The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 135 184 236
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +52
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2379 2001 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 1.81% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 3.53% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1663 1219
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51865 56623 60322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.85% 51.36% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44884 48191 51267
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK.

PowerShell Salary Trend in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 within the UK.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in the UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +43 2223 £50,000 +5.26% 263
London +37 1060 £55,000 +2.80% 119
South East +57 468 £47,500 +11.76% 57
Berkshire +108 179 £55,000 +15.78% 13
City of London +29 179 £55,000 +4.76% 41
South West +59 172 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Yorkshire +24 144 £37,500 - 14
North West +75 142 £42,500 +6.25% 18
West Yorkshire +5 105 £37,500 -2.59% 12
East Midlands +61 89 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Surrey +35 87 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Hampshire +20 85 £42,500 +30.76% 17
Manchester +33 81 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Leeds +3 78 £44,000 +14.28% 11
East of England -14 74 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Somerset +45 68 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Scotland +25 61 £42,500 +21.42% 6
West Midlands -40 49 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Reading +30 48 £60,000 +26.31% 7
Buckinghamshire +43 42 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Nottinghamshire +30 42 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Nottingham +33 37 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +26 34 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Merseyside +24 34 £40,000 -2.43% 6
Edinburgh +10 33 £49,250 +40.71% 3
North East +35 32 £35,000 +8.52% 5
Bristol +18 32 £37,500 -18.91% 6
Wiltshire +5 32 £40,000 -13.39% 4
Bath +20 31 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Hertfordshire +18 31 £52,500 +31.25% 5

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2876 (65.33%) Windows
2 2122 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 1655 (37.60%) Active Directory
4 1638 (37.21%) Windows Server
5 1498 (34.03%) VMware
6 1496 (33.98%) SQL
6 1496 (33.98%) SQL Server
7 1333 (30.28%) Linux
8 1073 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1071 (24.33%) Finance
10 1004 (22.81%) .NET
11 892 (20.26%) IIS
12 871 (19.79%) DevOps
13 843 (19.15%) MS Excel
14 836 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 833 (18.92%) ITIL
16 821 (18.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 819 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
18 810 (18.40%) C#
19 762 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 737 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
21 677 (15.38%) Python
22 674 (15.31%) SCCM
23 660 (14.99%) Firewall
24 651 (14.79%) Puppet
25 626 (14.22%) Cisco
26 618 (14.04%) DNS
27 606 (13.77%) Citrix
28 601 (13.65%) SharePoint
29 586 (13.31%) Hyper-V

PowerShell
Top Related 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
1 892 (20.26%) IIS
2 601 (13.65%) SharePoint
3 566 (12.86%) MS Exchange
4 322 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 300 (6.82%) Apache
6 247 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 236 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 206 (4.68%) Skype for Business
9 205 (4.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 198 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 167 (3.79%) WebSphere
12 143 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
13 121 (2.75%) JBoss
14 116 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
15 108 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
16 106 (2.41%) WebLogic
17 91 (2.07%) Confluence
18 75 (1.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 72 (1.64%) CMS
20 69 (1.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 843 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 280 (6.36%) MS Office
3 26 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 25 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.27%) MS Project
6 5 (0.11%) HipChat
7 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 46 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
6 11 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.23%) LatentZero
7 10 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
10 7 (0.16%) SAP BPC
10 7 (0.16%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.14%) Tesseract
12 5 (0.11%) Bankmaster
13 4 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
13 4 (0.091%) FastStats
13 4 (0.091%) Unica
14 3 (0.068%) Documaker
14 3 (0.068%) Front Arena
14 3 (0.068%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 762 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 737 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
3 487 (11.06%) Office 365
4 266 (6.04%) SaaS
5 115 (2.61%) PaaS
6 99 (2.25%) IaaS
7 73 (1.66%) GitHub
8 64 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 45 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 33 (0.75%) OpenShift
12 30 (0.68%) OneDrive
13 25 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.32%) Google Apps
17 13 (0.30%) Mimecast
18 12 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 12 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 660 (14.99%) Firewall
2 618 (14.04%) DNS
3 506 (11.49%) SAN
4 466 (10.59%) TCP/IP
5 337 (7.66%) DHCP
6 263 (5.97%) WAN
7 234 (5.32%) LAN
8 209 (4.75%) HTTP
9 208 (4.73%) VPN
10 179 (4.07%) NAS
11 150 (3.41%) Internet
12 137 (3.11%) LDAP
13 106 (2.41%) NetScaler
14 100 (2.27%) VoIP
15 98 (2.23%) SSL
16 92 (2.09%) VLAN
17 85 (1.93%) Intranet
18 77 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
18 77 (1.75%) Wireless
19 56 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1496 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 340 (7.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 309 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 306 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 292 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 255 (5.79%) MySQL
7 171 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 158 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 139 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 138 (3.13%) NoSQL
11 120 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 107 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 106 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 103 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
15 93 (2.11%) Oracle Database
16 80 (1.82%) Big Data
17 63 (1.43%) Hadoop
18 60 (1.36%) Redis
19 42 (0.95%) SSDT
20 34 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 371 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 348 (7.91%) Git (software)
3 341 (7.75%) TeamCity
4 303 (6.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 269 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 266 (6.04%) Visual Studio
7 158 (3.59%) JIRA
8 120 (2.73%) Subversion
9 119 (2.70%) MSBuild
10 64 (1.45%) SpecFlow
11 59 (1.34%) Maven
12 58 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 58 (1.32%) NUnit
13 57 (1.29%) Selenium
14 56 (1.27%) Vagrant
15 48 (1.09%) MSI
16 33 (0.75%) Ant
17 31 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
18 30 (0.68%) Log4Net
18 30 (0.68%) Psake
General
1 1071 (24.33%) Finance
2 334 (7.59%) Banking
3 139 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 131 (2.98%) Law
5 95 (2.16%) Legal
6 93 (2.11%) Retail
7 83 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 78 (1.77%) Marketing
9 76 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 51 (1.16%) Games
10 51 (1.16%) Publishing
11 44 (1.00%) Back Office
12 34 (0.77%) Advertising
13 32 (0.73%) Electronics
14 29 (0.66%) Front Office
15 28 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.36%) Spanish Language
17 13 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 11 (0.25%) Local Government
19 7 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 569 (12.93%) Analyst
2 547 (12.43%) Developer
3 467 (10.61%) Administrator
4 450 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 407 (9.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 373 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
7 334 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 300 (6.82%) Support Analyst
9 297 (6.75%) Applications Support
10 238 (5.41%) DBA
11 211 (4.79%) SQL DBA
12 200 (4.54%) .NET Developer
13 197 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
14 195 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
15 179 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
16 169 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
17 168 (3.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 167 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
19 166 (3.77%) PowerShell Engineer
20 163 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1004 (22.81%) .NET
2 486 (11.04%) Web Services
3 382 (8.68%) ASP.NET
4 360 (8.18%) HTML
5 256 (5.82%) CSS
6 183 (4.16%) WCF
7 176 (4.00%) XML
8 172 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 170 (3.86%) .NET Framework
10 169 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 137 (3.11%) LAMP
12 134 (3.04%) AngularJS
13 129 (2.93%) jQuery
14 118 (2.68%) HTML5
15 117 (2.66%) REST
16 113 (2.57%) SOAP
17 88 (2.00%) Node.js
18 83 (1.89%) JSON
19 70 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
20 60 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 338 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 295 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 259 (5.88%) Clustering
4 223 (5.07%) Computer Science
5 147 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 138 (3.13%) Replication
7 136 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 108 (2.45%) Blackberry
9 87 (1.98%) Hedge funds
10 86 (1.95%) PKI
11 74 (1.68%) Fintech
12 72 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 63 (1.43%) Private Cloud
14 62 (1.41%) Statistics
15 53 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
16 47 (1.07%) Fat Client
16 47 (1.07%) Thin Client
17 45 (1.02%) User Experience
18 43 (0.98%) Online Banking
18 43 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2876 (65.33%) Windows
2 1638 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 1333 (30.28%) Linux
4 836 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 821 (18.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 402 (9.13%) Unix
7 318 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 292 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 290 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 149 (3.38%) Windows 10
11 103 (2.34%) CentOS
12 99 (2.25%) Ubuntu
13 98 (2.23%) Windows 8
14 71 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 61 (1.39%) Solaris
16 32 (0.73%) Mac OS
17 31 (0.70%) VMS
18 29 (0.66%) Android
19 23 (0.52%) AIX
20 21 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (19.79%) DevOps
2 833 (18.92%) ITIL
3 819 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
4 459 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
5 268 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 250 (5.68%) Migration
7 248 (5.63%) High Availability
8 244 (5.54%) MVC
9 230 (5.22%) TDD
10 219 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 219 (4.98%) Mentoring
11 207 (4.70%) Service Management
12 202 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
13 199 (4.52%) Project Management
14 189 (4.29%) Change Management
15 168 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
16 165 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
17 148 (3.36%) Analytics
18 147 (3.34%) OO
19 144 (3.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1496 (33.98%) SQL
2 810 (18.40%) C#
3 677 (15.38%) Python
4 541 (12.29%) Perl
5 486 (11.04%) Bash Shell
6 479 (10.88%) JavaScript
7 405 (9.20%) T-SQL
8 355 (8.06%) VBScript
9 326 (7.41%) Java
10 283 (6.43%) Ruby
11 236 (5.36%) VB
12 131 (2.98%) PHP
13 119 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 99 (2.25%) C++
15 76 (1.73%) VBA
16 73 (1.66%) C
17 68 (1.54%) VB.NET
18 41 (0.93%) F#
19 39 (0.89%) Korn
20 35 (0.80%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 483 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 444 (10.09%) Degree
3 264 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 262 (5.95%) MCSE
5 199 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (4.43%) SC Cleared
7 157 (3.57%) CCNA
8 155 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 154 (3.50%) MCSA
10 113 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
11 103 (2.34%) MCP
12 102 (2.32%) MCITP
13 87 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
14 63 (1.43%) CISSP
15 60 (1.36%) DV Cleared
16 54 (1.23%) CCA
17 47 (1.07%) CCNP
18 45 (1.02%) SANS
19 41 (0.93%) MCTS
20 39 (0.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.16%) SLA
2 156 (3.54%) QA
3 71 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.68%) COBIT
6 25 (0.57%) HIPAA
7 21 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.11%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.11%) EMIR
10 5 (0.11%) RMADS
10 5 (0.11%) SDET
11 4 (0.091%) SAS 70
11 4 (0.091%) WCAG
12 3 (0.068%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.068%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.045%) GxP
14 1 (0.023%) COSHH
System Software
1 1655 (37.60%) Active Directory
2 1073 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 586 (13.31%) Hyper-V
4 387 (8.79%) vSphere
5 362 (8.22%) XenApp
6 204 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 186 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 135 (3.07%) Docker
8 135 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 126 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
10 108 (2.45%) Terminal Services
11 103 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
12 102 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
13 86 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
14 62 (1.41%) XenServer
15 60 (1.36%) vCloud
16 57 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 53 (1.20%) Firmware
18 46 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
19 36 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 674 (15.31%) SCCM
2 651 (14.79%) Puppet
3 486 (11.04%) Opscode Chef
4 359 (8.16%) SCOM
5 290 (6.59%) Ansible
6 229 (5.20%) Nagios
7 129 (2.93%) WSUS
8 91 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
9 79 (1.79%) OpenAM
10 75 (1.70%) Backup Exec
11 66 (1.50%) NetBackup
11 66 (1.50%) SCVMM
12 61 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
13 58 (1.32%) SCOrch
14 55 (1.25%) Salt
15 49 (1.11%) ZABBIX
16 47 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 46 (1.04%) Icinga
18 43 (0.98%) Kibana
19 40 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2122 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 1498 (34.03%) VMware
3 626 (14.22%) Cisco
4 606 (13.77%) Citrix
5 383 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 382 (8.68%) Oracle
7 325 (7.38%) HP
8 169 (3.84%) NetApp
9 146 (3.32%) Dell
10 135 (3.07%) EMC
11 130 (2.95%) Symantec
12 121 (2.75%) IBM
13 108 (2.45%) SolarWinds
14 106 (2.41%) Splunk
15 96 (2.18%) Veeam
16 89 (2.02%) Sun
17 83 (1.89%) AppDynamics
18 81 (1.84%) SAP
19 80 (1.82%) F5
20 79 (1.79%) Google
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life, h/care
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago