Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 171 245
Rank change year-on-year +51 +74 +66
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 343 216 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.61% 1.73% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.89% 25.00% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 288 194 124
North West median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,100 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,875 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,694 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.34% +9.52%

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 983 864 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.47% 6.93% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 764 682 687
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,325 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,375 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +31 280 £52,500 +16.67% 18
Cheshire 0 32 £47,500 +25.83% 2
Merseyside +32 27 £38,500 +6.94% 2
Lancashire - 1 £28,000 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 252 (73.47%) DevOps
2 245 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 243 (70.85%) Linux
4 187 (54.52%) Amazon AWS
5 181 (52.77%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (46.06%) Python
7 145 (42.27%) Jenkins
8 143 (41.69%) Ansible
9 127 (37.03%) Unix
10 124 (36.15%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (33.24%) Docker
12 112 (32.65%) Configuration Management
13 109 (31.78%) Ruby
14 101 (29.45%) SQL
15 93 (27.11%) Windows
16 92 (26.82%) Java
17 89 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 84 (24.49%) Bash Shell
19 74 (21.57%) Kubernetes
20 72 (20.99%) Google
20 72 (20.99%) Software Engineering
21 71 (20.70%) Google Cloud Platform
22 64 (18.66%) MySQL
23 62 (18.08%) AWS CloudFormation
23 62 (18.08%) Open Source
24 60 (17.49%) SQL Server
24 60 (17.49%) Scrum
25 59 (17.20%) Web Services
25 59 (17.20%) Terraform
26 58 (16.91%) Hadoop

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 54 (15.74%) Apache
2 31 (9.04%) OpenStack
3 25 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.41%) Apache Spark
5 20 (5.83%) Apache Solr
6 19 (5.54%) CloudStack
7 18 (5.25%) nginx
8 6 (1.75%) Confluence
9 5 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.17%) JBoss
10 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.87%) IIS
11 3 (0.87%) Jetty
12 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.29%) CMS
13 1 (0.29%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Magento
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 187 (54.52%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (20.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (18.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 47 (13.70%) GitHub
6 23 (6.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 21 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (5.54%) Google App Engine
9 13 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (3.79%) Serverless
10 12 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (2.33%) SaaS
12 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.75%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (1.17%) Office 365
15 3 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.16%) Firewall
2 15 (4.37%) Broadband
2 15 (4.37%) Internet
3 12 (3.50%) DNS
3 12 (3.50%) LAN
4 10 (2.92%) BGP
4 10 (2.92%) Ethernet
4 10 (2.92%) MRTG
4 10 (2.92%) SNMP
4 10 (2.92%) TACACS
4 10 (2.92%) VPN
4 10 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (2.62%) MPLS
5 9 (2.62%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.33%) WAN
7 7 (2.04%) SAN
8 5 (1.46%) HTTP
8 5 (1.46%) VoIP
9 4 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.87%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.66%) MySQL
2 60 (17.49%) SQL Server
3 58 (16.91%) Hadoop
4 57 (16.62%) Big Data
5 34 (9.91%) Relational Database
6 30 (8.75%) NoSQL
6 30 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (6.41%) MongoDB
8 19 (5.54%) Redis
9 13 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.33%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.46%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.17%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.17%) Riak
14 3 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
16 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 145 (42.27%) Jenkins
2 51 (14.87%) Vagrant
3 42 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 36 (10.50%) JIRA
5 33 (9.62%) Bitbucket
6 25 (7.29%) JUnit
7 23 (6.71%) Selenium
8 22 (6.41%) PHPUnit
9 19 (5.54%) Ant
9 19 (5.54%) Codeception
10 17 (4.96%) Eclipse
11 15 (4.37%) Maven
12 13 (3.79%) IntelliJ
13 11 (3.21%) NuGet
13 11 (3.21%) SonarQube
14 9 (2.62%) Xdebug
15 8 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (2.04%) TeamCity
17 6 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
17 6 (1.75%) Gradle
General
1 47 (13.70%) Finance
2 43 (12.54%) Manufacturing
3 40 (11.66%) Telecoms
4 39 (11.37%) Marketing
5 29 (8.45%) Electronics
6 26 (7.58%) Retail
7 7 (2.04%) Games
8 4 (1.17%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (36.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (13.12%) Developer
3 42 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (12.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 38 (11.08%) AWS DevOps
4 38 (11.08%) AWS Engineer
4 38 (11.08%) Cloud Engineer
4 38 (11.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 38 (11.08%) Platform Engineer
5 34 (9.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 33 (9.62%) Administrator
7 32 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (9.04%) Architect
9 28 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
9 28 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 27 (7.87%) Software Engineer
11 21 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
11 21 (6.12%) Lead DevOps
11 21 (6.12%) PHP Developer
12 20 (5.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (17.20%) Web Services
2 41 (11.95%) Hibernate
3 37 (10.79%) .NET
4 35 (10.20%) HTML
5 33 (9.62%) CSS
6 31 (9.04%) jQuery
7 29 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
8 26 (7.58%) HTML5
9 25 (7.29%) AngularJS
9 25 (7.29%) LAMP
9 25 (7.29%) Spring
10 22 (6.41%) Node.js
11 21 (6.12%) RESTful
11 21 (6.12%) Sass
11 21 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (6.12%) XML
12 19 (5.54%) Ext JS
13 15 (4.37%) SOAP
14 13 (3.79%) MSMQ
15 9 (2.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.91%) Public Cloud
2 28 (8.16%) iPad
3 14 (4.08%) Life Science
4 11 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.04%) Replication
5 7 (2.04%) User Experience
6 6 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.46%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.17%) Clustering
8 4 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.29%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 243 (70.85%) Linux
2 127 (37.03%) Unix
3 93 (27.11%) Windows
4 38 (11.08%) CentOS
5 35 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.66%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.50%) Debian
8 7 (2.04%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.17%) AIX
9 4 (1.17%) HPUX
10 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) Android
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Fedora
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (73.47%) DevOps
2 181 (52.77%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (36.15%) Continuous Integration
4 112 (32.65%) Configuration Management
5 72 (20.99%) Software Engineering
6 62 (18.08%) Open Source
7 60 (17.49%) Scrum
8 50 (14.58%) Mentoring
9 48 (13.99%) TDD
10 34 (9.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (9.33%) Analytics
11 32 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (9.33%) Machine Learning
12 30 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 29 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
13 29 (8.45%) Programme Management
14 28 (8.16%) DSDM
14 28 (8.16%) OO
14 28 (8.16%) RUP
15 27 (7.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 158 (46.06%) Python
2 109 (31.78%) Ruby
3 101 (29.45%) SQL
4 92 (26.82%) Java
5 84 (24.49%) Bash Shell
6 57 (16.62%) Shell Script
7 55 (16.03%) PHP
8 42 (12.24%) JavaScript
9 35 (10.20%) Go
10 28 (8.16%) C++
11 23 (6.71%) Perl
12 21 (6.12%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.04%) C#
14 6 (1.75%) Scala
15 4 (1.17%) C
16 3 (0.87%) Jython
16 3 (0.87%) Korn
17 2 (0.58%) Erlang
17 2 (0.58%) F#
17 2 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 29 (8.45%) Degree
2 9 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.04%) CCNP
3 7 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.75%) JNCIP
5 5 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.71%) GCP
2 22 (6.41%) QA
3 11 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (33.24%) Docker
2 24 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.71%) Xen
4 19 (5.54%) vSphere
4 19 (5.54%) XenServer
5 16 (4.66%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.92%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.17%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.87%) KVM
9 3 (0.87%) vCloud
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.58%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 245 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 143 (41.69%) Ansible
3 74 (21.57%) Kubernetes
4 59 (17.20%) Terraform
5 32 (9.33%) Packer
6 30 (8.75%) Cobbler
7 25 (7.29%) Tivoli
8 24 (7.00%) Nagios
9 21 (6.12%) Salt
9 21 (6.12%) ZABBIX
10 19 (5.54%) Capistrano
11 18 (5.25%) Mesos
12 14 (4.08%) Ambari
12 14 (4.08%) Cacti
13 11 (3.21%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (2.92%) OpenNMS
14 10 (2.92%) RANCID
14 10 (2.92%) SCCM
15 5 (1.46%) systemd
16 4 (1.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 72 (20.99%) Google
2 56 (16.33%) Red Hat
3 49 (14.29%) VMware
4 32 (9.33%) Oracle
5 29 (8.45%) SAP
6 28 (8.16%) SaltStack
7 27 (7.87%) Microsoft
8 24 (7.00%) EnterpriseDB
9 14 (4.08%) Cisco
9 14 (4.08%) Hortonworks
10 10 (2.92%) Ericsson
10 10 (2.92%) Huawei
10 10 (2.92%) Juniper
10 10 (2.92%) NetApp
11 8 (2.33%) IBM
12 7 (2.04%) Percona
13 6 (1.75%) Rackspace
14 5 (1.46%) Zend
15 4 (1.17%) MuleSoft
15 4 (1.17%) Veeam