The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 32 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 11 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.44% 2.01% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.75% 3.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +49.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
142 193 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 57.26% 64.77% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 127 185 243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Ipswich

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Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (96.55%) UNIX
3 27 (93.10%) Windows
4 26 (89.66%) Web Services
4 26 (89.66%) SAN
5 22 (75.86%) Shell Script
6 21 (72.41%) TCP/IP
6 21 (72.41%) DNS
7 20 (68.97%) VPN
8 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (58.62%) Puppet
10 16 (55.17%) Reverse Proxy
10 16 (55.17%) Firewall
11 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
12 14 (48.28%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (48.28%) KVM
13 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
14 10 (34.48%) XML
14 10 (34.48%) SQL
14 10 (34.48%) DHCP
14 10 (34.48%) JSON
15 9 (31.03%) Replication
15 9 (31.03%) Release Management
15 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (27.59%) DevOps
16 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
16 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
17 7 (24.14%) CCNP
17 7 (24.14%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) SaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.34%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) SAN
2 21 (72.41%) TCP/IP
2 21 (72.41%) DNS
3 20 (68.97%) VPN
4 16 (55.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 16 (55.17%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Administrator
1 10 (34.48%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) Web Services
2 10 (34.48%) XML
2 10 (34.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (96.55%) UNIX
3 27 (93.10%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Release Management
1 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Shell Script
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNP
1 7 (24.14%) CCNA
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (24.14%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Sun Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
2 14 (48.28%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (48.28%) KVM
3 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (58.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) HP