Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1191 1243
Rank change year-on-year +47 +52 +66
Permanent jobs citing WMI 39 65 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 50
UK median annual salary £40,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.74% +17.39% +21.05%
10th Percentile £22,500 £41,250 £38,725
90th Percentile £47,500 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.18% - +11.84%

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15456 17285 16968
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.70% 8.55% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12490 14031 13485
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +50 33 £43,000 -36.30% 6
UK excluding London +49 19 £37,750 -11.18% 2
London +17 15 £44,000 -34.81% 4
North of England -21 8 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £35,500 - 1
Midlands - 5 - -
South East +70 4 £45,000 -35.71% 1
West Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 32 (82.05%) SNMP
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 26 (66.67%) VMware
4 23 (58.97%) Windows
4 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
6 18 (46.15%) Cisco
6 18 (46.15%) ITIL
6 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (41.03%) DNS
7 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
8 15 (38.46%) Linux
8 15 (38.46%) SQL
8 15 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
9 14 (35.90%) vSphere
9 14 (35.90%) Dell
9 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (35.90%) Firewall
10 13 (33.33%) Change Management
10 13 (33.33%) Clustering
10 13 (33.33%) MCSE
10 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 12 (30.77%) SAN
11 12 (30.77%) iSCSI
12 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (28.21%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (25.64%) Dell Compellent

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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (20.51%) IIS
4 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (82.05%) SNMP
2 16 (41.03%) DNS
3 14 (35.90%) Firewall
4 12 (30.77%) iSCSI
4 12 (30.77%) SAN
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) VLAN
6 9 (23.08%) VPN
7 8 (20.51%) IPv4
7 8 (20.51%) LAN
8 7 (17.95%) BGP
8 7 (17.95%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (15.38%) MPLS
9 6 (15.38%) VoIP
10 5 (12.82%) Network Security
10 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (10.26%) RIP
11 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Network Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.69%) Java SE
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) CGI
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.56%) Memcached
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.38%) Replication
4 4 (10.26%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.13%) CMDB
6 2 (5.13%) Fintech
6 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 15 (38.46%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.95%) CentOS
6 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.26%) Unix
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.56%) Debian
10 1 (2.56%) VMS
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Change Management
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security
4 8 (20.51%) Change Control
5 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) BCP
7 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (10.26%) Wealth Management
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (33.33%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) CCNA
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (20.51%) RHCE
4 8 (20.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.38%) VCP5
6 4 (10.26%) CCENT
6 4 (10.26%) CISMP
7 3 (7.69%) CISSP
8 2 (5.13%) SANS
9 1 (2.56%) MCITP
9 1 (2.56%) MCTS
9 1 (2.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 22301
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
3 15 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 14 (35.90%) vSphere
5 9 (23.08%) vCloud
5 9 (23.08%) XenServer
6 8 (20.51%) KVM
7 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (10.26%) NFS
9 2 (5.13%) Firmware
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
10 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (2.56%) Squid
10 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
10 1 (2.56%) UAG
10 1 (2.56%) Varnish
10 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Failover Clustering
2 10 (25.64%) SCOM
3 9 (23.08%) PowerCLI
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (20.51%) SCVMM
5 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
5 4 (10.26%) vMotion
5 4 (10.26%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (10.26%) WSUS
6 3 (7.69%) Opsview
7 2 (5.13%) SCCM
7 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
8 1 (2.56%) Cacti
8 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.56%) Nagios
8 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.56%) Puppet
8 1 (2.56%) TADDM
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco
4 14 (35.90%) Dell
5 10 (25.64%) Dell Compellent
5 10 (25.64%) EqualLogic
6 8 (20.51%) NetApp
7 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (10.26%) Citrix
9 4 (10.26%) IronPort
9 4 (10.26%) Progress
10 3 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (7.69%) Juniper
11 2 (5.13%) Dell KACE
11 2 (5.13%) Mitel
11 2 (5.13%) Polycom
11 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
11 2 (5.13%) Veeam
12 1 (2.56%) WSO2
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: Superb base with excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cundall
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago