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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 193 186 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 59 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.29% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 35
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,225 £32,080 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,100 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +5 27 £35,000 - 6
Cheshire -24 18 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Merseyside - 13 £57,500 - 2
Lancashire -10 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 83 (63.36%) Windows
2 66 (50.38%) VMware
3 53 (40.46%) Microsoft
4 51 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (37.40%) HP
6 45 (34.35%) Active Directory
7 41 (31.30%) ITIL
8 40 (30.53%) SQL
9 36 (27.48%) DNS
9 36 (27.48%) SAN
10 35 (26.72%) Windows 7
11 34 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
12 33 (25.19%) Citrix
13 30 (22.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (22.90%) Change Management
13 30 (22.90%) Degree
14 27 (20.61%) MCSE
15 26 (19.85%) T-SQL
15 26 (19.85%) Finance
16 25 (19.08%) SLA
17 24 (18.32%) EMC
17 24 (18.32%) VMware ESX
17 24 (18.32%) Firewall
17 24 (18.32%) VMware ESXi
18 23 (17.56%) vCloud
18 23 (17.56%) Performance Tuning
18 23 (17.56%) Hyper-V
18 23 (17.56%) XenApp
18 23 (17.56%) Capacity Planning

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (12.98%) MS Exchange
1 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (11.45%) IIS
3 12 (9.16%) Apache
4 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.11%) Lync
6 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.76%) CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.48%) DNS
1 36 (27.48%) SAN
2 24 (18.32%) Firewall
3 21 (16.03%) DHCP
4 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
5 17 (12.98%) LDAP
6 11 (8.40%) IPsec
6 11 (8.40%) iSCSI
6 11 (8.40%) Kerberos
7 8 (6.11%) VLAN
8 7 (5.34%) DMZ
8 7 (5.34%) SSL
9 6 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.58%) Internet
9 6 (4.58%) LAN
9 6 (4.58%) WAN
10 5 (3.82%) Intranet
11 4 (3.05%) SMTP
12 3 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.50%) MySQL
3 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.58%) DB2
5 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.05%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.76%) DTS
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.76%) MSTest
5 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Consultant
2 15 (11.45%) Developer
3 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (8.40%) VMware Consultant
4 10 (7.63%) Analyst
5 9 (6.87%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.11%) DBA
6 8 (6.11%) Citrix Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) VMware Specialist
7 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (5.34%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.58%) Release Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) ICT Technician
9 5 (3.82%) Administrator
9 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Technician
10 4 (3.05%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) .NET
2 10 (7.63%) HTML
3 6 (4.58%) Web Services
3 6 (4.58%) Application Packaging
3 6 (4.58%) Software Packaging
4 5 (3.82%) WCF
4 5 (3.82%) jQuery
4 5 (3.82%) RESTful
4 5 (3.82%) SOAP
4 5 (3.82%) Ember.js
5 4 (3.05%) CSS
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.29%) Middleware
7 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.53%) J2EE
7 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.53%) WSH
8 1 (0.76%) JSP
8 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Client/Server
2 17 (12.98%) e-Health
3 13 (9.92%) PKI
4 10 (7.63%) Clustering
5 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.82%) VLE
6 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.82%) Replication
7 2 (1.53%) iPhone
7 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) iPad
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (63.36%) Windows
2 35 (26.72%) Windows 7
3 34 (25.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (15.27%) Linux
6 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (8.40%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.34%) UNIX
9 6 (4.58%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.29%) Debian
12 2 (1.53%) Android
13 1 (0.76%) VMS
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.30%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) Change Management
3 23 (17.56%) Capacity Planning
3 23 (17.56%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (14.50%) Capacity Management
5 15 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.87%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (6.11%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
8 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.34%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.58%) SOA
9 6 (4.58%) CRM
9 6 (4.58%) Information Security
9 6 (4.58%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.58%) Migration
9 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.58%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.58%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.53%) SQL
2 26 (19.85%) T-SQL
3 22 (16.79%) VBScript
4 19 (14.50%) VB
5 13 (9.92%) C#
5 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.92%) Perl
5 13 (9.92%) PHP
6 11 (8.40%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.40%) Python
7 7 (5.34%) Ruby
7 7 (5.34%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.34%) C
8 5 (3.82%) Delphi
9 4 (3.05%) Java
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (22.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 30 (22.90%) Degree
2 27 (20.61%) MCSE
3 16 (12.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (9.92%) MCITP
5 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.63%) MCP
7 9 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.34%) ISEB
9 6 (4.58%) HND
10 5 (3.82%) CCNP
11 4 (3.05%) CCNA
11 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.29%) MCSA
13 2 (1.53%) CISSP
13 2 (1.53%) CISM
13 2 (1.53%) CISMP
14 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (34.35%) Active Directory
3 24 (18.32%) VMware ESX
3 24 (18.32%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (17.56%) vCloud
4 23 (17.56%) Hyper-V
4 23 (17.56%) XenApp
5 21 (16.03%) XenDesktop
6 18 (13.74%) VMFS
7 17 (12.98%) VMware Server
8 14 (10.69%) NFS
9 8 (6.11%) vSphere
10 7 (5.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (3.82%) Xen
12 3 (2.29%) Squid
13 2 (1.53%) XenServer
14 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (13.74%) SCCM
2 9 (6.87%) HP SIM
3 7 (5.34%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.29%) WSUS
5 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.53%) Nagios
5 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.53%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.76%) SCSM
6 1 (0.76%) SCOM
6 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Legato
Vendors
1 66 (50.38%) VMware
2 53 (40.46%) Microsoft
3 49 (37.40%) HP
4 33 (25.19%) Citrix
5 24 (18.32%) EMC
6 23 (17.56%) NetApp
7 20 (15.27%) Oracle
8 17 (12.98%) CA
9 12 (9.16%) Dell
10 11 (8.40%) IBM
11 10 (7.63%) AppSense
12 8 (6.11%) Fujitsu
13 7 (5.34%) Cisco
14 6 (4.58%) Sybase
14 6 (4.58%) Symantec
14 6 (4.58%) Remedy
15 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
16 3 (2.29%) JBoss
16 3 (2.29%) ProCurve
17 2 (1.53%) Kaspersky
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £425 - £440 per day + many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago