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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 188 226 315
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +89
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1786 1359 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.24% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 2.33% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1140 801
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +50 1706 £47,500 - 170
London +15 782 £51,500 -1.90% 82
South East +114 363 £42,500 +21.42% 38
City of London +10 220 £54,000 -6.08% 27
North West +92 149 £40,000 - 12
Berkshire +82 129 £40,000 -5.88% 12
East of England +21 119 £45,000 -7.69% 11
Surrey +44 111 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +30 99 £30,000 -7.69% 9
South West +45 90 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Yorkshire +30 78 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Reading +51 72 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Cheshire +46 72 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Manchester +36 62 £39,500 -3.06% 8
Leeds +30 61 £29,750 -8.76% 2
Scotland +10 46 £44,000 +20.54% 3
Hampshire -22 45 £36,250 +11.53% 10
West Midlands -19 44 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East Midlands +23 43 £41,500 +9.21% 5
Kent +26 34 £32,500 -35.00% 6
Hertfordshire -22 33 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Bristol +23 32 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cambridgeshire +16 30 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Bracknell +11 30 £40,000 - 3
Reigate - 29 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +4 26 £35,000 -27.83% 2
Wiltshire +13 23 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 23 £42,750 +94.31% 3
Essex +2 23 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Gloucestershire - 23 £57,500 -

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2381 (70.01%) Windows
2 1782 (52.40%) Microsoft
3 1404 (41.28%) Active Directory
4 1329 (39.08%) VMware
5 1241 (36.49%) SQL
6 1112 (32.70%) SQL Server
7 1007 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 871 (25.61%) Linux
9 830 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 803 (23.61%) Finance
11 782 (22.99%) .NET
12 760 (22.35%) MS Exchange
13 727 (21.38%) IIS
14 723 (21.26%) DNS
15 707 (20.79%) MS Excel
16 688 (20.23%) Citrix
17 674 (19.82%) C#
18 646 (18.99%) SharePoint
19 643 (18.91%) ITIL
20 630 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
21 567 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
22 561 (16.50%) Hyper-V
23 496 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
24 495 (14.55%) SAN
25 489 (14.38%) Perl
26 474 (13.94%) SCCM
27 455 (13.38%) VBScript
28 450 (13.23%) Cisco
29 424 (12.47%) Windows 7
30 422 (12.41%) TCP/IP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 760 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 727 (21.38%) IIS
3 646 (18.99%) SharePoint
4 419 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 276 (8.12%) Apache
6 270 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 246 (7.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 222 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 210 (6.17%) Lync
10 150 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 142 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 141 (4.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 110 (3.23%) Tomcat
14 78 (2.29%) CMS
15 67 (1.97%) JBoss
16 61 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
17 59 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2000
18 57 (1.68%) WebLogic
19 52 (1.53%) WebSphere
20 47 (1.38%) nginx
Applications
1 707 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 278 (8.17%) MS Office
3 56 (1.65%) InfoPath
4 29 (0.85%) PowerPivot
5 12 (0.35%) Mingle
6 10 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.088%) MS Project
9 2 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.029%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.029%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 62 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.00%) Endur
3 17 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.41%) BASE24
6 12 (0.35%) Agresso
7 11 (0.32%) Magento
8 10 (0.29%) Eikon
9 9 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
10 8 (0.24%) Temenos T24
11 7 (0.21%) Summit
12 5 (0.15%) Adaptiv
12 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.12%) Fredhopper
14 3 (0.088%) Markit EDM
14 3 (0.088%) SAP R/3
14 3 (0.088%) Sophis RISQUE
15 2 (0.059%) Tridion
15 2 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 298 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (5.67%) Office 365
3 104 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (1.59%) SaaS
6 50 (1.47%) IaaS
7 16 (0.47%) PaaS
8 15 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
10 9 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.18%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.15%) GitHub
14 3 (0.088%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.059%) Sumo Logic
16 1 (0.029%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.029%) Route 53
16 1 (0.029%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 723 (21.26%) DNS
2 495 (14.55%) SAN
3 422 (12.41%) TCP/IP
4 395 (11.61%) Firewall
5 389 (11.44%) DHCP
6 207 (6.09%) Internet
7 180 (5.29%) WAN
8 175 (5.15%) VPN
9 169 (4.97%) LAN
10 133 (3.91%) SMTP
11 108 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
12 99 (2.91%) HTTP
13 97 (2.85%) NAS
14 95 (2.79%) VLAN
15 83 (2.44%) MPLS
16 81 (2.38%) SSL
17 80 (2.35%) iSCSI
18 73 (2.15%) OSPF
18 73 (2.15%) BGP
18 73 (2.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1112 (32.70%) SQL Server
2 288 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 236 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 197 (5.79%) MySQL
5 192 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 140 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 103 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 94 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 82 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 74 (2.18%) NoSQL
11 65 (1.91%) IDOL
11 65 (1.91%) EDRMS
12 53 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 48 (1.41%) MongoDB
15 32 (0.94%) DB2
16 31 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 30 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
18 29 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 316 (9.29%) Visual Studio
2 294 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 177 (5.20%) Git (software)
4 165 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 157 (4.62%) MSBuild
6 147 (4.32%) Subversion
7 136 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 112 (3.29%) NUnit
9 77 (2.26%) MSTest
10 69 (2.03%) SpecFlow
11 65 (1.91%) MSI
12 55 (1.62%) Maven
13 50 (1.47%) Ant
14 48 (1.41%) JIRA
15 47 (1.38%) WiX
16 42 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
17 39 (1.15%) NuGet
17 39 (1.15%) AdminStudio
18 34 (1.00%) InstallShield
18 34 (1.00%) Ranorex
General
1 803 (23.61%) Finance
2 225 (6.62%) Banking
3 119 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 116 (3.41%) Retail
5 79 (2.32%) Financial Institution
6 74 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 62 (1.82%) Law
8 56 (1.65%) Back Office
9 49 (1.44%) Marketing
10 46 (1.35%) Publishing
11 44 (1.29%) Advertising
12 43 (1.26%) Front Office
13 38 (1.12%) Legal
14 30 (0.88%) Aerospace
15 28 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 20 (0.59%) Electronics
17 14 (0.41%) German Language
18 11 (0.32%) Italian Language
18 11 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.32%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 473 (13.91%) Developer
2 359 (10.56%) Analyst
3 297 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 266 (7.82%) Administrator
5 241 (7.09%) Support Engineer
6 232 (6.82%) Consultant
7 171 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
8 165 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
9 161 (4.73%) DBA
10 151 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 148 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 122 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
13 121 (3.56%) SQL DBA
14 119 (3.50%) Applications Support
15 114 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
16 104 (3.06%) .NET Developer
17 99 (2.91%) IT Support
18 80 (2.35%) Team Leader
19 78 (2.29%) Server Engineer
20 76 (2.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (22.99%) .NET
2 371 (10.91%) HTML
3 307 (9.03%) ASP.NET
4 225 (6.62%) CSS
5 218 (6.41%) Web Services
5 218 (6.41%) XML
6 169 (4.97%) .NET Framework
7 164 (4.82%) jQuery
8 144 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 128 (3.76%) WCF
10 114 (3.35%) HTML5
11 92 (2.71%) Application Packaging
12 67 (1.97%) Ajax
13 63 (1.85%) REST
14 62 (1.82%) JSON
15 54 (1.59%) COM
16 49 (1.44%) J2EE
17 48 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
18 42 (1.23%) MSMQ
18 42 (1.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 367 (10.79%) Clustering
2 285 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (6.29%) Blackberry
4 168 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 161 (4.73%) Replication
6 130 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 116 (3.41%) Hedge funds
8 89 (2.62%) Statistics
9 77 (2.26%) Open Source
10 63 (1.85%) User Experience
11 44 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 41 (1.21%) PKI
13 37 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 35 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (0.94%) Mobile App
16 31 (0.91%) Fat Client
16 31 (0.91%) Thin Client
17 28 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 23 (0.68%) Physics
19 19 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2381 (70.01%) Windows
2 871 (25.61%) Linux
3 830 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 567 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 496 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 424 (12.47%) Windows 7
7 302 (8.88%) UNIX
8 179 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 172 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 168 (4.94%) Windows XP
11 89 (2.62%) CentOS
12 49 (1.44%) Android
12 49 (1.44%) Windows Vista
13 37 (1.09%) Debian
14 36 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 36 (1.06%) Solaris
15 31 (0.91%) Apple iOS
16 29 (0.85%) Windows Phone
17 28 (0.82%) Mac OS X
18 16 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (18.91%) ITIL
2 630 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (9.20%) DevOps
4 280 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 241 (7.09%) Migration
6 217 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 214 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
8 202 (5.94%) MVC
9 170 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 169 (4.97%) Workflow
11 167 (4.91%) TDD
12 156 (4.59%) Change Management
13 146 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
14 143 (4.20%) Configuration Management
14 143 (4.20%) Load Balancing
15 142 (4.18%) Incident Management
16 141 (4.15%) Change Control
17 140 (4.12%) Scrum
18 138 (4.06%) BDD
19 137 (4.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1241 (36.49%) SQL
2 674 (19.82%) C#
3 489 (14.38%) Perl
4 455 (13.38%) VBScript
5 387 (11.38%) JavaScript
6 337 (9.91%) Python
7 316 (9.29%) Java
8 297 (8.73%) VB
9 290 (8.53%) Bash Shell
10 201 (5.91%) T-SQL
11 175 (5.15%) Ruby
12 158 (4.65%) PHP
13 116 (3.41%) Shell Script
14 96 (2.82%) C
15 87 (2.56%) C++
16 61 (1.79%) VB.NET
16 61 (1.79%) VBA
17 20 (0.59%) XAML
18 18 (0.53%) Korn
19 17 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 418 (12.29%) Degree
2 415 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 276 (8.12%) Security Cleared
4 240 (7.06%) MCSE
5 221 (6.50%) SC Cleared
6 212 (6.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 156 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
8 151 (4.44%) MCP
9 130 (3.82%) CCNA
10 127 (3.73%) DV Cleared
11 114 (3.35%) MCSA
12 99 (2.91%) MCITP
13 83 (2.44%) CCNP
14 64 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
15 56 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
16 46 (1.35%) MCTS
17 37 (1.09%) CISSP
18 33 (0.97%) CCA
19 30 (0.88%) RHCE
20 27 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (3.97%) QA
2 128 (3.76%) SLA
3 89 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 65 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.65%) ISO 8583
7 14 (0.41%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.26%) COBIT
9 5 (0.15%) GPG13
10 3 (0.088%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1404 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 1007 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 561 (16.50%) Hyper-V
4 283 (8.32%) XenApp
5 278 (8.17%) vSphere
6 248 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
7 224 (6.59%) VMware ESX
8 142 (4.18%) XenDesktop
9 123 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 77 (2.26%) ISA Server
11 69 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 65 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
13 57 (1.68%) Terminal Services
14 51 (1.50%) XenServer
15 38 (1.12%) vCloud
16 34 (1.00%) KVM
17 31 (0.91%) VMware Server
18 29 (0.85%) Terminal Server
19 19 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
20 17 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 474 (13.94%) SCCM
2 275 (8.09%) Puppet
3 236 (6.94%) SCOM
4 202 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
5 134 (3.94%) NetBackup
6 93 (2.73%) Nagios
7 72 (2.12%) Backup Exec
8 67 (1.97%) WSUS
9 58 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 57 (1.68%) SCVMM
11 54 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
12 51 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 46 (1.35%) WMI
14 37 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 36 (1.06%) logstash
16 34 (1.00%) SCOrch
16 34 (1.00%) Tivoli
17 33 (0.97%) ZABBIX
18 30 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 28 (0.82%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 1782 (52.40%) Microsoft
2 1329 (39.08%) VMware
3 688 (20.23%) Citrix
4 450 (13.23%) Cisco
5 364 (10.70%) Oracle
6 308 (9.06%) HP
7 245 (7.20%) Red Hat
8 161 (4.73%) Symantec
9 154 (4.53%) NetApp
10 148 (4.35%) EMC
11 122 (3.59%) IBM
12 104 (3.06%) Dell
13 90 (2.65%) Veritas
14 80 (2.35%) Meridio
15 58 (1.71%) F5
16 54 (1.59%) Google
17 50 (1.47%) Fujitsu
18 48 (1.41%) Business Objects
19 47 (1.38%) Juniper
20 43 (1.26%) Lotus
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bell Educational Services
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Child care vouchers, gym
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Health Insurance / 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 30 - 45K +Benefits (neg)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago