Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 117 137
Rank change year-on-year +28 +20 +58
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,027 4,925 4,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.36% 2.81% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 5.05% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,991 3,896 3,517
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 82,240 97,542 94,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.00% 55.69% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 67,998 81,955 80,570
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +26 4,772 £52,500 - 803
London +19 2,510 £60,000 - 312
UK excluding London +27 2,445 £45,000 - 539
South East +19 748 £52,500 +10.53% 130
North of England +46 520 £42,500 - 120
South West +29 359 £48,750 +8.33% 118
East of England +41 352 £45,000 -14.29% 51
Midlands -13 278 £45,000 +5.88% 74
Yorkshire +26 246 £45,000 +12.50% 43
North West +42 226 £40,000 -11.11% 70
West Midlands +11 180 £46,000 +8.24% 50
Scotland +14 152 £45,000 - 26
East Midlands -25 97 £42,500 -1.16% 24
Wales +26 52 £37,500 -9.09% 15
North East +25 48 £45,000 +30.43% 7
Northern Ireland -16 4 £57,500 +53.33% 7
Isle of Man +5 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 3,020 (60.08%) Windows
2 2,345 (46.65%) Microsoft
3 2,017 (40.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,858 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 1,707 (33.96%) SQL
6 1,584 (31.51%) Windows Server
7 1,376 (27.37%) SQL Server
8 1,352 (26.89%) VMware
9 1,347 (26.80%) Linux
10 1,327 (26.40%) DevOps
11 1,288 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
12 1,219 (24.25%) Finance
13 1,149 (22.86%) Python
14 1,137 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
15 1,058 (21.05%) Office 365
16 958 (19.06%) .NET
17 953 (18.96%) C#
18 922 (18.34%) ITIL
19 911 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 833 (16.57%) Firewall
21 827 (16.45%) DNS
22 804 (15.99%) Bash Shell
23 797 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 728 (14.48%) SCCM
25 716 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
26 686 (13.65%) Git (software)
27 676 (13.45%) Puppet
27 676 (13.45%) Ansible
28 654 (13.01%) Hyper-V
29 608 (12.09%) Windows 10

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
1 514 (10.22%) IIS
2 512 (10.19%) SharePoint
3 463 (9.21%) MS Exchange
4 184 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 182 (3.62%) Apache
6 131 (2.61%) Skype for Business
7 104 (2.07%) Confluence
8 82 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 77 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
10 72 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 68 (1.35%) JBoss
12 67 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
13 58 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 58 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 51 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
15 49 (0.97%) CMS
16 47 (0.93%) OpenStack
17 37 (0.74%) Apache Solr
18 35 (0.70%) nginx
19 28 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 376 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
2 97 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.080%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.040%) SPSS
9 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.020%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.020%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.020%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.020%) Revit
Business Applications
1 94 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.20%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.080%) Scribe Insight
4 3 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.060%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (0.060%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.060%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.060%) PlanetPress Connect
4 3 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.060%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.060%) Workfront
5 2 (0.040%) Advent Geneva
5 2 (0.040%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.040%) Endur
5 2 (0.040%) Exstream
5 2 (0.040%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.040%) Tradar
6 1 (0.020%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.020%) Relativity
6 1 (0.020%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,017 (40.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,137 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1,058 (21.05%) Office 365
4 358 (7.12%) PaaS
5 302 (6.01%) IaaS
6 297 (5.91%) SaaS
7 266 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 247 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 147 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 129 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
11 126 (2.51%) Serverless
12 99 (1.97%) GitHub
13 77 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
14 72 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
15 62 (1.23%) OneDrive
16 61 (1.21%) Amazon S3
17 59 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 59 (1.17%) Mimecast
18 56 (1.11%) Azure Functions
19 52 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 833 (16.57%) Firewall
2 827 (16.45%) DNS
3 515 (10.24%) TCP/IP
4 482 (9.59%) DHCP
5 301 (5.99%) SAN
6 262 (5.21%) VPN
7 227 (4.52%) Internet
8 226 (4.50%) WAN
9 223 (4.44%) LAN
10 220 (4.38%) VLAN
11 143 (2.84%) Skype
12 127 (2.53%) Network Security
13 114 (2.27%) SSL
14 111 (2.21%) Wireless
15 110 (2.19%) HTTP
16 95 (1.89%) VoIP
17 82 (1.63%) iSCSI
18 75 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
19 69 (1.37%) Intranet
19 69 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,376 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 306 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 287 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 216 (4.30%) MySQL
5 176 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 157 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 154 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 147 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 144 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
10 135 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 129 (2.57%) Power BI
12 117 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 116 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
14 111 (2.21%) Big Data
15 102 (2.03%) MongoDB
16 100 (1.99%) RDBMS
17 90 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
18 72 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
19 66 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
20 60 (1.19%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 686 (13.65%) Git (software)
2 555 (11.04%) Jenkins
3 461 (9.17%) TeamCity
4 372 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 341 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 308 (6.13%) JIRA
7 287 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 277 (5.51%) Visual Studio
9 165 (3.28%) SpecFlow
10 150 (2.98%) Selenium
11 132 (2.63%) Subversion
12 108 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 108 (2.15%) Maven
13 107 (2.13%) NUnit
14 97 (1.93%) MSI
15 92 (1.83%) Cucumber
16 89 (1.77%) Vagrant
17 81 (1.61%) Bitbucket
18 69 (1.37%) MSBuild
19 58 (1.15%) Travis CI
General
1 1,219 (24.25%) Finance
2 377 (7.50%) Banking
3 133 (2.65%) Retail
4 112 (2.23%) Marketing
5 96 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 89 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 85 (1.69%) Legal
8 67 (1.33%) Advertising
9 66 (1.31%) Law
10 61 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 59 (1.17%) Electronics
12 56 (1.11%) Games
13 48 (0.95%) Front Office
14 32 (0.64%) Publishing
15 27 (0.54%) Back Office
16 23 (0.46%) French Language
17 21 (0.42%) German Language
18 20 (0.40%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.32%) Aerospace
20 12 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 646 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 603 (12.00%) Developer
3 584 (11.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 533 (10.60%) Analyst
5 353 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 321 (6.39%) Administrator
7 295 (5.87%) Applications Support
8 289 (5.75%) Support Analyst
9 253 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
10 250 (4.97%) Architect
11 240 (4.77%) Consultant
12 235 (4.67%) .NET Developer
13 231 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
14 197 (3.92%) C# Developer
15 194 (3.86%) Azure Engineer
16 192 (3.82%) DBA
17 191 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
18 173 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
19 167 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
20 159 (3.16%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 958 (19.06%) .NET
2 370 (7.36%) Web Services
3 282 (5.61%) JSON
4 245 (4.87%) HTML
5 221 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 214 (4.26%) REST
7 207 (4.12%) XML
8 187 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 170 (3.38%) CSS
10 165 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 131 (2.61%) AngularJS
12 121 (2.41%) Node.js
13 109 (2.17%) jQuery
14 105 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
15 103 (2.05%) RESTful
16 102 (2.03%) React
17 88 (1.75%) Gherkin
18 86 (1.71%) SOAP
19 72 (1.43%) .NET Core
20 71 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 417 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 378 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 269 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
4 190 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 178 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 164 (3.26%) Clustering
7 154 (3.06%) Hedge funds
8 152 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 146 (2.90%) PKI
10 139 (2.77%) Fintech
11 129 (2.57%) Replication
12 100 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
13 94 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
14 88 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
15 75 (1.49%) User Experience
16 56 (1.11%) Fat Client
16 56 (1.11%) Thin Client
17 47 (0.93%) Blackberry
18 43 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 43 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,020 (60.08%) Windows
2 1,584 (31.51%) Windows Server
3 1,347 (26.80%) Linux
4 608 (12.09%) Windows 10
5 591 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 590 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 404 (8.04%) Windows 7
8 345 (6.86%) Unix
9 158 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 117 (2.33%) CentOS
11 113 (2.25%) Ubuntu
12 112 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (1.51%) Android
14 72 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 65 (1.29%) Mac OS X
16 63 (1.25%) Windows 8
17 40 (0.80%) VMS
18 35 (0.70%) Windows XP
19 32 (0.64%) AIX
20 30 (0.60%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,327 (26.40%) DevOps
2 1,288 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 922 (18.34%) ITIL
4 797 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 716 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
6 564 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
7 501 (9.97%) Migration
8 459 (9.13%) Configuration Management
9 414 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 372 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 352 (7.00%) Scrum
12 345 (6.86%) Cybersecurity
13 298 (5.93%) High Availability
14 279 (5.55%) Computer Science
15 276 (5.49%) TDD
16 262 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
17 260 (5.17%) Deployment Automation
18 249 (4.95%) Open Source
19 241 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
20 236 (4.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,707 (33.96%) SQL
2 1,149 (22.86%) Python
3 953 (18.96%) C#
4 804 (15.99%) Bash Shell
5 547 (10.88%) JavaScript
6 519 (10.32%) Java
7 370 (7.36%) VBScript
8 356 (7.08%) T-SQL
9 303 (6.03%) Perl
10 230 (4.58%) Ruby
11 167 (3.32%) Shell Script
12 155 (3.08%) C++
13 148 (2.94%) C
14 111 (2.21%) VB
15 105 (2.09%) PHP
16 89 (1.77%) Go
17 43 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 43 (0.86%) TypeScript
18 38 (0.76%) Korn
19 37 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 603 (12.00%) Degree
2 429 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 277 (5.51%) MCSE
4 272 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 187 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 185 (3.68%) MCSA
7 153 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
8 130 (2.59%) SC Cleared
9 121 (2.41%) DV Cleared
10 104 (2.07%) CISSP
11 94 (1.87%) CCNA
12 93 (1.85%) MCP
13 78 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 63 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
15 60 (1.19%) AWS Certification
16 56 (1.11%) GIAC
17 50 (0.99%) CCNP
18 42 (0.84%) SANS
19 40 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
20 39 (0.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (4.30%) SLA
2 178 (3.54%) QA
3 152 (3.02%) GDPR
4 138 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 69 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 53 (1.05%) HIPAA
8 23 (0.46%) PMO
9 18 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 13 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.24%) SAS 70
12 11 (0.22%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.080%) COBIT
13 4 (0.080%) FedRAMP
13 4 (0.080%) FINRA
14 2 (0.040%) FATCA
14 2 (0.040%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.040%) MiFID
14 2 (0.040%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,858 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 911 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 654 (13.01%) Hyper-V
4 538 (10.70%) Docker
5 289 (5.75%) vSphere
6 244 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 209 (4.16%) XenApp
8 160 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
9 156 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 119 (2.37%) XenDesktop
11 62 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 61 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
13 59 (1.17%) VirtualBox
14 55 (1.09%) Xen
15 53 (1.05%) VMware NSX
16 43 (0.86%) DFS Replication
17 42 (0.84%) BitLocker
17 42 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
18 34 (0.68%) XenServer
19 30 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 728 (14.48%) SCCM
2 676 (13.45%) Ansible
2 676 (13.45%) Puppet
3 520 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 328 (6.52%) Terraform
5 314 (6.25%) Kubernetes
6 272 (5.41%) SCOM
7 168 (3.34%) WSUS
8 164 (3.26%) Nagios
9 92 (1.83%) vCenter Server
10 83 (1.65%) SCVMM
11 70 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
12 68 (1.35%) Salt
13 62 (1.23%) Backup Exec
13 62 (1.23%) vRealize
14 60 (1.19%) SCOrch
15 59 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
16 52 (1.03%) Automic
16 52 (1.03%) Perfmon
16 52 (1.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,345 (46.65%) Microsoft
2 1,352 (26.89%) VMware
3 512 (10.19%) Citrix
4 479 (9.53%) Cisco
5 280 (5.57%) Splunk
6 265 (5.27%) Oracle
7 226 (4.50%) Google
8 215 (4.28%) HP
9 166 (3.30%) Red Hat
10 138 (2.75%) Symantec
11 134 (2.67%) NetApp
12 130 (2.59%) Veeam
13 124 (2.47%) IBM
14 118 (2.35%) Atlassian
15 105 (2.09%) EMC
16 104 (2.07%) Dell
17 100 (1.99%) SAP
18 97 (1.93%) McAfee
18 97 (1.93%) ServiceNow
19 94 (1.87%) Ivanti