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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Script Host (WSH)
UK
Rank 853 933 933
Rank change year-on-year
+80 0
Permanent jobs citing WSH 4 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.033% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 6
Median salary £48,500 £39,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.35% -3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £36,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+33.79% -10.49%

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
33171 39031 39969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.38% 38.19% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28481 33605 34253
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 9 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +90 4 £48,500 +24.35%
East of England - 3 £48,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £48,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £48,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -
Essex - 1 £48,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Hull - 1 £40,500 -

WSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) Salt
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) SMTP
1 3 (37.50%) SNMP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) CentOS
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle