The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 66 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.79% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 1.30% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -37.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 308 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.68% 50.83% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 208 272 218
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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Salary Trend in Slough

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Slough

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
5 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) HP

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) VLE
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Pascal
2 1 (12.50%) Delphi
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint