Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 115 158
Rank change year-on-year -18 +43 +115
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 322 367 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.56% 2.79% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.02% 35.09% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 267 331 152
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,500 £64,750
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 1,149 1,046 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.14% 7.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 942 873 607
North West median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
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% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -13 246 £52,500 +5.00% 53
Cheshire +18 55 £60,000 +26.32% 11
Merseyside +4 13 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Lancashire +8 3 £50,000 +88.68% 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 277 (86.02%) Opscode Chef
2 275 (85.40%) DevOps
3 214 (66.46%) Linux
4 210 (65.22%) Ansible
5 205 (63.66%) Amazon AWS
6 179 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (50.00%) Python
8 144 (44.72%) Continuous Integration
9 143 (44.41%) Docker
10 140 (43.48%) Jenkins
11 132 (40.99%) Configuration Management
12 126 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 118 (36.65%) Windows
14 101 (31.37%) Terraform
15 94 (29.19%) Bash Shell
16 88 (27.33%) Git (software)
17 82 (25.47%) Continuous Delivery
18 76 (23.60%) Java
19 75 (23.29%) VMware
19 75 (23.29%) Ruby
20 74 (22.98%) Microsoft
21 66 (20.50%) TDD
21 66 (20.50%) Open Source
22 61 (18.94%) Kubernetes
23 59 (18.32%) Test Automation
24 58 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
24 58 (18.01%) Scrum
24 58 (18.01%) Software Engineering
25 52 (16.15%) Google Cloud Platform
26 50 (15.53%) Hyper-V

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 24 (7.45%) Apache
2 17 (5.28%) nginx
3 16 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.04%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.80%) JBoss
6 8 (2.48%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.17%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.17%) CloudStack
7 7 (2.17%) IIS
8 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.62%) Confluence
9 2 (0.62%) Jetty
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.31%) WildFly
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 205 (63.66%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (16.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 46 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (7.76%) NuGet
6 20 (6.21%) SaaS
7 14 (4.35%) GitHub
8 12 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (3.73%) IaaS
9 11 (3.42%) Serverless
10 10 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.86%) PaaS
12 5 (1.55%) Office 365
13 4 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.62%) npm
15 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 25 (7.76%) DNS
3 20 (6.21%) HTTP
4 19 (5.90%) SSL
5 18 (5.59%) Firewall
6 14 (4.35%) Internet
7 9 (2.80%) VPN
8 8 (2.48%) SAN
9 7 (2.17%) NAS
10 3 (0.93%) DHCP
10 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.93%) LAN
10 3 (0.93%) VoIP
11 2 (0.62%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.62%) FTP
11 2 (0.62%) IPsec
11 2 (0.62%) VLAN
11 2 (0.62%) WAN
12 1 (0.31%) Junos
12 1 (0.31%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.66%) MySQL
2 28 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.45%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.21%) Hadoop
5 19 (5.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (4.97%) Big Data
6 16 (4.97%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.48%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.55%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.93%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.62%) Redis
11 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.62%) Riak
12 1 (0.31%) HBase
12 1 (0.31%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 140 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 88 (27.33%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (10.25%) Vagrant
5 21 (6.52%) TeamCity
6 20 (6.21%) JIRA
6 20 (6.21%) Selenium
7 16 (4.97%) Subversion
8 15 (4.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (4.66%) Robot Framework
9 14 (4.35%) JUnit
9 14 (4.35%) SonarQube
10 13 (4.04%) Hudson
11 10 (3.11%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.48%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.17%) Ant
13 7 (2.17%) CodeSonar
13 7 (2.17%) git-flow
13 7 (2.17%) Gradle
General
1 24 (7.45%) Finance
2 16 (4.97%) Retail
3 11 (3.42%) Marketing
4 8 (2.48%) Banking
4 8 (2.48%) Electronics
5 6 (1.86%) Back Office
5 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.86%) Law
5 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.93%) Automotive
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 186 (57.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (17.70%) Senior DevOps
3 51 (15.84%) Lead DevOps
4 47 (14.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 42 (13.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 33 (10.25%) Software Engineer
7 28 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
7 28 (8.70%) Team Leader
8 26 (8.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 22 (6.83%) Java Engineer
9 22 (6.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (6.21%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (5.90%) AWS DevOps
13 18 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 18 (5.59%) Platform Engineer
14 16 (4.97%) Administrator
14 16 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (4.66%) Developer
15 15 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.98%) Web Services
2 43 (13.35%) Node.js
3 36 (11.18%) .NET
4 24 (7.45%) Spring
5 23 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 22 (6.83%) React
7 21 (6.52%) REST
8 18 (5.59%) LAMP
8 18 (5.59%) Spring Boot
9 17 (5.28%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (2.80%) SOAP
13 8 (2.48%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.48%) Gherkin
13 8 (2.48%) Servlets
13 8 (2.48%) WSGI
14 7 (2.17%) Java EE
14 7 (2.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 13 (4.04%) Cloud Native
4 12 (3.73%) Xbox
5 9 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.24%) Robotics
10 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.62%) Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) Smart City
11 2 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 214 (66.46%) Linux
2 118 (36.65%) Windows
3 18 (5.59%) CentOS
3 18 (5.59%) Unix
4 11 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.48%) Android
5 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.48%) Debian
6 7 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.93%) AIX
9 3 (0.93%) SUSE
9 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (85.40%) DevOps
2 179 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (44.72%) Continuous Integration
4 132 (40.99%) Configuration Management
5 82 (25.47%) Continuous Delivery
6 66 (20.50%) Open Source
6 66 (20.50%) TDD
7 59 (18.32%) Test Automation
8 58 (18.01%) Scrum
8 58 (18.01%) Software Engineering
9 43 (13.35%) Mentoring
10 41 (12.73%) Microservices
11 36 (11.18%) BDD
12 35 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
13 23 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.83%) Continuous Deployment
14 22 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (6.83%) Kanban
15 18 (5.59%) Business Development
15 18 (5.59%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 161 (50.00%) Python
2 94 (29.19%) Bash Shell
3 76 (23.60%) Java
4 75 (23.29%) Ruby
5 49 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 45 (13.98%) JavaScript
7 39 (12.11%) SQL
8 37 (11.49%) PHP
9 32 (9.94%) Perl
10 18 (5.59%) Go
10 18 (5.59%) Java 8
11 17 (5.28%) C#
12 16 (4.97%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.48%) C++
13 8 (2.48%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.17%) C
15 4 (1.24%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.24%) Korn
16 2 (0.62%) Scala
17 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (3.42%) Degree
2 9 (2.80%) AWS Certification
2 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.48%) MCSE
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.17%) CCNA
4 7 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.17%) CISSP
4 7 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) GIAC
4 7 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (2.17%) SANS
4 7 (2.17%) SSCP
5 4 (1.24%) RHCE
5 4 (1.24%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.93%) SAFe Agilist
7 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.22%) QA
2 28 (8.70%) GCP
3 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 143 (44.41%) Docker
2 58 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (15.53%) Hyper-V
3 50 (15.53%) Xen
4 46 (14.29%) VirtualBox
5 30 (9.32%) Active Directory
6 19 (5.90%) KVM
7 14 (4.35%) vSphere
8 7 (2.17%) XenServer
9 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.93%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.93%) Varnish
10 1 (0.31%) HDFS
10 1 (0.31%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 277 (86.02%) Opscode Chef
2 210 (65.22%) Ansible
3 101 (31.37%) Terraform
4 61 (18.94%) Kubernetes
5 48 (14.91%) Salt
6 35 (10.87%) Packer
7 13 (4.04%) Consul
7 13 (4.04%) Nagios
8 12 (3.73%) Graphite
9 9 (2.80%) Grafana
10 8 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.17%) Opsview
11 7 (2.17%) SCCM
11 7 (2.17%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.86%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.86%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.24%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.24%) Kibana
13 4 (1.24%) Rancher
14 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 75 (23.29%) VMware
2 74 (22.98%) Microsoft
3 47 (14.60%) Google
4 20 (6.21%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.97%) IBM
6 15 (4.66%) Oracle
7 10 (3.11%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.48%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.86%) Citrix
10 5 (1.55%) HP
11 4 (1.24%) Blue Prism
11 4 (1.24%) Cisco
11 4 (1.24%) SAP
12 3 (0.93%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.93%) NetApp
12 3 (0.93%) New Relic
12 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.93%) Splunk
13 2 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (0.62%) Rackspace