The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 100 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 19 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 0.82% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -30.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,750 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -8.48%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1128 1102 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.26% 66.47% 72.61%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1006 1148
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
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% -
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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 29 July 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) C#
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (51.35%) Java
4 19 (51.35%) .NET
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
5 18 (48.65%) MVC
5 18 (48.65%) NUnit
5 18 (48.65%) WCF
6 16 (43.24%) XML
7 15 (40.54%) Android
7 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (40.54%) Banking
7 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (40.54%) MSBuild
8 14 (37.84%) MSTest
8 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
8 14 (37.84%) LINQ
8 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
9 12 (32.43%) WiX
10 11 (29.73%) Windows Phone
10 11 (29.73%) ISO 8583
10 11 (29.73%) TDD
10 11 (29.73%) Java ME
10 11 (29.73%) Telerik

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (16.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (10.81%) CloudFront
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SMS
1 11 (29.73%) SMPP
1 11 (29.73%) NFC
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) IPv6
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) NUnit
2 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (40.54%) MSBuild
3 14 (37.84%) MSTest
3 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
4 12 (32.43%) WiX
5 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) MSI
6 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 15 (40.54%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
1 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
2 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
2 12 (32.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (13.51%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
2 18 (48.65%) WCF
3 16 (43.24%) XML
4 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (37.84%) LINQ
5 14 (37.84%) .NET Framework
6 11 (29.73%) Java ME
6 11 (29.73%) WPF
6 11 (29.73%) XSLT
7 4 (10.81%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Android
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Phone
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Android Development
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Data Security
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) C#
3 19 (51.35%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) XAML
5 4 (10.81%) C
5 4 (10.81%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) VB
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCITP
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO 8583
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Telerik
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Red Gate
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Google