Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 769 617 746
Rank change year-on-year -152 +129 +106
Permanent jobs citing Packer 262 82 365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 1.02% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 163 52 253
10th Percentile £42,750 £36,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,188 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.66% -5.36% +14.75%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,563 £86,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% - +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 20,616 8,063 18,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.03% 16.41% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13,239 6,705 14,245
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,505 £45,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.69% +6.96% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Packer in the UK

Packer
Top 16 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 20 September 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 -165 221 £70,000 +3.70% 51
UK excluding London -125 144 £70,000 +27.27% 33
London -171 99 £70,000 -3.45% 17
North of England -82 46 £57,500 +4.55% 18
North West -60 33 £57,500 - 5
Work from Home -253 33 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South West -59 27 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Scotland -67 26 £75,000 +200.00% 1
Midlands -105 24 £85,000 +47.83% 2
West Midlands -82 23 £85,000 +112.50% 1
South East -148 18 £70,000 +86.67% 4
North East -23 11 £45,000 -13.46% 6
East of England -86 2 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Yorkshire -111 2 £88,500 +60.91% 7
East Midlands -77 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 245 (93.51%) Terraform
2 210 (80.15%) DevOps
3 208 (79.39%) AWS
4 199 (75.95%) Docker
5 187 (71.37%) Kubernetes
6 161 (61.45%) Ansible
7 135 (51.53%) Linux
8 133 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (50.76%) Azure
9 119 (45.42%) Python
10 106 (40.46%) Jenkins
11 100 (38.17%) Consul
12 97 (37.02%) Puppet
13 82 (31.30%) Go
14 79 (30.15%) Open Source
15 75 (28.63%) Infrastructure as Code
16 71 (27.10%) Social Skills
17 66 (25.19%) Grafana
18 65 (24.81%) Ruby
18 65 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
19 64 (24.43%) Configuration Management
20 62 (23.66%) Elastic Stack
21 60 (22.90%) High Availability
22 59 (22.52%) Security Cleared
22 59 (22.52%) Software Engineering
22 59 (22.52%) SQL
23 57 (21.76%) SC Cleared
24 56 (21.37%) Graphite
24 56 (21.37%) Docker Swarm
25 55 (20.99%) GCP

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 16 (6.11%) Apache
2 15 (5.73%) Confluence
3 14 (5.34%) nginx
4 11 (4.20%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.82%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.76%) CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Traefik
8 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) Drupal
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 208 (79.39%) AWS
2 133 (50.76%) Azure
3 55 (20.99%) GCP
4 34 (12.98%) GitHub
5 29 (11.07%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (11.07%) Amazon S3
6 27 (10.31%) OpenShift
7 26 (9.92%) PaaS
7 26 (9.92%) Serverless
8 25 (9.54%) IaaS
9 24 (9.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (8.02%) SaaS
11 20 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (6.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (4.96%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (4.58%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (3.82%) Amazon EKS
15 10 (3.82%) AWS Fargate
16 8 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.49%) Network Security
2 14 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.82%) DNS
4 9 (3.44%) HTTP
5 6 (2.29%) RTP
5 6 (2.29%) VPN
6 4 (1.53%) LAN
6 4 (1.53%) WAN
7 3 (1.15%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.15%) Internet
7 3 (1.15%) VSAN
8 2 (0.76%) Calico
8 2 (0.76%) DHCP
8 2 (0.76%) SSL
9 1 (0.38%) Firewall
9 1 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.40%) NoSQL
2 19 (7.25%) Big Data
3 13 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (3.82%) MySQL
5 8 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (2.67%) Redis
6 7 (2.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.91%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.91%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.53%) SQLite
9 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.38%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.38%) Cloud Spanner
11 1 (0.38%) GIS
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 106 (40.46%) Jenkins
2 54 (20.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 54 (20.61%) Git (software)
3 44 (16.79%) GitLab
4 33 (12.60%) Vagrant
5 29 (11.07%) Hudson
6 22 (8.40%) JIRA
7 18 (6.87%) Bitbucket
8 14 (5.34%) TeamCity
9 11 (4.20%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.67%) Appium
10 7 (2.67%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.67%) Spock
11 6 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.91%) Sourcetree
12 5 (1.91%) Terragrunt
13 3 (1.15%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.15%) Gradle
14 2 (0.76%) git-flow
14 2 (0.76%) Spinnaker
General
1 71 (27.10%) Social Skills
2 31 (11.83%) Finance
3 22 (8.40%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.96%) Marketing
5 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.67%) Retail
7 6 (2.29%) Automotive
8 5 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Electronics
11 2 (0.76%) Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 90 (34.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (22.90%) Platform Engineer
3 32 (12.21%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (8.78%) Azure Engineer
4 23 (8.78%) Data Engineer
4 23 (8.78%) Developer
5 18 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (6.11%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (6.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.73%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.20%) Consultant
10 10 (3.82%) DevOps Consultant
10 10 (3.82%) Lead DevOps
10 10 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.44%) Azure Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.05%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.66%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (7.25%) .NET
2 19 (7.25%) ARM Templates
3 18 (6.87%) React
4 17 (6.49%) HTML
4 17 (6.49%) Web Services
5 15 (5.73%) HTML5
5 15 (5.73%) Kafka
6 12 (4.58%) COM
7 11 (4.20%) Node.js
8 9 (3.44%) React Native
8 9 (3.44%) Spring
8 9 (3.44%) Spring Boot
9 8 (3.05%) CSS
9 8 (3.05%) CSS3
9 8 (3.05%) Laravel
10 7 (2.67%) REST
10 7 (2.67%) Vue.js
11 6 (2.29%) pytest
11 6 (2.29%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.54%) Public Cloud
2 22 (8.40%) Cloud Native
3 19 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.96%) Video\Live Streaming
6 10 (3.82%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.29%) BBC
9 6 (2.29%) MPEG
10 5 (1.91%) Animation
10 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.91%) Legacy Applications
10 5 (1.91%) Legacy Systems
10 5 (1.91%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.76%) Blog
12 2 (0.76%) PKI
13 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 135 (51.53%) Linux
2 53 (20.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (14.50%) Windows
4 31 (11.83%) CentOS
5 19 (7.25%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (7.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (4.58%) Unix
7 9 (3.44%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.91%) VMS
9 2 (0.76%) Android
9 2 (0.76%) SUSE
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (80.15%) DevOps
2 133 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (30.15%) Open Source
4 75 (28.63%) Infrastructure as Code
5 65 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (24.43%) Configuration Management
7 60 (22.90%) High Availability
8 59 (22.52%) Software Engineering
9 54 (20.61%) Microservices
10 41 (15.65%) Mentoring
11 35 (13.36%) Load Balancing
12 32 (12.21%) Infrastructure Automation
12 32 (12.21%) Scrum
13 27 (10.31%) Test Automation
14 26 (9.92%) Artificial Intelligence
15 25 (9.54%) Deployment Automation
15 25 (9.54%) Project Management
16 24 (9.16%) Data Engineering
17 23 (8.78%) IT Strategy
18 22 (8.40%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 119 (45.42%) Python
2 82 (31.30%) Go
3 65 (24.81%) Ruby
4 59 (22.52%) SQL
5 35 (13.36%) PowerShell
6 31 (11.83%) Java
7 28 (10.69%) Bash Shell
8 23 (8.78%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.49%) C#
10 13 (4.96%) PHP
11 11 (4.20%) C
12 9 (3.44%) C++
12 9 (3.44%) Rust
13 6 (2.29%) Groovy
13 6 (2.29%) Perl
14 5 (1.91%) PHP 7
15 4 (1.53%) R
16 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (22.52%) Security Cleared
2 57 (21.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.40%) AWS Certification
4 13 (4.96%) RHCE
4 13 (4.96%) RHCSA
5 6 (2.29%) Degree
6 5 (1.91%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.05%) SLA
2 7 (2.67%) QA
3 5 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) NIST
5 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.38%) NCSC
System Software
1 199 (75.95%) Docker
2 26 (9.92%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.76%) Ceph
5 2 (0.76%) Gluster
5 2 (0.76%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 245 (93.51%) Terraform
2 187 (71.37%) Kubernetes
3 161 (61.45%) Ansible
4 100 (38.17%) Consul
5 97 (37.02%) Puppet
6 66 (25.19%) Grafana
7 56 (21.37%) Docker Swarm
7 56 (21.37%) Graphite
8 54 (20.61%) Prometheus
9 37 (14.12%) Nagios
9 37 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (13.36%) Opsview
11 19 (7.25%) Salt
11 19 (7.25%) ZABBIX
12 7 (2.67%) Icinga
13 5 (1.91%) Kibana
13 5 (1.91%) logstash
14 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.76%) linkerd
14 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.36%) Red Hat
3 23 (8.78%) VMware
4 22 (8.40%) Google
5 10 (3.82%) New Relic
6 8 (3.05%) SAP
7 7 (2.67%) Cisco
8 6 (2.29%) IBM
8 6 (2.29%) Splunk
9 5 (1.91%) Apple
9 5 (1.91%) F5
9 5 (1.91%) Intel
10 4 (1.53%) LexisNexis
10 4 (1.53%) NetApp
11 3 (1.15%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.15%) Citrix
11 3 (1.15%) HP
11 3 (1.15%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.15%) Veeam