The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 759 795 723
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -72
Permanent jobs citing MSI 114 124 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.65% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 79 107 111
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17471 19177 16087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.54% 16.22% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14607 16139 13713
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI within the UK.

MSI Salary Trend in the UK

MSI
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSI over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England +22 99 £52,500 +15.38% 8
London +51 66 £53,500 -0.92% 7
City of London +12 14 £52,500 -2.77% 2
Manchester +34 13 £30,000 -25.00%
North West +21 13 £30,000 -25.00%
South East +1 7 £30,000 -34.06%
South West -20 7 £29,000 -10.76%
Hampshire +4 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Fareham - 4 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £29,000 -
Yorkshire +15 3 £35,000 -9.67%
Cheltenham +9 3 £30,000 +13.20%
Cheshire +1 3 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire -4 3 £30,000 +13.20%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £47,500 - 2
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Bolton - 3 £30,000 -
Bootle - 3 £30,000 -
Swindon - 3 £29,000 -
Warrington - 3 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £30,000 -
East of England +21 2 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Hertfordshire +6 2 £23,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 178 (81.28%) Windows
2 139 (63.47%) SCCM
3 123 (56.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 104 (47.49%) Windows 7
5 84 (38.36%) Microsoft
6 82 (37.44%) Application Packaging
7 75 (34.25%) Active Directory
8 70 (31.96%) Citrix
9 60 (27.40%) InstallShield
10 48 (21.92%) VMware
11 42 (19.18%) PowerShell
11 42 (19.18%) ITIL
12 40 (18.26%) VBScript
13 39 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (16.89%) XenApp
16 36 (16.44%) Security Cleared
17 34 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (15.07%) Migration
18 33 (15.07%) Windows XP
19 32 (14.61%) Finance
20 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (13.70%) TCP/IP
21 30 (13.70%) DNS
21 30 (13.70%) .NET
22 29 (13.24%) SC Cleared
22 29 (13.24%) Data Centre
23 27 (12.33%) DHCP
23 27 (12.33%) Client/Server
24 24 (10.96%) SQL Server

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.48%) IIS
3 10 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.83%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) Lync
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.70%) TCP/IP
1 30 (13.70%) DNS
2 27 (12.33%) DHCP
3 11 (5.02%) Firewall
4 8 (3.65%) Internet
5 5 (2.28%) SMS
6 4 (1.83%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.83%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.37%) WAN
7 3 (1.37%) LAN
7 3 (1.37%) Telnet
8 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.91%) SAN
9 1 (0.46%) SMTP
9 1 (0.46%) HTTP
9 1 (0.46%) Wireless
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) DTS
4 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (27.40%) InstallShield
2 11 (5.02%) WiX
2 11 (5.02%) AdminStudio
3 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.65%) WinDbg
5 7 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (3.20%) ClearQuest
5 7 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.74%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.83%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (14.61%) Finance
2 18 (8.22%) Law
3 14 (6.39%) Legal
4 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.37%) Banking
5 2 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (24.66%) Analyst
2 34 (15.53%) Applications Packager
3 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 20 (9.13%) Architect
4 19 (8.68%) Developer
5 16 (7.31%) SCCM Engineer
6 14 (6.39%) Lead Architect
6 14 (6.39%) Lead Technical Architect
6 14 (6.39%) Technical Architect
7 13 (5.94%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (5.94%) Deployment Engineer
8 12 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.02%) SCCM Specialist
9 11 (5.02%) Deployment Specialist
10 9 (4.11%) Applications Specialist
10 9 (4.11%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.65%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.44%) Application Packaging
2 30 (13.70%) .NET
3 20 (9.13%) Software Packaging
4 12 (5.48%) HTML
4 12 (5.48%) XML
4 12 (5.48%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.02%) WCF
5 11 (5.02%) WPF
5 11 (5.02%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.11%) Silverlight
7 8 (3.65%) CSS
8 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.74%) WinForms
9 6 (2.74%) Ext JS
9 6 (2.74%) OCX
9 6 (2.74%) SOAP
9 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (2.28%) Qt
11 4 (1.83%) WSH
12 2 (0.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 27 (12.33%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.48%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.57%) CMDB
6 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.37%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.37%) Replication
9 3 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.37%) PACS
10 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.46%) PMI
11 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.46%) Life Science
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 178 (81.28%) Windows
2 104 (47.49%) Windows 7
3 33 (15.07%) Windows XP
4 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (9.13%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.11%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.65%) Android
9 8 (3.65%) Linux
9 8 (3.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.18%) ITIL
2 33 (15.07%) Migration
3 22 (10.05%) Software Distribution
4 21 (9.59%) Line Management
4 21 (9.59%) Configuration Management
4 21 (9.59%) Service Delivery
5 20 (9.13%) Validation
6 18 (8.22%) Software Testing
7 16 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.31%) Mentoring
8 15 (6.85%) Patch Management
9 13 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.94%) Performance Management
10 12 (5.48%) Time Management
11 11 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.02%) SDLC
11 11 (5.02%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.57%) Project Management
12 10 (4.57%) Portfolio Management
13 9 (4.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.18%) PowerShell
2 40 (18.26%) VBScript
3 23 (10.50%) SQL
4 19 (8.68%) C#
4 19 (8.68%) VB
5 16 (7.31%) Java
6 9 (4.11%) C
6 9 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.28%) C++
9 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.83%) Perl
9 4 (1.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (16.44%) Security Cleared
3 29 (13.24%) SC Cleared
4 23 (10.50%) MCSE
5 20 (9.13%) MCP
6 17 (7.76%) MCITP
7 15 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (6.39%) DV Cleared
9 11 (5.02%) MCSA
9 11 (5.02%) Degree
10 8 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (3.20%) CCNA
12 3 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.46%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.85%) QA
2 10 (4.57%) SLA
3 5 (2.28%) GAMP
4 3 (1.37%) HL7
4 3 (1.37%) DICOM
System Software
1 123 (56.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 75 (34.25%) Active Directory
3 38 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (16.89%) XenApp
5 19 (8.68%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.37%) vSphere
7 3 (1.37%) XenServer
8 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 139 (63.47%) SCCM
2 15 (6.85%) BladeLogic
2 15 (6.85%) WSUS
3 14 (6.39%) AppDNA
4 11 (5.02%) WMI
5 9 (4.11%) BMC Marimba
6 8 (3.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (3.65%) XenMobile
7 6 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.83%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.37%) ZENworks
9 3 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.91%) SCOM
10 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.46%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 84 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 70 (31.96%) Citrix
3 48 (21.92%) VMware
4 20 (9.13%) AppSense
5 15 (6.85%) BMC
6 12 (5.48%) McAfee
7 11 (5.02%) Altiris
8 9 (4.11%) Symantec
9 8 (3.65%) Computacenter
9 8 (3.65%) LANDesk
10 7 (3.20%) Lumension
10 7 (3.20%) Cisco
11 6 (2.74%) HP
11 6 (2.74%) EMC
12 5 (2.28%) Oracle
13 3 (1.37%) Novell
13 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.46%) F5
14 1 (0.46%) Ruckus Wireless
14 1 (0.46%) Varonis
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