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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 142 190 228
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +38
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2301 1926 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.34% 1.76% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 3.42% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 1592 1353
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
51984 56395 62009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.84% 51.51% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45055 48104 52955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +42 2127 £47,500 - 243
London +34 1007 £55,000 +4.76% 106
South East +30 434 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Berkshire +96 174 £50,000 - 9
City of London +36 160 £55,000 +4.76% 31
South West +43 154 £38,625 -14.16% 15
Yorkshire +54 153 £38,500 - 17
North West +80 138 £40,000 -5.88% 20
West Yorkshire +28 114 £38,000 -1.29% 15
Hampshire +22 89 £40,000 +25.00% 10
East of England -3 88 £50,000 +25.00% 9
East Midlands +48 83 £42,500 +2.40% 14
Manchester +39 82 £40,000 -15.78% 12
Leeds +16 81 £42,000 +9.09% 10
Surrey +17 65 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Somerset +41 64 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Scotland +18 58 £40,500 -4.70% 12
West Midlands -40 51 £41,000 +11.56% 6
Reading +37 46 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Southampton +4 33 £38,000 +16.92% 3
Merseyside +33 32 £60,000 +73.91% 5
Edinburgh +14 32 £42,250 -6.11% 5
Oxfordshire -5 32 £41,250 +7.14% 3
Bristol +14 31 £37,500 -14.28% 4
Bradford +40 30 £35,000 -27.55% 2
North East +30 30 £38,000 +40.74% 6
Wales +22 30 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hertfordshire +30 29 £52,500 +33.75% 1
West Sussex -15 29 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Liverpool +21 28 £60,000 +90.47% 3

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2792 (65.86%) Windows
2 2054 (48.45%) Microsoft
3 1587 (37.44%) Windows Server
4 1586 (37.41%) Active Directory
5 1456 (34.35%) SQL
6 1436 (33.88%) SQL Server
7 1394 (32.89%) VMware
8 1278 (30.15%) Linux
9 1037 (24.46%) Finance
10 988 (23.31%) .NET
11 986 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 903 (21.30%) IIS
13 854 (20.15%) ITIL
14 843 (19.89%) MS Excel
15 832 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 823 (19.41%) DevOps
17 797 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
18 785 (18.52%) C#
19 747 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
20 734 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
21 692 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
22 647 (15.26%) Firewall
23 628 (14.81%) SCCM
24 624 (14.72%) DNS
25 606 (14.30%) Python
25 606 (14.30%) Puppet
26 590 (13.92%) Citrix
27 588 (13.87%) Cisco
28 570 (13.45%) SharePoint
29 558 (13.16%) MS Exchange

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
1 903 (21.30%) IIS
2 570 (13.45%) SharePoint
3 558 (13.16%) MS Exchange
4 316 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 288 (6.79%) Apache
6 234 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 220 (5.19%) Tomcat
8 210 (4.95%) Skype for Business
9 200 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 188 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 161 (3.80%) WebSphere
12 130 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
13 117 (2.76%) JBoss
14 115 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
15 102 (2.41%) WebLogic
16 97 (2.29%) Confluence
17 93 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
18 69 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 63 (1.49%) CMS
19 63 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 843 (19.89%) MS Excel
2 284 (6.70%) MS Office
3 30 (0.71%) InfoPath
4 24 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.24%) MS Project
7 5 (0.12%) HipChat
8 3 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.024%) Maya
9 1 (0.024%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 51 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.14%) Bankmaster
8 6 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.14%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.14%) Tesseract
8 6 (0.14%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.094%) FastStats
10 4 (0.094%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.094%) Unica
11 3 (0.071%) Documaker
11 3 (0.071%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 734 (17.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 692 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
3 454 (10.71%) Office 365
4 258 (6.09%) SaaS
5 119 (2.81%) PaaS
6 108 (2.55%) IaaS
7 71 (1.67%) GitHub
8 55 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 47 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (0.61%) OneDrive
12 23 (0.54%) OpenShift
13 21 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (0.40%) Mimecast
16 16 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 15 (0.35%) Google Apps
18 10 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 647 (15.26%) Firewall
2 624 (14.72%) DNS
3 517 (12.20%) SAN
4 452 (10.66%) TCP/IP
5 332 (7.83%) DHCP
6 250 (5.90%) WAN
7 228 (5.38%) LAN
8 214 (5.05%) VPN
9 207 (4.88%) HTTP
10 175 (4.13%) NAS
11 139 (3.28%) Internet
12 123 (2.90%) LDAP
13 103 (2.43%) VoIP
14 102 (2.41%) NetScaler
15 97 (2.29%) SSL
15 97 (2.29%) VLAN
16 74 (1.75%) Intranet
17 69 (1.63%) Wireless
18 62 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
19 53 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1436 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 326 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 322 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 297 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 283 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 259 (6.11%) MySQL
7 172 (4.06%) Relational Database
8 132 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 131 (3.09%) MongoDB
10 129 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 127 (3.00%) NoSQL
12 114 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 109 (2.57%) RDBMS
14 97 (2.29%) Oracle Database
15 81 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
16 79 (1.86%) Big Data
17 69 (1.63%) Hadoop
18 56 (1.32%) Redis
19 42 (0.99%) SSDT
20 38 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 376 (8.87%) Jenkins
2 340 (8.02%) TeamCity
3 320 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 288 (6.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 242 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 240 (5.66%) Visual Studio
7 176 (4.15%) JIRA
8 122 (2.88%) Subversion
9 99 (2.34%) MSBuild
10 67 (1.58%) Maven
11 59 (1.39%) SpecFlow
12 54 (1.27%) NUnit
12 54 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 53 (1.25%) Selenium
14 51 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (1.01%) Ant
16 42 (0.99%) MSI
17 30 (0.71%) Metasploit
17 30 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
18 23 (0.54%) Psake
General
1 1037 (24.46%) Finance
2 337 (7.95%) Banking
3 131 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 121 (2.85%) Law
5 99 (2.34%) Retail
6 87 (2.05%) Legal
7 81 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 80 (1.89%) Marketing
9 77 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 54 (1.27%) Publishing
11 49 (1.16%) Games
12 38 (0.90%) Back Office
13 31 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 30 (0.71%) Advertising
14 30 (0.71%) Electronics
15 29 (0.68%) Front Office
16 17 (0.40%) Spanish Language
17 16 (0.38%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.17%) Local Government
19 6 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 591 (13.94%) Analyst
2 532 (12.55%) Developer
3 460 (10.85%) Administrator
4 414 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 385 (9.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 354 (8.35%) Windows Engineer
7 322 (7.60%) Support Analyst
8 320 (7.55%) Support Engineer
9 287 (6.77%) Applications Support
10 210 (4.95%) .NET Developer
11 208 (4.91%) DBA
12 206 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
13 189 (4.46%) SQL DBA
14 168 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
15 167 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
16 166 (3.92%) Consultant
17 161 (3.80%) C# Developer
18 159 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
19 158 (3.73%) Architect
20 150 (3.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 988 (23.31%) .NET
2 469 (11.06%) Web Services
3 363 (8.56%) ASP.NET
4 349 (8.23%) HTML
5 253 (5.97%) CSS
6 176 (4.15%) WCF
7 171 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 168 (3.96%) .NET Framework
9 155 (3.66%) XML
10 152 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 137 (3.23%) jQuery
12 132 (3.11%) LAMP
13 118 (2.78%) HTML5
14 110 (2.59%) REST
15 104 (2.45%) AngularJS
15 104 (2.45%) SOAP
16 72 (1.70%) JSON
17 68 (1.60%) Node.js
18 66 (1.56%) Middleware
19 65 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 306 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 282 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 255 (6.02%) Clustering
4 205 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 152 (3.59%) Replication
6 137 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 126 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 114 (2.69%) Blackberry
9 98 (2.31%) PKI
10 80 (1.89%) Hedge funds
11 67 (1.58%) Fintech
12 65 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 57 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
14 56 (1.32%) Statistics
15 55 (1.30%) Private Cloud
16 45 (1.06%) User Experience
17 43 (1.01%) Fat Client
17 43 (1.01%) Thin Client
18 38 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
18 38 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2792 (65.86%) Windows
2 1587 (37.44%) Windows Server
3 1278 (30.15%) Linux
4 832 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 797 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 395 (9.32%) Unix
7 305 (7.20%) Windows 7
8 299 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 275 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 132 (3.11%) Windows 10
11 98 (2.31%) CentOS
12 97 (2.29%) Ubuntu
13 93 (2.19%) Windows 8
14 69 (1.63%) Solaris
15 59 (1.39%) Mac OS X
16 33 (0.78%) Mac OS
17 26 (0.61%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.57%) Android
18 24 (0.57%) VMS
19 23 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (20.15%) ITIL
2 823 (19.41%) DevOps
3 747 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
4 439 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
5 262 (6.18%) Configuration Management
6 261 (6.16%) High Availability
7 251 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 238 (5.61%) Migration
9 231 (5.45%) MVC
10 205 (4.84%) Service Management
11 200 (4.72%) TDD
12 199 (4.69%) Mentoring
13 197 (4.65%) Project Management
14 193 (4.55%) Change Management
14 193 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
15 170 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
16 140 (3.30%) Analytics
17 137 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
17 137 (3.23%) Scrum
18 136 (3.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1456 (34.35%) SQL
2 785 (18.52%) C#
3 606 (14.30%) Python
4 530 (12.50%) Perl
5 463 (10.92%) Bash Shell
6 446 (10.52%) JavaScript
7 371 (8.75%) T-SQL
8 346 (8.16%) VBScript
9 304 (7.17%) Java
10 293 (6.91%) Ruby
11 223 (5.26%) VB
12 126 (2.97%) PHP
13 104 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 75 (1.77%) VBA
15 72 (1.70%) C++
16 68 (1.60%) VB.NET
17 52 (1.23%) C
18 34 (0.80%) Korn
19 33 (0.78%) Bourne shell
20 29 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 471 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 408 (9.62%) Degree
3 249 (5.87%) MCSE
4 241 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 180 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (4.25%) SC Cleared
6 150 (3.54%) MCSA
7 141 (3.33%) CCNA
8 130 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 102 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
10 98 (2.31%) MCP
11 86 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
12 85 (2.01%) MCITP
13 65 (1.53%) CISSP
14 54 (1.27%) CCA
15 51 (1.20%) DV Cleared
16 44 (1.04%) SANS
17 42 (0.99%) CCNP
18 33 (0.78%) CEH
19 32 (0.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (4.15%) SLA
2 137 (3.23%) QA
3 63 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.66%) COBIT
6 19 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 16 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.12%) RMADS
11 3 (0.071%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.071%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.071%) EMIR
11 3 (0.071%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.071%) SDET
12 2 (0.047%) GxP
12 2 (0.047%) WCAG
13 1 (0.024%) FISMA
13 1 (0.024%) GPG13
13 1 (0.024%) MiFID
System Software
1 1586 (37.41%) Active Directory
2 986 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 552 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 344 (8.12%) XenApp
5 339 (8.00%) vSphere
6 208 (4.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 174 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 131 (3.09%) Docker
9 121 (2.85%) VMware ESX
10 112 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
11 97 (2.29%) Terminal Services
12 92 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
13 79 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
14 78 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
15 68 (1.60%) XenServer
16 48 (1.13%) vCloud
17 44 (1.04%) Firmware
17 44 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 38 (0.90%) NFS
18 38 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 628 (14.81%) SCCM
2 606 (14.30%) Puppet
3 455 (10.73%) Opscode Chef
4 352 (8.30%) SCOM
5 266 (6.28%) Ansible
6 253 (5.97%) Nagios
7 120 (2.83%) WSUS
8 91 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 73 (1.72%) OpenAM
10 68 (1.60%) Backup Exec
11 65 (1.53%) SCOrch
12 63 (1.49%) NetBackup
13 60 (1.42%) SCVMM
14 59 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
14 59 (1.39%) ZABBIX
15 50 (1.18%) EdgeSight
16 44 (1.04%) Icinga
16 44 (1.04%) Salt
17 40 (0.94%) Nessus
18 39 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2054 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 1394 (32.89%) VMware
3 590 (13.92%) Citrix
4 588 (13.87%) Cisco
5 360 (8.49%) Oracle
6 357 (8.42%) Red Hat
7 323 (7.62%) HP
8 158 (3.73%) NetApp
9 147 (3.47%) Dell
10 135 (3.18%) Symantec
11 126 (2.97%) EMC
12 121 (2.85%) IBM
13 101 (2.38%) Splunk
14 100 (2.36%) SolarWinds
15 92 (2.17%) Veeam
16 88 (2.08%) AppDynamics
17 78 (1.84%) Google
17 78 (1.84%) Sun
18 76 (1.79%) SAP
19 73 (1.72%) F5
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Talent Spa
Salary: £33-35K + Benefits (healthcare (family), life assurance, annual salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 10% non-cont pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday