Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 75 113
Rank change year-on-year -13 +38 +36
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 268 405 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.44% 4.05% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 6.91% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 214 343 198
Median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% - +18.42%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £31,775
90th Percentile £60,875 £62,500 £63,250
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 4,423 5,863 6,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 56.82% 58.59% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,694 4,789 5,146
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £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 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -27 63 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Gloucestershire -3 59 £47,500 +1.06% 15
Bristol -19 58 £45,000 -12.62% 8
Dorset +33 35 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Somerset +9 27 £26,000 -47.74% 3
Devon +16 20 £46,500 +32.86% 6
Cornwall +6 4 £37,500 - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 186 (69.40%) Windows
2 137 (51.12%) Microsoft
3 122 (45.52%) Azure
4 102 (38.06%) Python
5 101 (37.69%) VMware
6 100 (37.31%) Active Directory
7 96 (35.82%) Windows Server
8 94 (35.07%) Linux
9 83 (30.97%) Office 365
10 78 (29.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (26.87%) Bash Shell
12 71 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (26.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 66 (24.63%) SQL
15 65 (24.25%) SQL Server
16 52 (19.40%) Firewall
16 52 (19.40%) DevOps
17 51 (19.03%) Security Cleared
18 50 (18.66%) Cisco
19 46 (17.16%) TCP/IP
19 46 (17.16%) AWS
20 43 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
20 43 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 41 (15.30%) DNS
22 39 (14.55%) Scrum
22 39 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (14.18%) DV Cleared
23 38 (14.18%) Hyper-V
24 37 (13.81%) Degree
25 33 (12.31%) Git (software)

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 27 (10.07%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.21%) MS Exchange
3 20 (7.46%) IIS
4 16 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.10%) Confluence
6 7 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.24%) Apache
7 6 (2.24%) Tornado
8 3 (1.12%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 122 (45.52%) Azure
2 83 (30.97%) Office 365
3 46 (17.16%) AWS
4 32 (11.94%) SaaS
5 24 (8.96%) IaaS
6 19 (7.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (5.97%) PaaS
8 8 (2.99%) OneDrive
8 8 (2.99%) Serverless
9 6 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.24%) Azure Stack
9 6 (2.24%) GitHub
9 6 (2.24%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (1.49%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.12%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.40%) Firewall
2 46 (17.16%) TCP/IP
3 41 (15.30%) DNS
4 27 (10.07%) DHCP
5 25 (9.33%) VPN
6 18 (6.72%) SAN
7 16 (5.97%) VLAN
8 15 (5.60%) HTTP
8 15 (5.60%) LAN
9 14 (5.22%) WAN
10 10 (3.73%) Internet
11 9 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (3.36%) Skype
12 8 (2.99%) IPsec
12 8 (2.99%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.61%) NAS
13 7 (2.61%) VoIP
14 6 (2.24%) SMTP
15 5 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (1.12%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.85%) MySQL
4 13 (4.85%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.61%) Big Data
8 6 (2.24%) CouchDB
8 6 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.24%) Ingres
8 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.49%) Power BI
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 33 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.33%) JIRA
3 16 (5.97%) Bitbucket
4 15 (5.60%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.22%) GitLab
6 12 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.10%) Subversion
8 10 (3.73%) git-flow
8 10 (3.73%) NUnit
9 9 (3.36%) Selenium
10 8 (2.99%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.61%) MSTest
12 6 (2.24%) Postman
12 6 (2.24%) TestRail
13 4 (1.49%) Zephyr
14 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.12%) NSubstitute
14 3 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (10.45%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Aerospace
3 17 (6.34%) Military
4 15 (5.60%) Retail
5 14 (5.22%) Public Sector
6 10 (3.73%) Legal
7 6 (2.24%) Electronics
7 6 (2.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.87%) Local Government
8 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (25.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (9.70%) Analyst
3 25 (9.33%) Developer
4 24 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.09%) Administrator
6 19 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.60%) Consultant
9 14 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) Junior
11 12 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.10%) Technical Support
13 10 (3.73%) DBA
13 10 (3.73%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.73%) Support Consultant
13 10 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.73%) Systems Integrator
13 10 (3.73%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.94%) .NET
2 16 (5.97%) React
2 16 (5.97%) Web Services
3 15 (5.60%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.60%) REST
4 12 (4.48%) .NET Framework
4 12 (4.48%) Node.js
5 11 (4.10%) CSS
5 11 (4.10%) Vue.js
6 10 (3.73%) Entity Framework
7 9 (3.36%) JSON
8 8 (2.99%) .NET Core
8 8 (2.99%) Django
9 7 (2.61%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (2.61%) HTML
10 4 (1.49%) RESTful
11 3 (1.12%) HTML5
11 3 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.12%) NancyFx
11 3 (1.12%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.85%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.99%) PKI
5 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.24%) Clustering
6 6 (2.24%) CMDB
6 6 (2.24%) Replication
6 6 (2.24%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 186 (69.40%) Windows
2 96 (35.82%) Windows Server
3 94 (35.07%) Linux
4 43 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (10.82%) Windows 10
6 28 (10.45%) Unix
7 19 (7.09%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (5.97%) Ubuntu
9 11 (4.10%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.73%) CentOS
11 9 (3.36%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.87%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.49%) Debian
14 4 (1.49%) Fedora
14 4 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.12%) HPUX
15 3 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (19.40%) DevOps
4 39 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (14.55%) Scrum
5 31 (11.57%) ITIL
6 29 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (8.21%) Migration
7 22 (8.21%) Test Automation
8 20 (7.46%) Kanban
9 19 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.09%) Task Automation
10 18 (6.72%) NsoIT
10 18 (6.72%) Open Source
11 17 (6.34%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.97%) Actionable Insight
13 15 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (5.22%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (5.22%) TDD
15 13 (4.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.06%) Python
2 72 (26.87%) Bash Shell
3 66 (24.63%) SQL
4 32 (11.94%) C#
5 29 (10.82%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.70%) Ruby
7 24 (8.96%) C
8 17 (6.34%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.22%) Java
9 14 (5.22%) Perl
10 13 (4.85%) C++
10 13 (4.85%) Go
11 12 (4.48%) PHP
11 12 (4.48%) VBScript
12 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.12%) ES6
13 3 (1.12%) VB
14 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.75%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 51 (19.03%) Security Cleared
2 43 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (14.18%) DV Cleared
4 37 (13.81%) Degree
5 32 (11.94%) SC Cleared
6 26 (9.70%) CCNA
6 26 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (9.70%) MCSE
7 20 (7.46%) MCSA
8 11 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.36%) MCP
9 9 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (2.99%) CISSP
11 7 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.49%) GIAC
12 4 (1.49%) HND
12 4 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (1.49%) SANS
12 4 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) QA
2 6 (2.24%) SLA
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.49%) GDPR
4 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.75%) NCSC
5 2 (0.75%) NIST
5 2 (0.75%) NIST 800
System Software
1 100 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 78 (29.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 30 (11.19%) Docker
4 30 (11.19%) vSphere
5 24 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.34%) VMware NSX
7 12 (4.48%) Xen
8 9 (3.36%) XenApp
9 8 (2.99%) VirtualBox
9 8 (2.99%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.24%) Firmware
10 6 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.49%) KVM
12 4 (1.49%) NFS
12 4 (1.49%) Samba
12 4 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (12.31%) Ansible
2 22 (8.21%) Kubernetes
3 21 (7.84%) vCenter Server
4 20 (7.46%) Puppet
5 17 (6.34%) SCCM
6 11 (4.10%) Terraform
7 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (2.99%) Nagios
9 7 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.24%) WSUS
11 5 (1.87%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (1.87%) Nessus
11 5 (1.87%) SCOM
11 5 (1.87%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.87%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.49%) OpenNMS
13 3 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (51.12%) Microsoft
2 101 (37.69%) VMware
3 50 (18.66%) Cisco
4 23 (8.58%) Atlassian
5 21 (7.84%) Veeam
6 18 (6.72%) McAfee
7 17 (6.34%) HP
8 12 (4.48%) Citrix
9 11 (4.10%) Splunk
10 10 (3.73%) Dell
10 10 (3.73%) Juniper
11 9 (3.36%) IBM
11 9 (3.36%) Oracle
11 9 (3.36%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.61%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.61%) Symantec
12 7 (2.61%) Veritas
13 5 (1.87%) NetApp
13 5 (1.87%) Sage
13 5 (1.87%) SAP