Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 72 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +28
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 631 392 804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.63% 4.03% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.03% 6.90% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 409 328 653
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,700 £30,100
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,875 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £64,063 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +1.94%

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 8,973 5,682 12,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.58% 58.38% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,508 4,968 10,972
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,960
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% +1.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,225
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 +2 208 £58,750 +17.50% 30
Thames Valley -32 168 £42,500 -26.09% 49
Surrey -8 161 £55,000 - 18
Berkshire -23 78 £50,000 -23.08% 28
Oxfordshire +2 46 £33,000 -22.35% 6
Buckinghamshire -37 46 £42,500 -15.00% 15
East Sussex -22 32 £66,250 +34.75% 8
West Sussex -14 25 £45,500 -24.17% 3
Kent -52 18 £70,000 +51.35% 5
Middlesex 0 4 £42,500 -34.62%
Home Counties - 2 £53,250 -
Sussex - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 490 (77.65%) Azure
2 340 (53.88%) DevOps
3 288 (45.64%) Windows
4 266 (42.16%) Python
4 266 (42.16%) Microsoft
5 255 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
6 214 (33.91%) SQL
7 207 (32.81%) AWS
8 196 (31.06%) C#
9 192 (30.43%) Analytics
10 190 (30.11%) Microsoft 365
11 181 (28.68%) Terraform
12 168 (26.62%) Linux
13 156 (24.72%) Bash
14 152 (24.09%) Active Directory
15 148 (23.45%) Windows Server
16 138 (21.87%) Risk Management
17 131 (20.76%) .NET
18 126 (19.97%) Test Automation
19 124 (19.65%) Big Data
20 122 (19.33%) ETL
21 121 (19.18%) Power Platform
22 119 (18.86%) VMware
23 117 (18.54%) Data Lake
24 115 (18.23%) Power BI
25 114 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
26 112 (17.75%) Databricks
27 109 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
28 108 (17.12%) Java
29 104 (16.48%) Kubernetes

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 38 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.91%) IIS
3 22 (3.49%) Apache
4 20 (3.17%) Apache Airflow
5 17 (2.69%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.06%) CMS
6 13 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.06%) WordPress
7 11 (1.74%) Confluence
8 9 (1.43%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) SAS
10 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (4.75%) Sentinel
2 16 (2.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.95%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 490 (77.65%) Azure
2 207 (32.81%) AWS
3 190 (30.11%) Microsoft 365
4 121 (19.18%) Power Platform
5 100 (15.85%) Serverless
6 96 (15.21%) Azure Data Factory
7 76 (12.04%) Azure Monitor
8 63 (9.98%) PaaS
9 61 (9.67%) IaaS
10 60 (9.51%) Amazon S3
11 59 (9.35%) AWS Lambda
12 53 (8.40%) SaaS
13 51 (8.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 51 (8.08%) AWS CloudTrail
14 48 (7.61%) Azure Functions
14 48 (7.61%) GitHub
14 48 (7.61%) GitHub Actions
15 47 (7.45%) Azure Active Directory
16 45 (7.13%) Azure Event Grid
17 43 (6.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.84%) Firewall
2 70 (11.09%) DNS
3 64 (10.14%) DHCP
4 57 (9.03%) Cisco IPT
5 31 (4.91%) VPN
6 28 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 26 (4.12%) WAN
8 25 (3.96%) LAN
9 24 (3.80%) Network Security
10 22 (3.49%) SAN
11 15 (2.38%) VLAN
12 13 (2.06%) SMTP
12 13 (2.06%) VSAN
13 10 (1.58%) SSL
13 10 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.11%) Internet
14 7 (1.11%) SD-WAN
14 7 (1.11%) VoIP
15 6 (0.95%) IPsec
15 6 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (19.65%) Big Data
2 117 (18.54%) Data Lake
3 115 (18.23%) Power BI
4 80 (12.68%) SQL Server
5 70 (11.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (10.94%) NoSQL
7 66 (10.46%) MongoDB
8 57 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 48 (7.61%) HDInsight
10 37 (5.86%) Amazon RDS
11 29 (4.60%) Amazon Athena
11 29 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 29 (4.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 29 (4.60%) Electronic Patient Records
12 22 (3.49%) MySQL
12 22 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 40 (6.34%) Selenium
3 40 (6.34%) SpecFlow
4 28 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 22 (3.49%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.85%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.54%) JIRA
8 14 (2.22%) Visual Studio Code
9 13 (2.06%) Moq
10 9 (1.43%) kappa
11 8 (1.27%) GitLab
11 8 (1.27%) JMeter
11 8 (1.27%) Locust
11 8 (1.27%) Postman
11 8 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.27%) WebSurge
12 7 (1.11%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.63%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 103 (16.32%) Social Skills
2 54 (8.56%) Finance
3 42 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.85%) Legal
4 18 (2.85%) Marketing
4 18 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
5 17 (2.69%) Retail
6 14 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.06%) Back Office
8 12 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
9 11 (1.74%) Banking
9 11 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.27%) Electronics
12 8 (1.27%) Publishing
13 7 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (0.95%) Public Sector
15 5 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 5 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (22.66%) Security Engineer
2 119 (18.86%) Data Engineer
3 94 (14.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 87 (13.79%) Developer
5 77 (12.20%) Azure Engineer
6 74 (11.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 68 (10.78%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 63 (9.98%) Analyst
9 58 (9.19%) Senior Security Engineer
10 51 (8.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 49 (7.77%) Senior Data Engineer
12 48 (7.61%) Support Engineer
13 47 (7.45%) Big Data Engineer
14 38 (6.02%) Software Developer
15 36 (5.71%) Developer in Test
16 34 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
17 31 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
18 30 (4.75%) Administrator
18 30 (4.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (20.76%) .NET
2 55 (8.72%) JSON
3 46 (7.29%) .NET Core
3 46 (7.29%) ARM Templates
4 29 (4.60%) Kafka
5 25 (3.96%) XML
6 21 (3.33%) HTML
6 21 (3.33%) REST
7 20 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
8 16 (2.54%) RESTful
9 12 (1.90%) CSS
10 11 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (1.74%) React
11 8 (1.27%) JSON Schema
11 8 (1.27%) Web Services
12 7 (1.11%) YAML
13 5 (0.79%) SAML
14 4 (0.63%) ADO
14 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.39%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.54%) User Experience
5 15 (2.38%) Clustering
6 13 (2.06%) Cloud Native
7 11 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.43%) PKI
10 8 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.79%) iPhone
12 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 288 (45.64%) Windows
2 168 (26.62%) Linux
3 148 (23.45%) Windows Server
4 54 (8.56%) Windows 10
5 42 (6.66%) Mac OS
6 36 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 30 (4.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 26 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (3.33%) Unix
10 18 (2.85%) VMS
11 12 (1.90%) Android
11 12 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.58%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.27%) Windows 7
14 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.48%) CentOS
16 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (53.88%) DevOps
2 255 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (30.43%) Analytics
4 138 (21.87%) Risk Management
5 126 (19.97%) Test Automation
6 122 (19.33%) ETL
7 114 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 109 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
9 94 (14.90%) Information Security
10 89 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
11 82 (13.00%) Data Analytics
12 78 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
13 76 (12.04%) Data Management
14 69 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (10.94%) Data Security
15 66 (10.46%) Infrastructure as Code
16 64 (10.14%) Log Analytics
17 60 (9.51%) SDLC
18 58 (9.19%) Customer-Centricity
18 58 (9.19%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 266 (42.16%) Python
2 214 (33.91%) SQL
3 196 (31.06%) C#
4 156 (24.72%) Bash
5 108 (17.12%) Java
6 67 (10.62%) Scala
7 45 (7.13%) Perl
8 42 (6.66%) JavaScript
9 36 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 32 (5.07%) Ruby
11 23 (3.65%) VB
12 13 (2.06%) R
13 10 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.63%) C
14 4 (0.63%) VBScript
15 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.48%) VBA
16 2 (0.32%) C++
17 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 70 (11.09%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (10.62%) Degree
3 62 (9.83%) CISSP
4 61 (9.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 50 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (6.66%) Security Cleared
7 29 (4.60%) AWS Certification
8 27 (4.28%) SC Cleared
9 22 (3.49%) GCFA
9 22 (3.49%) GCIA
9 22 (3.49%) GCIH
10 21 (3.33%) GCFE
10 21 (3.33%) SANS
11 17 (2.69%) MCSE
12 15 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (1.90%) MCSA
14 11 (1.74%) CCSP
15 10 (1.58%) CCA
15 10 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.61%) QA
2 28 (4.44%) SLA
3 21 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.43%) GDPR
5 8 (1.27%) NCSC
6 6 (0.95%) NIST
7 4 (0.63%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (24.09%) Active Directory
2 87 (13.79%) Docker
3 76 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (5.86%) vSphere
5 28 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.95%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.48%) Firmware
10 3 (0.48%) LXC
10 3 (0.48%) XenApp
11 2 (0.32%) NFS
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.16%) NDS
12 1 (0.16%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.16%) Samba
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 181 (28.68%) Terraform
2 104 (16.48%) Kubernetes
3 78 (12.36%) Ansible
4 43 (6.81%) SCCM
5 40 (6.34%) Puppet
6 39 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (5.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (2.69%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (2.06%) vCenter Server
9 13 (2.06%) WSUS
10 12 (1.90%) Grafana
10 12 (1.90%) SCOM
11 9 (1.43%) FortiGate
12 8 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 8 (1.27%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 7 (1.11%) Pingdom
13 7 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.95%) vRealize
15 4 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 266 (42.16%) Microsoft
2 119 (18.86%) VMware
3 112 (17.75%) Databricks
4 65 (10.30%) Cisco
5 47 (7.45%) Palantir
6 41 (6.50%) Citrix
7 32 (5.07%) Palo Alto
8 25 (3.96%) Veeam
9 24 (3.80%) Meraki
10 20 (3.17%) Oracle
10 20 (3.17%) Sophos
11 19 (3.01%) Splunk
12 18 (2.85%) EMC
13 17 (2.69%) Google
13 17 (2.69%) ServiceNow
14 14 (2.22%) Dynatrace
14 14 (2.22%) HP
15 12 (1.90%) Aruba
16 11 (1.74%) CrowdStrike
17 10 (1.58%) SolarWinds