Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 76 138
Rank change year-on-year -2 +62 +4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 319 380 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.67% 3.88% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 6.61% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 254 308 183
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.09% +1.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £56,050
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,084 5,752 5,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.51% 58.80% 59.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,157 4,717 5,041
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in the South West.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Wiltshire -10 107 £37,500 -25.00% 18
Bristol +15 68 £43,250 -13.50% 17
Gloucestershire -19 64 £45,000 - 16
Dorset +13 35 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Somerset +12 26 £30,000 -10.45% 9
Devon +9 16 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Cornwall +10 1 £37,500 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 195 (61.13%) Windows
2 155 (48.59%) Microsoft
3 122 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 117 (36.68%) VMware
5 113 (35.42%) Azure
6 110 (34.48%) Python
7 101 (31.66%) Windows Server
8 98 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (30.09%) Security Cleared
10 92 (28.84%) SQL
11 89 (27.90%) Office 365
12 88 (27.59%) Linux
13 80 (25.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 71 (22.26%) SQL Server
15 66 (20.69%) Bash Shell
16 65 (20.38%) Cisco
17 64 (20.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 62 (19.44%) Firewall
19 57 (17.87%) Hyper-V
20 56 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
21 53 (16.61%) Degree
21 53 (16.61%) ITIL
22 52 (16.30%) DV Cleared
23 51 (15.99%) C#
24 48 (15.05%) Atlassian
25 47 (14.73%) Finance
26 46 (14.42%) TCP/IP
26 46 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
27 45 (14.11%) SC Cleared
27 45 (14.11%) DevOps

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 30 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.21%) Confluence
4 15 (4.70%) IIS
5 13 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.51%) Tornado
8 6 (1.88%) JBoss
8 6 (1.88%) Jetty
9 3 (0.94%) CMS
10 2 (0.63%) Apache
10 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 113 (35.42%) Azure
2 89 (27.90%) Office 365
3 27 (8.46%) IaaS
4 22 (6.90%) SaaS
5 21 (6.58%) AWS
6 19 (5.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (4.39%) PaaS
8 12 (3.76%) Serverless
9 11 (3.45%) Azure Stack
10 10 (3.13%) OneDrive
11 7 (2.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 7 (2.19%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.94%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.31%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.44%) Firewall
2 46 (14.42%) TCP/IP
3 35 (10.97%) DNS
4 31 (9.72%) DHCP
5 17 (5.33%) VPN
6 16 (5.02%) IPsec
7 13 (4.08%) Skype
8 11 (3.45%) HTTP
8 11 (3.45%) VLAN
9 10 (3.13%) Internet
9 10 (3.13%) NetScaler
10 8 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.51%) IPv4
11 7 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.57%) LAN
12 5 (1.57%) SAN
13 4 (1.25%) 4G
13 4 (1.25%) SMTP
13 4 (1.25%) VoIP
13 4 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.02%) Big Data
3 14 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.76%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.51%) MySQL
6 8 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.88%) Ingres
9 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.94%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.94%) Power BI
12 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.91%) JIRA
3 21 (6.58%) Postman
3 21 (6.58%) SoapUI
4 19 (5.96%) Bitbucket
4 19 (5.96%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.33%) Visual Studio
6 14 (4.39%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.45%) TestRail
8 10 (3.13%) git-flow
8 10 (3.13%) GitLab
8 10 (3.13%) Subversion
9 9 (2.82%) MSI
9 9 (2.82%) Zephyr
10 8 (2.51%) NUnit
10 8 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.19%) MSTest
12 6 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.88%) Maven
General
1 47 (14.73%) Finance
2 40 (12.54%) Public Sector
3 28 (8.78%) Aerospace
4 25 (7.84%) Military
5 20 (6.27%) Marketing
6 15 (4.70%) Retail
7 13 (4.08%) Electronics
7 13 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 13 (4.08%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.76%) Legal
9 7 (2.19%) Banking
10 6 (1.88%) Local Government
11 2 (0.63%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (13.17%) Analyst
3 29 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (8.46%) Support Engineer
4 27 (8.46%) Systems Engineer
5 25 (7.84%) Consultant
6 19 (5.96%) Developer
7 18 (5.64%) Administrator
7 18 (5.64%) Architect
7 18 (5.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (5.33%) Technical Support
9 15 (4.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (4.39%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.39%) Systems Integrator
11 13 (4.08%) QA Analyst
11 13 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
12 12 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (3.76%) Junior
12 12 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.60%) .NET
2 33 (10.34%) Web Services
3 31 (9.72%) REST
4 13 (4.08%) React
5 12 (3.76%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.76%) JSON
6 11 (3.45%) Node.js
7 10 (3.13%) Software Packaging
7 10 (3.13%) Vue.js
8 9 (2.82%) XML
9 8 (2.51%) .NET Core
9 8 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.51%) CSS
9 8 (2.51%) Django
9 8 (2.51%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.19%) Dapper ORM
10 7 (2.19%) JSP
10 7 (2.19%) SOAP
11 6 (1.88%) Servlets
12 3 (0.94%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.76%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (3.45%) PKI
6 8 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.19%) Clustering
7 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.88%) CMDB
8 6 (1.88%) Replication
8 6 (1.88%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.94%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.94%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.31%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 195 (61.13%) Windows
2 101 (31.66%) Windows Server
3 88 (27.59%) Linux
4 56 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (13.48%) Windows 10
6 30 (9.40%) Unix
7 18 (5.64%) Ubuntu
7 18 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (5.33%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.70%) CentOS
10 10 (3.13%) Mac OS
10 10 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.19%) Debian
12 6 (1.88%) Fedora
13 3 (0.94%) Android
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.31%) Solaris
15 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (16.61%) ITIL
4 45 (14.11%) DevOps
5 41 (12.85%) Scrum
6 39 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (11.29%) Test Automation
8 33 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (9.40%) Mentoring
9 30 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.15%) Migration
11 23 (7.21%) Kanban
11 23 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (6.90%) Actionable Insight
13 21 (6.58%) CRM
13 21 (6.58%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 21 (6.58%) NsoIT
13 21 (6.58%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.27%) Project Delivery
15 19 (5.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.48%) Python
2 92 (28.84%) SQL
3 66 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 51 (15.99%) C#
5 43 (13.48%) C
6 31 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 26 (8.15%) Java
8 21 (6.58%) Ruby
9 19 (5.96%) C++
10 17 (5.33%) PHP
11 14 (4.39%) Perl
12 13 (4.08%) Go
13 12 (3.76%) VBScript
14 11 (3.45%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.94%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.63%) R
18 1 (0.31%) ES6
18 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (30.09%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.61%) Degree
3 52 (16.30%) DV Cleared
4 46 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (14.11%) SC Cleared
6 33 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (10.03%) CCNA
8 29 (9.09%) MCSE
9 23 (7.21%) MCSA
10 14 (4.39%) MCP
11 11 (3.45%) ISTQB
11 11 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.51%) CISSP
13 7 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.88%) CCA
14 6 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (1.88%) RHCE
15 5 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.25%) Linux+ Certification
16 4 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.21%) QA
2 10 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.19%) HMG Infosec
3 7 (2.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (2.19%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 80 (25.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (17.87%) Hyper-V
4 35 (10.97%) vSphere
5 31 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (9.40%) Docker
7 26 (8.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (6.27%) VMware NSX
9 15 (4.70%) Xen
10 12 (3.76%) XenApp
11 11 (3.45%) XenDesktop
12 9 (2.82%) VirtualBox
13 7 (2.19%) KVM
13 7 (2.19%) Samba
14 6 (1.88%) Firmware
15 5 (1.57%) NFS
16 4 (1.25%) Btrfs
16 4 (1.25%) Ceph
16 4 (1.25%) DRBD
17 3 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (13.17%) SCCM
2 28 (8.78%) Ansible
3 26 (8.15%) vCenter Server
4 22 (6.90%) Kubernetes
5 14 (4.39%) Puppet
6 12 (3.76%) SCOM
7 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (3.13%) SCOrch
8 9 (2.82%) WSUS
9 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.88%) Nagios
10 6 (1.88%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (1.57%) Nessus
11 5 (1.57%) OpenNMS
11 5 (1.57%) PowerCLI
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 155 (48.59%) Microsoft
2 117 (36.68%) VMware
3 65 (20.38%) Cisco
4 48 (15.05%) Atlassian
5 21 (6.58%) Citrix
6 20 (6.27%) Veeam
7 19 (5.96%) Splunk
8 18 (5.64%) McAfee
9 16 (5.02%) HP
10 15 (4.70%) Red Hat
11 14 (4.39%) Juniper
11 14 (4.39%) SAP
12 12 (3.76%) Dell
13 11 (3.45%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.82%) IBM
15 7 (2.19%) EMC
15 7 (2.19%) Symantec
15 7 (2.19%) Veritas
16 6 (1.88%) Apple
16 6 (1.88%) NetApp