Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 187 120
Rank change year-on-year +24 -67 +59
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 224 207 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.58% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 2.83% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 179 155 269
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,350 £26,650 £30,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.98% +7.37% -

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 5,924 7,313 7,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.82% 55.71% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,948 6,108 6,113
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +41 136 £40,000 +6.67% 28
Cheshire +6 44 £40,000 -15.79% 8
Merseyside +8 42 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Lancashire -1 1 £62,500 +66.67% 1
PowerShell
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 127 (56.70%) Windows
2 92 (41.07%) VMware
3 85 (37.95%) Microsoft
4 81 (36.16%) SQL
5 73 (32.59%) Active Directory
5 73 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 71 (31.70%) Linux
7 55 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
8 53 (23.66%) DevOps
9 50 (22.32%) Finance
10 46 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (19.64%) SQL Server
12 43 (19.20%) Windows Server
13 42 (18.75%) Python
14 40 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (17.41%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (17.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 38 (16.96%) Jenkins
17 37 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (16.52%) Puppet
18 36 (16.07%) Office 365
19 34 (15.18%) ITIL
19 34 (15.18%) Bash Shell
20 33 (14.73%) .NET
21 30 (13.39%) Git (software)
22 29 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
22 29 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
22 29 (12.95%) IIS
22 29 (12.95%) Firewall

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 29 (12.95%) IIS
2 22 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.13%) CMS
3 7 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.89%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.89%) JBoss
7 2 (0.89%) Jetty
7 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.79%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 73 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (16.07%) Office 365
4 16 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.46%) GitHub
7 4 (1.79%) SaaS
8 3 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.34%) IaaS
8 3 (1.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.89%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.89%) G Suite
9 2 (0.89%) Serverless
10 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.45%) npm
10 1 (0.45%) NuGet
10 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.95%) Firewall
2 28 (12.50%) DNS
3 24 (10.71%) SAN
4 19 (8.48%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.25%) DHCP
5 14 (6.25%) LAN
6 11 (4.91%) iSCSI
6 11 (4.91%) VLAN
6 11 (4.91%) WAN
7 9 (4.02%) VPN
8 8 (3.57%) NAS
9 7 (3.13%) Intranet
9 7 (3.13%) SSL
10 6 (2.68%) MPLS
10 6 (2.68%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.68%) Skype
11 5 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.23%) HTTP
11 5 (2.23%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.59%) MySQL
4 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.57%) Big Data
6 8 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.23%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.23%) OLAP
10 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.34%) SSDT
12 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Jenkins
2 30 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.27%) TeamCity
4 18 (8.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.25%) JIRA
7 13 (5.80%) Selenium
8 12 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (3.57%) Gradle
10 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (2.68%) MSBuild
11 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.23%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.23%) CodeSonar
12 5 (2.23%) git-flow
12 5 (2.23%) Maven
12 5 (2.23%) Robot Framework
13 4 (1.79%) Serilog
13 4 (1.79%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.34%) Hudson
General
1 50 (22.32%) Finance
2 23 (10.27%) Retail
3 19 (8.48%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.59%) Marketing
5 14 (6.25%) Electronics
6 12 (5.36%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.68%) Banking
7 6 (2.68%) Legal
8 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.23%) Law
9 3 (1.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.89%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (16.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (15.63%) Analyst
4 29 (12.95%) Administrator
5 19 (8.48%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.04%) Applications Support
7 16 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.25%) DBA
8 14 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.91%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (4.46%) Developer
11 10 (4.46%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) SQL DBA
12 9 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (3.57%) Automation Specialist
13 8 (3.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.73%) .NET
2 24 (10.71%) REST
3 23 (10.27%) HTML
4 16 (7.14%) XML
5 14 (6.25%) SOAP
6 9 (4.02%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.57%) Node.js
8 7 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (2.68%) HTML5
9 6 (2.68%) JSON
10 5 (2.23%) Apache Flex
10 5 (2.23%) Django
10 5 (2.23%) Java EE
10 5 (2.23%) LAMP
10 5 (2.23%) Middleware
10 5 (2.23%) Spring MVC
10 5 (2.23%) STL
10 5 (2.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.93%) Replication
3 17 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.91%) Robotics
5 10 (4.46%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.02%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.13%) Blog
7 7 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.13%) Life Science
8 6 (2.68%) NHS
9 5 (2.23%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.23%) Clustering
9 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.79%) Fintech
10 4 (1.79%) PKI
10 4 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 127 (56.70%) Windows
2 71 (31.70%) Linux
3 43 (19.20%) Windows Server
4 37 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 12 (5.36%) Unix
7 12 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.68%) Android
8 6 (2.68%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.23%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.79%) AIX
10 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.34%) CentOS
11 3 (1.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.45%) VME
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.66%) DevOps
2 40 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (17.41%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (17.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 34 (15.18%) ITIL
5 27 (12.05%) Test Automation
6 20 (8.93%) Change Control
7 19 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 17 (7.59%) Programme Management
9 15 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.80%) CRM
10 13 (5.80%) Migration
10 13 (5.80%) Scrum
11 12 (5.36%) Data Management
11 12 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.36%) ERP
11 12 (5.36%) Information Security
11 12 (5.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.16%) SQL
2 42 (18.75%) Python
3 34 (15.18%) Bash Shell
4 24 (10.71%) C#
5 22 (9.82%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.14%) Perl
8 12 (5.36%) Java
9 11 (4.91%) VBScript
10 9 (4.02%) Ruby
11 7 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.68%) PHP
13 5 (2.23%) C
13 5 (2.23%) C++
13 5 (2.23%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.79%) Go
15 3 (1.34%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.34%) ES6
15 3 (1.34%) Groovy
15 3 (1.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.48%) MCSE
3 18 (8.04%) Degree
4 14 (6.25%) GIAC
5 12 (5.36%) CCNA
5 12 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (4.91%) CISSP
7 9 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.68%) MCSA
8 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.23%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (2.23%) MCITP
9 5 (2.23%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.23%) SANS
9 5 (2.23%) SSCP
10 4 (1.79%) GCFE
10 4 (1.79%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) SLA
2 9 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.79%) QA
5 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 46 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (9.38%) vSphere
5 17 (7.59%) Docker
6 11 (4.91%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.34%) Firmware
10 3 (1.34%) NFS
10 3 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.34%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.34%) Xen
11 2 (0.89%) Ceph
11 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.89%) XenServer
12 1 (0.45%) KVM
12 1 (0.45%) Varnish
12 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (16.52%) Puppet
2 29 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (11.61%) Ansible
4 17 (7.59%) SCCM
4 17 (7.59%) SCOM
5 15 (6.70%) Terraform
6 13 (5.80%) Kubernetes
7 9 (4.02%) vCenter Server
8 7 (3.13%) Salt
9 6 (2.68%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.68%) Nagios
10 5 (2.23%) vRealize
11 4 (1.79%) EnCase
11 4 (1.79%) FTK
11 4 (1.79%) Istio
11 4 (1.79%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.34%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.34%) WSUS
13 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 92 (41.07%) VMware
2 85 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.05%) Cisco
3 27 (12.05%) Veeam
4 16 (7.14%) Citrix
4 16 (7.14%) Google
5 12 (5.36%) Blue Prism
5 12 (5.36%) SAP
6 11 (4.91%) EMC
7 9 (4.02%) Atlassian
7 9 (4.02%) HP
7 9 (4.02%) Micro Focus
8 8 (3.57%) Oracle
9 7 (3.13%) Avaya
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.68%) Dell
10 6 (2.68%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (2.68%) Nortel
10 6 (2.68%) RedGate
11 5 (2.23%) Nimble Storage