The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 82 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 37 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 1.15% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PowerShell
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
872 872 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.49% 54.03% 62.38%
Number of salaries quoted 717 709 1076
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in Cheshire

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cheshire

PowerShell
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 8 £40,000 - 2
Knutsford - 7 £67,500 - 1
Warrington - 6 £30,000 - 4
Chester +13 4 £53,750 +27.97%
Runcorn - 1 - -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 76 (75.25%) Windows
2 54 (53.47%) SQL
3 38 (37.62%) .NET
4 36 (35.64%) SAN
4 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (34.65%) TCP/IP
6 34 (33.66%) Active Directory
7 30 (29.70%) Clustering
8 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (28.71%) VMware
8 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
8 29 (28.71%) IIS
9 28 (27.72%) ITIL
10 26 (25.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (24.75%) DNS
12 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
12 24 (23.76%) Exchange Server 2007
13 23 (22.77%) HTML
13 23 (22.77%) Finance
14 22 (21.78%) MVC
14 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
14 22 (21.78%) C#
14 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
14 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (20.79%) T-SQL
15 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
15 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (19.80%) Replication

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (28.71%) IIS
1 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
2 26 (25.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (23.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (16.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.95%) Node.js
7 4 (3.96%) Lync
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (35.64%) SAN
2 35 (34.65%) TCP/IP
3 25 (24.75%) DNS
4 20 (19.80%) NAS
4 20 (19.80%) SMTP
5 10 (9.90%) LAN
5 10 (9.90%) WAN
6 9 (8.91%) VPN
7 7 (6.93%) HTTP
8 5 (4.95%) DHCP
9 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.97%) Firewall
11 2 (1.98%) VDSL
11 2 (1.98%) VLAN
11 2 (1.98%) Network Security
11 2 (1.98%) SSL
11 2 (1.98%) ADSL
12 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) OLAP
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (15.84%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.95%) NUnit
4 5 (4.95%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.95%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.95%) MSTest
4 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.95%) Ant
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.98%) Publishing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Developer
2 20 (19.80%) DBA
2 20 (19.80%) SQL DBA
3 16 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.85%) SQL Server DBA
5 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.62%) .NET
2 23 (22.77%) HTML
3 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
4 14 (13.86%) REST
5 10 (9.90%) Web Services
6 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.95%) WPF
7 5 (4.95%) jQuery
7 5 (4.95%) CSS
7 5 (4.95%) SOAP
7 5 (4.95%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (4.95%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (4.95%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) Clustering
2 20 (19.80%) Statistics
2 20 (19.80%) Replication
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.97%) EPoS
5 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (75.25%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.93%) Linux
7 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.72%) ITIL
3 22 (21.78%) MVC
4 20 (19.80%) Migration
4 20 (19.80%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (17.82%) Load Balancing
6 13 (12.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
9 9 (8.91%) SOA
10 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.95%) TDD
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.95%) Kanban
12 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.95%) DevOps
12 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.95%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) C#
2 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.79%) T-SQL
4 20 (19.80%) VBScript
5 19 (18.81%) VB
6 18 (17.82%) VB.NET
6 18 (17.82%) Perl
7 5 (4.95%) Java
7 5 (4.95%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) MCSE
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.84%) MCITP
3 6 (5.94%) MCTS
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.97%) HND
6 3 (2.97%) MCSA
6 3 (2.97%) CCNA
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.98%) MCP
7 2 (1.98%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.98%) VCP4
8 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
System Software
1 34 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.86%) VMware ESX
3 12 (11.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.90%) XenApp
5 5 (4.95%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.95%) Docker
6 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.96%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.99%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (16.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (4.95%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.95%) Puppet
4 4 (3.96%) SCCM
5 2 (1.98%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) VMware
2 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) Symantec
4 18 (17.82%) IronPort
5 14 (13.86%) EMC
5 14 (13.86%) Citrix
6 7 (6.93%) HP
7 6 (5.94%) Cisco
8 4 (3.96%) NETGEAR
9 3 (2.97%) IBM
9 3 (2.97%) Dell
10 2 (1.98%) Juniper
10 2 (1.98%) McAfee
11 1 (0.99%) Wyse
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle
11 1 (0.99%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.99%) CommVault
11 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago