Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 168 136
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 +76
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 231 243 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.89% 1.84% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.18% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 185 201 207
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 6,756 7,630 6,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.40% 57.79% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,683 6,479 5,354
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -4 128 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Cheshire -5 58 £51,250 +23.49% 7
Merseyside +20 35 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Lancashire +14 10 £37,500 - 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 144 (62.34%) Windows
2 91 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 90 (38.96%) Microsoft
4 88 (38.10%) Linux
5 78 (33.77%) SQL
6 75 (32.47%) DevOps
7 71 (30.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 67 (29.00%) Active Directory
9 64 (27.71%) VMware
10 63 (27.27%) Python
11 60 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
11 60 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (22.51%) Jenkins
14 51 (22.08%) .NET
14 51 (22.08%) Windows Server
15 50 (21.65%) Puppet
16 49 (21.21%) Ansible
17 45 (19.48%) Git (software)
18 44 (19.05%) Bash Shell
19 43 (18.61%) C#
20 42 (18.18%) Test Automation
21 38 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (16.02%) Opscode Chef
22 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
23 34 (14.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 33 (14.29%) Java
24 33 (14.29%) Docker
25 32 (13.85%) Office 365
26 31 (13.42%) DNS

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 (8.23%) IIS
2 15 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.19%) Apache
5 11 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 10 (4.33%) Apache Pig
7 8 (3.46%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.46%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.03%) JBoss
9 6 (2.60%) CloudStack
9 6 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.73%) Jetty
12 3 (1.30%) Confluence
12 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.30%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 71 (30.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (13.85%) Office 365
4 11 (4.76%) IaaS
5 7 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.03%) GitHub
6 6 (2.60%) PaaS
6 6 (2.60%) SaaS
7 5 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.16%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.30%) npm
9 3 (1.30%) NuGet
9 3 (1.30%) Serverless
10 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.42%) DNS
2 26 (11.26%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.09%) Firewall
4 14 (6.06%) SAN
4 14 (6.06%) SSL
5 13 (5.63%) DHCP
6 12 (5.19%) HTTP
7 7 (3.03%) LAN
7 7 (3.03%) WAN
8 6 (2.60%) VLAN
8 6 (2.60%) VPN
8 6 (2.60%) X.509
9 5 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.73%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.30%) NAS
11 3 (1.30%) PPP
11 3 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.30%) Skype
11 3 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.82%) MySQL
3 20 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (5.63%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.19%) Big Data
7 12 (5.19%) OLAP
8 11 (4.76%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.33%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.90%) OLAP Cube
10 9 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.46%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.03%) NoSQL
12 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (22.51%) Jenkins
2 45 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (9.09%) Selenium
5 19 (8.23%) JIRA
5 19 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (8.23%) TeamCity
6 16 (6.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 11 (4.76%) Gradle
7 11 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (4.33%) CodeSonar
8 10 (4.33%) git-flow
8 10 (4.33%) Robot Framework
9 9 (3.90%) MSBuild
10 7 (3.03%) Subversion
10 7 (3.03%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.73%) Ant
11 4 (1.73%) Maven
11 4 (1.73%) NUnit
General
1 26 (11.26%) Finance
2 10 (4.33%) Retail
3 9 (3.90%) Electronics
4 7 (3.03%) Marketing
4 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.60%) Back Office
6 5 (2.16%) Banking
6 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.73%) Legal
8 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 3 (1.30%) Front Office
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (16.02%) Developer
3 27 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (9.96%) Analyst
5 19 (8.23%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (5.63%) Administrator
6 13 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.19%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.19%) DBA
7 12 (5.19%) Lead DevOps
7 12 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 12 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 11 (4.76%) Java Engineer
8 11 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.33%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.08%) .NET
2 30 (12.99%) REST
3 19 (8.23%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.49%) Node.js
5 14 (6.06%) SOAP
6 13 (5.63%) .NET Framework
7 12 (5.19%) Java EE
8 11 (4.76%) HTML
8 11 (4.76%) LAMP
8 11 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (4.76%) Web Services
9 10 (4.33%) .NET Core
9 10 (4.33%) Django
9 10 (4.33%) Spring MVC
9 10 (4.33%) STL
10 9 (3.90%) JSON
11 8 (3.46%) CSS
11 8 (3.46%) RESTful
11 8 (3.46%) XML
12 7 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.19%) PKI
3 10 (4.33%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.46%) Robotics
5 7 (3.03%) Clustering
6 6 (2.60%) Replication
7 5 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.73%) Blog
8 4 (1.73%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.30%) Fintech
9 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 144 (62.34%) Windows
2 88 (38.10%) Linux
3 51 (22.08%) Windows Server
4 25 (10.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.36%) Unix
7 11 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.33%) Android
8 10 (4.33%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.73%) AIX
12 3 (1.30%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.43%) CentOS
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.47%) DevOps
2 60 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 34 (14.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (12.99%) ITIL
7 27 (11.69%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (10.82%) Scrum
9 22 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (7.36%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.93%) Kanban
14 15 (6.49%) Deployment Automation
15 14 (6.06%) ETL
16 13 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (5.19%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 78 (33.77%) SQL
2 63 (27.27%) Python
3 44 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 43 (18.61%) C#
5 37 (16.02%) JavaScript
6 33 (14.29%) Java
7 27 (11.69%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.06%) Perl
8 14 (6.06%) PHP
9 12 (5.19%) C
9 12 (5.19%) C++
9 12 (5.19%) Objective-C
10 11 (4.76%) Ruby
10 11 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.46%) VBA
12 7 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.03%) VBScript
13 6 (2.60%) Groovy
14 4 (1.73%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.36%) Degree
2 17 (7.36%) MCSE
3 15 (6.49%) CISSP
3 15 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.06%) CCNA
4 14 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (5.63%) GIAC
6 12 (5.19%) DV Cleared
7 10 (4.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (4.33%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (4.33%) SANS
7 10 (4.33%) SSCP
8 4 (1.73%) MCITP
9 3 (1.30%) CISA
9 3 (1.30%) CISM
9 3 (1.30%) EnCE
9 3 (1.30%) GCFA
9 3 (1.30%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.03%) QA
1 7 (3.03%) SLA
2 6 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) GCP
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (29.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (14.29%) Docker
4 29 (12.55%) Hyper-V
5 26 (11.26%) vSphere
6 14 (6.06%) Xen
7 10 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.46%) VirtualBox
9 7 (3.03%) KVM
10 6 (2.60%) XenServer
11 5 (2.16%) Firmware
12 4 (1.73%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.73%) XenApp
13 3 (1.30%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (1.30%) pfSense
14 2 (0.87%) Ceph
14 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.43%) Kamailio
15 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (21.65%) Puppet
2 49 (21.21%) Ansible
3 37 (16.02%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (10.39%) Terraform
5 21 (9.09%) SCCM
6 20 (8.66%) Kubernetes
6 20 (8.66%) SCOM
7 12 (5.19%) Salt
8 6 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (2.60%) SCOrch
8 6 (2.60%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.16%) Nagios
9 5 (2.16%) SQL Sentry
9 5 (2.16%) vRealize
10 4 (1.73%) Istio
10 4 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.30%) EnCase
11 3 (1.30%) FTK
11 3 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 64 (27.71%) VMware
3 18 (7.79%) Oracle
4 16 (6.93%) Cisco
4 16 (6.93%) Citrix
4 16 (6.93%) Veeam
5 12 (5.19%) Google
6 9 (3.90%) SolarWinds
7 8 (3.46%) Atlassian
7 8 (3.46%) Blue Prism
8 7 (3.03%) Splunk
9 6 (2.60%) Cognizant
9 6 (2.60%) EMC
9 6 (2.60%) IBM
10 5 (2.16%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.16%) SAP
10 5 (2.16%) Sophos
11 4 (1.73%) HP
11 4 (1.73%) Micro Focus