Period
to 28 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 51 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 +30
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 460 188 378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.40% 4.93% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.91% 9.34% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 379 140 302
10th Percentile £33,500 £29,900 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,188 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,188
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,484
% change year-on-year +4.55% +8.94% -1.97%

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 4,640 2,013 5,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.36% 52.83% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,556 1,676 4,722
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,188
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 September 2021.

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 September 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 -26 297 £57,500 +21.05% 70
East Midlands +25 161 £45,000 +5.88% 53
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 331 (71.96%) Azure
2 235 (51.09%) Windows
3 196 (42.61%) Microsoft
4 170 (36.96%) DevOps
5 132 (28.70%) AWS
6 129 (28.04%) Microsoft 365
7 124 (26.96%) Active Directory
8 123 (26.74%) SQL
8 123 (26.74%) Social Skills
9 118 (25.65%) Linux
10 117 (25.43%) Terraform
11 116 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (24.78%) Python
13 113 (24.57%) Windows Server
14 111 (24.13%) VMware
15 103 (22.39%) Kubernetes
16 93 (20.22%) Bash Shell
17 89 (19.35%) Docker
18 88 (19.13%) SQL Server
19 82 (17.83%) Infrastructure as Code
20 78 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 77 (16.74%) Ansible
22 76 (16.52%) ITIL
23 75 (16.30%) .NET
23 75 (16.30%) C#
24 71 (15.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 67 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
26 64 (13.91%) SCCM
27 63 (13.70%) DNS
28 51 (11.09%) Power Platform

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 35 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.30%) MS Exchange
3 27 (5.87%) IIS
4 12 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.30%) Confluence
7 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.43%) nginx
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 331 (71.96%) Azure
2 132 (28.70%) AWS
3 129 (28.04%) Microsoft 365
4 51 (11.09%) Power Platform
5 46 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 46 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 42 (9.13%) PaaS
7 38 (8.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 37 (8.04%) SaaS
9 35 (7.61%) GCP
10 33 (7.17%) IaaS
11 24 (5.22%) PowerApps
12 21 (4.57%) Power Automate
13 18 (3.91%) OneDrive
14 13 (2.83%) AWS CodePipeline
14 13 (2.83%) GitHub
15 11 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (2.39%) OpenShift
16 10 (2.17%) Serverless
16 10 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.70%) DNS
2 49 (10.65%) Firewall
3 47 (10.22%) DHCP
4 40 (8.70%) WAN
5 32 (6.96%) LAN
6 30 (6.52%) VPN
7 27 (5.87%) HTTP
8 23 (5.00%) SAN
9 17 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 15 (3.26%) HTTPS
11 13 (2.83%) FTP
12 12 (2.61%) Network Security
12 12 (2.61%) VLAN
13 11 (2.39%) SNMP
13 11 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.17%) 802.11
14 10 (2.17%) NAS
15 8 (1.74%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (6.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 26 (5.65%) Data Lake
6 26 (5.65%) Power BI
7 17 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.26%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.04%) Star Schema
10 12 (2.61%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.39%) MariaDB
12 10 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.96%) MySQL
14 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.30%) DTS
16 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 31 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 29 (6.30%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.13%) GitLab
4 19 (4.13%) Selenium
5 12 (2.61%) JMeter
6 10 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.17%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.74%) Burp Suite
8 8 (1.74%) Metasploit
9 7 (1.52%) JIRA
10 5 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.87%) Ant
11 4 (0.87%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.87%) Gradle
11 4 (0.87%) Maven
11 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.65%) HP UFT
General
1 123 (26.74%) Social Skills
2 41 (8.91%) Retail
3 30 (6.52%) Finance
4 21 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.91%) Documentation Skills
6 15 (3.26%) Marketing
7 14 (3.04%) Law
8 11 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.17%) Automotive
9 10 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.30%) Banking
11 6 (1.30%) Digital Economy
11 6 (1.30%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.09%) Legal
12 5 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.87%) Police
14 3 (0.65%) Back Office
14 3 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (18.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (8.04%) Azure Engineer
3 37 (8.04%) Developer
4 34 (7.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (6.30%) Platform Engineer
6 25 (5.43%) DBA
7 24 (5.22%) Consultant
8 23 (5.00%) SQL DBA
9 20 (4.35%) Analyst
9 20 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.48%) Data Engineer
12 16 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.26%) Architect
13 15 (3.26%) Technical Leader
14 14 (3.04%) Administrator
15 13 (2.83%) Project Engineer
16 12 (2.61%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.30%) .NET
2 34 (7.39%) .NET Core
3 21 (4.57%) ASP.NET
4 19 (4.13%) Web Services
5 18 (3.91%) Middleware
6 16 (3.48%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.04%) MDX
7 14 (3.04%) REST
8 13 (2.83%) 802.1X
8 13 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (2.61%) React
10 11 (2.39%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.39%) ARM Templates
10 11 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (2.17%) CSS
11 10 (2.17%) HTML
12 9 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (1.96%) Node.js
13 8 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (1.52%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.39%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.30%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.35%) Clustering
4 12 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (2.39%) EFT
5 11 (2.39%) Legacy Applications
6 10 (2.17%) Replication
6 10 (2.17%) User Experience
7 8 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.30%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.09%) SCADA
11 4 (0.87%) Blog
11 4 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 235 (51.09%) Windows
2 118 (25.65%) Linux
3 113 (24.57%) Windows Server
4 31 (6.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 29 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.43%) Unix
7 20 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 16 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.04%) Windows 10
10 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.96%) AIX
12 8 (1.74%) Kali Linux
13 5 (1.09%) Android
14 4 (0.87%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.22%) CentOS
17 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (36.96%) DevOps
2 116 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (17.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 76 (16.52%) ITIL
5 71 (15.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 67 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (9.78%) Mentoring
8 35 (7.61%) Microservices
9 32 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (6.74%) Test Automation
11 30 (6.52%) Waterfall
12 29 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.87%) Analytics
14 26 (5.65%) Project Management
14 26 (5.65%) Service Management
15 25 (5.43%) Migration
15 25 (5.43%) Scrum
16 23 (5.00%) ETL
17 21 (4.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.74%) SQL
2 114 (24.78%) Python
3 93 (20.22%) Bash Shell
4 75 (16.30%) C#
5 45 (9.78%) JavaScript
6 43 (9.35%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.74%) Ruby
8 25 (5.43%) Java
9 23 (5.00%) PHP
10 19 (4.13%) Go
11 16 (3.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 11 (2.39%) VB
13 9 (1.96%) C
13 9 (1.96%) Perl
14 8 (1.74%) C++
14 8 (1.74%) Lua
14 8 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.52%) VBA
16 5 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.22%) MCSA
5 20 (4.35%) Degree
6 11 (2.39%) MCSE
7 10 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.52%) CCNP
9 6 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.30%) VCAP
10 5 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
10 5 (1.09%) CREST Certified
10 5 (1.09%) GXPN
10 5 (1.09%) OSCP
10 5 (1.09%) SANS
11 4 (0.87%) CCNA
12 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.43%) MCITP
13 2 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.35%) QA
2 9 (1.96%) SLA
3 7 (1.52%) GDPR
4 3 (0.65%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 124 (26.96%) Active Directory
2 89 (19.35%) Docker
3 78 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (6.96%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.04%) vSphere
7 12 (2.61%) NFS
7 12 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.39%) XenApp
9 9 (1.96%) BitLocker
10 6 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.43%) Firmware
13 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 117 (25.43%) Terraform
2 103 (22.39%) Kubernetes
3 77 (16.74%) Ansible
4 64 (13.91%) SCCM
5 41 (8.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (7.17%) Grafana
7 28 (6.09%) Prometheus
8 27 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (5.00%) Puppet
10 15 (3.26%) Istio
10 15 (3.26%) Rancher
11 11 (2.39%) Consul
12 10 (2.17%) Packer
13 9 (1.96%) Nessus
13 9 (1.96%) SCOM
13 9 (1.96%) vCenter Server
14 8 (1.74%) Backup Exec
14 8 (1.74%) Nmap
14 8 (1.74%) WSUS
15 7 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 196 (42.61%) Microsoft
2 111 (24.13%) VMware
3 38 (8.26%) Oracle
4 30 (6.52%) Cisco
5 28 (6.09%) Citrix
6 20 (4.35%) Databricks
6 20 (4.35%) IBM
7 19 (4.13%) Google
8 18 (3.91%) Veeam
9 15 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.83%) Dell
10 13 (2.83%) ServiceNow
11 11 (2.39%) New Relic
12 8 (1.74%) CommVault
12 8 (1.74%) DataCore
12 8 (1.74%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (1.74%) EMC
12 8 (1.74%) F5
12 8 (1.74%) Isilon
13 7 (1.52%) Alibaba