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

Windows PowerShell
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 175 199
Rank change year-on-year +30 +24  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 1969 2040 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.29% 1.97% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 3.80% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1680 1473
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -4.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,350
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 47732 53746 56365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 51.80% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40629 46442 47917
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 £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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 27 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 27 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 +25 1864 £47,500 +3.26% 236
London +30 912 £55,000 - 87
South East +47 332 £42,500 - 38
City of London +60 165 £60,000 +4.34% 23
East of England +33 125 £50,000 - 24
Yorkshire -18 123 £40,500 +1.25% 11
North West +2 117 £40,500 -4.70% 21
South West +11 116 £40,000 - 22
West Yorkshire -2 100 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Surrey +74 79 £43,500 -8.42% 12
Leeds +16 74 £43,750 +12.17% 7
Manchester -16 69 £40,500 -4.70% 18
Berkshire -3 67 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East Midlands -2 66 £44,000 +17.33% 12
West Midlands +23 63 £42,500 +3.65% 19
Scotland +18 56 £46,000 +13.58% 7
Hertfordshire +39 49 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Hampshire +7 48 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Buckinghamshire +44 44 £32,750 -6.42% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 44 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Wiltshire +5 38 £38,250 -4.37% 6
Cambridge 0 38 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Edinburgh +24 37 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +17 36 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cheshire +9 32 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Somerset -8 30 £34,000 -17.07% 2
West Sussex +20 28 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Coventry +17 27 £42,500 +3.65% 7
Kent +33 26 £35,000 -39.13%
Bristol +8 26 £40,000 -11.11% 8

For the 6 months to 27 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 2649 (65.26%) Windows
2 1840 (45.33%) Microsoft
3 1463 (36.04%) Active Directory
4 1442 (35.53%) Windows Server
5 1390 (34.24%) SQL Server
6 1368 (33.70%) SQL
7 1241 (30.57%) VMware
8 1142 (28.14%) Linux
9 1035 (25.50%) Finance
10 1027 (25.30%) .NET
11 1024 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 945 (23.28%) DevOps
13 870 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 836 (20.60%) Amazon AWS
15 815 (20.08%) C#
16 775 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 773 (19.04%) Windows Server 2012
18 742 (18.28%) Python
19 707 (17.42%) ITIL
20 647 (15.94%) IIS
21 644 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
22 638 (15.72%) Puppet
23 606 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
24 565 (13.92%) DNS
25 555 (13.67%) Office 365
26 549 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
27 544 (13.40%) SCCM
28 538 (13.25%) JavaScript
29 522 (12.86%) MS Exchange
30 496 (12.22%) 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
1 647 (15.94%) IIS
2 522 (12.86%) MS Exchange
3 458 (11.28%) SharePoint
4 279 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 189 (4.66%) Skype for Business
6 177 (4.36%) Apache
7 174 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 120 (2.96%) Tomcat
9 116 (2.86%) WebSphere
10 112 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 91 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 83 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
13 78 (1.92%) JBoss
14 69 (1.70%) Confluence
15 67 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
16 64 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
17 63 (1.55%) WebLogic
18 59 (1.45%) OpenStack
19 47 (1.16%) CMS
20 45 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 262 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (0.62%) 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 66 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.15%) Exstream
5 6 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.099%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.099%) Workfront
8 2 (0.049%) Eikon
8 2 (0.049%) Endur
8 2 (0.049%) Maximo
8 2 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.025%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.025%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.025%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1024 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 836 (20.60%) Amazon AWS
3 555 (13.67%) Office 365
4 180 (4.43%) PaaS
5 174 (4.29%) SaaS
6 168 (4.14%) IaaS
7 76 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 71 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 68 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (1.58%) Amazon S3
10 64 (1.58%) GitHub
11 60 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 53 (1.31%) CloudBees
13 48 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 46 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
15 39 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
16 32 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
17 31 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (0.54%) Route 53
19 18 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 565 (13.92%) DNS
2 411 (10.13%) Firewall
3 351 (8.65%) DHCP
4 332 (8.18%) SAN
5 295 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 198 (4.88%) WAN
7 173 (4.26%) LAN
8 140 (3.45%) Skype
9 125 (3.08%) VPN
10 122 (3.01%) Internet
11 101 (2.49%) NAS
12 91 (2.24%) iSCSI
12 91 (2.24%) LDAP
13 86 (2.12%) Network Security
14 81 (2.00%) VoIP
15 74 (1.82%) VLAN
16 67 (1.65%) HTTP
17 66 (1.63%) SSL
18 48 (1.18%) FTP
18 48 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1390 (34.24%) SQL Server
2 321 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 280 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 251 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 223 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 210 (5.17%) MySQL
7 174 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 165 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 162 (3.99%) MongoDB
10 110 (2.71%) Relational Database
11 103 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 96 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 69 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 66 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
15 62 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 61 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 59 (1.45%) Redis
18 57 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
19 54 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
20 47 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 440 (10.84%) Jenkins
2 399 (9.83%) Git (software)
3 387 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 372 (9.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 370 (9.12%) TeamCity
6 219 (5.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 208 (5.12%) JIRA
8 206 (5.08%) Subversion
9 190 (4.68%) Visual Studio
10 165 (4.07%) MSBuild
11 132 (3.25%) Vagrant
12 116 (2.86%) SpecFlow
13 114 (2.81%) Hudson
14 104 (2.56%) Selenium
15 89 (2.19%) GoCD
16 73 (1.80%) Maven
17 64 (1.58%) MSI
18 63 (1.55%) NUnit
19 59 (1.45%) ClearCase
20 53 (1.31%) HP UFT
General
1 1035 (25.50%) Finance
2 341 (8.40%) Banking
3 107 (2.64%) Retail
4 97 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 79 (1.95%) Back Office
6 67 (1.65%) Games
7 59 (1.45%) Marketing
8 55 (1.36%) Publishing
9 54 (1.33%) Advertising
10 52 (1.28%) Legal
11 35 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.62%) Law
14 18 (0.44%) Front Office
15 17 (0.42%) Electronics
16 16 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.32%) German Language
18 9 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
19 8 (0.20%) Automotive
19 8 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 522 (12.86%) Developer
2 485 (11.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 416 (10.25%) Analyst
4 411 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 403 (9.93%) Windows Engineer
6 376 (9.26%) Administrator
7 296 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 231 (5.69%) DBA
9 224 (5.52%) .NET Developer
10 223 (5.49%) Support Analyst
11 205 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
12 190 (4.68%) Consultant
13 189 (4.66%) VMware Engineer
14 183 (4.51%) Applications Support
15 175 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
16 171 (4.21%) SQL DBA
17 149 (3.67%) Architect
18 141 (3.47%) Infrastructure Support
18 141 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
19 139 (3.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1027 (25.30%) .NET
2 397 (9.78%) ASP.NET
3 364 (8.97%) Web Services
4 333 (8.20%) HTML
5 235 (5.79%) CSS
6 222 (5.47%) XML
7 201 (4.95%) AngularJS
8 183 (4.51%) .NET Framework
9 159 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 122 (3.01%) HTML5
11 119 (2.93%) REST
12 109 (2.69%) WCF
13 105 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 102 (2.51%) SOAP
15 99 (2.44%) RESTful
16 85 (2.09%) React
17 83 (2.04%) jQuery
18 80 (1.97%) Entity Framework
19 72 (1.77%) Middleware
20 69 (1.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 270 (6.65%) Data Centre
2 253 (6.23%) Clustering
3 203 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 189 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (3.23%) Replication
6 111 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 107 (2.64%) Hedge funds
8 100 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 89 (2.19%) User Experience
10 84 (2.07%) Fintech
11 74 (1.82%) PKI
12 63 (1.55%) Public Cloud
13 59 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 48 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 48 (1.18%) Private Cloud
15 45 (1.11%) Blackberry
16 42 (1.03%) Online Banking
17 38 (0.94%) Fat Client
17 38 (0.94%) Thin Client
18 34 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2649 (65.26%) Windows
2 1442 (35.53%) Windows Server
3 1142 (28.14%) Linux
4 773 (19.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 644 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 366 (9.02%) Unix
7 291 (7.17%) Windows 7
8 201 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 194 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 182 (4.48%) Windows 10
11 90 (2.22%) CentOS
12 76 (1.87%) Windows 8
13 73 (1.80%) Mac OS X
14 71 (1.75%) Android
15 65 (1.60%) Ubuntu
16 59 (1.45%) CoreOS
17 53 (1.31%) Apple iOS
18 46 (1.13%) Solaris
19 24 (0.59%) HPUX
20 22 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (23.28%) DevOps
2 870 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 707 (17.42%) ITIL
4 549 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
5 407 (10.03%) Configuration Management
6 328 (8.08%) Scrum
7 263 (6.48%) Migration
8 241 (5.94%) High Availability
9 238 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
10 235 (5.79%) TDD
11 232 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 221 (5.44%) MVC
13 214 (5.27%) SDLC
14 211 (5.20%) Software Engineering
15 193 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 187 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
17 182 (4.48%) Service Management
18 166 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
19 160 (3.94%) Release Management
20 149 (3.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1368 (33.70%) SQL
2 815 (20.08%) C#
3 742 (18.28%) Python
4 538 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 482 (11.87%) Bash Shell
6 400 (9.85%) Java
7 336 (8.28%) Perl
8 288 (7.10%) T-SQL
9 247 (6.09%) VBScript
10 212 (5.22%) Ruby
11 204 (5.03%) VB
12 172 (4.24%) PHP
13 150 (3.70%) Shell Script
14 119 (2.93%) C++
15 105 (2.59%) C
16 88 (2.17%) VBA
17 58 (1.43%) VB.NET
18 47 (1.16%) Bourne shell
19 30 (0.74%) Korn
20 28 (0.69%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 463 (11.41%) Degree
2 389 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 259 (6.38%) MCSE
4 222 (5.47%) Security Cleared
5 139 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 121 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 111 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 107 (2.64%) MCSA
9 106 (2.61%) MCP
10 82 (2.02%) CCNA
11 60 (1.48%) MCITP
12 55 (1.36%) CCNP
13 51 (1.26%) DV Cleared
14 40 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (0.71%) MCTS
15 29 (0.71%) RHCE
16 24 (0.59%) CISSP
17 22 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (0.47%) ISEB
19 15 (0.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (3.50%) QA
2 102 (2.51%) SLA
3 83 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.74%) COBIT
6 24 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.15%) MiFID
9 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.099%) GCP
10 4 (0.099%) GPG13
10 4 (0.099%) SSAE 16
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 1463 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 775 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 496 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 302 (7.44%) vSphere
5 285 (7.02%) Docker
6 186 (4.58%) XenApp
7 140 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 98 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 96 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
9 96 (2.37%) XenDesktop
10 84 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
11 67 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
12 53 (1.31%) vCloud
13 36 (0.89%) XenServer
14 33 (0.81%) Terminal Services
15 31 (0.76%) KVM
16 29 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
17 28 (0.69%) NFS
18 26 (0.64%) ISA Server
18 26 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 638 (15.72%) Puppet
2 606 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
3 544 (13.40%) SCCM
4 436 (10.74%) Ansible
5 256 (6.31%) SCOM
6 219 (5.40%) Nagios
7 108 (2.66%) WSUS
8 81 (2.00%) Kubernetes
9 65 (1.60%) Graphite
10 64 (1.58%) Terraform
11 62 (1.53%) Control-M
12 52 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
13 47 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
14 40 (0.99%) SCOrch
15 39 (0.96%) Backup Exec
16 37 (0.91%) Tivoli
17 33 (0.81%) vCenter Server
18 31 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 30 (0.74%) WMI
20 29 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1840 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 1241 (30.57%) VMware
3 457 (11.26%) Citrix
4 355 (8.75%) Cisco
5 289 (7.12%) Oracle
6 277 (6.82%) HP
7 256 (6.31%) Red Hat
8 155 (3.82%) IBM
9 143 (3.52%) NetApp
10 117 (2.88%) Splunk
11 115 (2.83%) Google
12 107 (2.64%) Dell
13 102 (2.51%) New Relic
14 76 (1.87%) AppDynamics
15 73 (1.80%) EMC
16 71 (1.75%) SolarWinds
17 69 (1.70%) Atlassian
18 66 (1.63%) F5
19 57 (1.40%) Bloomberg
20 55 (1.36%) Symantec
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + On-Call
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, holiday etc.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 65,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + commission + car + home-based
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Holiday & Pension
Posted: Yesterday