The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 739 648 690
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +42
Permanent jobs citing MSI 137 198 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.29% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 127 145 170
Average salary £48,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17992 15305 16182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.43% 15.03% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15231 13122 14106
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSI
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -93 79 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South East -25 28 £32,500 -13.33% 5
West Midlands -3 14 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Yorkshire -37 6 £40,000 -4.19%
East of England -4 3 £41,250 +26.92%
South West - 3 £27,500 - 1
North West -2 1 - -
East Midlands -12 1 £32,500 -18.23%
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 220 (86.61%) Windows
2 158 (62.20%) SCCM
3 125 (49.21%) Citrix
4 119 (46.85%) Microsoft
4 119 (46.85%) Windows 7
5 114 (44.88%) VBScript
6 106 (41.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 103 (40.55%) VB
8 96 (37.80%) PowerShell
9 87 (34.25%) Application Packaging
10 82 (32.28%) Finance
11 63 (24.80%) InstallShield
12 59 (23.23%) Active Directory
13 58 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 55 (21.65%) SQL
15 50 (19.69%) AdminStudio
16 46 (18.11%) VMware
17 44 (17.32%) XenDesktop
17 44 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (16.14%) AppSense
18 41 (16.14%) SQL Server
19 40 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (15.35%) IIS
20 39 (15.35%) C#
21 36 (14.17%) MS Excel
22 35 (13.78%) XML
22 35 (13.78%) .NET
22 35 (13.78%) Oracle
23 31 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
24 30 (11.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 39 (15.35%) IIS
2 19 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (7.48%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.57%) Lync
5 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.06%) DNS
2 18 (7.09%) Internet
3 12 (4.72%) NetScaler
4 8 (3.15%) DHCP
5 5 (1.97%) SAN
5 5 (1.97%) Firewall
5 5 (1.97%) Wireless
6 4 (1.57%) NAS
6 4 (1.57%) SMS
7 3 (1.18%) ATM
8 2 (0.79%) LAN
8 2 (0.79%) WAN
8 2 (0.79%) DSL
9 1 (0.39%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (0.39%) VLAN
9 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.18%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 63 (24.80%) InstallShield
2 50 (19.69%) AdminStudio
3 27 (10.63%) Subversion
4 20 (7.87%) WiX
5 19 (7.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (6.30%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.91%) MSBuild
8 14 (5.51%) Wise Package Studio
9 13 (5.12%) NUnit
10 9 (3.54%) InstallAnywhere
11 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.18%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.39%) PVCS
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 82 (32.28%) Finance
2 24 (9.45%) Law
3 22 (8.66%) Legal
4 16 (6.30%) Banking
5 10 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.15%) Electronics
7 4 (1.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (33.46%) Applications Packager
2 34 (13.39%) Analyst
3 23 (9.06%) Developer
4 19 (7.48%) Applications Support
5 17 (6.69%) Architect
6 15 (5.91%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.51%) Build Manager
8 13 (5.12%) Applications Architect
8 13 (5.12%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (4.33%) Integration Engineer
10 10 (3.94%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.54%) Consultant
11 9 (3.54%) Technical Specialist
12 8 (3.15%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.15%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (3.15%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.15%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.76%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.76%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (34.25%) Application Packaging
2 35 (13.78%) .NET
2 35 (13.78%) XML
3 28 (11.02%) OCX
4 18 (7.09%) Software Packaging
5 14 (5.51%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.94%) WCF
7 8 (3.15%) WPF
7 8 (3.15%) jQuery
7 8 (3.15%) RESTful
7 8 (3.15%) Ajax
7 8 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (2.36%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.97%) WinForms
9 5 (1.97%) Middleware
10 4 (1.57%) .NET Compact Framework
10 4 (1.57%) XSD
10 4 (1.57%) EDI
11 2 (0.79%) Web Services
11 2 (0.79%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.12%) Clustering
2 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.39%) EPoS
3 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.39%) VLE
3 1 (0.39%) PKI
3 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 220 (86.61%) Windows
2 119 (46.85%) Windows 7
3 58 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (11.02%) Windows XP
7 27 (10.63%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.15%) Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (8.27%) Release Management
2 19 (7.48%) Configuration Management
3 17 (6.69%) ITIL
4 16 (6.30%) Change Control
5 15 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (5.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (5.12%) Market Research
8 12 (4.72%) Time Management
8 12 (4.72%) Migration
9 11 (4.33%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.94%) Software Distribution
11 9 (3.54%) Project Management
11 9 (3.54%) Test Automation
12 8 (3.15%) OOP
12 8 (3.15%) OO
12 8 (3.15%) Web Application Development
13 7 (2.76%) Software Deployment
13 7 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.76%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (44.88%) VBScript
2 103 (40.55%) VB
3 96 (37.80%) PowerShell
4 55 (21.65%) SQL
5 39 (15.35%) C#
6 9 (3.54%) Perl
6 9 (3.54%) Python
7 8 (3.15%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.76%) C++
9 5 (1.97%) C
10 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) Java
11 1 (0.39%) VB6
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (6.30%) MCSE
1 16 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.91%) Degree
3 7 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.36%) MCITP
4 6 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.57%) MOS
5 4 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.09%) QA
2 9 (3.54%) SLA
3 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (41.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 59 (23.23%) Active Directory
3 44 (17.32%) XenDesktop
4 40 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (10.24%) XenApp
6 17 (6.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.57%) vSphere
9 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 158 (62.20%) SCCM
2 30 (11.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (11.02%) WSUS
4 24 (9.45%) AppDNA
5 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 125 (49.21%) Citrix
2 119 (46.85%) Microsoft
3 46 (18.11%) VMware
4 41 (16.14%) AppSense
5 35 (13.78%) Oracle
6 24 (9.45%) CA
7 23 (9.06%) Altiris
8 13 (5.12%) LANDesk
9 10 (3.94%) Cisco
10 8 (3.15%) Symantec
11 5 (1.97%) HP
12 4 (1.57%) Dell
12 4 (1.57%) Computacenter
13 3 (1.18%) NCR
14 2 (0.79%) BMC
14 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.39%) GFI Software
15 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds
15 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
15 1 (0.39%) Capita
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Base+Bonus+Further Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes
Real Staffing
Salary: £73000 - £83000 per annum + bonus, benefits & pension
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
London, England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
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