Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 92 132
Rank change year-on-year +15 +40 +18
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,880 5,256 4,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.72% 3.33% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.93% 5.94% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,952 4,099 3,540
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +4.74%

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 70,465 88,450 92,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.77% 56.04% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 58,151 73,886 77,264
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +1 2,148 £60,000 - 260
South East +26 896 £50,000 - 179
North of England +25 606 £44,750 -5.79% 128
South West +23 478 £45,000 - 51
Midlands +8 402 £45,000 +5.88% 101
East of England +17 321 £50,000 - 46
North West +47 298 £45,000 - 64
Yorkshire -24 260 £44,375 -6.58% 46
West Midlands +29 257 £45,000 +5.88% 68
East Midlands -15 143 £40,000 -5.88% 33
North East +28 52 £50,000 +5.26% 18
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 2,760 (56.56%) Windows
2 2,392 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2,277 (46.66%) Microsoft
4 1,810 (37.09%) Active Directory
5 1,568 (32.13%) SQL
6 1,465 (30.02%) DevOps
7 1,435 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 1,366 (27.99%) VMware
9 1,292 (26.48%) Amazon AWS
10 1,250 (25.61%) SQL Server
11 1,234 (25.29%) Python
12 1,233 (25.27%) Linux
13 1,182 (24.22%) Office 365
14 1,103 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
15 1,098 (22.50%) Finance
16 973 (19.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 900 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 884 (18.11%) ITIL
19 828 (16.97%) DNS
20 805 (16.50%) Ansible
21 794 (16.27%) C#
22 775 (15.88%) Hyper-V
23 754 (15.45%) .NET
24 746 (15.29%) Bash Shell
25 654 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
26 652 (13.36%) Puppet
27 629 (12.89%) Docker
28 626 (12.83%) SCCM
29 620 (12.70%) DHCP
30 618 (12.66%) Firewall

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 (10.66%) SharePoint
2 439 (9.00%) IIS
3 422 (8.65%) MS Exchange
4 208 (4.26%) Skype for Business
5 151 (3.09%) Apache
6 149 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 130 (2.66%) Confluence
8 126 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 118 (2.42%) Tomcat
10 88 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
11 66 (1.35%) nginx
12 59 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 48 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 46 (0.94%) CMS
15 42 (0.86%) JBoss
16 28 (0.57%) WebSphere
17 25 (0.51%) CloudStack
18 24 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
19 21 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
20 20 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 301 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.082%) EngageOne
8 2 (0.041%) ArchiCAD
8 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.041%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.041%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.041%) Revit
9 1 (0.020%) HipChat
9 1 (0.020%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.020%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 82 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.18%) Exchequer
4 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.082%) Exstream
6 4 (0.082%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.082%) Orchestrade
7 3 (0.061%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.061%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.061%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.041%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.020%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.020%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.020%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.020%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.020%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.020%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2,392 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,292 (26.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1,182 (24.22%) Office 365
4 368 (7.54%) IaaS
5 330 (6.76%) PaaS
6 323 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 297 (6.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 263 (5.39%) SaaS
9 233 (4.77%) Power Platform
10 197 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 152 (3.11%) Serverless
12 128 (2.62%) OneDrive
13 111 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
14 100 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
15 97 (1.99%) GitHub
16 88 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
17 75 (1.54%) Amazon S3
18 73 (1.50%) Azure Functions
19 72 (1.48%) Azure Stack
20 71 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 828 (16.97%) DNS
2 620 (12.70%) DHCP
3 618 (12.66%) Firewall
4 378 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 270 (5.53%) SAN
6 261 (5.35%) Skype
7 251 (5.14%) VPN
8 205 (4.20%) WAN
9 188 (3.85%) LAN
10 171 (3.50%) VLAN
11 124 (2.54%) VoIP
12 119 (2.44%) Network Security
13 111 (2.27%) Internet
14 95 (1.95%) Wireless
15 86 (1.76%) NAS
16 84 (1.72%) NetScaler
17 80 (1.64%) HTTP
18 79 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
18 79 (1.62%) SMTP
19 76 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,250 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 320 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 315 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 215 (4.41%) MySQL
5 206 (4.22%) Power BI
6 169 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
7 165 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 161 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 161 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 146 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 126 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 103 (2.11%) MongoDB
12 99 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
13 95 (1.95%) Big Data
14 93 (1.91%) NoSQL
15 83 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
16 82 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 74 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
18 65 (1.33%) RDBMS
19 63 (1.29%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 537 (11.00%) Jenkins
2 530 (10.86%) Git (software)
3 336 (6.89%) Octopus Deploy
4 318 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 281 (5.76%) Visual Studio
6 263 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 258 (5.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 255 (5.23%) JIRA
9 145 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 128 (2.62%) Bitbucket
11 125 (2.56%) Subversion
12 116 (2.38%) Selenium
13 63 (1.29%) Travis CI
14 61 (1.25%) NUnit
15 60 (1.23%) Maven
15 60 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
16 58 (1.19%) GitLab
17 57 (1.17%) SpecFlow
18 56 (1.15%) MSI
19 53 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 1,098 (22.50%) Finance
2 187 (3.83%) Banking
3 185 (3.79%) Public Sector
4 102 (2.09%) Retail
5 90 (1.84%) Legal
6 82 (1.68%) Marketing
7 59 (1.21%) Advertising
8 54 (1.11%) Law
9 52 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 52 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 43 (0.88%) Aerospace
11 42 (0.86%) Games
12 41 (0.84%) Electronics
13 39 (0.80%) Back Office
14 37 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 26 (0.53%) Military
16 19 (0.39%) Front Office
17 11 (0.23%) Billing
18 7 (0.14%) Housing Association
18 7 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 787 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 683 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 528 (10.82%) Developer
4 485 (9.94%) Analyst
5 318 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 278 (5.70%) Consultant
7 277 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 269 (5.51%) Azure Engineer
9 262 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
10 232 (4.75%) Administrator
11 214 (4.39%) Windows Engineer
12 206 (4.22%) Architect
13 202 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 199 (4.08%) .NET Developer
15 172 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
16 171 (3.50%) DBA
17 168 (3.44%) SQL Developer
18 167 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 166 (3.40%) C# Developer
20 163 (3.34%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (15.45%) .NET
2 349 (7.15%) Web Services
3 329 (6.74%) JSON
4 234 (4.80%) ASP.NET
5 209 (4.28%) HTML
6 200 (4.10%) XML
7 173 (3.55%) .NET Framework
8 166 (3.40%) REST
9 164 (3.36%) CSS
10 128 (2.62%) SOAP
11 113 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 99 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
13 96 (1.97%) Node.js
14 85 (1.74%) jQuery
14 85 (1.74%) LDAP
15 83 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 81 (1.66%) Entity Framework
16 81 (1.66%) WCF
17 74 (1.52%) RESTful
18 69 (1.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 424 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 243 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 220 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 216 (4.43%) Clustering
6 178 (3.65%) Public Cloud
7 167 (3.42%) Replication
8 129 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 123 (2.52%) PKI
10 94 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (1.93%) User Experience
11 86 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 85 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
13 58 (1.19%) Private Cloud
14 49 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
14 49 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 47 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
16 35 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
17 34 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
17 34 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,760 (56.56%) Windows
2 1,435 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 1,233 (25.27%) Linux
4 553 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 458 (9.39%) Windows 10
6 398 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 305 (6.25%) Unix
8 265 (5.43%) Windows 7
9 133 (2.73%) CentOS
10 132 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 128 (2.62%) Ubuntu
12 73 (1.50%) Mac OS
13 63 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (1.17%) Apple iOS
15 53 (1.09%) Windows 8
16 37 (0.76%) Android
17 31 (0.64%) VMS
18 28 (0.57%) Debian
18 28 (0.57%) Mesosphere
19 27 (0.55%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,465 (30.02%) DevOps
2 1,103 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 973 (19.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 884 (18.11%) ITIL
5 654 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
6 515 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
7 496 (10.16%) Migration
8 476 (9.75%) Configuration Management
9 392 (8.03%) Test Automation
10 349 (7.15%) Infrastructure as Code
11 322 (6.60%) Scrum
12 293 (6.00%) High Availability
13 282 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
14 273 (5.59%) Mentoring
15 262 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 244 (5.00%) Computer Science
17 242 (4.96%) SDLC
17 242 (4.96%) Software Engineering
18 226 (4.63%) Project Management
19 224 (4.59%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,568 (32.13%) SQL
2 1,234 (25.29%) Python
3 794 (16.27%) C#
4 746 (15.29%) Bash Shell
5 421 (8.63%) JavaScript
6 385 (7.89%) Java
7 345 (7.07%) T-SQL
8 309 (6.33%) Ruby
9 172 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 168 (3.44%) Perl
11 145 (2.97%) VBScript
12 140 (2.87%) PHP
13 131 (2.68%) C
14 117 (2.40%) Go
15 107 (2.19%) VB
16 101 (2.07%) C++
17 67 (1.37%) VBA
18 45 (0.92%) R
19 40 (0.82%) VB.NET
20 36 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 535 (10.96%) Degree
2 433 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 371 (7.60%) Security Cleared
4 273 (5.59%) MCSE
5 228 (4.67%) MCSA
6 151 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 140 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 124 (2.54%) SC Cleared
9 110 (2.25%) DV Cleared
10 109 (2.23%) CCNA
11 103 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 76 (1.56%) CISSP
13 67 (1.37%) MCP
14 62 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 52 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (0.88%) RHCE
17 42 (0.86%) CCA
18 39 (0.80%) MCTS
19 31 (0.64%) AWS Certification
19 31 (0.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (3.30%) SLA
2 156 (3.20%) QA
3 114 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (1.37%) GDPR
5 62 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 47 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 44 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 29 (0.59%) COBIT
8 29 (0.59%) PMO
9 27 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 27 (0.55%) JSP 440
10 26 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 26 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
11 20 (0.41%) HIPAA
12 16 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
13 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
14 11 (0.23%) NIST
15 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.10%) NCSC
17 2 (0.041%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,810 (37.09%) Active Directory
2 900 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 775 (15.88%) Hyper-V
4 629 (12.89%) Docker
5 287 (5.88%) XenApp
6 205 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
7 203 (4.16%) vSphere
8 164 (3.36%) XenDesktop
9 152 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 131 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
11 66 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 64 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
13 52 (1.07%) VMware NSX
14 49 (1.00%) VirtualBox
15 46 (0.94%) Xen
16 45 (0.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 41 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 34 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
19 31 (0.64%) KVM
20 30 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 805 (16.50%) Ansible
2 652 (13.36%) Puppet
3 626 (12.83%) SCCM
4 522 (10.70%) Terraform
5 480 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
6 443 (9.08%) Kubernetes
7 232 (4.75%) SCOM
8 157 (3.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 129 (2.64%) Nagios
10 116 (2.38%) WSUS
11 102 (2.09%) vCenter Server
12 98 (2.01%) Grafana
13 92 (1.89%) SCOrch
14 70 (1.43%) Prometheus
15 69 (1.41%) SCVMM
16 65 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
17 64 (1.31%) Automic
18 63 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
18 63 (1.29%) Packer
19 55 (1.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,277 (46.66%) Microsoft
2 1,366 (27.99%) VMware
3 611 (12.52%) Citrix
4 500 (10.25%) Cisco
5 223 (4.57%) HP
6 205 (4.20%) Google
7 203 (4.16%) Oracle
8 175 (3.59%) Splunk
9 163 (3.34%) Veeam
10 148 (3.03%) Atlassian
11 142 (2.91%) Dell
12 124 (2.54%) Red Hat
13 92 (1.89%) ServiceNow
14 82 (1.68%) AppDynamics
14 82 (1.68%) Symantec
15 70 (1.43%) SolarWinds
16 69 (1.41%) Apple
16 69 (1.41%) Meraki
17 64 (1.31%) SaltStack
18 62 (1.27%) Ivanti