The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 55 43
Permanent jobs citing WSH 0 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 1.14% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.37% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £30,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
WSH
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
173 169 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 56.54% 48.15% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 131 159 180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

WSH
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the Ipswich region.

WSH Salary Trend in Ipswich

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 9 (90.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (40.00%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
6 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 3 (30.00%) IPsec
8 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
8 2 (20.00%) Asset Management

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (60.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) TACACS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) COM
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) F5