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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 303 277 316
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +39
Permanent jobs citing MSI 23 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 2.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 17
Average salary £59,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.85%
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
1754 1876 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.56% 15.48% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1709 1521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 44 (69.84%) SCCM
3 32 (50.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (49.21%) Windows 7
5 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
5 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
5 29 (46.03%) Citrix
5 29 (46.03%) Finance
6 27 (42.86%) VBScript
6 27 (42.86%) VB
7 22 (34.92%) WSUS
8 20 (31.75%) IIS
9 19 (30.16%) XenDesktop
10 18 (28.57%) Application Packaging
11 17 (26.98%) Windows 8
12 15 (23.81%) SQL
12 15 (23.81%) AppSense
13 14 (22.22%) .NET
13 14 (22.22%) VMware
13 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
14 13 (20.63%) Banking
15 12 (19.05%) XML
15 12 (19.05%) C#
15 12 (19.05%) CA
15 12 (19.05%) OCX
16 11 (17.46%) Oracle
16 11 (17.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (17.46%) Subversion
16 11 (17.46%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (31.75%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DHCP
1 7 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (17.46%) Subversion
1 11 (17.46%) WiX
2 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 6 (9.52%) NUnit
5 5 (7.94%) AdminStudio
6 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Applications Packager
2 8 (12.70%) Build Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Software Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 14 (22.22%) .NET
3 12 (19.05%) XML
3 12 (19.05%) OCX
4 7 (11.11%) Software Packaging
5 3 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.17%) WPF
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) Ajax
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.59%) EDI
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) XSD
7 1 (1.59%) XSLT
7 1 (1.59%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.98%) Windows 8
4 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Release Management
2 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (12.70%) Change Control
2 8 (12.70%) Software Distribution
3 6 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.94%) DNA
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.17%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.17%) Business Development
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
2 27 (42.86%) VBScript
2 27 (42.86%) VB
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.70%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 32 (50.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (30.16%) XenDesktop
3 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.94%) XenApp
6 4 (6.35%) vSphere
6 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (69.84%) SCCM
2 22 (34.92%) WSUS
3 6 (9.52%) AppDNA
4 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
1 29 (46.03%) Citrix
2 15 (23.81%) AppSense
3 14 (22.22%) VMware
4 12 (19.05%) CA
5 11 (17.46%) Oracle
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) BMC
8 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow