The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 117 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 13 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.85% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 11
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £51,600 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
PowerShell
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Birmingham

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (55.17%) VMware
5 15 (51.72%) Citrix
6 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
8 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
8 12 (41.38%) XenApp
9 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
11 9 (31.03%) Clustering
11 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (31.03%) Change Control
12 8 (27.59%) ITIL
12 8 (27.59%) MCP
12 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
12 8 (27.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2000
12 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (20.69%) SQL
14 5 (17.24%) C#
14 5 (17.24%) .NET
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (6.90%) OpenEdge
5 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) IPsec
3 2 (6.90%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Law
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XSL
3 2 (6.90%) XSLT
3 2 (6.90%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (31.03%) Change Control
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) VBScript
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (27.59%) MCP
4 5 (17.24%) MCITP
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) MCSA
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.90%) CCNA
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) MCTS
8 1 (3.45%) OCA
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (3.45%) RHCE
8 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CCA
8 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (41.38%) XenApp
5 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (17.24%) vSphere
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
9 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) ARCserve
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (3.45%) Cacti
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) AppSense
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) Kaseya
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) AVG
7 1 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) Stonesoft