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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 82 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 17 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 1.86% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 3.65% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 11
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
612 876 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.26% 50.84% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 529 708 764
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Wilmslow - 4 £45,000 -
Knutsford +1 3 - -
Macclesfield +1 3 £37,000 -7.50%
Runcorn +2 2 £37,500 -
Chester - 2 £28,500 -
PowerShell
North West

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (23.33%) SMTP
6 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
6 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (23.33%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (20.00%) Postfix
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) WCF
7 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Service Management

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 4 (13.33%) WordPress
5 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SMTP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) DMZ
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) OLAP
4 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Product Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Market Research
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Case Management
6 3 (10.00%) CMMI
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) RUP
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Postfix
3 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenServer
5 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
3 4 (13.33%) Intel
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) AppSense
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (3.33%) Trustwave