Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 103 142
Rank change year-on-year +12 +39 +1
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,341 2,488 2,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.31% 2.97% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 5.52% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 1,997 1,867
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year +3.96% -2.42% +8.95%

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 37,467 45,112 55,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 52.94% 53.93% 56.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30,818 37,025 47,311
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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
South East +25 796 £52,500 +5.00% 171
Midlands +70 394 £45,000 -0.55% 66
North of England -18 392 £43,272 -3.84% 141
South West +7 316 £40,000 -11.11% 70
West Midlands +59 262 £46,250 -2.63% 42
East of England -12 205 £46,500 +3.33% 58
North West +26 195 £45,000 +12.50% 78
Scotland +37 173 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Yorkshire -34 159 £43,136 -9.19% 41
East Midlands +36 130 £42,500 - 24
Wales -11 62 £45,000 +12.50% 25
North East +3 38 £37,000 -26.00% 22
Northern Ireland +11 6 £40,000 -15.79%
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1,338 (57.16%) Windows
2 1,215 (51.90%) Microsoft
3 1,209 (51.64%) Azure
4 841 (35.92%) Active Directory
5 691 (29.52%) SQL
6 673 (28.75%) Windows Server
7 658 (28.11%) DevOps
8 635 (27.13%) VMware
9 609 (26.01%) Linux
10 593 (25.33%) Office 365
11 572 (24.43%) SQL Server
12 564 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
13 562 (24.01%) Python
14 487 (20.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 466 (19.91%) AWS
16 443 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 430 (18.37%) Bash Shell
18 422 (18.03%) ITIL
19 385 (16.45%) DNS
20 376 (16.06%) C#
21 366 (15.63%) Firewall
22 346 (14.78%) Finance
23 338 (14.44%) .NET
24 314 (13.41%) Hyper-V
25 295 (12.60%) Ansible
25 295 (12.60%) DHCP
26 294 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
27 289 (12.35%) Docker
27 289 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
28 281 (12.00%) SCCM

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
1 241 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 224 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 143 (6.11%) IIS
4 98 (4.19%) Skype for Business
5 72 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 71 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 51 (2.18%) Confluence
8 38 (1.62%) Apache
9 28 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.85%) JBoss
13 16 (0.68%) nginx
13 16 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.64%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.60%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.38%) Jetty
17 9 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 8 (0.34%) Tornado
Applications
1 141 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.17%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.21%) Relativity
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.13%) Workfront
7 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.043%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,209 (51.64%) Azure
2 593 (25.33%) Office 365
3 466 (19.91%) AWS
4 186 (7.95%) IaaS
5 162 (6.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 157 (6.71%) PaaS
7 149 (6.36%) SaaS
8 108 (4.61%) Power Platform
9 87 (3.72%) GCP
10 80 (3.42%) Serverless
11 69 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 60 (2.56%) OneDrive
13 50 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
13 50 (2.14%) GitHub
14 37 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
15 33 (1.41%) PowerApps
16 31 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
17 28 (1.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 28 (1.20%) Azure Functions
18 26 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 385 (16.45%) DNS
2 366 (15.63%) Firewall
3 295 (12.60%) DHCP
4 199 (8.50%) TCP/IP
5 168 (7.18%) SAN
6 148 (6.32%) VPN
7 124 (5.30%) LAN
8 122 (5.21%) WAN
9 115 (4.91%) Skype
10 79 (3.37%) VoIP
11 78 (3.33%) VLAN
12 62 (2.65%) Internet
13 61 (2.61%) Network Security
13 61 (2.61%) Wireless
14 49 (2.09%) NAS
15 37 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
15 37 (1.58%) HTTP
16 36 (1.54%) SMTP
17 33 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
18 32 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 137 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 125 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 84 (3.59%) Power BI
5 65 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 55 (2.35%) MySQL
6 55 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 50 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 41 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (1.71%) Big Data
11 39 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 38 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
15 27 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
17 22 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 237 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 176 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 144 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 135 (5.77%) JIRA
5 115 (4.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 91 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 75 (3.20%) TeamCity
8 64 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 63 (2.69%) Bitbucket
10 42 (1.79%) Postman
11 36 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (1.54%) Subversion
12 32 (1.37%) Fiddler
13 31 (1.32%) Ant
13 31 (1.32%) GitLab
14 29 (1.24%) Selenium
15 28 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
16 26 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
17 22 (0.94%) SoapUI
18 20 (0.85%) git-flow
General
1 346 (14.78%) Finance
2 109 (4.66%) Public Sector
3 97 (4.14%) Retail
4 54 (2.31%) Marketing
5 52 (2.22%) Legal
6 38 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.50%) Law
8 28 (1.20%) Advertising
8 28 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 28 (1.20%) Military
9 27 (1.15%) Games
9 27 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.98%) Banking
11 17 (0.73%) Billing
11 17 (0.73%) Electronics
12 12 (0.51%) Back Office
13 11 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.43%) Local Government
15 5 (0.21%) Automotive
16 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 381 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 310 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 230 (9.82%) Analyst
4 225 (9.61%) Developer
5 176 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 167 (7.13%) Azure Engineer
7 148 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 133 (5.68%) Consultant
9 124 (5.30%) Administrator
10 108 (4.61%) IT Engineer
11 86 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
12 82 (3.50%) Support Analyst
13 80 (3.42%) Architect
14 77 (3.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 76 (3.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 71 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
17 69 (2.95%) DBA
18 67 (2.86%) .NET Developer
19 66 (2.82%) Applications Support
19 66 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (14.44%) .NET
2 132 (5.64%) Web Services
3 115 (4.91%) ASP.NET
4 103 (4.40%) JSON
5 94 (4.02%) .NET Framework
6 89 (3.80%) REST
7 72 (3.08%) HTML
8 66 (2.82%) CSS
9 60 (2.56%) Node.js
10 58 (2.48%) Entity Framework
11 52 (2.22%) XML
12 49 (2.09%) SOAP
13 44 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (1.75%) WCF
15 40 (1.71%) AngularJS
16 37 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (1.37%) .NET Core
18 27 (1.15%) OAuth
19 26 (1.11%) YAML
20 24 (1.03%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 185 (7.90%) Data Centre
2 149 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 115 (4.91%) Clustering
5 91 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
6 87 (3.72%) Public Cloud
7 76 (3.25%) Private Cloud
8 69 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 53 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 51 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (2.05%) Replication
12 38 (1.62%) PKI
13 35 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 35 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
14 29 (1.24%) Virtual Team
15 24 (1.03%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.03%) User Experience
16 23 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
17 21 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
18 13 (0.56%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,338 (57.16%) Windows
2 673 (28.75%) Windows Server
3 609 (26.01%) Linux
4 289 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 237 (10.12%) Windows 10
6 160 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 112 (4.78%) Unix
8 82 (3.50%) Windows 7
9 61 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 58 (2.48%) Ubuntu
11 37 (1.58%) CentOS
12 36 (1.54%) Mac OS
13 33 (1.41%) Solaris
13 33 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (0.98%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.90%) VMS
16 19 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 18 (0.77%) AIX
17 18 (0.77%) Android
18 16 (0.68%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (28.11%) DevOps
2 564 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 487 (20.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 422 (18.03%) ITIL
5 294 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
6 188 (8.03%) Mentoring
7 181 (7.73%) Migration
8 167 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
9 163 (6.96%) Scrum
10 158 (6.75%) Configuration Management
10 158 (6.75%) Infrastructure as Code
11 141 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (5.72%) Test Automation
13 129 (5.51%) Information Security
14 119 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
15 116 (4.96%) Analytics
16 115 (4.91%) Software Engineering
17 111 (4.74%) Project Delivery
18 108 (4.61%) High Availability
19 103 (4.40%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 691 (29.52%) SQL
2 562 (24.01%) Python
3 430 (18.37%) Bash Shell
4 376 (16.06%) C#
5 186 (7.95%) JavaScript
6 140 (5.98%) Java
7 137 (5.85%) Ruby
8 100 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 98 (4.19%) VBScript
10 93 (3.97%) Shell Script
11 90 (3.84%) C
12 86 (3.67%) Perl
13 67 (2.86%) Go
14 63 (2.69%) C++
15 61 (2.61%) VB
16 48 (2.05%) PHP
17 21 (0.90%) VBA
18 16 (0.68%) VB.NET
19 13 (0.56%) Apple Swift
19 13 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 255 (10.89%) Degree
2 237 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 188 (8.03%) Security Cleared
4 103 (4.40%) MCSE
5 102 (4.36%) MCSA
6 98 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (3.63%) SC Cleared
8 77 (3.29%) CCNA
9 64 (2.73%) DV Cleared
10 52 (2.22%) MCP
11 44 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
12 41 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (1.32%) CCNP
14 24 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
15 23 (0.98%) CISSP
16 22 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.90%) MCITP
18 19 (0.81%) AWS Certification
19 18 (0.77%) RHCE
20 17 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.85%) QA
1 137 (5.85%) SLA
2 75 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (0.77%) GDPR
6 13 (0.56%) NIST
7 10 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.26%) COBIT
8 6 (0.26%) HMG Infosec
8 6 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (0.26%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.17%) NCSC
11 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.085%) RMADS
12 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.043%) DICOM
13 1 (0.043%) GxP
System Software
1 841 (35.92%) Active Directory
2 443 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 314 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 289 (12.35%) Docker
5 118 (5.04%) XenApp
6 110 (4.70%) vSphere
7 71 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
8 63 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 53 (2.26%) Firmware
10 50 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
11 46 (1.96%) XenDesktop
12 33 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
13 32 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
14 30 (1.28%) BitLocker
14 30 (1.28%) VMware NSX
15 28 (1.20%) vCloud
16 27 (1.15%) Xen
17 23 (0.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 295 (12.60%) Ansible
2 281 (12.00%) SCCM
3 253 (10.81%) Kubernetes
4 222 (9.48%) Terraform
5 219 (9.35%) Puppet
6 151 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
7 102 (4.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 100 (4.27%) WSUS
9 88 (3.76%) SCOM
10 67 (2.86%) vCenter Server
11 52 (2.22%) Nagios
12 34 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
13 33 (1.41%) SCVMM
14 32 (1.37%) SCOrch
15 29 (1.24%) ZABBIX
16 24 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
16 24 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 23 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
18 22 (0.94%) Backup Exec
19 21 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,215 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 635 (27.13%) VMware
3 273 (11.66%) Cisco
4 238 (10.17%) Citrix
5 100 (4.27%) HP
5 100 (4.27%) Oracle
6 98 (4.19%) ServiceNow
7 93 (3.97%) Splunk
8 83 (3.55%) Google
9 81 (3.46%) Atlassian
10 65 (2.78%) Veeam
11 64 (2.73%) Symantec
12 61 (2.61%) Red Hat
13 53 (2.26%) Dell
14 51 (2.18%) Meraki
15 49 (2.09%) SolarWinds
16 46 (1.96%) Ivanti
17 45 (1.92%) IBM
17 45 (1.92%) NetApp
18 44 (1.88%) EMC