The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 98 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £32,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.11% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
PowerShell
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
496 657 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.44% 59.78% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 428 558 383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Kent

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Kent

PowerShell
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) VPN
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) IIS
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) SAN
6 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Wireless
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) Dell
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
9 4 (21.05%) iSCSI

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (52.63%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) DHCP
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) DMZ
8 1 (5.26%) Internet
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
8 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SSDT
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
2 3 (15.79%) NuGet
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Architect
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Security Management
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Logistics
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) SLA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Sophos
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds