Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 105 169
Rank change year-on-year -76 +64 +35
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 216 360 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 2.88% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 5.14% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 160 289 150
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,150 £30,750 £27,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,000 £51,250
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 7384 7009 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.74% 56.05% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6158 6080 5671
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -79 101 £37,500 -16.67% 11
Cheshire -37 62 £45,000 +25.00% 8
Merseyside -9 47 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Lancashire +6 5 £37,500 -
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 171 (79.17%) Windows
2 97 (44.91%) Active Directory
3 83 (38.43%) Windows Server
4 81 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 65 (30.09%) VMware
6 64 (29.63%) Finance
7 59 (27.31%) SQL Server
8 57 (26.39%) ITIL
9 56 (25.93%) SQL
10 51 (23.61%) Office 365
11 50 (23.15%) Linux
12 44 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 42 (19.44%) SAN
14 37 (17.13%) DNS
14 37 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
14 37 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (16.67%) Hyper-V
15 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (16.67%) HP
16 35 (16.20%) MS Exchange
16 35 (16.20%) Python
17 34 (15.74%) Citrix
17 34 (15.74%) Banking
17 34 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (15.28%) SCCM
18 33 (15.28%) XenApp
18 33 (15.28%) Cisco
19 32 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
20 30 (13.89%) Windows 7

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 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.04%) SharePoint
3 21 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (8.33%) IIS
5 15 (6.94%) Skype for Business
6 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.31%) Confluence
7 5 (2.31%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.31%) JBoss
8 4 (1.85%) Apache
8 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.93%) CMS
10 2 (0.93%) MindAlign
10 2 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.46%) Resin
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (23.61%) Office 365
2 44 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (17.13%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.94%) PaaS
5 14 (6.48%) IaaS
6 9 (4.17%) OneDrive
7 5 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.31%) Serverless
8 4 (1.85%) SaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.93%) CodePlex
10 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.44%) SAN
2 37 (17.13%) DNS
3 28 (12.96%) DHCP
4 25 (11.57%) Firewall
5 21 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 18 (8.33%) WAN
7 15 (6.94%) LAN
8 10 (4.63%) VoIP
9 9 (4.17%) Internet
9 9 (4.17%) VPN
10 6 (2.78%) Skype
11 5 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.85%) MPLS
12 4 (1.85%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.93%) IPsec
13 2 (0.93%) Network Security
14 1 (0.46%) Extranet
14 1 (0.46%) Intranet
14 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (27.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.48%) MariaDB
3 14 (6.48%) MySQL
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.78%) DB2
7 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.85%) Ingres
9 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.39%) Big Data
10 3 (1.39%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.39%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.39%) Redis
11 2 (0.93%) Informix
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.17%) JIRA
2 9 (4.17%) NuGet
3 4 (1.85%) Maven
3 4 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.93%) MSI
4 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (29.63%) Finance
2 34 (15.74%) Banking
3 12 (5.56%) Advertising
3 12 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Law
5 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.85%) Legal
6 4 (1.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Retail Finance
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (9.26%) Support Engineer
3 19 (8.80%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (8.33%) Administrator
5 16 (7.41%) Analyst
5 16 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (6.48%) Database Engineer
6 14 (6.48%) Team Leader
7 13 (6.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 13 (6.02%) IT Engineer
7 13 (6.02%) Server Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) Windows Server Engineer
9 10 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.70%) DBA
11 8 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.72%) .NET
2 8 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 7 (3.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.24%) Web Services
4 5 (2.31%) JSON
4 5 (2.31%) Middleware
5 4 (1.85%) HTML
5 4 (1.85%) RESTful
6 3 (1.39%) CSS
6 3 (1.39%) jQuery
6 3 (1.39%) Node.js
7 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.93%) JMS
7 2 (0.93%) JSON Schema
7 2 (0.93%) LAMP
7 2 (0.93%) XML
7 2 (0.93%) XMPP
7 2 (0.93%) XSD
8 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.56%) Replication
4 8 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.24%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.85%) User Experience
8 3 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) Wiki
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.46%) Contactless
10 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 171 (79.17%) Windows
2 83 (38.43%) Windows Server
3 50 (23.15%) Linux
4 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (15.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 29 (13.43%) Unix
8 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.94%) HPUX
9 15 (6.94%) Windows 10
10 9 (4.17%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.39%) CentOS
11 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.46%) Android
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.39%) ITIL
2 34 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (13.43%) DevOps
5 27 (12.50%) Project Management
6 24 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 22 (10.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 20 (9.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 19 (8.80%) Server Hardening
10 15 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.56%) Runbook
13 11 (5.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.09%) TDD
14 10 (4.63%) Change Management
14 10 (4.63%) Release Management
14 10 (4.63%) Risk Management
15 9 (4.17%) ITIL V3
16 8 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.93%) SQL
2 35 (16.20%) Python
3 23 (10.65%) C#
4 21 (9.72%) Shell Script
5 19 (8.80%) Bash Shell
6 18 (8.33%) VBScript
7 17 (7.87%) Perl
8 16 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 15 (6.94%) Java
10 14 (6.48%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.24%) C
12 5 (2.31%) PHP
12 5 (2.31%) VB
13 3 (1.39%) Ruby
13 3 (1.39%) VBA
14 2 (0.93%) C++
14 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.02%) MCSE
3 10 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) CCNA
5 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.31%) Degree
7 4 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.39%) CISA
8 3 (1.39%) CISM
8 3 (1.39%) CISSP
8 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.39%) MCP
8 3 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.39%) PMP
9 2 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.93%) MCSA
9 2 (0.93%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) QA
2 8 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
System Software
1 97 (44.91%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.28%) XenApp
5 13 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.09%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.78%) vSphere
10 5 (2.31%) Docker
10 5 (2.31%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.85%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.85%) Xen
12 3 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.39%) XenServer
13 1 (0.46%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.46%) KVM
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (15.28%) SCCM
2 27 (12.50%) Nagios
3 23 (10.65%) SCOM
4 22 (10.19%) EdgeSight
4 22 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.19%) Puppet
5 16 (7.41%) Ansible
6 7 (3.24%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.39%) WSUS
9 2 (0.93%) WMI
9 2 (0.93%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.46%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.46%) Terraform
10 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 81 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.09%) VMware
3 36 (16.67%) HP
4 34 (15.74%) Citrix
5 33 (15.28%) Cisco
6 24 (11.11%) Oracle
7 18 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 16 (7.41%) Veeam
9 12 (5.56%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.63%) Teradata
11 9 (4.17%) Wyse
12 8 (3.70%) Forcepoint
13 7 (3.24%) Sybase
14 6 (2.78%) CheckPoint
15 5 (2.31%) Dell
15 5 (2.31%) iManage
15 5 (2.31%) Lotus
16 4 (1.85%) McAfee
16 4 (1.85%) Symantec
16 4 (1.85%) Zerto