Period
to 27 January 2022

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

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 879 669 717
Rank change year-on-year -210 +48 +80
Permanent jobs citing Packer 216 118 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 1.11% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 84 229
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,600 £50,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% -20.69% +18.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £93,375 £98,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -12.50% +14.29%

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 21,298 10,674 16,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 16.50% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,591 8,841 12,511
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.20% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Packer in the UK

Packer
Top 13 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 27 January 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 -205 164 £70,000 +21.74% 46
UK excluding London -164 119 £62,500 +19.05% 29
London -186 67 £70,000 - 21
Work from Home -188 43 £53,750 -36.76% 12
South West -29 38 £61,250 +36.11% 4
South East -105 24 - - 4
Scotland - 22 £75,000 - 3
North of England -129 12 £60,000 +4.35% 9
East of England - 12 £62,500 - 6
West Midlands -79 11 £70,000 +21.74% 2
Midlands -104 11 £70,000 +21.74% 2
North West -113 10 £60,000 -14.29% 7
North East -26 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 209 (96.76%) Terraform
2 179 (82.87%) DevOps
3 160 (74.07%) Kubernetes
4 158 (73.15%) Linux
5 154 (71.30%) Docker
6 153 (70.83%) AWS
7 137 (63.43%) Python
8 109 (50.46%) Ansible
9 97 (44.91%) CI/CD
10 91 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (39.81%) Open Source
12 80 (37.04%) Jenkins
13 79 (36.57%) Git (software)
14 71 (32.87%) Azure
15 69 (31.94%) Consul
16 54 (25.00%) Java
17 50 (23.15%) Configuration Management
18 47 (21.76%) Ruby
18 47 (21.76%) Go
19 46 (21.30%) Migration
20 43 (19.91%) Software Engineering
20 43 (19.91%) Bash
21 42 (19.44%) GCP
21 42 (19.44%) GitLab
22 41 (18.98%) Puppet
23 40 (18.52%) SQL
23 40 (18.52%) Mentoring
24 39 (18.06%) VMware
25 37 (17.13%) VPN
26 36 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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 22 (10.19%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.26%) Apache
3 18 (8.33%) nginx
3 18 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 14 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (6.48%) JBoss
4 14 (6.48%) Jetty
5 12 (5.56%) Confluence
6 5 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.31%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.46%) Traefik
8 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 153 (70.83%) AWS
2 71 (32.87%) Azure
3 42 (19.44%) GCP
4 35 (16.20%) SaaS
5 26 (12.04%) PaaS
6 22 (10.19%) GitHub
6 22 (10.19%) Serverless
7 19 (8.80%) OpenShift
8 16 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (6.48%) Amazon ECS
10 13 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (6.02%) AWS Fargate
10 13 (6.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (5.56%) AWS CodeCommit
12 10 (4.63%) Amazon EKS
12 10 (4.63%) Amazon S3
12 10 (4.63%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.13%) VPN
2 26 (12.04%) Firewall
3 14 (6.48%) LAN
4 12 (5.56%) IPv4
4 12 (5.56%) IPv6
4 12 (5.56%) VoIP
5 11 (5.09%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.70%) DNS
7 6 (2.78%) HTTP
8 3 (1.39%) DHCP
8 3 (1.39%) Internet
8 3 (1.39%) Network Security
8 3 (1.39%) SAN
8 3 (1.39%) SMTP
8 3 (1.39%) SNMP
8 3 (1.39%) VSAN
8 3 (1.39%) WAN
9 2 (0.93%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.35%) MySQL
2 24 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.56%) InfluxDB
3 12 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.09%) MariaDB
5 10 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.24%) Redis
7 5 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.85%) SQLite
9 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 80 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 79 (36.57%) Git (software)
3 42 (19.44%) GitLab
4 26 (12.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (11.57%) Vagrant
6 14 (6.48%) Maven
7 13 (6.02%) JIRA
8 11 (5.09%) Subversion
9 10 (4.63%) Hudson
10 7 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.78%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.78%) CircleCI
12 5 (2.31%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.85%) Sourcetree
13 4 (1.85%) Terragrunt
14 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.39%) Gradle
14 3 (1.39%) Log4j
15 1 (0.46%) RSpec
15 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 27 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 25 (11.57%) Finance
2 25 (11.57%) Social Skills
3 12 (5.56%) Marketing
4 11 (5.09%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (3.70%) Retail
6 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.31%) Electronics
8 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.85%) Automotive
8 4 (1.85%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 85 (39.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (14.35%) Consultant
3 20 (9.26%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (8.80%) Developer
4 19 (8.80%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
6 17 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (7.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 16 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (6.94%) Kubernetes Consultant
9 14 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (6.48%) Junior
10 13 (6.02%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (6.02%) DevOps Consultant
10 13 (6.02%) Junior DevOps
10 13 (6.02%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 13 (6.02%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 23 (10.65%) Spring
3 22 (10.19%) Spring Boot
4 18 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (6.48%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (6.48%) CSS
5 14 (6.48%) CSS3
5 14 (6.48%) HTML
5 14 (6.48%) HTML5
5 14 (6.48%) Spring MVC
6 10 (4.63%) Node.js
6 10 (4.63%) React
7 7 (3.24%) YAML
8 6 (2.78%) LDAP
9 5 (2.31%) J2EE
9 5 (2.31%) Spring Cloud
9 5 (2.31%) Symfony
10 4 (1.85%) ARM Templates
10 4 (1.85%) Vue.js
10 4 (1.85%) WebAssembly
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 16 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.48%) PKI
3 14 (6.48%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.56%) Cloud Native
5 11 (5.09%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.70%) Blog
7 8 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.31%) Legacy Applications
8 5 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.85%) Animation
9 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.85%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 158 (73.15%) Linux
2 31 (14.35%) Windows
3 24 (11.11%) CentOS
4 23 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.02%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (2.31%) Android
7 5 (2.31%) VMS
8 4 (1.85%) Unix
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (82.87%) DevOps
2 97 (44.91%) CI/CD
3 91 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (39.81%) Open Source
5 50 (23.15%) Configuration Management
6 46 (21.30%) Migration
7 43 (19.91%) Software Engineering
8 40 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 34 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (15.74%) Infrastructure as Code
10 33 (15.28%) Fintech
11 30 (13.89%) Application Security
12 29 (13.43%) Scrum
13 26 (12.04%) High Availability
14 25 (11.57%) Data Privacy
14 25 (11.57%) Workflow
15 24 (11.11%) Microservices
16 22 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 18 (8.33%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 137 (63.43%) Python
2 54 (25.00%) Java
3 47 (21.76%) Go
3 47 (21.76%) Ruby
4 43 (19.91%) Bash
5 40 (18.52%) SQL
6 27 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 22 (10.19%) JavaScript
8 21 (9.72%) Groovy
9 14 (6.48%) Java 8
10 5 (2.31%) C
10 5 (2.31%) PHP
10 5 (2.31%) Rust
11 4 (1.85%) PHP 7
11 4 (1.85%) R
12 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.46%) Bicep
12 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 36 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.48%) DBS Check
3 12 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 11 (5.09%) MCSA
4 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.17%) Degree
6 4 (1.85%) CCA
6 4 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.39%) CCIE
7 3 (1.39%) CCNP
7 3 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) RHCE
8 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) NCSC
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 154 (71.30%) Docker
2 34 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.72%) Active Directory
4 14 (6.48%) KVM
5 13 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 11 (5.09%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.39%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.39%) vSphere
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 209 (96.76%) Terraform
2 160 (74.07%) Kubernetes
3 109 (50.46%) Ansible
4 69 (31.94%) Consul
5 41 (18.98%) Puppet
6 23 (10.65%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (9.26%) Prometheus
8 19 (8.80%) Grafana
9 14 (6.48%) Graphite
10 13 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (5.09%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (3.70%) Nagios
13 4 (1.85%) Istio
14 3 (1.39%) Avamar
14 3 (1.39%) logstash
14 3 (1.39%) Opsview
14 3 (1.39%) vRealize
15 2 (0.93%) Icinga
15 2 (0.93%) Kibana
15 2 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (18.06%) VMware
2 25 (11.57%) Red Hat
3 23 (10.65%) Google
4 22 (10.19%) Oracle
5 15 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 14 (6.48%) Cisco
7 11 (5.09%) Fortinet
7 11 (5.09%) Juniper
8 9 (4.17%) SAP
9 7 (3.24%) Splunk
10 5 (2.31%) Citrix
11 4 (1.85%) Apple
11 4 (1.85%) Intel
12 3 (1.39%) Adobe
12 3 (1.39%) Black Duck
12 3 (1.39%) Coverity
12 3 (1.39%) Dell
12 3 (1.39%) EMC
12 3 (1.39%) Infoblox
13 2 (0.93%) SaltStack