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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 111 77 75
Rank change year-on-year -34 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,679 4,154 3,161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.22% 3.97% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 7.23% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,556 3,313 2,563
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £34,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,382 £72,500 £67,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 94,911 57,456 44,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.83% 54.97% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44,143 41,140 36,945
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the UK

PowerShell
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -22 5,044 £60,000 +9.09% 658
London -16 2,665 £72,500 +11.54% 263
UK excluding London -34 2,483 £50,000 - 420
Work from Home -41 2,242 £62,500 +8.70% 279
South East -24 675 £55,000 +10.00% 99
North of England -36 587 £47,500 -7.77% 115
Midlands -28 446 £52,500 +5.00% 79
North West -41 339 £47,500 -5.00% 61
South West -31 319 £47,500 +5.56% 49
East of England -19 252 £50,000 +5.26% 46
West Midlands -48 243 £55,000 - 48
East Midlands +19 196 £50,000 +13.64% 31
Yorkshire -58 183 £48,000 -8.57% 36
Scotland -57 144 £50,000 -9.09% 25
Wales +10 92 £47,500 +26.67% 5
North East -19 64 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Northern Ireland -12 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Channel Islands - 5 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 3,786 (66.67%) Azure
2 2,638 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 2,403 (42.31%) DevOps
4 2,366 (41.66%) Windows
5 2,282 (40.18%) Python
6 1,981 (34.88%) AWS
7 1,943 (34.21%) Agile
8 1,843 (32.45%) SQL
9 1,680 (29.58%) CI/CD
10 1,566 (27.58%) Active Directory
11 1,562 (27.50%) Bash
12 1,467 (25.83%) Terraform
13 1,465 (25.80%) Kubernetes
14 1,413 (24.88%) Linux
15 1,339 (23.58%) SQL Server
16 1,270 (22.36%) Finance
17 1,220 (21.48%) Docker
18 1,203 (21.18%) Microsoft 365
19 1,165 (20.51%) .NET
20 1,129 (19.88%) Social Skills
21 1,067 (18.79%) C#
22 1,041 (18.33%) Windows Server
23 928 (16.34%) VMware
24 921 (16.22%) Infrastructure as Code
25 890 (15.67%) Ansible
26 857 (15.09%) Git (software)
27 851 (14.99%) JavaScript
28 847 (14.91%) Java
29 837 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
30 811 (14.28%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 413 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 377 (6.64%) IIS
3 226 (3.98%) Apache Spark
4 211 (3.72%) MS Exchange
5 140 (2.47%) Confluence
6 136 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
7 126 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 104 (1.83%) Apache
9 61 (1.07%) nginx
10 56 (0.99%) JBoss
11 47 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 39 (0.69%) CMS
13 36 (0.63%) Jetty
13 36 (0.63%) Skype for Business
14 29 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.33%) ArcGIS
17 18 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 16 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 222 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.12%) EngageOne
6 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.070%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.035%) Stata
9 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 80 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 14 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 12 (0.21%) R3 Corda
6 11 (0.19%) Exstream
6 11 (0.19%) Line 50
6 11 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.12%) MetaTrader
7 7 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.088%) Fidessa
8 5 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.070%) BambooHR
9 4 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.053%) Elite 3E
11 2 (0.035%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 3,786 (66.67%) Azure
2 1,981 (34.88%) AWS
3 1,203 (21.18%) Microsoft 365
4 655 (11.53%) GCP
5 644 (11.34%) Serverless
6 603 (10.62%) PaaS
7 587 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 475 (8.36%) Power Platform
9 457 (8.05%) SaaS
10 455 (8.01%) IaaS
11 396 (6.97%) AWS Lambda
12 339 (5.97%) GitHub
13 301 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 268 (4.72%) OpenShift
15 248 (4.37%) Azure AKS
16 221 (3.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 220 (3.87%) Azure Monitor
18 195 (3.43%) Cloud Functions
19 194 (3.42%) Azure Data Factory
20 155 (2.73%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 769 (13.54%) DNS
2 704 (12.40%) Firewall
3 502 (8.84%) DHCP
4 320 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 310 (5.46%) Internet
6 306 (5.39%) VPN
7 272 (4.79%) WAN
8 241 (4.24%) LAN
9 231 (4.07%) SAN
10 173 (3.05%) Network Security
11 125 (2.20%) VLAN
12 109 (1.92%) HTTP
13 77 (1.36%) VoIP
13 77 (1.36%) Wireshark
14 67 (1.18%) Wireless
15 65 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
16 60 (1.06%) IPsec
17 55 (0.97%) NAS
18 54 (0.95%) SSL
18 54 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,339 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 478 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 390 (6.87%) MySQL
4 385 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
5 336 (5.92%) Power BI
6 333 (5.86%) MongoDB
7 310 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 270 (4.75%) Big Data
9 252 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 244 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 210 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
12 205 (3.61%) Relational Database
13 200 (3.52%) Azure SQL Database
14 196 (3.45%) Flink
15 184 (3.24%) Data Lake
16 123 (2.17%) RDBMS
16 123 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 88 (1.55%) Redis
18 77 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 61 (1.07%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 857 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 749 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 570 (10.04%) JIRA
4 405 (7.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 358 (6.30%) TeamCity
6 268 (4.72%) Subversion
7 225 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 221 (3.89%) Maven
9 199 (3.50%) Ant
10 198 (3.49%) Gradle
11 189 (3.33%) Visual Studio
12 144 (2.54%) GitLab
13 121 (2.13%) Selenium
14 118 (2.08%) NUnit
15 111 (1.95%) Bitbucket
16 106 (1.87%) SpecFlow
17 77 (1.36%) IBM UrbanCode
18 76 (1.34%) JUnit
19 74 (1.30%) Cucumber
20 72 (1.27%) Moq
General
1 1,270 (22.36%) Finance
2 1,129 (19.88%) Social Skills
3 542 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
4 334 (5.88%) Banking
5 298 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 288 (5.07%) Retail
7 218 (3.84%) Public Sector
8 211 (3.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 187 (3.29%) Legal
10 168 (2.96%) Law
11 149 (2.62%) Organisational Skills
12 137 (2.41%) Documentation Skills
13 120 (2.11%) Marketing
14 96 (1.69%) Games
15 77 (1.36%) Telecoms
16 69 (1.22%) Advertising
17 64 (1.13%) Local Government
18 52 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
19 48 (0.85%) Back Office
20 47 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 865 (15.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 681 (11.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 556 (9.79%) Developer
4 550 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 483 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
6 482 (8.49%) Analyst
7 308 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 290 (5.11%) Architect
9 252 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
10 251 (4.42%) Administrator
11 250 (4.40%) Security Engineer
12 238 (4.19%) Data Engineer
13 210 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 197 (3.47%) Java Engineer
15 195 (3.43%) Senior Java Engineer
16 193 (3.40%) IT Engineer
17 179 (3.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 177 (3.12%) IT Support
18 177 (3.12%) Senior Developer
19 165 (2.91%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,165 (20.51%) .NET
2 509 (8.96%) HTML
3 442 (7.78%) ASP.NET
4 378 (6.66%) CSS
5 364 (6.41%) RESTful
6 341 (6.00%) JSON
7 320 (5.63%) React
8 303 (5.34%) Node.js
9 281 (4.95%) ARM Templates
10 278 (4.90%) REST
11 211 (3.72%) .NET Core
12 205 (3.61%) Web Services
13 200 (3.52%) JDBC
14 183 (3.22%) .NET Framework
15 167 (2.94%) AngularJS
16 148 (2.61%) HTML5
17 144 (2.54%) Elastic Stack
18 132 (2.32%) Kafka
19 124 (2.18%) jQuery
20 119 (2.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 377 (6.64%) Linux Command Line
2 363 (6.39%) Public Cloud
3 317 (5.58%) Cloud Native
4 292 (5.14%) Algorithms
5 290 (5.11%) User Experience
6 271 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
7 266 (4.68%) Data Structures
8 210 (3.70%) Life Science
9 184 (3.24%) Data Centre
10 166 (2.92%) Mobile App
11 165 (2.91%) Management Information System
12 145 (2.55%) Replication
13 137 (2.41%) Clustering
14 118 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
15 107 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
16 106 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
17 95 (1.67%) PKI
18 94 (1.66%) Private Cloud
19 88 (1.55%) Virtual Team
20 82 (1.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,366 (41.66%) Windows
2 1,413 (24.88%) Linux
3 1,041 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 491 (8.65%) Unix
5 434 (7.64%) Windows 10
6 331 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 327 (5.76%) Windows Server 2016
8 252 (4.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 167 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 138 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 103 (1.81%) CentOS
12 82 (1.44%) Ubuntu
13 70 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 67 (1.18%) Mesosphere
15 64 (1.13%) Apple iOS
15 64 (1.13%) Mac OS
16 63 (1.11%) Android
17 62 (1.09%) Windows 7
18 37 (0.65%) Solaris
19 33 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,403 (42.31%) DevOps
2 1,943 (34.21%) Agile
3 1,680 (29.58%) CI/CD
4 921 (16.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 837 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
6 811 (14.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 788 (13.88%) ITIL
8 691 (12.17%) Test Automation
9 633 (11.15%) Mentoring
10 560 (9.86%) Analytics
11 559 (9.84%) Microservices
12 558 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
13 546 (9.61%) Configuration Management
14 455 (8.01%) TDD
15 454 (7.99%) Scrum
16 437 (7.70%) High Availability
17 421 (7.41%) Migration
18 406 (7.15%) BDD
18 406 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
19 403 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2,282 (40.18%) Python
2 1,843 (32.45%) SQL
3 1,562 (27.50%) Bash
4 1,067 (18.79%) C#
5 851 (14.99%) JavaScript
6 847 (14.91%) Java
7 403 (7.10%) Go
8 384 (6.76%) Ruby
9 353 (6.22%) Shell Script
10 337 (5.93%) Perl
11 270 (4.75%) T-SQL
12 258 (4.54%) PHP
13 183 (3.22%) Groovy
14 172 (3.03%) TypeScript
15 165 (2.91%) Scala
16 120 (2.11%) VBScript
17 112 (1.97%) C++
18 92 (1.62%) VB
19 79 (1.39%) C
20 59 (1.04%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 643 (11.32%) Degree
2 368 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 331 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 186 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 186 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 171 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
6 138 (2.43%) MCSE
7 131 (2.31%) CISSP
8 94 (1.66%) CCNA
9 92 (1.62%) MCSA
10 71 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 67 (1.18%) GCIH
11 67 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 62 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
13 56 (0.99%) AWS Certification
14 55 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 54 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 52 (0.92%) DBS Check
17 49 (0.86%) CCNP
18 48 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (4.68%) SLA
2 167 (2.94%) QA
3 128 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (1.53%) GDPR
5 58 (1.02%) NIST
6 54 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 53 (0.93%) PCI DSS
8 47 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
9 33 (0.58%) SOC 2
10 24 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
11 21 (0.37%) GRC
12 19 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 14 (0.25%) SOC 1
14 13 (0.23%) HIPAA
15 11 (0.19%) PMO
16 9 (0.16%) NCSC
17 8 (0.14%) Accessibility
17 8 (0.14%) FISMA
17 8 (0.14%) HITRUST
17 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,566 (27.58%) Active Directory
2 1,220 (21.48%) Docker
3 670 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 297 (5.23%) Hyper-V
5 182 (3.20%) vSphere
6 174 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
7 124 (2.18%) XenApp
8 121 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
9 115 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
10 71 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 52 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 49 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
13 42 (0.74%) Terminal Services
14 39 (0.69%) BitLocker
15 27 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 23 (0.41%) VMware NSX
17 20 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
18 19 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 17 (0.30%) zsh
20 16 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1,467 (25.83%) Terraform
2 1,465 (25.80%) Kubernetes
3 890 (15.67%) Ansible
4 563 (9.91%) SCCM
5 451 (7.94%) Puppet
6 387 (6.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 369 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
8 205 (3.61%) Prometheus
9 179 (3.15%) Grafana
10 115 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
11 110 (1.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 96 (1.69%) WSUS
13 77 (1.36%) Consul
14 76 (1.34%) Automic
15 72 (1.27%) Kibana
16 71 (1.25%) ZABBIX
17 65 (1.14%) SCOM
18 63 (1.11%) HAProxy
18 63 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
19 58 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,638 (46.45%) Microsoft
2 928 (16.34%) VMware
3 458 (8.06%) Google
4 362 (6.37%) Oracle
5 340 (5.99%) Citrix
6 321 (5.65%) Splunk
7 307 (5.41%) Cisco
8 211 (3.72%) Red Hat
9 173 (3.05%) Databricks
10 151 (2.66%) Veeam
11 139 (2.45%) HP
11 139 (2.45%) ServiceNow
12 137 (2.41%) SolarWinds
13 89 (1.57%) Sun
14 87 (1.53%) Dynatrace
15 84 (1.48%) IBM
15 84 (1.48%) New Relic
16 81 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
17 76 (1.34%) Facebook
17 76 (1.34%) Meraki