The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 22 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 925 963 956
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs citing WSH 5 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.029% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £27,500 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.17% +12.19%
UK excluding London median salary - - £58,750

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
38159 41754 45484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.88% 37.81% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33149 35643 38729
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WSH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 5 £27,500 -52.17% 2
Guildford - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
London +39 1 £27,500 -52.17% 1
Surbiton - 1 £27,500 -

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2016, IT jobs citing WSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WSH.

1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (45.45%) CEH
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 5 (45.45%) EnCE
2 5 (45.45%) Data Conversion
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) GCIH
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) Legato
5 1 (9.09%) Nagios
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya

WSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacker
2 5 (45.45%) Forensic Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (45.45%) Data Conversion
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (36.36%) V-Model
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CEH
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) EnCE
1 5 (45.45%) GCIH
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Legato
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago