Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 692 694 788
Rank change year-on-year +2 +94 +84
Permanent jobs citing Packer 217 233 337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.47% 1.77% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 143 151 264
10th Percentile £35,000 £50,000 £42,720
25th Percentile £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +1.56%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,690 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.35% -

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 14,757 13,143 17,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.50% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11,347 10,458 13,714
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,966
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 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 +18 202 £70,000 -4.70% 32
UK excluding London +87 141 £60,000 -1.14% 27
London -17 62 £81,250 +6.56% 11
North of England +36 58 £45,000 -21.64% 13
North West +60 51 £55,000 -15.95% 5
Work from Home -152 42 £40,000 -45.76% 8
South West -12 37 £50,000 -37.50% 2
West Midlands -4 23 £80,000 +32.57% 3
Midlands -9 23 £80,000 +32.57% 3
South East +48 16 £70,000 -6.67% 3
Scotland -14 5 £80,000 +220.00% 4
North East +3 4 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Yorkshire -11 3 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 212 (97.70%) Terraform
2 185 (85.25%) DevOps
3 164 (75.58%) Docker
4 159 (73.27%) AWS
5 157 (72.35%) Kubernetes
6 133 (61.29%) Ansible
7 112 (51.61%) Jenkins
8 110 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (46.54%) Azure
10 100 (46.08%) Linux
10 100 (46.08%) Python
11 83 (38.25%) Consul
12 82 (37.79%) Puppet
13 79 (36.41%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (35.48%) Infrastructure as Code
15 66 (30.41%) Security Cleared
15 66 (30.41%) SQL
16 62 (28.57%) Open Source
16 62 (28.57%) Grafana
17 61 (28.11%) Social Skills
17 61 (28.11%) Configuration Management
18 59 (27.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 58 (26.73%) Ruby
19 58 (26.73%) Docker Swarm
20 57 (26.27%) Vagrant
21 56 (25.81%) SC Cleared
22 55 (25.35%) High Availability
23 54 (24.88%) Go
24 53 (24.42%) Elastic Stack
25 51 (23.50%) Opscode Chef

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 8 (3.69%) nginx
2 6 (2.76%) Apache Airflow
2 6 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.76%) Jupyter
3 5 (2.30%) Apache
4 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.92%) Confluence
5 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) Traefik
5 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 159 (73.27%) AWS
2 101 (46.54%) Azure
3 37 (17.05%) GCP
4 34 (15.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (14.75%) GitHub
6 22 (10.14%) IaaS
6 22 (10.14%) PaaS
7 20 (9.22%) OpenShift
8 19 (8.76%) SaaS
9 16 (7.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (5.53%) Serverless
11 9 (4.15%) Amazon S3
12 8 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (3.69%) Amazon EKS
12 8 (3.69%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (2.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (2.76%) Loggly
14 6 (2.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.91%) Network Security
3 12 (5.53%) DNS
4 11 (5.07%) HTTP
5 5 (2.30%) VPN
5 5 (2.30%) WAN
6 4 (1.84%) LAN
7 3 (1.38%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.38%) FTP
7 3 (1.38%) Internet
7 3 (1.38%) SSH
7 3 (1.38%) VSAN
8 2 (0.92%) Calico
8 2 (0.92%) DHCP
8 2 (0.92%) Firewall
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.22%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.76%) Big Data
3 8 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.84%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.38%) Redis
8 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.92%) MySQL
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.46%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Spanner
9 1 (0.46%) GIS
Development Applications
1 112 (51.61%) Jenkins
2 59 (27.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 57 (26.27%) Vagrant
4 47 (21.66%) Git (software)
5 41 (18.89%) GitLab
6 36 (16.59%) Hudson
7 15 (6.91%) Cucumber
7 15 (6.91%) Gradle
8 14 (6.45%) IntelliJ
9 11 (5.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (4.15%) CircleCI
11 8 (3.69%) Bitbucket
12 7 (3.23%) Artifactory
12 7 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (3.23%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.30%) Terragrunt
14 4 (1.84%) JIRA
15 2 (0.92%) git-flow
15 2 (0.92%) Maven
15 2 (0.92%) Spinnaker
General
1 61 (28.11%) Social Skills
