Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 133 120
Rank change year-on-year +46 -13 +59
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 388 251 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.59% 2.40% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 3.93% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 270 210 254
South West median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,575 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

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 6,509 6,387 6,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.21% 61.11% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,482 5,446 5,337
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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
Bristol +38 99 £47,000 +10.59% 12
Wiltshire +2 89 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Gloucestershire +29 56 £45,000 -2.17% 7
Somerset +29 52 £35,691 +3.45% 6
Cornwall +17 29 £43,250 +57.27% 1
Dorset -18 12 £30,000 +11.11% 9
Devon +5 5 £50,500 +51.88% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 256 (65.98%) Windows
2 193 (49.74%) Microsoft
3 147 (37.89%) SQL Server
4 145 (37.37%) ITIL
5 144 (37.11%) Linux
6 142 (36.60%) Windows Server
7 139 (35.82%) Security Cleared
8 131 (33.76%) Active Directory
9 107 (27.58%) SCCM
10 105 (27.06%) Python
11 98 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
12 95 (24.48%) Service Delivery
12 95 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 93 (23.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 92 (23.71%) Service Management
15 86 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
16 84 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
17 80 (20.62%) ITSM
18 79 (20.36%) SQL
19 76 (19.59%) Hyper-V
20 75 (19.33%) VMware
21 73 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 70 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
23 69 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
23 69 (17.78%) Degree
24 68 (17.53%) Firewall
25 67 (17.27%) SC Cleared
26 65 (16.75%) C#
27 64 (16.49%) Bash Shell
28 62 (15.98%) Windows 7

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 56 (14.43%) SharePoint
2 34 (8.76%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (3.09%) IIS
5 11 (2.84%) Confluence
6 9 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.06%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.55%) Drupal
8 6 (1.55%) MS Project Server
8 6 (1.55%) SAS
8 6 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.29%) CMS
10 4 (1.03%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.77%) Apache
12 2 (0.52%) JBoss
12 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (23.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (12.89%) Office 365
4 24 (6.19%) PaaS
4 24 (6.19%) SaaS
5 16 (4.12%) IaaS
6 10 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.32%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.55%) Serverless
10 5 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.26%) G Suite
12 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.26%) NuGet
12 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.53%) Firewall
2 54 (13.92%) Network Security
3 52 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (9.28%) DNS
5 26 (6.70%) TCP/IP
6 22 (5.67%) SAN
7 16 (4.12%) LAN
7 16 (4.12%) Software-Defined Networking
7 16 (4.12%) Unified Communications
7 16 (4.12%) WAN
8 14 (3.61%) WLAN
9 13 (3.35%) SSL
10 12 (3.09%) HTTP
11 11 (2.84%) DHCP
12 5 (1.29%) SNMP
13 4 (1.03%) Internet
13 4 (1.03%) SMTP
13 4 (1.03%) VLAN
14 3 (0.77%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.77%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.96%) RDBMS
4 20 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.64%) Ingres
5 18 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (3.35%) MySQL
9 11 (2.84%) Big Data
10 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (2.06%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.06%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (10.05%) JIRA
2 36 (9.28%) MSI
3 33 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.90%) Selenium
5 18 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.38%) Bitbucket
7 16 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 15 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.06%) CodeSonar
10 8 (2.06%) git-flow
10 8 (2.06%) Robot Framework
11 5 (1.29%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.29%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.77%) MSTest
12 3 (0.77%) Subversion
12 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (13.14%) Finance
2 22 (5.67%) Aerospace
3 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.29%) Publishing
5 4 (1.03%) Law
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Banking
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Military
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Georgian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (12.37%) Developer
2 43 (11.08%) Analyst
3 42 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 33 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 31 (7.99%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.22%) Applications Support
6 28 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (6.70%) Administrator
8 24 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 23 (5.93%) Applications Packager
10 22 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support
10 22 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (5.67%) Wintel Engineer
11 21 (5.41%) Architect
11 21 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.38%) .NET Developer
13 16 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
14 15 (3.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.46%) .NET
2 45 (11.60%) Web Services
3 32 (8.25%) HTML
4 31 (7.99%) .NET Framework
5 26 (6.70%) CSS
6 19 (4.90%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.90%) XML
7 18 (4.64%) REST
8 16 (4.12%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.61%) jQuery
9 14 (3.61%) SOAP
10 11 (2.84%) Node.js
11 10 (2.58%) JSON
12 9 (2.32%) LAMP
12 9 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.06%) Django
13 8 (2.06%) Java EE
13 8 (2.06%) Spring MVC
13 8 (2.06%) STL
14 7 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.05%) Management Information System
3 37 (9.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 36 (9.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 27 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (6.70%) User Experience
7 17 (4.38%) Data Centre
8 16 (4.12%) Blackberry
9 13 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.84%) Public Cloud
11 8 (2.06%) PKI
12 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.29%) Clustering
13 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (1.03%) Replication
14 4 (1.03%) VHDL
15 3 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.77%) Fintech
15 3 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 256 (65.98%) Windows
2 144 (37.11%) Linux
3 142 (36.60%) Windows Server
4 95 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (15.98%) Windows 7
7 44 (11.34%) Unix
8 43 (11.08%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.84%) Android
11 10 (2.58%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.06%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.77%) Solaris
15 2 (0.52%) CentOS
15 2 (0.52%) Debian
16 1 (0.26%) VMS
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (37.37%) ITIL
2 95 (24.48%) Service Delivery
3 92 (23.71%) Service Management
4 86 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (20.62%) ITSM
6 70 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (15.21%) ITIL V3
8 56 (14.43%) Proactive Management
9 53 (13.66%) Problem Management
10 48 (12.37%) DevOps
11 45 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (10.82%) Test Automation
13 37 (9.54%) Application Packaging
14 33 (8.51%) Mentoring
15 30 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (7.73%) Data Protection
15 30 (7.73%) Incident Management
16 29 (7.47%) TOGAF
17 28 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (7.22%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 105 (27.06%) Python
2 79 (20.36%) SQL
3 65 (16.75%) C#
4 64 (16.49%) Bash Shell
5 61 (15.72%) JavaScript
6 27 (6.96%) Java
7 21 (5.41%) TypeScript
8 19 (4.90%) C
9 16 (4.12%) Ruby
9 16 (4.12%) VB
10 14 (3.61%) PHP
10 14 (3.61%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.09%) Perl
12 11 (2.84%) C++
13 9 (2.32%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.06%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.80%) VBA
15 7 (1.80%) VBScript
16 5 (1.29%) R
17 2 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 139 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 69 (17.78%) Degree
3 67 (17.27%) SC Cleared
4 58 (14.95%) DV Cleared
5 46 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.64%) MCITP
7 16 (4.12%) TOGAF Certification
8 15 (3.87%) MCSE
9 12 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.84%) CCNA
10 11 (2.84%) MCSA
11 9 (2.32%) CCNP
12 8 (2.06%) CISSP
12 8 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (2.06%) GIAC
12 8 (2.06%) Linux+ Certification
12 8 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.06%) SANS
12 8 (2.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.70%) SLA
2 12 (3.09%) QA
3 10 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.29%) WCAG
5 3 (0.77%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 131 (33.76%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.59%) Hyper-V
3 73 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (13.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 41 (10.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (5.41%) BitLocker
6 21 (5.41%) Docker
6 21 (5.41%) vSphere
7 9 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.32%) VMware Server
8 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.55%) XenApp
10 5 (1.29%) Firmware
10 5 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.52%) KVM
13 2 (0.52%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 107 (27.58%) SCCM
2 48 (12.37%) SCOM
3 37 (9.54%) Puppet
4 32 (8.25%) SCVMM
5 18 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (4.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 17 (4.38%) vRealize
7 12 (3.09%) Ansible
7 12 (3.09%) Salt
8 10 (2.58%) NetBackup
9 9 (2.32%) WSUS
10 6 (1.55%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.29%) WMI
12 4 (1.03%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.03%) Terraform
13 3 (0.77%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.77%) Nessus
Vendors
1 193 (49.74%) Microsoft
2 75 (19.33%) VMware
3 47 (12.11%) Cisco
4 45 (11.60%) McAfee
5 36 (9.28%) Oracle
6 25 (6.44%) Citrix
7 19 (4.90%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.12%) HP
8 16 (4.12%) Veeam
9 10 (2.58%) 3PAR
9 10 (2.58%) Veritas
10 9 (2.32%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.80%) Juniper
11 7 (1.80%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.55%) Capita
12 6 (1.55%) EMC
12 6 (1.55%) Splunk
13 5 (1.29%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.29%) Mitel
13 5 (1.29%) NetApp