The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 847 869 854
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing MSI 71 106 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 81 129
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%

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
17901 18817 19105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.15% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15547 15791 16096
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MSI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 71 £47,500 - 9
South East +46 34 £47,500 +58.33% 7
London +29 28 £57,500 +6.48%
Hampshire +14 15 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Andover - 13 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire - 10 £44,500 - 3
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £47,500 -
Surrey - 7 £47,500 -
City of London +47 6 £41,500 -12.63%
East Midlands - 5 £37,000 -
North West +1 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Reading - 4 £40,000 - 2
Bracknell - 4 £44,500 - 1
Chorley - 3 £40,000 -
Northampton - 3 £33,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £33,500 -
West Midlands -5 2 £55,154 +64.63%
West Sussex - 2 £41,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 2 £51,250 -
Chesterfield - 2 £40,000 -
Aldershot - 2 £40,000 -
Crawley - 2 £41,000 -
East of England +36 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Coventry - 1 £47,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £63,308 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £63,308 -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MSI.

1 108 (87.10%) Windows
2 73 (58.87%) SCCM
3 70 (56.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 67 (54.03%) Application Packaging
5 62 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 58 (46.77%) Microsoft
7 49 (39.52%) PowerShell
8 46 (37.10%) Citrix
9 45 (36.29%) Active Directory
10 41 (33.06%) ITIL
11 36 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (27.42%) Finance
13 31 (25.00%) VMware
13 31 (25.00%) VBScript
13 31 (25.00%) XenApp
14 29 (23.39%) InstallShield
15 26 (20.97%) AppDNA
16 25 (20.16%) QA
17 24 (19.35%) Linux
18 23 (18.55%) Python
18 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
19 22 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (16.94%) Git (software)
20 21 (16.94%) AdminStudio
21 20 (16.13%) Bash Shell
21 20 (16.13%) Security Cleared
22 19 (15.32%) AppSense
22 19 (15.32%) Telecoms
22 19 (15.32%) Wise Package Studio
22 19 (15.32%) Windows 10

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.03%) IIS
1 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (4.84%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) NetScaler
2 6 (4.84%) DHCP
2 6 (4.84%) DNS
2 6 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
3 2 (1.61%) VoIP
3 2 (1.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.81%) ADSL
4 1 (0.81%) Broadband
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.39%) InstallShield
2 21 (16.94%) AdminStudio
2 21 (16.94%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.32%) Wise Package Studio
4 14 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.68%) CMake
6 11 (8.87%) Subversion
7 10 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (7.26%) JIRA
9 8 (6.45%) Bitbucket
9 8 (6.45%) WinDbg
10 6 (4.84%) NuGet
11 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.61%) GitLab
12 2 (1.61%) NUnit
12 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.61%) WiX
13 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 18 (14.52%) Aerospace
4 14 (11.29%) Banking
5 12 (9.68%) Automotive
5 12 (9.68%) Publishing
6 10 (8.06%) Retail
7 9 (7.26%) Manufacturing
8 6 (4.84%) Legal
9 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.61%) Marketing
11 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (39.52%) Applications Packager
2 15 (12.10%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (9.68%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) Software Build Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) Software Packager
6 9 (7.26%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.26%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Build Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.84%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) .NET
2 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
2 8 (6.45%) HTML
3 6 (4.84%) HTML5
3 6 (4.84%) Web Services
4 4 (3.23%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (1.61%) RESTful
5 2 (1.61%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (1.61%) WCF
5 2 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.87%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.65%) Life Science
5 5 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) PMI
7 2 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.61%) Wiki
8 1 (0.81%) BYOD
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (87.10%) Windows
2 62 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 36 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (19.35%) Linux
5 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
6 16 (12.90%) Windows Server
7 12 (9.68%) Solaris
8 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (6.45%) Unix
9 8 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.65%) Windows 2000
10 7 (5.65%) Windows NT
11 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.61%) Android
13 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.03%) Application Packaging
2 41 (33.06%) ITIL
3 15 (12.10%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (11.29%) Software Distribution
5 13 (10.48%) Change Management
5 13 (10.48%) Compatibility Testing
5 13 (10.48%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.48%) Software Deployment
6 12 (9.68%) Service Management
7 11 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.87%) DevOps
7 11 (8.87%) Project Management
7 11 (8.87%) SDLC
7 11 (8.87%) Software Delivery
7 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.87%) Static Code Analysis
8 9 (7.26%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.45%) Application Discovery
9 8 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) PowerShell
2 31 (25.00%) VBScript
3 23 (18.55%) Python
4 20 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.90%) SQL
6 14 (11.29%) Perl
7 13 (10.48%) C#
7 13 (10.48%) Java
8 12 (9.68%) C
8 12 (9.68%) C++
9 11 (8.87%) VB
10 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.84%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.84%) Uniface
11 6 (4.84%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.48%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.68%) Degree
5 9 (7.26%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.23%) MCP
7 4 (3.23%) MCSE
7 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.42%) MCSA
9 2 (1.61%) CCA
9 2 (1.61%) CITP
9 2 (1.61%) MCITP
9 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) CCNA
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.81%) MCDST
10 1 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.16%) QA
2 11 (8.87%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (56.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 45 (36.29%) Active Directory
3 31 (25.00%) XenApp
4 22 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (8.87%) XenDesktop
6 10 (8.06%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.81%) Docker
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.81%) vCloud
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (58.87%) SCCM
2 26 (20.97%) AppDNA
3 13 (10.48%) WSUS
4 10 (8.06%) Puppet
5 8 (6.45%) Perfmon
6 7 (5.65%) Rundeck
6 7 (5.65%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.61%) SCOM
7 2 (1.61%) ThinApp
7 2 (1.61%) yum
8 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 46 (37.10%) Citrix
3 31 (25.00%) VMware
4 19 (15.32%) AppSense
5 11 (8.87%) LANDesk
6 9 (7.26%) Altiris
7 8 (6.45%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.45%) Lumension
7 8 (6.45%) Symantec
8 7 (5.65%) BMC
8 7 (5.65%) Google
9 6 (4.84%) Pegasus
9 6 (4.84%) Sage
10 5 (4.03%) Oracle
11 3 (2.42%) Adobe
11 3 (2.42%) IBM
12 2 (1.61%) Cisco
12 2 (1.61%) Cognizant
12 2 (1.61%) Splunk
12 2 (1.61%) Wyse
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