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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 182 206 287
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +81
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1879 1723 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.43% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 2.73% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1416 879
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
56401 63031 59912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.98% 52.50% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47932 53204 51477
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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +27 1814 £46,500 +3.33% 249
London +6 902 £52,500 +5.00% 113
South East +67 356 £42,500 - 49
City of London +4 217 £52,500 +5.00% 32
East of England +56 180 £36,000 -12.72% 17
Berkshire +56 114 £53,750 +32.71% 8
South West +24 96 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North West +60 95 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Hampshire +26 90 £32,000 -20.00% 11
Yorkshire -12 87 £36,500 -2.66% 18
West Yorkshire +2 63 £35,000 - 13
Manchester +55 62 £40,000 -3.03% 13
Surrey +23 61 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Hertfordshire +32 52 £33,750 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -19 51 £47,500 +35.71% 12
Leeds +7 44 £36,500 +4.28% 11
East Midlands -4 44 £41,500 +6.41% 2
Reading +17 40 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Bedfordshire +27 35 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Milton Keynes +8 35 £37,750 -13.21% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 35 £37,750 +71.59% 6
Southampton +9 34 £36,250 -9.37% 7
Scotland +6 34 £52,500 +50.00% 8
Essex +25 32 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +25 32 £35,750 +2.14% 8
Bristol +13 27 £42,500 -2.85% 5
Maidenhead +17 26 £65,000 +91.17% 1
Luton +13 26 £32,500 -39.53% 1
Andover +2 26 £30,000 -25.00%
Wiltshire +6 24 £45,250 -12.98% 3

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2667 (74.58%) Windows
2 1850 (51.73%) Microsoft
3 1540 (43.06%) Active Directory
4 1370 (38.31%) SQL
5 1340 (37.47%) SQL Server
6 1322 (36.97%) VMware
7 944 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 935 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 914 (25.56%) Linux
10 882 (24.66%) MS Excel
11 783 (21.90%) MS Exchange
12 771 (21.56%) Finance
13 766 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 763 (21.34%) .NET
15 698 (19.52%) IIS
16 690 (19.30%) ITIL
17 656 (18.34%) Citrix
18 644 (18.01%) DNS
18 644 (18.01%) SCCM
19 602 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
20 592 (16.55%) SharePoint
21 568 (15.88%) Hyper-V
22 537 (15.02%) Perl
23 533 (14.90%) SAN
24 531 (14.85%) C#
25 501 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
26 470 (13.14%) Firewall
27 465 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
28 450 (12.58%) DevOps
29 441 (12.33%) Degree

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 783 (21.90%) MS Exchange
2 698 (19.52%) IIS
3 592 (16.55%) SharePoint
4 392 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 262 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 242 (6.77%) Lync
7 215 (6.01%) Apache
8 185 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 177 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 141 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 129 (3.61%) Tomcat
12 110 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 94 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 78 (2.18%) JBoss
15 65 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
16 64 (1.79%) WebSphere
17 51 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
18 49 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
19 48 (1.34%) OpenStack
20 43 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 882 (24.66%) MS Excel
2 290 (8.11%) MS Office
3 55 (1.54%) InfoPath
4 24 (0.67%) PowerPivot
5 21 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.31%) Mingle
7 10 (0.28%) MS Project
8 8 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.084%) HipChat
10 2 (0.056%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.056%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.028%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.028%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 25 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
3 10 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.20%) BASE24
5 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.11%) Tridion
5 4 (0.11%) Agresso
5 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.084%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.084%) Summit
7 2 (0.056%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.028%) Eikon
8 1 (0.028%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.028%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.028%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.028%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 341 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 337 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
3 284 (7.94%) Office 365
4 97 (2.71%) SaaS
5 57 (1.59%) IaaS
6 44 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 35 (0.98%) PaaS
9 30 (0.84%) GitHub
10 25 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.59%) Google Analytics
12 16 (0.45%) Mimecast
12 16 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
14 11 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.14%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.14%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 644 (18.01%) DNS
2 533 (14.90%) SAN
3 470 (13.14%) Firewall
4 414 (11.58%) TCP/IP
5 393 (10.99%) DHCP
6 222 (6.21%) WAN
7 208 (5.82%) VPN
8 203 (5.68%) LAN
9 183 (5.12%) Internet
10 127 (3.55%) NAS
11 121 (3.38%) VLAN
12 103 (2.88%) SSL
13 99 (2.77%) HTTP
14 94 (2.63%) Network Security
15 93 (2.60%) iSCSI
15 93 (2.60%) VoIP
16 71 (1.99%) SMTP
17 69 (1.93%) NetScaler
18 60 (1.68%) LDAP
19 57 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1340 (37.47%) SQL Server
2 299 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 293 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 286 (8.00%) MySQL
5 272 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 228 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 167 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 108 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 99 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 78 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 61 (1.71%) NoSQL
13 55 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 49 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 35 (0.98%) Redis
17 34 (0.95%) EDRMS
18 32 (0.89%) MongoDB
19 31 (0.87%) IDOL
20 30 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 239 (6.68%) Visual Studio
2 212 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 210 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 178 (4.98%) TeamCity
5 160 (4.47%) Jenkins
6 102 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 93 (2.60%) Subversion
8 90 (2.52%) JIRA
9 88 (2.46%) MSBuild
10 60 (1.68%) SpecFlow
11 59 (1.65%) NUnit
12 51 (1.43%) Maven
13 47 (1.31%) Selenium
14 44 (1.23%) MSI
15 35 (0.98%) Ant
16 33 (0.92%) Moq
17 32 (0.89%) Artifactory
18 28 (0.78%) MSTest
18 28 (0.78%) InstallShield
19 26 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 771 (21.56%) Finance
2 262 (7.33%) Banking
3 93 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 92 (2.57%) Retail
5 91 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 84 (2.35%) Back Office
7 69 (1.93%) Financial Institution
8 66 (1.85%) Law
9 65 (1.82%) Front Office
10 51 (1.43%) Marketing
11 46 (1.29%) Legal
12 32 (0.89%) Publishing
13 27 (0.76%) Advertising
14 23 (0.64%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.59%) Games
16 18 (0.50%) German Language
17 15 (0.42%) Italian Language
17 15 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 15 (0.42%) Dutch Language
17 15 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 450 (12.58%) Analyst
2 373 (10.43%) Administrator
3 360 (10.07%) Developer
4 249 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
5 247 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 244 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 244 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 239 (6.68%) DBA
8 205 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
9 195 (5.45%) Consultant
10 190 (5.31%) SQL DBA
11 154 (4.31%) Applications Support
12 148 (4.14%) Support Analyst
13 110 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
14 98 (2.74%) SQL Server DBA
15 95 (2.66%) IT Support
16 94 (2.63%) .NET Developer
16 94 (2.63%) Architect
17 80 (2.24%) Team Leader
18 75 (2.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 763 (21.34%) .NET
2 342 (9.56%) HTML
3 267 (7.47%) ASP.NET
4 217 (6.07%) Web Services
5 214 (5.98%) CSS
6 137 (3.83%) XML
7 130 (3.64%) jQuery
8 128 (3.58%) HTML5
9 117 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 82 (2.29%) WCF
12 76 (2.13%) Ajax
13 74 (2.07%) Application Packaging
14 70 (1.96%) Software Packaging
15 67 (1.87%) J2EE
16 56 (1.57%) JSP
17 55 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 53 (1.48%) REST
19 46 (1.29%) SOAP
19 46 (1.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 305 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 300 (8.39%) Clustering
3 263 (7.35%) Replication
4 187 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 186 (5.20%) Hedge funds
6 163 (4.56%) Blackberry
7 126 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 86 (2.40%) Statistics
9 72 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 64 (1.79%) User Experience
11 59 (1.65%) Open Source
12 58 (1.62%) Public Cloud
13 48 (1.34%) Fat Client
13 48 (1.34%) Thin Client
14 47 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (1.17%) Private Cloud
16 30 (0.84%) Client/Server
17 29 (0.81%) PKI
18 28 (0.78%) EqualLogic
19 26 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2667 (74.58%) Windows
2 935 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 914 (25.56%) Linux
4 766 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 465 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 393 (10.99%) Windows 7
7 258 (7.21%) UNIX
8 184 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 160 (4.47%) Windows 8
10 158 (4.42%) Windows XP
11 69 (1.93%) Ubuntu
12 67 (1.87%) Solaris
13 45 (1.26%) CentOS
14 43 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 35 (0.98%) Windows 2000
16 28 (0.78%) Windows Phone
17 27 (0.76%) Apple iOS
18 26 (0.73%) Android
19 23 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
20 19 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (19.30%) ITIL
2 602 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (12.58%) DevOps
4 298 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 288 (8.05%) Migration
6 256 (7.16%) Configuration Management
7 235 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
8 227 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
9 220 (6.15%) Change Management
10 172 (4.81%) Mentoring
11 164 (4.59%) Service Delivery
12 162 (4.53%) Project Management
13 152 (4.25%) Scrum
14 151 (4.22%) MVC
15 150 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 145 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
17 141 (3.94%) E-Commerce
18 137 (3.83%) Problem Management
19 134 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
20 131 (3.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1370 (38.31%) SQL
2 537 (15.02%) Perl
3 531 (14.85%) C#
4 389 (10.88%) VBScript
5 352 (9.84%) Python
6 347 (9.70%) JavaScript
7 302 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 277 (7.75%) Bash Shell
9 246 (6.88%) Java
10 227 (6.35%) VB
11 182 (5.09%) Ruby
12 159 (4.45%) PHP
13 90 (2.52%) VBA
14 88 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 63 (1.76%) C
16 46 (1.29%) C++
17 45 (1.26%) VB.NET
18 23 (0.64%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.59%) Korn
20 18 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 501 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 441 (12.33%) Degree
3 328 (9.17%) MCSE
4 247 (6.91%) Security Cleared
5 180 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 169 (4.73%) MCSA
7 146 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 145 (4.05%) MCP
9 141 (3.94%) MCITP
10 128 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 126 (3.52%) CCNA
12 123 (3.44%) DV Cleared
13 61 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
14 52 (1.45%) CCNP
15 50 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
16 49 (1.37%) MCTS
17 38 (1.06%) CISSP
18 32 (0.89%) AWS Certification
19 31 (0.87%) CCSA
20 30 (0.84%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.98%) SLA
2 116 (3.24%) QA
3 71 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.78%) FISMA
6 19 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.056%) GPG13
10 2 (0.056%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1540 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 944 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 568 (15.88%) Hyper-V
4 288 (8.05%) XenApp
5 281 (7.86%) vSphere
6 222 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
7 194 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 156 (4.36%) VMware ESX
9 123 (3.44%) XenDesktop
10 69 (1.93%) XenServer
11 67 (1.87%) Terminal Services
12 52 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
13 44 (1.23%) ISA Server
14 35 (0.98%) NFS
15 34 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 32 (0.89%) Terminal Server
17 29 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 27 (0.76%) Xen
19 26 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
20 25 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 644 (18.01%) SCCM
2 372 (10.40%) SCOM
3 314 (8.78%) Puppet
4 248 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
5 164 (4.59%) Nagios
6 94 (2.63%) WSUS
7 77 (2.15%) Backup Exec
8 67 (1.87%) NetBackup
9 62 (1.73%) WMI
10 59 (1.65%) ZABBIX
11 58 (1.62%) Tivoli
12 55 (1.54%) Ansible
13 48 (1.34%) SCVMM
14 46 (1.29%) Graphite
15 44 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 43 (1.20%) logstash
17 39 (1.09%) SCOrch
18 37 (1.03%) Vagrant
18 37 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 36 (1.01%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1850 (51.73%) Microsoft
2 1322 (36.97%) VMware
3 656 (18.34%) Citrix
4 422 (11.80%) Cisco
5 413 (11.55%) Oracle
6 325 (9.09%) HP
7 219 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 169 (4.73%) NetApp
9 154 (4.31%) Dell
10 149 (4.17%) Symantec
11 147 (4.11%) EMC
12 138 (3.86%) IBM
13 83 (2.32%) SolarWinds
14 82 (2.29%) Google
15 72 (2.01%) F5
16 63 (1.76%) Altiris
17 62 (1.73%) Veritas
18 60 (1.68%) Splunk
19 50 (1.40%) AppSense
20 49 (1.37%) Sophos
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus,car allowance & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday