Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 149 192
Rank change year-on-year +10 +43 +128
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 301 246 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.34% 2.00% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.26% 26.42% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 228 132
North West median annual salary £57,500 £51,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.95% +11.76%
10th Percentile £38,375 £34,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £87,500
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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,104 931 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.58% 7.56% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 854 753 668
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Manchester +9 220 £55,000 +7.84% 37
Cheshire -23 45 £57,500 +46.50% 4
Merseyside +34 35 £62,500 - 4
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 247 (82.06%) DevOps
2 232 (77.08%) Opscode Chef
3 228 (75.75%) Linux
4 175 (58.14%) Amazon AWS
5 156 (51.83%) Ansible
6 151 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (49.50%) Python
8 135 (44.85%) Continuous Integration
9 129 (42.86%) Jenkins
10 113 (37.54%) Docker
11 104 (34.55%) Windows
12 95 (31.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 93 (30.90%) Configuration Management
14 90 (29.90%) Bash Shell
15 82 (27.24%) Ruby
16 75 (24.92%) VMware
17 73 (24.25%) SQL
18 70 (23.26%) Terraform
19 63 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
19 63 (20.93%) TDD
20 62 (20.60%) AWS CloudFormation
21 61 (20.27%) Git (software)
22 60 (19.93%) Unix
23 59 (19.60%) Java
24 58 (19.27%) Microsoft
25 53 (17.61%) Kubernetes
26 46 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
27 44 (14.62%) Red Hat
28 42 (13.95%) Scrum
29 41 (13.62%) Software Engineering

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 41 (13.62%) Apache
2 20 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.98%) nginx
4 14 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.66%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.99%) CloudStack
8 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.66%) IIS
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.66%) Jetty
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.33%) CMS
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
12 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.33%) JBoss
12 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 175 (58.14%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (31.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (20.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (8.97%) SaaS
6 25 (8.31%) GitHub
7 24 (7.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 18 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (5.98%) Serverless
9 13 (4.32%) IaaS
10 12 (3.99%) PaaS
11 8 (2.66%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (2.66%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (2.33%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.33%) Office 365
13 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.33%) npm
15 3 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (1.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.30%) DNS
2 21 (6.98%) Firewall
2 21 (6.98%) VPN
3 20 (6.64%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.31%) Broadband
5 15 (4.98%) HTTP
5 15 (4.98%) VLAN
6 14 (4.65%) BGP
6 14 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 14 (4.65%) HSRP
6 14 (4.65%) IPv6
6 14 (4.65%) MRTG
6 14 (4.65%) OSPF
6 14 (4.65%) SNMP
6 14 (4.65%) TACACS
6 14 (4.65%) VoIP
6 14 (4.65%) VRRP
6 14 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (3.99%) LAN
8 11 (3.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.29%) MySQL
2 36 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 33 (10.96%) Big Data
4 31 (10.30%) Hadoop
5 20 (6.64%) NoSQL
6 19 (6.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.99%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.99%) Redis
9 10 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.33%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.00%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.00%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.66%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.66%) Riak
13 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 129 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 61 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 37 (12.29%) JIRA
4 35 (11.63%) NuGet
5 31 (10.30%) Bitbucket
6 24 (7.97%) Vagrant
7 17 (5.65%) Selenium
8 15 (4.98%) JUnit
9 12 (3.99%) SonarQube
9 12 (3.99%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.66%) Maven
11 7 (2.33%) Ant
11 7 (2.33%) Gradle
12 6 (1.99%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (1.99%) GitLab
12 6 (1.99%) GoCD
12 6 (1.99%) PyCharm
13 5 (1.66%) Hudson
13 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (12.29%) Finance
2 26 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.65%) Marketing
5 13 (4.32%) Retail
6 10 (3.32%) Automotive
6 10 (3.32%) Banking
7 8 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.66%) Law
8 7 (2.33%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (50.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (15.28%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (13.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 41 (13.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 39 (12.96%) Senior DevOps
6 38 (12.62%) Lead DevOps
6 38 (12.62%) Team Leader
7 34 (11.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 32 (10.63%) AWS DevOps
9 29 (9.63%) AWS Engineer
9 29 (9.63%) Platform Engineer
10 28 (9.30%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 27 (8.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.65%) Administrator
12 17 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.65%) Architect
13 14 (4.65%) Consultant
13 14 (4.65%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.96%) Web Services
2 32 (10.63%) Hibernate
3 26 (8.64%) .NET
4 24 (7.97%) Node.js
5 18 (5.98%) LAMP
6 16 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (3.99%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.65%) HTML
9 10 (3.32%) CSS
9 10 (3.32%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (2.99%) React
10 9 (2.99%) Spring
11 8 (2.66%) Sass
12 7 (2.33%) jQuery
12 7 (2.33%) REST
12 7 (2.33%) WSGI
13 6 (1.99%) Servlets
14 5 (1.66%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.66%) HTML5
14 5 (1.66%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.98%) Life Science
3 13 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (2.66%) Xbox
5 6 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.66%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.66%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.66%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.00%) Clustering
7 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.00%) Replication
7 3 (1.00%) Social Media
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
8 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.66%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 228 (75.75%) Linux
2 104 (34.55%) Windows
3 60 (19.93%) Unix
4 38 (12.62%) CentOS
5 14 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.66%) Debian
8 7 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (1.66%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.00%) AIX
11 2 (0.66%) SUSE
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.33%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Fedora
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (82.06%) DevOps
2 151 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (44.85%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (30.90%) Configuration Management
5 63 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
5 63 (20.93%) TDD
6 42 (13.95%) Scrum
7 41 (13.62%) Software Engineering
8 35 (11.63%) Open Source
8 35 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 28 (9.30%) Microservices
10 22 (7.31%) Continuous Deployment
10 22 (7.31%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.98%) Requirements Management
12 19 (6.31%) Collaborative Working
13 18 (5.98%) BDD
13 18 (5.98%) DSDM
13 18 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.98%) RUP
14 15 (4.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 149 (49.50%) Python
2 90 (29.90%) Bash Shell
3 82 (27.24%) Ruby
4 73 (24.25%) SQL
5 59 (19.60%) Java
6 40 (13.29%) PHP
7 31 (10.30%) Perl
8 25 (8.31%) PowerShell
9 24 (7.97%) JavaScript
10 18 (5.98%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.99%) C#
12 10 (3.32%) Go
13 4 (1.33%) R
14 3 (1.00%) Korn
14 3 (1.00%) Scala
15 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.33%) C++
16 1 (0.33%) Erlang
16 1 (0.33%) Haskell
16 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (2.66%) AWS Certification
2 8 (2.66%) CCNP
2 8 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (2.66%) JNCIP
3 7 (2.33%) Degree
4 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.63%) QA
2 18 (5.98%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.98%) GCP
4 5 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (37.54%) Docker
2 46 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.96%) Xen
4 34 (11.30%) Hyper-V
5 33 (10.96%) VirtualBox
6 15 (4.98%) Active Directory
7 8 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.99%) vSphere
8 6 (1.99%) XenServer
9 2 (0.66%) Corosync
9 2 (0.66%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.66%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.66%) Varnish
9 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.33%) HDFS
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 232 (77.08%) Opscode Chef
2 156 (51.83%) Ansible
3 70 (23.26%) Terraform
4 53 (17.61%) Kubernetes
5 36 (11.96%) Packer
6 31 (10.30%) Salt
7 26 (8.64%) Nagios
8 22 (7.31%) ZABBIX
9 20 (6.64%) Cobbler
10 17 (5.65%) Tivoli
11 15 (4.98%) Ambari
12 14 (4.65%) Cacti
12 14 (4.65%) OpenNMS
12 14 (4.65%) RANCID
12 14 (4.65%) SCCM
13 10 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (2.66%) Simian Army
15 6 (1.99%) SCOM
16 5 (1.66%) Mesos
16 5 (1.66%) systemd
Vendors
1 75 (24.92%) VMware
2 58 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 44 (14.62%) Red Hat
4 39 (12.96%) Google
5 28 (9.30%) SaltStack
6 23 (7.64%) Oracle
7 16 (5.32%) Cisco
7 16 (5.32%) Hortonworks
8 15 (4.98%) EnterpriseDB
9 14 (4.65%) Ericsson
9 14 (4.65%) Huawei
9 14 (4.65%) Juniper
9 14 (4.65%) NetApp
10 7 (2.33%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.33%) HP
11 6 (1.99%) Brocade
11 6 (1.99%) Foundry
11 6 (1.99%) SAP
11 6 (1.99%) ZyXEL
12 5 (1.66%) Zend