Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 762 870
Rank change year-on-year +78 +108 +119
Permanent jobs citing Packer 163 355 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.46% 1.90% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 112 293 265
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £48,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £83,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.82% -4.35% +19.79%

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 11,196 18,671 18,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.23% 12.70% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,917 14,267 14,342
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Packer in the UK

Packer
Top 15 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 7 July 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 +108 157 £73,750 +9.26% 38
London +48 105 £82,500 +10.00% 11
UK excluding London +158 53 £58,750 +6.82% 28
Work from Home +55 24 £73,750 +22.92% 7
Midlands +101 15 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South West +106 14 £55,000 -12.00% 1
West Midlands +86 14 £60,000 +9.09%
North of England +117 11 £57,430 -4.28% 16
South East +122 7 £67,500 +22.73% 3
North West +92 7 £57,430 -8.11% 3
Scotland +85 5 £25,000 -41.18%
Yorkshire +110 2 £42,500 -15.00% 9
North East +24 2 £60,000 +12.15% 4
East of England +88 1 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 140 (85.89%) DevOps
2 138 (84.66%) Terraform
3 137 (84.05%) Docker
4 127 (77.91%) AWS
5 126 (77.30%) Python
6 121 (74.23%) Kubernetes
7 120 (73.62%) Ansible
8 102 (62.58%) Linux
9 94 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (57.67%) Jenkins
10 87 (53.37%) Ruby
10 87 (53.37%) Azure
11 85 (52.15%) Puppet
12 60 (36.81%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (32.52%) Git (software)
14 52 (31.90%) GCP
15 49 (30.06%) Elastic Stack
15 49 (30.06%) Java
16 48 (29.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (28.83%) Consul
18 46 (28.22%) Public Cloud
18 46 (28.22%) Opscode Chef
19 41 (25.15%) Go
19 41 (25.15%) Windows
20 40 (24.54%) Grafana
21 39 (23.93%) Configuration Management
22 38 (23.31%) Docker Swarm
22 38 (23.31%) Infrastructure Automation
23 36 (22.09%) SQL
23 36 (22.09%) Bash Shell

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 24 (14.72%) OpenStack
2 18 (11.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (9.82%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.59%) Apache
5 12 (7.36%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (6.13%) CloudStack
7 8 (4.91%) Confluence
8 5 (3.07%) JBoss
8 5 (3.07%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.45%) nginx
10 3 (1.84%) Gluu
11 2 (1.23%) Apache TomEE
11 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.61%) IIS
12 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 127 (77.91%) AWS
2 87 (53.37%) Azure
3 52 (31.90%) GCP
4 32 (19.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 31 (19.02%) GitHub
6 24 (14.72%) Serverless
7 21 (12.88%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (12.88%) IaaS
8 20 (12.27%) Amazon ECS
8 20 (12.27%) PaaS
9 18 (11.04%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (9.82%) SaaS
11 13 (7.98%) OpenShift
12 12 (7.36%) Amazon S3
13 11 (6.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (6.75%) Heroku
14 10 (6.13%) DigitalOcean
14 10 (6.13%) Route 53
15 7 (4.29%) AWS Fargate
16 6 (3.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) Firewall
2 14 (8.59%) VPN
3 7 (4.29%) DMZ
3 7 (4.29%) DNS
4 5 (3.07%) DHCP
4 5 (3.07%) Internet
4 5 (3.07%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (3.07%) SAN
5 4 (2.45%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.84%) HTTP
6 3 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.84%) OpenVPN
6 3 (1.84%) SSL
7 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.61%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.61%) SSH
8 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.95%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.91%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.45%) Redis
6 3 (1.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospike
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.61%) Looker
7 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 94 (57.67%) Jenkins
2 53 (32.52%) Git (software)
3 48 (29.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (19.02%) GitLab
5 28 (17.18%) Vagrant
6 19 (11.66%) Hudson
7 13 (7.98%) JIRA
8 11 (6.75%) git-flow
8 11 (6.75%) RSpec
9 10 (6.13%) Selenium
10 9 (5.52%) SonarQube
11 8 (4.91%) Bitbucket
12 5 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket Server
13 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.84%) GoCD
13 3 (1.84%) JMeter
13 3 (1.84%) Maven
14 2 (1.23%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.29%) Marketing
3 7 (4.29%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (67.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (17.79%) Platform Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (12.27%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (10.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (5.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) Architect
10 8 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Lead DevOps
12 6 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.68%) Platform Architect
12 6 (3.68%) Principal Architect
12 6 (3.68%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 5 (3.07%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.06%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (7.98%) Node.js
2 13 (7.98%) Web Services
3 11 (6.75%) HTML
4 10 (6.13%) .NET
5 9 (5.52%) JSON
6 8 (4.91%) YAML
7 6 (3.68%) CSS
7 6 (3.68%) XML
8 4 (2.45%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.84%) LDAP
9 3 (1.84%) Nightwatchjs
9 3 (1.84%) OpenID
9 3 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.23%) Memcached
10 2 (1.23%) Middleware
10 2 (1.23%) SOAP
10 2 (1.23%) Spring
10 2 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.22%) Public Cloud
2 22 (13.50%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.84%) PKI
6 3 (1.84%) Replication
6 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.23%) Clustering
7 2 (1.23%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Eurex
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 102 (62.58%) Linux
2 41 (25.15%) Windows
3 35 (21.47%) CentOS
4 29 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.66%) Ubuntu
6 12 (7.36%) Debian
7 7 (4.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.23%) SUSE
9 2 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.23%) Unix
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (85.89%) DevOps
2 94 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (36.81%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (23.93%) Configuration Management
5 38 (23.31%) Infrastructure Automation
6 35 (21.47%) Load Balancing
6 35 (21.47%) Open Source
7 27 (16.56%) Microservices
8 25 (15.34%) Fintech
9 23 (14.11%) IT Strategy
9 23 (14.11%) Software Engineering
9 23 (14.11%) Test Automation
10 22 (13.50%) High Availability
10 22 (13.50%) Release Management
11 21 (12.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 19 (11.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure as Code
13 18 (11.04%) Scrum
14 17 (10.43%) Migration
15 14 (8.59%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 126 (77.30%) Python
2 87 (53.37%) Ruby
3 49 (30.06%) Java
4 41 (25.15%) Go
5 36 (22.09%) Bash Shell
5 36 (22.09%) SQL
6 32 (19.63%) PowerShell
7 21 (12.88%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.36%) Perl
9 10 (6.13%) C++
10 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.84%) AWK
11 3 (1.84%) C#
11 3 (1.84%) PHP
11 3 (1.84%) sed
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) Korn
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
12 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.59%) Degree
4 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.45%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.61%) RHCE
6 1 (0.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (84.05%) Docker
2 16 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.75%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.84%) iptables
6 2 (1.23%) OpenSSH
6 2 (1.23%) Samba
6 2 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.61%) KVM
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 138 (84.66%) Terraform
2 121 (74.23%) Kubernetes
3 120 (73.62%) Ansible
4 85 (52.15%) Puppet
5 47 (28.83%) Consul
6 46 (28.22%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (24.54%) Grafana
8 38 (23.31%) Docker Swarm
9 33 (20.25%) Nagios
10 31 (19.02%) Prometheus
11 30 (18.40%) Graphite
12 21 (12.88%) Salt
13 17 (10.43%) ZABBIX
14 11 (6.75%) Icinga
15 10 (6.13%) Opsview
16 8 (4.91%) logstash
17 7 (4.29%) Mesos
18 5 (3.07%) Cloudify
19 4 (2.45%) Kibana
20 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) Google
1 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.04%) VMware
3 12 (7.36%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.13%) Rackspace
4 10 (6.13%) SaltStack
5 8 (4.91%) Oracle
6 5 (3.07%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.84%) Cisco
7 3 (1.84%) IBM
7 3 (1.84%) Juniper
7 3 (1.84%) Lets Encrypt
7 3 (1.84%) Perforce
8 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.23%) McAfee
8 2 (1.23%) New Relic
9 1 (0.61%) CQG
9 1 (0.61%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.61%) Trayport