The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 407 380 428
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +48
Permanent jobs citing MSI 30 55 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.26% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 1.91% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 15
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3392 2887 3291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.62% 13.65% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2759 2506 2890
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSI
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MSI Salary Trend in the South East

MSI
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSI across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MSI Salary Histogram in the South East

MSI
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +12 22 £30,000 -9.09%
Surrey -4 6 £32,500 -
Hampshire -19 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Windows 7
3 34 (70.83%) SCCM
4 27 (56.25%) VBScript
5 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) PowerShell
5 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (47.92%) VB
6 23 (47.92%) Windows XP
6 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (47.92%) VMware
7 22 (45.83%) SQL
7 22 (45.83%) Oracle
7 22 (45.83%) DNS
7 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
7 22 (45.83%) Citrix
7 22 (45.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (45.83%) Hyper-V
7 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (37.50%) InstallShield
9 16 (33.33%) Application Packaging
10 13 (27.08%) AdminStudio
11 11 (22.92%) XML
12 10 (20.83%) Perl
12 10 (20.83%) Python
12 10 (20.83%) Degree
12 10 (20.83%) QA
12 10 (20.83%) Time Management
12 10 (20.83%) Test Automation

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) InstallShield
2 13 (27.08%) AdminStudio
3 10 (20.83%) InstallAnywhere
4 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Integration Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Applications Packager
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Quality Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 11 (22.92%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
3 2 (4.17%) WPF
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) RESTful
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Windows 7
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (47.92%) Windows XP
4 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) UNIX
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Time Management
1 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
2 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (4.17%) OOP
4 2 (4.17%) OO
4 2 (4.17%) Validation
4 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) VBScript
2 25 (52.08%) PowerShell
3 23 (47.92%) VB
4 22 (45.83%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) Python
5 10 (20.83%) Perl
6 8 (16.67%) C#
7 6 (12.50%) C++
8 5 (10.42%) C
9 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
1 22 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (45.83%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (70.83%) SCCM
2 22 (45.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) VMware
3 22 (45.83%) Citrix
3 22 (45.83%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) NCR
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Altiris
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
4 1 (2.08%) LANDesk