The first table below looks at the demand for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 638 589 639
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +50
Permanent jobs citing WSH 9 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.065% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.17% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £50,750 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £55,800 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £33,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -22.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18670 17463 21100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.89% 39.44% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 14984 18794
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WSH
England

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSH across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in London

WSH
Salary Trend in London

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

WSH Salary Trend in London

WSH
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSH across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

WSH Salary Histogram in London

WSH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
City of London -27 2 £97,500 +132.14%
Feltham - 1 £55,000 -
WSH
England

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (69.57%) Finance
4 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
6 13 (56.52%) Hedge funds
7 12 (52.17%) Cisco
8 11 (47.83%) Bloomberg
8 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
8 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (43.48%) .NET
9 10 (43.48%) C#
9 10 (43.48%) SQL
9 10 (43.48%) Oracle
9 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
9 10 (43.48%) Degree
9 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (39.13%) Sybase
10 9 (39.13%) VBScript
10 9 (39.13%) Perl
10 9 (39.13%) C++
10 9 (39.13%) Java
10 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
10 9 (39.13%) VBA
10 9 (39.13%) UNIX

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) WAN
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Services Director
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Technology Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) ODBC
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Hedge funds
2 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
4 8 (34.78%) Data Integration
5 6 (26.09%) EqualLogic
5 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (21.74%) Credit Risk
7 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000
5 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
5 9 (39.13%) UNIX
6 7 (30.43%) Solaris
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 8 (34.78%) Product Management
4 6 (26.09%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Finite Element Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) VBScript
2 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
2 9 (39.13%) VBA
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (30.43%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) CFA
2 8 (34.78%) MBA
3 4 (17.39%) MCDST
3 4 (17.39%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) MetaFrame
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
2 7 (30.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Bloomberg
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) Sybase
5 9 (39.13%) Siebel
5 9 (39.13%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (34.78%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Symantec
7 7 (30.43%) Dell
7 7 (30.43%) EMC
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) NetApp
8 6 (26.09%) Reuters
8 6 (26.09%) IronPort
8 6 (26.09%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (17.39%) Polycom
9 4 (17.39%) McAfee
10 1 (4.35%) Apple