Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 104 109
Rank change year-on-year -95 +5 +69
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 132 361 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 3.07% 2.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.51% 32.76% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 103 335 330
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +12.82% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £72,500 £69,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 1,055 1,102 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.43% 9.36% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 785 927 808
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,635
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.49% +5.27%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -68 120 £65,000 +30.00% 33
Cheshire -9 9 £57,500 - 4
Lancashire -18 2 £48,112 -21.45% 2
Merseyside -4 1 - - 4
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 101 (76.52%) DevOps
2 92 (69.70%) AWS
3 90 (68.18%) Ansible
4 83 (62.88%) Azure
5 82 (62.12%) Terraform
6 79 (59.85%) Opscode Chef
7 73 (55.30%) Linux
8 71 (53.79%) Docker
9 69 (52.27%) Jenkins
10 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (46.21%) Kubernetes
12 56 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (42.42%) Configuration Management
13 48 (36.36%) Python
14 44 (33.33%) GCP
15 40 (30.30%) Bash Shell
16 29 (21.97%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (19.70%) Public Cloud
17 26 (19.70%) GitLab
17 26 (19.70%) Infrastructure as Code
18 23 (17.42%) Windows
19 22 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
20 21 (15.91%) Ruby
20 21 (15.91%) Retail
20 21 (15.91%) Firewall
20 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
21 20 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 20 (15.15%) PowerShell
22 18 (13.64%) Test Automation
22 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP

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 6 (4.55%) Confluence
2 5 (3.79%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.27%) nginx
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.52%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 92 (69.70%) AWS
2 83 (62.88%) Azure
3 44 (33.33%) GCP
4 17 (12.88%) Heroku
5 9 (6.82%) SaaS
6 8 (6.06%) IaaS
6 8 (6.06%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (5.30%) PaaS
8 6 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (3.03%) GitHub
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.52%) Office 365
10 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.52%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.76%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.76%) Slack
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) Firewall
2 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.58%) WAN
4 6 (4.55%) DNS
5 4 (3.03%) HTTP
5 4 (3.03%) VPN
6 3 (2.27%) Network Security
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.52%) IPv4
7 2 (1.52%) Skype
7 2 (1.52%) VLAN
8 1 (0.76%) LAN
8 1 (0.76%) NAS
8 1 (0.76%) SAN
8 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 8 (6.06%) MySQL
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.03%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.52%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.52%) Power BI
6 2 (1.52%) Redis
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.76%) Ingres
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (52.27%) Jenkins
2 26 (19.70%) GitLab
3 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (6.06%) Travis CI
6 7 (5.30%) Vagrant
7 6 (4.55%) SonarQube
7 6 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.03%) JIRA
8 4 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.27%) Maven
9 3 (2.27%) Protractor
9 3 (2.27%) Selenium
10 2 (1.52%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.52%) Codeship
10 2 (1.52%) GoCD
10 2 (1.52%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.91%) Retail
2 16 (12.12%) Banking
3 14 (10.61%) Public Sector
4 8 (6.06%) Finance
5 3 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (46.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (18.94%) AWS Engineer
3 24 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (15.91%) Consultant
5 20 (15.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 19 (14.39%) Senior DevOps
6 19 (14.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 18 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 18 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 17 (12.88%) AWS DevOps
8 17 (12.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 17 (12.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (12.12%) DevSecOps Consultant
10 8 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) Server Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) Site Engineer
11 7 (5.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 6 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) Django
1 16 (12.12%) Dropwizard
2 14 (10.61%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (8.33%) Sensu
3 11 (8.33%) Web Services
4 5 (3.79%) .NET
4 5 (3.79%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.79%) Node.js
5 4 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.52%) JAXB
6 2 (1.52%) LAMP
6 2 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.52%) SAML
6 2 (1.52%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) Kafka
7 1 (0.76%) Nightwatchjs
7 1 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.30%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.03%) NHS
6 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (55.30%) Linux
2 23 (17.42%) Windows
3 20 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (12.12%) Unix
5 10 (7.58%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.30%) CentOS
7 2 (1.52%) Android
7 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Debian
8 1 (0.76%) Fedora
8 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (76.52%) DevOps
2 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (42.42%) Configuration Management
3 56 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (21.97%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (19.70%) Infrastructure as Code
6 22 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 18 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 17 (12.88%) Mentoring
9 16 (12.12%) DevSecOps
9 16 (12.12%) Information Security
9 16 (12.12%) Microservices
9 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.36%) Open Source
11 13 (9.85%) Coaching
12 12 (9.09%) IT Strategy
13 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (6.82%) Migration
13 9 (6.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.36%) Python
2 40 (30.30%) Bash Shell
3 21 (15.91%) Ruby
4 20 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.09%) Java
6 7 (5.30%) SQL
7 6 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (2.27%) Go
8 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.52%) C#
9 2 (1.52%) C++
9 2 (1.52%) Groovy
9 2 (1.52%) R
9 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 71 (53.79%) Docker
2 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.52%) Varnish
5 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.76%) Squid
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 90 (68.18%) Ansible
2 82 (62.12%) Terraform
3 79 (59.85%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (46.21%) Kubernetes
5 14 (10.61%) Graphite
6 13 (9.85%) Prometheus
7 11 (8.33%) Salt
8 9 (6.82%) Packer
9 7 (5.30%) Grafana
10 5 (3.79%) ZABBIX
11 4 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (2.27%) Consul
12 3 (2.27%) vMotion
13 2 (1.52%) AirWatch
13 2 (1.52%) CFEngine
13 2 (1.52%) Graylog
13 2 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (1.52%) Kibana
13 2 (1.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (11.36%) VMware
4 12 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.33%) Cisco
6 9 (6.82%) Meraki
7 7 (5.30%) Google
8 6 (4.55%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle
10 4 (3.03%) HP
11 3 (2.27%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.52%) Alibaba
12 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.52%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.52%) Zscaler
13 1 (0.76%) CA
13 1 (0.76%) Citrix
13 1 (0.76%) Hitachi
13 1 (0.76%) IBM
13 1 (0.76%) Micro Focus