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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 190 207 268
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +61
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1815 1716 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 1.42% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.68% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1440 954
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
55582 64023 57773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.43% 52.80% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47296 54663 49736
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 May 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 May 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 +30 1745 £47,500 - 242
London +6 873 £52,500 - 109
South East +51 340 £42,000 -1.17% 41
City of London -12 183 £51,500 -6.36% 35
East of England +36 137 £40,000 - 9
Yorkshire +26 112 £36,500 -2.66% 16
South West +25 96 £45,000 +34.32% 25
West Yorkshire +35 91 £36,500 +2.45% 14
Hampshire +27 83 £32,000 -20.00% 6
Leeds +43 78 £36,500 +12.30% 13
North West +6 75 £40,000 -3.03% 15
Berkshire +14 71 £52,250 +22.94% 11
West Midlands +10 67 £37,500 +4.16% 16
Surrey +44 59 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Manchester +29 43 £46,500 +20.00% 11
Kent +30 39 £40,000 -8.57% 8
Southampton +16 35 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East Midlands +2 34 £40,250 +46.36% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 34 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Birmingham +9 33 £36,000 -4.00% 9
Wiltshire +11 32 £47,000 +40.29% 4
Hertfordshire +5 32 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Bristol +10 31 £42,500 +7.59% 13
Milton Keynes -4 31 £35,500 -13.93% 2
Cheshire +8 30 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Essex +26 28 £45,000 +5.88%
Andover +6 28 £30,000 -45.45%
Swindon +20 27 £47,000 +56.66% 2
West Sussex +18 27 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland +6 26 £50,000 +37.93% 2

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2748 (74.82%) Windows
2 1846 (50.26%) Microsoft
3 1546 (42.09%) Active Directory
4 1389 (37.82%) SQL Server
5 1370 (37.30%) SQL
6 1296 (35.28%) VMware
7 985 (26.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 962 (26.19%) Linux
9 908 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 885 (24.09%) MS Excel
11 851 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 792 (21.56%) .NET
13 747 (20.34%) IIS
14 736 (20.04%) MS Exchange
15 715 (19.47%) Finance
16 709 (19.30%) ITIL
17 658 (17.91%) SCCM
18 653 (17.78%) DNS
19 630 (17.15%) Citrix
20 608 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
21 579 (15.76%) Hyper-V
22 568 (15.46%) Perl
23 567 (15.44%) SharePoint
24 538 (14.65%) DevOps
25 533 (14.51%) C#
26 499 (13.59%) SAN
27 495 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
28 445 (12.12%) Firewall
29 434 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
30 425 (11.57%) Degree

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 747 (20.34%) IIS
2 736 (20.04%) MS Exchange
3 567 (15.44%) SharePoint
4 384 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 271 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 250 (6.81%) Lync
7 208 (5.66%) Apache
8 177 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 166 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 140 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 135 (3.68%) Tomcat
12 113 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 90 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 78 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
15 72 (1.96%) JBoss
16 62 (1.69%) WebSphere
17 56 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
18 45 (1.23%) OpenStack
19 44 (1.20%) nginx
20 43 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 885 (24.09%) MS Excel
2 251 (6.83%) MS Office
3 43 (1.17%) InfoPath
4 22 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.49%) PowerPivot
6 11 (0.30%) MS Project
6 11 (0.30%) Mingle
7 9 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.082%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.054%) HipChat
11 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.52%) Sophis RISQUE
3 13 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.14%) BASE24
6 4 (0.11%) Tridion
6 4 (0.11%) Summit
6 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.082%) Primavera
7 3 (0.082%) Magento
8 2 (0.054%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.027%) Agresso
9 1 (0.027%) Endur
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.027%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.027%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 378 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (7.62%) Office 365
4 105 (2.86%) SaaS
5 59 (1.61%) IaaS
6 40 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (0.98%) PaaS
8 34 (0.93%) GitHub
9 25 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.49%) Mimecast
12 12 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
12 12 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.14%) Yammer
14 5 (0.14%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 653 (17.78%) DNS
2 499 (13.59%) SAN
3 445 (12.12%) Firewall
4 407 (11.08%) TCP/IP
5 391 (10.65%) DHCP
6 204 (5.55%) WAN
7 201 (5.47%) VPN
8 183 (4.98%) LAN
9 161 (4.38%) Internet
10 138 (3.76%) NAS
11 123 (3.35%) VLAN
12 107 (2.91%) SSL
13 92 (2.50%) HTTP
13 92 (2.50%) VoIP
14 91 (2.48%) Network Security
14 91 (2.48%) iSCSI
15 74 (2.01%) SMTP
16 71 (1.93%) NetScaler
17 65 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
18 60 (1.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1389 (37.82%) SQL Server
2 341 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 315 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 295 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 291 (7.92%) MySQL
6 242 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 182 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 118 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 116 (3.16%) Relational Database
10 83 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 66 (1.80%) RDBMS
13 60 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
14 57 (1.55%) NoSQL
15 45 (1.23%) Redis
16 40 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
17 39 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
18 34 (0.93%) MongoDB
19 32 (0.87%) Big Data
20 31 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 234 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 213 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 187 (5.09%) TeamCity
4 186 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 176 (4.79%) Jenkins
6 104 (2.83%) JIRA
7 103 (2.80%) Subversion
7 103 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 85 (2.31%) MSBuild
9 60 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 52 (1.42%) NUnit
10 52 (1.42%) Maven
11 45 (1.23%) Selenium
12 44 (1.20%) MSI
13 39 (1.06%) Ant
14 38 (1.03%) InstallShield
15 34 (0.93%) Artifactory
16 33 (0.90%) Moq
17 32 (0.87%) Hudson
18 29 (0.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 715 (19.47%) Finance
2 253 (6.89%) Banking
3 92 (2.50%) Retail
4 90 (2.45%) Back Office
5 84 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 69 (1.88%) Law
7 67 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 63 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 57 (1.55%) Marketing
10 56 (1.52%) Front Office
11 53 (1.44%) Legal
12 32 (0.87%) Advertising
13 29 (0.79%) Games
14 26 (0.71%) Publishing
15 22 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.52%) Billing
17 15 (0.41%) German Language
18 14 (0.38%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
20 12 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 475 (12.93%) Analyst
2 420 (11.43%) Administrator
3 353 (9.61%) Developer
4 277 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 264 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
6 261 (7.11%) DBA
7 257 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 232 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 224 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
10 197 (5.36%) SQL DBA
11 183 (4.98%) Consultant
12 170 (4.63%) Applications Support
13 164 (4.47%) Support Analyst
14 112 (3.05%) .NET Developer
15 104 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
16 100 (2.72%) Architect
16 100 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
17 92 (2.50%) IT Support
18 82 (2.23%) Team Leader
19 80 (2.18%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 792 (21.56%) .NET
2 324 (8.82%) HTML
3 289 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 225 (6.13%) Web Services
5 206 (5.61%) CSS
6 127 (3.46%) XML
7 125 (3.40%) HTML5
8 123 (3.35%) jQuery
9 117 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (2.97%) .NET Framework
11 93 (2.53%) WCF
12 89 (2.42%) Software Packaging
13 74 (2.01%) Application Packaging
14 66 (1.80%) J2EE
15 65 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 61 (1.66%) Ajax
17 60 (1.63%) MSMQ
18 59 (1.61%) JSP
19 52 (1.42%) REST
20 47 (1.28%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 318 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 312 (8.49%) Clustering
3 295 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
4 281 (7.65%) Replication
5 189 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 178 (4.85%) Hedge funds
7 157 (4.27%) Blackberry
8 121 (3.29%) Management Information System
9 85 (2.31%) Statistics
10 66 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 60 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 55 (1.50%) User Experience
13 52 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 45 (1.23%) Thin Client
14 45 (1.23%) Fat Client
15 42 (1.14%) Private Cloud
16 39 (1.06%) PKI
17 34 (0.93%) EqualLogic
18 28 (0.76%) Visualisation
18 28 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2748 (74.82%) Windows
2 985 (26.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 962 (26.19%) Linux
4 851 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 434 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 386 (10.51%) Windows 7
7 268 (7.30%) UNIX
8 207 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 161 (4.38%) Windows 8
10 137 (3.73%) Windows XP
11 81 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 79 (2.15%) Solaris
13 58 (1.58%) CentOS
14 37 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 36 (0.98%) Windows 2000
16 34 (0.93%) Windows Vista
16 34 (0.93%) Android
17 23 (0.63%) Windows Phone
18 21 (0.57%) Mac OS X
19 20 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (19.30%) ITIL
2 608 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
3 538 (14.65%) DevOps
4 299 (8.14%) Configuration Management
5 292 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 261 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
7 252 (6.86%) Migration
8 242 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
9 224 (6.10%) Change Management
10 177 (4.82%) Service Delivery
11 175 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 170 (4.63%) SDLC
13 161 (4.38%) Scrum
14 155 (4.22%) E-Commerce
15 149 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
15 149 (4.06%) Project Management
16 147 (4.00%) MVC
16 147 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 140 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 132 (3.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1370 (37.30%) SQL
2 568 (15.46%) Perl
3 533 (14.51%) C#
4 386 (10.51%) VBScript
5 378 (10.29%) Python
6 345 (9.39%) T-SQL
7 332 (9.04%) JavaScript
8 327 (8.90%) Bash Shell
9 238 (6.48%) Java
10 217 (5.91%) VB
11 202 (5.50%) Ruby
12 156 (4.25%) PHP
13 88 (2.40%) VBA
14 87 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 53 (1.44%) VB.NET
16 51 (1.39%) C
17 36 (0.98%) C++
18 31 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 25 (0.68%) Korn
20 23 (0.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 495 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 425 (11.57%) Degree
3 311 (8.47%) MCSE
4 233 (6.34%) Security Cleared
5 172 (4.68%) MCSA
6 160 (4.36%) SC Cleared
7 146 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 142 (3.87%) MCITP
9 139 (3.78%) MCP
10 127 (3.46%) CCNA
11 114 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 110 (2.99%) DV Cleared
13 57 (1.55%) MCTS
14 56 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
15 49 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 49 (1.33%) CCNP
16 33 (0.90%) CCA
17 30 (0.82%) CCSA
17 30 (0.82%) CISSP
18 29 (0.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (5.66%) SLA
2 113 (3.08%) QA
3 73 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.57%) FISMA
6 19 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.082%) COBIT
10 2 (0.054%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.027%) GPG13
System Software
1 1546 (42.09%) Active Directory
2 908 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 579 (15.76%) Hyper-V
4 297 (8.09%) XenApp
5 258 (7.02%) vSphere
6 208 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 207 (5.64%) VMware ESXi
8 159 (4.33%) VMware ESX
9 122 (3.32%) XenDesktop
10 78 (2.12%) XenServer
11 73 (1.99%) Terminal Services
12 50 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
13 40 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
15 34 (0.93%) NFS
15 34 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 31 (0.84%) Xen
16 31 (0.84%) ISA Server
17 30 (0.82%) Docker
18 27 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 658 (17.91%) SCCM
2 388 (10.56%) Puppet
3 368 (10.02%) SCOM
4 303 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
5 196 (5.34%) Nagios
6 89 (2.42%) WSUS
7 77 (2.10%) Ansible
8 70 (1.91%) ZABBIX
9 69 (1.88%) Backup Exec
10 54 (1.47%) NetBackup
11 53 (1.44%) SCVMM
12 52 (1.42%) Tivoli
13 49 (1.33%) Graphite
14 43 (1.17%) Zenoss
15 41 (1.12%) logstash
16 39 (1.06%) WMI
17 38 (1.03%) SCOrch
18 36 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 35 (0.95%) Vagrant
20 33 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1846 (50.26%) Microsoft
2 1296 (35.28%) VMware
3 630 (17.15%) Citrix
4 414 (11.27%) Cisco
4 414 (11.27%) Oracle
5 303 (8.25%) HP
6 245 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 151 (4.11%) NetApp
8 146 (3.97%) Dell
9 130 (3.54%) IBM
10 125 (3.40%) Symantec
11 117 (3.19%) EMC
12 84 (2.29%) SolarWinds
13 75 (2.04%) F5
14 72 (1.96%) Google
15 64 (1.74%) Splunk
16 57 (1.55%) Altiris
17 53 (1.44%) AppSense
18 51 (1.39%) Veeam
19 44 (1.20%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £500 to £1,000 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 10% Annual Bonus, Company Pension, Private Med
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago