The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 164 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 78 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 1.09% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 46
Average salary £42,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,225 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3911 4226 4545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.55% 58.86% 60.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3289 3751 4131
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 £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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England

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 1 August 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in the North West

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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 1 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 +18 32 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Merseyside - 28 £57,500 -
Cheshire -7 18 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Lancashire -9 1 - -
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England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 84 (64.62%) Windows
2 67 (51.54%) VMware
3 58 (44.62%) Microsoft
4 53 (40.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (37.69%) HP
6 48 (36.92%) Active Directory
7 42 (32.31%) ITIL
8 39 (30.00%) SQL
9 38 (29.23%) DNS
10 37 (28.46%) SAN
11 36 (27.69%) SQL Server
12 35 (26.92%) Degree
13 33 (25.38%) Change Management
14 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (22.31%) Firewall
16 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (21.54%) Windows 7
17 27 (20.77%) MCSE
18 26 (20.00%) Citrix
18 26 (20.00%) SLA
19 25 (19.23%) T-SQL
20 24 (18.46%) Linux
20 24 (18.46%) VMware ESX
20 24 (18.46%) Capacity Planning
20 24 (18.46%) Performance Tuning
21 23 (17.69%) VMware ESXi
21 23 (17.69%) vCloud
21 23 (17.69%) EMC
22 22 (16.92%) DHCP
22 22 (16.92%) NetApp

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (10.77%) IIS
2 13 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.46%) Apache
4 7 (5.38%) Lync
5 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle 9iAS
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) IaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.23%) DNS
2 37 (28.46%) SAN
3 29 (22.31%) Firewall
4 22 (16.92%) DHCP
5 21 (16.15%) LDAP
6 19 (14.62%) TCP/IP
7 13 (10.00%) Kerberos
7 13 (10.00%) IPsec
8 11 (8.46%) VLAN
8 11 (8.46%) iSCSI
9 10 (7.69%) LAN
10 9 (6.92%) WAN
11 8 (6.15%) SSL
12 7 (5.38%) DMZ
13 6 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (4.62%) Internet
14 5 (3.85%) Intranet
14 5 (3.85%) VPN
15 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
15 3 (2.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.38%) MySQL
3 14 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.62%) DB2
7 4 (3.08%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.77%) DTS
9 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.77%) OLAP
9 1 (0.77%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (3.85%) Subversion
4 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.54%) Selenium
5 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.54%) NUnit
5 2 (1.54%) JUnit
5 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Banking
2 5 (3.85%) Retail
2 5 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 5 (3.85%) Marketing
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Games
5 2 (1.54%) Military
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.62%) Consultant
2 14 (10.77%) Developer
3 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) VMware Consultant
5 10 (7.69%) Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Technical Support
6 9 (6.92%) DBA
7 8 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (6.15%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.38%) Administrator
8 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) VMware Specialist
9 6 (4.62%) Release Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Technician
10 5 (3.85%) ICT Technician
11 4 (3.08%) Development Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) .NET
2 10 (7.69%) HTML
3 8 (6.15%) Web Services
4 6 (4.62%) jQuery
4 6 (4.62%) Software Packaging
4 6 (4.62%) Application Packaging
5 5 (3.85%) Middleware
5 5 (3.85%) SOAP
5 5 (3.85%) Ember.js
5 5 (3.85%) RESTful
5 5 (3.85%) WCF
6 4 (3.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.54%) J2EE
8 2 (1.54%) WSH
9 1 (0.77%) JSP
9 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.77%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Client/Server
2 17 (13.08%) e-Health
3 15 (11.54%) PKI
4 9 (6.92%) Clustering
5 6 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.62%) Replication
6 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.85%) VLE
7 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.77%) Tandem
8 1 (0.77%) iPad
8 1 (0.77%) iPhone
8 1 (0.77%) FMCG
8 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (64.62%) Windows
2 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (21.54%) Windows 7
3 24 (18.46%) Linux
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.92%) UNIX
6 9 (6.92%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.15%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.31%) Debian
11 1 (0.77%) VMS
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.31%) ITIL
2 33 (25.38%) Change Management
3 24 (18.46%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (18.46%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.62%) Capacity Management
6 10 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.38%) Business Continuity
8 7 (5.38%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.38%) Scrum
8 7 (5.38%) Change Control
9 6 (4.62%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.62%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.62%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (4.62%) Migration
9 6 (4.62%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.62%) SOA
9 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.00%) SQL
2 25 (19.23%) T-SQL
3 18 (13.85%) VBScript
4 16 (12.31%) Python
5 15 (11.54%) VB
5 15 (11.54%) Perl
6 13 (10.00%) C#
6 13 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.46%) PHP
8 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.38%) C
9 7 (5.38%) Ruby
10 5 (3.85%) Delphi
11 4 (3.08%) C++
11 4 (3.08%) Java
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Degree
2 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (20.77%) MCSE
4 16 (12.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (10.77%) MCITP
6 10 (7.69%) MCP
7 8 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.38%) ISEB
9 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.62%) HND
10 5 (3.85%) CCNP
10 5 (3.85%) MCSA
11 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.31%) CCNA
12 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.54%) CISM
13 2 (1.54%) CISMP
13 2 (1.54%) RHCE
13 2 (1.54%) CISSP
14 1 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (5.38%) QA
3 5 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (40.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (36.92%) Active Directory
3 24 (18.46%) VMware ESX
4 23 (17.69%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (17.69%) vCloud
5 20 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 18 (13.85%) VMFS
6 18 (13.85%) XenApp
7 17 (13.08%) VMware Server
8 16 (12.31%) NFS
8 16 (12.31%) XenDesktop
9 8 (6.15%) vSphere
10 7 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (3.85%) Xen
12 3 (2.31%) Squid
13 2 (1.54%) XenServer
14 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.77%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.77%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) SCCM
2 10 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.31%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.31%) WSUS
5 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.54%) Puppet
5 2 (1.54%) Legato
5 2 (1.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.77%) MOM
6 1 (0.77%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (51.54%) VMware
2 58 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 49 (37.69%) HP
4 26 (20.00%) Citrix
5 23 (17.69%) EMC
6 22 (16.92%) NetApp
6 22 (16.92%) Oracle
7 18 (13.85%) CA
8 16 (12.31%) Dell
9 12 (9.23%) IBM
10 10 (7.69%) Cisco
11 6 (4.62%) AppSense
11 6 (4.62%) Sybase
11 6 (4.62%) Symantec
11 6 (4.62%) Remedy
12 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.08%) Fujitsu
14 3 (2.31%) Avaya
14 3 (2.31%) CommVault
14 3 (2.31%) JBoss
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