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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 73 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 19 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.51% 2.30% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 5.05% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 8
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
617 495 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.16% 45.62% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 486 402 431
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -3 6 £40,000 -
Harlow -2 4 £35,000 +14.75%
Colchester +2 2 £31,500 -28.00%
Chelmsford -13 1 £30,000 -23.95%
Basildon - 1 £45,000 -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) VMware
3 24 (53.33%) DNS
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 19 (42.22%) ITIL
6 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
7 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (37.78%) DHCP
8 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
9 16 (35.56%) Citrix
9 16 (35.56%) Load Balancing
10 14 (31.11%) VBScript
11 13 (28.89%) C#
11 13 (28.89%) .NET
11 13 (28.89%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) SAN
12 12 (26.67%) DevOps
13 11 (24.44%) vSphere
13 11 (24.44%) Oracle
14 10 (22.22%) IIS
14 10 (22.22%) Linux
14 10 (22.22%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 10 (22.22%) MVC
14 10 (22.22%) VMware ESX
14 10 (22.22%) Clustering
14 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (22.22%) IIS
1 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (17.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (15.56%) OpenStack
4 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
4 7 (15.56%) JBoss
4 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
4 7 (15.56%) GlassFish
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) IBM SmartCloud
2 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) DNS
2 17 (37.78%) DHCP
3 12 (26.67%) SAN
4 9 (20.00%) LDAP
5 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.56%) BIG-IP
7 5 (11.11%) SNMP
8 2 (4.44%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.44%) FTP
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (4.44%) Firewall
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
8 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Subversion
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (15.56%) Moq
2 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) MSTest
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Developer
1 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (15.56%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Development Specialist
4 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (4.44%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) IT Support
5 1 (2.22%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
7 2 (4.44%) VXML
8 1 (2.22%) WinForms
8 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.22%) WCF
8 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) RESTful
8 1 (2.22%) XML
8 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Life Science
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Linux
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 9 (20.00%) UNIX
6 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 16 (35.56%) Load Balancing
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Change Management
6 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) DSDM
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) SDLC
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.67%) SOA
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
11 2 (4.44%) Change Control
12 1 (2.22%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) VBScript
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.00%) Korn
4 9 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Tcl
6 2 (4.44%) VB6
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
4 3 (6.67%) MCSE
4 3 (6.67%) MCITP
5 2 (4.44%) MOS
6 1 (2.22%) CEH
6 1 (2.22%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) MCSD
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) vSphere
4 10 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (20.00%) XenApp
5 9 (20.00%) XenServer
6 7 (15.56%) vCloud
7 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
1 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (15.56%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 4 (8.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Citrix
4 11 (24.44%) Oracle
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
5 7 (15.56%) Sitecore
5 7 (15.56%) Veeam
5 7 (15.56%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) SaltStack
5 7 (15.56%) IBM
6 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.89%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.22%) Nintex
9 1 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) EPiServer