The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 249 240 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing WSH 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.084% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -32.30%
WSH
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2992 3003 3988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.45% 41.97% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2744 3466
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WSH
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

WSH Salary Trend in the East of England

WSH
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +10 10 £47,500 -
WSH
England

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (90.91%) Risk Management
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (27.27%) IIS
6 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
7 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) PowerPivot
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Kerberos
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.09%) TACACS
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) NAS
6 2 (9.09%) DMVPN
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (18.18%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) MI Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 5 (22.73%) REST
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) MDX
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
2 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Risk Management
2 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cacti
1 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) F5