Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 160 193
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 +47
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4521 4394 3876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 4.15% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3663 3154
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £73,200 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 99017 105972 113350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 52.35% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82657 91646 96508
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Top 18 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 22 July 2017. 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 +28 4261 £47,500 - 290
UK excluding London +20 2294 £42,500 - 158
London +29 2164 £57,500 +4.55% 148
South East +18 705 £45,000 - 33
North of England -21 538 £40,000 - 38
Midlands +58 334 £42,500 - 34
Yorkshire -6 268 £40,000 +2.56% 18
East of England +62 266 £50,000 +5.26% 20
South West -6 252 £40,000 - 17
North West -12 249 £40,000 -5.88% 20
West Midlands +115 237 £42,500 -0.36% 24
Scotland +47 165 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East Midlands -34 97 £44,000 +3.53% 10
Wales -14 30 £42,000 -1.18% 1
North East -9 23 £40,000 +14.29%
Channel Islands -4 6 £32,500 -10.96% 3
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Northern Ireland -19 2 £37,500 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 2993 (66.20%) Windows
2 2150 (47.56%) Microsoft
3 1729 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 1594 (35.26%) SQL Server
5 1590 (35.17%) Windows Server
6 1585 (35.06%) SQL
7 1447 (32.01%) VMware
8 1280 (28.31%) Linux
9 1243 (27.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 1154 (25.53%) Finance
11 1028 (22.74%) .NET
12 1022 (22.61%) DevOps
13 937 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 908 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
15 891 (19.71%) C#
16 890 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
17 812 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 790 (17.47%) Python
19 786 (17.39%) ITIL
20 770 (17.03%) Office 365
21 715 (15.82%) DNS
22 705 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
23 680 (15.04%) Puppet
24 670 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
25 669 (14.80%) IIS
26 656 (14.51%) SCCM
27 621 (13.74%) MS Exchange
28 602 (13.32%) Hyper-V
29 597 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
30 568 (12.56%) SharePoint

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
1 669 (14.80%) IIS
2 621 (13.74%) MS Exchange
3 568 (12.56%) SharePoint
4 348 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 268 (5.93%) Skype for Business
6 211 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 183 (4.05%) Apache
8 144 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 132 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
10 124 (2.74%) Tomcat
11 110 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 110 (2.43%) WebSphere
12 84 (1.86%) JBoss
13 73 (1.61%) Confluence
14 72 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
15 71 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 66 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 60 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
18 55 (1.22%) OpenStack
19 54 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 309 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.066%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.066%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.022%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 107 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.35%) Exstream
4 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.18%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.18%) Workfront
6 7 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.044%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.044%) Eikon
9 2 (0.044%) Endur
10 1 (0.022%) assyst
10 1 (0.022%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.022%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 1 (0.022%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.022%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1243 (27.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 890 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
3 770 (17.03%) Office 365
4 214 (4.73%) IaaS
5 213 (4.71%) PaaS
6 189 (4.18%) SaaS
7 112 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 103 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 84 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
10 79 (1.75%) GitHub
11 77 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
12 62 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 50 (1.11%) Amazon S3
14 44 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 38 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
16 35 (0.77%) OneDrive
17 34 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
18 33 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
19 26 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
20 25 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 715 (15.82%) DNS
2 533 (11.79%) Firewall
3 485 (10.73%) DHCP
4 398 (8.80%) TCP/IP
5 381 (8.43%) SAN
6 287 (6.35%) WAN
7 242 (5.35%) LAN
8 223 (4.93%) Skype
9 216 (4.78%) VPN
10 154 (3.41%) Internet
11 123 (2.72%) VLAN
12 104 (2.30%) VoIP
13 102 (2.26%) Network Security
13 102 (2.26%) SSL
14 88 (1.95%) LDAP
15 86 (1.90%) HTTP
16 78 (1.73%) SMTP
17 76 (1.68%) iSCSI
18 71 (1.57%) NAS
19 66 (1.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1594 (35.26%) SQL Server
2 326 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 298 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 290 (6.41%) MySQL
5 254 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 247 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 204 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 173 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 163 (3.61%) NoSQL
10 118 (2.61%) Relational Database
11 111 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 108 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
13 84 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
14 72 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 70 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
16 65 (1.44%) Redis
17 64 (1.42%) Power BI
18 63 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
19 55 (1.22%) Oracle Database
20 45 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 418 (9.25%) Jenkins
2 374 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 362 (8.01%) TeamCity
4 359 (7.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 343 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 279 (6.17%) Visual Studio
7 216 (4.78%) JIRA
8 149 (3.30%) Subversion
9 147 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 122 (2.70%) MSBuild
11 111 (2.46%) SpecFlow
12 85 (1.88%) Selenium
13 83 (1.84%) NUnit
14 79 (1.75%) MSI
15 78 (1.73%) NuGet
16 77 (1.70%) Vagrant
17 75 (1.66%) Hudson
18 56 (1.24%) Maven
19 54 (1.19%) GoCD
20 53 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1154 (25.53%) Finance
2 407 (9.00%) Banking
3 139 (3.07%) Retail
4 105 (2.32%) Investment Banking
5 91 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 80 (1.77%) Marketing
7 73 (1.61%) Legal
8 72 (1.59%) Advertising
9 70 (1.55%) Games
10 66 (1.46%) Retail Banking
11 64 (1.42%) Law
12 50 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.93%) Publishing
14 38 (0.84%) Back Office
15 30 (0.66%) Electronics
16 20 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.42%) Front Office
18 17 (0.38%) Automotive
19 11 (0.24%) German Language
19 11 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 579 (12.81%) Developer
2 571 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 527 (11.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 470 (10.40%) Analyst
5 426 (9.42%) Administrator
6 340 (7.52%) Windows Engineer
7 289 (6.39%) Support Engineer
8 244 (5.40%) .NET Developer
9 232 (5.13%) Support Analyst
10 219 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
11 209 (4.62%) DBA
11 209 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
12 203 (4.49%) Consultant
13 193 (4.27%) Applications Support
14 175 (3.87%) SQL DBA
15 173 (3.83%) PowerShell Engineer
16 167 (3.69%) Architect
17 163 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
18 147 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
19 145 (3.21%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1028 (22.74%) .NET
2 439 (9.71%) ASP.NET
3 312 (6.90%) HTML
4 282 (6.24%) Web Services
5 241 (5.33%) CSS
6 177 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 171 (3.78%) XML
8 169 (3.74%) AngularJS
9 123 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 117 (2.59%) RESTful
11 114 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 105 (2.32%) jQuery
12 105 (2.32%) WCF
13 98 (2.17%) Entity Framework
14 95 (2.10%) SOAP
15 94 (2.08%) REST
16 89 (1.97%) JSON
17 73 (1.61%) React
18 71 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
19 69 (1.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 315 (6.97%) Data Centre
2 264 (5.84%) Clustering
3 258 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 243 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 151 (3.34%) Hedge funds
6 133 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 117 (2.59%) Replication
8 115 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
9 112 (2.48%) User Experience
10 103 (2.28%) Fintech
11 87 (1.92%) Public Cloud
12 70 (1.55%) PKI
13 64 (1.42%) Blackberry
14 61 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
15 56 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 47 (1.04%) Private Cloud
17 44 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 43 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
19 41 (0.91%) Fat Client
19 41 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2993 (66.20%) Windows
2 1590 (35.17%) Windows Server
3 1280 (28.31%) Linux
4 812 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 705 (15.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 381 (8.43%) Windows 7
7 367 (8.12%) Unix
8 293 (6.48%) Windows 10
9 171 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 170 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 88 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 86 (1.90%) Android
13 84 (1.86%) CentOS
14 81 (1.79%) Windows 8
15 61 (1.35%) Mac OS X
16 58 (1.28%) Apple iOS
17 51 (1.13%) Solaris
18 30 (0.66%) CoreOS
18 30 (0.66%) Debian
19 26 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (22.61%) DevOps
2 908 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
3 786 (17.39%) ITIL
4 597 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
5 437 (9.67%) Configuration Management
6 331 (7.32%) Migration
7 309 (6.83%) Scrum
8 282 (6.24%) TDD
9 274 (6.06%) High Availability
10 260 (5.75%) Task Automation
11 254 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
12 250 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
13 221 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
14 218 (4.82%) Project Management
15 217 (4.80%) SDLC
16 210 (4.64%) MVC
17 204 (4.51%) Change Management
18 192 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 190 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 186 (4.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1585 (35.06%) SQL
2 891 (19.71%) C#
3 790 (17.47%) Python
4 561 (12.41%) Bash Shell
5 524 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 448 (9.91%) Java
7 374 (8.27%) Perl
8 352 (7.79%) T-SQL
9 299 (6.61%) VBScript
10 240 (5.31%) Ruby
11 215 (4.76%) PHP
12 213 (4.71%) VB
13 162 (3.58%) Shell Script
14 86 (1.90%) C
14 86 (1.90%) VBA
15 84 (1.86%) C++
16 57 (1.26%) VB.NET
17 35 (0.77%) R
18 26 (0.58%) Bourne shell
19 23 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 511 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 468 (10.35%) Degree
3 350 (7.74%) MCSE
4 207 (4.58%) Security Cleared
5 179 (3.96%) MCSA
6 139 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
7 133 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 116 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 112 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 99 (2.19%) CCNA
11 93 (2.06%) MCITP
12 84 (1.86%) MCP
13 45 (1.00%) DV Cleared
14 44 (0.97%) CCNP
15 42 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
16 34 (0.75%) CISSP
17 31 (0.69%) MCSD
17 31 (0.69%) RHCE
18 30 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
19 29 (0.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.16%) QA
2 103 (2.28%) SLA
3 79 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.31%) COBIT
6 13 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.24%) GDPR
9 9 (0.20%) GCP
9 9 (0.20%) GPG13
9 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.088%) PMO
12 4 (0.088%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.066%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.066%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.044%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 1729 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 937 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 602 (13.32%) Hyper-V
4 306 (6.77%) Docker
5 274 (6.06%) vSphere
6 234 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
7 173 (3.83%) XenApp
8 133 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 101 (2.23%) XenDesktop
10 91 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
11 53 (1.17%) Terminal Services
12 51 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
13 40 (0.88%) KVM
14 38 (0.84%) Xen
15 34 (0.75%) VirtualBox
16 31 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
17 30 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
18 28 (0.62%) XenServer
19 26 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 25 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 680 (15.04%) Puppet
2 670 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
3 656 (14.51%) SCCM
4 464 (10.26%) Ansible
5 305 (6.75%) SCOM
6 185 (4.09%) Nagios
7 108 (2.39%) WSUS
8 90 (1.99%) Terraform
9 87 (1.92%) Kubernetes
10 66 (1.46%) Backup Exec
11 62 (1.37%) Control-M
12 61 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 61 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
13 58 (1.28%) AirWatch
14 53 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
15 41 (0.91%) vCenter Server
16 35 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 34 (0.75%) Graphite
18 32 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
18 32 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2150 (47.56%) Microsoft
2 1447 (32.01%) VMware
3 485 (10.73%) Citrix
4 453 (10.02%) Cisco
5 298 (6.59%) HP
6 297 (6.57%) Oracle
7 209 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 179 (3.96%) NetApp
9 166 (3.67%) Splunk
10 135 (2.99%) IBM
11 131 (2.90%) Dell
12 103 (2.28%) EMC
13 101 (2.23%) Symantec
14 77 (1.70%) F5
15 68 (1.50%) Google
16 67 (1.48%) Bloomberg
17 65 (1.44%) New Relic
18 64 (1.42%) CA
18 64 (1.42%) Reuters
19 62 (1.37%) SolarWinds
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits and 10% bo
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified EXCELLENT!
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
flatraterecruiting
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Keighley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum along with AWS certifications & an e
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6K Car Allowance, 8% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 20-30% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guernsey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago