Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 92 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 +22 +15
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 384 835 773
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.32% 3.35% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 6.18% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 362 731 701
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% +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 5,258 13,502 16,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.17% 54.17% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,546 11,715 13,977
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 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +51 105 £52,500 +16.67% 14
Thames Valley +12 95 £60,000 +4.35% 31
Surrey +28 62 £55,000 +4.76% 11
West Sussex +2 58 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Berkshire +1 57 £82,500 +37.50% 16
East Sussex +34 41 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 23 £48,250 -8.10% 10
Kent +5 19 £65,250 +26.70% 8
Oxfordshire +56 15 £35,000 -39.13% 5
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 231 (60.16%) Azure
2 173 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 172 (44.79%) Windows
4 140 (36.46%) DevOps
5 130 (33.85%) Active Directory
6 110 (28.65%) VMware
7 109 (28.39%) SQL
8 105 (27.34%) SQL Server
9 104 (27.08%) Python
10 102 (26.56%) IaaS
11 100 (26.04%) DNS
12 99 (25.78%) PaaS
13 95 (24.74%) Windows Server
14 91 (23.70%) AWS
15 86 (22.40%) SaaS
15 86 (22.40%) .NET
16 79 (20.57%) Terraform
17 73 (19.01%) Office 365
18 70 (18.23%) C#
19 65 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 61 (15.89%) Hyper-V
20 61 (15.89%) SCCM
21 55 (14.32%) Linux
22 52 (13.54%) SAN
23 49 (12.76%) Security Cleared
24 46 (11.98%) Firewall
24 46 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
25 45 (11.72%) TCP/IP
25 45 (11.72%) Data Centre
25 45 (11.72%) Power Platform

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 42 (10.94%) IIS
2 33 (8.59%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (5.21%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.08%) Confluence
6 8 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.52%) Apache
9 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
10 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 231 (60.16%) Azure
2 102 (26.56%) IaaS
3 99 (25.78%) PaaS
4 91 (23.70%) AWS
5 86 (22.40%) SaaS
6 73 (19.01%) Office 365
7 45 (11.72%) Power Platform
8 37 (9.64%) Serverless
9 34 (8.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 34 (8.85%) Azure Functions
10 32 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (8.33%) PowerApps
11 18 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
13 13 (3.39%) BPaaS
14 10 (2.60%) OneDrive
15 9 (2.34%) GCP
16 7 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 5 (1.30%) Logic Apps
17 5 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 100 (26.04%) DNS
2 52 (13.54%) SAN
3 46 (11.98%) Firewall
4 45 (11.72%) TCP/IP
5 34 (8.85%) DHCP
6 30 (7.81%) Internet
7 29 (7.55%) Skype
8 17 (4.43%) WAN
9 13 (3.39%) LAN
9 13 (3.39%) NAS
10 9 (2.34%) FTP
10 9 (2.34%) Network Security
11 8 (2.08%) DMZ
11 8 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (2.08%) HTTP
11 8 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.08%) VoIP
11 8 (2.08%) VPN
12 7 (1.82%) VLAN
12 7 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (3.65%) Power BI
4 13 (3.39%) Data Lake
4 13 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.34%) Cosmos DB
5 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.56%) DB2
8 6 (1.56%) MySQL
9 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.30%) PowerPivot
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.52%) Biml
Development Applications
1 26 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 18 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.39%) JIRA
4 12 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.82%) Fiddler
5 7 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.56%) Burp Suite
6 6 (1.56%) Charles Proxy
7 5 (1.30%) Gradle
7 5 (1.30%) Maven
8 4 (1.04%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.78%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.52%) Subversion
10 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.26%) GitLab
General
1 27 (7.03%) Finance
2 10 (2.60%) Military
3 8 (2.08%) Marketing
3 8 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.56%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.30%) Billing
6 3 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (15.89%) Support Engineer
2 58 (15.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (12.76%) Azure Engineer
4 37 (9.64%) Applications Support
5 36 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
8 26 (6.77%) Applications Support Engineer
8 26 (6.77%) Developer
9 25 (6.51%) Architect
10 24 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.21%) Analyst
12 18 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (4.69%) Administrator
13 16 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (4.17%) Cloud Specialist
13 16 (4.17%) Security Specialist
14 15 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 15 (3.91%) Desktop Support
14 15 (3.91%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.40%) .NET
2 18 (4.69%) JSON
3 17 (4.43%) Web Services
4 14 (3.65%) .NET Core
5 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.34%) ASP.NET Core
6 9 (2.34%) RESTful
7 8 (2.08%) REST
8 6 (1.56%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.56%) LDAP
8 6 (1.56%) OAuth
8 6 (1.56%) OAuth2
8 6 (1.56%) OpenID
8 6 (1.56%) YAML
9 5 (1.30%) CSS
9 5 (1.30%) Kafka
9 5 (1.30%) Pandas
9 5 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.04%) HTML
10 4 (1.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.11%) Public Cloud
3 26 (6.77%) Cloud Native
4 17 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.60%) EPoS
8 9 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.08%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.82%) CMDB
10 7 (1.82%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.30%) Clustering
11 5 (1.30%) PKI
11 5 (1.30%) Replication
12 4 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
14 2 (0.52%) EMC VNX
14 2 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 172 (44.79%) Windows
2 95 (24.74%) Windows Server
3 55 (14.32%) Linux
4 43 (11.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (9.38%) Windows 10
6 25 (6.51%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (3.13%) Unix
8 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (1.82%) CentOS
10 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.78%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (36.46%) DevOps
2 46 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 40 (10.42%) ITIL
5 33 (8.59%) Infrastructure as Code
6 31 (8.07%) Task Automation
7 29 (7.55%) Anomaly Detection
8 28 (7.29%) Configuration Management
8 28 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 27 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (5.47%) High Availability
11 20 (5.21%) Information Security
12 19 (4.95%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 18 (4.69%) Analytics
13 18 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (4.43%) Visualisation
15 16 (4.17%) Migration
16 15 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.39%) SQL
2 104 (27.08%) Python
3 70 (18.23%) C#
4 34 (8.85%) Bash Shell
5 27 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 24 (6.25%) Java
7 22 (5.73%) Perl
8 18 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.39%) VB
11 11 (2.86%) C
12 9 (2.34%) VBScript
13 6 (1.56%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.78%) PHP
15 3 (0.78%) VBA
16 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.52%) R
16 2 (0.52%) RPG
16 2 (0.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 49 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.55%) DV Cleared
3 28 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (6.51%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.95%) Degree
6 16 (4.17%) MCSE
7 14 (3.65%) MCSA
8 13 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.86%) MCITP
11 9 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (1.82%) CCNA
14 5 (1.30%) CCA
14 5 (1.30%) CCNP
15 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.52%) CISA
16 2 (0.52%) GSEC
16 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
17 1 (0.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.81%) SLA
2 22 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.43%) PMO
4 12 (3.13%) GDPR
5 11 (2.86%) NIST
6 10 (2.60%) NIST 800
7 7 (1.82%) QA
8 6 (1.56%) ISO 22301
9 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.26%) COBIT
10 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 130 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 65 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (15.89%) Hyper-V
4 29 (7.55%) Docker
5 25 (6.51%) vSphere
6 23 (5.99%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (5.99%) XenApp
7 10 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.08%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.04%) Firmware
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 79 (20.57%) Terraform
2 61 (15.89%) SCCM
3 43 (11.20%) Ansible
4 37 (9.64%) Kubernetes
5 22 (5.73%) Puppet
6 20 (5.21%) SCOM
6 20 (5.21%) WSUS
7 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (3.13%) vCenter Server
9 11 (2.86%) WMI
10 10 (2.60%) PowerCLI
10 10 (2.60%) vRealize
11 9 (2.34%) SCVMM
12 7 (1.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 5 (1.30%) Grafana
13 5 (1.30%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.04%) Packer
14 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 173 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 110 (28.65%) VMware
3 36 (9.38%) Citrix
4 30 (7.81%) Cisco
5 16 (4.17%) Oracle
6 14 (3.65%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.13%) Dell
7 12 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 11 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.86%) Veeam
9 10 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.34%) Google
11 7 (1.82%) IBM
11 7 (1.82%) Juniper
12 6 (1.56%) F5
12 6 (1.56%) Infoblox
12 6 (1.56%) Meraki
12 6 (1.56%) Qualys
13 5 (1.30%) Databricks
13 5 (1.30%) HP