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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 90 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 54 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.22% 1.11% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 2.71% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 15
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,250 £58,000
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
839 958 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.48% 40.92% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 730 824 746
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 £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 94 (72.31%) Windows
2 66 (50.77%) SQL
3 54 (41.54%) Microsoft
4 52 (40.00%) VMware
5 51 (39.23%) Security Cleared
6 48 (36.92%) Active Directory
7 46 (35.38%) SharePoint
8 44 (33.85%) IIS
8 44 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (33.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (30.77%) Linux
11 39 (30.00%) .NET
12 38 (29.23%) Oracle
13 37 (28.46%) Apache
13 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
13 37 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (27.69%) TCP/IP
15 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
16 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (22.31%) MySQL
18 27 (20.77%) C#
18 27 (20.77%) Windows 7
19 26 (20.00%) Firewall
20 25 (19.23%) Java
20 25 (19.23%) Perl
20 25 (19.23%) SaaS
20 25 (19.23%) DevOps
21 24 (18.46%) Puppet
21 24 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 24 (18.46%) SCCM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (35.38%) SharePoint
2 44 (33.85%) IIS
3 37 (28.46%) Apache
4 20 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 18 (13.85%) WebSphere
6 17 (13.08%) Tomcat
6 17 (13.08%) JBoss
6 17 (13.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (8.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (8.46%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (6.15%) WebLogic
10 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (5.38%) Lync
12 6 (4.62%) Joomla!
13 5 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (13.85%) MS Office
2 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.08%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.23%) SaaS
2 9 (6.92%) PaaS
3 5 (3.85%) Office 365
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.69%) TCP/IP
2 26 (20.00%) Firewall
3 20 (15.38%) DNS
4 17 (13.08%) HTTP
5 12 (9.23%) SAN
6 11 (8.46%) SSL
6 11 (8.46%) DHCP
6 11 (8.46%) LDAP
6 11 (8.46%) LAN
6 11 (8.46%) NAS
7 9 (6.92%) Internet
8 6 (4.62%) SMTP
8 6 (4.62%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.31%) VPN
9 3 (2.31%) Wireless
10 1 (0.77%) IPsec
10 1 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.31%) MySQL
3 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (9.23%) EDRMS
4 12 (9.23%) IDOL
5 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.62%) DB2
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) LoadRunner
2 13 (10.00%) Maven
2 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.69%) Subversion
4 8 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (5.38%) TestDirector
6 6 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.85%) Hudson
7 5 (3.85%) Ant
8 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.15%) Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Automotive
5 3 (2.31%) Law
5 3 (2.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (11.54%) Support Engineer
2 13 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Applications Support
4 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Performance Tester
6 8 (6.15%) Tester
6 8 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Consultant
7 7 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.62%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
9 5 (3.85%) DBA
10 4 (3.08%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.00%) .NET
2 11 (8.46%) J2EE
2 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.92%) HTML
4 8 (6.15%) .NET Framework
4 8 (6.15%) JSP
4 8 (6.15%) Web Services
5 7 (5.38%) XML
6 6 (4.62%) Ajax
6 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.31%) COM
8 1 (0.77%) LAMP
8 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Replication
1 14 (10.77%) Clustering
2 11 (8.46%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.54%) iPhone
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.31%) Windows
2 43 (33.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (30.77%) Linux
4 37 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (20.77%) Windows 7
6 24 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (17.69%) UNIX
8 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (14.62%) Windows XP
10 8 (6.15%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.54%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.23%) DevOps
3 22 (16.92%) Migration
4 19 (14.62%) Change Management
5 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 15 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (10.77%) Performance Engineering
6 14 (10.77%) Test Management
6 14 (10.77%) Test Scripting
7 12 (9.23%) ITIL
8 11 (8.46%) Project Management
8 11 (8.46%) Change Control
8 11 (8.46%) Scrum
8 11 (8.46%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.38%) Release Management
11 6 (4.62%) Operations Management
11 6 (4.62%) MVC
11 6 (4.62%) Workflow
11 6 (4.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.77%) SQL
2 27 (20.77%) C#
3 25 (19.23%) Java
3 25 (19.23%) Perl
4 21 (16.15%) PHP
5 18 (13.85%) Bash Shell
5 18 (13.85%) Python
6 15 (11.54%) VBScript
7 14 (10.77%) VB
7 14 (10.77%) C
8 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.62%) Delphi
9 6 (4.62%) VBA
9 6 (4.62%) Pascal
10 5 (3.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.77%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (39.23%) Security Cleared
2 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (13.08%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.38%) Degree
4 7 (5.38%) ISEB
5 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.77%) MCP
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
6 1 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 48 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.85%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.54%) vSphere
5 12 (9.23%) ISA Server
5 12 (9.23%) VMware ESX
6 11 (8.46%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.08%) XenApp
8 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.77%) Firmware
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.77%) vCloud
9 1 (0.77%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (18.46%) SCCM
1 24 (18.46%) Puppet
2 14 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (10.00%) Nagios
3 13 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 12 (9.23%) Backup Exec
5 11 (8.46%) WSUS
5 11 (8.46%) OpenAM
6 8 (6.15%) Zenoss
7 6 (4.62%) SCOM
8 5 (3.85%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.77%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 52 (40.00%) VMware
3 38 (29.23%) Oracle
4 24 (18.46%) Red Hat
5 19 (14.62%) Citrix
6 15 (11.54%) Symantec
7 12 (9.23%) Veritas
7 12 (9.23%) Meridio
8 8 (6.15%) Business Objects
8 8 (6.15%) IBM
9 7 (5.38%) Red Gate
10 4 (3.08%) Cisco
11 3 (2.31%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.31%) Lotus
12 2 (1.54%) IronPort
12 2 (1.54%) HP
13 1 (0.77%) Dell
13 1 (0.77%) Sun
13 1 (0.77%) SAP
13 1 (0.77%) Egenera
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Training (External/Internal),
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefis
Posted: 22 days ago