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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 178 166 200
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 73 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.15% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 2.10% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 32
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £63,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
3406 3901 4284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.87% 54.81% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2881 3282 3808
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 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +19 49 £42,500 +17.24% 11
Cheshire +2 21 £38,625 +3.00% 5
Merseyside -20 2 £41,000 -28.69% 2
Lancashire -9 1 £35,000 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 118 (71.08%) Windows
2 84 (50.60%) SQL
3 68 (40.96%) Active Directory
4 63 (37.95%) SQL Server
5 60 (36.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (35.54%) T-SQL
6 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
7 57 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (31.93%) Performance Tuning
9 51 (30.72%) VMware
10 50 (30.12%) DNS
11 48 (28.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (26.51%) Replication
13 43 (25.90%) Statistics
13 43 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (25.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 42 (25.30%) MS Excel
15 40 (24.10%) DHCP
15 40 (24.10%) ITIL
15 40 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (23.49%) Windows 7
17 38 (22.89%) MCSE
18 36 (21.69%) TCP/IP
18 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (21.69%) Database Mirroring
19 33 (19.88%) MS Exchange
20 31 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (18.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
21 30 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 28 (16.87%) Degree

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (19.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.45%) SharePoint
4 17 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.43%) IIS
6 11 (6.63%) Lync
7 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (25.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
3 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.81%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Primavera
2 2 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.24%) Office 365
3 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (30.12%) DNS
2 40 (24.10%) DHCP
3 36 (21.69%) TCP/IP
4 24 (14.46%) SAN
4 24 (14.46%) VPN
5 18 (10.84%) VLAN
6 17 (10.24%) WAN
7 13 (7.83%) Firewall
8 12 (7.23%) NAS
8 12 (7.23%) LAN
9 11 (6.63%) VDSL
9 11 (6.63%) ADSL
10 10 (6.02%) Wireless
11 7 (4.22%) VoIP
12 5 (3.01%) WLAN
12 5 (3.01%) ISDN
12 5 (3.01%) PSTN
12 5 (3.01%) BGP
12 5 (3.01%) MPLS
12 5 (3.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.95%) SQL Server
2 60 (36.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (25.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (11.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (7.83%) OLAP
8 13 (7.83%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.41%) MySQL
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 30 (18.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.22%) Subversion
4 4 (2.41%) MSI
5 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.20%) Selenium
6 2 (1.20%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Retail
3 9 (5.42%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.41%) Law
6 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (28.31%) DBA
2 43 (25.90%) SQL DBA
3 30 (18.07%) SQL Server DBA
4 25 (15.06%) Developer
5 17 (10.24%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Administrator
7 13 (7.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) IT Manager
10 10 (6.02%) Build Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) IT Support
12 8 (4.82%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.82%) Consultant
13 7 (4.22%) Analyst
13 7 (4.22%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Senior DBA
13 7 (4.22%) Senior SQL DBA
14 6 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
15 5 (3.01%) Desktop Support
15 5 (3.01%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Web Services
2 7 (4.22%) .NET
3 6 (3.61%) HTML
4 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.81%) XML
5 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.81%) WebCenter
5 3 (1.81%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) HTML5
6 2 (1.20%) jQuery
6 2 (1.20%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.20%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (0.60%) CSS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.60%) WCF
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.51%) Replication
2 43 (25.90%) Statistics
3 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.83%) Data Extraction
5 13 (7.83%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.82%) Clustering
7 7 (4.22%) EPoS
7 7 (4.22%) Thin Client
7 7 (4.22%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.41%) Life Science
9 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.60%) IVR
11 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 118 (71.08%) Windows
2 39 (23.49%) Windows 7
3 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (10.84%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.23%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.63%) Linux
9 5 (3.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.81%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.60%) UNIX
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.93%) Performance Tuning
3 40 (24.10%) ITIL
4 36 (21.69%) Database Mirroring
5 21 (12.65%) ETL
5 21 (12.65%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (7.83%) Change Management
7 13 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (7.23%) Migration
9 11 (6.63%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.02%) Customer Engagement
10 10 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.42%) Process Management
12 8 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.22%) Business Continuity
13 7 (4.22%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.60%) SQL
2 59 (35.54%) T-SQL
3 14 (8.43%) VBScript
4 13 (7.83%) VBA
5 12 (7.23%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.23%) VB
6 11 (6.63%) C#
6 11 (6.63%) Python
7 6 (3.61%) C
8 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.81%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.81%) Prolog
10 2 (1.20%) Java
11 1 (0.60%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (28.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (22.89%) MCSE
3 28 (16.87%) Degree
4 24 (14.46%) MCITP
5 22 (13.25%) MCP
6 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (12.05%) CCNA
7 18 (10.84%) MCTS
8 17 (10.24%) MCSA
9 11 (6.63%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.22%) HND
10 7 (4.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (3.61%) CCNP
12 4 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.81%) OCP
13 3 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (1.20%) NCDA
14 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.60%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (40.96%) Active Directory
2 43 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.43%) XenApp
4 14 (8.43%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.63%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.61%) Terminal Server
8 5 (3.01%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.41%) vSphere
9 4 (2.41%) XenServer
10 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.60%) NFS
11 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (12.65%) SCCM
2 15 (9.04%) WSUS
3 8 (4.82%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.01%) SCOM
4 5 (3.01%) Puppet
5 4 (2.41%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.60%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 51 (30.72%) VMware
3 26 (15.66%) Cisco
4 24 (14.46%) Citrix
5 18 (10.84%) HP
6 15 (9.04%) IBM
7 14 (8.43%) Dell
8 11 (6.63%) Juniper
8 11 (6.63%) Symantec
9 6 (3.61%) NetApp
10 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.01%) Wyse
10 5 (3.01%) Veeam
11 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.41%) Sun
11 4 (2.41%) Oracle
12 3 (1.81%) SAP
12 3 (1.81%) Sophos
12 3 (1.81%) CommVault
13 2 (1.20%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37500 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Keswick, Cumbria
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Picture More Ltd
Salary: Competitive permanent salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Community Integrated Care
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £33,242 to £38,511 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago