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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 614 643 582
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -61
Permanent jobs citing WSH 19 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.028% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.070% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,750 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -32.22%
UK excluding London average salary £22,016 £31,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-30.10% -25.88%
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
16444 19924 18424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.82% 40.33% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13986 16786 16023
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 £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 20 April 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 +22 6 - -
WSH
England

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (87.50%) Windows
3 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 26 (81.25%) VMware
4 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (71.88%) PowerShell
5 22 (68.75%) Hyper-V
5 22 (68.75%) VMware ESX
6 16 (50.00%) Project Planning
6 16 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (46.88%) Statistics
7 15 (46.88%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (46.88%) Benchmarking
8 13 (40.63%) VBScript
9 11 (34.38%) People Management
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (28.13%) ITIL
12 8 (25.00%) IIS
12 8 (25.00%) BMC
13 7 (21.88%) Remedy
13 7 (21.88%) Mobile Commerce
13 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 7 (21.88%) PHP
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (21.88%) WMI
14 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
14 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
14 6 (18.75%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (18.75%) MS Excel

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) VoIP
2 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.38%) OpenScape
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) VLAN
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Hudson
1 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Consultant
1 4 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) COM
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.13%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (46.88%) Statistics
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
3 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) VMS
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 15 (46.88%) Benchmarking
2 15 (46.88%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (34.38%) People Management
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) ITSM
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (3.13%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (40.63%) VBScript
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) AWK
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
6 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (68.75%) Hyper-V
3 22 (68.75%) VMware ESX
4 6 (18.75%) ISA Server
5 4 (12.50%) vSphere
6 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) WMI
2 6 (18.75%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (81.25%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) BMC
4 7 (21.88%) Remedy
5 6 (18.75%) Veritas
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) CA
7 3 (9.38%) Siemens
7 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (6.25%) McAfee
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Polycom
8 2 (6.25%) Nimsoft
8 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
8 2 (6.25%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Compuware