The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 603 640 578
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -62
Permanent jobs citing WSH 9 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.013% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.057% 0.033% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £60,000 £48,250 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.35% +14.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £42,850 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £53,650 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%
WSH
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15913 17956 17953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.71% 38.19% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13636 15361 15348
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 August 2015.

WSH Salary Histogram in London

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
4 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
4 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
5 8 (34.78%) Benchmarking
5 8 (34.78%) Statistics
5 8 (34.78%) Project Planning
5 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
7 6 (26.09%) Procure-to-pay
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (26.09%) Logistics
8 5 (21.74%) People Management
8 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) MCP
9 4 (17.39%) Perl
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Forensic Investigator
5 2 (8.70%) Security Investigator
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.35%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Statistics
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (13.04%) Data Conversion
5 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) VMS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Benchmarking
1 8 (34.78%) Project Planning
1 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (26.09%) Procure-to-pay
2 6 (26.09%) Logistics
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) People Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITSM
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) AWK
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
5 4 (17.39%) Polycom
5 4 (17.39%) MobileIron
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Perforce
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago