Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 102 163
Rank change year-on-year +45 +61 +16
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 226 122 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.03% 2.35% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% 4.39% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 151 59 58
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% -2.99% +19.29%
10th Percentile £33,500 £28,250 £28,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 3442 2780 3228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.33% 53.48% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1711 2010
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +35 135 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Glasgow +11 63 £38,000 -7.88% 5
South Lanarkshire - 9 £43,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 5 £47,500 -
Fife - 2 £33,750 -
West Dunbartonshire -2 1 £46,000 +31.43%
Dundee -9 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 135 (59.73%) Windows
2 116 (51.33%) Microsoft
2 116 (51.33%) Active Directory
3 102 (45.13%) ITIL
4 97 (42.92%) VMware
5 94 (41.59%) Windows Server
6 78 (34.51%) SQL Server
7 76 (33.63%) SQL
8 68 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (29.20%) Opscode Chef
10 65 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (28.76%) Cisco
11 61 (26.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 59 (26.11%) Linux
13 54 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 50 (22.12%) Finance
15 50 (22.12%) SCCM
15 50 (22.12%) VMware ESXi
16 45 (19.91%) SCOM
17 43 (19.03%) Puppet
17 43 (19.03%) DNS
18 41 (18.14%) MS Exchange
18 41 (18.14%) Hyper-V
19 40 (17.70%) Python
20 39 (17.26%) Virtual Team
21 37 (16.37%) MCSE
21 37 (16.37%) Skype for Business
21 37 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (16.37%) Office 365

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 41 (18.14%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.37%) Skype for Business
3 33 (14.60%) SharePoint
4 31 (13.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (13.27%) IIS
6 16 (7.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (7.08%) IBM Domino
7 7 (3.10%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.65%) Apache
8 6 (2.65%) JBoss
8 6 (2.65%) SAS
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.44%) Confluence
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.44%) assyst
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (26.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (16.37%) Office 365
3 25 (11.06%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (8.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (7.08%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.77%) SaaS
9 2 (0.88%) GitHub
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.44%) npm
10 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.03%) DNS
2 33 (14.60%) DHCP
3 29 (12.83%) Unified Communications
4 26 (11.50%) Skype
5 24 (10.62%) Firewall
6 22 (9.73%) SAN
7 21 (9.29%) LAN
7 21 (9.29%) WAN
8 20 (8.85%) VPN
9 18 (7.96%) Wireless
10 14 (6.19%) Network Security
10 14 (6.19%) TCP/IP
11 13 (5.75%) Internet
11 13 (5.75%) MPLS
12 12 (5.31%) Cisco IPT
12 12 (5.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (5.31%) IP Telephony
13 11 (4.87%) HTTP
14 10 (4.42%) SSL
15 9 (3.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.75%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.31%) MySQL
5 12 (5.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.10%) Redis
9 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.65%) OLAP
10 6 (2.65%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (2.65%) PowerCenter
10 6 (2.65%) QlikView
11 5 (2.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.96%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (6.19%) Selenium
5 11 (4.87%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.54%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.54%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.21%) Maven
7 5 (2.21%) Subversion
7 5 (2.21%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.77%) Moq
8 4 (1.77%) NUnit
9 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.88%) GCC
10 2 (0.88%) GoCD
10 2 (0.88%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) MSI
10 2 (0.88%) NuGet
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (22.12%) Finance
2 8 (3.54%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.33%) Legal
4 2 (0.88%) Law
4 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (23.01%) Analyst
1 52 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (14.16%) Systems Analyst
3 29 (12.83%) Administrator
4 23 (10.18%) IT Analyst
5 20 (8.85%) Developer
6 17 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) DBA
7 16 (7.08%) IT Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.19%) Architect
8 14 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) Network Architect
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 11 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.42%) SQL DBA
13 9 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.54%) .NET Analyst Programmer
14 8 (3.54%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.04%) .NET
2 10 (4.42%) Web Services
3 9 (3.98%) WCF
4 8 (3.54%) REST
5 7 (3.10%) XML
6 6 (2.65%) LAMP
7 4 (1.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.77%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.77%) Java EE
7 4 (1.77%) JMS
7 4 (1.77%) SOAP
7 4 (1.77%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.33%) JSON
9 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.88%) J2EE
9 2 (0.88%) React
9 2 (0.88%) Spring
10 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Virtual Team
2 33 (14.60%) Blackberry
3 31 (13.72%) Data Centre
4 27 (11.95%) EMC VNX
5 14 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.65%) iPhone
6 6 (2.65%) PKI
7 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.33%) Clustering
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 135 (59.73%) Windows
2 94 (41.59%) Windows Server
3 65 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (26.11%) Linux
5 54 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (15.49%) Unix
7 16 (7.08%) Ubuntu
8 7 (3.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.65%) Solaris
9 6 (2.65%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.77%) CentOS
10 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (45.13%) ITIL
2 68 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.93%) Performance Management
4 32 (14.16%) ITIL V3
5 30 (13.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (12.83%) DevOps
6 29 (12.83%) Scrum
6 29 (12.83%) Validation
7 27 (11.95%) Configuration Management
8 23 (10.18%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (9.29%) Asset Management
10 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.96%) Change Management
11 18 (7.96%) Open Source
12 17 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.52%) Performance Analysis
12 17 (7.52%) Service Delivery
13 16 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (7.08%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.63%) SQL
2 40 (17.70%) Python
3 33 (14.60%) C#
4 23 (10.18%) Perl
5 22 (9.73%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.29%) Java
7 10 (4.42%) PHP
7 10 (4.42%) Ruby
8 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.10%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.10%) VBScript
10 4 (1.77%) COBOL
11 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.33%) VB
12 2 (0.88%) C
12 2 (0.88%) Groovy
13 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.44%) Jython
13 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (16.37%) MCSE
3 16 (7.08%) MCSA
4 13 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.31%) CCIE
5 12 (5.31%) CISSP
6 11 (4.87%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.87%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.54%) Degree
7 8 (3.54%) MCDBA
7 8 (3.54%) MCITP
8 7 (3.10%) RHCE
9 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.33%) HND
9 3 (1.33%) MCAD
9 3 (1.33%) MCSD
9 3 (1.33%) MCTS
10 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.44%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.10%) SLA
2 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 116 (51.33%) Active Directory
2 50 (22.12%) VMware ESXi
3 41 (18.14%) Hyper-V
4 37 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (13.27%) vSphere
6 23 (10.18%) XenApp
7 20 (8.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (8.85%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.65%) Docker
9 5 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 66 (29.20%) Opscode Chef
2 50 (22.12%) SCCM
3 45 (19.91%) SCOM
4 43 (19.03%) Puppet
5 37 (16.37%) Ansible
6 20 (8.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 19 (8.41%) Nagios
8 12 (5.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (4.42%) Grafana
9 10 (4.42%) ZABBIX
10 8 (3.54%) CFEngine
11 7 (3.10%) FortiGate
11 7 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (3.10%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 6 (2.65%) Backup Exec
12 6 (2.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (2.65%) Malwarebytes
12 6 (2.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (2.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (51.33%) Microsoft
2 97 (42.92%) VMware
3 65 (28.76%) Cisco
4 32 (14.16%) Citrix
5 29 (12.83%) Symantec
6 27 (11.95%) EMC
7 23 (10.18%) Red Hat
8 20 (8.85%) SolarWinds
9 18 (7.96%) HP
10 17 (7.52%) ServiceNow
11 16 (7.08%) F5
11 16 (7.08%) Lotus
11 16 (7.08%) Varonis
12 15 (6.64%) CyberArk
13 13 (5.75%) CheckPoint
13 13 (5.75%) Google
13 13 (5.75%) Splunk
14 11 (4.87%) Charles River
15 7 (3.10%) Fortinet
15 7 (3.10%) NetApp