Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 161 228
Rank change year-on-year -25 +67 +24
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 119 186 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.88% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.68% 23.66% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 71 137 84
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.38% -2.08%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,250 £34,550
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £69,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

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 637 786 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.37% 7.94% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 427 585 539
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £30,900 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 22 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
Shropshire +4 38 £57,500 -19.58% 8
Coventry -6 33 £45,000 -12.20% 2
Birmingham -20 31 £54,075 +5.51% 13
Staffordshire +11 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Worcestershire +6 2 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 90 (75.63%) Opscode Chef
2 83 (69.75%) Python
3 81 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (68.07%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (66.39%) DevOps
4 79 (66.39%) Java
5 78 (65.55%) Ansible
6 65 (54.62%) Docker
7 61 (51.26%) Linux
8 58 (48.74%) Jenkins
8 58 (48.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (42.02%) Configuration Management
10 49 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (40.34%) Microservices
12 47 (39.50%) Open Source
13 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
14 39 (32.77%) Ruby
15 37 (31.09%) AWS CloudFormation
16 35 (29.41%) Terraform
17 34 (28.57%) Kubernetes
18 33 (27.73%) PostgreSQL
19 30 (25.21%) NoSQL
20 28 (23.53%) SQL
21 27 (22.69%) PHP
21 27 (22.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 27 (22.69%) Git (software)
22 26 (21.85%) Bash Shell
22 26 (21.85%) Load Balancing
22 26 (21.85%) Docker Swarm
23 25 (21.01%) MySQL

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 11 (9.24%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.40%) Anypoint
2 10 (8.40%) Mule
3 9 (7.56%) Apache
4 8 (6.72%) nginx
5 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 81 (68.07%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (48.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (31.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (20.17%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (20.17%) Amazon S3
4 24 (20.17%) IaaS
4 24 (20.17%) PaaS
5 18 (15.13%) SaaS
6 11 (9.24%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (9.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (7.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (6.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (6.72%) Serverless
9 7 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (4.20%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (3.36%) Route 53
12 3 (2.52%) GitHub
13 1 (0.84%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Firewall
1 16 (13.45%) VPN
2 15 (12.61%) DNS
3 5 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.68%) NAS
4 2 (1.68%) Network Security
4 2 (1.68%) SAN
4 2 (1.68%) VSAN
5 1 (0.84%) FTP
5 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (25.21%) NoSQL
3 25 (21.01%) MySQL
4 21 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (15.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (10.08%) MongoDB
6 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
7 11 (9.24%) DB2
8 10 (8.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.68%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 58 (48.74%) Jenkins
2 27 (22.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 27 (22.69%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.13%) Hudson
4 17 (14.29%) Maven
4 17 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 15 (12.61%) TeamCity
6 11 (9.24%) JUnit
7 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
8 9 (7.56%) JBehave
8 9 (7.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (6.72%) Subversion
10 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.04%) CircleCI
11 6 (5.04%) Codeship
12 5 (4.20%) GitLab
12 5 (4.20%) Mockito
12 5 (4.20%) SonarQube
13 3 (2.52%) Ant
14 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
1 12 (10.08%) Retail
2 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (24.37%) Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Java Developer
4 20 (16.81%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (10.08%) Applications Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) Applications Support
6 12 (10.08%) Applications Support Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (10.08%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Architect
8 9 (7.56%) Platform Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Lead Software Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 5 (4.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 18 (15.13%) RESTful
4 17 (14.29%) React
4 17 (14.29%) Spring
5 14 (11.76%) HTML
6 12 (10.08%) CSS
6 12 (10.08%) Java EE
6 12 (10.08%) jQuery
6 12 (10.08%) Kafka
6 12 (10.08%) Node.js
7 11 (9.24%) Hibernate
7 11 (9.24%) JMS
8 9 (7.56%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (7.56%) HornetQ
9 7 (5.88%) Dropwizard
9 7 (5.88%) Web Services
10 6 (5.04%) LAMP
11 5 (4.20%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.20%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.56%) Smart Meter
6 7 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.88%) Private Cloud
6 7 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.36%) NHS
9 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.68%) PKI
9 2 (1.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 61 (51.26%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Unix
3 8 (6.72%) CentOS
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.36%) Windows
6 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.68%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) Debian
8 1 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (66.39%) DevOps
3 50 (42.02%) Configuration Management
4 49 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (40.34%) Microservices
6 47 (39.50%) Open Source
7 26 (21.85%) Load Balancing
8 22 (18.49%) Scrum
9 20 (16.81%) High Availability
9 20 (16.81%) IT Strategy
9 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
10 19 (15.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (13.45%) SIEM
12 15 (12.61%) Decision-Making
13 12 (10.08%) Kanban
13 12 (10.08%) TDD
14 11 (9.24%) BDD
14 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 83 (69.75%) Python
2 79 (66.39%) Java
3 44 (36.97%) JavaScript
4 39 (32.77%) Ruby
5 28 (23.53%) SQL
6 27 (22.69%) PHP
7 26 (21.85%) Bash Shell
8 24 (20.17%) Go
9 23 (19.33%) Perl
10 14 (11.76%) Scala
11 12 (10.08%) Java 8
12 11 (9.24%) Groovy
12 11 (9.24%) Shell Script
13 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (3.36%) C#
15 3 (2.52%) C
15 3 (2.52%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Master's Degree
2 9 (7.56%) RHCE
3 8 (6.72%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.52%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.52%) CCENT
4 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (54.62%) Docker
2 8 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.84%) iptables
7 1 (0.84%) NFS
7 1 (0.84%) Postfix
7 1 (0.84%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 90 (75.63%) Opscode Chef
2 78 (65.55%) Ansible
3 35 (29.41%) Terraform
4 34 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 26 (21.85%) Docker Swarm
6 24 (20.17%) Packer
7 23 (19.33%) Graphite
7 23 (19.33%) Salt
8 22 (18.49%) Nagios
8 22 (18.49%) Opsview
9 21 (17.65%) Consul
9 21 (17.65%) Grafana
10 18 (15.13%) ZABBIX
11 9 (7.56%) Marathon
12 6 (5.04%) CFEngine
13 3 (2.52%) Prometheus
14 2 (1.68%) Kibana
14 2 (1.68%) logstash
14 2 (1.68%) Rancher
14 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle
2 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.72%) VMware
4 7 (5.88%) Google
4 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.20%) Splunk
6 2 (1.68%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.68%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.68%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) New Relic