Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 142 164
Rank change year-on-year +51 +22 -19
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 114 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.04% 1.21% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.19% 2.60% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 32 39
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,400 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £58,500 £66,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,586 1,732 1,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.34% 46.67% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,306 1,490 1,369
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Birmingham

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 83 (72.81%) Windows
2 62 (54.39%) Microsoft
3 56 (49.12%) VMware
4 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
5 45 (39.47%) SCCM
6 44 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (37.72%) MCSE
7 43 (37.72%) VBScript
8 38 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (32.46%) Windows 10
9 37 (32.46%) Microsoft Office
9 37 (32.46%) MCP
10 36 (31.58%) Data Centre
11 35 (30.70%) SQL
12 34 (29.82%) Degree
12 34 (29.82%) Windows Server
13 33 (28.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 33 (28.95%) Software Engineering
13 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (28.07%) Computer Science
14 32 (28.07%) Windows 7
14 32 (28.07%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (21.05%) Linux
16 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (19.30%) Office 365
17 21 (18.42%) Test Automation
18 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
18 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
19 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
1 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.14%) IIS
3 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.30%) Office 365
2 20 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.39%) IaaS
5 3 (2.63%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.88%) PaaS
7 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) DNS
2 12 (10.53%) DHCP
2 12 (10.53%) SAN
3 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.02%) Firewall
5 7 (6.14%) HTTP
6 6 (5.26%) Internet
6 6 (5.26%) VLAN
7 4 (3.51%) 802.11
7 4 (3.51%) Network Security
7 4 (3.51%) SNMP
7 4 (3.51%) VPN
8 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.63%) FTP
8 3 (2.63%) IPsec
8 3 (2.63%) LAN
8 3 (2.63%) NAS
8 3 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.63%) SSL
8 3 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) MySQL
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.88%) Power BI
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.75%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.75%) Chocolatey
4 2 (1.75%) Hudson
4 2 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.75%) Selenium
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.75%) Subversion
4 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.51%) Legal
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) SCCM Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Analyst
2 15 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Tester
5 8 (7.02%) Administrator
6 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.14%) Automation Tester
6 7 (6.14%) Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) Web Services
2 6 (5.26%) WSH
3 4 (3.51%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.63%) CSS
4 3 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.63%) HTML
4 3 (2.63%) Kafka
5 2 (1.75%) CAML
5 2 (1.75%) jQuery
5 2 (1.75%) JSON
5 2 (1.75%) LINQ
5 2 (1.75%) React
5 2 (1.75%) XML
5 2 (1.75%) XSLT
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
6 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 32 (28.07%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.26%) Clustering
5 6 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
6 5 (4.39%) PKI
7 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.63%) Fintech
8 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) EFT
10 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) EPoS
10 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (72.81%) Windows
2 37 (32.46%) Windows 10
3 34 (29.82%) Windows Server
4 32 (28.07%) Windows 7
5 24 (21.05%) Linux
6 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.14%) Unix
9 5 (4.39%) VMS
10 3 (2.63%) Debian
10 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (28.95%) Root Cause Analysis
1 33 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 21 (18.42%) Test Automation
3 16 (14.04%) DevOps
4 13 (11.40%) Open Source
5 11 (9.65%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
6 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.89%) Patch Management
8 8 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (7.02%) High Availability
8 8 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.02%) Project Management
9 7 (6.14%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.26%) Coaching
10 6 (5.26%) ITIL
10 6 (5.26%) Task Automation
10 6 (5.26%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) VBScript
2 35 (30.70%) SQL
3 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell
4 16 (14.04%) Python
5 10 (8.77%) Ruby
6 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.02%) VB
8 7 (6.14%) C#
8 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.51%) C
9 4 (3.51%) Java
9 4 (3.51%) Lua
10 3 (2.63%) Go
11 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (37.72%) MCSE
3 37 (32.46%) MCP
4 34 (29.82%) Degree
5 32 (28.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (4.39%) MCSA
7 4 (3.51%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (3.51%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (3.51%) OSCP
8 2 (1.75%) MCITP
9 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.88%) MCSD
9 1 (0.88%) MCTS
9 1 (0.88%) VCP5
9 1 (0.88%) VCP6
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.39%) Docker
7 3 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (2.63%) Firmware
7 3 (2.63%) vSphere
8 2 (1.75%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (39.47%) SCCM
2 14 (12.28%) WSUS
3 10 (8.77%) Puppet
4 9 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
6 5 (4.39%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.51%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.63%) Ambari
8 3 (2.63%) Cacti
8 3 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.63%) Kibana
8 3 (2.63%) logstash
8 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.63%) Nagios
8 3 (2.63%) PowerCLI
8 3 (2.63%) Terraform
9 1 (0.88%) Ansible
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.88%) Packer
9 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 62 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 56 (49.12%) VMware
3 13 (11.40%) NetApp
4 10 (8.77%) Citrix
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco
6 7 (6.14%) HP
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle
7 6 (5.26%) IBM
8 3 (2.63%) BMC
8 3 (2.63%) Dell
8 3 (2.63%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (2.63%) Remedy
8 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.63%) Splunk
8 3 (2.63%) Veeam
9 2 (1.75%) Meraki
9 2 (1.75%) Twitter