Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 118 138
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20 +57
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,176 4,615 4,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.40% 2.82% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 5.10% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,201 3,678 3,718
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.50% +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 85,047 90,451 95,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.79% 55.35% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 71,256 74,721 83,009
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +25 2,674 £60,000 +4.35% 290
South East +12 755 £50,000 +11.11% 130
North of England +35 607 £47,500 +18.75% 121
East of England +52 410 £47,500 -5.00% 57
South West +55 406 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Yorkshire +30 328 £47,500 +18.75% 45
Midlands -1 328 £43,500 +2.35% 81
North West +10 234 £45,000 +12.50% 68
West Midlands -24 182 £46,000 +8.24% 56
East Midlands +50 146 £42,500 +6.25% 25
North East +12 45 £52,500 +50.00% 8
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 3,068 (59.27%) Windows
2 2,352 (45.44%) Microsoft
3 2,049 (39.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,801 (34.80%) Active Directory
5 1,781 (34.41%) SQL
6 1,566 (30.26%) SQL Server
7 1,550 (29.95%) Windows Server
8 1,443 (27.88%) Finance
9 1,391 (26.87%) DevOps
10 1,382 (26.70%) Linux
11 1,374 (26.55%) VMware
12 1,293 (24.98%) Agile Software Development
13 1,251 (24.17%) Amazon AWS
14 1,218 (23.53%) Python
15 1,075 (20.77%) .NET
16 1,063 (20.54%) C#
17 1,049 (20.27%) Office 365
18 900 (17.39%) ITIL
19 894 (17.27%) Bash Shell
20 889 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 846 (16.34%) DNS
22 830 (16.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 799 (15.44%) Firewall
24 764 (14.76%) Puppet
25 736 (14.22%) SCCM
26 675 (13.04%) JavaScript
27 674 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
28 657 (12.69%) Git (software)
29 654 (12.64%) Hyper-V
30 651 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 520 (10.05%) MS Exchange
2 504 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 430 (8.31%) IIS
4 194 (3.75%) Confluence
5 184 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 179 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 168 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 167 (3.23%) Apache
9 165 (3.19%) Skype for Business
10 116 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
11 89 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 88 (1.70%) OpenStack
13 73 (1.41%) JBoss
14 61 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 61 (1.18%) WebSphere
15 59 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
15 59 (1.14%) CMS
16 56 (1.08%) WebLogic
17 48 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
18 46 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 316 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.039%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.039%) Windchill
9 1 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 79 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
2 10 (0.19%) ReMetrica
3 9 (0.17%) Documaker
3 9 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
3 9 (0.17%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.14%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.14%) MetaTrader
5 5 (0.097%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.077%) Bloomberg AIM
6 4 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.077%) Relativity
6 4 (0.077%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.077%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.058%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.058%) PlanetPress Connect
7 3 (0.058%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.058%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 2,049 (39.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,251 (24.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1,049 (20.27%) Office 365
4 347 (6.70%) PaaS
5 337 (6.51%) IaaS
6 267 (5.16%) SaaS
7 197 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 193 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 151 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 106 (2.05%) GitHub
11 98 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
12 93 (1.80%) Serverless
13 72 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
14 71 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
15 66 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 61 (1.18%) Amazon S3
17 51 (0.99%) OneDrive
18 50 (0.97%) Mimecast
19 41 (0.79%) Azure Functions
20 40 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 846 (16.34%) DNS
2 799 (15.44%) Firewall
3 557 (10.76%) TCP/IP
4 506 (9.78%) DHCP
5 364 (7.03%) SAN
6 299 (5.78%) VPN
7 260 (5.02%) WAN
8 242 (4.68%) LAN
9 236 (4.56%) Internet
10 191 (3.69%) VLAN
11 182 (3.52%) Skype
12 163 (3.15%) SSL
13 162 (3.13%) HTTP
14 155 (2.99%) Network Security
15 100 (1.93%) Wireless
16 87 (1.68%) NetScaler
17 85 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
18 84 (1.62%) NAS
19 64 (1.24%) iSCSI
20 63 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,566 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 402 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 351 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 324 (6.26%) MySQL
5 243 (4.69%) Big Data
6 201 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 193 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 185 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 183 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 156 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 150 (2.90%) NoSQL
12 127 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 125 (2.41%) Power BI
14 122 (2.36%) Hadoop
15 119 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
16 118 (2.28%) RDBMS
17 110 (2.13%) MongoDB
18 86 (1.66%) Oracle Database
19 85 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
20 79 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 657 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 578 (11.17%) Jenkins
3 482 (9.31%) TeamCity
4 396 (7.65%) JIRA
5 395 (7.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 294 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 232 (4.48%) Visual Studio
8 223 (4.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 190 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 159 (3.07%) Subversion
11 146 (2.82%) Selenium
12 133 (2.57%) Bitbucket
13 127 (2.45%) MSBuild
14 100 (1.93%) SpecFlow
15 92 (1.78%) MSI
16 82 (1.58%) Vagrant
17 76 (1.47%) Maven
18 73 (1.41%) NUnit
19 65 (1.26%) Cucumber
20 59 (1.14%) git-flow
General
1 1,443 (27.88%) Finance
2 373 (7.21%) Banking
3 132 (2.55%) Investment Banking
4 128 (2.47%) Retail
5 97 (1.87%) Law
5 97 (1.87%) Marketing
6 91 (1.76%) Legal
7 89 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 85 (1.64%) Games
9 82 (1.58%) Front Office
10 59 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 52 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 51 (0.99%) Back Office
13 37 (0.71%) Electronics
14 35 (0.68%) Advertising
15 31 (0.60%) Publishing
16 28 (0.54%) French Language
17 17 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.33%) German Language
18 14 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 737 (14.24%) Developer
2 676 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 599 (11.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 578 (11.17%) Analyst
5 371 (7.17%) Administrator
6 364 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 333 (6.43%) Support Analyst
8 303 (5.85%) Applications Support
9 288 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
10 253 (4.89%) Architect
11 233 (4.50%) Azure Engineer
12 231 (4.46%) DBA
13 221 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
14 219 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
15 206 (3.98%) .NET Developer
16 205 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
17 182 (3.52%) Consultant
18 180 (3.48%) Desktop Support
19 179 (3.46%) SQL DBA
20 178 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,075 (20.77%) .NET
2 440 (8.50%) Web Services
3 371 (7.17%) ASP.NET
4 364 (7.03%) HTML
5 262 (5.06%) REST
6 246 (4.75%) .NET Framework
7 240 (4.64%) CSS
8 226 (4.37%) JSON
9 210 (4.06%) XML
10 198 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 192 (3.71%) AngularJS
12 152 (2.94%) Node.js
13 127 (2.45%) SOAP
14 117 (2.26%) jQuery
15 111 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 102 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
17 101 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
17 101 (1.95%) React
18 100 (1.93%) HTML5
18 100 (1.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 461 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 327 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 265 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
4 233 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 212 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 201 (3.88%) PKI
7 190 (3.67%) Public Cloud
8 149 (2.88%) Fintech
9 139 (2.69%) Hedge funds
9 139 (2.69%) Replication
10 133 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 126 (2.43%) Clustering
12 122 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
12 122 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
13 99 (1.91%) User Experience
14 86 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
15 82 (1.58%) Blackberry
16 68 (1.31%) Fat Client
16 68 (1.31%) Thin Client
17 66 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,068 (59.27%) Windows
2 1,550 (29.95%) Windows Server
3 1,382 (26.70%) Linux
4 651 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 621 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 534 (10.32%) Windows 10
7 408 (7.88%) Windows 7
8 320 (6.18%) Unix
9 212 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 114 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 110 (2.13%) Android
11 110 (2.13%) CentOS
12 92 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 83 (1.60%) Ubuntu
14 74 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 54 (1.04%) Windows 8
16 34 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 32 (0.62%) VMS
18 29 (0.56%) Solaris
19 25 (0.48%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,391 (26.87%) DevOps
2 1,293 (24.98%) Agile Software Development
3 900 (17.39%) ITIL
4 830 (16.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 674 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
6 641 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
7 507 (9.80%) Migration
8 441 (8.52%) Scrum
9 426 (8.23%) Configuration Management
10 404 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 310 (5.99%) Software Engineering
12 302 (5.83%) Mentoring
13 279 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 276 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
15 273 (5.27%) Cybersecurity
16 272 (5.26%) Project Management
17 256 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
17 256 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 255 (4.93%) High Availability
19 247 (4.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,781 (34.41%) SQL
2 1,218 (23.53%) Python
3 1,063 (20.54%) C#
4 894 (17.27%) Bash Shell
5 675 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 552 (10.66%) Java
7 438 (8.46%) T-SQL
8 368 (7.11%) Perl
9 273 (5.27%) VBScript
10 261 (5.04%) Ruby
11 198 (3.83%) C
12 190 (3.67%) C++
13 182 (3.52%) Shell Script
14 145 (2.80%) VB
15 140 (2.70%) PHP
16 89 (1.72%) Go
17 65 (1.26%) TypeScript
17 65 (1.26%) VBA
18 55 (1.06%) Korn
19 44 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 516 (9.97%) Degree
2 434 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 305 (5.89%) MCSE
4 277 (5.35%) Security Cleared
5 171 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 155 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 138 (2.67%) MCSA
8 130 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 124 (2.40%) CISSP
10 123 (2.38%) CCNA
11 115 (2.22%) SC Cleared
12 85 (1.64%) GIAC
13 83 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 80 (1.55%) MCP
15 74 (1.43%) AWS Certification
16 68 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
16 68 (1.31%) MCITP
17 66 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
18 65 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
19 63 (1.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (3.09%) QA
2 159 (3.07%) SLA
3 86 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 60 (1.16%) GDPR
6 25 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.31%) SAS 70
10 14 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.14%) PMO
12 5 (0.097%) WCAG
13 4 (0.077%) EMIR
13 4 (0.077%) FATCA
13 4 (0.077%) MiFID
14 2 (0.039%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.039%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.039%) TickIT
15 1 (0.019%) COBIT
15 1 (0.019%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1,801 (34.80%) Active Directory
2 889 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 654 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 600 (11.59%) Docker
5 294 (5.68%) vSphere
6 242 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
7 206 (3.98%) XenApp
8 178 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 155 (2.99%) XenDesktop
10 138 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
11 95 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
12 65 (1.26%) VirtualBox
13 63 (1.22%) Xen
14 52 (1.00%) BitLocker
14 52 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
15 51 (0.99%) XenServer
16 44 (0.85%) VMware NSX
17 29 (0.56%) Terminal Services
18 28 (0.54%) DFS Replication
19 24 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 764 (14.76%) Puppet
2 736 (14.22%) SCCM
3 624 (12.06%) Ansible
4 572 (11.05%) Opscode Chef
5 333 (6.43%) Terraform
6 308 (5.95%) Kubernetes
7 301 (5.82%) SCOM
8 168 (3.25%) Nagios
9 165 (3.19%) WSUS
10 115 (2.22%) Salt
11 101 (1.95%) vRealize
12 75 (1.45%) vCenter Server
13 70 (1.35%) SCOrch
14 62 (1.20%) Backup Exec
15 52 (1.00%) Perfmon
16 49 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
16 49 (0.95%) SCVMM
17 48 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
18 47 (0.91%) ZABBIX
19 44 (0.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,352 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 1,374 (26.55%) VMware
3 644 (12.44%) Citrix
4 421 (8.13%) Cisco
5 334 (6.45%) Oracle
6 230 (4.44%) Splunk
7 219 (4.23%) Google
8 210 (4.06%) HP
9 205 (3.96%) Red Hat
10 144 (2.78%) Atlassian
11 135 (2.61%) NetApp
12 131 (2.53%) Veeam
13 124 (2.40%) ServiceNow
14 122 (2.36%) EMC
15 117 (2.26%) Bloomberg
16 107 (2.07%) IBM
17 104 (2.01%) McAfee
18 98 (1.89%) Symantec
19 90 (1.74%) Ivanti
20 87 (1.68%) Dell