Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 87 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 +14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,416 5,246 4,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.54% 3.46% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 6.25% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,585 4,254 3,713
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,859 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% - +5.26%

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 67,314 83,956 93,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.89% 55.37% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 56,054 70,422 77,607
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,700
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.60% +4.63%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 -7 2,086 £60,000 - 313
South East +21 835 £51,500 +3.00% 150
North of England -9 489 £45,000 -5.26% 149
Midlands +53 374 £45,000 - 97
South West -8 371 £42,500 -5.56% 67
North West +42 236 £45,000 +9.76% 87
East of England -11 236 £50,000 +2.56% 54
West Midlands +39 234 £48,300 -3.40% 65
Yorkshire -35 195 £45,000 -6.25% 49
East Midlands +26 138 £42,500 - 32
North East +23 58 £37,022 -27.76% 13
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 2,508 (56.79%) Windows
2 2,195 (49.71%) Azure
3 2,184 (49.46%) Microsoft
4 1,588 (35.96%) Active Directory
5 1,394 (31.57%) DevOps
6 1,326 (30.03%) SQL
7 1,279 (28.96%) Windows Server
8 1,179 (26.70%) AWS
9 1,128 (25.54%) VMware
10 1,091 (24.71%) Python
11 1,087 (24.62%) SQL Server
12 1,083 (24.52%) Office 365
13 1,062 (24.05%) Linux
14 988 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
15 911 (20.63%) Finance
16 810 (18.34%) ITIL
17 772 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 761 (17.23%) C#
19 751 (17.01%) Ansible
20 736 (16.67%) Bash Shell
20 736 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 720 (16.30%) DNS
22 709 (16.06%) .NET
23 618 (13.99%) Docker
24 597 (13.52%) Hyper-V
25 590 (13.36%) SCCM
26 565 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
27 559 (12.66%) Terraform
28 553 (12.52%) Firewall
29 546 (12.36%) Puppet

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
1 525 (11.89%) SharePoint
2 376 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 366 (8.29%) IIS
4 156 (3.53%) Skype for Business
5 120 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 116 (2.63%) Confluence
7 107 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 103 (2.33%) Apache
9 79 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 73 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 62 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 59 (1.34%) nginx
13 33 (0.75%) JBoss
14 31 (0.70%) WebSphere
15 30 (0.68%) OpenStack
16 28 (0.63%) CMS
17 20 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.38%) Apache Spark
18 17 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
19 16 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 313 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 101 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.068%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.045%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.023%) HipChat
10 1 (0.023%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 57 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.20%) Exchequer
4 7 (0.16%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.068%) Relativity
7 3 (0.068%) Workfront
8 1 (0.023%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.023%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.023%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.023%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.023%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.023%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,195 (49.71%) Azure
2 1,179 (26.70%) AWS
3 1,083 (24.52%) Office 365
4 313 (7.09%) IaaS
5 312 (7.07%) PaaS
6 309 (7.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 230 (5.21%) SaaS
8 215 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 207 (4.69%) GCP
10 184 (4.17%) Power Platform
11 129 (2.92%) Serverless
12 115 (2.60%) OneDrive
13 100 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
14 88 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
15 80 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
16 73 (1.65%) GitHub
17 62 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
18 58 (1.31%) Amazon S3
18 58 (1.31%) PowerApps
18 58 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 720 (16.30%) DNS
2 553 (12.52%) Firewall
3 508 (11.50%) DHCP
4 340 (7.70%) TCP/IP
5 236 (5.34%) SAN
6 215 (4.87%) VPN
7 201 (4.55%) Skype
8 172 (3.89%) LAN
9 170 (3.85%) WAN
10 119 (2.69%) Internet
10 119 (2.69%) VoIP
11 108 (2.45%) VLAN
12 99 (2.24%) Network Security
13 92 (2.08%) Wireless
14 80 (1.81%) NAS
15 75 (1.70%) SMTP
16 68 (1.54%) NetScaler
17 66 (1.49%) HTTP
18 58 (1.31%) SSL
19 56 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,087 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 243 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 219 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 155 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 153 (3.46%) MySQL
6 151 (3.42%) Power BI
7 120 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 110 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 110 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 105 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 96 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (1.68%) Big Data
12 71 (1.61%) NoSQL
13 70 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
14 68 (1.54%) MongoDB
15 65 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
16 62 (1.40%) RDBMS
17 54 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
19 44 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 462 (10.46%) Jenkins
2 447 (10.12%) Git (software)
3 272 (6.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 255 (5.77%) TeamCity
5 246 (5.57%) JIRA
6 232 (5.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 231 (5.23%) Visual Studio
8 201 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 125 (2.83%) Bitbucket
10 122 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 106 (2.40%) Subversion
12 95 (2.15%) Selenium
13 71 (1.61%) GitLab
14 63 (1.43%) Maven
15 62 (1.40%) MSI
16 53 (1.20%) Cucumber
17 51 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
18 48 (1.09%) Travis CI
19 46 (1.04%) NUnit
19 46 (1.04%) SonarQube
General
1 911 (20.63%) Finance
2 160 (3.62%) Banking
3 132 (2.99%) Public Sector
4 118 (2.67%) Retail
5 90 (2.04%) Legal
6 84 (1.90%) Marketing
7 57 (1.29%) Law
8 56 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 56 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.00%) Back Office
10 41 (0.93%) Games
11 40 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 36 (0.82%) Military
13 35 (0.79%) Front Office
14 33 (0.75%) Advertising
15 30 (0.68%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.52%) Billing
17 22 (0.50%) Electronics
18 12 (0.27%) Publishing
19 10 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 654 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 604 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 455 (10.30%) Analyst
4 417 (9.44%) Developer
5 300 (6.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 293 (6.63%) Support Engineer
7 291 (6.59%) Consultant
8 290 (6.57%) Azure Engineer
9 212 (4.80%) Administrator
10 176 (3.99%) Architect
11 173 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
12 169 (3.83%) Support Analyst
13 161 (3.65%) Windows Engineer
14 148 (3.35%) Applications Support
15 142 (3.22%) Azure DevOps
16 137 (3.10%) .NET Developer
17 136 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 133 (3.01%) Azure DevOps Engineer
19 130 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
19 130 (2.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 709 (16.06%) .NET
2 245 (5.55%) Web Services
3 242 (5.48%) JSON
4 231 (5.23%) ASP.NET
5 192 (4.35%) HTML
6 173 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 172 (3.89%) REST
8 157 (3.56%) CSS
9 127 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 120 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
11 115 (2.60%) Node.js
12 114 (2.58%) XML
13 98 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 98 (2.22%) SOAP
14 92 (2.08%) jQuery
15 88 (1.99%) Entity Framework
16 73 (1.65%) LDAP
17 69 (1.56%) WCF
18 67 (1.52%) .NET Core
19 63 (1.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 291 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 261 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 181 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 169 (3.83%) Clustering
6 162 (3.67%) Public Cloud
7 102 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 101 (2.29%) Replication
9 94 (2.13%) PKI
10 88 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
11 81 (1.83%) Private Cloud
12 76 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 75 (1.70%) User Experience
14 59 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
15 57 (1.29%) Mobile App
16 53 (1.20%) Driving Licence
17 39 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
17 39 (0.88%) PlayStation
17 39 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 33 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2,508 (56.79%) Windows
2 1,279 (28.96%) Windows Server
3 1,062 (24.05%) Linux
4 516 (11.68%) Windows 10
5 426 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 338 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 229 (5.19%) Windows 7
8 221 (5.00%) Unix
9 97 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 95 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 93 (2.11%) CentOS
12 54 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (1.11%) Mac OS
14 47 (1.06%) Android
15 41 (0.93%) Solaris
16 40 (0.91%) VMS
17 37 (0.84%) Apple iOS
18 36 (0.82%) Windows 8
19 34 (0.77%) Mesosphere
20 22 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,394 (31.57%) DevOps
2 988 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 810 (18.34%) ITIL
4 772 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 565 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
6 439 (9.94%) Configuration Management
7 427 (9.67%) Migration
8 394 (8.92%) Infrastructure as Code
9 388 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
10 337 (7.63%) Test Automation
11 309 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 288 (6.52%) Scrum
13 225 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
14 222 (5.03%) Analytics
15 220 (4.98%) Software Engineering
16 219 (4.96%) High Availability
17 212 (4.80%) MVC
18 200 (4.53%) Computer Science
19 196 (4.44%) SDLC
19 196 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,326 (30.03%) SQL
2 1,091 (24.71%) Python
3 761 (17.23%) C#
4 736 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 394 (8.92%) JavaScript
6 382 (8.65%) Java
7 271 (6.14%) Ruby
8 239 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 161 (3.65%) Shell Script
9 161 (3.65%) VBScript
10 158 (3.58%) C
11 143 (3.24%) Go
12 129 (2.92%) Perl
13 110 (2.49%) C++
14 106 (2.40%) VB
15 87 (1.97%) PHP
16 56 (1.27%) VBA
17 31 (0.70%) Lua
18 27 (0.61%) PL/SQL
19 25 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 476 (10.78%) Degree
2 396 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 233 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 213 (4.82%) MCSE
5 186 (4.21%) MCSA
6 146 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 123 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 113 (2.56%) CCNA
9 90 (2.04%) SC Cleared
10 87 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 66 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 65 (1.47%) MCP
13 44 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (0.91%) CISSP
14 40 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
15 36 (0.82%) CCNP
16 33 (0.75%) AWS Certification
17 31 (0.70%) MCITP
18 28 (0.63%) CCA
19 23 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (4.17%) SLA
2 172 (3.89%) QA
3 93 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.93%) GDPR
6 34 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.38%) NIST
9 16 (0.36%) COBIT
9 16 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 14 (0.32%) HMG Infosec
10 14 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 14 (0.32%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.091%) NCSC
15 3 (0.068%) EMIR
15 3 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,588 (35.96%) Active Directory
2 736 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 618 (13.99%) Docker
4 597 (13.52%) Hyper-V
5 245 (5.55%) XenApp
6 214 (4.85%) vSphere
7 149 (3.37%) XenDesktop
8 147 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
9 95 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 76 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
11 47 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
12 43 (0.97%) Firmware
13 42 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
14 40 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 39 (0.88%) VirtualBox
16 37 (0.84%) VMware NSX
17 34 (0.77%) Xen
18 32 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 29 (0.66%) BitLocker
20 22 (0.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 751 (17.01%) Ansible
2 590 (13.36%) SCCM
3 559 (12.66%) Terraform
4 546 (12.36%) Puppet
5 451 (10.21%) Kubernetes
6 419 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
7 196 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 138 (3.13%) SCOM
9 126 (2.85%) WSUS
10 106 (2.40%) Nagios
11 93 (2.11%) vCenter Server
12 84 (1.90%) Grafana
13 71 (1.61%) Prometheus
14 69 (1.56%) Packer
15 57 (1.29%) SCOrch
15 57 (1.29%) ZABBIX
16 53 (1.20%) Automic
16 53 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
17 47 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
17 47 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,184 (49.46%) Microsoft
2 1,128 (25.54%) VMware
3 519 (11.75%) Citrix
4 379 (8.58%) Cisco
5 193 (4.37%) Oracle
6 183 (4.14%) Splunk
7 170 (3.85%) HP
8 154 (3.49%) ServiceNow
9 153 (3.46%) Atlassian
10 136 (3.08%) Veeam
11 129 (2.92%) Dell
12 124 (2.81%) Google
13 106 (2.40%) Symantec
14 102 (2.31%) Red Hat
15 80 (1.81%) AppDynamics
16 79 (1.79%) Ivanti
17 78 (1.77%) Meraki
18 76 (1.72%) Apple
19 58 (1.31%) SolarWinds
20 54 (1.22%) IBM