Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 118 138
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 -5
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 858 763 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.36% 2.59% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 4.55% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 724 617 577
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.94% -6.45%
10th Percentile £30,575 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £67,700 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +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 13,606 16,759 16,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 56.99% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11,696 14,534 13,981
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +11 292 £55,000 +10.00% 50
Hampshire +54 201 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Berkshire +31 196 £57,500 +15.00% 29
Surrey +4 145 £55,000 +10.00% 56
West Sussex +31 92 £43,750 -7.89% 16
Kent +37 90 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Buckinghamshire -21 62 £50,000 - 14
Oxfordshire +16 36 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East Sussex +48 34 £55,000 +37.50% 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 470 (54.78%) Windows
1 470 (54.78%) Azure
2 452 (52.68%) Microsoft
3 302 (35.20%) SQL
4 290 (33.80%) Active Directory
5 252 (29.37%) SQL Server
6 247 (28.79%) Windows Server
7 240 (27.97%) VMware
8 236 (27.51%) DevOps
9 207 (24.13%) AWS
10 199 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
11 191 (22.26%) Office 365
12 177 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 161 (18.76%) C#
14 158 (18.41%) Linux
15 151 (17.60%) Python
16 147 (17.13%) .NET
16 147 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 143 (16.67%) DNS
18 137 (15.97%) Degree
19 130 (15.15%) ITIL
20 128 (14.92%) Firewall
20 128 (14.92%) Hyper-V
21 119 (13.87%) DHCP
22 114 (13.29%) Finance
23 102 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 101 (11.77%) Git (software)
25 99 (11.54%) Citrix
25 99 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
26 98 (11.42%) SCCM

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 93 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 86 (10.02%) MS Exchange
3 77 (8.97%) IIS
4 50 (5.83%) Skype for Business
5 38 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (2.45%) Apache
9 17 (1.98%) nginx
10 13 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.93%) Confluence
14 7 (0.82%) CMS
14 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.35%) Alfresco
17 2 (0.23%) IBM Connections
17 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.70%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 470 (54.78%) Azure
2 207 (24.13%) AWS
3 191 (22.26%) Office 365
4 93 (10.84%) IaaS
5 70 (8.16%) Power Platform
6 68 (7.93%) PaaS
7 52 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 51 (5.94%) SaaS
9 43 (5.01%) Cloud Computing
10 42 (4.90%) GCP
11 35 (4.08%) Serverless
12 26 (3.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 26 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
13 22 (2.56%) Azure Functions
14 19 (2.21%) GitHub
15 14 (1.63%) PowerApps
16 13 (1.52%) OneDrive
17 12 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (1.28%) Azure Stack
18 11 (1.28%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 143 (16.67%) DNS
2 128 (14.92%) Firewall
3 119 (13.87%) DHCP
4 71 (8.28%) VPN
5 67 (7.81%) TCP/IP
6 60 (6.99%) SAN
7 50 (5.83%) LAN
7 50 (5.83%) WAN
8 41 (4.78%) VLAN
9 37 (4.31%) Internet
10 35 (4.08%) Skype
11 34 (3.96%) Network Security
11 34 (3.96%) SMTP
12 27 (3.15%) VoIP
13 23 (2.68%) HTTP
13 23 (2.68%) Wireless
14 15 (1.75%) FTP
15 14 (1.63%) IMAP
15 14 (1.63%) MPLS
16 12 (1.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (6.99%) Power BI
4 57 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (4.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 35 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.91%) MySQL
9 23 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (2.33%) Big Data
12 19 (2.21%) Data Lake
12 19 (2.21%) SQL Server 2017
13 18 (2.10%) Redis
13 18 (2.10%) Relational Database
13 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.86%) NoSQL
16 14 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (1.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 101 (11.77%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 76 (8.86%) Visual Studio
4 58 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 40 (4.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 39 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (4.08%) JIRA
7 35 (4.08%) TeamCity
8 25 (2.91%) Selenium
9 15 (1.75%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.17%) Fiddler
11 10 (1.17%) Subversion
12 9 (1.05%) git-flow
12 9 (1.05%) LINQPad
13 8 (0.93%) MSI
14 7 (0.82%) Chocolatey
14 7 (0.82%) MSTest
15 6 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 114 (13.29%) Finance
2 32 (3.73%) Public Sector
3 24 (2.80%) Marketing
4 23 (2.68%) Retail
5 17 (1.98%) Advertising
6 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.93%) Banking
8 6 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.58%) Electronics
9 5 (0.58%) Military
10 4 (0.47%) Games
10 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 3 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.23%) German Language
12 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Greek Language
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 107 (12.47%) Developer
3 99 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 91 (10.61%) Azure Engineer
5 85 (9.91%) Cloud Engineer
6 61 (7.11%) Support Engineer
7 59 (6.88%) Analyst
8 57 (6.64%) Consultant
9 49 (5.71%) C# Developer
10 48 (5.59%) Administrator
11 46 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
12 45 (5.24%) Architect
13 42 (4.90%) .NET Developer
13 42 (4.90%) IT Engineer
14 36 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
15 34 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
16 33 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
16 33 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
16 33 (3.85%) Senior Developer
17 32 (3.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (17.13%) .NET
2 68 (7.93%) ASP.NET
3 64 (7.46%) Web Services
4 58 (6.76%) JSON
5 45 (5.24%) HTML
6 43 (5.01%) SOAP
7 42 (4.90%) .NET Framework
8 41 (4.78%) REST
9 40 (4.66%) WCF
10 39 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (4.20%) CSS
12 30 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (3.38%) jQuery
14 26 (3.03%) XML
15 25 (2.91%) Entity Framework
16 24 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (2.56%) AngularJS
18 17 (1.98%) OAuth
18 17 (1.98%) OpenID
19 16 (1.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (5.24%) Clustering
4 43 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 37 (4.31%) Public Cloud
7 34 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 29 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (2.68%) Private Cloud
10 23 (2.68%) Replication
11 20 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
12 14 (1.63%) CCTV
12 14 (1.63%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.28%) PKI
14 9 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 9 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.05%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 470 (54.78%) Windows
2 247 (28.79%) Windows Server
3 158 (18.41%) Linux
4 102 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (10.49%) Windows 10
6 59 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (6.76%) Windows 7
8 40 (4.66%) Unix
9 21 (2.45%) Solaris
10 20 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 19 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 14 (1.63%) VMS
13 10 (1.17%) CentOS
14 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.58%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.35%) Android
19 2 (0.23%) AIX
19 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (27.51%) DevOps
2 199 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 130 (15.15%) ITIL
5 99 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 89 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (10.14%) Scrum
8 75 (8.74%) Migration
9 74 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 73 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (8.04%) MVC
12 61 (7.11%) Infrastructure as Code
13 60 (6.99%) Analytics
13 60 (6.99%) Information Security
14 55 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (6.41%) High Availability
14 55 (6.41%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.18%) Configuration Management
16 52 (6.06%) Computer Science
17 45 (5.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 302 (35.20%) SQL
2 161 (18.76%) C#
3 151 (17.60%) Python
4 93 (10.84%) Bash Shell
5 85 (9.91%) JavaScript
6 61 (7.11%) Ruby
7 55 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.96%) Java
9 21 (2.45%) C
9 21 (2.45%) VB
10 17 (1.98%) Perl
10 17 (1.98%) PHP
11 16 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.40%) VBScript
13 7 (0.82%) Go
13 7 (0.82%) R
14 4 (0.47%) VBA
15 3 (0.35%) C++
15 3 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 137 (15.97%) Degree
2 73 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (6.99%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.61%) MCSA
5 29 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (3.38%) MCSE
6 24 (2.80%) MCP
7 23 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (2.45%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.33%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.21%) CCNA
11 18 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.40%) DBS Check
13 10 (1.17%) CCIE
14 8 (0.93%) MCITP
14 8 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
15 7 (0.82%) CCNP
16 5 (0.58%) CISSP
16 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.06%) SLA
2 27 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (3.15%) QA
3 24 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.05%) GDPR
5 7 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.70%) PMO
7 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 3 (0.35%) NIST
7 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.23%) DICOM
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.12%) NCSC
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 290 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 177 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (14.92%) Hyper-V
4 86 (10.02%) Docker
5 41 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
6 40 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (3.85%) vSphere
8 24 (2.80%) Firmware
9 17 (1.98%) LXC
9 17 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (1.98%) vCloud
10 15 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.40%) Terminal Server
11 12 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (1.28%) Xen
13 8 (0.93%) XenApp
14 6 (0.70%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.58%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.58%) iptables
15 5 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 98 (11.42%) SCCM
2 86 (10.02%) Ansible
3 71 (8.28%) Terraform
4 69 (8.04%) Kubernetes
5 65 (7.58%) Puppet
6 39 (4.55%) vCenter Server
7 35 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 26 (3.03%) SCOM
10 24 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (2.21%) Kibana
12 16 (1.86%) vRealize
13 15 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
14 13 (1.52%) Nagios
14 13 (1.52%) WSUS
15 10 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (1.05%) ZABBIX
17 8 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
18 6 (0.70%) Grafana
19 5 (0.58%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 452 (52.68%) Microsoft
2 240 (27.97%) VMware
3 99 (11.54%) Citrix
4 97 (11.31%) Cisco
5 50 (5.83%) ServiceNow
6 41 (4.78%) Google
7 33 (3.85%) Oracle
8 31 (3.61%) Atlassian
9 28 (3.26%) Dell
10 23 (2.68%) HP
10 23 (2.68%) Veeam
11 19 (2.21%) Splunk
12 17 (1.98%) Aruba
13 13 (1.52%) AppDynamics
14 12 (1.40%) Apple
14 12 (1.40%) Avaya
14 12 (1.40%) Ivanti
15 11 (1.28%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.28%) Symantec
16 9 (1.05%) Polycom