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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 306 341 312
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Permanent jobs citing WSH 1 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.008% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.022% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary - £58,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +78.03%
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
3585 4612 4614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.65% 37.53% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3086 3944 4135
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) WMI
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) BMC
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
1 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) BMC
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy