Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 678 1057 1122
Rank change year-on-year +379 +65 +35
Permanent jobs citing WMI 11 19 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 52
Median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -31.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £59,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -1.16%

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 7,830 18,349 17,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.08% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,424 13,811 13,834
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,250 £31,957
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for WMI in the UK

WMI
Top 6 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 1 October 2020. 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 +388 10 £57,500 +39.39% 3
UK excluding London +346 8 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South East - 7 £45,000 - 3
London +261 1 £70,000 +69.70%
Northern Ireland +21 1 £55,000 +144.44%
Work from Home - 1 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) MCSA
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) EPoS
4 5 (45.45%) MCITP
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) SCOM
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) Azure
6 3 (27.27%) AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) GCP
7 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) GCP
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) Ethereal
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Site Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) EPoS
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCITP
1 5 (45.45%) MCSA
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) OpenView
3 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Genesys
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) VMware