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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 136 214
Rank change year-on-year +51 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 232 105 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.44% 1.88% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 43.12% 27.06% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 214 89 37
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 538 388 291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.97% 6.93% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 450 311 223
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +29 193 £47,500 +5.55% 23
Cheshire -6 24 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Merseyside 0 15 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £26,500 - 2
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 277 (77.37%) Opscode Chef
2 274 (76.54%) DevOps
3 238 (66.48%) Linux
4 180 (50.28%) Ansible
5 178 (49.72%) Python
6 167 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (41.06%) Amazon AWS
8 125 (34.92%) Unix
9 124 (34.64%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (32.12%) Configuration Management
11 114 (31.84%) Jenkins
12 110 (30.73%) Windows
13 109 (30.45%) Ruby
14 105 (29.33%) SQL
15 93 (25.98%) Docker
16 92 (25.70%) Java
17 81 (22.63%) Shell Script
18 80 (22.35%) Bash Shell
19 79 (22.07%) Git (software)
20 72 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
20 72 (20.11%) VMware
21 64 (17.88%) TDD
21 64 (17.88%) Scrum
21 64 (17.88%) Continuous Delivery
22 60 (16.76%) Open Source
22 60 (16.76%) OpenStack
22 60 (16.76%) PowerShell
23 57 (15.92%) Google
24 52 (14.53%) QA
25 51 (14.25%) Xen

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 60 (16.76%) OpenStack
2 40 (11.17%) Apache
3 35 (9.78%) Apache Spark
4 30 (8.38%) CloudStack
5 21 (5.87%) nginx
6 18 (5.03%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.51%) JBoss
9 7 (1.96%) Confluence
9 7 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.40%) Jetty
11 4 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.84%) IIS
13 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.28%) Mongrel
14 1 (0.28%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 39 (10.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 147 (41.06%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (13.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (8.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (3.91%) GitHub
6 14 (3.91%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.35%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.51%) PaaS
9 7 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.84%) Office 365
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.56%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.56%) Route 53
13 2 (0.56%) SaaS
14 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.28%) Heroku
14 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.26%) Firewall
2 18 (5.03%) Internet
3 16 (4.47%) DNS
4 13 (3.63%) Broadband
4 13 (3.63%) Ethernet
4 13 (3.63%) Kerberos
4 13 (3.63%) TACACS
4 13 (3.63%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (3.35%) LAN
5 12 (3.35%) MPLS
6 11 (3.07%) BGP
6 11 (3.07%) MRTG
6 11 (3.07%) SNMP
7 10 (2.79%) WAN
8 7 (1.96%) HTTP
9 6 (1.68%) SAN
9 6 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.68%) VoIP
10 4 (1.12%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.25%) Big Data
1 51 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 49 (13.69%) Hadoop
3 40 (11.17%) MySQL
4 36 (10.06%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.19%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.68%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.68%) Redis
10 5 (1.40%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.12%) Riak
12 3 (0.84%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (31.84%) Jenkins
2 79 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.78%) NuGet
4 30 (8.38%) TeamCity
5 20 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (5.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (5.59%) Vagrant
6 18 (5.03%) JIRA
7 16 (4.47%) Ant
8 15 (4.19%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.91%) Subversion
9 14 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.63%) JUnit
11 12 (3.35%) GitLab
11 12 (3.35%) IntelliJ
11 12 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (3.07%) GoCD
12 11 (3.07%) Hudson
13 8 (2.23%) Maven
14 7 (1.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 51 (14.25%) Finance
1 51 (14.25%) Telecoms
2 41 (11.45%) Manufacturing
2 41 (11.45%) Marketing
3 39 (10.89%) Electronics
4 13 (3.63%) Retail
5 8 (2.23%) Games
6 5 (1.40%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 158 (44.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
3 46 (12.85%) Platform Engineer
4 43 (12.01%) Developer
5 42 (11.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 41 (11.45%) Architect
7 40 (11.17%) Cloud Architect
8 34 (9.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 34 (9.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 31 (8.66%) DevOps Architect
10 28 (7.82%) Administrator
10 28 (7.82%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (7.26%) Automation Engineer
12 25 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
13 24 (6.70%) Lead DevOps
14 23 (6.42%) Software Engineer
15 22 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
15 22 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 21 (5.87%) Release Engineer
17 20 (5.59%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.85%) .NET
2 45 (12.57%) Web Services
3 32 (8.94%) LAMP
4 30 (8.38%) XML
5 26 (7.26%) CSS
5 26 (7.26%) HTML
6 24 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (5.87%) MSMQ
8 19 (5.31%) jQuery
8 19 (5.31%) RESTful
8 19 (5.31%) Spring
9 17 (4.75%) JSON
10 15 (4.19%) SOAP
11 14 (3.91%) Hibernate
12 12 (3.35%) Symfony
13 10 (2.79%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (2.23%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.23%) HTML5
14 8 (2.23%) Node.js
15 6 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.45%) Public Cloud
2 37 (10.34%) iPad
3 14 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.79%) Clustering
4 10 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.23%) User Experience
7 6 (1.68%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 238 (66.48%) Linux
2 125 (34.92%) Unix
3 110 (30.73%) Windows
4 34 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.75%) Ubuntu
6 14 (3.91%) CentOS
7 12 (3.35%) Debian
8 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.12%) AIX
9 4 (1.12%) HPUX
9 4 (1.12%) SUSE
10 3 (0.84%) Android
10 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (76.54%) DevOps
2 167 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (34.64%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (32.12%) Configuration Management
5 64 (17.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 64 (17.88%) Scrum
5 64 (17.88%) TDD
6 60 (16.76%) Open Source
7 49 (13.69%) Machine Learning
8 48 (13.41%) Mentoring
9 40 (11.17%) Digital Marketing
10 39 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (10.89%) Programme Management
11 36 (10.06%) Software Engineering
12 34 (9.50%) DSDM
12 34 (9.50%) RUP
13 27 (7.54%) Test Automation
14 23 (6.42%) Analytics
14 23 (6.42%) Web Development
15 20 (5.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 178 (49.72%) Python
2 109 (30.45%) Ruby
3 105 (29.33%) SQL
4 92 (25.70%) Java
5 81 (22.63%) Shell Script
6 80 (22.35%) Bash Shell
7 60 (16.76%) PowerShell
8 43 (12.01%) Go
8 43 (12.01%) Perl
9 40 (11.17%) C++
10 37 (10.34%) PHP
11 34 (9.50%) JavaScript
12 17 (4.75%) C#
13 10 (2.79%) Scala
14 4 (1.12%) C
14 4 (1.12%) Groovy
14 4 (1.12%) Jython
14 4 (1.12%) Korn
15 2 (0.56%) Smalltalk
15 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (11.73%) Degree
2 14 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.35%) CCNP
4 10 (2.79%) JNCIP
5 5 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.53%) QA
2 14 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.96%) GCP
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (25.98%) Docker
2 51 (14.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (14.25%) Xen
3 29 (8.10%) Hyper-V
3 29 (8.10%) vSphere
3 29 (8.10%) XenServer
4 21 (5.87%) Active Directory
4 21 (5.87%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (5.87%) VirtualBox
5 10 (2.79%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.84%) KVM
6 3 (0.84%) vCloud
7 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) etcd
8 1 (0.28%) flannel
8 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 277 (77.37%) Opscode Chef
2 180 (50.28%) Ansible
3 39 (10.89%) Terraform
4 30 (8.38%) Cobbler
4 30 (8.38%) Tivoli
5 24 (6.70%) Kubernetes
5 24 (6.70%) Nagios
6 21 (5.87%) Mesos
7 19 (5.31%) Salt
8 15 (4.19%) Cacti
9 13 (3.63%) OpenNMS
9 13 (3.63%) RANCID
9 13 (3.63%) SCCM
10 10 (2.79%) CFEngine
10 10 (2.79%) Kibana
10 10 (2.79%) logstash
11 9 (2.51%) Packer
12 7 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.68%) Graphite
14 3 (0.84%) Icinga
Vendors
1 72 (20.11%) VMware
2 57 (15.92%) Google
3 51 (14.25%) Red Hat
4 41 (11.45%) Microsoft
5 39 (10.89%) SAP
6 37 (10.34%) Oracle
7 29 (8.10%) EnterpriseDB
8 20 (5.59%) Cisco
9 15 (4.19%) Atlassian
10 14 (3.91%) Juniper
11 13 (3.63%) Ericsson
11 13 (3.63%) Huawei
12 10 (2.79%) Veritas
13 9 (2.51%) Rackspace
14 8 (2.23%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.68%) Veeam
15 6 (1.68%) Zerto
16 4 (1.12%) AppDynamics
16 4 (1.12%) Brocade
16 4 (1.12%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ronald James Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gear4Music
Posted: 9 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gear4Music
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago