The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 240 237 243
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSI 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.028% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.087% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1156 1074 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.88% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 996 933 1011
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSI
England

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 31 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
Cheshire -17 1 - -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (57.14%) SMS
3 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) CA
5 2 (28.57%) DSL
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) NCR
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) ATM

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SMS
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 1 (14.29%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) NCR