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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 764 778 712
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -66
Permanent jobs citing MSI 109 124 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.69% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 121
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
16970 18022 15408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.48% 16.18% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14332 15057 13289
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
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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 +37 65 £52,500 +5.00% 8
South East +7 17 £38,000 -16.48% 3
North West +16 14 £31,000 -22.50% 1
South West -25 7 £29,500 -23.87% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £35,000 -9.67%
East of England +25 2 £23,500 - 2
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (80.10%) Windows
2 129 (67.54%) SCCM
3 114 (59.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 88 (46.07%) Windows 7
5 85 (44.50%) Application Packaging
6 78 (40.84%) Microsoft
7 68 (35.60%) Citrix
8 65 (34.03%) Active Directory
9 59 (30.89%) InstallShield
10 51 (26.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (23.56%) VMware
12 40 (20.94%) PowerShell
13 38 (19.90%) XenApp
14 37 (19.37%) VBScript
15 36 (18.85%) ITIL
15 36 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (17.28%) DNS
17 32 (16.75%) Migration
18 31 (16.23%) Client/Server
18 31 (16.23%) Security Cleared
19 29 (15.18%) DHCP
20 28 (14.66%) MCSE
20 28 (14.66%) Finance
21 27 (14.14%) .NET
21 27 (14.14%) SC Cleared
22 26 (13.61%) MCP
22 26 (13.61%) Windows XP
23 25 (13.09%) SQL
23 25 (13.09%) Software Distribution
24 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 20 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.85%) MS Exchange
3 14 (7.33%) IIS
4 11 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.57%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.28%) DNS
2 29 (15.18%) DHCP
3 23 (12.04%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.28%) Firewall
5 7 (3.66%) NetScaler
6 6 (3.14%) Internet
6 6 (3.14%) SMS
7 5 (2.62%) SAN
8 4 (2.09%) LAN
8 4 (2.09%) WAN
9 3 (1.57%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.57%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.57%) Telnet
10 2 (1.05%) SMTP
10 2 (1.05%) HTTP
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) SQLite
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 59 (30.89%) InstallShield
2 12 (6.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.28%) AdminStudio
3 8 (4.19%) ClearQuest
3 8 (4.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.19%) WinDbg
4 4 (2.09%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.09%) WiX
4 4 (2.09%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Law
3 7 (3.66%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (24.08%) Analyst
2 37 (19.37%) Applications Packager
3 26 (13.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (8.90%) SCCM Engineer
5 14 (7.33%) Developer
5 14 (7.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) Deployment Specialist
7 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) SCCM Specialist
8 11 (5.76%) Senior Support Analyst
8 11 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Lead Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Lead Technical Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.50%) Application Packaging
2 27 (14.14%) .NET
3 13 (6.81%) Software Packaging
4 10 (5.24%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.71%) WPF
6 8 (4.19%) Silverlight
7 7 (3.66%) WCF
8 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.14%) HTML
9 5 (2.62%) XML
9 5 (2.62%) WSH
10 4 (2.09%) WinForms
10 4 (2.09%) OCX
10 4 (2.09%) CSS
10 4 (2.09%) SOAP
10 4 (2.09%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.52%) POCO
11 1 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Client/Server
2 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.76%) CMDB
3 11 (5.76%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.62%) Open Source
4 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.57%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.57%) PACS
6 3 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 153 (80.10%) Windows
2 88 (46.07%) Windows 7
3 26 (13.61%) Windows XP
4 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.28%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.14%) Linux
7 6 (3.14%) Android
7 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.85%) ITIL
2 32 (16.75%) Migration
3 25 (13.09%) Software Distribution
4 21 (10.99%) Configuration Management
4 21 (10.99%) Mentoring
5 20 (10.47%) Line Management
6 17 (8.90%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.90%) Software Testing
6 17 (8.90%) Performance Management
7 13 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.76%) Validation
9 9 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.19%) Project Management
10 8 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.19%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (3.14%) Change Management
11 6 (3.14%) Software Deployment
11 6 (3.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.94%) PowerShell
2 37 (19.37%) VBScript
3 25 (13.09%) SQL
4 15 (7.85%) C#
5 13 (6.81%) Java
6 11 (5.76%) VB
7 6 (3.14%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.09%) Python
8 4 (2.09%) C
8 4 (2.09%) Perl
8 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) PHP5
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) VC++
9 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (26.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (16.23%) Security Cleared
3 28 (14.66%) MCSE
4 27 (14.14%) SC Cleared
5 26 (13.61%) MCP
6 20 (10.47%) MCITP
7 18 (9.42%) DV Cleared
8 14 (7.33%) Degree
9 13 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (6.28%) MCSA
11 9 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (4.19%) CCNA
13 7 (3.66%) CCIA
14 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.52%) CAPM
14 1 (0.52%) MCTS
14 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) SLA
2 8 (4.19%) QA
3 3 (1.57%) HL7
3 3 (1.57%) DICOM
System Software
1 114 (59.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 65 (34.03%) Active Directory
3 38 (19.90%) XenApp
4 36 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (9.95%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.57%) XenServer
7 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.52%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) Xen
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 129 (67.54%) SCCM
2 18 (9.42%) WMI
3 13 (6.81%) WSUS
4 11 (5.76%) XenMobile
5 9 (4.71%) BMC Marimba
6 8 (4.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (3.66%) AppDNA
7 7 (3.66%) BladeLogic
7 7 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (2.62%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.57%) ZENworks
10 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
10 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 78 (40.84%) Microsoft
2 68 (35.60%) Citrix
3 45 (23.56%) VMware
4 23 (12.04%) AppSense
5 12 (6.28%) McAfee
6 11 (5.76%) HP
7 10 (5.24%) Altiris
8 9 (4.71%) Symantec
9 8 (4.19%) EMC
9 8 (4.19%) LANDesk
10 7 (3.66%) Lumension
10 7 (3.66%) BMC
11 6 (3.14%) Cisco
11 6 (3.14%) Oracle
12 5 (2.62%) Novell
13 3 (1.57%) NetApp
13 3 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.05%) Mercator
14 2 (1.05%) Apple
14 2 (1.05%) Kaspersky
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