The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 208 274 395
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +121
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1724 1038 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 0.93% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 1.75% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 863 593
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +73 1633 £45,000 - 190
London +54 961 £50,000 - 97
City of London +56 278 £50,000 -2.91% 36
South East +55 245 £42,500 +2.40% 33
East of England +53 117 £41,250 +10.00% 15
Yorkshire +21 100 £36,250 +18.87% 8
West Yorkshire +11 73 £35,000 +15.23% 4
East Midlands +16 63 £39,000 +44.44% 6
Hampshire -24 53 £40,000 - 12
Berkshire +9 52 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Surrey +24 50 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Scotland +22 49 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South West -1 49 £40,000 +33.33% 16
North West +2 48 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Leeds -3 44 £35,000 +15.70% 2
West Midlands +7 41 £36,000 +33.33% 3
Suffolk +21 37 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Edinburgh +8 34 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Ipswich +19 33 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 33 £39,250 -1.87%
Buckinghamshire +28 32 £22,000 -56.21% 2
Bedfordshire +9 31 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Nottingham +18 28 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +23 22 £45,000 +74.75% 4
Wiltshire +15 22 £52,000 +48.57% 5
Cambridge +23 21 £45,000 +136.84% 4
Kent -2 21 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Reading -6 20 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Shropshire +20 19 £37,500 +15.38%
Oxfordshire +8 19 £55,000 +29.41% 1

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2264 (74.13%) Windows
2 1844 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 1434 (46.95%) Active Directory
4 1232 (40.34%) VMware
5 1090 (35.69%) SQL
6 1076 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1068 (34.97%) SQL Server
8 892 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 836 (27.37%) Finance
10 773 (25.31%) .NET
11 752 (24.62%) MS Exchange
12 730 (23.90%) Linux
13 719 (23.54%) DNS
14 697 (22.82%) MS Excel
15 654 (21.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 646 (21.15%) C#
17 623 (20.40%) IIS
18 618 (20.24%) Citrix
19 615 (20.14%) SharePoint
20 576 (18.86%) ITIL
21 522 (17.09%) SAN
22 503 (16.47%) TCP/IP
23 489 (16.01%) Microsoft Certification
24 472 (15.46%) SCCM
25 454 (14.87%) Degree
26 448 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
27 446 (14.60%) DHCP
28 439 (14.37%) Firewall
29 429 (14.05%) Perl
29 429 (14.05%) Windows 7

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 752 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 623 (20.40%) IIS
3 615 (20.14%) SharePoint
4 448 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 254 (8.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 226 (7.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 221 (7.24%) Lync
8 212 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 199 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 170 (5.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 163 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 160 (5.24%) Apache
13 101 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
14 64 (2.10%) Lotus Domino
15 59 (1.93%) Tomcat
16 42 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
17 40 (1.31%) MS Project Server
17 40 (1.31%) Node.js
18 33 (1.08%) WebSphere
19 29 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 697 (22.82%) MS Excel
2 242 (7.92%) MS Office
3 49 (1.60%) InfoPath
4 35 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.82%) Mingle
6 21 (0.69%) MS Project
7 11 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.20%) FastStats
10 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 55 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.33%) Eikon
4 9 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.16%) Summit
8 3 (0.098%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.098%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.065%) Endur
10 1 (0.033%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 136 (4.45%) Office 365
2 132 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (3.01%) SaaS
5 21 (0.69%) PaaS
6 18 (0.59%) IaaS
7 14 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.33%) GitHub
9 6 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.065%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.033%) Route 53
12 1 (0.033%) Trello
12 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 719 (23.54%) DNS
2 522 (17.09%) SAN
3 503 (16.47%) TCP/IP
4 446 (14.60%) DHCP
5 439 (14.37%) Firewall
6 207 (6.78%) VPN
7 201 (6.58%) Internet
8 193 (6.32%) WAN
9 179 (5.86%) LAN
10 116 (3.80%) SMTP
11 111 (3.63%) HTTP
12 101 (3.31%) LDAP
12 101 (3.31%) SSL
13 100 (3.27%) NetScaler
14 99 (3.24%) NAS
15 81 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
16 71 (2.32%) Intranet
17 61 (2.00%) VoIP
18 60 (1.96%) VLAN
19 59 (1.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1068 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 390 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 209 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 179 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 173 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 152 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 126 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 122 (3.99%) MySQL
9 83 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 80 (2.62%) NoSQL
11 56 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 44 (1.44%) MongoDB
13 39 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (1.11%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
16 31 (1.02%) RavenDB
17 28 (0.92%) Big Data
18 27 (0.88%) Neo4j
19 25 (0.82%) MariaDB
19 25 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 239 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 237 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 120 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 118 (3.86%) MSBuild
5 110 (3.60%) Subversion
6 108 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 68 (2.23%) Jenkins
8 67 (2.19%) NUnit
9 59 (1.93%) Hudson
10 45 (1.47%) MSI
11 44 (1.44%) JIRA
12 38 (1.24%) MSTest
13 28 (0.92%) Selenium
14 26 (0.85%) Maven
14 26 (0.85%) InstallShield
15 23 (0.75%) Ant
16 22 (0.72%) VTune
17 16 (0.52%) CruiseControl
17 16 (0.52%) NuGet
18 14 (0.46%) WiX
General
1 836 (27.37%) Finance
2 215 (7.04%) Banking
3 137 (4.49%) Retail
4 113 (3.70%) Law
5 112 (3.67%) Legal
6 107 (3.50%) Back Office
7 82 (2.69%) Financial Institution
8 75 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 73 (2.39%) Investment Banking
10 65 (2.13%) Marketing
11 56 (1.83%) Publishing
12 53 (1.74%) Front Office
13 33 (1.08%) Advertising
14 28 (0.92%) Games
15 23 (0.75%) Local Government
15 23 (0.75%) Billing
16 17 (0.56%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.49%) German Language
18 12 (0.39%) French Language
18 12 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 478 (15.65%) Analyst
2 380 (12.44%) Developer
3 338 (11.07%) Administrator
4 247 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 207 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
6 203 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
7 192 (6.29%) Support Analyst
8 168 (5.50%) Support Engineer
9 166 (5.44%) DBA
10 136 (4.45%) SQL DBA
11 114 (3.73%) SharePoint Developer
12 109 (3.57%) Architect
13 105 (3.44%) Consultant
14 102 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support
15 89 (2.91%) Server Engineer
16 82 (2.69%) Applications Support
17 79 (2.59%) IT Support
18 73 (2.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 72 (2.36%) SQL Server DBA
20 71 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (25.31%) .NET
2 284 (9.30%) Web Services
3 266 (8.71%) HTML
4 241 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 227 (7.43%) XML
6 219 (7.17%) CSS
7 162 (5.30%) jQuery
8 114 (3.73%) WCF
8 114 (3.73%) .NET Framework
9 109 (3.57%) WPF
10 99 (3.24%) HTML5
11 92 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (2.19%) Software Packaging
13 66 (2.16%) JSON
14 64 (2.10%) SOAP
15 59 (1.93%) CSS3
16 57 (1.87%) XSLT
17 54 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
17 54 (1.77%) RESTful
17 54 (1.77%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 378 (12.38%) Clustering
2 291 (9.53%) Blackberry
3 211 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 205 (6.71%) Replication
5 156 (5.11%) Hedge funds
6 75 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.39%) Open Source
8 67 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (1.51%) Fat Client
9 46 (1.51%) Thin Client
10 43 (1.41%) PKI
11 35 (1.15%) EqualLogic
12 34 (1.11%) Mathematics
13 33 (1.08%) Statistics
14 28 (0.92%) iPad
15 22 (0.72%) Derivative
15 22 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (0.69%) iPhone
17 19 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2264 (74.13%) Windows
2 1076 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 730 (23.90%) Linux
4 654 (21.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 429 (14.05%) Windows 7
6 361 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 329 (10.77%) UNIX
8 166 (5.44%) Windows XP
9 131 (4.29%) Windows 8
10 107 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (3.50%) Solaris
11 79 (2.59%) Android
12 76 (2.49%) CentOS
13 57 (1.87%) Apple iOS
14 50 (1.64%) Windows Vista
15 47 (1.54%) Mac OS
16 32 (1.05%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.82%) Windows Phone
17 25 (0.82%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (18.86%) ITIL
2 279 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (7.30%) Migration
4 213 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 166 (5.44%) Configuration Management
6 163 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
7 160 (5.24%) Service Delivery
8 157 (5.14%) Change Management
9 145 (4.75%) E-Commerce
10 143 (4.68%) Load Balancing
11 141 (4.62%) Release Management
12 138 (4.52%) TDD
13 137 (4.49%) Service Management
14 135 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 132 (4.32%) Scrum
15 132 (4.32%) OO
16 126 (4.13%) Change Control
17 123 (4.03%) MVC
18 118 (3.86%) CRM
19 116 (3.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1090 (35.69%) SQL
2 646 (21.15%) C#
3 429 (14.05%) Perl
4 406 (13.29%) VBScript
5 316 (10.35%) JavaScript
6 286 (9.36%) VB
7 212 (6.94%) T-SQL
8 204 (6.68%) Python
9 172 (5.63%) Java
10 165 (5.40%) Bash Shell
11 130 (4.26%) Shell Script
12 121 (3.96%) Ruby
13 88 (2.88%) PHP
14 75 (2.46%) C++
15 73 (2.39%) VB.NET
16 49 (1.60%) VBA
16 49 (1.60%) Delphi
17 47 (1.54%) C
18 25 (0.82%) XAML
19 18 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 489 (16.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 454 (14.87%) Degree
3 312 (10.22%) MCSE
4 183 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 127 (4.16%) SC Cleared
6 110 (3.60%) MCITP
7 102 (3.34%) MCP
8 97 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
9 94 (3.08%) CCNA
10 90 (2.95%) MCSA
11 87 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 85 (2.78%) MCTS
13 64 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
14 63 (2.06%) DV Cleared
15 44 (1.44%) CCNP
16 43 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
17 34 (1.11%) CCA
18 29 (0.95%) PhD
19 27 (0.88%) ISEB
20 26 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.16%) QA
2 120 (3.93%) SLA
3 61 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 33 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.36%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.065%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.065%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1434 (46.95%) Active Directory
2 892 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 395 (12.93%) Hyper-V
4 324 (10.61%) XenApp
5 304 (9.95%) vSphere
6 156 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
7 155 (5.08%) XenDesktop
8 153 (5.01%) VMware ESX
9 142 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 110 (3.60%) XenServer
11 68 (2.23%) Terminal Services
12 65 (2.13%) vCloud
13 55 (1.80%) KVM
14 47 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
15 36 (1.18%) MetaFrame
15 36 (1.18%) Xen
16 34 (1.11%) NFS
16 34 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
17 31 (1.02%) VMware Server
18 30 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 472 (15.46%) SCCM
2 298 (9.76%) SCOM
3 209 (6.84%) Puppet
4 201 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
5 140 (4.58%) WSUS
6 120 (3.93%) Backup Exec
7 118 (3.86%) NetBackup
8 103 (3.37%) Nagios
9 95 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 91 (2.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 51 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
12 47 (1.54%) WMI
13 42 (1.38%) Tivoli
14 36 (1.18%) ZABBIX
15 34 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 29 (0.95%) HP SIM
17 25 (0.82%) SCOrch
18 23 (0.75%) ARCserve
19 22 (0.72%) SCVMM
19 22 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1844 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 1232 (40.34%) VMware
3 618 (20.24%) Citrix
4 405 (13.26%) Cisco
5 359 (11.76%) HP
6 274 (8.97%) Symantec
7 196 (6.42%) Oracle
8 192 (6.29%) NetApp
9 153 (5.01%) Red Hat
10 127 (4.16%) Dell
11 116 (3.80%) EMC
12 103 (3.37%) McAfee
13 92 (3.01%) IBM
14 88 (2.88%) SolarWinds
15 82 (2.69%) Remedy
16 79 (2.59%) Altiris
17 73 (2.39%) Bloomberg
17 73 (2.39%) Lotus
18 55 (1.80%) IronPort
19 53 (1.74%) Apple
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: 10% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits/bonus/high % Pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago