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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
UK
Rank 151 181 191
Rank change year-on-year +30 +10  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1840 1921 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 1.86% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 3.60% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1566 1408
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.00%  

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 46189 53333 54614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.61% 51.57% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39289 45960 46435
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +37 1743 £47,500 - 242
London +41 849 £55,000 -4.34% 103
South East +63 331 £45,000 - 47
City of London +58 148 £57,500 - 28
East of England +26 122 £47,500 +5.55% 11
South West +3 114 £38,000 -5.00% 19
Yorkshire -30 113 £40,000 - 23
North West +4 102 £42,500 -1.16% 19
Surrey +83 93 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire -13 84 £41,250 +5.76% 20
Leeds +7 67 £40,500 +3.84% 16
Manchester +5 66 £42,000 -2.32% 13
Berkshire -1 59 £52,500 -4.54% 9
East Midlands -6 59 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Scotland +35 56 £41,000 -3.52% 11
Hertfordshire +35 50 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Hampshire -3 46 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Midlands +23 44 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Oxfordshire +37 43 £50,750 +35.33% 8
Buckinghamshire +41 41 £33,000 -14.83% 5
Wiltshire -7 39 £35,750 -10.62% 3
Edinburgh +25 34 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +3 29 £45,000 -4.25% 5
Kent +39 25 £36,250 -36.95% 3
Somerset -8 25 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Oxford +18 24 £36,750 +33.63% 4
Bristol +9 23 £40,750 -9.44% 10
Cambridge -3 23 £45,000 -4.76% 4
Coventry +33 22 £52,500 +44.82% 1
Bedfordshire +22 22 £45,000 -21.73%

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2656 (63.83%) Windows
2 1871 (44.97%) Microsoft
3 1477 (35.50%) Active Directory
4 1445 (34.73%) Windows Server
5 1384 (33.26%) SQL Server
6 1345 (32.32%) SQL
7 1270 (30.52%) VMware
8 1114 (26.77%) Linux
9 1087 (26.12%) .NET
10 1085 (26.08%) Finance
11 991 (23.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 954 (22.93%) DevOps
13 907 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
14 870 (20.91%) C#
15 822 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
16 815 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 797 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 754 (18.12%) Python
19 750 (18.02%) ITIL
20 745 (17.90%) MS Excel
21 670 (16.10%) IIS
22 650 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
23 636 (15.28%) Puppet
24 593 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
25 552 (13.27%) MS Exchange
26 546 (13.12%) DNS
27 536 (12.88%) JavaScript
28 533 (12.81%) SCCM
29 528 (12.69%) Office 365
30 523 (12.57%) Continuous Integration

PowerShell
Top Related 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
1 670 (16.10%) IIS
2 552 (13.27%) MS Exchange
3 470 (11.30%) SharePoint
4 309 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 204 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 194 (4.66%) Apache
7 187 (4.49%) Skype for Business
8 128 (3.08%) Tomcat
8 128 (3.08%) WebSphere
9 115 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 93 (2.24%) JBoss
11 80 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 80 (1.92%) WebLogic
12 78 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
13 68 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 65 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
14 65 (1.56%) OpenStack
15 60 (1.44%) Confluence
16 49 (1.18%) CMS
17 39 (0.94%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 745 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 252 (6.06%) MS Office
3 48 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (0.77%) MS Project
5 22 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.072%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.072%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.048%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 57 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.096%) Eikon
6 4 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.096%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.048%) Maximo
7 2 (0.048%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.024%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.024%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.024%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.024%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 991 (23.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 822 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
3 528 (12.69%) Office 365
4 153 (3.68%) PaaS
4 153 (3.68%) SaaS
5 140 (3.36%) IaaS
6 74 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 68 (1.63%) GitHub
8 67 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 67 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 66 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 58 (1.39%) CloudBees
11 56 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 36 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
14 31 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 29 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 19 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 546 (13.12%) DNS
2 437 (10.50%) Firewall
3 333 (8.00%) DHCP
4 329 (7.91%) SAN
5 285 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 182 (4.37%) WAN
7 155 (3.73%) LAN
8 134 (3.22%) VPN
9 129 (3.10%) Internet
10 126 (3.03%) Skype
11 118 (2.84%) NAS
12 92 (2.21%) LDAP
13 91 (2.19%) HTTP
13 91 (2.19%) VLAN
14 90 (2.16%) VoIP
15 87 (2.09%) iSCSI
16 60 (1.44%) SSL
17 57 (1.37%) Network Security
18 52 (1.25%) Intranet
18 52 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1384 (33.26%) SQL Server
2 328 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 279 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 263 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 217 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 195 (4.69%) MySQL
7 165 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 164 (3.94%) MongoDB
8 164 (3.94%) NoSQL
9 126 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 124 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
11 113 (2.72%) Relational Database
12 63 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
13 62 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 61 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 60 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 60 (1.44%) Redis
16 59 (1.42%) RDBMS
17 50 (1.20%) CouchDB
18 49 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 432 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 428 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 401 (9.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 394 (9.47%) TeamCity
5 382 (9.18%) Git (software)
6 239 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 210 (5.05%) JIRA
8 208 (5.00%) Subversion
9 195 (4.69%) Visual Studio
10 192 (4.61%) MSBuild
11 137 (3.29%) Vagrant
12 134 (3.22%) Hudson
13 107 (2.57%) Selenium
14 101 (2.43%) SpecFlow
15 83 (1.99%) GoCD
16 80 (1.92%) Maven
17 65 (1.56%) ClearCase
17 65 (1.56%) MSI
18 58 (1.39%) HP UFT
19 55 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 1085 (26.08%) Finance
2 395 (9.49%) Banking
3 104 (2.50%) Retail
4 93 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 77 (1.85%) Back Office
6 63 (1.51%) Marketing
7 60 (1.44%) Games
8 58 (1.39%) Publishing
9 50 (1.20%) Advertising
10 42 (1.01%) Legal
11 32 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 31 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.53%) Law
14 18 (0.43%) Electronics
15 17 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.34%) Front Office
16 14 (0.34%) German Language
17 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
18 9 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 574 (13.79%) Developer
2 478 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 430 (10.33%) Windows Engineer
4 404 (9.71%) Administrator
5 380 (9.13%) Analyst
6 377 (9.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 316 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 240 (5.77%) DBA
9 232 (5.58%) .NET Developer
10 209 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
11 198 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 197 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
13 193 (4.64%) VMware Engineer
14 183 (4.40%) Consultant
15 179 (4.30%) Applications Support
16 172 (4.13%) SQL DBA
17 158 (3.80%) Architect
18 157 (3.77%) PowerShell Engineer
19 156 (3.75%) C# Developer
20 144 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1087 (26.12%) .NET
2 427 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 403 (9.69%) Web Services
4 362 (8.70%) HTML
5 250 (6.01%) CSS
6 235 (5.65%) XML
7 212 (5.09%) .NET Framework
8 208 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 199 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 148 (3.56%) REST
11 143 (3.44%) HTML5
12 133 (3.20%) WCF
13 118 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 112 (2.69%) SOAP
15 111 (2.67%) RESTful
16 107 (2.57%) jQuery
17 90 (2.16%) Middleware
18 84 (2.02%) React
19 78 (1.87%) Entity Framework
19 78 (1.87%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 289 (6.95%) Data Centre
2 239 (5.74%) Clustering
3 220 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 219 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 140 (3.36%) Replication
6 105 (2.52%) User Experience
7 99 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 96 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 86 (2.07%) PKI
10 81 (1.95%) Fintech
11 63 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 63 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 62 (1.49%) Online Banking
13 53 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 49 (1.18%) Blackberry
15 48 (1.15%) Private Cloud
16 42 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
17 38 (0.91%) Blog
18 37 (0.89%) Fat Client
18 37 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2656 (63.83%) Windows
2 1445 (34.73%) Windows Server
3 1114 (26.77%) Linux
4 815 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 650 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 378 (9.08%) Unix
7 288 (6.92%) Windows 7
8 212 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 211 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 168 (4.04%) Windows 10
11 89 (2.14%) CentOS
12 86 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 77 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 71 (1.71%) Android
15 67 (1.61%) Ubuntu
16 61 (1.47%) CoreOS
17 58 (1.39%) Apple iOS
18 52 (1.25%) Solaris
19 28 (0.67%) HPUX
20 24 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (22.93%) DevOps
2 907 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
3 750 (18.02%) ITIL
4 523 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
5 411 (9.88%) Configuration Management
6 364 (8.75%) Scrum
7 262 (6.30%) Migration
8 233 (5.60%) Software Engineering
9 230 (5.53%) MVC
10 224 (5.38%) High Availability
11 221 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
12 212 (5.09%) TDD
13 205 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 202 (4.85%) SDLC
15 199 (4.78%) Service Management
16 190 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 185 (4.45%) Continuous Delivery
18 176 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
19 159 (3.82%) Open Source
20 158 (3.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1345 (32.32%) SQL
2 870 (20.91%) C#
3 754 (18.12%) Python
4 536 (12.88%) JavaScript
5 489 (11.75%) Bash Shell
6 417 (10.02%) Java
7 361 (8.68%) Perl
8 280 (6.73%) T-SQL
9 250 (6.01%) VBScript
10 215 (5.17%) VB
11 197 (4.73%) Ruby
12 156 (3.75%) PHP
13 143 (3.44%) Shell Script
14 133 (3.20%) C++
15 129 (3.10%) C
16 104 (2.50%) VBA
17 78 (1.87%) VB.NET
18 47 (1.13%) Bourne shell
19 32 (0.77%) Groovy
19 32 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 474 (11.39%) Degree
2 410 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 257 (6.18%) MCSE
4 220 (5.29%) Security Cleared
5 129 (3.10%) SC Cleared
6 123 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 108 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 95 (2.28%) MCP
9 88 (2.11%) MCSA
10 86 (2.07%) CCNA
11 78 (1.87%) MCITP
12 58 (1.39%) DV Cleared
13 55 (1.32%) CCNP
14 54 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
15 44 (1.06%) MCTS
16 26 (0.62%) CISSP
17 22 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (0.46%) GIAC
18 19 (0.46%) ISEB
19 16 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.41%) QA
2 125 (3.00%) SLA
3 79 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.79%) COBIT
6 26 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.14%) MiFID
7 6 (0.14%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.096%) GCP
9 3 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.048%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.048%) PMO
10 2 (0.048%) WCAG
11 1 (0.024%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.024%) EMIR
11 1 (0.024%) GPG13
11 1 (0.024%) SDET
11 1 (0.024%) UCITS
System Software
1 1477 (35.50%) Active Directory
2 797 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 494 (11.87%) Hyper-V
4 313 (7.52%) vSphere
5 269 (6.46%) Docker
6 197 (4.73%) XenApp
7 140 (3.36%) VMware ESX
8 115 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 109 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
10 93 (2.24%) XenDesktop
11 71 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
12 64 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
13 57 (1.37%) vCloud
14 36 (0.87%) Terminal Services
15 34 (0.82%) VMware Server
16 28 (0.67%) Firmware
16 28 (0.67%) NFS
17 27 (0.65%) XenServer
18 25 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
18 25 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 636 (15.28%) Puppet
2 593 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
3 533 (12.81%) SCCM
4 406 (9.76%) Ansible
5 267 (6.42%) SCOM
6 224 (5.38%) Nagios
7 105 (2.52%) WSUS
8 72 (1.73%) Kubernetes
9 70 (1.68%) Graphite
10 53 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 51 (1.23%) Control-M
12 50 (1.20%) Terraform
13 43 (1.03%) SCOrch
14 41 (0.99%) Backup Exec
14 41 (0.99%) NetBackup
15 36 (0.87%) Tivoli
16 34 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
17 32 (0.77%) AirWatch
18 31 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
18 31 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1871 (44.97%) Microsoft
2 1270 (30.52%) VMware
3 458 (11.01%) Citrix
4 400 (9.61%) Cisco
5 303 (7.28%) Oracle
6 282 (6.78%) HP
7 280 (6.73%) Red Hat
8 156 (3.75%) IBM
9 123 (2.96%) NetApp
10 122 (2.93%) Google
11 111 (2.67%) Splunk
12 96 (2.31%) New Relic
13 91 (2.19%) Dell
14 82 (1.97%) AppDynamics
15 81 (1.95%) SolarWinds
16 79 (1.90%) EMC
17 69 (1.66%) F5
18 67 (1.61%) Symantec
19 63 (1.51%) Atlassian
20 58 (1.39%) 3PAR
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + bens + on-call !
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On call
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago