Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 68 79
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 +20
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 3,918 2,728 4,916
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.93% 4.19% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.05% 7.47% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,166 2,210 3,961
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,027 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,411 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.57% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -1.96%

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 55,561 36,537 71,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.74% 56.08% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38,566 30,744 59,941
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 -35 1,608 £65,000 +4.00% 321
North of England +10 611 £52,500 +9.38% 136
South East -17 604 £50,000 - 127
Midlands -6 434 £50,000 +11.11% 118
South West +20 379 £45,000 -5.26% 60
North West +10 319 £51,500 +3.00% 88
West Midlands -5 305 £55,000 +15.79% 80
Yorkshire +15 235 £54,600 +21.33% 37
East of England +13 175 £47,500 +8.57% 59
East Midlands +3 126 £47,500 +5.56% 38
North East +1 59 £52,500 +16.67% 11
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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 2,588 (66.05%) Azure
2 1,820 (46.45%) Windows
3 1,757 (44.84%) Microsoft
4 1,686 (43.03%) DevOps
5 1,384 (35.32%) Active Directory
6 1,134 (28.94%) SQL
7 1,072 (27.36%) Python
8 1,058 (27.00%) AWS
9 995 (25.40%) Microsoft 365
10 968 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
11 967 (24.68%) VMware
12 960 (24.50%) Linux
13 949 (24.22%) Terraform
14 920 (23.48%) Windows Server
15 895 (22.84%) Bash Shell
16 805 (20.55%) Social Skills
17 778 (19.86%) Kubernetes
18 725 (18.50%) Ansible
19 716 (18.27%) C#
20 707 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 697 (17.79%) Docker
22 674 (17.20%) Firewall
23 671 (17.13%) SQL Server
24 636 (16.23%) Infrastructure as Code
25 635 (16.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 595 (15.19%) .NET
27 591 (15.08%) Finance
28 589 (15.03%) Azure Active Directory
29 528 (13.48%) PaaS
30 527 (13.45%) DNS

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
1 395 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 288 (7.35%) MS Exchange
3 200 (5.10%) IIS
4 180 (4.59%) Confluence
5 72 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (0.84%) Apache
7 33 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 30 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 29 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 24 (0.61%) nginx
11 21 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.48%) CMS
13 17 (0.43%) Traefik
14 13 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 239 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.077%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.026%) Maya
6 1 (0.026%) NUKE
6 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.74%) Sentinel
3 13 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.13%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.10%) FastStats
6 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.10%) Unica
7 3 (0.077%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.077%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.051%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.026%) Endur
9 1 (0.026%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.026%) RMDS
9 1 (0.026%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 2,588 (66.05%) Azure
2 1,058 (27.00%) AWS
3 995 (25.40%) Microsoft 365
4 589 (15.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 528 (13.48%) PaaS
6 481 (12.28%) IaaS
7 384 (9.80%) SaaS
8 310 (7.91%) GCP
9 276 (7.04%) Power Platform
10 246 (6.28%) Serverless
11 236 (6.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 150 (3.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 128 (3.27%) OneDrive
14 117 (2.99%) GitHub
15 113 (2.88%) PowerApps
16 104 (2.65%) Azure Key Vault
17 101 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
18 94 (2.40%) Azure Service Bus
19 89 (2.27%) Pulumi
20 87 (2.22%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 674 (17.20%) Firewall
2 527 (13.45%) DNS
3 369 (9.42%) DHCP
4 344 (8.78%) VPN
5 291 (7.43%) TCP/IP
6 253 (6.46%) SAN
7 223 (5.69%) WAN
8 212 (5.41%) LAN
9 209 (5.33%) VLAN
10 110 (2.81%) HTTP
11 105 (2.68%) Network Security
12 103 (2.63%) NAS
13 96 (2.45%) Internet
14 95 (2.42%) IPv4
14 95 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
15 86 (2.19%) VoIP
16 73 (1.86%) SSL
17 69 (1.76%) OSPF
18 67 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
19 59 (1.51%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 671 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 221 (5.64%) MySQL
3 198 (5.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 172 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 172 (4.39%) Power BI
5 162 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
6 152 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 115 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 110 (2.81%) Redis
10 107 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
11 96 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (2.30%) Relational Database
13 83 (2.12%) MariaDB
14 73 (1.86%) Big Data
15 56 (1.43%) Data Lake
16 53 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
17 51 (1.30%) RDBMS
18 48 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
19 40 (1.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 515 (13.14%) Git (software)
2 456 (11.64%) Jenkins
3 297 (7.58%) JIRA
4 236 (6.02%) TeamCity
5 215 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 160 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 120 (3.06%) GitLab
8 115 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 100 (2.55%) Bitbucket
10 83 (2.12%) Selenium
11 81 (2.07%) Subversion
12 77 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
13 66 (1.68%) JMeter
14 56 (1.43%) SpecFlow
15 52 (1.33%) NUnit
16 49 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
18 30 (0.77%) Log4Net
19 29 (0.74%) Postman
20 27 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 805 (20.55%) Social Skills
2 591 (15.08%) Finance
3 226 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (3.75%) Public Sector
5 110 (2.81%) Retail
6 104 (2.65%) Banking
7 89 (2.27%) Legal
8 79 (2.02%) Law
9 71 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
10 65 (1.66%) Marketing
11 62 (1.58%) Organisational Skills
11 62 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 51 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 43 (1.10%) Electronics
14 36 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
15 25 (0.64%) Billing
16 24 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.59%) Back Office
17 23 (0.59%) Retail Banking
18 21 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 723 (18.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 519 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 509 (12.99%) Azure Engineer
4 381 (9.72%) Developer
5 368 (9.39%) Cloud Engineer
6 267 (6.81%) Analyst
7 225 (5.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 217 (5.54%) Architect
9 208 (5.31%) Administrator
10 181 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 148 (3.78%) Consultant
12 143 (3.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 140 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
14 138 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
15 128 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
15 128 (3.27%) Senior DevOps
16 119 (3.04%) IT Engineer
16 119 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
17 118 (3.01%) .NET Developer
18 116 (2.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (15.19%) .NET
2 272 (6.94%) Web Services
3 240 (6.13%) .NET Core
4 156 (3.98%) CSS
4 156 (3.98%) React
5 140 (3.57%) JSON
6 134 (3.42%) REST
7 133 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 127 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 123 (3.14%) Node.js
10 110 (2.81%) AngularJS
10 110 (2.81%) HTML
11 100 (2.55%) jQuery
12 87 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 79 (2.02%) ASP.NET
13 79 (2.02%) Entity Framework
14 74 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
15 71 (1.81%) YAML
16 68 (1.74%) XML
17 57 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 279 (7.12%) Public Cloud
2 216 (5.51%) Data Centre
3 153 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
4 127 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 116 (2.96%) Clustering
6 105 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 85 (2.17%) Cloud Native
8 78 (1.99%) User Experience
9 75 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
9 75 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 72 (1.84%) PKI
11 65 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 59 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 58 (1.48%) Replication
14 57 (1.45%) N-Tier
15 39 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 34 (0.87%) Driving Licence
16 34 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
16 34 (0.87%) Internet of Things
17 30 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,820 (46.45%) Windows
2 960 (24.50%) Linux
3 920 (23.48%) Windows Server
4 314 (8.01%) Windows Server 2016
5 291 (7.43%) Windows 10
6 262 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 224 (5.72%) Windows Server 2019
8 192 (4.90%) Unix
9 123 (3.14%) Ubuntu
10 121 (3.09%) CentOS
11 90 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 85 (2.17%) Android
13 68 (1.74%) Apple iOS
14 66 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 61 (1.56%) Windows 7
16 46 (1.17%) Mac OS
17 32 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.59%) Solaris
20 22 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,686 (43.03%) DevOps
2 968 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 636 (16.23%) Infrastructure as Code
4 635 (16.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 520 (13.27%) ITIL
6 494 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
7 378 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
8 377 (9.62%) Configuration Management
9 326 (8.32%) Migration
9 326 (8.32%) Scrum
10 318 (8.12%) Mentoring
11 256 (6.53%) Analytics
12 233 (5.95%) Task Automation
13 231 (5.90%) Test Automation
14 229 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
15 222 (5.67%) Microservices
16 215 (5.49%) SDLC
17 204 (5.21%) Computer Science
18 198 (5.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 194 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,134 (28.94%) SQL
2 1,072 (27.36%) Python
3 895 (22.84%) Bash Shell
4 716 (18.27%) C#
5 376 (9.60%) JavaScript
6 253 (6.46%) T-SQL
7 248 (6.33%) Java
8 183 (4.67%) Ruby
9 157 (4.01%) Go
10 116 (2.96%) PHP
11 97 (2.48%) Groovy
12 96 (2.45%) Perl
13 94 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 73 (1.86%) VBScript
15 67 (1.71%) VB
16 64 (1.63%) C++
17 59 (1.51%) C
18 54 (1.38%) VB.NET
19 47 (1.20%) R
20 40 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 319 (8.14%) Degree
2 258 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 187 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 180 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 95 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (2.22%) MCSE
7 73 (1.86%) MCSA
8 68 (1.74%) CCNA
9 66 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 52 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 38 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 37 (0.94%) RHCE
14 35 (0.89%) GIAC
15 34 (0.87%) AWS Certification
15 34 (0.87%) CISSP
16 29 (0.74%) CCNP
17 25 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 24 (0.61%) MCITP
19 16 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (2.73%) SLA
2 88 (2.25%) QA
3 66 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (1.56%) GDPR
5 30 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.46%) NIST
9 12 (0.31%) GRC
10 9 (0.23%) SOC 2
11 8 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.20%) PMO
12 7 (0.18%) Accessibility
13 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.10%) NCSC
14 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.077%) COBIT
16 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,384 (35.32%) Active Directory
2 707 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 697 (17.79%) Docker
4 334 (8.52%) Hyper-V
5 190 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 141 (3.60%) vSphere
7 99 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
8 74 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 63 (1.61%) XenApp
10 56 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
11 43 (1.10%) BitLocker
12 37 (0.94%) Terminal Server
13 35 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
14 31 (0.79%) VMware NSX
15 25 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
16 22 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 22 (0.56%) NFS
17 14 (0.36%) Xen
18 12 (0.31%) Firmware
18 12 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 949 (24.22%) Terraform
2 778 (19.86%) Kubernetes
3 725 (18.50%) Ansible
4 419 (10.69%) Puppet
5 376 (9.60%) SCCM
6 334 (8.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 317 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
8 204 (5.21%) Grafana
9 132 (3.37%) Prometheus
10 124 (3.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 91 (2.32%) SCOM
12 76 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
13 65 (1.66%) vCenter Server
14 44 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
14 44 (1.12%) WSUS
15 43 (1.10%) Nagios
16 41 (1.05%) Graphite
17 36 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
18 33 (0.84%) Consul
18 33 (0.84%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,757 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 967 (24.68%) VMware
3 294 (7.50%) Cisco
4 255 (6.51%) Citrix
5 223 (5.69%) Oracle
6 213 (5.44%) Google
7 127 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 119 (3.04%) Splunk
9 113 (2.88%) Veeam
10 111 (2.83%) Dell
11 92 (2.35%) NetApp
11 92 (2.35%) ServiceNow
12 85 (2.17%) HP
13 82 (2.09%) SaltStack
14 81 (2.07%) New Relic
15 72 (1.84%) EMC
16 71 (1.81%) IBM
16 71 (1.81%) SolarWinds
17 63 (1.61%) Palo Alto
18 58 (1.48%) Sophos