The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 146 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing MSI 11 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 1.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%
MSI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
415 622 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.70% 18.23% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 264 377 214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MSI
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the Scotland region.

MSI Salary Trend in Scotland

MSI
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Edinburgh - 11 £45,000 -
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (75.00%) SCCM
3 8 (66.67%) Application Packaging
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) AppDNA
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) SCOM
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) XenApp
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (8.33%) Varonis
8 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
8 1 (8.33%) Lync
8 1 (8.33%) Symantec

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Lead Technical Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Lead Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 7 (58.33%) AppDNA
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Varonis