The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK / Scotland
Rank 73 111 134
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +23
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 60 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 1.49% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 3.01% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 16
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1318 1464 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.81% 49.64% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 936 1112
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Scotland

PowerShell
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 34 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Glasgow +22 22 £42,000 +9.09% 4
Renfrewshire -2 3 £41,500 -9.78% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 77 (59.69%) Windows
2 59 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 48 (37.21%) Windows Server
4 47 (36.43%) Active Directory
5 42 (32.56%) VMware
6 38 (29.46%) Finance
7 37 (28.68%) C#
8 36 (27.91%) Python
9 34 (26.36%) SQL
10 32 (24.81%) MS Excel
11 29 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (21.71%) Linux
12 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
12 28 (21.71%) Firewall
13 26 (20.16%) IIS
14 25 (19.38%) MS Exchange
15 23 (17.83%) DNS
15 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (17.05%) Citrix
16 22 (17.05%) Java
17 21 (16.28%) ITIL
17 21 (16.28%) Cisco
18 19 (14.73%) Bash Shell
19 18 (13.95%) Puppet
19 18 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (13.95%) DevOps
19 18 (13.95%) SAN

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 26 (20.16%) IIS
2 25 (19.38%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.53%) Apache
4 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.43%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.10%) JBoss
9 3 (2.33%) Confluence
9 3 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.55%) CICS
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (24.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.85%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (9.30%) Office 365
4 10 (7.75%) SaaS
5 4 (3.10%) IaaS
6 3 (2.33%) GitHub
7 2 (1.55%) G Suite
8 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.71%) Firewall
2 23 (17.83%) DNS
3 18 (13.95%) SAN
4 15 (11.63%) DHCP
5 11 (8.53%) iSCSI
5 11 (8.53%) NAS
5 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (7.75%) WAN
7 4 (3.10%) Network Security
7 4 (3.10%) Skype
7 4 (3.10%) SSH
8 3 (2.33%) LAN
8 3 (2.33%) LDAP
9 2 (1.55%) FTP
9 2 (1.55%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.55%) SSL
9 2 (1.55%) VLAN
9 2 (1.55%) VPN
9 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) MySQL
3 11 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.98%) Big Data
5 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.43%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.33%) DB2
8 3 (2.33%) KDB
8 3 (2.33%) Kdb+
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.78%) DTS
10 1 (0.78%) MSDE
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.65%) Subversion
3 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.10%) MSI
4 3 (2.33%) JIRA
4 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.55%) GCC
5 2 (1.55%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.55%) NuGet
5 2 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.78%) git-flow
General
1 38 (29.46%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Games
4 3 (2.33%) Publishing
5 2 (1.55%) Back Office
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (14.73%) Developer
2 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) Administrator
3 13 (10.08%) Senior Developer
3 13 (10.08%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (7.75%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) DevOps Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) .NET
2 11 (8.53%) HTML
3 9 (6.98%) CSS
4 8 (6.20%) Web Services
5 7 (5.43%) LAMP
6 5 (3.88%) XML
7 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.33%) JMS
7 3 (2.33%) Spring
8 2 (1.55%) ISPF
8 2 (1.55%) SOAP
9 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.78%) J2EE
9 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Clustering
3 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.10%) Replication
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.55%) VSAM
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (59.69%) Windows
2 48 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 28 (21.71%) Linux
4 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.98%) Ubuntu
8 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.33%) Unix
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.78%) AIX
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.28%) ITIL
3 18 (13.95%) DevOps
4 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
4 13 (10.08%) Service Delivery
5 12 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (8.53%) ETL
6 11 (8.53%) SDLC
7 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.98%) Mathematics
8 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.20%) Business Continuity
9 8 (6.20%) Disruptive Innovation
9 8 (6.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (5.43%) Open Source
10 7 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.65%) Information Security
11 6 (4.65%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) C#
2 36 (27.91%) Python
3 34 (26.36%) SQL
4 22 (17.05%) Java
5 19 (14.73%) Bash Shell
6 18 (13.95%) VBScript
7 16 (12.40%) Perl
8 11 (8.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.10%) Bourne shell
9 4 (3.10%) Korn
9 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.10%) VB
10 2 (1.55%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.55%) COBOL
10 2 (1.55%) JCL
10 2 (1.55%) REXX
10 2 (1.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) ISEB
3 7 (5.43%) MCSE
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.88%) HND
4 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.33%) CCNA
5 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.55%) NCDA
6 2 (1.55%) NCIE
6 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.55%) VCAP
7 1 (0.78%) CISSP
7 1 (0.78%) EnCE
7 1 (0.78%) GIAC
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (36.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.30%) vSphere
3 12 (9.30%) XenApp
4 7 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.10%) NFS
6 4 (3.10%) Samba
7 3 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.33%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.33%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.33%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (1.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (1.55%) RACF
8 2 (1.55%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (1.55%) vCloud
8 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (13.95%) Puppet
2 13 (10.08%) SCCM
3 8 (6.20%) Nagios
4 7 (5.43%) Ansible
5 6 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.88%) Check_MK
6 5 (3.88%) SCOM
7 4 (3.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.33%) Capistrano
8 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.33%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.55%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (1.55%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.55%) vRealize
9 2 (1.55%) yum
10 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.78%) MOM
10 1 (0.78%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 59 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.56%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix
4 21 (16.28%) Cisco
5 12 (9.30%) Symantec
6 10 (7.75%) F5
7 9 (6.98%) Perforce
8 7 (5.43%) Brocade
8 7 (5.43%) Percona
8 7 (5.43%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.65%) Oracle
10 5 (3.88%) EMC
10 5 (3.88%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.88%) Splunk
11 4 (3.10%) CA
11 4 (3.10%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.33%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.33%) Dell
12 3 (2.33%) HP
12 3 (2.33%) Sybase
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