Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 134 109
Rank change year-on-year +44 -25 +99
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 225 186 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.08% 2.17% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 4.97% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 193 140 223
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +7.65% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,000 £29,800
90th Percentile £66,200 £60,000 £60,400
England median annual salary £51,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,234 3,743 5,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.24% 43.65% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,781 3,195 4,523
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Birmingham +49 83 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Staffordshire +31 36 £40,000 +73.91% 6
Solihull +18 29 £62,500 +25.00% 8
Coventry +3 29 £55,000 +27.91% 13
Warwickshire +3 19 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Worcestershire -1 15 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Shropshire +2 14 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Walsall +6 4 £57,500 +4.55%
Herefordshire -17 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton - 2 £62,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £29,000 - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 142 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 137 (60.89%) Windows
3 103 (45.78%) Active Directory
4 98 (43.56%) Azure
5 72 (32.00%) Office 365
5 72 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 69 (30.67%) VMware
7 66 (29.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 59 (26.22%) Linux
9 55 (24.44%) SQL
10 54 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (22.22%) ITIL
12 49 (21.78%) Citrix
12 49 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (20.89%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (20.44%) DNS
15 45 (20.00%) Python
15 45 (20.00%) SCCM
16 42 (18.67%) Hyper-V
17 41 (18.22%) Bash Shell
18 39 (17.33%) Migration
19 37 (16.44%) Firewall
20 36 (16.00%) DHCP
20 36 (16.00%) XenApp
21 35 (15.56%) SQL Server
22 34 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
23 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 32 (14.22%) AWS
25 31 (13.78%) Mentoring
26 30 (13.33%) DevOps

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 26 (11.56%) MS Exchange
1 26 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 17 (7.56%) IIS
4 14 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.56%) Apache
6 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (12.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 98 (43.56%) Azure
2 72 (32.00%) Office 365
3 32 (14.22%) AWS
4 22 (9.78%) IaaS
4 22 (9.78%) PaaS
5 17 (7.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (6.22%) Serverless
7 12 (5.33%) Azure Functions
8 7 (3.11%) SaaS
9 6 (2.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 6 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.67%) GCP
9 6 (2.67%) OneDrive
9 6 (2.67%) Yammer
10 4 (1.78%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.78%) GitHub
11 3 (1.33%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.44%) DNS
2 37 (16.44%) Firewall
3 36 (16.00%) DHCP
4 25 (11.11%) Skype
5 21 (9.33%) LAN
6 19 (8.44%) SAN
7 17 (7.56%) WAN
8 14 (6.22%) Internet
9 13 (5.78%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.89%) VLAN
11 10 (4.44%) Network Security
12 8 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (3.56%) Unified Communications
13 7 (3.11%) Intranet
13 7 (3.11%) Wireless
14 6 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (2.67%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.67%) PBX
14 6 (2.67%) VoIP
14 6 (2.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.11%) MySQL
4 6 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.33%) Power BI
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.89%) Riak
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 24 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.33%) MSI
3 12 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (3.11%) Subversion
6 6 (2.67%) JIRA
7 5 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.78%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.33%) InstallShield
9 3 (1.33%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.89%) GitLab
10 2 (0.89%) Selenium
10 2 (0.89%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.44%) MSTest
11 1 (0.44%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (5.78%) Finance
2 11 (4.89%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.67%) Back Office
3 6 (2.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.22%) Banking
5 4 (1.78%) Games
5 4 (1.78%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (0.89%) Automotive
7 2 (0.89%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (25.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (11.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (9.33%) Analyst
4 16 (7.11%) Applications Support
4 16 (7.11%) Consultant
5 14 (6.22%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (6.22%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.78%) Developer
6 13 (5.78%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) IT Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) IT Support
8 10 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (4.00%) Administrator
9 9 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (3.56%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.78%) .NET
2 13 (5.78%) JSON
2 13 (5.78%) Web Services
3 9 (4.00%) XML
4 7 (3.11%) HTML
5 6 (2.67%) SAML
6 5 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.22%) FreeSWITCH
6 5 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.78%) COM
7 4 (1.78%) CSS
7 4 (1.78%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.33%) CSS3
8 3 (1.33%) HTML5
8 3 (1.33%) Node.js
9 2 (0.89%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.78%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.56%) Clustering
5 6 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.78%) Replication
7 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 137 (60.89%) Windows
2 72 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 59 (26.22%) Linux
4 34 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.56%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.89%) Unix
8 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.22%) CentOS
9 5 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.78%) Android
10 4 (1.78%) Debian
10 4 (1.78%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.89%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (22.22%) ITIL
3 49 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (20.89%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (17.33%) Migration
6 31 (13.78%) Mentoring
7 30 (13.33%) DevOps
8 29 (12.89%) Project Management
9 27 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 24 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (9.33%) Change Management
12 20 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (8.89%) Project Delivery
13 18 (8.00%) Incident Management
13 18 (8.00%) Runbook
14 16 (7.11%) Problem Management
14 16 (7.11%) Service Management
15 14 (6.22%) Application Packaging
15 14 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (6.22%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.44%) SQL
2 45 (20.00%) Python
3 41 (18.22%) Bash Shell
4 30 (13.33%) C#
5 16 (7.11%) Perl
5 16 (7.11%) VBScript
6 15 (6.67%) Java
7 7 (3.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.22%) C++
8 5 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.22%) VB
9 4 (1.78%) Go
9 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.89%) COBOL
10 2 (0.89%) Groovy
10 2 (0.89%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.89%) Degree
3 9 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.56%) MCSE
5 6 (2.67%) MCSA
6 4 (1.78%) CCA
6 4 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.33%) GCFA
7 3 (1.33%) GCIA
7 3 (1.33%) GCIH
7 3 (1.33%) GREM
7 3 (1.33%) SANS
8 2 (0.89%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.89%) MBA
8 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.11%) COBIT
2 7 (3.11%) QA
3 6 (2.67%) GDPR
4 3 (1.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 103 (45.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (18.67%) Hyper-V
4 36 (16.00%) XenApp
5 26 (11.56%) XenDesktop
6 24 (10.67%) Docker
7 13 (5.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.78%) Firmware
13 3 (1.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.89%) NFS
14 2 (0.89%) vSphere
15 1 (0.44%) KVM
15 1 (0.44%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 45 (20.00%) SCCM
2 29 (12.89%) Ansible
3 22 (9.78%) Puppet
4 19 (8.44%) Kubernetes
4 19 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (8.44%) SCOrch
5 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (6.22%) Terraform
7 13 (5.78%) WSUS
8 11 (4.89%) SCOM
9 8 (3.56%) NetBackup
10 7 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (2.67%) FortiGate
11 6 (2.67%) logstash
11 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (2.22%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (1.78%) Nagios
14 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
14 3 (1.33%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 142 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 69 (30.67%) VMware
3 49 (21.78%) Citrix
4 21 (9.33%) Cisco
5 18 (8.00%) Ivanti
6 16 (7.11%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.89%) Oracle
7 11 (4.89%) Veeam
8 10 (4.44%) Meraki
8 10 (4.44%) SonicWALL
9 8 (3.56%) HP
9 8 (3.56%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (3.11%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.11%) Symantec
11 5 (2.22%) CommVault
11 5 (2.22%) Imperva
12 4 (1.78%) arcserve
12 4 (1.78%) Dell
12 4 (1.78%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.78%) Splunk