Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 192 191
Rank change year-on-year +85 -1 +43
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 282 163 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.77% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 3.07% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 213 112 119
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,150 £27,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £60,400 £57,475 £57,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

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 5274 5301 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.84% 45.84% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4565 4428 4662
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +119 171 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Coventry -26 23 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Worcestershire 0 14 £37,500 +19.05%
Staffordshire +1 13 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Shropshire +8 10 £69,713 +102.07%
Solihull +5 10 £36,500 - 3
Warwickshire +5 7 £50,000 +42.86% 1
West Bromwich +7 5 £40,000 -28.57%
Herefordshire -1 2 £60,000 +37.14%
Sutton Coldfield +12 1 £42,500 +61.90% 1
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 169 (59.93%) Windows
2 155 (54.96%) Microsoft
3 123 (43.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (34.75%) ITIL
5 94 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 93 (32.98%) Active Directory
6 93 (32.98%) VMware
7 75 (26.60%) Linux
8 74 (26.24%) SCCM
9 73 (25.89%) SQL Server
10 71 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 68 (24.11%) DevOps
12 58 (20.57%) SQL
13 57 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 56 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
15 52 (18.44%) VBScript
15 52 (18.44%) Change Management
16 49 (17.38%) Java
16 49 (17.38%) Python
16 49 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (16.67%) Office 365
18 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
18 46 (16.31%) Configuration Management
19 45 (15.96%) Project Management
19 45 (15.96%) Puppet
19 45 (15.96%) Ansible
20 43 (15.25%) DNS
20 43 (15.25%) Data Centre
21 42 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012

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 22 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.09%) MS Exchange
3 19 (6.74%) IIS
4 15 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.84%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.48%) CMS
6 7 (2.48%) Drupal
6 7 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) Confluence
12 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (10.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.77%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.06%) Workfront
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 123 (43.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (16.67%) Office 365
4 23 (8.16%) IaaS
5 22 (7.80%) PaaS
6 18 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (5.32%) SaaS
8 12 (4.26%) GitHub
9 8 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.84%) npm
10 7 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (2.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (2.48%) Datadog
11 5 (1.77%) G Suite
12 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (1.06%) Yammer
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.25%) DNS
2 34 (12.06%) DHCP
3 27 (9.57%) SAN
4 23 (8.16%) VPN
5 22 (7.80%) NetScaler
6 19 (6.74%) Firewall
7 12 (4.26%) WAN
8 10 (3.55%) Internet
8 10 (3.55%) Skype
9 9 (3.19%) 802.11
10 8 (2.84%) HTTP
10 8 (2.84%) Intranet
10 8 (2.84%) NAS
11 7 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.48%) SNMP
12 6 (2.13%) IPv6
13 5 (1.77%) BGP
13 5 (1.77%) ICMP
13 5 (1.77%) IPv4
13 5 (1.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.42%) MySQL
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.71%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.71%) Looker
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (12.41%) TeamCity
2 27 (9.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (8.87%) NuGet
4 18 (6.38%) InstallShield
4 18 (6.38%) MSI
5 17 (6.03%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.84%) gulp
7 7 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.48%) Codeship
7 7 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.48%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.48%) GoCD
7 7 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.42%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.71%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.71%) JIRA
10 2 (0.71%) Subversion
10 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (6.38%) Retail
2 17 (6.03%) Finance
3 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.77%) Automotive
5 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.06%) Law
6 3 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (13.12%) Analyst
3 35 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.87%) Architect
5 21 (7.45%) Consultant
6 18 (6.38%) DBA
6 18 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
7 17 (6.03%) Development Engineer
8 16 (5.67%) Technical Specialist
9 15 (5.32%) Applications Packager
10 14 (4.96%) SQL DBA
11 13 (4.61%) Administrator
11 13 (4.61%) Deployment Analyst
12 12 (4.26%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.90%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.90%) Tester
14 10 (3.55%) Developer
14 10 (3.55%) SQL Server DBA
15 9 (3.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.51%) .NET
2 11 (3.90%) CSS
2 11 (3.90%) WAP
3 10 (3.55%) REST
4 9 (3.19%) 802.1X
4 9 (3.19%) jQuery
4 9 (3.19%) JSON
4 9 (3.19%) Web Services
5 8 (2.84%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.84%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (2.84%) LESS
5 8 (2.84%) Sass
6 7 (2.48%) Node.js
7 6 (2.13%) XML
8 4 (1.42%) HTML
9 3 (1.06%) XSLT
10 2 (0.71%) SOAP
10 2 (0.71%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.71%) WSH
11 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.38%) Robotics
3 17 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.67%) Public Cloud
5 14 (4.96%) Clustering
6 10 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.19%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.84%) EPoS
8 8 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.13%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.77%) PKI
11 5 (1.77%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.42%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.06%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.06%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.06%) Replication
14 2 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 169 (59.93%) Windows
2 94 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 75 (26.60%) Linux
4 57 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (13.48%) Windows 10
6 38 (13.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.90%) Unix
7 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.13%) Android
10 5 (1.77%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.77%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) AIX
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (34.75%) ITIL
2 68 (24.11%) DevOps
3 52 (18.44%) Change Management
4 46 (16.31%) Configuration Management
4 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
5 45 (15.96%) Project Management
6 42 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (13.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (10.99%) SDLC
8 31 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (9.93%) Service Management
10 25 (8.87%) Target Operating Model
11 20 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (6.38%) Application Packaging
13 18 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (6.38%) Digital Transformation Strategy
13 18 (6.38%) Robotic Process Automation
14 16 (5.67%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.57%) SQL
2 52 (18.44%) VBScript
3 49 (17.38%) Java
3 49 (17.38%) Python
4 38 (13.48%) Bash Shell
5 35 (12.41%) JavaScript
6 28 (9.93%) VB
7 26 (9.22%) Ruby
8 20 (7.09%) C#
9 17 (6.03%) Perl
10 15 (5.32%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.90%) PHP
12 8 (2.84%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.42%) C
13 4 (1.42%) C++
13 4 (1.42%) Lua
13 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.71%) Go
15 2 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.06%) MCSE
3 27 (9.57%) MCSA
4 26 (9.22%) Degree
5 14 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (3.90%) MCSD
7 10 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.84%) MCITP
9 7 (2.48%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.77%) CCIE
10 5 (1.77%) CCNA
10 5 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.77%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.42%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (1.42%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (1.42%) OSCP
12 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.06%) MOS
12 3 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.55%) QA
2 9 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.35%) GCP
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (32.98%) Active Directory
2 71 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 27 (9.57%) Docker
5 23 (8.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.55%) vSphere
8 9 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.13%) UAG
11 5 (1.77%) XenApp
12 4 (1.42%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.35%) Ceph
14 1 (0.35%) Firmware
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 74 (26.24%) SCCM
2 45 (15.96%) Ansible
2 45 (15.96%) Puppet
3 32 (11.35%) SCOM
4 27 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (8.16%) WSUS
6 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 11 (3.90%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.90%) Salt
6 11 (3.90%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.48%) Capistrano
7 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.48%) Pingdom
7 7 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (2.13%) AirWatch
8 6 (2.13%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.77%) Terraform
10 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 155 (54.96%) Microsoft
2 93 (32.98%) VMware
3 36 (12.77%) Citrix
4 24 (8.51%) NetApp
5 20 (7.09%) Cisco
6 19 (6.74%) AppSense
7 16 (5.67%) HP
8 12 (4.26%) BMC
8 12 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 12 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.55%) Dell
9 10 (3.55%) LANDesk
9 10 (3.55%) Oracle
9 10 (3.55%) Symantec
9 10 (3.55%) Veeam
10 8 (2.84%) McAfee
11 7 (2.48%) EqualLogic
11 7 (2.48%) Google
11 7 (2.48%) Splunk
11 7 (2.48%) Synology