The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 125 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 27 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.02% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.95% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 9
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £49,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PowerShell
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1512 1995 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.20% 52.08% 58.63%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1366 1132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Scotland

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Scotland

PowerShell
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 19 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Glasgow +7 8 £35,000 -3.44% 1
PowerShell
UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 32 (55.17%) VMware
4 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
5 27 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
7 22 (37.93%) ITIL
7 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
8 20 (34.48%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
10 17 (29.31%) Firewall
11 16 (27.59%) Citrix
12 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
13 13 (22.41%) VBScript
13 13 (22.41%) Linux
14 11 (18.97%) Python
14 11 (18.97%) XenApp
14 11 (18.97%) Change Control
14 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
14 11 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (17.24%) SCCM
15 10 (17.24%) SCOM
15 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
15 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (17.24%) Finance
15 10 (17.24%) Replication
16 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
16 9 (15.52%) DNS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.07%) IIS
4 6 (10.34%) Lync
4 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (8.62%) JBoss
5 5 (8.62%) Apache
5 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 8 (13.79%) DHCP
3 8 (13.79%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
4 3 (5.17%) IPv4
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) SMS
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) SSH
6 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (10.34%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) DBA
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) XML
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
1 6 (10.34%) CGI
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Replication
2 8 (13.79%) Clustering
3 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
4 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.45%) Kindle
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.41%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.07%) UNIX
7 6 (10.34%) Windows NT
8 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Fedora
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Change Control
2 11 (18.97%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.07%) Release Management
4 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.34%) Physical Data Model
5 6 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (10.34%) Web Development
5 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.34%) Validation
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 5 (8.62%) Time Management
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) VBScript
3 11 (18.97%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) Perl
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (12.07%) MCSE
2 6 (10.34%) MCP
3 5 (8.62%) MCSA
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 3 (5.17%) SSCP
5 3 (5.17%) GIAC
5 3 (5.17%) CEH
5 3 (5.17%) CISSP
6 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) NCDA
7 1 (1.72%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (46.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.97%) XenApp
5 8 (13.79%) XenDesktop
6 7 (12.07%) vSphere
7 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.17%) MetaFrame
8 3 (5.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCCM
1 10 (17.24%) SCOM
2 9 (15.52%) Puppet
2 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.34%) Ansible
3 6 (10.34%) Capistrano
4 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.90%) Nagios
5 2 (3.45%) WSUS
6 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.72%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 32 (55.17%) VMware
3 16 (27.59%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Sybase
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) F5
6 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) Perforce
7 3 (5.17%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Compaq
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Splunk
8 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.72%) AppSense
9 1 (1.72%) Altiris
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
9 1 (1.72%) Lotus
9 1 (1.72%) Varonis
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago
Scotland
HP
Posted: 24 days ago