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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 86 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 30 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.71% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 1.55% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
1084 1033 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.66% 67.69% 71.16%
Number of salaries quoted 889 928 1287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (39.13%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) Python
6 16 (34.78%) .NET
6 16 (34.78%) XML
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 13 (28.26%) WCF
8 13 (28.26%) NUnit
8 13 (28.26%) C
8 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
8 13 (28.26%) C++
8 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
8 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (21.74%) QA
11 10 (21.74%) Android
11 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (21.74%) Banking
11 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (21.74%) MSBuild
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) MSTest

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (8.70%) CloudFront
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.04%) SMPP
2 6 (13.04%) SMS
2 6 (13.04%) NFC
3 5 (10.87%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) NAS
4 4 (8.70%) IPv6
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) VLAN
4 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.52%) HTTP
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 4 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) NUnit
2 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (21.74%) MSBuild
4 9 (19.57%) MSTest
5 7 (15.22%) WiX
6 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.70%) CruiseControl
6 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 4 (8.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.17%) MSI
7 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Automated Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
1 16 (34.78%) XML
2 13 (28.26%) WCF
2 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (19.57%) LINQ
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) XSLT
6 6 (13.04%) WPF
6 6 (13.04%) Java ME
7 4 (8.70%) REST
7 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.74%) Android
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.39%) Linux
5 7 (15.22%) UNIX
5 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
3 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) Android Development
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) Python
4 13 (28.26%) C
4 13 (28.26%) C++
5 6 (13.04%) XAML
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
2 6 (13.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Telerik
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.17%) Facebook
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago