The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 860 879 846
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Permanent jobs citing WSH 23 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.057% 0.060% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 10
Average salary £22,016 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.96% +3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £22,016 £32,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-32.77% -22.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 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
England +28 21 £22,016 -49.96% 1
London +46 15 £45,000 -6.73% 1
East of England +8 6 £22,016 -
Suffolk +2 6 £22,016 -
City of London +41 5 - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £22,016 -
Ipswich -22 2 - -

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (84.09%) Windows
3 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
4 27 (61.36%) VMware
4 27 (61.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (61.36%) Hyper-V
5 26 (59.09%) Statistics
6 24 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 23 (52.27%) VMware ESX
8 19 (43.18%) Project Planning
8 19 (43.18%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (40.91%) Benchmarking
10 14 (31.82%) ITIL
10 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
11 12 (27.27%) SCCM
12 11 (25.00%) People Management
13 9 (20.45%) VBScript
13 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
14 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 8 (18.18%) MCP
14 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
14 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle
16 6 (13.64%) Android

WSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (13.64%) Lync
2 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MSI
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.27%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) DBA
2 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 4 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Management Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Junior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (2.27%) Junior DBA
5 1 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.55%) COM
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.27%) MyBatis
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Statistics
2 19 (43.18%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.09%) NHS
5 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.09%) Open Source
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Android
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Project Planning
2 18 (40.91%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (40.91%) Benchmarking
3 14 (31.82%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) People Management
5 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.64%) Service Management
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) ETL
7 4 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) ITSM
7 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security
7 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
9 2 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.45%) VBScript
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) C
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) XPath
5 1 (2.27%) AWK
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (18.18%) MCP
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) HND
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCITP
3 4 (9.09%) MCDST
3 4 (9.09%) MCTS
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 31 (70.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (61.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (61.36%) Hyper-V
3 23 (52.27%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.09%) WMI
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 27 (61.36%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Polycom
5 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (9.09%) Remedy
6 4 (9.09%) McAfee
6 4 (9.09%) BMC
6 4 (9.09%) Veritas
6 4 (9.09%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) Perforce
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
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