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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 309 294 315
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing MSI 11 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 1.80% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 20
Average salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
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
1618 1781 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.05% 15.06% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1615 1525
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

MSI Salary Histogram in the City of London

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) SCCM
3 32 (56.14%) Windows 7
4 30 (52.63%) PowerShell
5 29 (50.88%) Finance
5 29 (50.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (47.37%) Citrix
6 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 27 (47.37%) VBScript
6 27 (47.37%) VB
7 22 (38.60%) WSUS
8 18 (31.58%) Windows 8
9 17 (29.82%) XenDesktop
9 17 (29.82%) IIS
10 15 (26.32%) AppSense
10 15 (26.32%) SQL
10 15 (26.32%) Application Packaging
10 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (22.81%) Banking
12 12 (21.05%) CA
12 12 (21.05%) OCX
13 11 (19.30%) VMware
13 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
13 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (17.54%) WiX
14 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
14 10 (17.54%) Subversion
14 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
14 10 (17.54%) C#
14 10 (17.54%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (29.82%) IIS
2 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) DHCP
1 7 (12.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 10 (17.54%) Subversion
1 10 (17.54%) WiX
1 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) MSBuild
3 5 (8.77%) NUnit
4 3 (5.26%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.51%) AdminStudio
General
1 29 (50.88%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Applications Packager
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Build Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (8.77%) Software Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.51%) Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) Application Packaging
2 12 (21.05%) OCX
3 10 (17.54%) .NET
3 10 (17.54%) XML
4 8 (14.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.58%) Windows 8
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Release Management
1 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (14.04%) Change Control
1 8 (14.04%) Software Distribution
2 6 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.26%) Service Management
4 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.51%) DNA
5 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) ITSM
6 1 (1.75%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.75%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.75%) Business Development
6 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 27 (47.37%) VBScript
2 27 (47.37%) VB
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (29.82%) XenDesktop
3 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (70.18%) SCCM
2 22 (38.60%) WSUS
3 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.26%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.75%) WMI
5 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 27 (47.37%) Citrix
2 15 (26.32%) AppSense
3 12 (21.05%) CA
4 11 (19.30%) VMware
5 10 (17.54%) Oracle
6 4 (7.02%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) BMC
8 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow