The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 178 167 218
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +51
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 71 85 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.21% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 2.20% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 25
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £29,750 £31,480
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,700 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
PowerShell
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3362 3858 4412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.31% 54.70% 59.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 3269 3904
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PowerShell
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PowerShell Salary Trend in the North West

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in the North West

PowerShell
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Manchester +18 47 £47,500 +24.59% 11
Cheshire -5 21 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Merseyside -17 2 £34,500 -40.00% 1
Lancashire -15 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 124 (72.94%) Windows
2 83 (48.82%) SQL
3 74 (43.53%) Active Directory
4 62 (36.47%) Microsoft
4 62 (36.47%) SQL Server
5 61 (35.88%) VMware
6 57 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (32.35%) T-SQL
7 55 (32.35%) DNS
8 54 (31.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (30.59%) Performance Tuning
10 51 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 50 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (27.06%) ITIL
13 45 (26.47%) MS Excel
14 44 (25.88%) Windows 7
15 43 (25.29%) MCSE
16 42 (24.71%) DHCP
17 41 (24.12%) Statistics
18 39 (22.94%) MS Exchange
18 39 (22.94%) TCP/IP
18 39 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 35 (20.59%) Replication
20 35 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (18.82%) SAN
22 30 (17.65%) Cisco
23 29 (17.06%) Citrix
23 29 (17.06%) Database Mirroring

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 39 (22.94%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (10.59%) IIS
5 15 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.29%) Lync
7 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle 9iAS
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.59%) Apache
11 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.59%) JBoss
11 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.59%) CMS
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.12%) MS Office
3 5 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.76%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Primavera
2 2 (1.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.41%) Office 365
3 5 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.35%) DNS
2 42 (24.71%) DHCP
3 39 (22.94%) TCP/IP
4 32 (18.82%) SAN
5 26 (15.29%) VPN
6 20 (11.76%) VLAN
7 19 (11.18%) NAS
8 18 (10.59%) WAN
9 16 (9.41%) Firewall
10 13 (7.65%) LAN
11 12 (7.06%) Wireless
12 11 (6.47%) VDSL
12 11 (6.47%) ADSL
13 7 (4.12%) VoIP
14 6 (3.53%) SSL
15 5 (2.94%) WLAN
15 5 (2.94%) PSTN
15 5 (2.94%) ISDN
15 5 (2.94%) MPLS
15 5 (2.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 54 (31.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (16.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (8.82%) OLAP
6 15 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (8.82%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (2.94%) MySQL
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.18%) DTS
11 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.35%) MSI
4 3 (1.76%) Subversion
4 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.18%) JUnit
5 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.59%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (15.88%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Retail
3 10 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.35%) Publishing
6 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (22.94%) DBA
2 36 (21.18%) SQL DBA
3 26 (15.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 21 (12.35%) Developer
5 17 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 16 (9.41%) Administrator
7 15 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Analyst
9 11 (6.47%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.88%) Team Leader
11 9 (5.29%) Senior DBA
11 9 (5.29%) Senior SQL DBA
11 9 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.29%) IT Support
12 8 (4.71%) Consultant
13 7 (4.12%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (4.12%) Build Engineer
14 6 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 5 (2.94%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) .NET
2 9 (5.29%) Web Services
3 6 (3.53%) HTML
4 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.35%) REST
6 3 (1.76%) WebCenter
6 3 (1.76%) XML
6 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.59%) WCF
8 1 (0.59%) jQuery
8 1 (0.59%) Middleware
8 1 (0.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.59%) HTML5
8 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.12%) Statistics
2 35 (20.59%) Replication
3 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 15 (8.82%) Data Extraction
5 15 (8.82%) Visualisation
6 12 (7.06%) Clustering
7 7 (4.12%) EPoS
7 7 (4.12%) Thin Client
7 7 (4.12%) Fat Client
8 6 (3.53%) Life Science
9 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.76%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.59%) IVR
12 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (72.94%) Windows
2 44 (25.88%) Windows 7
3 39 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 19 (11.18%) Linux
8 12 (7.06%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.76%) UNIX
10 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.76%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.59%) Performance Tuning
3 46 (27.06%) ITIL
4 29 (17.06%) Database Mirroring
5 21 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 18 (10.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (10.59%) ETL
7 17 (10.00%) Migration
8 15 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.65%) Change Management
9 13 (7.65%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.47%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (5.29%) Line Management
12 9 (5.29%) Process Management
13 8 (4.71%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.12%) Service Management
14 7 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (3.53%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (48.82%) SQL
2 55 (32.35%) T-SQL
3 16 (9.41%) VBScript
3 16 (9.41%) VB
4 15 (8.82%) VBA
5 9 (5.29%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.12%) Perl
6 7 (4.12%) Python
7 6 (3.53%) C
7 6 (3.53%) C#
8 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.76%) Prolog
10 3 (1.76%) Java
10 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (25.29%) MCSE
3 27 (15.88%) Degree
4 25 (14.71%) MCITP
5 23 (13.53%) CCNA
5 23 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (13.53%) MCP
6 17 (10.00%) MCSA
6 17 (10.00%) MCTS
7 11 (6.47%) JNCIA
8 7 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.12%) HND
8 7 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (3.53%) CCNP
10 3 (1.76%) OCP
10 3 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.18%) NCDA
12 1 (0.59%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (43.53%) Active Directory
2 50 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.12%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.41%) XenApp
5 13 (7.65%) VMware ESX
5 13 (7.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (7.06%) XenDesktop
7 11 (6.47%) vSphere
8 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.94%) Terminal Server
10 4 (2.35%) NFS
10 4 (2.35%) Xen
11 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) SCCM
2 14 (8.24%) WSUS
3 9 (5.29%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.94%) Puppet
5 3 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.76%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.18%) SCOM
6 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.59%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.59%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 62 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 61 (35.88%) VMware
3 30 (17.65%) Cisco
4 29 (17.06%) Citrix
5 23 (13.53%) HP
6 15 (8.82%) IBM
7 14 (8.24%) Dell
7 14 (8.24%) NetApp
7 14 (8.24%) Symantec
8 11 (6.47%) Juniper
9 6 (3.53%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.53%) Wyse
10 5 (2.94%) Veeam
10 5 (2.94%) Oracle
11 4 (2.35%) Sun
11 4 (2.35%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.76%) IronPort
12 3 (1.76%) Meraki
12 3 (1.76%) McAfee
12 3 (1.76%) CommVault
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependant on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GMC
Salary: circa £37,000 to £40,000 + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Frontline Consultancy
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago