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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 185 191 240
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +49
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1912 1779 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 1.67% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 3.32% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1376 1157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%

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
52708 53576 56144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.04% 50.27% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45476 46055 47219
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +12 1815 £47,500 +5.55% 237
London -7 794 £55,000 +4.76% 89
South East -16 355 £50,000 +25.00% 49
Yorkshire +93 181 £42,000 +24.44% 21
West Yorkshire +83 158 £42,500 +34.92% 8
East of England +36 150 £47,000 +22.07% 9
South West +40 148 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Berkshire -6 142 £60,000 +50.00% 19
City of London +11 136 £52,500 - 31
Leeds +63 103 £45,000 +59.29% 2
Hampshire +18 74 £52,500 +72.13% 9
North West -17 72 £40,000 - 13
Wiltshire +41 64 £37,500 +5.90% 4
West Midlands -4 53 £40,000 +29.03% 19
East Midlands -3 51 £45,000 +16.88% 14
Surrey -33 51 £45,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire +34 47 £47,000 +38.23% 3
Swindon +35 44 £35,000 -2.28% 4
Hertfordshire +27 41 £57,500 +36.90% 4
Scotland +14 41 £43,500 -3.33% 8
Cambridge +23 39 £47,250 +38.97% 2
Reading -33 39 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Manchester -13 38 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Maidenhead +17 37 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 33 £42,500 - 1
Northamptonshire +11 27 £45,000 +30.43% 6
Bedfordshire +5 25 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Birmingham +8 24 £40,000 -17.52%
Northampton +9 23 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Bradford +6 23 £35,000 - 3

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2588 (68.88%) Windows
2 1625 (43.25%) Microsoft
3 1426 (37.96%) Windows Server
4 1364 (36.31%) SQL
5 1336 (35.56%) Active Directory
6 1307 (34.79%) SQL Server
7 1189 (31.65%) VMware
8 1071 (28.51%) Linux
9 1041 (27.71%) Finance
10 877 (23.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 813 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 774 (20.60%) IIS
13 762 (20.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 759 (20.20%) MS Excel
15 746 (19.86%) .NET
16 692 (18.42%) ITIL
17 637 (16.96%) DevOps
18 635 (16.90%) C#
19 615 (16.37%) DNS
20 609 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
21 605 (16.10%) Perl
22 565 (15.04%) Citrix
23 552 (14.69%) Python
24 548 (14.59%) Firewall
25 541 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
26 506 (13.47%) MS Exchange
27 498 (13.26%) SCCM
28 471 (12.54%) Hyper-V
29 468 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
30 467 (12.43%) SAN

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 774 (20.60%) IIS
2 506 (13.47%) MS Exchange
3 433 (11.53%) SharePoint
4 294 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 219 (5.83%) Skype for Business
6 202 (5.38%) Apache
7 181 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 146 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 144 (3.83%) Tomcat
10 137 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 98 (2.61%) WebSphere
12 91 (2.42%) JBoss
13 83 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 66 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
15 60 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
16 54 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
17 51 (1.36%) WebLogic
18 45 (1.20%) Confluence
19 42 (1.12%) NServiceBus
20 38 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 759 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 232 (6.18%) MS Office
3 47 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 18 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.21%) MS Project
7 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.11%) HipChat
7 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.053%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.053%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.027%) Maya
9 1 (0.027%) Mingle
9 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.16%) Magento
8 5 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.11%) Bankmaster
10 3 (0.080%) Adaptiv
11 2 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.027%) Documaker
12 1 (0.027%) Eagle PACE
12 1 (0.027%) Faxination
12 1 (0.027%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.027%) RMDS
12 1 (0.027%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.027%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 541 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 397 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
3 280 (7.45%) Office 365
4 170 (4.52%) SaaS
5 71 (1.89%) IaaS
6 65 (1.73%) PaaS
7 61 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 27 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 23 (0.61%) GitHub
12 22 (0.59%) Mimecast
13 19 (0.51%) Heroku
14 18 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (0.35%) Google Apps
16 12 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
17 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
18 7 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (0.19%) Route 53
19 6 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 615 (16.37%) DNS
2 548 (14.59%) Firewall
3 467 (12.43%) SAN
4 354 (9.42%) TCP/IP
5 283 (7.53%) DHCP
6 212 (5.64%) WAN
7 207 (5.51%) VPN
8 183 (4.87%) LAN
9 117 (3.11%) VLAN
10 109 (2.90%) Internet
11 106 (2.82%) HTTP
12 98 (2.61%) iSCSI
13 95 (2.53%) VoIP
14 89 (2.37%) NAS
15 79 (2.10%) SSL
16 76 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
17 64 (1.70%) SMTP
18 63 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
19 61 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
20 57 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1307 (34.79%) SQL Server
2 366 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 314 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 275 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 265 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 207 (5.51%) MySQL
7 167 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 119 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 94 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 85 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 80 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 68 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 67 (1.78%) Big Data
14 60 (1.60%) MongoDB
14 60 (1.60%) Oracle Database
15 58 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (1.52%) RDBMS
17 50 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
18 42 (1.12%) Hadoop
19 29 (0.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 259 (6.89%) Jenkins
2 257 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 250 (6.65%) TeamCity
4 209 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 183 (4.87%) Git (software)
6 169 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 160 (4.26%) Subversion
8 149 (3.97%) JIRA
9 67 (1.78%) MSBuild
10 52 (1.38%) Ant
11 50 (1.33%) Maven
12 48 (1.28%) NUnit
13 46 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 43 (1.14%) MSI
15 42 (1.12%) Hudson
16 30 (0.80%) Selenium
17 28 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 24 (0.64%) InstallShield
19 22 (0.59%) Vagrant
20 21 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 1041 (27.71%) Finance
2 288 (7.67%) Banking
3 130 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 92 (2.45%) Marketing
5 90 (2.40%) Retail
6 80 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 78 (2.08%) Law
8 54 (1.44%) Back Office
9 48 (1.28%) Legal
10 45 (1.20%) Publishing
11 44 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 43 (1.14%) Investment Banking
13 40 (1.06%) Front Office
14 30 (0.80%) Advertising
14 30 (0.80%) Games
15 24 (0.64%) Spanish Language
16 23 (0.61%) Electronics
17 20 (0.53%) Automotive
18 12 (0.32%) Private Banking
19 11 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 538 (14.32%) Analyst
2 492 (13.10%) Developer
3 450 (11.98%) Administrator
4 331 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 297 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 283 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
7 262 (6.97%) Support Analyst
8 247 (6.57%) Support Engineer
9 236 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
10 206 (5.48%) Applications Support
11 188 (5.00%) .NET Developer
12 187 (4.98%) DBA
13 172 (4.58%) SQL DBA
14 171 (4.55%) C# Developer
15 153 (4.07%) Consultant
16 149 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
17 144 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
18 139 (3.70%) SQL Developer
19 134 (3.57%) Architect
20 133 (3.54%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (19.86%) .NET
2 274 (7.29%) Web Services
3 261 (6.95%) ASP.NET
4 232 (6.18%) HTML
5 199 (5.30%) CSS
6 182 (4.84%) .NET Framework
7 151 (4.02%) jQuery
8 139 (3.70%) WCF
9 124 (3.30%) Middleware
10 115 (3.06%) HTML5
11 110 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 102 (2.71%) XML
13 97 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 84 (2.24%) LAMP
15 75 (2.00%) Ajax
16 72 (1.92%) Entity Framework
17 62 (1.65%) REST
18 56 (1.49%) JSON
19 55 (1.46%) RESTful
20 53 (1.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 326 (8.68%) Clustering
2 310 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 228 (6.07%) Replication
4 202 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 179 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 123 (3.27%) Blackberry
7 119 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 85 (2.26%) Hedge funds
9 72 (1.92%) PKI
10 70 (1.86%) Statistics
11 69 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
12 62 (1.65%) EMC VNX
13 51 (1.36%) User Experience
14 50 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
15 43 (1.14%) Driving Licence
16 41 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
17 38 (1.01%) VCE vBlock
18 31 (0.83%) Fintech
19 29 (0.77%) Data Integration
20 28 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2588 (68.88%) Windows
2 1426 (37.96%) Windows Server
3 1071 (28.51%) Linux
4 877 (23.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 762 (20.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 317 (8.44%) Windows 7
7 287 (7.64%) Unix
8 276 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 183 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (3.14%) Windows 8
11 79 (2.10%) CentOS
12 72 (1.92%) Ubuntu
13 57 (1.52%) Solaris
14 53 (1.41%) Windows XP
15 39 (1.04%) Mac OS X
16 37 (0.98%) Windows 10
17 24 (0.64%) Android
18 21 (0.56%) Debian
19 16 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
20 15 (0.40%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (18.42%) ITIL
2 637 (16.96%) DevOps
3 609 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 281 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
6 250 (6.65%) Configuration Management
6 250 (6.65%) High Availability
7 215 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
8 199 (5.30%) Migration
9 195 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 187 (4.98%) Load Balancing
11 174 (4.63%) Scrum
12 172 (4.58%) MVC
13 167 (4.45%) Capacity Planning
14 164 (4.37%) Change Management
15 160 (4.26%) Project Management
16 142 (3.78%) Information Security
17 139 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
18 122 (3.25%) TDD
19 121 (3.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1364 (36.31%) SQL
2 635 (16.90%) C#
3 605 (16.10%) Perl
4 552 (14.69%) Python
5 448 (11.92%) Bash Shell
6 378 (10.06%) T-SQL
7 350 (9.32%) JavaScript
8 348 (9.26%) VBScript
9 330 (8.78%) Ruby
10 270 (7.19%) Java
11 182 (4.84%) VB
12 132 (3.51%) PHP
13 125 (3.33%) C
14 115 (3.06%) Shell Script
15 72 (1.92%) VBA
16 63 (1.68%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.01%) C++
18 13 (0.35%) Korn
19 11 (0.29%) PL/SQL
20 10 (0.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 468 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 464 (12.35%) Degree
3 262 (6.97%) MCSE
4 154 (4.10%) MCSA
5 143 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 140 (3.73%) Security Cleared
7 103 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
8 102 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
9 98 (2.61%) MCP
10 92 (2.45%) MCITP
11 82 (2.18%) SC Cleared
12 80 (2.13%) CCNA
13 47 (1.25%) CISSP
14 46 (1.22%) CCNP
14 46 (1.22%) DV Cleared
14 46 (1.22%) MCTS
15 44 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
16 37 (0.98%) AWS Certification
16 37 (0.98%) CCA
17 29 (0.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.03%) QA
2 104 (2.77%) SLA
3 50 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.56%) COBIT
6 20 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.11%) EMIR
9 4 (0.11%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.080%) GCP
11 2 (0.053%) FISMA
11 2 (0.053%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.027%) GPG13
12 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.027%) RMADS
System Software
1 1336 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 813 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 471 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 252 (6.71%) vSphere
5 191 (5.08%) XenApp
6 136 (3.62%) VMware ESX
7 101 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 95 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (2.48%) XenDesktop
10 75 (2.00%) XenServer
11 57 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 54 (1.44%) Docker
13 42 (1.12%) Xen
14 35 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
15 34 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 28 (0.75%) DFS Replication
17 26 (0.69%) NFS
18 24 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 23 (0.61%) vCloud
20 22 (0.59%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 498 (13.26%) SCCM
2 402 (10.70%) Puppet
3 324 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
4 251 (6.68%) SCOM
5 216 (5.75%) Nagios
6 146 (3.89%) WSUS
7 117 (3.11%) Ansible
8 72 (1.92%) Backup Exec
9 68 (1.81%) ZABBIX
10 57 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 55 (1.46%) NetBackup
12 50 (1.33%) SCVMM
13 48 (1.28%) SCOrch
14 44 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 40 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
16 36 (0.96%) Windows Intune
17 34 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
18 31 (0.83%) Tivoli
19 29 (0.77%) WMI
20 28 (0.75%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1625 (43.25%) Microsoft
2 1189 (31.65%) VMware
3 565 (15.04%) Citrix
4 442 (11.76%) Cisco
5 314 (8.36%) Oracle
6 301 (8.01%) HP
7 243 (6.47%) Red Hat
8 168 (4.47%) Dell
9 161 (4.29%) Symantec
10 150 (3.99%) NetApp
11 130 (3.46%) IBM
12 124 (3.30%) EMC
13 98 (2.61%) SolarWinds
14 86 (2.29%) Veeam
15 74 (1.97%) F5
16 69 (1.84%) Intel Security
17 66 (1.76%) Splunk
18 57 (1.52%) SAP
19 53 (1.41%) Google
20 48 (1.28%) Qualys
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wellington, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Latest technologies
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Immingham, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: car
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago