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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 221 230 288
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +58
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1499 1285 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.21% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 2.29% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1083 937
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,023 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
59399 56091 62727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.04% 52.73% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49812 48226 55032
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 +14 1411 £45,000 - 163
London -19 734 £52,500 +5.00% 69
South East +35 244 £40,000 +1.26% 32
City of London -16 161 £55,000 +4.76% 25
East of England +37 129 £42,500 +34.92% 25
Berkshire +64 110 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Yorkshire +30 104 £40,000 +14.28% 14
West Yorkshire +24 85 £35,000 - 12
Leeds +26 70 £28,000 -20.00% 5
South West +21 63 £31,500 -3.81% 8
Surrey +14 59 £47,500 +20.25% 8
North West -7 59 £37,500 +8.69% 10
Bracknell +25 47 £35,000 -41.66% 2
West Midlands -57 43 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Hampshire -21 38 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Scotland -11 37 £35,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +12 36 £40,000 +23.07% 5
East Midlands -9 34 £35,000 -7.28% 2
Reading +15 33 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridge +5 28 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Essex +24 27 £43,750 +34.61% 5
Bedfordshire +19 27 £62,500 +113.67% 8
Manchester +5 27 £35,000 - 6
Edinburgh 0 24 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Wiltshire +6 22 £32,500 +3.17% 4
Hertfordshire -29 22 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Nottingham +12 19 £35,000 -3.44%
Luton +10 19 £62,500 +108.33% 7
Nottinghamshire +8 19 £35,000 -6.66%
Bristol +7 19 £35,000 -6.66% 1

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2234 (70.70%) Windows
2 1670 (52.85%) Microsoft
3 1316 (41.65%) Active Directory
4 1213 (38.39%) VMware
5 1135 (35.92%) SQL
6 1009 (31.93%) SQL Server
7 881 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 849 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 818 (25.89%) Finance
10 787 (24.91%) Linux
11 731 (23.13%) .NET
12 695 (21.99%) MS Excel
13 685 (21.68%) DNS
14 671 (21.23%) MS Exchange
15 654 (20.70%) C#
16 631 (19.97%) IIS
17 599 (18.96%) Citrix
18 552 (17.47%) ITIL
19 549 (17.37%) SharePoint
20 532 (16.84%) Degree
21 488 (15.44%) VBScript
22 483 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
23 479 (15.16%) SAN
24 457 (14.46%) TCP/IP
25 454 (14.37%) SCCM
26 451 (14.27%) Hyper-V
26 451 (14.27%) Cisco
27 447 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 446 (14.11%) Perl
29 440 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 671 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 631 (19.97%) IIS
3 549 (17.37%) SharePoint
4 405 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 246 (7.78%) Apache
6 224 (7.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 199 (6.30%) Lync
8 190 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 174 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 171 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 134 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 122 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
13 83 (2.63%) Tomcat
14 79 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
15 50 (1.58%) CMS
16 43 (1.36%) NServiceBus
17 39 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
18 32 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
19 31 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
20 30 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 695 (21.99%) MS Excel
2 246 (7.78%) MS Office
3 47 (1.49%) InfoPath
4 19 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.38%) MS Project
6 10 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.25%) Mingle
8 6 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.063%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 58 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.57%) Endur
3 14 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.41%) Temenos T24
5 11 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.35%) Summit
6 10 (0.32%) BASE24
7 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.16%) Eikon
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.13%) Agresso
10 3 (0.095%) Maximo
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.063%) Sophis RISQUE
11 2 (0.063%) Adaptiv
12 1 (0.032%) Magento
12 1 (0.032%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 196 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (6.08%) Office 365
3 101 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (1.49%) SaaS
6 25 (0.79%) IaaS
7 20 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.63%) PaaS
8 11 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.28%) GitHub
10 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.095%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.063%) Route 53
12 2 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 685 (21.68%) DNS
2 479 (15.16%) SAN
3 457 (14.46%) TCP/IP
4 403 (12.75%) Firewall
5 375 (11.87%) DHCP
6 173 (5.47%) VPN
7 139 (4.40%) SMTP
8 127 (4.02%) WAN
9 123 (3.89%) Cisco IOS
10 121 (3.83%) HTTP
10 121 (3.83%) Internet
11 114 (3.61%) LAN
12 94 (2.97%) NAS
13 89 (2.82%) LDAP
14 88 (2.78%) VLAN
15 86 (2.72%) Network Security
16 84 (2.66%) MPLS
17 73 (2.31%) SSL
18 71 (2.25%) OSPF
18 71 (2.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1009 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 319 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 210 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 167 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 158 (5.00%) MySQL
6 125 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 122 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 119 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (2.15%) NoSQL
10 64 (2.03%) Relational Database
11 57 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 44 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 40 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 37 (1.17%) EDRMS
16 33 (1.04%) IDOL
17 32 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 29 (0.92%) OLAP
18 29 (0.92%) Big Data
19 28 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 259 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 252 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 171 (5.41%) MSBuild
4 161 (5.09%) Subversion
5 154 (4.87%) Git (software)
6 122 (3.86%) TeamCity
7 105 (3.32%) MSI
8 100 (3.16%) Jenkins
9 91 (2.88%) NUnit
10 54 (1.71%) InstallShield
11 44 (1.39%) MSTest
12 38 (1.20%) AdminStudio
13 36 (1.14%) Hudson
14 31 (0.98%) Ant
15 30 (0.95%) CruiseControl
15 30 (0.95%) SpecFlow
16 28 (0.89%) JIRA
16 28 (0.89%) Selenium
17 27 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
18 23 (0.73%) Moq
General
1 818 (25.89%) Finance
2 201 (6.36%) Banking
3 133 (4.21%) Retail
4 116 (3.67%) Financial Institution
5 96 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 95 (3.01%) Law
7 75 (2.37%) Legal
8 68 (2.15%) Back Office
9 58 (1.84%) Publishing
10 53 (1.68%) Marketing
11 44 (1.39%) Investment Banking
12 35 (1.11%) Advertising
13 31 (0.98%) Front Office
14 19 (0.60%) Electronics
15 18 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.47%) Games
17 11 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.22%) Billing
18 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 455 (14.40%) Developer
2 378 (11.96%) Analyst
3 336 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 290 (9.18%) Administrator
5 214 (6.77%) Support Engineer
6 172 (5.44%) Support Analyst
7 168 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
8 162 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 157 (4.97%) Consultant
10 134 (4.24%) DBA
11 124 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
12 123 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 109 (3.45%) .NET Developer
14 107 (3.39%) Architect
15 106 (3.35%) SQL DBA
16 99 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
17 98 (3.10%) Applications Support
18 90 (2.85%) Senior Developer
19 80 (2.53%) C# Developer
20 72 (2.28%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (23.13%) .NET
2 354 (11.20%) HTML
3 309 (9.78%) ASP.NET
4 247 (7.82%) CSS
5 238 (7.53%) XML
6 226 (7.15%) Web Services
7 191 (6.04%) jQuery
8 183 (5.79%) WCF
9 141 (4.46%) .NET Framework
10 137 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (3.51%) HTML5
12 109 (3.45%) WPF
13 84 (2.66%) JSON
14 73 (2.31%) Application Packaging
15 72 (2.28%) Ajax
16 71 (2.25%) LINQ
17 60 (1.90%) XSLT
17 60 (1.90%) REST
18 57 (1.80%) CSS3
18 57 (1.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 333 (10.54%) Clustering
2 237 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 166 (5.25%) Blackberry
4 157 (4.97%) Replication
5 147 (4.65%) Hedge funds
6 84 (2.66%) Open Source
7 81 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 59 (1.87%) Statistics
9 56 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 47 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 41 (1.30%) PKI
13 36 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
14 30 (0.95%) Firmware
15 24 (0.76%) e-Health
16 20 (0.63%) EqualLogic
16 20 (0.63%) Blog
17 17 (0.54%) Derivative
18 16 (0.51%) Thin Client
18 16 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2234 (70.70%) Windows
2 849 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 787 (24.91%) Linux
4 483 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 440 (13.92%) Windows 7
5 440 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 341 (10.79%) UNIX
7 161 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 145 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 131 (4.15%) Windows XP
10 78 (2.47%) Solaris
11 55 (1.74%) CentOS
12 49 (1.55%) Android
13 32 (1.01%) Ubuntu
14 31 (0.98%) Debian
14 31 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 26 (0.82%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.63%) Windows Vista
17 18 (0.57%) Windows Phone
18 13 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (17.47%) ITIL
2 252 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (7.53%) DevOps
4 215 (6.80%) E-Commerce
5 201 (6.36%) MVC
6 195 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 187 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
8 170 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
9 162 (5.13%) TDD
10 158 (5.00%) Migration
11 151 (4.78%) Change Control
12 147 (4.65%) Load Balancing
13 146 (4.62%) Scrum
14 126 (3.99%) Project Management
15 122 (3.86%) Configuration Management
16 113 (3.58%) Incident Management
17 110 (3.48%) Change Management
18 108 (3.42%) Workflow
19 105 (3.32%) Software Engineering
19 105 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1135 (35.92%) SQL
2 654 (20.70%) C#
3 488 (15.44%) VBScript
4 446 (14.11%) Perl
5 375 (11.87%) VB
6 352 (11.14%) JavaScript
7 292 (9.24%) Python
8 269 (8.51%) Bash Shell
9 256 (8.10%) Java
10 194 (6.14%) T-SQL
11 177 (5.60%) Ruby
12 118 (3.73%) Shell Script
13 94 (2.97%) PHP
14 93 (2.94%) C++
15 85 (2.69%) C
16 77 (2.44%) VB.NET
17 37 (1.17%) XAML
18 34 (1.08%) VBA
19 19 (0.60%) Delphi
20 11 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 532 (16.84%) Degree
2 447 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 265 (8.39%) MCSE
4 218 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 176 (5.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 171 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 158 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 132 (4.18%) MCP
8 132 (4.18%) MCITP
9 127 (4.02%) CCNA
10 103 (3.26%) MCSA
11 82 (2.59%) DV Cleared
12 71 (2.25%) CCNP
13 52 (1.65%) MCTS
14 51 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 44 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (1.14%) CISSP
17 33 (1.04%) PhD
18 31 (0.98%) VCP5
19 29 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.02%) SLA
2 121 (3.83%) QA
3 95 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.63%) ISO 8583
7 14 (0.44%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.16%) COBIT
8 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.095%) GPG13
10 2 (0.063%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.032%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1316 (41.65%) Active Directory
2 881 (27.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 451 (14.27%) Hyper-V
4 245 (7.75%) VMware ESXi
5 244 (7.72%) VMware ESX
6 240 (7.59%) vSphere
7 219 (6.93%) XenApp
8 147 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 140 (4.43%) XenDesktop
10 63 (1.99%) vCloud
11 59 (1.87%) Terminal Services
12 55 (1.74%) KVM
13 54 (1.71%) XenServer
14 51 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 48 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
16 45 (1.42%) VMware Server
17 44 (1.39%) ISA Server
18 30 (0.95%) VMFS
19 29 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
19 29 (0.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 454 (14.37%) SCCM
2 218 (6.90%) Puppet
3 184 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
4 173 (5.47%) SCOM
5 131 (4.15%) WSUS
6 118 (3.73%) NetBackup
7 98 (3.10%) Nagios
8 91 (2.88%) Backup Exec
9 51 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 50 (1.58%) SCVMM
11 43 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 35 (1.11%) AppDNA
13 32 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 26 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 25 (0.79%) HP SIM
16 21 (0.66%) ZABBIX
17 18 (0.57%) SCSM
18 17 (0.54%) Tivoli
19 16 (0.51%) OpenView
19 16 (0.51%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1670 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 1213 (38.39%) VMware
3 599 (18.96%) Citrix
4 451 (14.27%) Cisco
5 332 (10.51%) HP
6 256 (8.10%) Oracle
7 201 (6.36%) Red Hat
8 190 (6.01%) NetApp
9 155 (4.91%) Symantec
10 119 (3.77%) EMC
11 115 (3.64%) Dell
12 93 (2.94%) IBM
13 67 (2.12%) CA
13 67 (2.12%) AppSense
14 54 (1.71%) Remedy
14 54 (1.71%) Veritas
15 53 (1.68%) CheckPoint
15 53 (1.68%) Juniper
16 49 (1.55%) Meridio
17 48 (1.52%) F5
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 20% bonus, private health care, 25 d
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 5% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38000 - 45000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday