Period
to 24 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 257 170 181
Rank change year-on-year -87 +11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 78 41 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.73% 1.02% 1.56%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.99% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 138
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £34,550
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% -16.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £65,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.85%

Documentation Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,081 2,060 5,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 57.23% 51.08% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,063 1,597 4,542
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.48% +2.86%

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in the Midlands

Documentation Skills
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Documentation Skills in the Midlands

Documentation Skills
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Documentation Skills in the Midlands

Documentation Skills
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Documentation Skills within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -90 44 £47,500 -9.52% 12
East Midlands -57 34 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Documentation Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, IT jobs citing Documentation Skills 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Documentation Skills.

1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 47 (60.26%) Windows
3 39 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 38 (48.72%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (37.18%) SCCM
6 22 (28.21%) PowerShell
7 19 (24.36%) Azure
7 19 (24.36%) Microsoft 365
8 18 (23.08%) Linux
9 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
9 17 (21.79%) Management Information System
9 17 (21.79%) Degree
10 16 (20.51%) Project Management
11 14 (17.95%) Change Management
11 14 (17.95%) Project Delivery
11 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
12 13 (16.67%) Migration
13 12 (15.38%) C#
13 12 (15.38%) .NET
13 12 (15.38%) Windows 10
14 11 (14.10%) ITIL
15 10 (12.82%) VMware
15 10 (12.82%) Apple
15 10 (12.82%) Dell
15 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
15 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (12.82%) DevOps
15 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.82%) AirWatch
15 10 (12.82%) Virtual Desktop

Documentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) InDesign
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Azure
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (8.97%) PaaS
3 6 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.13%) IaaS
5 3 (3.85%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (3.85%) SaaS
6 2 (2.56%) AWS
7 1 (1.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.28%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) VSAN
2 4 (5.13%) DHCP
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (1.28%) BGP
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) MPLS
4 1 (1.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.28%) OSPF
4 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.28%) RFID
4 1 (1.28%) SSL
4 1 (1.28%) VLAN
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
4 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.28%) Metadata
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.85%) NUnit
3 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 39 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Automotive
5 3 (3.85%) Finance
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Project Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Project Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Project Support Specialist
3 11 (14.10%) Support Specialist
4 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.97%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Desktop Support
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Technical Support
6 7 (8.97%) VMware Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Microsoft 365 Developer
7 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (6.41%) CSS
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) CSLA
4 4 (5.13%) WPF
5 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.85%) ARM Templates
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.85%) React
5 3 (3.85%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.28%) HTML5
6 1 (1.28%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.13%) CentOS
6 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (20.51%) Project Management
3 14 (17.95%) Change Management
3 14 (17.95%) Project Delivery
4 13 (16.67%) Migration
5 11 (14.10%) ITIL
6 10 (12.82%) DevOps
7 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.54%) Application Packaging
7 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.26%) Data Privacy
8 8 (10.26%) SDLC
9 7 (8.97%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.97%) Communications Security
9 7 (8.97%) Information Security
9 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.97%) Process Improvement
9 7 (8.97%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.38%) C#
3 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) Python
4 6 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (5.13%) C
5 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.97%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) VCAP
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.13%) CCNA
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) PMO
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) NIST
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (8.97%) VMware NSX
4 6 (7.69%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.28%) NFS
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) SCCM
2 10 (12.82%) AirWatch
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (10.26%) Ansible
4 6 (7.69%) Terraform
5 4 (5.13%) Bacula
5 4 (5.13%) Bareos
5 4 (5.13%) Puppet
5 4 (5.13%) yum
6 3 (3.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.56%) Rancher
8 1 (1.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Nessus
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Apple
2 10 (12.82%) Dell
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) HP
3 9 (11.54%) ServiceNow
3 9 (11.54%) Symantec
3 9 (11.54%) Toshiba
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.28%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.28%) Meraki
7 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.28%) Zerto