The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 27 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.66% 1.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.41% 3.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 105 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 41.49% 42.34% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 52 84 88
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Aberdeen region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos