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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 92 73 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,815 3,257 3,381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.52% 4.04% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 7.32% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,188 2,639 2,775
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,600
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 74,197 44,515 47,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.17% 55.21% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39,407 34,969 40,057
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,266 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £76,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -18 2,518 £72,500 +11.54% 232
South East -38 626 £55,000 +4.76% 77
North of England -31 589 £45,000 -10.00% 93
Midlands -21 420 £55,000 +15.79% 56
North West -20 339 £48,000 -4.00% 49
South West -11 310 £47,500 +5.56% 57
West Midlands -42 254 £55,000 +10.00% 33
East of England -10 245 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Yorkshire -47 184 £45,500 -15.74% 30
East Midlands +1 159 £50,750 +16.67% 23
North East -8 65 £42,500 -19.05% 14
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 3,252 (67.54%) Azure
2 2,305 (47.87%) Microsoft
3 2,024 (42.04%) Windows
4 2,023 (42.01%) DevOps
5 1,865 (38.73%) Python
6 1,606 (33.35%) SQL
7 1,604 (33.31%) Agile
8 1,595 (33.13%) AWS
9 1,486 (30.86%) CI/CD
10 1,310 (27.21%) Active Directory
11 1,270 (26.38%) Bash
12 1,246 (25.88%) Kubernetes
13 1,242 (25.79%) Terraform
14 1,224 (25.42%) SQL Server
15 1,178 (24.47%) Linux
16 1,067 (22.16%) Microsoft 365
17 1,061 (22.04%) Finance
18 1,051 (21.83%) .NET
19 1,041 (21.62%) Docker
20 926 (19.23%) C#
21 902 (18.73%) Windows Server
22 853 (17.72%) Social Skills
23 784 (16.28%) VMware
24 767 (15.93%) Git (software)
25 749 (15.56%) Java
25 749 (15.56%) Infrastructure as Code
26 736 (15.29%) Ansible
27 706 (14.66%) JavaScript
28 659 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 658 (13.67%) ITIL

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
1 338 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 311 (6.46%) IIS
3 230 (4.78%) Apache Spark
4 148 (3.07%) MS Exchange
5 129 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 106 (2.20%) Apache
7 105 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 104 (2.16%) Confluence
9 60 (1.25%) nginx
10 48 (1.00%) JBoss
11 40 (0.83%) CMS
12 39 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 37 (0.77%) Skype for Business
14 33 (0.69%) Jetty
15 25 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 20 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
18 17 (0.35%) GlassFish
19 14 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 184 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.083%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 86 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.87%) Sentinel
3 19 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 19 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 13 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.21%) Exstream
7 9 (0.19%) Line 50
7 9 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 8 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.17%) R3 Corda
9 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.10%) MetaTrader
11 5 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.083%) BambooHR
12 4 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.042%) Actimize
13 2 (0.042%) Elite 3E
13 2 (0.042%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3,252 (67.54%) Azure
2 1,595 (33.13%) AWS
3 1,067 (22.16%) Microsoft 365
4 536 (11.13%) GCP
5 519 (10.78%) Serverless
6 506 (10.51%) PaaS
7 479 (9.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 426 (8.85%) Power Platform
9 399 (8.29%) SaaS
10 370 (7.68%) IaaS
11 322 (6.69%) AWS Lambda
12 274 (5.69%) GitHub
13 251 (5.21%) OpenShift
14 248 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 209 (4.34%) Azure Data Factory
16 205 (4.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 195 (4.05%) Cloud Functions
18 167 (3.47%) Azure Monitor
19 148 (3.07%) Azure Service Bus
20 131 (2.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 636 (13.21%) DNS
2 558 (11.59%) Firewall
3 447 (9.28%) DHCP
4 282 (5.86%) Internet
5 268 (5.57%) TCP/IP
6 231 (4.80%) VPN
7 226 (4.69%) WAN
8 210 (4.36%) SAN
9 196 (4.07%) LAN
10 155 (3.22%) Network Security
11 115 (2.39%) HTTP
12 101 (2.10%) VLAN
13 76 (1.58%) VoIP
14 63 (1.31%) IPsec
15 62 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
16 60 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
17 58 (1.20%) Skype
18 55 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
19 50 (1.04%) SSL
20 48 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,224 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 468 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 402 (8.35%) MySQL
4 384 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
5 346 (7.19%) MongoDB
6 323 (6.71%) Power BI
7 314 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 288 (5.98%) Big Data
9 253 (5.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 247 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 202 (4.20%) Data Lake
12 196 (4.07%) Flink
13 195 (4.05%) Relational Database
14 182 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
15 171 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
16 135 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 119 (2.47%) RDBMS
18 90 (1.87%) Redis
19 81 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 66 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 767 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 584 (12.13%) Jenkins
3 491 (10.20%) JIRA
4 397 (8.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 359 (7.46%) TeamCity
6 249 (5.17%) Subversion
7 212 (4.40%) Maven
8 200 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 198 (4.11%) Gradle
10 197 (4.09%) Ant
11 143 (2.97%) Visual Studio
12 111 (2.31%) GitLab
13 110 (2.28%) NUnit
13 110 (2.28%) SpecFlow
14 107 (2.22%) Selenium
15 72 (1.50%) Bitbucket
16 71 (1.47%) Moq
17 65 (1.35%) Cucumber
17 65 (1.35%) JUnit
18 61 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 1,061 (22.04%) Finance
2 853 (17.72%) Social Skills
3 439 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 283 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 222 (4.61%) Retail
6 220 (4.57%) Banking
7 158 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 149 (3.09%) Public Sector
9 122 (2.53%) Organisational Skills
10 121 (2.51%) Legal
11 119 (2.47%) Marketing
12 111 (2.31%) Documentation Skills
13 110 (2.28%) Law
14 87 (1.81%) Games
15 77 (1.60%) Advertising
16 72 (1.50%) Telecoms
17 55 (1.14%) Local Government
18 41 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
19 38 (0.79%) Back Office
19 38 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 769 (15.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 544 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 473 (9.82%) Developer
4 449 (9.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 426 (8.85%) Azure Engineer
6 358 (7.44%) Analyst
7 263 (5.46%) Support Engineer
8 233 (4.84%) Data Engineer
9 231 (4.80%) Architect
10 230 (4.78%) Administrator
11 228 (4.74%) Security Engineer
12 208 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
13 196 (4.07%) Java Engineer
14 195 (4.05%) Senior Java Engineer
15 192 (3.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 169 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 165 (3.43%) IT Engineer
17 165 (3.43%) IT Support
18 149 (3.09%) DBA
19 143 (2.97%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,051 (21.83%) .NET
2 436 (9.06%) HTML
3 423 (8.79%) ASP.NET
4 354 (7.35%) CSS
5 336 (6.98%) RESTful
6 277 (5.75%) JSON
7 241 (5.01%) ARM Templates
8 240 (4.98%) REST
9 235 (4.88%) React
10 227 (4.71%) Node.js
11 205 (4.26%) .NET Core
12 200 (4.15%) JDBC
13 162 (3.36%) Web Services
14 144 (2.99%) .NET Framework
15 128 (2.66%) Elastic Stack
16 126 (2.62%) AngularJS
17 121 (2.51%) Kafka
18 102 (2.12%) HTML5
19 99 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
19 99 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 310 (6.44%) Linux Command Line
2 274 (5.69%) User Experience
3 251 (5.21%) Algorithms
4 249 (5.17%) Cloud Native
5 236 (4.90%) Data Structures
6 225 (4.67%) Public Cloud
7 216 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
8 211 (4.38%) Life Science
9 157 (3.26%) Data Centre
10 137 (2.85%) Clustering
11 129 (2.68%) Management Information System
12 121 (2.51%) Replication
13 107 (2.22%) Mobile App
14 94 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
15 90 (1.87%) PKI
16 89 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
17 77 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
18 74 (1.54%) Private Cloud
19 67 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
20 65 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,024 (42.04%) Windows
2 1,178 (24.47%) Linux
3 902 (18.73%) Windows Server
4 436 (9.06%) Unix
5 361 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 288 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 280 (5.82%) Windows Server 2016
8 203 (4.22%) Windows Server 2019
9 152 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 125 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 78 (1.62%) CentOS
12 72 (1.50%) Mac OS
13 71 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 67 (1.39%) Android
15 58 (1.20%) Mesosphere
15 58 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 48 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 34 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 33 (0.69%) VMS
19 32 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,023 (42.01%) DevOps
2 1,604 (33.31%) Agile
3 1,486 (30.86%) CI/CD
4 749 (15.56%) Infrastructure as Code
5 659 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 658 (13.67%) ITIL
7 653 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 595 (12.36%) Test Automation
9 523 (10.86%) Mentoring
10 503 (10.45%) Microservices
11 502 (10.43%) Analytics
12 472 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
13 451 (9.37%) Configuration Management
14 436 (9.06%) TDD
15 427 (8.87%) High Availability
16 401 (8.33%) BDD
17 396 (8.22%) Scrum
18 384 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 344 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
20 342 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1,865 (38.73%) Python
2 1,606 (33.35%) SQL
3 1,270 (26.38%) Bash
4 926 (19.23%) C#
5 749 (15.56%) Java
6 706 (14.66%) JavaScript
7 343 (7.12%) Shell Script
8 307 (6.38%) Go
9 296 (6.15%) Perl
10 291 (6.04%) Ruby
11 249 (5.17%) PHP
12 233 (4.84%) T-SQL
13 147 (3.05%) Scala
14 124 (2.58%) Groovy
15 115 (2.39%) TypeScript
16 109 (2.26%) VBScript
17 82 (1.70%) VB
18 74 (1.54%) C++
19 69 (1.43%) C
20 54 (1.12%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 474 (9.84%) Degree
2 307 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 240 (4.98%) Security Cleared
4 174 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 146 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 145 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 125 (2.60%) CISSP
8 113 (2.35%) MCSE
9 84 (1.74%) CCNA
10 83 (1.72%) MCSA
11 71 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 70 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 63 (1.31%) DV Cleared
14 49 (1.02%) CCNP
14 49 (1.02%) GCIH
15 45 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 41 (0.85%) DBS Check
17 40 (0.83%) SANS
18 39 (0.81%) AWS Certification
19 30 (0.62%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (3.80%) SLA
2 149 (3.09%) QA
3 104 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (1.50%) GDPR
5 47 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 46 (0.96%) NIST
7 43 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 38 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (0.44%) GRC
10 20 (0.42%) SOC 2
11 16 (0.33%) NCSC
12 13 (0.27%) SOC 1
13 12 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.15%) Accessibility
15 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (0.10%) HIPAA
17 5 (0.10%) PMO
18 2 (0.042%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,310 (27.21%) Active Directory
2 1,041 (21.62%) Docker
3 563 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 246 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 157 (3.26%) vSphere
6 144 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (2.51%) XenApp
8 97 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
9 94 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
10 56 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 48 (1.00%) Terminal Services
12 41 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (0.56%) BitLocker
13 27 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 26 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.33%) Firmware
16 15 (0.31%) zsh
17 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.21%) VMware NSX
19 9 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,246 (25.88%) Kubernetes
2 1,242 (25.79%) Terraform
3 736 (15.29%) Ansible
4 506 (10.51%) SCCM
5 367 (7.62%) Puppet
6 339 (7.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 302 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
8 186 (3.86%) Prometheus
9 173 (3.59%) Grafana
10 88 (1.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 88 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
11 82 (1.70%) Consul
12 64 (1.33%) HAProxy
13 63 (1.31%) Automic
13 63 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
14 60 (1.25%) Kibana
15 59 (1.23%) ZABBIX
16 57 (1.18%) Rancher
17 52 (1.08%) SCOM
17 52 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2,305 (47.87%) Microsoft
2 784 (16.28%) VMware
3 377 (7.83%) Google
4 347 (7.21%) Oracle
5 329 (6.83%) Citrix
6 264 (5.48%) Cisco
7 249 (5.17%) Splunk
8 185 (3.84%) Databricks
9 178 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 129 (2.68%) Veeam
11 121 (2.51%) HP
12 105 (2.18%) ServiceNow
13 98 (2.04%) SolarWinds
14 82 (1.70%) Meraki
15 70 (1.45%) IBM
16 67 (1.39%) New Relic
17 64 (1.33%) F5
18 63 (1.31%) Sun
19 60 (1.25%) Facebook
20 59 (1.23%) Dynatrace