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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank - 228 -
Permanent jobs citing MSI 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.016% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.095% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -9.49%
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
1228 1050 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.54% 17.26% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 891 759
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) CMDB
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) InstallShield
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SAN

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (42.86%) ClearQuest
1 3 (42.86%) InstallShield
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell