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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 878 767 836
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +69
Permanent jobs citing WMI 26 104 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.096% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 1.53% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 90 57
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -5.88%

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
7415 6777 6312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.33% 6.24% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5902 5501 5132
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

WMI Salary Histogram in the UK

WMI
Top 16 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 22 August 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 -93 26 £80,000 +77.77%
South East -14 17 £80,000 +103.82%
Buckinghamshire - 13 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire -32 5 £35,661 -
Yorkshire -33 5 £35,661 -
Ossett - 4 - -
Berkshire -8 3 £42,500 +54.54%
London -93 3 - -
Reading -1 2 £42,500 +54.54%
New Malden -12 1 - -
City of London -25 1 - -
Leeds -27 1 £35,661 -
Bristol - 1 £22,500 -
Worthing - 1 £36,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £36,000 -
South West - 1 £22,500 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
4 25 (45.45%) SQL
5 23 (41.82%) SCCM
6 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 16 (29.09%) ITIL
7 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
7 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
8 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 14 (25.45%) Manugistics
9 14 (25.45%) ERP
9 14 (25.45%) Project Management
9 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (21.82%) SNMP
11 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 10 (18.18%) Network Management
12 9 (16.36%) VMware
13 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
13 8 (14.55%) Citrix
13 8 (14.55%) Linux
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (12.73%) DHCP
14 7 (12.73%) ITSM
14 7 (12.73%) Service Management
14 7 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (10.91%) NetScaler

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Tornado
2 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.82%) SNMP
3 10 (18.18%) DNS
4 7 (12.73%) DHCP
5 6 (10.91%) NetScaler
5 6 (10.91%) LDAP
5 6 (10.91%) SAN
6 5 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (5.45%) Firewall
9 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.64%) IPv4
10 1 (1.82%) Intranet
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) SSL
10 1 (1.82%) VoIP
10 1 (1.82%) SMTP
10 1 (1.82%) HTTP
10 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MS Access
3 3 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Redis
4 2 (3.64%) Riak
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.27%) French Language
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Operations Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Software Asset Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Software Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Systems Support
3 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
3 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.64%) Spine.js
2 2 (3.64%) JSON
2 2 (3.64%) jQuery
2 2 (3.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) COM
3 1 (1.82%) DCOM
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) WSH
3 1 (1.82%) Django
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.91%) Statistics
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (7.27%) PDA
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 33 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
7 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) ERP
2 14 (25.45%) Project Management
2 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.18%) Network Management
4 7 (12.73%) ITSM
4 7 (12.73%) Service Management
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) SIEM
7 4 (7.27%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Data Transformation
7 4 (7.27%) Business Development
7 4 (7.27%) Time Management
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.91%) VBScript
4 5 (9.09%) VBA
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Ada
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) MCSE
2 4 (7.27%) MCSA
3 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) XenServer
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.82%) qmail
6 1 (1.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) Sysprep
2 4 (7.27%) SCOrch
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.82%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Manugistics
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 4 (7.27%) Acronis
5 4 (7.27%) AppSense
5 4 (7.27%) Altiris
5 4 (7.27%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) Remedy
6 3 (5.45%) McAfee
6 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.64%) Splunk
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Veritas
8 1 (1.82%) Apple