Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 70 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 +40 +5
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 73 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.65% 2.46% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.34% 21.71% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 25 10
North East median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,100 £26,600
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 145 129 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.24% 11.32% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 134 108 77
North East median annual salary £47,500 £35,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.75% -4.73% +13.85%
10th Percentile £27,675 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £61,500 £46,600
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the North East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Tyne and Wear +4 57 £50,000 +22.47% 8
Durham +11 6 £60,000 +71.43%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 North East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 72 (98.63%) DevOps
2 60 (82.19%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (75.34%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (68.49%) Configuration Management
5 42 (57.53%) Bash Shell
5 42 (57.53%) Ansible
6 41 (56.16%) Linux
7 36 (49.32%) Jenkins
8 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (43.84%) Docker
10 31 (42.47%) Python
10 31 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (39.73%) Java
11 29 (39.73%) Terraform
12 20 (27.40%) Kubernetes
12 20 (27.40%) DNS
12 20 (27.40%) MongoDB
12 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
13 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
13 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
14 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
15 17 (23.29%) Games
15 17 (23.29%) TeamCity
16 15 (20.55%) Deployment Automation
16 15 (20.55%) Ruby
16 15 (20.55%) C++
17 14 (19.18%) MySQL
17 14 (19.18%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (17.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (17.81%) Packer

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (16.44%) Apache Solr
1 12 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (75.34%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (19.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (16.44%) SaaS
5 8 (10.96%) Datadog
6 7 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (8.22%) IaaS
7 6 (8.22%) PaaS
8 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (6.85%) Amazon S3
8 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (4.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (4.11%) Serverless
10 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.37%) Office 365
10 1 (1.37%) Route 53
10 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) DNS
2 12 (16.44%) Internet
2 12 (16.44%) SSL
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) NAS
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) SAN
4 2 (2.74%) VSAN
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) MongoDB
1 20 (27.40%) NoSQL
2 14 (19.18%) MySQL
3 12 (16.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (13.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.85%) Redis
7 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.74%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 36 (49.32%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
3 17 (23.29%) TeamCity
4 8 (10.96%) Bitbucket
5 7 (9.59%) JIRA
6 6 (8.22%) Maven
7 5 (6.85%) Ant
7 5 (6.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.11%) GitLab
8 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.74%) Gatling
9 2 (2.74%) NeoLoad
9 2 (2.74%) Selenium
10 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.37%) Subversion
10 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (23.29%) Games
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (71.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Senior DevOps
2 16 (21.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (15.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Cloud Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) DevOps Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Cloud Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Lead DevOps
11 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.74%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) Node.js
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.22%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.48%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) NHS
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) PKI
4 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.37%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.16%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Debian
3 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.22%) Unix
4 4 (5.48%) CentOS
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Fedora
6 1 (1.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (98.63%) DevOps
2 50 (68.49%) Configuration Management
3 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.55%) Deployment Automation
5 13 (17.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.44%) Benchmarking
6 12 (16.44%) Load Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.33%) Coaching
10 8 (10.96%) Analytics
10 8 (10.96%) Data Analytics
10 8 (10.96%) Open Source
11 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.22%) BDD
12 6 (8.22%) High Availability
13 5 (6.85%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (6.85%) Presales
14 4 (5.48%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) Bash Shell
2 31 (42.47%) Python
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
5 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
6 15 (20.55%) C++
6 15 (20.55%) Ruby
7 13 (17.81%) Perl
8 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
9 9 (12.33%) C
9 9 (12.33%) SQL
10 5 (6.85%) C#
11 1 (1.37%) Java 8
11 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) GCP
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Docker
2 12 (16.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (82.19%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (57.53%) Ansible
3 29 (39.73%) Terraform
4 20 (27.40%) Kubernetes
5 13 (17.81%) Packer
6 12 (16.44%) Cobbler
7 11 (15.07%) Nagios
8 7 (9.59%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (8.22%) Mesos
10 2 (2.74%) Consul
10 2 (2.74%) Grafana
10 2 (2.74%) Kibana
10 2 (2.74%) logstash
10 2 (2.74%) Rancher
10 2 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
10 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.37%) Icinga
11 1 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) New Relic
2 9 (12.33%) Splunk
3 6 (8.22%) Google
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) Capita
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Dynatrace
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) Siebel