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

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 103 141
Rank change year-on-year +21 +38 +42
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,897 5,029 3,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.56% 3.03% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 5.38% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,862 3,861 3,213
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,888 £32,500 £32,178
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% -

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 74,921 93,556 88,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.48% 56.37% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 61,956 79,135 76,260
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 April 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 April 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 +9 2,318 £60,000 - 131
South East +28 875 £52,500 +10.53% 48
North of England +36 555 £42,500 - 47
South West +27 411 £45,000 - 26
Midlands -13 377 £42,500 - 42
East of England +17 336 £45,000 -14.29% 15
North West +45 260 £42,500 -5.56% 27
West Midlands +6 247 £45,750 +14.38% 34
Yorkshire +9 240 £42,500 - 18
East Midlands -21 129 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North East +43 59 £45,000 +24.14% 2
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 2,953 (60.30%) Windows
2 2,299 (46.95%) Microsoft
3 2,150 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,848 (37.74%) Active Directory
5 1,668 (34.06%) SQL
6 1,596 (32.59%) Windows Server
7 1,419 (28.98%) VMware
8 1,324 (27.04%) Linux
9 1,313 (26.81%) SQL Server
10 1,304 (26.63%) DevOps
11 1,182 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
12 1,162 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
13 1,103 (22.52%) Office 365
14 1,095 (22.36%) Python
15 1,085 (22.16%) Finance
16 975 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 922 (18.83%) ITIL
18 881 (17.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 845 (17.26%) DNS
20 779 (15.91%) C#
21 768 (15.68%) Firewall
22 765 (15.62%) Problem-Solving
23 764 (15.60%) Hyper-V
24 748 (15.27%) .NET
25 739 (15.09%) Ansible
26 734 (14.99%) Bash Shell
27 683 (13.95%) SCCM
28 669 (13.66%) Puppet
29 594 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012
30 593 (12.11%) 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
1 506 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 499 (10.19%) IIS
3 439 (8.96%) MS Exchange
4 191 (3.90%) Apache
5 175 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 172 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 109 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 90 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 82 (1.67%) Confluence
10 66 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
11 62 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 54 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
12 54 (1.10%) JBoss
13 48 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 46 (0.94%) CMS
15 43 (0.88%) nginx
16 40 (0.82%) OpenStack
17 39 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
18 32 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
19 28 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 344 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.082%) EngageOne
7 4 (0.082%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.061%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.061%) Revit
9 2 (0.041%) ArchiCAD
9 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.041%) SPSS
10 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.020%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.14%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.082%) Exstream
4 4 (0.082%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.061%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.061%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.061%) Orchestrade
5 3 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.061%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.061%) Workfront
6 2 (0.041%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.020%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.020%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.020%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.020%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.020%) Sage 300 ERP
7 1 (0.020%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.020%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,150 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,182 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1,103 (22.52%) Office 365
4 375 (7.66%) PaaS
5 360 (7.35%) IaaS
6 300 (6.13%) SaaS
7 296 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 281 (5.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 166 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 155 (3.17%) Serverless
11 119 (2.43%) GitHub
12 118 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
13 98 (2.00%) OneDrive
14 96 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
15 86 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
16 78 (1.59%) Amazon S3
17 72 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 69 (1.41%) Azure Functions
19 57 (1.16%) Mimecast
20 51 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 845 (17.26%) DNS
2 768 (15.68%) Firewall
3 559 (11.42%) DHCP
4 452 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 289 (5.90%) SAN
6 263 (5.37%) VPN
7 207 (4.23%) VLAN
8 204 (4.17%) WAN
9 198 (4.04%) Skype
10 196 (4.00%) LAN
11 153 (3.12%) Internet
12 119 (2.43%) VoIP
13 114 (2.33%) Network Security
14 102 (2.08%) HTTP
15 92 (1.88%) Wireless
16 84 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
17 82 (1.67%) SSL
18 80 (1.63%) Unified Communications
19 71 (1.45%) NAS
20 70 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,313 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 305 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 288 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 207 (4.23%) MySQL
5 165 (3.37%) Power BI
6 159 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 140 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 135 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 132 (2.70%) NoSQL
10 126 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
11 122 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 119 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 109 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 105 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
15 103 (2.10%) MongoDB
16 90 (1.84%) RDBMS
17 79 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
18 71 (1.45%) Big Data
19 65 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
20 59 (1.20%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 593 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 544 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 380 (7.76%) TeamCity
4 354 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 317 (6.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 267 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 263 (5.37%) Visual Studio
8 235 (4.80%) JIRA
9 128 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 119 (2.43%) Selenium
11 116 (2.37%) Subversion
12 100 (2.04%) SpecFlow
13 91 (1.86%) Bitbucket
14 85 (1.74%) Maven
15 77 (1.57%) MSI
16 75 (1.53%) NUnit
17 67 (1.37%) Vagrant
18 64 (1.31%) Travis CI
19 59 (1.20%) Cucumber
20 49 (1.00%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 1,085 (22.16%) Finance
2 284 (5.80%) Banking
3 126 (2.57%) Retail
4 97 (1.98%) Marketing
5 85 (1.74%) Legal
6 71 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 70 (1.43%) Advertising
8 69 (1.41%) Electronics
9 63 (1.29%) Law
10 46 (0.94%) Games
11 44 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 38 (0.78%) Back Office
14 37 (0.76%) Front Office
15 32 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.53%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.47%) Publishing
18 21 (0.43%) Billing
19 13 (0.27%) German Language
20 9 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 722 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 572 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 517 (10.56%) Developer
4 512 (10.46%) Analyst
5 342 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 279 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 273 (5.57%) Administrator
7 273 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
8 250 (5.11%) Architect
9 241 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
10 239 (4.88%) Support Analyst
11 221 (4.51%) Azure Engineer
12 219 (4.47%) Consultant
13 210 (4.29%) Applications Support
14 187 (3.82%) .NET Developer
15 179 (3.66%) DBA
16 177 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
17 173 (3.53%) IT Engineer
18 165 (3.37%) C# Developer
19 157 (3.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (15.27%) .NET
2 354 (7.23%) Web Services
3 293 (5.98%) JSON
4 202 (4.12%) XML
5 178 (3.63%) HTML
6 175 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 163 (3.33%) CSS
8 158 (3.23%) REST
9 150 (3.06%) .NET Framework
10 119 (2.43%) RESTful
11 113 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 109 (2.23%) Node.js
13 99 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
14 91 (1.86%) jQuery
15 85 (1.74%) React
16 83 (1.69%) AngularJS
17 75 (1.53%) LDAP
18 72 (1.47%) Entity Framework
18 72 (1.47%) SOAP
19 62 (1.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 454 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 270 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
4 216 (4.41%) Clustering
5 204 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 172 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 171 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 162 (3.31%) Replication
9 131 (2.68%) Fintech
10 119 (2.43%) PKI
11 108 (2.21%) Hedge funds
12 98 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
13 94 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
14 82 (1.67%) User Experience
15 68 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
16 45 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 45 (0.92%) Thin Client
17 43 (0.88%) Private Cloud
18 40 (0.82%) Blackberry
19 35 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2,953 (60.30%) Windows
2 1,596 (32.59%) Windows Server
3 1,324 (27.04%) Linux
4 594 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 541 (11.05%) Windows 10
6 518 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 343 (7.00%) Windows 7
8 307 (6.27%) Unix
9 129 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 122 (2.49%) CentOS
11 113 (2.31%) Ubuntu
12 99 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 82 (1.67%) Apple iOS
14 69 (1.41%) Android
15 68 (1.39%) Windows 8
16 43 (0.88%) Mac OS
17 36 (0.74%) VMS
18 34 (0.69%) AIX
19 33 (0.67%) SUSE
20 31 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,304 (26.63%) DevOps
2 1,162 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 922 (18.83%) ITIL
4 881 (17.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 765 (15.62%) Problem-Solving
6 504 (10.29%) Configuration Management
7 499 (10.19%) Migration
8 473 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
9 363 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 334 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 311 (6.35%) High Availability
12 309 (6.31%) Scrum
13 299 (6.11%) Cybersecurity
14 271 (5.53%) Computer Science
15 265 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 237 (4.84%) Deployment Automation
17 233 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
18 219 (4.47%) Task Automation
19 212 (4.33%) SDLC
20 211 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,668 (34.06%) SQL
2 1,095 (22.36%) Python
3 779 (15.91%) C#
4 734 (14.99%) Bash Shell
5 447 (9.13%) Java
6 425 (8.68%) JavaScript
7 332 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 299 (6.11%) VBScript
9 272 (5.55%) Ruby
10 247 (5.04%) Perl
11 159 (3.25%) Shell Script
12 123 (2.51%) PHP
13 119 (2.43%) VB
14 118 (2.41%) C
15 106 (2.16%) C++
16 88 (1.80%) Go
17 52 (1.06%) VBA
18 35 (0.71%) VB.NET
19 28 (0.57%) R
20 26 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 532 (10.86%) Degree
2 473 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 347 (7.09%) Security Cleared
4 307 (6.27%) MCSE
5 250 (5.11%) MCSA
6 178 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 157 (3.21%) SC Cleared
8 156 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
9 107 (2.19%) DV Cleared
10 101 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 99 (2.02%) CCNA
12 90 (1.84%) MCP
13 83 (1.69%) CISSP
14 66 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
15 48 (0.98%) CCNP
16 46 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
17 36 (0.74%) AWS Certification
17 36 (0.74%) SANS
18 34 (0.69%) CEH
18 34 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (4.45%) SLA
2 154 (3.14%) GDPR
3 146 (2.98%) QA
4 131 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 94 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 59 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 52 (1.06%) HIPAA
8 49 (1.00%) PMO
9 39 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 24 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
12 9 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.18%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.12%) COBIT
14 5 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.082%) FINRA
16 3 (0.061%) FedRAMP
16 3 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
16 3 (0.061%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,848 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 975 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 764 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 550 (11.23%) Docker
5 290 (5.92%) vSphere
6 272 (5.55%) XenApp
7 243 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
8 175 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 171 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
10 145 (2.96%) XenDesktop
11 78 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
12 69 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 60 (1.23%) VMware NSX
14 51 (1.04%) VirtualBox
14 51 (1.04%) Xen
15 47 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
16 43 (0.88%) BitLocker
17 42 (0.86%) DFS Replication
17 42 (0.86%) XenServer
18 41 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 739 (15.09%) Ansible
2 683 (13.95%) SCCM
3 669 (13.66%) Puppet
4 471 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
5 415 (8.47%) Terraform
6 356 (7.27%) Kubernetes
7 266 (5.43%) SCOM
8 154 (3.14%) Nagios
9 149 (3.04%) WSUS
10 113 (2.31%) SCVMM
11 103 (2.10%) vCenter Server
12 87 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
13 76 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
14 64 (1.31%) SCOrch
15 61 (1.25%) Salt
16 60 (1.23%) Grafana
17 58 (1.18%) Automic
18 56 (1.14%) Prometheus
19 55 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
20 49 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2,299 (46.95%) Microsoft
2 1,419 (28.98%) VMware
3 562 (11.48%) Cisco
4 540 (11.03%) Citrix
5 254 (5.19%) Splunk
6 238 (4.86%) HP
7 235 (4.80%) Google
7 235 (4.80%) Oracle
8 138 (2.82%) Veeam
9 128 (2.61%) Atlassian
9 128 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 115 (2.35%) Dell
11 113 (2.31%) Symantec
12 101 (2.06%) NetApp
13 100 (2.04%) ServiceNow
14 94 (1.92%) IBM
15 92 (1.88%) McAfee
16 90 (1.84%) Ivanti
17 85 (1.74%) EMC
18 83 (1.69%) SolarWinds