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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 103 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 36 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.63% 1.33% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 3.95% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 12
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
891 836 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.35% 33.66% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 743 693 724
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
3 27 (45.76%) VMware
4 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
5 22 (37.29%) VBScript
6 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
7 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
8 19 (32.20%) Clustering
8 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
10 17 (28.81%) Degree
10 17 (28.81%) T-SQL
11 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
11 15 (25.42%) DNS
11 15 (25.42%) Replication
11 15 (25.42%) QA
11 15 (25.42%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (23.73%) SQL CLR
12 14 (23.73%) Vertica
12 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
12 14 (23.73%) Problem Management
12 14 (23.73%) VMware ESX
12 14 (23.73%) Backup Exec
12 14 (23.73%) HP
13 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (20.34%) Oracle
15 11 (18.64%) C#

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) IIS
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.17%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.08%) ArcGIS
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.39%) Apache
7 2 (3.39%) Lync
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) IaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
1 15 (25.42%) DNS
2 11 (18.64%) DHCP
3 10 (16.95%) LAN
4 8 (13.56%) Network Security
5 7 (11.86%) Firewall
6 6 (10.17%) iSCSI
6 6 (10.17%) WAN
7 5 (8.47%) SSL
8 2 (3.39%) HTTP
8 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.39%) IPsec
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.69%) LDAP
9 1 (1.69%) SNMP
9 1 (1.69%) SMTP
9 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL CLR
3 7 (11.86%) OLTP
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) RavenDB
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.69%) Hudson
2 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Administrator
2 15 (25.42%) DBA
3 8 (13.56%) SQL DBA
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Database Specialist
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Server Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) jQuery
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) WCF
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.69%) WinForms
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Clustering
2 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.42%) Replication
3 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
5 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.17%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.08%) CentOS
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (23.73%) Problem Management
3 8 (13.56%) Workflow
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Time Management
4 7 (11.86%) Change Control
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Security Patching
8 3 (5.08%) ERP
8 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps
9 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) VBScript
3 17 (28.81%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.64%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) VB
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
8 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.39%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) Java
9 2 (3.39%) Python
10 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) A+ Certification
3 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (10.17%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.78%) MCP
6 3 (5.08%) MCSE
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) ISEB
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (23.73%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (5.08%) Xen
7 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.78%) ARCserve
3 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.78%) WSUS
4 3 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) Nagios
4 3 (5.08%) SCOM
5 2 (3.39%) Zenoss
5 2 (3.39%) Puppet
5 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.69%) SCSM
6 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.69%) logstash
6 1 (1.69%) Graphite
6 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) VMware
3 14 (23.73%) Vertica
3 14 (23.73%) HP
4 12 (20.34%) Oracle
5 11 (18.64%) Citrix
6 8 (13.56%) Symantec
7 6 (10.17%) Altiris
8 4 (6.78%) SAP
9 3 (5.08%) ESRI
9 3 (5.08%) IBM
9 3 (5.08%) Lumension
9 3 (5.08%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco
11 1 (1.69%) Dell
11 1 (1.69%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
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