The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 15 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.80% 1.30% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.71% 15.38% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 42 39 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 7.84% 8.42% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 24
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Merseyside

Puppet
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Puppet in Merseyside

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Merseyside

Puppet
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Helens -3 13 £35,000 -
Liverpool +1 2 £50,000 +38.88%
Puppet
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (68.18%) QA
4 15 (68.18%) TDD
4 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 15 (68.18%) DevOps
4 15 (68.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (63.64%) Ansible
5 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
6 13 (59.09%) Windows
6 13 (59.09%) NuGet
7 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.64%) Docker
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.09%) nginx
9 2 (9.09%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) RSpec
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (59.09%) NuGet
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Build and Release Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Build Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Release Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (68.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Smalltalk
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (63.64%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Icinga
3 2 (9.09%) vRealize
4 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Dell
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow