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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 182 215 310
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +95
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1716 1369 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.31% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.46% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1150 774
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +49 1644 £45,000 -5.26% 218
London 0 766 £50,000 - 104
South East +85 374 £40,000 - 45
City of London -29 188 £52,500 +5.00% 31
Berkshire +67 138 £40,000 -11.11% 15
North West +77 117 £40,000 - 19
Surrey +32 102 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England +8 97 £40,000 -12.08% 13
South West +37 84 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Yorkshire +19 84 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Reading +38 83 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Hampshire +12 74 £30,500 -6.15% 11
Manchester +47 64 £37,000 -14.20% 11
West Yorkshire +10 62 £30,000 -14.28% 6
East Midlands +19 54 £38,500 +1.31% 6
Cheshire +27 43 £45,500 +13.75% 4
West Midlands -6 43 £31,500 +5.00% 9
Leeds +11 37 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Bristol +28 31 £41,250 - 4
Scotland -19 26 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bracknell +10 25 £40,000 - 2
Southampton +19 24 £32,750 +45.55% 5
Wiltshire +11 24 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Milton Keynes +19 23 £42,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +17 23 £42,500 +93.18% 6
Kent +13 23 £32,500 -35.00% 3
North East +15 22 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Gloucestershire +14 22 £57,500 - 2
Tyne and Wear +2 22 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Hertfordshire -37 21 £42,000 -20.00% 2

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2501 (71.70%) Windows
2 1901 (54.50%) Microsoft
3 1507 (43.21%) Active Directory
4 1339 (38.39%) VMware
5 1262 (36.18%) SQL
6 1142 (32.74%) SQL Server
7 1035 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 879 (25.20%) Linux
9 849 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 848 (24.31%) MS Exchange
11 790 (22.65%) Finance
12 785 (22.51%) MS Excel
13 777 (22.28%) .NET
14 729 (20.90%) Citrix
15 715 (20.50%) IIS
16 697 (19.98%) DNS
17 685 (19.64%) SharePoint
18 676 (19.38%) ITIL
19 637 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
19 637 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 630 (18.06%) C#
21 597 (17.12%) Hyper-V
22 541 (15.51%) SAN
23 538 (15.42%) SCCM
24 505 (14.48%) Windows Server 2003
25 482 (13.82%) Perl
26 454 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2010
27 450 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
28 443 (12.70%) Cisco
29 439 (12.59%) Firewall

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 848 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 715 (20.50%) IIS
3 685 (19.64%) SharePoint
4 454 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 312 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 263 (7.54%) Apache
7 247 (7.08%) Lync
7 247 (7.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 233 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 171 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 157 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 157 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 124 (3.56%) Tomcat
12 84 (2.41%) JBoss
13 63 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
14 61 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
15 60 (1.72%) WebLogic
16 59 (1.69%) CMS
17 56 (1.61%) WebSphere
18 55 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 785 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 308 (8.83%) MS Office
3 60 (1.72%) InfoPath
4 32 (0.92%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.32%) Mingle
5 11 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.17%) HipChat
8 4 (0.11%) MS Project
9 2 (0.057%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.029%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.029%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 48 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.83%) Endur
3 24 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.43%) BASE24
6 11 (0.32%) Magento
7 10 (0.29%) Agresso
7 10 (0.29%) Sophis RISQUE
7 10 (0.29%) Eikon
8 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.20%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.11%) Summit
10 4 (0.11%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.086%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.086%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.086%) Adaptiv
12 2 (0.057%) Tridion
13 1 (0.029%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 334 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 226 (6.48%) Office 365
3 119 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (2.15%) SaaS
5 64 (1.83%) IaaS
6 53 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.92%) PaaS
8 16 (0.46%) GitHub
9 15 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
10 13 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.14%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.14%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.11%) Yammer
14 2 (0.057%) Sumo Logic
15 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 697 (19.98%) DNS
2 541 (15.51%) SAN
3 439 (12.59%) Firewall
4 426 (12.21%) TCP/IP
5 400 (11.47%) DHCP
6 220 (6.31%) Internet
7 207 (5.93%) WAN
8 199 (5.71%) LAN
9 193 (5.53%) VPN
10 122 (3.50%) SMTP
11 115 (3.30%) VLAN
12 114 (3.27%) NAS
13 96 (2.75%) iSCSI
14 93 (2.67%) HTTP
15 86 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
16 84 (2.41%) SSL
17 80 (2.29%) VoIP
18 67 (1.92%) NetScaler
19 66 (1.89%) Network Security
19 66 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 271 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 254 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 228 (6.54%) MySQL
5 219 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 134 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 113 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 102 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 86 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 79 (2.26%) NoSQL
11 64 (1.83%) IDOL
12 62 (1.78%) EDRMS
13 56 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (1.40%) Oracle Database
15 39 (1.12%) MongoDB
16 33 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
17 32 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
18 31 (0.89%) DB2
18 31 (0.89%) OLAP
18 31 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 310 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 292 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 169 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 160 (4.59%) TeamCity
5 134 (3.84%) Jenkins
6 129 (3.70%) MSBuild
7 118 (3.38%) Subversion
8 101 (2.90%) NUnit
9 70 (2.01%) MSTest
10 67 (1.92%) Maven
11 65 (1.86%) SpecFlow
12 61 (1.75%) JIRA
13 58 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 50 (1.43%) Ant
15 43 (1.23%) WiX
16 40 (1.15%) NuGet
17 37 (1.06%) MSI
18 32 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
18 32 (0.92%) Ranorex
19 30 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 790 (22.65%) Finance
2 255 (7.31%) Banking
3 135 (3.87%) Retail
4 127 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 79 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 71 (2.04%) Law
7 69 (1.98%) Back Office
8 62 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 57 (1.63%) Marketing
10 47 (1.35%) Front Office
11 41 (1.18%) Publishing
12 40 (1.15%) Advertising
13 38 (1.09%) Legal
14 30 (0.86%) Manufacturing
15 28 (0.80%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.63%) Electronics
17 18 (0.52%) German Language
18 12 (0.34%) Italian Language
18 12 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 423 (12.13%) Developer
2 403 (11.55%) Analyst
3 298 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 284 (8.14%) Administrator
5 249 (7.14%) Consultant
6 245 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 203 (5.82%) DBA
8 184 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
9 179 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 167 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 157 (4.50%) SQL DBA
12 151 (4.33%) Support Analyst
13 122 (3.50%) Applications Support
14 116 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
14 116 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
14 116 (3.33%) IT Support
15 102 (2.92%) Team Leader
16 95 (2.72%) Architect
17 88 (2.52%) Server Engineer
18 80 (2.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 777 (22.28%) .NET
2 372 (10.67%) HTML
3 276 (7.91%) ASP.NET
4 218 (6.25%) CSS
5 213 (6.11%) Web Services
6 209 (5.99%) XML
7 155 (4.44%) jQuery
8 152 (4.36%) .NET Framework
9 127 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 114 (3.27%) HTML5
11 111 (3.18%) WCF
12 86 (2.47%) Application Packaging
13 66 (1.89%) J2EE
13 66 (1.89%) REST
14 64 (1.83%) Ajax
15 56 (1.61%) JSON
15 56 (1.61%) COM
16 52 (1.49%) SOAP
17 45 (1.29%) Software Packaging
18 44 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 393 (11.27%) Clustering
2 299 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 246 (7.05%) Blackberry
4 191 (5.48%) Replication
5 158 (4.53%) Computer Science
6 139 (3.99%) Management Information System
7 120 (3.44%) Hedge funds
8 88 (2.52%) Statistics
9 72 (2.06%) Open Source
10 67 (1.92%) User Experience
11 45 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 45 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 42 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 42 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 39 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.97%) PKI
15 28 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 28 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 24 (0.69%) iPhone
16 24 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2501 (71.70%) Windows
2 879 (25.20%) Linux
3 849 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 637 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 505 (14.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 427 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 305 (8.74%) UNIX
8 188 (5.39%) Windows 8
9 179 (5.13%) Windows XP
10 177 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 68 (1.95%) CentOS
12 62 (1.78%) Windows Vista
13 57 (1.63%) Android
14 43 (1.23%) Ubuntu
15 35 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 35 (1.00%) Solaris
16 34 (0.97%) Debian
17 33 (0.95%) Windows Phone
18 27 (0.77%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (19.38%) ITIL
2 637 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 322 (9.23%) DevOps
5 284 (8.14%) Migration
6 217 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
7 196 (5.62%) Change Management
8 194 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 181 (5.19%) MVC
10 173 (4.96%) Configuration Management
11 169 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 166 (4.76%) TDD
13 154 (4.42%) Workflow
13 154 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
14 149 (4.27%) Scrum
15 141 (4.04%) Project Management
16 139 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
17 134 (3.84%) Incident Management
18 131 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
18 131 (3.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1262 (36.18%) SQL
2 630 (18.06%) C#
3 482 (13.82%) Perl
4 403 (11.55%) VBScript
5 383 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 320 (9.17%) Python
7 312 (8.94%) Java
8 265 (7.60%) Bash Shell
9 248 (7.11%) VB
10 221 (6.34%) T-SQL
11 173 (4.96%) PHP
12 166 (4.76%) Ruby
13 101 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 79 (2.26%) C
15 71 (2.04%) C++
15 71 (2.04%) VBA
16 52 (1.49%) VB.NET
17 19 (0.54%) Delphi
17 19 (0.54%) Korn
18 15 (0.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 450 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 400 (11.47%) Degree
3 296 (8.49%) Security Cleared
4 261 (7.48%) MCSE
5 236 (6.77%) SC Cleared
6 205 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 173 (4.96%) MCP
8 151 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
9 133 (3.81%) DV Cleared
10 132 (3.78%) MCSA
11 129 (3.70%) CCNA
12 114 (3.27%) MCITP
13 72 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
14 71 (2.04%) CCNP
15 59 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
16 44 (1.26%) MCTS
17 34 (0.97%) CCA
18 28 (0.80%) CISSP
18 28 (0.80%) RHCE
19 27 (0.77%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.93%) SLA
2 128 (3.67%) QA
3 83 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 60 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.66%) ISO 8583
6 19 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.20%) COBIT
9 5 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.086%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.086%) GPG13
System Software
1 1507 (43.21%) Active Directory
2 1035 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 597 (17.12%) Hyper-V
4 347 (9.95%) XenApp
5 287 (8.23%) vSphere
6 240 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
7 203 (5.82%) VMware ESX
8 150 (4.30%) XenDesktop
9 141 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 77 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 72 (2.06%) Terminal Services
11 72 (2.06%) ISA Server
12 60 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
12 60 (1.72%) XenServer
13 29 (0.83%) VMware Server
13 29 (0.83%) Terminal Server
14 28 (0.80%) vCloud
14 28 (0.80%) KVM
15 23 (0.66%) NFS
16 18 (0.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 538 (15.42%) SCCM
2 282 (8.08%) SCOM
3 275 (7.88%) Puppet
4 191 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
5 128 (3.67%) NetBackup
6 103 (2.95%) Nagios
7 77 (2.21%) Backup Exec
8 74 (2.12%) WSUS
9 67 (1.92%) SCVMM
10 63 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 55 (1.58%) WMI
12 53 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
13 46 (1.32%) Tivoli
14 44 (1.26%) ZABBIX
14 44 (1.26%) logstash
15 38 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 37 (1.06%) XenMobile
16 37 (1.06%) SCOrch
17 35 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 32 (0.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1901 (54.50%) Microsoft
2 1339 (38.39%) VMware
3 729 (20.90%) Citrix
4 443 (12.70%) Cisco
5 358 (10.26%) Oracle
6 312 (8.94%) HP
7 237 (6.79%) Red Hat
8 167 (4.79%) Symantec
9 163 (4.67%) NetApp
10 162 (4.64%) EMC
11 140 (4.01%) IBM
12 119 (3.41%) Dell
13 92 (2.64%) Veritas
14 75 (2.15%) Meridio
15 66 (1.89%) Google
16 57 (1.63%) F5
17 56 (1.61%) IronPort
18 52 (1.49%) Altiris
19 50 (1.43%) Avaya
20 49 (1.40%) Fujitsu
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 20% non-contributory pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
HCML
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday