Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 71 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +48
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 117 422 395
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.60% 4.24% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 7.40% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 360 321
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £62,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +0.97% +3.00%

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 1,914 5,700 6,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.84% 57.27% 60.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 4,579 5,360
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Bristol +28 39 £51,000 +14.61% 10
Wiltshire -27 23 £82,500 +73.68% 5
Gloucestershire -11 15 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Devon +27 13 £90,000 +63.64% 4
Somerset +21 12 £50,000 +26.58% 3
Cornwall - 9 £40,500 -
Dorset +6 4 £42,500 +11.84% 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 59 (50.43%) Windows
2 54 (46.15%) Python
3 48 (41.03%) Azure
4 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 44 (37.61%) Linux
6 38 (32.48%) Bash Shell
7 37 (31.62%) VMware
8 30 (25.64%) AWS
9 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (24.79%) DNS
10 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
10 23 (19.66%) Firewall
10 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
11 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
12 20 (17.09%) SC Cleared
13 19 (16.24%) DevOps
14 18 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 18 (15.38%) Office 365
14 18 (15.38%) SQL
15 17 (14.53%) Unix
15 17 (14.53%) SaaS
15 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.53%) Terraform
16 16 (13.68%) Ruby
16 16 (13.68%) Internet
17 15 (12.82%) PaaS
17 15 (12.82%) Hyper-V
17 15 (12.82%) Power Platform
17 15 (12.82%) Task Automation

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 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) IIS
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
4 3 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 48 (41.03%) Azure
2 30 (25.64%) AWS
3 18 (15.38%) Office 365
4 17 (14.53%) SaaS
5 15 (12.82%) PaaS
5 15 (12.82%) Power Platform
6 13 (11.11%) IaaS
7 11 (9.40%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (9.40%) PowerApps
8 10 (8.55%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (8.55%) Azure Functions
8 10 (8.55%) Serverless
9 5 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.56%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.56%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.79%) DNS
2 23 (19.66%) Firewall
3 16 (13.68%) Internet
4 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (9.40%) SMTP
7 8 (6.84%) SAN
8 7 (5.98%) VPN
9 6 (5.13%) DHCP
10 5 (4.27%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.27%) VoIP
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.42%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.56%) HTTP
12 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.56%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.71%) DMARC
13 2 (1.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.27%) Power BI
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.42%) CouchDB
3 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.71%) OLAP
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 2 (1.71%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.71%) MSTest
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.42%) Legal
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (14.53%) Architect
3 13 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Cloud Specialist
7 8 (6.84%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Security Specialist
8 7 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) AWS Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Azure Specialist
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.42%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) Web Services
2 11 (9.40%) Node.js
3 7 (5.98%) .NET
4 4 (3.42%) SAML
5 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.71%) JSON
5 2 (1.71%) WPF
6 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.85%) Flash
6 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 8 (6.84%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.13%) User Experience
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.42%) iSeries
6 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.56%) PKI
7 3 (2.56%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.43%) Windows
2 44 (37.61%) Linux
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.53%) Unix
5 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.13%) Mac OS
7 6 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.27%) CentOS
8 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.42%) Debian
9 4 (3.42%) SUSE
10 3 (2.56%) HPUX
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.56%) Solaris
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.24%) DevOps
2 18 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) Task Automation
5 13 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.26%) Anomaly Detection
6 12 (10.26%) Information Security
6 12 (10.26%) ITIL
6 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 11 (9.40%) Service Management
7 11 (9.40%) Threat Intelligence
8 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.55%) Migration
8 10 (8.55%) Presales
9 9 (7.69%) Coaching
9 9 (7.69%) ITSM
10 8 (6.84%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) Python
2 38 (32.48%) Bash Shell
3 18 (15.38%) SQL
4 16 (13.68%) Ruby
5 9 (7.69%) Perl
6 8 (6.84%) C#
7 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.98%) VBScript
8 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Java
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.55%) MCSA
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 7 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.13%) CCNA
7 6 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.27%) MCSE
9 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.56%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.71%) MCITP
12 1 (0.85%) MCP
12 1 (0.85%) OCA
12 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) GDPR
1 14 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.26%) SLA
3 8 (6.84%) NIST
3 8 (6.84%) NIST 800
4 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.71%) NCSC
5 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.40%) Docker
5 8 (6.84%) vSphere
6 7 (5.98%) XenApp
7 5 (4.27%) Btrfs
7 5 (4.27%) Ceph
7 5 (4.27%) DRBD
7 5 (4.27%) KVM
7 5 (4.27%) Xen
8 4 (3.42%) Snort
9 3 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.56%) VMware NSX
9 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Terraform
2 9 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.84%) Ansible
4 7 (5.98%) SCCM
5 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (3.42%) Check_MK
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 4 (3.42%) Nagios
6 4 (3.42%) Puppet
6 4 (3.42%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.71%) Packer
8 2 (1.71%) WSUS
9 1 (0.85%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (31.62%) VMware
3 13 (11.11%) Citrix
4 10 (8.55%) Veeam
5 8 (6.84%) Cisco
6 7 (5.98%) Dell
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle
7 6 (5.13%) IBM
7 6 (5.13%) NetApp
8 5 (4.27%) Aruba
8 5 (4.27%) HP
8 5 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.42%) McAfee
9 4 (3.42%) Mitel
10 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.56%) Tableau
11 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.71%) Splunk
11 2 (1.71%) Trend Micro
12 1 (0.85%) Google