Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 128 151
Rank change year-on-year +37 +23 +37
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,263 4,396 4,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.33% 2.64% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.93% 4.75% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,106 3,524 3,596
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 88,681 92,472 98,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.09% 55.60% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74,110 77,209 85,815
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +31 2,597 £60,000 +4.35% 273
South East +17 789 £50,000 +12.99% 117
North of England +35 594 £47,500 +18.75% 88
East of England +67 457 £50,000 - 52
Midlands +29 453 £42,500 - 57
South West +51 382 £45,000 +12.50% 56
Yorkshire +36 312 £47,500 +18.75% 43
West Midlands +5 241 £42,500 - 34
North West -3 230 £45,000 +12.50% 34
East Midlands +80 212 £42,500 -3.41% 23
North East +5 52 £47,500 +18.75% 11
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 3,097 (58.84%) Windows
2 2,395 (45.51%) Microsoft
3 2,042 (38.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,760 (33.44%) Active Directory
5 1,756 (33.37%) SQL
6 1,674 (31.81%) SQL Server
7 1,526 (28.99%) Windows Server
8 1,491 (28.33%) DevOps
9 1,430 (27.17%) Linux
10 1,425 (27.08%) VMware
11 1,391 (26.43%) Finance
12 1,366 (25.95%) Amazon AWS
13 1,262 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
14 1,213 (23.05%) Python
15 1,119 (21.26%) C#
16 1,109 (21.07%) .NET
17 962 (18.28%) Office 365
18 929 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 897 (17.04%) Bash Shell
20 864 (16.42%) ITIL
21 825 (15.68%) DNS
22 774 (14.71%) Puppet
22 774 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 739 (14.04%) JavaScript
24 716 (13.60%) Firewall
25 698 (13.26%) SCCM
26 685 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
27 658 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
28 657 (12.48%) Citrix
29 650 (12.35%) Git (software)

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
1 504 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 498 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 413 (7.85%) IIS
4 224 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 217 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 198 (3.76%) Confluence
7 196 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 182 (3.46%) Apache
9 169 (3.21%) Skype for Business
10 124 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
11 120 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 96 (1.82%) OpenStack
13 83 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 78 (1.48%) WebLogic
15 77 (1.46%) CMS
16 76 (1.44%) WebSphere
17 74 (1.41%) JBoss
18 55 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
19 51 (0.97%) nginx
20 47 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 274 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 13 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.038%) Windchill
9 1 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 57 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.32%) Documaker
3 10 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
3 10 (0.19%) MetaTrader
3 10 (0.19%) ReMetrica
4 9 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 9 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.095%) Advent Geneva
7 5 (0.095%) Front Arena
7 5 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.095%) Tradar
8 4 (0.076%) Bloomberg AIM
8 4 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.076%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.076%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.057%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 3 (0.057%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2,042 (38.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,366 (25.95%) Amazon AWS
3 962 (18.28%) Office 365
4 397 (7.54%) IaaS
5 349 (6.63%) PaaS
6 279 (5.30%) SaaS
7 171 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 167 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 156 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 120 (2.28%) GitHub
11 103 (1.96%) Serverless
12 76 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
13 70 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
14 65 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 58 (1.10%) Mimecast
16 57 (1.08%) Amazon S3
16 57 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
17 51 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
18 50 (0.95%) OneDrive
19 41 (0.78%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 825 (15.68%) DNS
2 716 (13.60%) Firewall
3 493 (9.37%) TCP/IP
4 484 (9.20%) DHCP
5 392 (7.45%) SAN
6 288 (5.47%) VPN
7 281 (5.34%) WAN
8 244 (4.64%) LAN
9 196 (3.72%) Internet
10 189 (3.59%) HTTP
11 178 (3.38%) Network Security
12 156 (2.96%) Skype
13 140 (2.66%) VLAN
14 138 (2.62%) SSL
15 114 (2.17%) NAS
16 92 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
17 89 (1.69%) NetScaler
18 79 (1.50%) WLAN
19 71 (1.35%) MPLS
20 64 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,674 (31.81%) SQL Server
2 425 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 396 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 305 (5.80%) MySQL
5 219 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 213 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 204 (3.88%) Big Data
8 189 (3.59%) Relational Database
9 188 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 171 (3.25%) NoSQL
11 146 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 146 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 124 (2.36%) Hadoop
13 121 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
14 119 (2.26%) Power BI
15 116 (2.20%) RDBMS
16 100 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
17 99 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
18 94 (1.79%) Oracle Database
19 79 (1.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 650 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 647 (12.29%) Jenkins
3 446 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 428 (8.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 397 (7.54%) JIRA
6 333 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 252 (4.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 248 (4.71%) Visual Studio
9 209 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 170 (3.23%) Subversion
11 140 (2.66%) Selenium
12 138 (2.62%) MSBuild
13 135 (2.57%) Bitbucket
14 82 (1.56%) MSI
15 81 (1.54%) NUnit
16 77 (1.46%) SpecFlow
17 75 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
18 73 (1.39%) GoCD
19 72 (1.37%) Vagrant
20 60 (1.14%) GitLab
General
1 1,391 (26.43%) Finance
2 299 (5.68%) Banking
3 143 (2.72%) Retail
4 110 (2.09%) Investment Banking
5 103 (1.96%) Law
6 92 (1.75%) Marketing
7 87 (1.65%) Legal
8 85 (1.62%) Games
9 80 (1.52%) Front Office
10 79 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 74 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 52 (0.99%) Advertising
13 46 (0.87%) Back Office
14 38 (0.72%) Publishing
15 35 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 26 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.48%) French Language
18 21 (0.40%) Electronics
19 19 (0.36%) Spanish Language
20 16 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 833 (15.83%) Developer
2 630 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 595 (11.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 547 (10.39%) Analyst
5 367 (6.97%) Administrator
6 356 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 294 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
8 281 (5.34%) Architect
8 281 (5.34%) Support Analyst
9 253 (4.81%) Applications Support
10 249 (4.73%) .NET Developer
11 236 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
12 235 (4.47%) DBA
13 230 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
14 210 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
15 205 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
16 188 (3.57%) C# Developer
17 186 (3.53%) SQL DBA
18 174 (3.31%) Consultant
19 162 (3.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,109 (21.07%) .NET
2 470 (8.93%) ASP.NET
3 414 (7.87%) Web Services
4 407 (7.73%) HTML
5 295 (5.61%) REST
6 290 (5.51%) CSS
7 273 (5.19%) .NET Framework
8 239 (4.54%) JSON
9 225 (4.28%) AngularJS
10 224 (4.26%) XML
11 206 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 185 (3.52%) Middleware
13 157 (2.98%) Node.js
14 150 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 129 (2.45%) jQuery
16 127 (2.41%) HTML5
17 121 (2.30%) LDAP
17 121 (2.30%) RESTful
18 114 (2.17%) SOAP
19 109 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 469 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 245 (4.66%) Public Cloud
4 226 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 225 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 219 (4.16%) Computer Science
7 154 (2.93%) PKI
8 134 (2.55%) Clustering
8 134 (2.55%) Replication
9 130 (2.47%) Fintech
10 127 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 119 (2.26%) User Experience
12 118 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
13 114 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
14 103 (1.96%) Hedge funds
15 93 (1.77%) Private Cloud
16 88 (1.67%) Blackberry
17 84 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
18 69 (1.31%) Robotics
19 55 (1.05%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3,097 (58.84%) Windows
2 1,526 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 1,430 (27.17%) Linux
4 658 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 629 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 466 (8.85%) Windows 10
7 379 (7.20%) Windows 7
8 353 (6.71%) Unix
9 208 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 119 (2.26%) Android
11 106 (2.01%) CentOS
12 89 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 82 (1.56%) Mac OS X
14 68 (1.29%) Ubuntu
15 64 (1.22%) Apple iOS
16 56 (1.06%) Windows 8
17 42 (0.80%) Solaris
17 42 (0.80%) VMS
18 27 (0.51%) Windows XP
19 25 (0.48%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,491 (28.33%) DevOps
2 1,262 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 864 (16.42%) ITIL
4 774 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 685 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
6 648 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
7 516 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 488 (9.27%) Migration
9 434 (8.25%) Test Automation
10 388 (7.37%) Scrum
11 327 (6.21%) Software Engineering
12 292 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
13 282 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 273 (5.19%) SDLC
15 264 (5.02%) MVC
16 262 (4.98%) Service Management
17 258 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
18 255 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
19 254 (4.83%) Project Management
20 251 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1,756 (33.37%) SQL
2 1,213 (23.05%) Python
3 1,119 (21.26%) C#
4 897 (17.04%) Bash Shell
5 739 (14.04%) JavaScript
6 537 (10.20%) Java
7 413 (7.85%) T-SQL
8 389 (7.39%) Perl
9 357 (6.78%) Ruby
10 253 (4.81%) VBScript
11 191 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 164 (3.12%) C
13 156 (2.96%) VB
14 153 (2.91%) PHP
15 123 (2.34%) C++
16 96 (1.82%) VBA
17 72 (1.37%) TypeScript
18 70 (1.33%) Go
19 41 (0.78%) Objective-C
20 40 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 515 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 512 (9.73%) Degree
3 361 (6.86%) MCSE
4 284 (5.40%) Security Cleared
5 173 (3.29%) MCSA
6 158 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (2.55%) DV Cleared
8 118 (2.24%) SC Cleared
9 115 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 111 (2.11%) CCNA
11 108 (2.05%) MCP
12 93 (1.77%) CISSP
12 93 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 91 (1.73%) MCITP
14 88 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 67 (1.27%) AWS Certification
16 57 (1.08%) CCNP
17 56 (1.06%) GIAC
17 56 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
18 54 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (3.31%) SLA
2 133 (2.53%) QA
3 80 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 44 (0.84%) GDPR
6 34 (0.65%) GCP
7 21 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.15%) PMO
11 5 (0.095%) WCAG
12 4 (0.076%) EMIR
12 4 (0.076%) FATCA
12 4 (0.076%) MiFID
12 4 (0.076%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.076%) SAS 70
13 2 (0.038%) TickIT
14 1 (0.019%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,760 (33.44%) Active Directory
2 929 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 622 (11.82%) Hyper-V
4 566 (10.75%) Docker
5 314 (5.97%) vSphere
6 210 (3.99%) XenApp
7 191 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
8 184 (3.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 142 (2.70%) XenDesktop
10 129 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 125 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
12 84 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
13 64 (1.22%) BitLocker
14 53 (1.01%) VirtualBox
14 53 (1.01%) XenServer
15 47 (0.89%) VMware NSX
16 45 (0.86%) Xen
17 42 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
18 33 (0.63%) DFS Replication
19 32 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 774 (14.71%) Puppet
2 698 (13.26%) SCCM
3 615 (11.69%) Ansible
4 573 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
5 349 (6.63%) Terraform
6 249 (4.73%) Kubernetes
6 249 (4.73%) SCOM
7 192 (3.65%) Nagios
8 130 (2.47%) WSUS
9 117 (2.22%) vRealize
10 88 (1.67%) Salt
11 70 (1.33%) vCenter Server
12 68 (1.29%) SCOrch
13 54 (1.03%) Backup Exec
13 54 (1.03%) logstash
14 53 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
15 51 (0.97%) Packer
16 50 (0.95%) SCVMM
17 49 (0.93%) NetBackup
18 48 (0.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2,395 (45.51%) Microsoft
2 1,425 (27.08%) VMware
3 657 (12.48%) Citrix
4 472 (8.97%) Cisco
5 357 (6.78%) Oracle
6 229 (4.35%) HP
7 222 (4.22%) Splunk
8 213 (4.05%) Google
9 206 (3.91%) Red Hat
10 161 (3.06%) ServiceNow
11 153 (2.91%) NetApp
12 125 (2.38%) Atlassian
13 117 (2.22%) IBM
14 114 (2.17%) Veeam
15 113 (2.15%) EMC
16 112 (2.13%) Bloomberg
17 105 (2.00%) McAfee
18 95 (1.81%) AppDynamics
19 89 (1.69%) Reuters
20 88 (1.67%) Ivanti