Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 136 169
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33 +49
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 284 311 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.68% 2.46% 1.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.19% 29.85% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 273 267 222
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +12.22%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 973 1,042 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.17% 8.24% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 805 814 715
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £60,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the North West

Puppet
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the North West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the North West

Puppet
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Manchester +4 227 £57,500 +9.52% 40
Cheshire +27 29 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Lancashire +27 18 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Merseyside -16 8 £39,000 -38.58% 5
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 248 (87.32%) DevOps
2 219 (77.11%) Opscode Chef
3 197 (69.37%) Amazon AWS
4 166 (58.45%) Docker
5 165 (58.10%) Linux
6 145 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (50.70%) Ansible
8 141 (49.65%) Configuration Management
9 125 (44.01%) Python
10 117 (41.20%) Terraform
11 106 (37.32%) Jenkins
12 98 (34.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 97 (34.15%) Bash Shell
14 93 (32.75%) Kubernetes
15 85 (29.93%) Ruby
16 82 (28.87%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (25.00%) Java
18 66 (23.24%) Mentoring
19 64 (22.54%) AWS CloudFormation
20 63 (22.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 61 (21.48%) Google Cloud Platform
22 54 (19.01%) Git (software)
23 52 (18.31%) Internet
24 51 (17.96%) Open Source
25 50 (17.61%) Test Automation
26 49 (17.25%) OO
27 46 (16.20%) ITIL
28 45 (15.85%) Microservices
29 43 (15.14%) TeamCity
30 42 (14.79%) Public Cloud

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.45%) Apache Solr
2 14 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.46%) Confluence
4 6 (2.11%) IIS
4 6 (2.11%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.76%) JBoss
5 5 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.41%) Apache
6 4 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.41%) nginx
7 3 (1.06%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.70%) Jetty
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 197 (69.37%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (34.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (22.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 61 (21.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (9.15%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (7.75%) SaaS
7 21 (7.39%) IaaS
8 19 (6.69%) PaaS
9 18 (6.34%) GitHub
10 16 (5.63%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (2.46%) OpenShift
12 6 (2.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (2.11%) Serverless
13 2 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
14 1 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.35%) Heroku
14 1 (0.35%) NuGet
14 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.31%) Internet
2 22 (7.75%) Firewall
3 15 (5.28%) VPN
4 10 (3.52%) SSL
5 9 (3.17%) DNS
5 9 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.76%) Broadband
7 4 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.06%) SAN
9 2 (0.70%) HTTP
9 2 (0.70%) LAN
9 2 (0.70%) VLAN
9 2 (0.70%) WAN
10 1 (0.35%) BGP
10 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.35%) IPv6
10 1 (0.35%) OSPF
10 1 (0.35%) SNMP
10 1 (0.35%) TACACS
10 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 24 (8.45%) Hadoop
3 21 (7.39%) MySQL
4 20 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 20 (7.04%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.69%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.76%) Big Data
9 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.35%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 106 (37.32%) Jenkins
2 63 (22.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 54 (19.01%) Git (software)
4 43 (15.14%) TeamCity
5 18 (6.34%) gulp
6 16 (5.63%) Travis CI
6 16 (5.63%) Vagrant
7 15 (5.28%) Hudson
8 14 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (4.58%) GitLab
10 12 (4.23%) JIRA
10 12 (4.23%) Subversion
11 11 (3.87%) CircleCI
11 11 (3.87%) Codeship
12 10 (3.52%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.82%) Selenium
14 6 (2.11%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.11%) Grunt
15 5 (1.76%) Appium
General
1 31 (10.92%) Finance
2 18 (6.34%) Retail
3 15 (5.28%) Marketing
4 6 (2.11%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 156 (54.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (14.79%) Consultant
3 40 (14.08%) DevOps Consultant
4 39 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (12.32%) AWS Engineer
6 33 (11.62%) AWS DevOps
6 33 (11.62%) Senior DevOps
6 33 (11.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 23 (8.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 22 (7.75%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.28%) Trainer
11 11 (3.87%) Administrator
11 11 (3.87%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 10 (3.52%) Architect
13 9 (3.17%) DevOps Architect
13 9 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.56%) Elastic Stack
2 24 (8.45%) Web Services
3 22 (7.75%) AngularJS
4 18 (6.34%) JAX-RS
4 18 (6.34%) Node.js
5 17 (5.99%) Sensu
6 13 (4.58%) Spring
7 9 (3.17%) Sass
8 8 (2.82%) LAMP
9 7 (2.46%) React
10 6 (2.11%) .NET
10 6 (2.11%) Ember.js
10 6 (2.11%) Gherkin
10 6 (2.11%) REST
10 6 (2.11%) XML
11 5 (1.76%) React Native
12 4 (1.41%) J2EE
12 4 (1.41%) JSON
13 3 (1.06%) Django
13 3 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.79%) Public Cloud
2 40 (14.08%) Internet of Things
3 25 (8.80%) Cloud Native
4 16 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.76%) Infotainment
7 5 (1.76%) NHS
8 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Fintech
9 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 165 (58.10%) Linux
2 32 (11.27%) Unix
3 28 (9.86%) Windows
4 27 (9.51%) CentOS
5 24 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (7.39%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.17%) Debian
8 7 (2.46%) Android
8 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.46%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.70%) AIX
10 2 (0.70%) Fedora
10 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.70%) Solaris
11 1 (0.35%) HPUX
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.35%) SUSE
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (87.32%) DevOps
2 145 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (49.65%) Configuration Management
4 82 (28.87%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (23.24%) Mentoring
6 51 (17.96%) Open Source
7 50 (17.61%) Test Automation
8 49 (17.25%) OO
9 46 (16.20%) ITIL
10 45 (15.85%) Microservices
11 41 (14.44%) Information Security
12 40 (14.08%) BCP
13 33 (11.62%) Load Balancing
14 28 (9.86%) Coaching
15 27 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (8.45%) Analytics
16 24 (8.45%) Scrum
17 21 (7.39%) Data Analytics
17 21 (7.39%) High Availability
17 21 (7.39%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 125 (44.01%) Python
2 97 (34.15%) Bash Shell
3 85 (29.93%) Ruby
4 71 (25.00%) Java
5 33 (11.62%) Perl
6 30 (10.56%) SQL
7 28 (9.86%) Go
8 22 (7.75%) JavaScript
9 20 (7.04%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.58%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.87%) PHP
12 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.41%) C#
13 4 (1.41%) C++
13 4 (1.41%) Java 8
14 2 (0.70%) C
14 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (7.04%) Degree
3 17 (5.99%) AWS Certification
4 9 (3.17%) RHCE
4 9 (3.17%) RHCSA
5 5 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) CCNA
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CISSP
8 2 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) GIAC
8 2 (0.70%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.70%) MCITP
8 2 (0.70%) MCSE
8 2 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.70%) SANS
8 2 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.45%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 166 (58.45%) Docker
2 21 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.76%) vSphere
6 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.06%) Xen
8 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.70%) KVM
8 2 (0.70%) Varnish
8 2 (0.70%) XenServer
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 219 (77.11%) Opscode Chef
2 144 (50.70%) Ansible
3 117 (41.20%) Terraform
4 93 (32.75%) Kubernetes
5 38 (13.38%) Graphite
6 35 (12.32%) Docker Swarm
7 34 (11.97%) Packer
8 29 (10.21%) Grafana
9 28 (9.86%) Prometheus
10 25 (8.80%) Consul
11 21 (7.39%) Salt
12 20 (7.04%) Nagios
13 16 (5.63%) ZABBIX
14 15 (5.28%) Mesos
14 15 (5.28%) Opsview
15 12 (4.23%) CFEngine
16 9 (3.17%) Cobbler
17 4 (1.41%) Kibana
18 3 (1.06%) vMotion
19 2 (0.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (10.21%) VMware
2 24 (8.45%) Red Hat
3 20 (7.04%) Atlassian
4 17 (5.99%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.63%) Google
6 9 (3.17%) Oracle
7 6 (2.11%) RedGate
8 5 (1.76%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (0.70%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.35%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix
11 1 (0.35%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.35%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.35%) Foundry
11 1 (0.35%) Juniper
11 1 (0.35%) Remedy
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas