Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 170 258
Rank change year-on-year +75 +88 +37
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 410 202 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.15% 1.69% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.16% 24.60% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 357 177 105
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 996 821 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.65% 6.87% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 806 650 593
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%

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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 2017. 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 +41 332 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cheshire +1 39 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Merseyside +30 36 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Lancashire - 2 £26,500 - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 303 (73.90%) DevOps
2 298 (72.68%) Opscode Chef
3 293 (71.46%) Linux
4 213 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
5 193 (47.07%) Amazon AWS
6 187 (45.61%) Ansible
6 187 (45.61%) Python
7 153 (37.32%) Jenkins
8 152 (37.07%) Continuous Integration
9 142 (34.63%) Unix
10 140 (34.15%) Windows
11 125 (30.49%) Configuration Management
12 118 (28.78%) SQL
13 110 (26.83%) Docker
14 109 (26.59%) Ruby
15 105 (25.61%) Java
16 95 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 95 (23.17%) Bash Shell
17 78 (19.02%) Git (software)
17 78 (19.02%) Shell Script
17 78 (19.02%) TDD
18 77 (18.78%) Google Cloud Platform
19 76 (18.54%) VMware
20 74 (18.05%) Google
21 71 (17.32%) Open Source
21 71 (17.32%) Big Data
22 70 (17.07%) SQL Server
23 67 (16.34%) Hadoop
24 66 (16.10%) Continuous Delivery
25 65 (15.85%) Mentoring

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 57 (13.90%) Apache
2 42 (10.24%) OpenStack
3 34 (8.29%) Apache Spark
4 27 (6.59%) Tomcat
5 25 (6.10%) CloudStack
5 25 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (4.88%) Apache Solr
7 19 (4.63%) nginx
8 9 (2.20%) JBoss
9 7 (1.71%) Confluence
9 7 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.22%) IIS
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.49%) Jetty
12 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.49%) Tornado
12 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.24%) CMS
13 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Magento
1 3 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 193 (47.07%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (18.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 56 (13.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (11.95%) GitHub
6 19 (4.63%) Google App Engine
7 18 (4.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (3.17%) OpenShift
9 12 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.46%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.98%) Office 365
13 4 (0.98%) SaaS
14 3 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.73%) PaaS
14 3 (0.73%) Route 53
14 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.56%) Firewall
2 20 (4.88%) Internet
3 16 (3.90%) DNS
4 14 (3.41%) LAN
5 13 (3.17%) BGP
5 13 (3.17%) Broadband
5 13 (3.17%) Ethernet
5 13 (3.17%) MRTG
5 13 (3.17%) SNMP
5 13 (3.17%) TACACS
5 13 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (2.93%) WAN
7 11 (2.68%) MPLS
8 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.20%) HTTP
10 8 (1.95%) VPN
11 7 (1.71%) SAN
12 6 (1.46%) VoIP
13 4 (0.98%) IPv6
13 4 (0.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (17.32%) Big Data
2 70 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 67 (16.34%) Hadoop
4 65 (15.85%) MySQL
5 40 (9.76%) Relational Database
6 27 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 25 (6.10%) MongoDB
8 22 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (3.90%) Redis
10 10 (2.44%) CouchDB
11 9 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.98%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.98%) Riak
15 3 (0.73%) Apache Accumulo
16 2 (0.49%) Data Lake
16 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
17 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 153 (37.32%) Jenkins
2 78 (19.02%) Git (software)
3 48 (11.71%) Vagrant
4 38 (9.27%) NuGet
5 35 (8.54%) JIRA
6 28 (6.83%) JUnit
7 25 (6.10%) Bitbucket
7 25 (6.10%) Selenium
8 22 (5.37%) Ant
9 21 (5.12%) Eclipse
9 21 (5.12%) PHPUnit
10 19 (4.63%) Codeception
11 18 (4.39%) TeamCity
12 17 (4.15%) IntelliJ
13 14 (3.41%) GitLab
14 13 (3.17%) Maven
15 11 (2.68%) SonarQube
15 11 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (2.20%) Xdebug
General
1 62 (15.12%) Finance
2 57 (13.90%) Telecoms
3 55 (13.41%) Manufacturing
4 53 (12.93%) Marketing
5 43 (10.49%) Electronics
6 19 (4.63%) Retail
7 8 (1.95%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (37.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (14.15%) Developer
3 55 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
4 49 (11.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 47 (11.46%) Cloud Engineer
6 45 (10.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 38 (9.27%) Administrator
8 37 (9.02%) Architect
8 37 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (8.78%) Platform Engineer
10 34 (8.29%) AWS DevOps
10 34 (8.29%) AWS Engineer
11 33 (8.05%) Linux Administrator
11 33 (8.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 31 (7.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 31 (7.56%) Cloud Architect
12 31 (7.56%) Lead DevOps
13 28 (6.83%) DevOps Architect
14 26 (6.34%) Java Developer
15 24 (5.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.61%) Web Services
2 48 (11.71%) .NET
3 40 (9.76%) Hibernate
4 38 (9.27%) HTML
5 36 (8.78%) CSS
6 35 (8.54%) LAMP
7 33 (8.05%) jQuery
8 31 (7.56%) RabbitMQ
9 29 (7.07%) Spring
9 29 (7.07%) XML
10 26 (6.34%) AngularJS
11 25 (6.10%) HTML5
12 24 (5.85%) RESTful
13 22 (5.37%) MSMQ
14 21 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (4.63%) Ext JS
15 19 (4.63%) Sass
16 18 (4.39%) SOAP
17 17 (4.15%) Node.js
18 16 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.46%) Public Cloud
2 42 (10.24%) iPad
3 13 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.93%) Life Science
5 11 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.20%) User Experience
7 7 (1.71%) Clustering
7 7 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.71%) Replication
8 6 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.49%) FMCG
11 1 (0.24%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 293 (71.46%) Linux
2 142 (34.63%) Unix
3 140 (34.15%) Windows
4 45 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (8.05%) CentOS
6 13 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.20%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.95%) Debian
9 7 (1.71%) AIX
10 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.98%) HPUX
12 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.24%) Fedora
14 1 (0.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (73.90%) DevOps
2 213 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (37.07%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (30.49%) Configuration Management
5 78 (19.02%) TDD
6 71 (17.32%) Open Source
7 66 (16.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 65 (15.85%) Mentoring
9 63 (15.37%) Software Engineering
10 61 (14.88%) Scrum
11 53 (12.93%) Machine Learning
12 44 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (10.73%) Digital Marketing
13 43 (10.49%) Programme Management
14 40 (9.76%) Test Automation
15 37 (9.02%) Analytics
16 29 (7.07%) DSDM
16 29 (7.07%) RUP
17 28 (6.83%) Web Development
18 26 (6.34%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (45.61%) Python
2 118 (28.78%) SQL
3 109 (26.59%) Ruby
4 105 (25.61%) Java
5 95 (23.17%) Bash Shell
6 78 (19.02%) Shell Script
7 60 (14.63%) PowerShell
8 56 (13.66%) PHP
9 51 (12.44%) JavaScript
10 37 (9.02%) C++
10 37 (9.02%) Go
11 35 (8.54%) Perl
12 11 (2.68%) Scala
13 7 (1.71%) C#
14 6 (1.46%) Jython
14 6 (1.46%) Korn
15 5 (1.22%) C
16 2 (0.49%) Erlang
16 2 (0.49%) F#
16 2 (0.49%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (10.73%) Degree
2 11 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.20%) CCNP
4 8 (1.95%) JNCIP
5 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.41%) QA
2 24 (5.85%) GCP
3 14 (3.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (26.83%) Docker
2 50 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (11.22%) Xen
4 31 (7.56%) Hyper-V
5 25 (6.10%) vSphere
5 25 (6.10%) XenServer
6 23 (5.61%) Active Directory
6 23 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (5.12%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.22%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.73%) KVM
9 3 (0.73%) vCloud
9 3 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) etcd
11 1 (0.24%) flannel
Systems Management
1 298 (72.68%) Opscode Chef
2 187 (45.61%) Ansible
3 64 (15.61%) Kubernetes
4 40 (9.76%) Terraform
5 28 (6.83%) Cobbler
6 25 (6.10%) Tivoli
7 22 (5.37%) Mesos
7 22 (5.37%) Nagios
8 19 (4.63%) Capistrano
9 18 (4.39%) Salt
10 17 (4.15%) Cacti
10 17 (4.15%) ZABBIX
11 14 (3.41%) Packer
12 13 (3.17%) OpenNMS
12 13 (3.17%) RANCID
12 13 (3.17%) SCCM
13 10 (2.44%) Ambari
14 5 (1.22%) CFEngine
14 5 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.98%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 76 (18.54%) VMware
2 74 (18.05%) Google
3 61 (14.88%) Red Hat
4 48 (11.71%) Microsoft
5 43 (10.49%) SAP
6 32 (7.80%) Oracle
7 25 (6.10%) EnterpriseDB
8 24 (5.85%) SaltStack
9 17 (4.15%) Cisco
10 15 (3.66%) Atlassian
11 13 (3.17%) Ericsson
11 13 (3.17%) Huawei
11 13 (3.17%) Juniper
12 10 (2.44%) Hortonworks
13 9 (2.20%) IBM
13 9 (2.20%) NetApp
13 9 (2.20%) Rackspace
14 8 (1.95%) Veeam
14 8 (1.95%) Zerto
15 7 (1.71%) Percona