Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 132 135
Rank change year-on-year +67 +3 +44
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 431 266 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.30% 2.62% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 4.41% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 350 203 221
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,375 £56,050 £52,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +8.42% -

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 5,908 6,034 6,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.89% 59.39% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4,870 5,101 5,136
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Wiltshire +60 162 £50,000 +42.86% 16
Bristol +22 102 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Gloucestershire +25 74 £45,000 -2.17% 10
Somerset +30 32 £32,500 - 7
Dorset +22 26 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Devon +11 12 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Cornwall +1 2 - - 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 283 (65.66%) Windows
2 199 (46.17%) Microsoft
3 173 (40.14%) Linux
4 144 (33.41%) Security Cleared
5 140 (32.48%) Active Directory
6 121 (28.07%) Windows Server
7 117 (27.15%) ITIL
7 117 (27.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 116 (26.91%) SCCM
9 113 (26.22%) SQL Server
10 107 (24.83%) Python
11 106 (24.59%) Bash Shell
12 98 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
13 94 (21.81%) DV Cleared
14 86 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
15 85 (19.72%) VMware
16 81 (18.79%) DevOps
17 79 (18.33%) SQL
17 79 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 78 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
19 76 (17.63%) Windows 7
20 70 (16.24%) SC Cleared
21 68 (15.78%) Microsoft App-V
22 67 (15.55%) Firewall
23 66 (15.31%) C#
24 61 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
25 59 (13.69%) Git (software)
26 58 (13.46%) Service Delivery
26 58 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 57 (13.23%) Cisco

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 48 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (3.94%) IIS
5 13 (3.02%) Apache Pig
6 10 (2.32%) Confluence
6 10 (2.32%) JBoss
6 10 (2.32%) Jetty
6 10 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.09%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.16%) SAS
10 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.46%) Apache
11 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (4.64%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 117 (27.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (10.67%) Office 365
4 25 (5.80%) PaaS
5 24 (5.57%) IaaS
6 18 (4.18%) SaaS
7 17 (3.94%) Serverless
8 16 (3.71%) Azure Functions
9 12 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.93%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.46%) NuGet
14 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.55%) Firewall
2 30 (6.96%) DNS
3 28 (6.50%) TCP/IP
4 26 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (5.10%) DHCP
6 20 (4.64%) Software-Defined Networking
6 20 (4.64%) Unified Communications
7 17 (3.94%) HTTP
8 16 (3.71%) Network Security
8 16 (3.71%) SSL
9 14 (3.25%) SAN
10 10 (2.32%) Sourcefire
11 9 (2.09%) Skype
12 8 (1.86%) LAN
12 8 (1.86%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.86%) WAN
13 6 (1.39%) Intranet
13 6 (1.39%) Wireless
13 6 (1.39%) WLAN
14 4 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (26.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 23 (5.34%) Big Data
5 22 (5.10%) Ingres
6 17 (3.94%) MySQL
7 15 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.02%) Apache Hive
8 13 (3.02%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.55%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.39%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.21%) MSI
3 32 (7.42%) Visual Studio
4 30 (6.96%) Jenkins
5 27 (6.26%) JIRA
6 21 (4.87%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (4.18%) Bitbucket
8 15 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (3.25%) git-flow
9 14 (3.25%) Selenium
10 13 (3.02%) CodeSonar
10 13 (3.02%) Robot Framework
11 12 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.55%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.55%) Maven
13 4 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.70%) Moq
15 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (11.37%) Finance
2 28 (6.50%) Marketing
3 20 (4.64%) Aerospace
4 17 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.71%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.09%) Electronics
7 7 (1.62%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Automotive
9 3 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Georgian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (13.69%) Analyst
2 50 (11.60%) Developer
3 49 (11.37%) Support Analyst
4 48 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (9.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (8.82%) Applications Support
7 35 (8.12%) Administrator
7 35 (8.12%) Architect
8 29 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (6.50%) Applications Support Analyst
9 28 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (6.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 27 (6.26%) Infrastructure Support
11 26 (6.03%) Applications Packager
12 22 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 20 (4.64%) Software Developer
14 20 (4.64%) Support Engineer
15 17 (3.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 17 (3.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.06%) .NET
2 30 (6.96%) REST
3 23 (5.34%) Web Services
4 22 (5.10%) Software Packaging
5 20 (4.64%) .NET Framework
6 18 (4.18%) JSON
7 16 (3.71%) Node.js
8 15 (3.48%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.25%) CSS
9 14 (3.25%) Middleware
9 14 (3.25%) SOAP
9 14 (3.25%) Spring
10 13 (3.02%) Django
10 13 (3.02%) Java EE
10 13 (3.02%) LAMP
10 13 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (3.02%) Spring MVC
10 13 (3.02%) STL
10 13 (3.02%) XML
11 10 (2.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 26 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.64%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.78%) Fintech
7 11 (2.55%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.39%) PKI
11 5 (1.16%) Clustering
11 5 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.70%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.70%) User Experience
14 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 283 (65.66%) Windows
2 173 (40.14%) Linux
3 121 (28.07%) Windows Server
4 79 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (17.63%) Windows 7
7 47 (10.90%) Unix
8 38 (8.82%) Windows 10
9 15 (3.48%) Android
9 15 (3.48%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.48%) Ubuntu
10 13 (3.02%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.55%) CentOS
13 10 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.86%) Debian
15 6 (1.39%) Fedora
16 3 (0.70%) Solaris
17 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.15%) ITIL
2 86 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (18.79%) DevOps
4 58 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 58 (13.46%) Service Delivery
5 52 (12.06%) Compatibility Testing
5 52 (12.06%) Software Distribution
6 47 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (10.90%) Service Management
7 46 (10.67%) ITIL V3
8 44 (10.21%) Cybersecurity
9 43 (9.98%) Application Packaging
10 36 (8.35%) Mentoring
10 36 (8.35%) Systems Engineering
10 36 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (7.89%) Configuration Management
13 30 (6.96%) Customer Engagement
13 30 (6.96%) Test Automation
14 29 (6.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 107 (24.83%) Python
2 106 (24.59%) Bash Shell
3 79 (18.33%) SQL
4 66 (15.31%) C#
5 49 (11.37%) Java
6 48 (11.14%) JavaScript
7 25 (5.80%) C
8 20 (4.64%) PHP
9 19 (4.41%) C++
9 19 (4.41%) Ruby
10 17 (3.94%) VB
11 13 (3.02%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.86%) Perl
14 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.39%) Go
16 5 (1.16%) Korn
16 5 (1.16%) R
17 2 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 144 (33.41%) Security Cleared
2 94 (21.81%) DV Cleared
3 70 (16.24%) SC Cleared
4 49 (11.37%) Degree
5 37 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (6.26%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (6.26%) MCSE
7 22 (5.10%) CCNA
8 20 (4.64%) TOGAF Certification
9 15 (3.48%) CISSP
9 15 (3.48%) CompTIA Security+
9 15 (3.48%) GIAC
9 15 (3.48%) Linux+ Certification
9 15 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
9 15 (3.48%) SANS
9 15 (3.48%) SSCP
10 8 (1.86%) MCSA
11 6 (1.39%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.39%) MCP
12 5 (1.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.09%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) GDPR
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 140 (32.48%) Active Directory
2 68 (15.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 61 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (12.76%) Docker
5 49 (11.37%) Hyper-V
6 28 (6.50%) vSphere
7 26 (6.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 19 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (3.02%) Xen
11 9 (2.09%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.39%) BitLocker
12 6 (1.39%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.39%) XenServer
13 5 (1.16%) XenApp
14 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.46%) NFS
15 2 (0.46%) Samba
15 2 (0.46%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 116 (26.91%) SCCM
2 52 (12.06%) Puppet
3 40 (9.28%) SCOM
4 29 (6.73%) Ansible
5 27 (6.26%) WSUS
6 23 (5.34%) SCVMM
7 22 (5.10%) Kubernetes
7 22 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (4.64%) vRealize
9 16 (3.71%) Salt
10 11 (2.55%) vCenter Server
11 10 (2.32%) Nessus
11 10 (2.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 10 (2.32%) Terraform
12 9 (2.09%) Nagios
13 7 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (1.39%) HP ALM
14 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (1.39%) OpenNMS
14 6 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 199 (46.17%) Microsoft
2 85 (19.72%) VMware
3 57 (13.23%) Cisco
4 49 (11.37%) Citrix
5 22 (5.10%) McAfee
6 15 (3.48%) Splunk
7 14 (3.25%) NetApp
8 13 (3.02%) Google
9 11 (2.55%) HP
9 11 (2.55%) Ivanti
10 10 (2.32%) NetScout
10 10 (2.32%) NetWitness
10 10 (2.32%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.32%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.32%) SAP
11 9 (2.09%) ArcSight
11 9 (2.09%) Mitel
12 6 (1.39%) Juniper
12 6 (1.39%) Proofpoint
12 6 (1.39%) SolarWinds