The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 130 170 116
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -54
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 89 43 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 0.80% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 1.63% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 36 82
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2646 2632 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.99% 49.05% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2223 2288
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Coventry +10 31 £54,000 +44.00%
Birmingham +23 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Solihull +19 14 £40,000 -11.11%
Wolverhampton - 9 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +5 5 £19,000 -41.53% 2
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Worcestershire -7 1 £42,500 -15.00%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 106 (67.95%) Windows
2 102 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 72 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 65 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (38.46%) SQL
7 58 (37.18%) C#
7 58 (37.18%) .NET
8 55 (35.26%) Active Directory
9 47 (30.13%) IIS
10 39 (25.00%) HTML
11 38 (24.36%) Linux
12 36 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 36 (23.08%) SharePoint
12 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET
13 35 (22.44%) Visual Studio
14 34 (21.79%) MySQL
14 34 (21.79%) VMware
15 33 (21.15%) CSS
16 32 (20.51%) Degree
16 32 (20.51%) Hyper-V
17 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (17.95%) Puppet
18 28 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
18 28 (17.95%) WCF
18 28 (17.95%) WPF
18 28 (17.95%) Silverlight
18 28 (17.95%) Finance

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (30.13%) IIS
2 36 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 24 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 13 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.77%) MTS
7 8 (5.13%) Apache
7 8 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (3.21%) Lync
10 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.28%) OpenEdge
12 2 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.28%) CMS
12 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 36 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) CATIA
4 1 (0.64%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (17.31%) Office 365
3 24 (15.38%) IaaS
4 8 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.28%) SaaS
6 2 (1.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) DNS
1 15 (9.62%) SAN
2 13 (8.33%) DHCP
3 11 (7.05%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.77%) Firewall
5 8 (5.13%) Internet
5 8 (5.13%) WAN
5 8 (5.13%) VLAN
5 8 (5.13%) NetScaler
6 7 (4.49%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.85%) VPN
8 5 (3.21%) LAN
9 4 (2.56%) MPLS
9 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.92%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.92%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.92%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.28%) IPsec
11 2 (1.28%) L2TP
12 1 (0.64%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (21.79%) MySQL
3 26 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (22.44%) Visual Studio
2 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.97%) Selenium
3 14 (8.97%) InstallShield
3 14 (8.97%) NUnit
4 13 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.92%) Hudson
7 3 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.92%) AccuRev
7 3 (1.92%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.92%) Subversion
7 3 (1.92%) Maven
7 3 (1.92%) JIRA
7 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.92%) Ant
8 2 (1.28%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.28%) Flyway
9 1 (0.64%) MSI
General
1 28 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Automotive
2 7 (4.49%) Advertising
3 3 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (21.79%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 28 (17.95%) C# Developer
3 28 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 28 (17.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 28 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Development Manager
7 14 (8.97%) Analyst
8 11 (7.05%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) DBA
13 5 (3.21%) Junior
13 5 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) Software Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (37.18%) .NET
2 39 (25.00%) HTML
3 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 33 (21.15%) CSS
5 28 (17.95%) WCF
5 28 (17.95%) WPF
5 28 (17.95%) Silverlight
6 27 (17.31%) LINQ
7 9 (5.77%) jQuery
7 9 (5.77%) COM+
7 9 (5.77%) DCOM
8 8 (5.13%) HTML5
9 6 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.21%) Web Services
10 5 (3.21%) Ajax
10 5 (3.21%) Classic ASP
11 4 (2.56%) CSS3
12 3 (1.92%) Regular Expression
13 2 (1.28%) Java EE
14 1 (0.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.21%) Clustering
3 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.92%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) Statistics
6 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 106 (67.95%) Windows
2 65 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (39.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (24.36%) Linux
5 23 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.41%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.13%) CentOS
9 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.56%) UNIX
10 3 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.92%) Solaris
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) DevOps
2 20 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.62%) Unit Testing
4 13 (8.33%) ITIL
5 12 (7.69%) Line Management
6 11 (7.05%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.13%) Web Development
9 7 (4.49%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.49%) Project Management
9 7 (4.49%) CRM
9 7 (4.49%) Time Management
9 7 (4.49%) Software Deployment
9 7 (4.49%) Coaching
10 6 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.85%) SDLC
10 6 (3.85%) Service Management
11 5 (3.21%) MVC
11 5 (3.21%) Matrix Management
12 4 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.46%) SQL
2 58 (37.18%) C#
3 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.10%) T-SQL
5 19 (12.18%) VB
6 15 (9.62%) Perl
6 15 (9.62%) Python
6 15 (9.62%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 11 (7.05%) Ruby
9 9 (5.77%) VB6
10 8 (5.13%) VBScript
11 4 (2.56%) PHP
12 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.64%) Java
13 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (20.51%) Degree
2 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.77%) MCSE
4 7 (4.49%) MCSA
4 7 (4.49%) MCTS
5 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.85%) MCP
6 5 (3.21%) MCAD
6 5 (3.21%) MCSD
6 5 (3.21%) MCITP
7 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.28%) CCNA
8 2 (1.28%) CCA
8 2 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) ISEB
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.64%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.05%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (35.26%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 28 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.05%) XenApp
5 9 (5.77%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.92%) Xen
6 3 (1.92%) vSphere
7 2 (1.28%) XenServer
7 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (17.95%) Puppet
1 28 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.05%) Ansible
3 9 (5.77%) SCCM
4 6 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.56%) Nagios
7 3 (1.92%) Unicenter
7 3 (1.92%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.92%) WSUS
8 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.64%) Control-M
8 1 (0.64%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.64%) SCOM
8 1 (0.64%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.64%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 102 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.79%) VMware
3 25 (16.03%) Oracle
4 22 (14.10%) Citrix
5 11 (7.05%) HP
6 7 (4.49%) Dell
6 7 (4.49%) EMC
6 7 (4.49%) Cisco
6 7 (4.49%) NetApp
7 6 (3.85%) Symantec
7 6 (3.85%) IBM
8 5 (3.21%) Remedy
8 5 (3.21%) Veeam
9 4 (2.56%) Sophos
9 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.92%) F5
11 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.28%) AVG
11 2 (1.28%) LANDesk
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago