The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.56% 0.63% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.95% 8.57% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 61 35 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 11.17% 7.35% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 37
Median salary £40,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Watford

Puppet
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Puppet in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 14 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) SAN
3 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (64.29%) Ansible
4 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) MySQL
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) Nagios
5 8 (57.14%) Korn
5 8 (57.14%) VLAN
5 8 (57.14%) IMAP
5 8 (57.14%) SCOM
5 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
5 8 (57.14%) Apache
5 8 (57.14%) SMTP
5 8 (57.14%) KVM
5 8 (57.14%) CentOS
5 8 (57.14%) NAS
5 8 (57.14%) XenServer
5 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) IaaS
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Java

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) GlassFish
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
2 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) IaaS
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) IMAP
2 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 8 (57.14%) NAS
2 8 (57.14%) SMTP
2 8 (57.14%) VLAN
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) Junior
1 8 (57.14%) Junior DevOps
1 8 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
1 8 (57.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (28.57%) EJB
1 4 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (28.57%) HornetQ
1 4 (28.57%) Java EE
1 4 (28.57%) Java SE
1 4 (28.57%) JMS
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) B2C
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 8 (57.14%) Korn
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) AWK
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) AWS Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) KVM
2 8 (57.14%) XenServer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (64.29%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Nagios
3 8 (57.14%) SCOM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft