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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 33 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.84% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 1.41% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 11
Average salary £42,500 £32,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% +4.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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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
1119 991 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.37% 65.89% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 861 864 1372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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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 20 October 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 37 (72.55%) C#
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 27 (52.94%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (41.18%) .NET
5 21 (41.18%) Python
6 20 (39.22%) XML
7 18 (35.29%) WCF
8 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
9 16 (31.37%) MVC
10 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
10 15 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (29.41%) NUnit
10 15 (29.41%) Banking
10 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
10 15 (29.41%) Finance
10 15 (29.41%) MSBuild
11 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (27.45%) Degree
11 14 (27.45%) LINQ
11 14 (27.45%) Android
11 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
12 13 (25.49%) C
12 13 (25.49%) C++
12 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (23.53%) SQL
13 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
14 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (7.84%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.69%) SMS
2 8 (15.69%) SMPP
2 8 (15.69%) NFC
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) VLAN
4 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
4 4 (7.84%) NAS
4 4 (7.84%) IPv6
5 3 (5.88%) DNS
5 3 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Big Data
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
5 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
1 15 (29.41%) NUnit
1 15 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (29.41%) MSBuild
2 11 (21.57%) MSTest
2 11 (21.57%) WiX
3 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) MSI
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
1 15 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Administrator
3 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Automated Test Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Team Leader
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) XML
3 18 (35.29%) WCF
4 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
5 14 (27.45%) LINQ
6 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
8 10 (19.61%) Java ME
9 8 (15.69%) WPF
9 8 (15.69%) XSLT
10 7 (13.73%) HTML
11 4 (7.84%) REST
11 4 (7.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
1 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Android
3 11 (21.57%) Linux
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Phone
7 7 (13.73%) UNIX
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) MVC
3 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
6 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
8 3 (5.88%) Android Development
9 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.92%) ITIL
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.96%) Operations Management
10 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) Python
4 13 (25.49%) C
4 13 (25.49%) C++
5 12 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) XAML
7 6 (11.76%) Perl
8 3 (5.88%) VB
8 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 8 (15.69%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Telerik
3 4 (7.84%) Facebook
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) 3PAR