Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 80 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 +25 +21
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 471 784 778
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.09% 3.52% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.12% 6.38% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 494 667 714
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,375 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 6,615 12,285 14,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.41% 55.08% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,682 10,518 13,139
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the South East.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the South East

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the South East over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 +22 143 £60,000 - 46
Surrey +22 109 £55,000 - 24
Hampshire +35 91 £50,000 -2.44% 32
Berkshire +22 79 £65,000 - 27
West Sussex -27 53 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex +4 45 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +25 44 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Kent +5 28 £42,250 -17.96% 8
Oxfordshire +32 20 £42,500 -35.61% 5
Sussex -5 5 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £65,000 +150.00% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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.

1 332 (70.49%) Azure
2 215 (45.65%) Windows
3 202 (42.89%) DevOps
4 200 (42.46%) Microsoft
5 192 (40.76%) Active Directory
6 128 (27.18%) SQL Server
7 124 (26.33%) VMware
8 120 (25.48%) SQL
9 110 (23.35%) Windows Server
10 109 (23.14%) Microsoft 365
11 102 (21.66%) PaaS
12 101 (21.44%) Python
13 97 (20.59%) Terraform
14 93 (19.75%) DNS
14 93 (19.75%) AWS
15 92 (19.53%) IaaS
16 90 (19.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 90 (19.11%) .NET
17 87 (18.47%) Linux
17 87 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (18.26%) C#
19 85 (18.05%) SaaS
20 74 (15.71%) Ansible
21 73 (15.50%) ITIL
22 70 (14.86%) Docker
22 70 (14.86%) Kubernetes
22 70 (14.86%) Azure Active Directory
23 65 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
24 61 (12.95%) Firewall
24 61 (12.95%) SAN

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 49 (10.40%) IIS
2 31 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (5.10%) MS Exchange
5 17 (3.61%) Confluence
6 13 (2.76%) Apache
7 9 (1.91%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.85%) CMS
9 4 (0.85%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.85%) nginx
10 3 (0.64%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.21%) DNN
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 332 (70.49%) Azure
2 109 (23.14%) Microsoft 365
3 102 (21.66%) PaaS
4 93 (19.75%) AWS
5 92 (19.53%) IaaS
6 85 (18.05%) SaaS
7 70 (14.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 51 (10.83%) Power Platform
9 32 (6.79%) Azure Data Factory
10 29 (6.16%) Azure Functions
10 29 (6.16%) Serverless
11 26 (5.52%) PowerApps
12 19 (4.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 17 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (3.18%) Logic Apps
15 14 (2.97%) GCP
15 14 (2.97%) OpenShift
16 11 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (2.34%) OneDrive
17 8 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 93 (19.75%) DNS
2 61 (12.95%) Firewall
2 61 (12.95%) SAN
3 55 (11.68%) TCP/IP
4 39 (8.28%) DHCP
5 35 (7.43%) WAN
6 27 (5.73%) NAS
7 24 (5.10%) LAN
8 23 (4.88%) Internet
9 20 (4.25%) VLAN
10 18 (3.82%) HTTP
11 17 (3.61%) VPN
12 15 (3.18%) DMZ
13 14 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.12%) Skype
15 9 (1.91%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.91%) VoIP
16 8 (1.70%) WLAN
17 7 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (5.52%) Power BI
4 22 (4.67%) Data Lake
5 18 (3.82%) Cosmos DB
6 17 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.55%) MySQL
8 11 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.49%) PowerPivot
11 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.64%) Big Data
15 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.42%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 52 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.16%) JIRA
4 26 (5.52%) Bitbucket
5 21 (4.46%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.82%) Fiddler
7 17 (3.61%) Burp Suite
7 17 (3.61%) Charles Proxy
7 17 (3.61%) Maven
8 16 (3.40%) Gradle
9 13 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.27%) Artifactory
10 6 (1.27%) GitLab
10 6 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.06%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.85%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.64%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 58 (12.31%) Finance
2 19 (4.03%) Billing
3 17 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.27%) Marketing
5 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.85%) Legal
5 4 (0.85%) Military
6 3 (0.64%) Automotive
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 83 (17.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (12.53%) Azure Engineer
4 56 (11.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 50 (10.62%) Support Engineer
6 44 (9.34%) Developer
7 23 (4.88%) Administrator
7 23 (4.88%) Analyst
7 23 (4.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 18 (3.82%) Applications Support
9 18 (3.82%) Desktop Support
10 17 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (3.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 15 (3.18%) Platform Engineer
11 15 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (3.18%) Technical Leader
12 14 (2.97%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
12 14 (2.97%) Site Engineer
12 14 (2.97%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.11%) .NET
2 28 (5.94%) .NET Core
3 22 (4.67%) Web Services
4 21 (4.46%) YAML
5 19 (4.03%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.61%) ASP.NET Core
6 17 (3.61%) OAuth
6 17 (3.61%) OAuth2
6 17 (3.61%) OpenID
7 14 (2.97%) LDAP
8 13 (2.76%) CSS
8 13 (2.76%) HTML
9 12 (2.55%) RESTful
10 7 (1.49%) Node.js
10 7 (1.49%) Pandas
10 7 (1.49%) React
10 7 (1.49%) REST
11 6 (1.27%) jQuery
11 6 (1.27%) Kafka
11 6 (1.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.86%) Public Cloud
3 26 (5.52%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.91%) PKI
8 9 (1.91%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.70%) EPoS
9 8 (1.70%) Replication
10 7 (1.49%) Clustering
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.64%) User Experience
13 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.42%) CMDB
13 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 215 (45.65%) Windows
2 110 (23.35%) Windows Server
3 87 (18.47%) Linux
4 39 (8.28%) Windows 10
5 36 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (7.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (4.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (2.76%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.55%) CentOS
9 10 (2.12%) Unix
10 7 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.64%) Debian
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (42.89%) DevOps
2 90 (19.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 87 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (15.50%) ITIL
5 45 (9.55%) Configuration Management
6 38 (8.07%) Mentoring
6 38 (8.07%) Scrum
7 37 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (7.64%) Network Virtualisation
9 35 (7.43%) Infrastructure as Code
10 33 (7.01%) Analytics
10 33 (7.01%) Test Automation
11 32 (6.79%) Software Engineering
12 30 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (6.16%) Task Automation
14 27 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (5.73%) Identity Management
14 27 (5.73%) Migration
14 27 (5.73%) OWASP
15 26 (5.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (25.48%) SQL
2 101 (21.44%) Python
3 86 (18.26%) C#
4 43 (9.13%) JavaScript
5 38 (8.07%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.88%) Java
7 17 (3.61%) TypeScript
8 14 (2.97%) Perl
8 14 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.91%) Ruby
11 7 (1.49%) VBScript
12 6 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.06%) C
13 5 (1.06%) VB
14 2 (0.42%) C++
14 2 (0.42%) Korn
14 2 (0.42%) PHP
14 2 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (6.58%) Degree
2 31 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (3.40%) MCITP
7 15 (3.18%) MCSA
7 15 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.97%) CCNP
9 10 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.91%) MCSE
11 8 (1.70%) CCNA
12 7 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.06%) MCP
14 4 (0.85%) GIAC
15 3 (0.64%) CEH
15 3 (0.64%) GCFA
15 3 (0.64%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.61%) SLA
3 15 (3.18%) QA
4 9 (1.91%) ISO 22301
5 7 (1.49%) GDPR
5 7 (1.49%) PMO
6 6 (1.27%) NIST
7 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.42%) NCSC
10 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (40.76%) Active Directory
2 70 (14.86%) Docker
3 65 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (12.10%) Hyper-V
5 25 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (4.67%) XenApp
7 20 (4.25%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.55%) vSphere
11 9 (1.91%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.42%) Firmware
13 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.21%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 97 (20.59%) Terraform
2 74 (15.71%) Ansible
3 70 (14.86%) Kubernetes
4 53 (11.25%) SCCM
5 42 (8.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (5.10%) SCVMM
7 23 (4.88%) Puppet
8 16 (3.40%) HAProxy
9 15 (3.18%) vRealize
10 14 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (2.55%) SCOM
12 11 (2.34%) Grafana
12 11 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (1.70%) WMI
14 7 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
14 7 (1.49%) Packer
15 6 (1.27%) vCenter Server
16 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
16 5 (1.06%) Prometheus
16 5 (1.06%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 200 (42.46%) Microsoft
2 124 (26.33%) VMware
3 43 (9.13%) Citrix
4 37 (7.86%) Cisco
5 24 (5.10%) Veeam
6 23 (4.88%) Oracle
7 21 (4.46%) Dell
8 16 (3.40%) IBM
9 15 (3.18%) F5
10 14 (2.97%) Infoblox
10 14 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.76%) Google
12 12 (2.55%) Sophos
13 10 (2.12%) Databricks
14 9 (1.91%) Juniper
14 9 (1.91%) Qualys
14 9 (1.91%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.70%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.27%) Veracode
17 5 (1.06%) Apple