The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WSH 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £33,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+43.93% -26.66%
WSH
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 276 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.19% 44.66% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 223 250 331
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WSH
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

WSH Salary Trend in Merseyside

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Kaspersky