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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 165 168 215
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +47
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 73 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.04% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.85% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 29
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3225 3791 4353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.93% 56.12% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 3225 3827
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +38 41 £45,000 +16.12% 13
Cheshire +5 31 £34,000 -9.33%
Merseyside -16 1 £31,500 -30.00% 1
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 132 (72.93%) Windows
2 88 (48.62%) SQL
3 84 (46.41%) Active Directory
4 71 (39.23%) VMware
5 70 (38.67%) Microsoft
6 62 (34.25%) DNS
7 61 (33.70%) SQL Server
8 57 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (28.73%) T-SQL
9 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (27.62%) MS Exchange
10 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (27.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 48 (26.52%) ITIL
12 48 (26.52%) TCP/IP
12 48 (26.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
14 45 (24.86%) MCSE
15 42 (23.20%) DHCP
15 42 (23.20%) SAN
16 41 (22.65%) Windows 7
17 39 (21.55%) MS Excel
18 35 (19.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 34 (18.78%) Statistics
20 31 (17.13%) Replication
20 31 (17.13%) Cisco
21 29 (16.02%) Finance
21 29 (16.02%) Citrix
21 29 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (27.62%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.47%) IIS
3 24 (13.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (13.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (13.26%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.21%) Lync
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle 9iAS
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.55%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 39 (21.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 5 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.66%) ProjectWise
4 3 (1.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Primavera
2 2 (1.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.05%) Office 365
3 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.66%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (34.25%) DNS
2 48 (26.52%) TCP/IP
3 42 (23.20%) DHCP
3 42 (23.20%) SAN
4 25 (13.81%) NAS
5 24 (13.26%) WAN
5 24 (13.26%) Firewall
6 23 (12.71%) VLAN
6 23 (12.71%) VPN
7 19 (10.50%) LAN
8 12 (6.63%) Wireless
9 11 (6.08%) VDSL
9 11 (6.08%) ADSL
9 11 (6.08%) SMTP
10 9 (4.97%) MPLS
11 7 (3.87%) SSL
11 7 (3.87%) VoIP
11 7 (3.87%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 49 (27.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (19.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (16.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (12.71%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (7.73%) OLAP
6 14 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (7.73%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.21%) MySQL
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.52%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.42%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.66%) MSI
6 2 (1.10%) Toad
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.55%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.55%) MSTest
7 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (16.02%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Retail
3 7 (3.87%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.76%) Publishing
5 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.21%) Marketing
6 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (19.34%) DBA
2 30 (16.57%) SQL DBA
3 27 (14.92%) Developer
4 20 (11.05%) SQL Server DBA
5 17 (9.39%) Administrator
6 16 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Support Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Analyst
8 14 (7.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (6.08%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.52%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.52%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.97%) Senior DBA
11 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Senior SQL DBA
12 8 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (4.42%) Consultant
13 7 (3.87%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
14 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.81%) .NET
2 18 (9.94%) Web Services
3 15 (8.29%) HTML
4 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.52%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (4.42%) REST
8 5 (2.76%) CSS
9 4 (2.21%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (2.21%) CSS3
9 4 (2.21%) Entity Framework
9 4 (2.21%) HTML5
9 4 (2.21%) COM
10 3 (1.66%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.66%) XML
10 3 (1.66%) WebCenter
11 1 (0.55%) WPF
11 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.55%) jQuery
11 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.78%) Statistics
2 31 (17.13%) Replication
3 23 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (12.15%) Clustering
5 14 (7.73%) Data Extraction
5 14 (7.73%) Visualisation
6 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.42%) Life Science
8 5 (2.76%) User Experience
9 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.21%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.21%) EPoS
9 4 (2.21%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.21%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.55%) IVR
12 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 132 (72.93%) Windows
2 48 (26.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (22.65%) Windows 7
5 29 (16.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (13.81%) Linux
7 22 (12.15%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.97%) UNIX
9 6 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.10%) AIX
12 2 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.52%) ITIL
3 45 (24.86%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (13.81%) Migration
5 23 (12.71%) Database Mirroring
6 20 (11.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (11.05%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.39%) ETL
8 14 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.73%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (7.18%) Change Management
10 11 (6.08%) Line Management
10 11 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.97%) MVC
11 9 (4.97%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.42%) Service Management
13 7 (3.87%) SOA
13 7 (3.87%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (3.87%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (48.62%) SQL
2 52 (28.73%) T-SQL
3 21 (11.60%) VBScript
3 21 (11.60%) VB
4 14 (7.73%) VBA
5 13 (7.18%) C#
5 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.18%) Perl
6 9 (4.97%) C
6 9 (4.97%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.87%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.31%) Java
9 4 (2.21%) Python
9 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.66%) Prolog
11 2 (1.10%) PHP
12 1 (0.55%) Ruby
12 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (24.86%) MCSE
3 26 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (14.36%) CCNA
3 26 (14.36%) Degree
4 25 (13.81%) MCITP
5 23 (12.71%) MCP
6 16 (8.84%) MCTS
7 13 (7.18%) MCSA
8 11 (6.08%) JNCIA
9 10 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.31%) CCNP
11 4 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.21%) HND
12 3 (1.66%) OCP
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.10%) NCDA
13 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.76%) QA
3 4 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (46.41%) Active Directory
2 57 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (12.71%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.39%) vSphere
5 16 (8.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (7.73%) VMware ESX
7 13 (7.18%) XenApp
8 11 (6.08%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.42%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.31%) NFS
10 6 (3.31%) Xen
11 3 (1.66%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.55%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) SCCM
1 16 (8.84%) WSUS
2 11 (6.08%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (4.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.76%) Puppet
5 4 (2.21%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.21%) WMI
6 3 (1.66%) SCOM
6 3 (1.66%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.55%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 71 (39.23%) VMware
2 70 (38.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (17.13%) Cisco
4 29 (16.02%) Citrix
5 27 (14.92%) HP
6 19 (10.50%) Symantec
7 18 (9.94%) NetApp
8 13 (7.18%) Dell
9 12 (6.63%) IBM
10 11 (6.08%) Juniper
11 9 (4.97%) IronPort
12 8 (4.42%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.42%) Wyse
13 7 (3.87%) Sophos
13 7 (3.87%) EMC
14 6 (3.31%) Oracle
15 5 (2.76%) 3PAR
16 4 (2.21%) Sun
16 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.21%) WatchGuard
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Handforth, near Manchester
Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus and corporate ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago