The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 174 209 310
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +101
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1850 1478 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.39% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 2.61% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1205 750
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
53822 56530 57576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.59% 52.98% 53.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45897 47385 49882
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
England +36 1781 £45,000 -1.09% 226
London -6 827 £52,000 +4.00% 111
South East +91 387 £42,500 -3.95% 43
City of London -19 217 £52,500 +5.00% 45
East of England +59 163 £35,000 -17.64% 19
Berkshire +75 147 £50,000 +11.11% 13
North West +69 102 £40,000 -1.53% 19
South West +43 89 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Surrey +25 88 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +46 87 £30,500 -23.75% 16
Yorkshire +1 87 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Reading +45 74 £46,750 +3.88% 1
Manchester +57 64 £37,000 -22.10% 9
West Yorkshire -15 59 £30,000 -14.28% 5
East Midlands +22 56 £38,500 +1.31% 7
West Midlands -14 51 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Hertfordshire +14 46 £32,500 -21.21% 8
Bedfordshire +31 37 £40,000 +11.11% 8
Cheshire +22 37 £40,000 +11.88% 7
Leeds -19 33 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Bristol +26 32 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Southampton +14 31 £30,500 -6.15% 8
Luton +24 27 £32,500 -27.77% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 26 £42,500 +93.18% 6
Leicestershire +15 26 £42,000 +10.52% 5
Milton Keynes +15 26 £42,500 -2.29% 6
Scotland -24 25 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Bracknell - 24 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +15 23 £37,910 -18.47% 5
Coventry - 22 £45,000 - 2

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2674 (72.88%) Windows
2 1969 (53.67%) Microsoft
3 1602 (43.66%) Active Directory
4 1387 (37.80%) VMware
5 1349 (36.77%) SQL
6 1293 (35.24%) SQL Server
7 1026 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 926 (25.24%) Linux
9 899 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 877 (23.90%) MS Exchange
11 855 (23.30%) MS Excel
12 835 (22.76%) Finance
13 808 (22.02%) .NET
14 734 (20.01%) Citrix
15 733 (19.98%) ITIL
16 721 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 704 (19.19%) IIS
18 702 (19.13%) DNS
19 699 (19.05%) SharePoint
20 640 (17.44%) SCCM
21 633 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
22 616 (16.79%) C#
23 603 (16.43%) Hyper-V
24 563 (15.34%) SAN
25 520 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
26 517 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
26 517 (14.09%) Perl
27 451 (12.29%) Firewall
27 451 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
28 439 (11.97%) TCP/IP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 877 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 704 (19.19%) IIS
3 699 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 451 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 307 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 260 (7.09%) Lync
7 236 (6.43%) Apache
8 234 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 217 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 170 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 163 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 137 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
13 130 (3.54%) Tomcat
14 87 (2.37%) JBoss
15 70 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
16 65 (1.77%) WebSphere
17 63 (1.72%) WebLogic
18 56 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
19 51 (1.39%) nginx
20 48 (1.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 855 (23.30%) MS Excel
2 317 (8.64%) MS Office
3 64 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 29 (0.79%) PowerPivot
5 19 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.41%) Mingle
7 9 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.25%) MS Project
8 7 (0.19%) HipChat
9 2 (0.055%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.027%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.027%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 42 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.52%) Endur
3 19 (0.52%) BASE24
4 16 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.35%) Sophis RISQUE
6 11 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.27%) Magento
7 10 (0.27%) Eikon
8 9 (0.25%) Agresso
9 8 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.14%) Tridion
12 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
13 3 (0.082%) Adaptiv
13 3 (0.082%) Summit
13 3 (0.082%) SAP R/3
13 3 (0.082%) Markit EDM
14 2 (0.055%) Temenos T24
15 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 333 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 246 (6.70%) Office 365
3 117 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (2.48%) SaaS
5 67 (1.83%) IaaS
6 49 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (1.04%) PaaS
8 19 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
8 19 (0.52%) GitHub
9 13 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.14%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.14%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.14%) Yammer
13 2 (0.055%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.055%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 702 (19.13%) DNS
2 563 (15.34%) SAN
3 451 (12.29%) Firewall
4 439 (11.97%) TCP/IP
5 402 (10.96%) DHCP
6 228 (6.21%) WAN
7 217 (5.91%) Internet
8 209 (5.70%) LAN
9 204 (5.56%) VPN
10 118 (3.22%) NAS
11 114 (3.11%) VLAN
12 109 (2.97%) SMTP
13 99 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 99 (2.70%) SSL
14 95 (2.59%) HTTP
15 85 (2.32%) VoIP
16 76 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
17 72 (1.96%) NetScaler
18 68 (1.85%) Network Security
19 64 (1.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1293 (35.24%) SQL Server
2 299 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 290 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 245 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 243 (6.62%) MySQL
6 180 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 144 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 107 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 101 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 73 (1.99%) NoSQL
11 68 (1.85%) Oracle Database
12 54 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (1.47%) IDOL
13 52 (1.42%) EDRMS
14 41 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 41 (1.12%) DB2
15 38 (1.04%) MongoDB
16 35 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (0.87%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 294 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 264 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 200 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 167 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 149 (4.06%) Jenkins
6 122 (3.33%) Subversion
7 106 (2.89%) MSBuild
8 92 (2.51%) NUnit
9 86 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 80 (2.18%) JIRA
11 68 (1.85%) SpecFlow
12 66 (1.80%) Maven
13 64 (1.74%) MSTest
14 48 (1.31%) Ant
15 36 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
16 35 (0.95%) NuGet
16 35 (0.95%) MSI
17 34 (0.93%) Selenium
17 34 (0.93%) WiX
18 31 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 835 (22.76%) Finance
2 303 (8.26%) Banking
3 128 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 128 (3.49%) Retail
4 94 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 78 (2.13%) Back Office
6 71 (1.94%) Law
7 65 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 58 (1.58%) Front Office
9 53 (1.44%) Marketing
10 45 (1.23%) Publishing
11 42 (1.14%) Legal
12 34 (0.93%) Advertising
13 30 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.76%) Aerospace
15 20 (0.55%) Electronics
16 18 (0.49%) German Language
17 17 (0.46%) Games
18 13 (0.35%) Billing
18 13 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 461 (12.56%) Analyst
2 418 (11.39%) Developer
3 332 (9.05%) Administrator
4 282 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 259 (7.06%) Consultant
6 248 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 233 (6.35%) DBA
8 219 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
9 192 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 179 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
11 174 (4.74%) SQL DBA
12 162 (4.42%) Support Analyst
13 152 (4.14%) Applications Support
14 108 (2.94%) IT Support
15 105 (2.86%) Team Leader
15 105 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
16 96 (2.62%) SharePoint Developer
17 95 (2.59%) Server Engineer
18 94 (2.56%) SQL Server DBA
19 93 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 808 (22.02%) .NET
2 380 (10.36%) HTML
3 288 (7.85%) ASP.NET
4 232 (6.32%) Web Services
5 218 (5.94%) CSS
6 189 (5.15%) XML
7 146 (3.98%) .NET Framework
8 145 (3.95%) jQuery
9 129 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 126 (3.43%) HTML5
11 86 (2.34%) WCF
11 86 (2.34%) J2EE
12 84 (2.29%) Application Packaging
13 81 (2.21%) Ajax
14 56 (1.53%) REST
15 53 (1.44%) KnockoutJS
16 50 (1.36%) COM
16 50 (1.36%) Software Packaging
17 49 (1.34%) JSP
18 43 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 389 (10.60%) Clustering
2 321 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 235 (6.41%) Blackberry
4 223 (6.08%) Replication
5 159 (4.33%) Computer Science
6 136 (3.71%) Hedge funds
7 135 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 90 (2.45%) Statistics
9 74 (2.02%) Open Source
10 72 (1.96%) User Experience
11 54 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 53 (1.44%) Thin Client
12 53 (1.44%) Fat Client
13 43 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.01%) PKI
15 36 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 30 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
17 25 (0.68%) Tandem
