The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 576 569 488
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -81
Permanent jobs citing MSI 52 60 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.75% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 113
Average salary £53,500 £57,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.14% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-10.48% -9.49%
MSI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7905 7995 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.69% 16.97% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6726 6743 6125
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
City of London +19 7 £47,500 -20.83%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £52,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £39,799 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 106 (89.83%) Windows
2 100 (84.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 91 (77.12%) SCCM
4 78 (66.10%) Windows 7
5 64 (54.24%) Microsoft
6 52 (44.07%) Citrix
7 51 (43.22%) InstallShield
7 51 (43.22%) PowerShell
8 43 (36.44%) Application Packaging
9 39 (33.05%) Active Directory
10 37 (31.36%) XenApp
11 29 (24.58%) Finance
12 26 (22.03%) MS Excel
13 22 (18.64%) Law
13 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (17.80%) VMware
15 20 (16.95%) WSUS
15 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
16 18 (15.25%) VBScript
16 18 (15.25%) Degree
17 17 (14.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (13.56%) Legal
19 15 (12.71%) SharePoint
20 14 (11.86%) Windows XP
20 14 (11.86%) SQL
20 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
21 13 (11.02%) MCSA

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (12.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.47%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) DHCP
2 9 (7.63%) DNS
3 8 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.24%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.54%) SMS
5 3 (2.54%) Internet
6 2 (1.69%) SSL
6 2 (1.69%) WAN
6 2 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (43.22%) InstallShield
2 9 (7.63%) AdminStudio
3 5 (4.24%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (24.58%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Law
3 16 (13.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Applications Packager
2 18 (15.25%) Analyst
3 16 (13.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 15 (12.71%) Applications Specialist
5 13 (11.02%) SCCM Specialist
6 12 (10.17%) Deployment Specialist
6 12 (10.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.39%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.39%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.39%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.44%) Application Packaging
2 9 (7.63%) Software Packaging
3 8 (6.78%) WPF
3 8 (6.78%) HTML
3 8 (6.78%) .NET
3 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.39%) CSS
4 4 (3.39%) WCF
4 4 (3.39%) HTML5
4 4 (3.39%) CSS3
4 4 (3.39%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (2.54%) jQuery
5 3 (2.54%) OCX
5 3 (2.54%) Ajax
5 3 (2.54%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.08%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.08%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.54%) CMDB
5 3 (2.54%) BYOD
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 106 (89.83%) Windows
2 78 (66.10%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.86%) Windows XP
4 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
5 9 (7.63%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.78%) Android
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (10.17%) Functional Testing
3 12 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.32%) ITIL
4 11 (9.32%) Software License Management
5 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.78%) Android Development
6 8 (6.78%) iOS Development
6 8 (6.78%) Patch Management
7 7 (5.93%) Project Management
8 6 (5.08%) Validation
8 6 (5.08%) Change Control
8 6 (5.08%) Software Distribution
9 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.39%) Web Development
9 4 (3.39%) ITSM
10 3 (2.54%) Network Design
10 3 (2.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.25%) VBScript
3 14 (11.86%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) C#
4 8 (6.78%) Java
4 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Degree
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.02%) MCSA
4 12 (10.17%) MCSE
5 2 (1.69%) MCP
5 2 (1.69%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) MCITP
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (84.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 39 (33.05%) Active Directory
3 37 (31.36%) XenApp
4 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (7.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.39%) XenServer
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.85%) Xen
8 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 91 (77.12%) SCCM
2 20 (16.95%) WSUS
3 9 (7.63%) BMC Marimba
4 6 (5.08%) WMI
4 6 (5.08%) BladeLogic
5 5 (4.24%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.85%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 64 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 52 (44.07%) Citrix
3 21 (17.80%) VMware
4 11 (9.32%) AppSense
5 7 (5.93%) LANDesk
6 6 (5.08%) Altiris
6 6 (5.08%) BMC
7 5 (4.24%) Symantec
7 5 (4.24%) McAfee
7 5 (4.24%) Lumension
8 4 (3.39%) Apple
9 2 (1.69%) Wyse
9 2 (1.69%) Adobe
9 2 (1.69%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.85%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.85%) HP
10 1 (0.85%) Reuters
10 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
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