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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 846 885 837
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -48
Permanent jobs citing WMI 44 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.28% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 26
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%

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
7264 7033 6202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.71% 6.23% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5810 5546 4767
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

WMI Salary Histogram in the UK

WMI
Top 18 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 30 March 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 +39 43 £53,750 +13.15% 6
London +20 25 £55,000 +15.78% 4
South East +12 12 £42,500 -15.00% 2
City of London +10 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Surrey -1 4 £63,250 +26.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £42,500 -
Woking - 4 £63,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £31,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £38,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £38,250 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £38,250 -
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 98 (97.03%) Windows
2 74 (73.27%) VMware
3 63 (62.38%) PowerShell
4 59 (58.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
6 45 (44.55%) MS Exchange
6 45 (44.55%) SQL Server
7 40 (39.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (35.64%) ITIL
8 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
9 35 (34.65%) Citrix
9 35 (34.65%) SQL
9 35 (34.65%) SCCM
10 34 (33.66%) MCP
11 33 (32.67%) Citrix Certification
12 32 (31.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
14 29 (28.71%) EMC
14 29 (28.71%) CCIA
15 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (25.74%) Firewall
17 26 (25.74%) SNMP
17 26 (25.74%) DNS
17 26 (25.74%) Cisco
17 26 (25.74%) Linux
18 25 (24.75%) HP
18 25 (24.75%) Hyper-V
18 25 (24.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 23 (22.77%) XenApp

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 45 (44.55%) MS Exchange
2 40 (39.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (20.79%) SharePoint
5 12 (11.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (11.88%) Apache
6 10 (9.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (8.91%) IIS
8 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.98%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 5 (4.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.74%) SNMP
1 26 (25.74%) DNS
1 26 (25.74%) Firewall
2 20 (19.80%) SAN
3 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.82%) NetScaler
5 15 (14.85%) LAN
6 14 (13.86%) WAN
6 14 (13.86%) DHCP
7 9 (8.91%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.93%) IPv4
9 6 (5.94%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (5.94%) MPLS
10 5 (4.95%) SSL
10 5 (4.95%) VLAN
10 5 (4.95%) Wireless
11 4 (3.96%) IPsec
11 4 (3.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.96%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.96%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) MSI
2 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.97%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.97%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Analyst
2 36 (35.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) Network Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Operations Manager
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Server Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Security Operations Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Backup Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Server Support Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) Application Packaging
2 7 (6.93%) WSH
3 4 (3.96%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) HTML
5 2 (1.98%) SOAP
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.98%) ADSI
5 2 (1.98%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) WPF
6 1 (0.99%) COM
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.92%) Replication
4 7 (6.93%) EqualLogic
5 6 (5.94%) Clustering
5 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.95%) Open Source
7 4 (3.96%) PKI
8 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.98%) GIS
9 2 (1.98%) CMDB
10 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 98 (97.03%) Windows
2 26 (25.74%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.94%) UNIX
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.96%) CentOS
7 4 (3.96%) Debian
7 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) ITIL
2 11 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (9.90%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (8.91%) Change Management
4 9 (8.91%) Performance Management
4 9 (8.91%) Capacity Management
5 8 (7.92%) Validation
6 7 (6.93%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (5.94%) ERP
8 5 (4.95%) Line Management
9 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.96%) Migration
9 4 (3.96%) Information Security
9 4 (3.96%) Service Management
9 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.97%) CRM
10 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.97%) Project Management
10 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.97%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 63 (62.38%) PowerShell
2 35 (34.65%) SQL
3 13 (12.87%) T-SQL
4 12 (11.88%) VBScript
5 9 (8.91%) C
5 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.91%) PHP
6 6 (5.94%) VB
7 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.98%) Ruby
8 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.98%) Python
8 2 (1.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (33.66%) MCP
2 33 (32.67%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (28.71%) CCIA
4 27 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (24.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (14.85%) Degree
7 9 (8.91%) MCSE
8 7 (6.93%) MCSA
9 6 (5.94%) CCNA
9 6 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (4.95%) MCITP
11 4 (3.96%) CISA
11 4 (3.96%) CEH
11 4 (3.96%) CCA
11 4 (3.96%) CISSP
11 4 (3.96%) CCSP
11 4 (3.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.99%) VCP5
12 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (58.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
3 32 (31.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (24.75%) Hyper-V
5 23 (22.77%) XenApp
6 21 (20.79%) XenDesktop
7 15 (14.85%) vSphere
8 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (8.91%) XenServer
10 6 (5.94%) ISA Server
10 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
11 4 (3.96%) Samba
11 4 (3.96%) NFS
12 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.98%) KVM
13 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (34.65%) SCCM
2 19 (18.81%) XenMobile
3 6 (5.94%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (5.94%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.94%) WSUS
4 4 (3.96%) BMC Marimba
4 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.96%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.97%) SCOM
6 2 (1.98%) Puppet
6 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.99%) MOM
7 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 74 (73.27%) VMware
2 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
3 35 (34.65%) Citrix
4 29 (28.71%) EMC
5 26 (25.74%) Cisco
6 25 (24.75%) HP
7 20 (19.80%) NetApp
8 14 (13.86%) AppSense
9 13 (12.87%) Red Hat
9 13 (12.87%) Oracle
10 12 (11.88%) WatchGuard
10 12 (11.88%) Sophos
11 10 (9.90%) BMC
12 8 (7.92%) Remedy
13 6 (5.94%) Veritas
13 6 (5.94%) Avaya
13 6 (5.94%) Dell
14 4 (3.96%) Symantec
14 4 (3.96%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.96%) F5
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