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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 220 227 308
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +81
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1512 1357 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.25% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.37% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1114 853
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 1441 £47,500 +3.26% 147
London -24 813 £52,500 - 78
City of London +6 229 £55,000 - 21
South East +3 225 £40,000 - 21
East of England +50 98 £42,500 +30.76% 13
Yorkshire +21 92 £41,250 +17.85% 9
Berkshire +46 85 £37,500 -37.50% 6
North West +39 82 £45,000 +28.57% 9
West Yorkshire +16 72 £42,500 +21.42% 5
South West +23 58 £31,250 -3.84% 6
Leeds +2 53 £30,000 - 4
Surrey -19 48 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -53 42 £37,500 -10.71% 5
Hampshire +3 38 £40,000 -4.76% 8
Manchester +16 33 £36,250 -0.68% 6
East Midlands -6 30 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Merseyside - 30 £57,500 -
Reading +4 29 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Bracknell +14 28 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -12 27 £42,500 +26.86% 10
Liverpool - 25 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +18 24 £30,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +1 24 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 22 £40,500 +16.54% 4
Cheshire -5 20 £37,500 +8.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 19 £21,750 -33.07% 4
Essex +4 19 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cambridge +8 17 £40,000 +15.10% 1
Edinburgh -8 17 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Bedfordshire +3 16 £57,500 +101.75% 4

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2301 (71.55%) Windows
2 1732 (53.86%) Microsoft
3 1363 (42.38%) Active Directory
4 1216 (37.81%) VMware
5 1166 (36.26%) SQL
6 1057 (32.87%) SQL Server
7 900 (27.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 886 (27.55%) Finance
9 865 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 766 (23.82%) Linux
11 759 (23.60%) .NET
12 712 (22.14%) MS Excel
13 697 (21.67%) MS Exchange
14 692 (21.52%) DNS
15 663 (20.62%) C#
16 610 (18.97%) IIS
17 604 (18.78%) Citrix
18 582 (18.10%) ITIL
19 578 (17.97%) SharePoint
20 530 (16.48%) Degree
21 515 (16.01%) SAN
22 490 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 483 (15.02%) SCCM
24 479 (14.89%) VBScript
25 474 (14.74%) TCP/IP
26 461 (14.33%) Windows Server 2003
26 461 (14.33%) Windows 7
27 460 (14.30%) Perl
28 449 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
29 447 (13.90%) Cisco

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 697 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 610 (18.97%) IIS
3 578 (17.97%) SharePoint
4 408 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 245 (7.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 217 (6.75%) Apache
7 211 (6.56%) Lync
8 188 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 185 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 172 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 168 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 118 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 111 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
14 76 (2.36%) Tomcat
15 39 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
16 38 (1.18%) NServiceBus
17 34 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
17 34 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
18 33 (1.03%) CMS
19 27 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 712 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 243 (7.56%) MS Office
3 56 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 22 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.50%) MS Project
6 8 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.19%) Mingle
8 3 (0.093%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.031%) FastStats
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 58 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.34%) Summit
5 10 (0.31%) BASE24
5 10 (0.31%) Eikon
6 9 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 9 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.22%) Endur
8 4 (0.12%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.093%) Maximo
9 3 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.062%) Sophis RISQUE
11 1 (0.031%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 184 (5.72%) Office 365
2 153 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (1.77%) SaaS
5 41 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.68%) IaaS
6 22 (0.68%) PaaS
7 16 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.37%) GitHub
9 10 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.12%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.093%) Route 53
13 2 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.031%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 692 (21.52%) DNS
2 515 (16.01%) SAN
3 474 (14.74%) TCP/IP
4 428 (13.31%) Firewall
5 391 (12.16%) DHCP
6 194 (6.03%) VPN
7 144 (4.48%) Internet
8 133 (4.14%) SMTP
9 132 (4.10%) WAN
10 122 (3.79%) LAN
11 117 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
12 114 (3.54%) HTTP
13 100 (3.11%) NAS
14 99 (3.08%) LDAP
15 83 (2.58%) SSL
16 80 (2.49%) NetScaler
17 77 (2.39%) MPLS
18 76 (2.36%) VoIP
19 75 (2.33%) VLAN
20 68 (2.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1057 (32.87%) SQL Server
2 337 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 213 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 167 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 155 (4.82%) MySQL
6 136 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 136 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 131 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 71 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 64 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 52 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 47 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 43 (1.34%) MongoDB
14 36 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 28 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
16 26 (0.81%) OLAP
16 26 (0.81%) Big Data
17 25 (0.78%) EDRMS
18 23 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 245 (7.62%) Visual Studio
2 229 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 179 (5.57%) Subversion
4 154 (4.79%) Git (software)
5 153 (4.76%) MSBuild
6 119 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 99 (3.08%) MSI
8 95 (2.95%) Jenkins
9 79 (2.46%) NUnit
10 52 (1.62%) InstallShield
11 43 (1.34%) Hudson
12 33 (1.03%) AdminStudio
13 32 (1.00%) MSTest
14 31 (0.96%) JIRA
15 28 (0.87%) CruiseControl
15 28 (0.87%) Ant
15 28 (0.87%) Selenium
16 24 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
17 23 (0.72%) Moq
18 18 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 886 (27.55%) Finance
2 221 (6.87%) Banking
3 124 (3.86%) Financial Institution
4 123 (3.82%) Retail
5 112 (3.48%) Law
6 88 (2.74%) Legal
7 84 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 77 (2.39%) Back Office
9 62 (1.93%) Publishing
10 58 (1.80%) Investment Banking
11 48 (1.49%) Marketing
12 41 (1.27%) Front Office
13 36 (1.12%) Advertising
14 24 (0.75%) Games
15 21 (0.65%) Electronics
16 16 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.37%) Billing
18 10 (0.31%) Local Government
19 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 455 (14.15%) Developer
2 410 (12.75%) Analyst
3 346 (10.76%) Administrator
4 302 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 201 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 191 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
7 186 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
8 168 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 160 (4.98%) DBA
10 148 (4.60%) Consultant
11 130 (4.04%) SQL DBA
12 125 (3.89%) SharePoint Developer
13 115 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support
14 106 (3.30%) Architect
15 99 (3.08%) .NET Developer
16 95 (2.95%) Senior Developer
17 94 (2.92%) Applications Support
18 93 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
19 80 (2.49%) C# Developer
19 80 (2.49%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 759 (23.60%) .NET
2 318 (9.89%) HTML
3 288 (8.96%) ASP.NET
4 249 (7.74%) CSS
5 247 (7.68%) Web Services
6 234 (7.28%) XML
7 184 (5.72%) jQuery
8 154 (4.79%) WCF
9 130 (4.04%) .NET Framework
10 121 (3.76%) WPF
11 115 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 112 (3.48%) HTML5
13 79 (2.46%) JSON
14 78 (2.43%) Ajax
15 72 (2.24%) LINQ
16 68 (2.11%) Software Packaging
17 59 (1.83%) CSS3
18 58 (1.80%) Application Packaging
18 58 (1.80%) XSLT
19 47 (1.46%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 339 (10.54%) Clustering
2 233 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 187 (5.81%) Replication
4 179 (5.57%) Blackberry
5 170 (5.29%) Hedge funds
6 86 (2.67%) Open Source
7 75 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 60 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (1.68%) PKI
10 47 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 42 (1.31%) Statistics
12 37 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 34 (1.06%) EqualLogic
14 29 (0.90%) Firmware
15 25 (0.78%) Thin Client
15 25 (0.78%) Fat Client
16 24 (0.75%) e-Health
17 22 (0.68%) Derivative
18 21 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
19 16 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2301 (71.55%) Windows
2 900 (27.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 766 (23.82%) Linux
4 461 (14.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 461 (14.33%) Windows 7
5 449 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 359 (11.16%) UNIX
7 145 (4.51%) Windows 8
8 142 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 120 (3.73%) Windows XP
10 89 (2.77%) Solaris
11 61 (1.90%) Android
12 47 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 45 (1.40%) CentOS
14 39 (1.21%) Mac OS X
15 32 (1.00%) Ubuntu
16 30 (0.93%) Debian
17 29 (0.90%) Mac OS
18 19 (0.59%) Windows Phone
19 18 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (18.10%) ITIL
2 236 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (7.00%) DevOps
4 206 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 189 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 185 (5.75%) Migration
7 179 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
8 173 (5.38%) E-Commerce
9 165 (5.13%) MVC
10 150 (4.66%) TDD
10 150 (4.66%) Load Balancing
11 145 (4.51%) Change Control
12 141 (4.38%) Scrum
13 138 (4.29%) Change Management
14 132 (4.10%) Service Delivery
15 131 (4.07%) Configuration Management
16 130 (4.04%) Release Management
17 124 (3.86%) Project Management
18 113 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
19 107 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1166 (36.26%) SQL
2 663 (20.62%) C#
3 479 (14.89%) VBScript
4 460 (14.30%) Perl
5 376 (11.69%) VB
6 352 (10.95%) JavaScript
7 259 (8.05%) Python
8 247 (7.68%) Bash Shell
9 241 (7.49%) Java
10 203 (6.31%) T-SQL
11 166 (5.16%) Ruby
12 145 (4.51%) Shell Script
13 96 (2.99%) PHP
14 94 (2.92%) C++
15 84 (2.61%) VB.NET
16 76 (2.36%) C
17 38 (1.18%) VBA
18 37 (1.15%) XAML
19 27 (0.84%) Delphi
20 24 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 530 (16.48%) Degree
2 490 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 295 (9.17%) MCSE
4 199 (6.19%) Security Cleared
5 156 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 152 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 146 (4.54%) MCITP
8 145 (4.51%) SC Cleared
9 129 (4.01%) CCNA
10 125 (3.89%) MCP
11 107 (3.33%) MCSA
12 72 (2.24%) CCNP
13 64 (1.99%) DV Cleared
14 58 (1.80%) MCTS
15 49 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
16 46 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
17 35 (1.09%) PhD
18 34 (1.06%) CISSP
19 33 (1.03%) CCA
19 33 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.20%) SLA
2 112 (3.48%) QA
3 81 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 44 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.65%) ISO 8583
6 19 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.093%) COBIT
10 2 (0.062%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.031%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.031%) GPG13
System Software
1 1363 (42.38%) Active Directory
2 865 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 433 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 257 (7.99%) vSphere
5 241 (7.49%) XenApp
6 230 (7.15%) VMware ESXi
7 214 (6.65%) VMware ESX
8 168 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 166 (5.16%) XenDesktop
10 75 (2.33%) vCloud
11 74 (2.30%) XenServer
12 68 (2.11%) KVM
13 59 (1.83%) Terminal Services
14 46 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
15 44 (1.37%) VMware Server
16 39 (1.21%) ISA Server
16 39 (1.21%) Xen
17 38 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 38 (1.18%) NFS
18 37 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 483 (15.02%) SCCM
2 211 (6.56%) Puppet
3 187 (5.81%) SCOM
4 185 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (4.60%) WSUS
6 123 (3.82%) NetBackup
7 99 (3.08%) Nagios
8 97 (3.02%) Backup Exec
9 58 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 44 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 37 (1.15%) SCVMM
12 34 (1.06%) Tivoli
13 33 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 32 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 26 (0.81%) AppDNA
16 25 (0.78%) HP SIM
17 23 (0.72%) SCSM
17 23 (0.72%) Netcool
17 23 (0.72%) ZABBIX
18 17 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1732 (53.86%) Microsoft
2 1216 (37.81%) VMware
3 604 (18.78%) Citrix
4 447 (13.90%) Cisco
5 336 (10.45%) HP
6 259 (8.05%) Oracle
7 208 (6.47%) NetApp
8 195 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 192 (5.97%) Symantec
10 126 (3.92%) EMC
11 124 (3.86%) Dell
12 105 (3.26%) IBM
13 74 (2.30%) AppSense
14 67 (2.08%) Remedy
15 65 (2.02%) CA
16 62 (1.93%) Bloomberg
17 59 (1.83%) CheckPoint
18 53 (1.65%) Juniper
19 50 (1.55%) McAfee
20 49 (1.52%) Apple
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 21 hours ago
UK
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago