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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 87 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 16 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.15% 1.55% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 2.48% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £33,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,350 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
883 1131 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.57% 62.62% 67.75%
Number of salaries quoted 793 934 956
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (46.67%) ITIL
4 14 (46.67%) Degree
5 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (40.00%) IIS
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 10 (33.33%) .NET
9 9 (30.00%) C#
9 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (30.00%) DevOps
10 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
11 7 (23.33%) Selenium
11 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
11 7 (23.33%) HTML5
11 7 (23.33%) Moq
11 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (23.33%) SpecFlow
11 7 (23.33%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) DSDM
11 7 (23.33%) HTML
11 7 (23.33%) Project Management
11 7 (23.33%) Octopus Deploy

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) IIS
2 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) SNMP
5 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 2 (6.67%) SMTP
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
1 7 (23.33%) Moq
1 7 (23.33%) SpecFlow
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (23.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) DBA
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
6 2 (6.67%) SAML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.33%) Statistics
3 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.00%) Chemistry
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) SecurID
6 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) SDLC
4 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) DSDM
5 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Line Management
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Kanban
9 2 (6.67%) Product Management
9 2 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (23.33%) MCSE
4 5 (16.67%) MCITP
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.67%) MCSA
6 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Sitecore
3 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) F5
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago