The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 22 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 548 473 559
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +86
Permanent jobs citing MSI 82 124 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.79% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 85 82
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8408 6942 7136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.67% 15.70% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7164 5940 6239
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
MSI
England

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in London

MSI
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the London region.

MSI Salary Trend in London

MSI
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSI across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

MSI Salary Histogram in London

MSI
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
City of London -1 42 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hayes - 1 £78,000 - 2
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 103 (76.30%) Windows
2 78 (57.78%) SCCM
3 73 (54.07%) Citrix
4 65 (48.15%) VBScript
5 59 (43.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 58 (42.96%) VB
7 56 (41.48%) Windows 7
8 52 (38.52%) Microsoft
9 50 (37.04%) PowerShell
10 48 (35.56%) Finance
11 40 (29.63%) Application Packaging
12 31 (22.96%) AppSense
13 29 (21.48%) IIS
14 27 (20.00%) WSUS
14 27 (20.00%) XenApp
14 27 (20.00%) XenDesktop
15 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (17.78%) SQL
17 22 (16.30%) .NET
17 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
17 22 (16.30%) XML
17 22 (16.30%) CA
18 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
18 21 (15.56%) OCX
19 20 (14.81%) C#
19 20 (14.81%) VMware
19 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (14.07%) Oracle
20 19 (14.07%) Windows 8
21 18 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 29 (21.48%) IIS
2 18 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) Internet
2 8 (5.93%) DHCP
2 8 (5.93%) DNS
3 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) PowerCenter
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (13.33%) AdminStudio
1 18 (13.33%) Subversion
1 18 (13.33%) WiX
2 16 (11.85%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 13 (9.63%) NUnit
5 11 (8.15%) InstallShield
6 5 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (35.56%) Finance
2 15 (11.11%) Law
2 15 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (31.85%) Applications Packager
2 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 14 (10.37%) Build Manager
4 10 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 9 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.93%) Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Support
8 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (3.70%) Software Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.63%) Application Packaging
2 22 (16.30%) .NET
2 22 (16.30%) XML
3 21 (15.56%) OCX
4 17 (12.59%) Software Packaging
5 4 (2.96%) WCF
5 4 (2.96%) Middleware
5 4 (2.96%) EDI
5 4 (2.96%) XSD
6 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.22%) Ajax
6 3 (2.22%) WPF
6 3 (2.22%) jQuery
6 3 (2.22%) RESTful
6 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.48%) Web Services
8 1 (0.74%) XSLT
8 1 (0.74%) JRockit
8 1 (0.74%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (0.74%) VLE
2 1 (0.74%) PKI
2 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 103 (76.30%) Windows
2 56 (41.48%) Windows 7
3 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (14.07%) Windows 8
5 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.70%) Linux
8 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 16 (11.85%) Release Management
3 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (10.37%) Change Control
4 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.41%) Software Distribution
6 8 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.19%) Migration
7 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.44%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.70%) Functional Testing
9 5 (3.70%) ITIL
9 5 (3.70%) DNA
9 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.96%) Market Research
10 4 (2.96%) Project Management
10 4 (2.96%) Service Management
10 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.22%) OOP
11 3 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) VBScript
2 58 (42.96%) VB
3 50 (37.04%) PowerShell
4 24 (17.78%) SQL
5 20 (14.81%) C#
6 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.74%) Java
7 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) MCSE
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (43.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (20.00%) XenApp
2 27 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 21 (15.56%) Active Directory
4 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 78 (57.78%) SCCM
2 27 (20.00%) WSUS
3 10 (7.41%) AppDNA
4 6 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 73 (54.07%) Citrix
2 52 (38.52%) Microsoft
3 31 (22.96%) AppSense
4 22 (16.30%) CA
5 20 (14.81%) VMware
6 19 (14.07%) Oracle
7 6 (4.44%) Cisco
8 5 (3.70%) Altiris
9 4 (2.96%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.96%) Symantec
10 2 (1.48%) BMC
10 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.74%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.74%) HP
Hayes
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes
Real Staffing
Salary: £73000 - £83000 per annum + bonus, benefits & pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London, England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago