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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 812 771 634
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -137
Permanent jobs citing MSI 72 117 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.67% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 65 106 171
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -9.49%
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
17912 17415 15204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.52% 16.25% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15370 14507 13045
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London 0 48 £53,500 -6.14% 5
North West - 13 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +10 5 £33,750 -15.62%
West Midlands -14 3 £41,000 +5.80%
East Midlands -2 1 £36,000 +10.76% 1
East of England -3 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
South East -16 1 £26,000 -13.33%
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 153 (88.95%) Windows
2 127 (73.84%) SCCM
3 117 (68.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 105 (61.05%) Windows 7
5 87 (50.58%) Microsoft
6 63 (36.63%) Active Directory
7 58 (33.72%) Application Packaging
8 57 (33.14%) Citrix
9 56 (32.56%) InstallShield
9 56 (32.56%) PowerShell
10 42 (24.42%) XenApp
11 34 (19.77%) VMware
12 33 (19.19%) Finance
13 27 (15.70%) MS Excel
13 27 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (15.12%) VBScript
15 25 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.95%) Patch Management
17 23 (13.37%) ITIL
18 22 (12.79%) Law
18 22 (12.79%) WSUS
19 21 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
20 20 (11.63%) Windows XP
21 19 (11.05%) SQL
21 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
22 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
22 18 (10.47%) AppSense

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.81%) WorkSite
3 4 (2.33%) IIS
4 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.16%) Lync
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) CATIA
3 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) DHCP
2 15 (8.72%) DNS
3 14 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.65%) Firewall
5 6 (3.49%) SAN
6 5 (2.91%) SMS
6 5 (2.91%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.33%) Internet
8 3 (1.74%) Wireless
8 3 (1.74%) WAN
8 3 (1.74%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.16%) VPN
9 2 (1.16%) SSL
10 1 (0.58%) HTTP
10 1 (0.58%) SSH
10 1 (0.58%) VLAN
10 1 (0.58%) DSL
10 1 (0.58%) Telnet
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (32.56%) InstallShield
2 15 (8.72%) AdminStudio
3 5 (2.91%) WinDbg
4 4 (2.33%) WiX
4 4 (2.33%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.74%) ClearQuest
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 22 (12.79%) Law
3 16 (9.30%) Legal
4 3 (1.74%) Banking
4 3 (1.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (21.51%) Applications Packager
2 22 (12.79%) Analyst
3 18 (10.47%) SCCM Engineer
4 15 (8.72%) Applications Specialist
5 14 (8.14%) SCCM Specialist
5 14 (8.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 12 (6.98%) Deployment Specialist
6 12 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.98%) Developer
6 12 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.33%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.72%) Application Packaging
2 15 (8.72%) .NET
3 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.98%) Software Packaging
3 12 (6.98%) HTML
4 8 (4.65%) WCF
4 8 (4.65%) WPF
4 8 (4.65%) CSS
5 4 (2.33%) SOAP
5 4 (2.33%) XML
5 4 (2.33%) OCX
5 4 (2.33%) WinForms
5 4 (2.33%) Silverlight
5 4 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.33%) Ext JS
5 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.33%) HTML5
5 4 (2.33%) CSS3
5 4 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.72%) Blackberry
4 14 (8.14%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.23%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.49%) CMDB
6 6 (3.49%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.49%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.74%) Wiki
8 3 (1.74%) User Experience
8 3 (1.74%) BYOD
9 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.58%) Life Science
10 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 153 (88.95%) Windows
2 105 (61.05%) Windows 7
3 27 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.56%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.23%) Android
8 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.33%) Linux
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.95%) Patch Management
2 23 (13.37%) ITIL
3 21 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (8.72%) Migration
6 13 (7.56%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.98%) Application Discovery
8 11 (6.40%) Software License Management
8 11 (6.40%) Functional Testing
8 11 (6.40%) Validation
9 10 (5.81%) Software Distribution
10 8 (4.65%) Android Development
10 8 (4.65%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.65%) Project Management
11 6 (3.49%) Change Control
12 5 (2.91%) Time Management
13 4 (2.33%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.56%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.12%) VBScript
3 19 (11.05%) SQL
4 14 (8.14%) VB
5 12 (6.98%) C#
5 12 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.40%) Java
7 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.30%) MCSE
4 15 (8.72%) Degree
5 13 (7.56%) MCSA
6 11 (6.40%) MCP
7 8 (4.65%) MCITP
8 6 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.58%) CCNA
12 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) QA
2 7 (4.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
4 1 (0.58%) DICOM
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (68.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 63 (36.63%) Active Directory
3 42 (24.42%) XenApp
4 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (7.56%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.33%) XenServer
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.16%) vSphere
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (73.84%) SCCM
2 22 (12.79%) WSUS
3 9 (5.23%) BMC Marimba
4 7 (4.07%) BladeLogic
5 6 (3.49%) WMI
6 5 (2.91%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.74%) ZENworks
8 2 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.58%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.58%) Opsview
9 1 (0.58%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.58%) Cacti
9 1 (0.58%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 87 (50.58%) Microsoft
2 57 (33.14%) Citrix
3 34 (19.77%) VMware
4 18 (10.47%) AppSense
5 8 (4.65%) Altiris
5 8 (4.65%) LANDesk
6 7 (4.07%) BMC
6 7 (4.07%) Symantec
6 7 (4.07%) McAfee
7 6 (3.49%) Apple
7 6 (3.49%) Lumension
8 4 (2.33%) HP
9 3 (1.74%) Dell
9 3 (1.74%) Adobe
9 3 (1.74%) Cisco
9 3 (1.74%) Novell
10 2 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (1.16%) WorldPay
10 2 (1.16%) Wyse
11 1 (0.58%) Becrypt
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