The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 106 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 9 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.69% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.63% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
753 738 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.51% 42.44% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 662 626 564
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PowerShell
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) VBScript
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) MCP
6 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
6 7 (31.82%) Citrix
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 6 (27.27%) Web Development
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Ajax
7 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) LDAP
7 6 (27.27%) XSL
7 6 (27.27%) XSLT
7 6 (27.27%) MCSE
7 6 (27.27%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (9.09%) Lync
7 1 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) VPN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) LDAP
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 4 (18.18%) SMTP
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 2 (9.09%) Intranet
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) FTP
7 1 (4.55%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
1 1 (4.55%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
3 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Change Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Ajax
1 6 (27.27%) XSL
1 6 (27.27%) XSLT
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) OCX
2 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) VBScript
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) MCP
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) MCITP
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 2 (9.09%) SCSM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense