Period
to 23 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 158 193
Rank change year-on-year +29 +35 +46
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4503 4394 3880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.54% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 4.15% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3580 3664 3160
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £30,590
90th Percentile £73,050 £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 98444 105954 113048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.50% 52.35% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 82105 91641 96219
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 23 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 23 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 +33 4245 £47,500 - 292
UK excluding London +19 2278 £42,500 - 158
London +28 2162 £57,500 +4.55% 150
South East +15 699 £45,000 - 33
North of England -24 535 £40,000 - 38
Midlands +57 331 £42,500 - 35
Yorkshire -5 267 £40,000 +2.56% 18
East of England +62 266 £50,000 +5.26% 19
South West -9 250 £40,000 - 17
North West -16 247 £40,000 -5.88% 20
West Midlands +114 236 £42,500 -0.36% 24
Scotland +46 163 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East Midlands -30 95 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Wales -5 30 £42,000 -1.18% 1
North East -11 23 £40,000 +14.29%
Channel Islands -4 6 £32,500 -10.96% 3
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Northern Ireland -18 2 £37,500 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 23 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 2982 (66.22%) Windows
2 2140 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 1721 (38.22%) Active Directory
4 1588 (35.27%) SQL Server
5 1580 (35.09%) SQL
6 1579 (35.07%) Windows Server
7 1441 (32.00%) VMware
8 1275 (28.31%) Linux
9 1245 (27.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 1151 (25.56%) Finance
11 1025 (22.76%) .NET
12 1022 (22.70%) DevOps
13 933 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 908 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
15 890 (19.76%) C#
16 888 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
17 803 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
18 787 (17.48%) Python
19 781 (17.34%) ITIL
20 767 (17.03%) Office 365
21 706 (15.68%) DNS
22 698 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
23 677 (15.03%) Puppet
24 667 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
25 666 (14.79%) IIS
26 652 (14.48%) SCCM
27 617 (13.70%) MS Exchange
28 598 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
28 598 (13.28%) Hyper-V
29 566 (12.57%) 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
1 666 (14.79%) IIS
2 617 (13.70%) MS Exchange
3 566 (12.57%) SharePoint
4 343 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 268 (5.95%) Skype for Business
6 209 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 180 (4.00%) Apache
8 144 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 133 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
10 122 (2.71%) Tomcat
11 109 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 109 (2.42%) WebSphere
12 82 (1.82%) JBoss
13 72 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
14 71 (1.58%) Confluence
14 71 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
15 66 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 60 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
17 55 (1.22%) OpenStack
18 53 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 308 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.82%) 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 (0.067%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.022%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 108 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.36%) 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 (0.16%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.044%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.044%) Eikon
9 2 (0.044%) Endur
10 1 (0.022%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.022%) Markit EDM
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 1245 (27.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 888 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
3 767 (17.03%) Office 365
4 214 (4.75%) IaaS
5 213 (4.73%) PaaS
6 189 (4.20%) SaaS
7 112 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 103 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 82 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 78 (1.73%) GitHub
11 77 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
12 62 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 50 (1.11%) Amazon S3
14 44 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 38 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
16 35 (0.78%) OneDrive
17 34 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
18 33 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
19 26 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
20 25 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 706 (15.68%) DNS
2 531 (11.79%) Firewall
3 477 (10.59%) DHCP
4 395 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 376 (8.35%) SAN
6 285 (6.33%) WAN
7 240 (5.33%) LAN
8 223 (4.95%) Skype
9 216 (4.80%) VPN
10 154 (3.42%) Internet
11 123 (2.73%) VLAN
12 102 (2.27%) SSL
12 102 (2.27%) VoIP
13 101 (2.24%) Network Security
14 88 (1.95%) LDAP
15 86 (1.91%) HTTP
16 77 (1.71%) SMTP
17 74 (1.64%) iSCSI
18 69 (1.53%) NAS
19 66 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1588 (35.27%) SQL Server
2 322 (7.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 292 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 287 (6.37%) MySQL
5 249 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 243 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 199 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 171 (3.80%) MongoDB
9 161 (3.58%) NoSQL
10 118 (2.62%) Relational Database
11 110 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 106 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 84 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 72 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 69 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
16 65 (1.44%) Redis
17 63 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
17 63 (1.40%) Power BI
18 55 (1.22%) Oracle Database
19 45 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 417 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 373 (8.28%) Git (software)
3 362 (8.04%) TeamCity
4 359 (7.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 345 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 281 (6.24%) Visual Studio
7 215 (4.77%) JIRA
8 147 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 146 (3.24%) Subversion
10 122 (2.71%) MSBuild
11 110 (2.44%) SpecFlow
12 85 (1.89%) Selenium
13 83 (1.84%) NUnit
14 79 (1.75%) MSI
15 78 (1.73%) NuGet
16 77 (1.71%) Vagrant
17 75 (1.67%) Hudson
18 55 (1.22%) Maven
19 54 (1.20%) GoCD
19 54 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1151 (25.56%) Finance
2 406 (9.02%) Banking
3 139 (3.09%) Retail
4 106 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 89 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 79 (1.75%) Marketing
7 73 (1.62%) Legal
8 72 (1.60%) Advertising
9 69 (1.53%) Games
10 68 (1.51%) Retail Banking
11 63 (1.40%) Law
12 50 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.93%) Publishing
14 36 (0.80%) Back Office
15 30 (0.67%) 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
1 576 (12.79%) Developer
2 569 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 528 (11.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 466 (10.35%) Analyst
5 425 (9.44%) Administrator
6 339 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
7 286 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 243 (5.40%) .NET Developer
9 229 (5.09%) Support Analyst
10 219 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
11 206 (4.57%) DBA
11 206 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
12 203 (4.51%) Consultant
13 190 (4.22%) Applications Support
14 173 (3.84%) SQL DBA
15 172 (3.82%) PowerShell Engineer
16 167 (3.71%) Architect
17 163 (3.62%) VMware Engineer
18 148 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
19 145 (3.22%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1025 (22.76%) .NET
2 438 (9.73%) ASP.NET
3 311 (6.91%) HTML
4 280 (6.22%) Web Services
5 241 (5.35%) CSS
6 177 (3.93%) .NET Framework
7 169 (3.75%) XML
8 168 (3.73%) AngularJS
9 123 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 118 (2.62%) RESTful
11 114 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 106 (2.35%) jQuery
12 106 (2.35%) WCF
13 98 (2.18%) Entity Framework
14 94 (2.09%) REST
14 94 (2.09%) SOAP
15 89 (1.98%) JSON
16 72 (1.60%) React
17 71 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
18 68 (1.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 315 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 263 (5.84%) Clustering
3 258 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 241 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 152 (3.38%) Hedge funds
6 131 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 116 (2.58%) Replication
8 115 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 113 (2.51%) User Experience
10 103 (2.29%) Fintech
11 87 (1.93%) Public Cloud
12 69 (1.53%) PKI
13 64 (1.42%) Blackberry
14 61 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
15 55 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
16 46 (1.02%) Private Cloud
17 43 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
17 43 (0.95%) Virtual Team
18 40 (0.89%) Fat Client
18 40 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2982 (66.22%) Windows
2 1579 (35.07%) Windows Server
3 1275 (28.31%) Linux
4 803 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 698 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 378 (8.39%) Windows 7
7 367 (8.15%) Unix
8 293 (6.51%) Windows 10
9 170 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 169 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 87 (1.93%) Ubuntu
12 85 (1.89%) Android
13 83 (1.84%) CentOS
14 81 (1.80%) Windows 8
15 61 (1.35%) Mac OS X
16 57 (1.27%) Apple iOS
17 51 (1.13%) Solaris
18 30 (0.67%) CoreOS
18 30 (0.67%) Debian
19 26 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (22.70%) DevOps
2 908 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 781 (17.34%) ITIL
4 598 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
5 437 (9.70%) Configuration Management
6 329 (7.31%) Migration
7 309 (6.86%) Scrum
8 283 (6.28%) TDD
9 274 (6.08%) High Availability
10 259 (5.75%) Task Automation
11 254 (5.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 248 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
13 220 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
14 218 (4.84%) Project Management
14 218 (4.84%) SDLC
15 210 (4.66%) MVC
16 203 (4.51%) Change Management
17 192 (4.26%) Mentoring
18 187 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
19 185 (4.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1580 (35.09%) SQL
2 890 (19.76%) C#
3 787 (17.48%) Python
4 557 (12.37%) Bash Shell
5 522 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 448 (9.95%) Java
7 374 (8.31%) Perl
8 349 (7.75%) T-SQL
9 293 (6.51%) VBScript
10 239 (5.31%) Ruby
11 213 (4.73%) PHP
11 213 (4.73%) VB
12 162 (3.60%) Shell Script
13 86 (1.91%) C
14 85 (1.89%) VBA
15 84 (1.87%) C++
16 57 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 35 (0.78%) R
18 26 (0.58%) Bourne shell
19 23 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 507 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 466 (10.35%) Degree
3 348 (7.73%) MCSE
4 205 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 178 (3.95%) MCSA
6 137 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
7 131 (2.91%) SC Cleared
8 116 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 110 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 98 (2.18%) CCNA
11 92 (2.04%) MCITP
12 84 (1.87%) MCP
13 45 (1.00%) DV Cleared
14 43 (0.95%) CCNP
15 42 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
16 34 (0.76%) CISSP
17 31 (0.69%) MCSD
17 31 (0.69%) RHCE
18 28 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
18 28 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.13%) QA
2 103 (2.29%) SLA
3 78 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.31%) COBIT
6 13 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.24%) GDPR
8 9 (0.20%) GCP
8 9 (0.20%) GPG13
8 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.089%) PMO
11 4 (0.089%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.067%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.067%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.044%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 1721 (38.22%) Active Directory
2 933 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 598 (13.28%) Hyper-V
4 305 (6.77%) Docker
5 272 (6.04%) vSphere
6 232 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
7 172 (3.82%) XenApp
8 133 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 101 (2.24%) XenDesktop
10 91 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
11 54 (1.20%) Terminal Services
12 51 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
13 40 (0.89%) KVM
14 38 (0.84%) Xen
15 34 (0.76%) VirtualBox
16 32 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
17 30 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
18 28 (0.62%) XenServer
19 26 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 25 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 677 (15.03%) Puppet
2 667 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 652 (14.48%) SCCM
4 463 (10.28%) Ansible
5 305 (6.77%) SCOM
6 184 (4.09%) Nagios
7 109 (2.42%) WSUS
8 90 (2.00%) Terraform
9 87 (1.93%) Kubernetes
10 67 (1.49%) Backup Exec
11 61 (1.35%) Control-M
11 61 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 61 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
12 58 (1.29%) AirWatch
13 53 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
14 41 (0.91%) vCenter Server
15 35 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 34 (0.76%) Graphite
17 32 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
17 32 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2140 (47.52%) Microsoft
2 1441 (32.00%) VMware
3 480 (10.66%) Citrix
4 450 (9.99%) Cisco
5 295 (6.55%) Oracle
6 294 (6.53%) HP
7 208 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 177 (3.93%) NetApp
9 167 (3.71%) Splunk
10 134 (2.98%) IBM
11 128 (2.84%) Dell
12 102 (2.27%) EMC
12 102 (2.27%) Symantec
13 76 (1.69%) F5
14 68 (1.51%) Google
15 67 (1.49%) Bloomberg
16 65 (1.44%) New Relic
17 64 (1.42%) Reuters
18 63 (1.40%) CA
19 61 (1.35%) SolarWinds
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits and 10% bo
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Unspecified EXCELLENT!
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
flatraterecruiting
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum along with AWS certifications & an e
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6K Car Allowance, 8% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 20-30% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago