The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 60 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.20% - 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% - 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £27,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
312 283 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 62.28% 59.96% 66.44%
Number of salaries quoted 302 251 269
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Lancashire region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Lancashire

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) WMI
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Sophos
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) WatchGuard
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Sophos
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) WatchGuard
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft