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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 159 203 223
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +20
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2121 1815 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 1.68% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 3.27% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1745 1466 1440
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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
51427 55553 64014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.38% 51.39% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44502 47278 54656
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £69,600
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +39 1965 £47,500 - 222
London +30 941 £55,000 +4.76% 104
South East +25 365 £42,500 +1.19% 42
Yorkshire +44 161 £39,000 +6.84% 17
Berkshire +71 139 £50,000 -4.30% 7
South West +37 133 £40,000 -11.11% 14
City of London +4 130 £55,000 +6.79% 28
West Yorkshire +31 113 £38,500 +5.47% 15
North West +42 107 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +64 90 £37,500 -6.83% 12
East of England -15 88 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Leeds +2 78 £39,000 +6.84% 12
Hampshire -6 69 £38,000 +18.75% 9
Manchester +27 63 £39,500 -15.05% 8
West Midlands -20 63 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey +14 60 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Reading +40 49 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Somerset +35 49 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Scotland +24 48 £43,500 -13.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +16 33 £50,000 +29.87% 3
Wiltshire +8 33 £39,250 -16.48% 1
Oxfordshire +5 33 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Cambridge +22 32 £50,000 +12.48% 2
Southampton -1 31 £38,250 +17.69% 3
Wales +24 30 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Derbyshire +22 30 £35,000 +11.11%
Bradford +30 28 £35,000 -27.55% 3
South Wales +18 28 £42,500 +21.42%
West Sussex -1 28 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Derby +18 26 £35,000 +45.83%

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 2727 (67.04%) Windows
2 1937 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 1547 (38.03%) Windows Server
4 1489 (36.60%) Active Directory
5 1397 (34.34%) SQL
6 1391 (34.19%) SQL Server
7 1316 (32.35%) VMware
8 1231 (30.26%) Linux
9 1030 (25.32%) Finance
10 930 (22.86%) .NET
11 922 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 862 (21.19%) IIS
13 850 (20.89%) ITIL
14 819 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 806 (19.81%) MS Excel
16 775 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 772 (18.98%) DevOps
18 757 (18.61%) C#
19 712 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
20 693 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
21 632 (15.54%) Firewall
22 620 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
23 619 (15.22%) DNS
24 608 (14.95%) SCCM
25 563 (13.84%) Citrix
26 550 (13.52%) Python
27 547 (13.45%) Cisco
28 544 (13.37%) Puppet
29 542 (13.32%) MS Exchange
30 532 (13.08%) SharePoint

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
1 862 (21.19%) IIS
2 542 (13.32%) MS Exchange
3 532 (13.08%) SharePoint
4 306 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 260 (6.39%) Apache
6 228 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 219 (5.38%) Skype for Business
8 203 (4.99%) Tomcat
9 181 (4.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 178 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 154 (3.79%) WebSphere
12 129 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
13 114 (2.80%) JBoss
14 109 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
15 93 (2.29%) WebLogic
16 90 (2.21%) Confluence
17 85 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
18 63 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 59 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 54 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 806 (19.81%) MS Excel
2 283 (6.96%) MS Office
3 36 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 22 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.15%) MS Project
7 4 (0.098%) HipChat
7 4 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.025%) Maya
9 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 45 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.15%) Bankmaster
7 6 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.12%) Tesseract
9 4 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.098%) FastStats
9 4 (0.098%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.098%) Unica
10 3 (0.074%) Adaptiv
10 3 (0.074%) Documaker
10 3 (0.074%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.074%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.074%) TrackWise
11 2 (0.049%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 693 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 620 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
3 397 (9.76%) Office 365
4 255 (6.27%) SaaS
5 116 (2.85%) PaaS
6 106 (2.61%) IaaS
7 61 (1.50%) GitHub
8 51 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 43 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (0.54%) OpenShift
12 20 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 19 (0.47%) Mimecast
14 18 (0.44%) OneDrive
15 15 (0.37%) Google Apps
15 15 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (0.37%) Heroku
16 11 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 632 (15.54%) Firewall
2 619 (15.22%) DNS
3 515 (12.66%) SAN
4 439 (10.79%) TCP/IP
5 299 (7.35%) DHCP
6 241 (5.92%) WAN
7 224 (5.51%) LAN
8 213 (5.24%) VPN
9 200 (4.92%) HTTP
10 172 (4.23%) NAS
11 118 (2.90%) Internet
12 112 (2.75%) LDAP
13 106 (2.61%) VoIP
14 100 (2.46%) VLAN
15 94 (2.31%) SSL
16 88 (2.16%) NetScaler
17 69 (1.70%) Intranet
18 61 (1.50%) Wireless
19 59 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
20 51 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1391 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 323 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 315 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 278 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 263 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 250 (6.15%) MySQL
7 160 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 134 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 128 (3.15%) MongoDB
10 119 (2.93%) NoSQL
11 105 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 104 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 102 (2.51%) RDBMS
14 101 (2.48%) Oracle Database
15 71 (1.75%) Hadoop
16 62 (1.52%) Big Data
17 59 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
18 50 (1.23%) Redis
19 46 (1.13%) SSDT
20 39 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 362 (8.90%) Jenkins
2 314 (7.72%) TeamCity
3 289 (7.10%) Git (software)
4 266 (6.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 233 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 221 (5.43%) Visual Studio
7 170 (4.18%) JIRA
8 113 (2.78%) Subversion
9 101 (2.48%) MSBuild
10 63 (1.55%) Maven
11 53 (1.30%) NUnit
12 52 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 45 (1.11%) SpecFlow
14 44 (1.08%) Ant
14 44 (1.08%) Selenium
14 44 (1.08%) Vagrant
15 37 (0.91%) MSI
16 32 (0.79%) Metasploit
17 29 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
18 23 (0.57%) InstallShield
General
1 1030 (25.32%) Finance
2 322 (7.92%) Banking
3 138 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 103 (2.53%) Retail
5 102 (2.51%) Law
6 85 (2.09%) Marketing
7 80 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 79 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 69 (1.70%) Legal
10 51 (1.25%) Publishing
11 41 (1.01%) Games
12 39 (0.96%) Back Office
13 31 (0.76%) Electronics
14 30 (0.74%) Front Office
15 29 (0.71%) Investment Banking
16 28 (0.69%) Advertising
17 19 (0.47%) Private Banking
18 13 (0.32%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.17%) Local Government
19 7 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 592 (14.55%) Analyst
2 520 (12.78%) Developer
3 453 (11.14%) Administrator
4 391 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 358 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 329 (8.09%) Windows Engineer
7 327 (8.04%) Support Analyst
8 302 (7.42%) Support Engineer
9 277 (6.81%) Applications Support
10 205 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 205 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
11 185 (4.55%) DBA
12 167 (4.11%) C# Developer
13 165 (4.06%) SQL DBA
14 161 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
15 155 (3.81%) Consultant
16 154 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
17 152 (3.74%) Architect
18 144 (3.54%) IT Support
19 142 (3.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (22.86%) .NET
2 433 (10.64%) Web Services
3 334 (8.21%) ASP.NET
4 322 (7.92%) HTML
5 238 (5.85%) CSS
6 171 (4.20%) WCF
7 166 (4.08%) .NET Framework
8 160 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 153 (3.76%) XML
10 143 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 136 (3.34%) jQuery
12 119 (2.93%) LAMP
13 114 (2.80%) HTML5
14 109 (2.68%) REST
15 92 (2.26%) SOAP
16 83 (2.04%) AngularJS
17 82 (2.02%) Middleware
18 70 (1.72%) RESTful
19 65 (1.60%) JSON
20 61 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 311 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 257 (6.32%) Clustering
3 253 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 206 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 160 (3.93%) Replication
6 121 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 109 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 105 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 105 (2.58%) PKI
9 80 (1.97%) Hedge funds
10 63 (1.55%) Fintech
11 55 (1.35%) Statistics
12 53 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 50 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 41 (1.01%) EMC VNX
15 40 (0.98%) Private Cloud
16 39 (0.96%) User Experience
17 37 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
18 34 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
18 34 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2727 (67.04%) Windows
2 1547 (38.03%) Windows Server
3 1231 (30.26%) Linux
4 819 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 775 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 403 (9.91%) Unix
7 297 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 295 (7.25%) Windows 7
9 253 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (2.63%) Windows 10
11 99 (2.43%) Windows 8
12 95 (2.34%) Ubuntu
13 84 (2.06%) CentOS
14 69 (1.70%) Solaris
15 44 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 37 (0.91%) Mac OS
17 26 (0.64%) Android
17 26 (0.64%) Windows XP
18 21 (0.52%) VMS
19 19 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (20.89%) ITIL
2 772 (18.98%) DevOps
3 712 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 407 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 271 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 267 (6.56%) High Availability
7 247 (6.07%) Configuration Management
8 240 (5.90%) Migration
9 218 (5.36%) MVC
10 197 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 194 (4.77%) Service Management
12 184 (4.52%) Project Management
13 182 (4.47%) TDD
14 177 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
15 174 (4.28%) Change Management
16 169 (4.15%) Capacity Planning
17 153 (3.76%) Scrum
18 135 (3.32%) Information Security
19 132 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
19 132 (3.24%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1397 (34.34%) SQL
2 757 (18.61%) C#
3 550 (13.52%) Python
4 532 (13.08%) Perl
5 435 (10.69%) Bash Shell
6 401 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 351 (8.63%) T-SQL
8 332 (8.16%) VBScript
9 310 (7.62%) Ruby
10 281 (6.91%) Java
11 228 (5.60%) VB
12 128 (3.15%) PHP
13 110 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 77 (1.89%) VBA
15 71 (1.75%) C++
16 68 (1.67%) VB.NET
17 63 (1.55%) C
18 31 (0.76%) Korn
19 26 (0.64%) F#
20 25 (0.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 456 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 413 (10.15%) Degree
3 252 (6.19%) MCSE
4 216 (5.31%) Security Cleared
5 159 (3.91%) MCSA
6 155 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 144 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 126 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 119 (2.93%) CCNA
10 109 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
11 96 (2.36%) MCP
12 81 (1.99%) MCITP
13 74 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
14 53 (1.30%) CISSP
15 50 (1.23%) CCA
16 49 (1.20%) DV Cleared
17 41 (1.01%) CCNP
18 35 (0.86%) CEH
19 31 (0.76%) SANS
20 26 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.11%) SLA
2 121 (2.97%) QA
3 59 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.69%) COBIT
5 22 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.12%) RMADS
11 4 (0.098%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.074%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.074%) SDET
13 2 (0.049%) GxP
13 2 (0.049%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.025%) COSHH
14 1 (0.025%) FISMA
14 1 (0.025%) GPG13
14 1 (0.025%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1489 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 922 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 516 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 313 (7.69%) XenApp
5 311 (7.65%) vSphere
6 179 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 154 (3.79%) XenDesktop
8 122 (3.00%) VMware ESX
9 115 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
10 112 (2.75%) Docker
11 87 (2.14%) Terminal Services
12 72 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
13 71 (1.75%) XenServer
14 43 (1.06%) Xen
15 37 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 36 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
17 35 (0.86%) NFS
18 29 (0.71%) vCloud
19 28 (0.69%) Firmware
20 26 (0.64%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 608 (14.95%) SCCM
2 544 (13.37%) Puppet
3 402 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
4 335 (8.24%) SCOM
5 258 (6.34%) Nagios
6 227 (5.58%) Ansible
7 125 (3.07%) WSUS
8 69 (1.70%) OpenAM
9 66 (1.62%) SCOrch
9 66 (1.62%) ZABBIX
10 64 (1.57%) Backup Exec
10 64 (1.57%) NetBackup
11 55 (1.35%) SCVMM
12 46 (1.13%) Nessus
13 44 (1.08%) EdgeSight
14 41 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 37 (0.91%) Nmap
16 34 (0.84%) Icinga
16 34 (0.84%) Kibana
17 33 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1937 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1316 (32.35%) VMware
3 563 (13.84%) Citrix
4 547 (13.45%) Cisco
5 362 (8.90%) Oracle
6 328 (8.06%) HP
6 328 (8.06%) Red Hat
7 164 (4.03%) NetApp
8 157 (3.86%) Dell
9 138 (3.39%) Symantec
10 124 (3.05%) EMC
11 122 (3.00%) IBM
12 96 (2.36%) SolarWinds
13 93 (2.29%) Splunk
14 88 (2.16%) Veeam
15 77 (1.89%) AppDynamics
16 74 (1.82%) Google
17 72 (1.77%) F5
18 71 (1.75%) Sun
19 67 (1.65%) SAP
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £41000 - £47000 per annum + 60K package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago