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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 234 229 255
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing MSI 8 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 1.12% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 8
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +3.65%
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
1204 980 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.70% 14.80% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 861 1172
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 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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
Cheshire -2 7 - -
Manchester -5 1 £27,000 -36.47%
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (87.50%) AppDNA
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Lead Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) AppDNA
3 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky