Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 70 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 191 67 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.62% 3.47% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.30% 6.07% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138 56 228
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,875 £35,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £39,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £58,438 £53,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -1.96%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,302 1,103 3,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.62% 57.06% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 884 2,613
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,688 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the East of England

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the East of England

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the East of England

PowerShell
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 73 £55,000 +22.22% 24
Hertfordshire -14 69 £46,250 +8.82% 25
Bedfordshire +6 34 £41,500 -17.00% 6
Essex -11 13 £52,500 +23.53% 10
Suffolk -15 1 £31,000 -46.09% 3
Norfolk -21 1 £55,000 +69.23%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 111 (58.12%) Active Directory
2 102 (53.40%) Microsoft
3 94 (49.21%) Azure
4 83 (43.46%) Windows
5 73 (38.22%) VMware
6 55 (28.80%) Microsoft 365
7 52 (27.23%) DNS
8 50 (26.18%) AWS
9 49 (25.65%) Python
10 46 (24.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 46 (24.08%) Social Skills
11 44 (23.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (22.51%) Windows Server
13 42 (21.99%) DHCP
13 42 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (21.47%) SQL
15 39 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
17 36 (18.85%) ITIL
18 35 (18.32%) Firewall
18 35 (18.32%) VLAN
18 35 (18.32%) DevOps
19 30 (15.71%) Oracle
19 30 (15.71%) Kubernetes
20 28 (14.66%) Project Management
21 27 (14.14%) TCP/IP
21 27 (14.14%) Mac OS
22 25 (13.09%) ServiceNow
22 25 (13.09%) Citrix
22 25 (13.09%) ITSM

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 23 (12.04%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.47%) IIS
2 20 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.57%) Confluence
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.52%) HFM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 94 (49.21%) Azure
2 55 (28.80%) Microsoft 365
3 50 (26.18%) AWS
4 18 (9.42%) IaaS
5 15 (7.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (6.28%) SaaS
7 10 (5.24%) OneDrive
8 8 (4.19%) GCP
9 6 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (3.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.14%) Mimecast
9 6 (3.14%) Power Platform
10 5 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.62%) Serverless
11 4 (2.09%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.57%) PaaS
12 3 (1.57%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.23%) DNS
2 42 (21.99%) DHCP
3 35 (18.32%) Firewall
3 35 (18.32%) VLAN
4 27 (14.14%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.38%) WAN
6 14 (7.33%) LAN
7 13 (6.81%) VPN
8 12 (6.28%) MPLS
8 12 (6.28%) NAS
9 11 (5.76%) SAN
10 10 (5.24%) ADSL
10 10 (5.24%) HTTP
10 10 (5.24%) Internet
11 8 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (3.66%) Wireless
13 5 (2.62%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (4.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.14%) Power BI
4 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.62%) Big Data
5 5 (2.62%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.09%) MySQL
7 3 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.05%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (4.71%) GitLab
3 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.57%) JIRA
6 3 (1.57%) Selenium
7 2 (1.05%) kappa
7 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) MSI
8 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.52%) RStudio
8 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (24.08%) Social Skills
2 13 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.19%) Documentation Skills
3 8 (4.19%) Retail
4 7 (3.66%) Finance
4 7 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.66%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.14%) Marketing
6 5 (2.62%) Electronics
6 5 (2.62%) Law
6 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.57%) Games
7 3 (1.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 42 (21.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (16.75%) Support Engineer
4 27 (14.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (12.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Analyst
8 15 (7.85%) IT Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Service Desk Specialist
10 11 (5.76%) Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Desktop Support
11 10 (5.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) SOC Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) SOC Specialist
12 8 (4.19%) Consultant
13 7 (3.66%) DevOps Manager
13 7 (3.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.38%) JSON
2 14 (7.33%) LDAP
3 10 (5.24%) Regular Expression
4 9 (4.71%) .NET
5 7 (3.66%) XML
6 6 (3.14%) SAML
7 5 (2.62%) CSS
7 5 (2.62%) HTML
8 4 (2.09%) OAuth
8 4 (2.09%) REST
9 3 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.57%) Node.js
9 3 (1.57%) OpenID
9 3 (1.57%) Web Services
10 2 (1.05%) ARM Templates
10 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.05%) Kafka
10 2 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.05%) RESTful
10 2 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.28%) Tandem
2 10 (5.24%) Cyber Defence
2 10 (5.24%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (5.24%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.62%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.09%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.09%) EPoS
5 4 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.57%) Clustering
6 3 (1.57%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.57%) Replication
6 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.57%) TMS320
7 2 (1.05%) CMDB
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.05%) Music Streaming
7 2 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.46%) Windows
2 43 (22.51%) Windows Server
3 27 (14.14%) Mac OS
4 23 (12.04%) Linux
5 22 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.99%) Windows Server 2019
7 18 (9.42%) Windows 10
8 16 (8.38%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (3.66%) Unix
10 4 (2.09%) VMS
10 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.05%) Debian
12 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.52%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 42 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (18.85%) ITIL
4 35 (18.32%) DevOps
5 28 (14.66%) Project Management
6 25 (13.09%) ITSM
7 20 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (10.47%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.95%) Migration
9 15 (7.85%) Data Migration
10 13 (6.81%) Analytics
10 13 (6.81%) Information Security
11 12 (6.28%) Information Management
11 12 (6.28%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.28%) SIEM
11 12 (6.28%) Task Automation
12 11 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.24%) Presales
13 10 (5.24%) Security Operations
13 10 (5.24%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.65%) Python
2 41 (21.47%) SQL
3 19 (9.95%) Bash Shell
4 17 (8.90%) C#
5 15 (7.85%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.28%) Perl
7 11 (5.76%) Java
7 11 (5.76%) Ruby
8 8 (4.19%) PHP
9 6 (3.14%) C++
10 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.62%) VBScript
11 4 (2.09%) C
12 3 (1.57%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.57%) VB
12 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.05%) Go
13 2 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (23.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 21 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (9.95%) Degree
5 17 (8.90%) CCNA
6 14 (7.33%) MCSA
6 14 (7.33%) MCSE
6 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
7 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.24%) DV Cleared
8 10 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.19%) CCENT
10 5 (2.62%) VCP6
11 3 (1.57%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (1.05%) GCFE
12 2 (1.05%) GCIA
12 2 (1.05%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.52%) GxP
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 111 (58.12%) Active Directory
2 39 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.42%) Docker
4 18 (9.42%) XenDesktop
5 17 (8.90%) vSphere
6 13 (6.81%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (5.24%) NFS
8 9 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.62%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.57%) XenApp
11 2 (1.05%) Firmware
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.52%) vCloud
12 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (15.71%) Kubernetes
2 23 (12.04%) Terraform
3 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (8.38%) SCCM
5 10 (5.24%) Ansible
6 9 (4.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (4.19%) Puppet
8 5 (2.62%) SCOM
8 5 (2.62%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.09%) Grafana
9 4 (2.09%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.09%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.57%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.57%) WSUS
11 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.05%) Nagios
11 2 (1.05%) Rancher
Vendors
1 102 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 73 (38.22%) VMware
3 30 (15.71%) Oracle
4 25 (13.09%) Citrix
4 25 (13.09%) ServiceNow
5 22 (11.52%) Veeam
6 12 (6.28%) Cisco
7 10 (5.24%) Instagram
8 7 (3.66%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.14%) HP
9 6 (3.14%) Ivanti
9 6 (3.14%) Remedy
9 6 (3.14%) SAP
10 5 (2.62%) Aruba
10 5 (2.62%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.62%) NetApp
10 5 (2.62%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (2.62%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.62%) Sophos
11 4 (2.09%) Google