Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 122 187
Rank change year-on-year -3 +65 -8
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 815 842 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.59% 2.67% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.48% 5.23% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 635 643 614
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 18,208 16,109 21,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.81% 51.15% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15,895 13,990 18,869
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +14 358 £50,000 -7.41% 49
Hampshire +22 214 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Berkshire +11 175 £51,250 -10.87% 25
Surrey -18 165 £47,500 - 10
Buckinghamshire +29 101 £41,250 +16.67% 18
Oxfordshire -26 82 £60,000 +41.18% 6
West Sussex -57 36 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Kent -18 20 £35,500 -26.99% 1
East Sussex -18 13 £32,500 -9.72%
Middlesex +15 3 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £27,000 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 502 (61.60%) Windows
2 330 (40.49%) Microsoft
3 299 (36.69%) Active Directory
4 296 (36.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 292 (35.83%) SQL
6 278 (34.11%) Windows Server
7 276 (33.87%) SQL Server
8 262 (32.15%) Linux
9 244 (29.94%) Python
10 224 (27.48%) VMware
11 207 (25.40%) C#
12 187 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
13 180 (22.09%) Bash Shell
14 170 (20.86%) Firewall
15 165 (20.25%) DevOps
16 148 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 148 (18.16%) .NET
17 145 (17.79%) Hyper-V
18 133 (16.32%) Puppet
19 130 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
20 129 (15.83%) DNS
21 126 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 119 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
23 108 (13.25%) JavaScript
24 107 (13.13%) Perl
25 106 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
26 103 (12.64%) Ansible
27 101 (12.39%) ITIL
28 100 (12.27%) Office 365
29 97 (11.90%) Configuration Management

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 78 (9.57%) IIS
2 62 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.52%) Apache
4 40 (4.91%) SharePoint
5 39 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (3.19%) nginx
7 19 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.96%) NServiceBus
9 15 (1.84%) Confluence
10 14 (1.72%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.47%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.23%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.10%) Tomcat
13 9 (1.10%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.86%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.23%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Maximo
3 3 (0.37%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 296 (36.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (12.27%) Office 365
4 85 (10.43%) SaaS
5 57 (6.99%) PaaS
6 52 (6.38%) IaaS
7 35 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (2.82%) GitHub
10 22 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (2.33%) Amazon S3
12 16 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
13 15 (1.84%) Serverless
14 12 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (1.47%) Route 53
15 8 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.74%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 170 (20.86%) Firewall
2 129 (15.83%) DNS
3 96 (11.78%) DHCP
4 76 (9.33%) WAN
5 66 (8.10%) VPN
6 65 (7.98%) TCP/IP
7 59 (7.24%) HTTP
8 53 (6.50%) SAN
9 47 (5.77%) LAN
10 44 (5.40%) SSL
11 28 (3.44%) Network Security
11 28 (3.44%) VLAN
12 26 (3.19%) MPLS
13 24 (2.94%) BGP
13 24 (2.94%) OSPF
13 24 (2.94%) RIP
14 22 (2.70%) IPsec
15 20 (2.45%) VoIP
15 20 (2.45%) VPLS
16 19 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (5.77%) MySQL
4 45 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 30 (3.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 30 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 24 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (2.21%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.84%) Power BI
12 14 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.47%) DB2
15 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 91 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.83%) Jenkins
3 58 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (5.03%) JIRA
5 32 (3.93%) Visual Studio
6 30 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 25 (3.07%) Subversion
9 24 (2.94%) LINQPad
10 23 (2.82%) TeamCity
11 22 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.96%) Ant
12 16 (1.96%) Maven
13 15 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.60%) Bitbucket
14 13 (1.60%) Toad
15 11 (1.35%) WinDbg
16 10 (1.23%) Fiddler
17 7 (0.86%) MSBuild
17 7 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (7.24%) Finance
2 26 (3.19%) Publishing
3 17 (2.09%) Retail
4 10 (1.23%) Marketing
5 9 (1.10%) Games
6 8 (0.98%) Advertising
6 8 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.86%) Banking
8 5 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.49%) Automotive
9 4 (0.49%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) French Language
10 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (11.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (10.92%) Developer
3 81 (9.94%) Architect
4 74 (9.08%) Support Engineer
5 72 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 55 (6.75%) Administrator
8 47 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
9 44 (5.40%) .NET Developer
10 43 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (5.15%) Analyst
12 39 (4.79%) Consultant
13 36 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
14 34 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
15 32 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
16 29 (3.56%) Network Engineer
16 29 (3.56%) Server Engineer
17 27 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
18 26 (3.19%) Support Analyst
19 25 (3.07%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (18.16%) .NET
2 72 (8.83%) .NET Framework
3 66 (8.10%) ASP.NET
4 65 (7.98%) Web Services
5 46 (5.64%) HTML
6 45 (5.52%) CSS
7 44 (5.40%) JSON
8 43 (5.28%) LINQ
9 39 (4.79%) Middleware
10 35 (4.29%) Entity Framework
11 34 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 33 (4.05%) XML
13 32 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (3.93%) WCF
14 31 (3.80%) jQuery
15 28 (3.44%) REST
16 22 (2.70%) LDAP
17 21 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (2.21%) HTML5
18 18 (2.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.24%) Clustering
3 54 (6.63%) Data Centre
4 47 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.42%) Public Cloud
6 27 (3.31%) Private Cloud
7 25 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.94%) Replication
9 21 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (2.45%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.60%) Animation
13 12 (1.47%) PKI
14 11 (1.35%) User Experience
15 10 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
16 8 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.98%) Fintech
17 7 (0.86%) Social Network
18 5 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 502 (61.60%) Windows
2 278 (34.11%) Windows Server
3 262 (32.15%) Linux
4 126 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 106 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (7.85%) Windows 10
7 59 (7.24%) Windows 7
8 48 (5.89%) Unix
9 34 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.96%) CentOS
13 11 (1.35%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.23%) VMS
15 6 (0.74%) Android
16 5 (0.61%) Debian
17 4 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (20.25%) DevOps
2 130 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (12.39%) ITIL
4 97 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 79 (9.69%) High Availability
6 78 (9.57%) Migration
7 77 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 69 (8.47%) Open Source
9 59 (7.24%) Task Automation
10 58 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 54 (6.63%) Test Automation
12 49 (6.01%) Load Balancing
13 48 (5.89%) Problem Management
14 45 (5.52%) Scrum
15 43 (5.28%) MVC
16 42 (5.15%) Presales
17 39 (4.79%) Software Engineering
18 37 (4.54%) Microservices
19 35 (4.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 292 (35.83%) SQL
2 244 (29.94%) Python
3 207 (25.40%) C#
4 180 (22.09%) Bash Shell
5 108 (13.25%) JavaScript
6 107 (13.13%) Perl
7 91 (11.17%) Java
8 61 (7.48%) Ruby
9 59 (7.24%) VBScript
10 56 (6.87%) T-SQL
11 53 (6.50%) C++
12 34 (4.17%) C
12 34 (4.17%) PHP
13 19 (2.33%) R
13 19 (2.33%) VB
14 16 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.96%) VBA
15 11 (1.35%) Go
16 10 (1.23%) Ada
16 10 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 86 (10.55%) Degree
2 76 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 60 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 37 (4.54%) MCSA
6 32 (3.93%) MCSE
7 27 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (3.07%) CCNA
8 25 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (2.45%) AWS Certification
10 14 (1.72%) MCP
10 14 (1.72%) MCSD
11 13 (1.60%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.47%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.98%) CCNP
14 7 (0.86%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.74%) ISEB
16 5 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (5.40%) SLA
3 20 (2.45%) HIPAA
3 20 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.72%) QA
5 10 (1.23%) SSAE 16
6 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.37%) GDPR
8 2 (0.25%) RMADS
9 1 (0.12%) GCP
9 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 299 (36.69%) Active Directory
2 148 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (17.79%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.38%) Docker
5 40 (4.91%) vSphere
6 32 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.23%) XenApp
10 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.61%) vCloud
12 5 (0.61%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.61%) Xen
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.37%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 133 (16.32%) Puppet
2 119 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (12.64%) Ansible
4 90 (11.04%) SCCM
5 49 (6.01%) SCOM
5 49 (6.01%) Terraform
6 35 (4.29%) Kubernetes
7 32 (3.93%) Kibana
8 23 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
9 19 (2.33%) SCVMM
10 17 (2.09%) Nagios
10 17 (2.09%) vCenter Server
11 13 (1.60%) Nessus
12 12 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (1.47%) WSUS
13 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (1.35%) PowerCLI
14 8 (0.98%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.98%) Simpana
14 8 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 330 (40.49%) Microsoft
2 224 (27.48%) VMware
3 79 (9.69%) Oracle
4 70 (8.59%) Cisco
5 67 (8.22%) Citrix
6 44 (5.40%) HP
7 38 (4.66%) Google
8 37 (4.54%) Red Hat
9 35 (4.29%) Sophos
10 26 (3.19%) Dell
11 22 (2.70%) SAP
12 21 (2.58%) IBM
13 20 (2.45%) SolarWinds
14 18 (2.21%) CommVault
15 17 (2.09%) 3PAR
16 16 (1.96%) CA
17 15 (1.84%) Ivanti
18 13 (1.60%) BMC
18 13 (1.60%) Palo Alto
18 13 (1.60%) Perforce