Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 328 270
Rank change year-on-year +59 -58 -11
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 57 15 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.13% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.28% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40 14 51
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +45.28% -29.33%
10th Percentile £33,850 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £45,925 £50,000 £40,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% +3.75%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5232 5292 5205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.91% 45.87% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4420 4628
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the West Midlands

VBScript
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VBScript in the West Midlands

VBScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the West Midlands

VBScript
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Birmingham +55 46 £42,500 -
Coventry +10 2 £40,000 +9.59%
Warwickshire -1 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Worcestershire -7 1 £35,000 +34.62%
Solihull - 1 £36,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 52 (91.23%) PowerShell
2 41 (71.93%) VMware
3 39 (68.42%) Windows
4 38 (66.67%) ITIL
5 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 30 (52.63%) Configuration Management
6 30 (52.63%) SCCM
7 29 (50.88%) Data Centre
8 27 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (42.11%) Citrix
11 23 (40.35%) Linux
12 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
13 19 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
14 18 (31.58%) AppSense
14 18 (31.58%) MSI
14 18 (31.58%) InstallShield
14 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
14 18 (31.58%) Windows 10
15 17 (29.82%) Application Packaging
16 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
16 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (28.07%) MCSE
16 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
16 16 (28.07%) Personalization
17 15 (26.32%) NetApp
18 14 (24.56%) Java

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (19.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.26%) Office 365
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) DHCP
1 2 (3.51%) DNS
1 2 (3.51%) NaaS
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.51%) VLAN
1 2 (3.51%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) InstallShield
1 18 (31.58%) MSI
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
1 2 (3.51%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Deployment Analyst
4 12 (21.05%) Applications Packager
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.53%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) NetBackup Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 29 (50.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 18 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) ITIL
2 30 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 17 (29.82%) Application Packaging
4 16 (28.07%) Personalization
5 14 (24.56%) Security Patching
6 12 (21.05%) Software Deployment
6 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (19.30%) DevOps
7 11 (19.30%) Runbook
8 10 (17.54%) Change Management
9 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
9 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (14.04%) Service Management
10 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.53%) Release Automation
10 6 (10.53%) Task Automation
11 5 (8.77%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) PowerShell
2 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.56%) Java
5 12 (21.05%) Python
6 11 (19.30%) Perl
6 11 (19.30%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) C#
7 5 (8.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) MCSE
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.81%) MCSA
3 11 (19.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
4 11 (19.30%) Docker
4 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) SCCM
2 11 (19.30%) Ansible
2 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (19.30%) Puppet
2 11 (19.30%) Salt
2 11 (19.30%) SCVMM
3 8 (14.04%) NetBackup
4 7 (12.28%) SCOM
5 5 (8.77%) Backup Exec
5 5 (8.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (5.26%) WSUS
8 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) VMware
2 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.11%) Citrix
4 18 (31.58%) AppSense
5 15 (26.32%) NetApp
6 11 (19.30%) BMC
7 6 (10.53%) McAfee
8 5 (8.77%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) HP
9 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.26%) Remedy
9 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.26%) Veeam
10 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.75%) Cerner
11 1 (1.75%) iSOFT
11 1 (1.75%) Red Hat