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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 208 193 221
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 53 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.74% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.26% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 28
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
4040 4058 4344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.53% 59.19% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3611 3892
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 22 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Cheshire -22 20 £38,750 +12.31% 4
Merseyside - 10 £57,500 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (62.41%) Windows
2 63 (47.37%) VMware
3 54 (40.60%) Microsoft
4 48 (36.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (35.34%) HP
5 47 (35.34%) SQL
6 43 (32.33%) Active Directory
7 41 (30.83%) SQL Server
8 38 (28.57%) SAN
9 35 (26.32%) ITIL
10 33 (24.81%) Windows 7
11 32 (24.06%) Citrix
12 31 (23.31%) DNS
12 31 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (22.56%) T-SQL
14 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (21.80%) Change Management
15 26 (19.55%) Degree
16 25 (18.80%) VMware ESX
16 25 (18.80%) EMC
16 25 (18.80%) MCSE
16 25 (18.80%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (18.05%) Hyper-V
17 24 (18.05%) VMware ESXi
17 24 (18.05%) NetApp
17 24 (18.05%) Finance
18 23 (17.29%) XenApp
19 22 (16.54%) vCloud
19 22 (16.54%) SLA
20 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.78%) IIS
1 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
1 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (9.02%) Apache
3 10 (7.52%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.02%) Lync
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.50%) CMS
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.01%) Magento
2 4 (3.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Office 365
4 2 (1.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (28.57%) SAN
2 31 (23.31%) DNS
3 21 (15.79%) Firewall
4 18 (13.53%) DHCP
5 17 (12.78%) LDAP
6 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.02%) iSCSI
8 10 (7.52%) VLAN
9 9 (6.77%) IPsec
9 9 (6.77%) Kerberos
10 8 (6.02%) Internet
11 7 (5.26%) SSL
11 7 (5.26%) DMZ
12 6 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (3.76%) Intranet
13 5 (3.76%) LAN
13 5 (3.76%) WAN
14 3 (2.26%) VPN
14 3 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) MySQL
3 15 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.51%) DB2
7 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.01%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.75%) BODI
11 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.75%) DTS
11 1 (0.75%) OLAP
11 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.26%) JIRA
5 2 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.50%) MSTest
5 2 (1.50%) NUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (18.05%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Retail
3 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Consultant
2 16 (12.03%) Developer
3 12 (9.02%) VMware Consultant
4 11 (8.27%) DBA
4 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.27%) SQL DBA
5 9 (6.77%) Technical Support
6 8 (6.02%) Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) Citrix Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
7 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.51%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Release Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) ICT Technician
9 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Technician
10 4 (3.01%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) HTML
3 6 (4.51%) Web Services
3 6 (4.51%) Application Packaging
3 6 (4.51%) Software Packaging
4 5 (3.76%) WCF
4 5 (3.76%) jQuery
4 5 (3.76%) SOAP
4 5 (3.76%) RESTful
4 5 (3.76%) Ember.js
5 4 (3.01%) CSS
6 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.50%) Middleware
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.50%) J2EE
7 2 (1.50%) EDI
7 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.50%) CSS3
7 2 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 18 (13.53%) e-Health
3 11 (8.27%) PKI
3 11 (8.27%) Clustering
4 9 (6.77%) Replication
5 5 (3.76%) VLE
5 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.01%) Statistics
7 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.75%) Tandem
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (62.41%) Windows
2 33 (24.81%) Windows 7
3 31 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.29%) Linux
6 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.52%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.76%) UNIX
8 5 (3.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.50%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) VMS
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) ITIL
2 29 (21.80%) Change Management
3 25 (18.80%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (15.04%) Capacity Management
6 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.77%) CRM
8 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.77%) Server Monitoring
9 8 (6.02%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.51%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.51%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.51%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (4.51%) Change Control
11 6 (4.51%) SOA
11 6 (4.51%) Information Security
11 6 (4.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.34%) SQL
2 30 (22.56%) T-SQL
3 21 (15.79%) VBScript
4 19 (14.29%) VB
5 15 (11.28%) C#
6 14 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.53%) PHP
7 9 (6.77%) Perl
7 9 (6.77%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.02%) Python
9 7 (5.26%) Ruby
9 7 (5.26%) C
10 5 (3.76%) Delphi
10 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.01%) Java
11 4 (3.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (19.55%) Degree
3 25 (18.80%) MCSE
4 16 (12.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (9.02%) MCITP
6 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.02%) MCP
8 7 (5.26%) ISEB
9 6 (4.51%) HND
10 5 (3.76%) CCNP
11 4 (3.01%) CCNA
11 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.26%) MCSA
13 2 (1.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.54%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) QA
3 4 (3.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (36.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (32.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (18.80%) VMware ESX
4 24 (18.05%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.05%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (17.29%) XenApp
6 22 (16.54%) vCloud
7 21 (15.79%) XenDesktop
8 19 (14.29%) VMFS
9 18 (13.53%) VMware Server
10 12 (9.02%) NFS
11 7 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (5.26%) vSphere
12 5 (3.76%) Xen
13 2 (1.50%) Squid
14 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (6.77%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.50%) WSUS
4 2 (1.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.75%) Legato
Vendors
1 63 (47.37%) VMware
2 54 (40.60%) Microsoft
3 47 (35.34%) HP
4 32 (24.06%) Citrix
5 25 (18.80%) EMC
6 24 (18.05%) NetApp
7 18 (13.53%) CA
7 18 (13.53%) Oracle
8 12 (9.02%) Dell
9 11 (8.27%) IBM
10 10 (7.52%) AppSense
11 9 (6.77%) Cisco
12 8 (6.02%) Fujitsu
13 6 (4.51%) Remedy
13 6 (4.51%) Sybase
14 4 (3.01%) Symantec
15 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
16 2 (1.50%) Lotus
16 2 (1.50%) JBoss
16 2 (1.50%) Veeam
Bury, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Carnforth
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago