Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 170 81
Rank change year-on-year +87 -89 -2
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 78 102 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.93% 1.54% 3.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.35% 13.55% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 52 78 250
Median annual salary £57,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% +23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £46,875 £45,371 £33,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,820 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% +15.79%

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 403 753 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.12% 11.39% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 333 592 652
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,325 £29,000 £26,825
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,625
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 2 - -
Bolton +24 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £50,000 - 1
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (69.23%) Python
2 52 (66.67%) Ansible
3 49 (62.82%) AWS
4 47 (60.26%) Linux
5 44 (56.41%) Docker
5 44 (56.41%) DevOps
5 44 (56.41%) Terraform
6 39 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (39.74%) Configuration Management
8 31 (39.74%) Microservices
9 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
10 26 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 26 (33.33%) Kubernetes
10 26 (33.33%) Windows
11 25 (32.05%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
12 24 (30.77%) Azure
13 23 (29.49%) Open Source
13 23 (29.49%) VMware
14 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (26.92%) SQL
15 21 (26.92%) CentOS
15 21 (26.92%) High Availability
15 21 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
16 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (25.64%) GitLab
17 19 (24.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (24.36%) Grafana

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 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
4 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 49 (62.82%) AWS
2 24 (30.77%) Azure
3 18 (23.08%) GitHub
4 16 (20.51%) GCP
5 15 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (12.82%) Amazon S3
7 9 (11.54%) Serverless
8 8 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (5.13%) Office 365
10 4 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
11 3 (3.85%) SaaS
12 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (2.56%) Datadog
12 2 (2.56%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) VLAN
3 3 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) OSPF
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.56%) VoIP
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.85%) Big Data
5 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.28%) GIS
7 1 (1.28%) Power BI
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.64%) GitLab
4 18 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (17.95%) SpecFlow
6 12 (15.38%) Protractor
7 11 (14.10%) Selenium
8 10 (12.82%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.41%) JIRA
10 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.85%) SonarQube
11 3 (3.85%) Subversion
11 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
13 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (20.51%) Public Sector
2 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Law
3 3 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Tester
6 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (16.67%) JSON
3 12 (15.38%) .NET
3 12 (15.38%) JAXB
3 12 (15.38%) XML
4 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.26%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) Akka
7 2 (2.56%) Kafka
8 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.28%) React
8 1 (1.28%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.28%) Spring
8 1 (1.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Private Cloud
2 7 (8.97%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Life Science
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Linux
2 26 (33.33%) Windows
3 21 (26.92%) CentOS
4 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.56%) DC/OS
6 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) DevOps
2 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.74%) Configuration Management
3 31 (39.74%) Microservices
4 23 (29.49%) Open Source
5 22 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (26.92%) High Availability
7 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (24.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (24.36%) IT Strategy
8 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
8 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
9 18 (23.08%) Infrastructure Automation
10 16 (20.51%) Load Balancing
10 16 (20.51%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 15 (19.23%) E-Procurement
12 12 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
13 7 (8.97%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (8.97%) Scrum
14 5 (6.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (69.23%) Python
2 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
3 26 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 21 (26.92%) SQL
5 19 (24.36%) Go
6 18 (23.08%) Ruby
7 15 (19.23%) C#
8 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.85%) Java
11 2 (2.56%) C
11 2 (2.56%) Groovy
11 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.28%) C++
12 1 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) AWS Certification
2 12 (15.38%) MCSE
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.38%) RHCE
2 12 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (12.82%) MCSA
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (56.41%) Docker
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 52 (66.67%) Ansible
2 44 (56.41%) Terraform
3 26 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 25 (32.05%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (24.36%) Grafana
6 18 (23.08%) Prometheus
7 16 (20.51%) Graphite
8 5 (6.41%) Kibana
9 4 (5.13%) logstash
10 2 (2.56%) Marathon
10 2 (2.56%) Mesos
10 2 (2.56%) Packer
11 1 (1.28%) Consul
11 1 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (1.28%) Graylog
11 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) VMware
2 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.10%) Splunk
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) NetApp
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Sparx
7 2 (2.56%) Veeam
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.28%) SAP