Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WSH over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Script Host (WSH)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 615 640
Rank change year-on-year +84 +25 -
Permanent jobs citing WSH 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.017% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.041% 0.033% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
South East median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
England median annual salary £43,750 £70,000 £22,016
% change year-on-year -37.50% +217.95% -48.20%

WSH is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 12187 14964 15669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.74% 39.30% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10604 13390 13557
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

WSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WSH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WSH in the South East

WSH
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSH in the South East.

Salary trend for WSH in the South East

WSH
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WSH in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WSH in the South East

WSH
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSH within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 £46,250 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
WSH
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 across the South East region with a requirement for WSH.

1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (80.00%) Actian
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Ingres
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (80.00%) Database Security
2 4 (80.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics

WSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Ingres
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) Server Technician
4 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (80.00%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (80.00%) Database Security
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Actian
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP