Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hashicorp Packer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 637 733 805
Rank change year-on-year +96 +72 +89
Permanent jobs citing Packer 84 338 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 1.95% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 247 273
Median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £38,875 £47,000 £40,804
90th Percentile £81,250 £96,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,798 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.17% +8.19% -

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 8,908 17,358 17,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.45% 12.84% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,429 13,228 14,073
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,482
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.05% +9.96%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +118 83 £57,500 -17.86% 33
UK excluding London +234 46 £55,000 -3.17% 29
London +63 37 £63,750 -15.00% 11
Midlands +102 17 £57,500 +2.68% 8
West Midlands +78 13 £57,500 +2.68% 7
North of England +134 11 £60,000 -4.00% 8
South East +216 9 £52,500 -8.70% 4
South West +111 8 £42,750 -46.56% 2
Work from Home -15 7 £63,750 -16.12% 4
Yorkshire +94 6 £61,250 -2.00% 4
East Midlands +78 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
North West +115 3 £70,000 +12.00% 3
North East +20 2 £60,000 +2.81% 1
East of England +141 1 £50,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 73 (86.90%) Terraform
2 58 (69.05%) DevOps
3 49 (58.33%) AWS
4 46 (54.76%) Docker
5 43 (51.19%) Puppet
5 43 (51.19%) Azure
6 42 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 42 (50.00%) Python
6 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (46.43%) Ansible
7 39 (46.43%) Linux
8 35 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 30 (35.71%) PowerShell
10 29 (34.52%) Kubernetes
11 27 (32.14%) Grafana
12 26 (30.95%) Go
12 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
12 26 (30.95%) Ruby
13 25 (29.76%) Infrastructure as Code
14 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (28.57%) Firewall
14 24 (28.57%) Java
15 23 (27.38%) Vagrant
16 20 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (23.81%) VMware
17 18 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
18 17 (20.24%) Consul
19 16 (19.05%) ITIL

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 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.33%) Confluence
2 7 (8.33%) nginx
3 5 (5.95%) Apache
4 4 (4.76%) JBoss
4 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.57%) CloudStack
5 3 (3.57%) Jetty
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.19%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 49 (58.33%) AWS
2 43 (51.19%) Azure
3 20 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (14.29%) GCP
5 11 (13.10%) SaaS
6 10 (11.90%) GitHub
6 10 (11.90%) PaaS
7 9 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (10.71%) IaaS
7 9 (10.71%) Serverless
7 9 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (7.14%) Amazon S3
9 5 (5.95%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (3.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (3.57%) Heroku
11 3 (3.57%) NuGet
11 3 (3.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (8.33%) DNS
3 6 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.19%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.19%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) Cosmos DB
2 11 (13.10%) Data Lake
3 8 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (9.52%) MySQL
4 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.76%) Redis
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.38%) Aerospike
8 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 23 (27.38%) Vagrant
4 18 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (14.29%) Hudson
6 11 (13.10%) JIRA
7 9 (10.71%) GitLab
8 7 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
8 7 (8.33%) GoCD
9 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.38%) JMeter
10 2 (2.38%) Maven
10 2 (2.38%) MSI
10 2 (2.38%) Selenium
11 1 (1.19%) Ant
11 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.19%) Gradle
11 1 (1.19%) JUnit
11 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (5.95%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Platform Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Applications Support
3 11 (13.10%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Data Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (9.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) ADO
2 8 (9.52%) Node.js
3 7 (8.33%) LDAP
4 6 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.95%) Kafka
6 4 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.57%) Symfony
7 3 (3.57%) Web Services
8 2 (2.38%) .NET
8 2 (2.38%) Laravel
8 2 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.19%) Doctrine
9 1 (1.19%) Express
9 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (1.19%) LAMP
9 1 (1.19%) LESS
9 1 (1.19%) React Native
9 1 (1.19%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Online Games
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Eurex
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
3 13 (15.48%) Ubuntu
4 7 (8.33%) CentOS
4 7 (8.33%) Debian
5 5 (5.95%) Unix
6 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.19%) Android
9 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.05%) DevOps
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 25 (29.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.05%) High Availability
6 16 (19.05%) ITIL
6 16 (19.05%) Service Management
7 11 (13.10%) Change Management
7 11 (13.10%) Open Source
8 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
9 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Automation
9 8 (9.52%) Server Management
9 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.33%) Fintech
10 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (8.33%) Patch Management
10 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) Python
2 30 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 26 (30.95%) Go
3 26 (30.95%) Ruby
4 24 (28.57%) Java
5 13 (15.48%) SQL
6 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.71%) PHP
8 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.76%) C#
10 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.38%) PHP 7
12 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.19%) Scala
12 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.10%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.95%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (54.76%) Docker
2 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.57%) KVM
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Gluster
6 1 (1.19%) GPFS
6 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 73 (86.90%) Terraform
2 43 (51.19%) Puppet
3 39 (46.43%) Ansible
4 29 (34.52%) Kubernetes
5 27 (32.14%) Grafana
6 17 (20.24%) Consul
7 14 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (15.48%) ZABBIX
9 11 (13.10%) Nagios
10 9 (10.71%) Graphite
11 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (5.95%) Opsview
12 5 (5.95%) Salt
12 5 (5.95%) vCenter Server
13 4 (4.76%) Prometheus
14 3 (3.57%) Marathon
14 3 (3.57%) Mesos
15 2 (2.38%) Kibana
15 2 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) VMware
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) Google
4 7 (8.33%) Juniper
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle
6 5 (5.95%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco
7 3 (3.57%) F5
7 3 (3.57%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.19%) CQG
9 1 (1.19%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.19%) New Relic
9 1 (1.19%) Patsystems
9 1 (1.19%) Reuters
9 1 (1.19%) Splunk
9 1 (1.19%) Trayport