Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 708 772 853
Rank change year-on-year +64 +81 +212
Permanent jobs citing Packer 293 359 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 2.05% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 203 284 326
Median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -2.34% +16.36%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £94,500 £86,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +16.67%

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 15,359 17,555 17,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 11.77% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11,834 13,684 13,787
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,730
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.02% +2.34%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £83,750
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +78 287 £72,500 +16.00% 44
London +87 173 £75,000 +7.14% 21
UK excluding London +23 101 £60,000 +9.09% 28
Midlands +54 37 £60,000 +9.09% 8
West Midlands +53 37 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South West +59 28 £80,000 +39.13% 1
Work from Home +7 26 £82,500 +37.50% 7
North of England +35 16 £66,715 +21.30% 8
South East +42 15 £75,000 +20.00% 5
North West +27 12 £70,082 +16.80% 6
Scotland +36 4 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Yorkshire +34 2 £42,500 -21.14% 2
North East +7 2 £60,858 +21.72%
East of England +49 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 251 (85.67%) DevOps
2 246 (83.96%) Terraform
3 233 (79.52%) AWS
4 230 (78.50%) Docker
5 214 (73.04%) Ansible
6 210 (71.67%) Python
7 208 (70.99%) Kubernetes
8 186 (63.48%) Jenkins
9 180 (61.43%) Linux
10 165 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
11 139 (47.44%) Puppet
12 138 (47.10%) Azure
13 115 (39.25%) Ruby
14 109 (37.20%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (36.18%) Git (software)
16 83 (28.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 82 (27.99%) Windows
18 79 (26.96%) GCP
19 78 (26.62%) Elastic Stack
20 74 (25.26%) SQL
21 72 (24.57%) Public Cloud
22 71 (24.23%) Bash Shell
23 70 (23.89%) Opscode Chef
24 69 (23.55%) Finance
25 67 (22.87%) Java
25 67 (22.87%) Consul
26 62 (21.16%) AWS CloudFormation
27 61 (20.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 60 (20.48%) Docker Swarm
29 59 (20.14%) Grafana

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 37 (12.63%) Confluence
2 35 (11.95%) OpenStack
3 22 (7.51%) Apache
3 22 (7.51%) Tomcat
4 21 (7.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.05%) JBoss
6 5 (1.71%) nginx
6 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.37%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.02%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.34%) Gluu
10 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 233 (79.52%) AWS
2 138 (47.10%) Azure
3 79 (26.96%) GCP
4 62 (21.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 59 (20.14%) GitHub
6 51 (17.41%) Serverless
7 48 (16.38%) AWS Lambda
8 39 (13.31%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (11.60%) Amazon S3
10 32 (10.92%) OpenShift
11 26 (8.87%) Amazon ECS
12 25 (8.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 18 (6.14%) Route 53
14 17 (5.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (5.80%) SaaS
15 14 (4.78%) IaaS
15 14 (4.78%) PaaS
15 14 (4.78%) Slack
16 13 (4.44%) Datadog
17 8 (2.73%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.51%) Firewall
2 18 (6.14%) DNS
3 16 (5.46%) Internet
4 15 (5.12%) DHCP
4 15 (5.12%) VPN
5 11 (3.75%) DMZ
5 11 (3.75%) SAN
6 3 (1.02%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (1.02%) HTTP
6 3 (1.02%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.02%) SSL
6 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.68%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.38%) NoSQL
2 31 (10.58%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 25 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.14%) Redis
6 16 (5.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (4.78%) MySQL
8 8 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.39%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.68%) Big Data
12 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.68%) Parquet
12 2 (0.68%) Presto
Development Applications
1 186 (63.48%) Jenkins
2 106 (36.18%) Git (software)
3 83 (28.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 59 (20.14%) GitLab
5 41 (13.99%) JIRA
6 39 (13.31%) Vagrant
7 27 (9.22%) SonarQube
8 22 (7.51%) Hudson
8 22 (7.51%) Selenium
9 19 (6.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (6.14%) Artifactory
11 17 (5.80%) Bitbucket
12 16 (5.46%) git-flow
12 16 (5.46%) RSpec
13 14 (4.78%) GoCD
14 13 (4.44%) JMeter
15 8 (2.73%) Liquibase
16 7 (2.39%) Cucumber
16 7 (2.39%) Maven
17 5 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (23.55%) Finance
2 13 (4.44%) Retail
3 12 (4.10%) Automotive
4 8 (2.73%) Marketing
5 7 (2.39%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.02%) Electronics
6 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (65.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (16.72%) AWS Engineer
3 34 (11.60%) Platform Engineer
4 32 (10.92%) AWS DevOps
5 29 (9.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 25 (8.53%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 24 (8.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (7.51%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (6.83%) Lead DevOps
10 18 (6.14%) Architect
11 17 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
11 17 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.10%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 10 (3.41%) Developer
16 8 (2.73%) Platform Architect
16 8 (2.73%) Principal Architect
17 5 (1.71%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.62%) Elastic Stack
2 41 (13.99%) Web Services
3 19 (6.48%) .NET
4 17 (5.80%) JSON
5 13 (4.44%) HTML
6 10 (3.41%) .NET Core
7 9 (3.07%) Node.js
8 8 (2.73%) REST
9 7 (2.39%) Velocity
10 6 (2.05%) Memcached
11 5 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.71%) SOAP
11 5 (1.71%) Spring
11 5 (1.71%) YAML
12 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.37%) React
12 4 (1.37%) XML
13 3 (1.02%) CSS
13 3 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (1.02%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 72 (24.57%) Public Cloud
2 22 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (5.12%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.44%) PKI
6 12 (4.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.05%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.05%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.37%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.02%) Blog
11 3 (1.02%) Eurex
11 3 (1.02%) User Experience
12 2 (0.68%) Clustering
12 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.68%) NHS
12 2 (0.68%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 180 (61.43%) Linux
2 82 (27.99%) Windows
3 61 (20.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (18.43%) CentOS
5 17 (5.80%) Windows Server
6 16 (5.46%) Unix
7 15 (5.12%) Ubuntu
8 13 (4.44%) Debian
9 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (1.37%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.02%) Solaris
13 2 (0.68%) SUSE
13 2 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.68%) VMS
13 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (85.67%) DevOps
2 165 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (37.20%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (19.45%) Load Balancing
5 54 (18.43%) Infrastructure Automation
5 54 (18.43%) Open Source
6 51 (17.41%) Configuration Management
7 43 (14.68%) Infrastructure as Code
7 43 (14.68%) Microservices
8 40 (13.65%) Test Automation
9 39 (13.31%) Release Management
10 38 (12.97%) Software Engineering
11 37 (12.63%) Fintech
12 35 (11.95%) IT Strategy
13 34 (11.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 31 (10.58%) Migration
15 29 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (9.90%) Software Delivery
16 28 (9.56%) ITIL
16 28 (9.56%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 210 (71.67%) Python
2 115 (39.25%) Ruby
3 74 (25.26%) SQL
4 71 (24.23%) Bash Shell
5 67 (22.87%) Java
6 49 (16.72%) PowerShell
7 41 (13.99%) Go
8 32 (10.92%) JavaScript
9 17 (5.80%) Perl
10 14 (4.78%) C++
11 7 (2.39%) Groovy
11 7 (2.39%) Korn
12 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.02%) C#
13 3 (1.02%) PHP
13 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.34%) AWK
14 1 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 39 (13.31%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.90%) Degree
3 26 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.12%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.05%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.02%) RHCE
6 3 (1.02%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 230 (78.50%) Docker
2 38 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.51%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (5.12%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.73%) KVM
6 5 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.37%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.68%) Samba
8 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.34%) iptables
9 1 (0.34%) Varnish
9 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 246 (83.96%) Terraform
2 214 (73.04%) Ansible
3 208 (70.99%) Kubernetes
4 139 (47.44%) Puppet
5 70 (23.89%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (22.87%) Consul
7 60 (20.48%) Docker Swarm
8 59 (20.14%) Grafana
9 58 (19.80%) Nagios
10 49 (16.72%) Prometheus
11 47 (16.04%) Graphite
12 30 (10.24%) Salt
13 29 (9.90%) ZABBIX
14 16 (5.46%) Icinga
15 15 (5.12%) logstash
15 15 (5.12%) Opsview
16 14 (4.78%) Cloudify
17 13 (4.44%) HP SiteScope
17 13 (4.44%) Mesos
18 10 (3.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 50 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.33%) VMware
3 35 (11.95%) Google
4 30 (10.24%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.87%) SaltStack
6 17 (5.80%) Oracle
7 15 (5.12%) SolarWinds
8 13 (4.44%) Perforce
9 9 (3.07%) Cisco
9 9 (3.07%) IBM
10 6 (2.05%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.05%) Dynatrace
10 6 (2.05%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.37%) New Relic
11 4 (1.37%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.37%) Splunk
11 4 (1.37%) Sybase
12 3 (1.02%) CQG
12 3 (1.02%) Fidessa
12 3 (1.02%) ION Trading