Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 118 168
Rank change year-on-year +40 +50 -9
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 208 280 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.39% 2.75% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 5.43% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 167 246 181
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.53%

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 3,287 5,153 7,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.53% 50.55% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,717 4,014 5,960
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in the North West.

Salary trend for PowerShell in the North West

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in the North West over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +22 123 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Cheshire +19 47 £49,000 +13.29% 8
Merseyside +16 32 £53,500 +25.88% 8
Lancashire +41 3 £42,500 +19.72% 1
Cumbria - 3 £30,000 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 134 (64.42%) Windows
2 111 (53.37%) Azure
3 104 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 81 (38.94%) Windows Server
5 76 (36.54%) Active Directory
6 74 (35.58%) SQL Server
7 72 (34.62%) Linux
7 72 (34.62%) Python
8 60 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 59 (28.37%) VMware
10 57 (27.40%) SQL
10 57 (27.40%) DevOps
11 54 (25.96%) Terraform
12 53 (25.48%) Ansible
12 53 (25.48%) AWS
13 49 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (23.56%) ITIL
13 49 (23.56%) Puppet
14 48 (23.08%) Office 365
15 43 (20.67%) Bash Shell
15 43 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (17.79%) High Availability
17 35 (16.83%) SharePoint
18 34 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (15.87%) Firewall
19 33 (15.87%) Git (software)
20 32 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (14.42%) Hyper-V
22 29 (13.94%) Octopus Deploy
22 29 (13.94%) Analytical Skills

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 35 (16.83%) SharePoint
2 25 (12.02%) IIS
3 17 (8.17%) Apache
4 13 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.77%) MS Exchange
6 11 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (4.81%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.85%) Confluence
9 5 (2.40%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.44%) Drupal
10 3 (1.44%) JBoss
10 3 (1.44%) nginx
10 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.44%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.96%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (53.37%) Azure
2 53 (25.48%) AWS
3 48 (23.08%) Office 365
4 26 (12.50%) GCP
5 24 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (8.17%) IaaS
7 16 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (6.73%) PaaS
9 13 (6.25%) SaaS
10 12 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (5.77%) Serverless
10 12 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (4.33%) Power Platform
12 8 (3.85%) Amazon S3
13 7 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (3.37%) OneDrive
14 6 (2.88%) GitHub
14 6 (2.88%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (2.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.87%) Firewall
2 22 (10.58%) DNS
3 17 (8.17%) VPN
4 14 (6.73%) DHCP
5 12 (5.77%) Network Security
5 12 (5.77%) SSL
6 10 (4.81%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (4.81%) VLAN
7 9 (4.33%) SAN
8 7 (3.37%) FTP
8 7 (3.37%) VoIP
9 6 (2.88%) LAN
9 6 (2.88%) SNMP
9 6 (2.88%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.88%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.40%) Skype
10 5 (2.40%) WAN
10 5 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.40%) Wireless
11 4 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.77%) Big Data
4 9 (4.33%) MySQL
4 9 (4.33%) Power BI
5 8 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.88%) GIS
7 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 24 (11.54%) Bitbucket
5 22 (10.58%) JIRA
6 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (2.40%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.92%) GoCD
10 4 (1.92%) Selenium
10 4 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.44%) git-flow
11 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.96%) MSI
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.48%) GitLab
13 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.50%) Finance
2 16 (7.69%) Law
3 13 (6.25%) Legal
3 13 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.92%) Local Government
6 3 (1.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (25.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (11.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (8.17%) Applications Support
5 16 (7.69%) Analyst
6 15 (7.21%) DBA
6 15 (7.21%) IT Engineer
7 13 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) Azure Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) SQL DBA
10 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (4.33%) Administrator
11 9 (4.33%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) IT Support
12 8 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.62%) .NET
2 14 (6.73%) Web Services
3 9 (4.33%) LDAP
4 7 (3.37%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.37%) CSS
4 7 (3.37%) HTML
5 6 (2.88%) Node.js
5 6 (2.88%) REST
6 5 (2.40%) JSON
7 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.44%) Java EE
8 3 (1.44%) Middleware
8 3 (1.44%) STL
8 3 (1.44%) XML
9 2 (0.96%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.96%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.96%) jQuery
9 2 (0.96%) React
9 2 (0.96%) SOAP
10 1 (0.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.65%) PKI
3 13 (6.25%) Clustering
3 13 (6.25%) Replication
4 12 (5.77%) Public Cloud
5 11 (5.29%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.85%) User Experience
7 6 (2.88%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.88%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.88%) Life Science
7 6 (2.88%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.92%) Social Media
9 3 (1.44%) Blog
9 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.44%) iPad
9 3 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.44%) NHS
10 2 (0.96%) CCTV
10 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (64.42%) Windows
2 81 (38.94%) Windows Server
3 72 (34.62%) Linux
4 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.21%) Windows 10
7 14 (6.73%) Unix
7 14 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.88%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.40%) CentOS
9 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.44%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) Android
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (27.40%) DevOps
3 49 (23.56%) ITIL
4 43 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (17.79%) High Availability
6 32 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (13.46%) Configuration Management
8 24 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.06%) Scrum
10 20 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (9.13%) Server Management
12 18 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (8.17%) Kanban
14 16 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (7.69%) Change Control
14 16 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 16 (7.69%) Release Management
15 15 (7.21%) Analytics
15 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 72 (34.62%) Python
2 57 (27.40%) SQL
3 43 (20.67%) Bash Shell
4 24 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 19 (9.13%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.17%) C#
7 16 (7.69%) Go
8 13 (6.25%) Java
9 10 (4.81%) Perl
10 6 (2.88%) VBScript
11 4 (1.92%) C
12 3 (1.44%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.44%) C++
12 3 (1.44%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.44%) XQuery
13 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.96%) Ruby
13 2 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (12.98%) Degree
2 26 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.17%) MCSE
4 13 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.81%) MCP
6 10 (4.81%) MCSA
7 8 (3.85%) CCNA
7 8 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.85%) DBS Check
8 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.40%) MCITP
10 5 (2.40%) RHCE
11 4 (1.92%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.92%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.96%) CISSP
13 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.94%) GDPR
2 14 (6.73%) QA
3 8 (3.85%) SLA
4 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 49 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.42%) Hyper-V
4 23 (11.06%) Docker
5 11 (5.29%) XenApp
6 6 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.40%) BitLocker
7 5 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (1.44%) vSphere
10 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (25.96%) Terraform
2 53 (25.48%) Ansible
3 49 (23.56%) Puppet
4 34 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (11.54%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.25%) SCCM
7 9 (4.33%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (3.85%) Nagios
8 8 (3.85%) SCOM
9 7 (3.37%) Grafana
9 7 (3.37%) Kibana
9 7 (3.37%) SCOrch
10 6 (2.88%) WSUS
11 4 (1.92%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.44%) EdgeSight
12 3 (1.44%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.96%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.48%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 104 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 59 (28.37%) VMware
3 17 (8.17%) Citrix
4 12 (5.77%) HP
5 10 (4.81%) Cisco
5 10 (4.81%) Veeam
6 9 (4.33%) Google
7 6 (2.88%) EMC
7 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.88%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.92%) Dell
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle
9 3 (1.44%) Adobe
9 3 (1.44%) Apple
9 3 (1.44%) Splunk
9 3 (1.44%) Zscaler
10 2 (0.96%) ConnectWise
10 2 (0.96%) ESET
10 2 (0.96%) Isilon