Period
to 18 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 81 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +34
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,256 4,175 4,912
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.99% 3.60% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.87% 6.64% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,066 3,559 4,107
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -0.95%

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 32,847 62,860 77,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.13% 54.20% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28,061 52,733 65,327
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 18 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 0 934 £65,000 +8.33% 158
South East +13 398 £55,000 +4.76% 83
North of England +58 371 £50,000 +16.28% 105
Midlands +22 264 £48,500 +7.78% 72
West Midlands +30 222 £50,000 +5.26% 34
North West +66 189 £52,500 +16.67% 55
South West -10 160 £50,000 +25.00% 38
Yorkshire +35 147 £50,000 +17.65% 39
East of England +21 93 £47,500 +5.56% 22
East Midlands -12 39 £40,000 -5.88% 35
North East +12 35 £50,000 +35.14% 11
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 1,519 (67.33%) Azure
2 1,111 (49.25%) Windows
3 1,020 (45.21%) Microsoft
4 905 (40.12%) DevOps
5 771 (34.18%) Active Directory
6 674 (29.88%) SQL
7 657 (29.12%) VMware
8 639 (28.32%) Python
9 616 (27.30%) Windows Server
10 560 (24.82%) AWS
11 549 (24.34%) Terraform
12 530 (23.49%) Office 365
13 512 (22.70%) Linux
14 489 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
15 478 (21.19%) SQL Server
16 477 (21.14%) C#
17 457 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 435 (19.28%) Ansible
19 397 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 378 (16.76%) DNS
21 365 (16.18%) Bash Shell
22 357 (15.82%) .NET
23 353 (15.65%) PaaS
24 352 (15.60%) Finance
25 322 (14.27%) Jenkins
25 322 (14.27%) Docker
26 316 (14.01%) Azure Active Directory
27 306 (13.56%) Kubernetes
28 284 (12.59%) SCCM
29 272 (12.06%) Hyper-V

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
1 235 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 199 (8.82%) IIS
3 101 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 65 (2.88%) Confluence
5 46 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 38 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 36 (1.60%) Apache
9 25 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (0.75%) nginx
12 16 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.58%) JBoss
14 13 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.44%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.40%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.35%) Apache Spark
18 6 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 5 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 94 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 34 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.22%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.13%) Eikon
5 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) Tradar
6 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.089%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.089%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.044%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.044%) Endur
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,519 (67.33%) Azure
2 560 (24.82%) AWS
3 530 (23.49%) Office 365
4 353 (15.65%) PaaS
5 316 (14.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 258 (11.44%) IaaS
7 230 (10.20%) SaaS
8 153 (6.78%) Serverless
9 130 (5.76%) Power Platform
10 115 (5.10%) GCP
11 91 (4.03%) GitHub
12 86 (3.81%) Azure Functions
13 83 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
14 81 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
15 69 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
16 61 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
17 60 (2.66%) Amazon S3
18 50 (2.22%) PowerApps
19 46 (2.04%) OneDrive
20 40 (1.77%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 378 (16.76%) DNS
2 255 (11.30%) Firewall
3 222 (9.84%) DHCP
4 195 (8.64%) SAN
5 167 (7.40%) TCP/IP
6 114 (5.05%) VPN
7 90 (3.99%) Internet
8 74 (3.28%) VLAN
9 73 (3.24%) WAN
10 62 (2.75%) NetScaler
11 57 (2.53%) LAN
11 57 (2.53%) VoIP
12 54 (2.39%) Skype
13 49 (2.17%) Unified Communications
14 43 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
15 39 (1.73%) Network Security
16 35 (1.55%) NAS
17 29 (1.29%) HTTP
17 29 (1.29%) Wireless
18 28 (1.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 166 (7.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 98 (4.34%) Cosmos DB
4 82 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (3.37%) MySQL
6 67 (2.97%) Power BI
7 60 (2.66%) Redis
8 56 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
9 55 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 39 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (1.68%) Data Lake
12 36 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 36 (1.60%) MariaDB
13 34 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 30 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (1.20%) Big Data
17 24 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (0.93%) Relational Database
19 20 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 322 (14.27%) Jenkins
2 203 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 137 (6.07%) JIRA
4 126 (5.59%) TeamCity
5 117 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 104 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (2.35%) GitLab
8 51 (2.26%) Bitbucket
9 49 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 47 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 36 (1.60%) Selenium
12 34 (1.51%) Subversion
13 30 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (0.93%) Artifactory
15 19 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (0.80%) NUnit
17 15 (0.66%) Fiddler
17 15 (0.66%) GoCD
18 14 (0.62%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.62%) SonarQube
General
1 352 (15.60%) Finance
2 67 (2.97%) Banking
3 57 (2.53%) Law
4 53 (2.35%) Legal
5 47 (2.08%) Public Sector
6 25 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 22 (0.98%) Back Office
7 22 (0.98%) Games
8 21 (0.93%) Retail
9 17 (0.75%) Marketing
10 16 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.66%) Front Office
12 14 (0.62%) Publishing
13 9 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.40%) Military
14 8 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.31%) Advertising
15 7 (0.31%) Billing
15 7 (0.31%) Housing Association
15 7 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 431 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 319 (14.14%) Azure Engineer
3 303 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 213 (9.44%) Developer
5 168 (7.45%) Analyst
6 165 (7.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 163 (7.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 147 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 97 (4.30%) Architect
10 96 (4.26%) Applications Support
11 94 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
11 94 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
12 90 (3.99%) .NET Developer
13 89 (3.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 86 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
15 80 (3.55%) C# Developer
16 74 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 73 (3.24%) IT Engineer
18 71 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
19 70 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (15.82%) .NET
2 175 (7.76%) Web Services
3 126 (5.59%) React
4 122 (5.41%) .NET Core
5 120 (5.32%) CSS
6 98 (4.34%) jQuery
7 96 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 94 (4.17%) JSON
9 93 (4.12%) .NET Framework
10 86 (3.81%) AngularJS
11 84 (3.72%) REST
12 79 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 65 (2.88%) Entity Framework
14 62 (2.75%) HTML
15 56 (2.48%) Node.js
16 55 (2.44%) ASP.NET
17 42 (1.86%) XML
18 37 (1.64%) RESTful
19 30 (1.33%) LDAP
19 30 (1.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 160 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (6.96%) Public Cloud
4 79 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
5 69 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 54 (2.39%) Clustering
7 52 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 48 (2.13%) User Experience
9 47 (2.08%) Replication
10 46 (2.04%) Cloud Native
10 46 (2.04%) PKI
11 39 (1.73%) Reinsurance
12 37 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 36 (1.60%) Private Cloud
14 35 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
15 27 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
18 17 (0.75%) Hedge funds
19 16 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,111 (49.25%) Windows
2 616 (27.30%) Windows Server
3 512 (22.70%) Linux
4 208 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 192 (8.51%) Windows 10
5 192 (8.51%) Windows Server 2016
6 110 (4.88%) Unix
7 99 (4.39%) Windows Server 2019
8 86 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (2.57%) Ubuntu
10 52 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 51 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (1.91%) CentOS
13 25 (1.11%) Debian
13 25 (1.11%) Mac OS
14 23 (1.02%) Android
15 18 (0.80%) Solaris
16 17 (0.75%) VMS
17 16 (0.71%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 905 (40.12%) DevOps
2 489 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 265 (11.75%) ITIL
5 263 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
6 258 (11.44%) Infrastructure as Code
7 253 (11.21%) Configuration Management
8 217 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 195 (8.64%) Migration
10 177 (7.85%) Test Automation
11 173 (7.67%) Mentoring
12 159 (7.05%) Deployment Automation
13 151 (6.69%) Microservices
14 129 (5.72%) Analytics
15 117 (5.19%) MVC
16 114 (5.05%) Task Automation
17 112 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 104 (4.61%) Fintech
18 104 (4.61%) Information Security
19 96 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 674 (29.88%) SQL
2 639 (28.32%) Python
3 477 (21.14%) C#
4 365 (16.18%) Bash Shell
5 267 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 187 (8.29%) Java
7 175 (7.76%) T-SQL
8 130 (5.76%) Ruby
9 99 (4.39%) Perl
10 89 (3.95%) Go
11 67 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 51 (2.26%) Groovy
12 51 (2.26%) PHP
12 51 (2.26%) TypeScript
13 49 (2.17%) VB
14 48 (2.13%) VBScript
15 31 (1.37%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.11%) C
17 22 (0.98%) C++
18 11 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (6.16%) Degree
3 119 (5.27%) Security Cleared
4 95 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 73 (3.24%) MCSA
6 69 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (2.97%) MCSE
8 59 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 51 (2.26%) CCNA
10 43 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (1.33%) AWS Certification
12 27 (1.20%) MCITP
13 23 (1.02%) CISSP
14 22 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (0.98%) DV Cleared
15 20 (0.89%) CCNP
15 20 (0.89%) RHCE
16 16 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
16 16 (0.71%) GIAC
17 13 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.06%) SLA
2 67 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (2.70%) GDPR
4 55 (2.44%) QA
5 18 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.58%) NIST
7 13 (0.58%) PMO
7 13 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.44%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.44%) ISO 22301
9 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.35%) GPG13
10 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.35%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.044%) COBIT
13 1 (0.044%) NCSC
13 1 (0.044%) WCAG
System Software
1 771 (34.18%) Active Directory
2 457 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 322 (14.27%) Docker
4 272 (12.06%) Hyper-V
5 102 (4.52%) vSphere
6 101 (4.48%) XenApp
7 88 (3.90%) XenDesktop
8 80 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
9 58 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 27 (1.20%) Xen
12 23 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (0.80%) VMware Server
14 14 (0.62%) KVM
15 12 (0.53%) DFS Replication
15 12 (0.53%) VMware NSX
16 11 (0.49%) Firmware
17 9 (0.40%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 549 (24.34%) Terraform
2 435 (19.28%) Ansible
3 306 (13.56%) Kubernetes
4 284 (12.59%) SCCM
5 247 (10.95%) Puppet
6 215 (9.53%) Opscode Chef
7 157 (6.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 87 (3.86%) SCOM
9 70 (3.10%) Grafana
10 61 (2.70%) Prometheus
11 46 (2.04%) WSUS
12 39 (1.73%) Packer
12 39 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
13 36 (1.60%) SCOrch
14 33 (1.46%) vCenter Server
15 29 (1.29%) SCVMM
16 28 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
16 28 (1.24%) Nagios
16 28 (1.24%) Rancher
17 23 (1.02%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,020 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 657 (29.12%) VMware
3 219 (9.71%) Citrix
4 180 (7.98%) Cisco
5 107 (4.74%) Oracle
6 99 (4.39%) HP
7 86 (3.81%) Veeam
8 79 (3.50%) Dell
8 79 (3.50%) Red Hat
9 71 (3.15%) Google
10 63 (2.79%) SolarWinds
11 56 (2.48%) NetApp
12 52 (2.30%) IBM
13 51 (2.26%) Splunk
14 46 (2.04%) EMC
15 44 (1.95%) Nintex
16 43 (1.91%) New Relic
16 43 (1.91%) SaltStack
17 39 (1.73%) Sophos
18 34 (1.51%) Apple