The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 157 121 189
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +68
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 58 108 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.84% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 5.06% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 22
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
PowerShell
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2053 2134 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.38% 36.44% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1719 1953
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Berkshire

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PowerShell
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 36 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Maidenhead +15 7 £70,000 +115.38%
Bracknell -19 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Slough -4 2 £45,000 +59.71%
Newbury - 1 £40,000 - 1
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 93 (72.09%) Windows
2 66 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 65 (50.39%) Active Directory
4 55 (42.64%) SQL
5 48 (37.21%) VMware
6 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (30.23%) VBScript
8 38 (29.46%) DNS
9 35 (27.13%) MS Excel
10 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
11 31 (24.03%) TCP/IP
11 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (21.71%) Degree
14 27 (20.93%) SharePoint
14 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (20.16%) Hyper-V
15 26 (20.16%) HP
16 24 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (17.83%) Linux
18 22 (17.05%) ITIL
18 22 (17.05%) Citrix
18 22 (17.05%) Security Cleared
19 21 (16.28%) Oracle
20 20 (15.50%) MS Exchange
20 20 (15.50%) Computer Science
21 19 (14.73%) Clustering
21 19 (14.73%) Windows 7
22 18 (13.95%) DHCP
22 18 (13.95%) .NET

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 27 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 20 (15.50%) MS Exchange
3 15 (11.63%) IIS
4 11 (8.53%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.88%) Apache
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.33%) Lync
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.33%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.78%) CMS
8 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (27.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) InfoPath
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.98%) Office 365
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.10%) IaaS
6 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) DNS
2 31 (24.03%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.95%) DHCP
4 14 (10.85%) Firewall
5 11 (8.53%) LAN
6 8 (6.20%) Network Security
6 8 (6.20%) iSCSI
7 7 (5.43%) WAN
8 5 (3.88%) SSL
8 5 (3.88%) SAN
9 3 (2.33%) VPN
9 3 (2.33%) VoIP
10 2 (1.55%) Broadband
10 2 (1.55%) HTTP
10 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.55%) 4G
10 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.55%) PuTTY
10 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) SQL CLR
3 7 (5.43%) OLTP
4 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.33%) EDRMS
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.55%) MySQL
7 2 (1.55%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) MS Access
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.10%) TestDirector
2 4 (3.10%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.10%) JIRA
3 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.78%) MSTest
5 1 (0.78%) Hudson
5 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (10.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (20.16%) Administrator
2 15 (11.63%) DBA
3 12 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) Architect
5 10 (7.75%) Active Directory Specialist
6 9 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Consultant
7 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.20%) SQL DBA
7 8 (6.20%) Windows Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.43%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (5.43%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.43%) Database Specialist
8 7 (5.43%) Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) .NET
2 11 (8.53%) Web Services
3 4 (3.10%) XML
3 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.10%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.33%) HTML
4 3 (2.33%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.33%) jQuery
5 2 (1.55%) WCF
5 2 (1.55%) LINQ
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.78%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.78%) HTML5
6 1 (0.78%) RESTful
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (14.73%) Clustering
3 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (12.40%) Replication
5 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.10%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.33%) PKI
7 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.55%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.55%) Bitcoin
8 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (72.09%) Windows
2 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (17.83%) Linux
6 19 (14.73%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.20%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.43%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.88%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.10%) CentOS
11 3 (2.33%) UNIX
11 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) ITIL
2 15 (11.63%) Configuration Management
2 15 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (10.85%) Problem Management
4 13 (10.08%) Migration
5 12 (9.30%) Logistics
6 11 (8.53%) DevOps
7 10 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.20%) Workflow
8 8 (6.20%) Time Management
8 8 (6.20%) Change Control
9 7 (5.43%) Project Management
10 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.65%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.88%) Security Patching
11 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.88%) TOGAF
12 4 (3.10%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.10%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.64%) SQL
2 39 (30.23%) VBScript
3 18 (13.95%) C#
4 17 (13.18%) T-SQL
5 14 (10.85%) Python
6 12 (9.30%) Java
7 10 (7.75%) Perl
8 8 (6.20%) VB
9 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.65%) F#
10 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.88%) C
12 4 (3.10%) PHP
13 2 (1.55%) Ruby
14 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) Degree
2 24 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (17.05%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.08%) MCSE
6 10 (7.75%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.20%) MCP
8 6 (4.65%) A+ Certification
8 6 (4.65%) Security+ Certification
8 6 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.10%) ISEB
11 3 (2.33%) MCITP
11 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.55%) CCSA
12 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.55%) CCA
12 2 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.55%) CISSP
12 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.40%) QA
2 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (50.39%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.16%) Hyper-V
4 17 (13.18%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.65%) XenApp
7 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.33%) vSphere
8 3 (2.33%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.33%) Xen
9 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) SCCM
2 14 (10.85%) Backup Exec
3 12 (9.30%) SCOM
4 8 (6.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (5.43%) WSUS
5 7 (5.43%) Puppet
6 6 (4.65%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (3.10%) ARCserve
7 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.33%) Nagios
9 2 (1.55%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.55%) Salt
9 2 (1.55%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.55%) Ansible
9 2 (1.55%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 66 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.21%) VMware
3 26 (20.16%) HP
4 22 (17.05%) Citrix
5 21 (16.28%) Oracle
6 14 (10.85%) Vertica
7 12 (9.30%) Cisco
8 9 (6.98%) IBM
9 8 (6.20%) Symantec
10 7 (5.43%) Dell
11 6 (4.65%) Altiris
11 6 (4.65%) Splunk
12 5 (3.88%) Adobe
12 5 (3.88%) SAP
12 5 (3.88%) Juniper
13 3 (2.33%) NetApp
13 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.33%) Lumension
13 3 (2.33%) Rackspace
13 3 (2.33%) Meridio
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