Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 88 106
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +33
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,040 4,856 4,955
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.70% 3.51% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 6.40% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,409 4,012 3,942
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 59,317 75,827 93,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.35% 54.78% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49,325 63,071 79,291
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in England

PowerShell
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in England

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in England

PowerShell
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the England region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
London +6 1,981 £60,000 - 225
South East +17 763 £52,500 - 132
North of England +6 409 £47,500 +11.76% 110
Midlands +52 394 £45,000 - 74
West Midlands +57 271 £47,500 +3.26% 48
South West -6 271 £40,500 -10.00% 54
North West +15 206 £50,000 +17.65% 50
East of England -9 206 £45,000 - 42
Yorkshire +5 162 £47,500 +5.56% 40
East Midlands +24 122 £45,000 +9.09% 26
North East -2 41 £37,250 -17.22% 20
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2,349 (58.14%) Windows
2 2,119 (52.45%) Azure
3 1,893 (46.86%) Microsoft
4 1,415 (35.02%) Active Directory
5 1,302 (32.23%) DevOps
6 1,222 (30.25%) Windows Server
7 1,137 (28.14%) SQL
8 1,099 (27.20%) VMware
9 1,066 (26.39%) Office 365
10 1,063 (26.31%) Python
11 1,032 (25.54%) AWS
12 956 (23.66%) SQL Server
13 955 (23.64%) Linux
14 815 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 791 (19.58%) Finance
16 783 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
17 753 (18.64%) Bash Shell
18 727 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 701 (17.35%) ITIL
20 663 (16.41%) C#
21 647 (16.01%) DNS
22 635 (15.72%) Firewall
23 615 (15.22%) .NET
24 605 (14.98%) Ansible
25 560 (13.86%) Terraform
26 552 (13.66%) SCCM
27 531 (13.14%) Docker
28 512 (12.67%) Hyper-V
29 491 (12.15%) Citrix
30 469 (11.61%) Problem-Solving

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 384 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 342 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 289 (7.15%) IIS
4 110 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 93 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 89 (2.20%) Skype for Business
7 82 (2.03%) Confluence
8 61 (1.51%) Apache
9 52 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 43 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 35 (0.87%) nginx
12 24 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.52%) Drupal
14 18 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (0.37%) Apache Spark
18 13 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 242 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.099%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.099%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.074%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.074%) InDesign
9 3 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.050%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.025%) Maya
11 1 (0.025%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 41 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.57%) Salerio
3 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.22%) Relativity
6 8 (0.20%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.099%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.099%) iTrent
7 4 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.074%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.050%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.050%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.050%) Shopify
10 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.025%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.025%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.025%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,119 (52.45%) Azure
2 1,066 (26.39%) Office 365
3 1,032 (25.54%) AWS
4 306 (7.57%) PaaS
5 302 (7.48%) SaaS
6 300 (7.43%) IaaS
7 270 (6.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 205 (5.07%) Power Platform
9 176 (4.36%) GCP
10 155 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 141 (3.49%) Serverless
12 88 (2.18%) GitHub
13 85 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
13 85 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
14 81 (2.00%) OneDrive
15 67 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
16 60 (1.49%) Amazon S3
17 59 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
17 59 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 52 (1.29%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 647 (16.01%) DNS
2 635 (15.72%) Firewall
3 421 (10.42%) DHCP
4 344 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 271 (6.71%) SAN
5 271 (6.71%) VPN
6 181 (4.48%) LAN
7 164 (4.06%) WAN
8 132 (3.27%) VoIP
9 125 (3.09%) Skype
10 121 (3.00%) VLAN
11 110 (2.72%) Network Security
12 107 (2.65%) Internet
13 90 (2.23%) Wireless
14 81 (2.00%) NAS
15 80 (1.98%) HTTP
16 63 (1.56%) NetScaler
17 59 (1.46%) SSL
18 57 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
19 53 (1.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 956 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 171 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 169 (4.18%) Power BI
4 164 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 119 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 113 (2.80%) MySQL
7 106 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
8 93 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 87 (2.15%) Relational Database
10 85 (2.10%) NoSQL
11 79 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (1.71%) Big Data
13 62 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
14 58 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
15 57 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
16 55 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (1.26%) MongoDB
18 49 (1.21%) Data Lake
19 47 (1.16%) RDBMS
20 46 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 363 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 285 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 216 (5.35%) JIRA
4 197 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 193 (4.78%) TeamCity
6 139 (3.44%) Visual Studio
7 131 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 126 (3.12%) Bitbucket
9 100 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 69 (1.71%) GitLab
10 69 (1.71%) Selenium
11 50 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 43 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 41 (1.01%) Subversion
14 38 (0.94%) git-flow
15 37 (0.92%) NUnit
16 36 (0.89%) MSI
17 35 (0.87%) SpecFlow
18 34 (0.84%) SonarQube
19 27 (0.67%) Postman
General
1 791 (19.58%) Finance
2 147 (3.64%) Retail
3 142 (3.51%) Legal
4 127 (3.14%) Banking
5 103 (2.55%) Law
6 72 (1.78%) Public Sector
7 55 (1.36%) Games
8 53 (1.31%) Back Office
9 46 (1.14%) Front Office
10 36 (0.89%) Billing
11 34 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 29 (0.72%) Marketing
13 28 (0.69%) Telecoms
14 27 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.54%) Local Government
16 21 (0.52%) Advertising
17 19 (0.47%) Military
18 17 (0.42%) Manufacturing
19 15 (0.37%) Investment Banking
20 11 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 659 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 580 (14.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 448 (11.09%) Analyst
4 346 (8.56%) Developer
5 320 (7.92%) Azure Engineer
6 270 (6.68%) Cloud Engineer
7 236 (5.84%) Administrator
8 226 (5.59%) Support Engineer
9 189 (4.68%) IT Engineer
10 184 (4.55%) Applications Support
11 181 (4.48%) Support Analyst
12 179 (4.43%) Consultant
13 172 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 161 (3.99%) Architect
15 154 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
16 127 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
17 123 (3.04%) Junior
18 117 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
19 114 (2.82%) AWS Engineer
20 113 (2.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (15.22%) .NET
2 205 (5.07%) Web Services
3 168 (4.16%) ASP.NET
4 156 (3.86%) JSON
5 151 (3.74%) .NET Framework
6 148 (3.66%) Node.js
7 140 (3.47%) HTML
8 121 (3.00%) CSS
9 113 (2.80%) REST
10 91 (2.25%) AngularJS
11 86 (2.13%) .NET Core
12 82 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
12 82 (2.03%) Entity Framework
13 79 (1.96%) LDAP
14 76 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 70 (1.73%) React
16 67 (1.66%) XML
17 63 (1.56%) SOAP
18 52 (1.29%) jQuery
19 43 (1.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 257 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 254 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (4.36%) Public Cloud
4 158 (3.91%) Clustering
5 151 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 125 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
8 79 (1.96%) Private Cloud
9 72 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 64 (1.58%) User Experience
11 61 (1.51%) Replication
12 56 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 55 (1.36%) PKI
14 50 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
16 43 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
17 42 (1.04%) Cloud Native
18 41 (1.01%) Virtual Team
19 38 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
20 32 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,349 (58.14%) Windows
2 1,222 (30.25%) Windows Server
3 955 (23.64%) Linux
4 435 (10.77%) Windows 10
5 359 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 318 (7.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 247 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 209 (5.17%) Unix
9 186 (4.60%) Windows 7
10 108 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 103 (2.55%) Windows Server 2019
12 81 (2.00%) Ubuntu
13 63 (1.56%) Mac OS
14 59 (1.46%) CentOS
15 41 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 36 (0.89%) Windows 8
17 34 (0.84%) Apple iOS
18 24 (0.59%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.57%) Android
20 20 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,302 (32.23%) DevOps
2 815 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 783 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
4 701 (17.35%) ITIL
5 469 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
6 428 (10.59%) Migration
7 347 (8.59%) Infrastructure as Code
8 325 (8.04%) Configuration Management
9 308 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 271 (6.71%) Test Automation
11 237 (5.87%) Scrum
12 231 (5.72%) Analytics
13 226 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 220 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 208 (5.15%) Information Security
16 200 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 185 (4.58%) Problem Management
18 184 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
19 177 (4.38%) Fintech
20 176 (4.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,137 (28.14%) SQL
2 1,063 (26.31%) Python
3 753 (18.64%) Bash Shell
4 663 (16.41%) C#
5 318 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 264 (6.53%) Java
7 235 (5.82%) Ruby
8 224 (5.54%) T-SQL
9 220 (5.45%) VBScript
10 137 (3.39%) Perl
11 123 (3.04%) C
11 123 (3.04%) Shell Script
12 101 (2.50%) Go
13 89 (2.20%) VB
14 86 (2.13%) C++
15 84 (2.08%) PHP
16 54 (1.34%) VBA
17 38 (0.94%) R
18 24 (0.59%) PL/SQL
19 22 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 338 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 313 (7.75%) Degree
3 187 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 173 (4.28%) MCSE
5 162 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 141 (3.49%) MCSA
7 135 (3.34%) CCNA
8 104 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 91 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 89 (2.20%) CISSP
11 85 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 74 (1.83%) DV Cleared
13 65 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
14 38 (0.94%) CCNP
14 38 (0.94%) MCP
15 37 (0.92%) MCITP
16 35 (0.87%) AWS Certification
17 33 (0.82%) CISM
17 33 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
17 33 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (3.86%) SLA
2 130 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (3.19%) QA
4 79 (1.96%) GDPR
5 46 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.67%) NIST
7 26 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 23 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 22 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 16 (0.40%) BS25999
12 13 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.30%) COBIT
14 6 (0.15%) NCSC
15 3 (0.074%) PMO
16 2 (0.050%) AICPA
16 2 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 2 (0.050%) NIST 800
17 1 (0.025%) IEC 62304
17 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,415 (35.02%) Active Directory
2 727 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 531 (13.14%) Docker
4 512 (12.67%) Hyper-V
5 258 (6.39%) XenApp
6 181 (4.48%) vSphere
7 160 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
8 159 (3.94%) XenDesktop
9 87 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
10 58 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 54 (1.34%) BitLocker
12 49 (1.21%) VirtualBox
13 40 (0.99%) Firmware
14 39 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
15 38 (0.94%) NFS
16 31 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
17 30 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 27 (0.67%) VMware NSX
18 27 (0.67%) Xen
19 23 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 605 (14.98%) Ansible
2 560 (13.86%) Terraform
3 552 (13.66%) SCCM
4 451 (11.16%) Puppet
5 448 (11.09%) Kubernetes
6 337 (8.34%) Opscode Chef
7 168 (4.16%) SCOM
8 159 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
9 112 (2.77%) Nagios
9 112 (2.77%) WSUS
10 107 (2.65%) vCenter Server
11 73 (1.81%) Grafana
12 58 (1.44%) Backup Exec
13 56 (1.39%) ZABBIX
14 48 (1.19%) Packer
15 46 (1.14%) SCVMM
16 41 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
17 37 (0.92%) Kibana
18 33 (0.82%) Rancher
19 30 (0.74%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1,893 (46.86%) Microsoft
2 1,099 (27.20%) VMware
3 491 (12.15%) Citrix
4 381 (9.43%) Cisco
5 196 (4.85%) Oracle
6 181 (4.48%) HP
7 153 (3.79%) Splunk
8 132 (3.27%) ServiceNow
9 119 (2.95%) Google
10 115 (2.85%) Dell
11 103 (2.55%) Veeam
12 94 (2.33%) Atlassian
13 88 (2.18%) Red Hat
14 79 (1.96%) NetApp
15 76 (1.88%) EMC
16 64 (1.58%) CheckPoint
16 64 (1.58%) Sophos
17 58 (1.44%) SolarWinds
18 55 (1.36%) Meraki
19 48 (1.19%) McAfee