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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 176 173 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 65 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.90% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 1.80% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 35
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,600 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
2671 2672 2390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.76% 50.09% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2306 2395 2063
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Birmingham -10 26 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Coventry +3 16 £41,000 -24.07% 5
Shropshire -5 12 £27,500 -11.29% 2
Staffordshire +11 5 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Solihull +18 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Worcestershire -6 1 £36,819 -28.15%
Walsall -7 1 - -
Warwickshire -12 1 £43,000 +17.80% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 59 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (50.00%) .NET
3 52 (45.61%) Windows
4 47 (41.23%) SQL Server
5 45 (39.47%) C#
6 43 (37.72%) SQL
7 39 (34.21%) Active Directory
8 32 (28.07%) ASP.NET
8 32 (28.07%) Windows Server
9 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
10 30 (26.32%) SharePoint
11 28 (24.56%) HTML
11 28 (24.56%) CSS
12 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
13 24 (21.05%) VMware
14 23 (20.18%) ITIL
15 21 (18.42%) Visual Studio
15 21 (18.42%) Degree
15 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (17.54%) T-SQL
16 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (16.67%) jQuery
18 18 (15.79%) IIS
19 17 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (14.04%) Firewall
20 16 (14.04%) MVC
20 16 (14.04%) Unix
20 16 (14.04%) Hyper-V
21 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.79%) IIS
3 11 (9.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.39%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.63%) SAS
9 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.88%) MTS
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.65%) Office 365
3 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.26%) IaaS
3 6 (5.26%) PaaS
4 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) Firewall
2 15 (13.16%) SAN
3 11 (9.65%) Intranet
4 9 (7.89%) DNS
4 9 (7.89%) Extranet
5 7 (6.14%) DHCP
5 7 (6.14%) Kerberos
6 5 (4.39%) IPsec
6 5 (4.39%) L2TP
6 5 (4.39%) LAN
6 5 (4.39%) LDAP
6 5 (4.39%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.39%) VLAN
6 5 (4.39%) WAN
6 5 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.63%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (41.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (7.02%) QlikView
6 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.26%) MySQL
8 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
3 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.75%) Selenium
4 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.88%) Ant
5 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.88%) Hudson
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Automotive
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Games
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Developer
2 26 (22.81%) Analyst
3 17 (14.91%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Software Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 7 (6.14%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.00%) .NET
2 32 (28.07%) ASP.NET
3 28 (24.56%) CSS
3 28 (24.56%) HTML
4 19 (16.67%) jQuery
5 12 (10.53%) Web Services
6 11 (9.65%) WCF
7 10 (8.77%) HTML5
8 9 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.02%) XML
10 7 (6.14%) Ajax
10 7 (6.14%) Classic ASP
10 7 (6.14%) CSS3
11 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.26%) WPF
12 5 (4.39%) LINQ
12 5 (4.39%) Silverlight
13 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Clustering
4 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.39%) Replication
5 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.51%) Statistics
6 3 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.63%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.63%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (45.61%) Windows
2 32 (28.07%) Windows Server
3 21 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (14.04%) Unix
5 14 (12.28%) Linux
6 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.39%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) ITIL
2 17 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.04%) MVC
4 11 (9.65%) CRM
4 11 (9.65%) Migration
4 11 (9.65%) Service Management
5 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
5 10 (8.77%) Release Management
6 9 (7.89%) Line Management
6 9 (7.89%) SDLC
6 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.02%) Web Development
8 7 (6.14%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.14%) DevOps
8 7 (6.14%) Document Management
8 7 (6.14%) Front End Development
8 7 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.47%) C#
2 43 (37.72%) SQL
3 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.54%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.40%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.65%) VB
7 5 (4.39%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) VBScript
8 3 (2.63%) Java
8 3 (2.63%) PHP
8 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) VBA
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.75%) C
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) Korn
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Degree
2 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.65%) MCITP
3 11 (9.65%) MCSE
4 8 (7.02%) MCP
4 8 (7.02%) MCTS
5 7 (6.14%) MCAD
5 7 (6.14%) MCSA
5 7 (6.14%) MCSD
6 5 (4.39%) CCNA
6 5 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.39%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.04%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.77%) XenApp
5 6 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.39%) Shibboleth
6 5 (4.39%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.63%) Docker
7 3 (2.63%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.75%) Snort
8 2 (1.75%) vSphere
8 2 (1.75%) Xen
9 1 (0.88%) LXC
9 1 (0.88%) NFS
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.39%) Puppet
4 3 (2.63%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (2.63%) Nessus
4 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.75%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.75%) Proventia
5 2 (1.75%) QRadar
5 2 (1.75%) Simpana
5 2 (1.75%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.88%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (51.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.05%) VMware
3 15 (13.16%) Citrix
4 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 10 (8.77%) Serena
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco
5 9 (7.89%) EMC
6 8 (7.02%) HP
6 8 (7.02%) NetApp
6 8 (7.02%) Symantec
7 6 (5.26%) Sophos
8 5 (4.39%) AVG
8 5 (4.39%) Kaseya
8 5 (4.39%) Kaspersky
8 5 (4.39%) Ruckus Wireless
8 5 (4.39%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.63%) Finjan
10 2 (1.75%) F5
10 2 (1.75%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.75%) ScanSafe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Car/Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 5k Car allowance, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + £4,200 CA
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago