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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Rank 842 899 841
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -58
Permanent jobs citing WMI 30 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.021% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.34% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 25
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £26,000 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+97.11% -7.96%

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
7578 7309 6523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.17% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 5837 5060
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

WMI Salary Histogram in the UK

WMI
Top 15 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 6 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 +27 30 £57,500 +53.33% 5
London +28 19 £57,500 +21.05% 4
South East +16 7 £60,750 +62.00% 1
City of London +31 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Surrey - 4 £63,250 - 1
Woking - 4 £63,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £38,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £38,000 -

WMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 90 (97.83%) Windows
2 66 (71.74%) VMware
3 58 (63.04%) PowerShell
4 53 (57.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
6 42 (45.65%) MS Exchange
7 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
8 37 (40.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (38.04%) Active Directory
10 34 (36.96%) SQL
11 33 (35.87%) SCCM
12 31 (33.70%) ITIL
13 30 (32.61%) Citrix
14 29 (31.52%) MCP
14 29 (31.52%) Citrix Certification
14 29 (31.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 28 (30.43%) MS Excel
16 26 (28.26%) Linux
16 26 (28.26%) Firewall
17 25 (27.17%) EMC
17 25 (27.17%) Cisco
17 25 (27.17%) CCIA
17 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2013
18 24 (26.09%) DNS
18 24 (26.09%) SNMP
18 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (25.00%) HP
20 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
20 20 (21.74%) Hyper-V
20 20 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

WMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 42 (45.65%) MS Exchange
2 37 (40.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 11 (11.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (9.78%) Apache
6 9 (9.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (8.70%) IIS
8 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Mimecast
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.26%) Firewall
2 24 (26.09%) SNMP
2 24 (26.09%) DNS
3 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.30%) SAN
4 15 (16.30%) NetScaler
5 14 (15.22%) LAN
6 13 (14.13%) WAN
6 13 (14.13%) DHCP
7 8 (8.70%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.52%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (6.52%) MPLS
8 6 (6.52%) IPv4
9 5 (5.43%) SSL
9 5 (5.43%) VLAN
9 5 (5.43%) Wireless
10 4 (4.35%) IPsec
10 4 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (4.35%) BIG-IP
10 4 (4.35%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) MySQL
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Informix
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MSI
2 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.35%) AdminStudio
4 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.09%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 31 (33.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Security Operations Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Backup Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Server Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Server Support Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.43%) WSH
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) COM
4 2 (2.17%) SOAP
4 2 (2.17%) WCF
4 2 (2.17%) WPF
4 2 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) HTML
5 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) XHTML
5 1 (1.09%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.78%) Replication
4 6 (6.52%) EqualLogic
5 5 (5.43%) Clustering
5 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.35%) Open Source
6 4 (4.35%) PKI
7 3 (3.26%) CMDB
8 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 90 (97.83%) Windows
2 26 (28.26%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.61%) UNIX
6 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.35%) Debian
8 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.35%) CentOS
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (9.78%) Validation
4 8 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 8 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 8 (8.70%) Change Management
5 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.43%) ERP
6 5 (5.43%) Mobile Commerce
6 5 (5.43%) Line Management
7 4 (4.35%) Migration
7 4 (4.35%) Project Management
7 4 (4.35%) Service Management
7 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.35%) Information Security
8 3 (3.26%) ITSM
8 3 (3.26%) CRM
8 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.26%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.04%) PowerShell
2 34 (36.96%) SQL
3 13 (14.13%) VBScript
4 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.78%) C
6 6 (6.52%) VB
7 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.43%) PHP
8 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) MCP
1 29 (31.52%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (27.17%) CCIA
3 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (15.22%) Degree
6 9 (9.78%) MCSE
7 7 (7.61%) MCSA
8 6 (6.52%) CCNA
8 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.35%) CISA
10 4 (4.35%) CEH
10 4 (4.35%) MCITP
10 4 (4.35%) CCA
10 4 (4.35%) CISSP
10 4 (4.35%) CCSP
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.09%) VCP5
11 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (57.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (38.04%) Active Directory
3 29 (31.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 19 (20.65%) XenApp
6 17 (18.48%) XenDesktop
7 14 (15.22%) vSphere
7 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (8.70%) XenServer
9 5 (5.43%) ISA Server
9 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.35%) Samba
10 4 (4.35%) NFS
11 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
12 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (2.17%) KVM
13 1 (1.09%) BitLocker
13 1 (1.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 33 (35.87%) SCCM
2 15 (16.30%) XenMobile
3 6 (6.52%) BladeLogic
3 6 (6.52%) WSUS
3 6 (6.52%) BMC Marimba
4 5 (5.43%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.26%) SCOM
7 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.09%) Puppet
7 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) VMware
2 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.61%) Citrix
4 25 (27.17%) EMC
4 25 (27.17%) Cisco
5 23 (25.00%) HP
6 16 (17.39%) NetApp
7 14 (15.22%) AppSense
8 12 (13.04%) Sophos
8 12 (13.04%) WatchGuard
8 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 11 (11.96%) BMC
9 11 (11.96%) Oracle
10 6 (6.52%) Avaya
10 6 (6.52%) Remedy
11 5 (5.43%) Veritas
12 4 (4.35%) Symantec
12 4 (4.35%) Dell
12 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.35%) F5
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