Period
to 17 October 2021

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

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 87 72
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 +6
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 359 123 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.83% 3.76% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.94% 6.28% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 243 85 332
10th Percentile £31,050 £31,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £38,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £44,250
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +18.64% -1.67%
75th Percentile £53,375 £67,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £86,000 £62,500
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,015 1,960 5,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 54.04% 59.90% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 1,637 4,549
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,161
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +1.12%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
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 West

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the South West.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the South West

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 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
Gloucestershire +46 151 £50,000 +20.48% 13
Bristol -60 91 £45,000 -2.70% 20
Wiltshire +2 30 £44,000 -46.67% 5
Devon +10 27 £45,000 -50.00% 8
Somerset 0 27 £39,000 -21.21% 8
Cornwall -10 19 £36,250 -10.49%
Dorset -23 7 £31,250 -33.16% 7
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 West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 227 (63.23%) Azure
2 204 (56.82%) Microsoft
3 180 (50.14%) DevOps
4 175 (48.75%) Windows
5 136 (37.88%) Linux
6 132 (36.77%) AWS
7 123 (34.26%) Bash Shell
8 117 (32.59%) SQL
9 106 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (26.74%) Ansible
11 90 (25.07%) Python
12 84 (23.40%) Infrastructure as Code
13 83 (23.12%) VMware
14 79 (22.01%) Security Cleared
15 77 (21.45%) Oracle
16 75 (20.89%) Terraform
17 71 (19.78%) ITIL
17 71 (19.78%) Docker
18 70 (19.50%) Finance
19 69 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 65 (18.11%) Active Directory
21 63 (17.55%) SQL Server
22 62 (17.27%) Git (software)
22 62 (17.27%) Kubernetes
23 60 (16.71%) Microsoft 365
24 59 (16.43%) Social Skills
25 58 (16.16%) Windows Server
26 54 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
27 51 (14.21%) SC Cleared
28 50 (13.93%) Red Hat

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 28 (7.80%) Confluence
2 21 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.79%) Traefik
4 9 (2.51%) IIS
4 9 (2.51%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.95%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.39%) WildFly
8 4 (1.11%) nginx
9 3 (0.84%) Apache
10 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.28%) Maya
2 1 (0.28%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.28%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 227 (63.23%) Azure
2 132 (36.77%) AWS
3 60 (16.71%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (11.42%) GitHub
5 31 (8.64%) IaaS
6 29 (8.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (8.08%) OpenShift
6 29 (8.08%) Serverless
7 28 (7.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (7.52%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (6.96%) PaaS
9 25 (6.96%) Power Platform
10 23 (6.41%) GCP
11 17 (4.74%) SaaS
12 12 (3.34%) Amazon ECS
13 9 (2.51%) Azure Functions
14 8 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (1.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (1.95%) Amazon S3
15 7 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.47%) Firewall
2 30 (8.36%) DNS
3 27 (7.52%) VPN
4 25 (6.96%) IPv4
5 23 (6.41%) VLAN
6 22 (6.13%) DHCP
6 22 (6.13%) OSPF
7 14 (3.90%) Internet
8 13 (3.62%) SAN
9 11 (3.06%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.95%) Skype
11 6 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.39%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.39%) MPLS
13 4 (1.11%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.84%) NAS
14 3 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (12.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (12.26%) MongoDB
5 28 (7.80%) MySQL
5 28 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (7.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (6.41%) Power BI
8 20 (5.57%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (3.62%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.39%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 62 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.37%) JIRA
3 32 (8.91%) Jenkins
4 28 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (6.41%) Eclipse
6 21 (5.85%) SonarQube
7 20 (5.57%) Bitbucket
7 20 (5.57%) JMeter
7 20 (5.57%) Robot Framework
8 17 (4.74%) Subversion
9 14 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (2.23%) GitLab
11 7 (1.95%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.84%) Gatling
13 3 (0.84%) JUnit
13 3 (0.84%) Katalon Studio
13 3 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
14 2 (0.56%) Postman
14 2 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 70 (19.50%) Finance
2 59 (16.43%) Social Skills
3 15 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.90%) Documentation Skills
5 12 (3.34%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.79%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.23%) Retail
8 7 (1.95%) Electronics
8 7 (1.95%) Marketing
8 7 (1.95%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.39%) Games
11 3 (0.84%) Avionics
12 2 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.28%) Law
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 80 (22.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (17.83%) Administrator
3 54 (15.04%) DBA
4 46 (12.81%) Developer
5 39 (10.86%) Azure Engineer
5 39 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (6.96%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 19 (5.29%) Senior DBA
10 17 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (4.46%) Platform Engineer
11 16 (4.46%) SQL DBA
12 15 (4.18%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (3.34%) Azure DevOps
14 12 (3.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.34%) Data Engineer
14 12 (3.34%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.42%) Web Services
2 22 (6.13%) Elastic Stack
3 20 (5.57%) Apache NiFi
3 20 (5.57%) Kafka
4 14 (3.90%) .NET
5 11 (3.06%) JSON
6 8 (2.23%) Hibernate
6 8 (2.23%) REST
7 7 (1.95%) ADO
7 7 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.67%) ARM Templates
8 6 (1.67%) HTML
8 6 (1.67%) LAMP
8 6 (1.67%) SOAP
9 5 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.39%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.39%) CSS
9 5 (1.39%) DHTMLX
9 5 (1.39%) JSP
9 5 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.98%) User Experience
2 28 (7.80%) Clustering
3 24 (6.69%) Public Cloud
4 20 (5.57%) Cyberattack
5 16 (4.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.51%) Home Automation
7 9 (2.51%) Internet of Things
7 9 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.51%) Smart Home
8 8 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.95%) PKI
10 6 (1.67%) Replication
11 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.11%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.11%) PMI
12 4 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (48.75%) Windows
2 136 (37.88%) Linux
3 58 (16.16%) Windows Server
4 44 (12.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 38 (10.58%) Unix
6 36 (10.03%) CentOS
6 36 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (10.03%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (6.69%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.01%) Android
9 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.79%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.79%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.67%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (50.14%) DevOps
2 106 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (23.40%) Infrastructure as Code
4 71 (19.78%) ITIL
5 54 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (13.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 46 (12.81%) Service Management
8 44 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (11.98%) Software Testing
10 42 (11.70%) Scrum
11 38 (10.58%) Migration
12 36 (10.03%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (9.75%) Mentoring
14 34 (9.47%) ETL
14 34 (9.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 34 (9.47%) Software Engineering
14 34 (9.47%) Task Automation
15 33 (9.19%) SDLC
16 31 (8.64%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 123 (34.26%) Bash Shell
2 117 (32.59%) SQL
3 90 (25.07%) Python
4 46 (12.81%) T-SQL
5 41 (11.42%) C#
6 22 (6.13%) Java
7 19 (5.29%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.74%) R
9 12 (3.34%) VB
10 11 (3.06%) VBScript
11 9 (2.51%) C++
12 8 (2.23%) Perl
13 7 (1.95%) PHP
14 6 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (1.11%) Go
15 4 (1.11%) Ruby
15 4 (1.11%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.56%) C
17 2 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 79 (22.01%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.21%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.36%) Degree
4 24 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.62%) MCSA
6 12 (3.34%) AWS Certification
6 12 (3.34%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.34%) MCSE
7 10 (2.79%) GIAC
7 10 (2.79%) RHCE
8 7 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.39%) CCA
9 5 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.39%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CCNP
12 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.13%) GDPR
2 17 (4.74%) SLA
3 9 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.84%) QA
6 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 71 (19.78%) Docker
2 69 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (18.11%) Active Directory
4 30 (8.36%) Hyper-V
5 19 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.90%) vSphere
7 10 (2.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.39%) BitLocker
8 5 (1.39%) XenApp
8 5 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.11%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.28%) LXC
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 96 (26.74%) Ansible
2 75 (20.89%) Terraform
3 62 (17.27%) Kubernetes
4 40 (11.14%) Puppet
5 25 (6.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (3.90%) SCCM
7 10 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (2.23%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (1.11%) vRealize
13 3 (0.84%) Kibana
13 3 (0.84%) Nagios
14 2 (0.56%) WSUS
15 1 (0.28%) FlexNet
15 1 (0.28%) Mesos
15 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 204 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 83 (23.12%) VMware
3 77 (21.45%) Oracle
4 50 (13.93%) Red Hat
5 23 (6.41%) Splunk
6 22 (6.13%) Atlassian
7 17 (4.74%) Google
8 14 (3.90%) SAP
9 13 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (3.06%) Veeam
11 10 (2.79%) Cisco
11 10 (2.79%) Citrix
11 10 (2.79%) F5
12 7 (1.95%) Apple
12 7 (1.95%) Dell
12 7 (1.95%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.67%) IBM
13 6 (1.67%) NetApp
13 6 (1.67%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.67%) Sophos