Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 65 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 +8
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,207 1,962 4,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.79% 4.37% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 7.37% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,289 1,611 3,581
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +0.98%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 60,194 26,635 67,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.27% 59.38% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40,492 23,020 56,446
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,250 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 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
London -31 1,796 £65,000 +2.36% 361
South East -29 642 £54,000 +8.00% 162
North of England -6 613 £54,000 +13.68% 160
Midlands -7 466 £52,500 +10.53% 133
South West +16 358 £47,500 -7.32% 61
North West -11 358 £53,350 +6.70% 98
West Midlands -35 282 £57,500 +18.56% 85
East of England -6 214 £47,500 +11.76% 74
Yorkshire -18 210 £54,000 +20.00% 45
East Midlands +31 183 £45,000 +12.50% 48
North East -15 47 £57,500 +22.34% 17
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2,792 (66.37%) Azure
2 1,946 (46.26%) Windows
3 1,818 (43.21%) DevOps
4 1,761 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 1,332 (31.66%) AWS
6 1,308 (31.09%) SQL
7 1,255 (29.83%) Python
8 1,246 (29.62%) Active Directory
9 1,127 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
10 1,106 (26.29%) Terraform
11 1,075 (25.55%) Microsoft 365
12 980 (23.29%) Bash Shell
13 968 (23.01%) Linux
14 955 (22.70%) Social Skills
15 879 (20.89%) Windows Server
16 845 (20.09%) VMware
17 825 (19.61%) C#
18 801 (19.04%) Kubernetes
19 738 (17.54%) SQL Server
20 670 (15.93%) Finance
21 668 (15.88%) Infrastructure as Code
22 657 (15.62%) Problem-Solving
23 636 (15.12%) Docker
24 628 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
25 620 (14.74%) .NET
26 612 (14.55%) Ansible
27 604 (14.36%) Firewall
28 548 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 531 (12.62%) DNS
30 513 (12.19%) ITIL

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
1 357 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 250 (5.94%) IIS
3 186 (4.42%) MS Exchange
4 122 (2.90%) Confluence
5 58 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 49 (1.16%) Apache
6 49 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (1.07%) Skype for Business
8 39 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 27 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
11 25 (0.59%) nginx
12 23 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.52%) CMS
14 20 (0.48%) Umbraco
15 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.40%) Traefik
17 16 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
18 12 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 270 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.095%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.071%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.048%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.048%) Weka
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.024%) Maya
7 1 (0.024%) NUKE
7 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 72 (1.71%) Sentinel
2 34 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.33%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 11 (0.26%) Sage 200
6 9 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.14%) Unica
8 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.095%) FastStats
9 4 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.048%) Elite 3E
11 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.048%) Relativity
11 2 (0.048%) Sage X3
11 2 (0.048%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 2 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,792 (66.37%) Azure
2 1,332 (31.66%) AWS
3 1,075 (25.55%) Microsoft 365
4 474 (11.27%) PaaS
5 439 (10.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 436 (10.36%) IaaS
7 421 (10.01%) SaaS
8 395 (9.39%) Power Platform
9 379 (9.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 371 (8.82%) GCP
11 340 (8.08%) Serverless
12 185 (4.40%) AWS Lambda
12 185 (4.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 166 (3.95%) GitHub
14 149 (3.54%) Amazon S3
15 141 (3.35%) OneDrive
16 132 (3.14%) Azure Data Factory
17 116 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
18 106 (2.52%) PowerApps
19 102 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 604 (14.36%) Firewall
2 531 (12.62%) DNS
3 403 (9.58%) DHCP
4 300 (7.13%) VPN
5 280 (6.66%) TCP/IP
6 193 (4.59%) WAN
7 188 (4.47%) SAN
8 186 (4.42%) LAN
9 154 (3.66%) VLAN
10 134 (3.19%) HTTP
11 88 (2.09%) VoIP
12 82 (1.95%) Network Security
13 72 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
14 71 (1.69%) Internet
15 63 (1.50%) SSL
16 59 (1.40%) NAS
17 51 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
18 50 (1.19%) Skype
19 47 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
20 45 (1.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 292 (6.94%) Power BI
3 261 (6.20%) MySQL
4 254 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 225 (5.35%) MongoDB
6 207 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 207 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 198 (4.71%) Data Lake
8 195 (4.64%) Big Data
9 193 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
10 182 (4.33%) NoSQL
11 156 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 153 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
13 109 (2.59%) Redis
14 108 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
15 104 (2.47%) Relational Database
16 66 (1.57%) MariaDB
16 66 (1.57%) RDBMS
17 60 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 57 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 492 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 409 (9.72%) Jenkins
3 279 (6.63%) TeamCity
4 248 (5.89%) JIRA
4 248 (5.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 160 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 142 (3.38%) GitLab
7 125 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 115 (2.73%) Selenium
9 87 (2.07%) Bitbucket
10 86 (2.04%) JMeter
11 72 (1.71%) SpecFlow
12 68 (1.62%) NUnit
13 48 (1.14%) Log4Net
14 42 (1.00%) Moq
15 40 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
16 38 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (0.88%) Subversion
18 36 (0.86%) SonarQube
19 35 (0.83%) Postman
General
1 955 (22.70%) Social Skills
2 670 (15.93%) Finance
3 276 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 145 (3.45%) Public Sector
5 127 (3.02%) Banking
6 122 (2.90%) Retail
7 117 (2.78%) Marketing
8 101 (2.40%) Documentation Skills
9 92 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 89 (2.12%) Legal
11 86 (2.04%) Law
12 69 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
13 60 (1.43%) Telecoms
14 46 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
15 45 (1.07%) Electronics
16 36 (0.86%) Back Office
16 36 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 27 (0.64%) Retail Banking
19 25 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 687 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 471 (11.20%) Azure Engineer
3 424 (10.08%) Developer
4 416 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 396 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 321 (7.63%) Analyst
7 263 (6.25%) Architect
8 252 (5.99%) Support Engineer
9 226 (5.37%) Administrator
10 207 (4.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 191 (4.54%) Security Engineer
12 190 (4.52%) Data Engineer
13 150 (3.57%) DBA
14 145 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
15 141 (3.35%) Azure DevOps
16 133 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
17 128 (3.04%) Support Analyst
18 126 (3.00%) Consultant
19 125 (2.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 118 (2.80%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (14.74%) .NET
2 275 (6.54%) ARM Templates
3 238 (5.66%) .NET Core
4 213 (5.06%) JSON
5 171 (4.06%) Web Services
6 169 (4.02%) REST
7 165 (3.92%) React
8 148 (3.52%) CSS
9 144 (3.42%) HTML
10 143 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 140 (3.33%) AngularJS
12 135 (3.21%) .NET Framework
13 125 (2.97%) Node.js
14 115 (2.73%) ASP.NET
15 104 (2.47%) YAML
16 98 (2.33%) Kafka
17 90 (2.14%) RabbitMQ
18 87 (2.07%) XML
19 76 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
19 76 (1.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 248 (5.89%) Public Cloud
2 173 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 135 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
3 135 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
4 133 (3.16%) User Experience
5 128 (3.04%) Clustering
6 114 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 109 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 90 (2.14%) Cloud Native
9 78 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
10 65 (1.55%) PKI
11 64 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 53 (1.26%) Replication
13 50 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 49 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 43 (1.02%) Legacy Applications
16 38 (0.90%) Driving Licence
17 37 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
18 36 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,946 (46.26%) Windows
2 968 (23.01%) Linux
3 879 (20.89%) Windows Server
4 329 (7.82%) Windows 10
5 262 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 258 (6.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 220 (5.23%) Windows Server 2019
8 193 (4.59%) Unix
9 123 (2.92%) Mac OS
10 111 (2.64%) Android
11 87 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 83 (1.97%) CentOS
13 75 (1.78%) Ubuntu
14 70 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 62 (1.47%) Windows 7
16 55 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (1.02%) Mac OS X
18 42 (1.00%) VMS
19 28 (0.67%) AIX
20 23 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,818 (43.21%) DevOps
2 1,127 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 668 (15.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 657 (15.62%) Problem-Solving
5 548 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 513 (12.19%) ITIL
7 431 (10.24%) Analytics
8 390 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
9 355 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 346 (8.22%) Migration
11 337 (8.01%) Configuration Management
12 331 (7.87%) Mentoring
13 309 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 305 (7.25%) Scrum
15 281 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
16 266 (6.32%) ETL
16 266 (6.32%) Test Automation
17 228 (5.42%) Computer Science
18 227 (5.40%) Software Engineering
19 217 (5.16%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,308 (31.09%) SQL
2 1,255 (29.83%) Python
3 980 (23.29%) Bash Shell
4 825 (19.61%) C#
5 443 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 311 (7.39%) Java
7 271 (6.44%) T-SQL
8 223 (5.30%) Ruby
9 168 (3.99%) Go
10 145 (3.45%) Perl
11 129 (3.07%) PHP
12 96 (2.28%) VB
13 94 (2.23%) Groovy
14 88 (2.09%) TypeScript
15 71 (1.69%) R
16 63 (1.50%) VBScript
17 59 (1.40%) Scala
18 54 (1.28%) C++
19 45 (1.07%) C
20 44 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 389 (9.25%) Degree
2 270 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 267 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 185 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 127 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (2.92%) MCSA
7 119 (2.83%) MCSE
8 74 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 71 (1.69%) CCNA
10 60 (1.43%) CISSP
11 54 (1.28%) AWS Certification
12 47 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 43 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 43 (1.02%) DV Cleared
14 43 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (0.97%) SANS
16 39 (0.93%) GCFA
16 39 (0.93%) GCIA
16 39 (0.93%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (3.66%) SLA
2 129 (3.07%) QA
3 83 (1.97%) GDPR
4 54 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.40%) NIST
8 16 (0.38%) GRC
9 13 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.24%) PMO
11 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.17%) SOC 2
12 5 (0.12%) NCSC
13 2 (0.048%) Accessibility
13 2 (0.048%) GxP
14 1 (0.024%) COBIT
14 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.024%) MiFID
14 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,246 (29.62%) Active Directory
2 636 (15.12%) Docker
3 628 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 307 (7.30%) Hyper-V
5 150 (3.57%) vSphere
6 118 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
7 117 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 74 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 54 (1.28%) XenApp
10 42 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 33 (0.78%) NFS
12 29 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 25 (0.59%) BitLocker
15 22 (0.52%) VMware NSX
16 19 (0.45%) Terminal Server
17 13 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
18 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 8 (0.19%) vCloud
20 7 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,106 (26.29%) Terraform
2 801 (19.04%) Kubernetes
3 612 (14.55%) Ansible
4 403 (9.58%) SCCM
5 362 (8.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 346 (8.22%) Puppet
7 272 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
8 202 (4.80%) Grafana
9 108 (2.57%) Prometheus
10 65 (1.55%) SCOM
11 64 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
12 61 (1.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 52 (1.24%) Nagios
14 51 (1.21%) Opsgenie
15 44 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
15 44 (1.05%) WSUS
16 39 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
17 34 (0.81%) Graphite
18 32 (0.76%) Graylog
18 32 (0.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,761 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 845 (20.09%) VMware
3 279 (6.63%) Cisco
4 265 (6.30%) Oracle
5 257 (6.11%) Citrix
6 192 (4.56%) Google
7 147 (3.49%) ServiceNow
8 145 (3.45%) Databricks
9 138 (3.28%) Splunk
10 117 (2.78%) Red Hat
11 98 (2.33%) HP
11 98 (2.33%) Palo Alto
12 93 (2.21%) Veeam
13 91 (2.16%) IBM
14 84 (2.00%) New Relic
15 71 (1.69%) Dell
16 65 (1.55%) NetApp
16 65 (1.55%) SaltStack
17 64 (1.52%) EMC
18 58 (1.38%) SolarWinds