Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Windows PowerShell
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 111 141
Rank change year-on-year -3 +30 -6
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 24 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.15% 1.66% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 3.19% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 10
Wales median annual salary £48,871 £37,000 £39,240
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.08% -5.71% +12.11%
10th Percentile £34,588 £24,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £57,946 £42,500 £49,050
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 996 1379 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.86% 52.16% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1242 1182
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,600 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,675 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +9 9 £41,250 +17.86%
West Wales -5 9 £55,242 +47.31%
Mid Wales -5 6 - -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (70.83%) Linux
4 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (50.00%) Puppet
6 12 (50.00%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) SCCM
7 10 (41.67%) Ansible
8 9 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 9 (37.50%) Terraform
8 9 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (33.33%) ITIL
9 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 6 (25.00%) Proactive Management
11 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (25.00%) User Experience
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (25.00%) SLA
11 6 (25.00%) Firewall
11 6 (25.00%) ITSM
11 6 (25.00%) Service Management
11 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (25.00%) 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) PaaS
6 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
6 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) iSeries
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) AS400
3 3 (12.50%) LPAR
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) OS/400
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) VMS
6 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.17%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 9 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 6 (25.00%) Proactive Management
4 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Runbook
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Microservices
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) RPG
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCITP
4 3 (12.50%) CCENT
4 3 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
2 10 (41.67%) Ansible
2 10 (41.67%) SCCM
3 9 (37.50%) Terraform
4 5 (20.83%) Nagios
5 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Veeam
3 4 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) Vyatta