The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 853 869 810
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -59
Permanent jobs citing WSH 13 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.017% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.043% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 22
Average salary £60,000 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,900 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +36.36%
WSH
UK

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
38265 41469 40274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.61% 38.42% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 35159 35087
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSH across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

WSH Salary Histogram in England

WSH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
London +17 10 £60,000 +44.57% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £57,500 +38.55% 4
South East - 1 - - 2
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (40.00%) Statistics
5 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) MCP
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
8 7 (23.33%) Benchmarking
8 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (23.33%) SCCM
9 6 (20.00%) Polycom
9 6 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (20.00%) Android
9 6 (20.00%) Logistics
9 6 (20.00%) Lync
9 6 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (10.00%) Intranet
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) YouTrack
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Forensic Investigator
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Security Investigator
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.33%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Statistics
2 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
4 6 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.00%) NHS
6 3 (10.00%) Data Conversion
7 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
7 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
8 1 (3.33%) Clustering
8 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Benchmarking
2 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
2 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 6 (20.00%) Logistics
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITSM
4 4 (13.33%) People Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) C
3 3 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) AWK
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCP
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCDST
4 3 (10.00%) HND
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.67%) MCTS
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Control-M
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Polycom
4 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 4 (13.33%) MobileIron
5 4 (13.33%) McAfee
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Perforce
7 1 (3.33%) Spiceworks
Kingston, Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston, Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago