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

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 124 180
Rank change year-on-year +21 +56 +58
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 351 344 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.98% 2.59% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.79% 34.23% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 289 192
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,104 1,005 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.38% 7.58% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 929 777 672
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 November 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 November 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 +8 282 £52,500 - 36
Cheshire +41 45 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Merseyside -10 12 £42,500 +10.39% 7
Lancashire +17 10 £61,250 +118.75% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 302 (86.04%) DevOps
2 278 (79.20%) Opscode Chef
3 247 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
4 205 (58.40%) Linux
5 199 (56.70%) Ansible
6 185 (52.71%) Docker
7 162 (46.15%) Python
8 161 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
9 156 (44.44%) Configuration Management
10 143 (40.74%) Jenkins
11 131 (37.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 131 (37.32%) Terraform
12 112 (31.91%) Ruby
13 110 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
14 109 (31.05%) Bash Shell
15 98 (27.92%) Kubernetes
16 95 (27.07%) Java
17 77 (21.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 73 (20.80%) Mentoring
19 72 (20.51%) Test Automation
20 71 (20.23%) Open Source
21 69 (19.66%) Windows
22 68 (19.37%) Git (software)
23 66 (18.80%) AWS CloudFormation
24 57 (16.24%) Microservices
25 56 (15.95%) Google Cloud Platform
26 53 (15.10%) SQL
27 52 (14.81%) Scrum
28 50 (14.25%) PowerShell
29 47 (13.39%) VMware

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 31 (8.83%) Apache Solr
2 16 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.27%) OpenStack
4 14 (3.99%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (3.13%) JBoss
6 10 (2.85%) Apache
7 9 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.28%) nginx
9 7 (1.99%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.99%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.42%) Confluence
11 4 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.85%) IIS
12 3 (0.85%) Jetty
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
1 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 247 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (37.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (18.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 56 (15.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (8.55%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (6.55%) GitHub
7 21 (5.98%) SaaS
8 17 (4.84%) IaaS
8 17 (4.84%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (3.13%) PaaS
10 10 (2.85%) Serverless
11 9 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.99%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (1.42%) Office 365
14 4 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.85%) AWS Fargate
15 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.83%) Internet
2 30 (8.55%) Firewall
3 21 (5.98%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.98%) VPN
4 17 (4.84%) DNS
5 16 (4.56%) SSL
6 7 (1.99%) HTTP
7 4 (1.14%) VoIP
8 3 (0.85%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.85%) SAN
9 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.57%) HSRP
9 2 (0.57%) IPv6
9 2 (0.57%) Junos
9 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.57%) MRTG
9 2 (0.57%) SNMP
9 2 (0.57%) TACACS
9 2 (0.57%) VRRP
9 2 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.83%) Hadoop
2 36 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 34 (9.69%) MySQL
4 33 (9.40%) MongoDB
5 30 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 28 (7.98%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.42%) Big Data
8 8 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.99%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.57%) InfluxDB
15 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 143 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 77 (21.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 68 (19.37%) Git (software)
4 45 (12.82%) TeamCity
5 25 (7.12%) Hudson
6 24 (6.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 23 (6.55%) gulp
7 23 (6.55%) Selenium
8 22 (6.27%) Vagrant
9 21 (5.98%) JIRA
10 19 (5.41%) Travis CI
11 15 (4.27%) Robot Framework
11 15 (4.27%) Subversion
12 14 (3.99%) SonarQube
13 11 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (2.85%) Bitbucket
15 9 (2.56%) Cucumber
16 8 (2.28%) GitLab
17 7 (1.99%) CodeSonar
17 7 (1.99%) git-flow
General
1 37 (10.54%) Finance
2 24 (6.84%) Retail
3 17 (4.84%) Marketing
4 7 (1.99%) Games
5 4 (1.14%) Back Office
6 3 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Electronics
7 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 181 (51.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (12.25%) Senior DevOps
2 43 (12.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 35 (9.97%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (9.97%) Linux Engineer
4 31 (8.83%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (8.83%) Platform Engineer
5 24 (6.84%) Software Engineer
6 23 (6.55%) Consultant
7 22 (6.27%) DevOps Consultant
8 21 (5.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 20 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Java Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.99%) Administrator
12 14 (3.99%) Lead DevOps
12 14 (3.99%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.26%) Web Services
2 32 (9.12%) Elastic Stack
3 28 (7.98%) AngularJS
4 26 (7.41%) .NET
5 25 (7.12%) JAX-RS
6 23 (6.55%) Node.js
7 22 (6.27%) Spring
8 19 (5.41%) Sensu
9 15 (4.27%) LAMP
10 12 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (3.13%) React
11 11 (3.13%) REST
11 11 (3.13%) Sass
12 8 (2.28%) Gherkin
12 8 (2.28%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.28%) XML
13 7 (1.99%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.99%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.99%) Java EE
13 7 (1.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.12%) Cloud Native
2 30 (8.55%) Public Cloud
3 22 (6.27%) Internet of Things
4 21 (5.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.28%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.42%) NHS
9 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.14%) Robotics
10 3 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.57%) Fintech
12 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.28%) Smart City
12 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 205 (58.40%) Linux
2 69 (19.66%) Windows
3 31 (8.83%) CentOS
4 29 (8.26%) Unix
5 19 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 16 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.70%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.85%) Debian
9 8 (2.28%) Android
9 8 (2.28%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.57%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) Fedora
13 1 (0.28%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (86.04%) DevOps
2 161 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 110 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (20.80%) Mentoring
6 72 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 71 (20.23%) Open Source
8 57 (16.24%) Microservices
9 52 (14.81%) Scrum
10 43 (12.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (11.68%) Software Engineering
12 40 (11.40%) OO
13 31 (8.83%) Load Balancing
14 30 (8.55%) ITIL
15 29 (8.26%) High Availability
16 27 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
17 26 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
17 26 (7.41%) TDD
18 25 (7.12%) Coaching
19 24 (6.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 162 (46.15%) Python
2 112 (31.91%) Ruby
3 109 (31.05%) Bash Shell
4 95 (27.07%) Java
5 53 (15.10%) SQL
6 50 (14.25%) PowerShell
7 38 (10.83%) Go
8 34 (9.69%) JavaScript
9 29 (8.26%) Perl
10 21 (5.98%) PHP
10 21 (5.98%) Shell Script
11 15 (4.27%) C#
12 10 (2.85%) C++
13 9 (2.56%) Java 8
14 8 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.99%) C
16 6 (1.71%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.14%) Bourne shell
17 4 (1.14%) Korn
18 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (5.13%) AWS Certification
2 18 (5.13%) Degree
3 11 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.85%) RHCE
4 10 (2.85%) RHCSA
5 8 (2.28%) MCSE
6 7 (1.99%) CCNA
6 7 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.99%) CISSP
6 7 (1.99%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.99%) GIAC
6 7 (1.99%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.99%) SANS
6 7 (1.99%) SSCP
7 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.84%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 185 (52.71%) Docker
2 32 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.98%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.27%) vSphere
5 13 (3.70%) Xen
6 9 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.56%) VirtualBox
7 8 (2.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.99%) XenServer
9 6 (1.71%) KVM
10 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.28%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.28%) Varnish
12 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 278 (79.20%) Opscode Chef
2 199 (56.70%) Ansible
3 131 (37.32%) Terraform
4 98 (27.92%) Kubernetes
5 44 (12.54%) Graphite
6 42 (11.97%) Salt
7 39 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
8 37 (10.54%) Packer
9 34 (9.69%) Grafana
10 31 (8.83%) Prometheus
11 28 (7.98%) Nagios
12 26 (7.41%) Consul
13 19 (5.41%) Opsview
13 19 (5.41%) ZABBIX
14 15 (4.27%) Mesos
15 13 (3.70%) Cobbler
16 7 (1.99%) CFEngine
17 6 (1.71%) Kibana
17 6 (1.71%) SCCM
18 5 (1.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 47 (13.39%) VMware
2 38 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 19 (5.41%) Google
5 15 (4.27%) Atlassian
5 15 (4.27%) Oracle
6 6 (1.71%) RedGate
6 6 (1.71%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.42%) Cisco
8 4 (1.14%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.14%) HP
8 4 (1.14%) IBM
8 4 (1.14%) New Relic
9 3 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.57%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.57%) Facebook
10 2 (0.57%) Foundry
10 2 (0.57%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.57%) Splunk