Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North of England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 109 136
Rank change year-on-year +29 +27 +27
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 365 621 593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.44% 3.16% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 6.23% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 320 509 545
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,750 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% -4.79% +17.50%
10th Percentile £32,400 £29,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,050 £60,000 £65,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 5,761 9,965 13,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.30% 50.70% 55.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,925 7,777 11,517
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,950 £64,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the North of England over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the North of England

PowerShell
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 7 July 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
North West +33 200 £50,000 +11.11% 57
Yorkshire +37 132 £45,000 +2.27% 10
North East -5 33 £45,000 -5.26% 3
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 232 (63.56%) Windows
2 204 (55.89%) Azure
3 191 (52.33%) Microsoft
4 136 (37.26%) Windows Server
5 134 (36.71%) DevOps
6 122 (33.42%) Active Directory
7 117 (32.05%) Python
7 117 (32.05%) SQL Server
8 115 (31.51%) Linux
9 104 (28.49%) VMware
10 98 (26.85%) Terraform
11 97 (26.58%) SQL
12 95 (26.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 91 (24.93%) Puppet
14 88 (24.11%) Ansible
15 85 (23.29%) ITIL
16 83 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
17 81 (22.19%) AWS
18 77 (21.10%) Office 365
19 75 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 69 (18.90%) Bash Shell
21 64 (17.53%) Docker
22 60 (16.44%) Kubernetes
23 58 (15.89%) Git (software)
24 56 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
25 52 (14.25%) Firewall
25 52 (14.25%) Finance
26 48 (13.15%) Jenkins
27 47 (12.88%) IIS
27 47 (12.88%) SharePoint

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 47 (12.88%) IIS
1 47 (12.88%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.21%) Apache
4 14 (3.84%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.19%) Confluence
8 7 (1.92%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.10%) JBoss
10 4 (1.10%) nginx
10 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) Drupal
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.82%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 204 (55.89%) Azure
2 81 (22.19%) AWS
3 77 (21.10%) Office 365
4 46 (12.60%) GCP
5 40 (10.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 32 (8.77%) IaaS
7 25 (6.85%) SaaS
8 23 (6.30%) PaaS
9 16 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (3.01%) Power Platform
11 11 (3.01%) Serverless
11 11 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (2.74%) GitHub
13 9 (2.47%) Amazon S3
14 8 (2.19%) Datadog
15 6 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (1.64%) OneDrive
15 6 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.25%) Firewall
2 39 (10.68%) DNS
3 32 (8.77%) VPN
4 28 (7.67%) DHCP
5 15 (4.11%) SAN
5 15 (4.11%) WAN
6 13 (3.56%) Network Security
7 12 (3.29%) SSL
7 12 (3.29%) VLAN
8 10 (2.74%) FTP
8 10 (2.74%) VoIP
9 9 (2.47%) Internet
9 9 (2.47%) LAN
10 8 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (2.19%) NetScaler
10 8 (2.19%) OSPF
10 8 (2.19%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (5.75%) MySQL
4 17 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (3.84%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.56%) Big Data
7 11 (3.01%) Power BI
8 10 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.64%) GIS
11 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.15%) Jenkins
3 45 (12.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 35 (9.59%) TeamCity
5 26 (7.12%) Bitbucket
6 25 (6.85%) JIRA
7 16 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.47%) GitLab
10 7 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.37%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.10%) MSI
12 4 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.10%) Spinnaker
12 4 (1.10%) Subversion
13 3 (0.82%) git-flow
13 3 (0.82%) GoCD
13 3 (0.82%) Selenium
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (14.25%) Finance
2 19 (5.21%) Retail
3 17 (4.66%) Law
3 17 (4.66%) Legal
4 12 (3.29%) Local Government
5 11 (3.01%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Billing
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (21.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (17.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (6.58%) Analyst
4 23 (6.30%) Administrator
4 23 (6.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (5.48%) Azure Engineer
7 19 (5.21%) Applications Support
7 19 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (5.21%) DBA
8 17 (4.66%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (4.38%) Developer
9 16 (4.38%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (4.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.11%) SQL DBA
10 15 (4.11%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.84%) AWS DevOps
11 14 (3.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Engineer
12 13 (3.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.59%) .NET
2 28 (7.67%) Web Services
3 18 (4.93%) Node.js
4 14 (3.84%) HTML
5 13 (3.56%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.56%) ASP.NET
6 12 (3.29%) CSS
7 11 (3.01%) REST
8 9 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (1.92%) jQuery
9 7 (1.92%) LDAP
10 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.64%) SOAP
11 5 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.37%) JSON
12 4 (1.10%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.10%) Middleware
12 4 (1.10%) XML
13 3 (0.82%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.58%) Public Cloud
3 19 (5.21%) PKI
4 15 (4.11%) Clustering
4 15 (4.11%) Replication
5 14 (3.84%) Private Cloud
6 12 (3.29%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.74%) User Experience
8 8 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.64%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.64%) Life Science
10 6 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.10%) NHS
13 3 (0.82%) Blog
13 3 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 232 (63.56%) Windows
2 136 (37.26%) Windows Server
3 115 (31.51%) Linux
4 33 (9.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.03%) Unix
6 22 (6.03%) Windows 10
7 19 (5.21%) Mac OS
8 15 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (2.19%) Android
11 8 (2.19%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.64%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.37%) CentOS
14 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.82%) Solaris
16 2 (0.55%) Debian
17 1 (0.27%) MVS
17 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (36.71%) DevOps
2 95 (26.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 85 (23.29%) ITIL
4 83 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (12.05%) Configuration Management
6 42 (11.51%) High Availability
6 42 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (8.22%) Migration
9 30 (8.22%) Scrum
10 25 (6.85%) Test Automation
11 23 (6.30%) Project Management
12 22 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (6.03%) Server Management
13 21 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (5.48%) Change Management
14 20 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.48%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 117 (32.05%) Python
2 97 (26.58%) SQL
3 69 (18.90%) Bash Shell
4 44 (12.05%) C#
5 31 (8.49%) Java
6 29 (7.95%) Go
6 29 (7.95%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.01%) Perl
9 9 (2.47%) PHP
9 9 (2.47%) Ruby
9 9 (2.47%) VBScript
10 4 (1.10%) C
11 3 (0.82%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.82%) C++
11 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.82%) XQuery
12 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (8.77%) Degree
2 30 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.21%) MCSE
4 17 (4.66%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.84%) MCSA
5 14 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.01%) CCNA
8 11 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.01%) MCP
9 9 (2.47%) DBS Check
9 9 (2.47%) RHCE
10 7 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.64%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.10%) MCITP
13 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.82%) CCNP
14 2 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.86%) GDPR
2 21 (5.75%) SLA
3 13 (3.56%) QA
4 8 (2.19%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.55%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 122 (33.42%) Active Directory
2 75 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (17.53%) Docker
4 42 (11.51%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.11%) XenApp
6 12 (3.29%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.19%) vSphere
8 7 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.27%) Firmware
13 1 (0.27%) NFS
13 1 (0.27%) pfSense
13 1 (0.27%) Samba
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (26.85%) Terraform
2 91 (24.93%) Puppet
3 88 (24.11%) Ansible
4 60 (16.44%) Kubernetes
5 56 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (7.12%) SCCM
7 14 (3.84%) Grafana
7 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (3.01%) WSUS
9 10 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (2.74%) Nagios
9 10 (2.74%) SCOM
10 9 (2.47%) SCOrch
11 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (1.92%) Kibana
13 4 (1.10%) Nessus
13 4 (1.10%) Packer
14 3 (0.82%) EdgeSight
14 3 (0.82%) SCVMM
15 2 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 191 (52.33%) Microsoft
2 104 (28.49%) VMware
3 28 (7.67%) Citrix
4 26 (7.12%) Google
5 23 (6.30%) Cisco
6 15 (4.11%) Splunk
7 12 (3.29%) HP
8 11 (3.01%) Oracle
8 11 (3.01%) Veeam
9 10 (2.74%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 8 (2.19%) F5
11 8 (2.19%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.92%) IBM
12 7 (1.92%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.64%) Imperva
13 6 (1.64%) Infoblox
13 6 (1.64%) Juniper