The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 753 769 711
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -58
Permanent jobs citing MSI 101 120 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.67% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 79 103 103
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,800 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
MSI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16534 17908 15015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.59% 16.33% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13944 15119 12957
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSI
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the England region.

MSI Salary Trend in England

MSI
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSI across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MSI Salary Histogram in England

MSI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +50 70 £53,000 +3.92% 5
North West +3 10 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South East -9 8 £30,000 -34.06% 1
South West -19 7 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £35,000 -9.67%
East of England +14 2 £23,500 -41.25% 2
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 152 (81.72%) Windows
2 122 (65.59%) SCCM
3 107 (57.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 89 (47.85%) Windows 7
5 76 (40.86%) Application Packaging
6 73 (39.25%) Microsoft
7 64 (34.41%) Active Directory
8 60 (32.26%) InstallShield
9 59 (31.72%) Citrix
10 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (20.97%) VMware
12 38 (20.43%) PowerShell
13 37 (19.89%) VBScript
14 32 (17.20%) ITIL
15 31 (16.67%) DNS
15 31 (16.67%) XenApp
16 30 (16.13%) Security Cleared
16 30 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (16.13%) Migration
17 29 (15.59%) Client/Server
17 29 (15.59%) .NET
18 28 (15.05%) DHCP
18 28 (15.05%) Finance
19 27 (14.52%) Windows XP
20 25 (13.44%) MCSE
21 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
21 24 (12.90%) SC Cleared
21 24 (12.90%) Software Distribution
22 23 (12.37%) SQL
22 23 (12.37%) Analytical Skills

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.99%) IIS
3 9 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.15%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.67%) DNS
2 28 (15.05%) DHCP
3 22 (11.83%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.45%) Firewall
5 5 (2.69%) Internet
5 5 (2.69%) SMS
6 4 (2.15%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.61%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.61%) Telnet
7 3 (1.61%) WAN
7 3 (1.61%) LAN
8 2 (1.08%) SAN
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.54%) Wireless
9 1 (0.54%) SMTP
9 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (32.26%) InstallShield
2 12 (6.45%) AdminStudio
3 11 (5.91%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (4.30%) ClearQuest
4 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.30%) WinDbg
5 6 (3.23%) CruiseControl
5 6 (3.23%) WiX
6 4 (2.15%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (15.05%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Law
3 10 (5.38%) Legal
4 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (23.12%) Analyst
2 33 (17.74%) Applications Packager
3 21 (11.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (9.14%) Developer
5 16 (8.60%) SCCM Engineer
6 13 (6.99%) Deployment Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) SCCM Specialist
7 11 (5.91%) Deployment Specialist
7 11 (5.91%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Architect
8 8 (4.30%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (4.30%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.30%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.86%) Application Packaging
2 29 (15.59%) .NET
3 15 (8.06%) Software Packaging
4 11 (5.91%) WCF
4 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.38%) HTML
5 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.38%) WPF
6 9 (4.84%) Silverlight
7 6 (3.23%) CSS
7 6 (3.23%) SOAP
7 6 (3.23%) XML
7 6 (3.23%) WinForms
7 6 (3.23%) Ext JS
7 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (2.15%) WSH
8 4 (2.15%) OCX
9 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Client/Server
2 23 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 11 (5.91%) CMDB
5 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.15%) Open Source
7 3 (1.61%) PACS
7 3 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.61%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 152 (81.72%) Windows
2 89 (47.85%) Windows 7
3 27 (14.52%) Windows XP
4 19 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (7.53%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.76%) Android
6 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.61%) Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.20%) ITIL
2 30 (16.13%) Migration
3 24 (12.90%) Software Distribution
4 22 (11.83%) Configuration Management
5 17 (9.14%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.14%) Line Management
5 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
6 15 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.53%) Software Testing
7 14 (7.53%) Performance Management
8 11 (5.91%) Validation
9 10 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.38%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.30%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.76%) Android Development
11 7 (3.76%) iOS Development
11 7 (3.76%) Project Management
12 6 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.43%) PowerShell
2 37 (19.89%) VBScript
3 23 (12.37%) SQL
4 17 (9.14%) C#
5 15 (8.06%) Java
6 11 (5.91%) VB
7 8 (4.30%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.15%) Perl
9 4 (2.15%) Python
9 4 (2.15%) C
9 4 (2.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 25 (13.44%) MCSE
4 24 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 20 (10.75%) MCP
6 18 (9.68%) MCITP
7 15 (8.06%) DV Cleared
8 13 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (5.91%) Degree
9 11 (5.91%) MCSA
10 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (3.76%) CCNA
12 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.54%) CCIA
14 1 (0.54%) CAPM
14 1 (0.54%) MCTS
14 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) QA
1 9 (4.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.61%) HL7
2 3 (1.61%) DICOM
System Software
1 107 (57.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 64 (34.41%) Active Directory
3 31 (16.67%) XenApp
4 30 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (8.06%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.61%) XenServer
7 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.54%) vSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Xen
9 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 122 (65.59%) SCCM
2 15 (8.06%) WSUS
3 12 (6.45%) WMI
4 9 (4.84%) BMC Marimba
5 8 (4.30%) XenMobile
6 7 (3.76%) AppDNA
6 7 (3.76%) BladeLogic
6 7 (3.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (2.15%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.61%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.54%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 73 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 59 (31.72%) Citrix
3 39 (20.97%) VMware
4 21 (11.29%) AppSense
5 11 (5.91%) Altiris
5 11 (5.91%) McAfee
6 9 (4.84%) LANDesk
7 8 (4.30%) Symantec
8 7 (3.76%) Lumension
8 7 (3.76%) BMC
9 6 (3.23%) HP
10 5 (2.69%) Oracle
10 5 (2.69%) EMC
10 5 (2.69%) Cisco
11 3 (1.61%) Novell
11 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.54%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.54%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (0.54%) Dell
12 1 (0.54%) Mercator
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