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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 168 185
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 29 76 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.23% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.15% 19.24% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 52 27
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 317 395 300
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.60% 6.41% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 232 278 226
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +21 11 £57,500 - 1
Warwickshire +5 8 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Shropshire - 5 - - 1
Birmingham +5 2 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Worcestershire -12 1 £40,000 +56.86% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 70 (73.68%) Linux
2 65 (68.42%) DevOps
3 61 (64.21%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (58.95%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (52.63%) Python
6 48 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (50.53%) Docker
7 41 (43.16%) Bash Shell
8 38 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (38.95%) Configuration Management
10 33 (34.74%) Java
10 33 (34.74%) Scrum
11 32 (33.68%) Git (software)
12 31 (32.63%) Terraform
13 30 (31.58%) Microservices
14 29 (30.53%) Ansible
14 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
15 28 (29.47%) Web Services
16 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
17 24 (25.26%) CentOS
17 24 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
17 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
18 23 (24.21%) Ruby
19 22 (23.16%) HTML
19 22 (23.16%) HornetQ
20 21 (22.11%) Continuous Delivery
21 20 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
21 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
22 19 (20.00%) Groovy

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 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.53%) Apache
2 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.47%) JBoss
4 7 (7.37%) GlassFish
5 6 (6.32%) Documentum
6 4 (4.21%) Confluence
7 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.05%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.05%) IIS
9 1 (1.05%) nginx
9 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (64.21%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (20.00%) IaaS
4 17 (17.89%) Office 365
5 16 (16.84%) PaaS
6 15 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.21%) SaaS
8 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) HTTP
2 4 (4.21%) SAN
3 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 3 (3.16%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.05%) Firewall
5 1 (1.05%) FTP
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) SSH
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (6.32%) MySQL
2 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (33.68%) Git (software)
2 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.84%) Vagrant
4 10 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (8.42%) Hudson
5 8 (8.42%) Maven
6 7 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.32%) MSBuild
8 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.26%) GoCD
8 5 (5.26%) Selenium
9 4 (4.21%) JIRA
9 4 (4.21%) Subversion
10 3 (3.16%) GDB
10 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (2.11%) JUnit
11 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (6.32%) Retail
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
2 2 (2.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Consultant
3 17 (17.89%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (17.89%) Cloud Consultant
4 16 (16.84%) Developer
5 15 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (14.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (9.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
12 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.47%) Web Services
2 22 (23.16%) HornetQ
2 22 (23.16%) HTML
3 18 (18.95%) .NET
4 16 (16.84%) RESTful
5 15 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (15.79%) JMS
5 15 (15.79%) Kafka
5 15 (15.79%) Node.js
6 14 (14.74%) REST
7 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.68%) SOAP
8 9 (9.47%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.47%) LAMP
9 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.32%) J2EE
10 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.21%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (4.21%) NHibernate
10 4 (4.21%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.68%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Fintech
6 2 (2.11%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (73.68%) Linux
2 24 (25.26%) CentOS
3 19 (20.00%) Unix
4 18 (18.95%) Ubuntu
5 17 (17.89%) Windows
6 14 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.21%) HPUX
9 1 (1.05%) Debian
9 1 (1.05%) Fedora
9 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (68.42%) DevOps
2 48 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (38.95%) Configuration Management
5 33 (34.74%) Scrum
6 30 (31.58%) Microservices
7 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
8 21 (22.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (16.84%) Automated Testing
9 16 (16.84%) CRM
10 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
10 11 (11.58%) Migration
10 11 (11.58%) SOA
11 9 (9.47%) Customer Engagement
12 8 (8.42%) Kanban
12 8 (8.42%) Presales
13 7 (7.37%) Coaching
14 6 (6.32%) Low Latency
14 6 (6.32%) MVC
15 5 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.63%) Python
2 41 (43.16%) Bash Shell
3 33 (34.74%) Java
4 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 23 (24.21%) Ruby
6 20 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 19 (20.00%) C#
7 19 (20.00%) Groovy
8 18 (18.95%) Perl
9 17 (17.89%) PHP
9 17 (17.89%) Scala
10 13 (13.68%) Shell Script
11 8 (8.42%) Go
12 7 (7.37%) C++
13 5 (5.26%) C
14 3 (3.16%) SQL
15 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) AWS Certification
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (50.53%) Docker
2 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.79%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) Ceph
4 1 (1.05%) etcd
4 1 (1.05%) flannel
4 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.05%) iptables
4 1 (1.05%) KVM
4 1 (1.05%) Postfix
4 1 (1.05%) Varnish
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (58.95%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (32.63%) Terraform
3 29 (30.53%) Ansible
4 17 (17.89%) Kubernetes
4 17 (17.89%) Nagios
5 15 (15.79%) Consul
5 15 (15.79%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (15.79%) Mesos
5 15 (15.79%) StatsD
6 4 (4.21%) Icinga
7 3 (3.16%) rkt
7 3 (3.16%) Salt
7 3 (3.16%) vRealize
8 1 (1.05%) CloudForms
8 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Grafana
8 1 (1.05%) Kibana
8 1 (1.05%) logstash
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.05%) SELinux
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.84%) Red Hat
4 15 (15.79%) New Relic
5 12 (12.63%) Google
6 7 (7.37%) EMC
7 6 (6.32%) Pega
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle
8 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.21%) Atlassian
9 4 (4.21%) OpenText
9 4 (4.21%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco
10 3 (3.16%) Dell
11 2 (2.11%) Intel
11 2 (2.11%) Zend
12 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.05%) webMethods
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, gym + more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent BENS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford or London or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £57-63K p/a
Posted: 20 days ago