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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 167 230 240
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +10
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2078 1503 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.88% 1.29% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 2.54% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1160 1095
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,166 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
56594 59188 56799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.17% 50.98% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48428 49637 48856
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +59 1977 £47,500 +5.55% 258
London +56 1033 £55,000 +4.76% 98
South East +30 322 £43,000 +7.50% 57
City of London +70 243 £55,000 - 24
Yorkshire +51 169 £38,500 -3.75% 16
East of England -6 121 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Yorkshire +32 115 £40,000 +20.30% 9
North West +33 96 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Leeds +27 95 £40,000 +42.85% 7
South West +9 91 £42,000 +33.33% 37
Surrey +28 89 £45,000 -5.26% 8
West Midlands +37 88 £38,750 +6.89% 7
Manchester +41 62 £42,000 +24.44% 12
Berkshire -35 60 £50,000 +42.85% 12
Hampshire +32 53 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Scotland +13 48 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands +2 43 £35,500 +1.42% 15
Hertfordshire +10 41 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Reading +10 37 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Oxfordshire +26 32 £42,500 -17.07% 10
Buckinghamshire +4 32 £41,625 -0.29% 5
Kent +27 31 £37,500 +16.27% 5
Coventry +12 30 £52,500 +40.00%
Cheshire +10 30 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Edinburgh +3 29 £35,000 +21.73% 3
South Yorkshire +22 28 £40,000 - 2
Milton Keynes -5 28 £40,000 -9.09% 4
Birmingham +18 27 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Sheffield +19 25 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +4 25 £42,623 +31.14% 9

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2737 (71.07%) Windows
2 1763 (45.78%) Microsoft
3 1455 (37.78%) Active Directory
4 1433 (37.21%) SQL
5 1354 (35.16%) SQL Server
6 1272 (33.03%) VMware
7 1050 (27.27%) Linux
8 1038 (26.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 853 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 825 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 798 (20.72%) MS Excel
12 786 (20.41%) IIS
13 783 (20.33%) Finance
14 760 (19.74%) .NET
15 715 (18.57%) DNS
16 694 (18.02%) ITIL
17 662 (17.19%) Perl
18 648 (16.83%) MS Exchange
19 627 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
20 621 (16.13%) DevOps
21 618 (16.05%) SCCM
22 607 (15.76%) Citrix
23 587 (15.24%) C#
24 532 (13.81%) Python
25 513 (13.32%) Degree
26 492 (12.78%) SharePoint
27 483 (12.54%) Hyper-V
28 477 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
29 466 (12.10%) Puppet
30 442 (11.48%) Bash Shell

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 786 (20.41%) IIS
2 648 (16.83%) MS Exchange
3 492 (12.78%) SharePoint
4 408 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 276 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 245 (6.36%) Lync
7 202 (5.25%) Apache
8 168 (4.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 149 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 131 (3.40%) Tomcat
11 125 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 102 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 87 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
14 61 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 57 (1.48%) WebSphere
15 57 (1.48%) JBoss
15 57 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
16 51 (1.32%) nginx
17 41 (1.06%) WebLogic
18 40 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 798 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 212 (5.51%) MS Office
3 38 (0.99%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 10 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.13%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.13%) MS Project
7 3 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.078%) ProjectWise
7 3 (0.078%) HipChat
8 2 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.052%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.052%) CATIA
9 1 (0.026%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.026%) Mingle
9 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 32 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.18%) Magento
5 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.16%) Summit
5 6 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.078%) Primavera
7 3 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.078%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.052%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.052%) Tridion
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.026%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 373 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (8.39%) Office 365
4 100 (2.60%) SaaS
5 64 (1.66%) IaaS
6 44 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (0.70%) GitHub
9 25 (0.65%) PaaS
10 16 (0.42%) Mimecast
11 15 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 14 (0.36%) Heroku
13 11 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
15 6 (0.16%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 715 (18.57%) DNS
2 431 (11.19%) TCP/IP
3 422 (10.96%) DHCP
4 419 (10.88%) Firewall
5 407 (10.57%) SAN
6 216 (5.61%) VPN
7 190 (4.93%) WAN
8 168 (4.36%) LAN
9 129 (3.35%) Internet
10 128 (3.32%) VLAN
11 111 (2.88%) NAS
12 106 (2.75%) HTTP
13 103 (2.67%) iSCSI
14 92 (2.39%) SSL
15 88 (2.29%) Network Security
16 81 (2.10%) VoIP
17 76 (1.97%) SMTP
18 69 (1.79%) LDAP
19 59 (1.53%) NetScaler
20 57 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1354 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 383 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 292 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 275 (7.14%) MySQL
5 274 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 256 (6.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 148 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 135 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 124 (3.22%) Relational Database
10 95 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
11 79 (2.05%) Oracle Database
12 69 (1.79%) RDBMS
13 62 (1.61%) Big Data
14 59 (1.53%) Redis
15 51 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
16 47 (1.22%) NoSQL
17 43 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
18 38 (0.99%) MongoDB
19 31 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
20 29 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 244 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 227 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 199 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 197 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 196 (5.09%) TeamCity
6 173 (4.49%) Subversion
7 142 (3.69%) JIRA
8 91 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 87 (2.26%) MSBuild
10 74 (1.92%) NUnit
11 66 (1.71%) Selenium
12 59 (1.53%) MSI
13 58 (1.51%) Jasmine
14 57 (1.48%) Hudson
15 50 (1.30%) InstallShield
16 46 (1.19%) SpecFlow
17 40 (1.04%) Maven
18 39 (1.01%) Ant
19 32 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
20 29 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 783 (20.33%) Finance
2 271 (7.04%) Banking
3 103 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 88 (2.29%) Law
5 72 (1.87%) Back Office
6 71 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 64 (1.66%) Marketing
8 53 (1.38%) Retail
9 52 (1.35%) Games
9 52 (1.35%) Legal
10 39 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 38 (0.99%) Advertising
12 36 (0.93%) Front Office
13 29 (0.75%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.42%) Billing
15 15 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.31%) Electronics
17 10 (0.26%) Publishing
17 10 (0.26%) Automotive
17 10 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 464 (12.05%) Administrator
2 446 (11.58%) Analyst
3 428 (11.11%) Developer
4 283 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
5 274 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 251 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 247 (6.41%) DBA
8 243 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 231 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
10 201 (5.22%) SQL DBA
11 183 (4.75%) Applications Support
12 163 (4.23%) Support Analyst
13 159 (4.13%) Consultant
14 138 (3.58%) .NET Developer
15 110 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
16 101 (2.62%) Architect
17 84 (2.18%) Windows Administrator
18 83 (2.16%) IT Support
19 80 (2.08%) Software Engineer
20 79 (2.05%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (19.74%) .NET
2 321 (8.34%) ASP.NET
3 283 (7.35%) HTML
4 199 (5.17%) CSS
5 189 (4.91%) Web Services
6 162 (4.21%) jQuery
7 159 (4.13%) WCF
8 130 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 130 (3.38%) HTML5
9 115 (2.99%) .NET Framework
10 103 (2.67%) MSMQ
11 102 (2.65%) XML
12 92 (2.39%) Software Packaging
13 88 (2.29%) AngularJS
14 86 (2.23%) LINQ
15 82 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 70 (1.82%) Middleware
17 66 (1.71%) WPF
18 64 (1.66%) Application Packaging
19 55 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 315 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 306 (7.95%) Clustering
3 253 (6.57%) Replication
4 220 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 218 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 179 (4.65%) Hedge funds
7 132 (3.43%) Blackberry
8 121 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 73 (1.90%) Statistics
10 67 (1.74%) User Experience
10 67 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 38 (0.99%) Equities
13 33 (0.86%) PKI
13 33 (0.86%) EqualLogic
14 31 (0.80%) Visualisation
15 29 (0.75%) Mobile App
16 28 (0.73%) Public Cloud
16 28 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
16 28 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2737 (71.07%) Windows
2 1050 (27.27%) Linux
3 1038 (26.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 825 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 380 (9.87%) Windows 7
6 358 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 232 (6.02%) UNIX
8 197 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 137 (3.56%) Windows 8
10 91 (2.36%) CentOS
11 79 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 76 (1.97%) Ubuntu
13 67 (1.74%) Solaris
14 40 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
15 37 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 34 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 28 (0.73%) Android
17 28 (0.73%) Debian
17 28 (0.73%) Windows 2000
18 22 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (18.02%) ITIL
2 627 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 621 (16.13%) DevOps
4 325 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
5 323 (8.39%) Configuration Management
6 263 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
7 237 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 216 (5.61%) Change Management
9 188 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 167 (4.34%) MVC
11 162 (4.21%) Migration
12 161 (4.18%) Scrum
13 158 (4.10%) TDD
14 146 (3.79%) Load Balancing
14 146 (3.79%) SDLC
15 142 (3.69%) Service Delivery
16 132 (3.43%) Project Management
17 128 (3.32%) E-Commerce
18 122 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
19 117 (3.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1433 (37.21%) SQL
2 662 (17.19%) Perl
3 587 (15.24%) C#
4 532 (13.81%) Python
5 442 (11.48%) Bash Shell
6 437 (11.35%) T-SQL
7 394 (10.23%) VBScript
8 364 (9.45%) JavaScript
9 261 (6.78%) Java
10 244 (6.34%) Ruby
11 218 (5.66%) VB
12 132 (3.43%) PHP
13 109 (2.83%) Shell Script
14 99 (2.57%) C
15 84 (2.18%) VBA
16 60 (1.56%) C++
17 57 (1.48%) VB.NET
18 49 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 28 (0.73%) C-shell
20 25 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 513 (13.32%) Degree
2 477 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 271 (7.04%) MCSE
4 203 (5.27%) Security Cleared
5 146 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 144 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
7 137 (3.56%) MCSA
8 125 (3.25%) SC Cleared
9 112 (2.91%) CCNA
10 109 (2.83%) MCITP
11 98 (2.54%) MCP
12 97 (2.52%) DV Cleared
13 62 (1.61%) CCNP
14 55 (1.43%) MCTS
15 54 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
16 50 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (0.91%) CCA
18 30 (0.78%) CISSP
18 30 (0.78%) CCSA
19 29 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (5.53%) SLA
2 151 (3.92%) QA
3 68 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.21%) COBIT
8 6 (0.16%) FISMA
9 2 (0.052%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1455 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 853 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 483 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 244 (6.34%) XenApp
5 240 (6.23%) vSphere
6 170 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 138 (3.58%) VMware ESX
8 121 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
9 78 (2.03%) XenServer
10 71 (1.84%) XenDesktop
11 65 (1.69%) Terminal Services
12 55 (1.43%) Xen
13 44 (1.14%) Docker
14 43 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
15 42 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 36 (0.93%) UAG
17 34 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 34 (0.88%) ISA Server
18 29 (0.75%) Firmware
19 23 (0.60%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 618 (16.05%) SCCM
2 466 (12.10%) Puppet
3 406 (10.54%) Opscode Chef
4 322 (8.36%) SCOM
5 250 (6.49%) Nagios
6 118 (3.06%) WSUS
7 98 (2.54%) Ansible
8 83 (2.16%) ZABBIX
9 73 (1.90%) Backup Exec
10 62 (1.61%) Tivoli
11 54 (1.40%) NetBackup
12 51 (1.32%) SCVMM
13 50 (1.30%) Graphite
14 47 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 44 (1.14%) HAProxy
16 40 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
17 38 (0.99%) Zenoss
18 31 (0.80%) SCOrch
19 28 (0.73%) logstash
19 28 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1763 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 1272 (33.03%) VMware
3 607 (15.76%) Citrix
4 426 (11.06%) Cisco
5 367 (9.53%) Oracle
6 285 (7.40%) HP
7 224 (5.82%) Red Hat
8 146 (3.79%) Symantec
9 144 (3.74%) Dell
10 142 (3.69%) NetApp
11 116 (3.01%) IBM
12 97 (2.52%) Splunk
13 71 (1.84%) EMC
14 70 (1.82%) F5
15 69 (1.79%) SolarWinds
16 66 (1.71%) Veeam
17 56 (1.45%) AppSense
18 52 (1.35%) CheckPoint
19 51 (1.32%) SAP
20 41 (1.06%) Juniper
South East
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + car, bens allow, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + car, bens allow, bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago