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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 118 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 27 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.25% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 3.42% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 22
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,980 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.95% +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
895 876 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.22% 36.41% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 718 763 717
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 £31,500
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 3 July 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
3 39 (48.15%) SQL
4 33 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 33 (40.74%) VMware
5 32 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (35.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 24 (29.63%) Firewall
8 24 (29.63%) Windows 7
9 23 (28.40%) Oracle
9 23 (28.40%) .NET
9 23 (28.40%) SharePoint
10 22 (27.16%) VBScript
10 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
11 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (24.69%) SCCM
13 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (22.22%) Hyper-V
15 17 (20.99%) Linux
15 17 (20.99%) Windows XP
15 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
16 16 (19.75%) IIS
17 15 (18.52%) Apache
17 15 (18.52%) C#
17 15 (18.52%) DNS
17 15 (18.52%) Symantec
17 15 (18.52%) VMware ESX
17 15 (18.52%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (28.40%) SharePoint
2 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
3 16 (19.75%) IIS
4 15 (18.52%) Apache
5 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (13.58%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
8 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
8 7 (8.64%) JBoss
8 7 (8.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (8.64%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (6.17%) Lync
9 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.70%) ArcGIS
11 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.05%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) SaaS
2 7 (8.64%) Office 365
3 6 (7.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 24 (29.63%) Firewall
3 15 (18.52%) DNS
4 13 (16.05%) DHCP
5 12 (14.81%) LAN
6 11 (13.58%) SSL
7 10 (12.35%) HTTP
8 7 (8.64%) LDAP
8 7 (8.64%) SAN
8 7 (8.64%) NAS
9 3 (3.70%) Wireless
9 3 (3.70%) VPN
10 2 (2.47%) SMTP
10 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.47%) IPsec
10 2 (2.47%) Network Security
11 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) MySQL
3 9 (11.11%) SQL CLR
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.70%) OLTP
6 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.23%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) TestDirector
1 5 (6.17%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.47%) Hudson
4 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.23%) Ant
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Administrator
2 11 (13.58%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) DBA
5 7 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Database Specialist
6 6 (7.41%) Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) Performance Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.70%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.17%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.47%) J2EE
5 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.23%) WCF
6 1 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Replication
1 14 (17.28%) Clustering
2 11 (13.58%) Client/Server
3 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.70%) PKI
6 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (69.14%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (20.99%) Linux
6 17 (20.99%) Windows XP
7 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (12.35%) UNIX
9 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Migration
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Change Control
2 13 (16.05%) DevOps
3 11 (13.58%) Project Planning
4 10 (12.35%) Project Management
4 10 (12.35%) Security Patching
5 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Time Management
8 5 (6.17%) Test Management
8 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.17%) Scrum
8 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.17%) ITIL
8 5 (6.17%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (4.94%) ERP
9 4 (4.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) VBScript
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 14 (17.28%) Perl
5 11 (13.58%) VB
5 11 (13.58%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.88%) Java
7 7 (8.64%) PHP
7 7 (8.64%) Python
7 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.17%) C
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) Degree
3 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) ISEB
5 3 (3.70%) MCP
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (12.35%) QA
System Software
1 33 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 32 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 15 (18.52%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (7.41%) vSphere
7 4 (4.94%) XenApp
8 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (24.69%) SCCM
2 15 (18.52%) Backup Exec
3 14 (17.28%) Puppet
4 12 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (13.58%) WSUS
6 7 (8.64%) Nagios
6 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.64%) OpenAM
7 6 (7.41%) Zenoss
8 5 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (6.17%) SCOM
9 4 (4.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
10 3 (3.70%) ARCserve
10 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (1.23%) WMI
11 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.23%) SCSM
11 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
11 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.74%) VMware
3 23 (28.40%) Oracle
4 15 (18.52%) Symantec
5 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.11%) Vertica
6 9 (11.11%) HP
7 8 (9.88%) Citrix
8 4 (4.94%) SAP
8 4 (4.94%) Cisco
8 4 (4.94%) Red Gate
9 3 (3.70%) Lumension
9 3 (3.70%) ESRI
9 3 (3.70%) IBM
10 1 (1.23%) Veritas
10 1 (1.23%) Lotus
10 1 (1.23%) Altiris
10 1 (1.23%) Meridio
10 1 (1.23%) IronPort
10 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Recruit121
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
Posted: 25 days ago