Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 129 186
Rank change year-on-year +15 +57 +38
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4652 4602 3777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.77% 2.57% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 4.85% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3824 3213
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 92912 94931 107205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.40% 52.97% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 82577 92532
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +10 2428 £57,770 +5.04% 97
South East -13 778 £45,000 -5.26% 37
North of England -44 514 £40,000 - 30
Midlands +44 357 £42,500 -5.56% 23
East of England +33 311 £50,000 +5.26% 26
West Midlands +87 281 £42,500 - 16
Yorkshire +6 274 £40,000 +6.67% 15
South West -14 271 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North West -77 211 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East Midlands -11 76 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North East -10 29 £35,000 -6.67% 4
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 2955 (63.52%) Windows
2 2114 (45.44%) Microsoft
3 1663 (35.75%) Active Directory
4 1580 (33.96%) SQL
5 1576 (33.88%) Windows Server
6 1485 (31.92%) SQL Server
7 1467 (31.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 1388 (29.84%) VMware
9 1284 (27.60%) Finance
10 1194 (25.67%) Linux
11 1168 (25.11%) DevOps
12 1021 (21.95%) .NET
13 975 (20.96%) Amazon AWS
14 968 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
15 965 (20.74%) C#
16 904 (19.43%) Python
17 887 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 870 (18.70%) Office 365
19 766 (16.47%) ITIL
20 736 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
21 689 (14.81%) SCCM
22 681 (14.64%) Puppet
23 680 (14.62%) DNS
24 670 (14.40%) IIS
25 643 (13.82%) Bash Shell
26 638 (13.71%) Firewall
27 616 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
28 613 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
29 586 (12.60%) Banking
30 583 (12.53%) Configuration Management

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
1 670 (14.40%) IIS
2 570 (12.25%) MS Exchange
3 552 (11.87%) SharePoint
4 277 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 219 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 194 (4.17%) Apache
7 193 (4.15%) Skype for Business
8 164 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
9 151 (3.25%) Tomcat
10 123 (2.64%) Confluence
11 110 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 81 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 80 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 60 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 57 (1.23%) OpenStack
15 57 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
16 54 (1.16%) JBoss
17 52 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
18 48 (1.03%) nginx
19 36 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 259 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.54%) InfoPath
4 18 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.064%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.021%) Maya
Business Applications
1 100 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 10 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.15%) Endur
6 7 (0.15%) Exstream
7 6 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 5 (0.11%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.086%) MetaTrader
10 3 (0.064%) Maximo
10 3 (0.064%) Workfront
11 2 (0.043%) Bloomberg AIM
11 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.043%) Eze OMS
11 2 (0.043%) HFM
11 2 (0.043%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.043%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1467 (31.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 975 (20.96%) Amazon AWS
3 870 (18.70%) Office 365
4 250 (5.37%) IaaS
5 210 (4.51%) PaaS
6 184 (3.96%) SaaS
7 146 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 112 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 100 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
10 80 (1.72%) GitHub
11 68 (1.46%) OneDrive
12 64 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 63 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 54 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 48 (1.03%) Amazon S3
16 45 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
17 30 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 29 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
19 27 (0.58%) Route 53
20 24 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 680 (14.62%) DNS
2 638 (13.71%) Firewall
3 472 (10.15%) DHCP
4 402 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 395 (8.49%) SAN
6 296 (6.36%) VPN
7 247 (5.31%) WAN
8 189 (4.06%) LAN
9 163 (3.50%) VLAN
10 159 (3.42%) Internet
10 159 (3.42%) Skype
11 140 (3.01%) SSL
12 113 (2.43%) HTTP
13 109 (2.34%) VoIP
14 93 (2.00%) Network Security
15 89 (1.91%) NAS
16 79 (1.70%) SMTP
17 77 (1.66%) LDAP
18 74 (1.59%) MPLS
19 72 (1.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1485 (31.92%) SQL Server
2 331 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 311 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 273 (5.87%) MySQL
5 189 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 185 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 184 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 164 (3.53%) NoSQL
9 153 (3.29%) MongoDB
10 124 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
11 120 (2.58%) Relational Database
12 109 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 96 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
14 86 (1.85%) Power BI
15 72 (1.55%) Big Data
16 66 (1.42%) RDBMS
17 65 (1.40%) Oracle Database
18 60 (1.29%) Redis
18 60 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 58 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 481 (10.34%) TeamCity
2 467 (10.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 404 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 380 (8.17%) Jenkins
5 348 (7.48%) Git (software)
6 329 (7.07%) Visual Studio
7 290 (6.23%) JIRA
8 213 (4.58%) MSBuild
9 194 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 127 (2.73%) Hudson
11 116 (2.49%) Subversion
12 94 (2.02%) MSI
13 72 (1.55%) Selenium
14 57 (1.23%) NuGet
15 55 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 54 (1.16%) Maven
17 53 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
18 51 (1.10%) InstallShield
19 45 (0.97%) NUnit
20 43 (0.92%) gulp
General
1 1284 (27.60%) Finance
2 586 (12.60%) Banking
3 187 (4.02%) Investment Banking
4 126 (2.71%) Retail Banking
5 90 (1.93%) Law
6 78 (1.68%) Retail
7 69 (1.48%) Advertising
8 60 (1.29%) Legal
9 55 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.05%) Games
10 49 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.01%) Marketing
12 44 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 43 (0.92%) Front Office
14 42 (0.90%) Publishing
15 31 (0.67%) Back Office
16 20 (0.43%) Electronics
17 16 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.30%) Military
19 11 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 581 (12.49%) Developer
2 580 (12.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 547 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 448 (9.63%) Administrator
5 425 (9.14%) Analyst
6 330 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
7 314 (6.75%) Support Engineer
8 226 (4.86%) .NET Developer
9 225 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
10 221 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
11 217 (4.66%) DBA
12 211 (4.54%) Desktop Support
13 201 (4.32%) PowerShell Engineer
14 200 (4.30%) Consultant
15 198 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
16 186 (4.00%) Support Analyst
17 173 (3.72%) Applications Support
18 171 (3.68%) Desktop Engineer
18 171 (3.68%) SQL DBA
19 163 (3.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1021 (21.95%) .NET
2 422 (9.07%) ASP.NET
3 310 (6.66%) Web Services
4 303 (6.51%) HTML
5 239 (5.14%) CSS
6 185 (3.98%) XML
7 176 (3.78%) REST
8 174 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 155 (3.33%) jQuery
10 154 (3.31%) RESTful
11 139 (2.99%) JSON
12 134 (2.88%) .NET Framework
13 124 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 114 (2.45%) AngularJS
15 104 (2.24%) SOAP
16 103 (2.21%) WCF
17 97 (2.09%) Software Packaging
18 89 (1.91%) HTML5
19 87 (1.87%) HATEOAS
20 68 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 413 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 358 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 273 (5.87%) Computer Science
4 218 (4.69%) Clustering
5 163 (3.50%) Hedge funds
6 157 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 145 (3.12%) Public Cloud
8 133 (2.86%) User Experience
9 131 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
10 110 (2.36%) Fintech
11 105 (2.26%) Replication
12 97 (2.09%) Online Banking
13 80 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 77 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
15 57 (1.23%) Blackberry
16 55 (1.18%) PKI
16 55 (1.18%) Private Cloud
17 51 (1.10%) Credit Risk
18 48 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
18 48 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2955 (63.52%) Windows
2 1576 (33.88%) Windows Server
3 1194 (25.67%) Linux
4 736 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 613 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 422 (9.07%) Windows 7
7 421 (9.05%) Unix
8 394 (8.47%) Windows 10
9 159 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 149 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 104 (2.24%) Windows 8
12 88 (1.89%) CentOS
13 81 (1.74%) Android
14 79 (1.70%) Ubuntu
15 49 (1.05%) Solaris
16 46 (0.99%) Mac OS X
17 45 (0.97%) Apple iOS
18 33 (0.71%) Windows XP
19 24 (0.52%) HPUX
20 22 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1168 (25.11%) DevOps
2 968 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
3 766 (16.47%) ITIL
4 616 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 583 (12.53%) Configuration Management
6 400 (8.60%) Migration
7 365 (7.85%) Scrum
8 339 (7.29%) Task Automation
9 307 (6.60%) Project Management
10 277 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
11 274 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
12 266 (5.72%) High Availability
13 256 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 251 (5.40%) Open Source
14 251 (5.40%) Test Automation
15 239 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 236 (5.07%) Asset Management
17 235 (5.05%) Service Delivery
18 228 (4.90%) Change Management
19 225 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1580 (33.96%) SQL
2 965 (20.74%) C#
3 904 (19.43%) Python
4 643 (13.82%) Bash Shell
5 526 (11.31%) JavaScript
6 514 (11.05%) Java
7 425 (9.14%) Perl
8 393 (8.45%) T-SQL
9 281 (6.04%) VBScript
10 257 (5.52%) Ruby
11 205 (4.41%) Shell Script
12 204 (4.39%) PHP
13 161 (3.46%) VB
14 119 (2.56%) C++
15 115 (2.47%) C
16 76 (1.63%) VBA
17 55 (1.18%) Bourne shell
18 45 (0.97%) VB.NET
19 40 (0.86%) Korn
20 33 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 519 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 481 (10.34%) Degree
3 346 (7.44%) MCSE
4 244 (5.25%) Security Cleared
5 205 (4.41%) MCSA
6 145 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
7 128 (2.75%) CCNA
8 124 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 114 (2.45%) SC Cleared
10 101 (2.17%) MCITP
11 95 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 76 (1.63%) DV Cleared
12 76 (1.63%) MCP
13 60 (1.29%) CISSP
14 50 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 45 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
16 39 (0.84%) MCSD
17 38 (0.82%) GIAC
18 32 (0.69%) MCTS
19 27 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (2.64%) QA
2 104 (2.24%) SLA
3 83 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.82%) GDPR
6 19 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 14 (0.30%) COBIT
8 11 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.24%) GCP
9 10 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.17%) GPG13
10 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.086%) PMO
12 4 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.086%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.064%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.043%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.043%) RMADS
System Software
1 1663 (35.75%) Active Directory
2 887 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 542 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 313 (6.73%) Docker
5 203 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
6 200 (4.30%) XenApp
7 188 (4.04%) vSphere
8 179 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 110 (2.36%) XenDesktop
10 87 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 71 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 60 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
13 45 (0.97%) Terminal Services
14 41 (0.88%) DFS Replication
15 34 (0.73%) XenServer
16 33 (0.71%) BitLocker
17 32 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
17 32 (0.69%) Xen
18 30 (0.64%) VMware NSX
19 28 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 689 (14.81%) SCCM
2 681 (14.64%) Puppet
3 569 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
4 502 (10.79%) Ansible
5 333 (7.16%) SCOM
6 202 (4.34%) Nagios
7 109 (2.34%) Terraform
8 96 (2.06%) Kubernetes
9 90 (1.93%) WSUS
10 77 (1.66%) Backup Exec
11 67 (1.44%) vCenter Server
12 61 (1.31%) SCVMM
13 56 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
14 51 (1.10%) vRealize
15 50 (1.07%) Kibana
16 47 (1.01%) SCOrch
17 44 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
18 43 (0.92%) NetBackup
19 41 (0.88%) EdgeSight
20 35 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2114 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 1388 (29.84%) VMware
3 537 (11.54%) Citrix
4 442 (9.50%) Cisco
5 345 (7.42%) HP
6 324 (6.96%) Oracle
7 193 (4.15%) Splunk
8 158 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 151 (3.25%) NetApp
10 132 (2.84%) Dell
11 128 (2.75%) Symantec
12 106 (2.28%) EMC
13 98 (2.11%) IBM
14 97 (2.09%) McAfee
15 82 (1.76%) Veeam
16 78 (1.68%) Atlassian
16 78 (1.68%) Google
17 75 (1.61%) SolarWinds
18 74 (1.59%) AppDynamics
19 66 (1.42%) Palo Alto