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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 746 767 701
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -66
Permanent jobs citing MSI 85 75 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.077% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.49% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 69 121
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -2.43%
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
16018 15446 15988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.24% 15.93% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13674 12864 14086
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(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
South East -25 35 £30,000 -25.00% 5
London +8 33 £50,000 +19.39% 5
North West -5 8 £27,000 -36.47%
South West -1 7 £33,000 -26.66%
Yorkshire -10 1 - -
West Midlands -32 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 124 (84.35%) Windows
2 89 (60.54%) SCCM
3 82 (55.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 77 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 69 (46.94%) Windows 7
6 65 (44.22%) Citrix
7 64 (43.54%) Application Packaging
8 63 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 45 (30.61%) InstallShield
10 42 (28.57%) VMware
11 38 (25.85%) PowerShell
12 37 (25.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (23.81%) Windows XP
14 33 (22.45%) VBScript
15 32 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (21.09%) DNS
17 29 (19.73%) XenApp
18 26 (17.69%) ITIL
19 25 (17.01%) VB
19 25 (17.01%) SQL
19 25 (17.01%) MS Excel
19 25 (17.01%) Security Cleared
20 22 (14.97%) SC Cleared
20 22 (14.97%) XenDesktop
20 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (14.29%) Windows 8
22 20 (13.61%) Mentoring
22 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
23 19 (12.93%) MCSE
23 19 (12.93%) DHCP

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.44%) IIS
4 8 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.09%) DNS
2 19 (12.93%) DHCP
3 13 (8.84%) NetScaler
4 11 (7.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.44%) Firewall
6 3 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (2.04%) LAN
6 3 (2.04%) WAN
6 3 (2.04%) SAN
7 2 (1.36%) Telnet
8 1 (0.68%) SMTP
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) SMS
8 1 (0.68%) ATM
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (30.61%) InstallShield
2 11 (7.48%) AdminStudio
3 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (3.40%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.04%) Subversion
6 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.36%) InstallAnywhere
7 2 (1.36%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.36%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.36%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.36%) WiX
8 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (10.20%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Law
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.36%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (34.69%) Analyst
2 32 (21.77%) Applications Packager
3 31 (21.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 17 (11.56%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (10.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 15 (10.20%) Senior Support Analyst
7 15 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 15 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 13 (8.84%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Deployment Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) SCCM Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Lead Technical Architect
12 6 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Coordinator
12 6 (4.08%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.40%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (43.54%) Application Packaging
2 15 (10.20%) Software Packaging
3 14 (9.52%) .NET
4 5 (3.40%) WSH
4 5 (3.40%) XML
5 4 (2.72%) WPF
5 4 (2.72%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.36%) WCF
6 2 (1.36%) WinForms
6 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.68%) POCO
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) Ajax
7 1 (0.68%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.40%) CMDB
4 5 (3.40%) Open Source
5 3 (2.04%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) PACS
6 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.36%) New Media
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 124 (84.35%) Windows
2 69 (46.94%) Windows 7
3 35 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.08%) Linux
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) UNIX
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.69%) ITIL
2 20 (13.61%) Mentoring
3 18 (12.24%) Software Distribution
4 17 (11.56%) Performance Management
4 17 (11.56%) Software Testing
4 17 (11.56%) Line Management
5 14 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.84%) Migration
7 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
8 7 (4.76%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.08%) Workflow
9 6 (4.08%) Software Licensing
10 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.40%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.40%) Release Management
11 4 (2.72%) Time Management
11 4 (2.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.85%) PowerShell
2 33 (22.45%) VBScript
3 25 (17.01%) VB
3 25 (17.01%) SQL
4 10 (6.80%) C#
5 5 (3.40%) Java
6 4 (2.72%) Python
6 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.72%) Perl
6 4 (2.72%) C++
6 4 (2.72%) C
7 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) VC++
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 37 (25.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.01%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.97%) SC Cleared
4 19 (12.93%) MCSE
4 19 (12.93%) DV Cleared
5 17 (11.56%) MCP
6 13 (8.84%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (7.48%) Degree
8 10 (6.80%) MCITP
9 9 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (5.44%) CCIA
11 7 (4.76%) CCNA
11 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (3.40%) MCSA
13 3 (2.04%) CCA
14 2 (1.36%) CCEA
14 2 (1.36%) CCAA
15 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
1 6 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) HL7
2 2 (1.36%) DICOM
System Software
1 82 (55.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 63 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 32 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (19.73%) XenApp
5 22 (14.97%) XenDesktop
6 14 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.04%) vSphere
8 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 89 (60.54%) SCCM
2 17 (11.56%) AppDNA
3 15 (10.20%) WMI
4 14 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (6.80%) XenMobile
6 7 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.36%) WSUS
8 2 (1.36%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Puppet
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 77 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 65 (44.22%) Citrix
3 42 (28.57%) VMware
4 14 (9.52%) AppSense
5 12 (8.16%) Oracle
6 10 (6.80%) EMC
7 9 (6.12%) HP
7 9 (6.12%) Novell
8 5 (3.40%) McAfee
8 5 (3.40%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.04%) Cisco
9 3 (2.04%) Symantec
9 3 (2.04%) NetApp
10 2 (1.36%) Altiris
10 2 (1.36%) BMC
10 2 (1.36%) Borland
10 2 (1.36%) Mercator
10 2 (1.36%) Lumension
11 1 (0.68%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.68%) Perforce
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to 75k base +10% bonus + comprehe
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago