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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 860 880 822
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -58
Permanent jobs citing WSH 6 21 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.019% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.016% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £43,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £80,500 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary - £58,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +78.03%
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
38697 42866 40922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.81% 39.17% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33347 36759 35666
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
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 July 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 +27 4 £58,750 +15.76% 2
East of England -4 2 - -
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) Statistics
5 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
5 16 (55.17%) VMware
5 16 (55.17%) VMware ESX
6 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
7 13 (44.83%) Project Planning
7 13 (44.83%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (44.83%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
7 13 (44.83%) Benchmarking
7 13 (44.83%) ITIL
8 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
9 9 (31.03%) People Management
10 8 (27.59%) SCCM
10 8 (27.59%) MCP
10 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
11 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
11 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) Polycom
12 6 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (20.69%) Lync
12 6 (20.69%) Android
12 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (20.69%) Lync
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (13.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) COM
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Statistics
2 13 (44.83%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (20.69%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.79%) NHS
4 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
4 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Streaming Video
5 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.69%) Android
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) VMS
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
1 13 (44.83%) Benchmarking
1 13 (44.83%) Project Planning
1 13 (44.83%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (31.03%) People Management
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
5 4 (13.79%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Logistics
7 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (6.90%) Network Management
8 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
2 4 (13.79%) C
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) AWK
4 1 (3.45%) XPath
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) MCP
2 4 (13.79%) HND
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCDST
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (55.17%) VMware ESX
2 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.34%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) WMI
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Polycom
4 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
5 4 (13.79%) MobileIron
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Veritas
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) BMC
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) Perforce
8 1 (3.45%) CA
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