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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 787 629 685
Rank change year-on-year
-158 +56
Permanent jobs citing MSI 85 227 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 1.49% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 75 171 171
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
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
17305 15213 16185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.18% 15.24% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 13051 14072
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -114 43 £53,000 +17.77% 11
South East -39 30 £30,000 -14.28%
West Midlands -11 4 £35,750 -5.92% 3
East of England -28 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -47 2 £41,250 +4.43% 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 196 (88.29%) Windows
2 141 (63.51%) SCCM
3 119 (53.60%) Citrix
4 117 (52.70%) VBScript
5 115 (51.80%) Windows 7
6 113 (50.90%) VB
7 104 (46.85%) Microsoft
8 102 (45.95%) PowerShell
9 101 (45.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 85 (38.29%) Application Packaging
11 65 (29.28%) Active Directory
12 58 (26.13%) Finance
12 58 (26.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (22.52%) InstallShield
15 49 (22.07%) VMware
16 48 (21.62%) XenDesktop
17 47 (21.17%) SQL
18 41 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (17.57%) Oracle
20 38 (17.12%) AdminStudio
21 37 (16.67%) Windows 8
22 36 (16.22%) Windows XP
23 34 (15.32%) SQL Server
24 30 (13.51%) C#
24 30 (13.51%) XML
24 30 (13.51%) DNS
25 29 (13.06%) IIS
25 29 (13.06%) AppSense
26 28 (12.61%) OCX

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (13.06%) IIS
2 18 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (7.66%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.80%) Lync
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.51%) DNS
2 20 (9.01%) NetScaler
3 18 (8.11%) Internet
4 7 (3.15%) DHCP
5 5 (2.25%) Wireless
6 4 (1.80%) NAS
6 4 (1.80%) Firewall
6 4 (1.80%) SAN
6 4 (1.80%) SMS
7 2 (0.90%) WAN
7 2 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) DSL
8 1 (0.45%) Nortel Meridian
8 1 (0.45%) VLAN
8 1 (0.45%) ATM
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.35%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 50 (22.52%) InstallShield
2 38 (17.12%) AdminStudio
3 23 (10.36%) Subversion
4 18 (8.11%) WiX
5 17 (7.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (7.21%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.31%) MSBuild
8 11 (4.95%) NUnit
9 10 (4.50%) InstallAnywhere
10 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.45%) PVCS
13 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 58 (26.13%) Finance
2 16 (7.21%) Banking
3 10 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.05%) Law
5 6 (2.70%) Legal
6 4 (1.80%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (34.68%) Applications Packager
2 32 (14.41%) Analyst
3 17 (7.66%) Integration Engineer
4 15 (6.76%) Developer
5 14 (6.31%) Build Manager
6 10 (4.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (4.50%) Desktop Support
7 9 (4.05%) Applications Specialist
7 9 (4.05%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.60%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.60%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (3.60%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (3.60%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.70%) Architect
10 6 (2.70%) Consultant
10 6 (2.70%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (38.29%) Application Packaging
2 30 (13.51%) XML
3 28 (12.61%) OCX
4 25 (11.26%) .NET
5 21 (9.46%) Software Packaging
6 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.70%) WCF
8 5 (2.25%) Middleware
9 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.80%) Ajax
9 4 (1.80%) WPF
9 4 (1.80%) jQuery
9 4 (1.80%) RESTful
10 3 (1.35%) XSD
10 3 (1.35%) EDI
11 2 (0.90%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.90%) Web Services
11 2 (0.90%) WinForms
11 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.45%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.95%) Clustering
3 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.90%) New Media
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) VLE
7 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 196 (88.29%) Windows
2 115 (51.80%) Windows 7
3 58 (26.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 36 (16.22%) Windows XP
7 28 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.05%) Linux
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (8.56%) Configuration Management
2 16 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (7.21%) Change Control
3 15 (6.76%) Release Management
3 15 (6.76%) ITIL
4 13 (5.86%) Time Management
5 12 (5.41%) Software Licensing
6 10 (4.50%) Software Distribution
6 10 (4.50%) Test Automation
6 10 (4.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (4.05%) Compatibility Testing
7 9 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.15%) Migration
9 6 (2.70%) OOP
9 6 (2.70%) OO
9 6 (2.70%) Project Management
9 6 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (2.70%) Software Testing
9 6 (2.70%) Software Deployment
10 4 (1.80%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (52.70%) VBScript
2 113 (50.90%) VB
3 102 (45.95%) PowerShell
4 47 (21.17%) SQL
5 30 (13.51%) C#
6 10 (4.50%) Perl
6 10 (4.50%) Python
7 6 (2.70%) C++
8 5 (2.25%) C
9 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.45%) Java
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.56%) MCSE
2 19 (8.56%) Degree
3 7 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (2.70%) MCITP
5 5 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.35%) MCP
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.90%) MCSA
9 1 (0.45%) CCA
9 1 (0.45%) CCEA
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
2 5 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (45.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 65 (29.28%) Active Directory
3 48 (21.62%) XenDesktop
4 41 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 24 (10.81%) XenApp
6 7 (3.15%) vSphere
7 5 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 141 (63.51%) SCCM
2 28 (12.61%) AppDNA
3 27 (12.16%) WSUS
4 26 (11.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.80%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.80%) SCOM
6 3 (1.35%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.45%) WMI
7 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 119 (53.60%) Citrix
2 104 (46.85%) Microsoft
3 49 (22.07%) VMware
4 39 (17.57%) Oracle
5 29 (13.06%) AppSense
6 24 (10.81%) CA
7 7 (3.15%) Cisco
8 5 (2.25%) Altiris
8 5 (2.25%) Symantec
9 4 (1.80%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.80%) HP
9 4 (1.80%) Dell
10 3 (1.35%) BMC
11 1 (0.45%) EMC
11 1 (0.45%) Nortel
11 1 (0.45%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.45%) GFI Software
11 1 (0.45%) Capita
11 1 (0.45%) NCR
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