Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 139 183
Rank change year-on-year +36 +44 +22
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,060 3,881 3,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.04% 2.41% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 4.40% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,879 3,204 3,092
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,048 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 93,705 88,169 100,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.38% 54.64% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 79,206 76,054 87,855
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in England

PowerShell
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in England.

Salary trend for PowerShell in England

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 +29 2,431 £60,000 +9.09% 226
South East +20 832 £47,500 +5.56% 96
North of England +11 547 £42,500 +6.25% 112
Midlands +95 488 £42,500 - 88
East of England +56 441 £52,500 +10.53% 39
South West +44 333 £45,000 +18.42% 41
West Midlands +92 274 £40,000 -5.88% 42
Yorkshire +41 273 £42,500 +6.25% 49
North West -21 235 £45,000 +7.14% 49
East Midlands +74 213 £45,000 +2.27% 46
North East -1 40 £37,500 -6.25% 14
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 3,064 (60.55%) Windows
2 2,249 (44.45%) Microsoft
3 1,824 (36.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,674 (33.08%) Active Directory
5 1,634 (32.29%) SQL
6 1,593 (31.48%) Windows Server
7 1,547 (30.57%) SQL Server
8 1,468 (29.01%) DevOps
9 1,381 (27.29%) VMware
10 1,340 (26.48%) Linux
11 1,171 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
12 1,165 (23.02%) C#
12 1,165 (23.02%) Finance
13 1,131 (22.35%) Python
14 1,102 (21.78%) .NET
15 1,092 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
16 930 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 838 (16.56%) Office 365
18 833 (16.46%) DNS
19 779 (15.40%) Bash Shell
20 762 (15.06%) ITIL
21 743 (14.68%) Puppet
22 718 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
23 706 (13.95%) JavaScript
24 692 (13.68%) Firewall
25 663 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
26 652 (12.89%) SCCM
27 645 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
28 632 (12.49%) Configuration Management
29 616 (12.17%) Ansible

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
1 509 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 457 (9.03%) IIS
3 364 (7.19%) MS Exchange
4 178 (3.52%) Apache
4 178 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 159 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 145 (2.87%) Skype for Business
6 145 (2.87%) Tomcat
7 130 (2.57%) Confluence
8 129 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 78 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 74 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
11 72 (1.42%) OpenStack
12 71 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 64 (1.26%) CMS
15 56 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
16 55 (1.09%) WebLogic
17 53 (1.05%) Umbraco
18 51 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 251 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 96 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.020%) HipChat
7 1 (0.020%) Maya
7 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 98 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.36%) MetaTrader
3 12 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.16%) Documaker
5 8 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 7 (0.14%) HFM
7 4 (0.079%) Advent Geneva
7 4 (0.079%) Endur
7 4 (0.079%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 4 (0.079%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.079%) Tradar
7 4 (0.079%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.059%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.059%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.040%) Bloomberg AIM
9 2 (0.040%) Eze OMS
9 2 (0.040%) Maximo
10 1 (0.020%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 1,824 (36.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,171 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
3 838 (16.56%) Office 365
4 432 (8.54%) IaaS
5 345 (6.82%) PaaS
6 300 (5.93%) SaaS
7 149 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 137 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 128 (2.53%) Serverless
10 117 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 89 (1.76%) GitHub
12 83 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
13 74 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
14 64 (1.26%) OneDrive
15 58 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
16 52 (1.03%) Amazon S3
17 50 (0.99%) NuGet
18 36 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
19 33 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 33 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 833 (16.46%) DNS
2 692 (13.68%) Firewall
3 552 (10.91%) DHCP
4 440 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 364 (7.19%) WAN
6 349 (6.90%) SAN
7 263 (5.20%) LAN
8 262 (5.18%) VPN
9 184 (3.64%) HTTP
10 177 (3.50%) Network Security
11 159 (3.14%) Internet
12 129 (2.55%) VLAN
13 118 (2.33%) NAS
14 112 (2.21%) Skype
15 98 (1.94%) SSL
16 97 (1.92%) WLAN
17 87 (1.72%) NetScaler
18 83 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
19 82 (1.62%) MPLS
20 81 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,547 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 407 (8.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 389 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 272 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 221 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 201 (3.97%) MySQL
7 183 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 166 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 160 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
10 153 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 145 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 121 (2.39%) Power BI
13 113 (2.23%) Relational Database
14 99 (1.96%) Oracle Database
15 86 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 83 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
17 76 (1.50%) Hadoop
18 74 (1.46%) Big Data
19 69 (1.36%) Data Lake
20 68 (1.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 587 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 494 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 425 (8.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 415 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 409 (8.08%) TeamCity
6 321 (6.34%) JIRA
7 308 (6.09%) Visual Studio
8 291 (5.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 187 (3.70%) MSBuild
10 170 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 144 (2.85%) Subversion
12 123 (2.43%) MSI
13 73 (1.44%) Selenium
14 64 (1.26%) GoCD
15 57 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
16 56 (1.11%) Bitbucket
17 52 (1.03%) NUnit
18 48 (0.95%) Cucumber
19 41 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 41 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 1,165 (23.02%) Finance
2 392 (7.75%) Banking
3 160 (3.16%) Retail
4 101 (2.00%) Advertising
5 97 (1.92%) Law
6 95 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 78 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 77 (1.52%) Legal
9 76 (1.50%) Marketing
10 61 (1.21%) Front Office
11 55 (1.09%) Publishing
12 50 (0.99%) Games
13 39 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 16 (0.32%) Back Office
16 16 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.30%) Billing
18 14 (0.28%) French Language
18 14 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 710 (14.03%) Developer
2 621 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 498 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 378 (7.47%) Administrator
5 376 (7.43%) Analyst
6 342 (6.76%) Architect
7 301 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 289 (5.71%) DBA
9 288 (5.69%) .NET Developer
10 285 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
11 284 (5.61%) Windows Engineer
12 225 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
13 223 (4.41%) SQL DBA
14 222 (4.39%) C# Developer
15 218 (4.31%) Consultant
16 192 (3.79%) Applications Support
17 180 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
17 180 (3.56%) Support Analyst
18 177 (3.50%) Desktop Support
19 171 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,102 (21.78%) .NET
2 507 (10.02%) ASP.NET
3 418 (8.26%) HTML
4 393 (7.77%) Web Services
5 279 (5.51%) CSS
6 266 (5.26%) REST
7 245 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 231 (4.57%) .NET Framework
9 223 (4.41%) AngularJS
9 223 (4.41%) JSON
10 206 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 203 (4.01%) XML
12 193 (3.81%) Middleware
13 172 (3.40%) RESTful
14 143 (2.83%) WCF
15 141 (2.79%) HTML5
16 139 (2.75%) jQuery
17 107 (2.11%) Node.js
18 104 (2.06%) SOAP
19 100 (1.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 425 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 337 (6.66%) Data Centre
3 245 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 217 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 214 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 210 (4.15%) Clustering
7 202 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
8 137 (2.71%) Hedge funds
9 132 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 132 (2.61%) Fintech
10 120 (2.37%) User Experience
11 116 (2.29%) Replication
12 108 (2.13%) Private Cloud
13 103 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
14 90 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
15 74 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
16 72 (1.42%) PKI
17 66 (1.30%) Algorithms
18 65 (1.28%) Online Banking
19 58 (1.15%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3,064 (60.55%) Windows
2 1,593 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 1,340 (26.48%) Linux
4 718 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 645 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 397 (7.85%) Unix
7 382 (7.55%) Windows 10
8 376 (7.43%) Windows 7
9 165 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 93 (1.84%) CentOS
11 84 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 70 (1.38%) Android
13 63 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 61 (1.21%) VMS
15 49 (0.97%) Solaris
16 47 (0.93%) Windows 8
17 40 (0.79%) Mac OS X
18 34 (0.67%) Apple iOS
19 21 (0.42%) Debian
19 21 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,468 (29.01%) DevOps
2 1,092 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 762 (15.06%) ITIL
4 663 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
5 632 (12.49%) Configuration Management
6 537 (10.61%) Migration
7 507 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
8 383 (7.57%) Test Automation
9 337 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
10 333 (6.58%) Software Engineering
11 331 (6.54%) Scrum
12 321 (6.34%) Service Delivery
13 296 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
14 284 (5.61%) MVC
15 268 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
16 265 (5.24%) Mentoring
17 256 (5.06%) Service Management
18 252 (4.98%) Task Automation
19 243 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
20 241 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,634 (32.29%) SQL
2 1,165 (23.02%) C#
3 1,131 (22.35%) Python
4 779 (15.40%) Bash Shell
5 706 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 451 (8.91%) Java
7 431 (8.52%) Perl
8 389 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 350 (6.92%) Ruby
10 243 (4.80%) VBScript
11 176 (3.48%) Shell Script
12 158 (3.12%) PHP
13 133 (2.63%) VB
14 110 (2.17%) C
15 107 (2.11%) C++
16 95 (1.88%) VBA
17 63 (1.25%) TypeScript
18 45 (0.89%) Go
19 42 (0.83%) Bourne shell
20 40 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 505 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 501 (9.90%) Degree
3 337 (6.66%) MCSE
4 286 (5.65%) Security Cleared
5 194 (3.83%) MCSA
6 145 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 131 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 130 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
9 124 (2.45%) MCP
10 96 (1.90%) MCITP
11 81 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 77 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 76 (1.50%) CCNA
14 73 (1.44%) CISSP
15 71 (1.40%) CCNP
16 68 (1.34%) DV Cleared
17 56 (1.11%) AWS Certification
18 37 (0.73%) CISM
19 35 (0.69%) GIAC
20 34 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (3.99%) SLA
2 144 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 143 (2.83%) QA
4 89 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.81%) GDPR
6 20 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 17 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.32%) GCP
9 9 (0.18%) COBIT
9 9 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.18%) SSAE 16
10 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.14%) PMO
12 3 (0.059%) SEPA
13 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.040%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.040%) TickIT
14 1 (0.020%) GPG13
14 1 (0.020%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,674 (33.08%) Active Directory
2 930 (18.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 557 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 357 (7.06%) Docker
5 211 (4.17%) vSphere
6 184 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 180 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 171 (3.38%) XenApp
9 121 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 115 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
11 98 (1.94%) XenDesktop
12 72 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
13 65 (1.28%) BitLocker
14 62 (1.23%) Xen
15 54 (1.07%) DFS Replication
15 54 (1.07%) VMware NSX
16 33 (0.65%) XenServer
17 31 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
17 31 (0.61%) VirtualBox
18 27 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 743 (14.68%) Puppet
2 652 (12.89%) SCCM
3 616 (12.17%) Ansible
4 615 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
5 242 (4.78%) SCOM
6 208 (4.11%) Terraform
7 144 (2.85%) Nagios
8 118 (2.33%) Kubernetes
9 90 (1.78%) vCenter Server
10 80 (1.58%) WSUS
11 76 (1.50%) vRealize
12 68 (1.34%) SCOrch
13 66 (1.30%) Backup Exec
14 56 (1.11%) SCVMM
15 55 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
16 54 (1.07%) Kibana
16 54 (1.07%) NetBackup
17 48 (0.95%) AirWatch
18 43 (0.85%) logstash
18 43 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,249 (44.45%) Microsoft
2 1,381 (27.29%) VMware
3 539 (10.65%) Citrix
4 421 (8.32%) Cisco
5 362 (7.15%) Oracle
6 272 (5.38%) HP
7 209 (4.13%) Google
8 184 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 156 (3.08%) NetApp
10 151 (2.98%) Splunk
11 122 (2.41%) IBM
12 111 (2.19%) McAfee
13 91 (1.80%) F5
14 89 (1.76%) Bloomberg
15 88 (1.74%) ServiceNow
16 86 (1.70%) AppDynamics
16 86 (1.70%) Symantec
17 83 (1.64%) Veeam
18 81 (1.60%) Dell
19 80 (1.58%) EMC