Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 66 91
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 +35
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 606 482 925
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.69% 3.93% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.69% 7.01% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 494 376 793
10th Percentile £30,150 £34,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +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 9,063 6,873 14,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.23% 56.08% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,815 5,877 12,372
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
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

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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 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the South East

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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 24 July 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 -6 168 £52,500 - 52
Hampshire -51 164 £55,000 +22.22% 26
Surrey +13 135 £55,000 - 28
Berkshire -24 81 £55,000 - 21
Buckinghamshire +5 50 £55,000 - 17
Kent -1 50 £38,000 -30.91% 9
East Sussex -26 44 £56,250 +25.00% 6
Oxfordshire +6 37 £48,750 +2.63% 14
West Sussex -36 36 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Sussex - 10 £40,000 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 358 (59.08%) Azure
2 313 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 268 (44.22%) Windows
4 256 (42.24%) Active Directory
5 211 (34.82%) DevOps
6 172 (28.38%) SQL
7 155 (25.58%) Microsoft 365
8 151 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
9 148 (24.42%) Windows Server
10 142 (23.43%) Social Skills
11 139 (22.94%) Firewall
12 137 (22.61%) Linux
13 134 (22.11%) VMware
14 125 (20.63%) SQL Server
15 121 (19.97%) DNS
16 117 (19.31%) Terraform
17 114 (18.81%) C#
18 111 (18.32%) AWS
19 103 (17.00%) Kubernetes
20 101 (16.67%) Ansible
21 97 (16.01%) DHCP
22 96 (15.84%) Python
22 96 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 95 (15.68%) Finance
24 94 (15.51%) .NET
25 88 (14.52%) Bash Shell
26 85 (14.03%) MS Exchange
27 84 (13.86%) SaaS
28 83 (13.70%) ITIL
29 82 (13.53%) VPN

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 85 (14.03%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (5.28%) IIS
5 26 (4.29%) Confluence
6 5 (0.83%) CMS
6 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.83%) WordPress
7 4 (0.66%) Apache
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.83%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.50%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 358 (59.08%) Azure
2 155 (25.58%) Microsoft 365
3 111 (18.32%) AWS
4 84 (13.86%) SaaS
5 80 (13.20%) PaaS
6 73 (12.05%) IaaS
7 64 (10.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 54 (8.91%) Power Platform
9 32 (5.28%) PowerApps
10 26 (4.29%) GCP
11 21 (3.47%) Azure Data Factory
12 19 (3.14%) OneDrive
13 17 (2.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 17 (2.81%) NuGet
14 14 (2.31%) Azure Service Bus
15 13 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (1.82%) OpenShift
16 11 (1.82%) Power Automate
17 10 (1.65%) Mimecast
18 9 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 139 (22.94%) Firewall
2 121 (19.97%) DNS
3 97 (16.01%) DHCP
4 82 (13.53%) VPN
5 69 (11.39%) SAN
6 54 (8.91%) TCP/IP
7 48 (7.92%) NAS
8 47 (7.76%) VLAN
8 47 (7.76%) WAN
9 44 (7.26%) LAN
10 43 (7.10%) Fibre Channel
11 38 (6.27%) iSCSI
12 31 (5.12%) WLAN
13 20 (3.30%) Internet
14 19 (3.14%) Network Security
15 17 (2.81%) DMZ
16 16 (2.64%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (2.31%) HTTP
17 14 (2.31%) SMTP
18 13 (2.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 24 (3.96%) Power BI
4 16 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.48%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.48%) MySQL
6 14 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.16%) Big Data
9 7 (1.16%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.99%) BigQuery
10 6 (0.99%) MariaDB
10 6 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2019
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 74 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.76%) Visual Studio
4 41 (6.77%) JIRA
5 25 (4.13%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.30%) SpecFlow
7 19 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (2.81%) Bitbucket
8 17 (2.81%) Selenium
9 15 (2.48%) NUnit
10 14 (2.31%) Moq
11 13 (2.15%) Gradle
11 13 (2.15%) Maven
12 12 (1.98%) Visual Studio Code
13 8 (1.32%) Artifactory
13 8 (1.32%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.16%) Burp Suite
14 7 (1.16%) Charles Proxy
14 7 (1.16%) Fiddler
14 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 142 (23.43%) Social Skills
2 95 (15.68%) Finance
3 31 (5.12%) Public Sector
4 30 (4.95%) Legal
4 30 (4.95%) Organisational Skills
5 22 (3.63%) Billing
6 20 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.48%) Electronics
9 13 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
9 13 (2.15%) Marketing
10 10 (1.65%) Automotive
11 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (0.99%) Back Office
13 6 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.83%) Law
15 4 (0.66%) Retail
16 2 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (13.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (10.89%) Developer
4 63 (10.40%) Azure Engineer
5 62 (10.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 59 (9.74%) Administrator
7 45 (7.43%) Analyst
8 43 (7.10%) Support Engineer
8 43 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
9 42 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 34 (5.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 25 (4.13%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.80%) Software Engineer
13 21 (3.47%) IT Engineer
14 20 (3.30%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 19 (3.14%) Architect
15 19 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
16 18 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (15.51%) .NET
2 41 (6.77%) .NET Core
3 27 (4.46%) Web Services
4 16 (2.64%) JSON
5 15 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.48%) RESTful
6 14 (2.31%) YAML
7 13 (2.15%) REST
8 9 (1.49%) LDAP
9 8 (1.32%) Gherkin
10 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (1.16%) CSS
10 7 (1.16%) OAuth
10 7 (1.16%) OAuth2
10 7 (1.16%) OpenID
10 7 (1.16%) SAML
11 6 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.99%) XML
12 5 (0.83%) jQuery
12 5 (0.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (6.27%) Public Cloud
4 34 (5.61%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (3.47%) PKI
6 18 (2.97%) Clustering
6 18 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.15%) Legacy Systems
8 12 (1.98%) Cloud Native
8 12 (1.98%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.32%) CMDB
9 8 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.99%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.99%) Legacy Applications
11 6 (0.99%) User Experience
12 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 268 (44.22%) Windows
2 148 (24.42%) Windows Server
3 137 (22.61%) Linux
4 77 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (11.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 61 (10.07%) Windows Server 2019
7 51 (8.42%) Windows 10
8 35 (5.78%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.48%) Android
10 14 (2.31%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.82%) CentOS
13 9 (1.49%) VMS
13 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.32%) Unix
15 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.50%) Solaris
18 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
19 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (34.82%) DevOps
2 151 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 83 (13.70%) ITIL
5 63 (10.40%) Computer Science
6 62 (10.23%) Mentoring
7 60 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
8 58 (9.57%) Scrum
9 53 (8.75%) Infrastructure as Code
9 53 (8.75%) Test Automation
10 47 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
11 43 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (6.44%) Project Management
13 37 (6.11%) Identity Management
14 34 (5.61%) Migration
15 31 (5.12%) Analytics
16 30 (4.95%) Software Engineering
17 28 (4.62%) Incident Management
18 27 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (28.38%) SQL
2 114 (18.81%) C#
3 96 (15.84%) Python
4 88 (14.52%) Bash Shell
5 48 (7.92%) T-SQL
6 27 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.81%) Java
7 17 (2.81%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.15%) C
9 8 (1.32%) Perl
9 8 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.16%) Ruby
10 7 (1.16%) VBScript
11 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.66%) Groovy
13 3 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.50%) PHP
13 3 (0.50%) Scala
14 2 (0.33%) C++
14 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.27%) Degree
4 20 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.31%) MCSE
7 13 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.98%) MCSA
9 11 (1.82%) MCITP
10 10 (1.65%) CCNP
10 10 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.49%) CISSP
12 7 (1.16%) CCNA
12 7 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.99%) A+ Certification
13 6 (0.99%) CCA
13 6 (0.99%) CISM
13 6 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.99%) HNC
13 6 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.30%) SLA
3 17 (2.81%) QA
4 11 (1.82%) GDPR
5 9 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.32%) NIST
7 6 (0.99%) SOC 2
8 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.33%) NCSC
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 256 (42.24%) Active Directory
2 77 (12.71%) Docker
3 76 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (7.10%) Hyper-V
5 33 (5.45%) Terminal Server
6 27 (4.46%) vSphere
7 23 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.49%) XenApp
10 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.32%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.66%) Firmware
11 4 (0.66%) LXC
11 4 (0.66%) OpenSSH
11 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.50%) NFS
13 2 (0.33%) pfSense
13 2 (0.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 117 (19.31%) Terraform
2 103 (17.00%) Kubernetes
3 101 (16.67%) Ansible
4 53 (8.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (6.60%) SCCM
6 35 (5.78%) Puppet
7 22 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 15 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (2.48%) vRealize
9 12 (1.98%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (1.65%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.49%) SCOrch
12 8 (1.32%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.32%) WSUS
13 7 (1.16%) Grafana
13 7 (1.16%) PowerCLI
14 5 (0.83%) SCOM
15 3 (0.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 313 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 134 (22.11%) VMware
3 72 (11.88%) Cisco
4 38 (6.27%) Citrix
5 25 (4.13%) Oracle
6 24 (3.96%) Google
7 22 (3.63%) Veeam
8 19 (3.14%) Dell
9 17 (2.81%) Sophos
9 17 (2.81%) Splunk
10 12 (1.98%) HP
10 12 (1.98%) IBM
11 11 (1.82%) F5
12 9 (1.49%) Databricks
12 9 (1.49%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.49%) SAP
13 8 (1.32%) Infoblox
13 8 (1.32%) Juniper
13 8 (1.32%) SaltStack