Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 118 117
Rank change year-on-year +51 -1 +20
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 77 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.72% 1.31% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 2.74% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 21 35
Wales median annual salary £40,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.56% +20.00% -10.67%
10th Percentile £31,925 £33,625 £23,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,946 £42,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,139 986 1,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 55.02% 47.98% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 951 909 1,256
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,455 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wales.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Wales over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
South Wales +49 66 £40,250 -2.42% 8
West Wales +14 5 £36,412 -34.09% 1
Mid Wales -2 5 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 35 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 34 (44.16%) VMware
4 33 (42.86%) SQL
5 32 (41.56%) Windows Server
6 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
7 25 (32.47%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (29.87%) C#
9 21 (27.27%) ITIL
9 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (24.68%) Finance
11 18 (23.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
13 16 (20.78%) DNS
14 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
14 15 (19.48%) XML
15 14 (18.18%) Java
15 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (18.18%) DevOps
16 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
16 13 (16.88%) MVC
17 12 (15.58%) .NET
17 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
18 11 (14.29%) Python
18 11 (14.29%) Law
19 10 (12.99%) JSON
19 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
20 9 (11.69%) SCCM
20 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 15 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.09%) Office 365
3 7 (9.09%) PaaS
4 5 (6.49%) IaaS
5 3 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) DNS
2 9 (11.69%) DHCP
3 8 (10.39%) Wireless
4 6 (7.79%) SAN
5 5 (6.49%) HTTP
5 5 (6.49%) LAN
5 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.90%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.90%) SMS
7 2 (2.60%) Firewall
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
7 2 (2.60%) VoIP
7 2 (2.60%) VSAN
8 1 (1.30%) Internet
8 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.30%) NAS
8 1 (1.30%) PABX
8 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.30%) VLAN
8 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.49%) Gatling
4 5 (6.49%) JMeter
4 5 (6.49%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.49%) Rational Quality Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.30%) RSpec
7 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Law
3 7 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Consultant
2 15 (19.48%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (7.79%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (5.19%) AWS Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Azure Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.19%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Ethical Hacker
6 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Technical Support Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) XML
2 12 (15.58%) .NET
3 10 (12.99%) JSON
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.49%) CSS
5 5 (6.49%) CSS3
5 5 (6.49%) DOM
5 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 5 (6.49%) jQuery
5 5 (6.49%) Middleware
5 5 (6.49%) REST
6 4 (5.19%) Java EE
6 4 (5.19%) WCF
6 4 (5.19%) YAML
7 3 (3.90%) SAML
7 3 (3.90%) Web Services
7 3 (3.90%) XSLT
8 2 (2.60%) CGI
8 2 (2.60%) COM
8 2 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Clustering
4 3 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Fintech
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) Windows Server
3 25 (32.47%) Linux
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) Unix
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) DevOps
3 13 (16.88%) MVC
4 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Practice Management
8 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.49%) ITSM
9 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) Service Management
9 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 23 (29.87%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) Python
5 9 (11.69%) C
6 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.39%) VBA
7 7 (9.09%) VB
8 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.49%) Perl
10 4 (5.19%) Ruby
11 2 (2.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
1 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) Shibboleth
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 2 (2.60%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.60%) Terraform
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 34 (44.16%) VMware
3 6 (7.79%) IBM
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Veeam
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) HP
6 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) NetApp
7 2 (2.60%) Veritas
8 1 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds