The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 611 651 668
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Permanent jobs citing WSH 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.056% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Median salary £38,000 £60,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +44.57%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
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
15885 16067 17799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 40.54% 37.05% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14027 13754 15225
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing WSH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £38,000 -
WSH
England

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing WSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for WSH.

1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) CommVault
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) Clustering
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
3 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 7 (70.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) VLAN
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 5 (50.00%) EMC VNX
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Finance

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Support
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Server Support
3 3 (30.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Support
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Forensic Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 5 (50.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCITP
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) EnCE
2 2 (20.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) CommVault
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Apple