Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 110 132
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22 -15
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 835 787 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.37% 2.75% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 4.90% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 701 693 615
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,250 £31,460
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +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 13,426 16,070 17,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.13% 56.11% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,648 13,920 15,258
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +13 265 £57,500 +15.00% 54
Hampshire +15 169 £45,000 -10.00% 28
Berkshire +34 166 £61,250 +23.74% 29
Surrey +7 153 £52,500 - 29
West Sussex +18 108 £47,500 - 9
Buckinghamshire +3 77 £55,000 +18.92% 12
Kent +38 73 £51,500 -6.36% 8
East Sussex +57 64 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Oxfordshire -13 24 £57,500 +7.98% 13
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 461 (55.21%) Windows
2 460 (55.09%) Azure
3 418 (50.06%) Microsoft
4 281 (33.65%) Active Directory
5 263 (31.50%) DevOps
6 254 (30.42%) SQL Server
7 237 (28.38%) SQL
8 230 (27.54%) Windows Server
9 212 (25.39%) VMware
10 194 (23.23%) AWS
11 188 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
12 183 (21.92%) Linux
13 179 (21.44%) DNS
14 172 (20.60%) Office 365
15 167 (20.00%) Firewall
16 160 (19.16%) Python
17 154 (18.44%) .NET
18 153 (18.32%) C#
19 152 (18.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 146 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
21 136 (16.29%) DHCP
22 134 (16.05%) Degree
23 128 (15.33%) ITIL
24 114 (13.65%) Bash Shell
25 113 (13.53%) Git (software)
25 113 (13.53%) Finance
26 106 (12.69%) Cisco
27 105 (12.57%) Hyper-V
28 104 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
29 102 (12.22%) Ansible

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 87 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 77 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 60 (7.19%) IIS
4 30 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (2.87%) Skype for Business
6 22 (2.63%) Apache
7 20 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.68%) nginx
9 14 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (1.56%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.08%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.72%) Confluence
13 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.48%) SAS
15 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge
15 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (0.48%) Camtasia
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 460 (55.09%) Azure
2 194 (23.23%) AWS
3 172 (20.60%) Office 365
4 69 (8.26%) SaaS
5 68 (8.14%) IaaS
6 65 (7.78%) Power Platform
7 56 (6.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 56 (6.71%) PaaS
8 32 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
10 27 (3.23%) GCP
11 26 (3.11%) GitHub
11 26 (3.11%) Serverless
12 18 (2.16%) PowerApps
13 17 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.68%) OneDrive
15 13 (1.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Flow
16 12 (1.44%) Boomi
17 10 (1.20%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 179 (21.44%) DNS
2 167 (20.00%) Firewall
3 136 (16.29%) DHCP
4 80 (9.58%) TCP/IP
5 74 (8.86%) VPN
6 73 (8.74%) WAN
7 69 (8.26%) LAN
8 55 (6.59%) SAN
9 43 (5.15%) Network Security
10 36 (4.31%) Internet
11 29 (3.47%) SMTP
12 24 (2.87%) Wireless
13 22 (2.63%) SNMP
14 21 (2.51%) VLAN
15 20 (2.40%) Skype
16 19 (2.28%) Ethernet
16 19 (2.28%) HTTP
17 18 (2.16%) DMZ
17 18 (2.16%) IMAP
18 15 (1.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (6.11%) Power BI
5 46 (5.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 27 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (3.23%) SQL Server 2017
7 21 (2.51%) MySQL
8 20 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.68%) Big Data
11 13 (1.56%) Data Lake
12 11 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.20%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.84%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 113 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 79 (9.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 74 (8.86%) Visual Studio
4 42 (5.03%) Jenkins
5 37 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (3.95%) JIRA
8 31 (3.71%) TeamCity
9 21 (2.51%) Fiddler
9 21 (2.51%) Subversion
10 15 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.80%) Selenium
11 14 (1.68%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.56%) LINQPad
12 13 (1.56%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.96%) Chocolatey
13 8 (0.96%) GitLab
13 8 (0.96%) MSTest
14 6 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 113 (13.53%) Finance
2 29 (3.47%) Public Sector
3 24 (2.87%) Retail
4 18 (2.16%) Marketing
5 11 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.08%) Legal
7 8 (0.96%) Advertising
8 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.60%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Billing
10 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 109 (13.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
3 87 (10.42%) Developer
4 65 (7.78%) Azure Engineer
5 53 (6.35%) Analyst
6 51 (6.11%) Support Engineer
7 46 (5.51%) Architect
8 45 (5.39%) Administrator
8 45 (5.39%) Consultant
9 40 (4.79%) IT Engineer
10 38 (4.55%) Technical Leader
11 36 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
12 35 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
14 32 (3.83%) Azure DevOps
14 32 (3.83%) C# Developer
14 32 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 27 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (18.44%) .NET
2 76 (9.10%) ASP.NET
3 55 (6.59%) Web Services
4 53 (6.35%) HTML
5 52 (6.23%) JSON
6 50 (5.99%) REST
7 43 (5.15%) .NET Framework
7 43 (5.15%) WCF
8 40 (4.79%) CSS
9 35 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (4.19%) SOAP
10 31 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (3.23%) OAuth
12 26 (3.11%) Entity Framework
13 25 (2.99%) XML
14 24 (2.87%) OpenID
15 22 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (2.40%) AngularJS
16 20 (2.40%) XSLT
17 17 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.66%) Clustering
3 62 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 50 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (4.67%) Public Cloud
6 38 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (2.63%) Private Cloud
10 20 (2.40%) PKI
11 19 (2.28%) Replication
12 16 (1.92%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
14 9 (1.08%) EFT
15 8 (0.96%) EPoS
16 6 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (0.72%) Social Network
17 4 (0.48%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 461 (55.21%) Windows
2 230 (27.54%) Windows Server
3 183 (21.92%) Linux
4 98 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (10.90%) Windows 10
6 60 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (6.23%) Windows 7
8 47 (5.63%) Unix
9 27 (3.23%) Solaris
10 19 (2.28%) Ubuntu
11 17 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.80%) VMS
13 11 (1.32%) CentOS
14 4 (0.48%) AIX
14 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.36%) Android
16 2 (0.24%) Fedora
16 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (31.50%) DevOps
2 188 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (18.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 128 (15.33%) ITIL
5 104 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
6 94 (11.26%) Scrum
7 93 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (10.54%) Information Security
9 65 (7.78%) Mentoring
9 65 (7.78%) Migration
10 64 (7.66%) Infrastructure as Code
11 61 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (7.31%) Deployment Automation
11 61 (7.31%) TDD
12 60 (7.19%) Analytics
13 57 (6.83%) High Availability
14 56 (6.71%) MVC
15 53 (6.35%) Test Automation
16 52 (6.23%) Computer Science
17 51 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 237 (28.38%) SQL
2 160 (19.16%) Python
3 153 (18.32%) C#
4 114 (13.65%) Bash Shell
5 84 (10.06%) JavaScript
6 58 (6.95%) Ruby
7 37 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.47%) Java
8 29 (3.47%) VB
9 26 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 23 (2.75%) C
11 22 (2.63%) VBScript
12 18 (2.16%) PHP
12 18 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.68%) Perl
14 5 (0.60%) VBA
15 3 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.36%) Go
16 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge ABL
16 2 (0.24%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 134 (16.05%) Degree
2 69 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 40 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.35%) MCP
6 27 (3.23%) CCNA
6 27 (3.23%) MCSA
7 25 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (2.28%) SC Cleared
9 17 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (1.92%) MCSE
11 15 (1.80%) CCIE
12 12 (1.44%) CCNP
12 12 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (1.32%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.96%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.96%) MCITP
15 5 (0.60%) CISSP
15 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.48%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.14%) SLA
2 45 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (3.83%) QA
4 28 (3.35%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.60%) COBIT
6 5 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.48%) GDPR
7 4 (0.48%) NIST
8 3 (0.36%) NCSC
9 2 (0.24%) DICOM
9 2 (0.24%) RMADS
9 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.12%) GxP
10 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 281 (33.65%) Active Directory
2 146 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (12.57%) Hyper-V
4 98 (11.74%) Docker
5 32 (3.83%) Firmware
6 22 (2.63%) vSphere
7 19 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.92%) LXC
9 15 (1.80%) vCloud
10 13 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.08%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.96%) XenApp
13 7 (0.84%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.72%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 102 (12.22%) Ansible
2 88 (10.54%) SCCM
3 73 (8.74%) Kubernetes
4 67 (8.02%) Puppet
4 67 (8.02%) Terraform
5 40 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (3.23%) vCenter Server
7 26 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 24 (2.87%) SCOM
9 19 (2.28%) vRealize
10 18 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
11 17 (2.04%) WSUS
12 11 (1.32%) Kibana
13 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (1.20%) Nagios
14 7 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.72%) Grafana
16 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 5 (0.60%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 418 (50.06%) Microsoft
2 212 (25.39%) VMware
3 106 (12.69%) Cisco
4 62 (7.43%) Citrix
5 55 (6.59%) ServiceNow
6 39 (4.67%) Oracle
7 33 (3.95%) Splunk
8 31 (3.71%) Dell
9 25 (2.99%) HP
9 25 (2.99%) Meraki
10 23 (2.75%) Atlassian
10 23 (2.75%) Google
11 19 (2.28%) AppDynamics
12 16 (1.92%) Ivanti
12 16 (1.92%) Veeam
13 13 (1.56%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.56%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.44%) Symantec
15 10 (1.20%) Dynatrace
16 9 (1.08%) SaltStack