Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 120 125
Rank change year-on-year +33 +5 +63
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,215 4,633 4,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.52% 2.78% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 5.00% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,198 3,660 3,748
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.42% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 81,460 92,582 92,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.03% 55.46% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68,149 77,047 80,191
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +30 2,734 £60,000 - 241
South East +16 770 £50,000 +11.11% 121
North of England +57 603 £45,000 +12.50% 96
South West +67 431 £45,000 - 69
East of England +46 387 £45,000 -10.00% 44
Yorkshire +40 327 £47,500 +18.75% 42
Midlands -2 290 £46,000 +8.24% 67
North West +16 225 £40,000 -11.11% 46
West Midlands -6 185 £50,000 +17.65% 38
East Midlands +30 105 £42,500 +6.25% 29
North East +24 51 £50,000 +47.06% 8
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3,096 (59.37%) Windows
2 2,366 (45.37%) Microsoft
3 2,061 (39.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,854 (35.55%) Active Directory
5 1,774 (34.02%) SQL
6 1,594 (30.57%) Windows Server
7 1,465 (28.09%) SQL Server
8 1,419 (27.21%) DevOps
9 1,401 (26.86%) Linux
10 1,345 (25.79%) Finance
10 1,345 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
11 1,343 (25.75%) VMware
12 1,253 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
13 1,247 (23.91%) Python
14 1,065 (20.42%) Office 365
15 1,024 (19.64%) .NET
16 1,021 (19.58%) C#
17 949 (18.20%) ITIL
18 910 (17.45%) Bash Shell
19 875 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 851 (16.32%) DNS
21 829 (15.90%) Firewall
22 812 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 794 (15.23%) SCCM
24 755 (14.48%) Puppet
25 701 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
26 691 (13.25%) Git (software)
27 644 (12.35%) Windows 10
28 639 (12.25%) Ansible
29 629 (12.06%) Citrix

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
1 493 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 486 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 445 (8.53%) IIS
4 183 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 167 (3.20%) Confluence
6 165 (3.16%) Apache
7 151 (2.90%) Skype for Business
8 124 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 122 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 103 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
11 75 (1.44%) JBoss
12 70 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
13 57 (1.09%) CMS
13 57 (1.09%) OpenStack
14 56 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 55 (1.05%) WebSphere
16 48 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
17 43 (0.82%) nginx
18 40 (0.77%) Apache Spark
19 35 (0.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 357 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.038%) Windchill
9 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.019%) Maya
9 1 (0.019%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.019%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.019%) Revit
9 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 93 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.19%) Visualfiles
3 9 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
3 9 (0.17%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
4 6 (0.12%) ReMetrica
5 5 (0.096%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.096%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.077%) Bloomberg AIM
6 4 (0.077%) Relativity
6 4 (0.077%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.077%) SunGard GMI
7 3 (0.058%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.058%) Endur
7 3 (0.058%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.058%) PlanetPress Connect
7 3 (0.058%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.058%) Tradar
8 2 (0.038%) Exstream
8 2 (0.038%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2,061 (39.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,253 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1,065 (20.42%) Office 365
4 367 (7.04%) PaaS
5 323 (6.19%) IaaS
6 288 (5.52%) SaaS
7 241 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 233 (4.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 142 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 118 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
11 116 (2.22%) Serverless
12 100 (1.92%) GitHub
13 74 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
14 68 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 66 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
16 65 (1.25%) Amazon S3
17 56 (1.07%) OneDrive
18 53 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
18 53 (1.02%) Mimecast
19 47 (0.90%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 851 (16.32%) DNS
2 829 (15.90%) Firewall
3 564 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 505 (9.68%) DHCP
5 326 (6.25%) SAN
6 273 (5.23%) VPN
7 261 (5.00%) Internet
8 243 (4.66%) WAN
9 237 (4.54%) LAN
10 207 (3.97%) VLAN
11 164 (3.14%) Skype
12 161 (3.09%) Network Security
13 131 (2.51%) SSL
14 124 (2.38%) Wireless
15 115 (2.21%) HTTP
16 92 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
17 78 (1.50%) iSCSI
17 78 (1.50%) NetScaler
18 69 (1.32%) VoIP
19 68 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,465 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 362 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 328 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 279 (5.35%) MySQL
5 199 (3.82%) Big Data
6 188 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 178 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 174 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 172 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 161 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 158 (3.03%) NoSQL
12 133 (2.55%) Power BI
13 131 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 125 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
15 110 (2.11%) RDBMS
16 103 (1.98%) Hadoop
17 100 (1.92%) MongoDB
18 80 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
19 78 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
20 72 (1.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 691 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 577 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 466 (8.94%) TeamCity
4 410 (7.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 379 (7.27%) JIRA
6 312 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 251 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 249 (4.77%) Visual Studio
9 172 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 154 (2.95%) Subversion
11 146 (2.80%) Selenium
12 117 (2.24%) SpecFlow
13 114 (2.19%) MSI
14 110 (2.11%) Bitbucket
14 110 (2.11%) MSBuild
15 93 (1.78%) Maven
16 90 (1.73%) Vagrant
17 82 (1.57%) NUnit
18 65 (1.25%) Cucumber
19 64 (1.23%) WinDbg
General
1 1,345 (25.79%) Finance
2 379 (7.27%) Banking
3 150 (2.88%) Retail
4 115 (2.21%) Marketing
5 114 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 103 (1.98%) Legal
7 99 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 85 (1.63%) Law
9 77 (1.48%) Games
10 68 (1.30%) Front Office
11 65 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 48 (0.92%) Electronics
13 47 (0.90%) Advertising
14 31 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.56%) Back Office
16 23 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.42%) Publishing
18 18 (0.35%) French Language
19 13 (0.25%) German Language
20 11 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 662 (12.69%) Developer
2 659 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 605 (11.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 585 (11.22%) Analyst
5 385 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 360 (6.90%) Administrator
7 321 (6.16%) Support Analyst
8 305 (5.85%) Applications Support
9 280 (5.37%) Windows Engineer
10 246 (4.72%) Architect
11 224 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
12 222 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
13 214 (4.10%) Consultant
14 210 (4.03%) .NET Developer
15 208 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
16 199 (3.82%) DBA
17 181 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
18 173 (3.32%) AWS Engineer
19 160 (3.07%) SQL DBA
20 159 (3.05%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,024 (19.64%) .NET
2 401 (7.69%) Web Services
3 289 (5.54%) ASP.NET
4 281 (5.39%) HTML
5 240 (4.60%) JSON
6 216 (4.14%) REST
7 208 (3.99%) .NET Framework
8 180 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 178 (3.41%) CSS
10 170 (3.26%) XML
11 160 (3.07%) AngularJS
12 132 (2.53%) Node.js
13 111 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
14 105 (2.01%) SOAP
15 101 (1.94%) React
16 99 (1.90%) jQuery
17 89 (1.71%) RESTful
18 87 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 84 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
20 82 (1.57%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 503 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 351 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 264 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
4 236 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 192 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 176 (3.37%) PKI
7 163 (3.13%) Hedge funds
8 148 (2.84%) Clustering
9 147 (2.82%) Fintech
10 143 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 129 (2.47%) Replication
12 113 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
13 107 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
14 100 (1.92%) User Experience
15 96 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
16 78 (1.50%) Fat Client
16 78 (1.50%) Thin Client
17 66 (1.27%) Blackberry
18 64 (1.23%) Private Cloud
19 54 (1.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3,096 (59.37%) Windows
2 1,594 (30.57%) Windows Server
3 1,401 (26.86%) Linux
4 644 (12.35%) Windows 10
5 614 (11.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 613 (11.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 451 (8.65%) Windows 7
8 343 (6.58%) Unix
9 190 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 121 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 112 (2.15%) CentOS
12 103 (1.98%) Mac OS X
13 102 (1.96%) Android
14 96 (1.84%) Ubuntu
15 89 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 63 (1.21%) Windows 8
17 45 (0.86%) Windows XP
18 37 (0.71%) VMS
19 27 (0.52%) Fedora
20 26 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,419 (27.21%) DevOps
2 1,345 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
3 949 (18.20%) ITIL
4 812 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 701 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
6 625 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
7 538 (10.32%) Migration
8 429 (8.23%) Configuration Management
9 421 (8.07%) Scrum
10 401 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 345 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
12 342 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 285 (5.47%) High Availability
14 284 (5.45%) Mentoring
15 282 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 256 (4.91%) TDD
17 255 (4.89%) Analytics
18 253 (4.85%) Project Management
19 252 (4.83%) Computer Science
20 251 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,774 (34.02%) SQL
2 1,247 (23.91%) Python
3 1,021 (19.58%) C#
4 910 (17.45%) Bash Shell
5 589 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 565 (10.83%) Java
7 409 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 357 (6.85%) Perl
9 339 (6.50%) VBScript
10 245 (4.70%) Ruby
11 197 (3.78%) C++
12 196 (3.76%) Shell Script
13 185 (3.55%) C
14 137 (2.63%) VB
15 124 (2.38%) PHP
16 97 (1.86%) Go
17 60 (1.15%) TypeScript
18 58 (1.11%) Korn
19 45 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 40 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 558 (10.70%) Degree
2 432 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 292 (5.60%) MCSE
4 284 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 168 (3.22%) MCSA
6 162 (3.11%) DV Cleared
7 161 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 158 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 134 (2.57%) CISSP
10 125 (2.40%) SC Cleared
11 112 (2.15%) CCNA
12 85 (1.63%) GIAC
13 83 (1.59%) MCP
14 80 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 73 (1.40%) AWS Certification
16 66 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
17 65 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
17 65 (1.25%) SANS
18 51 (0.98%) CCNP
19 48 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (3.45%) SLA
2 173 (3.32%) QA
3 106 (2.03%) GDPR
4 98 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 66 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 44 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 29 (0.56%) HIPAA
8 21 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.31%) SAS 70
11 7 (0.13%) PMO
12 3 (0.058%) EMIR
12 3 (0.058%) FATCA
12 3 (0.058%) MiFID
13 2 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.038%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.038%) GPG13
13 2 (0.038%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.038%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.019%) IASME
System Software
1 1,854 (35.55%) Active Directory
2 875 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 622 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 605 (11.60%) Docker
5 288 (5.52%) vSphere
6 253 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 225 (4.31%) XenApp
8 194 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 158 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
10 148 (2.84%) XenDesktop
11 79 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 64 (1.23%) VirtualBox
13 60 (1.15%) BitLocker
14 57 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
15 55 (1.05%) Xen
16 49 (0.94%) XenServer
17 41 (0.79%) VMware NSX
18 40 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
19 34 (0.65%) DFS Replication
20 26 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 794 (15.23%) SCCM
2 755 (14.48%) Puppet
3 639 (12.25%) Ansible
4 559 (10.72%) Opscode Chef
5 344 (6.60%) Terraform
6 318 (6.10%) Kubernetes
7 310 (5.94%) SCOM
8 178 (3.41%) WSUS
9 177 (3.39%) Nagios
10 103 (1.98%) Salt
11 84 (1.61%) vRealize
12 81 (1.55%) vCenter Server
13 68 (1.30%) SCOrch
14 65 (1.25%) Backup Exec
15 64 (1.23%) Perfmon
16 62 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
17 55 (1.05%) SCVMM
18 51 (0.98%) Grafana
18 51 (0.98%) ZABBIX
19 49 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,366 (45.37%) Microsoft
2 1,343 (25.75%) VMware
3 629 (12.06%) Citrix
4 422 (8.09%) Cisco
5 277 (5.31%) Oracle
6 267 (5.12%) Splunk
7 234 (4.49%) Google
8 178 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 173 (3.32%) HP
10 146 (2.80%) Atlassian
11 138 (2.65%) NetApp
12 136 (2.61%) Symantec
13 127 (2.44%) Veeam
14 117 (2.24%) McAfee
15 114 (2.19%) EMC
16 113 (2.17%) IBM
16 113 (2.17%) Ivanti
17 103 (1.98%) Bloomberg
18 102 (1.96%) SAP
19 98 (1.88%) Dell