17 25 (0.68%) EqualLogic
17 25 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2674 (72.88%) Windows
2 926 (25.24%) Linux
3 899 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 721 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 517 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 434 (11.83%) Windows 7
7 299 (8.15%) UNIX
8 189 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 184 (5.01%) Windows XP
10 178 (4.85%) Windows 8
11 67 (1.83%) CentOS
12 56 (1.53%) Windows Vista
13 54 (1.47%) Android
14 52 (1.42%) Solaris
15 48 (1.31%) Ubuntu
16 36 (0.98%) Apple iOS
17 35 (0.95%) Mac OS X
18 33 (0.90%) Windows Phone
19 31 (0.84%) Windows 2000
20 29 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (19.98%) ITIL
2 633 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (9.57%) DevOps
4 347 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 320 (8.72%) Migration
6 235 (6.41%) Change Management
7 218 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
8 198 (5.40%) Configuration Management
9 186 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
10 167 (4.55%) MVC
11 165 (4.50%) E-Commerce
12 164 (4.47%) Mentoring
13 159 (4.33%) TDD
14 157 (4.28%) Project Management
15 156 (4.25%) Scrum
16 147 (4.01%) Service Delivery
16 147 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
17 142 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
18 137 (3.73%) Workflow
19 130 (3.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1349 (36.77%) SQL
2 616 (16.79%) C#
3 517 (14.09%) Perl
4 407 (11.09%) VBScript
5 382 (10.41%) JavaScript
6 318 (8.67%) Python
7 296 (8.07%) Java
8 270 (7.36%) Bash Shell
9 245 (6.68%) T-SQL
10 239 (6.51%) VB
11 177 (4.82%) PHP
12 173 (4.72%) Ruby
13 95 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 84 (2.29%) VBA
15 69 (1.88%) C++
15 69 (1.88%) C
16 50 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 22 (0.60%) Delphi
18 21 (0.57%) Korn
19 19 (0.52%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 520 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 405 (11.04%) Degree
3 327 (8.91%) MCSE
4 270 (7.36%) Security Cleared
5 207 (5.64%) SC Cleared
6 184 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 175 (4.77%) MCP
8 173 (4.72%) MCSA
9 152 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
10 147 (4.01%) MCITP
11 127 (3.46%) CCNA
12 118 (3.22%) DV Cleared
13 94 (2.56%) VCP4
14 73 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
15 71 (1.94%) CCNP
16 56 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
17 53 (1.44%) MCTS
18 32 (0.87%) CCA
19 30 (0.82%) CCIA
19 30 (0.82%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (4.14%) SLA
2 131 (3.57%) QA
3 77 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 74 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.74%) ISO 8583
6 17 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.14%) COBIT
9 2 (0.055%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.055%) GPG13
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1602 (43.66%) Active Directory
2 1026 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 603 (16.43%) Hyper-V
4 353 (9.62%) XenApp
5 292 (7.96%) vSphere
6 243 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
7 193 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 174 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 156 (4.25%) XenDesktop
10 65 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 65 (1.77%) Terminal Services
11 62 (1.69%) ISA Server
11 62 (1.69%) XenServer
12 60 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
13 33 (0.90%) NFS
14 31 (0.84%) Terminal Server
15 30 (0.82%) vCloud
16 27 (0.74%) VMware Server
17 25 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
18 23 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 640 (17.44%) SCCM
2 363 (9.89%) SCOM
3 285 (7.77%) Puppet
4 204 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 123 (3.35%) Nagios
6 108 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 90 (2.45%) WSUS
8 70 (1.91%) Backup Exec
9 66 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 63 (1.72%) WMI
11 58 (1.58%) Tivoli
12 57 (1.55%) SCVMM
13 50 (1.36%) ZABBIX
14 45 (1.23%) logstash
15 44 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
16 41 (1.12%) SCOrch
16 41 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 39 (1.06%) Graphite
18 38 (1.04%) XenMobile
19 37 (1.01%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1969 (53.67%) Microsoft
2 1387 (37.80%) VMware
3 734 (20.01%) Citrix
4 436 (11.88%) Cisco
5 419 (11.42%) Oracle
6 349 (9.51%) HP
7 244 (6.65%) Red Hat
8 174 (4.74%) NetApp
9 170 (4.63%) Symantec
10 166 (4.52%) EMC
11 153 (4.17%) IBM
12 130 (3.54%) Dell
13 87 (2.37%) Veritas
14 69 (1.88%) SolarWinds
15 68 (1.85%) Google
16 63 (1.72%) F5
16 63 (1.72%) Meridio
17 61 (1.66%) IronPort
17 61 (1.66%) Altiris
18 52 (1.42%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Range of benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: + Flexi Cash allowance + Bonus + Healthcare + Insurance + More
Posted: 22 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday