The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank - 452 441
Permanent jobs citing WSH 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.066% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.87% +28.57%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7498 7597 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.74% 37.09% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6661 6689 6697
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WSH
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WSH Salary Trend in the South East

WSH
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ETL

WSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Production DBA
1 4 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL