The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 108 130
Rank change year-on-year +37 +22  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 80 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.97% 1.96% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 3.75% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 15
Median salary £42,250 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.32% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £31,200 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £62,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.17% -  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1718 1492 1588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.82% 52.20% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 788 988
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PowerShell as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Scotland.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Scotland

PowerShell
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 54 £42,750 +1.78% 12
Glasgow +21 24 £43,000 -28.33% 4
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £29,000 -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 72 (53.73%) Windows
2 63 (47.01%) Microsoft
3 56 (41.79%) Active Directory
4 50 (37.31%) VMware
5 45 (33.58%) Linux
6 44 (32.84%) SQL
7 40 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (29.85%) Windows Server
8 38 (28.36%) Python
9 35 (26.12%) Finance
9 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (24.63%) SQL Server
10 33 (24.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (20.90%) Java
12 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
12 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (20.15%) Puppet
13 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (18.66%) ITIL
15 24 (17.91%) Citrix
15 24 (17.91%) Office 365
15 24 (17.91%) Bash Shell
16 23 (17.16%) SDLC
16 23 (17.16%) C#
17 22 (16.42%) IIS
17 22 (16.42%) Cisco
18 21 (15.67%) DNS
18 21 (15.67%) .NET
19 20 (14.93%) MS Exchange
19 20 (14.93%) SAN

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 22 (16.42%) IIS
2 20 (14.93%) MS Exchange
3 18 (13.43%) Tomcat
4 17 (12.69%) Apache
5 16 (11.94%) Skype for Business
6 15 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.97%) JBoss
7 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.49%) Confluence
9 2 (1.49%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.75%) CICS
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (17.91%) Office 365
3 16 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.22%) GitHub
5 6 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.24%) SaaS
8 2 (1.49%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) DNS
2 20 (14.93%) SAN
3 16 (11.94%) WAN
4 14 (10.45%) DHCP
4 14 (10.45%) NAS
5 13 (9.70%) Firewall
6 10 (7.46%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.97%) Skype
8 7 (5.22%) LAN
9 4 (2.99%) LDAP
9 4 (2.99%) SSL
10 3 (2.24%) Internet
10 3 (2.24%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.24%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.24%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.75%) FTP
11 1 (0.75%) HTTP
11 1 (0.75%) Network Security
11 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.21%) RDBMS
4 10 (7.46%) MySQL
5 9 (6.72%) KDB
5 9 (6.72%) Kdb+
5 9 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.97%) DB2
6 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.75%) DTS
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.97%) Subversion
4 6 (4.48%) Maven
4 6 (4.48%) MSI
5 5 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.99%) GCC
6 4 (2.99%) JIRA
6 4 (2.99%) NuGet
7 3 (2.24%) Moq
7 3 (2.24%) NUnit
8 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.49%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 35 (26.12%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Games
3 3 (2.24%) Publishing
4 2 (1.49%) Automotive
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (12.69%) Analyst
1 17 (12.69%) Developer
2 15 (11.19%) Administrator
3 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.46%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.72%) IT Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) DevOps Administrator
7 8 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) DBA
9 6 (4.48%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) .NET
2 12 (8.96%) Web Services
3 11 (8.21%) LAMP
4 8 (5.97%) Hibernate
4 8 (5.97%) JMS
4 8 (5.97%) Spring
4 8 (5.97%) XML
5 7 (5.22%) SOAP
6 5 (3.73%) HTML
7 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.24%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.24%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.49%) CSS
8 2 (1.49%) Middleware
8 2 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.75%) ISPF
9 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.72%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.48%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) User Experience
4 5 (3.73%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.24%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Fintech
7 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 72 (53.73%) Windows
2 45 (33.58%) Linux
3 40 (29.85%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (11.94%) Ubuntu
6 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (8.21%) Unix
8 10 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.73%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.49%) CentOS
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.75%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.15%) Configuration Management
3 25 (18.66%) ITIL
4 23 (17.16%) SDLC
5 17 (12.69%) DevOps
5 17 (12.69%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.21%) OO
8 11 (8.21%) OOD
8 11 (8.21%) TDD
9 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.72%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (5.97%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.97%) Change Management
11 8 (5.97%) High Availability
11 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (5.97%) IT Strategy
12 7 (5.22%) ITIL V3
12 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.84%) SQL
2 38 (28.36%) Python
3 28 (20.90%) Java
4 24 (17.91%) Bash Shell
5 23 (17.16%) C#
6 18 (13.43%) Perl
7 12 (8.96%) VBScript
8 6 (4.48%) COBOL
8 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.99%) VB
10 3 (2.24%) Ruby
10 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.49%) VB6
12 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.75%) C++
12 1 (0.75%) JCL
12 1 (0.75%) Jython
12 1 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.97%) Degree
3 7 (5.22%) MCP
4 6 (4.48%) ISEB
4 6 (4.48%) MCSE
5 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.24%) MCSA
6 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) VCP5
6 3 (2.24%) VCP6
6 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.49%) MCAD
7 2 (1.49%) MCSD
7 2 (1.49%) MCTS
7 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) CEH
8 1 (0.75%) MCITP
8 1 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (41.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (9.70%) XenApp
6 12 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (8.21%) vSphere
7 11 (8.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.49%) Docker
9 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.75%) RACF
10 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 40 (29.85%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (20.15%) Puppet
3 18 (13.43%) SCCM
4 17 (12.69%) Ansible
4 17 (12.69%) Nagios
5 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (7.46%) SCOM
6 9 (6.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (5.22%) Capistrano
7 7 (5.22%) Check_MK
7 7 (5.22%) PowerCLI
7 7 (5.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (3.73%) yum
9 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.75%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 63 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.31%) VMware
3 24 (17.91%) Citrix
4 22 (16.42%) Cisco
5 17 (12.69%) F5
6 15 (11.19%) Splunk
7 14 (10.45%) Symantec
8 13 (9.70%) Perforce
9 9 (6.72%) Brocade
9 9 (6.72%) Percona
9 9 (6.72%) Riverbed
10 8 (5.97%) CA
10 8 (5.97%) Sybase
11 7 (5.22%) Palo Alto
11 7 (5.22%) Varonis
12 6 (4.48%) EMC
12 6 (4.48%) Oracle
13 4 (2.99%) HP
14 3 (2.24%) Forcepoint
14 3 (2.24%) McAfee
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