Windows PowerShell
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 112 92 105
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 -24
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,388 3,563 5,510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 3.63% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 8.39% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,911 2,419 3,539
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,625 £45,513 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £79,875 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Programming Languages
UK

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 33,374 42,455 88,828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 32.94% 43.29% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24,973 27,118 43,431
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £49,150 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England -13 2,250 £55,000 -8.33% 678
UK excluding London -38 1,529 £50,000 -4.76% 487
Work from Home -34 866 £58,000 -3.33% 317
London -16 773 £74,137 +5.91% 300
South East -27 421 £52,500 -4.55% 214
North of England -44 356 £50,000 - 101
South West +8 293 £50,000 -4.76% 53
Midlands -17 232 £46,500 -13.89% 49
North West -51 178 £52,500 +10.53% 57
West Midlands -7 154 £47,500 -12.04% 30
East of England +21 147 £47,500 -17.39% 52
Yorkshire -18 133 £47,500 -5.00% 35
East Midlands -7 76 £45,000 -14.29% 19
Scotland -107 59 £57,500 +4.55% 22
North East +4 45 £46,500 -19.13% 9
Wales -55 16 £44,500 +15.58% 4
Northern Ireland -10 8 £35,000 -39.13% 4

PowerShell
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 333 (13.94%) Microsoft Exchange
2 277 (11.60%) SharePoint
3 82 (3.43%) IIS
4 26 (1.09%) Confluence
5 14 (0.59%) WordPress
6 13 (0.54%) CMS
7 9 (0.38%) Apache
8 7 (0.29%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.21%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.21%) SAS
10 5 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.13%) nginx
12 2 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.084%) Liferay
12 2 (0.084%) Moodle
12 2 (0.084%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 169 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.042%) 1Password
7 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.042%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.042%) Simulink
7 1 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (0.71%) Fidessa
2 15 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.21%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.042%) Eikon
7 1 (0.042%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.042%) Endur
7 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.042%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,445 (60.51%) Azure
2 767 (32.12%) Microsoft 365
3 439 (18.38%) AWS
4 403 (16.88%) Entra ID
5 293 (12.27%) Azure DevOps
6 221 (9.25%) Power Platform
7 180 (7.54%) SaaS
8 156 (6.53%) PaaS
9 138 (5.78%) IaaS
10 105 (4.40%) GitHub
11 98 (4.10%) OneDrive
12 89 (3.73%) Azure Monitor
13 83 (3.48%) GCP
14 76 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
15 72 (3.02%) Power Automate
16 71 (2.97%) PowerApps
17 70 (2.93%) Serverless
18 62 (2.60%) Azure Sentinel
19 48 (2.01%) Azure AKS
19 48 (2.01%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 456 (19.10%) DNS
2 452 (18.93%) Firewall
3 336 (14.07%) DHCP
4 247 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 194 (8.12%) WAN
6 192 (8.04%) VPN
7 185 (7.75%) SAN
8 175 (7.33%) LAN
9 96 (4.02%) VLAN
10 93 (3.89%) Wireless
11 88 (3.69%) Network Security
12 69 (2.89%) Internet
12 69 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
13 67 (2.81%) HTTP
14 42 (1.76%) SD-WAN
14 42 (1.76%) VoIP
15 39 (1.63%) SNMP
16 36 (1.51%) NAS
17 33 (1.38%) SSL
18 31 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 101 (4.23%) Power BI
4 93 (3.89%) MySQL
5 86 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 50 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (1.84%) Relational Database
11 27 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (0.80%) Redis
14 18 (0.75%) NoSQL
15 15 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (0.63%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.50%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.42%) InfluxDB
18 9 (0.38%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 187 (7.83%) Git
2 174 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 108 (4.52%) JIRA
4 56 (2.35%) GitLab
5 49 (2.05%) Visual Studio
6 43 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 29 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (0.92%) Bitbucket
10 19 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 17 (0.71%) MSI
12 15 (0.63%) Moq
12 15 (0.63%) NUnit
12 15 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (0.50%) gulp
14 10 (0.42%) Selenium
14 10 (0.42%) Trac
14 10 (0.42%) Yeoman
15 9 (0.38%) Robot Framework
15 9 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 601 (25.17%) Social Skills
2 517 (21.65%) Finance
3 214 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 159 (6.66%) Banking
5 91 (3.81%) Legal
6 88 (3.69%) Aerospace
7 86 (3.60%) Law
8 79 (3.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 72 (3.02%) Public Sector
10 52 (2.18%) Documentation Skills
11 48 (2.01%) Manufacturing
12 46 (1.93%) Retail
13 43 (1.80%) Marketing
14 42 (1.76%) Telecoms
15 37 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
16 35 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
17 25 (1.05%) Games
18 19 (0.80%) Advertising
18 19 (0.80%) Electronics
19 18 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 431 (18.05%) Senior
2 414 (17.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 205 (8.58%) Analyst
4 174 (7.29%) Support Engineer
5 169 (7.08%) Azure Engineer
5 169 (7.08%) Developer
6 167 (6.99%) Administrator
7 158 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 149 (6.24%) IT Engineer
9 138 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
10 114 (4.77%) Lead
11 105 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 104 (4.36%) IT Support
13 91 (3.81%) Security Engineer
14 89 (3.73%) Architect
15 84 (3.52%) DBA
16 80 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
17 79 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
18 78 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
19 73 (3.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (9.13%) .NET
2 104 (4.36%) HTML
3 97 (4.06%) ARM Templates
4 76 (3.18%) JSON
5 75 (3.14%) REST
6 69 (2.89%) XML
7 63 (2.64%) CSS
7 63 (2.64%) YAML
8 60 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 55 (2.30%) Web Services
10 48 (2.01%) ASP.NET
11 44 (1.84%) React
12 39 (1.63%) AngularJS
13 35 (1.47%) .NET Core
14 34 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
15 28 (1.17%) RESTful
16 27 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
16 27 (1.13%) SOAP
17 25 (1.05%) Node.js
17 25 (1.05%) SPFx
Miscellaneous
1 145 (6.07%) Management Information System
2 144 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 117 (4.90%) Clustering
4 100 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 83 (3.48%) Public Cloud
6 76 (3.18%) Replication
7 75 (3.14%) PKI
8 66 (2.76%) Onboarding
9 53 (2.22%) Driving Licence
10 51 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 50 (2.09%) Cloud Native
12 37 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
13 31 (1.30%) Private Cloud
14 25 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.05%) Product Ownership
15 20 (0.84%) CCTV
15 20 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
16 19 (0.80%) Cyberattack
16 19 (0.80%) Security Posture
17 17 (0.71%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1,259 (52.72%) Windows
2 642 (26.88%) Windows Server
3 595 (24.92%) Linux
4 214 (8.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 204 (8.54%) Windows 10
6 194 (8.12%) Windows Server 2019
7 163 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 105 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 103 (4.31%) Unix
10 82 (3.43%) CentOS
11 63 (2.64%) Mac OS
11 63 (2.64%) Ubuntu
12 48 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 46 (1.93%) Windows 7
14 38 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (1.51%) Android
16 33 (1.38%) VMS
17 22 (0.92%) Solaris
18 16 (0.67%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (27.09%) DevOps
2 523 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 478 (20.02%) Problem-Solving
4 394 (16.50%) Agile
5 376 (15.75%) ITIL
6 341 (14.28%) CI/CD
7 324 (13.57%) Cybersecurity
8 301 (12.60%) Infrastructure as Code
9 216 (9.05%) Roadmaps
10 199 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 190 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 180 (7.54%) Migration
13 175 (7.33%) Information Security
14 164 (6.87%) Task Automation
15 163 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
16 162 (6.78%) Project Management
17 146 (6.11%) Customer Service
18 145 (6.07%) Computer Science
19 144 (6.03%) Containerisation
20 143 (5.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 668 (27.97%) Python
2 503 (21.06%) SQL
3 492 (20.60%) Bash
4 308 (12.90%) C#
5 163 (6.83%) JavaScript
6 142 (5.95%) Java
7 112 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 89 (3.73%) Perl
9 83 (3.48%) Ruby
10 72 (3.02%) Bicep
11 61 (2.55%) VB
12 47 (1.97%) Go
13 45 (1.88%) VBScript
14 44 (1.84%) TypeScript
15 43 (1.80%) C++
16 33 (1.38%) C
17 29 (1.21%) Kusto Query Language
18 28 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.84%) VB.NET
20 14 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 452 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 400 (16.75%) Degree
3 295 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 222 (9.30%) DV Cleared
5 115 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 109 (4.56%) Azure Certification
7 96 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 67 (2.81%) CCNA
10 54 (2.26%) CISSP
11 41 (1.72%) AWS Certification
12 40 (1.68%) MCSA
13 38 (1.59%) MCSE
14 31 (1.30%) DBS Check
15 28 (1.17%) CCNP
16 27 (1.13%) CEH
17 25 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 25 (1.05%) MCP
18 24 (1.01%) SANS
19 22 (0.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (2.89%) SLA
3 33 (1.38%) NIST
4 32 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.26%) GDPR
6 21 (0.88%) QA
7 17 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (0.42%) GRC
10 8 (0.34%) PMO
11 6 (0.25%) NCSC
12 5 (0.21%) Accessibility
13 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.13%) SOC 2
15 2 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.084%) EMIR
15 2 (0.084%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.084%) MiFID
16 1 (0.042%) GxP
System Software
1 929 (38.90%) Active Directory
2 434 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 305 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 225 (9.42%) Docker
5 126 (5.28%) vSphere
6 121 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
7 115 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
8 78 (3.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 50 (2.09%) RACF
10 48 (2.01%) XenApp
11 24 (1.01%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.67%) NFS
12 16 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.54%) OpenSSH
14 10 (0.42%) pfSense
14 10 (0.42%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.42%) vCloud
15 9 (0.38%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 382 (16.00%) Terraform
2 333 (13.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 319 (13.36%) Kubernetes
4 309 (12.94%) Ansible
5 247 (10.34%) SCCM
6 118 (4.94%) Puppet
7 104 (4.36%) vCenter Server
8 75 (3.14%) WSUS
9 64 (2.68%) SCOM
10 58 (2.43%) Grafana
11 57 (2.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 48 (2.01%) Progress Chef
13 45 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
14 40 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
15 32 (1.34%) Prometheus
16 29 (1.21%) Nagios
17 23 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
17 23 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 21 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
19 18 (0.75%) Autotask
Vendors
1 1,258 (52.68%) Microsoft
2 646 (27.05%) VMware
3 186 (7.79%) Cisco
4 181 (7.58%) Citrix
5 165 (6.91%) Oracle
6 164 (6.87%) Red Hat
7 150 (6.28%) Veeam
8 84 (3.52%) Splunk
9 67 (2.81%) ServiceNow
10 64 (2.68%) CyberArk
11 61 (2.55%) Dell
12 59 (2.47%) Google
13 57 (2.39%) HP
14 55 (2.30%) Palo Alto
15 51 (2.14%) Commvault
16 44 (1.84%) Juniper
17 42 (1.76%) Fortinet
18 39 (1.63%) Bloomberg
19 38 (1.59%) Apple
19 38 (1.59%) NetApp