Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 81 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 +30
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1,977 4,449 5,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.37% 3.54% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.36% 6.60% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,759 3,758 4,397
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,425 £32,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +1.00%

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 26,847 67,407 85,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.34% 53.63% 55.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23,001 55,889 71,662
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +19 904 £62,500 +4.17% 122
South East +35 359 £52,500 +5.00% 96
North of England +48 301 £50,000 +11.11% 97
Midlands +40 197 £47,500 +5.56% 55
North West +73 176 £52,500 +16.67% 60
West Midlands +56 169 £50,000 +11.11% 41
South West -10 125 £52,500 +17.98% 38
Yorkshire +45 97 £45,000 - 27
East of England +19 71 £42,500 -15.00% 22
North East +3 28 £47,000 +4.44% 10
East Midlands -1 28 £39,250 -7.65% 14
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 1,165 (58.93%) Azure
2 1,039 (52.55%) Windows
3 917 (46.38%) Microsoft
4 673 (34.04%) DevOps
5 670 (33.89%) Active Directory
6 618 (31.26%) Python
7 570 (28.83%) Windows Server
8 564 (28.53%) VMware
9 529 (26.76%) Office 365
10 516 (26.10%) AWS
11 504 (25.49%) SQL
12 459 (23.22%) Linux
13 410 (20.74%) SQL Server
14 406 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 380 (19.22%) Finance
16 363 (18.36%) C#
17 344 (17.40%) Terraform
17 344 (17.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 331 (16.74%) Bash Shell
19 323 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
20 313 (15.83%) .NET
21 312 (15.78%) DNS
22 301 (15.23%) Ansible
23 288 (14.57%) SCCM
24 273 (13.81%) Jenkins
25 264 (13.35%) PaaS
26 262 (13.25%) Docker
27 259 (13.10%) Kubernetes
28 235 (11.89%) Windows 10
29 232 (11.73%) 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
1 199 (10.07%) SharePoint
2 172 (8.70%) IIS
3 96 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 48 (2.43%) Confluence
5 44 (2.23%) Skype for Business
6 42 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 33 (1.67%) Apache
9 30 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.76%) JBoss
12 15 (0.76%) nginx
13 13 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 98 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.35%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,165 (58.93%) Azure
2 529 (26.76%) Office 365
3 516 (26.10%) AWS
4 264 (13.35%) PaaS
5 226 (11.43%) IaaS
6 213 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 176 (8.90%) SaaS
8 121 (6.12%) Power Platform
9 94 (4.75%) GCP
9 94 (4.75%) Serverless
10 75 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 73 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
12 70 (3.54%) GitHub
13 66 (3.34%) AWS Lambda
14 54 (2.73%) PowerApps
15 49 (2.48%) OneDrive
16 45 (2.28%) Amazon S3
17 44 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
18 36 (1.82%) Azure Functions
19 30 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 312 (15.78%) DNS
2 223 (11.28%) Firewall
3 187 (9.46%) DHCP
4 160 (8.09%) SAN
5 130 (6.58%) TCP/IP
6 74 (3.74%) Internet
6 74 (3.74%) VPN
7 69 (3.49%) Skype
8 60 (3.03%) LAN
9 54 (2.73%) Unified Communications
10 50 (2.53%) WAN
11 45 (2.28%) Network Security
11 45 (2.28%) VoIP
12 44 (2.23%) NetScaler
13 37 (1.87%) SSL
14 33 (1.67%) Wireless
15 31 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
16 28 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
18 26 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 67 (3.39%) Power BI
4 58 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (2.83%) MySQL
6 45 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 40 (2.02%) Redis
9 38 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 36 (1.82%) Data Lake
11 33 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
12 32 (1.62%) Big Data
12 32 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.26%) Oracle Database
17 21 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 273 (13.81%) Jenkins
2 170 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 122 (6.17%) TeamCity
4 118 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 99 (5.01%) JIRA
6 60 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (2.28%) Selenium
8 42 (2.12%) Bitbucket
8 42 (2.12%) GitLab
9 41 (2.07%) Visual Studio
10 32 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 29 (1.47%) Subversion
12 19 (0.96%) Cypress.io
13 15 (0.76%) NUnit
14 13 (0.66%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.66%) SonarQube
15 12 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
16 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 380 (19.22%) Finance
2 80 (4.05%) Banking
3 61 (3.09%) Law
4 58 (2.93%) Legal
5 31 (1.57%) Public Sector
6 21 (1.06%) Front Office
6 21 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.01%) Back Office
8 17 (0.86%) Games
8 17 (0.86%) Retail
9 14 (0.71%) Local Government
10 13 (0.66%) Marketing
10 13 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.56%) Military
12 8 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.30%) Advertising
14 6 (0.30%) Digital Economy
14 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.25%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 341 (17.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 292 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 208 (10.52%) Azure Engineer
4 154 (7.79%) Support Engineer
5 141 (7.13%) Developer
6 139 (7.03%) Analyst
7 107 (5.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 105 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
9 99 (5.01%) IT Engineer
10 89 (4.50%) Architect
11 81 (4.10%) Applications Support
11 81 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
12 79 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 79 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
13 76 (3.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 74 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 70 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
16 66 (3.34%) Administrator
17 60 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
18 57 (2.88%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (15.83%) .NET
2 123 (6.22%) Web Services
3 90 (4.55%) JSON
4 87 (4.40%) AngularJS
5 73 (3.69%) REST
6 70 (3.54%) .NET Framework
6 70 (3.54%) Node.js
7 64 (3.24%) ASP.NET
8 63 (3.19%) CSS
9 58 (2.93%) .NET Core
9 58 (2.93%) React
9 58 (2.93%) XML
10 52 (2.63%) HTML
11 36 (1.82%) jQuery
12 34 (1.72%) RESTful
13 33 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (1.57%) YAML
15 29 (1.47%) LDAP
16 26 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (1.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 132 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (6.63%) Public Cloud
3 129 (6.53%) Data Centre
4 71 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 66 (3.34%) User Experience
6 59 (2.98%) Cloud Native
7 53 (2.68%) PKI
8 50 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 45 (2.28%) Clustering
10 39 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (1.87%) Hedge funds
12 36 (1.82%) Private Cloud
13 35 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 34 (1.72%) Replication
15 25 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
15 25 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
16 23 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
17 18 (0.91%) Driving Licence
18 17 (0.86%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,039 (52.55%) Windows
2 570 (28.83%) Windows Server
3 459 (23.22%) Linux
4 235 (11.89%) Windows 10
5 195 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 186 (9.41%) Windows Server 2016
7 91 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 84 (4.25%) Unix
10 55 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
11 39 (1.97%) CentOS
12 34 (1.72%) Ubuntu
13 33 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (1.32%) Solaris
15 20 (1.01%) Debian
16 19 (0.96%) VMS
17 18 (0.91%) Windows 8
18 17 (0.86%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.76%) Android
20 13 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (34.04%) DevOps
2 344 (17.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 323 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (11.73%) ITIL
5 184 (9.31%) Configuration Management
6 177 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
7 171 (8.65%) Infrastructure as Code
8 145 (7.33%) Migration
9 139 (7.03%) Task Automation
10 138 (6.98%) Fintech
11 137 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (6.12%) Test Automation
13 116 (5.87%) Mentoring
14 105 (5.31%) Information Security
15 96 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
16 92 (4.65%) High Availability
17 86 (4.35%) Microservices
18 84 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
19 83 (4.20%) Computer Science
20 81 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 618 (31.26%) Python
2 504 (25.49%) SQL
3 363 (18.36%) C#
4 331 (16.74%) Bash Shell
5 148 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 141 (7.13%) Java
7 119 (6.02%) T-SQL
8 106 (5.36%) Ruby
9 100 (5.06%) Perl
10 59 (2.98%) Go
11 56 (2.83%) VBScript
12 53 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 47 (2.38%) VB.NET
14 46 (2.33%) VB
15 44 (2.23%) PHP
16 33 (1.67%) C
17 27 (1.37%) C++
18 25 (1.26%) Groovy
19 24 (1.21%) TypeScript
20 18 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 147 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 137 (6.93%) Degree
3 113 (5.72%) Security Cleared
4 73 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 73 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 69 (3.49%) MCSA
5 69 (3.49%) MCSE
6 51 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (2.28%) DV Cleared
8 44 (2.23%) CCNA
9 43 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 36 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.32%) CISSP
12 24 (1.21%) AWS Certification
13 20 (1.01%) MCITP
13 20 (1.01%) MCP
14 18 (0.91%) RHCE
15 15 (0.76%) CISA
15 15 (0.76%) CISM
16 10 (0.51%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.40%) SLA
2 79 (4.00%) GDPR
3 69 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (2.18%) QA
5 21 (1.06%) NIST
6 19 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.71%) NIST 800
8 13 (0.66%) PMO
9 9 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.30%) BS25999
11 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.30%) ISO 22301
11 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.25%) GPG13
13 3 (0.15%) NCSC
14 2 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 670 (33.89%) Active Directory
2 406 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 262 (13.25%) Docker
4 218 (11.03%) Hyper-V
5 148 (7.49%) vSphere
6 76 (3.84%) XenApp
7 55 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
9 45 (2.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 43 (2.18%) XenDesktop
11 22 (1.11%) VMware Server
12 17 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.76%) Firmware
15 9 (0.46%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.35%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.35%) Xen
17 6 (0.30%) KVM
17 6 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 344 (17.40%) Terraform
2 301 (15.23%) Ansible
3 288 (14.57%) SCCM
4 259 (13.10%) Kubernetes
5 228 (11.53%) Puppet
6 152 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
7 136 (6.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 78 (3.95%) WSUS
9 69 (3.49%) SCOM
10 34 (1.72%) Grafana
10 34 (1.72%) SCOrch
11 33 (1.67%) Nagios
12 32 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
13 26 (1.32%) Packer
13 26 (1.32%) PowerCLI
13 26 (1.32%) Prometheus
14 22 (1.11%) vCenter Server
15 20 (1.01%) SCVMM
16 18 (0.91%) vRealize
17 16 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 917 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 564 (28.53%) VMware
3 203 (10.27%) Cisco
4 179 (9.05%) Citrix
5 102 (5.16%) HP
6 84 (4.25%) Oracle
7 69 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 58 (2.93%) SolarWinds
9 57 (2.88%) Google
10 49 (2.48%) Veeam
11 41 (2.07%) Meraki
12 40 (2.02%) Sophos
13 36 (1.82%) NetApp
14 34 (1.72%) IBM
15 33 (1.67%) Dell
16 28 (1.42%) New Relic
17 27 (1.37%) Splunk
18 26 (1.32%) Apple
18 26 (1.32%) EMC
19 24 (1.21%) Symantec