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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 99 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 44 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 0.65% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 1.76% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
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
806 851 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.10% 36.95% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 651 753 883
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 55 (73.33%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) VMware
3 44 (58.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 41 (54.67%) Hyper-V
6 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
7 31 (41.33%) Linux
8 29 (38.67%) SQL
9 26 (34.67%) Citrix
10 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (29.33%) Ruby
11 22 (29.33%) Python
12 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
13 19 (25.33%) IIS
13 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (22.67%) Cisco
14 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
15 16 (21.33%) Change Control
15 16 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2003
15 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
15 16 (21.33%) VBScript
15 16 (21.33%) Clustering
16 15 (20.00%) VMware ESX
16 15 (20.00%) Solaris
16 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (20.00%) Subversion
16 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (18.67%) vSphere

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.33%) IIS
3 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (17.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (10.67%) Apache
8 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
10 3 (4.00%) ArcGIS
10 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
11 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (2.67%) Lync
12 1 (1.33%) CMS
12 1 (1.33%) SAS
12 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Wireshark
1 8 (10.67%) tcpdump
2 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
2 7 (9.33%) Firewall
3 6 (8.00%) VLAN
3 6 (8.00%) snoop
4 5 (6.67%) Network Security
4 5 (6.67%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) DNS
5 4 (5.33%) IPv4
5 4 (5.33%) IPv6
5 4 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.33%) FWSM
6 2 (2.67%) NAS
6 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.67%) Wireless
6 2 (2.67%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.67%) IDOL
3 1 (1.33%) DB2
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) Maven
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Consultant
3 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Wintel Consultant
5 10 (13.33%) Applications Support
6 9 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Change Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
10 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.00%) Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 4 (5.33%) JSP
3 4 (5.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Clustering
2 13 (17.33%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.67%) Firmware
4 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) DTV
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 2 (2.67%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (73.33%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Linux
3 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (20.00%) Solaris
6 14 (18.67%) UNIX
7 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.67%) CentOS
10 2 (2.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Change Control
2 13 (17.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.67%) Workflow
4 10 (13.33%) ITIL
5 7 (9.33%) Change Management
6 4 (5.33%) Migration
6 4 (5.33%) Web Development
7 3 (4.00%) Service Management
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.67%) High Availability
9 1 (1.33%) Project Management
9 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.33%) CRM
9 1 (1.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) Python
2 22 (29.33%) Ruby
3 16 (21.33%) VBScript
4 13 (17.33%) Perl
5 11 (14.67%) VB
6 8 (10.67%) Java
7 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.33%) PHP
9 2 (2.67%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C#
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) MCP
3 10 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) CCNA
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) CWNA
6 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (54.67%) Hyper-V
3 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
4 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 15 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 14 (18.67%) vSphere
7 10 (13.33%) XenApp
8 4 (5.33%) Xen
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.67%) Nmap
10 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.00%) WSUS
3 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) VMware
2 42 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (34.67%) Citrix
4 17 (22.67%) Cisco
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) NetApp
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle
7 9 (12.00%) Juniper
8 8 (10.67%) Sun
8 8 (10.67%) F5
9 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.33%) Symantec
10 4 (5.33%) Business Objects
10 4 (5.33%) Egenera
10 4 (5.33%) Foundry
11 3 (4.00%) Lumension
11 3 (4.00%) IBM
11 3 (4.00%) Remedy
11 3 (4.00%) Sophos
11 3 (4.00%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago