Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 59 120
Rank change year-on-year -52 +61 +46
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 121 226 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.26% 4.08% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 6.57% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83 147 56
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +1.80%
10th Percentile £29,077 £33,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,250 £62,125
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

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 3,050 3,439 2,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.08% 62.12% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,055 2,201 1,649
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -39 64 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Glasgow -19 41 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Lothian - 11 £34,000 -
Perth and Kinross -1 3 £47,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 74 (61.16%) Windows
2 55 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
4 47 (38.84%) Finance
5 46 (38.02%) C#
6 41 (33.88%) .NET
7 40 (33.06%) Python
8 39 (32.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 39 (32.23%) DevOps
9 37 (30.58%) SQL
9 37 (30.58%) Active Directory
10 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (27.27%) Windows Server
12 30 (24.79%) Linux
12 30 (24.79%) Unix
13 29 (23.97%) Jenkins
14 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
15 27 (22.31%) SpecFlow
16 26 (21.49%) Ansible
16 26 (21.49%) Opscode Chef
16 26 (21.49%) OO
17 24 (19.83%) IIS
18 23 (19.01%) Firewall
18 23 (19.01%) TeamCity
18 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
18 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
19 21 (17.36%) Degree
20 20 (16.53%) JavaScript

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 24 (19.83%) IIS
2 6 (4.96%) JBoss
2 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.31%) Apache
4 4 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.31%) WildFly
5 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.83%) nginx
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.40%) Office 365
4 11 (9.09%) SaaS
5 8 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (6.61%) IaaS
6 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (4.96%) PaaS
7 3 (2.48%) GitHub
7 3 (2.48%) npm
8 2 (1.65%) NuGet
9 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) Firewall
2 14 (11.57%) DNS
3 8 (6.61%) DHCP
4 7 (5.79%) VPN
5 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.31%) SAN
7 3 (2.48%) Internet
7 3 (2.48%) Intranet
7 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.48%) SSH
7 3 (2.48%) SSL
7 3 (2.48%) VLAN
7 3 (2.48%) VoIP
8 2 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.65%) Skype
8 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.83%) BGP
9 1 (0.83%) LAN
9 1 (0.83%) WAN
9 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) DB2
2 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) KDB
3 3 (2.48%) Kdb+
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Jenkins
2 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
3 27 (22.31%) SpecFlow
4 23 (19.01%) TeamCity
5 19 (15.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (14.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (12.40%) NUnit
7 15 (12.40%) Selenium
7 15 (12.40%) Visual Studio
8 13 (10.74%) Cucumber
9 12 (9.92%) Subversion
10 11 (9.09%) JIRA
11 7 (5.79%) Artifactory
11 7 (5.79%) Bugzilla
12 6 (4.96%) Maven
12 6 (4.96%) SonarQube
13 5 (4.13%) Bitbucket
13 5 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (2.48%) MSI
General
1 47 (38.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Software Developer
3 21 (17.36%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.36%) .NET Software Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Software Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 13 (10.74%) .NET Software Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.74%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (10.74%) C# Software Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) Java Software Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Software Development Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) Test Development Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.88%) .NET
2 19 (15.70%) JSON
3 17 (14.05%) REST
3 17 (14.05%) XML
4 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (10.74%) Gherkin
6 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.13%) SOAP
8 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.48%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.48%) JMS
9 3 (2.48%) LDAP
9 3 (2.48%) RESTful
9 3 (2.48%) Spring
10 2 (1.65%) Ajax
10 2 (1.65%) CSS
10 2 (1.65%) jQuery
10 2 (1.65%) JSP
10 2 (1.65%) WCF
10 2 (1.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Cloud
1 6 (4.96%) Fintech
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.65%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (61.16%) Windows
2 33 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 30 (24.79%) Linux
3 30 (24.79%) Unix
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.65%) CentOS
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Debian
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) DevOps
2 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (21.49%) OO
5 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
7 17 (14.05%) Decision-Making
7 17 (14.05%) Release Management
8 16 (13.22%) TDD
9 15 (12.40%) Open Source
9 15 (12.40%) SDET
10 14 (11.57%) Configuration Management
10 14 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (11.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (11.57%) Process Improvement
11 13 (10.74%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (10.74%) MVC
11 13 (10.74%) Scenario Testing
11 13 (10.74%) Software Testing
11 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.02%) C#
2 40 (33.06%) Python
3 37 (30.58%) SQL
4 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
5 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 18 (14.88%) Java
7 6 (4.96%) Ruby
7 6 (4.96%) VBScript
8 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.48%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.48%) Java 8
9 3 (2.48%) Korn
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 2 (1.65%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) Groovy
11 1 (0.83%) Jython
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) R
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) MCSE
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.48%) CCNA
3 3 (2.48%) CEH
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.48%) CISSP
3 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.48%) SSCP
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.65%) GIAC
4 2 (1.65%) HND
4 2 (1.65%) MCSA
4 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CISA
5 1 (0.83%) CRISC
5 1 (0.83%) MCSD
5 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (30.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.96%) Docker
5 3 (2.48%) Firmware
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.48%) NFS
5 3 (2.48%) Samba
5 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.48%) vSphere
6 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.65%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (21.49%) Ansible
1 26 (21.49%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (16.53%) Puppet
3 11 (9.09%) SCCM
4 4 (3.31%) Salt
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (2.48%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.83%) Cacti
7 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.83%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (0.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) VMware
3 7 (5.79%) Cisco
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle
5 5 (4.13%) Citrix
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.31%) Veeam
7 3 (2.48%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.48%) Meraki
7 3 (2.48%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.48%) Symantec
7 3 (2.48%) Xero
8 2 (1.65%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.65%) Ping Identity
8 2 (1.65%) Sophos
8 2 (1.65%) Splunk
8 2 (1.65%) Sun
8 2 (1.65%) Twitter
8 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.83%) Dell