The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 89 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 27 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.47% 0.94% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 1.41% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
PowerShell
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1150 1064 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.47% 66.83% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 949 960 1215
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 30 (66.67%) C#
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 21 (46.67%) XML
5 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
5 19 (42.22%) .NET
5 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.00%) NUnit
6 18 (40.00%) WCF
6 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (40.00%) MVC
7 15 (33.33%) Android
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (33.33%) Banking
7 15 (33.33%) MSBuild
8 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
8 14 (31.11%) MSTest
8 14 (31.11%) LINQ
8 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
8 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
8 14 (31.11%) Python
9 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (26.67%) Apple iOS
9 12 (26.67%) WiX
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Phone
10 11 (24.44%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (8.89%) CloudFront
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) NFC
1 11 (24.44%) SMS
1 11 (24.44%) SMPP
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.89%) VLAN
3 4 (8.89%) NAS
3 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
3 4 (8.89%) IPv6
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (8.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) NUnit
2 15 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 14 (31.11%) MSTest
3 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
4 12 (26.67%) WiX
5 4 (8.89%) CruiseControl
5 4 (8.89%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 15 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C# Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Administrator
5 7 (15.56%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Systems Developer
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Automated Test Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) XML
2 19 (42.22%) .NET
3 18 (40.00%) WCF
3 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
5 14 (31.11%) LINQ
6 11 (24.44%) Java ME
6 11 (24.44%) WPF
6 11 (24.44%) XSLT
7 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 4 (8.89%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Blackberry
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Android
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Phone
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.56%) UNIX
7 6 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
4 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
4 11 (24.44%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Data Security
8 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) Python
5 11 (24.44%) XAML
6 10 (22.22%) C
6 10 (22.22%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) ISO 8583
2 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Telerik
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Red Gate
5 1 (2.22%) Google
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