The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 153 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 85 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 1.00% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 70 21 29
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PowerShell
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3251 2911 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.71% 57.17% 58.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2855 2606 2728
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,110 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in the South West

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in the South West

PowerShell
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +23 32 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Wiltshire +21 22 £35,820 -22.96% 5
Gloucestershire +2 16 £39,000 -2.50%
Dorset -18 13 £37,500 -11.76%
Somerset +3 1 - -
Devon -3 1 £28,500 -5.00%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 109 (58.29%) Microsoft
2 106 (56.68%) Windows
3 104 (55.61%) SQL
4 90 (48.13%) Active Directory
5 82 (43.85%) SQL Server
6 69 (36.90%) Linux
7 67 (35.83%) MS Exchange
8 63 (33.69%) ITIL
9 55 (29.41%) Oracle
10 51 (27.27%) SCCM
11 50 (26.74%) VMware
12 49 (26.20%) Perl
12 49 (26.20%) Python
13 47 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (24.06%) HTML
14 45 (24.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 43 (22.99%) Citrix
16 42 (22.46%) Finance
17 41 (21.93%) Hyper-V
18 37 (19.79%) SCOM
18 37 (19.79%) Java
18 37 (19.79%) PHP
19 35 (18.72%) Security Cleared
20 33 (17.65%) MySQL
21 31 (16.58%) MS Excel
21 31 (16.58%) UNIX
22 30 (16.04%) .NET
22 30 (16.04%) IIS
22 30 (16.04%) Firewall
23 29 (15.51%) SC Cleared

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 67 (35.83%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.04%) IIS
3 29 (15.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 21 (11.23%) Lync
6 20 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (10.16%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (7.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
10 12 (6.42%) JBoss
11 11 (5.88%) Tomcat
11 11 (5.88%) WebSphere
11 11 (5.88%) Joomla!
12 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2000
12 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (5.35%) Apache
13 5 (2.67%) Site Server
13 5 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (2.14%) iPlanet
Applications
1 31 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 4 (2.14%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Office 365
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.04%) Firewall
2 21 (11.23%) DNS
3 19 (10.16%) VPN
4 15 (8.02%) SAN
5 13 (6.95%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.88%) DHCP
6 11 (5.88%) Internet
7 9 (4.81%) VoIP
8 7 (3.74%) Network Security
9 5 (2.67%) Wireshark
9 5 (2.67%) WAN
9 5 (2.67%) HTTP
10 4 (2.14%) SNMP
10 4 (2.14%) LDAP
11 3 (1.60%) LAN
11 3 (1.60%) NAS
12 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (43.85%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.65%) MySQL
3 15 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.21%) IDMS
6 6 (3.21%) DB2
6 6 (3.21%) Informix
7 4 (2.14%) MS Access
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.53%) QlikView
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (12.83%) Subversion
1 24 (12.83%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.76%) Maven
2 22 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.07%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.07%) RSpec
5 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.07%) Hudson
5 2 (1.07%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.07%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Banking
3 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.49%) Aerospace
5 9 (4.81%) Law
5 9 (4.81%) Back Office
6 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Electronics
8 4 (2.14%) Publishing
9 2 (1.07%) Marketing
9 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (27.27%) Consultant
2 32 (17.11%) Analyst
3 26 (13.90%) Applications Support
4 25 (13.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 18 (9.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (8.56%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.95%) Technical Consultant
7 13 (6.95%) Developer
7 13 (6.95%) DBA
8 12 (6.42%) ITSM Consultant
9 11 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (5.35%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
10 10 (5.35%) Business Consultant
11 9 (4.81%) Principal Consultant
12 8 (4.28%) Administrator
12 8 (4.28%) Technical Support
12 8 (4.28%) Wintel Consultant
13 7 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (24.06%) HTML
2 30 (16.04%) .NET
3 26 (13.90%) J2EE
4 22 (11.76%) JSP
5 21 (11.23%) Application Packaging
6 17 (9.09%) XML
7 15 (8.02%) Web Services
8 12 (6.42%) Ajax
9 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 8 (4.28%) CSS
10 8 (4.28%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.67%) HTML5
12 4 (2.14%) jQuery
12 4 (2.14%) SAML
13 2 (1.07%) Middleware
13 2 (1.07%) MSMQ
13 2 (1.07%) JMS
13 2 (1.07%) Servlets
13 2 (1.07%) Struts
13 2 (1.07%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Clustering
2 14 (7.49%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.21%) Replication
5 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.60%) Physics
7 2 (1.07%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.07%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) IPTV
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) FMCG
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (56.68%) Windows
2 69 (36.90%) Linux
3 31 (16.58%) UNIX
4 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.74%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.69%) ITIL
2 45 (24.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.09%) Service Management
5 16 (8.56%) Cyber Security
6 15 (8.02%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.49%) Migration
8 12 (6.42%) ITSM
8 12 (6.42%) Change Control
9 11 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (5.88%) Project Management
10 9 (4.81%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.81%) Document Management
11 8 (4.28%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.28%) Release Management
11 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.28%) Scrum
11 8 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.74%) DevOps
12 7 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 104 (55.61%) SQL
2 49 (26.20%) Python
2 49 (26.20%) Perl
3 37 (19.79%) PHP
3 37 (19.79%) Java
4 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.70%) C#
6 14 (7.49%) Delphi
7 13 (6.95%) VBA
7 13 (6.95%) Bash Shell
8 12 (6.42%) VB
9 11 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.88%) Pascal
10 8 (4.28%) Ruby
11 7 (3.74%) VBScript
12 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.14%) C
13 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.07%) C++
15 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.51%) SC Cleared
3 27 (14.44%) Degree
4 18 (9.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.95%) MCP
5 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.28%) MCSE
7 7 (3.74%) VCP4
8 6 (3.21%) MCSA
8 6 (3.21%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.07%) MCTS
10 2 (1.07%) NCDA
10 2 (1.07%) NCIE
10 2 (1.07%) VCAP
10 2 (1.07%) VCP5
10 2 (1.07%) CCNA
10 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.07%) RHCE
10 2 (1.07%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) COBIT
1 4 (2.14%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (48.13%) Active Directory
2 47 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (21.93%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.09%) XenApp
5 16 (8.56%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (4.28%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.67%) Snort
9 3 (1.60%) vSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 51 (27.27%) SCCM
2 37 (19.79%) SCOM
3 15 (8.02%) Nagios
4 8 (4.28%) Puppet
5 7 (3.74%) Zenoss
5 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.14%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.14%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.14%) Windows Intune
7 4 (2.14%) SCSM
8 3 (1.60%) Graphite
9 2 (1.07%) logstash
9 2 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.07%) OPNET
9 2 (1.07%) OpenView
10 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 109 (58.29%) Microsoft
2 55 (29.41%) Oracle
3 50 (26.74%) VMware
4 43 (22.99%) Citrix
5 22 (11.76%) Business Objects
6 14 (7.49%) Cisco
7 11 (5.88%) IBM
8 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.74%) HP
10 6 (3.21%) Sybase
10 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.67%) Apple
11 5 (2.67%) NetApp
12 4 (2.14%) Symantec
12 4 (2.14%) Compuware
12 4 (2.14%) DevExpress
12 4 (2.14%) Altiris
12 4 (2.14%) BancTec
13 3 (1.60%) F5
14 2 (1.07%) Google
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