Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 132 186
Rank change year-on-year +14 +54 +24
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,552 4,173 3,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.80% 2.53% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.02% 4.75% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,608 3,435 3,073
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.42% - +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 90,592 87,822 102,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.78% 53.29% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 76,187 76,005 89,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 January 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 22 January 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 +19 2,294 £60,000 +9.09% 301
South East -10 791 £47,500 - 119
North of England -30 497 £42,500 +6.25% 79
Midlands +58 373 £42,500 - 86
East of England +24 338 £50,000 +5.26% 76
South West +10 265 £45,000 +20.00% 39
Yorkshire +6 241 £40,000 +5.26% 29
West Midlands +41 222 £42,500 - 46
North West -65 222 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East Midlands +52 150 £40,000 -11.11% 40
North East -8 35 £34,000 -9.33% 13
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2,814 (61.82%) Windows
2 2,012 (44.20%) Microsoft
3 1,530 (33.61%) Windows Server
4 1,522 (33.44%) Active Directory
5 1,513 (33.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1,490 (32.73%) SQL
7 1,393 (30.60%) SQL Server
8 1,255 (27.57%) VMware
9 1,186 (26.05%) DevOps
10 1,136 (24.96%) Finance
11 1,132 (24.87%) Linux
12 1,029 (22.61%) C#
13 994 (21.84%) .NET
14 959 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
15 952 (20.91%) Python
16 927 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
17 858 (18.85%) Office 365
18 808 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
19 737 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
20 685 (15.05%) ITIL
21 668 (14.67%) Bash Shell
22 664 (14.59%) SCCM
23 648 (14.24%) Puppet
24 638 (14.02%) Firewall
25 636 (13.97%) DNS
26 601 (13.20%) Configuration Management
27 593 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
28 586 (12.87%) JavaScript
29 571 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
30 557 (12.24%) IIS

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
1 557 (12.24%) IIS
2 514 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 413 (9.07%) MS Exchange
4 175 (3.84%) Apache
5 173 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 167 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 149 (3.27%) Skype for Business
8 125 (2.75%) Tomcat
9 119 (2.61%) Confluence
10 113 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
11 91 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 75 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
13 68 (1.49%) OpenStack
14 67 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
15 63 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
16 49 (1.08%) nginx
17 42 (0.92%) CMS
18 41 (0.90%) Umbraco
19 30 (0.66%) EPiServer
20 29 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 232 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.066%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.044%) Maya
8 1 (0.022%) HipChat
8 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 97 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.24%) MetaTrader
4 9 (0.20%) HFM
4 9 (0.20%) Teamcenter
5 8 (0.18%) Endur
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 4 (0.088%) Maximo
8 4 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.088%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 3 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.066%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.066%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.044%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (0.044%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.044%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,513 (33.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 927 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
3 858 (18.85%) Office 365
4 305 (6.70%) IaaS
5 238 (5.23%) PaaS
6 215 (4.72%) SaaS
7 131 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 87 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
8 87 (1.91%) OneDrive
9 85 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 73 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 66 (1.45%) GitHub
12 55 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
13 50 (1.10%) Serverless
14 48 (1.05%) Amazon S3
15 45 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 41 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 33 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
18 23 (0.51%) Route 53
18 23 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 638 (14.02%) Firewall
2 636 (13.97%) DNS
3 446 (9.80%) DHCP
4 351 (7.71%) TCP/IP
5 348 (7.64%) SAN
6 268 (5.89%) WAN
7 252 (5.54%) VPN
8 198 (4.35%) LAN
9 150 (3.30%) VLAN
10 138 (3.03%) Internet
11 133 (2.92%) Network Security
12 124 (2.72%) HTTP
13 123 (2.70%) Skype
14 120 (2.64%) SSL
15 100 (2.20%) NAS
16 96 (2.11%) VoIP
17 77 (1.69%) NetScaler
18 68 (1.49%) FTP
19 64 (1.41%) Intranet
20 61 (1.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,393 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 353 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 329 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 205 (4.50%) MySQL
4 205 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 191 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 176 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 175 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 148 (3.25%) MongoDB
9 117 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 114 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 100 (2.20%) Power BI
12 97 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 96 (2.11%) Relational Database
14 80 (1.76%) Oracle Database
15 62 (1.36%) Big Data
16 60 (1.32%) Hadoop
17 56 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
18 53 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
19 52 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 445 (9.78%) TeamCity
2 431 (9.47%) Git (software)
3 420 (9.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 393 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 367 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 326 (7.16%) Visual Studio
7 276 (6.06%) JIRA
8 212 (4.66%) MSBuild
9 185 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 143 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
11 121 (2.66%) Subversion
12 117 (2.57%) MSI
13 105 (2.31%) Hudson
14 60 (1.32%) NuGet
15 51 (1.12%) Selenium
16 50 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 46 (1.01%) Maven
18 38 (0.83%) Bitbucket
19 37 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
20 33 (0.72%) NUnit
General
1 1,136 (24.96%) Finance
2 513 (11.27%) Banking
3 143 (3.14%) Investment Banking
4 100 (2.20%) Retail
5 89 (1.96%) Law
6 75 (1.65%) Advertising
7 70 (1.54%) Retail Banking
8 62 (1.36%) Legal
9 51 (1.12%) Front Office
9 51 (1.12%) Publishing
10 48 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 46 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 43 (0.94%) Games
12 43 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 35 (0.77%) Marketing
14 24 (0.53%) Back Office
15 20 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.26%) Private Banking
17 11 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
18 10 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 575 (12.63%) Developer
2 573 (12.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 471 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 406 (8.92%) Administrator
5 384 (8.44%) Analyst
6 316 (6.94%) Windows Engineer
7 290 (6.37%) Support Engineer
8 253 (5.56%) DBA
9 233 (5.12%) .NET Developer
10 229 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
11 217 (4.77%) Cloud Engineer
12 209 (4.59%) Architect
13 199 (4.37%) Consultant
14 184 (4.04%) Desktop Support
15 183 (4.02%) SQL DBA
16 177 (3.89%) PowerShell Engineer
17 176 (3.87%) Support Analyst
18 174 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
19 170 (3.73%) C# Developer
20 152 (3.34%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 994 (21.84%) .NET
2 412 (9.05%) ASP.NET
3 336 (7.38%) Web Services
4 335 (7.36%) HTML
5 245 (5.38%) CSS
6 226 (4.96%) REST
7 203 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 185 (4.06%) XML
9 166 (3.65%) JSON
10 161 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 157 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 156 (3.43%) jQuery
13 153 (3.36%) RESTful
14 137 (3.01%) AngularJS
15 119 (2.61%) WCF
16 118 (2.59%) HTML5
17 108 (2.37%) SOAP
17 108 (2.37%) Software Packaging
18 85 (1.87%) HATEOAS
19 78 (1.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 377 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 231 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 217 (4.77%) Clustering
5 183 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 155 (3.41%) Public Cloud
7 143 (3.14%) Hedge funds
8 120 (2.64%) Fintech
9 111 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 108 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
10 108 (2.37%) User Experience
11 92 (2.02%) Online Banking
12 87 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
13 84 (1.85%) Replication
14 83 (1.82%) Private Cloud
15 54 (1.19%) Blackberry
16 53 (1.16%) PKI
17 49 (1.08%) Fat Client
17 49 (1.08%) Thin Client
18 46 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2,814 (61.82%) Windows
2 1,530 (33.61%) Windows Server
3 1,132 (24.87%) Linux
4 737 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 593 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 395 (8.68%) Windows 7
7 388 (8.52%) Unix
8 381 (8.37%) Windows 10
9 126 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 120 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 89 (1.96%) CentOS
12 77 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 63 (1.38%) Ubuntu
14 61 (1.34%) Android
15 44 (0.97%) Solaris
16 39 (0.86%) Mac OS X
17 36 (0.79%) Apple iOS
18 31 (0.68%) VMS
19 29 (0.64%) HPUX
20 28 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,186 (26.05%) DevOps
2 959 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 685 (15.05%) ITIL
4 601 (13.20%) Configuration Management
5 571 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
6 469 (10.30%) Migration
7 360 (7.91%) Scrum
8 304 (6.68%) Software Engineering
9 295 (6.48%) Task Automation
10 293 (6.44%) Service Delivery
11 292 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
12 290 (6.37%) Test Automation
13 285 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
14 242 (5.32%) Open Source
15 240 (5.27%) MVC
16 239 (5.25%) Change Management
17 238 (5.23%) Project Management
18 231 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
19 226 (4.96%) High Availability
20 215 (4.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,490 (32.73%) SQL
2 1,029 (22.61%) C#
3 952 (20.91%) Python
4 668 (14.67%) Bash Shell
5 586 (12.87%) JavaScript
6 447 (9.82%) Java
7 414 (9.09%) Perl
8 375 (8.24%) T-SQL
9 264 (5.80%) Ruby
10 235 (5.16%) VBScript
11 193 (4.24%) Shell Script
12 159 (3.49%) PHP
13 127 (2.79%) C++
14 125 (2.75%) VB
15 115 (2.53%) C
16 78 (1.71%) VBA
17 62 (1.36%) Bourne shell
18 50 (1.10%) Korn
19 29 (0.64%) TypeScript
19 29 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 468 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 438 (9.62%) Degree
3 306 (6.72%) MCSE
4 253 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 185 (4.06%) MCSA
6 125 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 123 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 114 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 107 (2.35%) CCNA
10 84 (1.85%) CISSP
11 82 (1.80%) MCITP
11 82 (1.80%) MCP
12 77 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 66 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 52 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 49 (1.08%) GIAC
16 47 (1.03%) CISM
17 43 (0.94%) CCNP
18 41 (0.90%) CISA
19 39 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (2.81%) QA
2 127 (2.79%) SLA
3 109 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 47 (1.03%) GDPR
6 27 (0.59%) HIPAA
7 20 (0.44%) COBIT
8 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.22%) SSAE 16
10 9 (0.20%) GCP
11 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.11%) GPG13
12 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.066%) PMO
13 3 (0.066%) SEPA
14 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.044%) RMADS
14 2 (0.044%) TickIT
15 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,522 (33.44%) Active Directory
2 808 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 532 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 259 (5.69%) Docker
5 205 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
6 194 (4.26%) XenApp
7 177 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 172 (3.78%) vSphere
9 115 (2.53%) XenDesktop
10 92 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
11 85 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
12 55 (1.21%) Xen
13 54 (1.19%) DFS Replication
14 45 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
15 43 (0.94%) XenServer
16 39 (0.86%) BitLocker
17 33 (0.72%) Terminal Services
18 26 (0.57%) VMware NSX
19 18 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
20 17 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 664 (14.59%) SCCM
2 648 (14.24%) Puppet
3 540 (11.86%) Ansible
4 529 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
5 324 (7.12%) SCOM
6 150 (3.30%) Nagios
7 107 (2.35%) Terraform
8 78 (1.71%) WSUS
9 76 (1.67%) vCenter Server
10 75 (1.65%) Kubernetes
11 70 (1.54%) SCVMM
12 67 (1.47%) Backup Exec
13 66 (1.45%) SCOrch
14 59 (1.30%) Kibana
15 47 (1.03%) NetBackup
16 41 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
16 41 (0.90%) vRealize
17 38 (0.83%) Salt
18 35 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
19 33 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,012 (44.20%) Microsoft
2 1,255 (27.57%) VMware
3 507 (11.14%) Citrix
4 352 (7.73%) Cisco
5 330 (7.25%) Oracle
6 322 (7.07%) HP
7 152 (3.34%) Red Hat
7 152 (3.34%) Splunk
8 129 (2.83%) McAfee
9 127 (2.79%) NetApp
10 117 (2.57%) Dell
11 110 (2.42%) Symantec
12 106 (2.33%) Google
13 95 (2.09%) IBM
14 77 (1.69%) EMC
15 73 (1.60%) Veeam
16 68 (1.49%) SolarWinds
17 67 (1.47%) 3PAR
18 66 (1.45%) Atlassian
19 65 (1.43%) Ivanti