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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 741 625 680
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +55
Permanent jobs citing MSI 128 205 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 1.33% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 118 154 167
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,150 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
17995 15369 16195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.45% 15.12% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15209 13172 14094
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 31 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 31 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
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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 -104 72 £58,250 +29.44% 10
South East -17 29 £30,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -4 13 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Yorkshire -27 6 £40,000 -4.19%
East of England -9 3 £41,250 +34.14% 1
North West -3 1 - -
East Midlands -17 1 £32,500 -18.23%
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 219 (86.90%) Windows
2 158 (62.70%) SCCM
3 129 (51.19%) Citrix
4 120 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 119 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 118 (46.83%) VBScript
7 108 (42.86%) VB
8 104 (41.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 101 (40.08%) PowerShell
10 88 (34.92%) Application Packaging
11 76 (30.16%) Finance
12 61 (24.21%) Active Directory
12 61 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (23.81%) InstallShield
14 57 (22.62%) SQL
15 51 (20.24%) AdminStudio
16 50 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (19.44%) VMware
18 46 (18.25%) XenDesktop
19 43 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 41 (16.27%) AppSense
20 41 (16.27%) SQL Server
21 40 (15.87%) C#
22 39 (15.48%) Oracle
23 38 (15.08%) IIS
24 37 (14.68%) MS Excel
25 36 (14.29%) .NET
26 35 (13.89%) XML
27 34 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
28 32 (12.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 38 (15.08%) IIS
2 19 (7.54%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.54%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.59%) Lync
5 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.32%) DNS
2 18 (7.14%) Internet
3 14 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 7 (2.78%) DHCP
5 5 (1.98%) Wireless
6 4 (1.59%) NAS
6 4 (1.59%) Firewall
6 4 (1.59%) SMS
6 4 (1.59%) SAN
7 3 (1.19%) ATM
8 2 (0.79%) DSL
8 2 (0.79%) LAN
8 2 (0.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.40%) FTP
9 1 (0.40%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.19%) PowerCenter
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 60 (23.81%) InstallShield
2 51 (20.24%) AdminStudio
3 27 (10.71%) Subversion
4 21 (8.33%) WiX
5 19 (7.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (6.35%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.95%) MSBuild
8 13 (5.16%) NUnit
9 10 (3.97%) Wise Package Studio
10 9 (3.57%) InstallAnywhere
11 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.59%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.19%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
15 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.40%) PVCS
15 1 (0.40%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 76 (30.16%) Finance
2 22 (8.73%) Law
3 17 (6.75%) Legal
4 16 (6.35%) Banking
5 10 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.17%) Electronics
7 3 (1.19%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (32.94%) Applications Packager
2 32 (12.70%) Analyst
3 23 (9.13%) Developer
4 17 (6.75%) Applications Support
5 15 (5.95%) Architect
6 14 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 14 (5.56%) Build Manager
7 13 (5.16%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.37%) Applications Architect
8 11 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (4.37%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Technical Specialist
9 10 (3.97%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.57%) Consultant
10 9 (3.57%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.17%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (3.17%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.78%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
13 6 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (34.92%) Application Packaging
2 36 (14.29%) .NET
3 35 (13.89%) XML
4 28 (11.11%) OCX
5 18 (7.14%) Software Packaging
6 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.37%) WCF
8 8 (3.17%) RESTful
8 8 (3.17%) WPF
8 8 (3.17%) jQuery
8 8 (3.17%) Ajax
8 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.38%) WinForms
10 5 (1.98%) Middleware
11 4 (1.59%) XSD
11 4 (1.59%) EDI
11 4 (1.59%) .NET Compact Framework
12 3 (1.19%) Web Services
13 2 (0.79%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.76%) Clustering
2 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.40%) EPoS
4 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.40%) VLE
4 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 219 (86.90%) Windows
2 120 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 61 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (11.51%) Windows XP
7 28 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.17%) Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (7.94%) Release Management
2 19 (7.54%) Configuration Management
3 16 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (6.35%) Change Control
4 15 (5.95%) Software Engineering
4 15 (5.95%) ITIL
5 14 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (4.76%) Migration
6 12 (4.76%) Time Management
7 11 (4.37%) Market Research
8 10 (3.97%) Software Distribution
9 9 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 8 (3.17%) Project Management
10 8 (3.17%) OOP
10 8 (3.17%) OO
10 8 (3.17%) Web Application Development
11 7 (2.78%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.78%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (46.83%) VBScript
2 108 (42.86%) VB
3 101 (40.08%) PowerShell
4 57 (22.62%) SQL
5 40 (15.87%) C#
6 9 (3.57%) Python
6 9 (3.57%) Perl
7 8 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.78%) C++
9 5 (1.98%) C
10 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) Java
11 1 (0.40%) VB6
11 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (6.35%) MCSE
1 16 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.95%) Degree
3 7 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.38%) MCITP
5 4 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.19%) MOS
7 2 (0.79%) MCP
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.14%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (41.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 61 (24.21%) Active Directory
3 46 (18.25%) XenDesktop
4 43 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (10.32%) XenApp
6 21 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.59%) vSphere
8 4 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 158 (62.70%) SCCM
2 32 (12.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 27 (10.71%) WSUS
4 26 (10.32%) AppDNA
5 4 (1.59%) SCOM
5 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 129 (51.19%) Citrix
2 119 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 49 (19.44%) VMware
4 41 (16.27%) AppSense
5 39 (15.48%) Oracle
6 24 (9.52%) CA
7 20 (7.94%) Altiris
8 11 (4.37%) LANDesk
9 10 (3.97%) Cisco
10 8 (3.17%) Symantec
11 4 (1.59%) HP
11 4 (1.59%) Dell
12 3 (1.19%) NCR
12 3 (1.19%) Computacenter
13 2 (0.79%) BMC
13 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.40%) GFI Software
14 1 (0.40%) Interwoven
14 1 (0.40%) Nortel
14 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
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