Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 88 89
Rank change year-on-year +36 +1 +95
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 326 401 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.61% 3.40% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.63% 6.98% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 257 266 380
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,375 £28,475
90th Percentile £64,150 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.53%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,386 5,746 7,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.86% 48.65% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 4,505 6,303
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,450
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.53% +3.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in the Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the Midlands

PowerShell
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 PowerShell within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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 +55 238 £47,500 +11.76% 21
East Midlands +11 87 £45,000 +5.88% 11
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 210 (64.42%) Azure
2 202 (61.96%) Windows
3 192 (58.90%) Microsoft
4 104 (31.90%) VMware
5 103 (31.60%) Windows Server
6 101 (30.98%) Linux
7 95 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 89 (27.30%) Office 365
10 84 (25.77%) SQL
11 83 (25.46%) DevOps
12 80 (24.54%) AWS
12 80 (24.54%) Hyper-V
13 75 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 74 (22.70%) Python
15 68 (20.86%) Citrix
16 66 (20.25%) Bash Shell
17 61 (18.71%) ITIL
18 53 (16.26%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (15.64%) C#
20 49 (15.03%) SQL Server
21 48 (14.72%) XenApp
21 48 (14.72%) Problem Management
22 47 (14.42%) Docker
23 46 (14.11%) SCCM
23 46 (14.11%) SAN
24 45 (13.80%) Firewall
25 43 (13.19%) Kubernetes
26 42 (12.88%) .NET
27 40 (12.27%) Finance

PowerShell
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 37 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (6.13%) IIS
5 10 (3.07%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (2.76%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.23%) SAS
8 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.61%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) Jadu
10 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 210 (64.42%) Azure
2 89 (27.30%) Office 365
3 80 (24.54%) AWS
4 40 (12.27%) IaaS
5 39 (11.96%) PaaS
6 26 (7.98%) SaaS
7 22 (6.75%) Power Platform
8 19 (5.83%) GCP
9 16 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (3.68%) PowerApps
11 10 (3.07%) GitHub
12 9 (2.76%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.53%) AWS CodePipeline
13 5 (1.53%) Serverless
14 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.23%) Datadog
15 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.92%) npm
16 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (14.11%) SAN
2 45 (13.80%) Firewall
3 38 (11.66%) VPN
4 33 (10.12%) DNS
5 29 (8.90%) DHCP
6 28 (8.59%) TCP/IP
7 23 (7.06%) iSCSI
8 14 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (3.99%) Internet
10 10 (3.07%) Skype
10 10 (3.07%) SNMP
11 8 (2.45%) LAN
11 8 (2.45%) VLAN
12 7 (2.15%) 802.11
12 7 (2.15%) HTTP
12 7 (2.15%) WAN
13 5 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.23%) ADSL
14 4 (1.23%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.68%) Power BI
5 10 (3.07%) MySQL
5 10 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (1.53%) Big Data
7 5 (1.53%) EDMS
8 3 (0.92%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.61%) PolyBase
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.99%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.68%) Bitbucket
5 10 (3.07%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 7 (2.15%) Burp Suite
6 7 (2.15%) GitLab
6 7 (2.15%) JIRA
6 7 (2.15%) Metasploit
6 7 (2.15%) NUnit
6 7 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.53%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.23%) JUnit
9 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.23%) RStudio
9 4 (1.23%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.92%) Moq
10 3 (0.92%) MSTest
10 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (12.27%) Finance
2 25 (7.67%) Retail
3 20 (6.13%) Law
4 15 (4.60%) Legal
5 11 (3.37%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.15%) Billing
7 5 (1.53%) Digital Economy
7 5 (1.53%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.92%) Advertising
9 3 (0.92%) Back Office
10 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (21.47%) Analyst
2 60 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (14.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (13.80%) Support Analyst
5 39 (11.96%) Azure Engineer
6 34 (10.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 33 (10.12%) Developer
8 28 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 24 (7.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 23 (7.06%) Platform Engineer
11 21 (6.44%) Applications Support
11 21 (6.44%) Infrastructure Support
12 20 (6.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 18 (5.52%) Administrator
14 14 (4.29%) IT Engineer
14 14 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.99%) Azure DevOps
15 13 (3.99%) Junior
16 12 (3.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 11 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.88%) .NET
2 27 (8.28%) JSON
3 21 (6.44%) HTML
4 19 (5.83%) ASP.NET
5 18 (5.52%) .NET Framework
5 18 (5.52%) Web Services
6 16 (4.91%) REST
7 12 (3.68%) LAMP
7 12 (3.68%) Node.js
8 10 (3.07%) AngularJS
8 10 (3.07%) Classic ASP
9 9 (2.76%) XML
9 9 (2.76%) YAML
10 8 (2.45%) CSS
10 8 (2.45%) SOAP
11 7 (2.15%) 802.1X
11 7 (2.15%) React
12 6 (1.84%) LDAP
13 4 (1.23%) ADO
13 4 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.20%) Public Cloud
3 26 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (5.52%) Driving Licence
5 17 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.68%) Enterprise Cloud
7 11 (3.37%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.37%) Replication
8 10 (3.07%) Clustering
8 10 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (3.07%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.45%) User Experience
10 6 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.23%) SCADA
12 3 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 202 (61.96%) Windows
2 103 (31.60%) Windows Server
3 101 (30.98%) Linux
4 26 (7.98%) Windows Server 2016
5 24 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (6.13%) Windows 10
7 19 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.21%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.29%) Ubuntu
10 12 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.15%) Kali Linux
12 5 (1.53%) Unix
12 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.61%) VMS
15 1 (0.31%) AIX
15 1 (0.31%) CentOS
15 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.46%) DevOps
2 75 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 61 (18.71%) ITIL
4 53 (16.26%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (14.72%) Problem Management
6 40 (12.27%) Infrastructure as Code
7 39 (11.96%) Project Delivery
8 37 (11.35%) Change Control
8 37 (11.35%) Change Management
9 36 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (9.82%) Server Management
11 29 (8.90%) Decision-Making
11 29 (8.90%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.67%) Migration
12 25 (7.67%) Service Management
13 24 (7.36%) Line Management
13 24 (7.36%) Microservices
14 23 (7.06%) Mentoring
15 22 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (6.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 84 (25.77%) SQL
2 74 (22.70%) Python
3 66 (20.25%) Bash Shell
4 51 (15.64%) C#
5 30 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 26 (7.98%) Java
7 15 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.60%) VBScript
8 14 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.68%) PHP
10 8 (2.45%) C
10 8 (2.45%) VB
11 7 (2.15%) Lua
11 7 (2.15%) Ruby
12 5 (1.53%) C++
13 4 (1.23%) R
14 3 (0.92%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.61%) Go
15 2 (0.61%) U-SQL
16 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.28%) MCSA
3 26 (7.98%) MCSE
4 18 (5.52%) Degree
5 13 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.84%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.84%) SANS
8 5 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.53%) RHCE
9 4 (1.23%) CCNA
9 4 (1.23%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (1.23%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (1.23%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.23%) Cyber Scheme
9 4 (1.23%) GPEN
9 4 (1.23%) GWAPT
9 4 (1.23%) OSCE
9 4 (1.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.44%) BS25999
2 21 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (2.45%) GDPR
3 8 (2.45%) QA
3 8 (2.45%) SLA
4 5 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) NIST
System Software
1 95 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 80 (24.54%) Hyper-V
4 48 (14.72%) XenApp
5 47 (14.42%) Docker
6 31 (9.51%) XenDesktop
7 21 (6.44%) BitLocker
7 21 (6.44%) NFS
8 17 (5.21%) vSphere
9 16 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.92%) Firmware
13 2 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.31%) Cygwin
14 1 (0.31%) vCloud
14 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (14.11%) SCCM
2 43 (13.19%) Kubernetes
3 36 (11.04%) Puppet
4 35 (10.74%) Ansible
5 33 (10.12%) Terraform
6 32 (9.82%) SCOM
7 28 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (6.44%) Backup Exec
9 16 (4.91%) WSUS
10 12 (3.68%) Rancher
11 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (2.15%) Nessus
12 7 (2.15%) Nmap
13 6 (1.84%) SCVMM
13 6 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (1.23%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.92%) Kibana
16 2 (0.61%) logstash
16 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 192 (58.90%) Microsoft
2 104 (31.90%) VMware
3 68 (20.86%) Citrix
4 32 (9.82%) Veeam
5 30 (9.20%) Red Hat
6 28 (8.59%) Google
7 26 (7.98%) Cisco
8 23 (7.06%) Sophos
9 21 (6.44%) NetApp
10 19 (5.83%) HP
11 15 (4.60%) Oracle
12 14 (4.29%) Dell
13 10 (3.07%) SAP
14 6 (1.84%) EMC
14 6 (1.84%) New Relic
14 6 (1.84%) Symantec
15 5 (1.53%) McAfee
15 5 (1.53%) Splunk
16 4 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
16 4 (1.23%) ServiceNow