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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 85 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 34 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.98% 0.77% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 1.43% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 20
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -40.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,400 £80,500
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
867 977 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.55% 53.59% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 702 758 956
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 - 11 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 9 £34,000 - 1
Warrington +17 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Crewe - 5 - - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (77.78%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) SQL
3 34 (41.98%) TCP/IP
4 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
4 32 (39.51%) SAN
4 32 (39.51%) VMware
4 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (33.33%) DNS
6 26 (32.10%) ITIL
7 23 (28.40%) MCSE
7 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
7 23 (28.40%) .NET
7 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (25.93%) Clustering
10 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
10 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (23.46%) MCITP
11 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (23.46%) IIS
12 18 (22.22%) VBScript
12 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (22.22%) Finance
12 18 (22.22%) NAS
13 17 (20.99%) VB
14 16 (19.75%) HTML
15 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
16 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (17.28%) Statistics

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (23.46%) IIS
4 12 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
6 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.70%) Node.js
8 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.23%) Apache
9 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (41.98%) TCP/IP
2 32 (39.51%) SAN
3 27 (33.33%) DNS
4 18 (22.22%) NAS
5 14 (17.28%) DHCP
6 13 (16.05%) VPN
7 11 (13.58%) SMTP
8 10 (12.35%) VLAN
9 8 (9.88%) ADSL
9 8 (9.88%) VDSL
10 6 (7.41%) LAN
10 6 (7.41%) WAN
10 6 (7.41%) HTTP
11 5 (6.17%) Wireless
12 4 (4.94%) Firewall
12 4 (4.94%) SSL
13 3 (3.70%) Network Security
14 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.70%) OLAP
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (12.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.70%) NUnit
4 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.70%) MSTest
4 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) DBA
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server DBA
2 11 (13.58%) SQL DBA
3 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) IT Support
9 3 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.81%) REST
5 10 (12.35%) Web Services
6 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.70%) WPF
7 3 (3.70%) jQuery
7 3 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) CSS
7 3 (3.70%) SOAP
7 3 (3.70%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (3.70%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Clustering
2 14 (17.28%) Statistics
3 11 (13.58%) Replication
4 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) EPoS
5 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.70%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 63 (77.78%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.35%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.17%) Linux
7 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) ITIL
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) MVC
3 14 (17.28%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (16.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (13.58%) Database Mirroring
5 11 (13.58%) Migration
6 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
6 10 (12.35%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (11.11%) SOA
7 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.88%) Change Management
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.70%) ETL
12 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) VBScript
3 17 (20.99%) VB
4 14 (17.28%) C#
4 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.35%) Perl
5 10 (12.35%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) VBA
7 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) MCSE
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.46%) MCITP
3 9 (11.11%) MCTS
3 9 (11.11%) CCNA
3 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) MCP
4 8 (9.88%) JNCIA
5 7 (8.64%) Degree
6 3 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.70%) HND
6 3 (3.70%) MCSA
7 1 (1.23%) RHCE
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.58%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (12.35%) XenApp
6 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.70%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.70%) Docker
8 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.23%) Samba
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (12.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.47%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.47%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) VMware
2 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.05%) Symantec
4 12 (14.81%) Citrix
5 11 (13.58%) Cisco
5 11 (13.58%) EMC
6 10 (12.35%) IronPort
6 10 (12.35%) HP
7 9 (11.11%) Dell
7 9 (11.11%) IBM
8 8 (9.88%) Juniper
9 1 (1.23%) CommVault
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.23%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.23%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.23%) McAfee
9 1 (1.23%) Wyse
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago