Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 150 176
Rank change year-on-year -21 +26 +9
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 235 269 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 2.18% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 3.73% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 177 215 118
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,600 £28,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 7,621 7,213 5,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 58.82% 58.54% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,399 6,234 4,900
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -40 102 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Cheshire 0 77 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Merseyside -13 35 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Lancashire - 15 £35,000 - 1
Cumbria -6 6 £35,000 +16.67%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 160 (68.09%) Windows
2 117 (49.79%) Microsoft
3 108 (45.96%) SQL Server
4 98 (41.70%) SQL
5 76 (32.34%) VMware
6 71 (30.21%) Windows Server
7 68 (28.94%) Active Directory
8 57 (24.26%) Linux
9 54 (22.98%) Hyper-V
10 51 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (21.28%) Python
11 50 (21.28%) DevOps
12 46 (19.57%) C#
13 44 (18.72%) .NET
13 44 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (17.02%) T-SQL
16 40 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (16.17%) Office 365
17 38 (16.17%) DNS
18 34 (14.47%) ITIL
19 33 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
20 32 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (13.62%) Citrix
21 31 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 30 (12.77%) MS Exchange
23 29 (12.34%) Unix

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 30 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 23 (9.79%) Skype for Business
4 16 (6.81%) IIS
5 15 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.13%) JBoss
9 5 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.70%) Confluence
10 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.28%) Apache
11 3 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.85%) CMS
12 2 (0.85%) Jetty
12 2 (0.85%) Resin
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (16.17%) Office 365
3 32 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (9.79%) IaaS
5 18 (7.66%) NuGet
6 14 (5.96%) OneDrive
6 14 (5.96%) SaaS
7 11 (4.68%) PaaS
8 10 (4.26%) Serverless
9 7 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.70%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.85%) npm
12 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.17%) DNS
2 26 (11.06%) SAN
3 18 (7.66%) Firewall
3 18 (7.66%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.66%) WAN
4 14 (5.96%) DHCP
4 14 (5.96%) LAN
5 11 (4.68%) VPN
6 9 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (3.83%) SMTP
7 8 (3.40%) VLAN
8 7 (2.98%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (2.98%) WLAN
9 6 (2.55%) Skype
10 5 (2.13%) FTP
10 5 (2.13%) PBX
10 5 (2.13%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.70%) Internet
11 4 (1.70%) Network Security
11 4 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (45.96%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (8.94%) MongoDB
6 20 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.23%) MariaDB
7 17 (7.23%) OLAP
8 15 (6.38%) OLAP Cube
9 13 (5.53%) MySQL
10 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.98%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (2.55%) Power BI
13 6 (2.55%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.55%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 28 (11.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (2.98%) Selenium
4 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.98%) Subversion
5 6 (2.55%) JIRA
6 4 (1.70%) Gradle
6 4 (1.70%) NUnit
6 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.28%) gulp
8 2 (0.85%) CA Release Automation
8 2 (0.85%) Codeship
8 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.85%) Geb
8 2 (0.85%) GoCD
8 2 (0.85%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (11.91%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Banking
3 15 (6.38%) Advertising
4 14 (5.96%) Retail
5 11 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.40%) Law
7 5 (2.13%) Front Office
7 5 (2.13%) Games
7 5 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.28%) Local Government
8 3 (1.28%) Publishing
9 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (17.87%) Developer
2 35 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (8.51%) Analyst
3 20 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (8.09%) Automation Engineer
4 19 (8.09%) Team Leader
5 18 (7.66%) Database Engineer
5 18 (7.66%) DBA
5 18 (7.66%) Lead DevOps
5 18 (7.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.66%) Senior DevOps
5 18 (7.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 17 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Administrator
8 15 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (6.38%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.53%) SSIS Developer
9 13 (5.53%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.72%) .NET
2 25 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.51%) REST
4 17 (7.23%) HTML
5 14 (5.96%) RESTful
6 11 (4.68%) jQuery
6 11 (4.68%) JSON
7 10 (4.26%) CSS
8 9 (3.83%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.40%) XML
10 6 (2.55%) HTML5
10 6 (2.55%) Web Services
11 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.70%) MDX
12 4 (1.70%) Middleware
12 4 (1.70%) Node.js
13 3 (1.28%) CSS3
13 3 (1.28%) Java EE
13 3 (1.28%) XSD
14 2 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.81%) Clustering
2 14 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.83%) Replication
4 8 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.55%) PKI
7 5 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.85%) Wiki
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.43%) Fintech
10 1 (0.43%) iPhone
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 160 (68.09%) Windows
2 71 (30.21%) Windows Server
3 57 (24.26%) Linux
4 44 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (12.34%) Unix
7 10 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.83%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.40%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.13%) HPUX
10 5 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.43%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) Android
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.28%) DevOps
3 34 (14.47%) ITIL
4 33 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (11.49%) TDD
7 21 (8.94%) ETL
8 20 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (6.81%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (5.96%) High Availability
13 13 (5.53%) Data Extraction
13 13 (5.53%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (5.53%) Statistics
13 13 (5.53%) Visualisation
14 12 (5.11%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (5.11%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (41.70%) SQL
2 50 (21.28%) Python
3 46 (19.57%) C#
4 40 (17.02%) T-SQL
5 29 (12.34%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.21%) Bash Shell
7 20 (8.51%) Java
8 15 (6.38%) VBA
9 13 (5.53%) VBScript
10 10 (4.26%) Perl
10 10 (4.26%) PHP
11 8 (3.40%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.55%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.13%) C
14 4 (1.70%) C++
15 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.28%) Ruby
15 3 (1.28%) VB
16 2 (0.85%) Groovy
17 1 (0.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.21%) MCSE
3 18 (7.66%) Degree
4 14 (5.96%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.40%) MCSA
6 7 (2.98%) CISSP
7 5 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.13%) CISA
7 5 (2.13%) CISM
7 5 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) CCA
9 3 (1.28%) MCP
10 2 (0.85%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.85%) CCNA
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.43%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) SLA
2 9 (3.83%) QA
3 6 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (28.94%) Active Directory
2 54 (22.98%) Hyper-V
3 43 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.51%) VirtualBox
4 20 (8.51%) Xen
5 14 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.96%) XenApp
6 12 (5.11%) vSphere
7 11 (4.68%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.98%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.13%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.70%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (1.70%) pfSense
11 3 (1.28%) Docker
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.85%) Firmware
12 2 (0.85%) KVM
13 1 (0.43%) Ceph
13 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (11.91%) Ansible
3 26 (11.06%) Puppet
4 21 (8.94%) SCCM
5 17 (7.23%) SCOM
6 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (2.55%) Nagios
7 6 (2.55%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.70%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Sentry
10 3 (1.28%) Terraform
11 2 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.85%) Netcool
11 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.85%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.85%) WMI
11 2 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 117 (49.79%) Microsoft
2 76 (32.34%) VMware
3 32 (13.62%) Citrix
4 27 (11.49%) Oracle
5 19 (8.09%) HP
6 16 (6.81%) IBM
7 11 (4.68%) Veeam
8 10 (4.26%) Forcepoint
9 8 (3.40%) Teradata
10 7 (2.98%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.55%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.13%) Acme Packet
12 5 (2.13%) Cisco
12 5 (2.13%) McAfee
12 5 (2.13%) Sonus
13 4 (1.70%) Capita
13 4 (1.70%) EMC
13 4 (1.70%) RedGate
13 4 (1.70%) Sophos