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

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 118 174
Rank change year-on-year -56 +56 0
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 228 328 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.80% 2.66% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 4.60% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 169 250 135
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,700 £30,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 7,272 7,131 6,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.27% 57.94% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,036 6,166 5,268
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 £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 February 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 February 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 -62 89 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Cheshire -22 77 £50,000 +44.93% 12
Merseyside -9 49 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire +17 7 £31,750 - 2
Cumbria -6 6 £35,000 +22.81%
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 175 (76.75%) Windows
2 102 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 84 (36.84%) SQL
4 82 (35.96%) SQL Server
5 78 (34.21%) Windows Server
6 71 (31.14%) Active Directory
6 71 (31.14%) VMware
7 58 (25.44%) Linux
8 51 (22.37%) Finance
9 45 (19.74%) Hyper-V
9 45 (19.74%) Office 365
10 43 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (18.86%) Python
11 42 (18.42%) ITIL
11 42 (18.42%) SAN
11 42 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (17.11%) DevOps
14 38 (16.67%) Unix
14 38 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (16.23%) .NET
15 37 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 36 (15.79%) Citrix
17 34 (14.91%) C#
18 33 (14.47%) MS Exchange
18 33 (14.47%) DNS
18 33 (14.47%) Banking
19 32 (14.04%) HP
20 31 (13.60%) Oracle
20 31 (13.60%) SCCM

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 33 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.21%) Skype for Business
3 20 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.46%) IIS
6 14 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.75%) Apache
8 4 (1.75%) JBoss
8 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.32%) Confluence
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.88%) Resin
10 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.74%) Office 365
2 37 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.02%) IaaS
5 13 (5.70%) OneDrive
6 9 (3.95%) SaaS
7 8 (3.51%) PaaS
7 8 (3.51%) Serverless
8 7 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.44%) GitHub
11 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.42%) SAN
2 33 (14.47%) DNS
3 17 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.02%) Firewall
5 15 (6.58%) DHCP
6 14 (6.14%) WAN
7 12 (5.26%) VPN
8 10 (4.39%) LAN
9 9 (3.95%) SMTP
10 8 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.19%) FTP
12 5 (2.19%) Network Security
12 5 (2.19%) Skype
12 5 (2.19%) VLAN
12 5 (2.19%) VoIP
13 4 (1.75%) Internet
13 4 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.75%) WLAN
14 3 (1.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.65%) MongoDB
3 19 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.89%) MariaDB
5 16 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.14%) MySQL
6 14 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.95%) OLAP
7 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.07%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.07%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.63%) VLDB
11 5 (2.19%) DB2
11 5 (2.19%) Power BI
12 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.89%) NuGet
3 7 (3.07%) JIRA
3 7 (3.07%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.88%) Subversion
7 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.44%) Ant
8 1 (0.44%) Codeship
8 1 (0.44%) GoCD
8 1 (0.44%) Gradle
8 1 (0.44%) MSI
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 51 (22.37%) Finance
2 33 (14.47%) Banking
3 14 (6.14%) Advertising
4 13 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.70%) Retail
5 9 (3.95%) Law
5 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.19%) Games
6 5 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.32%) Front Office
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Local Government
8 2 (0.88%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (10.96%) Developer
1 25 (10.96%) Team Leader
2 22 (9.65%) Automation Engineer
3 21 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 20 (8.77%) Database Engineer
5 18 (7.89%) Administrator
5 18 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.46%) Lead DevOps
6 17 (7.46%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.02%) Analyst
8 15 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (6.58%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.26%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.82%) DBA
12 9 (3.95%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.23%) .NET
2 21 (9.21%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.26%) HTML
4 10 (4.39%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.95%) jQuery
5 9 (3.95%) REST
6 8 (3.51%) RESTful
7 6 (2.63%) JSON
8 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.19%) CSS
8 5 (2.19%) Middleware
9 4 (1.75%) HTML5
10 3 (1.32%) CSS3
10 3 (1.32%) MDX
11 2 (0.88%) LAMP
11 2 (0.88%) Node.js
11 2 (0.88%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.88%) WPF
12 1 (0.44%) XML
12 1 (0.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.82%) Replication
4 9 (3.95%) Clustering
5 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.19%) PKI
6 5 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) User Experience
9 2 (0.88%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.88%) Wiki
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) EPoS
10 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (76.75%) Windows
2 78 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 58 (25.44%) Linux
4 43 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (16.67%) Unix
7 16 (7.02%) HPUX
7 16 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.39%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.88%) CentOS
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) Android
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.42%) ITIL
2 39 (17.11%) DevOps
3 38 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (8.77%) TDD
7 17 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.14%) Problem Management
9 13 (5.70%) ETL
9 13 (5.70%) Server Hardening
10 12 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.82%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (4.39%) API Development
12 10 (4.39%) High Availability
13 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (3.95%) Runbook
13 9 (3.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.84%) SQL
2 43 (18.86%) Python
3 34 (14.91%) C#
4 27 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 24 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.21%) Shell Script
7 20 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 15 (6.58%) Java
9 14 (6.14%) Perl
9 14 (6.14%) VBScript
10 9 (3.95%) VBA
11 8 (3.51%) PHP
12 4 (1.75%) C
13 3 (1.32%) Ruby
14 2 (0.88%) C++
15 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.44%) Go
15 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.44%) VB
15 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.21%) MCSE
3 16 (7.02%) Degree
4 9 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.07%) MCSA
6 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.75%) CISSP
7 4 (1.75%) MCP
7 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.32%) CCA
8 3 (1.32%) CCNA
8 3 (1.32%) CISA
8 3 (1.32%) CISM
8 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) SLA
2 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.63%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (31.14%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.74%) Hyper-V
3 41 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (10.09%) XenApp
5 17 (7.46%) VirtualBox
5 17 (7.46%) Xen
6 16 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.95%) vSphere
9 7 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (2.63%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.19%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.88%) XenServer
14 1 (0.44%) Ceph
14 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.44%) pfSense
14 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (13.60%) SCCM
2 26 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (10.96%) Puppet
4 22 (9.65%) Ansible
5 19 (8.33%) SCOM
6 15 (6.58%) Nagios
7 11 (4.82%) EdgeSight
8 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (3.07%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.32%) WMI
12 2 (0.88%) Terraform
12 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 2 (0.88%) WSUS
12 2 (0.88%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.44%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 102 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 71 (31.14%) VMware
3 36 (15.79%) Citrix
4 32 (14.04%) HP
5 31 (13.60%) Oracle
6 18 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 13 (5.70%) 3PAR
7 13 (5.70%) Veeam
8 12 (5.26%) Cisco
9 11 (4.82%) IBM
9 11 (4.82%) Teradata
10 8 (3.51%) Forcepoint
11 6 (2.63%) McAfee
12 5 (2.19%) iManage
12 5 (2.19%) Sybase
13 4 (1.75%) Dell
13 4 (1.75%) EMC
14 3 (1.32%) Acme Packet
14 3 (1.32%) RedGate
14 3 (1.32%) Symantec