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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 154 191 210
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +19
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 84 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.42% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 0.94% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 19 16
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
3325 3201 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.09% 58.34% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2856 3025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +28 31 £41,250 - 5
Wiltshire +11 24 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Gloucestershire +14 22 £57,500 - 2
Devon -1 4 £23,375 -22.08%
Dorset -21 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 103 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 98 (54.14%) Windows
3 92 (50.83%) SQL
4 82 (45.30%) Active Directory
5 70 (38.67%) Linux
6 69 (38.12%) SQL Server
7 66 (36.46%) MS Exchange
7 66 (36.46%) VMware
8 61 (33.70%) ITIL
8 61 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (24.86%) Citrix
10 44 (24.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (24.31%) SCCM
11 43 (23.76%) Hyper-V
12 42 (23.20%) Oracle
13 40 (22.10%) HTML
14 38 (20.99%) Security Cleared
15 36 (19.89%) Perl
16 35 (19.34%) Python
17 32 (17.68%) SC Cleared
17 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
18 31 (17.13%) SCOM
18 31 (17.13%) Java
18 31 (17.13%) MySQL
18 31 (17.13%) .NET
18 31 (17.13%) Firewall
18 31 (17.13%) Degree
19 30 (16.57%) Finance
20 27 (14.92%) VMware ESX

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 66 (36.46%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (14.36%) IIS
5 25 (13.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (12.71%) SharePoint
7 19 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (9.94%) Lync
9 17 (9.39%) WebLogic
9 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2000
9 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (8.29%) Office Communications Server
11 14 (7.73%) Apache
12 10 (5.52%) JBoss
13 9 (4.97%) Tomcat
14 7 (3.87%) Joomla!
14 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
14 7 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (2.76%) iPlanet
16 4 (2.21%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 23 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.21%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.13%) Firewall
2 22 (12.15%) VPN
3 20 (11.05%) SAN
4 19 (10.50%) DNS
5 14 (7.73%) Internet
6 13 (7.18%) DHCP
7 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.87%) NAS
8 7 (3.87%) Network Security
9 6 (3.31%) VoIP
10 5 (2.76%) SNMP
10 5 (2.76%) LDAP
11 4 (2.21%) WAN
11 4 (2.21%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.21%) VLAN
11 4 (2.21%) Wireless
12 2 (1.10%) LAN
13 1 (0.55%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.55%) SSL
13 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (38.12%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.13%) MySQL
3 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) QlikView
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) Subversion
1 20 (11.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.50%) Maven
3 17 (9.39%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (3.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.21%) Ant
7 3 (1.66%) Hudson
8 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.55%) MSI
9 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.55%) RSpec
9 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 17 (9.39%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.29%) Banking
4 14 (7.73%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.42%) Back Office
5 8 (4.42%) Law
6 5 (2.76%) Publishing
6 5 (2.76%) Electronics
7 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (29.28%) Consultant
2 24 (13.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 22 (12.15%) Analyst
3 22 (12.15%) Applications Support
4 18 (9.94%) Developer
5 16 (8.84%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) Wintel Consultant
8 12 (6.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Administrator
10 10 (5.52%) ITSM Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (4.97%) DBA
11 9 (4.97%) Principal Consultant
11 9 (4.97%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (4.42%) Architect
13 7 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (3.31%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) HTML
2 31 (17.13%) .NET
3 22 (12.15%) J2EE
4 17 (9.39%) JSP
4 17 (9.39%) Application Packaging
5 11 (6.08%) Web Services
5 11 (6.08%) XML
6 8 (4.42%) HTML5
6 8 (4.42%) jQuery
7 7 (3.87%) Ajax
7 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.76%) SAML
8 5 (2.76%) CSS
9 4 (2.21%) XSLT
9 4 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.66%) Java EE
11 2 (1.10%) Mason
11 2 (1.10%) WebSockets
11 2 (1.10%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Blackberry
1 25 (13.81%) Clustering
2 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.66%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.66%) Physics
4 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.10%) Open Source
5 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.10%) Replication
5 2 (1.10%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.55%) IPTV
6 1 (0.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 98 (54.14%) Windows
2 70 (38.67%) Linux
3 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (13.81%) UNIX
5 24 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.70%) ITIL
2 44 (24.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.50%) Change Control
5 18 (9.94%) Cyber Security
6 14 (7.73%) Service Management
6 14 (7.73%) Migration
7 12 (6.63%) Scrum
8 10 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (5.52%) Project Management
8 10 (5.52%) ITSM
9 9 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (4.42%) Document Management
11 7 (3.87%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.87%) DevOps
12 6 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.31%) Build Automation
12 6 (3.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 92 (50.83%) SQL
2 36 (19.89%) Perl
3 35 (19.34%) Python
4 31 (17.13%) Java
5 27 (14.92%) PHP
6 25 (13.81%) JavaScript
7 20 (11.05%) C#
8 16 (8.84%) Bash Shell
9 15 (8.29%) VB
10 13 (7.18%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.08%) VBScript
11 11 (6.08%) VBA
11 11 (6.08%) Delphi
12 7 (3.87%) Pascal
13 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.21%) C
14 4 (2.21%) Ruby
15 3 (1.66%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.68%) SC Cleared
3 31 (17.13%) Degree
4 25 (13.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (11.05%) MCP
6 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.87%) MCSE
8 6 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.31%) MCSA
9 5 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) NCDA
10 2 (1.10%) NCIE
10 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.10%) VCAP
10 2 (1.10%) VCP5
10 2 (1.10%) CCNA
10 2 (1.10%) RHCE
10 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.10%) MCTS
11 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) COBIT
2 3 (1.66%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (45.30%) Active Directory
2 61 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (23.76%) Hyper-V
4 27 (14.92%) VMware ESX
5 24 (13.26%) XenApp
6 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 14 (7.73%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.66%) vSphere
9 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 44 (24.31%) SCCM
2 31 (17.13%) SCOM
3 15 (8.29%) Nagios
4 13 (7.18%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.42%) Puppet
5 8 (4.42%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.31%) ARCserve
7 6 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.76%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.10%) SCSM
9 2 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (1.10%) Graphite
9 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.10%) OpenView
9 2 (1.10%) OPNET
10 1 (0.55%) WSUS
10 1 (0.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 103 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 66 (36.46%) VMware
3 45 (24.86%) Citrix
4 42 (23.20%) Oracle
5 17 (9.39%) Business Objects
6 14 (7.73%) Cisco
7 9 (4.97%) Altiris
7 9 (4.97%) HP
7 9 (4.97%) IBM
7 9 (4.97%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.87%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.31%) Symantec
10 5 (2.76%) NetApp
10 5 (2.76%) DevExpress
11 4 (2.21%) EMC
11 4 (2.21%) Sophos
12 3 (1.66%) Trustwave
12 3 (1.66%) F5
13 2 (1.10%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.10%) Veeam
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