The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 72 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% 0.77% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 1.64% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £41,980 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.94% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,396 £35,000 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,396 £43,500 £39,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
415 304 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.64% 46.77% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 350 277 257
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cardiff region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Cardiff

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Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (40.00%) Release Management
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Database Tuning
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Release Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Database Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Database Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Release Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) CMDB
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Database Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) OPNET
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Compuware
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) NetQoS
4 1 (6.67%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (6.67%) NetScout
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed