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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 939 950 980
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +30
Permanent jobs citing WSH 5 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.055% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Median salary £70,000 £22,016 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+217.95% -47.58%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £22,016 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+47.61% -30.10%

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
39453 41762 48750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.35% 37.85% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34118 35470 41216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +3 5 £70,000 +217.95% 1
City of London +57 4 £70,000 -
London -10 4 £70,000 +55.55%
South East - 1 £32,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 17 (94.44%) PowerShell
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
4 8 (44.44%) VBScript
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) MCSE
5 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) CommVault
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby
5 7 (38.89%) MCITP
5 7 (38.89%) Clustering
5 7 (38.89%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (38.89%) SCCM
5 7 (38.89%) XenApp
5 7 (38.89%) Digital Forensics

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 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Forensic Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Support Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP Consultant
4 5 (27.78%) Ethical Hacker
5 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) IT Support
5 4 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (16.67%) Server Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
1 7 (38.89%) Data Conversion
2 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) AS400
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) OS/400
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Digital Forensics
1 7 (38.89%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) VBScript
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) CEH
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) EnCE
3 5 (27.78%) GCIH
4 3 (16.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) vSphere
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Legato
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) CommVault
3 5 (27.78%) Avaya
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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