Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 135 154
Rank change year-on-year +21 +19 +60
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 799 706 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.69% 2.41% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 4.38% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 615 575 679
South East median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,486
90th Percentile £68,650 £65,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,016 16,105 19,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.39% 54.92% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,704 14,040 17,447
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the South East

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in the South East

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the South East

PowerShell
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Thames Valley +46 368 £50,000 +5.26% 44
Berkshire +48 194 £50,000 -6.98% 24
Surrey -4 182 £48,750 +12.07% 28
Hampshire +7 151 £46,750 +10.00% 24
Buckinghamshire +52 121 £45,000 +24.14% 8
Oxfordshire -33 53 £47,500 +11.76% 12
West Sussex +14 49 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Kent -2 29 £38,415 -0.22% 11
Middlesex +20 10 £55,000 -
East Sussex -27 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 South East region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 456 (57.07%) Windows
2 418 (52.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 366 (45.81%) Microsoft
4 264 (33.04%) SQL
5 259 (32.42%) Windows Server
6 258 (32.29%) SQL Server
7 252 (31.54%) DevOps
8 250 (31.29%) Python
8 250 (31.29%) Active Directory
9 238 (29.79%) Linux
10 231 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
11 192 (24.03%) C#
12 189 (23.65%) .NET
13 187 (23.40%) VMware
14 182 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
15 150 (18.77%) Bash Shell
16 138 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 129 (16.15%) Firewall
18 127 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 124 (15.52%) Finance
20 121 (15.14%) Hyper-V
20 121 (15.14%) Office 365
21 120 (15.02%) Docker
22 110 (13.77%) Ansible
23 105 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
23 105 (13.14%) PaaS
24 104 (13.02%) Git (software)
24 104 (13.02%) IaaS
25 103 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
26 102 (12.77%) DNS

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 71 (8.89%) IIS
2 46 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.63%) MS Exchange
4 26 (3.25%) NServiceBus
5 23 (2.88%) Confluence
6 22 (2.75%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.50%) Apache
7 20 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (2.00%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (1.25%) nginx
13 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (1.00%) JBoss
14 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.88%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.38%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 418 (52.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 182 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (15.14%) Office 365
4 105 (13.14%) PaaS
5 104 (13.02%) IaaS
6 45 (5.63%) SaaS
7 35 (4.38%) Dynamics 365
8 32 (4.01%) Serverless
9 31 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 28 (3.50%) IBM Cloud
12 23 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (2.00%) GitHub
15 13 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.63%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.88%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.75%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 129 (16.15%) Firewall
2 102 (12.77%) DNS
3 84 (10.51%) DHCP
4 51 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 49 (6.13%) WAN
6 48 (6.01%) Network Security
7 40 (5.01%) VPN
8 39 (4.88%) LAN
9 35 (4.38%) SAN
10 28 (3.50%) Internet
11 22 (2.75%) VLAN
12 17 (2.13%) HTTP
12 17 (2.13%) Skype
13 16 (2.00%) NAS
14 14 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.25%) NetScaler
16 10 (1.25%) WLAN
17 9 (1.13%) VoIP
18 8 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (4.26%) MySQL
5 31 (3.88%) Redis
6 30 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 28 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.75%) NoSQL
9 22 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (2.50%) Big Data
11 20 (2.50%) Power BI
12 18 (2.25%) Oracle Database
13 17 (2.13%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 104 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 71 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.76%) JIRA
3 46 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (5.38%) TeamCity
5 33 (4.13%) Visual Studio
5 33 (4.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 29 (3.63%) GitLab
7 24 (3.00%) Bitbucket
8 21 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.88%) NUnit
10 15 (1.88%) Subversion
11 14 (1.75%) Selenium
12 13 (1.63%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.50%) MSBuild
14 8 (1.00%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.88%) GoCD
15 7 (0.88%) MSI
16 6 (0.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 124 (15.52%) Finance
2 32 (4.01%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.38%) Publishing
4 19 (2.38%) Marketing
5 18 (2.25%) Games
6 17 (2.13%) Retail
7 14 (1.75%) French Language
7 14 (1.75%) Italian Language
7 14 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 13 (1.63%) Legal
9 9 (1.13%) Back Office
10 8 (1.00%) German Language
11 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.75%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.63%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.50%) Law
13 4 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 139 (17.40%) Developer
2 112 (14.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 111 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 64 (8.01%) Cloud Engineer
5 59 (7.38%) Analyst
6 54 (6.76%) Administrator
7 53 (6.63%) Azure Engineer
8 51 (6.38%) Architect
9 47 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
10 45 (5.63%) .NET Developer
11 39 (4.88%) SQL Developer
12 31 (3.88%) Support Engineer
13 30 (3.75%) Cloud Developer
13 30 (3.75%) DBA
13 30 (3.75%) Support Analyst
14 29 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.50%) Junior
16 27 (3.38%) Cloud Architect
16 27 (3.38%) Consultant
17 24 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (23.65%) .NET
2 88 (11.01%) ASP.NET
3 53 (6.63%) AngularJS
4 49 (6.13%) Node.js
5 47 (5.88%) HTML
6 44 (5.51%) Middleware
7 37 (4.63%) JSON
8 36 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (4.26%) .NET Framework
9 34 (4.26%) CSS
10 33 (4.13%) Web Services
11 30 (3.75%) REST
12 29 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (2.63%) HTML5
15 17 (2.13%) jQuery
15 17 (2.13%) LDAP
15 17 (2.13%) React
16 16 (2.00%) Entity Framework
16 16 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.63%) Public Cloud
2 59 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.26%) Data Centre
4 45 (5.63%) PKI
5 33 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (3.38%) Private Cloud
7 22 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (2.50%) Replication
9 19 (2.38%) Clustering
10 17 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.88%) User Experience
15 6 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 456 (57.07%) Windows
2 259 (32.42%) Windows Server
3 238 (29.79%) Linux
4 105 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (7.88%) Windows 10
7 43 (5.38%) Unix
8 29 (3.63%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.25%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.13%) CentOS
14 5 (0.63%) Android
14 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.38%) Debian
16 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.25%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (31.54%) DevOps
2 231 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 93 (11.64%) Migration
5 91 (11.39%) ITIL
6 88 (11.01%) Scrum
7 81 (10.14%) Configuration Management
8 72 (9.01%) Load Balancing
8 72 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (9.01%) Test Automation
9 59 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (6.51%) Coaching
11 46 (5.76%) TDD
12 45 (5.63%) High Availability
13 43 (5.38%) Logistics
14 42 (5.26%) Open Source
15 41 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
16 40 (5.01%) ETL
16 40 (5.01%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 264 (33.04%) SQL
2 250 (31.29%) Python
3 192 (24.03%) C#
4 150 (18.77%) Bash Shell
5 99 (12.39%) JavaScript
6 81 (10.14%) Perl
7 63 (7.88%) T-SQL
8 58 (7.26%) Ruby
9 49 (6.13%) Java
10 27 (3.38%) VBA
11 25 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.88%) C
12 23 (2.88%) VBScript
13 20 (2.50%) C++
13 20 (2.50%) R
14 12 (1.50%) VB
15 11 (1.38%) Go
15 11 (1.38%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.00%) PHP
17 5 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 83 (10.39%) Degree
2 66 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 42 (5.26%) MCSE
5 32 (4.01%) SC Cleared
6 27 (3.38%) MCSA
7 26 (3.25%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.75%) MCP
9 10 (1.25%) ISEB
10 9 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.13%) CISSP
10 9 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.00%) AWS Certification
11 8 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.00%) MCSD
12 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.63%) CCNA
14 4 (0.50%) CCNP
14 4 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.01%) QA
2 29 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.88%) SLA
5 5 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.38%) GDPR
7 2 (0.25%) GCP
7 2 (0.25%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 250 (31.29%) Active Directory
2 127 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (15.14%) Hyper-V
4 120 (15.02%) Docker
5 43 (5.38%) vSphere
6 30 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (2.38%) XenApp
9 15 (1.88%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.13%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.00%) LXC
11 8 (1.00%) XenServer
12 7 (0.88%) Firmware
13 6 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.50%) KVM
14 4 (0.50%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.50%) Xen
15 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 110 (13.77%) Ansible
2 101 (12.64%) Puppet
3 74 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (8.76%) SCCM
5 58 (7.26%) Kubernetes
6 48 (6.01%) Terraform
7 42 (5.26%) SCOM
8 11 (1.38%) Salt
8 11 (1.38%) WSUS
9 8 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (1.00%) Packer
9 8 (1.00%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.00%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.75%) Nagios
11 6 (0.75%) SCSM
12 5 (0.63%) Kibana
12 5 (0.63%) logstash
12 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 366 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 187 (23.40%) VMware
3 84 (10.51%) Oracle
4 67 (8.39%) Citrix
5 59 (7.38%) Cisco
6 48 (6.01%) Splunk
7 36 (4.51%) Google
8 34 (4.26%) IBM
9 33 (4.13%) HP
10 31 (3.88%) Atlassian
11 27 (3.38%) New Relic
12 19 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 19 (2.38%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.88%) Dell
14 14 (1.75%) TOWER Software
15 13 (1.63%) Apple
15 13 (1.63%) Veeam
16 10 (1.25%) Aruba
16 10 (1.25%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.25%) Ivanti