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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 116 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 40 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 0.80% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 2.05% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 16
Average salary £46,250 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,750 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
852 974 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.94% 39.09% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 737 847 721
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 April 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 93 (73.23%) Windows
2 64 (50.39%) SQL
3 56 (44.09%) Microsoft
4 51 (40.16%) VMware
5 49 (38.58%) Active Directory
6 47 (37.01%) Security Cleared
7 44 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (33.07%) SharePoint
9 41 (32.28%) IIS
9 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (31.50%) .NET
11 38 (29.92%) Oracle
11 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (29.13%) Linux
13 36 (28.35%) Apache
14 33 (25.98%) TCP/IP
14 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
15 32 (25.20%) SC Cleared
16 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (23.62%) Windows 7
18 29 (22.83%) MySQL
19 28 (22.05%) Firewall
20 26 (20.47%) SCCM
21 25 (19.69%) SaaS
21 25 (19.69%) C#
21 25 (19.69%) Perl
21 25 (19.69%) DevOps
22 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
22 24 (18.90%) Puppet

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 42 (33.07%) SharePoint
2 41 (32.28%) IIS
3 36 (28.35%) Apache
4 20 (15.75%) MS Exchange
5 18 (14.17%) WebSphere
6 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
6 16 (12.60%) JBoss
6 16 (12.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (11.81%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (8.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (5.51%) Lync
12 5 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (3.94%) Joomla!
12 5 (3.94%) WebLogic
13 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (2.36%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.17%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.69%) SaaS
2 9 (7.09%) PaaS
3 5 (3.94%) Office 365
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.98%) TCP/IP
2 28 (22.05%) Firewall
3 20 (15.75%) DNS
4 17 (13.39%) HTTP
5 12 (9.45%) SAN
6 11 (8.66%) SSL
6 11 (8.66%) DHCP
6 11 (8.66%) LDAP
6 11 (8.66%) LAN
6 11 (8.66%) NAS
7 10 (7.87%) Internet
8 6 (4.72%) SMTP
8 6 (4.72%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.36%) VPN
9 3 (2.36%) Wireless
10 2 (1.57%) IPsec
11 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.83%) MySQL
3 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.66%) EDRMS
4 11 (8.66%) IDOL
4 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.94%) DB2
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.79%) SQL CLR
8 1 (0.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) LoadRunner
2 10 (7.87%) Maven
2 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.51%) TestDirector
3 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.72%) Hudson
4 6 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (4.72%) Subversion
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Automotive
5 3 (2.36%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (12.60%) Support Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (9.45%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Applications Support
4 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (7.87%) Administrator
5 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Performance Tester
7 7 (5.51%) Consultant
7 7 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.51%) Tester
8 6 (4.72%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) DBA
9 5 (3.94%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (3.94%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (3.94%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.15%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.50%) .NET
2 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.09%) Web Services
4 8 (6.30%) J2EE
4 8 (6.30%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.72%) XML
5 6 (4.72%) HTML
6 5 (3.94%) JSP
6 5 (3.94%) Ajax
7 3 (2.36%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.36%) COM
8 1 (0.79%) LAMP
8 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.79%) WCF
8 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Clustering
2 13 (10.24%) Replication
3 11 (8.66%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.51%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.57%) PKI
6 2 (1.57%) iPhone
6 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (73.23%) Windows
2 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (29.13%) Linux
5 30 (23.62%) Windows 7
6 24 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (14.96%) UNIX
7 19 (14.96%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.30%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) DevOps
3 21 (16.54%) Migration
4 17 (13.39%) Change Management
5 16 (12.60%) Configuration Management
6 15 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.66%) Project Planning
7 11 (8.66%) Test Management
7 11 (8.66%) Test Scripting
7 11 (8.66%) Change Control
7 11 (8.66%) Project Management
7 11 (8.66%) Scrum
7 11 (8.66%) ITIL
7 11 (8.66%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.51%) Release Management
10 6 (4.72%) MVC
10 6 (4.72%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.72%) Operations Management
11 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.39%) SQL
2 25 (19.69%) Perl
2 25 (19.69%) C#
3 22 (17.32%) Java
4 18 (14.17%) PHP
4 18 (14.17%) Python
4 18 (14.17%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.60%) VBScript
6 15 (11.81%) VB
7 11 (8.66%) C
8 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.94%) Delphi
9 5 (3.94%) VBA
9 5 (3.94%) Pascal
9 5 (3.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (37.01%) Security Cleared
2 32 (25.20%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.17%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.30%) Degree
5 7 (5.51%) ISEB
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.94%) QA
System Software
1 49 (38.58%) Active Directory
2 44 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.45%) vSphere
4 12 (9.45%) VMware ESX
5 11 (8.66%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (8.66%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.15%) XenApp
7 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) vCloud
8 1 (0.79%) iptables
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (20.47%) SCCM
2 24 (18.90%) Puppet
3 15 (11.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (10.24%) Nagios
4 13 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (9.45%) NetBackup
5 12 (9.45%) Backup Exec
6 11 (8.66%) WSUS
6 11 (8.66%) OpenAM
6 11 (8.66%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (6.30%) Zenoss
8 6 (4.72%) SCOM
9 5 (3.94%) ZABBIX
10 3 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (2.36%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 51 (40.16%) VMware
3 38 (29.92%) Oracle
4 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
5 18 (14.17%) Citrix
6 15 (11.81%) Symantec
7 11 (8.66%) Veritas
7 11 (8.66%) Meridio
8 7 (5.51%) IBM
9 6 (4.72%) Red Gate
10 5 (3.94%) Cisco
10 5 (3.94%) Business Objects
11 3 (2.36%) HP
11 3 (2.36%) Lotus
12 2 (1.57%) ESRI
12 2 (1.57%) IronPort
12 2 (1.57%) Lumension
13 1 (0.79%) Vertica
13 1 (0.79%) F5
13 1 (0.79%) Egenera
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