The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 156 163 175
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 41 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.78% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.61% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 4
Average salary £36,000 £27,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2404 2424 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.61% 48.39% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2107 2211
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PowerShell
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +20 19 £37,500 +15.38%
Birmingham 0 9 £35,000 -18.60%
Staffordshire +3 7 £28,500 -52.50% 2
Coventry +4 4 £52,500 +94.44% 1
Solihull 0 2 £26,500 -24.28%
Worcestershire 0 2 £32,500 -5.79%
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 58 (67.44%) Windows
2 49 (56.98%) SQL
2 49 (56.98%) Active Directory
3 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
4 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
5 29 (33.72%) IIS
6 27 (31.40%) SSL
6 27 (31.40%) Load Balancing
7 25 (29.07%) DNS
8 23 (26.74%) SharePoint
8 23 (26.74%) Perl
9 22 (25.58%) Change Control
10 21 (24.42%) VBScript
10 21 (24.42%) Linux
11 20 (23.26%) Citrix
11 20 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (22.09%) Forefront TMG
12 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
12 19 (22.09%) Backup Exec
12 19 (22.09%) VMware
12 19 (22.09%) Clustering
13 18 (20.93%) HTTP
13 18 (20.93%) SAN
13 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (20.93%) WSUS
13 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (19.77%) Altiris
14 17 (19.77%) VLAN
14 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (33.72%) IIS
2 23 (26.74%) SharePoint
3 17 (19.77%) Apache
4 11 (12.79%) Moodle
5 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
6 8 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (6.98%) WebLogic
8 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
8 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
9 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (4.65%) WordPress
11 3 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (3.49%) Lync
12 2 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.77%) MS Office
3 13 (15.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) SSL
2 25 (29.07%) DNS
3 18 (20.93%) HTTP
3 18 (20.93%) SAN
4 17 (19.77%) VLAN
4 17 (19.77%) Firewall
5 14 (16.28%) VPN
6 13 (15.12%) SSH
7 10 (11.63%) LAN
7 10 (11.63%) WAN
7 10 (11.63%) Internet
8 8 (9.30%) LDAP
9 7 (8.14%) DHCP
10 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.65%) Intranet
11 4 (4.65%) MPLS
11 4 (4.65%) SMTP
12 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (16.28%) MySQL
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
5 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.49%) MSI
3 2 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.16%) FogBugz
General
1 16 (18.60%) Publishing
2 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.30%) Finance
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) DBA
3 14 (16.28%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Technician
10 2 (2.33%) Desktop Technician
10 2 (2.33%) Wintel Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Principle Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Release Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Management Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) LAMP
2 8 (9.30%) Web Services
3 7 (8.14%) CSS
4 6 (6.98%) XSL
4 6 (6.98%) XSLT
4 6 (6.98%) HTML
4 6 (6.98%) Ajax
4 6 (6.98%) WCF
5 3 (3.49%) XML
5 3 (3.49%) .NET
5 3 (3.49%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.33%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.33%) COM
7 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.16%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Clustering
2 13 (15.12%) Open Source
3 12 (13.95%) Replication
4 7 (8.14%) VLE
5 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.49%) Wiki
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 58 (67.44%) Windows
2 21 (24.42%) Linux
3 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.33%) Android
9 2 (2.33%) Debian
9 2 (2.33%) Solaris
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Load Balancing
2 22 (25.58%) Change Control
3 15 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.47%) Time Management
8 8 (9.30%) ITIL
8 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.30%) Service Management
8 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.98%) CRM
9 6 (6.98%) Web Development
9 6 (6.98%) Capacity Management
9 6 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.65%) Content Management
11 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) Perl
3 21 (24.42%) VBScript
4 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
5 16 (18.60%) T-SQL
6 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.79%) PHP
7 11 (12.79%) Python
8 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.49%) VB
9 3 (3.49%) C
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Korn
11 1 (1.16%) C#
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.60%) MCSE
3 11 (12.79%) MCP
4 9 (10.47%) Degree
5 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) MCITP
7 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 49 (56.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.09%) Forefront TMG
3 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (18.60%) vSphere
5 13 (15.12%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.14%) Shibboleth
7 5 (5.81%) XenApp
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.65%) ISA Server
8 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.49%) Terminal Server
9 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (22.09%) Backup Exec
2 18 (20.93%) WSUS
3 14 (16.28%) SCCM
4 5 (5.81%) SCOM
5 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.33%) SCSM
5 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.33%) Nagios
5 2 (2.33%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (2.33%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.16%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Citrix
3 19 (22.09%) VMware
4 17 (19.77%) Altiris
5 16 (18.60%) Cisco
6 12 (13.95%) HP
7 11 (12.79%) NetApp
8 7 (8.14%) Dell
9 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.65%) AppSense
11 3 (3.49%) Oracle
11 3 (3.49%) Fujitsu
12 2 (2.33%) Talend
12 2 (2.33%) Becrypt
12 2 (2.33%) Remedy
12 2 (2.33%) Symantec
12 2 (2.33%) Clearswift
12 2 (2.33%) EMC
13 1 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless
13 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: 10% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago