Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 144 175
Rank change year-on-year +45 +31 +21
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5,400 4,102 4,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.14% 2.39% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 4.32% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 3,317 3,380
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,582 £31,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +1.19% +5.00%

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 96,404 95,011 104,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.25% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 80,374 80,231 89,868
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 +46 5,140 £52,500 +10.53% 515
UK excluding London +50 2,827 £46,000 +8.24% 359
London +36 2,482 £60,000 +9.09% 199
South East +21 788 £47,500 +5.56% 96
North of England +26 564 £45,000 +12.50% 74
Midlands +76 522 £42,500 - 75
East of England +66 456 £50,000 - 37
South West +45 342 £45,000 +15.38% 34
Yorkshire +27 281 £47,000 +17.50% 30
West Midlands +67 273 £40,000 -5.88% 34
East Midlands +79 248 £43,500 -1.14% 40
North West -2 242 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Scotland -40 114 £45,000 +9.09% 31
Wales +51 76 £40,210 +0.52% 10
North East +3 41 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Northern Ireland +14 10 £35,000 -6.67%
Isle of Man +2 6 £29,500 -
Channel Islands -6 2 £29,500 -9.23% 2

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 3,214 (59.52%) Windows
2 2,470 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 2,043 (37.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,833 (33.94%) Active Directory
5 1,799 (33.31%) SQL
6 1,695 (31.39%) SQL Server
7 1,610 (29.81%) Windows Server
8 1,530 (28.33%) DevOps
9 1,482 (27.44%) VMware
10 1,451 (26.87%) Linux
11 1,341 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
12 1,290 (23.89%) Finance
13 1,220 (22.59%) Python
14 1,186 (21.96%) C#
15 1,156 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
16 1,128 (20.89%) .NET
17 1,005 (18.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 924 (17.11%) Office 365
19 887 (16.43%) DNS
20 880 (16.30%) ITIL
21 840 (15.56%) Bash Shell
22 790 (14.63%) JavaScript
23 785 (14.54%) Puppet
24 738 (13.67%) Firewall
25 707 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
26 673 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
27 667 (12.35%) SCCM
28 662 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
28 662 (12.26%) Git (software)
29 650 (12.04%) Ansible

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
1 538 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 471 (8.72%) MS Exchange
3 441 (8.17%) IIS
4 225 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 222 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 190 (3.52%) Skype for Business
7 189 (3.50%) Apache
8 166 (3.07%) Tomcat
9 154 (2.85%) Confluence
10 150 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 97 (1.80%) OpenStack
12 87 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
13 83 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 82 (1.52%) WebLogic
15 81 (1.50%) WebSphere
16 71 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
17 70 (1.30%) CMS
18 68 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
19 65 (1.20%) JBoss
20 59 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 260 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 140 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 77 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.31%) Documaker
3 16 (0.30%) MetaTrader
4 14 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 7 (0.13%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.074%) Advent Geneva
9 4 (0.074%) HFM
9 4 (0.074%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.074%) ReMetrica
9 4 (0.074%) Teamcenter
9 4 (0.074%) Tradar
9 4 (0.074%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.037%) Finacle
10 2 (0.037%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.037%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.037%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2,043 (37.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,341 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
3 924 (17.11%) Office 365
4 445 (8.24%) IaaS
5 378 (7.00%) PaaS
6 313 (5.80%) SaaS
7 177 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 155 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 144 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 130 (2.41%) GitHub
11 129 (2.39%) Serverless
12 104 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
13 74 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
14 70 (1.30%) NuGet
15 58 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
16 55 (1.02%) OneDrive
17 54 (1.00%) Mimecast
18 53 (0.98%) Amazon S3
19 41 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 39 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 887 (16.43%) DNS
2 738 (13.67%) Firewall
3 564 (10.44%) DHCP
4 471 (8.72%) TCP/IP
5 401 (7.43%) SAN
6 379 (7.02%) WAN
7 304 (5.63%) LAN
7 304 (5.63%) VPN
8 213 (3.94%) HTTP
9 199 (3.69%) Network Security
10 154 (2.85%) Skype
11 150 (2.78%) Internet
12 129 (2.39%) VLAN
13 123 (2.28%) NAS
14 112 (2.07%) SSL
15 108 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
16 107 (1.98%) WLAN
17 101 (1.87%) MPLS
18 97 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
19 94 (1.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,695 (31.39%) SQL Server
2 445 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 440 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 283 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 280 (5.19%) MySQL
6 231 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 202 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 184 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
9 180 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 163 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 163 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 151 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 120 (2.22%) Big Data
13 119 (2.20%) Power BI
14 100 (1.85%) Oracle Database
14 100 (1.85%) RDBMS
15 91 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
15 91 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
16 88 (1.63%) Hadoop
17 85 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 662 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 588 (10.89%) Jenkins
3 427 (7.91%) TeamCity
4 415 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 389 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 355 (6.57%) JIRA
7 301 (5.57%) Visual Studio
8 296 (5.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 150 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 144 (2.67%) Subversion
11 139 (2.57%) MSBuild
12 102 (1.89%) Selenium
13 91 (1.69%) MSI
14 76 (1.41%) Bitbucket
15 75 (1.39%) GoCD
15 75 (1.39%) Vagrant
16 69 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
17 60 (1.11%) NUnit
18 56 (1.04%) Cucumber
19 50 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,290 (23.89%) Finance
2 333 (6.17%) Banking
3 161 (2.98%) Retail
4 109 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 108 (2.00%) Law
6 91 (1.69%) Legal
6 91 (1.69%) Marketing
7 86 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 82 (1.52%) Advertising
9 58 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 58 (1.07%) Front Office
9 58 (1.07%) Games
10 57 (1.06%) Publishing
11 31 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.56%) Back Office
13 23 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 23 (0.43%) French Language
14 21 (0.39%) Billing
15 17 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 16 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 826 (15.30%) Developer
2 615 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 582 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 502 (9.30%) Analyst
5 373 (6.91%) Administrator
6 344 (6.37%) Architect
7 318 (5.89%) Support Engineer
8 299 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
9 296 (5.48%) .NET Developer
10 294 (5.44%) DBA
11 274 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
12 254 (4.70%) Support Analyst
13 239 (4.43%) Applications Support
14 238 (4.41%) SQL DBA
15 235 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
16 230 (4.26%) C# Developer
17 197 (3.65%) Consultant
18 186 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
19 174 (3.22%) Azure Engineer
20 168 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,128 (20.89%) .NET
2 507 (9.39%) ASP.NET
3 446 (8.26%) HTML
4 417 (7.72%) Web Services
5 312 (5.78%) CSS
6 296 (5.48%) REST
7 271 (5.02%) .NET Framework
8 251 (4.65%) AngularJS
9 247 (4.57%) JSON
10 244 (4.52%) XML
11 238 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 215 (3.98%) Middleware
13 197 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 174 (3.22%) RESTful
15 138 (2.56%) HTML5
16 132 (2.44%) jQuery
17 131 (2.43%) WCF
18 130 (2.41%) LDAP
19 124 (2.30%) Node.js
20 116 (2.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 461 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 377 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 236 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 234 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 233 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 225 (4.17%) Public Cloud
7 191 (3.54%) Clustering
8 141 (2.61%) Fintech
9 138 (2.56%) Replication
10 137 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 125 (2.31%) User Experience
12 110 (2.04%) Hedge funds
13 102 (1.89%) Private Cloud
14 101 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
15 99 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
15 99 (1.83%) PKI
16 92 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
17 82 (1.52%) Blackberry
18 60 (1.11%) Algorithms
19 51 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3,214 (59.52%) Windows
2 1,610 (29.81%) Windows Server
3 1,451 (26.87%) Linux
4 707 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 662 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 413 (7.65%) Windows 10
7 382 (7.07%) Unix
8 381 (7.06%) Windows 7
9 190 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 106 (1.96%) Android
11 98 (1.81%) CentOS
12 84 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 64 (1.19%) Solaris
14 56 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 55 (1.02%) VMS
16 52 (0.96%) Ubuntu
17 49 (0.91%) Windows 8
18 41 (0.76%) Apple iOS
19 25 (0.46%) CoreOS
19 25 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,530 (28.33%) DevOps
2 1,156 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
3 880 (16.30%) ITIL
4 673 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
5 636 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
6 611 (11.31%) Configuration Management
7 522 (9.67%) Migration
8 414 (7.67%) Test Automation
9 356 (6.59%) Software Engineering
10 335 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
11 325 (6.02%) Scrum
12 321 (5.94%) Service Delivery
13 290 (5.37%) Mentoring
14 285 (5.28%) MVC
15 281 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 281 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
16 272 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 270 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
17 270 (5.00%) Service Management
18 266 (4.93%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,799 (33.31%) SQL
2 1,220 (22.59%) Python
3 1,186 (21.96%) C#
4 840 (15.56%) Bash Shell
5 790 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 507 (9.39%) Java
7 433 (8.02%) T-SQL
8 410 (7.59%) Perl
9 381 (7.06%) Ruby
10 264 (4.89%) VBScript
11 195 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 174 (3.22%) PHP
13 172 (3.19%) VB
14 149 (2.76%) C
15 114 (2.11%) VBA
16 112 (2.07%) C++
17 69 (1.28%) TypeScript
18 57 (1.06%) Go
19 43 (0.80%) VB.NET
20 36 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 566 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 544 (10.07%) Degree
3 386 (7.15%) MCSE
4 299 (5.54%) Security Cleared
5 202 (3.74%) MCSA
6 151 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 144 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 127 (2.35%) MCP
9 117 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 115 (2.13%) MCITP
11 99 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 96 (1.78%) DV Cleared
13 90 (1.67%) CCNA
14 79 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 76 (1.41%) CISSP
16 72 (1.33%) CCNP
17 57 (1.06%) AWS Certification
18 35 (0.65%) CCIE
18 35 (0.65%) MCTS
19 33 (0.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (4.17%) SLA
2 148 (2.74%) QA
3 120 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 43 (0.80%) GDPR
6 19 (0.35%) GCP
7 18 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.13%) PMO
12 5 (0.093%) COBIT
12 5 (0.093%) WCAG
13 4 (0.074%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.056%) EMIR
14 3 (0.056%) FATCA
14 3 (0.056%) MiFID
14 3 (0.056%) TickIT
15 2 (0.037%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,833 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 1,005 (18.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 626 (11.59%) Hyper-V
4 447 (8.28%) Docker
5 265 (4.91%) vSphere
6 204 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
7 185 (3.43%) XenApp
8 173 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 133 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 128 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
11 121 (2.24%) XenDesktop
12 80 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
13 65 (1.20%) BitLocker
14 60 (1.11%) Xen
15 55 (1.02%) VMware NSX
16 49 (0.91%) VirtualBox
17 45 (0.83%) DFS Replication
17 45 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
18 34 (0.63%) XenServer
19 31 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 785 (14.54%) Puppet
2 667 (12.35%) SCCM
3 650 (12.04%) Ansible
4 637 (11.80%) Opscode Chef
5 287 (5.31%) Terraform
6 236 (4.37%) SCOM
7 175 (3.24%) Kubernetes
8 162 (3.00%) Nagios
9 100 (1.85%) WSUS
10 97 (1.80%) vRealize
11 83 (1.54%) vCenter Server
12 69 (1.28%) SCOrch
13 65 (1.20%) Backup Exec
14 63 (1.17%) SCVMM
15 59 (1.09%) AirWatch
16 58 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
17 53 (0.98%) Kibana
18 51 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
19 50 (0.93%) logstash
19 50 (0.93%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,470 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 1,482 (27.44%) VMware
3 583 (10.80%) Citrix
4 516 (9.56%) Cisco
5 397 (7.35%) Oracle
6 284 (5.26%) HP
7 226 (4.19%) Google
8 207 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 179 (3.31%) Splunk
10 177 (3.28%) NetApp
11 145 (2.69%) IBM
12 135 (2.50%) ServiceNow
13 107 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 107 (1.98%) EMC
14 105 (1.94%) McAfee
15 104 (1.93%) Veeam
16 101 (1.87%) AppDynamics
17 100 (1.85%) Bloomberg
18 95 (1.76%) F5
19 88 (1.63%) Reuters