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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 798 806 679
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -127
Permanent jobs citing MSI 107 141 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.73% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 77 125 136
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.06%

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
18353 19241 16248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.05% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15431 16294 13939
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 2 July 2015 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 24 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 July 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
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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 -4 85 £52,500 +5.00% 13
London +11 60 £53,500 -2.72% 8
North West +6 14 £30,000 - 2
Manchester - 11 £30,000 -
City of London +20 10 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cheshire +5 10 £30,000 - 1
Warrington - 10 £30,000 -
Bolton - 7 £30,000 -
Bootle - 7 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £30,000 -
Hampshire +7 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South East -7 6 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £52,500 - 3
Fareham - 4 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 3 £37,500 - 3
Yorkshire +4 2 £35,000 -9.67%
South West -22 2 £29,000 +5.45% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £29,000 -
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
Swindon - 2 £29,000 -
East of England +8 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -7 1 - - 1

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 180 (81.08%) Windows
2 142 (63.96%) SCCM
3 127 (57.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 122 (54.95%) Windows 7
5 101 (45.50%) Microsoft
6 80 (36.04%) Active Directory
7 68 (30.63%) Citrix
7 68 (30.63%) Application Packaging
8 60 (27.03%) InstallShield
9 51 (22.97%) PowerShell
10 45 (20.27%) ITIL
11 44 (19.82%) XenApp
12 40 (18.02%) Windows XP
13 38 (17.12%) VBScript
13 38 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (17.12%) Security Cleared
14 37 (16.67%) VMware
14 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (14.86%) TCP/IP
15 33 (14.86%) Finance
16 32 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (13.96%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (13.96%) VB
18 29 (13.06%) Migration
19 28 (12.61%) .NET
19 28 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
20 27 (12.16%) MS Excel
21 26 (11.71%) DNS
21 26 (11.71%) SC Cleared

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.60%) IIS
3 6 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.70%) WorkSite
3 6 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.86%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.71%) DNS
3 24 (10.81%) DHCP
4 8 (3.60%) Internet
5 7 (3.15%) Firewall
6 5 (2.25%) SMS
7 4 (1.80%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.80%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.35%) LAN
8 3 (1.35%) WAN
8 3 (1.35%) Telnet
9 2 (0.90%) SAN
9 2 (0.90%) Wireless
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.45%) SMTP
10 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 60 (27.03%) InstallShield
2 12 (5.41%) AdminStudio
3 8 (3.60%) WiX
4 7 (3.15%) WinDbg
5 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.80%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.35%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 33 (14.86%) Finance
2 21 (9.46%) Law
3 17 (7.66%) Legal
4 4 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (20.72%) Analyst
2 38 (17.12%) Applications Packager
3 21 (9.46%) Developer
4 18 (8.11%) SCCM Engineer
5 15 (6.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 14 (6.31%) SCCM Specialist
7 13 (5.86%) Deployment Specialist
7 13 (5.86%) Applications Specialist
7 13 (5.86%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.60%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (3.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 7 (3.15%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (3.15%) IT Support
12 7 (3.15%) Service Manager
13 6 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (30.63%) Application Packaging
2 28 (12.61%) .NET
3 19 (8.56%) Software Packaging
4 15 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.76%) HTML
5 13 (5.86%) WPF
6 12 (5.41%) WCF
7 11 (4.95%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.50%) CSS
9 9 (4.05%) XML
9 9 (4.05%) Silverlight
10 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.70%) Ext JS
11 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (2.70%) OCX
11 6 (2.70%) WinForms
11 6 (2.70%) SOAP
12 4 (1.80%) CSS3
13 3 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.26%) Data Centre
3 21 (9.46%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.50%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.70%) CMDB
7 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.35%) PACS
8 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.35%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) PMI
10 1 (0.45%) Life Science
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 180 (81.08%) Windows
2 122 (54.95%) Windows 7
3 40 (18.02%) Windows XP
4 38 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (13.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.26%) Windows 8
7 17 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.76%) Windows Vista
9 11 (4.95%) Android
9 11 (4.95%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.27%) ITIL
2 29 (13.06%) Migration
3 25 (11.26%) Validation
4 22 (9.91%) Line Management
5 21 (9.46%) Patch Management
5 21 (9.46%) Service Delivery
6 18 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (8.11%) Software Distribution
7 17 (7.66%) Time Management
7 17 (7.66%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.76%) Portfolio Management
8 15 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (6.31%) OOP
9 14 (6.31%) OO
10 12 (5.41%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.95%) Android Development
11 11 (4.95%) iOS Development
11 11 (4.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.97%) PowerShell
2 38 (17.12%) VBScript
3 31 (13.96%) VB
4 23 (10.36%) SQL
5 21 (9.46%) C#
6 15 (6.76%) Java
7 12 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.70%) C
10 4 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.80%) Python
10 4 (1.80%) Perl
11 2 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (17.12%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 22 (9.91%) MCSE
5 19 (8.56%) MCP
6 16 (7.21%) Degree
7 15 (6.76%) MCITP
8 13 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (5.86%) MCSA
9 10 (4.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.25%) CCNA
12 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.45%) CAPM
13 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.81%) QA
2 13 (5.86%) SLA
3 3 (1.35%) HL7
3 3 (1.35%) DICOM
4 2 (0.90%) GAMP
System Software
1 127 (57.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 80 (36.04%) Active Directory
3 44 (19.82%) XenApp
4 28 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (7.66%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.35%) vSphere
6 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.35%) XenServer
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 142 (63.96%) SCCM
2 21 (9.46%) WSUS
3 20 (9.01%) BladeLogic
4 9 (4.05%) BMC Marimba
4 9 (4.05%) WMI
5 6 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.70%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.80%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.35%) ZENworks
7 3 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.45%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 101 (45.50%) Microsoft
2 68 (30.63%) Citrix
3 37 (16.67%) VMware
4 21 (9.46%) AppSense
5 20 (9.01%) BMC
6 11 (4.95%) Computacenter
6 11 (4.95%) McAfee
7 10 (4.50%) Altiris
8 8 (3.60%) LANDesk
9 7 (3.15%) Symantec
10 6 (2.70%) Lumension
11 5 (2.25%) Cisco
12 4 (1.80%) HP
12 4 (1.80%) EMC
13 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.35%) Oracle
13 3 (1.35%) Novell
14 2 (0.90%) Ruckus Wireless
15 1 (0.45%) Apple
15 1 (0.45%) Dell
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