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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 131 180 221
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +41
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2332 1995 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.45% 1.83% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 3.54% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 1671 1263
Median salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
49874 56292 57941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.51% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42884 48287 48656
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +50 2198 £47,500 - 246
London +25 938 £55,000 +4.76% 92
South East +92 489 £47,500 +5.55% 56
Yorkshire +27 165 £38,000 -5.00% 14
City of London 0 159 £55,000 - 28
South West +57 151 £40,000 +6.66% 14
North West +34 148 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Berkshire +98 138 £57,500 +9.52% 14
West Yorkshire +23 114 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Surrey +52 107 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Hampshire +68 106 £41,250 -2.94% 10
East of England -1 104 £47,500 +11.76% 18
West Midlands +9 101 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Leeds +37 99 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Manchester +11 79 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +21 66 £45,000 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +41 58 £42,500 +0.59% 5
Wiltshire +28 55 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Scotland +26 53 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Hertfordshire +29 49 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Reading +30 47 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Nottingham +21 42 £46,500 +32.85% 2
Nottinghamshire +12 42 £46,500 +29.16% 2
Bristol +22 38 £35,936 -15.44% 4
Cheshire +34 37 £31,500 -19.23%
Coventry +17 37 £42,500 -21.29% 4
Cambridgeshire +23 33 £37,500 -15.73% 5
Gloucestershire +8 32 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 32 £38,500 -15.84% 8
Cambridge +17 31 £37,500 -15.73% 3

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 2873 (62.23%) Windows
2 2187 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 1652 (35.78%) Active Directory
4 1609 (34.85%) VMware
5 1584 (34.31%) SQL
6 1559 (33.77%) Windows Server
7 1490 (32.27%) SQL Server
8 1357 (29.39%) Linux
9 1140 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1065 (23.07%) Finance
11 1030 (22.31%) .NET
12 974 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
13 917 (19.86%) DevOps
14 881 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
15 876 (18.97%) MS Excel
16 847 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
17 835 (18.09%) C#
18 811 (17.57%) ITIL
19 807 (17.48%) IIS
20 803 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
21 800 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
22 749 (16.22%) Puppet
23 745 (16.14%) Python
24 695 (15.05%) SCCM
25 673 (14.58%) Firewall
26 626 (13.56%) Citrix
27 620 (13.43%) Cisco
28 617 (13.36%) SharePoint
29 612 (13.26%) Hyper-V
30 606 (13.13%) Opscode Chef

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
1 807 (17.48%) IIS
2 617 (13.36%) SharePoint
3 581 (12.58%) MS Exchange
4 343 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 311 (6.74%) Apache
6 275 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 203 (4.40%) Tomcat
8 199 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 176 (3.81%) Skype for Business
10 168 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 155 (3.36%) WebSphere
12 124 (2.69%) JBoss
13 123 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
14 112 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 112 (2.43%) WebLogic
15 105 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
16 81 (1.75%) OpenStack
17 78 (1.69%) Confluence
18 71 (1.54%) CMS
19 61 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 876 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 262 (5.67%) MS Office
3 23 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.37%) MS Project
6 15 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.11%) HipChat
8 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 13 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
6 13 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (0.22%) LatentZero
8 10 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.13%) Tesseract
11 4 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.087%) Eikon
12 3 (0.065%) FastStats
12 3 (0.065%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.065%) Unica
13 2 (0.043%) Bankmaster
13 2 (0.043%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 881 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 847 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
3 584 (12.65%) Office 365
4 258 (5.59%) SaaS
5 118 (2.56%) IaaS
6 117 (2.53%) PaaS
7 84 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 70 (1.52%) GitHub
9 62 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 52 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
11 49 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 44 (0.95%) OpenShift
13 38 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
14 35 (0.76%) Amazon S3
15 27 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
17 24 (0.52%) OneDrive
18 21 (0.45%) SoftLayer
19 19 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
20 17 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 673 (14.58%) Firewall
2 579 (12.54%) DNS
3 523 (11.33%) SAN
4 437 (9.47%) TCP/IP
5 354 (7.67%) DHCP
6 269 (5.83%) WAN
7 224 (4.85%) LAN
8 197 (4.27%) VPN
9 193 (4.18%) Internet
10 186 (4.03%) HTTP
11 169 (3.66%) NAS
12 126 (2.73%) LDAP
13 116 (2.51%) VoIP
14 96 (2.08%) NetScaler
15 89 (1.93%) Intranet
16 83 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
17 82 (1.78%) VLAN
18 78 (1.69%) SSL
19 71 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
19 71 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1490 (32.27%) SQL Server
2 391 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 324 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 301 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 298 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 260 (5.63%) MySQL
7 173 (3.75%) NoSQL
8 171 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 169 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
10 163 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 149 (3.23%) Relational Database
12 144 (3.12%) MongoDB
13 91 (1.97%) RDBMS
14 85 (1.84%) Big Data
15 83 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 74 (1.60%) Redis
17 71 (1.54%) Oracle Database
18 63 (1.36%) Hadoop
19 43 (0.93%) Power BI
20 41 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 380 (8.23%) TeamCity
2 364 (7.88%) Jenkins
3 362 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 353 (7.65%) Git (software)
5 338 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 279 (6.04%) Visual Studio
7 164 (3.55%) JIRA
8 139 (3.01%) MSBuild
9 117 (2.53%) Subversion
10 82 (1.78%) SpecFlow
11 77 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 70 (1.52%) Maven
13 69 (1.49%) NUnit
14 57 (1.23%) Hudson
14 57 (1.23%) Selenium
14 57 (1.23%) Vagrant
15 45 (0.97%) MSI
16 35 (0.76%) Log4Net
17 33 (0.71%) Psake
18 29 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 1065 (23.07%) Finance
2 334 (7.23%) Banking
3 121 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 114 (2.47%) Law
5 100 (2.17%) Legal
6 86 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 74 (1.60%) Retail
8 69 (1.49%) Marketing
9 61 (1.32%) Games
10 48 (1.04%) Advertising
10 48 (1.04%) Back Office
11 43 (0.93%) Publishing
12 42 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.63%) Electronics
14 28 (0.61%) Front Office
15 26 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.32%) Local Government
17 13 (0.28%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 633 (13.71%) Developer
2 559 (12.11%) Analyst
3 510 (11.05%) Administrator
4 445 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 382 (8.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 379 (8.21%) Windows Engineer
7 356 (7.71%) Support Engineer
8 290 (6.28%) Applications Support
9 269 (5.83%) Support Analyst
10 263 (5.70%) DBA
11 253 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
12 249 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
13 228 (4.94%) SQL DBA
14 226 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
15 216 (4.68%) .NET Developer
16 203 (4.40%) PowerShell Engineer
17 185 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
18 178 (3.86%) Server Engineer
19 177 (3.83%) Architect
20 176 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1030 (22.31%) .NET
2 517 (11.20%) Web Services
3 415 (8.99%) ASP.NET
4 397 (8.60%) HTML
5 293 (6.35%) CSS
6 212 (4.59%) XML
7 202 (4.38%) WCF
8 192 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 182 (3.94%) .NET Framework
10 177 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 174 (3.77%) AngularJS
12 148 (3.21%) LAMP
13 144 (3.12%) jQuery
14 141 (3.05%) REST
15 135 (2.92%) SOAP
16 133 (2.88%) HTML5
17 94 (2.04%) JSON
18 91 (1.97%) Middleware
19 74 (1.60%) Node.js
20 67 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 378 (8.19%) Data Centre
2 357 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 261 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 248 (5.37%) Clustering
5 167 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 150 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 127 (2.75%) Replication
8 89 (1.93%) Hedge funds
9 83 (1.80%) Blackberry
10 82 (1.78%) Statistics
11 76 (1.65%) Fintech
12 70 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 68 (1.47%) User Experience
14 66 (1.43%) Mobile App
15 61 (1.32%) Public Cloud
16 59 (1.28%) PKI
16 59 (1.28%) Private Cloud
17 50 (1.08%) Fat Client
17 50 (1.08%) Thin Client
18 42 (0.91%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2873 (62.23%) Windows
2 1559 (33.77%) Windows Server
3 1357 (29.39%) Linux
4 803 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 800 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 410 (8.88%) Unix
7 352 (7.62%) Windows 7
8 298 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 283 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 166 (3.60%) Windows 10
11 110 (2.38%) CentOS
12 100 (2.17%) Windows 8
13 88 (1.91%) Ubuntu
14 70 (1.52%) Mac OS X
15 56 (1.21%) Solaris
16 39 (0.84%) Android
17 38 (0.82%) VMS
18 28 (0.61%) AIX
18 28 (0.61%) Apple iOS
19 24 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 917 (19.86%) DevOps
3 811 (17.57%) ITIL
4 480 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
5 326 (7.06%) Configuration Management
6 262 (5.67%) TDD
7 257 (5.57%) Migration
8 244 (5.28%) MVC
9 243 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 230 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 222 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 221 (4.79%) High Availability
13 209 (4.53%) Scrum
14 200 (4.33%) Project Management
15 195 (4.22%) Service Management
16 188 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
17 183 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
17 183 (3.96%) Service Delivery
18 174 (3.77%) Change Management
19 171 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1584 (34.31%) SQL
2 835 (18.09%) C#
3 745 (16.14%) Python
4 552 (11.96%) Perl
5 544 (11.78%) Bash Shell
6 520 (11.26%) JavaScript
7 415 (8.99%) T-SQL
8 370 (8.01%) Java
9 331 (7.17%) VBScript
10 285 (6.17%) Ruby
11 209 (4.53%) VB
12 139 (3.01%) PHP
13 135 (2.92%) Shell Script
14 126 (2.73%) C
15 119 (2.58%) C++
16 80 (1.73%) VBA
17 66 (1.43%) VB.NET
18 46 (1.00%) F#
19 42 (0.91%) Korn
20 40 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 516 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 508 (11.00%) Degree
3 297 (6.43%) MCSE
4 276 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 218 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
6 192 (4.16%) SC Cleared
7 184 (3.99%) CCNA
8 171 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 156 (3.38%) MCSA
10 130 (2.82%) MCITP
11 112 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
12 101 (2.19%) MCP
13 79 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
14 68 (1.47%) MCTS
15 64 (1.39%) DV Cleared
16 54 (1.17%) CISSP
17 48 (1.04%) CCA
18 44 (0.95%) CCNP
19 42 (0.91%) RHCSA
20 33 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (3.64%) QA
2 151 (3.27%) SLA
3 85 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 79 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.65%) HIPAA
6 27 (0.58%) COBIT
7 24 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.19%) WCAG
9 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.13%) SDET
10 5 (0.11%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.11%) EMIR
10 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.087%) HL7
12 3 (0.065%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.065%) SAS 70
13 2 (0.043%) MiFID
14 1 (0.022%) COSHH
14 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1652 (35.78%) Active Directory
2 1140 (24.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 612 (13.26%) Hyper-V
4 478 (10.35%) vSphere
5 320 (6.93%) XenApp
6 168 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 161 (3.49%) VMware ESX
8 157 (3.40%) Docker
9 147 (3.18%) XenDesktop
10 138 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
11 123 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
12 109 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
13 91 (1.97%) Terminal Services
14 86 (1.86%) vCloud
15 71 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
16 62 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 53 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
18 52 (1.13%) Firmware
19 48 (1.04%) XenServer
20 32 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 749 (16.22%) Puppet
2 695 (15.05%) SCCM
3 606 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
4 350 (7.58%) SCOM
5 345 (7.47%) Ansible
6 180 (3.90%) Nagios
7 159 (3.44%) WSUS
8 75 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 69 (1.49%) Backup Exec
10 66 (1.43%) OpenAM
11 64 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
12 61 (1.32%) Salt
13 57 (1.23%) NetBackup
14 56 (1.21%) SCVMM
15 48 (1.04%) AirWatch
16 47 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 45 (0.97%) SCOrch
18 40 (0.87%) Icinga
18 40 (0.87%) Kibana
18 40 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2187 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1609 (34.85%) VMware
3 626 (13.56%) Citrix
4 620 (13.43%) Cisco
5 408 (8.84%) Red Hat
6 381 (8.25%) Oracle
7 341 (7.39%) HP
8 181 (3.92%) EMC
8 181 (3.92%) NetApp
9 147 (3.18%) Dell
10 126 (2.73%) IBM
11 118 (2.56%) SolarWinds
12 112 (2.43%) Symantec
13 95 (2.06%) Splunk
14 94 (2.04%) Veeam
15 92 (1.99%) F5
16 86 (1.86%) SAP
17 80 (1.73%) Sun
18 78 (1.69%) Google
18 78 (1.69%) Juniper
Darlington, County Durham
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life, 30 days
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Elland, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits;
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bexley, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: package + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Freshtechit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IDOX plc
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday