail
2 19 (7.14%) Finance
2 19 (7.14%) Marketing
3 7 (2.63%) Electronics
4 6 (2.26%) Back Office
5 4 (1.50%) Games
5 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 125 (46.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 30 (11.28%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (10.90%) Senior DevOps
5 25 (9.40%) Java Engineer
5 25 (9.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 20 (7.52%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
8 18 (6.77%) Lead DevOps
8 18 (6.77%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (6.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.26%) Technical Leader
12 13 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (4.89%) Software Test Engineer
12 13 (4.89%) Test Engineer
13 12 (4.51%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.29%) Web Services
2 39 (14.66%) Node.js
3 31 (11.65%) .NET
4 29 (10.90%) AngularJS
5 26 (9.77%) Spring
6 21 (7.89%) React
7 19 (7.14%) JAX-RS
7 19 (7.14%) REST
8 17 (6.39%) LAMP
9 16 (6.02%) Spring Boot
10 13 (4.89%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.51%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (3.76%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.76%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.76%) Django
12 10 (3.76%) Java EE
12 10 (3.76%) SOAP
12 10 (3.76%) Spring MVC
12 10 (3.76%) STL
13 9 (3.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.77%) Cloud Native
2 16 (6.02%) Public Cloud
3 14 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.01%) Xbox
6 7 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.26%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.50%) Robotics
10 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.75%) Smart City
12 1 (0.38%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 168 (63.16%) Linux
2 72 (27.07%) Windows
3 21 (7.89%) Unix
4 18 (6.77%) CentOS
5 11 (4.14%) Android
5 11 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.76%) Debian
6 10 (3.76%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.76%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.75%) SUSE
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (84.96%) DevOps
2 132 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (41.73%) Configuration Management
4 109 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (28.95%) Open Source
6 63 (23.68%) Scrum
6 63 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 59 (22.18%) Software Engineering
8 46 (17.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 45 (16.92%) Microservices
10 44 (16.54%) Mentoring
11 41 (15.41%) TDD
12 32 (12.03%) BDD
13 25 (9.40%) Deployment Automation
13 25 (9.40%) E-Commerce
14 22 (8.27%) Continuous Deployment
15 21 (7.89%) Kanban
16 16 (6.02%) OO
17 15 (5.64%) High Availability
17 15 (5.64%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 139 (52.26%) Python
2 101 (37.97%) Bash Shell
3 88 (33.08%) Ruby
4 81 (30.45%) Java
5 41 (15.41%) JavaScript
6 38 (14.29%) PHP
6 38 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 38 (14.29%) SQL
7 30 (11.28%) Perl
8 24 (9.02%) Go
9 20 (7.52%) Shell Script
10 17 (6.39%) C#
11 14 (5.26%) Java 8
12 12 (4.51%) C++
13 11 (4.14%) Objective-C
14 10 (3.76%) C
15 4 (1.50%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.50%) Korn
16 2 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.76%) AWS Certification
2 10 (3.76%) CCNA
2 10 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (3.76%) CISSP
2 10 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 10 (3.76%) Degree
2 10 (3.76%) DV Cleared
2 10 (3.76%) GIAC
2 10 (3.76%) Linux+ Certification
2 10 (3.76%) MCSE
2 10 (3.76%) Network+ Certification
2 10 (3.76%) SANS
2 10 (3.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.76%) SSCP
3 4 (1.50%) RHCE
3 4 (1.50%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.75%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.03%) GCP
2 24 (9.02%) QA
3 8 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.13%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (45.86%) Docker
2 28 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.77%) Xen
4 17 (6.39%) vSphere
5 14 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 14 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.14%) VirtualBox
7 7 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (2.63%) KVM
7 7 (2.63%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.38%) HDFS
8 1 (0.38%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.38%) Varnish
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 212 (79.70%) Opscode Chef
2 162 (60.90%) Ansible
3 81 (30.45%) Terraform
4 61 (22.93%) Kubernetes
5 43 (16.17%) Salt
6 31 (11.65%) Packer
7 18 (6.77%) Graphite
8 16 (6.02%) Consul
9 12 (4.51%) Grafana
9 12 (4.51%) Nagios
10 10 (3.76%) Cobbler
10 10 (3.76%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (3.76%) Opsview
10 10 (3.76%) ZABBIX
11 8 (3.01%) Prometheus
12 7 (2.63%) SCCM
13 5 (1.88%) Kibana
14 2 (0.75%) Rancher
15 1 (0.38%) RANCID
15 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.79%) Google
3 39 (14.66%) VMware
4 18 (6.77%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.14%) Oracle
6 8 (3.01%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.01%) IBM
7 7 (2.63%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.50%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco
9 3 (1.13%) Citrix
9 3 (1.13%) SAP
10 2 (0.75%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.75%) HP
10 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.38%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.38%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.38%) Foundry
11 1 (0.38%) Hortonworks