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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 263 316 321
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +5
Permanent jobs citing MSI 3 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.93% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 23
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
1255 1402 2060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.84% 13.20% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1220 1791
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) VBScript
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
5 4 (44.44%) InstallShield
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) iManage
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Legal
7 2 (22.22%) AppSense
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Adobe
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
8 1 (11.11%) Service Management
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) InstallShield
2 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
2 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Packager
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
4 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) AppSense
2 2 (22.22%) iManage
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft