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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 122 135 147
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 34 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 1.02% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 2.01% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 5
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1627 2039 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.98% 50.87% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1398 1111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 5 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 5 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 +2 24 £51,500 +52.59% 4
Glasgow +12 10 £35,000 -
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UK

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 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 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
3 33 (53.23%) VMware
4 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
5 28 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (43.55%) MS Excel
7 26 (41.94%) ITIL
8 25 (40.32%) Active Directory
9 21 (33.87%) SQL
9 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
10 18 (29.03%) Citrix
11 16 (25.81%) Firewall
12 15 (24.19%) VBScript
13 14 (22.58%) Linux
13 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
14 13 (20.97%) XenApp
14 13 (20.97%) SCCM
14 13 (20.97%) SCOM
15 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
15 12 (19.35%) DNS
16 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
16 11 (17.74%) SAN
16 11 (17.74%) Python
16 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.13%) IIS
4 7 (11.29%) Lync
5 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.68%) JBoss
6 5 (8.06%) Apache
6 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.23%) CMS
8 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) Mule
8 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 27 (43.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) Firewall
2 12 (19.35%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) SAN
4 10 (16.13%) DHCP
5 5 (8.06%) IPv4
6 4 (6.45%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.23%) VPN
8 2 (3.23%) SSL
8 2 (3.23%) LAN
8 2 (3.23%) SMS
8 2 (3.23%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) SMTP
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.61%) VLAN
9 1 (1.61%) SSH
9 1 (1.61%) IPsec
9 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) DBA
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Developer
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) XML
2 6 (9.68%) CGI
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Replication
2 8 (12.90%) Clustering
2 8 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.23%) Kindle
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (22.58%) Linux
4 11 (17.74%) Windows XP
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) UNIX
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.68%) Windows NT
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.61%) Fedora
10 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.52%) Change Control
4 7 (11.29%) Time Management
4 7 (11.29%) Release Management
4 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.68%) Physical Data Model
5 6 (9.68%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Validation
5 6 (9.68%) Web Development
5 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) Service Management
5 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.06%) CRM
6 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) VBScript
3 11 (17.74%) Python
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.29%) Perl
6 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.06%) C#
8 3 (4.84%) Java
9 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) MCP
1 9 (14.52%) MCSE
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) MCSA
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) SSCP
4 3 (4.84%) GIAC
4 3 (4.84%) CEH
4 3 (4.84%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) NCDA
6 1 (1.61%) NCIE
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (40.32%) Active Directory
3 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 13 (20.97%) XenApp
5 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
6 7 (11.29%) vSphere
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.84%) MetaFrame
9 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) SCCM
1 13 (20.97%) SCOM
2 9 (14.52%) Puppet
2 9 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.68%) Ansible
3 6 (9.68%) Capistrano
4 4 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.45%) Nagios
5 2 (3.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView
6 1 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.61%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 33 (53.23%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Citrix
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Sybase
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) Compaq
6 5 (8.06%) F5
7 4 (6.45%) Symantec
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) EMC
8 3 (4.84%) Perforce
8 3 (4.84%) Splunk
9 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) Lotus
10 1 (1.61%) AppSense
10 1 (1.61%) Altiris
10 1 (1.61%) IronPort
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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