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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 73 97 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +33
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 44 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.44% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 1.77% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 17
Average salary £45,250 £40,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.12% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
857 902 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.56% 57.67% 64.63%
Number of salaries quoted 727 719 1180
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Warrington +16 9 £31,500 - 1
Chester +15 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Knutsford - 6 £67,500 -
Runcorn -2 4 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 - 1
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) SQL
3 40 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (39.58%) .NET
5 36 (37.50%) SAN
6 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 32 (33.33%) IIS
8 31 (32.29%) Clustering
9 29 (30.21%) VMware
9 29 (30.21%) MS Exchange
10 28 (29.17%) ITIL
10 28 (29.17%) Finance
11 24 (25.00%) DNS
11 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (23.96%) VBScript
13 22 (22.92%) VB
13 22 (22.92%) HTML
13 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
13 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (21.88%) SMTP
15 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 20 (20.83%) MCSE
15 20 (20.83%) C#
15 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
15 20 (20.83%) MVC
15 20 (20.83%) Migration

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (33.33%) IIS
2 29 (30.21%) MS Exchange
3 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.21%) Node.js
7 4 (4.17%) Lync
8 2 (2.08%) Apache
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.50%) SAN
2 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
3 24 (25.00%) DNS
4 21 (21.88%) SMTP
5 18 (18.75%) NAS
6 10 (10.42%) LAN
6 10 (10.42%) WAN
7 7 (7.29%) VPN
7 7 (7.29%) HTTP
8 6 (6.25%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.13%) DHCP
9 3 (3.13%) Firewall
10 2 (2.08%) SSL
10 2 (2.08%) Network Security
11 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.21%) MSTest
4 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.21%) Ant
4 5 (5.21%) NUnit
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.54%) SQL DBA
3 13 (13.54%) DBA
4 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.58%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) HTML
3 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (12.50%) REST
5 8 (8.33%) Web Services
6 7 (7.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.21%) WPF
7 5 (5.21%) jQuery
7 5 (5.21%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (5.21%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.21%) Gherkin
7 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (5.21%) CSS
7 5 (5.21%) SOAP
8 2 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) Clustering
2 13 (13.54%) Replication
2 13 (13.54%) Statistics
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.13%) EPoS
4 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 40 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.33%) Linux
7 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.04%) Android
9 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) ITIL
2 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.83%) MVC
3 20 (20.83%) Migration
4 19 (19.79%) Load Balancing
5 13 (13.54%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (13.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (11.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (10.42%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.29%) SOA
10 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.21%) Kanban
11 5 (5.21%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (5.21%) Web Development
11 5 (5.21%) MVVM
11 5 (5.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) SQL
2 23 (23.96%) VBScript
3 22 (22.92%) VB
4 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.83%) C#
5 19 (19.79%) Perl
6 18 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.21%) Ruby
8 5 (5.21%) Java
9 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (20.83%) MCSE
2 14 (14.58%) MCITP
3 6 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) MCTS
4 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.13%) HND
5 3 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (1.04%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.04%) RHCE
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.63%) XenApp
3 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.58%) VMware ESX
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (11.46%) XenDesktop
4 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.21%) Docker
6 4 (4.17%) Terminal Server
6 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (17.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (5.21%) Puppet
3 5 (5.21%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.17%) EdgeSight
4 4 (4.17%) SCCM
5 2 (2.08%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.04%) WSUS
6 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) VMware
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.79%) Symantec
3 19 (19.79%) Citrix
4 18 (18.75%) IronPort
5 14 (14.58%) EMC
6 7 (7.29%) HP
7 6 (6.25%) Cisco
8 4 (4.17%) AppSense
8 4 (4.17%) Fujitsu
8 4 (4.17%) NETGEAR
9 2 (2.08%) McAfee
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.04%) CommVault
10 1 (1.04%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) IBM
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle
10 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago