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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 169 133 154
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 53 72 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.35% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 2.76% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 45 59 41
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2864 2607 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.83% 49.02% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2302 2127
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -40 18 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Staffordshire -15 9 £19,000 -33.33% 1
Worcestershire -2 7 £37,500 +10.29%
Coventry -9 7 £44,000 -7.36%
Solihull +1 5 - -
Halesowen - 3 £29,000 -
Warwickshire +2 1 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £34,500 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 68 (71.58%) Windows
2 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 48 (50.53%) Microsoft
4 42 (44.21%) VMware
5 39 (41.05%) Citrix
6 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (30.53%) VBScript
8 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (25.26%) SQL
10 23 (24.21%) MS Exchange
10 23 (24.21%) SAN
11 22 (23.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (23.16%) Hyper-V
11 22 (23.16%) XenApp
12 21 (22.11%) VB
12 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.95%) XenDesktop
13 18 (18.95%) SCCM
14 17 (17.89%) .NET
14 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
15 16 (16.84%) Linux
15 16 (16.84%) vSphere
16 14 (14.74%) C#
16 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.74%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (14.74%) Application Packaging
17 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
18 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (24.21%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
6 8 (8.42%) IIS
6 8 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (7.37%) JBoss
8 3 (3.16%) Apache
9 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.11%) Lync
10 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.05%) WordPress
10 1 (1.05%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) SAN
2 9 (9.47%) Firewall
3 8 (8.42%) NetScaler
4 7 (7.37%) BIG-IP
4 7 (7.37%) DNS
5 6 (6.32%) DHCP
5 6 (6.32%) Wireshark
6 5 (5.26%) LDAP
6 5 (5.26%) LAN
6 5 (5.26%) WAN
6 5 (5.26%) Internet
7 4 (4.21%) Intranet
8 2 (2.11%) VLAN
8 2 (2.11%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.11%) NAS
9 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.05%) Network Security
9 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) InstallShield
1 11 (11.58%) AdminStudio
2 10 (10.53%) MSI
3 7 (7.37%) CruiseControl
3 7 (7.37%) Maven
3 7 (7.37%) Hudson
3 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.32%) Artifactory
4 6 (6.32%) Mercurial
4 6 (6.32%) Ant
5 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.16%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.11%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
1 7 (7.37%) Retail
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Consultant
2 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Technical Support
4 8 (8.42%) Applications Packager
4 8 (8.42%) Junior
4 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Information Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Junior Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Junior Information Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Wintel Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) .NET
2 14 (14.74%) Application Packaging
3 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.47%) CSS
4 9 (9.47%) HTML
5 7 (7.37%) WCF
6 6 (6.32%) Regular Expression
7 5 (5.26%) WPF
7 5 (5.26%) Silverlight
7 5 (5.26%) LINQ
8 4 (4.21%) XML
9 3 (3.16%) Software Packaging
10 2 (2.11%) Ajax
10 2 (2.11%) jQuery
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.11%) XSL
10 2 (2.11%) XSLT
10 2 (2.11%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.11%) OCX
10 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.32%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.26%) Replication
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.21%) Handset
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 68 (71.58%) Windows
2 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.84%) Linux
5 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.16%) Debian
8 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.11%) UNIX
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (12.63%) Change Control
3 10 (10.53%) Software Deployment
4 8 (8.42%) DevOps
4 8 (8.42%) ITIL
4 8 (8.42%) Information Security
5 7 (7.37%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (6.32%) Security Testing
6 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.32%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Software Licensing
7 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.26%) ETRM
7 5 (5.26%) Logistics
8 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (3.16%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) VBScript
2 24 (25.26%) SQL
3 21 (22.11%) VB
4 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.74%) C#
6 10 (10.53%) Perl
6 10 (10.53%) PHP
6 10 (10.53%) Python
7 7 (7.37%) Java
7 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.16%) Ruby
9 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (12.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (10.53%) MCSE
3 9 (9.47%) MCP
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.32%) MCITP
6 5 (5.26%) MCSA
6 5 (5.26%) CCNA
6 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.11%) CCEE
8 2 (2.11%) CCAA
8 2 (2.11%) CCIA
8 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.05%) CCA
9 1 (1.05%) OCA
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.16%) Hyper-V
3 22 (23.16%) XenApp
4 18 (18.95%) XenDesktop
5 16 (16.84%) vSphere
6 14 (14.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (9.47%) VMware ESX
8 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.05%) XenServer
9 1 (1.05%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) SCCM
2 11 (11.58%) AppDNA
3 8 (8.42%) Puppet
4 4 (4.21%) SCOM
4 4 (4.21%) WSUS
5 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.05%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) Microsoft
2 42 (44.21%) VMware
3 39 (41.05%) Citrix
4 10 (10.53%) HP
4 10 (10.53%) AppSense
5 6 (6.32%) Fujitsu
6 5 (5.26%) EMC
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco
8 3 (3.16%) Dell
8 3 (3.16%) NetApp
8 3 (3.16%) Symantec
8 3 (3.16%) Remedy
8 3 (3.16%) Talend
9 2 (2.11%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.11%) Spiceworks
9 2 (2.11%) Sophos
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle
9 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.05%) Kaseya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44999 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £30,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Market Leading lawfirm
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Market Leading lawfirm
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + car allowance + bens.
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Rugby
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago