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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 134 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 37 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.98% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.78% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1987 1686 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.33% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1102 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 0 24 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Glasgow -10 9 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Dundee +6 5 £42,500 +3.67%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
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UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (54.29%) C#
3 36 (51.43%) Windows
4 33 (47.14%) ITIL
4 33 (47.14%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
5 31 (44.29%) HTML
6 28 (40.00%) Finance
7 25 (35.71%) SharePoint
8 24 (34.29%) Information Security
9 23 (32.86%) Linux
10 21 (30.00%) Perl
11 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (24.29%) VMware
12 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
13 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
14 15 (21.43%) DNS
15 14 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (18.57%) Python
17 12 (17.14%) .NET
17 12 (17.14%) Lync
17 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (15.71%) CMS
18 11 (15.71%) IIS
18 11 (15.71%) HTTPS
18 11 (15.71%) FTP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.14%) Lync
3 11 (15.71%) CMS
3 11 (15.71%) IIS
4 10 (14.29%) Apache
4 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (7.14%) nginx
7 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
1 3 (4.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) HTTPS
2 11 (15.71%) SMTP
2 11 (15.71%) FTP
2 11 (15.71%) HTTP
3 10 (14.29%) Firewall
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.14%) SAN
6 4 (5.71%) VPN
6 4 (5.71%) LDAP
6 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.29%) VoIP
7 3 (4.29%) WAN
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
8 2 (2.86%) LAN
8 2 (2.86%) IPsec
9 1 (1.43%) SSH
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.57%) MySQL
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Law
2 4 (5.71%) Publishing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) DBA
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 12 (17.14%) Applications Support
4 12 (17.14%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) IT Support
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Server Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) HTML
2 12 (17.14%) .NET
3 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) Ajax
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 6 (8.57%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.71%) Statistics
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) iPhone
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (51.43%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) Linux
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.14%) Solaris
6 5 (7.14%) OpenSolaris
6 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.71%) UNIX
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Phone
8 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) ITIL
2 24 (34.29%) Information Security
3 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.86%) Fault Management
3 9 (12.86%) Performance Management
3 9 (12.86%) Capacity Management
3 9 (12.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Scrum
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.71%) BCP
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.29%) Web Development
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C#
2 33 (47.14%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Perl
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.57%) VBScript
7 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.14%) Java
7 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) MCP
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (7.14%) MCSA
5 4 (5.71%) CCA
5 4 (5.71%) CCAA
6 3 (4.29%) MCSE
7 2 (2.86%) MCITP
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
1 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.57%) vSphere
4 6 (8.57%) XenApp
5 4 (5.71%) XenServer
6 3 (4.29%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
1 4 (5.71%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 11 (15.71%) Cisco
4 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.43%) Citrix
6 6 (8.57%) NetApp
7 5 (7.14%) Dell
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle
7 5 (7.14%) Google
7 5 (7.14%) Veeam
8 3 (4.29%) McAfee
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) AppSense
9 2 (2.86%) SAP
9 2 (2.86%) Lotus
9 2 (2.86%) IronPort
10 1 (1.43%) Twitter
10 1 (1.43%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) Compaq
10 1 (1.43%) Brocade
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