The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 91 109 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 14 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.14% 1.90% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 4.29% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 46
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 636 863 820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.92% 44.35% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 492 785 713
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing PowerShell as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in Reading

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Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Perl
3 19 (57.58%) VMware
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
5 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (45.45%) Windows
6 14 (42.42%) VMware ESX
7 13 (39.39%) Unix
8 12 (36.36%) Solaris
8 12 (36.36%) Firewall
9 11 (33.33%) HTTP
10 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
11 9 (27.27%) Python
12 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
13 7 (21.21%) Ruby
13 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (21.21%) SSL
13 7 (21.21%) PHP
14 6 (18.18%) C
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 6 (18.18%) .NET
14 6 (18.18%) Web Services
14 6 (18.18%) SAN
14 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
14 6 (18.18%) NAS
14 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (18.18%) Puppet
14 6 (18.18%) High Availability
14 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.12%) JBoss
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Domino
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) SaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 12 (36.36%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) HTTP
4 7 (21.21%) SSL
5 6 (18.18%) NAS
5 6 (18.18%) SAN
6 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.12%) DNS
7 4 (12.12%) LDAP
7 4 (12.12%) VLAN
8 2 (6.06%) IMAP
8 2 (6.06%) SMTP
8 2 (6.06%) VPN
9 1 (3.03%) DHCP
9 1 (3.03%) Internet
9 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
9 1 (3.03%) LAN
9 1 (3.03%) Skype
9 1 (3.03%) VoIP
9 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) WinDbg
2 2 (6.06%) AQtime
2 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) WebLOAD
3 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Linux Support
3 8 (24.24%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Server Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Linux Support
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Applications Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Applications Support
5 4 (12.12%) Web Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) Ajax
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
4 2 (6.06%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Unix
5 12 (36.36%) Solaris
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) High Availability
1 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security
2 4 (12.12%) OWASP
2 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.12%) Web Operations
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Perl
2 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby
5 6 (18.18%) C
6 5 (15.15%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) Java
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) SQL
8 2 (6.06%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCP
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) RHCE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) VMware ESX
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.06%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) OpenAM
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Perfmon
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
4 4 (12.12%) F5
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec