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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 834 866 812
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -54
Permanent jobs citing WMI 47 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.025% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.40% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 48
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +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
7166 6559 6032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.69% 6.23% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5721 5130 4697
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 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 February 2015 within the UK.

WMI Salary Histogram in the UK

WMI
Top 21 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 February 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 +16 46 £47,500 -5.00% 6
London +29 26 £55,000 -2.22% 3
City of London - 10 £50,000 - 1
South East -13 9 £36,750 -26.50% 3
West Midlands - 6 £38,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £38,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £38,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £31,000 -
Wigan - 3 £27,500 -
Manchester - 3 £27,500 -
North West - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey -14 2 £62,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -
Woking - 2 £62,500 - 1
Berkshire +1 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (90.38%) Windows
2 72 (69.23%) VMware
3 63 (60.58%) PowerShell
4 57 (54.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
6 46 (44.23%) MS Exchange
6 46 (44.23%) SQL Server
7 40 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 38 (36.54%) Citrix
9 37 (35.58%) SQL
9 37 (35.58%) MCP
10 36 (34.62%) ITIL
11 34 (32.69%) Citrix Certification
12 33 (31.73%) MS Excel
13 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
13 32 (30.77%) SCCM
14 31 (29.81%) EMC
15 30 (28.85%) CCIA
15 30 (28.85%) Microsoft App-V
16 28 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 27 (25.96%) XenApp
17 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2013
18 26 (25.00%) Cisco
18 26 (25.00%) SNMP
19 25 (24.04%) HP
19 25 (24.04%) Linux
19 25 (24.04%) XenDesktop
20 24 (23.08%) Hyper-V
20 24 (23.08%) Firewall

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (44.23%) MS Exchange
2 40 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
5 13 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (11.54%) Apache
7 9 (8.65%) IIS
7 9 (8.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.92%) Lync
9 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.96%) nginx
10 1 (0.96%) Tornado
Applications
1 33 (31.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) PowerPivot
3 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) SNMP
2 24 (23.08%) Firewall
2 24 (23.08%) SAN
3 23 (22.12%) DNS
4 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
5 19 (18.27%) NetScaler
6 15 (14.42%) LAN
6 15 (14.42%) WAN
6 15 (14.42%) DHCP
7 7 (6.73%) MPLS
7 7 (6.73%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (6.73%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.81%) VLAN
8 5 (4.81%) Wireless
8 5 (4.81%) IPv4
9 3 (2.88%) SSL
9 3 (2.88%) VPN
9 3 (2.88%) FCoE
10 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) EDMS
8 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.96%) Redis
8 1 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MSI
2 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) Analyst
2 37 (35.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Consultant
5 9 (8.65%) Operations Manager
6 8 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.81%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Developer
8 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Server Support Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Server Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Backup Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Backup Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Server Support
9 4 (3.85%) Network Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.77%) WSH
2 6 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) HTML
3 3 (2.88%) REST
4 2 (1.92%) ADSI
4 2 (1.92%) SOAP
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) COM
5 1 (0.96%) CSS
5 1 (0.96%) XHTML
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) Ajax
5 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) WCF
5 1 (0.96%) WPF
5 1 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.69%) Replication
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
3 6 (5.77%) Open Source
3 6 (5.77%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.92%) GIS
5 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 94 (90.38%) Windows
2 25 (24.04%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.81%) UNIX
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.92%) CentOS
8 2 (1.92%) Debian
8 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) ITIL
2 11 (10.58%) ERP
2 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.65%) Performance Management
3 9 (8.65%) Change Management
4 8 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (6.73%) Capacity Management
6 6 (5.77%) Validation
6 6 (5.77%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (5.77%) Project Management
6 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.81%) Migration
7 5 (4.81%) Line Management
8 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.88%) CRM
9 3 (2.88%) Service Management
9 3 (2.88%) Information Security
9 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.92%) Web Development
10 2 (1.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.58%) PowerShell
2 37 (35.58%) SQL
3 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.62%) VBScript
4 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.65%) PHP
6 7 (6.73%) C
7 6 (5.77%) VB
8 3 (2.88%) Python
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) C#
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (35.58%) MCP
2 34 (32.69%) Citrix Certification
3 30 (28.85%) CCIA
4 28 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (11.54%) Degree
7 7 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (6.73%) MCSE
7 7 (6.73%) MCSA
8 5 (4.81%) MCITP
9 4 (3.85%) CCNA
9 4 (3.85%) CCA
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.85%) VCP4
9 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.92%) CISSP
10 2 (1.92%) CCSP
10 2 (1.92%) CISA
10 2 (1.92%) CEH
11 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (54.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 30 (28.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (25.96%) XenApp
5 25 (24.04%) XenDesktop
6 24 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 16 (15.38%) vSphere
8 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (6.73%) XenServer
10 5 (4.81%) ISA Server
10 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.92%) KVM
12 2 (1.92%) Samba
12 2 (1.92%) NFS
12 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.96%) Firmware
13 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (30.77%) SCCM
2 24 (23.08%) XenMobile
3 7 (6.73%) WSUS
4 5 (4.81%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (4.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.85%) SCOM
6 2 (1.92%) Puppet
6 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 72 (69.23%) VMware
2 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 38 (36.54%) Citrix
4 31 (29.81%) EMC
5 26 (25.00%) Cisco
6 25 (24.04%) HP
7 21 (20.19%) NetApp
8 14 (13.46%) Oracle
9 12 (11.54%) AppSense
9 12 (11.54%) WatchGuard
9 12 (11.54%) Sophos
10 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.73%) Dell
11 7 (6.73%) Remedy
12 6 (5.77%) Avaya
12 6 (5.77%) Manugistics
13 5 (4.81%) Veritas
13 5 (4.81%) BMC
14 4 (3.85%) Symantec
14 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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