Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Packer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Packer over the 6 months to 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 671 726 781
Rank change year-on-year +55 +55 +72
Permanent jobs citing Packer 146 314 338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.20% 2.03% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 108 218 266
Median annual salary £57,500 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.69% +16.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +4.76%

Packer is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,155 15,496 17,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.12% 12.78% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9,831 12,035 13,658
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Packer as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Packer in the UK

Packer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Packer.

Salary trend for Packer in the UK

Packer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Packer over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Packer in the UK

Packer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2021. 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
England +47 140 £57,500 -20.69% 35
UK excluding London +138 90 £52,500 -12.50% 23
London +12 50 £70,000 -6.67% 13
North of England +74 32 £42,000 -37.05% 7
North West +72 27 £40,000 -40.04% 5
Work from Home -110 27 £40,000 -51.52% 6
South West +31 25 £50,000 -37.50% 5
South East +132 16 £52,500 -30.00% 5
Midlands +43 15 £70,000 +16.67% 4
West Midlands +25 15 £70,000 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire +41 4 £45,000 - 1
East of England +76 1 - - 1
Scotland +27 1 £82,500 +57.14% 1
North East +11 1 £44,000 -27.70% 1

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, IT jobs citing Packer 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 with a requirement for Packer.

1 141 (96.58%) Terraform
2 121 (82.88%) DevOps
3 92 (63.01%) Docker
4 88 (60.27%) AWS
5 85 (58.22%) Kubernetes
6 76 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (51.37%) Jenkins
8 72 (49.32%) Python
9 71 (48.63%) Azure
10 65 (44.52%) Ansible
11 50 (34.25%) Infrastructure as Code
12 49 (33.56%) Linux
13 47 (32.19%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (29.45%) PowerShell
14 43 (29.45%) Puppet
14 43 (29.45%) SQL
15 41 (28.08%) Java
16 40 (27.40%) Ruby
17 38 (26.03%) Vagrant
18 37 (25.34%) Open Source
19 35 (23.97%) Security Cleared
19 35 (23.97%) Configuration Management
20 33 (22.60%) Consul
21 32 (21.92%) AWS CloudFormation
21 32 (21.92%) Go
22 31 (21.23%) Scrum
23 30 (20.55%) Test Automation
24 29 (19.86%) Grafana
25 28 (19.18%) Git (software)
25 28 (19.18%) Opscode Chef

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (6.16%) nginx
2 8 (5.48%) Apache
3 7 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.11%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (4.11%) Jupyter
5 4 (2.74%) JBoss
5 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.05%) Jetty
7 2 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 88 (60.27%) AWS
2 71 (48.63%) Azure
3 32 (21.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (16.44%) GCP
5 23 (15.75%) GitHub
6 14 (9.59%) Serverless
7 13 (8.90%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (8.22%) SaaS
9 10 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (6.16%) Amazon S3
10 9 (6.16%) PaaS
10 9 (6.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (5.48%) IaaS
12 7 (4.79%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (4.79%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (4.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (4.11%) Google Docs
13 6 (4.11%) Loggly
13 6 (4.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.16%) HTTP
3 8 (5.48%) Firewall
4 6 (4.11%) DNS
5 4 (2.74%) WAN
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.05%) FTP
6 3 (2.05%) LAN
6 3 (2.05%) SSH
7 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.68%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.68%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.59%) Cosmos DB
2 14 (9.59%) Data Lake
3 11 (7.53%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (4.79%) MySQL
5 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.42%) Redis
7 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (51.37%) Jenkins
2 38 (26.03%) Vagrant
3 28 (19.18%) Git (software)
4 26 (17.81%) GitLab
5 24 (16.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (10.96%) Cucumber
6 16 (10.96%) Gradle
6 16 (10.96%) Hudson
7 14 (9.59%) IntelliJ
8 9 (6.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (4.79%) Artifactory
9 7 (4.79%) Bitbucket
9 7 (4.79%) CircleCI
9 7 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.74%) JIRA
11 3 (2.05%) GoCD
11 3 (2.05%) Maven
11 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.37%) git-flow
12 2 (1.37%) Terragrunt
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 22 (15.07%) Marketing
3 15 (10.27%) Games
4 13 (8.90%) Public Sector
5 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.79%) Electronics
6 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.05%) Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (46.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (19.18%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Platform Engineer
3 27 (18.49%) Azure Engineer
4 23 (15.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (10.96%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (10.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 14 (9.59%) Analyst
8 14 (9.59%) Applications Support
8 14 (9.59%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (9.59%) Data Analyst
8 14 (9.59%) Support Analyst
9 12 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (6.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (6.16%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
12 8 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (9.59%) ADO
2 14 (9.59%) OpenJDK
3 13 (8.90%) React Native
4 11 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (7.53%) Web Services
5 10 (6.85%) Laravel
6 6 (4.11%) .NET
6 6 (4.11%) Celery
6 6 (4.11%) CSS
6 6 (4.11%) CSS3
6 6 (4.11%) Django
6 6 (4.11%) HTML
6 6 (4.11%) HTML5
6 6 (4.11%) NumPy
6 6 (4.11%) Pandas
6 6 (4.11%) Redux
6 6 (4.11%) REST
6 6 (4.11%) Sass
7 5 (3.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) e-Learning
2 12 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.11%) Blog
5 6 (4.11%) Podcast
5 6 (4.11%) User Experience
6 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.42%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (3.42%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.56%) Linux
2 13 (8.90%) Windows
3 10 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.48%) CentOS
4 8 (5.48%) Unix
5 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (82.88%) DevOps
2 76 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (34.25%) Infrastructure as Code
4 47 (32.19%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (25.34%) Open Source
6 35 (23.97%) Configuration Management
7 31 (21.23%) Scrum
8 30 (20.55%) Test Automation
9 24 (16.44%) Infrastructure Automation
9 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
10 23 (15.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (15.75%) High Availability
11 22 (15.07%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (14.38%) ITIL
12 21 (14.38%) Pair Programming
13 20 (13.70%) Community of Practice
13 20 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (13.01%) Service Management
15 17 (11.64%) E-Commerce
16 16 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.32%) Python
2 43 (29.45%) PowerShell
2 43 (29.45%) SQL
3 41 (28.08%) Java
4 40 (27.40%) Ruby
5 32 (21.92%) Go
6 24 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.33%) Bash Shell
8 17 (11.64%) PHP
9 15 (10.27%) Groovy
10 12 (8.22%) C#
11 3 (2.05%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.37%) Korn
13 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 35 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.79%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.37%) RHCE
5 2 (1.37%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (63.01%) Docker
2 14 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.05%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Gluster
5 1 (0.68%) GPFS
5 1 (0.68%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 141 (96.58%) Terraform
2 85 (58.22%) Kubernetes
3 65 (44.52%) Ansible
4 43 (29.45%) Puppet
5 33 (22.60%) Consul
6 29 (19.86%) Grafana
7 28 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (15.07%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (11.64%) Prometheus
10 15 (10.27%) Nagios
11 7 (4.79%) Graphite
12 4 (2.74%) Proxmox
13 3 (2.05%) Kibana
13 3 (2.05%) logstash
13 3 (2.05%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.68%) Icinga
14 1 (0.68%) Marathon
14 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.38%) VMware
3 14 (9.59%) Aquila
4 13 (8.90%) Google
5 7 (4.79%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.79%) SAP
6 6 (4.11%) Cisco
6 6 (4.11%) Oracle
7 5 (3.42%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.42%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.74%) F5
9 1 (0.68%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.68%) Dell
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) New Relic
9 1 (0.68%) Okta