The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 63 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 29 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.32% 1.55% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 3.37% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 15
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,835 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
PowerShell
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
531 534 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.45% 45.99% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 418 450 465
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Essex

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Essex

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Essex

PowerShell
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -6 5 - -
Harlow - 5 £40,500 -
Colchester +9 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £41,250 -
Chelmsford +4 1 £39,450 +43.45%
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (57.45%) Windows
3 22 (46.81%) ITIL
4 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (38.30%) Citrix
6 18 (38.30%) MCSE
7 17 (36.17%) .NET
7 17 (36.17%) VBScript
7 17 (36.17%) VMware
7 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
8 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
9 15 (31.91%) Migration
10 14 (29.79%) C#
11 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
11 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
11 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
11 13 (27.66%) WCF
12 12 (25.53%) WPF
12 12 (25.53%) LINQ
12 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (25.53%) SCCM
12 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
12 12 (25.53%) MSTest
12 12 (25.53%) MSBuild
12 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
12 12 (25.53%) NUnit
12 12 (25.53%) Microsoft App-V

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (17.02%) IIS
1 8 (17.02%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
2 6 (12.77%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) BIG-IP
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) LDAP
4 4 (8.51%) SAN
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) Broadband
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.26%) Junos
7 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (25.53%) MSTest
1 12 (25.53%) MSBuild
1 12 (25.53%) NUnit
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) C# Software Developer
2 12 (25.53%) C# Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (12.77%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
2 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
2 13 (27.66%) WCF
3 12 (25.53%) WPF
3 12 (25.53%) LINQ
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) UNIX
4 7 (14.89%) Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
3 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
4 11 (23.40%) Information Assurance
5 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
7 2 (4.26%) Web Analytics
7 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.26%) Analytics
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.13%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) VBScript
2 14 (29.79%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) XAML
3 12 (25.53%) VB
4 6 (12.77%) Korn
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) Winbatch
7 1 (2.13%) XQuery
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (38.30%) MCSE
3 11 (23.40%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (21.28%) MCITP
5 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.26%) MCP
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.26%) CCNP
7 2 (4.26%) CCNA
8 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) MCSA
8 1 (2.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
4 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
6 6 (12.77%) vSphere
6 6 (12.77%) vCloud
7 4 (8.51%) MetaFrame
8 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) Puppet
3 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.77%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) Citrix
3 17 (36.17%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle
5 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.77%) IBM
5 6 (12.77%) F5
5 6 (12.77%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.26%) webMethods
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Software AG
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya