Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 119 102
Rank change year-on-year +53 -17 +56
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 367 402 556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.91% 2.47% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 4.91% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 320 359 451
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,728 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 the North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,162 8,191 10,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.95% 50.38% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,569 6,800 8,508
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,964 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the North of England

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Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the North of England.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the North of England

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Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the North of England

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Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
North West +56 187 £52,500 +16.67% 54
Yorkshire +35 147 £50,000 +11.11% 37
North East +17 33 £50,000 +35.14% 12
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 249 (67.85%) Azure
2 178 (48.50%) Windows
3 150 (40.87%) Microsoft
4 143 (38.96%) DevOps
5 123 (33.51%) SQL
6 120 (32.70%) Terraform
7 114 (31.06%) Active Directory
8 105 (28.61%) Linux
9 101 (27.52%) Python
10 95 (25.89%) Windows Server
11 94 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (24.25%) VMware
13 87 (23.71%) Office 365
14 86 (23.43%) Ansible
15 85 (23.16%) Bash Shell
15 85 (23.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 80 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
17 75 (20.44%) Jenkins
18 72 (19.62%) Kubernetes
18 72 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 71 (19.35%) DNS
19 71 (19.35%) SQL Server
19 71 (19.35%) Configuration Management
20 70 (19.07%) AWS
21 68 (18.53%) Puppet
22 66 (17.98%) Docker
23 63 (17.17%) Opscode Chef
24 58 (15.80%) Infrastructure as Code
25 55 (14.99%) Azure SQL Database
26 52 (14.17%) Cosmos DB

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 32 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.36%) IIS
3 18 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.00%) Confluence
5 9 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.91%) nginx
8 6 (1.63%) Apache
9 4 (1.09%) JBoss
9 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.54%) DNN
11 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 249 (67.85%) Azure
2 87 (23.71%) Office 365
3 70 (19.07%) AWS
4 51 (13.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 34 (9.26%) Datadog
5 34 (9.26%) PaaS
5 34 (9.26%) Pulumi
6 31 (8.45%) IaaS
7 29 (7.90%) SaaS
8 28 (7.63%) Serverless
9 20 (5.45%) GCP
10 16 (4.36%) OneDrive
11 15 (4.09%) Azure Functions
12 13 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (3.27%) Logic Apps
13 12 (3.27%) Power Platform
14 8 (2.18%) Amazon S3
15 7 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 71 (19.35%) DNS
2 48 (13.08%) DHCP
3 29 (7.90%) Firewall
4 27 (7.36%) SAN
5 22 (5.99%) TCP/IP
6 19 (5.18%) SSL
7 17 (4.63%) WAN
8 14 (3.81%) LAN
8 14 (3.81%) VLAN
9 13 (3.54%) VPN
10 12 (3.27%) Unified Communications
11 11 (3.00%) VoIP
12 9 (2.45%) Skype
12 9 (2.45%) Wireless
13 7 (1.91%) HTTP
13 7 (1.91%) MPLS
14 6 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.36%) Network Security
15 5 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 52 (14.17%) Cosmos DB
4 45 (12.26%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (10.63%) MySQL
6 38 (10.35%) MongoDB
7 36 (9.81%) Redis
8 35 (9.54%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.63%) Big Data
10 6 (1.63%) Power BI
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.82%) MS Access
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.27%) BigQuery
14 1 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 75 (20.44%) Jenkins
2 49 (13.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (8.99%) JIRA
4 32 (8.72%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.45%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.45%) GitLab
7 9 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.91%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.91%) Subversion
9 6 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.63%) JMeter
9 6 (1.63%) Selenium
9 6 (1.63%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.09%) Appium
11 4 (1.09%) Mocha
General
1 33 (8.99%) Finance
2 23 (6.27%) Legal
3 16 (4.36%) Law
4 6 (1.63%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.09%) Games
6 4 (1.09%) Retail
6 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (25.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (23.98%) Azure Engineer
3 73 (19.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (13.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 42 (11.44%) Azure DevOps
6 32 (8.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 19 (5.18%) Platform Engineer
7 19 (5.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.63%) Analyst
8 17 (4.63%) Developer
9 15 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (3.00%) DBA
10 11 (3.00%) IT Analyst
10 11 (3.00%) IT Engineer
11 10 (2.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (2.72%) Active Directory Engineer
11 10 (2.72%) Office 365 Engineer
11 10 (2.72%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
11 10 (2.72%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.81%) Web Services
2 13 (3.54%) .NET
3 7 (1.91%) JSON
3 7 (1.91%) REST
4 6 (1.63%) Node.js
4 6 (1.63%) XML
5 5 (1.36%) LDAP
5 5 (1.36%) YAML
6 4 (1.09%) CSS
6 4 (1.09%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.82%) Middleware
7 3 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.82%) SOAP
8 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.54%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.54%) Sensu
8 2 (0.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
1 43 (11.72%) Linux Command Line
2 27 (7.36%) Public Cloud
3 19 (5.18%) PKI
4 17 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.09%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.81%) Clustering
7 11 (3.00%) User Experience
8 10 (2.72%) Replication
8 10 (2.72%) Robotics
9 7 (1.91%) Cyberattack
9 7 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.54%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 178 (48.50%) Windows
2 105 (28.61%) Linux
3 95 (25.89%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.54%) Windows 10
6 22 (5.99%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (3.81%) Solaris
8 13 (3.54%) Unix
9 10 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (38.96%) DevOps
2 94 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (23.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 80 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 58 (15.80%) Infrastructure as Code
7 43 (11.72%) Analytics
8 35 (9.54%) Web Application Development
9 31 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (8.45%) ITIL
10 24 (6.54%) IT Strategy
10 24 (6.54%) Service Delivery
11 23 (6.27%) High Availability
12 22 (5.99%) Change Management
12 22 (5.99%) Migration
12 22 (5.99%) Project Delivery
13 21 (5.72%) Information Security
14 20 (5.45%) Identity Management
15 19 (5.18%) Release Management
16 18 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 123 (33.51%) SQL
2 101 (27.52%) Python
3 85 (23.16%) Bash Shell
4 51 (13.90%) JavaScript
5 50 (13.62%) C#
5 50 (13.62%) Go
6 45 (12.26%) Java
7 41 (11.17%) Ruby
8 37 (10.08%) Groovy
9 35 (9.54%) PHP
9 35 (9.54%) TypeScript
10 29 (7.90%) T-SQL
11 22 (5.99%) Perl
12 12 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.63%) VBScript
14 4 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.54%) Tcl
15 2 (0.54%) VB
15 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.27%) Degree
1 12 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (2.45%) MCSE
2 9 (2.45%) RHCE
3 8 (2.18%) MCSA
4 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.36%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.09%) CCNP
8 3 (0.82%) GIAC
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.90%) GDPR
2 12 (3.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.72%) SLA
4 9 (2.45%) QA
5 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (31.06%) Active Directory
2 72 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (17.98%) Docker
4 35 (9.54%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.18%) vSphere
8 5 (1.36%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.09%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.82%) Xen
10 3 (0.82%) XenApp
11 2 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 120 (32.70%) Terraform
2 86 (23.43%) Ansible
3 72 (19.62%) Kubernetes
4 68 (18.53%) Puppet
5 63 (17.17%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (12.26%) SCCM
7 36 (9.81%) Grafana
7 36 (9.81%) Prometheus
8 26 (7.08%) SCOM
9 18 (4.90%) SCOrch
10 17 (4.63%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (3.54%) WSUS
12 12 (3.27%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (2.45%) Nagios
14 6 (1.63%) Packer
14 6 (1.63%) PaperCut
14 6 (1.63%) vCenter Server
15 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
15 5 (1.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 150 (40.87%) Microsoft
2 89 (24.25%) VMware
3 36 (9.81%) New Relic
3 36 (9.81%) SaltStack
4 19 (5.18%) Veeam
5 17 (4.63%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.36%) Oracle
7 14 (3.81%) Citrix
7 14 (3.81%) EMC
8 12 (3.27%) Splunk
9 11 (3.00%) Dell
10 10 (2.72%) Automation Anywhere
10 10 (2.72%) Blue Prism
10 10 (2.72%) Google
10 10 (2.72%) Kofax
10 10 (2.72%) UiPath
11 9 (2.45%) NetApp
12 8 (2.18%) IBM
12 8 (2.18%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.91%) Cisco