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 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 32 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing WSH 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.17% 2.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.11% 4.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.28%
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
131 167 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 51.98% 54.22% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 162 181
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 19 September 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 18 (94.74%) Risk Management
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
6 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
6 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
6 6 (31.58%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) User Stories
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) .NET

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.58%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) PowerPivot
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) IPsec
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) TACACS
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 2 (10.53%) DMVPN
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) PerformancePoint
General
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) MI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
1 5 (26.32%) jQuery
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 5 (26.32%) REST
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
2 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Risk Management
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) User Stories
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cacti
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) F5