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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 822 829 816
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing WMI 58 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 0.75% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 71
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%

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
7459 6660 6461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.75% 6.18% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6016 5243 5336
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 +6 58 £45,000 -10.00% 3
London -20 31 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West - 13 £27,500 -
City of London +19 11 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £38,000 -
Manchester - 7 £27,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £38,000 -
Wigan - 7 £27,500 -
Lancashire - 6 £27,500 -
South East -13 4 £53,200 +6.40% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £60,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £26,400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £80,000 -
Kent - 2 £26,400 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) VMware
2 46 (54.76%) PowerShell
3 38 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
6 30 (35.71%) SQL
7 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
8 26 (30.95%) ITIL
8 26 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (29.76%) Citrix
10 24 (28.57%) MCP
10 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 24 (28.57%) EMC
11 23 (27.38%) SCCM
12 21 (25.00%) Cisco
12 21 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (25.00%) CCIA
13 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
13 20 (23.81%) ERP
14 19 (22.62%) Linux
14 19 (22.62%) SAN
14 19 (22.62%) XenDesktop
14 19 (22.62%) XenMobile
15 18 (21.43%) Firewall
15 18 (21.43%) XenApp
16 17 (20.24%) DNS
17 16 (19.05%) SNMP

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 27 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 26 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (10.71%) Apache
6 6 (7.14%) IIS
7 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.38%) Lync
8 2 (2.38%) Tornado
8 2 (2.38%) nginx
8 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.19%) CMS
9 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) SAN
2 18 (21.43%) Firewall
3 17 (20.24%) DNS
4 16 (19.05%) SNMP
5 15 (17.86%) LAN
5 15 (17.86%) NetScaler
6 14 (16.67%) WAN
6 14 (16.67%) DHCP
7 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.33%) MPLS
9 5 (5.95%) Wireless
9 5 (5.95%) VLAN
10 4 (4.76%) LDAP
10 4 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.38%) FCoE
11 2 (2.38%) HTTP
12 1 (1.19%) VPN
12 1 (1.19%) FTP
12 1 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) MySQL
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Redis
6 2 (2.38%) Riak
6 2 (2.38%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MSI
2 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
1 21 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Operations Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Network Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Graduate
8 2 (2.38%) Junior
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 6 (7.14%) .NET
3 4 (4.76%) WSH
4 3 (3.57%) XML
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (2.38%) Spine.js
5 2 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (2.38%) ADSI
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) COM
5 2 (2.38%) Ajax
5 2 (2.38%) jQuery
5 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.19%) WCF
6 1 (1.19%) WPF
6 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.19%) Middleware
6 1 (1.19%) DCOM
6 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 7 (8.33%) Replication
2 5 (5.95%) Open Source
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) GIS
4 2 (2.38%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) UNIX
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) ERP
3 15 (17.86%) Project Management
3 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.14%) Validation
6 6 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.95%) Line Management
8 4 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.38%) Web Development
10 2 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.38%) CRM
10 2 (2.38%) DevOps
10 2 (2.38%) Service Management
10 2 (2.38%) Change Management
10 2 (2.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) PowerShell
2 30 (35.71%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.90%) VBScript
5 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.52%) PHP
7 6 (7.14%) C
8 4 (4.76%) VB
8 4 (4.76%) Python
9 3 (3.57%) C#
9 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) C++
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) Ada
Qualifications
1 24 (28.57%) MCP
2 21 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (25.00%) CCIA
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (11.90%) Degree
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.38%) MCITP
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (22.62%) XenDesktop
5 18 (21.43%) XenApp
6 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
7 14 (16.67%) vSphere
8 3 (3.57%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.38%) XenServer
10 1 (1.19%) qmail
10 1 (1.19%) Squid
10 1 (1.19%) Firmware
10 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) SCCM
2 19 (22.62%) XenMobile
3 7 (8.33%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.38%) Puppet
5 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.19%) SCOM
6 1 (1.19%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) VMware
2 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (29.76%) Citrix
4 24 (28.57%) EMC
5 21 (25.00%) Cisco
6 16 (19.05%) HP
6 16 (19.05%) NetApp
7 15 (17.86%) Manugistics
8 12 (14.29%) Oracle
8 12 (14.29%) WatchGuard
8 12 (14.29%) Sophos
9 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.14%) Avaya
11 5 (5.95%) Dell
12 4 (4.76%) Remedy
12 4 (4.76%) Veritas
12 4 (4.76%) Splunk
13 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.57%) BMC
14 2 (2.38%) AppSense
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