Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 625 734 831
Rank change year-on-year +109 +97 +145
Permanent jobs citing Packer 82 357 349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 1.96% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 264 252
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.75% -2.40%
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,375 £39,522
90th Percentile £83,750 £96,250 £81,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 8,118 18,178 17,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.07% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,630 13,653 13,913
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,525
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +142 78 £67,500 -3.57% 27
London +64 44 £72,500 -4.92% 9
UK excluding London +273 36 £55,000 - 19
North of England +184 13 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Midlands +139 12 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Work from Home +42 11 £62,500 -11.97% 5
Yorkshire +132 8 £55,000 -12.00% 1
West Midlands +93 8 £40,000 -29.57% 2
South East +194 5 £37,500 -34.78% 9
East Midlands +94 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
South West +140 3 £56,250 -29.69% 2
North West +124 3 - - 1
Scotland +103 2 £25,000 -41.18% 1
North East +26 2 £60,000 +15.38% 1
East of England +122 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 69 (84.15%) Terraform
2 63 (76.83%) AWS
3 62 (75.61%) DevOps
4 60 (73.17%) Docker
5 58 (70.73%) Python
6 53 (64.63%) Linux
6 53 (64.63%) Ansible
7 52 (63.41%) Jenkins
8 49 (59.76%) Kubernetes
9 48 (58.54%) Puppet
10 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (47.56%) Ruby
12 37 (45.12%) Azure
13 33 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (39.02%) Configuration Management
15 31 (37.80%) Java
16 29 (35.37%) Git (software)
16 29 (35.37%) Go
17 24 (29.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 23 (28.05%) GCP
19 22 (26.83%) Grafana
20 21 (25.61%) Vagrant
21 20 (24.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 19 (23.17%) Firewall
22 19 (23.17%) Consul
23 18 (21.95%) Windows
23 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
23 18 (21.95%) VMware
24 17 (20.73%) Ubuntu
24 17 (20.73%) Node.js

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 9 (10.98%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (7.32%) CloudStack
4 5 (6.10%) nginx
5 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.44%) Gluu
6 2 (2.44%) JBoss
6 2 (2.44%) Jetty
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 63 (76.83%) AWS
2 37 (45.12%) Azure
3 24 (29.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (28.05%) GCP
5 15 (18.29%) IaaS
6 14 (17.07%) GitHub
6 14 (17.07%) PaaS
7 12 (14.63%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (14.63%) Serverless
8 11 (13.41%) SaaS
9 10 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (9.76%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (7.32%) DigitalOcean
11 6 (7.32%) Heroku
12 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
12 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (4.88%) Route 53
12 4 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (3.66%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) VPN
3 6 (7.32%) DNS
4 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.44%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.44%) SSL
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (1.22%) InfiniBand
5 1 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.44%) Aerospike
5 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.22%) Looker
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (63.41%) Jenkins
2 29 (35.37%) Git (software)
3 21 (25.61%) Vagrant
4 20 (24.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (15.85%) GitLab
6 12 (14.63%) JIRA
7 9 (10.98%) Hudson
8 7 (8.54%) Bitbucket Server
9 5 (6.10%) GoCD
10 4 (4.88%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.44%) CircleCI
11 2 (2.44%) MSI
11 2 (2.44%) Selenium
11 2 (2.44%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.44%) Spinnaker
12 1 (1.22%) CMake
12 1 (1.22%) GCC
12 1 (1.22%) git-flow
12 1 (1.22%) Maven
12 1 (1.22%) RSpec
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (13.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (10.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support
9 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) Node.js
2 12 (14.63%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (8.54%) HTML
3 7 (8.54%) LDAP
4 6 (7.32%) CSS
4 6 (7.32%) JSON
4 6 (7.32%) XML
4 6 (7.32%) YAML
5 4 (4.88%) .NET
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 3 (3.66%) Kafka
7 2 (2.44%) Nightwatchjs
7 2 (2.44%) OpenID
8 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Eurex
6 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) Online Games
6 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Windows
3 17 (20.73%) Ubuntu
4 13 (15.85%) CentOS
5 11 (13.41%) Debian
6 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.44%) Unix
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (75.61%) DevOps
2 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (39.02%) Configuration Management
5 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
6 14 (17.07%) High Availability
6 14 (17.07%) Open Source
7 13 (15.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (15.85%) Microservices
8 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Automation
9 11 (13.41%) Scrum
10 10 (12.20%) Fintech
10 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
11 9 (10.98%) Patch Management
12 8 (9.76%) Server Management
13 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (8.54%) IT Strategy
13 7 (8.54%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 6 (7.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) Python
2 39 (47.56%) Ruby
3 31 (37.80%) Java
4 29 (35.37%) Go
5 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
6 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
6 16 (19.51%) SQL
7 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.88%) PHP
10 2 (2.44%) AWK
10 2 (2.44%) C++
10 2 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (2.44%) Scala
10 2 (2.44%) sed
11 1 (1.22%) C#
11 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) AWS Certification
4 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (73.17%) Docker
2 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) iptables
5 2 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.22%) GPFS
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 69 (84.15%) Terraform
2 53 (64.63%) Ansible
3 49 (59.76%) Kubernetes
4 48 (58.54%) Puppet
5 22 (26.83%) Grafana
6 19 (23.17%) Consul
7 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (17.07%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (17.07%) ZABBIX
9 13 (15.85%) Graphite
9 13 (15.85%) Nagios
10 9 (10.98%) Salt
11 8 (9.76%) Prometheus
12 6 (7.32%) Opsview
13 4 (4.88%) Marathon
14 3 (3.66%) logstash
14 3 (3.66%) Mesos
14 3 (3.66%) vCenter Server
15 2 (2.44%) Kibana
15 2 (2.44%) Munin
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) VMware
2 11 (13.41%) Google
3 7 (8.54%) Juniper
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Rackspace
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle
6 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) Lets Encrypt
9 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco
9 1 (1.22%) CQG
9 1 (1.22%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.22%) Patsystems
9 1 (1.22%) Reuters
9 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.22%) Splunk
9 1 (1.22%) Trayport