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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 152 202
Rank change year-on-year +29 +50  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2336 2261 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.63% 2.29% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 4.34% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 1871 1580
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 49780 52059 57223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.04% 52.78% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41779 45080 48809
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PowerShell as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 2203 £47,500 - 295
London +26 1109 £55,000 - 135
South East +2 351 £45,000 - 41
City of London +44 175 £60,000 +9.09% 29
North West -30 150 £40,000 -5.88% 20
West Midlands +93 139 £42,500 +1.60% 32
East of England +36 134 £51,250 +2.50% 23
Yorkshire -9 134 £40,000 +2.56% 20
South West -10 128 £39,000 +1.29% 17
West Yorkshire +18 113 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Surrey +79 108 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Manchester -26 89 £40,000 - 12
Hertfordshire +47 82 £51,250 -0.48% 14
Scotland +34 81 £43,000 +6.17% 16
Berkshire -39 81 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Leeds +7 79 £40,000 +0.62% 10
Birmingham +58 58 £40,750 -23.47% 12
Edinburgh +10 55 £44,000 +4.14% 12
East Midlands -9 46 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Hampshire -15 43 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Oxfordshire +22 38 £40,000 -3.03% 7
Wiltshire +15 36 £35,000 -4.76% 2
Cheshire -18 35 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Hatfield +23 32 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -14 31 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Sussex +9 29 £40,000 -
Coventry +6 28 £42,500 -0.36% 8
Cambridge -10 28 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Gloucestershire +17 27 £46,000 +15.00% 5
Bristol -19 27 £40,000 +6.66% 7

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2742 (65.57%) Windows
2 1959 (46.84%) Microsoft
3 1600 (38.26%) Active Directory
4 1505 (35.99%) Windows Server
5 1474 (35.25%) SQL Server
6 1424 (34.05%) SQL
7 1324 (31.66%) VMware
8 1164 (27.83%) Linux
9 1100 (26.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 1055 (25.23%) Finance
11 971 (23.22%) .NET
12 950 (22.72%) DevOps
13 869 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
14 855 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 816 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
16 815 (19.49%) C#
17 777 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 744 (17.79%) Python
19 699 (16.71%) ITIL
20 694 (16.59%) Office 365
21 682 (16.31%) Windows Server 2008
22 672 (16.07%) DNS
23 644 (15.40%) Puppet
23 644 (15.40%) Opscode Chef
24 627 (14.99%) IIS
25 582 (13.92%) MS Exchange
26 578 (13.82%) SCCM
27 566 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
28 554 (13.25%) Hyper-V
29 525 (12.55%) 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
1 627 (14.99%) IIS
2 582 (13.92%) MS Exchange
3 525 (12.55%) SharePoint
4 315 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 234 (5.60%) Skype for Business
6 193 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 167 (3.99%) Apache
8 127 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 110 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 110 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 101 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 97 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
12 77 (1.84%) JBoss
13 69 (1.65%) Confluence
14 67 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 67 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 65 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
16 58 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
17 56 (1.34%) WebLogic
18 45 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 295 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.072%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.072%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.024%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 94 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.38%) Exstream
5 9 (0.22%) Actimize
5 9 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.14%) Workfront
9 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.096%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.048%) Maximo
11 2 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.024%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 1 (0.024%) Eikon
12 1 (0.024%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 1 (0.024%) Sage X3
12 1 (0.024%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1100 (26.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 816 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 694 (16.59%) Office 365
4 210 (5.02%) PaaS
5 194 (4.64%) IaaS
6 174 (4.16%) SaaS
7 88 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 83 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 71 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
10 69 (1.65%) GitHub
11 63 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
12 56 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 50 (1.20%) Amazon S3
14 40 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
15 38 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
16 31 (0.74%) OneDrive
17 30 (0.72%) CloudBees
17 30 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
18 29 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 672 (16.07%) DNS
2 481 (11.50%) Firewall
3 460 (11.00%) DHCP
4 354 (8.46%) SAN
4 354 (8.46%) TCP/IP
5 269 (6.43%) WAN
6 227 (5.43%) LAN
7 193 (4.62%) Skype
8 187 (4.47%) VPN
9 136 (3.25%) Internet
10 112 (2.68%) VLAN
11 108 (2.58%) VoIP
12 96 (2.30%) Network Security
13 90 (2.15%) LDAP
14 82 (1.96%) iSCSI
14 82 (1.96%) SSL
15 77 (1.84%) HTTP
16 76 (1.82%) NAS
17 70 (1.67%) SMTP
18 61 (1.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1474 (35.25%) SQL Server
2 305 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 280 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 243 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 236 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 235 (5.62%) MySQL
7 183 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 175 (4.18%) MongoDB
9 164 (3.92%) NoSQL
10 109 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
11 100 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 94 (2.25%) Relational Database
13 79 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
14 64 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
15 62 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
16 60 (1.43%) Power BI
17 58 (1.39%) RDBMS
18 57 (1.36%) Redis
19 47 (1.12%) Oracle Database
20 42 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 403 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 372 (8.90%) Git (software)
3 348 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 339 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 324 (7.75%) TeamCity
6 216 (5.16%) Visual Studio
7 180 (4.30%) JIRA
8 173 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 165 (3.95%) Subversion
10 130 (3.11%) MSBuild
11 106 (2.53%) SpecFlow
12 98 (2.34%) Vagrant
13 89 (2.13%) Hudson
14 81 (1.94%) Selenium
15 78 (1.87%) NUnit
16 72 (1.72%) GoCD
17 69 (1.65%) NuGet
18 65 (1.55%) MSI
19 58 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
20 55 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 1055 (25.23%) Finance
2 350 (8.37%) Banking
3 121 (2.89%) Retail
4 90 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 82 (1.96%) Marketing
6 75 (1.79%) Games
7 70 (1.67%) Legal
8 59 (1.41%) Advertising
9 56 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 54 (1.29%) Back Office
11 47 (1.12%) Law
12 46 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.91%) Publishing
14 27 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 26 (0.62%) Electronics
16 17 (0.41%) Automotive
17 15 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.36%) Front Office
18 10 (0.24%) German Language
19 9 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 548 (13.10%) Developer
2 541 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 459 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 444 (10.62%) Analyst
5 396 (9.47%) Administrator
6 350 (8.37%) Windows Engineer
7 288 (6.89%) Support Engineer
8 228 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 225 (5.38%) .NET Developer
10 201 (4.81%) DBA
11 199 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 199 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
12 183 (4.38%) Consultant
13 181 (4.33%) Applications Support
14 169 (4.04%) VMware Engineer
15 167 (3.99%) PowerShell Engineer
16 163 (3.90%) SQL DBA
17 157 (3.75%) Architect
18 145 (3.47%) Infrastructure Support
19 136 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (23.22%) .NET
2 408 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 303 (7.25%) HTML
4 282 (6.74%) Web Services
5 221 (5.28%) CSS
6 174 (4.16%) .NET Framework
7 171 (4.09%) AngularJS
7 171 (4.09%) XML
8 114 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 105 (2.51%) RESTful
10 97 (2.32%) Entity Framework
11 96 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 96 (2.30%) WCF
12 95 (2.27%) REST
13 91 (2.18%) SOAP
14 84 (2.01%) jQuery
15 79 (1.89%) JSON
16 76 (1.82%) React
17 74 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
18 71 (1.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 288 (6.89%) Data Centre
2 258 (6.17%) Clustering
3 249 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 216 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 141 (3.37%) Hedge funds
6 114 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 113 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 105 (2.51%) Replication
9 96 (2.30%) User Experience
10 89 (2.13%) Fintech
11 76 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 68 (1.63%) PKI
13 59 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
14 58 (1.39%) Blackberry
15 54 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
16 43 (1.03%) Fat Client
16 43 (1.03%) Thin Client
17 42 (1.00%) Private Cloud
18 37 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
19 33 (0.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2742 (65.57%) Windows
2 1505 (35.99%) Windows Server
3 1164 (27.83%) Linux
4 777 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 682 (16.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 350 (8.37%) Unix
7 339 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 248 (5.93%) Windows 10
9 171 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 167 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 85 (2.03%) Android
11 85 (2.03%) Ubuntu
12 79 (1.89%) CentOS
13 66 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 66 (1.58%) Windows 8
14 56 (1.34%) Apple iOS
15 46 (1.10%) Solaris
16 37 (0.88%) CoreOS
17 28 (0.67%) Debian
18 20 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 950 (22.72%) DevOps
2 869 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 699 (16.71%) ITIL
4 566 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
5 393 (9.40%) Configuration Management
6 307 (7.34%) Scrum
7 298 (7.13%) Migration
8 257 (6.15%) TDD
9 256 (6.12%) High Availability
10 244 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 240 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
12 228 (5.45%) Task Automation
13 200 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
14 196 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 194 (4.64%) SDLC
16 190 (4.54%) MVC
17 179 (4.28%) Project Management
17 179 (4.28%) Software Engineering
18 174 (4.16%) Change Management
19 172 (4.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1424 (34.05%) SQL
2 815 (19.49%) C#
3 744 (17.79%) Python
4 498 (11.91%) JavaScript
5 484 (11.57%) Bash Shell
6 421 (10.07%) Java
7 353 (8.44%) Perl
8 325 (7.77%) T-SQL
9 249 (5.95%) VBScript
10 227 (5.43%) Ruby
11 208 (4.97%) VB
12 191 (4.57%) PHP
13 145 (3.47%) Shell Script
14 93 (2.22%) C++
15 88 (2.10%) C
16 87 (2.08%) VBA
17 55 (1.32%) VB.NET
18 33 (0.79%) R
19 31 (0.74%) Go
20 25 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 469 (11.21%) Degree
2 452 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 313 (7.48%) MCSE
4 199 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 145 (3.47%) MCSA
6 137 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 124 (2.97%) SC Cleared
8 118 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 101 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 94 (2.25%) CCNA
11 87 (2.08%) MCP
12 84 (2.01%) MCITP
13 52 (1.24%) CCNP
14 43 (1.03%) DV Cleared
15 34 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.79%) CISSP
17 31 (0.74%) MCTS
18 30 (0.72%) Master's Degree
19 29 (0.69%) RHCE
20 28 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.42%) QA
2 94 (2.25%) SLA
3 88 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.36%) COBIT
7 11 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.17%) GDPR
10 7 (0.17%) GPG13
11 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.12%) GCP
13 4 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.096%) PMO
14 3 (0.072%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.072%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.072%) MiFID
14 3 (0.072%) SAS 70
15 2 (0.048%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1600 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 855 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 554 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 286 (6.84%) Docker
5 272 (6.50%) vSphere
6 230 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
7 173 (4.14%) XenApp
8 93 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 92 (2.20%) XenDesktop
10 85 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
11 53 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
12 44 (1.05%) Terminal Services
13 40 (0.96%) Xen
14 36 (0.86%) KVM
15 35 (0.84%) VirtualBox
16 34 (0.81%) vCloud
17 29 (0.69%) XenServer
18 28 (0.67%) NFS
19 25 (0.60%) Terminal Server
19 25 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 644 (15.40%) Opscode Chef
1 644 (15.40%) Puppet
2 578 (13.82%) SCCM
3 441 (10.55%) Ansible
4 277 (6.62%) SCOM
5 176 (4.21%) Nagios
6 114 (2.73%) WSUS
7 83 (1.98%) Kubernetes
8 79 (1.89%) Terraform
9 67 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
10 65 (1.55%) Control-M
11 59 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
12 56 (1.34%) AirWatch
13 50 (1.20%) Backup Exec
14 48 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
15 42 (1.00%) Graphite
16 37 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 34 (0.81%) vCenter Server
18 31 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
18 31 (0.74%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1959 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 1324 (31.66%) VMware
3 452 (10.81%) Citrix
4 399 (9.54%) Cisco
5 279 (6.67%) HP
6 256 (6.12%) Oracle
7 206 (4.93%) Red Hat
8 166 (3.97%) NetApp
9 142 (3.40%) IBM
10 140 (3.35%) Splunk
11 133 (3.18%) Dell
12 85 (2.03%) Google
12 85 (2.03%) Symantec
13 84 (2.01%) EMC
14 81 (1.94%) New Relic
15 72 (1.72%) F5
16 63 (1.51%) SolarWinds
17 59 (1.41%) AppDynamics
18 58 (1.39%) CA
19 57 (1.36%) Atlassian
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Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Flexi Time + Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday