Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 57 126
Rank change year-on-year -6 +69 +41
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 247 115 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.54% 4.43% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.24% 7.07% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 219 107 119
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,875 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £88,500 £61,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £53,350 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.70% +11.11% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,674 1,627 3,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.18% 62.67% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,157 1,475 2,720
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Manchester

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Manchester

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Manchester

PowerShell
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Altrincham +2 15 £42,500 -
Stockport +10 9 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Bolton - 6 £53,750 - 4
Cheadle - 2 £27,172 - 3
PowerShell
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 182 (73.68%) Azure
2 132 (53.44%) DevOps
3 123 (49.80%) Windows
4 102 (41.30%) Terraform
5 93 (37.65%) Microsoft
6 91 (36.84%) Infrastructure as Code
7 85 (34.41%) Bash Shell
8 83 (33.60%) Python
9 82 (33.20%) AWS
10 79 (31.98%) Ansible
11 74 (29.96%) Linux
12 70 (28.34%) VMware
13 65 (26.32%) SQL
14 61 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (24.70%) Docker
15 60 (24.29%) Windows Server
15 60 (24.29%) Kubernetes
15 60 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (23.89%) Active Directory
17 56 (22.67%) Firewall
18 52 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 51 (20.65%) Puppet
20 49 (19.84%) C#
21 47 (19.03%) Social Skills
22 46 (18.62%) ARM Templates
22 46 (18.62%) Microsoft 365
23 42 (17.00%) AWS CloudFormation
24 41 (16.60%) Jenkins
25 40 (16.19%) Git (software)
26 39 (15.79%) .NET

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 16 (6.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.05%) Confluence
4 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) CMS
6 2 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 182 (73.68%) Azure
2 82 (33.20%) AWS
3 46 (18.62%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (17.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (12.96%) GCP
6 29 (11.74%) PaaS
7 27 (10.93%) IaaS
8 25 (10.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 20 (8.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (7.69%) Datadog
10 19 (7.69%) Pulumi
11 18 (7.29%) SaaS
12 16 (6.48%) Power Platform
13 11 (4.45%) Power Automate
14 10 (4.05%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (2.83%) Azure Key Vault
15 7 (2.83%) Azure Logic Apps
15 7 (2.83%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 7 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (22.67%) Firewall
2 24 (9.72%) DNS
3 21 (8.50%) VPN
4 17 (6.88%) DHCP
5 16 (6.48%) VLAN
6 14 (5.67%) Network Security
7 12 (4.86%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.45%) SAN
9 10 (4.05%) IPv4
9 10 (4.05%) OSPF
9 10 (4.05%) VoIP
10 9 (3.64%) NAS
10 9 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (3.24%) WAN
11 8 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (3.24%) Wireless
12 7 (2.83%) LAN
12 7 (2.83%) Skype
12 7 (2.83%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.72%) Azure SQL Database
2 24 (9.72%) MySQL
3 22 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (7.69%) MariaDB
4 19 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 19 (7.69%) Redis
5 12 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.05%) Data Lake
6 10 (4.05%) Power BI
7 7 (2.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.83%) Power Query
8 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (16.60%) Jenkins
2 40 (16.19%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.50%) TeamCity
4 19 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.67%) JIRA
6 10 (4.05%) Subversion
7 8 (3.24%) JMeter
7 8 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.43%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.02%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.62%) GitLab
11 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.40%) Appium
13 1 (0.40%) AppVeyor
13 1 (0.40%) Calabash
13 1 (0.40%) CircleCI
13 1 (0.40%) Selenium
13 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (19.03%) Social Skills
2 19 (7.69%) Finance
3 18 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.29%) Law
4 9 (3.64%) Marketing
5 7 (2.83%) Legal
5 7 (2.83%) Retail
6 6 (2.43%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.02%) Banking
7 5 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.62%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.62%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (27.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
3 41 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
4 26 (10.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 25 (10.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 24 (9.72%) Developer
7 22 (8.91%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (8.50%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (5.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Architect
12 10 (4.05%) AWS Architect
12 10 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (4.05%) Consultant
12 10 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.64%) Analyst
13 9 (3.64%) Data Engineer
14 8 (3.24%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.62%) ARM Templates
2 39 (15.79%) .NET
3 18 (7.29%) .NET Core
4 16 (6.48%) Web Services
5 14 (5.67%) YAML
6 12 (4.86%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.86%) React
7 11 (4.45%) CSS
8 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.64%) LDAP
10 8 (3.24%) JSON
10 8 (3.24%) Node.js
11 7 (2.83%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.83%) HTML
12 5 (2.02%) Vue.js
13 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.62%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.62%) LESS
13 4 (1.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.57%) Public Cloud
2 35 (14.17%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (11.34%) Private Cloud
4 23 (9.31%) Data Centre
5 16 (6.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (4.45%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.64%) Clustering
7 9 (3.64%) PKI
8 8 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.83%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.83%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.83%) iPhone
10 6 (2.43%) iPad
11 4 (1.62%) Legacy Applications
12 3 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.81%) Life Science
13 2 (0.81%) User Experience
13 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (49.80%) Windows
2 74 (29.96%) Linux
3 60 (24.29%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (4.05%) Unix
8 9 (3.64%) Android
9 6 (2.43%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.43%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.02%) CentOS
11 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.62%) VMS
12 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.44%) DevOps
2 91 (36.84%) Infrastructure as Code
3 60 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 34 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (10.93%) Migration
8 26 (10.53%) Analytics
9 25 (10.12%) ITIL
10 24 (9.72%) Scrum
11 22 (8.91%) Load Balancing
12 21 (8.50%) Service Management
13 20 (8.10%) Web Application Development
14 18 (7.29%) Change Management
14 18 (7.29%) Storage Management
15 17 (6.88%) Task Automation
16 16 (6.48%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 16 (6.48%) Network Virtualisation
17 15 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (6.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.41%) Bash Shell
2 83 (33.60%) Python
3 65 (26.32%) SQL
4 49 (19.84%) C#
5 36 (14.57%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.55%) Java
7 25 (10.12%) Groovy
8 23 (9.31%) Ruby
9 22 (8.91%) Go
10 20 (8.10%) PHP
10 20 (8.10%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.24%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.62%) C++
13 4 (1.62%) Perl
14 3 (1.21%) ES6
15 2 (0.81%) C
15 2 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.81%) VB
16 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.10%) SC Cleared
1 20 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.64%) RHCE
4 7 (2.83%) Degree
4 7 (2.83%) MCSA
4 7 (2.83%) MCSE
5 5 (2.02%) GIAC
6 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.21%) MCTS
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.40%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (24.70%) Docker
1 61 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (23.89%) Active Directory
3 33 (13.36%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (6.48%) VMware NSX
6 15 (6.07%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.83%) vSphere
8 3 (1.21%) XenApp
9 2 (0.81%) LXC
9 2 (0.81%) NFS
9 2 (0.81%) SRDF
9 2 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 102 (41.30%) Terraform
2 79 (31.98%) Ansible
3 60 (24.29%) Kubernetes
4 51 (20.65%) Puppet
5 33 (13.36%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (12.15%) Grafana
7 28 (11.34%) SCCM
8 22 (8.91%) Prometheus
9 18 (7.29%) Failover Clustering
10 12 (4.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (3.24%) FortiGate
12 6 (2.43%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (1.62%) Consul
14 4 (1.62%) Nessus
15 3 (1.21%) Graphite
15 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
15 3 (1.21%) Opsview
15 3 (1.21%) Packer
16 2 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 70 (28.34%) VMware
3 24 (9.72%) NetApp
4 19 (7.69%) New Relic
4 19 (7.69%) SaltStack
5 18 (7.29%) EMC
6 15 (6.07%) Cisco
7 13 (5.26%) HP
8 11 (4.45%) Citrix
8 11 (4.45%) Dell
8 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.64%) Oracle
10 8 (3.24%) Google
11 6 (2.43%) Polycom
11 6 (2.43%) Proofpoint
11 6 (2.43%) Sophos
12 5 (2.02%) Databricks
13 4 (1.62%) Meraki
14 3 (1.21%) Veeam
15 2 (0.81%) Sitecore