The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 292 273 313
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +40
Permanent jobs citing MSI 33 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 2.18% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 17
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £40,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1890 1836 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.35% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1638 1437
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSI
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (79.69%) Windows
2 45 (70.31%) SCCM
3 30 (46.88%) PowerShell
3 30 (46.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 29 (45.31%) Finance
4 29 (45.31%) Citrix
5 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 28 (43.75%) VBScript
5 28 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 27 (42.19%) VB
7 23 (35.94%) WSUS
8 22 (34.38%) IIS
9 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
10 17 (26.56%) SQL
11 16 (25.00%) Application Packaging
12 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (23.44%) VMware
12 15 (23.44%) AppSense
12 15 (23.44%) .NET
12 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
12 15 (23.44%) Windows 8
13 13 (20.31%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) C#
13 13 (20.31%) Banking
14 12 (18.75%) Subversion
14 12 (18.75%) WebSphere
14 12 (18.75%) Oracle
14 12 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (18.75%) CA
14 12 (18.75%) OCX

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (34.38%) IIS
2 12 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) DHCP
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Subversion
1 12 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 12 (18.75%) WiX
2 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.06%) MSBuild
4 7 (10.94%) NUnit
5 5 (7.81%) AdminStudio
6 2 (3.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Applications Packager
2 8 (12.50%) Build Manager
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Consultant
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix Specialist
3 5 (7.81%) Software Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Developer
4 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (4.69%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (4.69%) Management Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Support Specialist
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 15 (23.44%) .NET
3 13 (20.31%) XML
4 12 (18.75%) OCX
5 5 (7.81%) Software Packaging
6 3 (4.69%) WCF
7 2 (3.13%) WPF
7 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 2 (3.13%) Ajax
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.13%) RESTful
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.56%) EDI
8 1 (1.56%) Web Services
8 1 (1.56%) XSD
8 1 (1.56%) XSLT
8 1 (1.56%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 15 (23.44%) Windows 8
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.81%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Release Management
2 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (12.50%) Change Control
2 8 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.38%) Software Deployment
4 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.81%) DNA
4 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.13%) Business Development
6 2 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.13%) Time Management
6 2 (3.13%) Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 2 (3.13%) Benchmarking
6 2 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 28 (43.75%) VBScript
3 27 (42.19%) VB
4 17 (26.56%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.94%) MCSE
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
3 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.81%) XenApp
6 4 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (6.25%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 45 (70.31%) SCCM
2 23 (35.94%) WSUS
3 5 (7.81%) AppDNA
4 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Citrix
2 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) AppSense
4 12 (18.75%) Oracle
4 12 (18.75%) CA
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Altiris
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds