Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 104 137
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33 +8
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,663 2,722 2,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.38% 2.95% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 5.36% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 2,204 1,902
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,825 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41,287 50,826 53,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 52.39% 55.01% 56.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33,432 42,554 45,578
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the UK excluding London

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the UK excluding London

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the UK excluding London

PowerShell
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
South East +29 843 £50,000 - 164
North of England -7 529 £45,000 -5.26% 123
South West +7 399 £44,000 -2.22% 96
Midlands +39 369 £42,500 -2.30% 105
East of England +1 275 £50,000 +5.26% 58
North West +44 264 £45,000 - 56
West Midlands +44 225 £45,000 -1.64% 64
Yorkshire -51 215 £45,000 -5.26% 52
Scotland +53 197 £44,500 +4.71% 40
East Midlands +17 142 £42,000 -1.18% 40
North East +20 50 £40,000 -20.00% 15
Wales -31 40 £40,000 -0.62% 13
Northern Ireland -4 11 £39,500 - 2
Channel Islands +6 3 £30,000 +1.69%
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1,479 (55.54%) Windows
2 1,403 (52.68%) Microsoft
3 1,337 (50.21%) Azure
4 997 (37.44%) Active Directory
5 857 (32.18%) SQL
6 765 (28.73%) Windows Server
7 762 (28.61%) VMware
8 690 (25.91%) Linux
9 678 (25.46%) Office 365
10 677 (25.42%) SQL Server
11 674 (25.31%) DevOps
12 630 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
13 594 (22.31%) Python
14 562 (21.10%) AWS
15 534 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 528 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 496 (18.63%) ITIL
18 462 (17.35%) DNS
19 443 (16.64%) C#
20 431 (16.18%) Hyper-V
21 419 (15.73%) .NET
22 402 (15.10%) Finance
23 389 (14.61%) Bash Shell
24 377 (14.16%) Firewall
25 358 (13.44%) DHCP
26 346 (12.99%) SCCM
27 334 (12.54%) SharePoint
27 334 (12.54%) Cisco
28 333 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
28 333 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 334 (12.54%) SharePoint
2 291 (10.93%) MS Exchange
3 202 (7.59%) IIS
4 138 (5.18%) Skype for Business
5 90 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 85 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 66 (2.48%) Confluence
8 62 (2.33%) Apache
9 47 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 44 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 43 (1.61%) nginx
12 29 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (1.05%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.60%) JBoss
14 16 (0.60%) Jetty
15 15 (0.56%) Apache Spark
15 15 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.45%) SAS
17 12 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 198 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 14 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.038%) HipChat
5 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.34%) Exchequer
3 7 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Workfront
6 2 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.075%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.038%) Relativity
7 1 (0.038%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,337 (50.21%) Azure
2 678 (25.46%) Office 365
3 562 (21.10%) AWS
4 187 (7.02%) IaaS
5 183 (6.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 160 (6.01%) PaaS
7 130 (4.88%) Power Platform
8 129 (4.84%) GCP
9 117 (4.39%) SaaS
10 89 (3.34%) OneDrive
11 79 (2.97%) Serverless
12 66 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
13 64 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 55 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
15 43 (1.61%) GitHub
16 41 (1.54%) Azure Stack
17 39 (1.46%) Azure Functions
18 38 (1.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 26 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
20 24 (0.90%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 462 (17.35%) DNS
2 377 (14.16%) Firewall
3 358 (13.44%) DHCP
4 227 (8.52%) TCP/IP
5 180 (6.76%) SAN
6 161 (6.05%) Skype
7 155 (5.82%) VPN
8 133 (4.99%) WAN
9 131 (4.92%) LAN
10 121 (4.54%) VLAN
11 93 (3.49%) Network Security
12 85 (3.19%) VoIP
13 75 (2.82%) Internet
14 59 (2.22%) NetScaler
15 57 (2.14%) SMTP
16 51 (1.92%) NAS
17 50 (1.88%) Wireless
18 48 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
19 40 (1.50%) HTTP
19 40 (1.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 677 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 189 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 153 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (4.32%) Power BI
5 81 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 79 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 74 (2.78%) MySQL
8 64 (2.40%) Big Data
9 59 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (1.92%) MongoDB
11 47 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 46 (1.73%) Relational Database
13 42 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (1.46%) NoSQL
15 38 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
16 34 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
16 34 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
16 34 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
17 26 (0.98%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 286 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 215 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 210 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 150 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 133 (4.99%) JIRA
6 132 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 105 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 91 (3.42%) TeamCity
9 51 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 43 (1.61%) Selenium
11 42 (1.58%) Subversion
12 40 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (1.24%) GitLab
13 33 (1.24%) MSI
13 33 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 32 (1.20%) TestRail
15 30 (1.13%) Ant
15 30 (1.13%) Zephyr
16 29 (1.09%) Maven
17 27 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
General
1 402 (15.10%) Finance
2 143 (5.37%) Public Sector
3 82 (3.08%) Retail
4 67 (2.52%) Marketing
5 56 (2.10%) Banking
6 50 (1.88%) Legal
7 39 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.01%) Military
10 25 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 24 (0.90%) Electronics
12 22 (0.83%) Advertising
13 18 (0.68%) Games
13 18 (0.68%) Law
14 16 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.38%) Back Office
16 8 (0.30%) Housing Association
17 6 (0.23%) Billing
18 5 (0.19%) German Language
18 5 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 422 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 347 (13.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 292 (10.97%) Analyst
4 279 (10.48%) Developer
5 174 (6.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 169 (6.35%) Consultant
7 151 (5.67%) Azure Engineer
8 150 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 137 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
10 121 (4.54%) .NET Developer
11 111 (4.17%) IT Engineer
12 107 (4.02%) C# Developer
13 105 (3.94%) Administrator
14 104 (3.91%) Support Analyst
15 97 (3.64%) Senior Developer
16 95 (3.57%) DBA
17 93 (3.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 89 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
19 87 (3.27%) SQL Developer
20 85 (3.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (15.73%) .NET
2 176 (6.61%) Web Services
3 146 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 140 (5.26%) JSON
5 111 (4.17%) REST
6 103 (3.87%) .NET Framework
7 102 (3.83%) HTML
8 96 (3.60%) SOAP
9 87 (3.27%) CSS
10 78 (2.93%) XML
11 70 (2.63%) WCF
12 63 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (2.10%) Node.js
14 54 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (2.03%) Entity Framework
15 51 (1.92%) jQuery
16 43 (1.61%) AngularJS
17 39 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
18 35 (1.31%) .NET Core
19 30 (1.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 231 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 144 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 111 (4.17%) Clustering
5 97 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 76 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 69 (2.59%) Replication
9 61 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
10 49 (1.84%) Private Cloud
11 48 (1.80%) Driving Licence
12 43 (1.61%) PKI
13 30 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 26 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 25 (0.94%) User Experience
16 23 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
17 22 (0.83%) Life Science
18 20 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
18 20 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,479 (55.54%) Windows
2 765 (28.73%) Windows Server
3 690 (25.91%) Linux
4 333 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 283 (10.63%) Windows 10
6 212 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 159 (5.97%) Unix
8 144 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 96 (3.60%) Ubuntu
10 86 (3.23%) CentOS
11 73 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (1.73%) Mac OS
13 42 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (1.16%) Solaris
15 30 (1.13%) Windows 8
16 27 (1.01%) Android
17 21 (0.79%) AIX
18 20 (0.75%) Debian
19 17 (0.64%) Apple iOS
20 14 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (25.31%) DevOps
2 630 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 534 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 496 (18.63%) ITIL
5 333 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 218 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
7 211 (7.92%) Mentoring
8 190 (7.13%) Migration
9 188 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
10 182 (6.83%) Test Automation
11 175 (6.57%) Scrum
12 173 (6.50%) Configuration Management
13 160 (6.01%) High Availability
14 155 (5.82%) Software Engineering
15 145 (5.44%) Infrastructure as Code
16 136 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
17 134 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
18 133 (4.99%) Information Security
19 131 (4.92%) Project Delivery
20 125 (4.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 857 (32.18%) SQL
2 594 (22.31%) Python
3 443 (16.64%) C#
4 389 (14.61%) Bash Shell
5 221 (8.30%) JavaScript
6 195 (7.32%) Java
7 163 (6.12%) Ruby
8 134 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 104 (3.91%) C
10 93 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 82 (3.08%) C++
11 82 (3.08%) VBScript
12 81 (3.04%) Perl
13 71 (2.67%) PHP
14 64 (2.40%) Go
14 64 (2.40%) VB
15 27 (1.01%) VBA
16 20 (0.75%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.68%) Groovy
18 9 (0.34%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 293 (11.00%) Degree
2 262 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 250 (9.39%) Security Cleared
4 142 (5.33%) MCSA
5 120 (4.51%) MCSE
6 97 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (3.38%) DV Cleared
8 85 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 75 (2.82%) CCNA
10 64 (2.40%) MCP
11 47 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
12 46 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 43 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
14 33 (1.24%) CISSP
15 30 (1.13%) CCA
16 24 (0.90%) CCNP
17 23 (0.86%) RHCE
18 20 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (0.68%) MCITP
20 17 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.14%) SLA
2 114 (4.28%) QA
3 68 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 36 (1.35%) GDPR
6 30 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 24 (0.90%) COBIT
8 20 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 20 (0.75%) JSP 440
9 19 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
10 18 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.23%) NIST
11 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.19%) PMO
13 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.11%) NCSC
14 2 (0.075%) RMADS
System Software
1 997 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 528 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 431 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 294 (11.04%) Docker
5 137 (5.14%) XenApp
6 119 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
7 99 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 92 (3.45%) vSphere
9 85 (3.19%) XenDesktop
10 65 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
11 39 (1.46%) Firmware
12 32 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 29 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
14 28 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 28 (1.05%) Xen
15 26 (0.98%) VMware NSX
16 24 (0.90%) KVM
17 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 21 (0.79%) VirtualBox
18 18 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 346 (12.99%) SCCM
2 325 (12.20%) Ansible
3 262 (9.84%) Puppet
4 252 (9.46%) Kubernetes
5 204 (7.66%) Terraform
6 199 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
7 129 (4.84%) SCOM
8 117 (4.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 83 (3.12%) WSUS
10 71 (2.67%) SCOrch
11 62 (2.33%) vCenter Server
12 54 (2.03%) Nagios
13 44 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
14 40 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
14 40 (1.50%) vRealize
15 37 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 34 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
17 33 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 27 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
19 26 (0.98%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1,403 (52.68%) Microsoft
2 762 (28.61%) VMware
3 334 (12.54%) Cisco
4 320 (12.02%) Citrix
5 109 (4.09%) HP
6 104 (3.91%) Atlassian
7 103 (3.87%) Oracle
8 100 (3.76%) Splunk
9 98 (3.68%) Veeam
10 95 (3.57%) ServiceNow
11 84 (3.15%) Symantec
12 78 (2.93%) Google
13 72 (2.70%) Dell
14 70 (2.63%) Red Hat
15 62 (2.33%) Ivanti
16 54 (2.03%) Meraki
17 53 (1.99%) SolarWinds
18 47 (1.76%) CommVault
19 42 (1.58%) Apple
19 42 (1.58%) IBM