The table below looks at the statistics for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 864 871 856
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MSI 68 107 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.57% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 118
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%

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
17744 18726 19115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.09% 16.85% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15387 15715 16207
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MSI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 68 £47,500 -9.52% 7
South East +62 34 £47,500 +58.33% 2
London -17 23 £57,500 +6.48% 4
Hampshire +7 12 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Surrey - 12 £47,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 11 £47,500 -
Andover - 8 £50,000 - 1
North West +25 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Berkshire - 7 £44,500 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £38,500 -
Bracknell - 5 £44,500 -
Chorley - 5 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 -
City of London +52 4 £56,250 +7.14% 1
Aldershot - 4 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £33,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Northampton - 3 £33,500 -
Chesterfield - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester -11 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Crawley - 2 £41,000 -
Reading - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £41,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,154 -
East of England +31 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £63,308 -
Shropshire - 1 £63,308 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing MSI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MSI.

1 107 (89.92%) Windows
2 70 (58.82%) SCCM
3 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 62 (52.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 61 (51.26%) Application Packaging
6 56 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 44 (36.97%) Citrix
8 43 (36.13%) Active Directory
8 43 (36.13%) PowerShell
9 36 (30.25%) Finance
10 35 (29.41%) ITIL
11 32 (26.89%) VMware
12 31 (26.05%) InstallShield
13 29 (24.37%) VBScript
13 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (21.85%) QA
15 25 (21.01%) XenApp
16 21 (17.65%) Linux
16 21 (17.65%) AdminStudio
17 20 (16.81%) Python
17 20 (16.81%) Bash Shell
18 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
18 19 (15.97%) SQL
18 19 (15.97%) Wise Package Studio
18 19 (15.97%) AppDNA
19 18 (15.13%) Aerospace
19 18 (15.13%) Git (software)
19 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (15.13%) AppSense
20 17 (14.29%) Service Delivery

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (5.88%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 4 (3.36%) DHCP
2 4 (3.36%) DNS
2 4 (3.36%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.68%) SSL
3 2 (1.68%) VoIP
3 2 (1.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) ADSL
4 1 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) MPLS
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) Skype
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (26.05%) InstallShield
2 21 (17.65%) AdminStudio
3 19 (15.97%) Wise Package Studio
4 18 (15.13%) Git (software)
5 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 12 (10.08%) CMake
7 11 (9.24%) Subversion
8 8 (6.72%) WinDbg
9 7 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.04%) JIRA
11 5 (4.20%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.52%) NuGet
12 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.68%) GitLab
13 2 (1.68%) NUnit
13 2 (1.68%) WiX
14 1 (0.84%) Selenium
14 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (30.25%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Aerospace
3 16 (13.45%) Banking
4 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
5 12 (10.08%) Automotive
6 9 (7.56%) Manufacturing
7 8 (6.72%) Publishing
7 8 (6.72%) Retail
8 6 (5.04%) Legal
9 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
9 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Applications Packager
2 18 (15.13%) Analyst
3 15 (12.61%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Applications Support
5 10 (8.40%) Software Build Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Software Packager
6 9 (7.56%) Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Build Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) ERP Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) .NET
2 9 (7.56%) .NET Framework
2 9 (7.56%) HTML
3 7 (5.88%) HTML5
3 7 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.68%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (1.68%) RESTful
5 2 (1.68%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (1.68%) WCF
5 2 (1.68%) WPF
6 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.40%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.56%) Hedge funds
4 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.88%) Life Science
6 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.68%) PMI
8 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.68%) Wiki
9 1 (0.84%) BYOD
9 1 (0.84%) CMDB
9 1 (0.84%) iPad
9 1 (0.84%) iPhone
9 1 (0.84%) Statistics
9 1 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (89.92%) Windows
2 56 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 29 (24.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.65%) Linux
5 17 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
7 12 (10.08%) Solaris
8 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (7.56%) Unix
10 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
11 7 (5.88%) Windows 2000
11 7 (5.88%) Windows NT
12 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.68%) Android
14 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.26%) Application Packaging
2 35 (29.41%) ITIL
3 17 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.92%) Change Management
4 13 (10.92%) Project Management
4 13 (10.92%) Software Deployment
5 12 (10.08%) SDLC
5 12 (10.08%) Service Management
6 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.24%) Static Code Analysis
7 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.56%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (7.56%) Software Delivery
8 9 (7.56%) Software Distribution
8 9 (7.56%) Web Development
9 8 (6.72%) Application Discovery
9 8 (6.72%) DevOps
9 8 (6.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.13%) PowerShell
2 29 (24.37%) VBScript
3 20 (16.81%) Bash Shell
3 20 (16.81%) Python
4 19 (15.97%) SQL
5 14 (11.76%) Java
5 14 (11.76%) Perl
6 13 (10.92%) C#
7 12 (10.08%) C
7 12 (10.08%) C++
8 11 (9.24%) VB
9 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (5.88%) Uniface
10 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.08%) Degree
3 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.24%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) MCP
6 4 (3.36%) MCSE
6 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.52%) MCSA
8 2 (1.68%) CCA
8 2 (1.68%) CITP
8 2 (1.68%) MCITP
8 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.84%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.84%) MCDST
9 1 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.85%) QA
2 8 (6.72%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (52.10%) Microsoft App-V
2 43 (36.13%) Active Directory
3 25 (21.01%) XenApp
4 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (7.56%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.84%) Docker
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.84%) vCloud
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (58.82%) SCCM
2 19 (15.97%) AppDNA
3 13 (10.92%) WSUS
4 8 (6.72%) Perfmon
5 7 (5.88%) Puppet
6 5 (4.20%) XenMobile
7 4 (3.36%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.68%) SCOM
8 2 (1.68%) yum
9 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (36.97%) Citrix
3 32 (26.89%) VMware
4 18 (15.13%) AppSense
5 11 (9.24%) LANDesk
6 9 (7.56%) Altiris
7 8 (6.72%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.72%) Lumension
7 8 (6.72%) Symantec
8 7 (5.88%) BMC
8 7 (5.88%) Pegasus
8 7 (5.88%) Sage
9 6 (5.04%) Google
9 6 (5.04%) Oracle
10 4 (3.36%) Adobe
11 3 (2.52%) IBM
12 2 (1.68%) Cisco
12 2 (1.68%) Cognizant
12 2 (1.68%) Splunk
12 2 (1.68%) Wyse
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