The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VBScript 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
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 86 97 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 24 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.08% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 0.89% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
VBScript
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
652 675 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.50% 56.11% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 585 612 335
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VBScript across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VBScript
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VBScript Salary Trend in Kent

VBScript
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VBScript across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VBScript Salary Histogram in Kent

VBScript
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Maidstone - 14 £32,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £25,750 -
Dartford - 1 £52,500 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VBScript 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 VBScript.

1 22 (88.00%) Windows
1 22 (88.00%) PowerShell
2 21 (84.00%) Citrix
2 21 (84.00%) BCP
2 21 (84.00%) VMware
3 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (80.00%) WSUS
3 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (80.00%) vSphere
4 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (56.00%) DHCP
4 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (56.00%) DNS
4 14 (56.00%) Symantec
4 14 (56.00%) Backup Exec
4 14 (56.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) LAN
6 8 (32.00%) WAN
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) SCCM
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) XenApp
7 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
7 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (24.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) AdminStudio
8 6 (24.00%) Change Management
8 6 (24.00%) Wyse

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VBScript 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 VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) PrintSoft PReS
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) DHCP
1 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (56.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Technical Support
2 12 (48.00%) Support Supervisor
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) BCP
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (80.00%) vSphere
2 7 (28.00%) XenApp
2 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (80.00%) WSUS
2 14 (56.00%) Backup Exec
2 14 (56.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (28.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Citrix
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) Symantec
4 6 (24.00%) Wyse
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade