Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 148 218
Rank change year-on-year -13 +70 +34
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 132 195 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.95% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.25% 25.39% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 88 145 103
West Midlands median annual salary £52,750 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.09% -12.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £32,250 £33,750 £33,829
90th Percentile £74,875 £75,000 £71,000
England 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 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 652 768 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.08% 7.68% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 454 558 482
West Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.65% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,925 £26,275
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.77% +4.00%

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 16 December 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 16 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
Shropshire +11 42 £51,250 -27.56% 12
Birmingham -15 42 £53,150 +1.24% 8
Coventry -25 28 £35,000 -31.71%
Warwickshire +32 4 £39,000 -25.71% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 97 (73.48%) DevOps
2 87 (65.91%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (63.64%) Python
5 83 (62.88%) Ansible
6 81 (61.36%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (57.58%) Jenkins
8 72 (54.55%) Java
9 69 (52.27%) Docker
10 68 (51.52%) Linux
11 65 (49.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 59 (44.70%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (42.42%) Microservices
14 54 (40.91%) Configuration Management
15 52 (39.39%) Open Source
16 41 (31.06%) Kubernetes
16 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
17 40 (30.30%) Terraform
18 36 (27.27%) SQL
18 36 (27.27%) Ruby
19 35 (26.52%) NoSQL
20 34 (25.76%) AWS CloudFormation
21 32 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
21 32 (24.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 30 (22.73%) IT Strategy
22 30 (22.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
23 29 (21.97%) Load Balancing
24 27 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
25 26 (19.70%) Amazon EC2
25 26 (19.70%) Amazon S3

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 12 (9.09%) Anypoint
1 12 (9.09%) Apache
1 12 (9.09%) Mule
2 11 (8.33%) nginx
3 9 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 87 (65.91%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (49.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (25.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (19.70%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (19.70%) Amazon S3
5 23 (17.42%) IaaS
5 23 (17.42%) PaaS
6 17 (12.88%) SaaS
7 14 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (8.33%) GitHub
8 11 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (7.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (5.30%) Route 53
11 7 (5.30%) Serverless
12 5 (3.79%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) DNS
2 12 (9.09%) Firewall
3 11 (8.33%) VPN
4 5 (3.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.27%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.52%) DHCP
6 2 (1.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) NAS
7 1 (0.76%) Network Security
7 1 (0.76%) SSH
7 1 (0.76%) SSL
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.52%) NoSQL
2 27 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (18.18%) MySQL
4 23 (17.42%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (8.33%) DB2
6 11 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (2.27%) Redis
11 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 76 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 32 (24.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (19.70%) Git (software)
4 19 (14.39%) Maven
5 16 (12.12%) TeamCity
6 14 (10.61%) Cucumber
7 13 (9.85%) Hudson
8 12 (9.09%) Vagrant
9 11 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (6.82%) Mockito
10 9 (6.82%) SonarQube
11 8 (6.06%) Subversion
12 7 (5.30%) CircleCI
12 7 (5.30%) Codeship
12 7 (5.30%) GitLab
12 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
13 6 (4.55%) JBehave
13 6 (4.55%) JUnit
14 4 (3.03%) IntelliJ
14 4 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Retail
3 6 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (21.21%) Developer
3 24 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 22 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
7 13 (9.85%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 12 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
9 11 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 11 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Analyst
12 5 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Java Software Developer
13 4 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (3.03%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 24 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (15.15%) React
3 16 (12.12%) RESTful
3 16 (12.12%) Spring
4 12 (9.09%) CSS
4 12 (9.09%) Dropwizard
4 12 (9.09%) HTML
4 12 (9.09%) Java EE
4 12 (9.09%) jQuery
5 10 (7.58%) Node.js
6 9 (6.82%) Apache Camel
6 9 (6.82%) Kafka
6 9 (6.82%) REST
6 9 (6.82%) WireMock
7 8 (6.06%) LAMP
7 8 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (6.06%) Play Framework
8 7 (5.30%) Web Services
9 6 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Public Cloud
2 11 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) NHS
4 7 (5.30%) Private Cloud
4 7 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.55%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (51.52%) Linux
2 19 (14.39%) Unix
3 9 (6.82%) CentOS
4 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.55%) Windows
6 4 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (73.48%) DevOps
2 86 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (44.70%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (42.42%) Microservices
5 54 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 52 (39.39%) Open Source
7 32 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (22.73%) IT Strategy
8 30 (22.73%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 29 (21.97%) Load Balancing
10 23 (17.42%) High Availability
11 19 (14.39%) Scrum
12 18 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 17 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (10.61%) Decision-Making
14 14 (10.61%) TDD
15 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 12 (9.09%) Kanban
17 11 (8.33%) SIEM
18 10 (7.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (63.64%) Python
2 72 (54.55%) Java
3 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.27%) Ruby
4 36 (27.27%) SQL
5 25 (18.94%) Bash Shell
5 25 (18.94%) PHP
6 23 (17.42%) Go
6 23 (17.42%) Perl
7 11 (8.33%) Scala
7 11 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.58%) Groovy
9 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.30%) Java 8
11 5 (3.79%) R
12 3 (2.27%) C
12 3 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) AWS Certification
2 9 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.55%) RHCE
4 5 (3.79%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.27%) CCENT
5 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (52.27%) Docker
2 8 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.03%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) iptables
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 83 (62.88%) Ansible
2 81 (61.36%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (31.06%) Kubernetes
4 40 (30.30%) Terraform
5 26 (19.70%) Docker Swarm
5 26 (19.70%) Packer
6 25 (18.94%) Opsview
7 21 (15.91%) Graphite
8 18 (13.64%) Consul
8 18 (13.64%) Grafana
8 18 (13.64%) Salt
9 16 (12.12%) Nagios
10 12 (9.09%) ZABBIX
11 9 (6.82%) Prometheus
12 7 (5.30%) CFEngine
13 6 (4.55%) Marathon
14 1 (0.76%) Kibana
14 1 (0.76%) Rancher
14 1 (0.76%) rkt
14 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.82%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Google
3 8 (6.06%) Splunk
4 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.79%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.79%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.76%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.76%) McAfee
7 1 (0.76%) New Relic
7 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.76%) Sophos