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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 900 899 862
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Permanent jobs citing WSH 11 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.021% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.055% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 20
Average salary £39,000 £42,750 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% -9.04%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.87% +28.57%
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
36281 36270 39931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.32% 37.19% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31653 31421 33643
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 11 £39,000 -13.33%
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (85.29%) PowerShell
2 19 (55.88%) Finance
3 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
3 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (35.29%) Perl
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Citrix
4 12 (35.29%) Clustering
4 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) MCITP
5 9 (26.47%) Patch Management
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) VBScript
7 7 (20.59%) MCSE
7 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
7 7 (20.59%) ETL
7 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 7 (20.59%) CommVault
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (20.59%) VMware
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
7 7 (20.59%) vSphere
7 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (20.59%) High Availability

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) VoIP
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) VLAN
3 3 (8.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) DBA
1 7 (20.59%) SQL DBA
1 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Production DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Forensic Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Support
5 3 (8.82%) Server Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (35.29%) Clustering
3 7 (20.59%) Data Conversion
4 4 (11.76%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (11.76%) EMC VNX
5 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.82%) Reinsurance
6 2 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (26.47%) Patch Management
3 7 (20.59%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (20.59%) ETL
3 7 (20.59%) High Availability
3 7 (20.59%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) Low Latency
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Logistics
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Process Management
7 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) Perl
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Ruby
4 7 (20.59%) VBScript
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) MCITP
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.59%) MCSE
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.88%) CEH
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) EnCE
3 2 (5.88%) GCIH
3 2 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) vSphere
1 7 (20.59%) XenApp
2 5 (14.71%) DFS Replication
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) Terminal Server
3 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) WMI
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Citrix
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) CommVault
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Avaya
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) Spiceworks
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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