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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 77 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 16 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 1.03% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
573 484 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.44% 51.16% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 439 398 411
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 - 5 £56,250 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £45,000 -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) ITIL
3 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) Citrix
5 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (36.36%) DNS
6 16 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 15 (34.09%) IBM
7 15 (34.09%) IIS
7 15 (34.09%) Linux
7 15 (34.09%) Oracle
7 15 (34.09%) JBoss
8 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
8 13 (29.55%) UNIX
8 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
8 13 (29.55%) Perl
8 13 (29.55%) VBScript
8 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
8 13 (29.55%) Migration
8 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
8 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
8 13 (29.55%) Puppet
8 13 (29.55%) OpenStack
8 13 (29.55%) vCloud
8 13 (29.55%) IBM SmartCloud
9 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (34.09%) IIS
1 15 (34.09%) JBoss
2 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
2 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
2 13 (29.55%) OpenStack
2 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
3 11 (25.00%) GlassFish
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) DNS
2 11 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (11.36%) VLAN
3 5 (11.36%) Junos
3 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (11.36%) SAN
3 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) VPN
3 5 (11.36%) LDAP
3 5 (11.36%) Broadband
3 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Subversion
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) MSTest
2 6 (13.64%) MSBuild
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) DBA
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 6 (13.64%) WCF
2 6 (13.64%) WPF
2 6 (13.64%) LINQ
3 3 (6.82%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 13 (29.55%) UNIX
4 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Migration
3 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.55%) ERP
9 2 (4.55%) SOA
9 2 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Perl
1 13 (29.55%) VBScript
2 11 (25.00%) Korn
2 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) VB
5 6 (13.64%) XAML
6 3 (6.82%) XPath
6 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.82%) XQuery
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Java
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) MCSE
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (11.36%) MCITP
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 13 (29.55%) vCloud
4 11 (25.00%) vSphere
4 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
6 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (11.36%) VMware ESX
7 4 (9.09%) MetaFrame
8 2 (4.55%) XenApp
9 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (25.00%) Ansible
3 7 (15.91%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Citrix
4 15 (34.09%) IBM
4 15 (34.09%) Oracle
5 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
6 11 (25.00%) F5
6 11 (25.00%) SaltStack
7 5 (11.36%) Juniper
7 5 (11.36%) Symantec
7 5 (11.36%) NETGEAR
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco
7 5 (11.36%) HP
7 5 (11.36%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) Red Gate
9 2 (4.55%) Netezza
9 2 (4.55%) webMethods
9 2 (4.55%) Software AG
10 1 (2.27%) Avaya