Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 88 172
Rank change year-on-year +7 +84 -87
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 188 77 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.54% 2.92% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.80% 18.97% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 141 50 74
10th Percentile £38,750 £46,875 £45,371
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £53,444
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% +23.81%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,188 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,125 £78,913
North West median annual salary £60,000 £53,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -18.46% +23.81%

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 1,000 406 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.85% 15.40% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 753 338 608
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,513 £29,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021. 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
Stockport +6 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Altrincham -11 1 - - 1
Bolton -15 1 £40,000 -
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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.

1 159 (84.57%) Terraform
2 151 (80.32%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (75.53%) DevOps
4 135 (71.81%) AWS
5 124 (65.96%) Configuration Management
6 122 (64.89%) Kubernetes
7 120 (63.83%) Opscode Chef
8 112 (59.57%) Docker
9 109 (57.98%) Ansible
10 97 (51.60%) Linux
11 95 (50.53%) Python
12 90 (47.87%) Infrastructure as Code
13 76 (40.43%) Azure
14 71 (37.77%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (33.51%) Bash Shell
16 62 (32.98%) AWS CloudFormation
17 59 (31.38%) Ruby
18 54 (28.72%) SQL
19 52 (27.66%) Deployment Automation
20 51 (27.13%) PowerShell
21 50 (26.60%) Go
22 49 (26.06%) Jenkins
22 49 (26.06%) Java
23 48 (25.53%) MySQL
23 48 (25.53%) Open Source
24 46 (24.47%) Git (software)
25 45 (23.94%) SaltStack
26 44 (23.40%) Scrum
27 42 (22.34%) Redis
28 41 (21.81%) Pulumi

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 (6.38%) Confluence
2 5 (2.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) nginx
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 135 (71.81%) AWS
2 76 (40.43%) Azure
3 62 (32.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 41 (21.81%) Pulumi
5 27 (14.36%) GCP
6 21 (11.17%) Amazon EKS
6 21 (11.17%) Datadog
7 19 (10.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 19 (10.11%) IaaS
7 19 (10.11%) PaaS
8 16 (8.51%) SaaS
9 13 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (4.79%) GitHub
11 8 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (3.72%) OpenShift
13 6 (3.19%) Microsoft 365
14 5 (2.66%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.23%) AMQP
2 16 (8.51%) VPN
3 15 (7.98%) Firewall
4 12 (6.38%) VLAN
5 11 (5.85%) IPv4
5 11 (5.85%) OSPF
6 5 (2.66%) SSL
7 4 (2.13%) DNS
7 4 (2.13%) HTTP
7 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.60%) Internet
8 3 (1.60%) SMTP
9 1 (0.53%) Network Security
9 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.53%) MySQL
2 42 (22.34%) Redis
3 23 (12.23%) Apache Accumulo
3 23 (12.23%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 19 (10.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (10.11%) MariaDB
6 9 (4.79%) Big Data
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (26.06%) Jenkins
2 46 (24.47%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (9.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (7.98%) GitLab
5 15 (7.98%) JIRA
6 11 (5.85%) Subversion
7 6 (3.19%) Hudson
7 6 (3.19%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.60%) CF BOSH
9 2 (1.06%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.06%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.06%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) Pa11y
10 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (10.11%) Social Skills
2 8 (4.26%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (1.06%) Finance
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (60.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (36.17%) AWS Engineer
3 60 (31.91%) AWS DevOps
4 59 (31.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 32 (17.02%) Azure Engineer
6 26 (13.83%) Platform Engineer
7 24 (12.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 23 (12.23%) Azure DevOps
8 23 (12.23%) Developer
8 23 (12.23%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Architect
11 8 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Data Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) Lead Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.23%) RabbitMQ
1 23 (12.23%) Spring
1 23 (12.23%) Spring Boot
2 19 (10.11%) ARM Templates
3 17 (9.04%) Web Services
4 4 (2.13%) Java EE
5 2 (1.06%) .NET
5 2 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.06%) Node.js
5 2 (1.06%) Sensu
5 2 (1.06%) YAML
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) Kafka
6 1 (0.53%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.53%) PySpark
6 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.89%) Public Cloud
2 21 (11.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 19 (10.11%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.79%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 97 (51.60%) Linux
2 31 (16.49%) Windows
3 20 (10.64%) Unix
4 16 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.32%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.79%) CentOS
7 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.06%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (80.32%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (75.53%) DevOps
3 124 (65.96%) Configuration Management
4 90 (47.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 71 (37.77%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (27.66%) Deployment Automation
7 48 (25.53%) Open Source
8 44 (23.40%) Scrum
9 40 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (19.68%) Migration
11 24 (12.77%) Analytics
12 23 (12.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 19 (10.11%) Web Application Development
14 17 (9.04%) Data Science
14 17 (9.04%) Task Automation
15 16 (8.51%) ITIL
16 14 (7.45%) High Availability
16 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 12 (6.38%) DevSecOps
17 12 (6.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.53%) Python
2 63 (33.51%) Bash Shell
3 59 (31.38%) Ruby
4 54 (28.72%) SQL
5 51 (27.13%) PowerShell
6 50 (26.60%) Go
7 49 (26.06%) Java
8 23 (12.23%) Java 8
9 21 (11.17%) C#
10 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
11 19 (10.11%) Groovy
11 19 (10.11%) PHP
11 19 (10.11%) TypeScript
12 8 (4.26%) Perl
13 4 (2.13%) C++
13 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.60%) R
15 1 (0.53%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (14.36%) AWS Certification
2 19 (10.11%) SC Cleared
2 19 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.38%) RHCE
4 6 (3.19%) GIAC
5 4 (2.13%) MCSA
5 4 (2.13%) MCSE
5 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 112 (59.57%) Docker
2 31 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 159 (84.57%) Terraform
2 122 (64.89%) Kubernetes
3 120 (63.83%) Opscode Chef
4 109 (57.98%) Ansible
5 31 (16.49%) Grafana
6 25 (13.30%) Prometheus
7 8 (4.26%) CFEngine
7 8 (4.26%) Consul
7 8 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (4.26%) Graphite
7 8 (4.26%) Packer
8 6 (3.19%) Nagios
8 6 (3.19%) Opsview
8 6 (3.19%) Salt
8 6 (3.19%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (1.06%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) SaltStack
2 33 (17.55%) VMware
3 32 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 30 (15.96%) Oracle
5 19 (10.11%) New Relic
6 18 (9.57%) Red Hat
7 12 (6.38%) Google
8 5 (2.66%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.53%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.53%) HP
9 1 (0.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.53%) Veeam