Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 98 173
Rank change year-on-year -5 +75 +87
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 349 410 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.96% 3.15% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.17% 40.20% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 328 357 177
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £60,500
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 1,085 1,020 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.20% 7.83% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 931 819 655
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 £26,150 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 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 23 September 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 -4 282 £52,500 +5.00% 47
Cheshire +12 53 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Merseyside -11 10 £35,250 -11.88% 2
Lancashire +12 2 £62,500 +135.85% 4
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 301 (86.25%) DevOps
2 280 (80.23%) Opscode Chef
3 241 (69.05%) Amazon AWS
4 214 (61.32%) Ansible
5 211 (60.46%) Linux
6 170 (48.71%) Docker
7 167 (47.85%) Python
8 166 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
9 163 (46.70%) Configuration Management
10 143 (40.97%) Jenkins
11 136 (38.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 125 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
13 113 (32.38%) Terraform
14 111 (31.81%) Ruby
15 108 (30.95%) Bash Shell
16 95 (27.22%) Java
17 89 (25.50%) Windows
18 85 (24.36%) Open Source
18 85 (24.36%) Kubernetes
19 84 (24.07%) Git (software)
20 75 (21.49%) Test Automation
21 66 (18.91%) Mentoring
22 64 (18.34%) Google Cloud Platform
22 64 (18.34%) Scrum
23 61 (17.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 60 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
25 58 (16.62%) Software Engineering
26 57 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
27 56 (16.05%) VMware
28 53 (15.19%) Microservices

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 30 (8.60%) Apache Solr
2 17 (4.87%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (4.58%) OpenStack
4 11 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.15%) JBoss
5 10 (2.87%) Apache
5 10 (2.87%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.01%) CloudStack
6 7 (2.01%) nginx
7 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.86%) Confluence
8 3 (0.86%) Jetty
9 2 (0.57%) IIS
9 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) WildFly
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 241 (69.05%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (38.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (18.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 60 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (6.02%) SaaS
6 19 (5.44%) GitHub
7 17 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (4.87%) IaaS
8 12 (3.44%) IBM Cloud
9 10 (2.87%) PaaS
10 7 (2.01%) Serverless
11 6 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.43%) Office 365
13 3 (0.86%) AWS Fargate
13 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.86%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.29%) Datadog
15 1 (0.29%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.74%) TCP/IP
2 28 (8.02%) Firewall
3 18 (5.16%) SSL
4 16 (4.58%) DNS
4 16 (4.58%) VPN
5 11 (3.15%) Internet
6 10 (2.87%) HTTP
7 8 (2.29%) SAN
8 6 (1.72%) NAS
9 3 (0.86%) VoIP
10 2 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.57%) LAN
10 2 (0.57%) WAN
11 1 (0.29%) BGP
11 1 (0.29%) HSRP
11 1 (0.29%) Junos
11 1 (0.29%) MPLS
11 1 (0.29%) MRTG
11 1 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.03%) Hadoop
1 42 (12.03%) MySQL
2 34 (9.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 34 (9.74%) MongoDB
3 32 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 24 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.73%) Big Data
6 10 (2.87%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.43%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.57%) Redis
11 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.57%) Riak
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.29%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 143 (40.97%) Jenkins
2 84 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 61 (17.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (9.74%) TeamCity
5 32 (9.17%) Vagrant
6 25 (7.16%) Selenium
7 22 (6.30%) gulp
7 22 (6.30%) JIRA
8 21 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (5.73%) Hudson
10 19 (5.44%) Robot Framework
11 17 (4.87%) Subversion
12 15 (4.30%) Travis CI
13 14 (4.01%) SonarQube
14 12 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (3.15%) Bitbucket
16 10 (2.87%) CodeSonar
16 10 (2.87%) git-flow
17 8 (2.29%) Cucumber
18 7 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (8.88%) Finance
2 22 (6.30%) Retail
3 21 (6.02%) Marketing
4 7 (2.01%) Games
5 6 (1.72%) Back Office
5 6 (1.72%) Electronics
6 4 (1.15%) Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 181 (51.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (12.61%) Senior DevOps
3 43 (12.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 36 (10.32%) Software Engineer
5 29 (8.31%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (8.02%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (8.02%) AWS Engineer
7 27 (7.74%) Java Engineer
8 26 (7.45%) Lead DevOps
8 26 (7.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.02%) Java Software Engineer
9 21 (6.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (5.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.73%) Platform Engineer
11 17 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (4.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.30%) Architect
13 13 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.72%) Software Test Engineer
13 13 (3.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.75%) Web Services
2 35 (10.03%) Node.js
3 34 (9.74%) .NET
4 33 (9.46%) AngularJS
5 29 (8.31%) Spring
6 24 (6.88%) JAX-RS
7 20 (5.73%) React
7 20 (5.73%) REST
8 18 (5.16%) LAMP
9 16 (4.58%) Elastic Stack
9 16 (4.58%) Spring Boot
10 15 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (4.30%) Sensu
11 13 (3.72%) Hibernate
12 11 (3.15%) Sass
13 10 (2.87%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.87%) Java EE
13 10 (2.87%) SOAP
13 10 (2.87%) Spring MVC
13 10 (2.87%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.88%) Cloud Native
2 25 (7.16%) Public Cloud
3 17 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.29%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.01%) Xbox
7 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.15%) Robotics
9 3 (0.86%) Clustering
9 3 (0.86%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.57%) Smart City
11 1 (0.29%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 211 (60.46%) Linux
2 89 (25.50%) Windows
3 27 (7.74%) Unix
4 23 (6.59%) CentOS
5 17 (4.87%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.72%) Debian
7 11 (3.15%) Android
7 11 (3.15%) Apple iOS
7 11 (3.15%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.87%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.86%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.57%) AIX
12 2 (0.57%) SUSE
13 1 (0.29%) Fedora
13 1 (0.29%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.29%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (86.25%) DevOps
2 166 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (46.70%) Configuration Management
4 125 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (24.36%) Open Source
6 75 (21.49%) Test Automation
7 66 (18.91%) Mentoring
8 64 (18.34%) Scrum
9 58 (16.62%) Software Engineering
10 57 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 53 (15.19%) Microservices
12 36 (10.32%) TDD
13 30 (8.60%) BDD
14 29 (8.31%) E-Commerce
15 27 (7.74%) Deployment Automation
16 26 (7.45%) Continuous Deployment
17 21 (6.02%) Coaching
17 21 (6.02%) OO
18 20 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (5.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 167 (47.85%) Python
2 111 (31.81%) Ruby
3 108 (30.95%) Bash Shell
4 95 (27.22%) Java
5 52 (14.90%) PowerShell
6 47 (13.47%) JavaScript
6 47 (13.47%) SQL
7 36 (10.32%) PHP
8 34 (9.74%) Perl
9 31 (8.88%) Go
10 24 (6.88%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.87%) C#
12 16 (4.58%) Java 8
13 13 (3.72%) C++
14 11 (3.15%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.87%) C
16 4 (1.15%) Bourne shell
16 4 (1.15%) Korn
17 1 (0.29%) Groovy
17 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (3.44%) AWS Certification
1 12 (3.44%) Degree
1 12 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.15%) MCSE
2 11 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.87%) CCNA
3 10 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.87%) CISSP
3 10 (2.87%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (2.87%) DV Cleared
3 10 (2.87%) GIAC
3 10 (2.87%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (2.87%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (2.87%) SANS
3 10 (2.87%) SSCP
4 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.15%) RHCE
4 4 (1.15%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.29%) MCITP
5 1 (0.29%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.74%) QA
2 8 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.15%) GDPR
4 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 170 (48.71%) Docker
2 44 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.60%) Active Directory
4 26 (7.45%) Xen
5 25 (7.16%) Hyper-V
6 22 (6.30%) VirtualBox
7 19 (5.44%) KVM
8 18 (5.16%) vSphere
9 8 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (2.01%) XenServer
11 1 (0.29%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 280 (80.23%) Opscode Chef
2 214 (61.32%) Ansible
3 113 (32.38%) Terraform
4 85 (24.36%) Kubernetes
5 45 (12.89%) Salt
6 35 (10.03%) Packer
7 29 (8.31%) Graphite
8 23 (6.59%) Docker Swarm
9 21 (6.02%) Nagios
10 20 (5.73%) Consul
11 17 (4.87%) Grafana
12 16 (4.58%) Prometheus
13 14 (4.01%) Opsview
13 14 (4.01%) ZABBIX
14 12 (3.44%) Cobbler
15 10 (2.87%) Mesos
16 7 (2.01%) SCCM
17 6 (1.72%) Rancher
18 5 (1.43%) CFEngine
18 5 (1.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 56 (16.05%) VMware
2 51 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 42 (12.03%) Google
4 21 (6.02%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.58%) IBM
5 16 (4.58%) Oracle
6 12 (3.44%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.29%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.15%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.15%) Cisco
8 4 (1.15%) Citrix
9 3 (0.86%) New Relic
9 3 (0.86%) SAP
9 3 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.57%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.57%) Facebook
10 2 (0.57%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.29%) Cadence
11 1 (0.29%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.29%) Foundry