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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 621 667 599
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -68
Permanent jobs citing WSH 7 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.020% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.052% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £45,000 £76,250 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.98% +15.09%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,750 -
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
16611 19412 17795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.33% 38.98% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14341 16717 15304
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 £75,000 £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
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 1 July 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
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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 +31 2 - -
WSH
England

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 21 (80.77%) VMware ESX
3 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (80.77%) Hyper-V
4 19 (73.08%) PowerShell
5 18 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
5 18 (69.23%) Project Planning
6 17 (65.38%) Statistics
6 17 (65.38%) Benchmarking
6 17 (65.38%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (42.31%) People Management
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
10 4 (15.38%) MobileIron
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 4 (15.38%) Lync
10 4 (15.38%) Android
10 4 (15.38%) MCP
10 4 (15.38%) IIS
10 4 (15.38%) VBScript
10 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
1 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.85%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
1 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 17 (65.38%) Statistics
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) VMS
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Project Planning
2 17 (65.38%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (65.38%) Benchmarking
3 11 (42.31%) People Management
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) AWK
4 1 (3.85%) XPath
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCP
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
1 21 (80.77%) VMware ESX
1 21 (80.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (80.77%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.54%) WMI
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
4 4 (15.38%) Polycom
4 4 (15.38%) MobileIron
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) Veritas
5 3 (11.54%) Remedy
5 3 (11.54%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Perforce