Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 129 116
Rank change year-on-year +52 -13 +63
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 407 250 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.95% 2.48% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 4.13% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 327 206 251
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,625 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,950 £53,125 £52,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 6,237 6,052 6,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.58% 60.11% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,231 5,143 5,171
South West median annual salary £44,529 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.61% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +36 141 £46,000 +31.43% 16
Bristol +27 86 £50,000 +17.65% 39
Gloucestershire +13 76 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Somerset +43 44 £35,000 +2.19% 3
Dorset -11 20 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Devon +10 9 £50,500 +44.29% 4
Cornwall -8 7 £26,500 -3.64%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 259 (63.64%) Windows
2 204 (50.12%) Microsoft
3 151 (37.10%) Linux
4 145 (35.63%) Active Directory
5 136 (33.42%) Security Cleared
6 135 (33.17%) Windows Server
7 126 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 126 (30.96%) SQL Server
8 117 (28.75%) SCCM
9 116 (28.50%) ITIL
10 106 (26.04%) Python
11 105 (25.80%) Amazon AWS
12 95 (23.34%) DV Cleared
12 95 (23.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 88 (21.62%) SQL
14 86 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
15 82 (20.15%) Bash Shell
16 80 (19.66%) VMware
17 77 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
18 75 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 73 (17.94%) Windows 7
20 70 (17.20%) C#
21 66 (16.22%) Firewall
22 63 (15.48%) Service Delivery
22 63 (15.48%) JavaScript
23 62 (15.23%) SC Cleared
24 61 (14.99%) DevOps
25 60 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
26 59 (14.50%) Hyper-V
27 56 (13.76%) Service Management

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 49 (12.04%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 30 (7.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (5.65%) IIS
5 15 (3.69%) Apache Pig
6 11 (2.70%) Confluence
7 9 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.72%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.47%) SAS
9 6 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.23%) CMS
10 5 (1.23%) Drupal
11 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.74%) Apache
12 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (6.14%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 126 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (25.80%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (9.58%) Office 365
4 28 (6.88%) PaaS
5 23 (5.65%) IaaS
6 18 (4.42%) SaaS
7 17 (4.18%) Serverless
8 13 (3.19%) Azure Functions
9 12 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.98%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.49%) NuGet
15 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.22%) Firewall
2 37 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 28 (6.88%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.14%) Software-Defined Networking
4 25 (6.14%) Unified Communications
5 22 (5.41%) Network Security
6 21 (5.16%) DNS
6 21 (5.16%) SSL
7 19 (4.67%) HTTP
8 17 (4.18%) SAN
9 12 (2.95%) LAN
9 12 (2.95%) WAN
9 12 (2.95%) WLAN
10 8 (1.97%) DHCP
11 7 (1.72%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.72%) Skype
12 6 (1.47%) Wireless
13 5 (1.23%) Intranet
13 5 (1.23%) VLAN
14 4 (0.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (30.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.13%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.39%) RDBMS
4 24 (5.90%) Big Data
5 22 (5.41%) MySQL
6 20 (4.91%) Ingres
7 16 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (3.69%) Apache Hive
8 15 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.44%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.23%) CouchDB
15 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.60%) MSI
3 33 (8.11%) JIRA
3 33 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 23 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.16%) Bitbucket
5 21 (5.16%) Selenium
6 18 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (4.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (3.93%) git-flow
9 15 (3.69%) CodeSonar
9 15 (3.69%) Robot Framework
9 15 (3.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.47%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.23%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.98%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.74%) GitLab
General
1 54 (13.27%) Finance
2 20 (4.91%) Marketing
3 15 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.44%) Aerospace
4 14 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.72%) Electronics
5 7 (1.72%) Legal
6 6 (1.47%) Publishing
7 4 (0.98%) Automotive
8 3 (0.74%) Law
8 3 (0.74%) Military
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Georgian Language
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (13.51%) Analyst
2 50 (12.29%) Support Analyst
3 42 (10.32%) Applications Support
4 41 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (9.83%) Architect
5 40 (9.83%) Developer
6 39 (9.58%) Administrator
7 33 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (7.37%) Applications Support Analyst
8 30 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 30 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (7.13%) Infrastructure Support
10 27 (6.63%) Applications Packager
11 26 (6.39%) Support Engineer
12 21 (5.16%) Lead Architect
12 21 (5.16%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 19 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (4.67%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 17 (4.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.51%) .NET
2 25 (6.14%) Web Services
3 24 (5.90%) .NET Framework
4 23 (5.65%) REST
5 22 (5.41%) CSS
5 22 (5.41%) HTML
6 20 (4.91%) Node.js
7 17 (4.18%) ASP.NET
7 17 (4.18%) Software Packaging
8 16 (3.93%) SOAP
9 15 (3.69%) Django
9 15 (3.69%) Java EE
9 15 (3.69%) LAMP
9 15 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (3.69%) Spring MVC
9 15 (3.69%) STL
9 15 (3.69%) XML
10 11 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.97%) JSON
11 8 (1.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (6.14%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.18%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.69%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.46%) Fintech
10 9 (2.21%) User Experience
11 5 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.98%) Clustering
12 4 (0.98%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.98%) PKI
12 4 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.74%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (63.64%) Windows
2 151 (37.10%) Linux
3 135 (33.17%) Windows Server
4 95 (23.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (17.94%) Windows 7
7 47 (11.55%) Windows 10
8 39 (9.58%) Unix
9 18 (4.42%) Android
9 18 (4.42%) Apple iOS
10 17 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.69%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.69%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.70%) CentOS
13 8 (1.97%) Debian
14 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.23%) Fedora
15 5 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.50%) ITIL
2 86 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (15.48%) Service Delivery
4 61 (14.99%) DevOps
5 60 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (13.76%) Service Management
7 51 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 45 (11.06%) Software Distribution
9 44 (10.81%) Compatibility Testing
9 44 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 37 (9.09%) ITIL V3
11 36 (8.85%) Application Packaging
12 35 (8.60%) Mentoring
13 34 (8.35%) Scrum
14 32 (7.86%) Problem Management
14 32 (7.86%) Security Monitoring
14 32 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (7.62%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 106 (26.04%) Python
2 88 (21.62%) SQL
3 82 (20.15%) Bash Shell
4 70 (17.20%) C#
5 63 (15.48%) JavaScript
6 35 (8.60%) Java
7 31 (7.62%) C
8 24 (5.90%) PHP
9 23 (5.65%) C++
10 22 (5.41%) Ruby
11 18 (4.42%) VB
12 15 (3.69%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.69%) TypeScript
13 14 (3.44%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.46%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.21%) Perl
16 6 (1.47%) Go
16 6 (1.47%) VBScript
17 5 (1.23%) R
18 2 (0.49%) F#
Qualifications
1 136 (33.42%) Security Cleared
2 95 (23.34%) DV Cleared
3 62 (15.23%) SC Cleared
4 50 (12.29%) Degree
5 39 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (7.13%) MCSE
7 25 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (6.14%) TOGAF Certification
8 22 (5.41%) CCNA
9 17 (4.18%) CISSP
9 17 (4.18%) CompTIA Security+
9 17 (4.18%) GIAC
9 17 (4.18%) Linux+ Certification
9 17 (4.18%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (4.18%) SANS
9 17 (4.18%) SSCP
10 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.72%) MCSA
12 6 (1.47%) MCITP
13 5 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.44%) QA
2 10 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.72%) GDPR
3 7 (1.72%) SLA
4 5 (1.23%) WCAG
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 145 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 75 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (14.50%) Hyper-V
4 54 (13.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 44 (10.81%) Docker
6 37 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 26 (6.39%) vSphere
8 16 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.70%) Xen
11 9 (2.21%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.72%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.72%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.23%) XenApp
13 5 (1.23%) XenServer
14 4 (0.98%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.74%) Shibboleth
16 2 (0.49%) Firmware
16 2 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 117 (28.75%) SCCM
2 51 (12.53%) Puppet
3 48 (11.79%) SCOM
4 25 (6.14%) SCVMM
4 25 (6.14%) vRealize
4 25 (6.14%) WSUS
5 23 (5.65%) Ansible
6 20 (4.91%) Salt
7 19 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (4.42%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.97%) Terraform
9 8 (1.97%) vCenter Server
10 7 (1.72%) HP ALM
11 6 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.47%) Nagios
11 6 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.23%) OpenNMS
12 5 (1.23%) WMI
12 5 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 204 (50.12%) Microsoft
2 80 (19.66%) VMware
3 55 (13.51%) Cisco
4 45 (11.06%) Citrix
5 20 (4.91%) McAfee
6 19 (4.67%) Oracle
7 15 (3.69%) HP
8 14 (3.44%) Google
9 12 (2.95%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.95%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.46%) Splunk
11 9 (2.21%) Ivanti
11 9 (2.21%) Mitel
11 9 (2.21%) NetApp
12 8 (1.97%) SAP
12 8 (1.97%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.72%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.72%) Veeam
14 6 (1.47%) Proofpoint
14 6 (1.47%) SolarWinds