The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 178 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing MSI 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.025% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
MSI
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
696 631 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.24% 15.65% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 617 536 502
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MSI
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MSI Salary Trend in Manchester

MSI
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSI across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

MSI Salary Histogram in Manchester

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (80.00%) Migration
5 10 (66.67%) Client/Server
5 10 (66.67%) MCP
5 10 (66.67%) AppSense
5 10 (66.67%) MCITP
5 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
9 2 (13.33%) WSUS
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCITP
2 10 (66.67%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) AppSense
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle