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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 78 88
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 23 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.14% 1.61% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 3.24% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 31
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,650 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 644 649 856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.85% 49.73% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 555 558 690
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -4.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing PowerShell as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Cheshire

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Cheshire

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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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 12 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Chester +3 3 £43,125 +51.31% 3
Knutsford -3 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
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North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) Windows
3 25 (52.08%) VMware
4 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (39.58%) Finance
6 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (35.42%) SQL
6 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
7 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
10 11 (22.92%) Cisco
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (20.83%) .NET
12 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 8 (16.67%) C#
13 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 8 (16.67%) Linux
13 8 (16.67%) Python
13 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 8 (16.67%) SCCM
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
14 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework

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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 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.58%) Apache
3 7 (14.58%) IIS
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
3 4 (8.33%) Office 365
3 4 (8.33%) SaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) DNS
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
1 7 (14.58%) Intranet
2 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.17%) DMZ
6 1 (2.08%) AMQP
6 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) MSI
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Data Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Data Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Principal Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
2 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) JSON Schema
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) CentOS
5 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.25%) VMS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) BDD
1 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
1 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (14.58%) MVC
1 7 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (14.58%) TDD
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) SOA
3 4 (8.33%) Workflow
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Presales
4 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (16.67%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (14.58%) C
4 5 (10.42%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) NCDA
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.33%) XenApp
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.08%) Docker
8 1 (2.08%) KVM
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Veeam
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
7 1 (2.08%) Tableau
7 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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