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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK
Rank 142 183 189
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +6
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1898 1903 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.26% 1.89% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 3.64% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1551 1401
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,250 £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
45488 52331 53209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.10% 51.85% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38742 45005 45470
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +36 1802 £47,500 - 268
London +43 870 £55,000 -3.16% 129
South East +56 363 £45,450 -4.31% 43
City of London +28 142 £57,500 +6.97% 28
East of England -3 121 £47,500 +6.74% 18
Yorkshire -29 114 £40,000 - 12
North West +15 113 £43,750 +2.94% 18
South West -11 111 £37,500 -4.87% 17
Surrey +94 83 £46,500 +3.33% 10
West Yorkshire -35 82 £40,500 -3.57% 9
Berkshire -11 75 £55,000 -6.38% 8
Manchester +15 70 £42,000 -2.32% 9
Leeds -7 67 £40,250 -5.29% 8
Scotland +36 61 £42,000 - 13
West Midlands +38 57 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Hampshire -1 57 £40,000 -21.95% 8
Hertfordshire +11 55 £48,750 -2.50% 6
Oxfordshire +43 45 £47,500 +26.66% 5
East Midlands -10 44 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Edinburgh +31 35 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Kent +29 34 £37,500 - 2
West Sussex +19 34 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Wiltshire -13 32 £35,000 -11.21% 5
Coventry +39 31 £48,250 +42.96% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 29 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Somerset +2 27 £35,000 -18.60% 3
Liverpool +19 25 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Merseyside +4 25 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Gloucestershire +2 25 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Slough +33 24 £60,000 +33.33% 1

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 2735 (63.19%) Windows
2 1942 (44.87%) Microsoft
3 1502 (34.70%) Active Directory
4 1471 (33.99%) Windows Server
5 1378 (31.84%) SQL Server
6 1366 (31.56%) SQL
7 1334 (30.82%) VMware
8 1162 (26.85%) Linux
9 1109 (25.62%) .NET
10 1098 (25.37%) Finance
11 1026 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 983 (22.71%) DevOps
13 969 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
14 891 (20.59%) C#
15 886 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
16 862 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 822 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
18 797 (18.41%) ITIL
19 765 (17.68%) Python
20 756 (17.47%) MS Excel
21 705 (16.29%) Puppet
22 693 (16.01%) IIS
23 663 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
24 631 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
25 571 (13.19%) Office 365
26 554 (12.80%) MS Exchange
27 552 (12.75%) DNS
28 535 (12.36%) JavaScript
29 518 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
30 517 (11.95%) SCCM

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
1 693 (16.01%) IIS
2 554 (12.80%) MS Exchange
3 502 (11.60%) SharePoint
4 320 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 225 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 215 (4.97%) Apache
7 180 (4.16%) Skype for Business
8 151 (3.49%) Tomcat
9 150 (3.47%) WebSphere
10 127 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 114 (2.63%) JBoss
12 103 (2.38%) WebLogic
13 88 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 77 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
14 77 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 70 (1.62%) OpenStack
16 67 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
17 56 (1.29%) Confluence
18 50 (1.16%) CMS
19 44 (1.02%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 756 (17.47%) MS Excel
2 244 (5.64%) MS Office
3 42 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.51%) MS Project
5 21 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.069%) HipChat
8 2 (0.046%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.046%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.14%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.12%) Eikon
6 4 (0.092%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.092%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.069%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.046%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.046%) Maximo
9 1 (0.023%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.023%) Endur
9 1 (0.023%) Findur
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.023%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1026 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 886 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
3 571 (13.19%) Office 365
4 160 (3.70%) SaaS
5 148 (3.42%) IaaS
6 145 (3.35%) PaaS
7 81 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 73 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
9 72 (1.66%) GitHub
10 68 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 67 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (1.52%) Amazon S3
13 57 (1.32%) CloudBees
14 40 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
14 40 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 35 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
16 30 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 23 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
18 22 (0.51%) G Suite
18 22 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 552 (12.75%) DNS
2 485 (11.21%) Firewall
3 351 (8.11%) SAN
4 327 (7.56%) DHCP
5 299 (6.91%) TCP/IP
6 195 (4.51%) WAN
7 162 (3.74%) LAN
8 157 (3.63%) Internet
9 147 (3.40%) VPN
10 131 (3.03%) NAS
11 121 (2.80%) Skype
12 110 (2.54%) HTTP
13 92 (2.13%) LDAP
14 91 (2.10%) VLAN
15 87 (2.01%) iSCSI
16 86 (1.99%) VoIP
17 56 (1.29%) Intranet
17 56 (1.29%) SSL
18 53 (1.22%) SMTP
19 50 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1378 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 339 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 276 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 270 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 220 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 216 (4.99%) MySQL
7 173 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 160 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 158 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 151 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
11 133 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
12 113 (2.61%) Relational Database
13 66 (1.52%) Redis
14 65 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 64 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 63 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (1.41%) RDBMS
18 59 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
19 56 (1.29%) CouchDB
20 54 (1.25%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 470 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 419 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 414 (9.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 412 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 382 (8.83%) Git (software)
6 245 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 215 (4.97%) MSBuild
8 212 (4.90%) JIRA
9 201 (4.64%) Subversion
10 191 (4.41%) Visual Studio
11 148 (3.42%) Hudson
12 133 (3.07%) Vagrant
13 107 (2.47%) Selenium
14 95 (2.20%) Maven
15 85 (1.96%) SpecFlow
16 77 (1.78%) GoCD
17 64 (1.48%) ClearCase
18 57 (1.32%) HP UFT
19 51 (1.18%) NUnit
20 46 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 1098 (25.37%) Finance
2 423 (9.77%) Banking
3 104 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 103 (2.38%) Retail
5 78 (1.80%) Back Office
6 70 (1.62%) Marketing
7 62 (1.43%) Advertising
8 61 (1.41%) Games
9 52 (1.20%) Publishing
10 45 (1.04%) Legal
11 40 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.62%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.53%) Law
14 20 (0.46%) Electronics
15 16 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.32%) Front Office
17 13 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.25%) German Language
19 9 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
20 8 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 610 (14.09%) Developer
2 454 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 451 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
4 442 (10.21%) Administrator
5 385 (8.90%) Analyst
6 375 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 332 (7.67%) Support Engineer
8 250 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
9 238 (5.50%) DBA
10 237 (5.48%) .NET Developer
11 213 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
12 196 (4.53%) Applications Support
13 184 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
14 183 (4.23%) Support Analyst
15 180 (4.16%) Consultant
16 175 (4.04%) PowerShell Engineer
17 173 (4.00%) SQL DBA
18 172 (3.97%) Architect
18 172 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
19 166 (3.84%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1109 (25.62%) .NET
2 435 (10.05%) ASP.NET
2 435 (10.05%) Web Services
3 402 (9.29%) HTML
4 281 (6.49%) CSS
5 250 (5.78%) XML
6 220 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 215 (4.97%) .NET Framework
8 206 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 169 (3.90%) REST
10 160 (3.70%) HTML5
11 154 (3.56%) WCF
12 128 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 124 (2.87%) jQuery
14 118 (2.73%) SOAP
15 108 (2.50%) Middleware
16 93 (2.15%) RESTful
17 88 (2.03%) MSMQ
18 82 (1.89%) React
19 77 (1.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 322 (7.44%) Data Centre
2 243 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (5.24%) Clustering
4 226 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 134 (3.10%) Replication
6 112 (2.59%) User Experience
7 95 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 92 (2.13%) PKI
9 91 (2.10%) Hedge funds
10 76 (1.76%) Fintech
11 72 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 67 (1.55%) Public Cloud
13 65 (1.50%) Online Banking
14 57 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (1.06%) Blackberry
16 45 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
16 45 (1.04%) Private Cloud
17 44 (1.02%) Blog
18 37 (0.85%) Mobile App
19 33 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2735 (63.19%) Windows
2 1471 (33.99%) Windows Server
3 1162 (26.85%) Linux
4 822 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 663 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 391 (9.03%) Unix
7 275 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 230 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 222 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 161 (3.72%) Windows 10
11 94 (2.17%) CentOS
12 91 (2.10%) Windows 8
13 75 (1.73%) Android
14 74 (1.71%) Mac OS X
15 72 (1.66%) Ubuntu
16 60 (1.39%) Apple iOS
17 59 (1.36%) CoreOS
18 57 (1.32%) Solaris
19 25 (0.58%) Mac OS
20 24 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (22.71%) DevOps
2 969 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 797 (18.41%) ITIL
4 518 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
5 440 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 395 (9.13%) Scrum
7 251 (5.80%) Migration
8 246 (5.68%) Software Engineering
9 229 (5.29%) MVC
10 220 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 216 (4.99%) High Availability
12 215 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 213 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
14 212 (4.90%) TDD
15 207 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
16 195 (4.51%) Service Management
17 193 (4.46%) SDLC
18 181 (4.18%) Open Source
19 175 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
20 173 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1366 (31.56%) SQL
2 891 (20.59%) C#
3 765 (17.68%) Python
4 535 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 505 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 443 (10.24%) Java
7 399 (9.22%) Perl
8 291 (6.72%) T-SQL
9 241 (5.57%) VBScript
10 223 (5.15%) VB
11 215 (4.97%) Ruby
12 155 (3.58%) PHP
13 153 (3.54%) C
14 143 (3.30%) C++
14 143 (3.30%) Shell Script
15 102 (2.36%) VBA
16 79 (1.83%) VB.NET
17 48 (1.11%) Bourne shell
18 38 (0.88%) Korn
19 33 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 505 (11.67%) Degree
2 444 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 263 (6.08%) MCSE
4 230 (5.31%) Security Cleared
5 135 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
6 130 (3.00%) SC Cleared
7 105 (2.43%) CCNA
8 101 (2.33%) MCSA
9 100 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 96 (2.22%) MCP
11 95 (2.20%) MCITP
12 61 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 60 (1.39%) MCTS
14 54 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
15 52 (1.20%) CCNP
16 27 (0.62%) CISSP
17 25 (0.58%) GIAC
18 21 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
18 21 (0.49%) MCSD
19 19 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (3.51%) QA
2 132 (3.05%) SLA
3 78 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.74%) COBIT
6 25 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.18%) SSAE 16
8 7 (0.16%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) WCAG
10 3 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.069%) GCP
11 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.046%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.046%) PMO
11 2 (0.046%) SDET
12 1 (0.023%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.023%) EMIR
12 1 (0.023%) HL7
12 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.023%) UCITS
System Software
1 1502 (34.70%) Active Directory
2 862 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 500 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 341 (7.88%) vSphere
5 269 (6.22%) Docker
6 195 (4.51%) XenApp
7 139 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 111 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 97 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 86 (1.99%) XenDesktop
11 73 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
12 68 (1.57%) vCloud
12 68 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
13 44 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
14 34 (0.79%) VMware Server
15 33 (0.76%) NFS
15 33 (0.76%) Terminal Services
16 30 (0.69%) Firmware
17 29 (0.67%) XenServer
18 26 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 705 (16.29%) Puppet
2 631 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 517 (11.95%) SCCM
4 416 (9.61%) Ansible
5 265 (6.12%) SCOM
6 228 (5.27%) Nagios
7 104 (2.40%) WSUS
8 74 (1.71%) Graphite
9 66 (1.52%) Kubernetes
10 49 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 46 (1.06%) SCOrch
12 45 (1.04%) Backup Exec
13 44 (1.02%) Terraform
14 40 (0.92%) NetBackup
15 38 (0.88%) Control-M
16 36 (0.83%) AirWatch
17 35 (0.81%) Tivoli
18 34 (0.79%) vMotion
19 30 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
20 28 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1942 (44.87%) Microsoft
2 1334 (30.82%) VMware
3 480 (11.09%) Citrix
4 427 (9.87%) Cisco
5 330 (7.62%) Oracle
6 299 (6.91%) Red Hat
7 291 (6.72%) HP
8 143 (3.30%) IBM
9 131 (3.03%) Google
10 129 (2.98%) NetApp
11 100 (2.31%) SolarWinds
12 98 (2.26%) Dell
13 95 (2.20%) Splunk
14 93 (2.15%) New Relic
15 92 (2.13%) EMC
16 89 (2.06%) F5
17 81 (1.87%) AppDynamics
18 65 (1.50%) 3PAR
18 65 (1.50%) Symantec
19 62 (1.43%) Atlassian
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Seven Recruitment
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First Point
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