Period
to 26 June 2019

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

Windows PowerShell
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 99 140
Rank change year-on-year +22 +41 +29
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,220 5,502 4,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.61% 3.15% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 5.62% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,179 4,214 3,399
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -
10th Percentile £32,450 £31,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% +1.19%

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.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 77,963 97,884 95,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.96% 56.10% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 63,837 81,485 81,028
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,133
% change year-on-year - +6.81% +5.33%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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 26 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
England +23 4,893 £52,500 - 219
UK excluding London +21 2,937 £45,000 -2.17% 142
London +9 2,174 £60,000 - 92
South East +31 933 £50,000 +5.26% 47
North of England +23 603 £44,000 -6.38% 27
South West +24 420 £45,000 - 12
Midlands -7 389 £42,500 - 31
East of England +23 347 £50,000 - 10
North West +59 300 £45,000 - 13
West Midlands +4 248 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire -21 246 £43,500 -8.42% 11
Scotland +57 194 £45,000 - 9
East Midlands -24 140 £40,250 -6.40% 9
North East +33 61 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Wales -14 47 £39,500 -1.76% 4
Northern Ireland -24 11 £39,500 +12.86% 2
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 3,028 (58.01%) Windows
2 2,497 (47.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2,409 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 1,953 (37.41%) Active Directory
5 1,725 (33.05%) SQL
6 1,593 (30.52%) Windows Server
7 1,515 (29.02%) VMware
8 1,457 (27.91%) DevOps
9 1,372 (26.28%) SQL Server
10 1,350 (25.86%) Linux
11 1,305 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 1,249 (23.93%) Office 365
13 1,235 (23.66%) Python
14 1,215 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
15 1,182 (22.64%) Finance
16 1,024 (19.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 999 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 926 (17.74%) ITIL
19 874 (16.74%) DNS
20 863 (16.53%) Hyper-V
21 839 (16.07%) C#
22 832 (15.94%) Ansible
23 804 (15.40%) .NET
24 795 (15.23%) Bash Shell
25 737 (14.12%) Firewall
26 721 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
27 680 (13.03%) Puppet
28 669 (12.82%) SCCM
29 626 (11.99%) DHCP
30 616 (11.80%) Git (software)

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 532 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 498 (9.54%) IIS
3 458 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 204 (3.91%) Skype for Business
5 179 (3.43%) Apache
6 157 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 131 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 110 (2.11%) Confluence
9 107 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 73 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 61 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 59 (1.13%) nginx
13 50 (0.96%) OpenStack
14 41 (0.79%) JBoss
15 39 (0.75%) CMS
16 35 (0.67%) WebSphere
17 32 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 32 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
18 26 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
19 20 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 345 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.077%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.057%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.038%) ArchiCAD
10 2 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.038%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.038%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.038%) Revit
11 1 (0.019%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 82 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.13%) Exchequer
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.11%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.077%) Exstream
6 4 (0.077%) Front Arena
6 4 (0.077%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.077%) Orchestrade
7 3 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.057%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.057%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.019%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.019%) Maximo
8 1 (0.019%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.019%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.019%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2,497 (47.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,305 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1,249 (23.93%) Office 365
4 420 (8.05%) IaaS
5 390 (7.47%) PaaS
6 330 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 320 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 279 (5.34%) SaaS
9 219 (4.20%) Power Platform
10 193 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 161 (3.08%) Serverless
12 119 (2.28%) GitHub
13 114 (2.18%) OneDrive
14 109 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
15 101 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
16 99 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
17 81 (1.55%) Amazon S3
17 81 (1.55%) Azure Stack
18 79 (1.51%) Azure Functions
19 77 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 874 (16.74%) DNS
2 737 (14.12%) Firewall
3 626 (11.99%) DHCP
4 424 (8.12%) TCP/IP
5 290 (5.56%) SAN
6 283 (5.42%) VPN
7 257 (4.92%) Skype
8 222 (4.25%) VLAN
9 206 (3.95%) WAN
10 190 (3.64%) LAN
11 134 (2.57%) VoIP
12 123 (2.36%) Network Security
13 118 (2.26%) Internet
14 103 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
15 99 (1.90%) HTTP
16 96 (1.84%) Wireless
17 84 (1.61%) NAS
17 84 (1.61%) Unified Communications
18 82 (1.57%) SSL
19 76 (1.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,372 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 336 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 332 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 223 (4.27%) MySQL
5 200 (3.83%) Power BI
6 172 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 166 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 163 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
9 152 (2.91%) Relational Database
10 144 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
11 134 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 125 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 120 (2.30%) NoSQL
14 116 (2.22%) MongoDB
15 107 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 85 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
16 85 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
17 82 (1.57%) Big Data
18 76 (1.46%) RDBMS
19 58 (1.11%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 616 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 594 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 377 (7.22%) TeamCity
4 352 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 320 (6.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 316 (6.05%) Visual Studio
7 276 (5.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 237 (4.54%) JIRA
9 143 (2.74%) Bitbucket
10 133 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 133 (2.55%) Selenium
11 125 (2.39%) Subversion
12 96 (1.84%) SpecFlow
13 91 (1.74%) NUnit
14 79 (1.51%) Maven
15 66 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 66 (1.26%) Travis CI
16 58 (1.11%) MSI
17 53 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
18 51 (0.98%) GitLab
General
1 1,182 (22.64%) Finance
2 246 (4.71%) Banking
3 112 (2.15%) Retail
4 76 (1.46%) Legal
5 71 (1.36%) Advertising
6 70 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 70 (1.34%) Marketing
7 60 (1.15%) Electronics
8 58 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 54 (1.03%) Law
10 48 (0.92%) Games
11 45 (0.86%) Back Office
12 42 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.54%) Front Office
14 25 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.42%) Billing
17 17 (0.33%) German Language
18 12 (0.23%) Publishing
19 10 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 843 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 661 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 607 (11.63%) Developer
4 526 (10.08%) Analyst
5 331 (6.34%) Cloud Engineer
6 298 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 297 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
8 280 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
9 249 (4.77%) Administrator
10 247 (4.73%) Architect
11 246 (4.71%) Consultant
12 232 (4.44%) Support Analyst
13 231 (4.43%) Windows Engineer
14 225 (4.31%) .NET Developer
15 195 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
15 195 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 191 (3.66%) DBA
17 189 (3.62%) IT Engineer
18 187 (3.58%) C# Developer
19 163 (3.12%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 804 (15.40%) .NET
2 363 (6.95%) Web Services
3 349 (6.69%) JSON
4 237 (4.54%) ASP.NET
5 232 (4.44%) XML
6 205 (3.93%) HTML
7 182 (3.49%) CSS
8 181 (3.47%) REST
9 167 (3.20%) .NET Framework
10 127 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 114 (2.18%) SOAP
12 109 (2.09%) Node.js
13 103 (1.97%) RESTful
14 99 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
15 90 (1.72%) jQuery
16 88 (1.69%) Entity Framework
17 86 (1.65%) AngularJS
18 83 (1.59%) LDAP
18 83 (1.59%) React
19 81 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 432 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 399 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 259 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
4 239 (4.58%) Clustering
5 215 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 211 (4.04%) Public Cloud
7 182 (3.49%) Replication
8 169 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 138 (2.64%) PKI
10 119 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 102 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
12 93 (1.78%) Hedge funds
13 84 (1.61%) User Experience
14 49 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
15 47 (0.90%) Robotics
16 42 (0.80%) Private Cloud
17 39 (0.75%) Fat Client
17 39 (0.75%) Mobile App
17 39 (0.75%) Thin Client
18 37 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3,028 (58.01%) Windows
2 1,593 (30.52%) Windows Server
3 1,350 (25.86%) Linux
4 610 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 479 (9.18%) Windows 10
6 475 (9.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 324 (6.21%) Unix
8 291 (5.57%) Windows 7
9 147 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 139 (2.66%) CentOS
11 135 (2.59%) Ubuntu
12 68 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 67 (1.28%) Apple iOS
14 60 (1.15%) Windows 8
15 58 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 51 (0.98%) Android
17 39 (0.75%) Debian
18 33 (0.63%) VMS
19 32 (0.61%) SUSE
20 28 (0.54%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,457 (27.91%) DevOps
2 1,215 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
3 1,024 (19.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 926 (17.74%) ITIL
5 721 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
6 555 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
7 520 (9.96%) Configuration Management
8 514 (9.85%) Migration
9 396 (7.59%) Test Automation
10 353 (6.76%) Scrum
11 324 (6.21%) Infrastructure as Code
12 312 (5.98%) High Availability
13 305 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 278 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 277 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 267 (5.11%) Computer Science
17 253 (4.85%) Task Automation
18 252 (4.83%) MVC
19 251 (4.81%) Cybersecurity
19 251 (4.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,725 (33.05%) SQL
2 1,235 (23.66%) Python
3 839 (16.07%) C#
4 795 (15.23%) Bash Shell
5 448 (8.58%) JavaScript
6 420 (8.05%) Java
7 383 (7.34%) T-SQL
8 320 (6.13%) Ruby
9 221 (4.23%) Perl
10 201 (3.85%) VBScript
11 163 (3.12%) Shell Script
12 134 (2.57%) PHP
13 116 (2.22%) C
14 107 (2.05%) VB
15 105 (2.01%) Go
16 97 (1.86%) C++
17 78 (1.49%) VBA
18 48 (0.92%) VB.NET
19 41 (0.79%) R
20 34 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 571 (10.94%) Degree
2 503 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 373 (7.15%) Security Cleared
4 310 (5.94%) MCSE
5 273 (5.23%) MCSA
6 172 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 168 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 154 (2.95%) SC Cleared
9 129 (2.47%) CCNA
10 112 (2.15%) DV Cleared
11 105 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 90 (1.72%) MCP
13 72 (1.38%) CISSP
14 58 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 56 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
16 52 (1.00%) MCTS
17 43 (0.82%) RHCE
18 39 (0.75%) CCNP
19 37 (0.71%) CEH
20 31 (0.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (3.72%) SLA
2 162 (3.10%) QA
3 133 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (2.09%) GDPR
5 75 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 58 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 50 (0.96%) PMO
8 42 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 40 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 37 (0.71%) HIPAA
11 24 (0.46%) COBIT
12 19 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 19 (0.36%) JSP 440
13 18 (0.34%) HMG Infosec
14 16 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
15 15 (0.29%) NIST
16 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
17 9 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 7 (0.13%) NCSC
19 2 (0.038%) FINRA
System Software
1 1,953 (37.41%) Active Directory
2 999 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 863 (16.53%) Hyper-V
4 608 (11.65%) Docker
5 285 (5.46%) XenApp
6 250 (4.79%) vSphere
7 243 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
8 165 (3.16%) XenDesktop
9 159 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 158 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
11 70 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
12 66 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
12 66 (1.26%) VMware NSX
13 54 (1.03%) Xen
14 49 (0.94%) VirtualBox
15 45 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
16 42 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 39 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 39 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
18 34 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 832 (15.94%) Ansible
2 680 (13.03%) Puppet
3 669 (12.82%) SCCM
4 515 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
5 495 (9.48%) Terraform
6 439 (8.41%) Kubernetes
7 263 (5.04%) SCOM
8 142 (2.72%) WSUS
9 135 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 134 (2.57%) Nagios
11 109 (2.09%) vCenter Server
12 102 (1.95%) SCVMM
13 88 (1.69%) SCOrch
14 84 (1.61%) Grafana
15 75 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
16 65 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
17 63 (1.21%) Automic
18 61 (1.17%) Prometheus
19 55 (1.05%) Packer
19 55 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 2,409 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1,515 (29.02%) VMware
3 604 (11.57%) Citrix
4 596 (11.42%) Cisco
5 265 (5.08%) HP
6 234 (4.48%) Oracle
7 225 (4.31%) Google
8 211 (4.04%) Splunk
9 171 (3.28%) Veeam
10 142 (2.72%) Atlassian
11 141 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 139 (2.66%) Dell
13 107 (2.05%) ServiceNow
14 91 (1.74%) F5
15 82 (1.57%) SolarWinds
16 75 (1.44%) Symantec
17 74 (1.42%) AppDynamics
17 74 (1.42%) Apple
17 74 (1.42%) Meraki
17 74 (1.42%) NetApp