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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 72 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 24 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.01% 1.67% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.43% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 13
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
617 583 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.68% 48.79% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 489 501 492
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 8 £42,500 -
Harlow -1 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Basildon - 1 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £30,000 -
PowerShell
East of England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 29 (51.79%) DNS
4 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.00%) VMware
5 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (44.64%) ITIL
7 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (39.29%) Load Balancing
9 21 (37.50%) .NET
9 21 (37.50%) C#
10 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
11 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
11 18 (32.14%) DHCP
11 18 (32.14%) HTML
11 18 (32.14%) MVC
11 18 (32.14%) Finance
12 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
12 17 (30.36%) Linux
12 17 (30.36%) Citrix
12 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (30.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
13 16 (28.57%) SQL
14 15 (26.79%) VBScript
14 15 (26.79%) Oracle
14 15 (26.79%) SharePoint
14 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
15 14 (25.00%) vSphere

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (26.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (25.00%) IIS
2 14 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
4 11 (19.64%) GlassFish
4 11 (19.64%) JBoss
4 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
4 11 (19.64%) WebLogic
4 11 (19.64%) OpenStack
5 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Mingle
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) IBM SmartCloud
2 11 (19.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (7.14%) Office 365
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) DNS
2 18 (32.14%) DHCP
3 12 (21.43%) SAN
4 11 (19.64%) LDAP
4 11 (19.64%) BIG-IP
5 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.14%) SNMP
7 2 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.57%) FTP
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.57%) NAS
7 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.14%) RavenDB
4 4 (7.14%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
3 13 (23.21%) Selenium
3 13 (23.21%) Moq
3 13 (23.21%) SpecFlow
3 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
4 12 (21.43%) Subversion
5 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.14%) NUnit
7 4 (7.14%) MSTest
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.36%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Development Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) HTML
3 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
4 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (23.21%) HTML5
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (14.29%) CSS
7 8 (14.29%) Web Services
8 6 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.14%) Silverlight
9 4 (7.14%) jQuery
9 4 (7.14%) RESTful
9 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.36%) Ajax
11 2 (3.57%) MSMQ
11 2 (3.57%) VXML
11 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.79%) LINQ to SQL
12 1 (1.79%) WinForms
12 1 (1.79%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Clustering
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.36%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) UNIX
5 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (19.64%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.14%) CentOS
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) ITIL
2 22 (39.29%) Load Balancing
3 18 (32.14%) MVC
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 14 (25.00%) DevOps
7 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
7 13 (23.21%) DSDM
7 13 (23.21%) SDLC
8 11 (19.64%) Change Management
8 11 (19.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.93%) Change Control
11 4 (7.14%) CQRS
11 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.14%) BDD
11 4 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
11 4 (7.14%) TDD
11 4 (7.14%) OOP
12 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) VBScript
4 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (23.21%) Korn
5 13 (23.21%) Perl
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) Tcl
8 2 (3.57%) VB6
8 2 (3.57%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) VB
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCTS
3 4 (7.14%) MCSD
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) MOS
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (25.00%) vSphere
4 12 (21.43%) VMware ESX
5 11 (19.64%) vCloud
5 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
5 11 (19.64%) XenApp
5 11 (19.64%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
1 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (19.64%) Ansible
2 4 (7.14%) WSUS
2 4 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
3 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (30.36%) Citrix
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle
4 13 (23.21%) Sitecore
5 11 (19.64%) F5
5 11 (19.64%) SaltStack
5 11 (19.64%) IBM
5 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) Veeam
6 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.79%) Nintex
9 1 (1.79%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) EPiServer