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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 164 150 172
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 51 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.46% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 21
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2479 2054 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.01% 48.92% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1732 2016
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 - 22 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham -22 11 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Worcestershire -3 9 £21,500 -44.15% 1
Shropshire -14 5 £31,000 +5.98%
Solihull -6 3 £42,500 +60.37%
Staffordshire -3 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Warwickshire - 1 £41,500 -
Walsall - 1 £52,500 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 76 (80.85%) Windows
2 51 (54.26%) VMware
3 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 45 (47.87%) SQL
5 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
6 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
7 32 (34.04%) .NET
8 31 (32.98%) Citrix
9 30 (31.91%) Linux
10 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (27.66%) ITIL
12 26 (27.66%) Hyper-V
13 25 (26.60%) IIS
13 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
14 24 (25.53%) Perl
15 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
15 23 (24.47%) DevOps
16 22 (23.40%) Python
17 21 (22.34%) Oracle
17 21 (22.34%) SAN
18 20 (21.28%) Clustering
18 20 (21.28%) vSphere
19 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (20.21%) Degree
20 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (18.09%) C#
22 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
22 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (26.60%) IIS
1 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
2 23 (24.47%) Tomcat
3 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.51%) Apache
5 8 (8.51%) JBoss
5 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.26%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.19%) Lync
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.19%) OpenEdge
10 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) SAN
2 10 (10.64%) DNS
3 8 (8.51%) BIG-IP
3 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.38%) Wireshark
4 6 (6.38%) LAN
4 6 (6.38%) NAS
5 5 (5.32%) WAN
5 5 (5.32%) DHCP
5 5 (5.32%) DDNS
5 5 (5.32%) Firewall
6 4 (4.26%) Intranet
6 4 (4.26%) Internet
7 3 (3.19%) MPLS
7 3 (3.19%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.13%) VPN
8 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.06%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.38%) MySQL
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.26%) DTS
7 4 (4.26%) Ingres
8 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) CruiseControl
1 8 (8.51%) Maven
1 8 (8.51%) Ant
1 8 (8.51%) Hudson
1 8 (8.51%) Mercurial
1 8 (8.51%) Artifactory
1 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Law
2 2 (2.13%) Legal
2 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Administrator
2 15 (15.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Junior
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.57%) DBA
5 9 (9.57%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.51%) DevOps Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Junior Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Junior Information Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.04%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) J2EE
3 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.38%) Regular Expression
5 5 (5.32%) XML
6 4 (4.26%) DAO
6 4 (4.26%) JSON
6 4 (4.26%) OLE
6 4 (4.26%) ADO
6 4 (4.26%) COM
6 4 (4.26%) CSS
6 4 (4.26%) ODBC
6 4 (4.26%) ActiveX
7 3 (3.19%) HTML
7 3 (3.19%) WCF
7 3 (3.19%) jQuery
8 2 (2.13%) WPF
8 2 (2.13%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.13%) LINQ
8 2 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Clustering
2 9 (9.57%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (7.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.32%) Replication
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Tandem
7 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 2 (2.13%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.85%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Linux
3 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.89%) Solaris
6 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.26%) UNIX
10 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.06%) CentOS
10 1 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) ITIL
2 23 (24.47%) DevOps
3 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (14.89%) Scrum
4 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) Kanban
4 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.89%) Software Deployment
5 9 (9.57%) Data Protection
5 9 (9.57%) Information Security
6 7 (7.45%) Change Control
7 6 (6.38%) Security Testing
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.38%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.32%) Migration
8 5 (5.32%) Service Management
9 4 (4.26%) System Testing
9 4 (4.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) SQL
2 24 (25.53%) Perl
3 22 (23.40%) Python
4 17 (18.09%) C#
5 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.70%) PHP
6 11 (11.70%) VBScript
7 8 (8.51%) Java
8 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.38%) VB
9 4 (4.26%) MapBasic
9 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.19%) C++
11 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (9.57%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (6.38%) MCP
6 5 (5.32%) MCSE
6 5 (5.32%) MCITP
7 4 (4.26%) CCA
7 4 (4.26%) MCSA
7 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) MCTS
8 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.13%) VCP4
10 1 (1.06%) RHCE
10 1 (1.06%) CCNP
10 1 (1.06%) CCNA
10 1 (1.06%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (27.66%) Hyper-V
4 20 (21.28%) vSphere
5 16 (17.02%) XenApp
6 10 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Nagios
2 14 (14.89%) Unicenter
2 14 (14.89%) Tivoli
2 14 (14.89%) BladeLogic
2 14 (14.89%) Ansible
3 11 (11.70%) Control-M
4 8 (8.51%) Puppet
5 6 (6.38%) SCCM
6 4 (4.26%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.19%) SCOM
8 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.13%) ARCserve
9 1 (1.06%) Cacti
9 1 (1.06%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (54.26%) VMware
2 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.98%) Citrix
4 21 (22.34%) Oracle
5 10 (10.64%) HP
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco
6 6 (6.38%) EMC
7 4 (4.26%) Symantec
8 3 (3.19%) Dell
9 2 (2.13%) AppSense
9 2 (2.13%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.13%) Websense
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.13%) Sophos
9 2 (2.13%) Genesys
10 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.06%) F5
10 1 (1.06%) Nintex
10 1 (1.06%) Open-E
10 1 (1.06%) Stonesoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago