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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 752 760 688
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -72
Permanent jobs citing MSI 100 103 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.61% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 86 130
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +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
16333 17001 15384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.28% 16.31% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13826 14045 13279
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +37 45 £52,500 +9.37% 5
South East +1 32 £38,000 -10.58% 2
North West +20 14 £31,000 -27.05% 1
South West -29 6 £30,000 -33.33% 4
East of England +7 1 £23,500 - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 147 (80.77%) Windows
2 115 (63.19%) SCCM
3 103 (56.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 78 (42.86%) Application Packaging
4 78 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 77 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 70 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 65 (35.71%) Citrix
8 51 (28.02%) InstallShield
9 49 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (25.27%) VMware
11 42 (23.08%) XenApp
12 38 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (20.33%) DNS
14 36 (19.78%) Security Cleared
15 33 (18.13%) PowerShell
15 33 (18.13%) ITIL
15 33 (18.13%) VBScript
16 31 (17.03%) DHCP
16 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
17 29 (15.93%) MCP
18 28 (15.38%) Client/Server
18 28 (15.38%) Windows XP
18 28 (15.38%) Migration
19 26 (14.29%) .NET
19 26 (14.29%) Software Distribution
19 26 (14.29%) Mentoring
20 25 (13.74%) SQL
21 24 (13.19%) MCSE
21 24 (13.19%) DV Cleared

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.34%) MS Exchange
3 14 (7.69%) IIS
4 13 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.33%) DNS
2 31 (17.03%) DHCP
3 21 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.14%) Firewall
5 7 (3.85%) NetScaler
6 6 (3.30%) Internet
7 5 (2.75%) LAN
7 5 (2.75%) WAN
8 4 (2.20%) SAN
8 4 (2.20%) Telnet
9 3 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.65%) SMS
10 2 (1.10%) SMTP
10 2 (1.10%) HTTP
10 2 (1.10%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (28.02%) InstallShield
2 12 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.49%) AdminStudio
4 8 (4.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.40%) ClearQuest
5 4 (2.20%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.20%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.10%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.10%) WiX
6 2 (1.10%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.10%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (12.64%) Finance
2 17 (9.34%) Law
3 5 (2.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (28.02%) Analyst
2 32 (17.58%) Applications Packager
2 32 (17.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 17 (9.34%) Support Analyst
4 16 (8.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 15 (8.24%) Senior Support Analyst
5 15 (8.24%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (8.24%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 15 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (7.14%) Developer
7 12 (6.59%) SCCM Engineer
8 11 (6.04%) Deployment Engineer
9 9 (4.95%) SCCM Specialist
9 9 (4.95%) Deployment Specialist
10 8 (4.40%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Architect
11 7 (3.85%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.85%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.85%) Lead Technical Architect
11 7 (3.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 26 (14.29%) .NET
3 14 (7.69%) Software Packaging
4 10 (5.49%) WPF
5 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.85%) Silverlight
7 6 (3.30%) WSH
8 5 (2.75%) WCF
9 4 (2.20%) HTML
9 4 (2.20%) OCX
9 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.65%) XML
11 2 (1.10%) CSS
11 2 (1.10%) SOAP
11 2 (1.10%) WinForms
11 2 (1.10%) Ext JS
11 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.55%) POCO
12 1 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.49%) CMDB
4 6 (3.30%) Open Source
5 5 (2.75%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.20%) PACS
6 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 147 (80.77%) Windows
2 78 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 28 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.30%) Android
7 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.20%) Linux
8 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.13%) ITIL
2 28 (15.38%) Migration
3 26 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 26 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 23 (12.64%) Line Management
5 21 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 21 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 21 (11.54%) Performance Management
6 14 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.40%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.40%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (3.85%) Release Management
9 7 (3.85%) Validation
10 6 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.30%) Project Management
10 6 (3.30%) Change Management
10 6 (3.30%) CRM
10 6 (3.30%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.13%) VBScript
1 33 (18.13%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.74%) SQL
3 14 (7.69%) C#
4 13 (7.14%) Java
5 9 (4.95%) VB
6 5 (2.75%) C
6 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.20%) Perl
7 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.20%) Python
8 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) PHP5
9 1 (0.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (19.78%) Security Cleared
3 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
4 29 (15.93%) MCP
5 24 (13.19%) MCSE
5 24 (13.19%) DV Cleared
6 20 (10.99%) MCITP
7 12 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.59%) Degree
8 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (5.49%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (5.49%) CCNA
10 9 (4.95%) MCSA
11 8 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (4.40%) CCIA
12 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.55%) MCTS
12 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.55%) CAPM
12 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.59%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) HL7
3 4 (2.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 103 (56.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 70 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 42 (23.08%) XenApp
4 38 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (10.99%) XenDesktop
6 9 (4.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.65%) XenServer
9 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (63.19%) SCCM
2 18 (9.89%) WMI
3 12 (6.59%) XenMobile
4 10 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (4.95%) WSUS
6 8 (4.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (3.85%) AppDNA
8 6 (3.30%) BMC Marimba
8 6 (3.30%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.20%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.10%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 77 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 65 (35.71%) Citrix
3 46 (25.27%) VMware
4 22 (12.09%) AppSense
5 12 (6.59%) HP
6 10 (5.49%) Novell
7 9 (4.95%) EMC
7 9 (4.95%) McAfee
8 7 (3.85%) Oracle
8 7 (3.85%) Cisco
9 5 (2.75%) Symantec
10 4 (2.20%) BMC
10 4 (2.20%) Altiris
10 4 (2.20%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.65%) Lumension
11 3 (1.65%) NetApp
11 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.10%) Mercator
12 2 (1.10%) Borland
12 2 (1.10%) Apple
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