The first table below looks at the demand for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 891 837 877
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +40
Permanent jobs citing WSH 22 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.041% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.10% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 15
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £33,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £46,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £33,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -22.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WSH
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSH within the UK.

WSH Salary Trend in the UK

WSH
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSH over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

WSH Salary Histogram in the UK

WSH
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -50 21 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Ipswich +13 12 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk +11 12 £47,500 - 1
East of England -9 12 £47,500 - 1
London -78 9 £50,750 +20.83%
City of London -32 2 £97,500 +132.14%
Feltham - 1 £55,000 -

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 43 (81.13%) Microsoft
2 40 (75.47%) Finance
3 34 (64.15%) Risk Management
4 31 (58.49%) Windows
5 29 (54.72%) MS Excel
6 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.74%) Computer Science
7 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (35.85%) Degree
8 19 (35.85%) Analytics
8 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (33.96%) SQL
10 17 (32.08%) Linux
10 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
10 17 (32.08%) Firewall
11 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (28.30%) C#
12 15 (28.30%) .NET
13 14 (26.42%) DNS
14 13 (24.53%) LAN
14 13 (24.53%) WAN
14 13 (24.53%) Cisco
14 13 (24.53%) VMware
14 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (24.53%) Hedge funds
15 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
16 11 (20.75%) Oracle
16 11 (20.75%) HP

WSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (20.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (54.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (7.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) DNS
3 13 (24.53%) LAN
3 13 (24.53%) WAN
4 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
5 10 (18.87%) DHCP
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
7 4 (7.55%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.77%) NAS
8 2 (3.77%) SAN
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (1.89%) VoIP
9 1 (1.89%) VPN
9 1 (1.89%) IPv4
9 1 (1.89%) SSH
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless
9 1 (1.89%) IPsec
9 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (7.55%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 40 (75.47%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.43%) Law
4 4 (7.55%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (7.55%) MI Developer
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.77%) Services Director
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) MDX
3 6 (11.32%) jQuery
3 6 (11.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (11.32%) REST
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) COM
5 2 (3.77%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.53%) Hedge funds
3 11 (20.75%) Blackberry
4 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (15.09%) Data Integration
6 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
6 6 (11.32%) EqualLogic
6 6 (11.32%) N-Tier
7 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
8 4 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (3.77%) Clustering
10 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (32.08%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.98%) Windows 2000
6 9 (16.98%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.98%) UNIX
7 7 (13.21%) Solaris
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Risk Management
2 19 (35.85%) Analytics
3 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.64%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (16.98%) CRM
6 8 (15.09%) Product Management
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.32%) User Stories
7 6 (11.32%) SOA
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) Finite Element Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) System Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.55%) ETL
9 4 (7.55%) ITSM
9 4 (7.55%) Service Management
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 12 (22.64%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (18.87%) VB
6 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
6 9 (16.98%) VBA
6 9 (16.98%) VBScript
6 9 (16.98%) Perl
6 9 (16.98%) C++
6 9 (16.98%) Java
7 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) CFA
2 8 (15.09%) MBA
3 4 (7.55%) MCDST
3 4 (7.55%) MCP
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) CCSE
4 1 (1.89%) CCSA
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
3 10 (18.87%) XenServer
4 9 (16.98%) XenApp
5 7 (13.21%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (18.87%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (81.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) HP
3 11 (20.75%) Bloomberg
4 10 (18.87%) Symantec
5 9 (16.98%) Sybase
5 9 (16.98%) Siebel
5 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 9 (16.98%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (13.21%) Dell
6 7 (13.21%) EMC
6 7 (13.21%) NetApp
7 6 (11.32%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (11.32%) IronPort
7 6 (11.32%) Reuters
8 4 (7.55%) Polycom
8 4 (7.55%) McAfee
9 3 (5.66%) Kaspersky
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago