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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 790 766 713
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -53
Permanent jobs citing MSI 80 112 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.72% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54 91 129
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -14.63%
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
16893 15656 16675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.04% 15.29% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14353 13193 14786
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +34 40 £51,500 +14.44% 2
South East -5 23 £30,000 -14.28% 4
South West - 7 £33,000 - 2
North West -26 6 £27,000 -36.47%
Yorkshire -30 2 £30,000 -4.00%
West Midlands -11 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
East of England -28 1 - - 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 145 (86.83%) Windows
2 113 (67.66%) SCCM
3 95 (56.89%) Microsoft
4 92 (55.09%) Citrix
5 88 (52.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 85 (50.90%) Active Directory
7 80 (47.90%) Windows 7
8 76 (45.51%) Application Packaging
9 59 (35.33%) PowerShell
10 55 (32.93%) VMware
10 55 (32.93%) InstallShield
11 51 (30.54%) VBScript
12 50 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (29.34%) VB
14 47 (28.14%) Windows XP
14 47 (28.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (25.75%) DNS
15 43 (25.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (22.75%) SQL
17 33 (19.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (16.77%) Hyper-V
19 28 (16.77%) XenDesktop
20 27 (16.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 26 (15.57%) Oracle
21 26 (15.57%) MS Excel
22 25 (14.97%) XenApp
23 24 (14.37%) AppDNA
23 24 (14.37%) Windows 8
24 23 (13.77%) AdminStudio

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (7.19%) IIS
1 12 (7.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.75%) DNS
2 18 (10.78%) NetScaler
3 16 (9.58%) DHCP
4 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.79%) Firewall
5 4 (2.40%) SAN
6 3 (1.80%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.20%) LAN
7 2 (1.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.60%) SMTP
8 1 (0.60%) SMS
8 1 (0.60%) ATM
8 1 (0.60%) HTTP
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
8 1 (0.60%) Telnet
8 1 (0.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.60%) VLAN
8 1 (0.60%) Network Security
8 1 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQLite
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (32.93%) InstallShield
2 23 (13.77%) AdminStudio
3 13 (7.78%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.59%) Subversion
5 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.99%) InstallAnywhere
6 5 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.99%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.20%) WiX
7 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.60%) Selenium
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (11.38%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Law
3 8 (4.79%) Banking
4 7 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (25.75%) Applications Packager
2 42 (25.15%) Analyst
3 24 (14.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (13.17%) Integration Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (8.98%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 13 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Senior Support Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Deployment Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) SCCM Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (3.59%) Desktop Engineer
13 5 (2.99%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (2.99%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (45.51%) Application Packaging
2 13 (7.78%) Software Packaging
3 12 (7.19%) .NET
4 10 (5.99%) XML
5 4 (2.40%) Middleware
5 4 (2.40%) WPF
6 3 (1.80%) XSD
6 3 (1.80%) EDI
6 3 (1.80%) WSH
7 2 (1.20%) OCX
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.20%) Web Services
7 2 (1.20%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.20%) jQuery
7 2 (1.20%) WCF
7 2 (1.20%) Ajax
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.60%) JSON
8 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Client/Server
2 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.99%) Clustering
3 5 (2.99%) CMDB
4 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.80%) Open Source
6 2 (1.20%) New Media
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.60%) PACS
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 145 (86.83%) Windows
2 80 (47.90%) Windows 7
3 47 (28.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (28.14%) Windows XP
4 43 (25.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (19.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (14.37%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.79%) Linux
8 3 (1.80%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) UNIX
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.38%) Software Distribution
2 17 (10.18%) ITIL
3 15 (8.98%) Configuration Management
4 14 (8.38%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.19%) Migration
5 12 (7.19%) Software Testing
6 11 (6.59%) Performance Management
6 11 (6.59%) Line Management
7 9 (5.39%) Software Licensing
8 7 (4.19%) IT Asset Management
8 7 (4.19%) Time Management
8 7 (4.19%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.19%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (4.19%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.59%) Workflow
9 6 (3.59%) Test Automation
10 5 (2.99%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.99%) Project Management
10 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (2.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.33%) PowerShell
2 51 (30.54%) VBScript
3 49 (29.34%) VB
4 38 (22.75%) SQL
5 13 (7.78%) C#
6 7 (4.19%) C++
7 6 (3.59%) Java
7 6 (3.59%) C
8 5 (2.99%) Perl
8 5 (2.99%) Python
9 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) PHP5
11 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.78%) MCSE
3 16 (9.58%) Degree
4 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 13 (7.78%) DV Cleared
5 13 (7.78%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (6.59%) MCP
7 9 (5.39%) MCITP
8 8 (4.79%) CCIA
9 7 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.99%) MCSA
11 4 (2.40%) CCNA
12 3 (1.80%) CCA
13 2 (1.20%) CCEA
13 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.20%) CCAA
14 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) HL7
3 1 (0.60%) DICOM
System Software
1 88 (52.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 85 (50.90%) Active Directory
3 50 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (16.77%) Hyper-V
4 28 (16.77%) XenDesktop
5 25 (14.97%) XenApp
6 5 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.40%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 113 (67.66%) SCCM
2 27 (16.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (14.37%) AppDNA
4 10 (5.99%) WMI
5 6 (3.59%) WSUS
6 5 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.99%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.60%) SCOM
8 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (56.89%) Microsoft
2 92 (55.09%) Citrix
3 55 (32.93%) VMware
4 26 (15.57%) Oracle
5 16 (9.58%) AppSense
6 9 (5.39%) Novell
7 8 (4.79%) HP
8 5 (2.99%) EMC
9 3 (1.80%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.80%) Cisco
9 3 (1.80%) NetApp
10 2 (1.20%) BMC
10 2 (1.20%) Borland
10 2 (1.20%) Mercator
10 2 (1.20%) Symantec
10 2 (1.20%) McAfee
11 1 (0.60%) Perforce
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.60%) Apple
11 1 (0.60%) CA
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