Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 81 82
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 +24
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,966 3,804 4,898
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.95% 3.75% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 6.87% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,406 3,140 3,873
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £31,900
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 41,560 55,355 75,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.35% 54.57% 54.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34,038 46,581 62,610
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -13 1,164 £65,000 +8.33% 220
South East +11 520 £52,500 - 105
North of England +40 478 £51,500 +8.42% 111
Midlands +11 371 £49,000 +8.89% 83
West Midlands +14 286 £50,000 +5.26% 63
South West +9 249 £45,000 +5.88% 56
North West +36 235 £50,000 - 74
Yorkshire +24 194 £52,500 +10.53% 26
East of England +9 120 £47,500 +5.56% 34
East Midlands -11 81 £42,500 -5.56% 20
North East +19 50 £55,000 +48.65% 11
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,042 (68.85%) Azure
2 1,473 (49.66%) Windows
3 1,394 (47.00%) Microsoft
4 1,240 (41.81%) DevOps
5 1,167 (39.35%) Active Directory
6 937 (31.59%) VMware
7 855 (28.83%) SQL
8 807 (27.21%) Windows Server
9 795 (26.80%) Python
10 769 (25.93%) Linux
11 761 (25.66%) Microsoft 365
12 732 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
13 724 (24.41%) AWS
14 690 (23.26%) Terraform
15 686 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 641 (21.61%) Ansible
17 587 (19.79%) SQL Server
18 573 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 567 (19.12%) C#
20 542 (18.27%) Bash Shell
21 522 (17.60%) Docker
22 515 (17.36%) Azure Active Directory
23 473 (15.95%) Kubernetes
24 460 (15.51%) Firewall
25 453 (15.27%) DNS
26 448 (15.10%) ITIL
27 445 (15.00%) PaaS
28 444 (14.97%) Finance
29 429 (14.46%) .NET
30 426 (14.36%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 330 (11.13%) SharePoint
2 218 (7.35%) MS Exchange
3 186 (6.27%) IIS
4 138 (4.65%) Confluence
5 58 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (1.45%) Apache
7 39 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 34 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 32 (1.08%) Skype for Business
10 31 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (0.84%) nginx
12 16 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.37%) CMS
15 9 (0.30%) JBoss
16 8 (0.27%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.27%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.24%) CloudStack
17 7 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 144 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 79 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.27%) Sentinel
2 8 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.13%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.10%) Eikon
4 3 (0.10%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.10%) Tradar
5 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.067%) Endur
6 1 (0.034%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.034%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.034%) RMDS
6 1 (0.034%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2,042 (68.85%) Azure
2 761 (25.66%) Microsoft 365
3 724 (24.41%) AWS
4 515 (17.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 445 (15.00%) PaaS
6 339 (11.43%) IaaS
7 272 (9.17%) SaaS
8 192 (6.47%) GCP
9 179 (6.04%) Serverless
10 146 (4.92%) Power Platform
11 139 (4.69%) Azure Service Bus
12 126 (4.25%) Azure Key Vault
13 125 (4.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 103 (3.47%) Azure Storage
15 97 (3.27%) Azure Functions
16 92 (3.10%) Azure Service Fabric
17 88 (2.97%) GitHub
18 80 (2.70%) Azure App Service
19 73 (2.46%) OneDrive
20 72 (2.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 460 (15.51%) Firewall
2 453 (15.27%) DNS
3 293 (9.88%) DHCP
4 253 (8.53%) SAN
5 252 (8.50%) TCP/IP
6 234 (7.89%) VPN
7 179 (6.04%) VLAN
8 146 (4.92%) WAN
9 126 (4.25%) LAN
10 96 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
11 92 (3.10%) NAS
12 82 (2.76%) IPv4
13 79 (2.66%) Internet
14 77 (2.60%) Network Security
15 65 (2.19%) OSPF
16 55 (1.85%) HTTP
17 54 (1.82%) VoIP
18 52 (1.75%) Skype
18 52 (1.75%) SSL
19 48 (1.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 189 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 122 (4.11%) MySQL
3 122 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 91 (3.07%) MongoDB
5 78 (2.63%) Power BI
6 74 (2.49%) Redis
7 67 (2.26%) MariaDB
8 65 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
10 52 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 46 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 45 (1.52%) Relational Database
13 38 (1.28%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 29 (0.98%) Big Data
16 29 (0.98%) Data Lake
17 28 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 386 (13.01%) Jenkins
2 320 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 199 (6.71%) JIRA
4 166 (5.60%) TeamCity
5 149 (5.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 149 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 78 (2.63%) Subversion
8 65 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 61 (2.06%) GitLab
10 60 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 40 (1.35%) Selenium
12 37 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (0.98%) Maven
15 28 (0.94%) Artifactory
16 27 (0.91%) Gradle
17 24 (0.81%) SpecFlow
18 22 (0.74%) Cucumber
19 20 (0.67%) Fiddler
General
1 444 (14.97%) Finance
2 97 (3.27%) Public Sector
3 80 (2.70%) Banking
4 63 (2.12%) Law
5 62 (2.09%) Legal
6 51 (1.72%) Retail
7 44 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.15%) Marketing
9 26 (0.88%) Billing
10 25 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 25 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.78%) Electronics
12 21 (0.71%) Back Office
13 18 (0.61%) Games
14 15 (0.51%) Publishing
15 13 (0.44%) Digital Economy
16 11 (0.37%) Front Office
17 9 (0.30%) Advertising
18 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 544 (18.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 456 (15.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 388 (13.08%) Azure Engineer
4 302 (10.18%) Developer
5 244 (8.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 201 (6.78%) Analyst
7 189 (6.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 147 (4.96%) Support Engineer
9 140 (4.72%) Architect
10 139 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 135 (4.55%) .NET Developer
12 124 (4.18%) Senior DevOps
13 122 (4.11%) Administrator
14 120 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 114 (3.84%) Applications Support
15 114 (3.84%) Azure Developer
16 113 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
17 110 (3.71%) Azure DevOps
18 102 (3.44%) Support Analyst
19 101 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (14.46%) .NET
2 271 (9.14%) Web Services
3 188 (6.34%) .NET Core
4 155 (5.23%) CSS
5 153 (5.16%) React
6 136 (4.59%) jQuery
7 124 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 112 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 109 (3.67%) .NET Framework
10 92 (3.10%) JSON
11 84 (2.83%) Entity Framework
12 76 (2.56%) HTML
13 68 (2.29%) Node.js
14 67 (2.26%) REST
15 57 (1.92%) AngularJS
16 50 (1.69%) ASP.NET
17 45 (1.52%) XML
18 43 (1.45%) RESTful
19 40 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
20 38 (1.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 228 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 203 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 188 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
5 103 (3.47%) Clustering
6 80 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 70 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 63 (2.12%) Replication
9 62 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 62 (2.09%) PKI
10 60 (2.02%) Cloud Native
11 52 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 52 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
12 48 (1.62%) Reinsurance
13 47 (1.58%) Organisational Skills
14 42 (1.42%) Hedge funds
15 41 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
16 30 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
17 23 (0.78%) User Experience
18 21 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,473 (49.66%) Windows
2 807 (27.21%) Windows Server
3 769 (25.93%) Linux
4 299 (10.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 219 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 218 (7.35%) Windows 10
7 169 (5.70%) Windows Server 2019
8 150 (5.06%) Unix
9 124 (4.18%) Ubuntu
10 106 (3.57%) CentOS
11 93 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 72 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 57 (1.92%) Windows 7
14 46 (1.55%) Android
15 30 (1.01%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 22 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (0.71%) Solaris
19 19 (0.64%) Debian
20 15 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,240 (41.81%) DevOps
2 732 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 573 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 448 (15.10%) ITIL
5 426 (14.36%) Infrastructure as Code
6 337 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
7 331 (11.16%) Configuration Management
8 313 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
9 279 (9.41%) Migration
10 258 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 242 (8.16%) Test Automation
12 232 (7.82%) Deployment Automation
13 202 (6.81%) Scrum
14 194 (6.54%) Analytics
15 191 (6.44%) Microservices
16 173 (5.83%) Task Automation
17 151 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 151 (5.09%) SDLC
18 149 (5.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 133 (4.48%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 855 (28.83%) SQL
2 795 (26.80%) Python
3 567 (19.12%) C#
4 542 (18.27%) Bash Shell
5 338 (11.40%) JavaScript
6 216 (7.28%) T-SQL
7 210 (7.08%) Java
8 157 (5.29%) Ruby
9 123 (4.15%) Go
10 88 (2.97%) Perl
11 83 (2.80%) TypeScript
12 82 (2.76%) Groovy
13 65 (2.19%) PHP
14 57 (1.92%) VBScript
15 52 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 50 (1.69%) VB
17 33 (1.11%) VB.NET
18 31 (1.05%) C
19 29 (0.98%) C++
20 17 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 234 (7.89%) Degree
2 174 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 161 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 126 (4.25%) SC Cleared
5 88 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (2.49%) MCSA
7 72 (2.43%) MCSE
8 64 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 61 (2.06%) CCNA
10 50 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 39 (1.31%) CCNP
13 38 (1.28%) RHCE
14 32 (1.08%) GIAC
15 31 (1.05%) AWS Certification
15 31 (1.05%) CISSP
16 27 (0.91%) MCITP
17 25 (0.84%) DV Cleared
18 22 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
19 19 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.56%) SLA
2 75 (2.53%) QA
3 55 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.45%) GDPR
5 19 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.40%) NIST
7 12 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (0.34%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.30%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.27%) PMO
12 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.20%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.13%) GRC
16 3 (0.10%) GPG13
17 2 (0.067%) COBIT
17 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 2 (0.067%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,167 (39.35%) Active Directory
2 686 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 522 (17.60%) Docker
4 345 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 184 (6.20%) VMware ESXi
6 126 (4.25%) vSphere
7 110 (3.71%) XenDesktop
8 109 (3.67%) XenApp
9 79 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 40 (1.35%) Xen
12 39 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
13 33 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 31 (1.05%) BitLocker
15 27 (0.91%) VMware NSX
16 26 (0.88%) Terminal Server
17 22 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
18 19 (0.64%) NFS
19 16 (0.54%) VMware Server
20 14 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 690 (23.26%) Terraform
2 641 (21.61%) Ansible
3 473 (15.95%) Kubernetes
4 369 (12.44%) Puppet
5 353 (11.90%) SCCM
6 325 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
7 235 (7.92%) Microsoft Intune
8 125 (4.21%) SCOM
9 110 (3.71%) Grafana
10 105 (3.54%) Prometheus
11 71 (2.39%) vCenter Server
12 60 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
13 45 (1.52%) SCVMM
14 44 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
15 43 (1.45%) Packer
16 42 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
17 36 (1.21%) Nagios
18 34 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 33 (1.11%) SCOrch
20 31 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,394 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 937 (31.59%) VMware
3 283 (9.54%) Citrix
4 235 (7.92%) Cisco
5 146 (4.92%) Oracle
6 133 (4.48%) Google
7 131 (4.42%) Veeam
8 126 (4.25%) Dell
9 118 (3.98%) Red Hat
10 91 (3.07%) HP
11 77 (2.60%) Splunk
12 73 (2.46%) Nintex
13 72 (2.43%) SaltStack
14 67 (2.26%) SolarWinds
15 65 (2.19%) NetApp
16 63 (2.12%) EMC
16 63 (2.12%) New Relic
17 56 (1.89%) ServiceNow
17 56 (1.89%) Sophos
18 50 (1.69%) IBM