Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 88 122
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 +14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4,182 4,884 4,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.58% 3.48% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.61% 6.34% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,401 3,897 3,578
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% -2.88% +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 63,225 77,026 89,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.15% 54.94% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52,612 64,336 75,443
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -7 2,045 £60,000 - 273
South East +22 801 £52,500 +5.00% 175
Midlands +67 394 £45,000 - 64
North of England -23 391 £43,859 -2.54% 142
South West -3 313 £40,000 -11.11% 69
West Midlands +61 262 £46,250 -2.63% 40
East of England -13 207 £46,500 +3.33% 56
North West +24 194 £45,000 +12.50% 79
Yorkshire -29 159 £43,136 -9.19% 41
East Midlands +34 130 £42,500 - 24
North East +4 38 £37,000 -26.00% 22
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 2,420 (57.87%) Windows
2 2,108 (50.41%) Azure
3 2,065 (49.38%) Microsoft
4 1,492 (35.68%) Active Directory
5 1,345 (32.16%) DevOps
6 1,228 (29.36%) Windows Server
7 1,217 (29.10%) SQL
8 1,097 (26.23%) VMware
9 1,092 (26.11%) AWS
10 1,050 (25.11%) Office 365
11 1,035 (24.75%) SQL Server
12 1,021 (24.41%) Linux
13 1,005 (24.03%) Python
14 907 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
15 829 (19.82%) Finance
16 774 (18.51%) ITIL
17 750 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 749 (17.91%) Bash Shell
19 732 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 707 (16.91%) DNS
21 688 (16.45%) Ansible
22 682 (16.31%) C#
23 635 (15.18%) .NET
24 593 (14.18%) Docker
25 576 (13.77%) SCCM
26 564 (13.49%) Firewall
27 557 (13.32%) Terraform
28 539 (12.89%) Hyper-V
29 529 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
30 520 (12.43%) Puppet

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
1 467 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 356 (8.51%) IIS
3 333 (7.96%) MS Exchange
4 116 (2.77%) Skype for Business
5 95 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 94 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 91 (2.18%) Confluence
8 79 (1.89%) Apache
9 77 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
10 60 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 51 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 44 (1.05%) nginx
13 32 (0.77%) JBoss
14 25 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (0.45%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.45%) Drupal
17 17 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (0.38%) Apache TomEE
18 16 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 276 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 101 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.096%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (0.072%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.072%) InDesign
9 3 (0.072%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.048%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.024%) Maya
11 1 (0.024%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 38 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.29%) Salerio
4 8 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.17%) Relativity
6 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.072%) Workfront
9 2 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.024%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.024%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,108 (50.41%) Azure
2 1,092 (26.11%) AWS
3 1,050 (25.11%) Office 365
4 317 (7.58%) PaaS
5 304 (7.27%) IaaS
6 273 (6.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 248 (5.93%) SaaS
8 207 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 171 (4.09%) GCP
10 168 (4.02%) Power Platform
11 136 (3.25%) Serverless
12 107 (2.56%) OneDrive
13 97 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
14 94 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
15 77 (1.84%) GitHub
16 66 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
17 62 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 60 (1.43%) Amazon S3
19 55 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
20 54 (1.29%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 707 (16.91%) DNS
2 564 (13.49%) Firewall
3 488 (11.67%) DHCP
4 373 (8.92%) TCP/IP
5 256 (6.12%) SAN
6 208 (4.97%) VPN
7 172 (4.11%) LAN
8 166 (3.97%) WAN
9 153 (3.66%) Skype
10 126 (3.01%) VLAN
11 122 (2.92%) VoIP
12 101 (2.42%) Internet
12 101 (2.42%) Wireless
13 85 (2.03%) NAS
14 75 (1.79%) Network Security
15 70 (1.67%) HTTP
16 66 (1.58%) SSL
17 62 (1.48%) SMTP
18 60 (1.43%) NetScaler
19 51 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,035 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 184 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 182 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 153 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
5 134 (3.20%) Power BI
6 132 (3.16%) MySQL
7 101 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 100 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 91 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 78 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (1.79%) NoSQL
12 73 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 66 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
13 66 (1.58%) RDBMS
14 64 (1.53%) Big Data
14 64 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 60 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 47 (1.12%) MongoDB
17 45 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
18 43 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 394 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 381 (9.11%) Jenkins
3 229 (5.48%) TeamCity
4 224 (5.36%) JIRA
5 217 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 207 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 184 (4.40%) Visual Studio
8 145 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 113 (2.70%) Bitbucket
10 92 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 82 (1.96%) Selenium
12 76 (1.82%) Subversion
13 66 (1.58%) GitLab
14 53 (1.27%) Maven
14 53 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
15 52 (1.24%) Postman
16 49 (1.17%) SonarQube
17 47 (1.12%) Cucumber
17 47 (1.12%) MSI
18 42 (1.00%) Fiddler
General
1 829 (19.82%) Finance
2 150 (3.59%) Banking
3 133 (3.18%) Retail
4 114 (2.73%) Public Sector
5 101 (2.42%) Legal
6 68 (1.63%) Law
7 64 (1.53%) Marketing
8 53 (1.27%) Back Office
9 48 (1.15%) Front Office
10 47 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 46 (1.10%) Games
12 45 (1.08%) Aerospace
13 35 (0.84%) Billing
14 29 (0.69%) Advertising
14 29 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.67%) Military
16 23 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 17 (0.41%) Electronics
18 11 (0.26%) Local Government
19 10 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 643 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 589 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 446 (10.66%) Analyst
4 331 (7.91%) Azure Engineer
5 326 (7.80%) Developer
6 278 (6.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 274 (6.55%) Support Engineer
8 250 (5.98%) Consultant
9 240 (5.74%) Administrator
10 191 (4.57%) Applications Support
11 184 (4.40%) Architect
12 166 (3.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 162 (3.87%) Support Analyst
14 156 (3.73%) IT Engineer
15 140 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
16 139 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
17 131 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 122 (2.92%) Windows Engineer
19 117 (2.80%) DBA
20 114 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (15.18%) .NET
2 222 (5.31%) Web Services
3 190 (4.54%) JSON
4 174 (4.16%) ASP.NET
5 147 (3.52%) HTML
6 142 (3.40%) .NET Framework
7 141 (3.37%) REST
8 140 (3.35%) Node.js
9 138 (3.30%) CSS
10 113 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
11 104 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 89 (2.13%) LDAP
13 86 (2.06%) XML
14 80 (1.91%) Entity Framework
15 70 (1.67%) SOAP
16 65 (1.55%) React
17 64 (1.53%) .NET Core
18 59 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
19 58 (1.39%) AngularJS
20 56 (1.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 296 (7.08%) Data Centre
2 217 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 190 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 174 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 158 (3.78%) Clustering
6 154 (3.68%) Public Cloud
7 104 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
8 99 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 85 (2.03%) Private Cloud
10 84 (2.01%) Replication
11 79 (1.89%) PKI
12 72 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 69 (1.65%) User Experience
14 53 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 45 (1.08%) Mobile App
16 42 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 39 (0.93%) Driving Licence
18 37 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
19 36 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
20 31 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2,420 (57.87%) Windows
2 1,228 (29.36%) Windows Server
3 1,021 (24.41%) Linux
4 458 (10.95%) Windows 10
5 396 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 307 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 227 (5.43%) Unix
8 192 (4.59%) Windows 7
9 96 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 78 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 65 (1.55%) CentOS
12 59 (1.41%) Mac OS
13 45 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 40 (0.96%) Solaris
15 39 (0.93%) Android
16 37 (0.88%) Windows 8
17 34 (0.81%) VMS
18 25 (0.60%) Mesosphere
19 20 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,345 (32.16%) DevOps
2 907 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 774 (18.51%) ITIL
4 750 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 529 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
6 410 (9.80%) Migration
7 398 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 379 (9.06%) Infrastructure as Code
9 330 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 281 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 275 (6.58%) Test Automation
12 249 (5.95%) Scrum
13 229 (5.48%) Analytics
14 201 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
15 196 (4.69%) Deployment Automation
16 191 (4.57%) Fintech
16 191 (4.57%) Software Engineering
17 179 (4.28%) Project Management
18 178 (4.26%) High Availability
19 177 (4.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1,217 (29.10%) SQL
2 1,005 (24.03%) Python
3 749 (17.91%) Bash Shell
4 682 (16.31%) C#
5 346 (8.27%) Java
6 329 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 270 (6.46%) Ruby
8 198 (4.73%) T-SQL
9 195 (4.66%) VBScript
10 146 (3.49%) C
10 146 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 136 (3.25%) Perl
12 127 (3.04%) Go
13 102 (2.44%) C++
14 97 (2.32%) VB
15 81 (1.94%) PHP
16 61 (1.46%) VBA
17 26 (0.62%) Lua
18 23 (0.55%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 398 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 389 (9.30%) Degree
3 206 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 203 (4.85%) MCSE
5 165 (3.95%) MCSA
6 149 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
7 123 (2.94%) CCNA
8 112 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 83 (1.98%) SC Cleared
10 81 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 68 (1.63%) DV Cleared
12 67 (1.60%) MCP
13 51 (1.22%) CISSP
14 44 (1.05%) CCNP
15 40 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
15 40 (0.96%) MCITP
16 37 (0.88%) AWS Certification
17 32 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
18 31 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
19 25 (0.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (4.04%) SLA
2 166 (3.97%) QA
3 97 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.10%) GDPR
5 36 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 21 (0.50%) NIST
9 19 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.24%) COBIT
11 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
12 6 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.14%) NCSC
13 3 (0.072%) EMIR
13 3 (0.072%) MiFID
14 2 (0.048%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,492 (35.68%) Active Directory
2 732 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 593 (14.18%) Docker
4 539 (12.89%) Hyper-V
5 244 (5.83%) XenApp
6 226 (5.40%) vSphere
7 156 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
8 142 (3.40%) XenDesktop
9 86 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
10 75 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 54 (1.29%) Firmware
12 45 (1.08%) VirtualBox
13 42 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
13 42 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
14 35 (0.84%) Xen
15 34 (0.81%) BitLocker
16 31 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 30 (0.72%) VMware NSX
18 29 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 21 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 688 (16.45%) Ansible
2 576 (13.77%) SCCM
3 557 (13.32%) Terraform
4 520 (12.43%) Puppet
5 461 (11.02%) Kubernetes
6 390 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
7 182 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 153 (3.66%) SCOM
9 124 (2.97%) WSUS
10 121 (2.89%) Nagios
11 100 (2.39%) vCenter Server
12 88 (2.10%) Grafana
13 71 (1.70%) ZABBIX
14 61 (1.46%) Packer
14 61 (1.46%) Prometheus
15 54 (1.29%) SCVMM
16 52 (1.24%) Automic
17 49 (1.17%) Rancher
18 40 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
18 40 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2,065 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 1,097 (26.23%) VMware
3 504 (12.05%) Citrix
4 342 (8.18%) Cisco
5 214 (5.12%) Splunk
6 212 (5.07%) Oracle
7 178 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 165 (3.95%) HP
9 125 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 112 (2.68%) Google
11 105 (2.51%) Dell
12 102 (2.44%) Veeam
13 86 (2.06%) Red Hat
14 82 (1.96%) Symantec
15 79 (1.89%) Apple
16 69 (1.65%) NetApp
17 65 (1.55%) SolarWinds
18 64 (1.53%) Meraki
19 59 (1.41%) AppDynamics
20 57 (1.36%) EMC