Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 132 212
Rank change year-on-year -28 +80 +51
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 244 278 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.86% 2.33% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 4.29% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 200 232 128
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,750 £27,475
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 7398 6487 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.42% 54.40% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5605 5862
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -29 147 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Cheshire -35 54 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Merseyside -10 39 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Lancashire -3 3 £37,500 -31.82%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 192 (78.69%) Windows
2 124 (50.82%) Active Directory
3 119 (48.77%) Microsoft
4 114 (46.72%) VMware
5 85 (34.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 77 (31.56%) Windows Server
7 71 (29.10%) Hyper-V
7 71 (29.10%) Linux
8 67 (27.46%) SQL Server
8 67 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (25.82%) ITIL
10 60 (24.59%) Puppet
10 60 (24.59%) Office 365
11 59 (24.18%) Opscode Chef
12 55 (22.54%) DevOps
12 55 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 53 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
14 51 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (20.90%) SQL
15 48 (19.67%) DNS
15 48 (19.67%) Ansible
16 45 (18.44%) Finance
17 41 (16.80%) Firewall
18 40 (16.39%) SAN
18 40 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 40 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (15.98%) Continuous Delivery
19 39 (15.98%) Cisco
19 39 (15.98%) HP
19 39 (15.98%) TDD

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 37 (15.16%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.75%) IIS
3 31 (12.70%) SharePoint
4 24 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (9.02%) Skype for Business
6 13 (5.33%) IBM Notes
7 12 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.87%) CMS
9 7 (2.87%) Confluence
10 6 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.82%) Apache
12 2 (0.82%) MindAlign
12 2 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (24.59%) Office 365
2 55 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.79%) PaaS
5 15 (6.15%) IaaS
6 14 (5.74%) SaaS
7 5 (2.05%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.23%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.82%) GitHub
11 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.67%) DNS
2 41 (16.80%) Firewall
3 40 (16.39%) SAN
4 38 (15.57%) DHCP
5 34 (13.93%) WAN
6 30 (12.30%) LAN
7 21 (8.61%) TCP/IP
8 16 (6.56%) Skype
9 13 (5.33%) VPN
10 12 (4.92%) VoIP
11 10 (4.10%) Internet
12 9 (3.69%) MPLS
13 7 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.46%) NAS
14 6 (2.46%) NetScaler
15 5 (2.05%) Network Security
16 2 (0.82%) Extranet
16 2 (0.82%) Intranet
17 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
17 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.38%) MySQL
3 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.28%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.05%) DB2
9 5 (2.05%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.05%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.64%) Ingres
10 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.23%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.75%) NuGet
3 16 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.28%) JIRA
6 7 (2.87%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.64%) Maven
7 4 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.23%) GoCD
8 3 (1.23%) Selenium
8 3 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.23%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.82%) MSI
10 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (18.44%) Finance
2 23 (9.43%) Banking
3 8 (3.28%) Legal
4 7 (2.87%) Advertising
4 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.46%) Law
6 5 (2.05%) Retail
7 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (12.70%) Administrator
3 27 (11.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (9.02%) Windows Engineer
5 21 (8.61%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.61%) Wintel Engineer
6 19 (7.79%) Analyst
7 15 (6.15%) Build and Release Engineer
7 15 (6.15%) Build Engineer
7 15 (6.15%) Release Engineer
7 15 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.74%) VMware Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.33%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) IT Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.10%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.15%) .NET
2 10 (4.10%) Web Services
3 7 (2.87%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.05%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.05%) CSS
4 5 (2.05%) HTML
4 5 (2.05%) jQuery
5 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.64%) CSS3
5 4 (1.64%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.64%) HTML5
5 4 (1.64%) LAMP
5 4 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.82%) JMS
6 2 (0.82%) Middleware
6 2 (0.82%) Node.js
6 2 (0.82%) XMPP
7 1 (0.41%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.51%) Replication
3 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.05%) Clustering
6 4 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.64%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (1.23%) Wiki
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.41%) Contactless
9 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 192 (78.69%) Windows
2 77 (31.56%) Windows Server
3 71 (29.10%) Linux
4 40 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (15.57%) Windows 7
6 23 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (7.79%) Windows 10
8 11 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.10%) Unix
10 5 (2.05%) CentOS
11 4 (1.64%) Android
11 4 (1.64%) HPUX
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (25.82%) ITIL
3 55 (22.54%) DevOps
4 51 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (15.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 39 (15.98%) TDD
6 32 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (12.30%) Project Management
8 22 (9.02%) Problem Management
9 20 (8.20%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.97%) Proactive Monitoring
11 16 (6.56%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (5.74%) Test Automation
13 12 (4.92%) Change Management
14 11 (4.51%) Business Transformation
14 11 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.10%) Knowledge Management
15 10 (4.10%) Performance Management
15 10 (4.10%) Server Hardening
16 9 (3.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.90%) SQL
2 31 (12.70%) VBScript
3 26 (10.66%) Python
4 21 (8.61%) VB
5 17 (6.97%) C#
6 16 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.15%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.74%) Perl
9 9 (3.69%) Java
9 9 (3.69%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.46%) PHP
11 5 (2.05%) Ruby
11 5 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.64%) C
12 4 (1.64%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.56%) MCSE
5 13 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.51%) CCNA
7 10 (4.10%) MCSA
8 8 (3.28%) Degree
9 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.64%) MCT
9 4 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.23%) PMP
11 2 (0.82%) MCP
12 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.41%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.57%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) HIPAA
2 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 124 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 85 (34.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (29.10%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.70%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (11.48%) XenApp
6 21 (8.61%) VirtualBox
6 21 (8.61%) vSphere
6 21 (8.61%) Xen
7 14 (5.74%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.28%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.46%) Docker
9 6 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.64%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.64%) XenServer
11 1 (0.41%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.41%) KVM
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (24.59%) Puppet
2 59 (24.18%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (19.67%) Ansible
4 28 (11.48%) SCCM
5 25 (10.25%) SCOM
6 20 (8.20%) Nagios
7 15 (6.15%) EdgeSight
8 10 (4.10%) WSUS
9 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.64%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.64%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.64%) vRealize
10 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.41%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.41%) Terraform
12 1 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 119 (48.77%) Microsoft
2 114 (46.72%) VMware
3 39 (15.98%) Cisco
3 39 (15.98%) HP
4 33 (13.52%) Citrix
5 22 (9.02%) Veeam
6 14 (5.74%) Oracle
7 13 (5.33%) Lotus
8 11 (4.51%) Dell
9 10 (4.10%) Wyse
10 9 (3.69%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.28%) Atlassian
11 8 (3.28%) iManage
11 8 (3.28%) Zerto
12 6 (2.46%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.46%) Interwoven
12 6 (2.46%) McAfee
12 6 (2.46%) NetApp
13 5 (2.05%) Sybase
13 5 (2.05%) Teradata