Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2 +86
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 236 257 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.99% 3.28% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.75% 7.42% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 196 172 174
Median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,125
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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,196 3,463 4,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.42% 44.23% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 2,733 3,647
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
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 West Midlands

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for PowerShell in the West Midlands

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 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
Birmingham +29 86 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Solihull 0 36 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Staffordshire +16 35 £45,000 +23.29% 4
Warwickshire +40 30 £50,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 13 £45,000 - 4
West Bromwich - 10 £38,750 -
Coventry +7 8 £51,480 +21.13% 4
Worcestershire +8 2 £36,250 -9.38%
Dudley - 2 £23,000 -
Shropshire +19 1 £62,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 - 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 157 (66.53%) Azure
2 146 (61.86%) Windows
3 131 (55.51%) Microsoft
4 94 (39.83%) VMware
5 87 (36.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 84 (35.59%) Windows Server
7 76 (32.20%) Office 365
8 69 (29.24%) Hyper-V
8 69 (29.24%) Active Directory
9 59 (25.00%) Python
10 56 (23.73%) Linux
10 56 (23.73%) DevOps
11 54 (22.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 53 (22.46%) SQL
13 52 (22.03%) AWS
14 51 (21.61%) Citrix
15 50 (21.19%) ITIL
16 49 (20.76%) Bash Shell
17 40 (16.95%) Problem Management
17 40 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (16.53%) XenApp
18 39 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (16.10%) Firewall
19 38 (16.10%) Finance
20 34 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
20 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
20 34 (14.41%) VPN
21 33 (13.98%) MS Exchange
21 33 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 32 (13.56%) Agile Software Development

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 33 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (5.93%) IIS
4 11 (4.66%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.81%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.69%) SAS
7 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.85%) nginx
8 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) Jadu
9 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 157 (66.53%) Azure
2 76 (32.20%) Office 365
3 52 (22.03%) AWS
4 29 (12.29%) IaaS
5 26 (11.02%) PaaS
6 17 (7.20%) Power Platform
7 16 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (5.93%) GCP
9 10 (4.24%) SaaS
10 9 (3.81%) PowerApps
11 8 (3.39%) GitHub
11 8 (3.39%) OneDrive
12 5 (2.12%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (2.12%) Serverless
13 4 (1.69%) Datadog
14 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.27%) npm
15 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.10%) Firewall
2 34 (14.41%) VPN
3 30 (12.71%) SAN
4 28 (11.86%) DNS
5 25 (10.59%) DHCP
6 23 (9.75%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.90%) iSCSI
8 13 (5.51%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (4.66%) Internet
10 10 (4.24%) Skype
10 10 (4.24%) SNMP
11 8 (3.39%) VLAN
12 7 (2.97%) 802.11
12 7 (2.97%) HTTP
13 3 (1.27%) Broadband
13 3 (1.27%) LAN
13 3 (1.27%) NAS
13 3 (1.27%) WAN
13 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.24%) Power BI
3 9 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.39%) MySQL
5 7 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.12%) Big Data
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.85%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.85%) PolyBase
10 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (6.78%) Git (software)
1 16 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.97%) Burp Suite
3 7 (2.97%) GitLab
3 7 (2.97%) Metasploit
3 7 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.12%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.69%) JIRA
5 4 (1.69%) RStudio
6 3 (1.27%) gulp
6 3 (1.27%) jspm
6 3 (1.27%) Moq
6 3 (1.27%) MSTest
6 3 (1.27%) NUnit
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.85%) WinDbg
General
1 38 (16.10%) Finance
2 11 (4.66%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.39%) Law
4 7 (2.97%) Billing
5 4 (1.69%) Digital Economy
5 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 4 (1.69%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (18.22%) Analyst
3 33 (13.98%) Support Analyst
4 26 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (10.59%) Azure Engineer
6 24 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (8.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 20 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support
7 20 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 17 (7.20%) Applications Support
8 17 (7.20%) Developer
8 17 (7.20%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (6.78%) Administrator
10 15 (6.36%) Junior
11 13 (5.51%) IT Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.05%) .NET
2 18 (7.63%) JSON
3 14 (5.93%) Web Services
4 11 (4.66%) LAMP
5 9 (3.81%) HTML
5 9 (3.81%) REST
6 8 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.39%) YAML
7 7 (2.97%) 802.1X
8 6 (2.54%) Node.js
9 4 (1.69%) ADO
9 4 (1.69%) Ajax
9 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.69%) CSS
9 4 (1.69%) jQuery
9 4 (1.69%) LDAP
9 4 (1.69%) SOAP
9 4 (1.69%) WCF
10 3 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (7.63%) Driving Licence
4 14 (5.93%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.51%) Private Cloud
6 12 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (4.66%) Replication
8 9 (3.81%) Clustering
8 9 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.81%) User Experience
9 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (2.12%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.69%) SCADA
12 3 (1.27%) Handset
13 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 146 (61.86%) Windows
2 84 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 56 (23.73%) Linux
4 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.51%) Windows 10
6 12 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.97%) Kali Linux
10 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.85%) Unix
11 2 (0.85%) VMS
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.73%) DevOps
2 54 (22.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (21.19%) ITIL
4 40 (16.95%) Problem Management
4 40 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (13.14%) Server Management
7 29 (12.29%) Infrastructure as Code
8 26 (11.02%) Decision-Making
9 22 (9.32%) Change Control
9 22 (9.32%) Change Management
9 22 (9.32%) Project Delivery
10 21 (8.90%) High Availability
10 21 (8.90%) Migration
11 20 (8.47%) Line Management
11 20 (8.47%) Process Improvement
12 18 (7.63%) Commercial Awareness
12 18 (7.63%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.63%) Strategic Planning
13 16 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.00%) Python
2 53 (22.46%) SQL
3 49 (20.76%) Bash Shell
4 27 (11.44%) C#
5 20 (8.47%) Java
5 20 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 14 (5.93%) VBScript
7 13 (5.51%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.08%) PHP
9 9 (3.81%) VB
10 7 (2.97%) C
10 7 (2.97%) Lua
10 7 (2.97%) Ruby
11 4 (1.69%) C++
11 4 (1.69%) R
12 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.85%) Go
13 2 (0.85%) U-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.02%) MCSA
2 26 (11.02%) MCSE
3 14 (5.93%) Degree
4 13 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.12%) RHCE
6 5 (2.12%) SANS
7 4 (1.69%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (1.69%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.69%) CREST Certified
7 4 (1.69%) Cyber Scheme
7 4 (1.69%) GPEN
7 4 (1.69%) GWAPT
7 4 (1.69%) OSCE
7 4 (1.69%) OSCP
7 4 (1.69%) Tigerscheme
8 3 (1.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (8.47%) BS25999
2 20 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (4.24%) QA
4 7 (2.97%) GDPR
5 6 (2.54%) SLA
6 4 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 87 (36.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (29.24%) Active Directory
2 69 (29.24%) Hyper-V
3 39 (16.53%) XenApp
4 30 (12.71%) Docker
4 30 (12.71%) XenDesktop
5 20 (8.47%) BitLocker
5 20 (8.47%) NFS
6 13 (5.51%) vSphere
7 7 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.27%) Firmware
11 3 (1.27%) vCloud
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.42%) Cygwin
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.02%) Kubernetes
2 25 (10.59%) SCCM
3 23 (9.75%) Ansible
4 22 (9.32%) Terraform
5 21 (8.90%) Puppet
6 20 (8.47%) Backup Exec
7 17 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (5.51%) SCOM
9 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (2.97%) Nessus
10 7 (2.97%) Nmap
10 7 (2.97%) Rancher
11 5 (2.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (1.69%) vCenter Server
13 3 (1.27%) Kibana
14 2 (0.85%) logstash
14 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.85%) WSUS
15 1 (0.42%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 131 (55.51%) Microsoft
2 94 (39.83%) VMware
3 51 (21.61%) Citrix
4 28 (11.86%) Veeam
5 22 (9.32%) Sophos
6 17 (7.20%) Cisco
7 14 (5.93%) Dell
7 14 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.24%) Oracle
9 8 (3.39%) Google
10 7 (2.97%) NetApp
11 6 (2.54%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.12%) EMC
12 5 (2.12%) HP
12 5 (2.12%) Symantec
13 4 (1.69%) McAfee
13 4 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (1.69%) New Relic
14 3 (1.27%) Nimble Storage
14 3 (1.27%) Splunk