Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 73 161
Rank change year-on-year -22 +88 +6
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 157 128 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.84% 2.78% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 5.00% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 114 60 57
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.73% +4.93%
10th Percentile £35,900 £27,450 £28,650
90th Percentile £65,125 £50,775 £58,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.42% - +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,247 2,558 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.75% 55.58% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 1,606 1,924
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,875 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Scotland

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 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
Edinburgh -6 83 £52,500 +31.25% 14
Glasgow -20 49 £40,000 - 6
South Lanarkshire - 9 £43,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
West Dunbartonshire -3 2 £48,250 +25.32%
Dundee -11 1 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 93 (59.24%) Windows
2 80 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 76 (48.41%) Active Directory
3 76 (48.41%) ITIL
4 69 (43.95%) Windows Server
5 64 (40.76%) VMware
6 61 (38.85%) SQL Server
7 53 (33.76%) SQL
8 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (29.94%) Cisco
9 47 (29.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (26.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (24.84%) Linux
12 38 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (24.20%) SCCM
13 37 (23.57%) Opscode Chef
14 36 (22.93%) SCOM
15 35 (22.29%) Finance
16 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (20.38%) VMware ESXi
18 30 (19.11%) SharePoint
18 30 (19.11%) Office 365
18 30 (19.11%) Hyper-V
19 29 (18.47%) MCSE
20 28 (17.83%) Puppet
21 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (17.20%) DNS
22 26 (16.56%) Ansible
23 25 (15.92%) Virtual Team
23 25 (15.92%) Performance Management

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 30 (19.11%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.74%) IIS
2 20 (12.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.74%) Skype for Business
3 13 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (5.10%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.55%) Apache
6 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.91%) JBoss
8 2 (1.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (29.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (19.11%) Office 365
3 15 (9.55%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (8.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (5.10%) Mimecast
7 6 (3.82%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.27%) SaaS
9 1 (0.64%) IaaS
9 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.20%) DNS
2 25 (15.92%) Firewall
3 24 (15.29%) DHCP
4 20 (12.74%) VPN
5 19 (12.10%) Unified Communications
6 18 (11.46%) Wireless
7 17 (10.83%) LAN
7 17 (10.83%) WAN
8 14 (8.92%) Skype
9 13 (8.28%) MPLS
9 13 (8.28%) SAN
10 12 (7.64%) Cisco IPT
10 12 (7.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (7.64%) IP Telephony
10 12 (7.64%) Network Security
11 8 (5.10%) Internet
12 7 (4.46%) VLAN
13 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
14 5 (3.18%) S/MIME
15 3 (1.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (10.83%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (5.73%) MySQL
7 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.82%) PowerCenter
9 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.55%) Redis
12 3 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.27%) Big Data
13 2 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.37%) Selenium
2 10 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.18%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.91%) Subversion
5 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.27%) GoCD
6 2 (1.27%) JUnit
6 2 (1.27%) Maven
6 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.64%) GCC
7 1 (0.64%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Moq
7 1 (0.64%) MSI
7 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (20.38%) Analyst
3 23 (14.65%) Administrator
4 18 (11.46%) Systems Analyst
5 17 (10.83%) DBA
6 14 (8.92%) Architect
7 13 (8.28%) Consultant
7 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) Network Architect
9 11 (7.01%) SQL DBA
10 10 (6.37%) Developer
10 10 (6.37%) IT Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) IT Analyst
13 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 7 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (4.46%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
14 6 (3.82%) Senior Systems Analyst
14 6 (3.82%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.46%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) Web Services
3 8 (5.10%) REST
4 6 (3.82%) WCF
5 4 (2.55%) XML
6 3 (1.91%) Java EE
6 3 (1.91%) JSON
6 3 (1.91%) LAMP
7 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.64%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.64%) J2EE
7 1 (0.64%) MDX
7 1 (0.64%) React
7 1 (0.64%) RESTful
7 1 (0.64%) SOAP
7 1 (0.64%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Virtual Team
2 24 (15.29%) Data Centre
3 21 (13.38%) Blackberry
4 17 (10.83%) EMC VNX
5 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.46%) PKI
7 6 (3.82%) iPhone
8 5 (3.18%) Clustering
9 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.91%) Replication
10 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (59.24%) Windows
2 69 (43.95%) Windows Server
3 42 (26.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (24.84%) Linux
5 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (13.38%) Unix
7 12 (7.64%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.46%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.82%) Solaris
9 6 (3.82%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.91%) CentOS
10 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.64%) Android
11 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.41%) ITIL
2 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.92%) Performance Management
4 23 (14.65%) Scrum
5 21 (13.38%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (13.38%) ITIL V3
6 20 (12.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (12.10%) Validation
8 18 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (11.46%) Change Management
8 18 (11.46%) DevOps
9 17 (10.83%) Asset Management
10 16 (10.19%) Configuration Management
10 16 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.28%) Network Design
12 13 (8.28%) Service Delivery
12 13 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (7.64%) TOGAF
13 12 (7.64%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.76%) SQL
2 22 (14.01%) C#
3 20 (12.74%) Python
4 17 (10.83%) Perl
5 13 (8.28%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.37%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.10%) Java
7 8 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.46%) Ruby
9 5 (3.18%) VB
9 5 (3.18%) VBScript
10 4 (2.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.27%) C
11 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) C++
12 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (18.47%) MCSE
3 13 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.64%) CCIE
4 12 (7.64%) CISSP
5 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
5 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.73%) MCSA
7 8 (5.10%) MCDBA
7 8 (5.10%) MCITP
8 7 (4.46%) Degree
9 4 (2.55%) HND
10 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.91%) RHCE
11 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.64%) CCNA
12 1 (0.64%) ISEB
12 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.64%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 76 (48.41%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (19.11%) Hyper-V
4 27 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (13.38%) vSphere
6 17 (10.83%) XenApp
7 12 (7.64%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (6.37%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.55%) Docker
10 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (24.20%) SCCM
2 37 (23.57%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (22.93%) SCOM
4 28 (17.83%) Puppet
5 26 (16.56%) Ansible
6 8 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (5.10%) Nagios
6 8 (5.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (4.46%) FortiGate
7 7 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (4.46%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 6 (3.82%) Backup Exec
8 6 (3.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (3.82%) Malwarebytes
8 6 (3.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (3.18%) WSUS
10 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.91%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.91%) Grafana
Vendors
1 80 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 64 (40.76%) VMware
3 47 (29.94%) Cisco
4 25 (15.92%) Citrix
5 18 (11.46%) Red Hat
6 17 (10.83%) EMC
6 17 (10.83%) SolarWinds
7 15 (9.55%) Symantec
8 14 (8.92%) ServiceNow
9 13 (8.28%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.28%) CyberArk
10 12 (7.64%) Varonis
11 11 (7.01%) Charles River
12 10 (6.37%) HP
13 9 (5.73%) Lotus
14 8 (5.10%) F5
14 8 (5.10%) Google
14 8 (5.10%) Oracle
15 7 (4.46%) Fortinet
15 7 (4.46%) Trend Micro