Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WMI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WMI over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1128 1138 1183
Rank change year-on-year +10 +45 +43
Permanent jobs citing WMI 39 41 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.28% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 86
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -

WMI is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,302 14,888 16,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.82% 8.53% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12,476 12,055 13,363
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WMI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WMI in the UK

WMI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WMI.

Salary trend for WMI in the UK

WMI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WMI over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WMI in the UK

WMI
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WMI within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 35 £47,500 -10.59% 9
UK excluding London +5 24 £40,000 -5.88% 5
London -11 15 £105,000 +100.00% 4
North of England +6 11 £40,000 +6.67%
Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 -
Scotland -33 4 £43,000 +1.18%
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
North West -1 3 £40,000 +6.67%
East Midlands - 3 £31,000 -
Midlands - 3 £31,000 -
South East -1 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing WMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WMI.

1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (74.36%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (41.03%) SCCM
5 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (41.03%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
6 15 (38.46%) .NET
6 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 14 (35.90%) C#
7 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
8 13 (33.33%) Patch Management
8 13 (33.33%) Citrix
9 12 (30.77%) SNMP
9 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
10 11 (28.21%) DFS Replication
10 11 (28.21%) Low Latency
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (28.21%) WSH
10 11 (28.21%) Terminal Server
10 11 (28.21%) Perl
10 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 11 (28.21%) ITIL
10 11 (28.21%) Financial Institution
11 9 (23.08%) VMware
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Change Control

WMI
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) IIS
1 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) SNMP
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.13%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) SSH
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) ADSL
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) RIP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) AdminStudio
1 2 (5.13%) MSI
1 2 (5.13%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Desktop Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Desktop Support
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Senior SCCM Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Senior Server Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Server Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Desktop Support
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Server Support
3 5 (12.82%) Server Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) WSH
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.56%) ADO
5 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) CSS3
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) JSON Schema
5 1 (2.56%) LINQ
5 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
6 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.56%) Android
10 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Low Latency
3 9 (23.08%) Change Control
4 8 (20.51%) Proactive Monitoring
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Information Security
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.26%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.26%) SIEM
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) MOF
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 14 (35.90%) C#
4 11 (28.21%) Perl
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) VB
7 3 (7.69%) VBA
7 3 (7.69%) VBScript
8 2 (5.13%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CCNA
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) SANS
5 3 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 3 (7.69%) GCFA
5 3 (7.69%) GIAC
5 3 (7.69%) MCP
5 3 (7.69%) MCSA
5 3 (7.69%) OSCP
6 2 (5.13%) CISSP
6 2 (5.13%) MCTS
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CCENT
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 11 (28.21%) DFS Replication
3 11 (28.21%) Terminal Server
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.56%) Firmware
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) SCCM
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (12.82%) WSUS
4 4 (10.26%) SCOM
5 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.56%) AppManager
6 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) iManage
5 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) Wyse
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.56%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Progress
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter