The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 866 803 845
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +42
Permanent jobs citing WSH 20 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.044% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.11% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 15
Average salary £51,250 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.02% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £33,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £77,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £33,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -22.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42876 40970 46118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.27% 40.12% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36860 35922 41160
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WSH
UK

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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
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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
East of England -13 11 £47,500 -
London -64 9 £55,000 +2.80% 1
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (75.00%) Finance
3 34 (60.71%) Risk Management
4 31 (55.36%) Windows
5 28 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
7 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (37.50%) Linux
10 20 (35.71%) SQL
10 20 (35.71%) Degree
10 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
10 20 (35.71%) Analytics
11 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
11 19 (33.93%) Firewall
12 18 (32.14%) DNS
13 17 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
14 15 (26.79%) LAN
14 15 (26.79%) WAN
14 15 (26.79%) HP
14 15 (26.79%) C#
14 15 (26.79%) VB
14 15 (26.79%) .NET
14 15 (26.79%) VMware
14 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
14 15 (26.79%) Hedge funds
15 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (19.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) DNS
3 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (26.79%) LAN
3 15 (26.79%) WAN
4 14 (25.00%) DHCP
5 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) IPv4
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) IPsec
7 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 42 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.93%) Law
4 4 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) MI Developer
7 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Services Director
8 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Technology Manager
8 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) MDX
3 6 (10.71%) jQuery
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (10.71%) REST
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) COM
5 1 (1.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 15 (26.79%) Hedge funds
3 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (19.64%) Blackberry
5 8 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 7 (12.50%) EqualLogic
7 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.71%) N-Tier
7 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
8 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
9 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
10 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 2000
6 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.07%) UNIX
6 9 (16.07%) Solaris
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Risk Management
2 20 (35.71%) Analytics
3 17 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (23.21%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (16.07%) CRM
6 8 (14.29%) Product Management
7 6 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) User Stories
7 6 (10.71%) SOA
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.71%) MVC
8 5 (8.93%) ETL
8 5 (8.93%) Finite Element Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Risk Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) System Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.57%) Service Management
10 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) VB
2 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
3 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.07%) VBScript
4 9 (16.07%) Perl
4 9 (16.07%) C++
4 9 (16.07%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
4 9 (16.07%) VBA
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) CFA
2 8 (14.29%) MBA
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCP
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) MCDST
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCSA
4 1 (1.79%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (25.00%) XenServer
4 13 (23.21%) XenApp
5 9 (16.07%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 14 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) HP
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Symantec
4 13 (23.21%) Cisco
5 12 (21.43%) Bloomberg
6 10 (17.86%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) Sybase
7 9 (16.07%) Siebel
7 9 (16.07%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (16.07%) Dell
7 9 (16.07%) EMC
7 9 (16.07%) Citrix
7 9 (16.07%) NetApp
8 7 (12.50%) Reuters
8 7 (12.50%) IronPort
8 7 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (8.93%) Kaspersky
10 2 (3.57%) Polycom
10 2 (3.57%) McAfee
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