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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 775 763 703
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -60
Permanent jobs citing MSI 88 94 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.60% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 79 125
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%
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
16155 15787 15405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.19% 16.11% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13743 12985 13361
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 41 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London +9 26 £50,000 +4.16% 8
North West -4 14 £20,000 -52.94% 3
South West -14 6 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 121 (79.61%) Windows
2 90 (59.21%) SCCM
3 80 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
5 61 (40.13%) Application Packaging
6 59 (38.82%) Windows 7
7 58 (38.16%) Active Directory
8 57 (37.50%) Citrix
9 43 (28.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 42 (27.63%) VMware
11 37 (24.34%) InstallShield
12 34 (22.37%) XenApp
13 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
13 33 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (21.05%) DNS
15 31 (20.39%) ITIL
16 28 (18.42%) SC Cleared
17 27 (17.76%) PowerShell
18 26 (17.11%) SQL
18 26 (17.11%) VBScript
19 25 (16.45%) Mentoring
20 24 (15.79%) DHCP
20 24 (15.79%) DV Cleared
21 23 (15.13%) Windows XP
21 23 (15.13%) .NET
21 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
22 22 (14.47%) MCP
22 22 (14.47%) MS Excel
22 22 (14.47%) XenDesktop
22 22 (14.47%) Line Management

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.24%) IIS
4 9 (5.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) Apache
7 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.05%) DNS
2 24 (15.79%) DHCP
3 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.58%) NetScaler
5 9 (5.92%) Firewall
6 4 (2.63%) LAN
6 4 (2.63%) WAN
7 3 (1.97%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.97%) SAN
7 3 (1.97%) Telnet
8 2 (1.32%) Internet
8 2 (1.32%) SMTP
9 1 (0.66%) SMS
9 1 (0.66%) ATM
9 1 (0.66%) HTTP
9 1 (0.66%) VLAN
9 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (24.34%) InstallShield
2 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.95%) AdminStudio
3 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (3.29%) ClearQuest
5 4 (2.63%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.97%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.32%) WiX
7 2 (1.32%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.66%) Subversion
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.66%) JUnit
8 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.66%) Selenium
8 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (8.55%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Law
3 2 (1.32%) Marketing
3 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Local Government
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (30.26%) Analyst
2 30 (19.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 22 (14.47%) Applications Packager
4 18 (11.84%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 15 (9.87%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 15 (9.87%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 15 (9.87%) Senior Support Analyst
7 13 (8.55%) Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Lead Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Service Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Coordinator
10 6 (3.95%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.13%) Application Packaging
2 23 (15.13%) .NET
3 11 (7.24%) Software Packaging
4 10 (6.58%) WPF
5 8 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.61%) Silverlight
7 6 (3.95%) WSH
8 5 (3.29%) WCF
9 4 (2.63%) HTML
9 4 (2.63%) XML
9 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.32%) CSS
10 2 (1.32%) SOAP
10 2 (1.32%) WinForms
10 2 (1.32%) Ext JS
10 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.66%) POCO
11 1 (0.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.95%) Open Source
4 5 (3.29%) CMDB
5 3 (1.97%) PACS
5 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.97%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) New Media
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 121 (79.61%) Windows
2 59 (38.82%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.13%) Windows XP
4 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.21%) Windows 8
5 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.95%) Android
7 4 (2.63%) Linux
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.39%) ITIL
2 25 (16.45%) Mentoring
3 22 (14.47%) Line Management
3 22 (14.47%) Software Distribution
4 21 (13.82%) Software Testing
4 21 (13.82%) Performance Management
5 19 (12.50%) Migration
6 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.58%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.61%) Release Management
11 6 (3.95%) Change Management
11 6 (3.95%) CRM
11 6 (3.95%) Android Development
11 6 (3.95%) iOS Development
11 6 (3.95%) Software Deployment
12 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (3.29%) Project Management
12 5 (3.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.76%) PowerShell
2 26 (17.11%) VBScript
2 26 (17.11%) SQL
3 15 (9.87%) C#
4 11 (7.24%) VB
5 10 (6.58%) Java
6 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.63%) Perl
7 4 (2.63%) Python
7 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.97%) C
9 2 (1.32%) PHP
9 2 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) PHP5
10 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (28.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
3 28 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 24 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 22 (14.47%) MCP
6 21 (13.82%) MCSE
7 14 (9.21%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (9.21%) MCITP
8 11 (7.24%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (5.92%) CCNA
9 9 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (5.26%) CCIA
10 8 (5.26%) Degree
11 7 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (3.95%) MCSA
13 3 (1.97%) CCA
14 2 (1.32%) CCEA
14 2 (1.32%) VCP4
14 2 (1.32%) CCAA
15 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) QA
3 3 (1.97%) HL7
3 3 (1.97%) DICOM
System Software
1 80 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 58 (38.16%) Active Directory
3 34 (22.37%) XenApp
4 33 (21.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (14.47%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.92%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.66%) XenServer
9 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 90 (59.21%) SCCM
2 15 (9.87%) WMI
3 11 (7.24%) XenMobile
4 10 (6.58%) AppDNA
5 8 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (3.29%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.63%) WSUS
8 3 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.32%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
2 57 (37.50%) Citrix
3 42 (27.63%) VMware
4 18 (11.84%) AppSense
5 11 (7.24%) HP
6 10 (6.58%) EMC
7 9 (5.92%) Novell
8 7 (4.61%) McAfee
9 6 (3.95%) Oracle
10 5 (3.29%) Cisco
11 4 (2.63%) Symantec
11 4 (2.63%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.97%) Altiris
12 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.97%) NetApp
13 2 (1.32%) Mercator
13 2 (1.32%) Borland
13 2 (1.32%) Apple
13 2 (1.32%) Kaspersky
13 2 (1.32%) Lumension
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E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
London Borough of Haringey
Salary: From £37,476 to £42,951 per annum (Grade PO4 - PO5)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £40,000-£45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago