Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 77 94
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +40
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,487 4,879 5,273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.27% 3.71% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.54% 6.89% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,099 4,131 4,200
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 32,980 70,810 88,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.63% 53.83% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27,425 58,473 74,281
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +21 1,215 £62,500 +4.17% 115
South East +25 429 £50,000 - 68
North of England +36 343 £49,000 +8.89% 59
Midlands +37 240 £45,000 - 40
North West +47 201 £52,500 +16.67% 41
West Midlands +48 177 £47,500 +5.56% 30
South West -24 156 £50,000 +11.11% 39
Yorkshire +31 109 £45,000 +2.27% 9
East of England -18 95 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East Midlands +21 62 £45,000 +11.80% 10
North East +2 33 £42,500 -15.00% 9
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 1,405 (56.49%) Windows
2 1,372 (55.17%) Azure
3 1,144 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 844 (33.94%) Active Directory
5 790 (31.77%) DevOps
6 787 (31.64%) Python
7 769 (30.92%) Windows Server
8 704 (28.31%) VMware
9 663 (26.66%) Office 365
10 656 (26.38%) SQL
11 639 (25.69%) AWS
12 636 (25.57%) Linux
13 603 (24.25%) SQL Server
14 536 (21.55%) Finance
15 517 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 472 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 429 (17.25%) Bash Shell
18 416 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
19 410 (16.49%) C#
20 403 (16.20%) .NET
21 376 (15.12%) Terraform
22 373 (15.00%) DNS
23 367 (14.76%) Ansible
24 362 (14.56%) Firewall
25 339 (13.63%) SCCM
25 339 (13.63%) Docker
26 329 (13.23%) Kubernetes
27 327 (13.15%) ITIL
28 303 (12.18%) Hyper-V
29 284 (11.42%) Jenkins

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
1 234 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 179 (7.20%) IIS
3 175 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 64 (2.57%) Confluence
5 60 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 58 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 52 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 43 (1.73%) Apache
9 42 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 33 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (0.80%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.64%) nginx
15 16 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.52%) JBoss
17 11 (0.44%) WebLogic
18 10 (0.40%) CloudStack
Applications
1 159 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.080%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.44%) Salerio
3 10 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.16%) FastStats
4 4 (0.16%) Unica
5 3 (0.12%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.080%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.080%) iTrent
6 2 (0.080%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.080%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.080%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.080%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.080%) Shopify
6 2 (0.080%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,372 (55.17%) Azure
2 663 (26.66%) Office 365
3 639 (25.69%) AWS
4 245 (9.85%) PaaS
5 238 (9.57%) SaaS
6 237 (9.53%) IaaS
7 218 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 154 (6.19%) Power Platform
9 122 (4.91%) GCP
10 116 (4.66%) Serverless
11 97 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 77 (3.10%) GitHub
13 62 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
14 58 (2.33%) PowerApps
15 54 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
16 53 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
17 49 (1.97%) OneDrive
18 44 (1.77%) Amazon S3
19 43 (1.73%) Slack
20 39 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 373 (15.00%) DNS
2 362 (14.56%) Firewall
3 237 (9.53%) DHCP
4 170 (6.84%) TCP/IP
5 168 (6.76%) VPN
6 160 (6.43%) SAN
7 92 (3.70%) Network Security
8 87 (3.50%) LAN
8 87 (3.50%) Skype
9 64 (2.57%) WAN
10 63 (2.53%) Internet
11 58 (2.33%) VoIP
12 44 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
13 42 (1.69%) VLAN
14 41 (1.65%) NetScaler
15 39 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
16 36 (1.45%) SSL
17 34 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (1.33%) iSCSI
19 32 (1.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.30%) Power BI
3 88 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (2.90%) MySQL
6 67 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 60 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 52 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 49 (1.97%) Big Data
10 49 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
11 43 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (1.69%) MongoDB
13 35 (1.41%) Data Lake
13 35 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
14 34 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
16 27 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 27 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 284 (11.42%) Jenkins
2 220 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 153 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 140 (5.63%) JIRA
5 130 (5.23%) TeamCity
6 70 (2.81%) Visual Studio
7 62 (2.49%) Selenium
8 59 (2.37%) Bitbucket
9 52 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 44 (1.77%) GitLab
11 40 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 31 (1.25%) SpecFlow
13 27 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (0.88%) Subversion
15 18 (0.72%) MSI
16 16 (0.64%) Cypress.io
16 16 (0.64%) NUnit
16 16 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
17 15 (0.60%) Moq
17 15 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 536 (21.55%) Finance
2 103 (4.14%) Banking
3 99 (3.98%) Law
4 87 (3.50%) Legal
5 51 (2.05%) Retail
6 36 (1.45%) Public Sector
7 33 (1.33%) Games
8 25 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 22 (0.88%) Front Office
10 21 (0.84%) Back Office
10 21 (0.84%) Local Government
11 18 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.52%) Marketing
14 11 (0.44%) Advertising
15 10 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.40%) Military
16 7 (0.28%) Digital Economy
16 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 397 (15.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 394 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 226 (9.09%) Analyst
4 218 (8.77%) Developer
5 189 (7.60%) Azure Engineer
6 154 (6.19%) IT Engineer
7 153 (6.15%) Support Engineer
8 146 (5.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 119 (4.78%) Administrator
10 108 (4.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 100 (4.02%) Support Analyst
12 93 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 92 (3.70%) Applications Support
14 89 (3.58%) Senior DevOps
15 87 (3.50%) Architect
15 87 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
16 84 (3.38%) Windows Engineer
17 82 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 78 (3.14%) IT Support
19 76 (3.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (16.20%) .NET
2 165 (6.63%) Web Services
3 113 (4.54%) JSON
4 98 (3.94%) .NET Framework
5 95 (3.82%) ASP.NET
6 93 (3.74%) AngularJS
7 90 (3.62%) HTML
8 87 (3.50%) REST
9 84 (3.38%) XML
10 74 (2.98%) .NET Core
10 74 (2.98%) Node.js
11 61 (2.45%) CSS
12 39 (1.57%) React
12 39 (1.57%) SOAP
13 36 (1.45%) jQuery
14 35 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (1.41%) RESTful
15 33 (1.33%) LDAP
16 32 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
17 28 (1.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 199 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 138 (5.55%) Public Cloud
4 96 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 92 (3.70%) Clustering
6 69 (2.77%) Cloud Native
7 68 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
8 60 (2.41%) User Experience
9 51 (2.05%) Hedge funds
10 46 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
10 46 (1.85%) PKI
11 45 (1.81%) Replication
12 40 (1.61%) Private Cloud
13 37 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
13 37 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
14 35 (1.41%) Driving Licence
15 33 (1.33%) Virtual Team
16 32 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
17 31 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
18 30 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,405 (56.49%) Windows
2 769 (30.92%) Windows Server
3 636 (25.57%) Linux
4 267 (10.74%) Windows 10
5 224 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 218 (8.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 127 (5.11%) Windows 7
8 121 (4.87%) Unix
9 120 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
11 64 (2.57%) CentOS
11 64 (2.57%) Ubuntu
12 50 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (1.25%) Solaris
14 30 (1.21%) Mac OS
15 25 (1.01%) Debian
16 22 (0.88%) VMS
17 19 (0.76%) Windows 8
17 19 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (31.77%) DevOps
2 472 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 416 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (13.15%) ITIL
5 259 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
6 242 (9.73%) Migration
7 216 (8.69%) Infrastructure as Code
8 195 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 193 (7.76%) Configuration Management
10 180 (7.24%) Test Automation
11 170 (6.84%) Fintech
12 159 (6.39%) Information Security
13 138 (5.55%) Cybersecurity
14 134 (5.39%) Mentoring
15 132 (5.31%) Computer Science
16 130 (5.23%) Task Automation
17 122 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
18 119 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
19 116 (4.66%) High Availability
20 114 (4.58%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 787 (31.64%) Python
2 656 (26.38%) SQL
3 429 (17.25%) Bash Shell
4 410 (16.49%) C#
5 165 (6.63%) JavaScript
6 157 (6.31%) T-SQL
7 154 (6.19%) Java
8 123 (4.95%) Ruby
9 109 (4.38%) Perl
10 103 (4.14%) VBScript
11 77 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 57 (2.29%) Go
13 54 (2.17%) C
14 52 (2.09%) PHP
15 44 (1.77%) VB
15 44 (1.77%) VB.NET
16 36 (1.45%) C++
17 35 (1.41%) R
18 22 (0.88%) TypeScript
19 21 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (8.44%) Degree
2 162 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 91 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 81 (3.26%) MCSA
6 79 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (3.10%) MCSE
7 77 (3.10%) SC Cleared
8 69 (2.77%) DV Cleared
9 68 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 65 (2.61%) CCNA
11 57 (2.29%) CISSP
12 41 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (1.41%) CISM
14 30 (1.21%) AWS Certification
15 29 (1.17%) CISA
15 29 (1.17%) MCP
16 20 (0.80%) RHCE
17 17 (0.68%) MCITP
18 16 (0.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.94%) SLA
2 94 (3.78%) GDPR
2 94 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (3.02%) QA
4 35 (1.41%) NIST
5 24 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 24 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.88%) BS25999
7 14 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.52%) NIST 800
9 9 (0.36%) PMO
10 8 (0.32%) COBIT
11 6 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.20%) AICPA
12 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.12%) NCSC
14 2 (0.080%) GPG13
System Software
1 844 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 517 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 339 (13.63%) Docker
4 303 (12.18%) Hyper-V
5 157 (6.31%) vSphere
6 133 (5.35%) XenApp
7 97 (3.90%) XenDesktop
8 81 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 44 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 31 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (1.09%) BitLocker
12 27 (1.09%) NFS
13 26 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
14 19 (0.76%) Terminal Server
14 19 (0.76%) VMware Server
15 18 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 18 (0.72%) Firmware
16 14 (0.56%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 376 (15.12%) Terraform
2 367 (14.76%) Ansible
3 339 (13.63%) SCCM
4 329 (13.23%) Kubernetes
5 280 (11.26%) Puppet
6 214 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
7 131 (5.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 92 (3.70%) SCOM
9 78 (3.14%) WSUS
10 54 (2.17%) Nagios
11 40 (1.61%) vCenter Server
12 38 (1.53%) PowerCLI
13 36 (1.45%) Backup Exec
14 31 (1.25%) SCVMM
15 30 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
15 30 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
16 29 (1.17%) Grafana
17 26 (1.05%) Kibana
17 26 (1.05%) vRealize
18 22 (0.88%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,144 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 704 (28.31%) VMware
3 278 (11.18%) Citrix
4 246 (9.89%) Cisco
5 125 (5.03%) HP
6 123 (4.95%) Oracle
7 91 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 68 (2.73%) Veeam
9 67 (2.69%) Dell
10 66 (2.65%) Google
11 58 (2.33%) Sophos
12 50 (2.01%) Meraki
12 50 (2.01%) Splunk
13 45 (1.81%) SolarWinds
14 42 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 39 (1.57%) IBM
16 38 (1.53%) EMC
17 36 (1.45%) CheckPoint
18 33 (1.33%) NetApp
19 29 (1.17%) Atlassian