Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 111 126
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15 +66
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 383 368 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.33% 2.75% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 5.65% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 314 294 301
Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £29,938 £26,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +5.26%

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 5,582 6,512 8,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 48.47% 48.59% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,706 5,495 6,979
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in the Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +50 239 £45,000 +5.88% 50
East Midlands 0 142 £42,500 - 22
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 228 (59.53%) Microsoft
2 220 (57.44%) Windows
3 189 (49.35%) Azure
4 160 (41.78%) Active Directory
5 129 (33.68%) Office 365
6 120 (31.33%) VMware
7 114 (29.77%) Windows Server
8 100 (26.11%) Linux
8 100 (26.11%) SQL
9 95 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 94 (24.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 92 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
12 85 (22.19%) Citrix
13 80 (20.89%) ITIL
14 79 (20.63%) Python
15 78 (20.37%) AWS
16 77 (20.10%) Hyper-V
17 72 (18.80%) DNS
18 67 (17.49%) DevOps
19 66 (17.23%) Firewall
20 61 (15.93%) SharePoint
21 60 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
22 57 (14.88%) Windows 10
22 57 (14.88%) SQL Server
22 57 (14.88%) Bash Shell
23 54 (14.10%) DHCP
24 52 (13.58%) Migration
24 52 (13.58%) XenApp
24 52 (13.58%) Ansible
25 51 (13.32%) Docker

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 61 (15.93%) SharePoint
2 40 (10.44%) MS Exchange
3 34 (8.88%) IIS
3 34 (8.88%) Skype for Business
4 16 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.87%) Apache
6 8 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.31%) nginx
9 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.52%) Appian
10 2 (0.52%) CMS
10 2 (0.52%) Confluence
10 2 (0.52%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) WildFly
11 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.52%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 189 (49.35%) Azure
2 129 (33.68%) Office 365
3 78 (20.37%) AWS
4 42 (10.97%) IaaS
4 42 (10.97%) PaaS
5 33 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (5.74%) Serverless
7 20 (5.22%) Azure Functions
8 17 (4.44%) GCP
9 14 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (3.66%) Amazon Glacier
9 14 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (3.39%) Amazon S3
11 12 (3.13%) GitHub
11 12 (3.13%) SaaS
12 10 (2.61%) Azure Machine Learning
13 9 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (2.35%) Power Platform
14 8 (2.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 72 (18.80%) DNS
2 66 (17.23%) Firewall
3 54 (14.10%) DHCP
4 38 (9.92%) Skype
5 34 (8.88%) WAN
6 33 (8.62%) LAN
7 24 (6.27%) VPN
8 21 (5.48%) VoIP
9 20 (5.22%) Network Security
9 20 (5.22%) VLAN
10 18 (4.70%) SAN
11 15 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (3.92%) TCP/IP
11 15 (3.92%) Unified Communications
12 12 (3.13%) Internet
13 11 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.87%) WLAN
14 8 (2.09%) PBX
15 6 (1.57%) MPLS
16 5 (1.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 19 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.35%) Power BI
7 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2017
8 7 (1.83%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.83%) MySQL
8 7 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.31%) Big Data
10 5 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.04%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.04%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 40 (10.44%) Jenkins
2 35 (9.14%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.70%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 15 (3.92%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.66%) Selenium
7 12 (3.13%) MSI
8 11 (2.87%) Subversion
9 9 (2.35%) JIRA
10 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.57%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.78%) GitLab
14 3 (0.78%) InstallShield
15 2 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 32 (8.36%) Finance
2 29 (7.57%) Retail
3 16 (4.18%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.09%) Back Office
5 6 (1.57%) Marketing
6 5 (1.31%) Banking
7 3 (0.78%) Automotive
7 3 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (8.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 33 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (7.83%) Developer
5 29 (7.57%) Consultant
6 26 (6.79%) Analyst
7 22 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
8 21 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
9 20 (5.22%) IT Engineer
10 19 (4.96%) Administrator
10 19 (4.96%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 17 (4.44%) Support Engineer
12 16 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.92%) Support Analyst
14 14 (3.66%) Applications Support
15 12 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (3.13%) IT Support
16 11 (2.87%) Citrix Engineer
16 11 (2.87%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.62%) .NET
2 28 (7.31%) Web Services
3 21 (5.48%) JSON
4 17 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 16 (4.18%) YAML
6 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.87%) HTML
7 11 (2.87%) Node.js
7 11 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (2.61%) SAML
8 10 (2.61%) XML
9 9 (2.35%) CSS
9 9 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (1.57%) Classic ASP
10 6 (1.57%) FreeSWITCH
10 6 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.04%) COM
11 4 (1.04%) jQuery
11 4 (1.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.87%) Public Cloud
4 11 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.35%) Clustering
7 8 (2.09%) PKI
8 7 (1.83%) Replication
9 6 (1.57%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.31%) User Experience
11 4 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.04%) NHS
11 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.78%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (57.44%) Windows
2 114 (29.77%) Windows Server
3 100 (26.11%) Linux
4 57 (14.88%) Windows 10
5 43 (11.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.18%) Unix
9 11 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.35%) AIX
11 8 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.57%) CentOS
13 6 (1.57%) Debian
14 4 (1.04%) Android
14 4 (1.04%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 92 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.89%) ITIL
4 67 (17.49%) DevOps
5 60 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (13.58%) Migration
7 43 (11.23%) Mentoring
7 43 (11.23%) Project Management
8 39 (10.18%) Configuration Management
9 33 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (8.62%) Service Management
10 30 (7.83%) Change Management
10 30 (7.83%) Project Delivery
11 27 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (6.79%) Incident Management
13 25 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (6.01%) Presales
14 23 (6.01%) Runbook
15 21 (5.48%) Identity Access Management
16 19 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 100 (26.11%) SQL
2 79 (20.63%) Python
3 57 (14.88%) Bash Shell
4 50 (13.05%) C#
5 25 (6.53%) VBScript
6 22 (5.74%) Perl
7 18 (4.70%) Java
8 16 (4.18%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.61%) VB
11 7 (1.83%) Go
12 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.78%) C++
13 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) COBOL
14 2 (0.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.52%) PHP
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
15 1 (0.26%) Scala
15 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.05%) MCSA
3 26 (6.79%) MCSE
4 23 (6.01%) Degree
5 12 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (2.61%) CCA
6 10 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (2.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) CISA
8 6 (1.57%) CISM
8 6 (1.57%) CISSP
8 6 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.31%) CCNA
9 5 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.31%) CRISC
10 4 (1.04%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.78%) MCP
11 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.78%) PMP
11 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.92%) GDPR
2 14 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.83%) COBIT
3 7 (1.83%) SLA
4 6 (1.57%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (41.78%) Active Directory
2 95 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (20.10%) Hyper-V
4 52 (13.58%) XenApp
5 51 (13.32%) Docker
6 35 (9.14%) XenDesktop
7 20 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (4.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 17 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.13%) vSphere
12 7 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.78%) Firmware
15 2 (0.52%) NFS
15 2 (0.52%) NLBS
15 2 (0.52%) pfSense
15 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (13.58%) Ansible
2 51 (13.32%) SCCM
3 45 (11.75%) Puppet
4 40 (10.44%) Kubernetes
5 34 (8.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (8.09%) Terraform
8 22 (5.74%) SCOM
9 19 (4.96%) SCOrch
10 12 (3.13%) WSUS
11 10 (2.61%) NetBackup
12 9 (2.35%) Nagios
13 8 (2.09%) FortiGate
13 8 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (1.83%) SCVMM
15 6 (1.57%) HAProxy
15 6 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
16 5 (1.31%) logstash
16 5 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
16 5 (1.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 228 (59.53%) Microsoft
2 120 (31.33%) VMware
3 85 (22.19%) Citrix
4 39 (10.18%) Cisco
5 31 (8.09%) Oracle
6 20 (5.22%) CheckPoint
7 18 (4.70%) Ivanti
7 18 (4.70%) Veeam
8 12 (3.13%) Meraki
8 12 (3.13%) SAP
9 10 (2.61%) IBM
9 10 (2.61%) SonicWALL
10 9 (2.35%) Nimble Storage
11 8 (2.09%) Google
11 8 (2.09%) Splunk
12 7 (1.83%) CommVault
12 7 (1.83%) Dell
12 7 (1.83%) HP
13 6 (1.57%) Apple
13 6 (1.57%) arcserve