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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 172 234 232
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2010 1481 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.27% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 2.46% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1185 1121
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
56013 60307 57062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 51.54% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47705 51135 48928
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +63 1915 £47,500 - 232
London +54 961 £53,750 +2.38% 123
South East +69 335 £42,500 +6.25% 42
City of London +36 225 £52,500 -4.54% 43
Yorkshire +48 160 £37,500 -6.25% 26
West Yorkshire +42 120 £38,000 -10.58% 13
East of England +26 118 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South West +30 105 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Leeds +46 104 £38,000 +26.66% 8
West Midlands +51 102 £37,500 - 7
Surrey +52 87 £45,000 - 7
North West +1 79 £40,000 -6.97% 13
Hampshire +44 66 £39,000 -2.50% 7
Berkshire -23 55 £47,500 +26.66% 11
Manchester +25 51 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Kent +38 45 £42,500 - 5
Coventry +16 38 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Wiltshire +9 38 £45,623 +52.07% 1
Birmingham +15 37 £35,000 -6.66% 2
East Midlands +14 37 £35,000 - 6
Scotland +15 36 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Hertfordshire +8 35 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Reading -3 32 £47,500 -5.00% 8
West Sussex +25 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Swindon +28 29 £46,377 +9.12%
Bristol -3 29 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Southampton +29 28 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Edinburgh +11 27 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Cheshire +15 24 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 24 £50,000 +66.66% 5

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2827 (72.71%) Windows
2 1844 (47.43%) Microsoft
3 1543 (39.69%) Active Directory
4 1465 (37.68%) SQL
5 1443 (37.11%) SQL Server
6 1315 (33.82%) VMware
7 1068 (27.47%) Linux
8 1051 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 856 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 853 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 849 (21.84%) MS Excel
12 799 (20.55%) Finance
13 792 (20.37%) .NET
14 774 (19.91%) IIS
15 730 (18.78%) ITIL
16 721 (18.54%) DNS
17 693 (17.82%) MS Exchange
18 692 (17.80%) SCCM
19 654 (16.82%) Perl
20 639 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
21 617 (15.87%) Citrix
22 610 (15.69%) DevOps
23 573 (14.74%) C#
24 530 (13.63%) SharePoint
25 509 (13.09%) Hyper-V
26 489 (12.58%) Python
27 487 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
28 483 (12.42%) Degree
29 455 (11.70%) Puppet
30 442 (11.37%) SAN

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 774 (19.91%) IIS
2 693 (17.82%) MS Exchange
3 530 (13.63%) SharePoint
4 415 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 269 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 244 (6.28%) Lync
7 201 (5.17%) Apache
8 174 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 160 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 139 (3.58%) Tomcat
11 134 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 109 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 92 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
14 66 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
15 62 (1.59%) JBoss
16 61 (1.57%) WebSphere
17 57 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
18 50 (1.29%) nginx
19 44 (1.13%) WebLogic
20 39 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 849 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 223 (5.74%) MS Office
3 35 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 22 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 9 (0.23%) MS Project
7 7 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.18%) Mingle
8 4 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.077%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.051%) CATIA
10 2 (0.051%) HipChat
11 1 (0.026%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
5 7 (0.18%) Magento
6 6 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.15%) Summit
7 5 (0.13%) Tridion
7 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.077%) BASE24
9 3 (0.077%) Primavera
9 3 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.077%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.051%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.026%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.026%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.026%) Infor CRM
11 1 (0.026%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 390 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (9.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 311 (8.00%) Office 365
