The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - 159 147
Permanent jobs citing MSI 0 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.18% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
653 507 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.12% 16.27% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 418 263 389
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSI
UK

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) SCCM
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
4 10 (58.82%) WSUS
5 9 (52.94%) SLA
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Vista
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Advertising
5 9 (52.94%) Publishing
5 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
5 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (11.76%) InstallShield
10 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) Legal
10 1 (5.88%) MS Project
10 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
10 1 (5.88%) Adobe
10 1 (5.88%) Interwoven
10 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
10 1 (5.88%) LANDesk

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (52.94%) Advertising
1 9 (52.94%) Publishing
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
2 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Vista
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) SCCM
2 10 (58.82%) WSUS
3 9 (52.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Interwoven
2 1 (5.88%) LANDesk