Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 79 139
Rank change year-on-year -39 +60 -17
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 61 71 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.98% 3.13% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 5.57% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 65 38
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -8.24%
10th Percentile £30,775 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £45,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1590 1275 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.69% 56.19% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1143 1500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cheshire

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cheshire.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Cheshire

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Cheshire

PowerShell
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -27 14 £41,500 +8.50% 3
Knutsford -29 14 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow +8 5 £34,000 -7.48% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £42,500 -
Chester - 1 £52,500 - 1
PowerShell
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
5 19 (31.15%) Linux
6 17 (27.87%) Python
6 17 (27.87%) Finance
6 17 (27.87%) VMware
6 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
7 16 (26.23%) Oracle
7 16 (26.23%) C#
8 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
9 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
9 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
11 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (19.67%) Java
12 11 (18.03%) Perl
12 11 (18.03%) Unix
12 11 (18.03%) Citrix
12 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (18.03%) MariaDB
13 10 (16.39%) SCCM
13 10 (16.39%) ITIL
13 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
14 9 (14.75%) Banking
14 9 (14.75%) Teradata
14 9 (14.75%) .NET
14 9 (14.75%) Cisco

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) JBoss
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) MindAlign
6 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.64%) Resin
7 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.84%) Office 365
4 4 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (6.56%) Serverless
5 3 (4.92%) IaaS
5 3 (4.92%) PaaS
6 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.28%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SAN
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 6 (9.84%) VPN
3 6 (9.84%) WAN
4 5 (8.20%) MPLS
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) IPsec
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
3 11 (18.03%) MariaDB
4 6 (9.84%) DB2
5 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.56%) Ingres
6 4 (6.56%) MySQL
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Informix
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) MSI
2 2 (3.28%) NuGet
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Advertising
3 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Database Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) DBA
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Product Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.56%) JSON
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
4 3 (4.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) JMS
5 2 (3.28%) JSON Schema
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) RESTful
5 2 (3.28%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) XMPP
5 2 (3.28%) XSD
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Linux
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.03%) Unix
6 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) AIX
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
1 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
2 6 (9.84%) Release Management
2 6 (9.84%) Wealth Management
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps
4 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.56%) Presales
4 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.92%) IT Strategy
5 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.28%) Information Security
6 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 17 (27.87%) Python
3 16 (26.23%) C#
4 12 (19.67%) Java
5 11 (18.03%) Perl
6 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
7 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.56%) VBScript
10 2 (3.28%) C
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) C++
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) MCSE
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) CCA
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.11%) XenApp
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.28%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.28%) vSphere
7 2 (3.28%) Xen
8 1 (1.64%) Docker
8 1 (1.64%) KVM
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.56%) Puppet
4 3 (4.92%) Ansible
4 3 (4.92%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.64%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.64%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Nagios
5 1 (1.64%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.87%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Oracle
4 11 (18.03%) Citrix
5 9 (14.75%) Cisco
5 9 (14.75%) Teradata
6 8 (13.11%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) Sybase
8 4 (6.56%) IBM
9 2 (3.28%) McAfee
9 2 (3.28%) Snow
9 2 (3.28%) Splunk
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Veeam
10 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.64%) ATG
10 1 (1.64%) CA
10 1 (1.64%) Dell
10 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.64%) Trustwave