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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 932 961 983
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Permanent jobs citing WSH 4 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.011% 0.033% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary - - £31,500

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
37980 42125 47441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 37.98% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33002 36000 40633
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 30 June 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 +36 4 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Guildford - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
London +22 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Surbiton - 1 £27,500 -

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (38.46%) CEH
2 5 (38.46%) GCIH
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) EnCE
2 5 (38.46%) Data Conversion
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) VBScript
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003

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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacker
2 5 (38.46%) Forensic Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Support
5 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Server Support
6 1 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Data Conversion
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
3 3 (23.08%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CEH
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) EnCE
1 5 (38.46%) GCIH
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Legato
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) CommVault
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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