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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 875 952 975
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +23
Permanent jobs citing WSH 6 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.054% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 9
Median salary £77,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+98.71% -8.23%
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £36,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+112.32% -9.87%

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
35189 40721 42048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.17% 38.25% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30371 34922 36151
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSH over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

WSH Salary Histogram 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 8 December 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 +56 2 £48,500 +24.35% 1
East of England +3 2 £48,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £48,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £48,500 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £48,500 - 1

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) VBScript
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) VoIP
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) vSphere
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Clustering
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 7 (38.89%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (38.89%) CommVault
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 6 (33.33%) EMC VNX
5 5 (27.78%) Office 365
5 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
5 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (27.78%) iSCSI

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
3 5 (27.78%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix Support
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Server Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Server Support
5 3 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
3 4 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) VBScript
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) MCITP
1 7 (38.89%) MCSE
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) vSphere
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) CommVault
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
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