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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 89 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 16 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.34% 1.25% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 2.70% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 6
Average salary £47,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £40,550 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
579 592 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.66% 46.43% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 451 470 411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Colchester - 5 £34,000 -
Brentwood +1 2 - -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
4 20 (54.05%) VMware
4 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (51.35%) Veeam
5 19 (51.35%) Office 365
5 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
7 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
9 13 (35.14%) SCCM
9 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
9 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (32.43%) MCITP
10 12 (32.43%) SonicWALL
10 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (32.43%) SAN
10 12 (32.43%) MS Office
10 12 (32.43%) MCSE
10 12 (32.43%) MCSA
10 12 (32.43%) Firewall
10 12 (32.43%) Driving Licence
11 10 (27.03%) Symantec
11 10 (27.03%) VBScript
11 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (24.32%) SQL Server

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (32.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
1 12 (32.43%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (18.92%) SNMP
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Applications Support
4 5 (13.51%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (13.51%) Server Support
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server Support
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DBA
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Driving Licence
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (18.92%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
3 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (8.11%) Database Security
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) MVC
8 1 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) VBScript
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) VB
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) KiXtart
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Korn
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) MCITP
1 12 (32.43%) MCSA
1 12 (32.43%) MCSE
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (21.62%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (18.92%) WSUS
3 3 (8.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (54.05%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) Veeam
4 12 (32.43%) SonicWALL
5 10 (27.03%) Symantec
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.70%) Software AG