Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 176 194
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 +39
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 50 119 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.53% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.47% 14.60% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 83
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,050 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.34% +6.67% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 528 815 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.47% 10.50% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 414 553 489
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,475 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
Birmingham +13 20 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Staffordshire - 17 £47,500 - 2
Worcestershire +27 4 £50,625 -30.17%
Warwickshire +2 1 £95,000 +134.57%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 42 (84.00%) Ansible
2 40 (80.00%) Docker
2 40 (80.00%) Linux
3 36 (72.00%) AWS
4 34 (68.00%) Python
4 34 (68.00%) DevOps
5 31 (62.00%) Bash Shell
6 29 (58.00%) Azure
6 29 (58.00%) Jenkins
6 29 (58.00%) Kubernetes
7 27 (54.00%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (54.00%) Windows
8 26 (52.00%) Terraform
9 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
9 21 (42.00%) PowerShell
10 19 (38.00%) VMware
11 18 (36.00%) Open Source
12 17 (34.00%) GitLab
13 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
14 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (26.00%) GCP
16 12 (24.00%) Public Cloud
16 12 (24.00%) Microservices
16 12 (24.00%) GitHub
16 12 (24.00%) IT Strategy
16 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (24.00%) SQL
17 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
17 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure as Code
18 10 (20.00%) JSON

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 36 (72.00%) AWS
2 29 (58.00%) Azure
3 13 (26.00%) GCP
4 12 (24.00%) GitHub
5 7 (14.00%) IaaS
5 7 (14.00%) PaaS
6 4 (8.00%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (8.00%) Datadog
7 3 (6.00%) SaaS
8 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 29 (58.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (34.00%) GitLab
4 8 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.00%) CircleCI
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.00%) Law
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) JSON
2 9 (18.00%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 4 (8.00%) LAMP
4 4 (8.00%) Laravel
4 4 (8.00%) Node.js
4 4 (8.00%) YAML
5 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.00%) Kafka
5 2 (4.00%) OpenCV
5 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (14.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Linux
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.00%) CentOS
4 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Debian
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) DevOps
2 18 (36.00%) Open Source
3 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) IT Strategy
3 12 (24.00%) Microservices
4 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (16.00%) Architectural Design
7 8 (16.00%) High Availability
7 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 7 (14.00%) Migration
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.00%) Decision-Making
10 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Python
2 31 (62.00%) Bash Shell
3 21 (42.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Ruby
6 5 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) Go
7 4 (8.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) MCSA
1 5 (10.00%) MCSE
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.00%) RHCE
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) CSPO
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 40 (80.00%) Docker
2 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (84.00%) Ansible
2 29 (58.00%) Kubernetes
3 27 (54.00%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (52.00%) Terraform
5 9 (18.00%) Grafana
5 9 (18.00%) Packer
6 8 (16.00%) Consul
6 8 (16.00%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (16.00%) Graphite
6 8 (16.00%) Prometheus
7 7 (14.00%) Rancher
8 2 (4.00%) Salt
9 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
9 1 (2.00%) Kibana
9 1 (2.00%) logstash
9 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) VMware
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) NetApp
4 4 (8.00%) New Relic
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk