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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 89 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 30 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 1.38% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 2.52% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 17
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £80,000
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
826 953 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.11% 54.86% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 665 755 841
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
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 26 May 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
Knutsford - 10 £34,000 -
Warrington +6 6 £30,000 -17.24%
Crewe -10 6 - -
Macclesfield - 4 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 4 - -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 35 (53.03%) Active Directory
3 33 (50.00%) SQL
4 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
5 29 (43.94%) DNS
5 29 (43.94%) VMware
5 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (42.42%) ITIL
7 25 (37.88%) SAN
8 23 (34.85%) MS Exchange
8 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (28.79%) NAS
11 19 (28.79%) DHCP
11 19 (28.79%) MCSE
12 18 (27.27%) Windows 7
12 18 (27.27%) MCITP
13 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (24.24%) .NET
14 16 (24.24%) Clustering
15 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
15 14 (21.21%) VPN
15 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.21%) MCTS
16 13 (19.70%) VLAN
16 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
16 13 (19.70%) Cisco

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (34.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (19.70%) IIS
4 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (4.55%) Lync
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Office 365
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
2 29 (43.94%) DNS
3 25 (37.88%) SAN
4 19 (28.79%) DHCP
4 19 (28.79%) NAS
5 14 (21.21%) VPN
6 13 (19.70%) VLAN
7 11 (16.67%) VDSL
7 11 (16.67%) ADSL
8 9 (13.64%) LAN
8 9 (13.64%) WAN
8 9 (13.64%) SMTP
9 6 (9.09%) Wireless
10 4 (6.06%) SSL
11 3 (4.55%) HTTP
12 2 (3.03%) Firewall
12 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.55%) OLAP
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) MSTest
3 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Financial Institution
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Developer
1 11 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 11 (16.67%) DBA
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server DBA
2 8 (12.12%) SQL DBA
3 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) IT Support
6 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (12.12%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
5 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.55%) WebCenter
7 2 (3.03%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) WPF
8 1 (1.52%) jQuery
8 1 (1.52%) CSS
8 1 (1.52%) SOAP
8 1 (1.52%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.52%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Clustering
2 11 (16.67%) Statistics
2 11 (16.67%) Replication
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.06%) EPoS
3 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.55%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.03%) Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
3 12 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
4 11 (16.67%) Change Management
5 9 (13.64%) Migration
6 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.12%) MVC
7 7 (10.61%) SOA
7 7 (10.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (9.09%) ETL
8 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Process Management
9 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 11 (16.67%) VBScript
4 10 (15.15%) VB
5 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.12%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) Perl
6 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) VBA
6 3 (4.55%) Prolog
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) Java
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (28.79%) MCSE
3 18 (27.27%) MCITP
4 14 (21.21%) MCTS
5 11 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 11 (16.67%) MCP
5 11 (16.67%) CCNA
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (15.15%) Degree
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.06%) HND
7 4 (6.06%) MCSA
8 3 (4.55%) OCP
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Active Directory
2 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.12%) XenApp
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.61%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) VMware
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.70%) Cisco
4 11 (16.67%) IBM
4 11 (16.67%) HP
4 11 (16.67%) Dell
4 11 (16.67%) Juniper
5 10 (15.15%) Symantec
5 10 (15.15%) Citrix
6 8 (12.12%) IronPort
7 4 (6.06%) EMC
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.55%) CommVault
9 2 (3.03%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.52%) McAfee