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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK / Scotland
Rank 55 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +9
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 81 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.59% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 2.21% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 20
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
1328 1493 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.92% 50.99% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 827 964 1059
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +40 44 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Glasgow +31 31 £40,000 - 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £41,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 82 (64.57%) Windows
2 66 (51.97%) Microsoft
3 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
4 47 (37.01%) Windows Server
5 41 (32.28%) C#
6 40 (31.50%) Finance
7 39 (30.71%) VMware
8 34 (26.77%) Firewall
9 33 (25.98%) SQL
10 31 (24.41%) Linux
10 31 (24.41%) Python
11 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
12 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
12 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (18.90%) IIS
14 23 (18.11%) MS Exchange
14 23 (18.11%) DNS
15 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (16.54%) VBScript
16 21 (16.54%) Java
17 20 (15.75%) ITIL
17 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
20 17 (13.39%) HTML
20 17 (13.39%) Citrix
20 17 (13.39%) Cisco
21 16 (12.60%) SAN
21 16 (12.60%) .NET

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 24 (18.90%) IIS
2 23 (18.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.87%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.94%) Apache
8 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
9 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.36%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.57%) Confluence
11 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.79%) CICS
12 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (12.60%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (10.24%) SaaS
5 11 (8.66%) Office 365
6 4 (3.15%) IaaS
7 2 (1.57%) G Suite
7 2 (1.57%) GitHub
8 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.77%) Firewall
2 23 (18.11%) DNS
3 16 (12.60%) SAN
4 14 (11.02%) DHCP
5 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.09%) NAS
7 8 (6.30%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.30%) WAN
8 5 (3.94%) LDAP
9 4 (3.15%) LAN
9 4 (3.15%) Network Security
9 4 (3.15%) Skype
9 4 (3.15%) SSH
10 3 (2.36%) VPN
11 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.57%) VLAN
12 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.79%) SMTP
12 1 (0.79%) SSL
12 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) Big Data
3 10 (7.87%) MySQL
4 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.57%) DB2
8 2 (1.57%) KDB
8 2 (1.57%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.79%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) Subversion
3 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) git-flow
5 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) MSI
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 40 (31.50%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Publishing
4 4 (3.15%) Games
5 3 (2.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (14.96%) Developer
2 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (10.24%) Security Engineer
3 13 (10.24%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Administrator
4 11 (8.66%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.30%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) HTML
2 16 (12.60%) .NET
3 10 (7.87%) CSS
4 6 (4.72%) Web Services
5 4 (3.15%) LAMP
6 3 (2.36%) XML
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.57%) JMS
7 2 (1.57%) Spring
8 1 (0.79%) COM
8 1 (0.79%) ISPF
8 1 (0.79%) jQuery
8 1 (0.79%) SOAP
8 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.15%) EMC VNX
2 4 (3.15%) Replication
3 3 (2.36%) Clustering
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.57%) User Experience
4 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.79%) Blog
5 1 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Informatics
5 1 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.79%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 82 (64.57%) Windows
2 47 (37.01%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.41%) Linux
4 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.15%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.79%) AIX
11 1 (0.79%) Unix
11 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.75%) ITIL
3 16 (12.60%) DevOps
4 12 (9.45%) Service Delivery
5 11 (8.66%) ETL
5 11 (8.66%) Information Security
6 10 (7.87%) Business Continuity
6 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.30%) Disruptive Innovation
8 8 (6.30%) SDLC
8 8 (6.30%) Web Development
9 7 (5.51%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.72%) SIEM
10 6 (4.72%) SOA
10 6 (4.72%) Time Management
11 5 (3.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.28%) C#
2 33 (25.98%) SQL
3 31 (24.41%) Python
4 21 (16.54%) Java
4 21 (16.54%) VBScript
5 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.02%) Bash Shell
6 14 (11.02%) Perl
7 5 (3.94%) VB
8 4 (3.15%) Bourne shell
8 4 (3.15%) Korn
8 4 (3.15%) Ruby
9 2 (1.57%) C++
9 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.79%) JCL
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) REXX
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) MCSE
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.94%) HND
3 5 (3.94%) ISEB
4 3 (2.36%) CCNA
4 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.57%) NCDA
5 2 (1.57%) NCIE
5 2 (1.57%) VCAP
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) EnCE
6 1 (0.79%) GIAC
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) VCP5
6 1 (0.79%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) COBIT
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 50 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.66%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.66%) vSphere
4 9 (7.09%) XenApp
5 7 (5.51%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.15%) NFS
6 4 (3.15%) Samba
7 3 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.36%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.36%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.36%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.57%) NDS
8 2 (1.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (1.57%) vCloud
9 1 (0.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.79%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Puppet
2 12 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.45%) SCCM
3 7 (5.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.72%) Nagios
5 4 (3.15%) SCOM
6 3 (2.36%) Ansible
6 3 (2.36%) Check_MK
7 2 (1.57%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.57%) vRealize
8 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.79%) MOM
8 1 (0.79%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.79%) SCSM
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (51.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.71%) VMware
3 17 (13.39%) Cisco
3 17 (13.39%) Citrix
4 9 (7.09%) Symantec
5 8 (6.30%) EMC
6 6 (4.72%) F5
6 6 (4.72%) HP
7 5 (3.94%) Sophos
8 4 (3.15%) Brocade
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle
8 4 (3.15%) Percona
8 4 (3.15%) Perforce
8 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.15%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.36%) Dell
9 3 (2.36%) Meraki
9 3 (2.36%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.36%) Splunk
10 2 (1.57%) Zerto
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