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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK
Rank 117 180 204
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +24
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2184 1840 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.59% 1.87% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 3.58% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 1526 1305
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
45448 51395 52870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.99% 52.28% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39001 44313 45341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +55 2053 £50,000 +5.26% 186
London +83 1025 £55,000 - 79
South East +60 406 £47,500 -5.00% 38
North West +48 173 £42,500 +6.25% 12
City of London +55 164 £55,000 +4.76% 15
East of England +7 125 £47,500 - 11
South West +1 112 £37,500 - 11
Surrey +70 107 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Yorkshire -27 99 £38,000 -10.58% 13
Manchester +14 85 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Scotland +61 82 £41,250 -2.94% 10
West Yorkshire -19 76 £42,500 -5.55% 8
West Midlands +30 74 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Berkshire -16 68 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Leeds -6 64 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Merseyside +20 58 £45,750 +14.37% 3
Hampshire +5 57 £39,250 -25.23% 9
West Sussex +55 55 £40,000 - 1
Liverpool +20 54 £45,750 -1.08% 3
Oxfordshire +65 53 £47,500 -3.06% 9
Hertfordshire +13 53 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Edinburgh +42 45 £41,500 -12.63% 7
Gloucestershire +15 39 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands 0 36 £45,000 - 9
Coventry +42 34 £47,000 +17.50% 5
Kent +21 32 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Glasgow +32 31 £40,000 - 3
Worthing - 31 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 29 £37,500 -16.66%
Leatherhead +22 27 £47,500 +5.55% 1

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 2746 (61.68%) Windows
2 2043 (45.89%) Microsoft
3 1490 (33.47%) Active Directory
4 1450 (32.57%) Windows Server
5 1417 (31.83%) SQL
6 1408 (31.63%) SQL Server
6 1408 (31.63%) VMware
7 1212 (27.22%) Linux
8 1142 (25.65%) Finance
9 1082 (24.30%) .NET
10 1032 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
11 1029 (23.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 959 (21.54%) DevOps
13 925 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 907 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
15 879 (19.74%) C#
16 817 (18.35%) ITIL
17 790 (17.74%) MS Excel
18 783 (17.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 777 (17.45%) Python
20 763 (17.14%) Puppet
21 717 (16.11%) IIS
22 657 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
23 651 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
24 573 (12.87%) Office 365
25 560 (12.58%) Firewall
25 560 (12.58%) MS Exchange
26 557 (12.51%) SCCM
27 536 (12.04%) SharePoint
28 534 (11.99%) Bash Shell

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
1 717 (16.11%) IIS
2 560 (12.58%) MS Exchange
3 536 (12.04%) SharePoint
4 323 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 253 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 236 (5.30%) Apache
7 182 (4.09%) Skype for Business
8 163 (3.66%) Tomcat
9 151 (3.39%) WebSphere
10 128 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 122 (2.74%) JBoss
12 110 (2.47%) WebLogic
13 99 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
14 94 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 83 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
16 75 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
17 72 (1.62%) OpenStack
18 53 (1.19%) Confluence
19 52 (1.17%) CMS
20 47 (1.06%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 790 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 234 (5.26%) MS Office
3 34 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.40%) MS Project
4 18 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.067%) HipChat
7 2 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 8 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.11%) Eikon
9 4 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.067%) Bankmaster
10 3 (0.067%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.045%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.045%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.022%) Endur
12 1 (0.022%) Findur
12 1 (0.022%) Front Arena
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1029 (23.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 907 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
3 573 (12.87%) Office 365
4 188 (4.22%) SaaS
5 136 (3.05%) IaaS
6 128 (2.88%) PaaS
7 77 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 74 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
9 71 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 67 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 66 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 59 (1.33%) GitHub
13 50 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
14 48 (1.08%) CloudBees
15 42 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 31 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 29 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
18 28 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
19 23 (0.52%) SoftLayer
20 22 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 560 (12.58%) Firewall
2 526 (11.81%) DNS
3 421 (9.46%) SAN
4 348 (7.82%) TCP/IP
5 323 (7.26%) DHCP
6 207 (4.65%) WAN
7 174 (3.91%) VPN
8 172 (3.86%) Internet
9 165 (3.71%) LAN
10 162 (3.64%) NAS
11 133 (2.99%) HTTP
12 107 (2.40%) Skype
13 102 (2.29%) LDAP
13 102 (2.29%) VoIP
14 90 (2.02%) VLAN
15 79 (1.77%) iSCSI
16 75 (1.68%) Intranet
17 71 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
18 60 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
19 57 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1408 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 356 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 292 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 249 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 244 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 219 (4.92%) MySQL
7 184 (4.13%) NoSQL
8 177 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
9 161 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 156 (3.50%) MongoDB
11 137 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 130 (2.92%) Relational Database
13 74 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 73 (1.64%) RDBMS
15 72 (1.62%) Redis
16 70 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 67 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 56 (1.26%) CouchDB
19 54 (1.21%) Big Data
20 53 (1.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 482 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 436 (9.79%) TeamCity
3 428 (9.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 424 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 368 (8.27%) Git (software)
6 232 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 220 (4.94%) MSBuild
8 206 (4.63%) JIRA
9 192 (4.31%) Visual Studio
10 174 (3.91%) Subversion
11 140 (3.14%) Hudson
12 108 (2.43%) Vagrant
13 106 (2.38%) Selenium
14 93 (2.09%) Maven
15 83 (1.86%) SpecFlow
16 60 (1.35%) GoCD
17 55 (1.24%) ClearCase
17 55 (1.24%) NUnit
18 50 (1.12%) Travis CI
19 49 (1.10%) HP UFT
General
1 1142 (25.65%) Finance
2 439 (9.86%) Banking
3 94 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 81 (1.82%) Retail
5 76 (1.71%) Back Office
6 72 (1.62%) Marketing
7 69 (1.55%) Advertising
8 58 (1.30%) Legal
9 57 (1.28%) Games
10 52 (1.17%) Publishing
11 50 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 46 (1.03%) Law
13 24 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.47%) Electronics
15 17 (0.38%) Front Office
16 13 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.25%) Private Banking
19 8 (0.18%) French Language
20 7 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 624 (14.02%) Developer
2 486 (10.92%) Administrator
3 434 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 421 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
5 420 (9.43%) Analyst
6 347 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 326 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 274 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
9 258 (5.80%) DBA
10 252 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
11 228 (5.12%) Applications Support
12 224 (5.03%) .NET Developer
13 212 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
14 195 (4.38%) SQL DBA
15 193 (4.34%) Support Analyst
16 192 (4.31%) PowerShell Engineer
17 190 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
18 184 (4.13%) Consultant
19 176 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
20 168 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1082 (24.30%) .NET
2 499 (11.21%) Web Services
3 420 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 412 (9.25%) HTML
5 293 (6.58%) CSS
6 257 (5.77%) XML
7 221 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 206 (4.63%) AngularJS
9 197 (4.42%) .NET Framework
10 182 (4.09%) REST
11 181 (4.07%) WCF
12 174 (3.91%) HTML5
13 141 (3.17%) jQuery
14 134 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 132 (2.96%) Middleware
15 132 (2.96%) SOAP
16 105 (2.36%) RESTful
17 103 (2.31%) LAMP
18 97 (2.18%) MSMQ
19 75 (1.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 363 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 290 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 240 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 226 (5.08%) Clustering
5 148 (3.32%) Replication
6 113 (2.54%) User Experience
7 109 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 87 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 87 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 82 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 77 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 74 (1.66%) PKI
12 66 (1.48%) Online Banking
13 63 (1.42%) Fintech
14 60 (1.35%) Statistics
15 52 (1.17%) Blackberry
16 49 (1.10%) Private Cloud
17 47 (1.06%) Blog
18 40 (0.90%) Mobile App
19 34 (0.76%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2746 (61.68%) Windows
2 1450 (32.57%) Windows Server
3 1212 (27.22%) Linux
4 783 (17.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 651 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 402 (9.03%) Unix
7 298 (6.69%) Windows 7
8 252 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 247 (5.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 155 (3.48%) Windows 10
11 106 (2.38%) CentOS
11 106 (2.38%) Windows 8
12 73 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 71 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 64 (1.44%) Solaris
15 61 (1.37%) Android
16 52 (1.17%) CoreOS
17 50 (1.12%) Apple iOS
18 27 (0.61%) VMS
19 26 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 959 (21.54%) DevOps
3 817 (18.35%) ITIL
4 507 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 421 (9.46%) Configuration Management
6 372 (8.36%) Scrum
7 242 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 241 (5.41%) Migration
9 240 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
10 236 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 233 (5.23%) TDD
12 229 (5.14%) MVC
13 225 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 202 (4.54%) Mentoring
15 199 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
16 198 (4.45%) High Availability
17 197 (4.42%) Open Source
18 192 (4.31%) Service Delivery
19 188 (4.22%) SDLC
20 182 (4.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1417 (31.83%) SQL
2 879 (19.74%) C#
3 777 (17.45%) Python
4 534 (11.99%) Bash Shell
5 520 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 436 (9.79%) Perl
7 423 (9.50%) Java
8 318 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 250 (5.62%) VBScript
10 235 (5.28%) Ruby
11 203 (4.56%) VB
12 169 (3.80%) C
13 154 (3.46%) PHP
14 152 (3.41%) Shell Script
15 144 (3.23%) C++
16 96 (2.16%) VBA
17 83 (1.86%) VB.NET
18 44 (0.99%) Bourne shell
19 41 (0.92%) Korn
20 35 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 513 (11.52%) Degree
2 485 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 280 (6.29%) MCSE
4 234 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 146 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (2.88%) SC Cleared
7 126 (2.83%) CCNA
7 126 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 124 (2.79%) MCITP
8 124 (2.79%) MCSA
9 99 (2.22%) MCP
10 69 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 69 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
11 65 (1.46%) MCTS
12 48 (1.08%) CCNP
13 32 (0.72%) CISSP
14 27 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
14 27 (0.61%) GIAC
15 22 (0.49%) MCSD
16 20 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (3.66%) QA
2 128 (2.88%) SLA
3 91 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 71 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (0.79%) COBIT
6 19 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.20%) SSAE 16
9 8 (0.18%) WCAG
10 5 (0.11%) MiFID
10 5 (0.11%) SDET
11 3 (0.067%) HL7
11 3 (0.067%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.022%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.022%) EMIR
13 1 (0.022%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.022%) UCITS
System Software
1 1490 (33.47%) Active Directory
2 925 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 519 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 384 (8.63%) vSphere
5 234 (5.26%) Docker
6 221 (4.96%) XenApp
7 157 (3.53%) VMware ESX
8 126 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
9 106 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 98 (2.20%) XenDesktop
11 81 (1.82%) vCloud
11 81 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
12 79 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
13 52 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
14 48 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 40 (0.90%) Firmware
16 39 (0.88%) NFS
17 37 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
17 37 (0.83%) Terminal Services
18 36 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 763 (17.14%) Puppet
2 657 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
3 557 (12.51%) SCCM
4 408 (9.16%) Ansible
5 272 (6.11%) SCOM
6 212 (4.76%) Nagios
7 108 (2.43%) WSUS
8 63 (1.42%) Graphite
9 51 (1.15%) Backup Exec
10 48 (1.08%) Kubernetes
11 45 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
11 45 (1.01%) SCOrch
12 43 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
13 42 (0.94%) NetBackup
14 39 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
15 35 (0.79%) Salt
16 33 (0.74%) WMI
17 32 (0.72%) AirWatch
17 32 (0.72%) Terraform
17 32 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2043 (45.89%) Microsoft
2 1408 (31.63%) VMware
3 526 (11.81%) Citrix
4 495 (11.12%) Cisco
5 372 (8.36%) Oracle
6 343 (7.70%) Red Hat
7 322 (7.23%) HP
8 144 (3.23%) EMC
9 142 (3.19%) NetApp
10 140 (3.14%) IBM
11 122 (2.74%) Google
12 121 (2.72%) SolarWinds
13 106 (2.38%) Dell
14 97 (2.18%) F5
15 79 (1.77%) Splunk
15 79 (1.77%) Symantec
16 73 (1.64%) AppDynamics
17 72 (1.62%) New Relic
18 69 (1.55%) Veeam
19 67 (1.50%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + c£2.5k On Call + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pensions, Healthcare, Bonus, etc.
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits including bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 60k DOE + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hessle, North Humberside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Progression, interesting work
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 40-50% Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £36,000 per annum 30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus package.
Posted: 3 days ago