Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Wales
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 +48
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 70 48 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.81% 2.83% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.53% 5.29% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 38
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,105
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.26% +0.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,351 £30,466
90th Percentile £55,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 821 908 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 56.46% 53.51% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 697 790 799
Median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in Wales

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Wales over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +14 45 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Wales +4 13 £36,500 -2.67% 13
Mid Wales +1 5 - -
North Wales - 5 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 51 (72.86%) Windows
2 49 (70.00%) Linux
3 33 (47.14%) ITIL
4 30 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 28 (40.00%) VMware
5 28 (40.00%) Azure
6 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 24 (34.29%) Advertising
9 23 (32.86%) Shell Script
9 23 (32.86%) Jenkins
10 22 (31.43%) Ansible
10 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
11 21 (30.00%) IBM
12 20 (28.57%) Degree
13 19 (27.14%) WebSphere
13 19 (27.14%) Tomcat
13 19 (27.14%) JBoss
14 18 (25.71%) Python
14 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
15 17 (24.29%) Kubernetes
15 17 (24.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (21.43%) OS/400
16 15 (21.43%) Finance
17 14 (20.00%) JIRA
17 14 (20.00%) AWS
17 14 (20.00%) Perl
17 14 (20.00%) Project Management
17 14 (20.00%) DevOps

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 19 (27.14%) JBoss
1 19 (27.14%) Tomcat
1 19 (27.14%) WebSphere
2 14 (20.00%) Confluence
3 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.57%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.43%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.00%) Azure
2 14 (20.00%) AWS
2 14 (20.00%) PaaS
3 9 (12.86%) IaaS
4 6 (8.57%) SaaS
5 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (7.14%) Office 365
6 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.29%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.86%) GCP
8 1 (1.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.43%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.43%) Logic Apps
8 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) Network Security
3 7 (10.00%) SAN
4 6 (8.57%) VPN
5 5 (7.14%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) DMARC
6 2 (2.86%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) VSAN
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) DB2
1 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
1 8 (11.43%) MySQL
1 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (10.00%) GoCD
4 7 (10.00%) Selenium
4 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 7 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.00%) Zephyr
5 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) GitLab
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (34.29%) Advertising
2 15 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Release Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Administrator
4 10 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) IT Operations Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Security Operations Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
8 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) JSON
3 1 (1.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 7 (10.00%) Cloud Native
4 6 (8.57%) Clustering
4 6 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (8.57%) PKI
5 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.86%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (72.86%) Windows
2 49 (70.00%) Linux
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 15 (21.43%) OS/400
5 6 (8.57%) CentOS
6 5 (7.14%) SUSE
6 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.14%) Unix
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) ITIL
2 17 (24.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.00%) DevOps
4 14 (20.00%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 7 (10.00%) Information Security
8 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Identity Management
9 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.57%) OWASP
9 6 (8.57%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 23 (32.86%) Shell Script
3 18 (25.71%) Python
4 14 (20.00%) Perl
5 11 (15.71%) C#
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) IBM Certification
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.00%) ISEB
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.86%) MCITP
5 2 (2.86%) RHCE
6 1 (1.43%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.43%) MCSA
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) PhD
6 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.43%) SANS
6 1 (1.43%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) NCSC
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.71%) Docker
4 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (31.43%) Ansible
2 17 (24.29%) Kubernetes
3 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (18.57%) SCCM
5 10 (14.29%) Puppet
6 5 (7.14%) Terraform
7 3 (4.29%) Grafana
7 3 (4.29%) Nessus
8 2 (2.86%) Nagios
8 2 (2.86%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.43%) Kibana
9 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) VMware
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.00%) IBM
4 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.57%) Rapid7
6 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.86%) NetApp
6 2 (2.86%) Splunk
6 2 (2.86%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.43%) Veeam