The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 90 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 12 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.96% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,213
% change year-on-year
- +13.59%
PowerShell
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
711 893 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 56.93% 63.06% 69.82%
Number of salaries quoted 429 581 432
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (61.90%) ITIL
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) VBScript
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
7 9 (42.86%) XenApp
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 9 (42.86%) DNS
7 9 (42.86%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) SAN
8 8 (38.10%) Clustering
9 7 (33.33%) IIS
10 6 (28.57%) XML
10 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 6 (28.57%) HTML
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) Sybase
10 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
10 6 (28.57%) CGI
10 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
10 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 6 (28.57%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) CGI
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows NT
3 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
2 6 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) VBScript
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 9 (42.86%) XenApp
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Sybase
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Compaq
5 3 (14.29%) EMC