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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 116 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 30 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 1.28% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 3.43% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 18
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
883 875 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.70% 37.23% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 720 729 714
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 July 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 29 (45.31%) VMware
4 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
5 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (35.94%) VBScript
6 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
7 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
9 19 (29.69%) Oracle
10 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
10 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
11 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (25.00%) .NET
11 16 (25.00%) Clustering
12 15 (23.44%) Firewall
12 15 (23.44%) Degree
12 15 (23.44%) Replication
12 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
12 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
12 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
13 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (21.88%) DNS
13 14 (21.88%) Backup Exec
13 14 (21.88%) VMware ESX
14 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
14 13 (20.31%) QA

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.06%) IIS
4 8 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
5 7 (10.94%) Apache
6 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.25%) JBoss
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
2 5 (7.81%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
2 15 (23.44%) Firewall
3 14 (21.88%) DNS
4 12 (18.75%) DHCP
5 11 (17.19%) LAN
6 7 (10.94%) SSL
7 5 (7.81%) HTTP
7 5 (7.81%) Network Security
8 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.25%) NAS
8 4 (6.25%) WAN
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
8 4 (6.25%) LDAP
9 2 (3.13%) IPsec
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.56%) Internet
10 1 (1.56%) SNMP
10 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL CLR
3 7 (10.94%) MySQL
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) OLTP
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.13%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) TestDirector
1 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.56%) Hudson
2 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Administrator
2 13 (20.31%) DBA
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Database Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Developer
8 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Server Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) jQuery
4 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.13%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (1.56%) WinForms
6 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Clustering
2 15 (23.44%) Replication
3 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
5 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
4 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
7 8 (12.50%) Linux
8 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.81%) UNIX
10 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 10 (15.63%) Change Control
4 9 (14.06%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
5 7 (10.94%) Time Management
5 7 (10.94%) Security Patching
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Workflow
8 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (4.69%) Test Management
9 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 23 (35.94%) VBScript
3 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 12 (18.75%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) VB
6 8 (12.50%) Perl
7 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.69%) C
8 3 (4.69%) Java
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
8 3 (4.69%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.69%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) QA
2 7 (10.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.44%) Hyper-V
4 14 (21.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 3 (4.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Backup Exec
2 11 (17.19%) SCCM
3 10 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (10.94%) Puppet
4 7 (10.94%) WSUS
5 4 (6.25%) OpenAM
5 4 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (4.69%) Nagios
6 3 (4.69%) ARCserve
6 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.69%) Zenoss
6 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (3.13%) SCOM
8 1 (1.56%) WMI
8 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 29 (45.31%) VMware
3 19 (29.69%) Oracle
4 12 (18.75%) HP
4 12 (18.75%) Vertica
5 10 (15.63%) Symantec
6 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.25%) SAP
7 4 (6.25%) Altiris
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
8 3 (4.69%) Lumension
8 3 (4.69%) ESRI
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) Red Gate
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + CAR, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago