The table below looks at the statistics for WMI skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WMI over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 814 846 808
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -38
Permanent jobs citing WMI 66 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.041% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.67% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 72
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7091 6459 6176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.72% 6.21% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5083 5008
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

WMI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WMI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WMI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WMI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WMI within the UK.

WMI Salary Trend in the UK

WMI
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WMI over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

WMI Salary Histogram in the UK

WMI
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 65 £45,000 -12.19% 8
London +12 35 £55,000 - 3
City of London +10 15 £48,750 -2.50%
North West - 13 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 9 £38,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £38,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 8 £38,000 - 1
Wigan - 7 £27,500 -
Manchester - 7 £27,500 -
Lancashire - 6 £27,500 -
South East -34 5 £31,000 -38.00% 4
Hampshire - 4 £31,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WMI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WMI.

1 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 60 (63.83%) VMware
3 55 (58.51%) PowerShell
4 48 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
6 41 (43.62%) MS Exchange
7 39 (41.49%) SQL Server
8 36 (38.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (37.23%) Citrix
10 34 (36.17%) ITIL
11 33 (35.11%) MCP
11 33 (35.11%) SQL
12 30 (31.91%) Citrix Certification
12 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
13 28 (29.79%) EMC
13 28 (29.79%) SCCM
14 27 (28.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 26 (27.66%) Microsoft App-V
15 26 (27.66%) CCIA
15 26 (27.66%) XenApp
15 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
16 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (25.53%) Cisco
16 24 (25.53%) XenDesktop
17 23 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2013
17 23 (24.47%) XenMobile
18 21 (22.34%) SNMP
18 21 (22.34%) SAN
18 21 (22.34%) HP
18 21 (22.34%) Linux

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WMI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (43.62%) MS Exchange
2 36 (38.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
5 13 (13.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (11.70%) Apache
7 7 (7.45%) IIS
7 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.13%) Lync
9 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.06%) nginx
10 1 (1.06%) Tornado
Applications
1 30 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) SNMP
1 21 (22.34%) SAN
2 20 (21.28%) Firewall
3 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
4 16 (17.02%) DNS
4 16 (17.02%) NetScaler
5 15 (15.96%) LAN
5 15 (15.96%) WAN
5 15 (15.96%) DHCP
6 7 (7.45%) MPLS
7 5 (5.32%) Wireless
7 5 (5.32%) VLAN
8 4 (4.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.13%) FCoE
10 2 (2.13%) LDAP
11 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.06%) DSL
11 1 (1.06%) Internet
11 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.57%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.13%) EDMS
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Redis
7 1 (1.06%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MSI
2 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) Analyst
2 30 (31.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Operations Manager
3 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Server Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Backup Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Server Support
8 4 (4.26%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Server Support Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) Application Packaging
2 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) WSH
4 3 (3.19%) XML
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) ADSI
5 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.13%) COM
5 2 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) Spine.js
6 1 (1.06%) CSS
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) XHTML
6 1 (1.06%) Middleware
6 1 (1.06%) Ajax
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.06%) JSON
6 1 (1.06%) WCF
6 1 (1.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Replication
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
4 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) GIS
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 21 (22.34%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.26%) UNIX
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) ERP
3 11 (11.70%) Project Management
3 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.51%) Performance Management
6 7 (7.45%) Change Management
7 6 (6.38%) Validation
7 6 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.32%) Line Management
8 5 (5.32%) Migration
9 4 (4.26%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.19%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.13%) Web Development
11 2 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.13%) DevOps
11 2 (2.13%) CRM
11 2 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (58.51%) PowerShell
2 33 (35.11%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.51%) VBScript
4 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.45%) PHP
6 6 (6.38%) C
7 4 (4.26%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) Python
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) C#
9 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (35.11%) MCP
2 30 (31.91%) Citrix Certification
3 27 (28.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (27.66%) CCIA
5 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.57%) Degree
7 7 (7.45%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.32%) MCSA
9 4 (4.26%) MCSE
9 4 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (4.26%) CCA
10 3 (3.19%) MCITP
11 2 (2.13%) CCNA
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (27.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.66%) XenApp
3 24 (25.53%) XenDesktop
4 18 (19.15%) Hyper-V
5 15 (15.96%) vSphere
6 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.19%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.19%) XenServer
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) SCCM
2 23 (24.47%) XenMobile
3 7 (7.45%) WSUS
4 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.13%) SCOM
6 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) Puppet
7 1 (1.06%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (63.83%) VMware
2 45 (47.87%) Microsoft
3 35 (37.23%) Citrix
4 28 (29.79%) EMC
5 24 (25.53%) Cisco
6 21 (22.34%) HP
7 16 (17.02%) NetApp
8 12 (12.77%) Oracle
8 12 (12.77%) WatchGuard
8 12 (12.77%) Sophos
9 11 (11.70%) Manugistics
10 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.45%) AppSense
12 6 (6.38%) Avaya
13 5 (5.32%) Dell
13 5 (5.32%) Remedy
14 4 (4.26%) Symantec
14 4 (4.26%) Veritas
15 3 (3.19%) BMC
15 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
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