Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 133 130
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +73
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 761 731 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.61% 2.53% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 4.55% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 641 581 758
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,460 £33,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 16,524 16,083 18,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.70% 55.74% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,348 13,980 16,136
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +13 310 £50,000 - 42
Surrey +6 200 £55,000 +26.44% 30
Berkshire +10 154 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Hampshire -16 142 £50,000 +14.94% 27
Buckinghamshire +48 104 £47,500 +5.56% 5
West Sussex +40 61 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Oxfordshire -30 52 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Kent +24 32 £42,500 +11.84% 8
East Sussex -22 8 £52,500 +31.25% 5
M4 Corridor +4 3 £62,500 -
Middlesex +9 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 449 (59.00%) Windows
2 436 (57.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 355 (46.65%) Microsoft
4 282 (37.06%) Active Directory
5 280 (36.79%) Windows Server
6 264 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
7 261 (34.30%) DevOps
8 247 (32.46%) SQL
9 215 (28.25%) Linux
10 206 (27.07%) Python
11 203 (26.68%) SQL Server
12 196 (25.76%) VMware
13 186 (24.44%) .NET
13 186 (24.44%) C#
14 179 (23.52%) Office 365
15 164 (21.55%) Amazon AWS
16 151 (19.84%) Finance
17 149 (19.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 143 (18.79%) Bash Shell
19 142 (18.66%) Firewall
20 137 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 135 (17.74%) Hyper-V
21 135 (17.74%) DNS
22 129 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
23 117 (15.37%) Docker
24 115 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
25 111 (14.59%) DHCP
26 110 (14.45%) Windows 10
27 106 (13.93%) Git (software)
28 104 (13.67%) Scrum

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 74 (9.72%) IIS
2 65 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 43 (5.65%) MS Exchange
4 34 (4.47%) Confluence
5 23 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.37%) Apache
8 18 (2.37%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.84%) nginx
10 11 (1.45%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.79%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.79%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.79%) WordPress
13 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.53%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 436 (57.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (23.52%) Office 365
3 164 (21.55%) Amazon AWS
4 101 (13.27%) PaaS
5 76 (9.99%) IaaS
6 38 (4.99%) Dynamics 365
7 34 (4.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (3.81%) SaaS
9 22 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (2.23%) GitHub
12 15 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (1.71%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (1.31%) Serverless
15 8 (1.05%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 142 (18.66%) Firewall
2 135 (17.74%) DNS
3 111 (14.59%) DHCP
4 74 (9.72%) TCP/IP
5 45 (5.91%) Network Security
6 40 (5.26%) LAN
6 40 (5.26%) WAN
7 36 (4.73%) VPN
8 34 (4.47%) Internet
9 31 (4.07%) Skype
10 28 (3.68%) VLAN
11 22 (2.89%) Wireless
12 21 (2.76%) SAN
13 10 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.18%) HTTP
14 9 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.05%) IPsec
15 8 (1.05%) SSL
16 7 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (5.78%) MySQL
5 34 (4.47%) Redis
6 30 (3.94%) Power BI
7 26 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.89%) Big Data
9 22 (2.89%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (2.23%) Relational Database
13 17 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.97%) Neo4j
15 14 (1.84%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.84%) Snowflake Schema
16 13 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 63 (8.28%) Jenkins
3 56 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (7.23%) JIRA
5 39 (5.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 37 (4.86%) TeamCity
7 35 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 30 (3.94%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.63%) Vagrant
10 17 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (2.10%) GitLab
11 16 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (2.10%) Selenium
12 13 (1.71%) NUnit
13 12 (1.58%) MSBuild
13 12 (1.58%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.45%) Chocolatey
14 11 (1.45%) Subversion
15 8 (1.05%) Mercurial
16 7 (0.92%) MSI
General
1 151 (19.84%) Finance
2 26 (3.42%) Marketing
3 18 (2.37%) Games
3 18 (2.37%) Legal
4 17 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.97%) Electronics
7 13 (1.71%) Publishing
8 11 (1.45%) Back Office
8 11 (1.45%) French Language
8 11 (1.45%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.31%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.92%) Advertising
11 6 (0.79%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.79%) Retail
12 5 (0.66%) Banking
12 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.39%) German Language
13 3 (0.39%) Law
14 2 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 129 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 124 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (15.77%) Developer
4 56 (7.36%) Analyst
5 54 (7.10%) Azure Engineer
6 53 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 47 (6.18%) Administrator
8 46 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
9 41 (5.39%) .NET Developer
10 38 (4.99%) SQL Developer
11 36 (4.73%) Support Engineer
12 33 (4.34%) Windows Engineer
13 32 (4.20%) Architect
14 30 (3.94%) DBA
15 25 (3.29%) Server Engineer
16 24 (3.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 23 (3.02%) Operations Engineer
17 23 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
18 22 (2.89%) Consultant
18 22 (2.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (24.44%) .NET
2 78 (10.25%) ASP.NET
3 56 (7.36%) HTML
4 52 (6.83%) AngularJS
5 48 (6.31%) Node.js
6 46 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (5.65%) Web Services
8 36 (4.73%) .NET Framework
9 31 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (3.94%) JSON
11 28 (3.68%) CSS
12 27 (3.55%) React
13 26 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (3.29%) REST
15 22 (2.89%) Elastic Stack
16 21 (2.76%) jQuery
16 21 (2.76%) Middleware
17 19 (2.50%) XML
18 18 (2.37%) Vue.js
19 17 (2.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.12%) PKI
2 58 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 51 (6.70%) Public Cloud
4 39 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.37%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.37%) Replication
9 16 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.71%) Clustering
12 11 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.92%) Industry 4.0
14 6 (0.79%) Fintech
15 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 449 (59.00%) Windows
2 280 (36.79%) Windows Server
3 215 (28.25%) Linux
4 137 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (15.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (14.45%) Windows 10
7 56 (7.36%) Unix
8 43 (5.65%) Windows 7
9 18 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.71%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.58%) CentOS
13 11 (1.45%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.92%) Android
15 7 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.53%) Debian
17 4 (0.53%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (34.30%) DevOps
3 149 (19.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 104 (13.67%) Scrum
5 93 (12.22%) Migration
6 86 (11.30%) ITIL
7 83 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
8 73 (9.59%) Configuration Management
9 65 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (8.28%) Load Balancing
11 56 (7.36%) TDD
12 51 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (6.04%) Test Automation
14 44 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (5.52%) MVC
15 42 (5.52%) Open Source
15 42 (5.52%) SDLC
16 41 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 41 (5.39%) High Availability
16 41 (5.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 247 (32.46%) SQL
2 206 (27.07%) Python
3 186 (24.44%) C#
4 143 (18.79%) Bash Shell
5 101 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 68 (8.94%) Perl
7 61 (8.02%) T-SQL
8 53 (6.96%) Ruby
9 52 (6.83%) Java
10 28 (3.68%) VBScript
11 24 (3.15%) Go
12 23 (3.02%) C++
13 21 (2.76%) C
14 18 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.23%) VBA
16 14 (1.84%) PHP
16 14 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.58%) VB
17 12 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (12.48%) Degree
2 56 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.81%) DV Cleared
5 28 (3.68%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.50%) MCSE
7 18 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.71%) CISSP
10 12 (1.58%) CCNA
11 11 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.79%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.79%) MCSA
14 5 (0.66%) CCNP
14 5 (0.66%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.66%) MCP
14 5 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.73%) QA
2 21 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.05%) SLA
5 5 (0.66%) GDPR
6 2 (0.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 282 (37.06%) Active Directory
2 135 (17.74%) Hyper-V
3 129 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (15.37%) Docker
5 49 (6.44%) vSphere
6 29 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.50%) XenApp
10 16 (2.10%) VirtualBox
11 15 (1.97%) LXC
12 13 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.18%) XenServer
14 7 (0.92%) Firmware
15 6 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.66%) KVM
17 4 (0.53%) Terminal Server
18 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
18 3 (0.39%) Xen
19 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 102 (13.40%) Ansible
2 94 (12.35%) Puppet
3 83 (10.91%) SCCM
4 81 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (9.20%) Kubernetes
6 56 (7.36%) SCOM
7 43 (5.65%) Terraform
8 18 (2.37%) Salt
9 10 (1.31%) Grafana
9 10 (1.31%) Packer
9 10 (1.31%) WSUS
10 8 (1.05%) Graylog
10 8 (1.05%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.92%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.79%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (0.66%) PingFederate
13 5 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 355 (46.65%) Microsoft
2 196 (25.76%) VMware
3 68 (8.94%) Citrix
4 60 (7.88%) Oracle
5 57 (7.49%) Cisco
6 38 (4.99%) Atlassian
7 33 (4.34%) New Relic
8 32 (4.20%) Splunk
9 29 (3.81%) HP
10 25 (3.29%) IBM
11 21 (2.76%) Google
12 16 (2.10%) SolarWinds
13 14 (1.84%) Meraki
13 14 (1.84%) SAP
14 13 (1.71%) Apple
14 13 (1.71%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.58%) Remedy
16 11 (1.45%) Cloudera
17 10 (1.31%) Symantec
18 9 (1.18%) Dell