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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 761 784 718
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -66
Permanent jobs citing MSI 105 91 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.55% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 54 68 125
Average salary £39,424 £42,189 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.55% -6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +3.65%

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 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
(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 +26 83 £40,000 -5.18% 10
London +12 33 £50,000 +19.39% 5
South East -19 33 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Hampshire -18 19 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Andover - 14 £30,000 -
Scotland +5 12 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 12 £45,000 -
City of London - 11 £50,000 -
Reading +1 8 - - 1
Berkshire -4 8 - - 1
North West -5 8 £27,000 -36.47%
Cheshire -2 7 - -
South West -11 7 £33,000 -26.66%
Warrington - 7 - -
Wrexham - 5 - -
Cheltenham - 5 £31,500 -
Wales - 5 - - 1
North Wales - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 £31,500 -
Basingstoke -8 2 £42,500 -
Surrey -23 2 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £24,000 -
Cobham - 2 £35,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £24,000 -
Manchester -5 1 £27,000 -36.47%
Yorkshire -10 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Dorset - 1 - -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 142 (85.03%) Windows
2 99 (59.28%) SCCM
3 95 (56.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 79 (47.31%) Microsoft
5 76 (45.51%) Windows 7
6 74 (44.31%) Application Packaging
7 70 (41.92%) Citrix
8 66 (39.52%) Active Directory
9 48 (28.74%) VMware
10 44 (26.35%) InstallShield
11 39 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (22.16%) PowerShell
14 35 (20.96%) XenApp
15 34 (20.36%) Windows XP
16 32 (19.16%) VBScript
17 28 (16.77%) ITIL
17 28 (16.77%) DNS
17 28 (16.77%) Security Cleared
18 26 (15.57%) MS Excel
18 26 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (14.97%) XenDesktop
20 24 (14.37%) Windows 8
20 24 (14.37%) AppDNA
20 24 (14.37%) SC Cleared
20 24 (14.37%) VB
21 23 (13.77%) SQL
21 23 (13.77%) Software Testing
22 21 (12.57%) Mentoring
23 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (10.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.79%) IIS
4 8 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Lync
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.77%) DNS
2 20 (11.98%) DHCP
3 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.78%) NetScaler
5 9 (5.39%) Firewall
6 3 (1.80%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.80%) LAN
6 3 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (1.80%) Internet
6 3 (1.80%) SAN
7 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.20%) Telnet
8 1 (0.60%) SMTP
8 1 (0.60%) SMS
8 1 (0.60%) HTTP
8 1 (0.60%) ATM
8 1 (0.60%) Network Security
8 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (26.35%) InstallShield
2 10 (5.99%) AdminStudio
3 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.59%) WiX
5 5 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.99%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.80%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.20%) Subversion
7 2 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.60%) InstallAnywhere
8 1 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (9.58%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Law
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
3 2 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (35.93%) Analyst
2 33 (19.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 30 (17.96%) Applications Packager
4 21 (12.57%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (11.38%) Architect
5 19 (11.38%) Support Analyst
6 17 (10.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 17 (10.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 16 (9.58%) Senior Support Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) Technical Architect
8 14 (8.38%) Lead Architect
8 14 (8.38%) Lead Technical Architect
9 11 (6.59%) Integration Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Deployment Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) SCCM Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.59%) Coordinator
12 6 (3.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (44.31%) Application Packaging
2 16 (9.58%) Software Packaging
3 14 (8.38%) .NET
4 10 (5.99%) XML
5 6 (3.59%) WSH
6 5 (2.99%) Qt
7 4 (2.40%) WPF
7 4 (2.40%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.20%) OCX
8 2 (1.20%) HTML
8 2 (1.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.60%) POCO
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.60%) SOAP
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Ajax
9 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.98%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.59%) Open Source
4 5 (2.99%) CMDB
5 3 (1.80%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.20%) PACS
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) New Media
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 142 (85.03%) Windows
2 76 (45.51%) Windows 7
3 34 (20.36%) Windows XP
4 26 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (14.37%) Windows 8
6 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.99%) Linux
9 6 (3.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) UNIX
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.77%) ITIL
2 23 (13.77%) Software Testing
3 21 (12.57%) Mentoring
4 19 (11.38%) Software Distribution
5 18 (10.78%) Line Management
5 18 (10.78%) Performance Management
6 17 (10.18%) Migration
7 14 (8.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.79%) Software Licensing
10 7 (4.19%) IT Asset Management
10 7 (4.19%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.19%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.59%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.59%) Project Management
11 6 (3.59%) Workflow
12 5 (2.99%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (2.99%) CRM
12 5 (2.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.16%) PowerShell
2 32 (19.16%) VBScript
3 24 (14.37%) VB
4 23 (13.77%) SQL
5 8 (4.79%) C
5 8 (4.79%) C#
5 8 (4.79%) C++
6 5 (2.99%) Java
6 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.80%) Perl
7 3 (1.80%) Python
8 2 (1.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) VC++
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) VB6
9 1 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (16.77%) Security Cleared
3 24 (14.37%) SC Cleared
4 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
5 19 (11.38%) MCSE
6 17 (10.18%) MCP
7 14 (8.38%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (6.59%) Degree
9 10 (5.99%) MCITP
9 10 (5.99%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (4.79%) CCNA
10 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.79%) CCIA
11 7 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (2.99%) MCSA
13 3 (1.80%) CCA
14 2 (1.20%) CCEA
14 2 (1.20%) CCAA
15 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 6 (3.59%) SLA
3 5 (2.99%) GAMP
4 2 (1.20%) HL7
4 2 (1.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 95 (56.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 66 (39.52%) Active Directory
3 38 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (20.96%) XenApp
5 25 (14.97%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.40%) vSphere
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 99 (59.28%) SCCM
2 24 (14.37%) AppDNA
3 15 (8.98%) WMI
4 11 (6.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (5.99%) XenMobile
6 8 (4.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (3.59%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.20%) WSUS
9 2 (1.20%) SCOM
9 2 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.60%) Puppet
10 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.60%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 79 (47.31%) Microsoft
2 70 (41.92%) Citrix
3 48 (28.74%) VMware
4 14 (8.38%) AppSense
5 10 (5.99%) HP
5 10 (5.99%) EMC
6 9 (5.39%) Novell
6 9 (5.39%) Oracle
7 6 (3.59%) BMC
8 5 (2.99%) Cisco
8 5 (2.99%) McAfee
8 5 (2.99%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.40%) Symantec
10 3 (1.80%) NetApp
11 2 (1.20%) Altiris
11 2 (1.20%) Borland
11 2 (1.20%) Mercator
11 2 (1.20%) Lumension
12 1 (0.60%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.60%) Varonis
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