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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK
Rank 792 891 838
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -53
Permanent jobs citing MSI 67 39 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.039% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.22% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 31 56
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
16142 17567 16831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.20% 17.74% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13766 15034 14255
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 24 January 2017 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 23 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +93 61 £47,500 +11.76% 9
London +63 35 £60,000 +41.17% 6
North West -11 9 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 9 £27,000 -
Manchester -13 8 £35,000 -
Bolton - 8 £35,000 -
City of London +29 6 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Northampton - 6 £27,000 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £27,000 -
South East +62 5 £36,500 -33.63% 1
Surrey - 3 £36,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £36,500 -
South West +6 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £70,000 -
Malmesbury - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +23 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hemel Hempstead +10 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hertfordshire +8 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Reading - 1 £70,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 82 (83.67%) Windows
2 68 (69.39%) Active Directory
3 65 (66.33%) SCCM
4 63 (64.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 56 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 47 (47.96%) Application Packaging
7 38 (38.78%) PowerShell
8 30 (30.61%) Windows 7
8 30 (30.61%) ITIL
8 30 (30.61%) Windows 10
9 27 (27.55%) Finance
10 26 (26.53%) Citrix
11 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
12 22 (22.45%) DNS
13 21 (21.43%) MS Office
13 21 (21.43%) InstallShield
14 19 (19.39%) MCSE
14 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (17.35%) AppSense
16 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (16.33%) Server Building
16 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
17 15 (15.31%) User Experience
17 15 (15.31%) XenApp
17 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
18 14 (14.29%) DHCP
18 14 (14.29%) VMware
18 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation

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 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 21 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) IaaS
1 2 (2.04%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) DNS
2 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
3 14 (14.29%) DHCP
4 11 (11.22%) Firewall
5 3 (3.06%) 3G
5 3 (3.06%) Internet
6 2 (2.04%) AMQP
6 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.04%) DB2
4 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.02%) MSDE
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) Redis
5 1 (1.02%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) InstallShield
2 9 (9.18%) JIRA
3 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.08%) NuGet
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) GitLab
7 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
2 13 (13.27%) Legal
3 12 (12.24%) Law
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
5 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.08%) Advertising
7 2 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.02%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) Applications Packager
3 14 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Desktop Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Desktop Support
5 10 (10.20%) SCCM Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.12%) IT Support
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
1 5 (5.10%) HTML
1 5 (5.10%) jQuery
1 5 (5.10%) RESTful
2 4 (4.08%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.06%) CSS
3 3 (3.06%) SOAP
3 3 (3.06%) WCF
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
3 3 (3.06%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) JSON Schema
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.04%) REST
4 2 (2.04%) WinForms
4 2 (2.04%) WPF
4 2 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) User Experience
2 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (83.67%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Windows 10
2 30 (30.61%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.24%) Linux
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.02%) Debian
10 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Application Packaging
2 30 (30.61%) ITIL
3 16 (16.33%) Server Building
4 14 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.20%) Software Deployment
6 9 (9.18%) DevOps
6 9 (9.18%) Service Management
7 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.14%) Line Management
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (6.12%) Migration
9 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.12%) Validation
9 6 (6.12%) Workflow
10 5 (5.10%) Release Management
11 4 (4.08%) Performance Testing
11 4 (4.08%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.24%) Python
2 12 (12.24%) VB
2 12 (12.24%) VBScript
3 11 (11.22%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.10%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) Java
7 2 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) Erlang
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) MCSE
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.24%) MCP
4 10 (10.20%) MCSA
5 8 (8.16%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.06%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (69.39%) Active Directory
2 63 (64.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (15.31%) XenApp
4 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.04%) Docker
6 2 (2.04%) vSphere
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.02%) KVM
7 1 (1.02%) Samba
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (66.33%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) SCOrch
3 7 (7.14%) Rundeck
4 5 (5.10%) Puppet
5 4 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.06%) AppDNA
6 3 (3.06%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.06%) Sysprep
7 2 (2.04%) WSUS
8 1 (1.02%) Ganeti
8 1 (1.02%) Marathon
8 1 (1.02%) Mesos
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.02%) ThinApp
8 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.53%) Citrix
3 17 (17.35%) AppSense
4 14 (14.29%) VMware
5 13 (13.27%) iManage
6 7 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 7 (7.14%) Reuters
7 4 (4.08%) Lumension
8 3 (3.06%) BMC
8 3 (3.06%) Dell
8 3 (3.06%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.04%) Remedy
9 2 (2.04%) Sybase
9 2 (2.04%) Teradata
10 1 (1.02%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.02%) Google
10 1 (1.02%) Informatica
10 1 (1.02%) Intel Security
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