Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 79 131
Rank change year-on-year -33 +52 +33
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 132 162 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.31% 3.11% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 4.97% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 61
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +1.06%

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 3,231 3,261 3,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.58% 62.66% 51.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,187 1,993 1,724
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.72%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,175
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -26 72 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Glasgow -16 51 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Lothian +8 9 £34,000 +17.24% 2
Perth and Kinross +4 1 £47,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 84 (63.64%) Windows
2 64 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 49 (37.12%) Python
5 42 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 42 (31.82%) DevOps
6 41 (31.06%) Ansible
6 41 (31.06%) SQL
7 38 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (27.27%) Finance
9 35 (26.52%) Linux
10 32 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 32 (24.24%) Windows Server
11 28 (21.21%) Bash Shell
12 27 (20.45%) C#
13 26 (19.70%) Change Management
14 25 (18.94%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (18.18%) Firewall
15 24 (18.18%) .NET
16 23 (17.42%) Unix
16 23 (17.42%) Project Management
17 22 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (15.15%) JSON
18 20 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
18 20 (15.15%) IaaS
18 20 (15.15%) SaaS
19 19 (14.39%) PaaS
19 19 (14.39%) Task Automation
19 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis

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 11 (8.33%) IIS
1 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.27%) JBoss
6 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) Apache
7 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.52%) WildFly
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.76%) nginx
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (15.15%) IaaS
3 20 (15.15%) SaaS
4 19 (14.39%) PaaS
5 16 (12.12%) Office 365
6 13 (9.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (6.06%) GitHub
8 4 (3.03%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.76%) npm
11 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.18%) Firewall
2 10 (7.58%) DNS
3 7 (5.30%) SAN
3 7 (5.30%) Skype
3 7 (5.30%) VPN
4 6 (4.55%) DHCP
5 4 (3.03%) Internet
5 4 (3.03%) SSL
5 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.27%) Intranet
6 3 (2.27%) VoIP
7 2 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.52%) NAS
7 2 (1.52%) VLAN
8 1 (0.76%) BGP
8 1 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.76%) HTTP
8 1 (0.76%) Network Security
8 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.30%) HBase
5 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.30%) Redis
6 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.27%) Big Data
8 3 (2.27%) DB2
8 3 (2.27%) KDB
8 3 (2.27%) Kdb+
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
1 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.61%) TeamCity
3 10 (7.58%) Subversion
3 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.82%) JIRA
5 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
5 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.55%) Selenium
6 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.79%) Codeship
7 5 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.03%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.27%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.52%) GitLab
10 2 (1.52%) Maven
10 2 (1.52%) NUnit
11 1 (0.76%) Gradle
General
1 36 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (15.91%) Analyst
2 19 (14.39%) Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Architect
3 18 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (7.58%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.82%) Administrator
5 9 (6.82%) DBA
5 9 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (4.55%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.18%) .NET
2 20 (15.15%) JSON
3 6 (4.55%) XML
4 4 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.03%) Spring
5 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.27%) JMS
5 3 (2.27%) LDAP
5 3 (2.27%) React
5 3 (2.27%) SOAP
6 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) REST
6 2 (1.52%) RESTful
6 2 (1.52%) WPF
7 1 (0.76%) CSS3
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.64%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.03%) Fintech
5 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (63.64%) Windows
2 35 (26.52%) Linux
3 32 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.42%) Unix
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.55%) CentOS
8 4 (3.03%) Solaris
8 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.27%) AIX
10 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.52%) zOS
11 1 (0.76%) Android
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.82%) DevOps
2 26 (19.70%) Change Management
3 23 (17.42%) Project Management
4 22 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.39%) Business Analysis
5 19 (14.39%) Task Automation
6 18 (13.64%) Time Management
7 17 (12.88%) Service Delivery
8 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.36%) ITIL
8 15 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.85%) Decision-Making
10 10 (7.58%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.06%) OO
12 7 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.30%) Open Source
12 7 (5.30%) Release Management
13 6 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.12%) Python
2 41 (31.06%) SQL
3 28 (21.21%) Bash Shell
4 27 (20.45%) C#
5 16 (12.12%) Java
5 16 (12.12%) Perl
6 15 (11.36%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.09%) VB
8 11 (8.33%) VB.NET
9 9 (6.82%) Ruby
10 8 (6.06%) C++
10 8 (6.06%) PHP
10 8 (6.06%) VBScript
11 7 (5.30%) C
11 7 (5.30%) VBA
12 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.27%) Java 8
14 1 (0.76%) R
14 1 (0.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (1.52%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.52%) CEH
4 2 (1.52%) CISSP
4 2 (1.52%) MCSA
4 2 (1.52%) SANS
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) GCIH
5 1 (0.76%) GIAC
5 1 (0.76%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.76%) MCITP
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) GCP
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.27%) Docker
6 2 (1.52%) Firmware
6 2 (1.52%) vCloud
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.76%) NFS
7 1 (0.76%) Samba
7 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (31.06%) Ansible
2 25 (18.94%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (12.88%) Puppet
4 9 (6.82%) SCCM
5 5 (3.79%) Nagios
6 4 (3.03%) SCOM
6 4 (3.03%) yum
7 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.27%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.52%) Salt
8 2 (1.52%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.76%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle
2 15 (11.36%) VMware
3 7 (5.30%) AppDynamics
4 6 (4.55%) Cisco
4 6 (4.55%) Remedy
5 5 (3.79%) Citrix
5 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.03%) New Relic
6 4 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.03%) Splunk
6 4 (3.03%) Symantec
7 3 (2.27%) BMC
7 3 (2.27%) IDERA
7 3 (2.27%) Meraki
7 3 (2.27%) RedGate
7 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.27%) Xero
8 2 (1.52%) Sun