Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 161 171
Rank change year-on-year +45 +10 -35
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 288 230 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.73% 1.92% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 3.53% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 233 194 200
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,825 £27,950
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £50,000
% 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 5,332 6,507 7,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.63% 54.42% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,157 5,489 6,282
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 18 September 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 +35 154 £45,000 - 26
Cheshire +33 63 £32,500 -35.00% 17
Merseyside +12 60 £42,500 +3.66% 19
Lancashire -19 13 £33,750 -10.00% 5
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 187 (64.93%) Windows
2 162 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 149 (51.74%) Active Directory
4 130 (45.14%) Azure
5 113 (39.24%) Windows Server
6 99 (34.38%) SQL
7 96 (33.33%) Office 365
8 87 (30.21%) Linux
9 82 (28.47%) DNS
10 76 (26.39%) SQL Server
11 74 (25.69%) AWS
12 73 (25.35%) DevOps
13 71 (24.65%) ITIL
13 71 (24.65%) VMware
14 63 (21.88%) Finance
15 60 (20.83%) DHCP
15 60 (20.83%) Hyper-V
15 60 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 55 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
16 55 (19.10%) MS Exchange
17 52 (18.06%) Python
18 50 (17.36%) Cisco
19 47 (16.32%) Bash Shell
20 45 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
21 44 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
21 44 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (15.28%) T-SQL
22 43 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 42 (14.58%) C#
24 41 (14.24%) IIS

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 55 (19.10%) MS Exchange
2 41 (14.24%) IIS
3 32 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 26 (9.03%) Apache
5 22 (7.64%) Tomcat
6 17 (5.90%) Skype for Business
7 16 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.78%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.08%) Confluence
9 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.39%) OpenEdge
12 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.35%) CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 130 (45.14%) Azure
2 96 (33.33%) Office 365
3 74 (25.69%) AWS
4 33 (11.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (10.42%) GCP
6 15 (5.21%) PaaS
7 14 (4.86%) Serverless
8 13 (4.51%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (4.17%) IaaS
9 12 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (3.82%) Amazon S3
11 10 (3.47%) Power Platform
12 8 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (2.78%) GitHub
13 7 (2.43%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (2.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (28.47%) DNS
2 60 (20.83%) DHCP
3 37 (12.85%) Firewall
4 23 (7.99%) SAN
5 22 (7.64%) TCP/IP
6 19 (6.60%) VoIP
7 16 (5.56%) Skype
7 16 (5.56%) VLAN
8 13 (4.51%) NAS
8 13 (4.51%) WAN
9 12 (4.17%) Wireless
10 10 (3.47%) LAN
11 9 (3.13%) Kerberos
11 9 (3.13%) Unified Communications
12 8 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.43%) Broadband
13 7 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.08%) Internet
14 6 (2.08%) Network Security
15 5 (1.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.51%) QlikView
6 13 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.82%) MySQL
7 11 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.47%) Power BI
9 9 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (2.78%) Data Lake
10 8 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.43%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.04%) OLAP
12 3 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 20 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.21%) TeamCity
3 12 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (3.82%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.08%) JIRA
6 6 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.74%) GitLab
7 5 (1.74%) Subversion
8 4 (1.39%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.69%) Selenium
10 2 (0.69%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.35%) GoCD
11 1 (0.35%) MSTest
11 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.35%) Spinnaker
11 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (21.88%) Finance
2 15 (5.21%) Legal
3 11 (3.82%) Banking
3 11 (3.82%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.13%) Law
5 8 (2.78%) Housing Association
5 8 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.08%) Marketing
6 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 50 (17.36%) Analyst
2 44 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (9.03%) SQL Analyst
4 25 (8.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 24 (8.33%) Developer
6 23 (7.99%) IT Engineer
7 21 (7.29%) SQL Server Analyst
8 20 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
9 18 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 16 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
11 15 (5.21%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.86%) DBA
13 12 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.17%) Network Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.17%) SQL DBA
14 11 (3.82%) Senior DevOps
14 11 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 10 (3.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.54%) .NET
2 22 (7.64%) ASP.NET
3 18 (6.25%) HTML
4 17 (5.90%) JSON
5 14 (4.86%) Web Services
6 11 (3.82%) CSS
6 11 (3.82%) XMPP
7 9 (3.13%) jQuery
8 7 (2.43%) LDAP
9 6 (2.08%) Ajax
9 6 (2.08%) XML
10 5 (1.74%) REST
10 5 (1.74%) WCF
11 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.39%) MAPI
11 4 (1.39%) Node.js
12 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.04%) EDI
13 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.33%) PKI
3 18 (6.25%) Replication
4 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.47%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.13%) Clustering
6 8 (2.78%) User Experience
7 7 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.08%) Wiki
9 5 (1.74%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 187 (64.93%) Windows
2 113 (39.24%) Windows Server
3 87 (30.21%) Linux
4 40 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.38%) Windows 10
6 14 (4.86%) CentOS
6 14 (4.86%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.86%) Unix
7 13 (4.51%) Mac OS X
8 11 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.08%) Android
9 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) HPUX
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.35%) DevOps
2 71 (24.65%) ITIL
3 60 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 55 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (13.19%) Project Delivery
8 32 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 32 (11.11%) Workflow
9 31 (10.76%) Data Integration
10 27 (9.38%) Change Management
11 26 (9.03%) Server Management
11 26 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (8.68%) Release Management
13 24 (8.33%) Investment Management
14 23 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (7.99%) Configuration Management
15 22 (7.64%) High Availability
15 22 (7.64%) Product Roadmap
16 20 (6.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (34.38%) SQL
2 52 (18.06%) Python
3 47 (16.32%) Bash Shell
4 44 (15.28%) T-SQL
5 42 (14.58%) C#
6 13 (4.51%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.17%) PHP
7 12 (4.17%) VBA
8 10 (3.47%) Java
9 9 (3.13%) Ruby
10 8 (2.78%) U-SQL
11 7 (2.43%) C++
11 7 (2.43%) VBScript
12 4 (1.39%) OpenEdge ABL
12 4 (1.39%) R
13 2 (0.69%) C
13 2 (0.69%) Groovy
13 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (12.50%) Degree
3 28 (9.72%) MCSA
4 12 (4.17%) RHCA
5 11 (3.82%) MCSE
6 9 (3.13%) MCITP
6 9 (3.13%) MCTS
7 6 (2.08%) MCP
7 6 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CISSP
11 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) GPEN
11 1 (0.35%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.51%) SLA
2 10 (3.47%) GDPR
3 6 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.39%) QA
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (51.74%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 36 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (8.68%) Docker
5 20 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.17%) pfSense
6 12 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (3.13%) XenApp
8 8 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (2.43%) vSphere
10 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.39%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 3 (1.04%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (13.54%) Ansible
2 24 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 23 (7.99%) Terraform
4 20 (6.94%) Puppet
5 19 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (6.25%) SCCM
6 18 (6.25%) WSUS
7 17 (5.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (3.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (3.82%) SCOM
9 10 (3.47%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (2.43%) Nagios
11 7 (2.43%) Prometheus
12 6 (2.08%) SCOrch
12 6 (2.08%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.74%) Grafana
13 5 (1.74%) Kibana
14 4 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 162 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 71 (24.65%) VMware
3 50 (17.36%) Cisco
4 31 (10.76%) HP
5 26 (9.03%) Citrix
6 19 (6.60%) Dell
7 18 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.86%) Meraki
9 13 (4.51%) Veeam
10 12 (4.17%) Aruba
10 12 (4.17%) CommVault
10 12 (4.17%) WatchGuard
11 8 (2.78%) CyberArk
11 8 (2.78%) Sage
12 7 (2.43%) Apple
12 7 (2.43%) Databricks
13 6 (2.08%) IBM
13 6 (2.08%) Symantec
14 5 (1.74%) EMC
14 5 (1.74%) Informatica