Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 135 167
Rank change year-on-year +68 +32 +16
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 188 195 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.01% 2.20% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% 4.17% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 156 164 168
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,388 £28,296
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 2,592 4,674 5,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.30% 52.83% 52.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,325 3,800 4,705
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,225 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +67 138 £52,500 +16.67% 25
Cheshire +42 33 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Lancashire +24 8 £45,000 - 6
Merseyside -6 5 £57,500 +13.86% 8
Cumbria +14 3 £30,000 -33.33% 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 114 (60.64%) Azure
2 98 (52.13%) Windows
3 88 (46.81%) Microsoft
4 77 (40.96%) Linux
5 63 (33.51%) DevOps
6 59 (31.38%) SQL
7 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
7 55 (29.26%) Python
8 54 (28.72%) Active Directory
9 52 (27.66%) Terraform
10 41 (21.81%) VMware
11 40 (21.28%) DNS
11 40 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 39 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (18.62%) DHCP
15 34 (18.09%) AWS
15 34 (18.09%) Windows Server
16 33 (17.55%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (17.55%) Ansible
16 33 (17.55%) Bash Shell
17 31 (16.49%) Jenkins
18 30 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
19 27 (14.36%) Docker
20 26 (13.83%) Kubernetes
21 25 (13.30%) Puppet
22 24 (12.77%) Public Cloud
22 24 (12.77%) Azure Active Directory
23 23 (12.23%) Office 365

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 19 (10.11%) IIS
2 11 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.32%) Confluence
4 8 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.13%) Apache
6 4 (2.13%) nginx
7 3 (1.60%) JBoss
7 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (60.64%) Azure
2 34 (18.09%) AWS
3 24 (12.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (12.23%) Office 365
5 20 (10.64%) PaaS
6 19 (10.11%) Serverless
7 18 (9.57%) IaaS
8 17 (9.04%) SaaS
9 13 (6.91%) Azure Functions
10 11 (5.85%) GCP
11 7 (3.72%) Power Platform
12 5 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (2.66%) Power Automate
13 4 (2.13%) PowerApps
14 3 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.60%) GitHub
14 3 (1.60%) Logic Apps
14 3 (1.60%) OneDrive
15 2 (1.06%) CloudFront
15 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.28%) DNS
2 35 (18.62%) DHCP
3 19 (10.11%) SSL
4 16 (8.51%) Firewall
5 13 (6.91%) SAN
6 12 (6.38%) WAN
7 11 (5.85%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.32%) VoIP
9 9 (4.79%) LAN
9 9 (4.79%) VLAN
10 8 (4.26%) VPN
11 5 (2.66%) Network Security
12 4 (2.13%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.13%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.13%) MPLS
12 4 (2.13%) NAS
12 4 (2.13%) OSPF
13 3 (1.60%) HTTP
13 3 (1.60%) IPv4
14 2 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (9.04%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.19%) Big Data
6 5 (2.66%) MySQL
7 4 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.60%) Power BI
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) MS Access
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (16.49%) Jenkins
2 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.23%) JIRA
4 10 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.32%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.72%) Artifactory
5 7 (3.72%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.72%) Subversion
6 6 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.66%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.13%) Fiddler
8 4 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.06%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.06%) GitLab
9 2 (1.06%) JMeter
9 2 (1.06%) Selenium
10 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (12.23%) Legal
2 14 (7.45%) Law
3 12 (6.38%) Finance
4 4 (2.13%) Retail
4 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (22.34%) Azure Engineer
2 40 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (13.83%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (6.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.32%) Active Directory Engineer
6 10 (5.32%) DBA
6 10 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Identity Management Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.79%) SQL DBA
8 8 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (4.26%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (3.19%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
10 6 (3.19%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (3.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.66%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) Web Services
2 6 (3.19%) .NET
2 6 (3.19%) JSON
2 6 (3.19%) Node.js
3 4 (2.13%) LDAP
3 4 (2.13%) REST
3 4 (2.13%) YAML
4 3 (1.60%) CSS
4 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.60%) SOAP
4 3 (1.60%) XML
5 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.06%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.53%) ADO
6 1 (0.53%) HTML5
6 1 (0.53%) jQuery
6 1 (0.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) Velocity
6 1 (0.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.77%) Public Cloud
3 19 (10.11%) PKI
4 13 (6.91%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.38%) Clustering
6 10 (5.32%) Replication
7 8 (4.26%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.66%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.53%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (52.13%) Windows
2 77 (40.96%) Linux
3 34 (18.09%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.45%) Solaris
4 14 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (4.79%) Unix
7 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.72%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.51%) DevOps
2 40 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (17.55%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.23%) IT Strategy
6 20 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 20 (10.64%) Project Delivery
7 19 (10.11%) High Availability
8 18 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (9.04%) ITIL
9 17 (9.04%) Migration
10 15 (7.98%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.91%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (6.38%) Identity Management
13 12 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (6.38%) Project Management
14 11 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.38%) SQL
2 55 (29.26%) Python
3 33 (17.55%) Bash Shell
4 22 (11.70%) Perl
5 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.98%) Go
6 15 (7.98%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.85%) C#
8 8 (4.26%) Java
9 6 (3.19%) Ruby
9 6 (3.19%) VBScript
10 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.06%) Groovy
12 2 (1.06%) Tcl
12 2 (1.06%) VBA
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.79%) RHCE
3 7 (3.72%) Degree
3 7 (3.72%) MCSE
4 6 (3.19%) MCSA
4 6 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.66%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.60%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.60%) CCNP
7 3 (1.60%) GIAC
8 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) CCNA
9 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.64%) GDPR
2 9 (4.79%) QA
3 6 (3.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (28.72%) Active Directory
2 37 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.36%) Docker
4 14 (7.45%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.66%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.60%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.60%) vSphere
8 3 (1.60%) XenApp
9 2 (1.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 52 (27.66%) Terraform
2 33 (17.55%) Ansible
3 26 (13.83%) Kubernetes
4 25 (13.30%) Puppet
5 22 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (9.57%) SCCM
7 11 (5.85%) SCOM
8 10 (5.32%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (5.32%) WSUS
9 8 (4.26%) SCOrch
10 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (2.13%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (2.13%) Rancher
12 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
13 2 (1.06%) Grafana
13 2 (1.06%) Graylog
13 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
13 2 (1.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 88 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.81%) VMware
3 17 (9.04%) Red Hat
4 16 (8.51%) Veeam
5 15 (7.98%) Oracle
6 11 (5.85%) EMC
7 8 (4.26%) Citrix
8 7 (3.72%) NetApp
9 5 (2.66%) Cisco
9 5 (2.66%) Dell
9 5 (2.66%) MKS
10 4 (2.13%) Avaya
10 4 (2.13%) IBM
11 3 (1.60%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.60%) Splunk
12 2 (1.06%) F5
12 2 (1.06%) Google
12 2 (1.06%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.06%) SAP
12 2 (1.06%) Sophos