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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 173 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2042 1861 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.68% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 3.30% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1465 1404
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
53582 56345 63050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.86% 50.93% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46315 47874 53315
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +16 1896 £47,000 - 237
London +13 908 £55,000 +4.76% 106
South East +10 334 £42,500 - 51
Yorkshire +77 175 £40,000 +9.58% 22
City of London -14 132 £57,500 +10.57% 30
West Yorkshire +58 124 £39,000 +11.42% 14
South West +27 123 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Berkshire +23 113 £50,000 -4.76% 14
East of England -50 99 £50,000 +38.88% 8
North West +24 88 £42,500 +6.25% 13
East Midlands +41 84 £37,500 -10.17% 2
Leeds +32 80 £39,000 +6.84% 11
Hampshire -19 66 £40,000 +25.00% 8
West Midlands -3 65 £41,000 -13.68% 11
Surrey +11 59 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Manchester -1 56 £42,500 - 7
Scotland +14 53 £41,250 -19.90% 13
Wiltshire +19 48 £40,000 -14.89% 3
Reading +25 44 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 37 £50,000 +23.45% 5
Cambridge +17 35 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Southampton -3 32 £41,500 +10.66% 4
Somerset +16 27 £41,000 - 3
West Sussex +7 27 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Oxfordshire -1 27 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Bradford +24 26 £35,000 -10.61% 3
Birmingham -10 26 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South Yorkshire +27 24 £40,000 +19.40%
Derbyshire +23 24 £35,000 -13.04%
North Yorkshire +20 24 £36,000 -25.77% 5

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2644 (67.73%) Windows
2 1835 (47.00%) Microsoft
3 1479 (37.88%) Windows Server
4 1403 (35.94%) Active Directory
5 1371 (35.12%) SQL Server
6 1334 (34.17%) SQL
7 1250 (32.02%) VMware
8 1178 (30.17%) Linux
9 1025 (26.26%) Finance
10 873 (22.36%) IIS
11 868 (22.23%) .NET
12 849 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 813 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 807 (20.67%) ITIL
15 751 (19.24%) MS Excel
16 741 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 741 (18.98%) DevOps
17 719 (18.42%) C#
18 676 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
19 643 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
20 623 (15.96%) DNS
21 603 (15.45%) Firewall
22 569 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
23 558 (14.29%) Python
24 549 (14.06%) SCCM
25 536 (13.73%) Perl
26 532 (13.63%) Citrix
27 523 (13.40%) SharePoint
28 521 (13.35%) MS Exchange
29 514 (13.17%) SAN

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 873 (22.36%) IIS
2 523 (13.40%) SharePoint
3 521 (13.35%) MS Exchange
4 289 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 257 (6.58%) Apache
6 223 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 218 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 193 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 186 (4.76%) Tomcat
10 167 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 144 (3.69%) WebSphere
12 114 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
13 109 (2.79%) JBoss
14 94 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
15 81 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
16 76 (1.95%) Confluence
16 76 (1.95%) WebLogic
17 68 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 53 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 46 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 751 (19.24%) MS Excel
2 260 (6.66%) MS Office
3 42 (1.08%) InfoPath
4 16 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.13%) HipChat
7 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.051%) MS Project
9 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.026%) Maya
9 1 (0.026%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 38 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.15%) Bankmaster
7 6 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.10%) FastStats
8 4 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.10%) Unica
9 3 (0.077%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.077%) Documaker
9 3 (0.077%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.077%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.077%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.051%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.051%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.026%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 643 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 569 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
3 343 (8.79%) Office 365
4 227 (5.81%) SaaS
5 96 (2.46%) PaaS
6 88 (2.25%) IaaS
7 53 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (1.20%) GitHub
9 43 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (0.56%) Mimecast
12 18 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (0.44%) Google Apps
13 17 (0.44%) OpenShift
14 16 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 16 (0.41%) Heroku
15 13 (0.33%) OneDrive
16 12 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
17 7 (0.18%) Yammer
18 6 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 623 (15.96%) DNS
2 603 (15.45%) Firewall
3 514 (13.17%) SAN
4 417 (10.68%) TCP/IP
5 274 (7.02%) DHCP
6 232 (5.94%) WAN
7 215 (5.51%) LAN
8 203 (5.20%) VPN
9 176 (4.51%) HTTP
10 158 (4.05%) NAS
11 115 (2.95%) Internet
12 104 (2.66%) LDAP
12 104 (2.66%) VoIP
13 98 (2.51%) VLAN
14 93 (2.38%) SSL
15 78 (2.00%) NetScaler
16 70 (1.79%) iSCSI
17 64 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
18 62 (1.59%) Intranet
19 61 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1371 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 325 (8.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 282 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 269 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 252 (6.45%) MySQL
6 227 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 146 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 146 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 110 (2.82%) MongoDB
9 103 (2.64%) NoSQL
10 97 (2.48%) Oracle Database
11 88 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 85 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 81 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 62 (1.59%) Big Data
15 58 (1.49%) Hadoop
16 52 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
17 48 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
18 44 (1.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 321 (8.22%) Jenkins
2 282 (7.22%) TeamCity
3 244 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 231 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 229 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 218 (5.58%) Visual Studio
7 152 (3.89%) JIRA
8 115 (2.95%) Subversion
9 95 (2.43%) MSBuild
10 57 (1.46%) Maven
11 48 (1.23%) Ant
12 47 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 44 (1.13%) NUnit
14 39 (1.00%) Vagrant
15 30 (0.77%) Selenium
16 29 (0.74%) Metasploit
17 27 (0.69%) MSI
17 27 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
17 27 (0.69%) SpecFlow
18 24 (0.61%) InstallShield
General
1 1025 (26.26%) Finance
2 305 (7.81%) Banking
3 126 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 104 (2.66%) Retail
5 94 (2.41%) Law
6 88 (2.25%) Marketing
7 78 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 63 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.46%) Publishing
10 51 (1.31%) Legal
11 40 (1.02%) Back Office
12 38 (0.97%) Games
13 28 (0.72%) Electronics
13 28 (0.72%) Front Office
13 28 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.69%) Advertising
15 19 (0.49%) Private Banking
16 15 (0.38%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.20%) Automotive
18 7 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 583 (14.93%) Analyst
2 483 (12.37%) Developer
3 462 (11.83%) Administrator
4 354 (9.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 352 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 312 (7.99%) Support Analyst
7 290 (7.43%) Windows Engineer
8 273 (6.99%) Support Engineer
9 247 (6.33%) Applications Support
10 219 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
11 195 (4.99%) .NET Developer
12 175 (4.48%) C# Developer
13 171 (4.38%) DBA
14 166 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
15 162 (4.15%) Consultant
16 152 (3.89%) SQL DBA
17 148 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
18 147 (3.77%) IT Support
19 143 (3.66%) Architect
20 137 (3.51%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 868 (22.23%) .NET
2 398 (10.19%) Web Services
3 309 (7.91%) ASP.NET
4 299 (7.66%) HTML
5 228 (5.84%) CSS
6 176 (4.51%) .NET Framework
7 163 (4.18%) WCF
8 137 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 136 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 135 (3.46%) XML
11 134 (3.43%) jQuery
12 119 (3.05%) LAMP
13 113 (2.89%) HTML5
14 105 (2.69%) REST
15 89 (2.28%) Middleware
16 84 (2.15%) SOAP
17 71 (1.82%) RESTful
18 67 (1.72%) Ajax
19 64 (1.64%) JSON
20 61 (1.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 299 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (6.79%) Clustering
3 207 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 193 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 173 (4.43%) Replication
6 123 (3.15%) Blackberry
7 109 (2.79%) PKI
8 103 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 98 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 70 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 57 (1.46%) Fintech
12 51 (1.31%) Statistics
13 49 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
14 47 (1.20%) EMC VNX
15 45 (1.15%) Mobile App
16 41 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
17 37 (0.95%) Private Cloud
17 37 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
18 36 (0.92%) Client/Server
19 35 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2644 (67.73%) Windows
2 1479 (37.88%) Windows Server
3 1178 (30.17%) Linux
4 813 (20.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 741 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 366 (9.38%) Unix
7 280 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 275 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 221 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 104 (2.66%) Windows 8
11 89 (2.28%) Ubuntu
12 85 (2.18%) Windows 10
13 81 (2.07%) CentOS
14 72 (1.84%) Solaris
15 44 (1.13%) Mac OS X
16 36 (0.92%) Windows XP
17 30 (0.77%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.56%) Android
19 21 (0.54%) Debian
20 17 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (20.67%) ITIL
2 741 (18.98%) DevOps
3 676 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
4 360 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
5 287 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 271 (6.94%) High Availability
7 243 (6.22%) Migration
8 228 (5.84%) Configuration Management
9 200 (5.12%) MVC
10 188 (4.82%) Mentoring
11 184 (4.71%) Service Management
12 174 (4.46%) Project Management
13 172 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
14 164 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
15 163 (4.18%) Scrum
16 161 (4.12%) Change Management
17 150 (3.84%) TDD
18 146 (3.74%) Information Security
19 129 (3.30%) Software Engineering
20 123 (3.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1334 (34.17%) SQL
2 719 (18.42%) C#
3 558 (14.29%) Python
4 536 (13.73%) Perl
5 435 (11.14%) Bash Shell
6 374 (9.58%) JavaScript
7 351 (8.99%) T-SQL
8 343 (8.79%) Ruby
9 323 (8.27%) VBScript
10 275 (7.04%) Java
11 230 (5.89%) VB
12 137 (3.51%) PHP
13 112 (2.87%) Shell Script
14 73 (1.87%) VBA
15 69 (1.77%) C
16 60 (1.54%) VB.NET
17 59 (1.51%) C++
18 26 (0.67%) Korn
19 20 (0.51%) F#
20 16 (0.41%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 432 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 379 (9.71%) Degree
3 222 (5.69%) MCSE
4 190 (4.87%) Security Cleared
5 143 (3.66%) MCSA
6 130 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 118 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 108 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
9 102 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
10 97 (2.48%) MCP
11 85 (2.18%) CCNA
12 78 (2.00%) MCITP
13 62 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
14 55 (1.41%) CISSP
15 48 (1.23%) DV Cleared
16 45 (1.15%) CCA
17 37 (0.95%) CCNP
17 37 (0.95%) CEH
18 34 (0.87%) AWS Certification
19 32 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.87%) SLA
2 112 (2.87%) QA
3 51 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.72%) COBIT
6 18 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.13%) RMADS
10 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.077%) GCP
12 2 (0.051%) GxP
12 2 (0.051%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.051%) SDET
13 1 (0.026%) FISMA
13 1 (0.026%) GPG13
13 1 (0.026%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1403 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 849 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 456 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 282 (7.22%) vSphere
5 256 (6.56%) XenApp
6 154 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 141 (3.61%) XenDesktop
8 120 (3.07%) VMware ESX
9 111 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
10 97 (2.48%) Docker
11 78 (2.00%) Terminal Services
12 73 (1.87%) XenServer
13 61 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
14 39 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
15 37 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 37 (0.95%) Xen
16 32 (0.82%) NFS
17 26 (0.67%) Postfix
18 24 (0.61%) DFS Replication
18 24 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 549 (14.06%) SCCM
2 496 (12.70%) Puppet
3 375 (9.61%) Opscode Chef
4 304 (7.79%) SCOM
5 247 (6.33%) Nagios
6 189 (4.84%) Ansible
7 101 (2.59%) WSUS
8 74 (1.90%) ZABBIX
9 66 (1.69%) SCOrch
10 61 (1.56%) Backup Exec
11 58 (1.49%) NetBackup
12 57 (1.46%) OpenAM
13 49 (1.26%) SCVMM
14 46 (1.18%) Nessus
15 38 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 37 (0.95%) Nmap
17 31 (0.79%) EdgeSight
17 31 (0.79%) Windows Intune
18 27 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 26 (0.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1835 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 1250 (32.02%) VMware
3 532 (13.63%) Citrix
4 504 (12.91%) Cisco
5 350 (8.97%) Oracle
6 321 (8.22%) HP
7 299 (7.66%) Red Hat
8 163 (4.18%) Dell
9 157 (4.02%) NetApp
10 133 (3.41%) Symantec
11 129 (3.30%) EMC
12 117 (3.00%) IBM
13 99 (2.54%) SolarWinds
14 88 (2.25%) Veeam
15 85 (2.18%) Splunk
16 76 (1.95%) F5
17 70 (1.79%) Google
18 65 (1.66%) Intel Security
19 63 (1.61%) AppDynamics
20 59 (1.51%) Sun
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum Other benefits included
Posted: Yesterday
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guernsey, Channel Isles
itecopeople
Salary: salary neg on exp accomodation bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits and pensions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Modis
Salary: BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago