Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 145 168
Rank change year-on-year +46 +23 +25
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,140 3,888 3,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.20% 2.40% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 4.34% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,961 3,172 3,232
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%

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 90,646 89,502 98,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.35% 55.27% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 76,051 76,267 86,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +36 2,482 £60,000 +9.09% 200
South East +21 788 £47,500 +5.56% 96
North of England +26 564 £45,000 +12.50% 74
Midlands +76 522 £42,500 - 75
East of England +66 456 £50,000 - 37
South West +45 342 £45,000 +15.38% 35
Yorkshire +27 281 £47,000 +17.50% 30
West Midlands +67 273 £40,000 -5.88% 34
East Midlands +79 248 £43,500 -1.14% 40
North West -2 242 £45,000 +12.50% 34
North East +3 41 £45,000 +12.50% 10
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 3,076 (59.84%) Windows
2 2,339 (45.51%) Microsoft
3 1,926 (37.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,751 (34.07%) Active Directory
5 1,713 (33.33%) SQL
6 1,613 (31.38%) SQL Server
7 1,537 (29.90%) Windows Server
8 1,467 (28.54%) DevOps
9 1,418 (27.59%) VMware
10 1,367 (26.60%) Linux
11 1,246 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
12 1,223 (23.79%) Finance
13 1,148 (22.33%) Python
14 1,125 (21.89%) C#
15 1,104 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
16 1,080 (21.01%) .NET
17 961 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 875 (17.02%) Office 365
19 854 (16.61%) DNS
20 851 (16.56%) ITIL
21 782 (15.21%) Bash Shell
22 756 (14.71%) JavaScript
23 755 (14.69%) Puppet
24 707 (13.75%) Firewall
25 682 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
26 657 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
27 640 (12.45%) SCCM
28 638 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
29 621 (12.08%) Git (software)
30 603 (11.73%) Opscode Chef

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
1 517 (10.06%) SharePoint
2 431 (8.39%) MS Exchange
3 420 (8.17%) IIS
4 214 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 205 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 188 (3.66%) Apache
7 175 (3.40%) Skype for Business
8 163 (3.17%) Tomcat
9 154 (3.00%) Confluence
10 146 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 93 (1.81%) OpenStack
12 86 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
13 82 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 82 (1.60%) WebLogic
14 80 (1.56%) WebSphere
15 70 (1.36%) CMS
16 69 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
17 67 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
18 62 (1.21%) JBoss
19 57 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 248 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 77 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.33%) Documaker
3 16 (0.31%) MetaTrader
4 14 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 7 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.078%) Advent Geneva
8 4 (0.078%) HFM
8 4 (0.078%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.078%) ReMetrica
8 4 (0.078%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.078%) Tradar
8 4 (0.078%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.039%) Finacle
9 2 (0.039%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.039%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.039%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,926 (37.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,246 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 875 (17.02%) Office 365
4 408 (7.94%) IaaS
5 343 (6.67%) PaaS
6 280 (5.45%) SaaS
7 159 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 149 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 139 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 122 (2.37%) Serverless
11 102 (1.98%) GitHub
12 81 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
13 72 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
14 58 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 55 (1.07%) NuGet
16 51 (0.99%) Amazon S3
16 51 (0.99%) OneDrive
17 50 (0.97%) Mimecast
18 39 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
19 38 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 854 (16.61%) DNS
2 707 (13.75%) Firewall
3 543 (10.56%) DHCP
4 458 (8.91%) TCP/IP
5 379 (7.37%) SAN
6 363 (7.06%) WAN
7 295 (5.74%) VPN
8 282 (5.49%) LAN
9 207 (4.03%) HTTP
10 191 (3.72%) Network Security
11 147 (2.86%) Internet
12 140 (2.72%) Skype
13 127 (2.47%) VLAN
14 115 (2.24%) NAS
15 110 (2.14%) SSL
16 107 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
17 106 (2.06%) WLAN
18 97 (1.89%) MPLS
19 96 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
20 94 (1.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,613 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 427 (8.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 421 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 269 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 244 (4.75%) MySQL
6 206 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 191 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 183 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
9 152 (2.96%) MongoDB
10 150 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
11 148 (2.88%) Relational Database
12 144 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 116 (2.26%) Power BI
14 114 (2.22%) Big Data
15 98 (1.91%) Oracle Database
16 88 (1.71%) RDBMS
17 86 (1.67%) Hadoop
18 85 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
19 81 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
20 66 (1.28%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 621 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 562 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 412 (8.02%) TeamCity
4 393 (7.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 372 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 345 (6.71%) JIRA
7 290 (5.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 278 (5.41%) Visual Studio
9 150 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 139 (2.70%) MSBuild
11 135 (2.63%) Subversion
12 100 (1.95%) Selenium
13 90 (1.75%) MSI
14 76 (1.48%) Bitbucket
15 74 (1.44%) GoCD
16 68 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
17 58 (1.13%) NUnit
18 57 (1.11%) Vagrant
19 55 (1.07%) Cucumber
20 48 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,223 (23.79%) Finance
2 327 (6.36%) Banking
3 161 (3.13%) Retail
4 105 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 103 (2.00%) Law
6 86 (1.67%) Legal
7 85 (1.65%) Marketing
8 81 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 76 (1.48%) Advertising
10 58 (1.13%) Front Office
11 57 (1.11%) Publishing
12 56 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 54 (1.05%) Games
14 30 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.53%) Back Office
16 23 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.45%) French Language
17 21 (0.41%) Billing
18 17 (0.33%) Spanish Language
19 16 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 777 (15.12%) Developer
2 603 (11.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 552 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 465 (9.05%) Analyst
5 365 (7.10%) Administrator
6 312 (6.07%) Architect
7 306 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 290 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
9 280 (5.45%) DBA
10 268 (5.21%) .NET Developer
11 265 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
12 239 (4.65%) Support Analyst
13 238 (4.63%) Applications Support
14 231 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
15 225 (4.38%) SQL DBA
16 216 (4.20%) C# Developer
17 179 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
18 176 (3.42%) Consultant
19 172 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
20 161 (3.13%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,080 (21.01%) .NET
2 502 (9.77%) ASP.NET
3 442 (8.60%) HTML
4 405 (7.88%) Web Services
5 308 (5.99%) CSS
6 287 (5.58%) REST
7 253 (4.92%) .NET Framework
8 245 (4.77%) AngularJS
9 235 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 229 (4.46%) XML
11 224 (4.36%) JSON
12 210 (4.09%) Middleware
13 195 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 156 (3.04%) RESTful
15 136 (2.65%) HTML5
16 132 (2.57%) jQuery
17 130 (2.53%) LDAP
18 128 (2.49%) WCF
19 124 (2.41%) Node.js
20 113 (2.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 431 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 345 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 231 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 226 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 225 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
6 209 (4.07%) Public Cloud
7 177 (3.44%) Clustering
8 133 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
9 132 (2.57%) Replication
10 124 (2.41%) User Experience
11 123 (2.39%) Fintech
12 109 (2.12%) Hedge funds
13 99 (1.93%) PKI
14 96 (1.87%) Private Cloud
15 95 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
16 90 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
17 86 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
18 81 (1.58%) Blackberry
19 60 (1.17%) Algorithms
20 51 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3,076 (59.84%) Windows
2 1,537 (29.90%) Windows Server
3 1,367 (26.60%) Linux
4 682 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 638 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 396 (7.70%) Windows 10
7 364 (7.08%) Windows 7
8 363 (7.06%) Unix
9 177 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 99 (1.93%) Android
11 91 (1.77%) CentOS
12 83 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 60 (1.17%) Solaris
14 55 (1.07%) VMS
15 52 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 50 (0.97%) Ubuntu
17 49 (0.95%) Windows 8
18 39 (0.76%) Apple iOS
19 25 (0.49%) CoreOS
19 25 (0.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,467 (28.54%) DevOps
2 1,104 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 851 (16.56%) ITIL
4 657 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
5 597 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
6 579 (11.26%) Configuration Management
7 504 (9.81%) Migration
8 393 (7.65%) Test Automation
9 351 (6.83%) Software Engineering
10 319 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
11 315 (6.13%) Scrum
12 289 (5.62%) Service Delivery
13 276 (5.37%) Mentoring
14 272 (5.29%) MVC
15 271 (5.27%) Performance Tuning
16 269 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
17 264 (5.14%) Service Management
18 262 (5.10%) Deployment Automation
19 260 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
20 240 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,713 (33.33%) SQL
2 1,148 (22.33%) Python
3 1,125 (21.89%) C#
4 782 (15.21%) Bash Shell
5 756 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 473 (9.20%) Java
7 417 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 383 (7.45%) Perl
9 365 (7.10%) Ruby
10 258 (5.02%) VBScript
11 178 (3.46%) Shell Script
12 165 (3.21%) PHP
13 152 (2.96%) VB
14 133 (2.59%) C
15 100 (1.95%) VBA
16 98 (1.91%) C++
17 67 (1.30%) TypeScript
18 57 (1.11%) Go
19 35 (0.68%) R
20 30 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 543 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 517 (10.06%) Degree
3 370 (7.20%) MCSE
4 284 (5.53%) Security Cleared
5 192 (3.74%) MCSA
6 143 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 132 (2.57%) SC Cleared
8 127 (2.47%) MCP
9 117 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 109 (2.12%) MCITP
11 95 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 90 (1.75%) DV Cleared
13 82 (1.60%) CCNA
14 78 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 72 (1.40%) CISSP
16 70 (1.36%) CCNP
17 54 (1.05%) AWS Certification
18 35 (0.68%) CCIE
19 33 (0.64%) MCTS
20 32 (0.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (4.16%) SLA
2 147 (2.86%) QA
3 114 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.74%) GDPR
6 17 (0.33%) GCP
7 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.12%) PMO
11 5 (0.097%) COBIT
11 5 (0.097%) WCAG
12 4 (0.078%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.058%) EMIR
13 3 (0.058%) FATCA
13 3 (0.058%) MiFID
13 3 (0.058%) TickIT
14 2 (0.039%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,751 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 961 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 602 (11.71%) Hyper-V
4 439 (8.54%) Docker
5 256 (4.98%) vSphere
6 191 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
7 183 (3.56%) XenApp
8 168 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 129 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 123 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
11 121 (2.35%) XenDesktop
12 80 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
13 65 (1.26%) BitLocker
14 60 (1.17%) Xen
15 55 (1.07%) VMware NSX
16 49 (0.95%) VirtualBox
17 45 (0.88%) DFS Replication
17 45 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
18 34 (0.66%) XenServer
19 31 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 755 (14.69%) Puppet
2 640 (12.45%) SCCM
3 603 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
4 596 (11.60%) Ansible
5 273 (5.31%) Terraform
6 216 (4.20%) SCOM
7 170 (3.31%) Kubernetes
8 156 (3.04%) Nagios
9 98 (1.91%) WSUS
10 97 (1.89%) vRealize
11 81 (1.58%) vCenter Server
12 68 (1.32%) SCOrch
13 64 (1.25%) Backup Exec
14 58 (1.13%) AirWatch
15 57 (1.11%) SCVMM
16 56 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
17 53 (1.03%) Kibana
18 50 (0.97%) logstash
18 50 (0.97%) NetBackup
19 46 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,339 (45.51%) Microsoft
2 1,418 (27.59%) VMware
3 571 (11.11%) Citrix
4 493 (9.59%) Cisco
5 372 (7.24%) Oracle
6 274 (5.33%) HP
7 222 (4.32%) Google
8 200 (3.89%) Red Hat
9 170 (3.31%) Splunk
10 166 (3.23%) NetApp
11 136 (2.65%) IBM
12 125 (2.43%) ServiceNow
13 104 (2.02%) EMC
14 103 (2.00%) CheckPoint
15 102 (1.98%) Veeam
16 99 (1.93%) Bloomberg
16 99 (1.93%) McAfee
17 95 (1.85%) AppDynamics
18 92 (1.79%) F5
19 87 (1.69%) Reuters