PowerShell Jobs with Work from Home Options

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UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 95 79 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 +7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 927 1,976 2,091
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.06% 4.23% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.97% 8.56% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1,435 1,708
10th Percentile £39,750 £38,600 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,125 £48,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £91,934 £99,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +9.09%

All Programming Languages
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13,303 23,091 34,586
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 43.95% 49.45% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11,060 17,047 23,250
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PowerShell trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PowerShell.

PowerShell salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PowerShell over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

PowerShell salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 135 (14.56%) Microsoft Exchange
2 114 (12.30%) SharePoint
3 55 (5.93%) IIS
4 14 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.86%) CMS
8 8 (0.86%) Confluence
9 4 (0.43%) Apache
10 2 (0.22%) nginx
10 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.11%) Moodle
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) 1Password
3 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.76%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 600 (64.72%) Azure
2 323 (34.84%) Microsoft 365
3 234 (25.24%) AWS
4 159 (17.15%) Azure DevOps
5 134 (14.46%) Entra ID
6 82 (8.85%) PaaS
7 81 (8.74%) IaaS
8 63 (6.80%) SaaS
9 59 (6.36%) GitHub
10 58 (6.26%) GCP
10 58 (6.26%) Power Platform
11 52 (5.61%) Azure Monitor
12 39 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
13 35 (3.78%) Azure AKS
14 31 (3.34%) OneDrive
15 27 (2.91%) Azure Sentinel
15 27 (2.91%) Serverless
16 21 (2.27%) Microsoft Purview
17 20 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (2.05%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 175 (18.88%) DNS
2 144 (15.53%) Firewall
3 121 (13.05%) DHCP
4 77 (8.31%) VPN
5 66 (7.12%) LAN
6 65 (7.01%) SAN
6 65 (7.01%) TCP/IP
6 65 (7.01%) WAN
7 47 (5.07%) Network Security
8 29 (3.13%) VLAN
9 21 (2.27%) NGFW
9 21 (2.27%) SNMP
9 21 (2.27%) Wireless
10 20 (2.16%) Internet
11 19 (2.05%) HTTP
11 19 (2.05%) SMTP
11 19 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (1.73%) SSL
14 15 (1.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.42%) MySQL
3 38 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 31 (3.34%) Power BI
6 30 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.51%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 11 (1.19%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 100 (10.79%) Git
2 82 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 76 (8.20%) JIRA
4 39 (4.21%) GitLab
5 29 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
7 16 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.65%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.65%) Trac
11 5 (0.54%) Selenium
11 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.43%) Moq
12 4 (0.43%) MSI
12 4 (0.43%) NUnit
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.43%) Terragrunt
General
1 203 (21.90%) Social Skills
2 181 (19.53%) Finance
3 99 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (6.26%) Banking
5 44 (4.75%) Public Sector
6 30 (3.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 27 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.70%) Law
9 24 (2.59%) Retail
10 23 (2.48%) Marketing
11 21 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
12 16 (1.73%) Legal
13 15 (1.62%) Aerospace
13 15 (1.62%) Investment Banking
14 11 (1.19%) Military
14 11 (1.19%) Tech for Good
15 10 (1.08%) Advertising
15 10 (1.08%) Front Office
15 10 (1.08%) Health Technology
15 10 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 156 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 153 (16.50%) Senior
3 110 (11.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 96 (10.36%) Analyst
5 81 (8.74%) Azure Engineer
6 75 (8.09%) Lead
7 70 (7.55%) Support Analyst
8 69 (7.44%) Developer
9 62 (6.69%) Administrator
10 60 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
11 58 (6.26%) Support Engineer
12 51 (5.50%) IT Engineer
13 50 (5.39%) Applications Support
14 48 (5.18%) Security Engineer
15 46 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 45 (4.85%) Architect
17 43 (4.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 37 (3.99%) Applications Support Analyst
19 36 (3.88%) DBA
20 32 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (13.81%) .NET
2 67 (7.23%) JSON
2 67 (7.23%) YAML
3 60 (6.47%) ARM Templates
4 43 (4.64%) ASP.NET
5 34 (3.67%) .NET Framework
6 32 (3.45%) REST
7 26 (2.80%) HTML
8 23 (2.48%) Web Services
9 18 (1.94%) CSS
9 18 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (1.94%) XML
10 17 (1.83%) .NET Core
11 16 (1.73%) J2EE
12 15 (1.62%) SOAP
13 14 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (1.51%) React
13 14 (1.51%) RESTful
14 13 (1.40%) Spring
15 12 (1.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 64 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 61 (6.58%) Clustering
4 52 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 50 (5.39%) Public Cloud
6 38 (4.10%) PKI
7 31 (3.34%) Replication
8 30 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
9 23 (2.48%) Private Cloud
10 21 (2.27%) Client/Server
11 20 (2.16%) Fat Client
11 20 (2.16%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.83%) Product Ownership
14 15 (1.62%) Onboarding
14 15 (1.62%) Security Operations Centre
15 14 (1.51%) Cloud Native
15 14 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (1.29%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 493 (53.18%) Windows
2 293 (31.61%) Windows Server
3 212 (22.87%) Linux
4 72 (7.77%) Unix
5 66 (7.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 46 (4.96%) Windows 10
7 44 (4.75%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (3.56%) Android
10 27 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.94%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.29%) VMS
13 11 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.86%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.43%) Solaris
16 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (36.68%) DevOps
2 198 (21.36%) CI/CD
3 187 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 182 (19.63%) Agile
5 173 (18.66%) Infrastructure as Code
5 173 (18.66%) ITIL
6 161 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
7 104 (11.22%) Configuration Management
8 94 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
9 91 (9.82%) Mentoring
10 89 (9.60%) Migration
11 81 (8.74%) Containerisation
11 81 (8.74%) Roadmaps
12 78 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 74 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 74 (7.98%) Customer Service
14 70 (7.55%) Information Security
15 69 (7.44%) Service Management
16 68 (7.34%) High Availability
17 65 (7.01%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 258 (27.83%) Python
2 218 (23.52%) SQL
3 193 (20.82%) Bash
4 138 (14.89%) C#
5 76 (8.20%) Java
6 59 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 58 (6.26%) JavaScript
8 57 (6.15%) Ruby
9 36 (3.88%) Go
10 34 (3.67%) VBScript
11 32 (3.45%) Perl
11 32 (3.45%) VB
12 31 (3.34%) Bicep
13 24 (2.59%) Kusto Query Language
14 19 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.73%) Groovy
16 15 (1.62%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.29%) Korn
18 12 (1.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 167 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 135 (14.56%) Degree
3 126 (13.59%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.53%) DV Cleared
5 36 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (3.45%) Azure Certification
7 25 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 20 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 20 (2.16%) CISSP
11 16 (1.73%) AWS Certification
12 15 (1.62%) SANS
13 14 (1.51%) CEH
14 13 (1.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 13 (1.40%) CCSP
14 13 (1.40%) Master's Degree
14 13 (1.40%) SSCP
15 12 (1.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.13%) SLA
3 25 (2.70%) QA
4 22 (2.37%) NIST
5 19 (2.05%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (1.29%) NCSC
8 10 (1.08%) GRC
9 7 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.65%) GDPR
11 4 (0.43%) Accessibility
12 3 (0.32%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.11%) SOC 2
System Software
1 352 (37.97%) Active Directory
2 161 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (11.65%) Docker
4 90 (9.71%) Hyper-V
5 72 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
6 67 (7.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 57 (6.15%) vSphere
8 50 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.51%) DFS Replication
10 13 (1.40%) VMware NSX
11 12 (1.29%) XenApp
12 10 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.86%) NFS
13 8 (0.86%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.65%) pfSense
15 4 (0.43%) OpenSSH
15 4 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.32%) Firmware
17 2 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 201 (21.68%) Terraform
2 150 (16.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 148 (15.97%) Kubernetes
4 145 (15.64%) Ansible
5 101 (10.90%) SCCM
6 87 (9.39%) Puppet
7 43 (4.64%) Grafana
8 40 (4.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 40 (4.31%) Progress Chef
9 39 (4.21%) vCenter Server
10 37 (3.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 37 (3.99%) WSUS
11 29 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
12 22 (2.37%) Prometheus
13 20 (2.16%) SCOM
14 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 17 (1.83%) Nagios
16 13 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
16 13 (1.40%) Nmap
17 12 (1.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 503 (54.26%) Microsoft
2 254 (27.40%) VMware
3 110 (11.87%) Citrix
4 84 (9.06%) Oracle
5 48 (5.18%) Cisco
6 39 (4.21%) ServiceNow
7 30 (3.24%) Splunk
8 29 (3.13%) NetApp
8 29 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 29 (3.13%) Veeam
9 25 (2.70%) Sun
10 23 (2.48%) Google
10 23 (2.48%) Qualys
11 20 (2.16%) Commvault
11 20 (2.16%) HP
12 18 (1.94%) CrowdStrike
13 17 (1.83%) Meraki
13 17 (1.83%) SaltStack
13 17 (1.83%) SAP
14 15 (1.62%) New Relic