The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 61 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 84 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.50% 1.59% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 3.81% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 73 26 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
PowerShell
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
784 944 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.71% 41.62% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 644 775 742
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Reading

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Reading

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 98 (67.59%) Windows
2 74 (51.03%) SQL
3 67 (46.21%) VMware
4 62 (42.76%) Microsoft
5 57 (39.31%) Active Directory
5 57 (39.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (35.86%) Security Cleared
6 52 (35.86%) IIS
7 47 (32.41%) Linux
8 45 (31.03%) SC Cleared
9 42 (28.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (27.59%) SharePoint
11 38 (26.21%) Apache
12 37 (25.52%) Oracle
13 35 (24.14%) Citrix
13 35 (24.14%) Hyper-V
14 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (20.69%) Java
15 30 (20.69%) .NET
15 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 29 (20.00%) UNIX
16 29 (20.00%) Clustering
16 29 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (19.31%) MS Exchange
18 24 (16.55%) TCP/IP
19 23 (15.86%) Perl
19 23 (15.86%) PHP
20 22 (15.17%) C#
20 22 (15.17%) MySQL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 52 (35.86%) IIS
2 40 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 38 (26.21%) Apache
4 28 (19.31%) MS Exchange
5 22 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (13.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (11.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (11.72%) WebSphere
9 16 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2000
11 13 (8.97%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (8.97%) WebLogic
11 13 (8.97%) Tomcat
11 13 (8.97%) JBoss
12 7 (4.83%) Lync
12 7 (4.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (4.83%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (4.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.28%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) SaaS
2 8 (5.52%) PaaS
3 5 (3.45%) Office 365
4 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.55%) TCP/IP
2 18 (12.41%) DNS
3 15 (10.34%) Firewall
4 13 (8.97%) HTTP
5 12 (8.28%) Internet
6 9 (6.21%) SAN
6 9 (6.21%) DHCP
7 8 (5.52%) NAS
8 7 (4.83%) LDAP
9 6 (4.14%) SMTP
9 6 (4.14%) HTTPS
9 6 (4.14%) SSL
9 6 (4.14%) Wireshark
9 6 (4.14%) tcpdump
10 5 (3.45%) snoop
10 5 (3.45%) FWSM
10 5 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.45%) LAN
11 3 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.17%) MySQL
3 15 (10.34%) EDRMS
3 15 (10.34%) IDOL
4 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.83%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.14%) DB2
8 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Subversion
2 18 (12.41%) Jenkins
2 18 (12.41%) Maven
3 13 (8.97%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (7.59%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.45%) Hudson
6 5 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.45%) Ant
7 4 (2.76%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Automotive
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (13.10%) Consultant
1 19 (13.10%) Applications Support
2 17 (11.72%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (11.03%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Administrator
5 11 (7.59%) Wintel Consultant
5 11 (7.59%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.14%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Performance Tester
9 5 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.69%) .NET
2 18 (12.41%) HTML
3 16 (11.03%) J2EE
4 13 (8.97%) JSP
5 11 (7.59%) XML
6 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.52%) Web Services
7 8 (5.52%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.14%) Ajax
9 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.07%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.07%) COM
11 1 (0.69%) LAMP
11 1 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Clustering
2 19 (13.10%) Blackberry
3 12 (8.28%) Replication
4 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.76%) PKI
7 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.69%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (67.59%) Windows
2 47 (32.41%) Linux
3 42 (28.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (20.00%) UNIX
7 22 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (13.10%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.21%) Windows XP
10 8 (5.52%) Solaris
11 5 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.69%) CentOS
14 1 (0.69%) VMS
14 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.17%) Change Management
3 21 (14.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (13.10%) ITIL
4 19 (13.10%) DevOps
5 17 (11.72%) Change Control
6 15 (10.34%) Migration
7 12 (8.28%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (7.59%) Performance Engineering
8 11 (7.59%) Test Management
8 11 (7.59%) Test Scripting
9 10 (6.90%) Workflow
9 10 (6.90%) Scrum
10 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.83%) Release Management
12 6 (4.14%) Operations Management
12 6 (4.14%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.45%) MVC
13 5 (3.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.03%) SQL
2 30 (20.69%) Java
3 23 (15.86%) Perl
3 23 (15.86%) PHP
4 22 (15.17%) C#
5 20 (13.79%) Python
6 17 (11.72%) VBScript
6 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.97%) VB
8 11 (7.59%) C
9 10 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.90%) Ruby
10 6 (4.14%) Delphi
10 6 (4.14%) VBA
10 6 (4.14%) Pascal
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (35.86%) Security Cleared
2 45 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 14 (9.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (8.97%) MCP
6 6 (4.14%) Degree
7 4 (2.76%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) CWNA
8 1 (0.69%) CCNA
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 57 (39.31%) Active Directory
1 57 (39.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 19 (13.10%) VMware ESX
4 17 (11.72%) vSphere
5 16 (11.03%) XenApp
6 15 (10.34%) ISA Server
7 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (4.83%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (3.45%) Firmware
10 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.69%) vCloud
12 1 (0.69%) Nmap
12 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (15.17%) SCCM
2 18 (12.41%) NetBackup
3 17 (11.72%) Puppet
4 12 (8.28%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (7.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (6.90%) Nagios
6 10 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.52%) Backup Exec
8 7 (4.83%) OpenAM
9 6 (4.14%) SCOM
10 5 (3.45%) WSUS
10 5 (3.45%) ZABBIX
10 5 (3.45%) Zenoss
11 3 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.38%) ARCserve
13 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 67 (46.21%) VMware
2 62 (42.76%) Microsoft
3 37 (25.52%) Oracle
4 35 (24.14%) Citrix
5 22 (15.17%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.34%) Veritas
6 15 (10.34%) Meridio
7 13 (8.97%) Business Objects
8 12 (8.28%) Symantec
9 11 (7.59%) IBM
10 10 (6.90%) Cisco
11 7 (4.83%) HP
12 6 (4.14%) Red Gate
13 5 (3.45%) F5
13 5 (3.45%) Foundry
13 5 (3.45%) Egenera
13 5 (3.45%) Sun
14 4 (2.76%) ESRI
14 4 (2.76%) Lumension
15 3 (2.07%) Fujitsu
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP To 45k +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 30 - 45K +Benefits (neg)
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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