Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 115 100
Rank change year-on-year +59 -15 +42
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 84 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.25% 1.37% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.88% 2.97% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 35
Wales median annual salary £40,250 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.40% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,858 £30,500 £27,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,946 £56,500
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 1,066 942 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 53.89% 46.24% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 888 876 1,174
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +48 60 £42,500 +21.43% 2
West Wales +17 13 £36,412 -19.09%
Mid Wales -9 10 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 40 (47.62%) Windows
3 33 (39.29%) SQL
3 33 (39.29%) VMware
4 30 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
6 27 (32.14%) C#
6 27 (32.14%) Linux
7 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (26.19%) ITIL
8 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (22.62%) DNS
11 18 (21.43%) Finance
11 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (19.05%) Python
12 16 (19.05%) XML
13 15 (17.86%) Java
13 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
13 15 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (17.86%) DevOps
14 14 (16.67%) MVC
14 14 (16.67%) .NET
14 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
14 14 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 13 (15.48%) Project Management
16 12 (14.29%) Law

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 14 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.33%) PaaS
4 5 (5.95%) IaaS
4 5 (5.95%) Office 365
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) DNS
2 8 (9.52%) Wireless
3 7 (8.33%) DHCP
4 5 (5.95%) HTTP
5 4 (4.76%) Firewall
5 4 (4.76%) LAN
5 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.57%) SMS
7 2 (2.38%) SSL
8 1 (1.19%) Internet
8 1 (1.19%) NAS
8 1 (1.19%) PABX
8 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.19%) SAN
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) MySQL
5 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.38%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.95%) Gatling
5 5 (5.95%) JMeter
5 5 (5.95%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (5.95%) Rational Quality Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Rational Team Concert
6 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.19%) JIRA
8 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.19%) RSpec
8 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Law
3 5 (5.95%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Consultant
3 12 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Ethical Hacker
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) XML
2 14 (16.67%) .NET
3 10 (11.90%) JSON
4 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.95%) CSS
5 5 (5.95%) CSS3
5 5 (5.95%) DOM
5 5 (5.95%) HTML
5 5 (5.95%) jQuery
5 5 (5.95%) Middleware
5 5 (5.95%) REST
6 4 (4.76%) WCF
6 4 (4.76%) YAML
7 3 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.57%) Java EE
7 3 (3.57%) SAML
7 3 (3.57%) XSLT
8 2 (2.38%) COM
8 2 (2.38%) SOAP
8 2 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) User Experience
2 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.14%) Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Unix
5 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.57%) AIX
7 3 (3.57%) HPUX
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (26.19%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (17.86%) DevOps
3 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 14 (16.67%) MVC
5 13 (15.48%) Project Management
6 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.90%) Decision-Making
6 10 (11.90%) High Availability
6 10 (11.90%) ITSM
6 10 (11.90%) Proactive Management
6 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 10 (11.90%) Runbook
6 10 (11.90%) Service Management
6 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.90%) TOGAF
7 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 27 (32.14%) C#
3 16 (19.05%) Python
4 15 (17.86%) Java
5 12 (14.29%) C
6 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
7 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.71%) VBA
9 8 (9.52%) Perl
9 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 8 (9.52%) VB
10 6 (7.14%) Ruby
11 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.38%) C++
12 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.38%) XPath
13 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.33%) MCITP
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) GDPR
4 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) Docker
4 3 (3.57%) Shibboleth
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Ansible
1 7 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (5.95%) Terraform
4 4 (4.76%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.57%) Puppet
5 3 (3.57%) SCOM
5 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (39.29%) VMware
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle
4 11 (13.10%) HP
5 8 (9.52%) IBM
6 7 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 7 (8.33%) Veeam
6 7 (8.33%) Veritas
7 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.57%) BMC
9 2 (2.38%) Apple
9 2 (2.38%) McAfee
9 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.38%) Teradata
10 1 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (1.19%) Capita
10 1 (1.19%) Cisco
10 1 (1.19%) Citrix
10 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds