The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 196 256 304
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +48
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1607 1110 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.12% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 2.10% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 930 836
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
PowerShell
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54043 52763 58561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.66% 53.30% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45801 45863 51586
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in England

PowerShell
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in England

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in England

PowerShell
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 768 £52,500 +5.00% 111
South East +100 311 £45,000 +28.57% 37
East of England +46 173 £42,500 +30.76% 16
Yorkshire +44 126 £32,500 -18.75% 12
South West +41 83 £34,000 +4.61% 9
North West -10 60 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Midlands -42 47 £35,000 -17.64% 9
East Midlands -1 32 £39,000 +2.63% 5
North East -7 6 £42,500 +41.66% 1
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UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 2204 (69.92%) Windows
2 1635 (51.87%) Microsoft
3 1289 (40.89%) Active Directory
4 1194 (37.88%) VMware
5 1122 (35.60%) SQL
6 1027 (32.58%) SQL Server
7 903 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 802 (25.44%) Finance
9 787 (24.97%) Linux
10 786 (24.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 731 (23.19%) .NET
12 669 (21.22%) MS Excel
13 661 (20.97%) DNS
14 660 (20.94%) MS Exchange
15 659 (20.91%) IIS
16 629 (19.96%) Citrix
17 628 (19.92%) C#
18 558 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
19 536 (17.01%) SharePoint
20 520 (16.50%) ITIL
21 491 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 488 (15.48%) VBScript
23 479 (15.20%) Degree
24 469 (14.88%) Hyper-V
25 464 (14.72%) SAN
26 454 (14.40%) SCCM
27 448 (14.21%) Cisco
28 445 (14.12%) TCP/IP
29 430 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
30 425 (13.48%) Perl

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 660 (20.94%) MS Exchange
2 659 (20.91%) IIS
3 536 (17.01%) SharePoint
4 392 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 253 (8.03%) Apache
6 245 (7.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 204 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 197 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 176 (5.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 172 (5.46%) Lync
11 124 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 117 (3.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 80 (2.54%) Tomcat
14 79 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
15 57 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
16 53 (1.68%) CMS
17 48 (1.52%) NServiceBus
18 34 (1.08%) WebSphere
19 33 (1.05%) WebLogic
20 31 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 669 (21.22%) MS Excel
2 215 (6.82%) MS Office
3 43 (1.36%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.41%) PowerPivot
5 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.35%) Mingle
7 10 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.25%) MS Project
9 2 (0.063%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 57 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.02%) Endur
3 22 (0.70%) BASE24
4 14 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.35%) Temenos T24
6 9 (0.29%) Eikon
6 9 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.25%) Agresso
8 7 (0.22%) Summit
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.16%) Adaptiv
9 5 (0.16%) Magento
10 3 (0.095%) Maximo
11 2 (0.063%) Tridion
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.063%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.032%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 223 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (5.39%) Office 365
3 106 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (1.43%) SaaS
6 25 (0.79%) IaaS
7 16 (0.51%) PaaS
8 15 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.22%) GitHub
11 4 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.063%) Route 53
13 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 661 (20.97%) DNS
2 464 (14.72%) SAN
3 445 (14.12%) TCP/IP
4 380 (12.06%) Firewall
5 345 (10.95%) DHCP
6 145 (4.60%) VPN
7 140 (4.44%) SMTP
8 134 (4.25%) Cisco IOS
9 125 (3.97%) WAN
10 119 (3.78%) Internet
11 117 (3.71%) LAN
12 95 (3.01%) Network Security
13 94 (2.98%) HTTP
14 90 (2.86%) MPLS
15 88 (2.79%) OSPF
15 88 (2.79%) BGP
15 88 (2.79%) EIGRP
16 86 (2.73%) NAS
17 80 (2.54%) LDAP
18 79 (2.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1027 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 322 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 210 (6.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 168 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 146 (4.63%) MySQL
6 122 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 119 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 103 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 68 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 63 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 60 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 47 (1.49%) EDRMS
14 45 (1.43%) IDOL
15 43 (1.36%) MongoDB
16 37 (1.17%) OLAP
17 36 (1.14%) RDBMS
18 35 (1.11%) DB2
19 34 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
20 27 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 270 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 269 (8.53%) Visual Studio
3 166 (5.27%) Git (software)
4 164 (5.20%) MSBuild
4 164 (5.20%) Subversion
5 137 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 110 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 108 (3.43%) NUnit
8 96 (3.05%) MSI
9 57 (1.81%) MSTest
10 54 (1.71%) SpecFlow
11 47 (1.49%) InstallShield
12 43 (1.36%) AdminStudio
13 40 (1.27%) JIRA
14 37 (1.17%) Ant
15 34 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
16 30 (0.95%) CruiseControl
16 30 (0.95%) Maven
17 29 (0.92%) WiX
17 29 (0.92%) Moq
General
1 802 (25.44%) Finance
2 220 (6.98%) Banking
3 153 (4.85%) Retail
4 101 (3.20%) Financial Institution
5 100 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 83 (2.63%) Law
7 59 (1.87%) Legal
8 55 (1.74%) Back Office
9 54 (1.71%) Publishing
10 52 (1.65%) Marketing
11 40 (1.27%) Investment Banking
12 39 (1.24%) Advertising
13 22 (0.70%) Front Office
14 18 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.51%) Electronics
16 10 (0.32%) Games
16 10 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.22%) German Language
19 6 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 467 (14.82%) Developer
2 354 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 344 (10.91%) Analyst
4 254 (8.06%) Administrator
5 200 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 193 (6.12%) Consultant
7 157 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
8 144 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
9 139 (4.41%) Support Analyst
10 131 (4.16%) SharePoint Developer
11 127 (4.03%) DBA
12 114 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 109 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
14 101 (3.20%) .NET Developer
15 99 (3.14%) SQL DBA
16 96 (3.05%) Applications Support
17 88 (2.79%) Architect
18 85 (2.70%) Senior Developer
19 76 (2.41%) Server Engineer
20 74 (2.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (23.19%) .NET
2 328 (10.41%) HTML
3 307 (9.74%) ASP.NET
4 239 (7.58%) XML
5 238 (7.55%) CSS
6 222 (7.04%) Web Services
7 178 (5.65%) jQuery
8 175 (5.55%) WCF
9 151 (4.79%) .NET Framework
10 140 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 108 (3.43%) HTML5
12 81 (2.57%) Application Packaging
13 74 (2.35%) WPF
14 72 (2.28%) JSON
15 65 (2.06%) Ajax
16 60 (1.90%) LINQ
17 59 (1.87%) REST
18 56 (1.78%) CSS3
19 55 (1.74%) XSLT
20 49 (1.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 365 (11.58%) Clustering
2 253 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 207 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 160 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 130 (4.12%) Replication
6 128 (4.06%) Hedge funds
7 84 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 75 (2.38%) Open Source
9 69 (2.19%) Statistics
10 48 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 48 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (1.36%) Mathematics
12 38 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
12 38 (1.21%) User Experience
13 34 (1.08%) PKI
14 25 (0.79%) e-Health
15 22 (0.70%) Thin Client
15 22 (0.70%) Fat Client
16 18 (0.57%) Physics
16 18 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2204 (69.92%) Windows
2 787 (24.97%) Linux
3 786 (24.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 491 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 430 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 425 (13.48%) Windows 7
7 328 (10.41%) UNIX
8 179 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 162 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 133 (4.22%) Windows XP
11 69 (2.19%) CentOS
12 48 (1.52%) Solaris
13 45 (1.43%) Android
14 35 (1.11%) Debian
15 29 (0.92%) Windows Vista
16 27 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 25 (0.79%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.60%) Apple iOS
19 10 (0.32%) Windows Phone
19 10 (0.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (16.50%) ITIL
3 265 (8.41%) DevOps
4 244 (7.74%) E-Commerce
5 230 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 206 (6.54%) MVC
7 189 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 168 (5.33%) Migration
9 161 (5.11%) Mentoring
10 159 (5.04%) Change Control
11 158 (5.01%) TDD
12 156 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
13 151 (4.79%) Load Balancing
14 148 (4.70%) Scrum
15 132 (4.19%) Workflow
16 124 (3.93%) Change Management
17 123 (3.90%) Incident Management
18 121 (3.84%) BDD
19 115 (3.65%) Configuration Management
20 106 (3.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1122 (35.60%) SQL
2 628 (19.92%) C#
3 488 (15.48%) VBScript
4 425 (13.48%) Perl
5 351 (11.14%) VB
6 340 (10.79%) JavaScript
7 284 (9.01%) Python
8 275 (8.72%) Java
9 271 (8.60%) Bash Shell
10 201 (6.38%) T-SQL
11 180 (5.71%) Ruby
12 113 (3.59%) PHP
13 108 (3.43%) Shell Script
14 95 (3.01%) C++
15 84 (2.66%) C
16 71 (2.25%) VB.NET
17 33 (1.05%) VBA
18 29 (0.92%) XAML
19 17 (0.54%) JCL
19 17 (0.54%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 479 (15.20%) Degree
2 401 (12.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 241 (7.65%) MCSE
4 222 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 199 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 172 (5.46%) SC Cleared
7 165 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
8 145 (4.60%) MCP
9 129 (4.09%) CCNA
10 121 (3.84%) MCITP
11 88 (2.79%) MCSA
12 87 (2.76%) DV Cleared
13 82 (2.60%) CCNP
14 53 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
15 45 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
15 45 (1.43%) MCTS
16 33 (1.05%) CISSP
17 31 (0.98%) PhD
18 26 (0.82%) CCA
18 26 (0.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.12%) QA
2 121 (3.84%) SLA
3 110 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.89%) ISO 8583
6 25 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.48%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.22%) COBIT
9 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.095%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.095%) GPG13
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1289 (40.89%) Active Directory
2 903 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 469 (14.88%) Hyper-V
4 264 (8.38%) VMware ESX
5 238 (7.55%) XenApp
6 235 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
7 217 (6.88%) vSphere
8 142 (4.51%) XenDesktop
9 140 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 70 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 57 (1.81%) ISA Server
12 51 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
12 51 (1.62%) vCloud
13 45 (1.43%) VMware Server
14 43 (1.36%) Terminal Services
15 39 (1.24%) XenServer
16 37 (1.17%) KVM
17 31 (0.98%) VMFS
18 27 (0.86%) Firmware
19 24 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 454 (14.40%) SCCM
2 223 (7.07%) Puppet
3 184 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (5.68%) SCOM
5 117 (3.71%) NetBackup
6 99 (3.14%) WSUS
7 94 (2.98%) Nagios
8 55 (1.74%) Backup Exec
8 55 (1.74%) SCVMM
9 48 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 47 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
11 42 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 33 (1.05%) AppDNA
13 29 (0.92%) HP SIM
14 24 (0.76%) Tivoli
15 21 (0.67%) logstash
16 20 (0.63%) ZABBIX
17 18 (0.57%) OpenView
17 18 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 17 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1635 (51.87%) Microsoft
2 1194 (37.88%) VMware
3 629 (19.96%) Citrix
4 448 (14.21%) Cisco
5 323 (10.25%) HP
6 288 (9.14%) Oracle
7 224 (7.11%) Red Hat
8 155 (4.92%) NetApp
9 152 (4.82%) Symantec
10 106 (3.36%) EMC
11 105 (3.33%) IBM
12 98 (3.11%) Dell
13 76 (2.41%) Veritas
14 64 (2.03%) Meridio
15 60 (1.90%) CA
16 58 (1.84%) AppSense
17 53 (1.68%) Fujitsu
18 52 (1.65%) F5
19 51 (1.62%) Sitecore
20 48 (1.52%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 7% flex fund & core bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 80,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday