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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 94 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 8 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 0.30% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 0.61% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Average salary £25,750 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.76% -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
616 493 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.77% 48.72% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 568 426 555
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Dartford - 1 £35,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £23,000 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (53.33%) Backup Exec
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (46.67%) Symantec
5 7 (46.67%) BCP
5 7 (46.67%) WSUS
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) CRM
7 5 (33.33%) Dojo
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Linux

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) IPv4
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) DTS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Support
2 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Dojo
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) ADO
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) BCP
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (53.33%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (46.67%) WSUS
2 7 (46.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell