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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 258 299 356
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +57
Permanent jobs citing WSH 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.040% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.075% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £70,000 - £97,500
UK excluding London median salary - £22,016 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
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
2652 3416 4808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.12% 34.04% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 2965 4156
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,863 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WSH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing WSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WSH.

1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (77.78%) Digital Forensics
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Data Conversion
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) GCIH
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (55.56%) CEH
3 5 (55.56%) EnCE
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CommVault
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) Forensic Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Ethical Hacker
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Support
3 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (77.78%) Data Conversion
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (55.56%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CEH
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) EnCE
1 5 (55.56%) GCIH
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) CommVault
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware