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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 128 205 224
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +19
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 117 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 0.88% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 101 23 41
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
3431 3993 4880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.43% 60.32% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3043 3478 4346
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,824
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +47 64 £37,000 -14.20% 14
Cheshire +27 43 £45,500 +13.75% 4
Lancashire - 6 £27,500 - 1
Merseyside +6 2 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
PowerShell
England

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 147 (69.01%) Windows
2 94 (44.13%) SQL
2 94 (44.13%) Microsoft
3 86 (40.38%) Active Directory
4 79 (37.09%) VMware
5 72 (33.80%) MS Exchange
6 71 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 71 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (31.46%) DNS
8 62 (29.11%) SAN
9 56 (26.29%) TCP/IP
9 56 (26.29%) .NET
10 55 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (25.35%) IIS
11 54 (25.35%) Finance
12 52 (24.41%) ITIL
13 45 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (21.13%) Clustering
13 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (19.72%) SharePoint
15 41 (19.25%) MCSE
16 40 (18.78%) Migration
17 39 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (17.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2013
18 38 (17.84%) DHCP
19 37 (17.37%) Hyper-V
20 36 (16.90%) Symantec
21 35 (16.43%) LAN

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 72 (33.80%) MS Exchange
2 54 (25.35%) IIS
3 42 (19.72%) SharePoint
4 38 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.76%) Lync
6 8 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.76%) Apache
7 7 (3.29%) Node.js
8 6 (2.82%) CMS
9 5 (2.35%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.94%) nginx
12 1 (0.47%) JBoss
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) Site Server
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.86%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.16%) Magento
2 8 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.51%) Office 365
2 14 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (31.46%) DNS
2 62 (29.11%) SAN
3 56 (26.29%) TCP/IP
4 38 (17.84%) DHCP
5 35 (16.43%) LAN
6 34 (15.96%) WAN
6 34 (15.96%) Firewall
7 33 (15.49%) SMTP
8 30 (14.08%) NAS
9 15 (7.04%) VLAN
10 14 (6.57%) iSCSI
11 13 (6.10%) VPN
12 11 (5.16%) Internet
13 9 (4.23%) HTTP
14 8 (3.76%) MPLS
15 7 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (3.29%) Wireless
16 6 (2.82%) SSL
17 3 (1.41%) VoIP
18 2 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.35%) OLAP
8 5 (2.35%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (1.88%) MySQL
9 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.41%) Spotfire
10 3 (1.41%) QlikView
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.80%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.69%) MSTest
5 10 (4.69%) NUnit
6 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.82%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.35%) Ant
8 5 (2.35%) JIRA
8 5 (2.35%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.35%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.94%) Toad
11 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 54 (25.35%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.82%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Marketing
5 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Publishing
6 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.94%) Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Billing
7 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (17.84%) Developer
2 23 (10.80%) .NET Developer
3 21 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (9.39%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.98%) Consultant
5 17 (7.98%) DBA
6 15 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.04%) SQL DBA
7 12 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.16%) Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) IT Manager
8 11 (5.16%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.16%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Environment Manager
10 9 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (26.29%) .NET
2 34 (15.96%) HTML
3 30 (14.08%) ASP.NET
4 21 (9.86%) Web Services
5 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (7.98%) .NET Framework
7 15 (7.04%) CSS
8 12 (5.63%) HTML5
8 12 (5.63%) REST
9 10 (4.69%) CSS3
10 7 (3.29%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (3.29%) jQuery
10 7 (3.29%) EDI
11 5 (2.35%) SOAP
11 5 (2.35%) COM
11 5 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (2.35%) WPF
11 5 (2.35%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.35%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.13%) Clustering
2 21 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.92%) Replication
4 14 (6.57%) Statistics
5 12 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.29%) User Experience
7 6 (2.82%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.35%) Life Science
8 5 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.41%) Open Source
10 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.41%) FMCG
10 3 (1.41%) EPoS
10 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 147 (69.01%) Windows
2 71 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (16.43%) Windows 7
6 27 (12.68%) Linux
7 15 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 12 (5.63%) UNIX
9 9 (4.23%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.94%) Debian
11 2 (0.94%) Android
11 2 (0.94%) AIX
11 2 (0.94%) Solaris
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.41%) ITIL
2 45 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.78%) Migration
4 26 (12.21%) Load Balancing
5 25 (11.74%) MVC
6 19 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (8.45%) Problem Management
8 17 (7.98%) Time Management
9 14 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (5.16%) Service Management
12 11 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (4.69%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.69%) Data Migration
14 9 (4.23%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.23%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 94 (44.13%) SQL
2 35 (16.43%) T-SQL
2 35 (16.43%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.96%) C#
4 29 (13.62%) Perl
5 25 (11.74%) VBScript
5 25 (11.74%) VB
5 25 (11.74%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.51%) Java
7 12 (5.63%) C
8 7 (3.29%) PHP
8 7 (3.29%) Ruby
9 6 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.35%) Python
11 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.94%) VBA
11 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (19.25%) MCSE
3 19 (8.92%) MCITP
4 18 (8.45%) Degree
5 12 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.69%) CCNA
7 9 (4.23%) ISEB
7 9 (4.23%) MCSA
7 9 (4.23%) ISTQB
7 9 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (3.76%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.82%) MCTS
10 3 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.41%) HND
10 3 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.47%) MCP
11 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 39 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.37%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.33%) vSphere
5 17 (7.98%) XenApp
6 15 (7.04%) VMware ESX
7 13 (6.10%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (5.16%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.82%) Xen
9 6 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.82%) NFS
10 5 (2.35%) Docker
11 4 (1.88%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.94%) Varnish
13 1 (0.47%) VMFS
13 1 (0.47%) vCloud
13 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (11.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (11.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (6.57%) SCCM
4 13 (6.10%) Backup Exec
4 13 (6.10%) WMI
5 9 (4.23%) WSUS
6 7 (3.29%) Puppet
7 5 (2.35%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.88%) EdgeSight
8 4 (1.88%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (1.41%) SCOM
10 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.94%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.94%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 94 (44.13%) Microsoft
2 79 (37.09%) VMware
3 36 (16.90%) Symantec
4 34 (15.96%) HP
5 33 (15.49%) Citrix
6 25 (11.74%) EMC
6 25 (11.74%) IronPort
7 23 (10.80%) Cisco
8 15 (7.04%) NetApp
9 13 (6.10%) Sophos
10 12 (5.63%) WatchGuard
11 11 (5.16%) Wyse
11 11 (5.16%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.23%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.29%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.82%) Avaya
15 5 (2.35%) EPiServer
16 4 (1.88%) NETGEAR
16 4 (1.88%) AppSense
16 4 (1.88%) Fujitsu
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent bensefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago