Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 63 94
Rank change year-on-year -30 +31 +27
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 624 348 834
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.51% 4.42% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.60% 7.48% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 464 287 693
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £65,313 £61,625 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,375
% change year-on-year +4.55% +9.18% -2.18%

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 9,460 4,655 13,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 59.19% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,873 4,052 11,776
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Hampshire -42 225 £55,000 +22.22% 37
Thames Valley -40 157 £47,500 -5.00% 56
Surrey +15 152 £40,000 -20.00% 21
Berkshire -43 90 £52,500 -19.23% 27
Buckinghamshire -38 41 £39,250 -16.49% 17
East Sussex -48 29 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Oxfordshire -16 28 £33,500 -13.55% 12
Kent -34 27 £40,000 -25.93% 11
West Sussex -35 23 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Sussex - 3 £50,000 - 1
Middlesex +8 1 - - 3
Home Counties - 1 £44,000 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 416 (66.67%) Azure
2 296 (47.44%) Windows
3 294 (47.12%) Microsoft
4 252 (40.38%) DevOps
5 218 (34.94%) SQL
6 207 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (31.89%) Active Directory
8 186 (29.81%) Microsoft 365
9 180 (28.85%) C#
10 171 (27.40%) Windows Server
11 166 (26.60%) AWS
12 162 (25.96%) Python
13 153 (24.52%) Linux
14 144 (23.08%) Terraform
15 133 (21.31%) Social Skills
16 130 (20.83%) Firewall
16 130 (20.83%) VMware
17 124 (19.87%) Bash Shell
18 115 (18.43%) SQL Server
19 114 (18.27%) DNS
20 106 (16.99%) Analytics
21 104 (16.67%) DHCP
22 103 (16.51%) Kubernetes
23 102 (16.35%) .NET
24 94 (15.06%) Ansible
25 89 (14.26%) Test Automation
26 86 (13.78%) Power Platform
27 78 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
28 72 (11.54%) Docker
28 72 (11.54%) Finance

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 61 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 60 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 48 (7.69%) IIS
4 33 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (2.88%) Confluence
6 11 (1.76%) CMS
6 11 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.76%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.76%) WordPress
7 10 (1.60%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.80%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) SAS
10 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (3.53%) Sentinel
3 11 (1.76%) Sage 200
4 7 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.32%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 416 (66.67%) Azure
2 186 (29.81%) Microsoft 365
3 166 (26.60%) AWS
4 86 (13.78%) Power Platform
5 64 (10.26%) SaaS
6 50 (8.01%) IaaS
6 50 (8.01%) PaaS
7 47 (7.53%) Serverless
8 42 (6.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 37 (5.93%) Azure Data Factory
10 32 (5.13%) Amazon S3
10 32 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
11 30 (4.81%) GCP
11 30 (4.81%) OneDrive
12 27 (4.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 27 (4.33%) AWS CloudTrail
12 27 (4.33%) Azure Functions
12 27 (4.33%) Azure Sentinel
13 25 (4.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (3.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 130 (20.83%) Firewall
2 114 (18.27%) DNS
3 104 (16.67%) DHCP
4 72 (11.54%) VPN
5 48 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 34 (5.45%) VLAN
7 33 (5.29%) SAN
8 31 (4.97%) LAN
9 30 (4.81%) WAN
10 23 (3.69%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (2.88%) iSCSI
12 16 (2.56%) SSL
13 15 (2.40%) Network Security
13 15 (2.40%) VoIP
14 14 (2.24%) Cisco IPT
14 14 (2.24%) Internet
14 14 (2.24%) NAS
14 14 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (2.08%) SMTP
16 12 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.94%) Power BI
3 52 (8.33%) Big Data
4 45 (7.21%) Data Lake
5 40 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 33 (5.29%) NoSQL
8 29 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (3.69%) MySQL
10 22 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (2.88%) HDInsight
13 16 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.92%) Amazon Athena
15 12 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
15 12 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 62 (9.94%) Visual Studio
2 58 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.77%) SpecFlow
4 35 (5.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (5.29%) Selenium
6 31 (4.97%) Jenkins
7 26 (4.17%) JIRA
8 24 (3.85%) Visual Studio Code
9 16 (2.56%) Moq
10 15 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.44%) kappa
11 9 (1.44%) NUnit
12 8 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.12%) JMeter
14 6 (0.96%) Locust
14 6 (0.96%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.96%) WebSurge
15 5 (0.80%) GitLab
16 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
17 3 (0.48%) MSBuild
General
1 133 (21.31%) Social Skills
2 72 (11.54%) Finance
3 30 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.81%) Legal
4 28 (4.49%) Public Sector
5 18 (2.88%) Marketing
5 18 (2.88%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (2.56%) Back Office
6 16 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
6 16 (2.56%) Electronics
7 15 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
7 15 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.76%) Retail
11 8 (1.28%) Automotive
11 8 (1.28%) Banking
12 5 (0.80%) Law
13 4 (0.64%) Advertising
13 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (13.78%) Developer
2 74 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (9.94%) Analyst
4 61 (9.78%) Security Engineer
5 57 (9.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 55 (8.81%) Support Engineer
7 54 (8.65%) Administrator
8 53 (8.49%) Azure Engineer
9 48 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 44 (7.05%) Data Engineer
11 36 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
12 33 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 31 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 31 (4.97%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 28 (4.49%) Developer in Test
15 27 (4.33%) Support Analyst
16 25 (4.01%) Software Developer
17 24 (3.85%) Software Engineer
18 20 (3.21%) C# Developer
19 19 (3.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (16.35%) .NET
2 50 (8.01%) ARM Templates
3 49 (7.85%) .NET Core
4 40 (6.41%) JSON
5 21 (3.37%) XML
6 18 (2.88%) Web Services
7 17 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (2.72%) REST
8 15 (2.40%) React
9 13 (2.08%) HTML
10 12 (1.92%) Kafka
10 12 (1.92%) RESTful
11 10 (1.60%) YAML
12 7 (1.12%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.96%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.96%) CSS
13 6 (0.96%) SOAP
13 6 (0.96%) WCF
14 5 (0.80%) jQuery
14 5 (0.80%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.17%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (6.89%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.56%) Clustering
7 14 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.24%) Legacy Systems
8 13 (2.08%) User Experience
9 11 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.76%) PKI
10 7 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.80%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.64%) EPoS
12 4 (0.64%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.48%) CMDB
13 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 296 (47.44%) Windows
2 171 (27.40%) Windows Server
3 153 (24.52%) Linux
4 66 (10.58%) Windows Server 2019
5 64 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 60 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (8.97%) Windows Server 2016
8 30 (4.81%) Ubuntu
9 26 (4.17%) Android
10 25 (4.01%) Mac OS
11 23 (3.69%) Apple iOS
12 19 (3.04%) VMS
13 15 (2.40%) Unix
14 10 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.28%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.80%) CentOS
17 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.48%) Solaris
19 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (40.38%) DevOps
2 207 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (16.99%) Analytics
4 89 (14.26%) Test Automation
5 70 (11.22%) Cybersecurity
5 70 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 60 (9.62%) Scrum
8 59 (9.46%) Computer Science
8 59 (9.46%) Infrastructure as Code
9 58 (9.29%) Risk Management
10 56 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 55 (8.81%) Information Security
12 53 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (8.17%) ETL
14 49 (7.85%) Mentoring
15 48 (7.69%) ITIL
16 47 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (7.05%) Data Management
17 44 (7.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (34.94%) SQL
2 180 (28.85%) C#
3 162 (25.96%) Python
4 124 (19.87%) Bash Shell
5 61 (9.78%) T-SQL
6 42 (6.73%) Java
7 40 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 32 (5.13%) Perl
9 24 (3.85%) Scala
10 19 (3.04%) Ruby
11 16 (2.56%) VB
12 11 (1.76%) R
13 10 (1.60%) C
14 6 (0.96%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.64%) Groovy
16 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.48%) C++
17 3 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.81%) Degree
3 49 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.04%) CISSP
5 19 (3.04%) MCSE
5 19 (3.04%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.88%) MCSA
7 17 (2.72%) GCFA
7 17 (2.72%) GCIA
7 17 (2.72%) GCIH
8 16 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 15 (2.40%) AWS Certification
9 15 (2.40%) GCFE
9 15 (2.40%) SANS
10 14 (2.24%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.08%) CCA
11 13 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.44%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.44%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.09%) QA
2 31 (4.97%) SLA
3 13 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.96%) NIST
4 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.80%) GDPR
5 5 (0.80%) SOC 2
6 4 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.48%) NCSC
System Software
1 199 (31.89%) Active Directory
2 78 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (11.54%) Docker
4 38 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.09%) vSphere
5 13 (2.08%) Terminal Server
5 13 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.64%) OpenSSH
9 3 (0.48%) Firmware
9 3 (0.48%) LXC
9 3 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.48%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.32%) NFS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) pfSense
11 1 (0.16%) SRDF
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 144 (23.08%) Terraform
2 103 (16.51%) Kubernetes
3 94 (15.06%) Ansible
4 61 (9.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 50 (8.01%) SCCM
6 40 (6.41%) Puppet
7 34 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.40%) WSUS
9 10 (1.60%) Grafana
9 10 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (1.28%) PowerCLI
10 8 (1.28%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.12%) Pingdom
11 7 (1.12%) SCOM
11 7 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.96%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 294 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 130 (20.83%) VMware
3 66 (10.58%) Cisco
4 39 (6.25%) Databricks
5 35 (5.61%) Citrix
6 27 (4.33%) Palo Alto
7 24 (3.85%) Sophos
7 24 (3.85%) Splunk
8 23 (3.69%) Veeam
9 19 (3.04%) Palantir
10 18 (2.88%) Oracle
11 17 (2.72%) Google
11 17 (2.72%) ServiceNow
12 15 (2.40%) Dynatrace
13 14 (2.24%) Meraki
14 13 (2.08%) Sage
14 13 (2.08%) Zscaler
15 11 (1.76%) CrowdStrike
15 11 (1.76%) Sitecore
16 10 (1.60%) SolarWinds