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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 773 786 696
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -90
Permanent jobs citing MSI 108 106 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.63% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 131
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%

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
17209 16914 16173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 16.05% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14553 13752 13892
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,770 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -12 88 £38,000 -10.58% 15
South East -4 41 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London +9 26 £50,000 +4.16% 8
Hampshire +3 21 £38,000 -10.58%
North West -4 14 £20,000 -52.94% 3
Andover - 14 £34,000 -
Scotland +11 12 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 12 £45,000 -
Berkshire +9 9 - - 1
City of London +7 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Reading - 9 - - 1
Manchester +4 7 £20,000 -52.94%
Cheshire -7 7 - - 1
Warrington - 7 - - 1
South West -14 6 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Surrey -19 6 £35,000 +16.66%
North Wales - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 £31,500 -
Wales - 5 - - 2
Wrexham - 5 - -
Cheltenham - 5 £31,500 -
Basingstoke 0 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Cobham - 4 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £47,500 -
Fareham - 2 £21,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £24,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £24,250 -
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Bristol -11 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 146 (81.56%) Windows
2 106 (59.22%) SCCM
3 95 (53.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 78 (43.58%) Microsoft
5 74 (41.34%) Application Packaging
6 69 (38.55%) Citrix
6 69 (38.55%) Windows 7
7 67 (37.43%) Active Directory
8 50 (27.93%) VMware
9 45 (25.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (22.35%) InstallShield
11 40 (22.35%) XenApp
12 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
13 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
14 33 (18.44%) DNS
14 33 (18.44%) ITIL
15 31 (17.32%) VBScript
16 30 (16.76%) SC Cleared
17 28 (15.64%) XenDesktop
18 27 (15.08%) Software Testing
18 27 (15.08%) SQL
19 26 (14.53%) Windows XP
19 26 (14.53%) Mentoring
20 25 (13.97%) DHCP
20 25 (13.97%) DV Cleared
21 24 (13.41%) MS Excel
21 24 (13.41%) .NET
21 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (12.85%) Line Management

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (11.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (6.15%) IIS
4 9 (5.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.44%) DNS
2 25 (13.97%) DHCP
3 18 (10.06%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.26%) NetScaler
5 10 (5.59%) Firewall
6 4 (2.23%) Internet
6 4 (2.23%) LAN
6 4 (2.23%) WAN
7 3 (1.68%) Telnet
7 3 (1.68%) SAN
7 3 (1.68%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.12%) SMTP
9 1 (0.56%) SMS
9 1 (0.56%) ATM
9 1 (0.56%) HTTP
9 1 (0.56%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (22.35%) InstallShield
2 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.03%) AdminStudio
4 7 (3.91%) WiX
5 6 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.79%) ClearQuest
7 4 (2.23%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.68%) WinDbg
9 2 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (1.12%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.56%) Subversion
10 1 (0.56%) Maven
10 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.56%) JUnit
10 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.56%) Selenium
10 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (8.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Law
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
3 2 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Local Government
4 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (30.73%) Analyst
2 32 (17.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 24 (13.41%) Applications Packager
4 20 (11.17%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (10.61%) Support Analyst
5 19 (10.61%) Architect
6 17 (9.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 16 (8.94%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 16 (8.94%) Senior Support Analyst
8 14 (7.82%) Lead Technical Architect
8 14 (7.82%) Technical Architect
8 14 (7.82%) Lead Architect
9 13 (7.26%) Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) SCCM Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.91%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Coordinator
12 6 (3.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (41.34%) Application Packaging
2 24 (13.41%) .NET
3 11 (6.15%) Software Packaging
4 10 (5.59%) WPF
4 10 (5.59%) XML
5 8 (4.47%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.91%) Silverlight
7 6 (3.35%) WSH
8 5 (2.79%) HTML
8 5 (2.79%) WCF
8 5 (2.79%) Qt
9 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.68%) CSS
11 2 (1.12%) SOAP
11 2 (1.12%) OCX
11 2 (1.12%) WinForms
11 2 (1.12%) Ext JS
11 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.56%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.61%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.35%) Open Source
5 5 (2.79%) CMDB
6 3 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.68%) Replication
6 3 (1.68%) PACS
6 3 (1.68%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) New Media
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 146 (81.56%) Windows
2 69 (38.55%) Windows 7
3 26 (14.53%) Windows XP
4 21 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.50%) Windows 8
6 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.03%) Linux
9 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.35%) Android
10 5 (2.79%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.44%) ITIL
2 27 (15.08%) Software Testing
3 26 (14.53%) Mentoring
4 23 (12.85%) Line Management
4 23 (12.85%) Software Distribution
4 23 (12.85%) Migration
5 22 (12.29%) Performance Management
6 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.47%) Unit Testing
10 7 (3.91%) Release Management
10 7 (3.91%) Project Management
10 7 (3.91%) CRM
11 6 (3.35%) Change Management
11 6 (3.35%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.35%) Android Development
11 6 (3.35%) iOS Development
11 6 (3.35%) Software Deployment
12 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
2 31 (17.32%) VBScript
3 27 (15.08%) SQL
4 17 (9.50%) VB
5 15 (8.38%) C#
6 10 (5.59%) Java
7 8 (4.47%) C
8 7 (3.91%) C++
9 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.23%) Perl
10 4 (2.23%) Python
10 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) VB6
12 1 (0.56%) PHP5
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 45 (25.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
3 30 (16.76%) SC Cleared
4 25 (13.97%) DV Cleared
5 22 (12.29%) MCP
6 21 (11.73%) MCSE
7 15 (8.38%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (7.82%) MCITP
9 12 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (5.03%) CCNA
10 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (4.47%) CCIA
11 8 (4.47%) Degree
12 7 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (3.35%) MCSA
14 3 (1.68%) CCA
15 2 (1.12%) CCEA
15 2 (1.12%) VCP4
15 2 (1.12%) CCAA
16 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) QA
3 5 (2.79%) GAMP
4 3 (1.68%) HL7
4 3 (1.68%) DICOM
System Software
1 95 (53.07%) Microsoft App-V
2 67 (37.43%) Active Directory
3 41 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (22.35%) XenApp
5 28 (15.64%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.03%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.68%) vSphere
7 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) XenServer
8 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 106 (59.22%) SCCM
2 20 (11.17%) AppDNA
3 15 (8.38%) WMI
4 11 (6.15%) XenMobile
5 8 (4.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (4.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (2.79%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.79%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.23%) WSUS
8 3 (1.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.12%) SCOM
9 2 (1.12%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.56%) Puppet
10 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 78 (43.58%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.55%) Citrix
3 50 (27.93%) VMware
4 18 (10.06%) AppSense
5 11 (6.15%) HP
6 10 (5.59%) EMC
7 9 (5.03%) Novell
8 7 (3.91%) McAfee
8 7 (3.91%) Cisco
9 6 (3.35%) Oracle
10 5 (2.79%) BMC
10 5 (2.79%) Symantec
11 4 (2.23%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.68%) Altiris
12 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.68%) NetApp
13 2 (1.12%) Mercator
13 2 (1.12%) Borland
13 2 (1.12%) Apple
13 2 (1.12%) Kaspersky
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