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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 840 879 829
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -50
Permanent jobs citing WSH 20 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.065% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
Average salary £22,016 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.96% +3.52%
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
38347 44497 41332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.08% 40.28% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33059 38286 36256
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 £28,000
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 27 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 27 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
(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 +32 14 £45,000 -6.73% 1
East of England +8 6 £22,016 -
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 (95.12%) Microsoft
2 37 (90.24%) Windows
3 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
4 27 (65.85%) VMware
4 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
5 25 (60.98%) Statistics
6 23 (56.10%) VMware ESX
6 23 (56.10%) PowerShell
7 19 (46.34%) Project Planning
7 19 (46.34%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
8 18 (43.90%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (43.90%) Benchmarking
9 14 (34.15%) ITIL
9 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
10 12 (29.27%) SCCM
11 11 (26.83%) People Management
12 9 (21.95%) VBScript
12 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
13 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (19.51%) MCP
13 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
13 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (14.63%) Risk Management

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (14.63%) Lync
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) Intranet
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
3 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.32%) DBA
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.44%) Junior
4 1 (2.44%) Consultant
4 1 (2.44%) Junior DBA
4 1 (2.44%) Junior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.88%) COM
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.44%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) Statistics
2 19 (46.34%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.76%) NHS
5 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.88%) CMDB
6 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Android
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.44%) VMS
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Project Planning
2 18 (43.90%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (43.90%) Benchmarking
3 14 (34.15%) ITIL
4 11 (26.83%) People Management
5 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Information Security
7 4 (9.76%) ITSM
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 2 (4.88%) Content Management
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.95%) VBScript
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) AWK
5 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) MCP
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCDST
3 4 (9.76%) HND
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) ISEB
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.32%) MCTS
4 3 (7.32%) MCITP
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (65.85%) Hyper-V
3 23 (56.10%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (9.76%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.76%) WMI
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Polycom
4 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
4 5 (12.20%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) BMC
5 4 (9.76%) Veritas
5 4 (9.76%) MobileIron
5 4 (9.76%) Remedy
5 4 (9.76%) McAfee
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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