Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 702 760 860
Rank change year-on-year +58 +100 +237
Permanent jobs citing Packer 333 362 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.09% 2.10% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 230 256 292
UK median annual salary £72,500 £61,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.85% -2.40% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,027 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,875 £84,375 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%

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 15,964 17,225 15,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 11.35% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12,172 13,471 12,863
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,120 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Packer in the UK

Packer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Packer.

Salary trend for Packer in the UK

Packer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Packer over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +101 328 £72,500 +16.00% 64
London +147 211 £75,000 +7.14% 44
UK excluding London -32 95 £60,000 +14.29% 23
Midlands +49 41 £56,798 +8.19% 7
West Midlands +38 38 £56,798 +8.19% 5
South West +26 20 £80,000 +45.45% 2
North of England -1 18 £62,500 +19.05% 7
South East +30 14 £75,000 +20.00% 1
North West +12 10 £66,715 +27.08% 4
Yorkshire +34 7 £62,500 +33.13% 1
East Midlands +24 3 £45,000 -26.53% 2
East of England +61 1 - - 2
Scotland +28 1 £52,500 +23.53% 4
North East +6 1 £66,715 +24.12% 2

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 292 (87.69%) DevOps
2 283 (84.98%) Terraform
3 265 (79.58%) AWS
4 254 (76.28%) Docker
5 249 (74.77%) Ansible
6 240 (72.07%) Python
7 235 (70.57%) Jenkins
8 223 (66.97%) Kubernetes
9 190 (57.06%) Linux
10 189 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (49.25%) Puppet
12 141 (42.34%) Azure
13 131 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (33.93%) Git (software)
15 102 (30.63%) Ruby
16 98 (29.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 93 (27.93%) GCP
18 91 (27.33%) Windows
19 88 (26.43%) Bash Shell
20 87 (26.13%) Finance
21 83 (24.92%) Opscode Chef
22 82 (24.62%) Java
23 80 (24.02%) AWS CloudFormation
24 79 (23.72%) Infrastructure as Code
25 78 (23.42%) Configuration Management
26 77 (23.12%) SQL
27 76 (22.82%) Consul
28 75 (22.52%) Grafana
28 75 (22.52%) Elastic Stack
29 74 (22.22%) Nagios

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 56 (16.82%) Confluence
2 32 (9.61%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (7.81%) OpenStack
4 17 (5.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (4.80%) nginx
6 13 (3.90%) Apache
7 12 (3.60%) JBoss
7 12 (3.60%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.60%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.30%) Apache TomEE
9 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 265 (79.58%) AWS
2 141 (42.34%) Azure
3 93 (27.93%) GCP
4 80 (24.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 60 (18.02%) GitHub
6 47 (14.11%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (14.11%) Serverless
7 46 (13.81%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (10.51%) OpenShift
9 33 (9.91%) Amazon S3
10 26 (7.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 25 (7.51%) Amazon ECS
12 23 (6.91%) Slack
13 21 (6.31%) SaaS
14 18 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (5.11%) CloudFront
16 16 (4.80%) IaaS
16 16 (4.80%) PaaS
17 15 (4.50%) Amazon EKS
17 15 (4.50%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.91%) Firewall
2 30 (9.01%) VPN
3 15 (4.50%) DNS
4 13 (3.90%) DHCP
5 12 (3.60%) Internet
6 9 (2.70%) DMZ
7 8 (2.40%) SAN
8 7 (2.10%) SSL
9 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.90%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.30%) HTTP
11 1 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.61%) Amazon RDS
2 41 (12.31%) NoSQL
3 40 (12.01%) SQL Server
4 23 (6.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.61%) Redis
6 13 (3.90%) MySQL
7 9 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.40%) Big Data
8 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.10%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (1.20%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.90%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.60%) Parquet
12 2 (0.60%) Presto
Development Applications
1 235 (70.57%) Jenkins
2 113 (33.93%) Git (software)
3 98 (29.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 62 (18.62%) JIRA
5 59 (17.72%) GitLab
6 54 (16.22%) Vagrant
7 38 (11.41%) Hudson
8 36 (10.81%) Selenium
9 35 (10.51%) SonarQube
10 24 (7.21%) Artifactory
11 22 (6.61%) Bitbucket
12 20 (6.01%) GoCD
13 19 (5.71%) JMeter
13 19 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (4.50%) Cucumber
15 15 (4.50%) Maven
16 14 (4.20%) Ant
16 14 (4.20%) Subversion
17 11 (3.30%) JUnit
General
1 87 (26.13%) Finance
2 13 (3.90%) Banking
3 12 (3.60%) Games
4 11 (3.30%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.30%) Retail
5 10 (3.00%) Automotive
5 10 (3.00%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Electronics
6 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (64.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (21.02%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (14.11%) Senior DevOps
3 47 (14.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 46 (13.81%) AWS DevOps
4 46 (13.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 44 (13.21%) Platform Engineer
6 40 (12.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 33 (9.91%) Lead DevOps
8 27 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (6.61%) Azure Engineer
10 21 (6.31%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 19 (5.71%) Architect
11 19 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (3.60%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 11 (3.30%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.30%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (22.52%) Elastic Stack
2 40 (12.01%) Web Services
3 21 (6.31%) JSON
4 19 (5.71%) .NET
5 10 (3.00%) REST
6 9 (2.70%) .NET Core
6 9 (2.70%) Kafka
6 9 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.40%) Node.js
7 8 (2.40%) Spring
8 7 (2.10%) Velocity
8 7 (2.10%) Vue.js
9 6 (1.80%) HTML
10 5 (1.50%) Memcached
10 5 (1.50%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.20%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.20%) Laravel
11 4 (1.20%) React
11 4 (1.20%) SOAP
12 3 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.02%) Public Cloud
2 25 (7.51%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (6.91%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (6.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (5.71%) PKI
7 15 (4.50%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.70%) Online Gambling
11 6 (1.80%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.80%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.90%) Blog
14 3 (0.90%) Digital Currency
14 3 (0.90%) Eurex
15 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (57.06%) Linux
2 91 (27.33%) Windows
3 60 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (15.62%) CentOS
5 23 (6.91%) Unix
6 15 (4.50%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.60%) VMS
8 9 (2.70%) Debian
8 9 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.90%) Solaris
12 2 (0.60%) Android
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.30%) SUSE
13 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (87.69%) DevOps
2 189 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (39.34%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (23.72%) Infrastructure as Code
5 78 (23.42%) Configuration Management
6 68 (20.42%) Load Balancing
7 53 (15.92%) Open Source
8 52 (15.62%) Infrastructure Automation
8 52 (15.62%) Microservices
9 48 (14.41%) Test Automation
10 44 (13.21%) Fintech
11 41 (12.31%) Migration
12 39 (11.71%) Software Delivery
13 36 (10.81%) High Availability
14 34 (10.21%) ITIL
15 32 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (9.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 29 (8.71%) Release Management
18 28 (8.41%) Software Engineering
18 28 (8.41%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 240 (72.07%) Python
2 102 (30.63%) Ruby
3 88 (26.43%) Bash Shell
4 82 (24.62%) Java
5 77 (23.12%) SQL
6 60 (18.02%) PowerShell
7 51 (15.32%) Go
8 27 (8.11%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.50%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.00%) Perl
11 9 (2.70%) C++
12 7 (2.10%) Groovy
12 7 (2.10%) Korn
13 6 (1.80%) PHP
14 5 (1.50%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.90%) C#
17 2 (0.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 46 (13.81%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.41%) Degree
3 25 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.20%) AWS Certification
5 13 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) RHCE
7 3 (0.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) NCSC
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 254 (76.28%) Docker
2 32 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.20%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.40%) KVM
5 8 (2.40%) OpenSSH
6 5 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.30%) Samba
9 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 283 (84.98%) Terraform
2 249 (74.77%) Ansible
3 223 (66.97%) Kubernetes
4 164 (49.25%) Puppet
5 83 (24.92%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (22.82%) Consul
7 75 (22.52%) Grafana
8 74 (22.22%) Nagios
9 72 (21.62%) Docker Swarm
10 64 (19.22%) Graphite
11 53 (15.92%) Prometheus
12 46 (13.81%) ZABBIX
13 42 (12.61%) Salt
14 28 (8.41%) Opsview
15 19 (5.71%) HP SiteScope
16 12 (3.60%) logstash
17 11 (3.30%) Mesos
18 10 (3.00%) Cloudify
19 9 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
20 8 (2.40%) Icinga
Vendors
1 48 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.31%) Google
3 36 (10.81%) VMware
4 32 (9.61%) SaltStack
5 31 (9.31%) Oracle
6 27 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.71%) Perforce
8 18 (5.41%) AppDynamics
9 14 (4.20%) New Relic
10 12 (3.60%) Citrix
10 12 (3.60%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.00%) Dynatrace
12 8 (2.40%) Cisco
12 8 (2.40%) IBM
13 6 (1.80%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.50%) Splunk
15 4 (1.20%) Sybase
16 3 (0.90%) Bloomberg
16 3 (0.90%) CQG
16 3 (0.90%) Reuters