The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 224 227 300
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +73
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1481 1364 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.26% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 2.39% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 1121 868
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60317 57068 62988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51146 48932 55400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
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 £40,000 £37,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 1407 £47,500 +3.82% 166
London -29 780 £52,500 - 79
South East +4 220 £40,000 - 31
City of London +4 210 £55,000 - 24
East of England +42 100 £42,500 +31.78% 16
Yorkshire +30 94 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Berkshire +49 90 £37,500 -30.23% 10
North West +28 77 £43,000 +22.85% 8
West Yorkshire +7 74 £42,500 +29.77% 6
South West +23 59 £32,500 - 10
Leeds +1 56 £30,000 - 6
Surrey -14 50 £45,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands -50 43 £37,500 -10.71% 7
Hampshire -11 34 £40,000 - 9
Manchester +20 32 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Reading +13 31 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands -9 29 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Bracknell +12 28 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Scotland -4 28 £42,500 +32.81% 8
Merseyside - 27 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +10 24 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +17 23 £40,000 +24.03% 5
Hertfordshire -9 23 £41,250 +37.50% 3
Liverpool - 22 £57,500 -
Essex +6 21 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Cambridge +11 19 £40,000 +24.03%
Cheshire -21 19 £37,500 +7.91% 2
Bedfordshire +5 17 £60,000 +105.12% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Edinburgh -11 17 £36,250 +3.57% 5

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2278 (71.39%) Windows
2 1703 (53.37%) Microsoft
3 1343 (42.09%) Active Directory
4 1213 (38.01%) VMware
5 1156 (36.23%) SQL
6 1029 (32.25%) SQL Server
7 888 (27.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 867 (27.17%) Finance
9 862 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 770 (24.13%) Linux
11 748 (23.44%) .NET
12 703 (22.03%) MS Excel
13 690 (21.62%) MS Exchange
14 679 (21.28%) DNS
15 660 (20.68%) C#
16 608 (19.05%) IIS
17 597 (18.71%) Citrix
18 573 (17.96%) ITIL
19 571 (17.89%) SharePoint
20 529 (16.58%) Degree
21 501 (15.70%) SAN
22 481 (15.07%) VBScript
23 477 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
24 476 (14.92%) SCCM
25 469 (14.70%) TCP/IP
26 459 (14.38%) Windows 7
27 455 (14.26%) Windows Server 2012
27 455 (14.26%) Windows Server 2003
28 452 (14.16%) Perl
29 449 (14.07%) Cisco

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 690 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 608 (19.05%) IIS
3 571 (17.89%) SharePoint
4 405 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 236 (7.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 219 (6.86%) Apache
7 204 (6.39%) Lync
8 192 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 182 (5.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 171 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 167 (5.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 112 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 108 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
14 80 (2.51%) Tomcat
15 39 (1.22%) NServiceBus
16 38 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
17 34 (1.07%) CMS
17 34 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
18 31 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
19 27 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 703 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 242 (7.58%) MS Office
3 55 (1.72%) InfoPath
4 21 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.50%) MS Project
6 7 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.19%) Mingle
8 3 (0.094%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) FastStats
9 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.34%) Summit
4 11 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.31%) Eikon
5 10 (0.31%) Temenos T24
5 10 (0.31%) BASE24
6 9 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.25%) Endur
8 3 (0.094%) Maximo
8 3 (0.094%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.063%) Sophis RISQUE
9 2 (0.063%) Agresso
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 182 (5.70%) Office 365
2 156 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (1.60%) SaaS
5 44 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.69%) IaaS
7 20 (0.63%) PaaS
8 17 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.34%) GitHub
10 5 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.094%) Route 53
13 2 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.031%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 679 (21.28%) DNS
2 501 (15.70%) SAN
3 469 (14.70%) TCP/IP
4 419 (13.13%) Firewall
5 378 (11.85%) DHCP
6 194 (6.08%) VPN
7 140 (4.39%) Internet
8 131 (4.11%) SMTP
9 125 (3.92%) WAN
10 121 (3.79%) Cisco IOS
11 114 (3.57%) HTTP
12 113 (3.54%) LAN
13 102 (3.20%) NAS
14 98 (3.07%) LDAP
15 84 (2.63%) SSL
16 82 (2.57%) VLAN
17 80 (2.51%) VoIP
17 80 (2.51%) NetScaler
18 77 (2.41%) MPLS
19 69 (2.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1029 (32.25%) SQL Server
2 327 (10.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 213 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 165 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 150 (4.70%) MySQL
6 130 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 126 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 125 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 69 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 65 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 52 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 47 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (1.35%) MongoDB
14 40 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 37 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.81%) OLAP
17 25 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
17 25 (0.78%) EDRMS
17 25 (0.78%) Big Data
18 23 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 241 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 232 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 177 (5.55%) Subversion
4 158 (4.95%) MSBuild
5 157 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 124 (3.89%) TeamCity
7 104 (3.26%) MSI
8 98 (3.07%) Jenkins
9 80 (2.51%) NUnit
10 56 (1.75%) InstallShield
11 45 (1.41%) Hudson
12 36 (1.13%) AdminStudio
13 33 (1.03%) MSTest
14 30 (0.94%) CruiseControl
15 29 (0.91%) Selenium
15 29 (0.91%) JIRA
16 28 (0.88%) Ant
17 26 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
18 23 (0.72%) Moq
19 19 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 867 (27.17%) Finance
2 213 (6.68%) Banking
3 122 (3.82%) Financial Institution
4 121 (3.79%) Retail
5 111 (3.48%) Law
6 88 (2.76%) Legal
7 82 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 77 (2.41%) Back Office
9 63 (1.97%) Publishing
10 54 (1.69%) Investment Banking
11 48 (1.50%) Marketing
12 41 (1.28%) Front Office
13 33 (1.03%) Advertising
14 23 (0.72%) Games
15 21 (0.66%) Electronics
16 15 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.34%) Local Government
18 10 (0.31%) Billing
19 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 448 (14.04%) Developer
2 398 (12.47%) Analyst
3 338 (10.59%) Administrator
4 301 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 202 (6.33%) Support Engineer
6 186 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
7 185 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 166 (5.20%) Support Analyst
9 150 (4.70%) DBA
10 142 (4.45%) Consultant
11 121 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
12 120 (3.76%) SQL DBA
13 116 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
14 105 (3.29%) Architect
15 101 (3.17%) .NET Developer
16 94 (2.95%) Applications Support
16 94 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
17 92 (2.88%) Senior Developer
18 79 (2.48%) C# Developer
19 71 (2.23%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (23.44%) .NET
2 318 (9.97%) HTML
3 293 (9.18%) ASP.NET
4 245 (7.68%) CSS
4 245 (7.68%) Web Services
5 230 (7.21%) XML
6 184 (5.77%) jQuery
7 153 (4.79%) WCF
8 132 (4.14%) .NET Framework
9 118 (3.70%) WPF
10 117 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 112 (3.51%) HTML5
12 79 (2.48%) JSON
13 76 (2.38%) Ajax
14 72 (2.26%) LINQ
15 68 (2.13%) Software Packaging
16 62 (1.94%) Application Packaging
17 59 (1.85%) CSS3
18 58 (1.82%) XSLT
19 46 (1.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 332 (10.40%) Clustering
2 235 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 176 (5.52%) Replication
4 171 (5.36%) Blackberry
5 165 (5.17%) Hedge funds
6 86 (2.70%) Open Source
7 72 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 56 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 51 (1.60%) PKI
10 50 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 42 (1.32%) Statistics
12 38 (1.19%) Mathematics
13 32 (1.00%) EqualLogic
14 27 (0.85%) Firmware
15 24 (0.75%) e-Health
16 22 (0.69%) Derivative
17 21 (0.66%) Thin Client
17 21 (0.66%) Fat Client
17 21 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
18 17 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2278 (71.39%) Windows
2 888 (27.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 770 (24.13%) Linux
4 459 (14.38%) Windows 7
5 455 (14.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 455 (14.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 361 (11.31%) UNIX
7 148 (4.64%) Windows 8
8 144 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 121 (3.79%) Windows XP
10 86 (2.70%) Solaris
11 61 (1.91%) Android
12 50 (1.57%) CentOS
13 44 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 39 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 31 (0.97%) Ubuntu
16 29 (0.91%) Debian
17 27 (0.85%) Mac OS
18 18 (0.56%) Windows Phone
19 17 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (17.96%) ITIL
2 234 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (7.21%) DevOps
4 204 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 181 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
5 181 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
6 177 (5.55%) Migration
6 177 (5.55%) E-Commerce
7 165 (5.17%) MVC
8 150 (4.70%) Change Control
9 149 (4.67%) TDD
10 148 (4.64%) Load Balancing
11 140 (4.39%) Scrum
12 137 (4.29%) Change Management
13 131 (4.11%) Configuration Management
14 129 (4.04%) Service Delivery
15 127 (3.98%) Release Management
16 121 (3.79%) Project Management
17 109 (3.42%) Service Management
17 109 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1156 (36.23%) SQL
2 660 (20.68%) C#
3 481 (15.07%) VBScript
4 452 (14.16%) Perl
5 376 (11.78%) VB
6 351 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 267 (8.37%) Python
8 253 (7.93%) Bash Shell
9 241 (7.55%) Java
10 194 (6.08%) T-SQL
11 168 (5.26%) Ruby
12 142 (4.45%) Shell Script
13 96 (3.01%) PHP
14 92 (2.88%) C++
15 84 (2.63%) VB.NET
16 76 (2.38%) C
17 38 (1.19%) VBA
18 37 (1.16%) XAML
19 24 (0.75%) Delphi
20 23 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 529 (16.58%) Degree
2 477 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 288 (9.03%) MCSE
4 191 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 158 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 158 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 144 (4.51%) SC Cleared
7 138 (4.32%) MCITP
8 129 (4.04%) CCNA
9 122 (3.82%) MCP
10 106 (3.32%) MCSA
11 73 (2.29%) CCNP
12 63 (1.97%) DV Cleared
13 57 (1.79%) MCTS
14 49 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
16 35 (1.10%) CISSP
16 35 (1.10%) PhD
17 33 (1.03%) VCP5
18 31 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.07%) SLA
2 113 (3.54%) QA
3 80 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 44 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.66%) ISO 8583
6 20 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.34%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.094%) COBIT
10 2 (0.063%) GPG13
10 2 (0.063%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.031%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1343 (42.09%) Active Directory
2 862 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 434 (13.60%) Hyper-V
4 258 (8.09%) vSphere
5 239 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
6 231 (7.24%) XenApp
7 221 (6.93%) VMware ESX
8 168 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 162 (5.08%) XenDesktop
10 73 (2.29%) vCloud
11 68 (2.13%) XenServer
12 67 (2.10%) KVM
13 60 (1.88%) Terminal Services
14 48 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
15 44 (1.38%) VMware Server
16 40 (1.25%) Xen
16 40 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 38 (1.19%) NFS
18 36 (1.13%) ISA Server
19 35 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 476 (14.92%) SCCM
2 215 (6.74%) Puppet
3 185 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 181 (5.67%) SCOM
5 141 (4.42%) WSUS
6 125 (3.92%) NetBackup
7 99 (3.10%) Nagios
8 98 (3.07%) Backup Exec
9 57 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 43 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 38 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 38 (1.19%) SCVMM
12 32 (1.00%) Tivoli
13 30 (0.94%) AppDNA
14 29 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 26 (0.81%) HP SIM
16 22 (0.69%) SCSM
16 22 (0.69%) ZABBIX
16 22 (0.69%) Netcool
17 17 (0.53%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1703 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 1213 (38.01%) VMware
3 597 (18.71%) Citrix
4 449 (14.07%) Cisco
5 327 (10.25%) HP
6 262 (8.21%) Oracle
7 206 (6.46%) NetApp
8 197 (6.17%) Red Hat
9 186 (5.83%) Symantec
10 122 (3.82%) EMC
11 121 (3.79%) Dell
12 105 (3.29%) IBM
13 72 (2.26%) AppSense
14 68 (2.13%) CA
15 65 (2.04%) Remedy
16 59 (1.85%) Bloomberg
17 58 (1.82%) CheckPoint
18 56 (1.75%) Juniper
19 47 (1.47%) Altiris
19 47 (1.47%) Apple
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 18 minutes ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camden, London
ASOS
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
Camden, London
ASOS
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
Camden, London
ASOS
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Private Health Care, Pension
Posted: Yesterday