Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 106 179
Rank change year-on-year -77 +73 +28
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 209 351 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 2.84% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 5.05% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 153 282 151
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,450 £30,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7312 6951 6623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.73% 56.17% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6103 6031 5699
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the North West

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in the North West

PowerShell
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester -83 102 £37,500 -15.73% 8
Cheshire -39 56 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Merseyside -11 45 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Lancashire +6 5 £37,500 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 168 (80.38%) Windows
2 98 (46.89%) Active Directory
3 83 (39.71%) Windows Server
4 79 (37.80%) Microsoft
5 66 (31.58%) VMware
6 57 (27.27%) Finance
6 57 (27.27%) ITIL
7 55 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 54 (25.84%) Office 365
9 53 (25.36%) SQL
10 48 (22.97%) Linux
11 46 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (20.57%) SAN
13 38 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (17.70%) Hyper-V
14 37 (17.70%) DNS
15 36 (17.22%) MS Exchange
15 36 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
16 35 (16.75%) HP
17 34 (16.27%) Citrix
17 34 (16.27%) Cisco
17 34 (16.27%) XenApp
17 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (15.31%) Banking
19 32 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
20 31 (14.83%) Python
21 30 (14.35%) Project Management
21 30 (14.35%) SCCM

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 28 (13.40%) SharePoint
3 21 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (9.57%) IIS
5 15 (7.18%) Skype for Business
6 12 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.87%) Confluence
8 5 (2.39%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.39%) JBoss
8 5 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.91%) Apache
9 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.96%) CMS
11 2 (0.96%) MindAlign
11 2 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (25.84%) Office 365
2 46 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.66%) PaaS
5 14 (6.70%) IaaS
6 9 (4.31%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.39%) SaaS
8 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.44%) CodePlex
9 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.48%) GitHub
10 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.57%) SAN
2 37 (17.70%) DNS
3 27 (12.92%) DHCP
4 26 (12.44%) Firewall
5 20 (9.57%) TCP/IP
6 19 (9.09%) WAN
7 16 (7.66%) LAN
8 10 (4.78%) VoIP
8 10 (4.78%) VPN
9 9 (4.31%) Internet
10 6 (2.87%) Skype
11 5 (2.39%) MPLS
12 4 (1.91%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.96%) Extranet
13 2 (0.96%) Intranet
13 2 (0.96%) IPsec
13 2 (0.96%) Network Security
14 1 (0.48%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.70%) MySQL
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.83%) MariaDB
5 8 (3.83%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.87%) DB2
6 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.91%) Ingres
8 4 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.44%) Big Data
9 3 (1.44%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.44%) Redis
10 2 (0.96%) Informix
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.31%) NuGet
3 8 (3.83%) JIRA
4 4 (1.91%) Maven
4 4 (1.91%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.96%) MSI
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (27.27%) Finance
2 32 (15.31%) Banking
3 11 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.83%) Advertising
5 6 (2.87%) Law
6 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.91%) Legal
8 3 (1.44%) Front Office
8 3 (1.44%) Retail
9 2 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.96%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (9.57%) Support Engineer
3 19 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (8.61%) Administrator
5 16 (7.66%) Analyst
6 14 (6.70%) Team Leader
7 13 (6.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 13 (6.22%) IT Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Server Engineer
8 11 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.31%) Database Engineer
10 9 (4.31%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.83%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.83%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.83%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.13%) .NET
2 8 (3.83%) .NET Framework
2 8 (3.83%) Web Services
3 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.39%) JSON
5 4 (1.91%) CSS
5 4 (1.91%) HTML
5 4 (1.91%) Middleware
6 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.44%) jQuery
6 3 (1.44%) Node.js
6 3 (1.44%) RESTful
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.96%) CSS3
7 2 (0.96%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.96%) HTML5
7 2 (0.96%) JSON Schema
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.96%) XML
7 2 (0.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.74%) Replication
4 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.35%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.39%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.91%) User Experience
8 3 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.44%) Wiki
9 2 (0.96%) PKI
9 2 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.48%) Contactless
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (80.38%) Windows
2 83 (39.71%) Windows Server
3 48 (22.97%) Linux
4 36 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (13.88%) Windows 7
7 26 (12.44%) Unix
8 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.70%) HPUX
9 14 (6.70%) Windows 10
10 9 (4.31%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.44%) CentOS
12 2 (0.96%) Android
12 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.48%) AIX
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.27%) ITIL
2 33 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (14.35%) DevOps
4 30 (14.35%) Project Management
5 24 (11.48%) Problem Management
6 23 (11.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 21 (10.05%) Infrastructure Management
8 18 (8.61%) Server Hardening
9 15 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.70%) Configuration Management
11 13 (6.22%) Runbook
12 12 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.26%) TDD
14 10 (4.78%) Change Management
14 10 (4.78%) Release Management
15 9 (4.31%) ITIL V3
15 9 (4.31%) Risk Management
16 8 (3.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.36%) SQL
2 31 (14.83%) Python
3 20 (9.57%) Shell Script
4 19 (9.09%) C#
5 17 (8.13%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.13%) VBScript
6 16 (7.66%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.66%) Perl
7 15 (7.18%) Java
8 12 (5.74%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.35%) C
10 5 (2.39%) PHP
10 5 (2.39%) VB
11 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.44%) VBA
12 2 (0.96%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.22%) MCSE
3 10 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.83%) CCNA
5 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.39%) Degree
7 4 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.44%) CISA
8 3 (1.44%) CISM
8 3 (1.44%) CISSP
8 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.44%) MCP
8 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.44%) PMP
9 2 (0.96%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.96%) MCSA
9 2 (0.96%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.26%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.96%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 98 (46.89%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.70%) Hyper-V
4 34 (16.27%) XenApp
5 13 (6.22%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.87%) vSphere
10 5 (2.39%) Docker
10 5 (2.39%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.91%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.91%) Xen
12 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.44%) XenServer
13 1 (0.48%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.48%) KVM
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (14.35%) SCCM
2 28 (13.40%) Nagios
3 24 (11.48%) SCOM
4 22 (10.53%) EdgeSight
4 22 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (10.05%) Puppet
6 16 (7.66%) Ansible
7 6 (2.87%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.44%) WSUS
10 2 (0.96%) WMI
10 2 (0.96%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.48%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 79 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 66 (31.58%) VMware
3 35 (16.75%) HP
4 34 (16.27%) Cisco
4 34 (16.27%) Citrix
5 19 (9.09%) Oracle
6 17 (8.13%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.66%) Veeam
8 11 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 9 (4.31%) Wyse
10 8 (3.83%) Forcepoint
10 8 (3.83%) Teradata
11 6 (2.87%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.87%) Dell
11 6 (2.87%) Sybase
12 5 (2.39%) iManage
12 5 (2.39%) Lotus
13 4 (1.91%) McAfee
13 4 (1.91%) Symantec
13 4 (1.91%) Zerto