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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1004 741 687
Rank change year-on-year -263 -54 +100
Permanent jobs citing Packer 260 249 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 1.36% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 158 161 107
10th Percentile £51,250 £35,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £62,813 £48,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £84,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £94,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% - +9.09%

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 32,328 18,306 11,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.98% 17.00% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14,246 12,557 9,193
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +6.84%
75th Percentile £85,188 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -265 190 £72,500 +3.57% 34
Work from Home -208 135 £75,000 +13.21% 13
London -216 113 £72,500 -3.33% 20
UK excluding London -209 85 £72,500 +20.83% 15
South West -45 24 £75,000 +36.36% 2
North of England -124 18 £70,000 +55.56% 5
Midlands -72 16 £80,000 - 2
North West -102 14 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Scotland -57 11 £75,000 - 2
West Midlands -70 9 £70,000 -12.50% 2
South East -79 9 £72,500 +3.57% 4
East Midlands -30 7 £80,000 -
East of England -88 7 £62,500 +56.25%
North East -23 4 £70,000 +55.56% 1

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 239 (91.92%) Terraform
2 205 (78.85%) DevOps
3 182 (70.00%) AWS
4 179 (68.85%) Kubernetes
5 164 (63.08%) Python
6 163 (62.69%) Linux
7 161 (61.92%) Docker
8 156 (60.00%) Ansible
9 134 (51.54%) CI/CD
10 132 (50.77%) Jenkins
11 121 (46.54%) Infrastructure as Code
12 115 (44.23%) Agile
13 100 (38.46%) Git (software)
14 92 (35.38%) Windows
15 79 (30.38%) Ruby
16 75 (28.85%) Prometheus
17 73 (28.08%) Bash
18 72 (27.69%) GitHub
19 70 (26.92%) Azure
19 70 (26.92%) Java
20 69 (26.54%) Finance
21 67 (25.77%) Configuration Management
22 66 (25.38%) GCP
22 66 (25.38%) Cloud Native
23 63 (24.23%) Puppet
24 62 (23.85%) SDLC
24 62 (23.85%) Go
25 60 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 54 (20.77%) Groovy
26 54 (20.77%) Elasticsearch

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 21 (8.08%) Tomcat
2 16 (6.15%) Confluence
3 13 (5.00%) Apache
4 11 (4.23%) nginx
5 7 (2.69%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.31%) IIS
7 3 (1.15%) Traefik
8 1 (0.38%) Moodle
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) Totara
Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 182 (70.00%) AWS
2 72 (27.69%) GitHub
3 70 (26.92%) Azure
4 66 (25.38%) GCP
5 41 (15.77%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (13.08%) GitHub Actions
8 32 (12.31%) Amazon S3
8 32 (12.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 30 (11.54%) Amazon EKS
10 26 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 26 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
11 25 (9.62%) SaaS
11 25 (9.62%) Serverless
12 24 (9.23%) Amazon Kinesis
12 24 (9.23%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 23 (8.85%) Amazon EMR
14 21 (8.08%) CloudFront
14 21 (8.08%) IaaS
15 17 (6.54%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.85%) DNS
2 23 (8.85%) DSL
2 23 (8.85%) HTTP
2 23 (8.85%) VPN
3 22 (8.46%) LAN
4 18 (6.92%) WAN
5 16 (6.15%) Firewall
6 10 (3.85%) IPv4
6 10 (3.85%) IPv6
6 10 (3.85%) VoIP
7 8 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.31%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.92%) DHCP
9 5 (1.92%) Internet
9 5 (1.92%) PPP
9 5 (1.92%) VLAN
10 2 (0.77%) Network Security
10 2 (0.77%) SAN
10 2 (0.77%) SMTP
10 2 (0.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.77%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (8.85%) Electronic Patient Records
4 19 (7.31%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.62%) MySQL
6 12 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.46%) InfluxDB
8 5 (1.92%) DynamoDB
8 5 (1.92%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.92%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.54%) Redis
10 3 (1.15%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 132 (50.77%) Jenkins
2 100 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 49 (18.85%) GitLab
4 40 (15.38%) JIRA
5 31 (11.92%) Spinnaker
6 23 (8.85%) Travis CI
7 16 (6.15%) Vagrant
8 14 (5.38%) Bitbucket
9 12 (4.62%) Artifactory
10 10 (3.85%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.46%) Grunt
11 9 (3.46%) gulp
12 8 (3.08%) Subversion
13 7 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (2.69%) SonarQube
14 6 (2.31%) git-flow
14 6 (2.31%) Terragrunt
15 5 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 4 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 69 (26.54%) Finance
2 43 (16.54%) Public Sector
3 31 (11.92%) Social Skills
4 17 (6.54%) Advertising
5 16 (6.15%) Banking
6 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.85%) Games
7 10 (3.85%) Marketing
8 8 (3.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 8 (3.08%) Legal
8 8 (3.08%) Publishing
9 7 (2.69%) Electronics
9 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.69%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (50.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (23.46%) Senior DevOps
3 60 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (20.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 38 (14.62%) AWS DevOps
6 37 (14.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 36 (13.85%) AWS Engineer
8 34 (13.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 26 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (8.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (7.69%) Developer
12 19 (7.31%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 15 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
14 13 (5.00%) Consultant
14 13 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
15 12 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
15 12 (4.62%) Web Engineer
16 11 (4.23%) Lead DevOps
16 11 (4.23%) Platform Engineer
17 9 (3.46%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.54%) Node.js
2 41 (15.77%) Elastic Stack
3 33 (12.69%) .NET
4 24 (9.23%) Web Services
5 12 (4.62%) Kafka
6 11 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (3.85%) HTML
8 9 (3.46%) REST
9 8 (3.08%) ARM Templates
9 8 (3.08%) CreateJS
9 8 (3.08%) GraphQL
9 8 (3.08%) HTML5
9 8 (3.08%) HTML5 Canvas
9 8 (3.08%) Pixi.js
9 8 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.08%) Spine.js
9 8 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 8 (3.08%) WebGL
10 7 (2.69%) React
10 7 (2.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.38%) Cloud Native
2 30 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (7.69%) Legacy Applications
3 20 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 17 (6.54%) Legacy Systems
5 15 (5.77%) User Experience
6 14 (5.38%) Blog
7 11 (4.23%) Virtual Team
8 8 (3.08%) Animation
8 8 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.08%) Online Games
8 8 (3.08%) PKI
9 7 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.31%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.31%) IoT
10 6 (2.31%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.31%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.92%) Semantic Web
12 4 (1.54%) CMDB
12 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 163 (62.69%) Linux
2 92 (35.38%) Windows
3 35 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (13.08%) Windows Server
5 33 (12.69%) Unix
6 24 (9.23%) CentOS
7 9 (3.46%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.31%) Android
9 4 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.77%) SUSE
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (78.85%) DevOps
2 134 (51.54%) CI/CD
3 121 (46.54%) Infrastructure as Code
4 115 (44.23%) Agile
5 67 (25.77%) Configuration Management
6 62 (23.85%) SDLC
7 60 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 53 (20.38%) Test Automation
9 50 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (18.46%) Open Source
11 47 (18.08%) Scrum
12 44 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (15.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 32 (12.31%) High Availability
14 32 (12.31%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 29 (11.15%) Continuous Deployment
15 29 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (11.15%) Migration
15 29 (11.15%) Platform Engineering
16 28 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 164 (63.08%) Python
2 79 (30.38%) Ruby
3 73 (28.08%) Bash
4 70 (26.92%) Java
5 62 (23.85%) Go
6 54 (20.77%) Groovy
7 53 (20.38%) PowerShell
8 28 (10.77%) JavaScript
9 24 (9.23%) Scala
10 23 (8.85%) SQL
11 10 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.46%) TypeScript
13 8 (3.08%) Perl
14 7 (2.69%) PHP
14 7 (2.69%) Rust
15 5 (1.92%) C
15 5 (1.92%) SPARQL
16 4 (1.54%) C#
17 3 (1.15%) Bicep
17 3 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (9.62%) SC Cleared
1 25 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.85%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.85%) Degree
4 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.54%) MCSA
5 4 (1.54%) MCSE
5 4 (1.54%) RHCE
6 3 (1.15%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) CCA
7 1 (0.38%) CCIE
7 1 (0.38%) CCNP
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.69%) SLA
2 6 (2.31%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.15%) QA
5 2 (0.77%) NCSC
System Software
1 161 (61.92%) Docker
2 10 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.92%) Ceph
5 5 (1.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.15%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.77%) flannel
7 2 (0.77%) Gluster
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.38%) HDFS
8 1 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 239 (91.92%) Terraform
2 179 (68.85%) Kubernetes
3 156 (60.00%) Ansible
4 75 (28.85%) Prometheus
5 63 (24.23%) Puppet
6 52 (20.00%) Grafana
7 33 (12.69%) Graphite
8 32 (12.31%) Consul
9 31 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (10.38%) Docker Swarm
11 23 (8.85%) StatsD
12 13 (5.00%) Istio
12 13 (5.00%) Rancher
13 8 (3.08%) linkerd
14 7 (2.69%) HAProxy
15 6 (2.31%) Icinga
15 6 (2.31%) Nagios
15 6 (2.31%) Opsgenie
16 5 (1.92%) HP Fortify
16 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 44 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.38%) PagerDuty
3 26 (10.00%) Google
4 25 (9.62%) VMware
5 23 (8.85%) Splunk
6 14 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.62%) Sun
8 10 (3.85%) Dynatrace
8 10 (3.85%) Oracle
9 8 (3.08%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.69%) SAP
11 6 (2.31%) Cisco
12 5 (1.92%) Juniper
12 5 (1.92%) Okta
13 4 (1.54%) EMC
13 4 (1.54%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.54%) New Relic
13 4 (1.54%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.15%) Citrix
14 3 (1.15%) NetApp