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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 180 129 166
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +37
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 42 84 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.54% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 3.30% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 33
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £31,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
2778 2543 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.60% 46.74% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2258 2225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
Birmingham -57 16 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Staffordshire -17 7 £19,000 -52.50% 4
Coventry -5 6 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Worcestershire +5 5 £50,000 +61.29%
Solihull +2 5 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,850 - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
3 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 39 (39.39%) Citrix
5 33 (33.33%) VMware
6 32 (32.32%) SQL
7 31 (31.31%) VBScript
8 27 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 25 (25.25%) VB
10 23 (23.23%) SAN
10 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (21.21%) Linux
11 21 (21.21%) XenDesktop
12 20 (20.20%) SCCM
12 20 (20.20%) Change Control
13 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (19.19%) XenApp
13 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
13 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
14 18 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (18.18%) Application Packaging
14 18 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (17.17%) DNS
16 16 (16.16%) MS Exchange
16 16 (16.16%) SharePoint
17 15 (15.15%) IIS
17 15 (15.15%) vSphere
18 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
18 14 (14.14%) Perl

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (16.16%) SharePoint
1 16 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.15%) IIS
3 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 9 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (7.07%) Apache
8 5 (5.05%) WordPress
8 5 (5.05%) Moodle
9 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.02%) Lync
10 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.23%) SAN
2 17 (17.17%) DNS
3 10 (10.10%) DHCP
4 9 (9.09%) Firewall
5 8 (8.08%) LDAP
5 8 (8.08%) VLAN
5 8 (8.08%) NetScaler
6 7 (7.07%) HTTP
6 7 (7.07%) SSL
7 6 (6.06%) SSH
8 5 (5.05%) Wireshark
8 5 (5.05%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.03%) NAS
9 3 (3.03%) Internet
10 2 (2.02%) Intranet
10 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.01%) LAN
11 1 (1.01%) WAN
11 1 (1.01%) MPLS
11 1 (1.01%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.07%) MySQL
5 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) InstallShield
1 12 (12.12%) AdminStudio
2 11 (11.11%) MSI
3 6 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (5.05%) CruiseControl
4 5 (5.05%) Maven
4 5 (5.05%) Hudson
4 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.04%) Artifactory
5 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.04%) Ant
6 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.02%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Retail
3 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.06%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) Consultant
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Technical Support
5 9 (9.09%) Applications Packager
6 8 (8.08%) Citrix Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Junior
7 7 (7.07%) Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Release Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Junior Information Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Information Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 11 (11.11%) .NET
3 9 (9.09%) CSS
3 9 (9.09%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) WCF
4 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.06%) LAMP
5 6 (6.06%) Software Packaging
6 5 (5.05%) Regular Expression
6 5 (5.05%) WPF
6 5 (5.05%) Silverlight
6 5 (5.05%) LINQ
7 4 (4.04%) Web Services
8 3 (3.03%) OCX
9 2 (2.02%) Ajax
9 2 (2.02%) jQuery
9 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.02%) XML
9 2 (2.02%) XSL
9 2 (2.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.09%) Replication
3 7 (7.07%) Open Source
4 5 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.04%) Handset
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (21.21%) Linux
4 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.06%) Debian
7 6 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.05%) UNIX
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.02%) Solaris
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Change Control
2 18 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 8 (8.08%) Compatibility Testing
5 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.07%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.07%) Information Security
6 6 (6.06%) ITIL
6 6 (6.06%) DevOps
6 6 (6.06%) Software Licensing
7 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.05%) Content Management
7 5 (5.05%) Logistics
7 5 (5.05%) Security Testing
7 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.05%) ETRM
7 5 (5.05%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.04%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.04%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 31 (31.31%) VBScript
3 25 (25.25%) VB
4 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.14%) Perl
5 11 (11.11%) Python
6 10 (10.10%) PHP
6 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.10%) C#
7 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.06%) Ruby
9 5 (5.05%) Java
10 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.02%) Korn
11 2 (2.02%) C
12 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) MCP
1 12 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.10%) MCSE
3 10 (10.10%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) MCSA
5 4 (4.04%) CCNA
5 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.04%) MCITP
6 3 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CCEE
7 2 (2.02%) CCAA
7 2 (2.02%) CCIA
8 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.01%) OCA
8 1 (1.01%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 21 (21.21%) XenDesktop
4 19 (19.19%) XenApp
4 19 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (15.15%) vSphere
7 11 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 9 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (4.04%) Shibboleth
12 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
13 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
14 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
14 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
14 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) SCCM
2 12 (12.12%) WSUS
2 12 (12.12%) AppDNA
3 11 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.06%) SCOM
4 6 (6.06%) Puppet
5 5 (5.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.04%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.03%) ARCserve
8 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.01%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.39%) Citrix
3 33 (33.33%) VMware
4 11 (11.11%) AppSense
4 11 (11.11%) NetApp
5 8 (8.08%) Fujitsu
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco
6 7 (7.07%) Altiris
6 7 (7.07%) Dell
7 6 (6.06%) Remedy
7 6 (6.06%) Talend
8 5 (5.05%) Symantec
8 5 (5.05%) HP
8 5 (5.05%) JBoss
9 4 (4.04%) EMC
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle
11 2 (2.02%) Sophos
11 2 (2.02%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.02%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago