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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 82 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 12 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.26% 1.90% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.32% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 1
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
553 692 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.21% 57.05% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 491 551 406
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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
Tunbridge Wells +3 1 £60,000 +20.00%
PowerShell
South East

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 36 (85.71%) Windows
1 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (45.24%) Citrix
4 19 (45.24%) VBScript
5 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 18 (42.86%) vSphere
6 17 (40.48%) WSUS
6 17 (40.48%) BCP
7 15 (35.71%) DNS
8 14 (33.33%) DHCP
8 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 14 (33.33%) Symantec
8 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (33.33%) Backup Exec
8 14 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (30.95%) DevOps
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
10 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 10 (23.81%) IIS
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) Firewall
12 9 (21.43%) Linux
12 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (21.43%) Puppet
12 9 (21.43%) TeamCity
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
2 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) DNS
2 14 (33.33%) DHCP
2 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) SAN
6 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) TeamCity
1 9 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.52%) AdminStudio
4 4 (9.52%) NUnit
5 3 (7.14%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 12 (28.57%) Support Supervisor
3 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) WCF
3 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.90%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) BCP
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) Workflow
6 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Operations Management
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security
8 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Coaching
9 3 (7.14%) SIEM
9 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) VBScript
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) vSphere
3 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.52%) XenApp
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) WSUS
2 14 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 14 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (21.43%) Puppet
4 5 (11.90%) SCCM
5 4 (9.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) VMware
3 19 (45.24%) Citrix
4 14 (33.33%) Symantec
5 6 (14.29%) Kofax
6 3 (7.14%) Wyse
6 3 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Sybase
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
8 1 (2.38%) Veritas
8 1 (2.38%) Mercator
8 1 (2.38%) HP