Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 747 849 1096
Rank change year-on-year +102 +247 +158
Permanent jobs citing Packer 371 330 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 2.12% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 263 285 88
UK median annual salary £61,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.40% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £45,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +1.94% +21.18%

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 17,101 15,562 15,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 9.03% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13,398 12,733 12,504
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
England +86 332 £62,500 - 72
UK excluding London +85 212 £52,500 - 38
London +34 146 £70,000 -6.67% 40
North of England +12 72 £52,500 - 8
North West +43 48 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Midlands +61 42 £52,500 -19.23% 11
West Midlands +62 39 £52,500 -22.22% 8
South East +39 36 £62,500 -1.96% 5
East of England +42 19 £50,340 - 3
South West +12 16 £55,000 -26.67% 5
Wales +16 14 £49,039 - 3
Yorkshire -2 14 £50,421 +0.84%
Scotland -8 13 £42,500 -19.05% 3
North East +1 10 £53,750 +7.50% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £70,000 +7.69% 3

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 323 (87.06%) Terraform
2 310 (83.56%) Amazon AWS
3 303 (81.67%) DevOps
4 259 (69.81%) Linux
5 255 (68.73%) Docker
6 247 (66.58%) Ansible
7 246 (66.31%) Python
8 213 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
9 207 (55.80%) Jenkins
9 207 (55.80%) Kubernetes
10 194 (52.29%) Puppet
11 175 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 168 (45.28%) Configuration Management
13 156 (42.05%) Continuous Integration
14 150 (40.43%) Opscode Chef
15 144 (38.81%) Git (software)
16 134 (36.12%) Java
17 130 (35.04%) Elastic Stack
18 128 (34.50%) Ruby
19 122 (32.88%) Vagrant
20 120 (32.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 118 (31.81%) Open Source
21 118 (31.81%) Consul
22 103 (27.76%) Microservices
23 98 (26.42%) Firewall
24 94 (25.34%) Load Balancing
25 91 (24.53%) Docker Swarm
25 91 (24.53%) Grafana
26 86 (23.18%) GitHub
27 85 (22.91%) High Availability

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 33 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (8.09%) OpenStack
3 28 (7.55%) Confluence
4 20 (5.39%) Apache
5 18 (4.85%) nginx
6 16 (4.31%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.77%) JBoss
7 14 (3.77%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.62%) Mule
10 5 (1.35%) Jetty
11 3 (0.81%) IIS
12 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.54%) CMS
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.27%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 310 (83.56%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (23.18%) GitHub
4 71 (19.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 66 (17.79%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (16.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (8.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (7.01%) Serverless
9 25 (6.74%) SaaS
10 24 (6.47%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (6.47%) OpenShift
11 23 (6.20%) IaaS
11 23 (6.20%) PaaS
12 21 (5.66%) Datadog
13 19 (5.12%) Route 53
14 18 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (3.77%) Amazon S3
15 14 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (2.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 98 (26.42%) Firewall
2 60 (16.17%) VPN
3 31 (8.36%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.77%) DNS
5 13 (3.50%) Internet
6 11 (2.96%) HTTP
7 8 (2.16%) SSL
8 6 (1.62%) Network Security
8 6 (1.62%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.35%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.35%) Intranet
9 5 (1.35%) LAN
9 5 (1.35%) VLAN
9 5 (1.35%) VoIP
9 5 (1.35%) VPLS
9 5 (1.35%) WAN
9 5 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.35%) Wireless
9 5 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 40 (10.78%) Redis
3 35 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 33 (8.89%) MySQL
5 24 (6.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 22 (5.93%) SQL Server
7 18 (4.85%) Amazon Aurora
7 18 (4.85%) Big Data
8 13 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (3.23%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.35%) Event Store
13 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.54%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 207 (55.80%) Jenkins
2 144 (38.81%) Git (software)
3 122 (32.88%) Vagrant
4 120 (32.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 64 (17.25%) TeamCity
6 59 (15.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 56 (15.09%) Subversion
8 46 (12.40%) GitLab
9 43 (11.59%) Hudson
10 37 (9.97%) Maven
11 36 (9.70%) Bitbucket
12 33 (8.89%) JIRA
13 24 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (4.58%) Travis CI
15 14 (3.77%) Artifactory
16 13 (3.50%) GoCD
17 10 (2.70%) Selenium
18 9 (2.43%) Spinnaker
19 6 (1.62%) git-flow
19 6 (1.62%) webpack
General
1 48 (12.94%) Finance
2 22 (5.93%) Marketing
3 14 (3.77%) Games
4 12 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.89%) Electronics
7 5 (1.35%) Publishing
8 4 (1.08%) Automotive
8 4 (1.08%) Retail
9 3 (0.81%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 188 (50.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (17.52%) AWS DevOps
3 53 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 53 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 41 (11.05%) AWS Engineer
5 34 (9.16%) Developer
6 29 (7.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 26 (7.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 21 (5.66%) Architect
9 19 (5.12%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
13 13 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 12 (3.23%) Software Developer
15 11 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
15 11 (2.96%) Lead DevOps
15 11 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 10 (2.70%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (35.04%) Elastic Stack
2 53 (14.29%) Web Services
3 34 (9.16%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (7.55%) .NET
5 27 (7.28%) RESTful
6 17 (4.58%) Kafka
7 15 (4.04%) .NET Framework
7 15 (4.04%) Node.js
8 12 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
9 11 (2.96%) Spring
10 10 (2.70%) HTML
11 9 (2.43%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (2.16%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.89%) LAMP
13 7 (1.89%) OAuth
13 7 (1.89%) Redux
13 7 (1.89%) REST
13 7 (1.89%) SAML
13 7 (1.89%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 31 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.82%) Fintech
4 21 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (5.39%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.96%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.96%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.89%) Replication
10 6 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.62%) NHS
11 5 (1.35%) Clustering
11 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.35%) Online Gambling
12 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 259 (69.81%) Linux
2 82 (22.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 77 (20.75%) CentOS
4 71 (19.14%) Windows
5 58 (15.63%) Ubuntu
6 24 (6.47%) Windows Server
7 21 (5.66%) Unix
8 17 (4.58%) DC/OS
9 15 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.77%) Debian
11 4 (1.08%) VMS
12 3 (0.81%) SUSE
13 2 (0.54%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (81.67%) DevOps
2 213 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (45.28%) Configuration Management
4 156 (42.05%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (31.81%) Open Source
6 103 (27.76%) Microservices
7 94 (25.34%) Load Balancing
8 85 (22.91%) High Availability
9 64 (17.25%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 63 (16.98%) IT Strategy
11 56 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 54 (14.56%) Mentoring
13 53 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 52 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (13.21%) Software Engineering
16 48 (12.94%) SIEM
17 45 (12.13%) Deployment Automation
18 41 (11.05%) Decision-Making
19 34 (9.16%) SDLC
20 29 (7.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 246 (66.31%) Python
2 134 (36.12%) Java
3 128 (34.50%) Ruby
4 81 (21.83%) Go
5 67 (18.06%) SQL
6 64 (17.25%) Bash Shell
7 49 (13.21%) PowerShell
8 36 (9.70%) C#
9 33 (8.89%) JavaScript
10 30 (8.09%) Perl
11 21 (5.66%) Shell Script
12 20 (5.39%) PHP
13 12 (3.23%) C++
14 9 (2.43%) C
15 7 (1.89%) R
16 5 (1.35%) F#
16 5 (1.35%) Java 8
16 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.54%) Scala
18 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 55 (14.82%) Degree
2 40 (10.78%) AWS Certification
3 31 (8.36%) RHCE
3 31 (8.36%) RHCSA
4 15 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.81%) CCENT
6 3 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.85%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 255 (68.73%) Docker
2 36 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.12%) VirtualBox
5 16 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (3.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.62%) iptables
7 6 (1.62%) pfSense
8 4 (1.08%) LXC
9 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.54%) Varnish
10 2 (0.54%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) etcd
11 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 323 (87.06%) Terraform
2 247 (66.58%) Ansible
3 207 (55.80%) Kubernetes
4 194 (52.29%) Puppet
5 150 (40.43%) Opscode Chef
6 118 (31.81%) Consul
7 91 (24.53%) Docker Swarm
7 91 (24.53%) Grafana
8 85 (22.91%) Graphite
9 69 (18.60%) Prometheus
9 69 (18.60%) Salt
10 61 (16.44%) Nagios
11 50 (13.48%) Opsview
12 49 (13.21%) ZABBIX
13 20 (5.39%) Kibana
13 20 (5.39%) logstash
14 15 (4.04%) Icinga
15 13 (3.50%) HAProxy
16 8 (2.16%) rkt
17 6 (1.62%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 75 (20.22%) Red Hat
2 55 (14.82%) Microsoft
3 54 (14.56%) Google
3 54 (14.56%) VMware
4 36 (9.70%) Splunk
5 28 (7.55%) Atlassian
5 28 (7.55%) New Relic
5 28 (7.55%) Oracle
6 12 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 9 (2.43%) Aquila
8 7 (1.89%) SAP
9 6 (1.62%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.62%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.35%) Cisco
10 5 (1.35%) F5
10 5 (1.35%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.35%) ScanSafe
10 5 (1.35%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.35%) Zscaler
11 4 (1.08%) IBM