Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 98 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 +35 -6
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 414 343 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.21% 3.20% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 5.35% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 338 220 202
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,550 £53,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

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 5,661 6,413 6,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.56% 59.79% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,593 5,421 5,325
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 +34 122 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Bristol +27 114 £44,500 -5.32% 4
Gloucestershire +35 89 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Dorset +31 42 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Somerset -1 37 £49,750 +32.67% 1
Cornwall +2 5 - -
Devon -6 5 £36,500 -16.26% 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 230 (55.56%) Windows
2 197 (47.58%) Linux
3 187 (45.17%) Microsoft
4 163 (39.37%) Security Cleared
5 152 (36.71%) VMware
6 147 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 143 (34.54%) Active Directory
8 140 (33.82%) SQL Server
9 137 (33.09%) SQL
10 128 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 127 (30.68%) Hyper-V
12 122 (29.47%) Python
13 119 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 111 (26.81%) ITIL
15 97 (23.43%) Office 365
16 95 (22.95%) Windows Server
17 94 (22.71%) DNS
18 90 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
19 88 (21.26%) Cisco
20 87 (21.01%) SCCM
21 84 (20.29%) Firewall
22 78 (18.84%) Bash Shell
23 77 (18.60%) Unix
23 77 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
24 63 (15.22%) Citrix
25 62 (14.98%) DHCP
25 62 (14.98%) DV Cleared
26 61 (14.73%) DevOps
27 60 (14.49%) TCP/IP
28 57 (13.77%) MS Exchange

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 57 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 36 (8.70%) Confluence
4 28 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.66%) IIS
6 10 (2.42%) Apache
6 10 (2.42%) JBoss
6 10 (2.42%) Jetty
6 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.21%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.72%) SAS
10 2 (0.48%) nginx
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (23.43%) Office 365
3 46 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (8.94%) Azure Stack
5 31 (7.49%) OneDrive
6 15 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.42%) IaaS
7 10 (2.42%) PaaS
7 10 (2.42%) SaaS
8 9 (2.17%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.21%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.48%) NuGet
12 2 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 94 (22.71%) DNS
2 84 (20.29%) Firewall
3 62 (14.98%) DHCP
4 60 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.45%) NetScaler
6 32 (7.73%) Skype
7 26 (6.28%) LAN
7 26 (6.28%) WAN
8 18 (4.35%) WLAN
9 16 (3.86%) SAN
10 15 (3.62%) VLAN
10 15 (3.62%) Wireless
11 13 (3.14%) VPN
12 12 (2.90%) VSAN
13 10 (2.42%) HTTP
13 10 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (2.17%) Network Security
15 6 (1.45%) SMTP
15 6 (1.45%) VoIP
16 5 (1.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.59%) Big Data
4 14 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.38%) RDBMS
4 14 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (3.14%) MySQL
6 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.45%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.45%) Ingres
11 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (12.32%) JIRA
2 42 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 32 (7.73%) TestRail
4 31 (7.49%) Zephyr
5 26 (6.28%) Jenkins
6 18 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.62%) Maven
8 14 (3.38%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.17%) MSI
10 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.45%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.45%) Subversion
13 4 (0.97%) GitLab
13 4 (0.97%) JUnit
13 4 (0.97%) MSTest
13 4 (0.97%) NUnit
General
1 56 (13.53%) Finance
2 18 (4.35%) Banking
3 16 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.62%) Marketing
5 14 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.14%) Electronics
7 7 (1.69%) Back Office
7 7 (1.69%) Front Office
7 7 (1.69%) Retail
8 6 (1.45%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.21%) Military
10 4 (0.97%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (26.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (13.77%) Analyst
3 48 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 32 (7.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.25%) Architect
7 25 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (5.80%) Support Engineer
9 23 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 22 (5.31%) DBA
11 21 (5.07%) Applications Support Analyst
12 20 (4.83%) Consultant
13 16 (3.86%) IT Engineer
14 15 (3.62%) Administrator
14 15 (3.62%) Developer
