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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 307 308 287
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing MSI 6 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 1.67% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 23
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £48,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.06%
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
1592 1913 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.24% 15.35% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1673 1659
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 16 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (75.00%) SCCM
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) Citrix
7 8 (40.00%) InstallShield
8 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
9 6 (30.00%) XenApp
10 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
10 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) Law
10 5 (25.00%) Application Packaging
11 3 (15.00%) AdminStudio
11 3 (15.00%) BCP
11 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) WSUS
11 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
11 3 (15.00%) XenMobile
11 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
11 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
12 2 (10.00%) Change Control
12 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (10.00%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (15.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) BCP
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Line Management
2 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) DNA
3 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 3 (15.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Reuters
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) HP