The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 74 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 3 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.42% 1.03% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 1.71% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 - £60,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
516 409 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.78% 60.15% 61.04%
Number of salaries quoted 404 348 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

PowerShell
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
Tamworth - 2 £33,750 -
Stafford - 1 £22,500 -
PowerShell
West Midlands

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Replication
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Application Packaging
5 6 (35.29%) WSUS
5 6 (35.29%) Software Packaging
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
5 6 (35.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (35.29%) Change Control
5 6 (35.29%) Talend
5 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
5 6 (35.29%) Debian
5 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (35.29%) Remedy
5 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) LDAP
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LDAP
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Support
2 6 (35.29%) Release Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Packager
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Packager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Application Packaging
1 6 (35.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Debian
2 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (35.29%) Change Control
1 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Email Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Remedy
1 6 (35.29%) Talend
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix