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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 40 50
Permanent jobs citing WSH 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 2.88% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.71% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £31,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.23%
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
160 140 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 55.75% 50.36% 56.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 119 158
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware