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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 855 798 860
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +62
Permanent jobs citing WSH 17 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.055% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.14% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 20
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £75,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.28%
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
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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
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 19 September 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
(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
East of England -23 8 £47,500 +58.33%
London -63 6 £41,500 -44.66%
Yorkshire - 3 £41,500 - 1
WSH
UK

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (81.40%) Finance
2 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 28 (65.12%) Windows
4 27 (62.79%) Risk Management
5 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
6 19 (44.19%) Degree
6 19 (44.19%) Computer Science
7 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
8 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (32.56%) C#
9 14 (32.56%) .NET
9 14 (32.56%) Firewall
10 13 (30.23%) Linux
11 12 (27.91%) WAN
12 11 (25.58%) DNS
12 11 (25.58%) Cisco
12 11 (25.58%) Hedge funds
13 10 (23.26%) Analytics
13 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
13 10 (23.26%) LAN
14 9 (20.93%) Oracle
14 9 (20.93%) SQL
15 8 (18.60%) Perl
15 8 (18.60%) C++
15 8 (18.60%) Java
15 8 (18.60%) Sybase
15 8 (18.60%) VBScript
15 8 (18.60%) VB.NET

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (18.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.95%) IIS
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) PowerPivot
4 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) WAN
3 11 (25.58%) DNS
4 10 (23.26%) LAN
5 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.28%) DHCP
7 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
8 4 (9.30%) SAN
9 3 (6.98%) Wireless
9 3 (6.98%) IPsec
10 2 (4.65%) VLAN
10 2 (4.65%) MPLS
10 2 (4.65%) BGP
10 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.65%) TACACS
10 2 (4.65%) NAS
10 2 (4.65%) DMVPN
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.30%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 35 (81.40%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.30%) Law
3 4 (9.30%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
2 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
2 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) MI Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Services Director
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.95%) CSS
2 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
2 6 (13.95%) jQuery
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (13.95%) REST
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (4.65%) COM
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.58%) Hedge funds
3 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
4 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
5 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (13.95%) N-Tier
6 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
6 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
6 4 (9.30%) EqualLogic
7 3 (6.98%) Statistics
8 2 (4.65%) Clustering
9 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.23%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
4 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) UNIX
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Risk Management
2 10 (23.26%) Analytics
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) CRM
3 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.28%) Product Management
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (13.95%) User Stories
5 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) ETL
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) ITSM
6 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) System Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C#
2 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Perl
4 8 (18.60%) C++
4 8 (18.60%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) VBScript
4 8 (18.60%) VB.NET
4 8 (18.60%) VBA
5 7 (16.28%) VB
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) CFA
2 7 (16.28%) MBA
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) MCP
4 4 (9.30%) MCDST
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCNA
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CCSA
7 1 (2.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) XenApp
3 6 (13.95%) MetaFrame
4 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) Cacti
4 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle
4 8 (18.60%) Sybase
4 8 (18.60%) Siebel
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix
4 8 (18.60%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (18.60%) Bloomberg
5 7 (16.28%) Symantec
5 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Dell
7 4 (9.30%) EMC
7 4 (9.30%) McAfee
7 4 (9.30%) Reuters
7 4 (9.30%) NetApp
7 4 (9.30%) IronPort
7 4 (9.30%) Polycom
7 4 (9.30%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
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