4 100 (2.57%) SaaS
5 55 (1.41%) IaaS
6 40 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.67%) GitHub
9 21 (0.54%) PaaS
10 17 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.41%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
13 9 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.18%) Heroku
16 6 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
18 4 (0.10%) Google Analytics
18 4 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 721 (18.54%) DNS
2 442 (11.37%) SAN
3 433 (11.14%) DHCP
4 432 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 401 (10.31%) Firewall
6 203 (5.22%) VPN
7 199 (5.12%) WAN
8 167 (4.30%) LAN
9 130 (3.34%) Internet
10 129 (3.32%) VLAN
11 121 (3.11%) NAS
12 107 (2.75%) HTTP
13 106 (2.73%) iSCSI
14 92 (2.37%) SSL
15 88 (2.26%) Network Security
16 86 (2.21%) VoIP
17 79 (2.03%) LDAP
18 70 (1.80%) SMTP
19 64 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
20 63 (1.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1443 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 388 (9.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 303 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 276 (7.10%) MySQL
5 274 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 269 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 165 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 136 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 130 (3.34%) Relational Database
10 93 (2.39%) Oracle Database
11 84 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 75 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 62 (1.59%) Redis
14 51 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (1.16%) NoSQL
16 40 (1.03%) Big Data
17 39 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
18 35 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 31 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 31 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 251 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 218 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 207 (5.32%) Visual Studio
4 189 (4.86%) Jenkins
5 183 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 156 (4.01%) Subversion
7 132 (3.40%) JIRA
8 102 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 95 (2.44%) MSBuild
10 68 (1.75%) Selenium
11 66 (1.70%) NUnit
12 63 (1.62%) SpecFlow
13 52 (1.34%) MSI
14 50 (1.29%) InstallShield
15 45 (1.16%) Hudson
16 41 (1.05%) Jasmine
17 39 (1.00%) Maven
18 34 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 31 (0.80%) Moq
19 31 (0.80%) Ant
General
1 799 (20.55%) Finance
2 278 (7.15%) Banking
3 98 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 87 (2.24%) Law
5 86 (2.21%) Back Office
6 68 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 63 (1.62%) Retail
8 61 (1.57%) Legal
9 56 (1.44%) Marketing
10 54 (1.39%) Games
11 51 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 45 (1.16%) Front Office
13 30 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.72%) Advertising
15 20 (0.51%) Billing
16 17 (0.44%) Publishing
16 17 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.28%) Electronics
18 10 (0.26%) Dutch Language
18 10 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 484 (12.45%) Analyst
2 468 (12.04%) Administrator
3 412 (10.60%) Developer
4 296 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
5 275 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 251 (6.46%) DBA
7 250 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
8 246 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 231 (5.94%) Support Engineer
10 198 (5.09%) Applications Support
11 195 (5.02%) SQL DBA
12 186 (4.78%) Support Analyst
13 179 (4.60%) Consultant
14 138 (3.55%) .NET Developer
15 114 (2.93%) SQL Server DBA
16 95 (2.44%) Windows Administrator
17 91 (2.34%) Architect
18 87 (2.24%) 3rd Line Support
19 78 (2.01%) Windows Systems Administrator
19 78 (2.01%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 792 (20.37%) .NET
2 330 (8.49%) ASP.NET
3 316 (8.13%) HTML
4 212 (5.45%) Web Services
5 209 (5.38%) CSS
6 155 (3.99%) jQuery
7 148 (3.81%) WCF
8 141 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 136 (3.50%) HTML5
10 118 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 112 (2.88%) XML
12 97 (2.49%) Software Packaging
13 92 (2.37%) MSMQ
14 90 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 78 (2.01%) AngularJS
16 76 (1.95%) LINQ
17 73 (1.88%) Application Packaging
18 65 (1.67%) WPF
19 64 (1.65%) Middleware
20 53 (1.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 330 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 304 (7.82%) Clustering
3 273 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 263 (6.76%) Replication
5 210 (5.40%) Computer Science
6 191 (4.91%) Hedge funds
7 139 (3.58%) Blackberry
8 115 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 74 (1.90%) Statistics
10 64 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 60 (1.54%) User Experience
12 44 (1.13%) Public Cloud
13 41 (1.05%) Private Cloud
13 41 (1.05%) Equities
14 40 (1.03%) PKI
15 38 (0.98%) EqualLogic
16 35 (0.90%) Mobile App
17 31 (0.80%) Visualisation
18 27 (0.69%) Fixed Income
19 26 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2827 (72.71%) Windows
2 1068 (27.47%) Linux
3 1051 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 853 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 394 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 381 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 253 (6.51%) UNIX
8 207 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 134 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 97 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 80 (2.06%) CentOS
12 74 (1.90%) Solaris
13 71 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 43 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
15 37 (0.95%) Windows 2000
16 35 (0.90%) Mac OS X
17 33 (0.85%) Apple iOS
18 26 (0.67%) Android
19 24 (0.62%) Debian
20 21 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (18.78%) ITIL
2 639 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 610 (15.69%) DevOps
4 324 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 314 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
6 247 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 241 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
8 222 (5.71%) Change Management
9 193 (4.96%) Migration
10 192 (4.94%) Mentoring
11 171 (4.40%) MVC
12 168 (4.32%) Scrum
13 167 (4.30%) Service Delivery
14 161 (4.14%) SDLC
15 146 (3.76%) Project Management
16 142 (3.65%) E-Commerce
17 139 (3.58%) TDD
18 137 (3.52%) Load Balancing
19 125 (3.22%) Change Control
20 123 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1465 (37.68%) SQL
2 654 (16.82%) Perl
3 573 (14.74%) C#
4 489 (12.58%) Python
5 425 (10.93%) T-SQL
6 418 (10.75%) Bash Shell
7 411 (10.57%) VBScript
8 365 (9.39%) JavaScript
9 249 (6.40%) Java
10 246 (6.33%) Ruby
11 222 (5.71%) VB
12 126 (3.24%) PHP
13 107 (2.75%) Shell Script
14 97 (2.49%) VBA
15 73 (1.88%) C
16 55 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 53 (1.36%) C++
18 47 (1.21%) PL/SQL
19 28 (0.72%) Korn
20 22 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 487 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 483 (12.42%) Degree
3 302 (7.77%) MCSE
4 205 (5.27%) Security Cleared
5 164 (4.22%) MCSA
6 149 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (3.34%) SC Cleared
8 126 (3.24%) MCITP
9 125 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 117 (3.01%) CCNA
11 104 (2.67%) MCP
12 98 (2.52%) DV Cleared
13 60 (1.54%) CCNP
14 56 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
14 56 (1.44%) MCTS
15 51 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
16 34 (0.87%) CCA
17 28 (0.72%) CCSA
17 28 (0.72%) VCP5
18 26 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.79%) SLA
2 165 (4.24%) QA
3 79 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.23%) FISMA
8 5 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.077%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1543 (39.69%) Active Directory
2 856 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 509 (13.09%) Hyper-V
4 261 (6.71%) XenApp
5 252 (6.48%) vSphere
6 194 (4.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 162 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 157 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
9 82 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 80 (2.06%) XenServer
11 61 (1.57%) Terminal Services
12 51 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
13 46 (1.18%) Docker
14 41 (1.05%) Xen
15 38 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 37 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 32 (0.82%) UAG
18 31 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
19 28 (0.72%) ISA Server
19 28 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 692 (17.80%) SCCM
2 455 (11.70%) Puppet
3 385 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
4 380 (9.77%) SCOM
5 236 (6.07%) Nagios
6 118 (3.03%) WSUS
7 96 (2.47%) Ansible
8 79 (2.03%) ZABBIX
9 66 (1.70%) Backup Exec
10 63 (1.62%) Tivoli
11 53 (1.36%) SCVMM
11 53 (1.36%) Graphite
12 47 (1.21%) NetBackup
13 46 (1.18%) HAProxy
14 37 (0.95%) SCOrch
15 36 (0.93%) Zenoss
16 32 (0.82%) logstash
17 31 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 31 (0.80%) Vagrant
18 30 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1844 (47.43%) Microsoft
2 1315 (33.82%) VMware
3 617 (15.87%) Citrix
4 427 (10.98%) Oracle
5 424 (10.91%) Cisco
6 317 (8.15%) HP
7 242 (6.22%) Red Hat
8 151 (3.88%) NetApp
9 137 (3.52%) Dell
10 126 (3.24%) Symantec
11 124 (3.19%) IBM
12 98 (2.52%) Splunk
13 82 (2.11%) SolarWinds
14 80 (2.06%) F5
15 78 (2.01%) Veeam
16 77 (1.98%) EMC
17 54 (1.39%) AppSense
18 52 (1.34%) SAP
19 50 (1.29%) Apple
20 47 (1.21%) Juniper
North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Health and on Call
Posted: 5 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 7 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago