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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 77 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.25% 1.13% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.40% 2.70% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 63 19 13
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
819 925 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.59% 41.82% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 697 784 766
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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

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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 27 February 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 102 (70.34%) Windows
2 73 (50.34%) SQL
3 63 (43.45%) VMware
4 62 (42.76%) Microsoft
5 56 (38.62%) Active Directory
6 54 (37.24%) Security Cleared
7 53 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (31.72%) Linux
8 46 (31.72%) IIS
9 44 (30.34%) SharePoint
9 44 (30.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (29.66%) SC Cleared
11 41 (28.28%) Oracle
12 38 (26.21%) Apache
13 37 (25.52%) .NET
14 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (22.76%) SQL Server
16 32 (22.07%) Hyper-V
17 31 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (21.38%) TCP/IP
17 31 (21.38%) Citrix
18 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (18.62%) Java
19 27 (18.62%) MySQL
19 27 (18.62%) UNIX
20 26 (17.93%) C#
20 26 (17.93%) MS Exchange
21 25 (17.24%) Clustering
21 25 (17.24%) SaaS
22 24 (16.55%) SCCM

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (31.72%) IIS
2 44 (30.34%) SharePoint
3 38 (26.21%) Apache
4 26 (17.93%) MS Exchange
5 20 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (13.10%) WebSphere
7 17 (11.72%) Tomcat
7 17 (11.72%) JBoss
7 17 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (9.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (8.28%) WebLogic
9 12 (8.28%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (7.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (4.83%) Lync
13 6 (4.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.66%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.24%) SaaS
2 9 (6.21%) PaaS
3 5 (3.45%) Office 365
4 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.38%) TCP/IP
2 21 (14.48%) Firewall
3 19 (13.10%) DNS
4 17 (11.72%) HTTP
5 12 (8.28%) SAN
5 12 (8.28%) Internet
6 11 (7.59%) LDAP
6 11 (7.59%) NAS
7 10 (6.90%) DHCP
8 7 (4.83%) LAN
8 7 (4.83%) SSL
9 6 (4.14%) SMTP
9 6 (4.14%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.07%) VPN
10 3 (2.07%) Wireless
11 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.69%) Intranet
11 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.62%) MySQL
3 15 (10.34%) EDRMS
3 15 (10.34%) IDOL
4 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.83%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.14%) DB2
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Maven
1 17 (11.72%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.34%) Subversion
3 13 (8.97%) LoadRunner
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.14%) TestDirector
7 5 (3.45%) Ant
7 5 (3.45%) Hudson
8 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (11.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Automotive
5 3 (2.07%) Law
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (11.03%) Consultant
1 16 (11.03%) Systems Engineer
1 16 (11.03%) Applications Support
2 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.28%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (6.90%) Administrator
5 8 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.52%) Wintel Consultant
6 7 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Tester
6 7 (4.83%) Performance Tester
7 6 (4.14%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Test Leader
7 6 (4.14%) Performance Test Leader
7 6 (4.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.52%) .NET
2 15 (10.34%) J2EE
3 13 (8.97%) HTML
4 12 (8.28%) JSP
5 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.52%) Web Services
6 8 (5.52%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.83%) XML
8 6 (4.14%) Ajax
8 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.07%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.07%) COM
10 1 (0.69%) LAMP
10 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Clustering
2 16 (11.03%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.97%) Replication
4 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.83%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) iPhone
7 2 (1.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (70.34%) Windows
2 46 (31.72%) Linux
3 44 (30.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (18.62%) UNIX
7 22 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (15.17%) Windows 7
8 14 (9.66%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.14%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.76%) Solaris
11 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.69%) AIX
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.86%) DevOps
3 22 (15.17%) Change Management
4 18 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (12.41%) Migration
5 16 (11.03%) ITIL
5 16 (11.03%) Change Control
6 13 (8.97%) Performance Engineering
6 13 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (8.97%) Test Management
6 13 (8.97%) Test Scripting
6 13 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.59%) Scrum
8 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.83%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.83%) Workflow
9 7 (4.83%) Project Management
9 7 (4.83%) Release Management
10 6 (4.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.14%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.34%) SQL
2 27 (18.62%) Java
3 26 (17.93%) C#
4 24 (16.55%) Perl
5 23 (15.86%) PHP
6 20 (13.79%) Python
7 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.34%) VBScript
9 13 (8.97%) VB
9 13 (8.97%) C
10 10 (6.90%) JavaScript
11 9 (6.21%) Ruby
12 6 (4.14%) Pascal
12 6 (4.14%) Delphi
12 6 (4.14%) VBA
13 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (37.24%) Security Cleared
2 43 (29.66%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.41%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (6.90%) MCP
6 7 (4.83%) Degree
7 6 (4.14%) ISEB
8 2 (1.38%) VCP4
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MCSE
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 56 (38.62%) Active Directory
2 53 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (22.07%) Hyper-V
4 18 (12.41%) vSphere
5 17 (11.72%) VMware ESX
6 15 (10.34%) ISA Server
7 13 (8.97%) XenApp
8 11 (7.59%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.69%) vCloud
12 1 (0.69%) Firmware
12 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (16.55%) SCCM
2 22 (15.17%) Puppet
3 18 (12.41%) NetBackup
4 13 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (8.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (7.59%) Nagios
6 11 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (7.59%) OpenAM
7 9 (6.21%) Backup Exec
8 7 (4.83%) WSUS
9 6 (4.14%) Zenoss
9 6 (4.14%) SCOM
10 5 (3.45%) ZABBIX
11 3 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (1.38%) ARCserve
12 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 63 (43.45%) VMware
2 62 (42.76%) Microsoft
3 41 (28.28%) Oracle
4 31 (21.38%) Citrix
5 22 (15.17%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.34%) Veritas
6 15 (10.34%) Meridio
7 13 (8.97%) Symantec
8 12 (8.28%) Business Objects
9 9 (6.21%) IBM
10 7 (4.83%) Red Gate
11 4 (2.76%) Cisco
12 3 (2.07%) Lotus
12 3 (2.07%) Fujitsu
13 2 (1.38%) IronPort
13 2 (1.38%) ESRI
13 2 (1.38%) HP
13 2 (1.38%) Lumension
14 1 (0.69%) F5
14 1 (0.69%) Dell