The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Script Host (WSH)
UK / England
Rank 820 901 913
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +12
Permanent jobs citing WSH 4 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.033% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Median salary £48,500 £39,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.35% -3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £36,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+33.79% -10.49%

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31004 36718 37275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.41% 38.51% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26794 31949 32183
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

WSH
Salary Trend in England

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

WSH Salary Trend in England

WSH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 3 £48,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for WSH.

1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) SNMP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Salt