Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 159 153
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +59
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 246 254 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.99% 1.97% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.36% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 191 208 157
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 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,400 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.06%

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 7,151 7,570 5,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.72% 58.71% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,005 6,493 5,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -8 122 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Cheshire +3 69 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Merseyside +9 36 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Lancashire - 13 £36,250 - 2
Cumbria - 6 £35,000 - 2
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 172 (69.92%) Windows
2 111 (45.12%) Microsoft
3 109 (44.31%) SQL Server
4 97 (39.43%) SQL
5 91 (36.99%) Linux
6 78 (31.71%) VMware
7 76 (30.89%) DevOps
8 72 (29.27%) Active Directory
9 61 (24.80%) Python
9 61 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (24.39%) Windows Server
11 59 (23.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 57 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (22.76%) Hyper-V
14 55 (22.36%) Ansible
15 53 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (20.73%) .NET
17 50 (20.33%) Puppet
18 47 (19.11%) Opscode Chef
19 45 (18.29%) Git (software)
19 45 (18.29%) C#
20 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
21 41 (16.67%) DNS
22 38 (15.45%) Office 365
23 37 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
23 37 (15.04%) ITIL
24 36 (14.63%) T-SQL
24 36 (14.63%) Bash Shell
25 33 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
25 33 (13.41%) Java

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 24 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.94%) IIS
3 19 (7.72%) Skype for Business
4 18 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.88%) Apache
5 12 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.85%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.44%) JBoss
10 5 (2.03%) Apache Pig
10 5 (2.03%) CloudStack
10 5 (2.03%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.22%) Confluence
11 3 (1.22%) Resin
11 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (15.45%) Office 365
4 20 (8.13%) IaaS
5 19 (7.72%) NuGet
6 12 (4.88%) SaaS
7 9 (3.66%) PaaS
8 7 (2.85%) OneDrive
9 5 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.63%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.22%) GitHub
11 3 (1.22%) Serverless
12 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.81%) npm
12 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.67%) DNS
2 25 (10.16%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.54%) SAN
4 20 (8.13%) Firewall
5 15 (6.10%) DHCP
6 13 (5.28%) WAN
7 12 (4.88%) LAN
8 9 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (3.66%) VPN
9 8 (3.25%) SMTP
9 8 (3.25%) VLAN
10 7 (2.85%) HTTP
10 7 (2.85%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (2.85%) Skype
10 7 (2.85%) SSL
10 7 (2.85%) WLAN
11 6 (2.44%) FTP
11 6 (2.44%) X.509
12 5 (2.03%) PBX
12 5 (2.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (44.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (8.94%) MySQL
5 21 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.10%) OLAP
8 14 (5.69%) MongoDB
9 13 (5.28%) OLAP Cube
9 13 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database
10 10 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (3.66%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 45 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (4.88%) Selenium
4 12 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (3.66%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.25%) JIRA
8 7 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.85%) Subversion
9 6 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.44%) Gradle
9 6 (2.44%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.03%) CodeSonar
10 5 (2.03%) git-flow
10 5 (2.03%) Robot Framework
11 4 (1.63%) Codeship
11 4 (1.63%) GoCD
General
1 20 (8.13%) Finance
2 14 (5.69%) Retail
3 11 (4.47%) Banking
4 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.44%) Advertising
6 5 (2.03%) Back Office
7 4 (1.63%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.22%) Front Office
8 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Law
8 3 (1.22%) Local Government
9 2 (0.81%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (23.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (16.26%) Developer
3 28 (11.38%) Team Leader
4 27 (10.98%) Lead DevOps
5 23 (9.35%) Analyst
5 23 (9.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 20 (8.13%) Senior DevOps
6 20 (8.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 18 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 16 (6.50%) Administrator
9 14 (5.69%) Applications Support
10 13 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (4.88%) DBA
11 12 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (4.88%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (4.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.73%) .NET
2 21 (8.54%) ASP.NET
3 19 (7.72%) REST
4 12 (4.88%) HTML
5 10 (4.07%) Node.js
6 9 (3.66%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.66%) JSON
6 9 (3.66%) RESTful
7 8 (3.25%) Java EE
8 7 (2.85%) CSS
8 7 (2.85%) jQuery
8 7 (2.85%) Web Services
8 7 (2.85%) XML
9 6 (2.44%) .NET Core
9 6 (2.44%) HTML5
9 6 (2.44%) LAMP
10 5 (2.03%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (2.03%) Django
10 5 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (2.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.10%) Clustering
3 12 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.88%) PKI
4 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.25%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.25%) Replication
5 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.81%) Robotics
8 2 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 172 (69.92%) Windows
2 91 (36.99%) Linux
3 60 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 37 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.32%) Unix
7 11 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.85%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.44%) Android
9 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.03%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.03%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.81%) HPUX
12 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.41%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.89%) DevOps
2 61 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (15.04%) ITIL
5 28 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (11.38%) Test Automation
6 26 (10.57%) TDD
7 23 (9.35%) Configuration Management
8 22 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (7.32%) High Availability
10 18 (7.32%) Scrum
11 16 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (6.50%) ETL
12 15 (6.10%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.69%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 97 (39.43%) SQL
2 61 (24.80%) Python
3 45 (18.29%) C#
4 36 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 36 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 33 (13.41%) Java
6 29 (11.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.69%) PHP
8 12 (4.88%) VBA
9 10 (4.07%) VBScript
10 9 (3.66%) Perl
10 9 (3.66%) Ruby
11 8 (3.25%) C
11 8 (3.25%) C++
11 8 (3.25%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.22%) Groovy
13 3 (1.22%) VB
14 2 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.16%) Degree
2 25 (10.16%) MCSE
3 18 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.47%) CISSP
5 8 (3.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.85%) CCNA
6 7 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.85%) MCSA
7 5 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.03%) GIAC
7 5 (2.03%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (2.03%) SANS
7 5 (2.03%) SSCP
8 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.22%) CISA
9 3 (1.22%) CISM
10 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 56 (22.76%) Hyper-V
3 53 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (11.79%) Xen
5 24 (9.76%) VirtualBox
5 24 (9.76%) vSphere
6 21 (8.54%) Docker
7 12 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.85%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.44%) KVM
10 6 (2.44%) XenApp
11 5 (2.03%) XenServer
12 4 (1.63%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (1.63%) pfSense
13 3 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.81%) Firmware
14 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (22.36%) Ansible
2 50 (20.33%) Puppet
3 47 (19.11%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (8.54%) SCOM
5 20 (8.13%) SCCM
6 16 (6.50%) Terraform
7 11 (4.47%) Kubernetes
8 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (2.85%) Salt
10 6 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (2.03%) Nagios
11 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
11 5 (2.03%) SQL Sentry
12 4 (1.63%) MIMEsweeper
12 4 (1.63%) WSUS
13 3 (1.22%) Netcool
13 3 (1.22%) vCenter Server
13 3 (1.22%) vRealize
14 2 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 111 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 78 (31.71%) VMware
3 25 (10.16%) Oracle
4 24 (9.76%) Citrix
5 12 (4.88%) Cisco
5 12 (4.88%) HP
6 10 (4.07%) IBM
6 10 (4.07%) Veeam
7 8 (3.25%) Google
7 8 (3.25%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.44%) Cognizant
8 6 (2.44%) EMC
8 6 (2.44%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.03%) Acme Packet
9 5 (2.03%) McAfee
9 5 (2.03%) Sonus
9 5 (2.03%) Splunk
10 4 (1.63%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.63%) Sophos