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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - - 195
Permanent jobs citing MSI 0 0 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 30
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 895 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.00% 17.69% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 947 803 595
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MSI
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MSI Salary Trend in the South West

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) AppSense
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) OCX
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Altiris
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
6 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) FTP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) OCX
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Market Research
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
1 4 (57.14%) VB
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) Altiris
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk