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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 192 172
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 66 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.87% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.42% 14.64% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 39
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,400 £28,160
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 402 362 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.89% 5.94% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 287 238 309
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Shropshire +32 24 £71,500 +5.92% 6
Birmingham +2 11 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Warwickshire 0 9 £34,500 -40.00%
Staffordshire - 6 £65,000 -
Coventry -9 5 £28,500 -34.48% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 61 (65.59%) Linux
1 61 (65.59%) DevOps
2 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (59.14%) Docker
4 52 (55.91%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (40.86%) Jenkins
6 37 (39.78%) Ansible
7 35 (37.63%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (36.56%) Configuration Management
9 33 (35.48%) Web Services
9 33 (35.48%) Scrum
9 33 (35.48%) Terraform
10 32 (34.41%) Software Engineering
11 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
12 26 (27.96%) Microsoft
13 25 (26.88%) Ubuntu
13 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (24.73%) Microservices
14 23 (24.73%) Public Cloud
14 23 (24.73%) Nagios
14 23 (24.73%) Java
15 22 (23.66%) Test Automation
16 21 (22.58%) ITIL
17 20 (21.51%) Consul
18 19 (20.43%) Python
18 19 (20.43%) TDD
18 19 (20.43%) Kanban
18 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
19 18 (19.35%) Node.js
19 18 (19.35%) New Relic

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 17 (18.28%) Apache
2 13 (13.98%) Documentum
3 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 5 (5.38%) nginx
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (55.91%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (10.75%) SaaS
5 9 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (8.60%) PaaS
7 7 (7.53%) IaaS
8 6 (6.45%) Office 365
9 3 (3.23%) GitHub
10 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) DNS
2 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.38%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (5.38%) DHCP
3 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 5 (5.38%) VPN
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) FTP
5 3 (3.23%) Network Security
5 3 (3.23%) SSH
6 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (9.68%) InfluxDB
1 9 (9.68%) MySQL
2 5 (5.38%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (40.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.05%) Vagrant
4 10 (10.75%) Selenium
5 7 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.53%) Maven
6 5 (5.38%) GoCD
6 5 (5.38%) Hudson
6 5 (5.38%) MSBuild
6 5 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (5.38%) Games
1 5 (5.38%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Administrator
2 13 (13.98%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.83%) AWS Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.48%) Web Services
2 18 (19.35%) Node.js
3 17 (18.28%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (17.20%) REST
4 16 (17.20%) SOAP
5 11 (11.83%) .NET
6 10 (10.75%) HTML
6 10 (10.75%) Middleware
7 9 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (9.68%) HornetQ
7 9 (9.68%) JMS
7 9 (9.68%) Kafka
7 9 (9.68%) RESTful
8 8 (8.60%) LAMP
9 7 (7.53%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.38%) J2EE
12 1 (1.08%) CSS
12 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) Public Cloud
2 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (9.68%) Smart Meter
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.38%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (65.59%) Linux
2 25 (26.88%) Ubuntu
3 15 (16.13%) CentOS
4 13 (13.98%) Windows
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.38%) Debian
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.30%) HPUX
7 4 (4.30%) Unix
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (65.59%) DevOps
2 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (36.56%) Configuration Management
4 33 (35.48%) Scrum
5 32 (34.41%) Software Engineering
6 23 (24.73%) Microservices
7 22 (23.66%) Test Automation
8 21 (22.58%) ITIL
9 19 (20.43%) Kanban
9 19 (20.43%) TDD
10 18 (19.35%) IT Strategy
10 18 (19.35%) Mentoring
10 18 (19.35%) Validation
11 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (17.20%) Analytics
12 16 (17.20%) Data Analytics
12 16 (17.20%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (16.13%) SOA
14 13 (13.98%) Data Management
14 13 (13.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) Python
3 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
4 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.83%) C#
6 11 (11.83%) Ruby
7 9 (9.68%) Groovy
7 9 (9.68%) Scala
8 7 (7.53%) Go
9 5 (5.38%) C++
9 5 (5.38%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 3 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
2 10 (10.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (59.14%) Docker
2 14 (15.05%) VirtualBox
3 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.38%) KVM
5 5 (5.38%) pfSense
5 5 (5.38%) Samba
5 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.23%) iptables
6 3 (3.23%) Postfix
7 2 (2.15%) etcd
7 2 (2.15%) flannel
Systems Management
1 37 (39.78%) Ansible
2 35 (37.63%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (35.48%) Terraform
4 23 (24.73%) Nagios
5 20 (21.51%) Consul
6 12 (12.90%) Kubernetes
7 11 (11.83%) Icinga
8 9 (9.68%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (9.68%) Mesos
8 9 (9.68%) StatsD
9 8 (8.60%) Grafana
10 7 (7.53%) Salt
11 5 (5.38%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (3.23%) SELinux
12 3 (3.23%) ZABBIX
13 2 (2.15%) Sysdig
13 2 (2.15%) vRealize
14 1 (1.08%) CloudForms
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.35%) New Relic
2 18 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 16 (17.20%) VMware
4 13 (13.98%) Pega
5 12 (12.90%) EMC
6 9 (9.68%) AppDynamics
7 8 (8.60%) Splunk
8 6 (6.45%) Google
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco
9 2 (2.15%) Dell
9 2 (2.15%) Intel
9 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.08%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
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