Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 197 222
Rank change year-on-year +22 +25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 106 108 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.15% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.37% 13.24% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 74 76 70
West Midlands median annual salary £52,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.26% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,100 £34,375 £33,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £84,750 £71,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 793 816 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.24% 8.67% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 529 495 520
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,500 £61,325
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 +53 49 £57,500 -9.80% 4
Shropshire -2 17 £51,250 -19.61% 1
Warwickshire - 15 £44,000 -
Worcestershire -3 11 £72,500 - 2
Coventry -9 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Solihull -4 1 £45,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £47,500 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 88 (83.02%) DevOps
2 77 (72.64%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (69.81%) Jenkins
4 73 (68.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (66.98%) Linux
6 68 (64.15%) Docker
7 58 (54.72%) Opscode Chef
8 57 (53.77%) Kubernetes
8 57 (53.77%) Configuration Management
9 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (47.17%) Python
10 50 (47.17%) Ansible
11 48 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (43.40%) Terraform
13 35 (33.02%) Bash Shell
13 35 (33.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (28.30%) SQL
15 29 (27.36%) Git (software)
15 29 (27.36%) Continuous Delivery
16 26 (24.53%) Open Source
17 24 (22.64%) Windows
18 22 (20.75%) PHP
18 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
18 22 (20.75%) Microservices
19 21 (19.81%) Public Cloud
19 21 (19.81%) Docker Swarm
19 21 (19.81%) IT Strategy
20 20 (18.87%) Java
21 18 (16.98%) Oracle
21 18 (16.98%) High Availability

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 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.49%) Apache
3 8 (7.55%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.72%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.77%) nginx
6 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 77 (72.64%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (68.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (16.04%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (16.04%) IaaS
3 17 (16.04%) PaaS
4 16 (15.09%) Amazon S3
5 14 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (12.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (12.26%) Office 365
7 12 (11.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (11.32%) Serverless
8 10 (9.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (9.43%) GitHub
8 10 (9.43%) Route 53
9 9 (8.49%) SaaS
10 8 (7.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (7.55%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (7.55%) Azure Functions
10 8 (7.55%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) DNS
1 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (7.55%) Skype
3 5 (4.72%) NAS
3 5 (4.72%) SAN
4 4 (3.77%) HTTP
4 4 (3.77%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.77%) Network Security
4 4 (3.77%) OpenVPN
4 4 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (6.60%) MySQL
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.66%) Neo4j
6 5 (4.72%) Apache Accumulo
6 5 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.72%) Big Data
6 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.72%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (4.72%) OrientDB
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (3.77%) Redis
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 74 (69.81%) Jenkins
2 35 (33.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (27.36%) Git (software)
4 15 (14.15%) Maven
4 15 (14.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (13.21%) GitLab
6 9 (8.49%) Bitbucket
6 9 (8.49%) CircleCI
6 9 (8.49%) Codeship
6 9 (8.49%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.55%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.77%) Travis CI
9 3 (2.83%) Hudson
10 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.94%) git-flow
11 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.94%) NUnit
11 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.81%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (16.04%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (16.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Digital Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) Web Services
2 13 (12.26%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (10.38%) Node.js
4 9 (8.49%) JSON
4 9 (8.49%) SAML
5 7 (6.60%) LAMP
6 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.66%) Kafka
6 6 (5.66%) RESTful
7 5 (4.72%) .NET
7 5 (4.72%) Laravel
7 5 (4.72%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (3.77%) Dropwizard
8 4 (3.77%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (3.77%) Play Framework
8 4 (3.77%) React
9 3 (2.83%) Vue.js
10 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.89%) CSS
10 2 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.72%) Clustering
2 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) NHS
4 3 (2.83%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 71 (66.98%) Linux
2 24 (22.64%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (12.26%) Unix
5 10 (9.43%) CentOS
6 9 (8.49%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.77%) DC/OS
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.83%) Android
9 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (83.02%) DevOps
2 57 (53.77%) Configuration Management
3 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (27.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (24.53%) Open Source
7 22 (20.75%) Microservices
8 21 (19.81%) IT Strategy
9 18 (16.98%) High Availability
10 15 (14.15%) Deployment Automation
11 14 (13.21%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (13.21%) Presales
11 14 (13.21%) QMS
11 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
12 13 (12.26%) Business Development
13 12 (11.32%) SDLC
14 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (10.38%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.38%) Release Automation
14 11 (10.38%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) Python
2 35 (33.02%) Bash Shell
3 30 (28.30%) SQL
4 22 (20.75%) PHP
5 20 (18.87%) Java
6 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
7 15 (14.15%) Ruby
8 12 (11.32%) Go
9 10 (9.43%) Perl
10 9 (8.49%) Scala
10 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.77%) C#
12 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.89%) C++
14 1 (0.94%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.49%) AWS Certification
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) RHCE
5 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) CCNA
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.77%) MCSE
7 3 (2.83%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.89%) MCSA
9 1 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (64.15%) Docker
2 13 (12.26%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (8.49%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.55%) XenApp
5 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (4.72%) KVM
6 5 (4.72%) VirtualBox
7 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (54.72%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (53.77%) Kubernetes
3 50 (47.17%) Ansible
4 46 (43.40%) Terraform
5 21 (19.81%) Docker Swarm
6 17 (16.04%) Packer
7 13 (12.26%) Opsview
8 11 (10.38%) Grafana
9 10 (9.43%) Salt
10 9 (8.49%) CFEngine
11 8 (7.55%) FortiGate
11 8 (7.55%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (7.55%) NetBackup
11 8 (7.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (6.60%) Consul
12 7 (6.60%) Nagios
13 6 (5.66%) Prometheus
14 5 (4.72%) SCOM
15 4 (3.77%) Graphite
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle
3 13 (12.26%) Google
3 13 (12.26%) Veeam
4 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.49%) Atlassian
6 8 (7.55%) arcserve
6 8 (7.55%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.55%) Cisco
6 8 (7.55%) Citrix
6 8 (7.55%) CommVault
7 5 (4.72%) IBM
7 5 (4.72%) Splunk
7 5 (4.72%) VMware
8 4 (3.77%) New Relic
9 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.94%) Percona
10 1 (0.94%) Twitter