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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 294 319 290
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Permanent jobs citing MSI 13 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.08% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
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
1393 2030 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.24% 16.13% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1759 1415
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (66.67%) Citrix
4 15 (62.50%) SCCM
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (45.83%) XenApp
7 10 (41.67%) WMI
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (41.67%) MCP
8 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 9 (37.50%) Finance
8 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
8 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (37.50%) XenMobile
9 8 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (33.33%) Application Packaging
9 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
10 7 (29.17%) EMC
10 7 (29.17%) InstallShield
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL
11 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
12 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (20.83%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Packager
4 3 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) BCP
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (4.17%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (41.67%) MCP
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.67%) CCIA
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (45.83%) XenApp
3 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) SCCM
2 10 (41.67%) WMI
3 9 (37.50%) XenMobile
4 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg