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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 92 85 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 31 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.58% 1.92% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 3.21% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 18
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -22.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,450 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,650 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
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
1015 936 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.89% 59.85% 57.57%
Number of salaries quoted 849 805 1052
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Warrington -9 12 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Macclesfield - 6 £40,000 - 2
Crewe - 5 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £65,000 - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 22 (39.29%) T-SQL
4 21 (37.50%) Citrix
5 20 (35.71%) XenApp
5 20 (35.71%) XenDesktop
6 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (33.93%) Finance
7 18 (32.14%) VMware
8 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
8 17 (30.36%) IIS
9 16 (28.57%) VBScript
10 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
11 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
12 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (21.43%) SAN
12 12 (21.43%) ITIL
12 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (19.64%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) VB
13 11 (19.64%) Perl
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
14 10 (17.86%) AppSense
15 9 (16.07%) Change Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 17 (30.36%) IIS
2 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.14%) Apache
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (10.71%) SMTP
2 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) NAS
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (10.71%) DB2
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Consultant
2 9 (16.07%) DBA
2 9 (16.07%) SQL DBA
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Release Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Packager
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
2 6 (10.71%) Software Packaging
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) Statistics
2 6 (10.71%) Replication
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
6 2 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.07%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (10.71%) Change Control
6 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Security Management
8 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 16 (28.57%) VBScript
4 11 (19.64%) VB
4 11 (19.64%) Perl
5 9 (16.07%) C#
6 8 (14.29%) Python
7 7 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.14%) C
9 4 (7.14%) C++
9 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.57%) Java
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.50%) MCSE
4 6 (10.71%) ISEB
4 6 (10.71%) HND
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) XenApp
1 20 (35.71%) XenDesktop
2 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.79%) Legato
2 1 (1.79%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Citrix
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.86%) AppSense
5 8 (14.29%) Fujitsu
5 8 (14.29%) Oracle
6 7 (12.50%) Cisco
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Sybase
7 6 (10.71%) Remedy
8 5 (8.93%) IronPort
9 4 (7.14%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) EMC
11 2 (3.57%) JBoss
12 1 (1.79%) IBM
12 1 (1.79%) Dell
12 1 (1.79%) NetApp
12 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.79%) NETGEAR
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Daresbury
AppSense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
AppSense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago