Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 163 155
Rank change year-on-year +41 -8 +27
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 276 243 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.73% 1.98% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 3.38% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 230 184 212
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,225 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £54,900
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 5,167 7,194 7,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.15% 58.50% 59.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,037 6,032 6,364
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,075 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 +68 171 £45,000 - 8
Cheshire +24 64 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Merseyside +3 31 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Lancashire -17 10 £35,500 +1.43%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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.

1 180 (65.22%) Windows
2 137 (49.64%) Active Directory
3 130 (47.10%) Microsoft
4 119 (43.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (43.12%) Windows Server
5 114 (41.30%) SQL
6 92 (33.33%) VMware
7 79 (28.62%) SQL Server
8 78 (28.26%) DNS
9 76 (27.54%) Linux
10 75 (27.17%) ITIL
11 68 (24.64%) Finance
12 65 (23.55%) Amazon AWS
12 65 (23.55%) Office 365
13 62 (22.46%) DHCP
14 59 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (20.65%) DevOps
16 56 (20.29%) Hyper-V
17 54 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 54 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 51 (18.48%) MS Exchange
18 51 (18.48%) T-SQL
19 49 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
20 46 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 45 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
21 45 (16.30%) IIS
22 42 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (14.13%) Python
23 39 (14.13%) Degree
23 39 (14.13%) Bash Shell

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 51 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 45 (16.30%) IIS
3 28 (10.14%) SharePoint
4 25 (9.06%) Apache
5 22 (7.97%) Tomcat
6 16 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (3.62%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.26%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.90%) Confluence
10 6 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.36%) nginx
14 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (43.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (23.55%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (23.55%) Office 365
3 25 (9.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (7.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (5.43%) GitHub
6 14 (5.07%) PaaS
7 13 (4.71%) IaaS
8 12 (4.35%) Power Platform
9 11 (3.99%) Serverless
10 9 (3.26%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (2.17%) SaaS
12 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.45%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.45%) Yammer
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 78 (28.26%) DNS
2 62 (22.46%) DHCP
3 30 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 27 (9.78%) Firewall
5 25 (9.06%) WAN
6 20 (7.25%) LAN
7 16 (5.80%) SAN
8 14 (5.07%) Broadband
9 10 (3.62%) Kerberos
9 10 (3.62%) VPN
10 8 (2.90%) Skype
10 8 (2.90%) VoIP
11 7 (2.54%) NAS
11 7 (2.54%) VLAN
12 5 (1.81%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.45%) IPsec
13 4 (1.45%) MPLS
13 4 (1.45%) Network Security
14 3 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 46 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (10.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (5.43%) MySQL
8 12 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (3.62%) Power BI
10 10 (3.62%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.26%) Data Lake
11 9 (3.26%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.90%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.54%) OLAP
13 7 (2.54%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (2.54%) QlikView
13 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (9.42%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.07%) TeamCity
4 11 (3.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (3.62%) JIRA
5 10 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (3.62%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.45%) Selenium
8 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.09%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.09%) GoCD
8 3 (1.09%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.72%) MSI
10 1 (0.36%) JMeter
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 68 (24.64%) Finance
2 16 (5.80%) Legal
3 12 (4.35%) Banking
3 12 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.35%) Marketing
4 11 (3.99%) Law
5 9 (3.26%) Retail
6 6 (2.17%) Electronics
6 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (19.20%) Analyst
2 41 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (10.14%) SQL Analyst
5 22 (7.97%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.88%) Developer
6 19 (6.88%) IT Engineer
7 18 (6.52%) SQL Server Analyst
8 17 (6.16%) Active Directory Engineer
8 17 (6.16%) Support Analyst
9 15 (5.43%) IT Support
10 12 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Administrator
10 12 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.62%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.23%) .NET
2 21 (7.61%) HTML
3 13 (4.71%) XML
4 11 (3.99%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.99%) JSON
5 8 (2.90%) Apache Flex
6 7 (2.54%) Web Services
6 7 (2.54%) XMPP
7 6 (2.17%) Node.js
8 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.45%) CSS
8 4 (1.45%) jQuery
9 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.09%) Middleware
9 3 (1.09%) REST
9 3 (1.09%) WCF
10 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.72%) CSS3
10 2 (0.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.70%) Replication
3 21 (7.61%) PKI
4 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.90%) Fintech
4 8 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.45%) Clustering
7 4 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) Blog
8 3 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 180 (65.22%) Windows
2 119 (43.12%) Windows Server
3 76 (27.54%) Linux
4 49 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.78%) Windows 10
6 22 (7.97%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (5.07%) Unix
9 9 (3.26%) CentOS
10 8 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.45%) Android
11 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.72%) SUSE
13 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.17%) ITIL
2 59 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (20.65%) DevOps
4 54 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 45 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (13.04%) Data Integration
7 35 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (11.23%) ITIL V3
9 29 (10.51%) Workflow
10 28 (10.14%) Investment Management
11 27 (9.78%) Problem Management
11 27 (9.78%) Release Management
12 26 (9.42%) ETL
13 25 (9.06%) Server Management
14 24 (8.70%) Coaching
15 23 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (8.33%) Mentoring
16 20 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (6.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.30%) SQL
2 51 (18.48%) T-SQL
3 39 (14.13%) Bash Shell
3 39 (14.13%) Python
4 37 (13.41%) C#
5 13 (4.71%) VBScript
6 10 (3.62%) PHP
6 10 (3.62%) R
7 9 (3.26%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.26%) U-SQL
8 7 (2.54%) Perl
8 7 (2.54%) Ruby
8 7 (2.54%) VBA
9 5 (1.81%) VB
10 4 (1.45%) Java
11 2 (0.72%) C++
11 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (14.13%) Degree
3 21 (7.61%) MCSE
4 18 (6.52%) MCSA
5 11 (3.99%) MCP
6 10 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.90%) MCITP
7 8 (2.90%) MCTS
7 8 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.45%) RHCA
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.09%) CISSP
10 3 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.72%) GIAC
12 1 (0.36%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.36%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) SLA
2 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (49.64%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.29%) Hyper-V
3 54 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (7.25%) Docker
5 19 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.99%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.54%) vSphere
9 6 (2.17%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.81%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.81%) XenApp
11 4 (1.45%) pfSense
12 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 1 (0.36%) KVM
14 1 (0.36%) Varnish
14 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (9.06%) Ansible
2 22 (7.97%) Puppet
3 21 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (7.25%) WSUS
5 18 (6.52%) Kubernetes
6 13 (4.71%) Terraform
7 12 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (3.26%) SCCM
8 9 (3.26%) SCOM
9 8 (2.90%) Nagios
10 7 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.81%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.45%) Grafana
12 4 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.45%) Nessus
12 4 (1.45%) Prometheus
13 3 (1.09%) Kibana
13 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 92 (33.33%) VMware
3 34 (12.32%) Cisco
4 15 (5.43%) Atlassian
4 15 (5.43%) Citrix
4 15 (5.43%) HP
5 14 (5.07%) Veeam
6 9 (3.26%) CyberArk
6 9 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.90%) Databricks
7 8 (2.90%) Meraki
8 7 (2.54%) Google
8 7 (2.54%) McAfee
9 6 (2.17%) IBM
10 5 (1.81%) Dell
10 5 (1.81%) Informatica
10 5 (1.81%) NetApp
10 5 (1.81%) Netezza
10 5 (1.81%) Sage
10 5 (1.81%) SAP