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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 829 660 682
Rank change year-on-year
-169 +22
Permanent jobs citing MSI 67 222 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 1.34% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 157 167
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -

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
17819 16567 16345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.23% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14803 14129 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,515
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,100 £63,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 20 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 24 October 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 -150 62 £47,500 +5.55% 14
London -38 40 £52,750 +9.89% 5
South East -47 15 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Berkshire -10 9 £30,000 -20.52% 1
City of London +1 8 £53,500 +25.88% 2
Wokingham - 5 £30,000 -
Bracknell -3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire -19 4 £38,500 +10.00%
East of England -25 3 - - 3
Andover -12 2 £31,500 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -17 2 - - 1
Basingstoke +11 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Surrey -16 1 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands -21 1 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Sheffield -24 1 £30,000 -24.05%
South Yorkshire -36 1 £30,000 -24.05%
Yorkshire -60 1 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 182 (87.50%) Windows
2 131 (62.98%) SCCM
3 116 (55.77%) Citrix
4 112 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 110 (52.88%) VBScript
6 108 (51.92%) VB
7 101 (48.56%) Windows 7
8 99 (47.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 96 (46.15%) PowerShell
10 84 (40.38%) Active Directory
11 83 (39.90%) Application Packaging
12 65 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (27.40%) InstallShield
14 53 (25.48%) XenDesktop
15 50 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (22.60%) SQL
17 45 (21.63%) VMware
18 42 (20.19%) Windows XP
18 42 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (19.71%) Finance
19 41 (19.71%) Windows 8
20 39 (18.75%) AdminStudio
21 36 (17.31%) DNS
22 35 (16.83%) Oracle
23 32 (15.38%) XenApp
24 31 (14.90%) AppDNA
25 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
26 28 (13.46%) SQL Server
27 27 (12.98%) WSUS
27 27 (12.98%) AppSense

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (11.06%) IIS
2 16 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.81%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.92%) Lync
8 4 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.48%) JBoss
10 1 (0.48%) Apache
10 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
1 1 (0.48%) PaaS
1 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.31%) DNS
2 26 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 16 (7.69%) Internet
4 10 (4.81%) DHCP
5 6 (2.88%) Firewall
6 4 (1.92%) Wireless
6 4 (1.92%) NAS
6 4 (1.92%) SAN
7 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.96%) LAN
7 2 (0.96%) WAN
8 1 (0.48%) FTP
8 1 (0.48%) ATM
8 1 (0.48%) DSL
8 1 (0.48%) VLAN
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.44%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (27.40%) InstallShield
2 39 (18.75%) AdminStudio
3 18 (8.65%) Subversion
4 14 (6.73%) WiX
5 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.77%) MSBuild
6 12 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (4.33%) InstallAnywhere
8 8 (3.85%) NUnit
9 7 (3.37%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.40%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.96%) StarTeam
13 1 (0.48%) Selenium
13 1 (0.48%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.48%) JUnit
13 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 41 (19.71%) Finance
2 14 (6.73%) Banking
3 11 (5.29%) Law
4 10 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Electronics
5 3 (1.44%) Advertising
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 66 (31.73%) Applications Packager
2 36 (17.31%) Analyst
3 19 (9.13%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (5.77%) Build Manager
5 11 (5.29%) Developer
5 11 (5.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (5.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (4.33%) Desktop Support
6 9 (4.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 8 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
7 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.37%) Citrix Specialist
8 7 (3.37%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (2.88%) SCCM Specialist
9 6 (2.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 6 (2.88%) Senior Desktop Support
9 6 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.90%) Application Packaging
2 26 (12.50%) XML
3 20 (9.62%) Software Packaging
3 20 (9.62%) .NET
4 17 (8.17%) OCX
5 5 (2.40%) WCF
5 5 (2.40%) Middleware
6 4 (1.92%) WPF
6 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.44%) EDI
7 3 (1.44%) XSD
7 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.44%) Ajax
7 3 (1.44%) jQuery
7 3 (1.44%) RESTful
8 2 (0.96%) Web Services
9 1 (0.48%) HTML
9 1 (0.48%) CSS
9 1 (0.48%) JMS
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.29%) Clustering
3 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.96%) New Media
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 182 (87.50%) Windows
2 101 (48.56%) Windows 7
3 65 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (20.19%) Windows XP
6 41 (19.71%) Windows 8
7 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.33%) Linux
9 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
2 16 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 15 (7.21%) Release Management
4 14 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (6.73%) ITIL
4 14 (6.73%) Change Control
5 13 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 12 (5.77%) Time Management
7 11 (5.29%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (4.81%) Test Automation
9 8 (3.85%) Software Testing
9 8 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.37%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.37%) IT Asset Management
11 6 (2.88%) Project Management
12 5 (2.40%) Service Management
12 5 (2.40%) OOP
12 5 (2.40%) OO
12 5 (2.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (52.88%) VBScript
2 108 (51.92%) VB
3 96 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 47 (22.60%) SQL
5 24 (11.54%) C#
6 9 (4.33%) Perl
6 9 (4.33%) Python
7 6 (2.88%) C++
8 5 (2.40%) C
8 5 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) Java
9 1 (0.48%) PHP
9 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.13%) Degree
3 15 (7.21%) MCSE
4 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.92%) MCP
9 3 (1.44%) MCSA
9 3 (1.44%) CCA
10 2 (0.96%) CCEA
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.96%) CCAA
11 1 (0.48%) CCIA
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (47.60%) Microsoft App-V
2 84 (40.38%) Active Directory
3 53 (25.48%) XenDesktop
4 42 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (15.38%) XenApp
6 26 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.85%) vSphere
8 5 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 131 (62.98%) SCCM
2 31 (14.90%) AppDNA
3 27 (12.98%) WSUS
4 24 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.92%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.92%) SCOM
6 2 (0.96%) WMI
6 2 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.48%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 116 (55.77%) Citrix
2 112 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 45 (21.63%) VMware
4 35 (16.83%) Oracle
5 27 (12.98%) AppSense
6 14 (6.73%) CA
7 5 (2.40%) Novell
8 4 (1.92%) Cisco
8 4 (1.92%) HP
8 4 (1.92%) Dell
8 4 (1.92%) Symantec
9 3 (1.44%) BMC
10 2 (0.96%) Borland
10 2 (0.96%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.48%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.48%) GFI Software
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.48%) NCR
11 1 (0.48%) Capita
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