Period
to 23 January 2021

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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 735 1020 1079
Rank change year-on-year +285 +59 +87
Permanent jobs citing WMI 23 8 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.006% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.050% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 44
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -50.00% +111.11%
10th Percentile £45,500 £30,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £30,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year +62.60% -20.13% -3.75%

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 10,429 16,066 17,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.33% 12.77% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,572 12,413 13,651
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WMI in the UK

WMI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WMI.

Salary trend for WMI in the UK

WMI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WMI over the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

Salary histogram for WMI in the UK

WMI
Top 8 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 23 January 2021. 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 +302 22 £50,000 +2.56%
UK excluding London +226 16 £50,000 +62.60%
South East - 13 £50,000 -
London +195 5 £70,000 +43.59%
Work from Home - 3 £65,000 -
North of England - 2 £62,500 -
North West - 2 £62,500 -
Northern Ireland +11 1 £55,000 +144.44%

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, IT jobs citing WMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WMI.

1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) DNS
3 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
4 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
4 14 (60.87%) WAN
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (60.87%) .NET
5 13 (56.52%) Hyper-V
6 12 (52.17%) SCCM
6 12 (52.17%) SCOM
6 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
6 12 (52.17%) MCSA
6 12 (52.17%) MCITP
7 10 (43.48%) EPoS
8 9 (39.13%) SNMP
9 8 (34.78%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) Azure
10 6 (26.09%) AWS
11 4 (17.39%) Google
11 4 (17.39%) Degree
11 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
11 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
11 4 (17.39%) LAN
11 4 (17.39%) VMware
12 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) DHCP
12 3 (13.04%) Web Services

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 2 (8.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) AWS
1 6 (26.09%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Cloudflare
2 2 (8.70%) GCP
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
2 14 (60.87%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) SNMP
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) Ethereal
7 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Product Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Product Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) COM+
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) EPoS
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (8.70%) Backlog Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Presales
3 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Product Backlog
3 2 (8.70%) Product Management
3 2 (8.70%) Product Requirements
3 2 (8.70%) Product Roadmap
3 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
2 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (52.17%) MCITP
2 12 (52.17%) MCSA
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) SCCM
1 12 (52.17%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Genesys
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) HP