Period
to 18 January 2020

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

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 121 130
Rank change year-on-year -49 +9 +33
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 141 280 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.60% 2.64% 2.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.63% 28.84% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 127 265 266
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £45,371 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,625
England median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 902 971 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.25% 9.15% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 702 799 816
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £72,660 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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
Manchester -25 117 £57,500 - 32
Lancashire -7 14 £56,250 -6.25%
Cheshire 0 10 £55,000 - 11
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 115 (81.56%) DevOps
2 94 (66.67%) Ansible
3 86 (60.99%) Linux
4 83 (58.87%) AWS
4 83 (58.87%) Docker
5 79 (56.03%) Jenkins
6 74 (52.48%) Terraform
7 73 (51.77%) Python
8 72 (51.06%) Azure
9 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
11 60 (42.55%) Bash Shell
12 53 (37.59%) Kubernetes
13 48 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (34.04%) Configuration Management
13 48 (34.04%) Windows
14 40 (28.37%) VMware
15 33 (23.40%) Git (software)
15 33 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
17 25 (17.73%) PowerShell
17 25 (17.73%) GitLab
18 24 (17.02%) GCP
19 23 (16.31%) Ruby
20 22 (15.60%) Firewall
21 21 (14.89%) Java
21 21 (14.89%) Oracle
21 21 (14.89%) Test Automation
22 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
22 20 (14.18%) DNS

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 14 (9.93%) Apache
2 8 (5.67%) Confluence
3 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.55%) IIS
5 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 83 (58.87%) AWS
2 72 (51.06%) Azure
3 24 (17.02%) GCP
4 8 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.96%) Heroku
6 6 (4.26%) PaaS
6 6 (4.26%) Slack
7 5 (3.55%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.84%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (2.84%) IaaS
9 3 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.13%) Office 365
9 3 (2.13%) SaaS
9 3 (2.13%) Serverless
10 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.42%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.42%) GitHub
10 2 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.60%) Firewall
2 20 (14.18%) DNS
3 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.09%) VPN
5 9 (6.38%) SMTP
5 9 (6.38%) WAN
6 3 (2.13%) Skype
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.71%) Intranet
8 1 (0.71%) IPv4
8 1 (0.71%) SAN
8 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) MySQL
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.38%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.13%) DB2
7 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.42%) Power BI
8 2 (1.42%) Redis
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.71%) Ingres
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (56.03%) Jenkins
2 33 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.73%) GitLab
4 17 (12.06%) TeamCity
5 15 (10.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (9.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (8.51%) Cucumber
7 12 (8.51%) Selenium
8 11 (7.80%) Bitbucket
8 11 (7.80%) Maven
9 10 (7.09%) Protractor
9 10 (7.09%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.96%) JIRA
11 6 (4.26%) Artifactory
11 6 (4.26%) Jasmine
11 6 (4.26%) JMeter
11 6 (4.26%) Mockito
11 6 (4.26%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.26%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (12.06%) Retail
2 12 (8.51%) Finance
3 9 (6.38%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.96%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (43.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (12.77%) Senior DevOps
2 18 (12.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.06%) Consultant
4 14 (9.93%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (9.22%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Site Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) DevSecOps Consultant
10 6 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Configuration Management Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) Web Services
2 12 (8.51%) LAMP
3 11 (7.80%) LDAP
4 10 (7.09%) .NET
5 9 (6.38%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.96%) Django
6 7 (4.96%) Dropwizard
6 7 (4.96%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (4.26%) JSON
7 6 (4.26%) Nightwatchjs
7 6 (4.26%) REST
8 5 (3.55%) Node.js
9 4 (2.84%) JAXB
9 4 (2.84%) SAML
9 4 (2.84%) XML
10 3 (2.13%) Sensu
11 2 (1.42%) OAuth2
11 2 (1.42%) OpenID
11 2 (1.42%) Spring
11 2 (1.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.38%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.26%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.55%) Wiki
6 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.99%) Linux
2 48 (34.04%) Windows
3 19 (13.48%) Unix
4 16 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.80%) CentOS
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (81.56%) DevOps
2 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.04%) Configuration Management
3 48 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 19 (13.48%) Mentoring
6 19 (13.48%) Microservices
7 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure as Code
8 17 (12.06%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (11.35%) Coaching
10 15 (10.64%) Open Source
11 14 (9.93%) High Availability
11 14 (9.93%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.93%) Task Automation
12 13 (9.22%) Deployment Automation
13 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (8.51%) Migration
13 12 (8.51%) Scrum
14 11 (7.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.77%) Python
2 60 (42.55%) Bash Shell
3 25 (17.73%) PowerShell
4 23 (16.31%) Ruby
5 21 (14.89%) Java
6 14 (9.93%) SQL
7 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.67%) C#
8 8 (5.67%) Perl
9 7 (4.96%) Groovy
10 6 (4.26%) Scala
10 6 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.26%) VBScript
11 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.84%) Go
13 3 (2.13%) C++
14 2 (1.42%) PHP
14 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.71%) R
15 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
1 4 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.13%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 83 (58.87%) Docker
2 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.35%) vSphere
4 13 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.38%) NFS
5 9 (6.38%) Samba
5 9 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 94 (66.67%) Ansible
2 74 (52.48%) Terraform
3 64 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (37.59%) Kubernetes
5 12 (8.51%) Nagios
6 9 (6.38%) Cacti
6 9 (6.38%) Galera Cluster
6 9 (6.38%) HAProxy
7 5 (3.55%) Graphite
7 5 (3.55%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.84%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.84%) Grafana
8 4 (2.84%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.13%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.13%) Packer
9 3 (2.13%) Salt
9 3 (2.13%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.42%) Kibana
10 2 (1.42%) Scalr
10 2 (1.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (28.37%) VMware
2 21 (14.89%) Oracle
3 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.80%) Google
5 9 (6.38%) Cisco
6 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.96%) Meraki
7 7 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.26%) CA
8 6 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (4.26%) Dynatrace
8 6 (4.26%) IBM
8 6 (4.26%) Micro Focus
8 6 (4.26%) Parasoft
8 6 (4.26%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.84%) SaltStack
10 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.13%) EnterpriseDB
10 3 (2.13%) hybris
11 2 (1.42%) HP