Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 93 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 +24 +25
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 345 868 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.26% 3.36% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 6.30% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 296 773 641
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,375 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £74,750 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +0.97% +3.00%

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 4,702 13,769 16,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.09% 53.25% 56.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,056 11,841 14,613
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hampshire +49 129 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Thames Valley +14 79 £50,000 -9.09% 24
West Sussex +29 51 £60,000 +37.14% 5
Berkshire +5 49 £58,750 +2.17% 17
East Sussex +47 32 £42,500 -22.73% 4
Surrey +14 32 £52,500 -9.48% 13
Kent 0 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +42 17 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 13 £45,000 -10.00% 6
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 183 (53.04%) Azure
2 164 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 161 (46.67%) Windows
4 117 (33.91%) DevOps
5 99 (28.70%) Active Directory
6 96 (27.83%) VMware
7 93 (26.96%) SQL Server
8 92 (26.67%) SQL
8 92 (26.67%) Python
9 87 (25.22%) Windows Server
10 81 (23.48%) .NET
11 76 (22.03%) DNS
12 73 (21.16%) Linux
13 72 (20.87%) IaaS
14 70 (20.29%) SaaS
14 70 (20.29%) AWS
15 67 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 66 (19.13%) C#
17 63 (18.26%) Office 365
18 59 (17.10%) PaaS
19 57 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 56 (16.23%) Bash Shell
20 56 (16.23%) Security Cleared
20 56 (16.23%) Firewall
21 54 (15.65%) Terraform
22 52 (15.07%) Hyper-V
23 51 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
24 49 (14.20%) SCCM
25 46 (13.33%) Data Centre
26 44 (12.75%) DHCP

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 37 (10.72%) IIS
2 32 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.93%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.61%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.45%) Apache
8 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.87%) Confluence
9 3 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.87%) JBoss
9 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.29%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (8.12%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (0.58%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 183 (53.04%) Azure
2 72 (20.87%) IaaS
3 70 (20.29%) AWS
3 70 (20.29%) SaaS
4 63 (18.26%) Office 365
5 59 (17.10%) PaaS
6 41 (11.88%) Power Platform
7 30 (8.70%) PowerApps
8 27 (7.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (6.67%) Serverless
10 20 (5.80%) Azure Functions
11 17 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (3.77%) BPaaS
13 9 (2.61%) OneDrive
14 6 (1.74%) GCP
15 4 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
15 4 (1.16%) GitHub
15 4 (1.16%) NuGet
16 3 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.03%) DNS
2 56 (16.23%) Firewall
3 44 (12.75%) DHCP
4 37 (10.72%) SAN
5 35 (10.14%) Skype
6 29 (8.41%) TCP/IP
7 25 (7.25%) Internet
8 18 (5.22%) LAN
9 15 (4.35%) FTP
10 14 (4.06%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (3.77%) WLAN
12 11 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (2.90%) WAN
14 8 (2.32%) NAS
14 8 (2.32%) VPN
15 6 (1.74%) Network Security
16 5 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
16 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (1.45%) SMTP
17 4 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (26.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.35%) Power BI
4 14 (4.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.32%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.03%) Big Data
8 7 (2.03%) Data Lake
8 7 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.74%) Biml
9 6 (1.74%) DB2
9 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.45%) MySQL
10 5 (1.45%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (7.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (3.19%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.32%) JIRA
7 7 (2.03%) Moq
7 7 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.74%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.45%) JMeter
9 5 (1.45%) Locust
9 5 (1.45%) Selenium
9 5 (1.45%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.45%) WebSurge
10 3 (0.87%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.87%) LINQPad
10 3 (0.87%) Postman
10 3 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (8.41%) Finance
2 9 (2.61%) Military
2 9 (2.61%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.16%) Local Government
4 3 (0.87%) Marketing
4 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.29%) Games
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Police
Job Titles
1 59 (17.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (13.62%) Support Engineer
3 45 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.43%) Azure Engineer
5 30 (8.70%) Developer
6 28 (8.12%) Applications Support
7 25 (7.25%) Applications Engineer
8 22 (6.38%) Architect
9 21 (6.09%) Applications Support Engineer
9 21 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (6.09%) Wintel Engineer
10 19 (5.51%) Administrator
11 18 (5.22%) IT Engineer
12 17 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
12 17 (4.93%) Security Specialist
13 16 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.35%) Analyst
14 15 (4.35%) Cloud Specialist
15 14 (4.06%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (23.48%) .NET
2 26 (7.54%) Web Services
3 20 (5.80%) JSON
4 11 (3.19%) REST
5 10 (2.90%) .NET Core
5 10 (2.90%) CSS
6 9 (2.61%) HTML
7 8 (2.32%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.32%) XML
8 4 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.16%) RESTful
9 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (0.87%) J2EE
9 3 (0.87%) JMS
9 3 (0.87%) jQuery
9 3 (0.87%) JTA
9 3 (0.87%) Servlets
9 3 (0.87%) WebRTC
10 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.83%) Public Cloud
3 18 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.93%) Cloud Native
5 16 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 15 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.77%) Clustering
7 13 (3.77%) CMDB
8 10 (2.90%) PKI
9 7 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.45%) EPoS
12 4 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.16%) Replication
13 2 (0.58%) EMC VMAX
13 2 (0.58%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 161 (46.67%) Windows
2 87 (25.22%) Windows Server
3 73 (21.16%) Linux
4 37 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (7.83%) Windows 10
6 26 (7.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (4.35%) Unix
8 10 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.32%) CentOS
10 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.45%) Solaris
12 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.58%) Android
13 2 (0.58%) HPUX
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.91%) DevOps
2 57 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 51 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
4 30 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 25 (7.25%) High Availability
5 25 (7.25%) ITIL
5 25 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (7.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 24 (6.96%) OO
7 23 (6.67%) Migration
8 22 (6.38%) Information Security
8 22 (6.38%) Task Automation
9 21 (6.09%) Anomaly Detection
9 21 (6.09%) Configuration Management
10 18 (5.22%) Analytics
10 18 (5.22%) Computer Science
10 18 (5.22%) Patch Management
10 18 (5.22%) Security Management
10 18 (5.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.67%) Python
1 92 (26.67%) SQL
2 66 (19.13%) C#
3 56 (16.23%) Bash Shell
4 33 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 23 (6.67%) Java
6 19 (5.51%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.93%) VB
8 16 (4.64%) Perl
9 12 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.19%) C
11 7 (2.03%) VBScript
12 6 (1.74%) R
13 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.58%) RPG
13 2 (0.58%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.58%) SOQL
14 1 (0.29%) OpenEdge ABL
14 1 (0.29%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.43%) DV Cleared
3 25 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (6.09%) Degree
5 20 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.06%) MCSE
7 9 (2.61%) CCNA
7 9 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.03%) CCA
9 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.74%) MCSA
10 5 (1.45%) MCITP
11 3 (0.87%) MCPD
12 2 (0.58%) CISA
12 2 (0.58%) GSEC
12 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.29%) CISSP
13 1 (0.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.25%) SLA
2 19 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.35%) GDPR
4 14 (4.06%) NIST
5 13 (3.77%) NIST 800
6 12 (3.48%) PMO
7 9 (2.61%) QA
8 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.58%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.29%) COBIT
10 1 (0.29%) NCSC
System Software
1 99 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 67 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (15.07%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.96%) Docker
5 23 (6.67%) vSphere
6 19 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (4.64%) XenApp
8 14 (4.06%) VMware Server
9 13 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.87%) Firmware
11 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.29%) KVM
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 54 (15.65%) Terraform
2 49 (14.20%) SCCM
3 25 (7.25%) WSUS
4 24 (6.96%) Kubernetes
5 22 (6.38%) Ansible
5 22 (6.38%) Puppet
6 16 (4.64%) PowerCLI
7 14 (4.06%) SCOM
8 13 (3.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 11 (3.19%) vCenter Server
10 10 (2.90%) vRealize
11 5 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.45%) WMI
12 4 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (1.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.16%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.87%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 164 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 96 (27.83%) VMware
3 31 (8.99%) Citrix
4 22 (6.38%) Cisco
5 16 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.35%) Oracle
7 10 (2.90%) Meraki
7 10 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.32%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.74%) Google
9 6 (1.74%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.74%) HP
9 6 (1.74%) McAfee
10 5 (1.45%) Dell
10 5 (1.45%) Gemalto
10 5 (1.45%) Juniper
11 4 (1.16%) Apple
11 4 (1.16%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.16%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.16%) Yardi