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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 87 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 16 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.14% 0.96% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.51% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £34,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £51,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.26%
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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
894 1123 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.86% 63.13% 66.34%
Number of salaries quoted 785 955 997
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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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

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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

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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 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
4 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (54.29%) Degree
6 18 (51.43%) SharePoint
7 16 (45.71%) .NET
7 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (42.86%) C#
8 15 (42.86%) ITIL
8 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
9 13 (37.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (37.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (37.14%) SDLC
9 13 (37.14%) HTML
9 13 (37.14%) DSDM
9 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
9 13 (37.14%) Selenium
9 13 (37.14%) Sitecore
9 13 (37.14%) HTML5
9 13 (37.14%) Moq
9 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
9 13 (37.14%) SpecFlow
10 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
10 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
10 12 (34.29%) IIS
11 11 (31.43%) SQL
11 11 (31.43%) DNS
11 11 (31.43%) SharePoint 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (51.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (37.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (34.29%) IIS
4 11 (31.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.71%) Lync
7 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
3 5 (14.29%) LDAP
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 2 (5.71%) SNMP
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
1 13 (37.14%) Moq
1 13 (37.14%) SpecFlow
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
1 13 (37.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Administrator
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Support Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) DBA
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) HTML5
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) jQuery
7 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.57%) Statistics
4 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.71%) Chemistry
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) Clustering
5 2 (5.71%) SecurID
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) DSDM
3 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
3 13 (37.14%) SDLC
4 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Project Management
5 10 (28.57%) MVC
6 8 (22.86%) DevOps
6 8 (22.86%) Line Management
7 5 (14.29%) Change Control
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) MCITP
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) F5