14 15 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 14 (3.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 13 (3.14%) Infrastructure Support
16 13 (3.14%) Software Engineer
17 12 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.56%) .NET
2 35 (8.45%) XML
3 31 (7.49%) Web Services
4 28 (6.76%) SOAP
5 26 (6.28%) JSON
6 17 (4.11%) JSP
7 16 (3.86%) Software Packaging
8 10 (2.42%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.42%) LDAP
8 10 (2.42%) Servlets
9 8 (1.93%) Apache Flex
10 7 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.69%) REST
11 5 (1.21%) Middleware
12 4 (0.97%) ADSI
12 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.97%) CGI
12 4 (0.97%) CSS
12 4 (0.97%) Dapper ORM
12 4 (0.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.49%) Clustering
3 20 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.14%) e-Learning
5 13 (3.14%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.90%) Replication
7 10 (2.42%) Mobile Computing
8 9 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.45%) PKI
10 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.21%) User Experience
11 4 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.72%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 230 (55.56%) Windows
2 197 (47.58%) Linux
3 95 (22.95%) Windows Server
4 77 (18.60%) Unix
5 50 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (8.94%) Mac OS
8 36 (8.70%) CentOS
9 31 (7.49%) Ubuntu
10 23 (5.56%) Debian
11 21 (5.07%) Windows 10
12 18 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (3.62%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.72%) Fedora
14 3 (0.72%) SUSE
14 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 111 (26.81%) ITIL
3 90 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (14.73%) DevOps
6 51 (12.32%) Cybersecurity
6 51 (12.32%) Software Engineering
7 44 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (9.66%) Scrum
9 34 (8.21%) CRM
10 30 (7.25%) Kanban
11 28 (6.76%) ITIL V3
12 25 (6.04%) Information Security
12 25 (6.04%) PRINCE2
12 25 (6.04%) Service Delivery
13 23 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (5.56%) MODAF
13 23 (5.56%) TOGAF
14 22 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
15 21 (5.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (33.09%) SQL
2 122 (29.47%) Python
3 78 (18.84%) Bash Shell
4 51 (12.32%) Java
5 49 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 45 (10.87%) C
7 43 (10.39%) C#
7 43 (10.39%) Shell Script
8 35 (8.45%) PHP
9 31 (7.49%) C++
9 31 (7.49%) Ruby
10 20 (4.83%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.62%) Perl
12 9 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.45%) VB
14 2 (0.48%) Go
14 2 (0.48%) Korn
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 163 (39.37%) Security Cleared
2 62 (14.98%) DV Cleared
3 57 (13.77%) SC Cleared
4 49 (11.84%) Degree
5 41 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (7.25%) CCNA
6 30 (7.25%) MCP
7 25 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (5.56%) CCA
8 23 (5.56%) RHCE
9 20 (4.83%) MCSA
10 19 (4.59%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.17%) MCSE
12 5 (1.21%) MCTS
13 3 (0.72%) MCITP
14 2 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 17 (4.11%) HMG Infosec
2 17 (4.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 17 (4.11%) JSP 440
3 15 (3.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) PMO
4 2 (0.48%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 143 (34.54%) Active Directory
2 128 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (30.68%) Hyper-V
4 54 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 39 (9.42%) XenApp
6 35 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (7.73%) Docker
8 31 (7.49%) XenDesktop
9 27 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (6.04%) vSphere
11 18 (4.35%) Xen
12 13 (3.14%) KVM
13 11 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (2.66%) VMware NSX
14 9 (2.17%) Btrfs
14 9 (2.17%) Ceph
14 9 (2.17%) DRBD
14 9 (2.17%) VirtualBox
15 7 (1.69%) vCloud
15 7 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 87 (21.01%) SCCM
2 57 (13.77%) Puppet
3 47 (11.35%) SCOM
4 43 (10.39%) Ansible
5 38 (9.18%) SCOrch
6 31 (7.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 29 (7.00%) SCVMM
8 22 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (4.11%) Kubernetes
10 16 (3.86%) vCenter Server
10 16 (3.86%) vRealize
11 13 (3.14%) Terraform
12 11 (2.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 11 (2.66%) WSUS
13 9 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (1.69%) Nagios
15 6 (1.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
16 5 (1.21%) Nessus
17 4 (0.97%) Check_MK
17 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 187 (45.17%) Microsoft
2 152 (36.71%) VMware
3 88 (21.26%) Cisco
4 63 (15.22%) Citrix
5 39 (9.42%) Splunk
6 29 (7.00%) Atlassian
6 29 (7.00%) Juniper
7 28 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 21 (5.07%) HP
9 17 (4.11%) Oracle
9 17 (4.11%) SAP
10 16 (3.86%) Veeam
11 13 (3.14%) F5
12 12 (2.90%) NetApp
13 11 (2.66%) McAfee
14 10 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (2.42%) Sybase
15 9 (2.17%) Genesys
15 9 (2.17%) SonicWALL
15 9 (2.17%) Verint