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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 797 633 670
Rank change year-on-year
-164 +37
Permanent jobs citing MSI 110 245 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 1.50% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 99 179 177
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%

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
18646 16312 17053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.19% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15426 13913 14731
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 27 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 2 September 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
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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 -142 108 £42,500 -5.55% 9
London -90 56 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South East -34 31 £30,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +1 22 £30,000 -9.09%
City of London -16 18 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 -
West Midlands +4 10 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Surrey - 8 £32,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £32,500 -
Yorkshire -50 6 £40,000 +1.26%
Coventry - 6 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 6 - -
South Yorkshire -10 5 £40,000 +1.26%
Sheffield -13 5 £40,000 +1.26%
East of England -26 2 - - 2
Cambridge -9 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -13 1 - -
Basingstoke -14 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Hampshire -21 1 £44,000 +25.71%
West Yorkshire -28 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Leeds -33 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Hayes - 1 £78,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 210 (87.14%) Windows
2 153 (63.49%) SCCM
3 124 (51.45%) Citrix
4 122 (50.62%) Windows 7
5 120 (49.79%) VBScript
6 115 (47.72%) VB
7 111 (46.06%) Microsoft
8 109 (45.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 106 (43.98%) PowerShell
10 92 (38.17%) Application Packaging
11 67 (27.80%) Active Directory
12 62 (25.73%) Finance
13 58 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 55 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (21.16%) VMware
15 51 (21.16%) InstallShield
15 51 (21.16%) SQL
16 50 (20.75%) XenDesktop
17 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (18.26%) AdminStudio
18 39 (16.18%) Oracle
19 37 (15.35%) Windows XP
19 37 (15.35%) Windows 8
20 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
20 36 (14.94%) C#
21 34 (14.11%) IIS
22 33 (13.69%) XML
22 33 (13.69%) AppSense
22 33 (13.69%) AppDNA
23 31 (12.86%) MS Excel

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (14.11%) IIS
2 19 (7.88%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (7.05%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.32%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.66%) Lync
6 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.03%) DNS
2 19 (7.88%) NetScaler
3 18 (7.47%) Internet
4 7 (2.90%) DHCP
5 5 (2.07%) Wireless
6 4 (1.66%) Firewall
6 4 (1.66%) NAS
6 4 (1.66%) SAN
6 4 (1.66%) SMS
7 3 (1.24%) ATM
8 2 (0.83%) LAN
8 2 (0.83%) WAN
8 2 (0.83%) DSL
9 1 (0.41%) Nortel Meridian
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) FTP
9 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.24%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (21.16%) InstallShield
2 44 (18.26%) AdminStudio
3 25 (10.37%) Subversion
4 18 (7.47%) WiX
5 17 (7.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (6.64%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.22%) MSBuild
8 11 (4.56%) NUnit
9 10 (4.15%) InstallAnywhere
10 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.41%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.41%) PVCS
13 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 62 (25.73%) Finance
2 16 (6.64%) Banking
3 12 (4.98%) Law
4 10 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.32%) Legal
6 7 (2.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (34.85%) Applications Packager
2 30 (12.45%) Analyst
3 20 (8.30%) Developer
4 17 (7.05%) Integration Engineer
5 14 (5.81%) Build Manager
6 11 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (4.56%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.15%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.15%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.73%) Architect
8 9 (3.73%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (3.32%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.32%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (3.32%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (3.32%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (2.49%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.49%) Senior Desktop Support
11 6 (2.49%) Consultant
11 6 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (38.17%) Application Packaging
2 33 (13.69%) XML
3 31 (12.86%) .NET
4 29 (12.03%) OCX
5 20 (8.30%) Software Packaging
6 12 (4.98%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.15%) WCF
8 7 (2.90%) WPF
8 7 (2.90%) jQuery
8 7 (2.90%) RESTful
8 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.90%) Ajax
9 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.07%) Middleware
10 4 (1.66%) WinForms
10 4 (1.66%) XSD
10 4 (1.66%) EDI
11 3 (1.24%) Web Services
11 3 (1.24%) .NET Compact Framework
12 2 (0.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.98%) Clustering
2 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.41%) EPoS
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.41%) VLE
6 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 210 (87.14%) Windows
2 122 (50.62%) Windows 7
3 58 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (15.35%) Windows 8
5 37 (15.35%) Windows XP
6 29 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.73%) Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (8.30%) Configuration Management
2 16 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (6.64%) Change Control
3 15 (6.22%) Release Management
4 13 (5.39%) Time Management
4 13 (5.39%) ITIL
5 12 (4.98%) Software Engineering
6 10 (4.15%) Test Automation
6 10 (4.15%) Software Distribution
7 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.32%) OOP
8 8 (3.32%) OO
8 8 (3.32%) Migration
8 8 (3.32%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.90%) Project Management
9 7 (2.90%) Web Application Development
9 7 (2.90%) Software Deployment
10 6 (2.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.79%) VBScript
2 115 (47.72%) VB
3 106 (43.98%) PowerShell
4 51 (21.16%) SQL
5 36 (14.94%) C#
6 10 (4.15%) Perl
6 10 (4.15%) Python
7 8 (3.32%) C++
8 7 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.49%) C
10 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.41%) Java
11 1 (0.41%) VB6
11 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (8.30%) Degree
2 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.47%) MCSE
4 6 (2.49%) MCITP
4 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.98%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (45.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 67 (27.80%) Active Directory
3 50 (20.75%) XenDesktop
4 44 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (9.96%) Hyper-V
6 23 (9.54%) XenApp
7 6 (2.49%) vSphere
8 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 153 (63.49%) SCCM
2 33 (13.69%) AppDNA
3 29 (12.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 27 (11.20%) WSUS
5 4 (1.66%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.66%) SCOM
6 2 (0.83%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 124 (51.45%) Citrix
2 111 (46.06%) Microsoft
3 51 (21.16%) VMware
4 39 (16.18%) Oracle
5 33 (13.69%) AppSense
6 24 (9.96%) CA
7 10 (4.15%) Cisco
8 8 (3.32%) Altiris
9 6 (2.49%) LANDesk
9 6 (2.49%) Symantec
10 4 (1.66%) HP
10 4 (1.66%) Dell
11 3 (1.24%) NCR
12 2 (0.83%) BMC
13 1 (0.41%) Nortel
13 1 (0.41%) MobileIron
13 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.41%) GFI Software
13 1 (0.41%) Capita
13 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
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