Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 12 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.87% 3.74% 4.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.53% 43.59% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +19.40% -4.29%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £40,000 £51,550
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 51 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.20% 8.57% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 16
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +15.56% +3.85%
10th Percentile £20,500 £31,625 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Northern Ireland

Puppet
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Puppet in Northern Ireland

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Northern Ireland

Puppet
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
County Antrim -2 12 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) Java
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) Ruby
6 6 (50.00%) JIRA
6 6 (50.00%) Docker
6 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (41.67%) SANS
7 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (41.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (41.67%) JSON
7 5 (41.67%) Confluence
7 5 (41.67%) Open Source
7 5 (41.67%) REST
7 5 (41.67%) OSCP

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (41.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Hudson
6 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (8.33%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (8.33%) GoCD
6 1 (8.33%) Gradle
6 1 (8.33%) gulp
6 1 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) boto
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) OSCP
1 5 (41.67%) SANS
2 2 (16.67%) RHCE
2 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (25.00%) Salt
5 1 (8.33%) Grafana
5 1 (8.33%) logstash
5 1 (8.33%) Prometheus
5 1 (8.33%) Rundeck
5 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) VMware