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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 52 45
Permanent jobs citing WSH 0 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.94% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.95% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 - £39,000
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
166 154 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 56.85% 48.28% 60.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130 140 189
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 24 December 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 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) TACACS
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Validation

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint