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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 130 174 241
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +67
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2393 2064 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 1.89% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 3.71% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1718 1172
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,625
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,875
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +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
50592 55650 59541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.54% 50.97% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 43802 47492 49926
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +40 2245 £47,500 - 278
London +30 1026 £55,000 +1.85% 113
South East +66 481 £47,500 +11.76% 50
City of London +22 189 £55,000 - 34
South West +56 171 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Berkshire +97 162 £57,500 +21.05% 6
North West +53 143 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Yorkshire +12 143 £38,000 -1.29% 18
Hampshire +44 105 £44,000 +3.52% 17
West Yorkshire +5 102 £42,500 +6.25% 13
East of England 0 94 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Surrey +32 92 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Leeds +14 88 £44,000 +10.00% 12
East Midlands +51 81 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Manchester +24 78 £42,500 - 17
West Midlands -25 73 £42,500 +9.67% 15
Scotland +36 63 £40,500 +15.71% 8
Buckinghamshire +53 59 £42,500 +0.59% 2
Nottinghamshire +36 51 £45,250 +29.28% 2
Reading +26 51 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Nottingham +35 50 £45,500 +30.00% 2
Somerset +32 49 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Hertfordshire +23 44 £50,000 +14.28% 5
Bristol +30 40 £36,750 -45.55% 7
Wiltshire +27 40 £42,500 -0.28% 5
Cheshire +33 35 £35,500 -8.38% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +26 31 £72,500 +65.71% 1
North East +37 30 £35,000 - 9
Merseyside +16 30 £38,750 -5.48% 5
Milton Keynes +18 28 £42,500 +6.25%

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2877 (63.36%) Windows
2 2167 (47.72%) Microsoft
3 1641 (36.14%) Active Directory
4 1579 (34.77%) Windows Server
5 1562 (34.40%) SQL
6 1555 (34.24%) VMware
7 1513 (33.32%) SQL Server
8 1385 (30.50%) Linux
9 1107 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1077 (23.72%) Finance
11 1028 (22.64%) .NET
12 928 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
13 912 (20.08%) DevOps
14 871 (19.18%) IIS
15 851 (18.74%) MS Excel
16 835 (18.39%) C#
17 822 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 809 (17.82%) ITIL
19 800 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 798 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
21 788 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
22 731 (16.10%) Python
23 720 (15.86%) Puppet
24 690 (15.19%) SCCM
25 682 (15.02%) Firewall
26 640 (14.09%) Cisco
27 626 (13.79%) Citrix
28 610 (13.43%) SharePoint
29 605 (13.32%) DNS
30 597 (13.15%) 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
1 871 (19.18%) IIS
2 610 (13.43%) SharePoint
3 577 (12.71%) MS Exchange
4 326 (7.18%) Apache
5 322 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 260 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 224 (4.93%) Tomcat
8 195 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 191 (4.21%) Skype for Business
10 178 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 153 (3.37%) WebSphere
12 135 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
13 118 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
14 116 (2.55%) JBoss
15 111 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
16 102 (2.25%) WebLogic
17 87 (1.92%) Confluence
18 80 (1.76%) OpenStack
19 77 (1.70%) CMS
20 71 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 851 (18.74%) MS Excel
2 276 (6.08%) MS Office
3 24 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.31%) MS Project
7 5 (0.11%) HipChat
8 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 15 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 11 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.22%) LatentZero
8 10 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.13%) Tesseract
11 4 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.088%) FastStats
11 4 (0.088%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.088%) Unica
12 3 (0.066%) Bankmaster
12 3 (0.066%) TrackWise
13 2 (0.044%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 822 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 798 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
3 538 (11.85%) Office 365
4 270 (5.95%) SaaS
5 119 (2.62%) PaaS
6 109 (2.40%) IaaS
7 78 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 62 (1.37%) GitHub
9 55 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 53 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (0.95%) OpenShift
12 35 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 34 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
14 28 (0.62%) OneDrive
15 23 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
16 20 (0.44%) SoftLayer
17 19 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 18 (0.40%) Amazon S3
18 18 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 15 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 682 (15.02%) Firewall
2 605 (13.32%) DNS
3 540 (11.89%) SAN
4 465 (10.24%) TCP/IP
5 352 (7.75%) DHCP
6 258 (5.68%) WAN
7 224 (4.93%) LAN
8 212 (4.67%) VPN
9 209 (4.60%) HTTP
10 182 (4.01%) NAS
11 169 (3.72%) Internet
12 140 (3.08%) LDAP
13 118 (2.60%) VoIP
14 107 (2.36%) NetScaler
15 92 (2.03%) Intranet
15 92 (2.03%) SSL
16 82 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
17 81 (1.78%) VLAN
18 79 (1.74%) Wireless
19 70 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1513 (33.32%) SQL Server
2 356 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 309 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 307 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 297 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 267 (5.88%) MySQL
7 172 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 171 (3.77%) NoSQL
9 165 (3.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 155 (3.41%) MongoDB
11 140 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 134 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
13 106 (2.33%) RDBMS
14 96 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 86 (1.89%) Big Data
16 81 (1.78%) Oracle Database
17 76 (1.67%) Redis
18 67 (1.48%) Hadoop
19 40 (0.88%) Power BI
19 40 (0.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 394 (8.68%) Jenkins
2 374 (8.24%) TeamCity
3 353 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 332 (7.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 320 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 282 (6.21%) Visual Studio
7 164 (3.61%) JIRA
8 137 (3.02%) MSBuild
9 119 (2.62%) Subversion
10 82 (1.81%) SpecFlow
11 70 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 68 (1.50%) NUnit
13 63 (1.39%) Maven
14 61 (1.34%) Vagrant
15 60 (1.32%) Selenium
16 51 (1.12%) MSI
17 44 (0.97%) Hudson
18 37 (0.81%) Log4Net
18 37 (0.81%) Psake
19 31 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 1077 (23.72%) Finance
2 331 (7.29%) Banking
3 133 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 127 (2.80%) Law
5 97 (2.14%) Legal
6 87 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 85 (1.87%) Retail
8 74 (1.63%) Marketing
9 62 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 60 (1.32%) Games
11 50 (1.10%) Publishing
12 47 (1.04%) Back Office
13 34 (0.75%) Advertising
14 32 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.68%) Electronics
16 30 (0.66%) Front Office
17 15 (0.33%) Local Government
17 15 (0.33%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.26%) Private Banking
19 9 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 579 (12.75%) Analyst
1 579 (12.75%) Developer
2 495 (10.90%) Administrator
3 441 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 410 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 377 (8.30%) Windows Engineer
6 351 (7.73%) Support Engineer
7 309 (6.80%) Applications Support
8 305 (6.72%) Support Analyst
9 265 (5.84%) DBA
10 237 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
11 233 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
12 230 (5.06%) SQL DBA
13 203 (4.47%) .NET Developer
14 194 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
15 188 (4.14%) PowerShell Engineer
16 185 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
17 176 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
18 171 (3.77%) Architect
19 169 (3.72%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1028 (22.64%) .NET
2 508 (11.19%) Web Services
3 400 (8.81%) ASP.NET
4 372 (8.19%) HTML
5 273 (6.01%) CSS
6 201 (4.43%) XML
7 198 (4.36%) WCF
8 186 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 170 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 159 (3.50%) LAMP
11 156 (3.44%) .NET Framework
11 156 (3.44%) AngularJS
12 134 (2.95%) REST
13 132 (2.91%) jQuery
14 129 (2.84%) SOAP
15 123 (2.71%) HTML5
16 99 (2.18%) JSON
17 88 (1.94%) Node.js
18 71 (1.56%) RESTful
19 67 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 350 (7.71%) Data Centre
2 349 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 257 (5.66%) Clustering
4 244 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 162 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 147 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
7 137 (3.02%) Replication
8 94 (2.07%) Blackberry
9 90 (1.98%) Hedge funds
10 75 (1.65%) Statistics
11 71 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 69 (1.52%) Private Cloud
13 68 (1.50%) Fintech
14 63 (1.39%) PKI
15 59 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
16 58 (1.28%) User Experience
17 56 (1.23%) Public Cloud
18 49 (1.08%) Fat Client
18 49 (1.08%) Thin Client
19 45 (0.99%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2877 (63.36%) Windows
2 1579 (34.77%) Windows Server
3 1385 (30.50%) Linux
4 800 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 788 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 423 (9.32%) Unix
7 354 (7.80%) Windows 7
8 302 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 300 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 159 (3.50%) Windows 10
11 114 (2.51%) CentOS
12 104 (2.29%) Windows 8
13 100 (2.20%) Ubuntu
14 72 (1.59%) Mac OS X
15 59 (1.30%) Solaris
16 39 (0.86%) VMS
17 29 (0.64%) Android
18 27 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 25 (0.55%) AIX
20 24 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (20.08%) DevOps
3 809 (17.82%) ITIL
4 500 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
5 307 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 256 (5.64%) TDD
7 247 (5.44%) Migration
8 239 (5.26%) High Availability
9 237 (5.22%) MVC
10 231 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 220 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 207 (4.56%) Project Management
13 201 (4.43%) Service Management
14 199 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
15 196 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
16 184 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
17 181 (3.99%) Change Management
18 169 (3.72%) Scrum
19 167 (3.68%) OO
20 160 (3.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1562 (34.40%) SQL
2 835 (18.39%) C#
3 731 (16.10%) Python
4 564 (12.42%) Perl
5 526 (11.58%) Bash Shell
6 502 (11.05%) JavaScript
7 406 (8.94%) T-SQL
8 357 (7.86%) Java
9 355 (7.82%) VBScript
10 296 (6.52%) Ruby
11 212 (4.67%) VB
12 138 (3.04%) PHP
13 125 (2.75%) Shell Script
14 115 (2.53%) C++
15 94 (2.07%) C
16 70 (1.54%) VBA
17 67 (1.48%) VB.NET
18 50 (1.10%) F#
19 42 (0.92%) Korn
20 38 (0.84%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 497 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 475 (10.46%) Degree
3 285 (6.28%) MCSE
4 283 (6.23%) Security Cleared
5 205 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 204 (4.49%) SC Cleared
7 174 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 167 (3.68%) CCNA
9 154 (3.39%) MCSA
10 122 (2.69%) MCITP
11 121 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
12 100 (2.20%) MCP
13 83 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
14 63 (1.39%) DV Cleared
15 53 (1.17%) CISSP
16 50 (1.10%) CCA
17 48 (1.06%) MCTS
18 44 (0.97%) CCNP
18 44 (0.97%) RHCSA
19 33 (0.73%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (3.77%) SLA
2 165 (3.63%) QA
3 72 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.66%) HIPAA
6 26 (0.57%) COBIT
7 23 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.15%) SDET
9 5 (0.11%) AIFMD
9 5 (0.11%) EMIR
9 5 (0.11%) WCAG
10 3 (0.066%) HL7
10 3 (0.066%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.066%) RMADS
10 3 (0.066%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.066%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.044%) GxP
11 2 (0.044%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 1641 (36.14%) Active Directory
2 1107 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 597 (13.15%) Hyper-V
4 444 (9.78%) vSphere
5 349 (7.69%) XenApp
6 192 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 175 (3.85%) XenDesktop
8 158 (3.48%) Docker
9 157 (3.46%) VMware ESX
10 130 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
11 109 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
12 107 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
13 101 (2.22%) Terminal Services
14 85 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
15 77 (1.70%) vCloud
16 58 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 57 (1.26%) XenServer
18 54 (1.19%) Firmware
19 53 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
20 35 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 720 (15.86%) Puppet
2 690 (15.19%) SCCM
3 569 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
4 353 (7.77%) SCOM
5 331 (7.29%) Ansible
6 212 (4.67%) Nagios
7 151 (3.33%) WSUS
8 90 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
9 78 (1.72%) Backup Exec
10 76 (1.67%) OpenAM
11 73 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
12 66 (1.45%) NetBackup
13 61 (1.34%) Salt
14 60 (1.32%) SCVMM
15 53 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 50 (1.10%) Icinga
17 47 (1.04%) SCOrch
17 47 (1.04%) ZABBIX
18 43 (0.95%) Kibana
19 39 (0.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2167 (47.72%) Microsoft
2 1555 (34.24%) VMware
3 640 (14.09%) Cisco
4 626 (13.79%) Citrix
5 404 (8.90%) Red Hat
6 383 (8.43%) Oracle
7 344 (7.58%) HP
8 177 (3.90%) EMC
9 175 (3.85%) NetApp
10 151 (3.33%) Dell
11 131 (2.88%) Symantec
12 123 (2.71%) IBM
13 113 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 100 (2.20%) Veeam
15 97 (2.14%) Splunk
16 91 (2.00%) Sun
17 86 (1.89%) F5
18 80 (1.76%) Google
18 80 (1.76%) SAP
19 77 (1.70%) Juniper
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
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