Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 48 37
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11 -
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 12 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.01% 4.42% 2.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.64% 38.18% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +36.75% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £40,000 £36,925
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 53 55 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.86% 11.58% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 9
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +16.42% +63.41%
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £38,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -21 12 £62,500 +56.25% 7
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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%) Ansible
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Docker
5 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
6 5 (41.67%) Confluence
6 5 (41.67%) REST
6 5 (41.67%) OSCP
6 5 (41.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (41.67%) SANS
6 5 (41.67%) Open Source
6 5 (41.67%) CISSP
6 5 (41.67%) Ruby
6 5 (41.67%) JSON
6 5 (41.67%) JIRA
6 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) HTML

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
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Hudson
5 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (16.67%) GoCD
5 2 (16.67%) Gradle
5 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes 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 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
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 7 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (25.00%) Salt
5 2 (16.67%) Grafana
5 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
5 2 (16.67%) Terraform
6 1 (8.33%) HAProxy