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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 851 874 827
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -47
Permanent jobs citing WSH 22 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.025% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Average salary £22,016 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.19% -8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £22,016 £32,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-32.77% -22.94%
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
39102 44967 42216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.97% 40.38% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33587 38241 37084
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +38 18 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +18 4 £22,016 -
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 39 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (88.10%) Windows
3 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 30 (71.43%) VMware
5 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 25 (59.52%) PowerShell
6 25 (59.52%) Statistics
7 23 (54.76%) VMware ESX
8 18 (42.86%) Project Planning
8 18 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (40.48%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (40.48%) Benchmarking
10 14 (33.33%) SCCM
10 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 13 (30.95%) VBScript
12 12 (28.57%) ITIL
12 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
13 11 (26.19%) People Management
14 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
15 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
17 7 (16.67%) MCP
17 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
17 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (16.67%) HP
18 6 (14.29%) MS Excel

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Intranet
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.76%) OpenScape
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MSI
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.38%) Hudson
3 1 (2.38%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (9.52%) DBA
3 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Junior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (2.38%) Junior DBA
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.38%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) MyBatis
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Statistics
2 18 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) NHS
4 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (4.76%) Clustering
6 2 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.14%) Android
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.38%) VMS
9 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 17 (40.48%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (40.48%) Benchmarking
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) People Management
5 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security
9 3 (7.14%) Service Management
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.14%) ITSM
10 2 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
11 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) PowerShell
2 13 (30.95%) VBScript
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
5 4 (9.52%) C
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
6 1 (2.38%) AWK
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) MCP
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) HND
3 4 (9.52%) MCTS
3 4 (9.52%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 23 (54.76%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (11.90%) WMI
3 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
3 5 (11.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (11.90%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 30 (71.43%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) BMC
5 5 (11.90%) Veritas
5 5 (11.90%) Remedy
6 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.14%) Polycom
7 3 (7.14%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) MobileIron
8 2 (4.76%) Siemens
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (4.76%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Perforce
9 1 (2.38%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago