Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 88 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 +37
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 115 183 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.53% 3.27% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 6.64% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 105 165 137
Median annual salary £65,000 £51,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -12.07% +0.87%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,000 £69,220 £82,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.15%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,192 2,758 3,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.26% 49.22% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,867 2,404 3,045
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £35,625 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Berkshire

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Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Berkshire.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Berkshire

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Berkshire over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Berkshire

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Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 60 £72,500 +60.22% 9
Slough +4 19 £67,500 +38.46% 1
Maidenhead +50 14 £62,500 +21.95%
Wokingham +7 2 £33,250 -30.00% 3
Newbury 0 2 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Bracknell -5 1 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Thatcham - 1 £52,500 -
PowerShell
South East

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 66 (57.39%) Azure
2 54 (46.96%) DevOps
3 53 (46.09%) Windows
3 53 (46.09%) Python
4 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
5 31 (26.96%) AWS
6 29 (25.22%) DNS
6 29 (25.22%) Linux
7 28 (24.35%) SQL
8 26 (22.61%) DHCP
8 26 (22.61%) Active Directory
8 26 (22.61%) Bash Shell
8 26 (22.61%) Windows Server
9 24 (20.87%) Firewall
10 23 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (19.13%) Puppet
11 22 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (16.52%) Cisco
13 18 (15.65%) Ansible
14 17 (14.78%) SaaS
14 17 (14.78%) SCCM
14 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
14 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
14 17 (14.78%) Web Services
14 17 (14.78%) GCP
14 17 (14.78%) Security Patching
14 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
15 16 (13.91%) Virtual Environments
15 16 (13.91%) SQL Server

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.74%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) JBoss
4 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.87%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 66 (57.39%) Azure
2 31 (26.96%) AWS
3 17 (14.78%) GCP
3 17 (14.78%) SaaS
4 13 (11.30%) GitHub
4 13 (11.30%) IaaS
5 11 (9.57%) Amazon ECS
5 11 (9.57%) PaaS
6 10 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (6.96%) Power Platform
9 7 (6.09%) Serverless
10 6 (5.22%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (5.22%) Office 365
11 4 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (3.48%) Azure Functions
11 4 (3.48%) OpenShift
11 4 (3.48%) PowerApps
12 3 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.22%) DNS
2 26 (22.61%) DHCP
3 24 (20.87%) Firewall
4 11 (9.57%) Network Security
5 10 (8.70%) LAN
5 10 (8.70%) VPN
6 9 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (7.83%) WAN
6 9 (7.83%) Wireless
6 9 (7.83%) WLAN
7 8 (6.96%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (6.96%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.96%) NAS
7 8 (6.96%) SAN
8 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.48%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.61%) Internet
10 1 (0.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) Big Data
3 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.48%) Data Lake
4 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.48%) Power BI
5 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.30%) GitLab
3 12 (10.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.48%) JIRA
6 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.91%) Games
2 5 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.48%) Back Office
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Front Office
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) IT Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) Analyst
4 9 (7.83%) Security Specialist
5 8 (6.96%) Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (6.09%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (6.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Cisco Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) LAN Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Network Security Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Network Specialist
7 6 (5.22%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) Web Services
2 10 (8.70%) .NET
3 7 (6.09%) JSON
4 2 (1.74%) HTML
4 2 (1.74%) REST
5 1 (0.87%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.87%) SOAP
5 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.30%) Private Cloud
3 11 (9.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (7.83%) Clustering
5 9 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (6.09%) Public Cloud
7 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.22%) Social Network
8 5 (4.35%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.74%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.87%) PKI
10 1 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.09%) Windows
2 29 (25.22%) Linux
3 26 (22.61%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) DevOps
2 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (14.78%) Security Patching
4 16 (13.91%) Migration
4 16 (13.91%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (12.17%) Decision-Making
5 14 (12.17%) Project Delivery
5 14 (12.17%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.30%) Security Management
7 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.83%) Analytics
10 8 (6.96%) Break/Fix
10 8 (6.96%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (6.96%) Server Management
10 8 (6.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.09%) Python
2 28 (24.35%) SQL
3 26 (22.61%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.35%) C#
5 4 (3.48%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.83%) CCNA
4 9 (7.83%) CCNP
5 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.48%) MCSE
7 2 (1.74%) CCIE
7 2 (1.74%) Degree
7 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.87%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.87%) MCSA
8 1 (0.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (6.96%) NIST
2 3 (2.61%) GDPR
2 3 (2.61%) NIST 800
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
3 16 (13.91%) Docker
4 10 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (6.96%) Firmware
6 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.48%) vCloud
8 2 (1.74%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.74%) vSphere
9 1 (0.87%) NFS
9 1 (0.87%) Samba
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (19.13%) Puppet
2 18 (15.65%) Ansible
3 17 (14.78%) SCCM
4 13 (11.30%) Kubernetes
4 13 (11.30%) Terraform
5 10 (8.70%) Packer
6 9 (7.83%) WSUS
7 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (4.35%) Nessus
9 4 (3.48%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.74%) Grafana
10 2 (1.74%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.87%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.52%) Cisco
3 16 (13.91%) Google
4 15 (13.04%) VMware
5 13 (11.30%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.96%) Arista
6 8 (6.96%) Brocade
6 8 (6.96%) Emulex
6 8 (6.96%) SaltStack
7 7 (6.09%) Oracle
8 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.35%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.48%) AppDynamics
11 3 (2.61%) Citrix
11 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.74%) Tableau
13 1 (0.87%) Capita
13 1 (0.87%) Splunk
13 1 (0.87%) Veeam
13 1 (0.87%) Webroot