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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 226 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing MSI 8 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.95% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+48.33% -20.00%
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
1056 1157 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.31% 18.98% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 921 967 900
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MSI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 -
Manchester -6 3 £43,500 +45.00%
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MSI.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (66.67%) AppSense
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Application Packaging
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) BMC
4 5 (41.67%) VBScript
4 5 (41.67%) VB
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
4 5 (41.67%) Windows NT
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Life Science
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
4 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (41.67%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (41.67%) AppDNA
4 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
4 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (25.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (16.67%) GitLab
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) WiX
General
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Packager
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Life Science
2 2 (16.67%) Wiki
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
3 5 (41.67%) Windows NT
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Application Packaging
2 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) VB
1 5 (41.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) AppDNA
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) AppSense
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) BMC
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle