Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 164 120
Rank change year-on-year +2 -44 +81
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 235 241 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.88% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 3.33% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 191 190 251
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 6,368 7,237 6,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.12% 56.40% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,349 6,065 5,789
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 0 135 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Cheshire +5 56 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Merseyside +5 42 £40,500 -4.71% 10
Lancashire +9 1 £62,500 +66.67% 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 152 (64.68%) Windows
2 94 (40.00%) Linux
3 84 (35.74%) Microsoft
4 83 (35.32%) SQL
5 81 (34.47%) VMware
6 73 (31.06%) Active Directory
6 73 (31.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 69 (29.36%) SQL Server
8 63 (26.81%) DevOps
9 60 (25.53%) Python
10 58 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (22.98%) Jenkins
12 53 (22.55%) Puppet
13 52 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
14 50 (21.28%) .NET
15 47 (20.00%) Ansible
15 47 (20.00%) Bash Shell
16 45 (19.15%) Windows Server
17 44 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (17.87%) Git (software)
20 39 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 38 (16.17%) Test Automation
21 38 (16.17%) Opscode Chef
22 36 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
22 36 (15.32%) Finance
23 34 (14.47%) Office 365
24 32 (13.62%) Docker
24 32 (13.62%) ITIL
24 32 (13.62%) JavaScript

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 26 (11.06%) IIS
2 13 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.11%) Apache
4 10 (4.26%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.98%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.55%) CloudStack
6 6 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.28%) CMS
8 3 (1.28%) JBoss
8 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.85%) Jetty
9 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Relativity
2 3 (1.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 73 (31.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (14.47%) Office 365
4 12 (5.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (4.68%) GitHub
6 9 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.85%) NuGet
9 1 (0.43%) IaaS
9 1 (0.43%) npm
9 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.19%) DNS
2 24 (10.21%) Firewall
2 24 (10.21%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.81%) SAN
4 13 (5.53%) DHCP
4 13 (5.53%) SSL
5 12 (5.11%) HTTP
6 10 (4.26%) LAN
7 9 (3.83%) iSCSI
8 8 (3.40%) VLAN
9 7 (2.98%) VPN
9 7 (2.98%) WAN
10 6 (2.55%) Skype
10 6 (2.55%) X.509
11 5 (2.13%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.13%) MPLS
11 5 (2.13%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.70%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.70%) Wireless
13 3 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.34%) MySQL
3 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.53%) Big Data
6 11 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.68%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.68%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.26%) Apache Hive
7 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.55%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.13%) OLAP
10 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (22.98%) Jenkins
2 42 (17.87%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.36%) TeamCity
4 19 (8.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (7.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (7.23%) JIRA
6 17 (7.23%) Selenium
7 10 (4.26%) Bitbucket
7 10 (4.26%) CodeSonar
7 10 (4.26%) git-flow
7 10 (4.26%) Gradle
7 10 (4.26%) Robot Framework
8 9 (3.83%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.55%) Maven
9 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.70%) Hudson
11 4 (1.70%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.70%) Subversion
General
1 36 (15.32%) Finance
2 13 (5.53%) Retail
3 11 (4.68%) Electronics
3 11 (4.68%) Marketing
4 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.98%) Banking
7 6 (2.55%) Back Office
7 6 (2.55%) Legal
8 5 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.13%) Law
9 2 (0.85%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (20.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (12.77%) Analyst
4 20 (8.51%) Developer
5 19 (8.09%) Administrator
6 17 (7.23%) Applications Support
6 17 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) DBA
8 14 (5.96%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 12 (5.11%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.28%) .NET
2 30 (12.77%) REST
3 19 (8.09%) SOAP
4 17 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.38%) HTML
6 13 (5.53%) Node.js
7 12 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (4.68%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.26%) .NET Core
9 10 (4.26%) Django
9 10 (4.26%) Java EE
9 10 (4.26%) LAMP
9 10 (4.26%) Spring MVC
9 10 (4.26%) STL
10 8 (3.40%) HTML5
11 7 (2.98%) XML
12 5 (2.13%) CSS
12 5 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (2.13%) Web Services
12 5 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.96%) PKI
4 13 (5.53%) Replication
5 12 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.11%) Robotics
6 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.26%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.13%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.70%) Blog
9 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.70%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.70%) NHS
9 4 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.28%) Clustering
10 3 (1.28%) Fintech
11 2 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 152 (64.68%) Windows
2 94 (40.00%) Linux
3 45 (19.15%) Windows Server
4 36 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.96%) Windows 10
7 11 (4.68%) Unix
8 10 (4.26%) Android
8 10 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.26%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.83%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.70%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) VME
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.81%) DevOps
2 58 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (16.17%) Test Automation
6 32 (13.62%) ITIL
7 27 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (10.64%) Configuration Management
9 23 (9.79%) Scrum
10 22 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (8.09%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.66%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (5.96%) Kanban
16 13 (5.53%) Deployment Automation
16 13 (5.53%) Robotic Process Automation
17 12 (5.11%) Load Balancing
17 12 (5.11%) Open Source
17 12 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.32%) SQL
2 60 (25.53%) Python
3 47 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 32 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.19%) C#
6 25 (10.64%) Java
7 19 (8.09%) T-SQL
8 17 (7.23%) Perl
9 13 (5.53%) Ruby
10 11 (4.68%) PHP
11 10 (4.26%) C
11 10 (4.26%) C++
11 10 (4.26%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.40%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.98%) VBScript
14 4 (1.70%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.70%) Go
14 4 (1.70%) Groovy
14 4 (1.70%) Korn
15 3 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.94%) MCSE
3 20 (8.51%) Degree
4 15 (6.38%) GIAC
5 14 (5.96%) CISSP
6 12 (5.11%) CCNA
6 12 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.68%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (4.68%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.26%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (4.26%) SANS
8 10 (4.26%) SSCP
9 7 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.70%) EnCE
10 4 (1.70%) GCFA
10 4 (1.70%) GCFE
10 4 (1.70%) GREM
10 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) SLA
2 6 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.13%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (31.06%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.62%) Docker
4 29 (12.34%) vSphere
5 21 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (7.66%) Hyper-V
7 11 (4.68%) Xen
8 8 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.55%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.55%) XenServer
10 5 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (2.13%) KVM
10 5 (2.13%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.70%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.28%) Ceph
12 3 (1.28%) Firmware
13 1 (0.43%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (22.55%) Puppet
2 47 (20.00%) Ansible
3 38 (16.17%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (10.21%) Terraform
5 23 (9.79%) SCCM
6 20 (8.51%) Kubernetes
7 17 (7.23%) SCOM
8 12 (5.11%) Salt
9 11 (4.68%) vCenter Server
10 6 (2.55%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.55%) SCOrch
11 5 (2.13%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.13%) Nagios
12 4 (1.70%) EnCase
12 4 (1.70%) FTK
12 4 (1.70%) Istio
12 4 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.70%) vRealize
12 4 (1.70%) WSUS
13 3 (1.28%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 84 (35.74%) Microsoft
2 81 (34.47%) VMware
3 23 (9.79%) Cisco
4 22 (9.36%) Veeam
5 19 (8.09%) Google
6 18 (7.66%) Citrix
7 16 (6.81%) Oracle
8 13 (5.53%) Blue Prism
9 11 (4.68%) EMC
10 10 (4.26%) Atlassian
11 9 (3.83%) Micro Focus
12 8 (3.40%) SAP
13 7 (2.98%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.55%) Avaya
14 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.13%) Dell
15 5 (2.13%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (2.13%) HP
15 5 (2.13%) Nimble Storage
15 5 (2.13%) Nortel