The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 320 329 315
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing WSH 6 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.059% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £30,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
WSH
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3806 4761 4653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 39.92% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 4141 4332
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSH
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the City of London region.

WSH Salary Trend in the City of London

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSH.

1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
2 5 (83.33%) BMC
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) WMI
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WMI
2 3 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) BMC
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) Nimsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Compuware
4 2 (33.33%) IBM