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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 168 202 189
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 94 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 1.40% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64 30 35
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +9.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,080
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
3421 4082 4024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.03% 54.69% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3408 3593
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +45 60 £42,000 +20.00% 10
Cheshire +13 30 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Merseyside +4 2 £44,500 -22.60% 3
Lancashire +5 1 £35,000 -
Cumbria -8 1 £27,500 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 107 (63.31%) Windows
2 92 (54.44%) SQL
3 66 (39.05%) SQL Server
4 62 (36.69%) Microsoft
4 62 (36.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (33.73%) Active Directory
5 57 (33.73%) T-SQL
6 49 (28.99%) Performance Tuning
7 46 (27.22%) MS Excel
8 43 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (24.26%) Replication
9 41 (24.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (23.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (23.08%) VMware
11 39 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (22.49%) Windows 7
12 38 (22.49%) ITIL
12 38 (22.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (21.89%) DNS
14 36 (21.30%) Statistics
15 34 (20.12%) Degree
15 34 (20.12%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (19.53%) DHCP
16 33 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (18.34%) Finance
17 31 (18.34%) Database Mirroring
18 29 (17.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 28 (16.57%) ETL

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (14.79%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.02%) SharePoint
3 21 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.28%) Lync
6 13 (7.69%) IIS
7 10 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.78%) CMS
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.59%) Node.js
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 46 (27.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.78%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Primavera
2 2 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.28%) Office 365
3 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.18%) IaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.89%) DNS
2 33 (19.53%) DHCP
3 23 (13.61%) VPN
4 21 (12.43%) TCP/IP
5 15 (8.88%) VLAN
6 14 (8.28%) SAN
6 14 (8.28%) Firewall
7 13 (7.69%) Wireless
8 11 (6.51%) LAN
8 11 (6.51%) WAN
9 8 (4.73%) ADSL
9 8 (4.73%) VDSL
9 8 (4.73%) NAS
10 7 (4.14%) SSL
11 3 (1.78%) Network Security
12 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.18%) HTTP
12 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
13 1 (0.59%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.05%) SQL Server
2 62 (36.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (23.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (22.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (20.12%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (17.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (8.28%) OLAP
8 14 (8.28%) OLAP Cube
9 11 (6.51%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.37%) MySQL
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (1.18%) DTS
13 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (10.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.28%) Subversion
4 3 (1.78%) JUnit
4 3 (1.78%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.18%) Selenium
5 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.18%) MSI
6 1 (0.59%) Ant
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.59%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Retail
3 9 (5.33%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.33%) Law
4 7 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.78%) Advertising
6 3 (1.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (27.22%) DBA
2 42 (24.85%) SQL DBA
3 31 (18.34%) Developer
4 24 (14.20%) SQL Server DBA
5 20 (11.83%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.88%) Build Engineer
7 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Administrator
9 11 (6.51%) Applications Support
9 11 (6.51%) Analyst
9 11 (6.51%) IT Manager
9 11 (6.51%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.92%) IT Support
11 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.73%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (4.73%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.73%) Junior
13 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (3.55%) Architect
14 6 (3.55%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) .NET
2 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.96%) WCF
4 4 (2.37%) HTML
5 3 (1.78%) WebCenter
5 3 (1.78%) XML
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
6 2 (1.18%) HTML5
6 2 (1.18%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.18%) jQuery
7 1 (0.59%) CSS3
7 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.59%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.59%) COM
7 1 (0.59%) CSS
7 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.26%) Replication
2 36 (21.30%) Statistics
3 17 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.28%) Data Extraction
4 14 (8.28%) Visualisation
5 13 (7.69%) Clustering
5 13 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.14%) EPoS
6 7 (4.14%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.14%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.78%) Life Science
9 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.59%) IVR
10 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 107 (63.31%) Windows
2 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (22.49%) Windows 7
4 33 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.10%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.51%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.96%) Linux
9 3 (1.78%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.59%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.99%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (22.49%) ITIL
4 31 (18.34%) Database Mirroring
5 28 (16.57%) ETL
6 18 (10.65%) Change Management
7 17 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (8.28%) Software Deployment
9 14 (8.28%) Incident Management
10 13 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (6.51%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (5.92%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (5.92%) Document Management
13 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.33%) Workflow
13 9 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (54.44%) SQL
2 57 (33.73%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.83%) C#
4 19 (11.24%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.65%) Python
6 15 (8.88%) VBScript
7 14 (8.28%) VBA
8 11 (6.51%) C
9 4 (2.37%) Java
9 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.78%) VB
10 3 (1.78%) Prolog
11 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) LINC
12 1 (0.59%) C++
12 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (24.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (20.12%) Degree
3 28 (16.57%) MCSE
4 22 (13.02%) MCSA
5 19 (11.24%) MCITP
6 18 (10.65%) MCTS
7 15 (8.88%) MCP
8 11 (6.51%) CCNA
8 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.73%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.14%) HND
10 7 (4.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.78%) OCP
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.18%) NCDA
14 1 (0.59%) CCNP
14 1 (0.59%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 57 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.92%) XenApp
5 9 (5.33%) Terminal Server
6 8 (4.73%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.96%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.37%) XenServer
10 3 (1.78%) vSphere
11 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.59%) vCloud
12 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (13.02%) SCCM
2 10 (5.92%) WSUS
3 5 (2.96%) SCOM
4 4 (2.37%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.37%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.78%) Puppet
6 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.59%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (36.69%) Microsoft
2 39 (23.08%) VMware
3 21 (12.43%) Cisco
4 17 (10.06%) Citrix
5 13 (7.69%) IBM
6 12 (7.10%) HP
7 9 (5.33%) Dell
8 8 (4.73%) Juniper
9 7 (4.14%) Symantec
10 6 (3.55%) Veeam
10 6 (3.55%) NetApp
11 5 (2.96%) Hummingbird
12 4 (2.37%) Interwoven
12 4 (2.37%) Oracle
13 3 (1.78%) SAP
13 3 (1.78%) CommVault
13 3 (1.78%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.78%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.18%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.18%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + generous benefits
Posted: 27 days ago