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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 177 195
Rank change year-on-year +29 +18  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1952 2026 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.28% 1.94% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 3.75% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1668 1498
Median salary £46,500 £46,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.54% -0.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 47506 54052 57205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.38% 51.83% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40360 46717 48703
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +27 1850 £47,500 +1.06% 252
London +32 906 £55,000 - 95
South East +51 337 £42,500 - 36
City of London +58 164 £60,000 +4.34% 27
East of England +24 125 £49,500 +4.21% 21
Yorkshire -11 124 £40,500 +1.25% 14
South West +15 118 £39,500 -1.25% 21
North West -3 106 £42,000 -1.17% 31
West Yorkshire -3 97 £44,000 +12.82% 12
Surrey +72 82 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Leeds +13 73 £45,000 +15.38% 9
Berkshire -6 66 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Manchester -15 66 £42,000 -1.17% 20
East Midlands -8 65 £44,000 +17.33% 13
West Midlands +21 58 £42,500 +3.65% 18
Scotland +16 57 £41,750 -7.22% 7
Hampshire -2 48 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Hertfordshire +35 47 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Buckinghamshire +41 43 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 43 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Oxfordshire +21 40 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Wiltshire +7 39 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Cambridge -4 37 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Edinburgh +25 36 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Somerset -15 28 £34,000 -17.07% 5
Kent +35 27 £36,250 -38.29% 1
Oxford +16 27 £38,500 +40.00% 2
West Sussex +12 27 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Bristol +11 27 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Cheshire +5 27 £42,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2648 (65.01%) Windows
2 1839 (45.15%) Microsoft
3 1464 (35.94%) Active Directory
4 1455 (35.72%) Windows Server
5 1379 (33.86%) SQL Server
6 1363 (33.46%) SQL
7 1241 (30.47%) VMware
8 1129 (27.72%) Linux
9 1040 (25.53%) .NET
10 1039 (25.51%) Finance
11 1024 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 941 (23.10%) DevOps
13 865 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
14 837 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
15 818 (20.08%) C#
16 793 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 767 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 747 (18.34%) Python
19 711 (17.46%) ITIL
20 657 (16.13%) IIS
21 650 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
22 628 (15.42%) Puppet
23 594 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
24 561 (13.77%) DNS
25 553 (13.58%) Office 365
26 547 (13.43%) SCCM
27 537 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
28 534 (13.11%) JavaScript
29 524 (12.87%) MS Exchange
30 488 (11.98%) Hyper-V

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
1 657 (16.13%) IIS
2 524 (12.87%) MS Exchange
3 456 (11.20%) SharePoint
4 282 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 189 (4.64%) Skype for Business
6 181 (4.44%) Apache
7 175 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 120 (2.95%) Tomcat
9 114 (2.80%) WebSphere
10 109 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 89 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 83 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
13 79 (1.94%) JBoss
14 67 (1.64%) Confluence
15 66 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
16 63 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
17 62 (1.52%) WebLogic
18 57 (1.40%) OpenStack
19 46 (1.13%) CMS
20 42 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 259 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.074%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.025%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 65 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.12%) Exstream
6 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.098%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.098%) Workfront
8 3 (0.074%) Eikon
9 2 (0.049%) Endur
9 2 (0.049%) Maximo
9 2 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.025%) Findur
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.025%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1024 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 837 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
3 553 (13.58%) Office 365
4 174 (4.27%) PaaS
5 170 (4.17%) SaaS
6 163 (4.00%) IaaS
7 74 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 65 (1.60%) GitHub
11 62 (1.52%) Amazon S3
11 62 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 54 (1.33%) CloudBees
13 49 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 45 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
15 37 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
16 32 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (0.54%) Route 53
19 18 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 561 (13.77%) DNS
2 418 (10.26%) Firewall
3 350 (8.59%) DHCP
4 325 (7.98%) SAN
5 292 (7.17%) TCP/IP
6 198 (4.86%) WAN
7 174 (4.27%) LAN
8 138 (3.39%) Skype
9 127 (3.12%) VPN
10 122 (3.00%) Internet
11 103 (2.53%) NAS
12 93 (2.28%) LDAP
13 88 (2.16%) iSCSI
14 82 (2.01%) Network Security
14 82 (2.01%) VoIP
15 78 (1.92%) VLAN
16 71 (1.74%) HTTP
17 67 (1.64%) SSL
18 49 (1.20%) Intranet
19 48 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1379 (33.86%) SQL Server
2 325 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 279 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 253 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 219 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 209 (5.13%) MySQL
7 172 (4.22%) NoSQL
8 165 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 160 (3.93%) MongoDB
10 110 (2.70%) Relational Database
11 106 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
12 99 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 67 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 65 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
15 63 (1.55%) Oracle Database
16 61 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 59 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 59 (1.45%) Redis
18 54 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
19 48 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 441 (10.83%) Jenkins
2 394 (9.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 392 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 376 (9.23%) TeamCity
5 375 (9.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 226 (5.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 210 (5.16%) JIRA
7 210 (5.16%) Subversion
8 186 (4.57%) Visual Studio
9 168 (4.12%) MSBuild
10 132 (3.24%) Vagrant
11 116 (2.85%) Hudson
12 113 (2.77%) SpecFlow
13 105 (2.58%) Selenium
14 89 (2.19%) GoCD
15 74 (1.82%) Maven
16 64 (1.57%) MSI
17 61 (1.50%) NUnit
18 60 (1.47%) ClearCase
19 54 (1.33%) HP UFT
General
1 1039 (25.51%) Finance
2 343 (8.42%) Banking
3 108 (2.65%) Retail
4 97 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 82 (2.01%) Back Office
6 67 (1.64%) Games
7 62 (1.52%) Marketing
8 56 (1.37%) Publishing
9 50 (1.23%) Advertising
9 50 (1.23%) Legal
10 35 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 27 (0.66%) Law
13 18 (0.44%) Electronics
13 18 (0.44%) Front Office
14 16 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.32%) German Language
16 9 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.20%) Automotive
17 8 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 532 (13.06%) Developer
2 487 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 414 (10.16%) Analyst
4 410 (10.07%) Windows Engineer
5 408 (10.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 376 (9.23%) Administrator
7 300 (7.37%) Support Engineer
8 230 (5.65%) DBA
9 227 (5.57%) .NET Developer
10 223 (5.48%) Support Analyst
11 206 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
12 192 (4.71%) VMware Engineer
13 191 (4.69%) Consultant
14 179 (4.39%) Applications Support
14 179 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
15 169 (4.15%) SQL DBA
16 148 (3.63%) Architect
17 147 (3.61%) PowerShell Engineer
18 142 (3.49%) C# Developer
18 142 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1040 (25.53%) .NET
2 397 (9.75%) ASP.NET
3 377 (9.26%) Web Services
4 339 (8.32%) HTML
5 237 (5.82%) CSS
6 227 (5.57%) XML
7 203 (4.98%) AngularJS
8 192 (4.71%) .NET Framework
9 165 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 127 (3.12%) REST
11 126 (3.09%) HTML5
12 113 (2.77%) WCF
13 109 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 104 (2.55%) SOAP
15 100 (2.46%) RESTful
16 88 (2.16%) jQuery
16 88 (2.16%) React
17 82 (2.01%) Entity Framework
18 73 (1.79%) Middleware
19 68 (1.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 274 (6.73%) Data Centre
2 253 (6.21%) Clustering
3 206 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 193 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (3.17%) Replication
6 113 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
7 106 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 98 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 87 (2.14%) User Experience
10 83 (2.04%) Fintech
11 76 (1.87%) PKI
12 64 (1.57%) Public Cloud
13 57 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
14 51 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 48 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 46 (1.13%) Blackberry
17 44 (1.08%) Online Banking
18 37 (0.91%) Fat Client
18 37 (0.91%) Thin Client
19 36 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2648 (65.01%) Windows
2 1455 (35.72%) Windows Server
3 1129 (27.72%) Linux
4 793 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 650 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 370 (9.08%) Unix
7 291 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 199 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 196 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 184 (4.52%) Windows 10
11 90 (2.21%) CentOS
12 80 (1.96%) Windows 8
13 76 (1.87%) Mac OS X
14 73 (1.79%) Android
15 66 (1.62%) Ubuntu
16 60 (1.47%) CoreOS
17 53 (1.30%) Apple iOS
18 48 (1.18%) Solaris
19 25 (0.61%) HPUX
20 22 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (23.10%) DevOps
2 865 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 711 (17.46%) ITIL
4 537 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
5 410 (10.07%) Configuration Management
6 331 (8.13%) Scrum
7 263 (6.46%) Migration
8 236 (5.79%) High Availability
9 232 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
10 230 (5.65%) TDD
11 225 (5.52%) MVC
12 221 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 216 (5.30%) SDLC
14 215 (5.28%) Software Engineering
15 190 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
16 187 (4.59%) Service Management
17 184 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 169 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
19 160 (3.93%) Release Management
20 148 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1363 (33.46%) SQL
2 818 (20.08%) C#
3 747 (18.34%) Python
4 534 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 482 (11.83%) Bash Shell
6 399 (9.80%) Java
7 336 (8.25%) Perl
8 287 (7.05%) T-SQL
9 247 (6.06%) VBScript
10 211 (5.18%) Ruby
11 203 (4.98%) VB
12 175 (4.30%) PHP
13 148 (3.63%) Shell Script
14 121 (2.97%) C++
15 108 (2.65%) C
16 92 (2.26%) VBA
17 63 (1.55%) VB.NET
18 47 (1.15%) Bourne shell
19 30 (0.74%) Korn
20 29 (0.71%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 468 (11.49%) Degree
2 392 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 260 (6.38%) MCSE
4 223 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 137 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 121 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 112 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 108 (2.65%) MCSA
9 105 (2.58%) MCP
10 82 (2.01%) CCNA
11 61 (1.50%) MCITP
12 56 (1.37%) CCNP
13 53 (1.30%) DV Cleared
14 41 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.74%) MCTS
16 26 (0.64%) RHCE
17 22 (0.54%) CISSP
17 22 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (0.47%) ISEB
19 16 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (3.39%) QA
2 110 (2.70%) SLA
3 81 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.71%) COBIT
6 25 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.15%) MiFID
9 5 (0.12%) SSAE 16
10 4 (0.098%) GCP
10 4 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.074%) GPG13
11 3 (0.074%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.049%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.025%) DICOM
13 1 (0.025%) EMIR
13 1 (0.025%) HL7
13 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 1464 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 767 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 488 (11.98%) Hyper-V
4 303 (7.44%) vSphere
5 282 (6.92%) Docker
6 192 (4.71%) XenApp
7 137 (3.36%) VMware ESX
8 102 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 100 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
10 98 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 76 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
12 68 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
13 50 (1.23%) vCloud
14 33 (0.81%) Terminal Services
15 32 (0.79%) XenServer
16 29 (0.71%) KVM
16 29 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
17 28 (0.69%) NFS
18 27 (0.66%) VMware Server
19 26 (0.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 628 (15.42%) Puppet
2 594 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 547 (13.43%) SCCM
4 425 (10.43%) Ansible
5 256 (6.29%) SCOM
6 224 (5.50%) Nagios
7 108 (2.65%) WSUS
8 81 (1.99%) Kubernetes
9 65 (1.60%) Graphite
10 62 (1.52%) Terraform
11 61 (1.50%) Control-M
12 52 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
13 43 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
14 41 (1.01%) SCOrch
15 36 (0.88%) Backup Exec
15 36 (0.88%) Tivoli
16 34 (0.83%) vCenter Server
17 30 (0.74%) NetBackup
17 30 (0.74%) SCSM
17 30 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1839 (45.15%) Microsoft
2 1241 (30.47%) VMware
3 461 (11.32%) Citrix
4 369 (9.06%) Cisco
5 286 (7.02%) Oracle
6 279 (6.85%) HP
7 258 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 157 (3.85%) IBM
9 140 (3.44%) NetApp
10 119 (2.92%) Google
10 119 (2.92%) Splunk
11 103 (2.53%) Dell
12 102 (2.50%) New Relic
13 80 (1.96%) AppDynamics
14 74 (1.82%) EMC
15 73 (1.79%) SolarWinds
16 68 (1.67%) F5
17 65 (1.60%) Atlassian
18 59 (1.45%) Symantec
19 56 (1.37%) Bloomberg
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + annum 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 8k car allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + A bag full of bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago