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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 116 194 203
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +9
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2404 1863 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.67% 1.74% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 3.31% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1956 1585 1418
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
48210 56246 56702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.52% 52.43% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41359 48354 48518
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 December 2016 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 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +76 2252 £47,500 - 217
London +78 1034 £55,000 +4.76% 98
South East +73 467 £47,500 - 45
North West +47 205 £42,500 +6.25% 18
City of London +37 165 £52,500 -4.54% 17
Yorkshire +34 146 £37,500 -16.66% 3
East of England +29 134 £47,500 -2.06% 15
Surrey +24 114 £47,500 +5.55% 10
South West +27 112 £36,500 -2.66% 24
West Yorkshire +25 102 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Manchester +15 97 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire +38 91 £65,000 +18.18% 9
West Midlands +23 87 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Scotland +58 77 £42,000 -6.66% 9
Leeds +24 74 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire +24 67 £40,000 -23.80% 9
Merseyside +27 65 £45,750 +14.37% 6
West Sussex +66 60 £40,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +38 57 £53,750 -2.27% 4
Liverpool +19 54 £46,500 +20.00% 4
Oxfordshire +55 53 £40,000 -16.23% 4
East Midlands -5 52 £45,000 +11.11% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 42 £35,356 -21.43% 2
Edinburgh +37 40 £42,000 -11.57% 4
Coventry +30 39 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 38 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Gloucestershire +17 37 £38,250 +31.89% 2
Wiltshire +26 36 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Cheshire +34 32 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Kent +20 31 £50,000 +38.88% 4

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 2964 (61.51%) Windows
2 2256 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 1640 (34.03%) Active Directory
4 1580 (32.79%) VMware
5 1571 (32.60%) SQL
6 1547 (32.10%) Windows Server
7 1527 (31.69%) SQL Server
8 1316 (27.31%) Linux
9 1210 (25.11%) Finance
10 1122 (23.28%) .NET
11 1072 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
12 1071 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1030 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 979 (20.32%) DevOps
15 930 (19.30%) C#
16 903 (18.74%) Amazon AWS
17 868 (18.01%) MS Excel
18 867 (17.99%) ITIL
19 831 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
20 804 (16.68%) IIS
20 804 (16.68%) Python
21 797 (16.54%) Puppet
22 731 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
23 671 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
24 651 (13.51%) Firewall
25 641 (13.30%) SCCM
26 628 (13.03%) Office 365
27 623 (12.93%) SharePoint
28 599 (12.43%) Cisco
29 597 (12.39%) Citrix

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
1 804 (16.68%) IIS
2 623 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 586 (12.16%) MS Exchange
4 344 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 268 (5.56%) Apache
6 263 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 189 (3.92%) Tomcat
8 188 (3.90%) Skype for Business
9 178 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 151 (3.13%) WebSphere
11 133 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 122 (2.53%) JBoss
13 109 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 109 (2.26%) WebLogic
14 107 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
15 87 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
16 82 (1.70%) OpenStack
17 64 (1.33%) CMS
18 58 (1.20%) Confluence
19 41 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 868 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 242 (5.02%) MS Office
3 32 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.42%) MS Project
6 10 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.062%) HipChat
8 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 14 (0.29%) Markit EDM
7 12 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.19%) LatentZero
9 9 (0.19%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.10%) Eikon
11 3 (0.062%) Bankmaster
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.042%) Magento
12 2 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
13 1 (0.021%) Oracle ERP
13 1 (0.021%) Oracle Utilities
13 1 (0.021%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1030 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 903 (18.74%) Amazon AWS
3 628 (13.03%) Office 365
4 204 (4.23%) SaaS
5 121 (2.51%) IaaS
6 109 (2.26%) PaaS
7 87 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
9 70 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 66 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 62 (1.29%) Amazon S3
11 62 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 54 (1.12%) GitHub
13 35 (0.73%) CloudBees
13 35 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
14 34 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 30 (0.62%) OpenShift
16 30 (0.62%) SoftLayer
17 23 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 651 (13.51%) Firewall
2 547 (11.35%) DNS
3 481 (9.98%) SAN
4 392 (8.13%) TCP/IP
5 324 (6.72%) DHCP
6 242 (5.02%) WAN
7 208 (4.32%) Internet
8 194 (4.03%) LAN
9 185 (3.84%) VPN
10 164 (3.40%) NAS
11 140 (2.91%) HTTP
12 113 (2.34%) VoIP
13 112 (2.32%) LDAP
14 111 (2.30%) Skype
15 96 (1.99%) VLAN
16 92 (1.91%) Intranet
17 87 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
18 86 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
19 69 (1.43%) iSCSI
20 66 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1527 (31.69%) SQL Server
2 404 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 329 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 285 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 271 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 229 (4.75%) MySQL
7 195 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
8 180 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 178 (3.69%) NoSQL
10 174 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 140 (2.91%) MongoDB
12 136 (2.82%) Relational Database
13 82 (1.70%) Big Data
14 76 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.51%) Oracle Database
15 73 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 72 (1.49%) Redis
17 52 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 50 (1.04%) MS Access
19 46 (0.95%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 464 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 425 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 418 (8.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 403 (8.36%) Jenkins
5 374 (7.76%) Git (software)
6 242 (5.02%) Visual Studio
7 210 (4.36%) JIRA
8 202 (4.19%) MSBuild
9 179 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 156 (3.24%) Subversion
11 111 (2.30%) Hudson
12 101 (2.10%) Selenium
13 93 (1.93%) Vagrant
14 92 (1.91%) SpecFlow
15 82 (1.70%) Maven
16 68 (1.41%) NUnit
17 45 (0.93%) Travis CI
18 42 (0.87%) MSI
19 39 (0.81%) GoCD
20 38 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 1210 (25.11%) Finance
2 436 (9.05%) Banking
3 106 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 86 (1.78%) Law
5 76 (1.58%) Legal
6 72 (1.49%) Marketing
7 71 (1.47%) Advertising
8 65 (1.35%) Back Office
9 60 (1.25%) Games
10 59 (1.22%) Retail
11 58 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 56 (1.16%) Publishing
13 25 (0.52%) Front Office
14 24 (0.50%) Electronics
15 22 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.23%) German Language
17 11 (0.23%) Local Government
17 11 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 664 (13.78%) Developer
2 531 (11.02%) Administrator
3 473 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 470 (9.75%) Analyst
5 411 (8.53%) Windows Engineer
6 355 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 345 (7.16%) Support Engineer
8 290 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
9 280 (5.81%) DBA
10 276 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
11 264 (5.48%) Applications Support
12 231 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
13 223 (4.63%) SQL DBA
14 218 (4.52%) Support Analyst
15 216 (4.48%) .NET Developer
16 207 (4.30%) PowerShell Engineer
17 200 (4.15%) Consultant
18 197 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
19 193 (4.00%) Architect
20 180 (3.74%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1122 (23.28%) .NET
2 517 (10.73%) Web Services
3 452 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 430 (8.92%) HTML
5 314 (6.52%) CSS
6 263 (5.46%) XML
7 225 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 217 (4.50%) .NET Framework
9 208 (4.32%) WCF
10 205 (4.25%) AngularJS
11 187 (3.88%) REST
12 175 (3.63%) HTML5
13 155 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 155 (3.22%) jQuery
14 143 (2.97%) SOAP
15 124 (2.57%) Middleware
16 115 (2.39%) LAMP
17 90 (1.87%) RESTful
18 87 (1.81%) MSMQ
19 83 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 389 (8.07%) Data Centre
2 349 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 261 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 240 (4.98%) Clustering
5 164 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 156 (3.24%) Replication
7 114 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 98 (2.03%) User Experience
9 95 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 82 (1.70%) Online Banking
11 78 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 75 (1.56%) PKI
12 75 (1.56%) Public Cloud
13 71 (1.47%) Fintech
14 68 (1.41%) Statistics
15 63 (1.31%) Mobile App
16 61 (1.27%) Blackberry
16 61 (1.27%) Private Cloud
17 43 (0.89%) EMC VNX
18 40 (0.83%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2964 (61.51%) Windows
2 1547 (32.10%) Windows Server
3 1316 (27.31%) Linux
4 831 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 731 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 390 (8.09%) Unix
7 327 (6.79%) Windows 7
8 275 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 271 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 174 (3.61%) Windows 10
11 109 (2.26%) CentOS
12 107 (2.22%) Windows 8
13 81 (1.68%) Mac OS X
14 77 (1.60%) Ubuntu
15 68 (1.41%) Solaris
16 54 (1.12%) Android
17 43 (0.89%) Apple iOS
18 38 (0.79%) CoreOS
19 28 (0.58%) VMS
20 23 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1072 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
2 979 (20.32%) DevOps
3 867 (17.99%) ITIL
4 515 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
5 382 (7.93%) Configuration Management
6 319 (6.62%) Scrum
7 271 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
8 268 (5.56%) Migration
9 260 (5.40%) Mentoring
10 251 (5.21%) TDD
11 241 (5.00%) MVC
12 232 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 225 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 217 (4.50%) Software Engineering
15 199 (4.13%) Project Management
15 199 (4.13%) Service Delivery
16 195 (4.05%) High Availability
17 192 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
17 192 (3.98%) Problem Management
18 179 (3.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1571 (32.60%) SQL
2 930 (19.30%) C#
3 804 (16.68%) Python
4 568 (11.79%) Bash Shell
5 553 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 471 (9.77%) Perl
7 395 (8.20%) Java
8 385 (7.99%) T-SQL
9 318 (6.60%) VBScript
10 253 (5.25%) Ruby
11 218 (4.52%) VB
12 175 (3.63%) C
13 156 (3.24%) Shell Script
14 144 (2.99%) PHP
15 138 (2.86%) C++
16 101 (2.10%) VBA
17 89 (1.85%) VB.NET
18 42 (0.87%) Bourne shell
18 42 (0.87%) PL/SQL
19 39 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 533 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 531 (11.02%) Degree
3 312 (6.47%) MCSE
4 260 (5.40%) Security Cleared
5 202 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 164 (3.40%) CCNA
7 160 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 150 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 143 (2.97%) MCITP
9 143 (2.97%) MCSA
10 108 (2.24%) MCP
11 96 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
12 73 (1.51%) MCTS
13 68 (1.41%) DV Cleared
14 54 (1.12%) CISSP
15 52 (1.08%) CCNP
16 45 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
17 37 (0.77%) SANS
18 30 (0.62%) VCDX
19 27 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (3.82%) QA
2 141 (2.93%) SLA
3 106 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 68 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.85%) COBIT
6 17 (0.35%) HIPAA
7 16 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.23%) WCAG
9 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.17%) SSAE 16
10 6 (0.12%) SDET
11 4 (0.083%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.083%) EMIR
11 4 (0.083%) HL7
12 3 (0.062%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.062%) MiFID
12 3 (0.062%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1640 (34.03%) Active Directory
2 1071 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 596 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 460 (9.55%) vSphere
5 266 (5.52%) XenApp
6 200 (4.15%) Docker
7 169 (3.51%) VMware ESX
8 136 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 130 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
10 116 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 105 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
12 98 (2.03%) vCloud
13 94 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
14 63 (1.31%) Terminal Services
15 54 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 53 (1.10%) Firmware
17 45 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
18 41 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
18 41 (0.85%) XenServer
19 38 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 797 (16.54%) Puppet
2 671 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
3 641 (13.30%) SCCM
4 388 (8.05%) Ansible
5 320 (6.64%) SCOM
6 193 (4.00%) Nagios
7 121 (2.51%) WSUS
8 63 (1.31%) Backup Exec
9 52 (1.08%) Graphite
10 50 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
10 50 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
11 49 (1.02%) NetBackup
12 48 (1.00%) Salt
13 45 (0.93%) SCOrch
14 42 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
15 40 (0.83%) SCVMM
16 38 (0.79%) AirWatch
17 36 (0.75%) OpenAM
18 34 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
19 33 (0.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2256 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 1580 (32.79%) VMware
3 599 (12.43%) Cisco
4 597 (12.39%) Citrix
5 397 (8.24%) Oracle
6 390 (8.09%) Red Hat
7 354 (7.35%) HP
8 178 (3.69%) EMC
9 161 (3.34%) NetApp
10 145 (3.01%) IBM
11 132 (2.74%) SolarWinds
12 129 (2.68%) Dell
13 110 (2.28%) Google
14 109 (2.26%) F5
15 94 (1.95%) Symantec
16 87 (1.81%) Veeam
17 81 (1.68%) SAP
18 79 (1.64%) CheckPoint
19 77 (1.60%) Splunk
20 76 (1.58%) AppDynamics
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £33,398 to £36,106 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Progression, interesting work
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday, PMI, DIS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pensions, Healthcare, Bonus, etc.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + + Excellant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Guernsey, Channel Isles
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 65,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago