The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 781 653 680
Rank change year-on-year
-128 +27
Permanent jobs citing MSI 130 223 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 1.36% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 120 164 171
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19071 16369 16910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.31% 15.08% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16034 13923 14643
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 31 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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 -116 128 £47,500 +14.45% 18
London -104 72 £58,250 +29.44% 9
City of London -13 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East -17 29 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +10 19 £30,000 -17.80% 4
Wokingham - 14 £30,000 - 2
West Midlands -4 13 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Surrey 0 9 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -27 6 £40,000 -4.19%
Sheffield -9 5 £40,000 +1.26%
South Yorkshire -11 5 £40,000 +1.26%
Bracknell - 5 - - 1
Solihull -6 3 £42,500 +8.28%
East of England -9 3 £41,250 +34.14% 1
Essex - 2 £41,250 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £27,500 -
Crawley +13 1 £45,500 +9.63%
Cambridge +1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
West Sussex -2 1 £45,500 +9.63%
North West -3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £32,500 -17.72%
Nottingham -6 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire -17 1 - -
East Midlands -17 1 £32,500 -18.23%
Leeds -35 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -43 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 223 (87.11%) Windows
2 162 (63.28%) SCCM
3 131 (51.17%) Citrix
4 122 (47.66%) Microsoft
5 121 (47.27%) VBScript
5 121 (47.27%) Windows 7
6 111 (43.36%) VB
7 107 (41.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 104 (40.63%) PowerShell
9 91 (35.55%) Application Packaging
10 76 (29.69%) Finance
11 64 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 62 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (23.44%) InstallShield
14 57 (22.27%) SQL
15 53 (20.70%) AdminStudio
16 52 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (19.14%) VMware
18 48 (18.75%) XenDesktop
19 43 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (16.41%) AppSense
20 42 (16.41%) SQL Server
21 40 (15.63%) C#
22 39 (15.23%) Oracle
23 38 (14.84%) MS Excel
23 38 (14.84%) IIS
24 36 (14.06%) .NET
25 35 (13.67%) XML
26 34 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
27 32 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 38 (14.84%) IIS
2 19 (7.42%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.42%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.56%) Lync
7 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.98%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.16%) DNS
2 18 (7.03%) Internet
3 16 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 7 (2.73%) DHCP
5 5 (1.95%) NAS
5 5 (1.95%) Wireless
5 5 (1.95%) SAN
6 4 (1.56%) SMS
6 4 (1.56%) Firewall
7 3 (1.17%) ATM
8 2 (0.78%) LAN
8 2 (0.78%) WAN
8 2 (0.78%) DSL
9 1 (0.39%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (0.39%) VLAN
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 60 (23.44%) InstallShield
2 53 (20.70%) AdminStudio
3 27 (10.55%) Subversion
4 21 (8.20%) WiX
5 19 (7.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.86%) MSBuild
8 13 (5.08%) NUnit
9 10 (3.91%) Wise Package Studio
10 9 (3.52%) InstallAnywhere
11 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.17%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
15 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.39%) PVCS
General
1 76 (29.69%) Finance
2 22 (8.59%) Law
3 17 (6.64%) Legal
4 16 (6.25%) Banking
5 10 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.13%) Electronics
7 3 (1.17%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (33.59%) Applications Packager
2 32 (12.50%) Analyst
3 23 (8.98%) Developer
4 17 (6.64%) Applications Support
5 16 (6.25%) Architect
6 14 (5.47%) Integration Engineer
6 14 (5.47%) Build Manager
7 13 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.30%) Applications Architect
8 11 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (3.91%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.91%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (3.52%) Consultant
10 9 (3.52%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (3.13%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.73%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.73%) Desktop Analyst
13 6 (2.34%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (35.55%) Application Packaging
2 36 (14.06%) .NET
3 35 (13.67%) XML
4 29 (11.33%) OCX
5 18 (7.03%) Software Packaging
6 15 (5.86%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.30%) WCF
8 8 (3.13%) RESTful
8 8 (3.13%) WPF
8 8 (3.13%) jQuery
8 8 (3.13%) Ajax
8 8 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.34%) WinForms
10 5 (1.95%) Middleware
11 4 (1.56%) EDI
11 4 (1.56%) XSD
11 4 (1.56%) .NET Compact Framework
12 3 (1.17%) Web Services
13 2 (0.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.08%) Clustering
2 5 (1.95%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.39%) Social Media
4 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.39%) VLE
4 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.39%) EPoS
4 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 223 (87.11%) Windows
2 121 (47.27%) Windows 7
3 62 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (11.33%) Windows XP
6 29 (11.33%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (7.81%) Release Management
2 19 (7.42%) Configuration Management
3 16 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (6.25%) Change Control
4 15 (5.86%) Software Engineering
4 15 (5.86%) ITIL
5 14 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (4.69%) Migration
6 12 (4.69%) Time Management
7 11 (4.30%) Market Research
8 10 (3.91%) Software Distribution
9 9 (3.52%) Test Automation
9 9 (3.52%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.13%) OOP
10 8 (3.13%) OO
10 8 (3.13%) Project Management
10 8 (3.13%) Web Application Development
11 7 (2.73%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.73%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 121 (47.27%) VBScript
2 111 (43.36%) VB
3 104 (40.63%) PowerShell
4 57 (22.27%) SQL
5 40 (15.63%) C#
6 9 (3.52%) Python
6 9 (3.52%) Perl
7 8 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.73%) C++
9 5 (1.95%) C
10 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) VB6
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (6.25%) MCSE
1 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.86%) Degree
3 7 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.34%) MCITP
5 4 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.17%) MOS
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.03%) QA
2 8 (3.13%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (41.80%) Microsoft App-V
2 64 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 48 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 43 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (10.16%) XenApp
6 21 (8.20%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.56%) vSphere
9 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 162 (63.28%) SCCM
2 32 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (10.94%) AppDNA
4 27 (10.55%) WSUS
5 5 (1.95%) SCOM
6 4 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 131 (51.17%) Citrix
2 122 (47.66%) Microsoft
3 49 (19.14%) VMware
4 42 (16.41%) AppSense
5 39 (15.23%) Oracle
6 24 (9.38%) CA
7 20 (7.81%) Altiris
8 11 (4.30%) LANDesk
8 11 (4.30%) Cisco
9 8 (3.13%) Symantec
10 5 (1.95%) HP
10 5 (1.95%) Dell
11 3 (1.17%) Computacenter
11 3 (1.17%) NCR
12 2 (0.78%) BMC
12 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.39%) GFI Software
13 1 (0.39%) Capita
13 1 (0.39%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.39%) Nortel
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Base+Bonus+Further Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Hayes
Real Staffing
Salary: £73000 - £83000 per annum + bonus, benefits & pension
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
London, England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago