Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 126 114
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 +93
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 772 785 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 2.53% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 4.45% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 678 610 739
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,460 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.89% -

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 15,596 17,651 17,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.00% 56.85% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13,478 15,373 15,308
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +2 290 £50,000 - 44
Surrey +24 179 £50,000 +9.29% 24
Hampshire +6 172 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Berkshire +11 151 £47,500 -5.00% 27
West Sussex +46 93 £47,500 -2.56% 6
Buckinghamshire +27 80 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Oxfordshire -21 58 £53,250 +1.43% 10
Kent +17 22 £55,000 +46.67% 13
East Sussex -2 10 £52,500 +61.54%
M4 Corridor +4 3 £62,500 -
Middlesex -4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 460 (59.59%) Windows
2 430 (55.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 350 (45.34%) Microsoft
4 309 (40.03%) Active Directory
5 278 (36.01%) DevOps
6 276 (35.75%) Windows Server
7 269 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
8 235 (30.44%) SQL
9 233 (30.18%) Linux
10 213 (27.59%) Office 365
11 208 (26.94%) VMware
12 194 (25.13%) Python
13 189 (24.48%) Amazon AWS
14 174 (22.54%) SQL Server
15 171 (22.15%) .NET
16 168 (21.76%) C#
17 166 (21.50%) Bash Shell
18 162 (20.98%) Firewall
19 152 (19.69%) DNS
20 149 (19.30%) Windows 10
21 147 (19.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 139 (18.01%) Hyper-V
23 138 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
24 130 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
25 127 (16.45%) Finance
26 116 (15.03%) DHCP
26 116 (15.03%) SCCM
27 109 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
28 101 (13.08%) ITIL
28 101 (13.08%) Docker

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 (11.01%) IIS
2 78 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 52 (6.74%) MS Exchange
4 28 (3.63%) Apache
4 28 (3.63%) Confluence
4 28 (3.63%) Skype for Business
5 22 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.55%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.55%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.42%) nginx
10 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.78%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.78%) WordPress
12 4 (0.52%) CMS
12 4 (0.52%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 430 (55.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 213 (27.59%) Office 365
3 189 (24.48%) Amazon AWS
4 87 (11.27%) PaaS
5 65 (8.42%) IaaS
6 36 (4.66%) SaaS
7 33 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 28 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
9 25 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (2.98%) GitHub
11 20 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (2.46%) Serverless
13 13 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (1.17%) OneDrive
17 7 (0.91%) Amazon S3
18 6 (0.78%) G Suite
18 6 (0.78%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 162 (20.98%) Firewall
2 152 (19.69%) DNS
3 116 (15.03%) DHCP
4 95 (12.31%) TCP/IP
5 40 (5.18%) VPN
6 38 (4.92%) Skype
7 35 (4.53%) Internet
8 34 (4.40%) LAN
8 34 (4.40%) WAN
9 30 (3.89%) Network Security
9 30 (3.89%) VLAN
10 23 (2.98%) Wireless
11 20 (2.59%) SAN
12 13 (1.68%) HTTP
12 13 (1.68%) NetScaler
13 11 (1.42%) SMTP
14 10 (1.30%) FTP
14 10 (1.30%) VoIP
15 9 (1.17%) MPLS
15 9 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.92%) MySQL
5 33 (4.27%) Power BI
6 26 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 25 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (3.11%) Redis
9 23 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.20%) Big Data
13 16 (2.07%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.94%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.81%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.81%) Relational Database
15 14 (1.81%) Snowflake Schema
16 11 (1.42%) Hadoop
17 10 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 90 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.68%) Jenkins
3 60 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (7.64%) JIRA
5 43 (5.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (4.40%) Visual Studio
7 32 (4.15%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.89%) TeamCity
9 27 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (2.85%) Selenium
11 18 (2.33%) Vagrant
12 17 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (2.07%) GitLab
13 16 (2.07%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.68%) Chocolatey
14 13 (1.68%) MSI
15 11 (1.42%) Ant
15 11 (1.42%) NUnit
16 10 (1.30%) AdminStudio
17 8 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (16.45%) Finance
2 25 (3.24%) Marketing
3 21 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.33%) Electronics
4 18 (2.33%) Legal
4 18 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.07%) Games
6 10 (1.30%) Retail
7 7 (0.91%) Banking
7 7 (0.91%) French Language
7 7 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.78%) Advertising
8 6 (0.78%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.26%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (17.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (16.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 102 (13.21%) Developer
4 53 (6.87%) Support Engineer
5 49 (6.35%) Administrator
6 47 (6.09%) Azure Engineer
7 46 (5.96%) Analyst
7 46 (5.96%) Windows Engineer
8 45 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 44 (5.70%) IT Engineer
10 42 (5.44%) .NET Developer
10 42 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (4.79%) SQL Developer
12 33 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
13 32 (4.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (3.89%) Server Engineer
15 28 (3.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
17 25 (3.24%) Exchange Engineer
18 24 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (22.15%) .NET
2 54 (6.99%) ASP.NET
3 46 (5.96%) Web Services
4 42 (5.44%) AngularJS
5 40 (5.18%) HTML
5 40 (5.18%) Node.js
6 39 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (4.27%) .NET Framework
8 26 (3.37%) JSON
9 24 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (3.11%) React
10 22 (2.85%) WCF
11 20 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (2.59%) SOAP
11 20 (2.59%) XML
12 19 (2.46%) CSS
13 18 (2.33%) .NET Core
13 18 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
14 17 (2.20%) jQuery
14 17 (2.20%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.07%) PKI
2 54 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 53 (6.87%) Public Cloud
4 42 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 31 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.76%) Clustering
8 20 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (2.07%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.81%) Replication
12 11 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.30%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.30%) Industry 4.0
14 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.91%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.78%) Fintech
16 3 (0.39%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 460 (59.59%) Windows
2 276 (35.75%) Windows Server
3 233 (30.18%) Linux
4 149 (19.30%) Windows 10
5 138 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 109 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (9.59%) Unix
8 68 (8.81%) Windows 7
9 31 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 17 (2.20%) CentOS
12 14 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.68%) Android
14 12 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.55%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.17%) Ubuntu
17 8 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 8 (1.04%) VMS
18 5 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (36.01%) DevOps
2 269 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (19.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 101 (13.08%) ITIL
5 85 (11.01%) Scrum
6 80 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
7 77 (9.97%) Migration
8 70 (9.07%) Configuration Management
9 67 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 54 (6.99%) High Availability
12 51 (6.61%) Load Balancing
13 50 (6.48%) SDLC
14 47 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (5.83%) Test Automation
16 43 (5.57%) MVC
17 42 (5.44%) TDD
18 40 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
19 37 (4.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 235 (30.44%) SQL
2 194 (25.13%) Python
3 168 (21.76%) C#
4 166 (21.50%) Bash Shell
5 93 (12.05%) JavaScript
6 59 (7.64%) T-SQL
7 58 (7.51%) Perl
8 55 (7.12%) Java
9 54 (6.99%) Ruby
10 49 (6.35%) VBScript
11 26 (3.37%) Go
12 23 (2.98%) C++
13 19 (2.46%) PHP
14 18 (2.33%) C
15 16 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.07%) VB
16 14 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.42%) VBA
18 10 (1.30%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 99 (12.82%) Degree
2 55 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (4.15%) DV Cleared
5 27 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.59%) MCSE
7 19 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (1.55%) CCNA
10 12 (1.55%) CISSP
10 12 (1.55%) MCSA
11 7 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.78%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.92%) QA
2 28 (3.63%) GDPR
3 15 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.91%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 309 (40.03%) Active Directory
2 139 (18.01%) Hyper-V
3 130 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (13.08%) Docker
5 63 (8.16%) vSphere
6 32 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (4.02%) XenApp
8 27 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (2.33%) VirtualBox
10 17 (2.20%) LXC
10 17 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (2.20%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.55%) XenServer
12 9 (1.17%) DFS Replication
13 8 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.91%) Firmware
15 6 (0.78%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.65%) Xen
17 4 (0.52%) KVM
18 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 116 (15.03%) SCCM
2 80 (10.36%) Puppet
3 78 (10.10%) Ansible
4 65 (8.42%) Kubernetes
5 64 (8.29%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (6.87%) SCOM
7 49 (6.35%) Terraform
8 18 (2.33%) WSUS
9 17 (2.20%) Salt
10 14 (1.81%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.68%) Grafana
11 13 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (1.42%) Packer
13 9 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (1.17%) Graylog
13 9 (1.17%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.04%) Prometheus
14 8 (1.04%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.78%) HP ALM
15 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 350 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 208 (26.94%) VMware
3 93 (12.05%) Citrix
4 67 (8.68%) Cisco
5 35 (4.53%) Atlassian
6 33 (4.27%) Oracle
7 29 (3.76%) New Relic
7 29 (3.76%) SolarWinds
8 28 (3.63%) Symantec
9 24 (3.11%) Splunk
10 23 (2.98%) Ivanti
11 21 (2.72%) Google
12 17 (2.20%) HP
12 17 (2.20%) SAP
13 15 (1.94%) Meraki
14 14 (1.81%) IBM
14 14 (1.81%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.42%) Apple
15 11 (1.42%) Dell
15 11 (1.42%) Remedy