Period
to 28 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 62 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -19
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 4 6 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.22% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.53% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £42,375 £35,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,125 £60,625 £64,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 249 393 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 75.91% 68.47% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 146 329 304
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +6.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing PowerShell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Northern Ireland

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PowerShell in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Northern Ireland

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing PowerShell in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Northern Ireland

PowerShell
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PowerShell within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 28 January 2021. 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
County Antrim +13 3 £42,500 +6.25% 6
County Londonderry - 1 £55,000 -
PowerShell
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) GCP
2 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) GCP
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Ethereal
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Site Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk