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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 844 823 847
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Permanent jobs citing WMI 58 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.056% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 0.92% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 48
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,750 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
7751 6623 6582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.81% 6.05% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6206 5274 5435
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

WMI Salary Histogram in the UK

WMI
Top 22 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 27 November 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 -34 58 £46,250 -7.50% 12
London -18 31 £55,000 +10.00% 3
City of London +34 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West - 10 £27,500 - 2
South East -11 9 £80,000 +60.00% 5
Lancashire - 6 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £80,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £38,000 -
Wigan - 4 £27,500 - 1
Manchester - 4 £27,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £38,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £60,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £26,400 -
Kent - 2 £26,400 -
Worthing - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 40 (48.78%) PowerShell
3 37 (45.12%) VMware
4 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 25 (30.49%) SQL
8 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
9 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
9 22 (26.83%) SCCM
10 21 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (25.61%) ERP
10 21 (25.61%) Citrix
10 21 (25.61%) ITIL
11 19 (23.17%) MCP
11 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
11 19 (23.17%) Manugistics
11 19 (23.17%) Project Management
11 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (20.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (20.73%) CCIA
13 17 (20.73%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (20.73%) EMC
14 16 (19.51%) Linux
14 16 (19.51%) Firewall
14 16 (19.51%) SAN
15 15 (18.29%) Cisco
15 15 (18.29%) HP
15 15 (18.29%) LAN

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.32%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) Apache
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) nginx
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.44%) Lync
7 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.44%) Tornado
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) SAN
1 16 (19.51%) Firewall
2 15 (18.29%) LAN
3 14 (17.07%) SNMP
3 14 (17.07%) DNS
4 12 (14.63%) NetScaler
5 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.41%) WAN
5 11 (13.41%) DHCP
6 4 (4.88%) LDAP
6 4 (4.88%) MPLS
6 4 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.44%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) HTTP
8 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.44%) FCoE
8 2 (2.44%) Wireless
8 2 (2.44%) VLAN
9 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Redis
4 2 (2.44%) Riak
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.44%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MSI
2 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.22%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Operations Manager
2 16 (19.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Graduate
8 2 (2.44%) Junior
8 2 (2.44%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
3 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.66%) REST
4 3 (3.66%) XML
4 3 (3.66%) WSH
5 2 (2.44%) ADSI
5 2 (2.44%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.44%) COM
5 2 (2.44%) Ajax
5 2 (2.44%) Spine.js
5 2 (2.44%) JSON
5 2 (2.44%) jQuery
5 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.22%) CSS3
6 1 (1.22%) DCOM
6 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Open Source
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.66%) PDA
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.44%) GIS
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Linux
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Vista
5 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) UNIX
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) ITIL
1 21 (25.61%) ERP
2 19 (23.17%) Project Management
2 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.88%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.66%) CRM
5 3 (3.66%) Time Management
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (3.66%) Validation
5 3 (3.66%) Content Management
5 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.44%) DevOps
6 2 (2.44%) Document Management
6 2 (2.44%) Migration
6 2 (2.44%) Service Management
6 2 (2.44%) Change Management
6 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) PowerShell
2 25 (30.49%) SQL
3 11 (13.41%) VBScript
4 10 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.54%) PHP
7 5 (6.10%) Python
8 4 (4.88%) VB
9 3 (3.66%) C
9 3 (3.66%) C#
9 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (1.22%) Ada
11 1 (1.22%) C++
11 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) MCP
2 18 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (20.73%) Citrix Certification
3 17 (20.73%) CCIA
4 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (12.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (29.27%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (18.29%) XenDesktop
5 14 (17.07%) XenApp
6 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
7 11 (13.41%) vSphere
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) XenServer
8 2 (2.44%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.22%) Squid
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) Firmware
9 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.22%) qmail
Systems Management
1 22 (26.83%) SCCM
2 15 (18.29%) XenMobile
3 4 (4.88%) WSUS
4 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.66%) Sysprep
5 2 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Puppet
6 1 (1.22%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.22%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) VMware
2 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.61%) Citrix
4 19 (23.17%) Manugistics
5 17 (20.73%) EMC
6 15 (18.29%) HP
6 15 (18.29%) Cisco
7 13 (15.85%) NetApp
8 11 (13.41%) Oracle
9 9 (10.98%) Sophos
9 9 (10.98%) WatchGuard
10 4 (4.88%) Splunk
10 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.88%) Dell
11 3 (3.66%) Avaya
11 3 (3.66%) Veritas
11 3 (3.66%) Remedy
11 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.66%) Acronis
11 3 (3.66%) Altiris
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Fresh Direct
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago