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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 215 246 295
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +49
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1606 1195 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.14% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 2.15% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 996 896
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,452 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

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
58023 55631 62152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.78% 52.91% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48664 47968 54494
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 2014. 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 +37 1516 £45,000 - 206
London +1 745 £52,500 +5.00% 98
South East +66 282 £40,000 +12.67% 40
City of London -3 162 £55,000 +4.76% 35
East of England +33 156 £42,500 +33.85% 11
Berkshire +65 122 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Yorkshire +45 119 £35,000 -6.66% 8
West Yorkshire +36 104 £31,500 -21.25% 5
South West +45 83 £33,500 +3.07% 11
Leeds +29 78 £28,000 -8.19% 4
Surrey +29 72 £47,500 +20.25% 10
Bracknell +28 52 £35,000 -41.66% 2
North West -17 51 £39,500 +12.85% 12
Scotland -1 46 £35,000 - 6
Bedfordshire +26 43 £55,000 +83.33% 5
West Midlands -61 43 £35,000 -17.64% 17
Cambridgeshire +21 42 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Reading +19 42 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Hampshire -11 41 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Edinburgh +2 33 £29,500 -21.33%
East Midlands -5 32 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Wiltshire +22 31 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Luton +21 30 £60,000 +100.00% 3
Cambridge +12 30 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Hertfordshire -22 28 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Essex +14 27 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Bristol +6 26 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Manchester +1 22 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 21 £36,500 +13.17% 2
Cheshire -28 18 £36,250 +5.07% 4

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2285 (70.20%) Windows
2 1732 (53.21%) Microsoft
3 1346 (41.35%) Active Directory
4 1238 (38.03%) VMware
5 1171 (35.98%) SQL
6 1076 (33.06%) SQL Server
7 920 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 836 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 826 (25.38%) Finance
10 806 (24.76%) Linux
11 748 (22.98%) .NET
12 709 (21.78%) MS Excel
13 682 (20.95%) DNS
14 680 (20.89%) MS Exchange
15 679 (20.86%) C#
16 675 (20.74%) IIS
17 619 (19.02%) Citrix
18 571 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
19 569 (17.48%) SharePoint
20 567 (17.42%) ITIL
21 511 (15.70%) Degree
22 505 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
23 494 (15.18%) VBScript
24 486 (14.93%) Hyper-V
25 472 (14.50%) Cisco
26 463 (14.22%) SAN
27 456 (14.01%) SCCM
28 453 (13.92%) TCP/IP
29 450 (13.82%) Windows 7
30 449 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 680 (20.89%) MS Exchange
2 675 (20.74%) IIS
3 569 (17.48%) SharePoint
4 417 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 258 (7.93%) Apache
6 244 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 197 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 197 (6.05%) Lync
8 195 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 189 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 136 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 132 (4.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 86 (2.64%) Tomcat
13 82 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
14 60 (1.84%) CMS
15 58 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2000
16 48 (1.47%) NServiceBus
17 33 (1.01%) WebSphere
18 31 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
18 31 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 709 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 239 (7.34%) MS Office
3 44 (1.35%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.34%) Mingle
7 10 (0.31%) MS Project
7 10 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.061%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) FastStats
9 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.83%) Endur
3 19 (0.58%) BASE24
4 14 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.37%) Temenos T24
6 10 (0.31%) Summit
7 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.18%) Agresso
8 6 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.18%) Eikon
9 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.12%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.12%) Magento
11 3 (0.092%) Maximo
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.061%) Tridion
12 2 (0.061%) Sophis RISQUE
12 2 (0.061%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 224 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 185 (5.68%) Office 365
3 103 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 50 (1.54%) SaaS
6 29 (0.89%) IaaS
7 20 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.49%) PaaS
9 11 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.28%) GitHub
11 4 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.092%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.061%) Route 53
13 2 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 682 (20.95%) DNS
2 463 (14.22%) SAN
3 453 (13.92%) TCP/IP
4 393 (12.07%) Firewall
5 367 (11.27%) DHCP
6 156 (4.79%) VPN
7 140 (4.30%) SMTP
8 130 (3.99%) Cisco IOS
9 128 (3.93%) WAN
10 116 (3.56%) Internet
11 115 (3.53%) LAN
12 113 (3.47%) HTTP
13 93 (2.86%) Network Security
14 91 (2.80%) LDAP
15 85 (2.61%) NAS
15 85 (2.61%) VLAN
16 84 (2.58%) MPLS
17 82 (2.52%) OSPF
17 82 (2.52%) BGP
17 82 (2.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1076 (33.06%) SQL Server
2 320 (9.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 216 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 178 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 158 (4.85%) MySQL
6 126 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 121 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 115 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 70 (2.15%) Relational Database
10 63 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 55 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 47 (1.44%) EDRMS
13 47 (1.44%) MongoDB
14 42 (1.29%) IDOL
15 38 (1.17%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
17 32 (0.98%) DB2
17 32 (0.98%) OLAP
18 27 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 266 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 265 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 169 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 169 (5.19%) MSBuild
4 163 (5.01%) Subversion
5 141 (4.33%) TeamCity
6 111 (3.41%) Jenkins
7 106 (3.26%) MSI
8 103 (3.16%) NUnit
9 53 (1.63%) InstallShield
10 51 (1.57%) MSTest
11 46 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 43 (1.32%) AdminStudio
13 38 (1.17%) JIRA
14 35 (1.08%) Ant
15 32 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
16 31 (0.95%) Hudson
16 31 (0.95%) CruiseControl
17 28 (0.86%) Selenium
18 27 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 826 (25.38%) Finance
2 210 (6.45%) Banking
3 149 (4.58%) Retail
4 103 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 98 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 92 (2.83%) Law
7 72 (2.21%) Legal
8 63 (1.94%) Back Office
9 56 (1.72%) Publishing
10 51 (1.57%) Marketing
11 41 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 41 (1.26%) Advertising
12 24 (0.74%) Front Office
13 20 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.52%) Electronics
15 11 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.34%) Games
16 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.22%) German Language
18 6 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 468 (14.38%) Developer
2 384 (11.80%) Analyst
3 357 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 269 (8.26%) Administrator
5 216 (6.64%) Support Engineer
6 186 (5.71%) Consultant
7 170 (5.22%) Support Analyst
8 169 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
9 155 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 136 (4.18%) DBA
11 134 (4.12%) SharePoint Developer
12 126 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 115 (3.53%) Applications Support
14 109 (3.35%) SQL DBA
15 107 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
16 104 (3.20%) Architect
16 104 (3.20%) .NET Developer
17 87 (2.67%) Senior Developer
18 77 (2.37%) IT Support
19 74 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (22.98%) .NET
2 368 (11.31%) HTML
3 321 (9.86%) ASP.NET
4 245 (7.53%) CSS
5 244 (7.50%) XML
6 229 (7.04%) Web Services
7 190 (5.84%) jQuery
8 180 (5.53%) WCF
9 146 (4.49%) .NET Framework
10 141 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 113 (3.47%) HTML5
12 89 (2.73%) WPF
13 80 (2.46%) Application Packaging
14 77 (2.37%) JSON
15 70 (2.15%) Ajax
16 62 (1.90%) LINQ
17 61 (1.87%) REST
18 60 (1.84%) XSLT
19 58 (1.78%) CSS3
20 49 (1.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 363 (11.15%) Clustering
2 262 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 174 (5.35%) Blackberry
5 143 (4.39%) Hedge funds
6 139 (4.27%) Replication
7 90 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 80 (2.46%) Open Source
9 68 (2.09%) Statistics
10 57 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.32%) Mathematics
13 38 (1.17%) PKI
14 36 (1.11%) User Experience
15 35 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
16 30 (0.92%) Firmware
17 25 (0.77%) e-Health
18 19 (0.58%) EqualLogic
18 19 (0.58%) Blog
19 18 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2285 (70.20%) Windows
2 836 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 806 (24.76%) Linux
4 505 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 450 (13.82%) Windows 7
6 449 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 323 (9.92%) UNIX
8 178 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 155 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 142 (4.36%) Windows XP
11 65 (2.00%) CentOS
12 58 (1.78%) Solaris
13 40 (1.23%) Android
14 35 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 31 (0.95%) Debian
16 29 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.77%) Windows Vista
18 21 (0.65%) Apple iOS
19 15 (0.46%) Windows Phone
20 10 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (17.42%) ITIL
3 264 (8.11%) DevOps
4 245 (7.53%) E-Commerce
5 222 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 206 (6.33%) MVC
7 197 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
8 165 (5.07%) Migration
9 162 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
10 161 (4.95%) TDD
11 159 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 158 (4.85%) Change Control
13 152 (4.67%) Scrum
14 144 (4.42%) Load Balancing
15 129 (3.96%) Change Management
16 128 (3.93%) Incident Management
17 123 (3.78%) Workflow
18 121 (3.72%) Configuration Management
18 121 (3.72%) Project Management
19 116 (3.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1171 (35.98%) SQL
2 679 (20.86%) C#
3 494 (15.18%) VBScript
4 445 (13.67%) Perl
5 375 (11.52%) VB
6 356 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 301 (9.25%) Python
8 281 (8.63%) Bash Shell
9 266 (8.17%) Java
10 202 (6.21%) T-SQL
11 187 (5.75%) Ruby
12 102 (3.13%) PHP
13 99 (3.04%) Shell Script
14 91 (2.80%) C++
15 82 (2.52%) C
16 73 (2.24%) VB.NET
17 37 (1.14%) VBA
18 32 (0.98%) XAML
19 14 (0.43%) PL/1
19 14 (0.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 511 (15.70%) Degree
2 438 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 253 (7.77%) MCSE
4 227 (6.97%) Security Cleared
5 201 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 182 (5.59%) SC Cleared
7 168 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
8 150 (4.61%) MCP
9 134 (4.12%) CCNA
10 130 (3.99%) MCITP
11 106 (3.26%) MCSA
12 91 (2.80%) DV Cleared
13 79 (2.43%) CCNP
14 56 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 51 (1.57%) MCTS
16 44 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
17 34 (1.04%) CISSP
18 32 (0.98%) PhD
19 30 (0.92%) VCP5
20 29 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.99%) QA
2 125 (3.84%) SLA
3 106 (3.26%) PCI DSS
4 51 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.77%) ISO 8583
6 24 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.22%) COBIT
9 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.092%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.092%) GPG13
11 2 (0.061%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.031%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1346 (41.35%) Active Directory
2 920 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 486 (14.93%) Hyper-V
4 270 (8.29%) VMware ESX
5 239 (7.34%) VMware ESXi
6 228 (7.00%) XenApp
7 216 (6.64%) vSphere
8 143 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 134 (4.12%) XenDesktop
10 71 (2.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 59 (1.81%) Terminal Services
12 56 (1.72%) ISA Server
13 55 (1.69%) vCloud
14 50 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
15 49 (1.51%) XenServer
16 46 (1.41%) VMware Server
17 44 (1.35%) KVM
18 31 (0.95%) VMFS
19 26 (0.80%) Xen
20 23 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 456 (14.01%) SCCM
2 222 (6.82%) Puppet
3 191 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
4 176 (5.41%) SCOM
5 128 (3.93%) NetBackup
6 116 (3.56%) WSUS
7 96 (2.95%) Nagios
8 82 (2.52%) Backup Exec
9 53 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 52 (1.60%) SCVMM
11 46 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 38 (1.17%) AppDNA
13 35 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 25 (0.77%) HP SIM
15 22 (0.68%) ZABBIX
15 22 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 19 (0.58%) logstash
16 19 (0.58%) Tivoli
17 18 (0.55%) ARCserve
18 16 (0.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1732 (53.21%) Microsoft
2 1238 (38.03%) VMware
3 619 (19.02%) Citrix
4 472 (14.50%) Cisco
5 335 (10.29%) HP
6 277 (8.51%) Oracle
7 219 (6.73%) Red Hat
8 175 (5.38%) NetApp
9 159 (4.88%) Symantec
10 115 (3.53%) EMC
11 113 (3.47%) Dell
12 100 (3.07%) IBM
13 68 (2.09%) Veritas
14 67 (2.06%) CA
15 61 (1.87%) Meridio
15 61 (1.87%) AppSense
16 55 (1.69%) Juniper
17 52 (1.60%) Fujitsu
18 51 (1.57%) F5
19 50 (1.54%) CheckPoint
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45-60k + £10k Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + bonus + good package
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 80,000
Posted: 23 hours ago