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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 937 956
Rank change year-on-year +77 +19  
Permanent jobs citing WMI 20 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 24
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £63,950
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -41.17% -17.07%  

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 7431 8727 8369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.52% 8.44% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 7054 6619
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

WMI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WMI as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WMI in the UK

WMI
Top 10 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 14 £45,000 -30.76%
London +60 11 £45,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (65.22%) PowerShell
3 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (56.52%) VMware
4 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 23 (50.00%) Linux
6 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (47.83%) ITIL
8 21 (45.65%) SNMP
8 21 (45.65%) DNS
8 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
9 20 (43.48%) iSCSI
10 18 (39.13%) SQL
11 16 (34.78%) Cisco
11 16 (34.78%) vSphere
12 15 (32.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
12 15 (32.61%) vCloud
13 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
13 14 (30.43%) Change Management
13 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (28.26%) NFS
14 13 (28.26%) HP
15 12 (26.09%) Retail
15 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012

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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (13.04%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.17%) JBoss
7 1 (2.17%) nginx
7 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.04%) Office 365
4 4 (8.70%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) DNS
1 21 (45.65%) SNMP
2 20 (43.48%) iSCSI
3 11 (23.91%) SAN
3 11 (23.91%) VPN
4 10 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (21.74%) Firewall
5 9 (19.57%) DHCP
5 9 (19.57%) WAN
6 8 (17.39%) LAN
6 8 (17.39%) VLAN
7 7 (15.22%) IPv4
7 7 (15.22%) VoIP
8 6 (13.04%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (10.87%) ADSL
9 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.87%) IPsec
9 5 (10.87%) MPLS
9 5 (10.87%) RIP
9 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Maven
1 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.17%) Ranorex
1 1 (2.17%) Redmine
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) TestRail
General
1 12 (26.09%) Retail
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Network Support
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Network Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) Network Technician
4 4 (8.70%) Principal Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CGI
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Memcached
3 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Clustering
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) PKI
2 8 (17.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.70%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (6.52%) Fintech
6 3 (6.52%) Hedge funds
7 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
7 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
7 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.17%) CMDB
8 1 (2.17%) iPad
8 1 (2.17%) iPhone
8 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.39%) VMS
6 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
6 8 (17.39%) Windows NT
7 7 (15.22%) CentOS
8 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Debian
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Change Management
3 11 (23.91%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 8 (17.39%) ITIL V3
4 8 (17.39%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security
5 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Open Source
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) Python
4 8 (17.39%) VB
5 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) VBScript
7 2 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (21.74%) MCSE
4 8 (17.39%) Degree
4 8 (17.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (15.22%) RHCE
6 6 (13.04%) CCNA
6 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (13.04%) VCP5
7 5 (10.87%) CCENT
8 4 (8.70%) CREST Certified
8 4 (8.70%) GCFA
8 4 (8.70%) GIAC
8 4 (8.70%) GPEN
8 4 (8.70%) OSCP
8 4 (8.70%) SANS
9 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.52%) PMP
10 2 (4.35%) CISMP
11 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) SSAE 16
3 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (34.78%) vSphere
5 15 (32.61%) vCloud
6 13 (28.26%) NFS
7 9 (19.57%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (19.57%) KVM
7 9 (19.57%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
8 8 (17.39%) ISA Server
8 8 (17.39%) UAG
8 8 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (17.39%) VMware ESX
8 8 (17.39%) XenServer
9 3 (6.52%) Samba
9 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (6.52%) Xen
10 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (17.39%) PowerCLI
1 8 (17.39%) vCenter Server
1 8 (17.39%) vMotion
2 7 (15.22%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (15.22%) SCOM
2 7 (15.22%) SCVMM
3 5 (10.87%) FortiGate
3 5 (10.87%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (8.70%) logstash
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.17%) Cacti
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) SCCM
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (56.52%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 13 (28.26%) HP
5 10 (21.74%) Veritas
6 9 (19.57%) Citrix
6 9 (19.57%) Dell
7 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.22%) Dell Compellent
8 7 (15.22%) EqualLogic
8 7 (15.22%) NetApp
9 6 (13.04%) IBM
10 5 (10.87%) Oracle
10 5 (10.87%) Progress
10 5 (10.87%) Splunk
11 4 (8.70%) Sophos
11 4 (8.70%) Symantec
12 3 (6.52%) hybris
12 3 (6.52%) IBM Sterling
12 3 (6.52%) JDA