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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 91 97 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 28 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.54% 1.01% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 1.48% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £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%
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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
1140 1081 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.53% 67.99% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 940 974 1243
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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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 1 September 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (68.89%) C#
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 20 (44.44%) XML
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (40.00%) .NET
6 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
6 17 (37.78%) MVC
6 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) NUnit
6 17 (37.78%) WCF
7 16 (35.56%) Python
8 14 (31.11%) Android
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (31.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (31.11%) Banking
8 14 (31.11%) MSBuild
9 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
9 13 (28.89%) MSTest
9 13 (28.89%) LINQ
9 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
9 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
10 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (26.67%) Degree
11 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
11 11 (24.44%) C
11 11 (24.44%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (8.89%) CloudFront
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SMS
1 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 10 (22.22%) SMPP
1 10 (22.22%) NFC
2 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
2 4 (8.89%) NAS
2 4 (8.89%) VLAN
2 4 (8.89%) IPv6
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) NUnit
2 14 (31.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (31.11%) MSBuild
3 13 (28.89%) MSTest
3 13 (28.89%) Visual Studio
4 11 (24.44%) WiX
5 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.89%) CruiseControl
5 4 (8.89%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) MSI
6 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 14 (31.11%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
1 17 (37.78%) .NET Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C# Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Administrator
5 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.56%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Automated Test Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) XML
2 18 (40.00%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) WCF
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (28.89%) LINQ
5 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
6 10 (22.22%) Java ME
6 10 (22.22%) WPF
6 10 (22.22%) XSLT
7 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 4 (8.89%) REST
8 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Android
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Phone
6 7 (15.56%) UNIX
6 7 (15.56%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) MVC
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Scrum
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
3 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Security
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) Python
5 11 (24.44%) C++
5 11 (24.44%) C
6 10 (22.22%) XAML
7 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) VB
8 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) ISO 8583
2 8 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) Telerik
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Google