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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -34 +9 +21
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2,213 1,118 304
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.10% 3.54% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 5.76% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,700 984 250
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,750 £43,750 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,125 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,375 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,613 19,421 5,963
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.67% 61.56% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23,870 16,145 5,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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

PowerShell
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 23 May 2022.

PowerShell salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, PowerShell job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PowerShell.

1 1,525 (68.91%) Azure
2 1,122 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 991 (44.78%) DevOps
4 907 (40.99%) Windows
5 745 (33.66%) Python
6 683 (30.86%) AWS
7 612 (27.65%) CI/CD
8 600 (27.11%) Active Directory
9 595 (26.89%) Agile
9 595 (26.89%) Terraform
10 587 (26.53%) SQL
11 573 (25.89%) Linux
12 523 (23.63%) Kubernetes
13 521 (23.54%) Bash
14 497 (22.46%) SQL Server
15 475 (21.46%) Microsoft 365
16 443 (20.02%) C#
17 440 (19.88%) .NET
18 433 (19.57%) Windows Server
19 400 (18.08%) Docker
20 388 (17.53%) Infrastructure as Code
21 386 (17.44%) Social Skills
22 350 (15.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 336 (15.18%) Finance
24 328 (14.82%) Ansible
25 311 (14.05%) PaaS
26 310 (14.01%) VMware
27 283 (12.79%) DNS
28 265 (11.97%) Degree
28 265 (11.97%) Azure Active Directory

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 197 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 182 (8.22%) IIS
3 71 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 44 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (1.85%) JBoss
6 38 (1.72%) nginx
7 36 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 32 (1.45%) Apache
8 32 (1.45%) Confluence
9 27 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.95%) Jetty
12 20 (0.90%) Skype for Business
13 17 (0.77%) GlassFish
14 15 (0.68%) CMS
14 15 (0.68%) WordPress
15 10 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.41%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.27%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 111 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.090%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (1.04%) Sentinel
2 21 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 20 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.54%) Temenos T24
5 9 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.23%) Exstream
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.18%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.090%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.045%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,525 (68.91%) Azure
2 683 (30.86%) AWS
3 475 (21.46%) Microsoft 365
4 311 (14.05%) PaaS
5 265 (11.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 245 (11.07%) SaaS
7 222 (10.03%) Power Platform
8 219 (9.90%) GCP
9 207 (9.35%) IaaS
10 108 (4.88%) Serverless
11 104 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 88 (3.98%) OneDrive
13 80 (3.62%) GitHub
14 74 (3.34%) Amazon S3
15 68 (3.07%) Google Workspace
16 64 (2.89%) Datadog
17 57 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
18 56 (2.53%) Azure Monitor
19 54 (2.44%) PowerApps
20 52 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 283 (12.79%) DNS
2 212 (9.58%) Firewall
3 193 (8.72%) DHCP
4 128 (5.78%) VPN
5 127 (5.74%) TCP/IP
6 91 (4.11%) WAN
7 80 (3.62%) LAN
8 72 (3.25%) Network Security
9 58 (2.62%) SAN
10 42 (1.90%) VLAN
10 42 (1.90%) VoIP
11 37 (1.67%) HTTP
11 37 (1.67%) Internet
12 33 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
13 32 (1.45%) IPsec
14 30 (1.36%) SSH
15 28 (1.27%) SSL
16 25 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
17 24 (1.08%) Skype
18 22 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 145 (6.55%) Power BI
3 100 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 89 (4.02%) Big Data
5 71 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 67 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (3.03%) NoSQL
8 62 (2.80%) MySQL
9 60 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.40%) Data Lake
15 27 (1.22%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.17%) Redis
17 21 (0.95%) Hazelcast
18 20 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 19 (0.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 233 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 215 (9.72%) Jenkins
3 184 (8.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 177 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 128 (5.78%) JIRA
6 98 (4.43%) Visual Studio
7 95 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (2.30%) Bitbucket
9 50 (2.26%) JUnit
9 50 (2.26%) SpecFlow
10 49 (2.21%) GitLab
11 43 (1.94%) Selenium
12 36 (1.63%) NUnit
13 31 (1.40%) MSBuild
14 26 (1.17%) Moq
15 21 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 21 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
16 20 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (0.90%) Travis CI
17 18 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 386 (17.44%) Social Skills
2 336 (15.18%) Finance
3 235 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (6.28%) Public Sector
5 92 (4.16%) Documentation Skills
6 85 (3.84%) Retail
7 76 (3.43%) Marketing
8 62 (2.80%) Banking
9 57 (2.58%) Local Government
9 57 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
10 52 (2.35%) Law
10 52 (2.35%) Legal
11 48 (2.17%) Games
11 48 (2.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 37 (1.67%) Telecoms
13 35 (1.58%) Manufacturing
14 34 (1.54%) Advertising
15 31 (1.40%) Publishing
16 22 (0.99%) Tech for Good
17 20 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 408 (18.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 289 (13.06%) Developer
3 265 (11.97%) Cloud Engineer
4 258 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 237 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
6 159 (7.18%) Analyst
7 120 (5.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 117 (5.29%) Architect
9 101 (4.56%) .NET Developer
10 99 (4.47%) Administrator
11 95 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 94 (4.25%) Senior DevOps
13 92 (4.16%) Azure DevOps
14 81 (3.66%) Support Engineer
15 79 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 74 (3.34%) Consultant
17 73 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
18 71 (3.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 69 (3.12%) Security Engineer
20 64 (2.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (19.88%) .NET
2 157 (7.09%) JSON
3 143 (6.46%) ARM Templates
4 132 (5.96%) HTML
5 131 (5.92%) REST
6 120 (5.42%) ASP.NET
7 86 (3.89%) .NET Core
8 84 (3.80%) React
9 76 (3.43%) RESTful
9 76 (3.43%) XML
10 74 (3.34%) CSS
11 73 (3.30%) Node.js
12 70 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 68 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 66 (2.98%) HTML5
15 56 (2.53%) jQuery
16 52 (2.35%) AngularJS
17 48 (2.17%) Ajax
18 46 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
19 45 (2.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.26%) Public Cloud
2 144 (6.51%) Cloud Native
3 87 (3.93%) Data Centre
3 87 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 86 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
4 86 (3.89%) User Experience
5 76 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
6 66 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
7 63 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 40 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
9 39 (1.76%) Virtual Team
10 33 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 32 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 30 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.08%) PKI
14 23 (1.04%) Replication
15 22 (0.99%) Fixed Income
16 21 (0.95%) Equities
17 20 (0.90%) Clustering
18 19 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 907 (40.99%) Windows
2 573 (25.89%) Linux
3 433 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 157 (7.09%) Windows 10
5 125 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (4.84%) Unix
7 97 (4.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 62 (2.80%) Windows Server 2019
9 58 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (1.67%) CentOS
12 25 (1.13%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.04%) VMS
14 22 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.90%) Android
15 20 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (0.81%) Apple iOS
16 18 (0.81%) Mesosphere
17 16 (0.72%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (44.78%) DevOps
2 612 (27.65%) CI/CD
3 595 (26.89%) Agile
4 388 (17.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 350 (15.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 265 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
7 262 (11.84%) ITIL
8 244 (11.03%) Scrum
9 219 (9.90%) Configuration Management
10 209 (9.44%) Migration
11 196 (8.86%) Computer Science
12 182 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
13 165 (7.46%) Analytics
14 157 (7.09%) Test Automation
15 152 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
16 138 (6.24%) Microservices
16 138 (6.24%) Software Engineering
17 134 (6.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 123 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
19 120 (5.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 745 (33.66%) Python
2 587 (26.53%) SQL
3 521 (23.54%) Bash
4 443 (20.02%) C#
5 197 (8.90%) JavaScript
6 171 (7.73%) Java
7 111 (5.02%) Go
8 93 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 72 (3.25%) Perl
10 69 (3.12%) Ruby
11 68 (3.07%) TypeScript
12 41 (1.85%) VB
13 40 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 39 (1.76%) Groovy
15 37 (1.67%) Scala
15 37 (1.67%) VBScript
16 36 (1.63%) PHP
17 27 (1.22%) Kotlin
17 27 (1.22%) VB.NET
18 22 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 265 (11.97%) Degree
2 179 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 99 (4.47%) SC Cleared
5 83 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (2.44%) MCSE
7 53 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (2.26%) CCNA
9 47 (2.12%) DBS Check
10 41 (1.85%) AWS Certification
10 41 (1.85%) MCSA
11 33 (1.49%) GCIH
12 28 (1.27%) GCFA
12 28 (1.27%) SANS
13 27 (1.22%) GIAC
14 24 (1.08%) GREM
15 22 (0.99%) MCP
16 21 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.47%) QA
2 61 (2.76%) SLA
3 54 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.72%) GDPR
5 30 (1.36%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.86%) GRC
7 17 (0.77%) NIST
8 16 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.68%) SOC 2
10 10 (0.45%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (0.36%) FISMA
12 8 (0.36%) HITRUST
12 8 (0.36%) NCSC
13 3 (0.14%) HL7
14 2 (0.090%) GxP
14 2 (0.090%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.045%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 600 (27.11%) Active Directory
2 400 (18.08%) Docker
3 221 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 69 (3.12%) vSphere
6 62 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 56 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
8 52 (2.35%) XenApp
9 44 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (1.17%) XenDesktop
11 24 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 17 (0.77%) BitLocker
14 15 (0.68%) Firmware
15 13 (0.59%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.50%) NFS
17 10 (0.45%) VMware NSX
18 9 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
19 6 (0.27%) iptables
19 6 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 595 (26.89%) Terraform
2 523 (23.63%) Kubernetes
3 328 (14.82%) Ansible
4 227 (10.26%) SCCM
5 187 (8.45%) Puppet
6 175 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
7 163 (7.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 84 (3.80%) Prometheus
9 78 (3.52%) Grafana
10 54 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
11 40 (1.81%) Nagios
12 39 (1.76%) WSUS
13 35 (1.58%) HAProxy
14 30 (1.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 24 (1.08%) Automic
15 24 (1.08%) vCenter Server
15 24 (1.08%) ZABBIX
16 23 (1.04%) SCOM
17 21 (0.95%) Consul
18 17 (0.77%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,122 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 310 (14.01%) VMware
3 159 (7.18%) Splunk
4 153 (6.91%) Citrix
5 152 (6.87%) Oracle
6 118 (5.33%) Cisco
7 89 (4.02%) Google
8 83 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 70 (3.16%) ServiceNow
10 65 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 47 (2.12%) Dynatrace
12 44 (1.99%) F5
12 44 (1.99%) NEC
12 44 (1.99%) Northgate
13 43 (1.94%) Veeam
14 38 (1.72%) IBM
14 38 (1.72%) Sun
15 36 (1.63%) McAfee
16 32 (1.45%) Apple
17 28 (1.27%) HP