The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 237 233 246
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing MSI 14 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.98% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 7
Average salary £20,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.94% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1180 1023 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.96% 15.69% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 886 976
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MSI Salary Trend in the North West

MSI
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the North West 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
Manchester +4 7 £20,000 -52.94%
Cheshire -7 7 - - 1
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) Application Packaging
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) AppDNA
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) MCP
7 4 (26.67%) AppSense
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) MCITP
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) WSUS
8 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
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
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Lead Technical Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Lead Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (46.67%) AppDNA
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
3 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Citrix
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) AppSense
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
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