Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 827 982 1080
Rank change year-on-year +155 +98 +104
Permanent jobs citing WMI 22 9 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.060% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 36
10th Percentile £45,250 £37,500 £35,250
25th Percentile " £37,875 £39,281
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -28.26%
75th Percentile £65,625 £48,438 £97,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.90% -23.00%

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 13,477 14,895 17,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 13.11% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,785 11,748 13,960
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 11 April 2021.

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 6 months to 11 April 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 +155 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
UK excluding London +124 17 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South East +98 7 £50,000 +25.00%
London +130 5 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Scotland +14 5 £53,750 +37.82% 2
North West +43 3 £62,500 - 1
North of England +42 3 £62,500 - 1
Work from Home -124 2 £56,250 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Midlands - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (45.45%) DNS
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) SCCM
6 8 (36.36%) SCOM
6 8 (36.36%) MCITP
6 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
6 8 (36.36%) MCSA
7 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
7 6 (27.27%) Azure
7 6 (27.27%) EPoS
7 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
8 5 (22.73%) SNMP
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) Line Management
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds

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 5 (22.73%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (9.09%) NetSuite
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (9.09%) Cloudflare
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) SNMP
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Product Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Software Packaging
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) COM+
3 2 (9.09%) EDI
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) EPoS
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
2 5 (22.73%) Line Management
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Security
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Order to Cash
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (36.36%) MCITP
2 8 (36.36%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 8 (36.36%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Remedy
3 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
4 3 (13.64%) Veeam
5 2 (9.09%) BMC
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Genesys
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com