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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 254 314 320
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +6
Permanent jobs citing WSH 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.039% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.12% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.87% +28.57%
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
2367 3353 4055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.37% 32.88% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2129 3000 3495
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSH across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WSH Salary Histogram in the City of London

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Data Conversion
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CommVault
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Forensic Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 3 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Server Support
2 3 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Data Conversion
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) CEH
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) EnCE
2 2 (22.22%) GCIH
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) CommVault
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Spiceworks