Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 169 233
Rank change year-on-year +47 +64 +75
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 342 220 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.58% 1.76% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.76% 25.37% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 286 195 128
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £64,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.48% +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 984 867 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.43% 6.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 763 684 675
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 £26,475 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 24 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 24 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 +39 275 £52,500 +14.13% 25
Cheshire -13 35 £47,500 +25.83% 7
Merseyside +31 28 £38,500 +6.94% 3
Lancashire - 1 £28,000 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 247 (72.22%) DevOps
2 244 (71.35%) Opscode Chef
3 242 (70.76%) Linux
4 188 (54.97%) Amazon AWS
5 176 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
6 161 (47.08%) Python
7 145 (42.40%) Jenkins
8 140 (40.94%) Ansible
9 125 (36.55%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (35.96%) Unix
11 116 (33.92%) Configuration Management
12 115 (33.63%) Docker
13 111 (32.46%) Ruby
14 101 (29.53%) SQL
15 91 (26.61%) Windows
16 89 (26.02%) Microsoft Azure
17 86 (25.15%) Bash Shell
17 86 (25.15%) Java
18 76 (22.22%) Kubernetes
19 70 (20.47%) Software Engineering
19 70 (20.47%) Google
20 68 (19.88%) Google Cloud Platform
21 65 (19.01%) AWS CloudFormation
22 61 (17.84%) MySQL
22 61 (17.84%) Terraform
23 59 (17.25%) SQL Server
24 58 (16.96%) PHP
24 58 (16.96%) Scrum
25 57 (16.67%) Open Source
25 57 (16.67%) 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 52 (15.20%) Apache
2 29 (8.48%) OpenStack
3 26 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.85%) Apache Solr
5 20 (5.85%) Apache Spark
6 18 (5.26%) CloudStack
7 16 (4.68%) nginx
8 5 (1.46%) Confluence
8 5 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.17%) JBoss
9 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.88%) IIS
10 3 (0.88%) Jetty
11 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Magento
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 188 (54.97%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (26.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (19.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (19.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 47 (13.74%) GitHub
6 24 (7.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (5.56%) Google App Engine
9 13 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (3.80%) Serverless
10 8 (2.34%) SaaS
11 7 (2.05%) 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 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.36%) Firewall
2 19 (5.56%) Broadband
3 17 (4.97%) DNS
4 15 (4.39%) Internet
4 15 (4.39%) VPN
5 14 (4.09%) BGP
5 14 (4.09%) Ethernet
5 14 (4.09%) LAN
5 14 (4.09%) MRTG
5 14 (4.09%) SNMP
5 14 (4.09%) TACACS
5 14 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (3.22%) MPLS
7 9 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.63%) VoIP
8 8 (2.34%) WAN
9 7 (2.05%) IPv6
9 7 (2.05%) OSPF
9 7 (2.05%) SAN
9 7 (2.05%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.84%) MySQL
2 59 (17.25%) SQL Server
3 57 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 54 (15.79%) Big Data
5 30 (8.77%) NoSQL
6 29 (8.48%) Relational Database
7 28 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (6.43%) MongoDB
9 19 (5.56%) Redis
10 13 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (2.05%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.46%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.17%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.17%) Riak
15 3 (0.88%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
17 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 145 (42.40%) Jenkins
2 50 (14.62%) Vagrant
3 43 (12.57%) Git (software)
4 34 (9.94%) Bitbucket
4 34 (9.94%) JIRA
5 23 (6.73%) Selenium
6 22 (6.43%) JUnit
6 22 (6.43%) PHPUnit
7 19 (5.56%) Codeception
8 17 (4.97%) Ant
9 14 (4.09%) Eclipse
9 14 (4.09%) Maven
10 11 (3.22%) IntelliJ
10 11 (3.22%) NuGet
10 11 (3.22%) SonarQube
11 9 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.63%) Xdebug
12 6 (1.75%) Gradle
12 6 (1.75%) Hudson
12 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (13.45%) Finance
2 40 (11.70%) Manufacturing
3 39 (11.40%) Telecoms
4 35 (10.23%) Marketing
5 26 (7.60%) Retail
6 25 (7.31%) Electronics
7 7 (2.05%) Games
8 4 (1.17%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Banking
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%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (36.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (12.28%) Developer
3 41 (11.99%) Linux Engineer
4 40 (11.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 39 (11.40%) AWS DevOps
6 38 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
7 37 (10.82%) Platform Engineer
8 36 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 35 (10.23%) Cloud Engineer
10 34 (9.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 31 (9.06%) Architect
12 30 (8.77%) Administrator
13 29 (8.48%) Systems Administrator
14 25 (7.31%) Linux Administrator
14 25 (7.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 24 (7.02%) Software Engineer
16 20 (5.85%) Cloud Architect
16 20 (5.85%) Lead DevOps
16 20 (5.85%) PHP Developer
17 19 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.37%) Web Services
2 40 (11.70%) Hibernate
3 36 (10.53%) .NET
4 34 (9.94%) HTML
5 32 (9.36%) CSS
6 29 (8.48%) jQuery
7 28 (8.19%) RabbitMQ
8 25 (7.31%) AngularJS
8 25 (7.31%) HTML5
9 23 (6.73%) Node.js
10 22 (6.43%) LAMP
10 22 (6.43%) Sass
10 22 (6.43%) Spring
11 21 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (5.56%) Ext JS
13 18 (5.26%) RESTful
14 17 (4.97%) XML
15 12 (3.51%) MSMQ
15 12 (3.51%) SOAP
16 7 (2.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.77%) Public Cloud
2 24 (7.02%) iPad
3 15 (4.39%) Life Science
4 13 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.05%) Replication
7 6 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.75%) User Experience
8 5 (1.46%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.17%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.58%) Xbox
12 1 (0.29%) Smart Home
12 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 242 (70.76%) Linux
2 123 (35.96%) Unix
3 91 (26.61%) Windows
4 40 (11.70%) CentOS
5 33 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.68%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.51%) Debian
8 7 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.17%) AIX
10 3 (0.88%) HPUX
11 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) Fedora
12 1 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (72.22%) DevOps
2 176 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (36.55%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (33.92%) Configuration Management
5 70 (20.47%) Software Engineering
6 58 (16.96%) Scrum
7 57 (16.67%) Open Source
8 47 (13.74%) Mentoring
9 46 (13.45%) TDD
10 31 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (8.77%) Analytics
12 29 (8.48%) Machine Learning
12 29 (8.48%) Test Automation
13 28 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (8.19%) DSDM
13 28 (8.19%) E-Commerce
13 28 (8.19%) OO
13 28 (8.19%) RUP
14 25 (7.31%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (7.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (47.08%) Python
2 111 (32.46%) Ruby
3 101 (29.53%) SQL
4 86 (25.15%) Bash Shell
4 86 (25.15%) Java
5 58 (16.96%) PHP
6 53 (15.50%) Shell Script
7 41 (11.99%) JavaScript
8 33 (9.65%) Go
9 28 (8.19%) Perl
10 25 (7.31%) C++
11 22 (6.43%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.63%) C#
13 5 (1.46%) Scala
14 3 (0.88%) C
14 3 (0.88%) Jython
14 3 (0.88%) Korn
15 2 (0.58%) Erlang
15 2 (0.58%) Haskell
15 2 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (7.60%) Degree
2 11 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.63%) CCNP
4 8 (2.34%) JNCIP
5 7 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) CCNA
7 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.73%) GCP
2 21 (6.14%) QA
3 15 (4.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (33.63%) Docker
2 26 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.43%) Xen
4 20 (5.85%) Active Directory
5 18 (5.26%) vSphere
5 18 (5.26%) XenServer
6 10 (2.92%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.17%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.88%) vCloud
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.58%) KVM
10 2 (0.58%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.29%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 244 (71.35%) Opscode Chef
2 140 (40.94%) Ansible
3 76 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 61 (17.84%) Terraform
5 33 (9.65%) Packer
6 30 (8.77%) Cobbler
7 28 (8.19%) Nagios
8 25 (7.31%) Tivoli
9 23 (6.73%) Salt
10 22 (6.43%) ZABBIX
11 19 (5.56%) Capistrano
12 17 (4.97%) Cacti
12 17 (4.97%) Mesos
13 15 (4.39%) Ambari
14 14 (4.09%) OpenNMS
14 14 (4.09%) RANCID
14 14 (4.09%) SCCM
15 11 (3.22%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (1.46%) SCOM
16 5 (1.46%) systemd
Vendors
1 70 (20.47%) Google
2 56 (16.37%) Red Hat
3 49 (14.33%) VMware
4 33 (9.65%) Oracle
5 29 (8.48%) SaltStack
6 28 (8.19%) Microsoft
7 25 (7.31%) SAP
8 24 (7.02%) EnterpriseDB
9 18 (5.26%) Cisco
10 15 (4.39%) Hortonworks
11 14 (4.09%) Ericsson
11 14 (4.09%) Huawei
11 14 (4.09%) Juniper
12 10 (2.92%) NetApp
13 8 (2.34%) IBM
14 7 (2.05%) Percona
15 5 (1.46%) Brocade
15 5 (1.46%) Foundry
15 5 (1.46%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.46%) Zend