Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 97 123
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 +13
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 745 850 835
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.51% 3.20% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 5.77% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 643 779 640
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 11,861 14,726 18,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.88% 55.52% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10,102 12,652 16,080
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,525 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +6 203 £60,000 +9.09% 45
Surrey +8 151 £55,000 - 22
West Sussex +32 135 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Hampshire -27 132 £50,000 -4.76% 35
Berkshire -9 115 £65,000 +27.45% 18
East Sussex +65 80 £50,000 +47.06% 2
Buckinghamshire +44 69 £55,000 - 6
Kent +24 42 £51,500 -19.22% 6
Oxfordshire -10 19 £60,000 +9.09% 21
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £26,000 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 434 (58.26%) Windows
2 402 (53.96%) Azure
3 319 (42.82%) Microsoft
4 275 (36.91%) DevOps
5 268 (35.97%) Active Directory
6 233 (31.28%) Windows Server
7 205 (27.52%) Firewall
8 198 (26.58%) SQL Server
9 194 (26.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 192 (25.77%) SQL
11 185 (24.83%) Office 365
12 166 (22.28%) DNS
13 162 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
14 147 (19.73%) Python
15 140 (18.79%) VMware
16 139 (18.66%) Linux
17 129 (17.32%) C#
18 126 (16.91%) .NET
19 120 (16.11%) DHCP
20 119 (15.97%) AWS
21 118 (15.84%) ITIL
22 105 (14.09%) Bash Shell
23 100 (13.42%) SCCM
24 98 (13.15%) Cisco
25 93 (12.48%) Hyper-V
26 92 (12.35%) Git (software)
26 92 (12.35%) Finance
27 87 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
28 86 (11.54%) SaaS
29 85 (11.41%) Windows 10

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 77 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 32 (4.30%) IIS
3 29 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.94%) Apache
7 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.54%) nginx
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.54%) SAS
8 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.13%) Confluence
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.54%) Camtasia
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 402 (53.96%) Azure
2 185 (24.83%) Office 365
3 119 (15.97%) AWS
4 86 (11.54%) SaaS
5 49 (6.58%) PaaS
6 45 (6.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (6.04%) IaaS
7 39 (5.23%) Power Platform
8 23 (3.09%) GCP
9 20 (2.68%) Akamai
10 19 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (2.55%) GitHub
11 18 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (2.28%) Serverless
13 14 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (1.61%) Boomi
14 12 (1.61%) PowerApps
15 11 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
16 10 (1.34%) Azure Functions
17 9 (1.21%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (27.52%) Firewall
2 166 (22.28%) DNS
3 120 (16.11%) DHCP
4 69 (9.26%) WAN
5 67 (8.99%) VPN
6 60 (8.05%) LAN
7 58 (7.79%) TCP/IP
8 43 (5.77%) SAN
9 28 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (3.62%) Wireless
11 25 (3.36%) Network Security
12 23 (3.09%) NAS
13 19 (2.55%) SNMP
13 19 (2.55%) VLAN
14 18 (2.42%) VoIP
15 16 (2.15%) SMTP
16 15 (2.01%) Internet
17 12 (1.61%) FTP
17 12 (1.61%) Skype
18 11 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (4.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 33 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (3.62%) Power BI
6 18 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.88%) Big Data
7 14 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.61%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.21%) MySQL
12 8 (1.07%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2017
13 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 92 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 42 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 38 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 36 (4.83%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.95%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.15%) Fiddler
7 16 (2.15%) Postman
7 16 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.01%) Subversion
9 14 (1.88%) GitLab
9 14 (1.88%) Selenium
9 14 (1.88%) SpecFlow
10 13 (1.74%) git-flow
11 12 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.34%) JIRA
13 8 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.07%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.07%) LINQPad
13 8 (1.07%) Mocha
General
1 92 (12.35%) Finance
2 31 (4.16%) Retail
3 21 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 16 (2.15%) Games
4 16 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.01%) Legal
6 13 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (0.54%) Automotive
7 4 (0.54%) Front Office
7 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.40%) Billing
8 3 (0.40%) Law
8 3 (0.40%) Local Government
8 3 (0.40%) Police
9 2 (0.27%) Advertising
9 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.27%) Banking
9 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.27%) Electronics
9 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (20.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (13.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (9.40%) IT Engineer
4 64 (8.59%) Analyst
5 61 (8.19%) Developer
6 58 (7.79%) Azure Engineer
7 56 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 51 (6.85%) Administrator
9 47 (6.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
11 34 (4.56%) Support Engineer
12 33 (4.43%) Architect
13 27 (3.62%) Operations Engineer
13 27 (3.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (3.49%) Support Analyst
15 25 (3.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 25 (3.36%) Windows Engineer
16 24 (3.22%) Technical Leader
17 22 (2.95%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
18 20 (2.68%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (16.91%) .NET
2 57 (7.65%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.10%) Web Services
4 33 (4.43%) .NET Framework
5 32 (4.30%) HTML
6 31 (4.16%) JSON
7 30 (4.03%) CSS
8 26 (3.49%) REST
9 21 (2.82%) SOAP
10 18 (2.42%) WCF
11 17 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (2.28%) YAML
12 15 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (2.01%) Entity Framework
12 15 (2.01%) Node.js
12 15 (2.01%) OAuth
12 15 (2.01%) OpenID
13 13 (1.74%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.74%) XML
14 11 (1.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.34%) Clustering
2 54 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 37 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (2.15%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.74%) PKI
9 13 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (0.81%) Replication
11 6 (0.81%) Social Network
11 6 (0.81%) User Experience
12 5 (0.67%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.67%) EPoS
13 4 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 434 (58.26%) Windows
2 233 (31.28%) Windows Server
3 139 (18.66%) Linux
4 85 (11.41%) Windows 10
5 83 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (10.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 40 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (3.89%) Windows 7
9 27 (3.62%) Unix
10 15 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.21%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.21%) Solaris
12 9 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.67%) HPUX
16 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (36.91%) DevOps
2 194 (26.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 162 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (15.84%) ITIL
5 87 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (9.93%) Problem Management
8 72 (9.66%) Scrum
9 71 (9.53%) Deployment Automation
10 65 (8.72%) Information Security
11 57 (7.65%) Migration
12 53 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (6.31%) Analytics
14 45 (6.04%) Configuration Management
15 42 (5.64%) Infrastructure as Code
16 41 (5.50%) Mentoring
17 39 (5.23%) TDD
18 37 (4.97%) Test Automation
19 34 (4.56%) Computer Science
20 32 (4.30%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 192 (25.77%) SQL
2 147 (19.73%) Python
3 129 (17.32%) C#
4 105 (14.09%) Bash Shell
5 66 (8.86%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.17%) Ruby
7 38 (5.10%) VBScript
8 36 (4.83%) T-SQL
9 28 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 25 (3.36%) Perl
10 25 (3.36%) VB
11 21 (2.82%) Java
12 12 (1.61%) C
12 12 (1.61%) PHP
12 12 (1.61%) VBA
13 9 (1.21%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.54%) AppleScript
16 3 (0.40%) Groovy
16 3 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 56 (7.52%) Degree
3 29 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (2.42%) CCNA
8 13 (1.74%) CISSP
9 12 (1.61%) CISM
10 10 (1.34%) CCNP
10 10 (1.34%) MCP
11 9 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.21%) MCSA
12 8 (1.07%) MCSE
12 8 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.94%) CEH
14 6 (0.81%) CCIE
15 5 (0.67%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
17 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.38%) SLA
2 49 (6.58%) QA
3 47 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.55%) ISO 9001
5 18 (2.42%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.21%) GDPR
6 9 (1.21%) NIST
7 4 (0.54%) COBIT
7 4 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.40%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.13%) NCSC
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 268 (35.97%) Active Directory
2 93 (12.48%) Hyper-V
3 67 (8.99%) Docker
4 65 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (2.15%) Firmware
7 14 (1.88%) BitLocker
7 14 (1.88%) DFS Replication
8 13 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.81%) XenApp
10 5 (0.67%) vSphere
11 4 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.54%) vCloud
11 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.40%) LXC
12 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 100 (13.42%) SCCM
2 75 (10.07%) Ansible
3 65 (8.72%) Terraform
4 64 (8.59%) Puppet
5 51 (6.85%) Kubernetes
6 42 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (4.16%) SCOM
8 25 (3.36%) WSUS
9 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (1.61%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.48%) Packer
12 9 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (0.94%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.94%) QRadar
13 7 (0.94%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.94%) vRealize
14 5 (0.67%) Nessus
14 5 (0.67%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 319 (42.82%) Microsoft
2 140 (18.79%) VMware
3 98 (13.15%) Cisco
4 41 (5.50%) Citrix
5 34 (4.56%) Oracle
6 33 (4.43%) Meraki
7 31 (4.16%) Dell
8 27 (3.62%) HP
9 26 (3.49%) Splunk
10 18 (2.42%) CheckPoint
11 17 (2.28%) Google
11 17 (2.28%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.88%) Sophos
13 12 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.34%) SaltStack
15 9 (1.21%) AppDynamics
15 9 (1.21%) Ivanti
15 9 (1.21%) Veritas
16 8 (1.07%) Brocade
16 8 (1.07%) Red Hat