2 30 (13.82%) Finance
3 25 (11.52%) Marketing
4 24 (11.06%) Public Sector
5 14 (6.45%) Games
6 10 (4.61%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.23%) Electronics
7 7 (3.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.38%) Back Office
8 3 (1.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (36.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (29.49%) Platform Engineer
3 46 (21.20%) Developer
4 35 (16.13%) Azure Engineer
5 34 (15.67%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (11.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 23 (10.60%) Data Engineer
8 16 (7.37%) PHP Developer
8 16 (7.37%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 15 (6.91%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.15%) Azure Developer
13 9 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
14 8 (3.69%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (3.69%) Principal Developer
15 7 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.42%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (10.14%) React Native
3 18 (8.29%) Laravel
4 16 (7.37%) CSS
4 16 (7.37%) CSS3
4 16 (7.37%) HTML
4 16 (7.37%) HTML5
5 14 (6.45%) .NET
5 14 (6.45%) Kafka
5 14 (6.45%) OpenJDK
6 13 (5.99%) Web Services
7 12 (5.53%) COM
8 9 (4.15%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.69%) REST
10 6 (2.76%) Celery
10 6 (2.76%) Django
10 6 (2.76%) NumPy
10 6 (2.76%) Pandas
10 6 (2.76%) Redux
10 6 (2.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.37%) Cloud Native
3 14 (6.45%) e-Learning
4 11 (5.07%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.76%) Blog
7 6 (2.76%) Podcast
7 6 (2.76%) User Experience
8 5 (2.30%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (2.30%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 100 (46.08%) Linux
2 43 (19.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (16.13%) Windows
4 24 (11.06%) CentOS
5 15 (6.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (6.91%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (5.07%) Unix
7 8 (3.69%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.46%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (85.25%) DevOps
2 110 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (36.41%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (35.48%) Infrastructure as Code
5 62 (28.57%) Open Source
6 61 (28.11%) Configuration Management
7 55 (25.35%) High Availability
8 46 (21.20%) Software Engineering
9 43 (19.82%) Infrastructure Automation
10 41 (18.89%) Scrum
11 36 (16.59%) Microservices
12 34 (15.67%) Deployment Automation
13 33 (15.21%) Test Automation
14 32 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (13.36%) Mentoring
16 25 (11.52%) Digital Marketing
17 24 (11.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (11.06%) Load Balancing
18 23 (10.60%) Data Engineering
18 23 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.08%) Python
2 66 (30.41%) SQL
3 58 (26.73%) Ruby
4 54 (24.88%) Go
5 50 (23.04%) Java
6 44 (20.28%) PowerShell
7 38 (17.51%) JavaScript
8 20 (9.22%) Bash Shell
8 20 (9.22%) PHP
9 18 (8.29%) C#
10 15 (6.91%) Groovy
11 3 (1.38%) Perl
12 2 (0.92%) C++
12 2 (0.92%) Korn
13 1 (0.46%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 66 (30.41%) Security Cleared
2 56 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.76%) AWS Certification
4 14 (6.45%) RHCE
4 14 (6.45%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.92%) NIST
3 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 164 (75.58%) Docker
2 15 (6.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.92%) Ceph
6 2 (0.92%) Gluster
6 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 212 (97.70%) Terraform
2 157 (72.35%) Kubernetes
3 133 (61.29%) Ansible
4 83 (38.25%) Consul
5 82 (37.79%) Puppet
6 62 (28.57%) Grafana
7 58 (26.73%) Docker Swarm
8 51 (23.50%) Opscode Chef
9 50 (23.04%) Graphite
10 45 (20.74%) Prometheus
11 41 (18.89%) Nagios
12 32 (14.75%) Opsview
13 18 (8.29%) Salt
13 18 (8.29%) ZABBIX
14 4 (1.84%) Proxmox
15 3 (1.38%) HAProxy
15 3 (1.38%) Kibana
15 3 (1.38%) logstash
16 2 (0.92%) Icinga
16 2 (0.92%) Istio
Vendors
1 44 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.52%) Red Hat
3 23 (10.60%) VMware
4 16 (7.37%) Google
5 14 (6.45%) Aquila
6 8 (3.69%) Cisco
7 7 (3.23%) SAP
8 6 (2.76%) F5
9 4 (1.84%) IBM
9 4 (1.84%) NetApp
10 3 (1.38%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.38%) Citrix
10 3 (1.38%) HP
10 3 (1.38%) Veeam
11 2 (0.92%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.92%) New Relic
11 2 (0.92%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.92%) Sonatype
12 1 (0.46%) Okta