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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 857 878 836
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -42
Permanent jobs citing WMI 26 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.40% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 26
Average salary £60,000 £37,831 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.60% -36.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £25,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £26,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+133.65% -25.71%

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
7364 7199 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.13% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5889 5780 5148
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 May 2015 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 22 May 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 +32 26 £60,000 +58.60% 5
London +44 16 £60,000 +26.31% 4
South East +8 8 £61,500 +53.75% 1
Woking - 4 £63,250 -
Surrey - 4 £63,250 - 1
City of London +36 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £42,500 -46.87%
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £38,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £38,000 -
Kent - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £38,000 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 70 (98.59%) Windows
2 48 (67.61%) VMware
3 39 (54.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (54.93%) PowerShell
4 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
5 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
6 27 (38.03%) MS Exchange
7 24 (33.80%) ITIL
8 23 (32.39%) SCCM
9 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (30.99%) Linux
9 22 (30.99%) SNMP
9 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
10 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
11 20 (28.17%) MCP
11 20 (28.17%) SQL
11 20 (28.17%) Citrix
11 20 (28.17%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (28.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
13 17 (23.94%) DNS
13 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
14 16 (22.54%) EMC
14 16 (22.54%) CCIA
15 15 (21.13%) Cisco
15 15 (21.13%) Firewall
16 14 (19.72%) HP
17 13 (18.31%) SharePoint

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (38.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (11.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (9.86%) Apache
8 6 (8.45%) IIS
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) SNMP
2 17 (23.94%) DNS
3 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
4 15 (21.13%) Firewall
5 9 (12.68%) NetScaler
6 8 (11.27%) SAN
7 7 (9.86%) iSCSI
8 6 (8.45%) IPv4
8 6 (8.45%) DHCP
9 5 (7.04%) WAN
9 5 (7.04%) LAN
9 5 (7.04%) SSL
10 4 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (5.63%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (5.63%) VPN
10 4 (5.63%) DMZ
10 4 (5.63%) BGP
10 4 (5.63%) OSPF
10 4 (5.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.82%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) Informix
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MSI
2 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) InstallShield
3 4 (5.63%) AdminStudio
4 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.82%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Analyst
2 25 (35.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Server Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Backup Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Backup Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Server Support Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Server Support
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Packager
8 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Application Packaging
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) WSH
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) WCF
5 2 (2.82%) WPF
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.82%) COM
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) SOAP
6 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.45%) EqualLogic
3 6 (8.45%) Replication
4 5 (7.04%) Clustering
5 4 (5.63%) PKI
5 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.23%) Open Source
6 3 (4.23%) CMDB
7 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.82%) BYOD
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 70 (98.59%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.45%) UNIX
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.63%) CentOS
5 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.63%) Debian
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Change Management
2 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (9.86%) Capacity Management
3 6 (8.45%) Performance Management
3 6 (8.45%) Validation
3 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.63%) Information Security
4 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.63%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (5.63%) Project Management
4 4 (5.63%) Migration
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
5 3 (4.23%) ITSM
5 3 (4.23%) ERP
5 3 (4.23%) CRM
5 3 (4.23%) Line Management
5 3 (4.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) PowerShell
2 20 (28.17%) SQL
3 12 (16.90%) VBScript
4 6 (8.45%) C
5 5 (7.04%) VB
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.63%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.82%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) Python
7 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) MCP
1 20 (28.17%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (22.54%) CCIA
4 11 (15.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (15.49%) Degree
5 9 (12.68%) MCSE
6 7 (9.86%) MCSA
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (7.04%) CCNA
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.63%) CEH
8 4 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (5.63%) CISSP
8 4 (5.63%) CCA
8 4 (5.63%) CCSP
8 4 (5.63%) CISA
9 3 (4.23%) MCITP
10 1 (1.41%) VCP5
10 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
5 13 (18.31%) XenApp
5 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (14.08%) XenDesktop
7 7 (9.86%) XenServer
8 6 (8.45%) vSphere
8 6 (8.45%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.63%) NFS
9 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
9 4 (5.63%) Samba
10 2 (2.82%) KVM
10 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) XenMobile
3 6 (8.45%) BMC Marimba
3 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
4 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.63%) SCOM
4 4 (5.63%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) MOM
6 1 (1.41%) SCSM
6 1 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) VMware
2 34 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.17%) Citrix
4 16 (22.54%) EMC
5 15 (21.13%) Cisco
6 14 (19.72%) HP
7 13 (18.31%) AppSense
8 10 (14.08%) BMC
8 10 (14.08%) NetApp
8 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
9 9 (12.68%) Oracle
10 5 (7.04%) Remedy
11 4 (5.63%) WatchGuard
11 4 (5.63%) F5
11 4 (5.63%) Veritas
11 4 (5.63%) Sophos
11 4 (5.63%) Symantec
12 3 (4.23%) Avaya
12 3 (4.23%) IBM
12 3 (4.23%) Dell
East London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago