Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 77 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +29
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 556 646 882
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.16% 3.66% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.39% 6.52% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 455 526 729
10th Percentile £32,200 £32,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 7,519 9,912 14,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.25% 56.17% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,117 8,480 12,254
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
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

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 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 +22 167 £53,750 -2.27% 44
Hampshire +27 130 £45,000 -5.26% 31
Surrey +10 115 £57,500 +4.55% 22
Berkshire -9 69 £57,500 -8.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +21 56 £60,000 +9.09% 12
East Sussex +5 52 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Kent +1 47 £38,000 -27.62% 14
Oxfordshire +45 42 £44,750 -5.79% 9
West Sussex -36 40 £50,000 - 2
Sussex -2 9 £40,000 -36.00%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 360 (64.75%) Azure
2 268 (48.20%) Microsoft
3 246 (44.24%) Windows
4 234 (42.09%) Active Directory
5 225 (40.47%) DevOps
6 139 (25.00%) SQL
6 139 (25.00%) VMware
7 135 (24.28%) Windows Server
8 134 (24.10%) Linux
9 133 (23.92%) SQL Server
10 124 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
11 122 (21.94%) AWS
12 116 (20.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 114 (20.50%) Microsoft 365
14 107 (19.24%) Social Skills
15 106 (19.06%) Terraform
16 105 (18.88%) Python
17 103 (18.53%) Firewall
18 100 (17.99%) C#
19 97 (17.45%) .NET
19 97 (17.45%) DNS
20 91 (16.37%) Ansible
20 91 (16.37%) Kubernetes
21 86 (15.47%) PaaS
21 86 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
22 83 (14.93%) Finance
23 82 (14.75%) SaaS
24 81 (14.57%) Docker
25 80 (14.39%) ITIL
26 79 (14.21%) IaaS

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 53 (9.53%) MS Exchange
2 47 (8.45%) IIS
3 37 (6.65%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (3.60%) Confluence
6 14 (2.52%) Apache
7 7 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.08%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.90%) CMS
9 5 (0.90%) nginx
10 4 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.72%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.54%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.18%) DNN
12 1 (0.18%) Mule
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.54%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 360 (64.75%) Azure
2 122 (21.94%) AWS
3 114 (20.50%) Microsoft 365
4 86 (15.47%) PaaS
5 82 (14.75%) SaaS
6 79 (14.21%) IaaS
7 74 (13.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 43 (7.73%) Power Platform
9 31 (5.58%) Azure Data Factory
10 24 (4.32%) GCP
11 20 (3.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 20 (3.60%) PowerApps
12 18 (3.24%) OpenShift
13 16 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (2.34%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 13 (2.34%) Azure Functions
14 13 (2.34%) Azure Service Bus
14 13 (2.34%) Serverless
15 12 (2.16%) Azure Logic Apps
16 10 (1.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 103 (18.53%) Firewall
2 97 (17.45%) DNS
3 76 (13.67%) SAN
4 66 (11.87%) DHCP
5 56 (10.07%) TCP/IP
6 51 (9.17%) VPN
7 50 (8.99%) WAN
8 49 (8.81%) NAS
9 43 (7.73%) LAN
10 40 (7.19%) VLAN
11 34 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
12 30 (5.40%) iSCSI
13 27 (4.86%) WLAN
14 19 (3.42%) HTTP
15 17 (3.06%) Internet
16 16 (2.88%) DMZ
17 13 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (2.34%) Network Security
18 12 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
19 9 (1.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (4.68%) Power BI
4 18 (3.24%) Data Lake
5 17 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.88%) MySQL
7 13 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.08%) Big Data
11 6 (1.08%) BigQuery
11 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.90%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.54%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 75 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 37 (6.65%) JIRA
4 31 (5.58%) TeamCity
5 26 (4.68%) Bitbucket
6 17 (3.06%) Maven
7 16 (2.88%) Gradle
7 16 (2.88%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.52%) Burp Suite
8 14 (2.52%) Charles Proxy
8 14 (2.52%) Fiddler
8 14 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (2.16%) NUnit
10 10 (1.80%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.26%) Moq
11 7 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (1.26%) Selenium
12 6 (1.08%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.08%) GitLab
13 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (19.24%) Social Skills
2 83 (14.93%) Finance
3 26 (4.68%) Organisational Skills
4 24 (4.32%) Billing
5 22 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.88%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.70%) Legal
9 8 (1.44%) Electronics
10 7 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (1.26%) Marketing
11 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.90%) Automotive
12 5 (0.90%) Law
12 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.90%) Military
13 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.36%) Back Office
14 2 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (17.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 87 (15.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (11.87%) Developer
4 61 (10.97%) Cloud Engineer
5 56 (10.07%) Azure Engineer
6 40 (7.19%) Administrator
6 40 (7.19%) Support Engineer
7 35 (6.29%) .NET Developer
8 34 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 30 (5.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (5.04%) Analyst
11 26 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (4.32%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.06%) Lead DevOps
13 17 (3.06%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 17 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (2.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.88%) Consultant
15 15 (2.70%) IT Support
15 15 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (17.45%) .NET
2 39 (7.01%) Web Services
3 37 (6.65%) .NET Core
4 19 (3.42%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.88%) LDAP
5 16 (2.88%) YAML
6 14 (2.52%) ASP.NET Core
6 14 (2.52%) OAuth
6 14 (2.52%) OAuth2
6 14 (2.52%) OpenID
7 13 (2.34%) CSS
8 12 (2.16%) RESTful
9 10 (1.80%) HTML
10 6 (1.08%) JSON
10 6 (1.08%) REST
10 6 (1.08%) SAML
11 5 (0.90%) jQuery
11 5 (0.90%) Pandas
11 5 (0.90%) React
12 4 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.13%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.01%) Public Cloud
3 27 (4.86%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (3.96%) PKI
5 20 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.88%) Cloud Native
7 15 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.52%) Clustering
9 10 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.44%) CMDB
11 7 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.08%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.08%) Replication
13 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.72%) EPoS
13 4 (0.72%) User Experience
14 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 246 (44.24%) Windows
2 135 (24.28%) Windows Server
3 134 (24.10%) Linux
4 58 (10.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 57 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (8.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 28 (5.04%) Windows 10
8 25 (4.50%) Ubuntu
9 16 (2.88%) CentOS
10 14 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.80%) Unix
13 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.72%) VMS
16 3 (0.54%) Android
16 3 (0.54%) Debian
17 2 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (40.47%) DevOps
2 124 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (20.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 80 (14.39%) ITIL
5 62 (11.15%) Mentoring
6 55 (9.89%) Scrum
7 52 (9.35%) Infrastructure as Code
8 47 (8.45%) Test Automation
9 43 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (7.01%) Network Virtualisation
12 38 (6.83%) Analytics
12 38 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (6.47%) Configuration Management
14 35 (6.29%) Computer Science
15 34 (6.12%) Identity Management
15 34 (6.12%) Migration
16 32 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (5.76%) Project Management
17 29 (5.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.00%) SQL
2 105 (18.88%) Python
3 100 (17.99%) C#
4 68 (12.23%) Bash Shell
5 37 (6.65%) JavaScript
6 26 (4.68%) Java
7 23 (4.14%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.78%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.16%) Ruby
10 11 (1.98%) Perl
10 11 (1.98%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.44%) C
11 8 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.08%) VBScript
13 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.54%) Groovy
15 2 (0.36%) Korn
15 2 (0.36%) Lua
15 2 (0.36%) VB
16 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (6.47%) Degree
4 30 (5.40%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (2.88%) CCNP
9 14 (2.52%) MCITP
10 12 (2.16%) MCSA
11 10 (1.80%) CCNA
12 8 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.26%) CISSP
13 7 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.26%) MCSE
14 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.08%) MCP
15 5 (0.90%) CEH
15 5 (0.90%) CISA
15 5 (0.90%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.34%) QA
3 11 (1.98%) SLA
4 10 (1.80%) GDPR
5 6 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.90%) NIST
7 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.54%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.36%) NCSC
9 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.36%) PMO
9 2 (0.36%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (42.09%) Active Directory
2 86 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (14.57%) Docker
4 56 (10.07%) Hyper-V
5 28 (5.04%) Terminal Server
6 26 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (3.42%) XenApp
9 17 (3.06%) XenDesktop
10 16 (2.88%) vSphere
11 15 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.54%) LXC
14 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.18%) Firmware
14 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.18%) NFS
14 1 (0.18%) pfSense
14 1 (0.18%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 106 (19.06%) Terraform
2 91 (16.37%) Ansible
2 91 (16.37%) Kubernetes
3 48 (8.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 41 (7.37%) SCCM
5 29 (5.22%) SCVMM
6 25 (4.50%) Puppet
7 21 (3.78%) vRealize
8 17 (3.06%) HAProxy
8 17 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (2.34%) vCenter Server
11 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (2.16%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.80%) Grafana
13 7 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
13 7 (1.26%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.26%) SCOM
14 5 (0.90%) Packer
14 5 (0.90%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 268 (48.20%) Microsoft
2 139 (25.00%) VMware
3 52 (9.35%) Cisco
4 42 (7.55%) Citrix
5 34 (6.12%) Oracle
6 26 (4.68%) Veeam
7 23 (4.14%) Google
8 22 (3.96%) Dell
9 19 (3.42%) IBM
10 18 (3.24%) F5
11 16 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.88%) Sophos
12 15 (2.70%) Infoblox
13 11 (1.98%) Databricks
14 10 (1.80%) Juniper
15 9 (1.62%) Splunk
16 8 (1.44%) HP
16 8 (1.44%) SAP
16 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.26%) Meridio