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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 851 797 816
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Permanent jobs citing WSH 19 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.064% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 45 27
Average salary £41,500 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.62% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+38.33% -21.05%
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
39513 41131 43332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.04% 40.90% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33745 35826 38324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Yorkshire - 9 £41,500 - 1
London -44 7 £41,500 -23.14% 4
East of England -13 2 - -
South East -9 1 - - 1
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
4 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
5 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
5 17 (43.59%) Risk Management
6 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
7 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
8 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (30.77%) Firewall
10 11 (28.21%) ETL
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (25.64%) Cisco
11 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (25.64%) Degree
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (23.08%) Statistics
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 9 (23.08%) WAN
12 9 (23.08%) DNS
13 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (20.51%) LAN
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
14 7 (17.95%) MCTS
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (17.95%) MCITP
14 7 (17.95%) High Availability
14 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) PowerPivot
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
3 8 (20.51%) LAN
4 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 5 (12.82%) SAN
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
7 4 (10.26%) Kerberos
7 4 (10.26%) Wireless
8 3 (7.69%) IPsec
8 3 (7.69%) VLAN
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.13%) NAS
9 2 (5.13%) DMVPN
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.13%) MPLS
9 2 (5.13%) BGP
9 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Toad
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) DBA
2 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) MI Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) COM
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) ODBC
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Statistics
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.82%) Hedge funds
4 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (7.69%) Clustering
6 2 (5.13%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Risk Management
2 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (28.21%) ETL
4 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.95%) High Availability
8 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (15.38%) Service Management
9 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) ITSM
9 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.26%) System Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
11 2 (5.13%) Benchmarking
11 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) VBScript
2 6 (15.38%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) Degree
3 7 (17.95%) MCTS
3 7 (17.95%) MCITP
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.26%) MCDST
4 4 (10.26%) MCP
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) CCSA
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) XenApp
4 4 (10.26%) MetaFrame
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) XenServer
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) vSphere
7 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) Cacti
3 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Dell
5 5 (12.82%) SAP
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 4 (10.26%) Symantec
6 4 (10.26%) Polycom
6 4 (10.26%) McAfee
7 3 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (7.69%) BMC
8 2 (5.13%) CA
8 2 (5.13%) NetApp
8 2 (5.13%) IBM
8 2 (5.13%) Compuware
8 2 (5.13%) Reuters
8 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
8 2 (5.13%) IronPort
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