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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 112 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 32 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.28% 0.66% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 1.81% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 7
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
857 828 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.27% 36.22% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 711 732 930
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 21 August 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (56.36%) VMware
3 28 (50.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
4 24 (43.64%) Hyper-V
5 22 (40.00%) Linux
5 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (34.55%) SQL
7 18 (32.73%) Python
7 18 (32.73%) Cisco
7 18 (32.73%) Ruby
8 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
8 16 (29.09%) Citrix
9 15 (27.27%) IIS
10 14 (25.45%) VBScript
11 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
11 12 (21.82%) HP
12 11 (20.00%) Perl
12 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (18.18%) Solaris
13 10 (18.18%) NetApp
13 10 (18.18%) Workflow
13 10 (18.18%) Subversion
13 10 (18.18%) vSphere
13 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (16.36%) UNIX
14 9 (16.36%) Juniper
14 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2007

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.27%) IIS
3 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (9.09%) Apache
8 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (7.27%) Lync
10 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.82%) CMS
11 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Office 365
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
1 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
1 7 (12.73%) tcpdump
1 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
2 6 (10.91%) VLAN
3 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (9.09%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) snoop
3 5 (9.09%) Network Security
4 4 (7.27%) IPv4
4 4 (7.27%) IPv6
4 4 (7.27%) SAN
5 3 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.45%) FWSM
6 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.64%) NAS
6 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.64%) SSL
6 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Change Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Wintel Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Firmware
1 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
1 7 (12.73%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) DTV
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.18%) Solaris
5 9 (16.36%) UNIX
5 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) CentOS
7 2 (3.64%) VMS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Workflow
2 8 (14.55%) Change Control
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.82%) Content Management
8 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.82%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) Python
2 18 (32.73%) Ruby
3 14 (25.45%) VBScript
4 11 (20.00%) Perl
5 8 (14.55%) VB
6 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.27%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) C
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) MCP
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CWNA
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (43.64%) Hyper-V
2 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.18%) vSphere
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.27%) Xen
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.64%) Nmap
8 2 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.64%) XenApp
8 2 (3.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) WSUS
4 2 (3.64%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
1 31 (56.36%) VMware
2 18 (32.73%) Cisco
3 16 (29.09%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) HP
5 10 (18.18%) NetApp
6 9 (16.36%) Juniper
7 7 (12.73%) Sun
7 7 (12.73%) F5
8 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.09%) Symantec
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) EMC
10 3 (5.45%) Remedy
10 3 (5.45%) Sophos
10 3 (5.45%) Egenera
10 3 (5.45%) Foundry
11 2 (3.64%) Lotus
11 2 (3.64%) Brocade
11 2 (3.64%) IronPort
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