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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 228 246 237
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing MSI 3 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.96% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £25,500 £23,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% -44.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -22.94%
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
1142 1244 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.51% 17.70% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1142 874
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016. 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 +18 3 £25,500 +8.51%
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) WiX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) WiX
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft