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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - 242 235
Permanent jobs citing MSI 0 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.029% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.20% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.92% +8.57%
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
1266 998 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.28% 14.29% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 880 1041
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 August 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%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
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