The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 304 309 282
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Permanent jobs citing MSI 7 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.072% 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 1.19% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 25
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £50,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -9.49%
MSI
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1586 1685 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.27% 14.36% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1492 1690
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSI
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the City of London region.

MSI Salary Trend in the City of London

MSI
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MSI Salary Histogram in the City of London

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MSI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSI.

1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft App-V
1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Citrix
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) InstallShield
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) Law
7 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) XenApp
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Hedge funds
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
9 4 (19.05%) Legal
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) AdminStudio
10 3 (14.29%) WSUS
10 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
10 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 3 (14.29%) XenMobile
11 2 (9.52%) Patch Management

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MSI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) WorkSite
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 3 (14.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Law
3 4 (19.05%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
2 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
1 2 (9.52%) BCP
1 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Change Control
1 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
1 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Line Management
2 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
2 1 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) DNA
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Document Management
2 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) XenApp
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
7 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.76%) Xen
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 3 (14.29%) XenMobile
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Intune
3 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
1 10 (47.62%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) Reuters
3 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) HP