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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 777 799 722
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -77
Permanent jobs citing MSI 119 130 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.68% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 82 106 131
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
17958 19133 16594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.30% 16.04% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15862 14138
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 109 £52,500 +16.66% 17
London +31 65 £52,500 +5.00% 9
South East -5 17 £38,000 -16.48% 3
Manchester +15 14 £31,000 -22.50%
North West +13 14 £31,000 -22.50% 1
City of London +12 13 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hampshire +1 10 £38,000 -5.00% 2
South West -15 7 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Surrey +14 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire +9 3 £35,000 -9.67%
Cheltenham +2 3 £30,000 +13.20%
Gloucestershire -15 3 £30,000 +13.20%
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £29,000 -
Andover - 3 £38,000 -
Fareham - 3 £30,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £47,500 - 1
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +23 2 £52,500 +23.52%
East of England +11 2 £23,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 2 £23,500 - 2
Swindon - 2 £29,000 -
Bristol -16 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £33,914 -
Oxford - 1 £33,914 -
Reading - 1 - - 1

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 179 (79.20%) Windows
2 146 (64.60%) SCCM
3 133 (58.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 101 (44.69%) Windows 7
5 97 (42.92%) Application Packaging
6 89 (39.38%) Microsoft
7 84 (37.17%) Citrix
8 73 (32.30%) Active Directory
9 60 (26.55%) InstallShield
10 56 (24.78%) VMware
11 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (19.91%) ITIL
12 45 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (19.91%) PowerShell
12 45 (19.91%) XenApp
13 39 (17.26%) VBScript
14 38 (16.81%) Security Cleared
14 38 (16.81%) Migration
15 36 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (15.04%) Finance
16 34 (15.04%) SC Cleared
16 34 (15.04%) DNS
17 31 (13.72%) Client/Server
17 31 (13.72%) Windows XP
18 30 (13.27%) DHCP
19 28 (12.39%) MCSE
19 28 (12.39%) TCP/IP
19 28 (12.39%) .NET
20 27 (11.95%) MCP
21 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 21 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.96%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.19%) IIS
4 12 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.33%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.04%) DNS
2 30 (13.27%) DHCP
3 28 (12.39%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.31%) Firewall
5 9 (3.98%) Internet
6 7 (3.10%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.65%) SMS
8 5 (2.21%) SAN
9 4 (1.77%) WAN
9 4 (1.77%) LAN
9 4 (1.77%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.33%) Telnet
10 3 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.88%) SMTP
11 2 (0.88%) HTTP
11 2 (0.88%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) SQLite
4 1 (0.44%) DTS
4 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (26.55%) InstallShield
2 12 (5.31%) AdminStudio
2 12 (5.31%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.98%) WiX
4 8 (3.54%) WinDbg
4 8 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.54%) ClearQuest
4 8 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.77%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.77%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (15.04%) Finance
2 18 (7.96%) Law
3 11 (4.87%) Legal
4 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (25.66%) Analyst
2 40 (17.70%) Applications Packager
3 29 (12.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (8.85%) Architect
5 18 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (7.52%) SCCM Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) Developer
8 14 (6.19%) Technical Architect
8 14 (6.19%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.19%) Lead Technical Architect
8 14 (6.19%) Deployment Engineer
8 14 (6.19%) Lead Architect
9 13 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Support Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) Deployment Specialist
10 12 (5.31%) SCCM Specialist
11 9 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (42.92%) Application Packaging
2 28 (12.39%) .NET
3 17 (7.52%) Software Packaging
4 11 (4.87%) XML
5 10 (4.42%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.98%) WPF
7 8 (3.54%) Silverlight
8 7 (3.10%) WCF
8 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.10%) HTML
9 6 (2.65%) OCX
10 5 (2.21%) WSH
10 5 (2.21%) CSS
10 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.21%) Qt
11 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (1.77%) SOAP
11 4 (1.77%) WinForms
11 4 (1.77%) Ext JS
12 2 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (13.72%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.87%) Hedge funds
3 11 (4.87%) CMDB
4 9 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.21%) Open Source
6 3 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.33%) PACS
6 3 (1.33%) Replication
6 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 179 (79.20%) Windows
2 101 (44.69%) Windows 7
3 31 (13.72%) Windows XP
4 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.52%) Windows 8
7 11 (4.87%) Linux
8 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.65%) Android
9 6 (2.65%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.91%) ITIL
2 38 (16.81%) Migration
3 26 (11.50%) Software Distribution
4 23 (10.18%) Software Testing
5 22 (9.73%) Line Management
5 22 (9.73%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.29%) Service Delivery
6 21 (9.29%) Configuration Management
7 18 (7.96%) Performance Management
8 16 (7.08%) Validation
9 13 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (4.87%) Project Management
11 10 (4.42%) Change Management
11 10 (4.42%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.54%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.54%) Time Management
13 7 (3.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.91%) PowerShell
2 39 (17.26%) VBScript
3 25 (11.06%) SQL
4 16 (7.08%) VB
4 16 (7.08%) C#
5 14 (6.19%) Java
6 9 (3.98%) C
7 6 (2.65%) C++
7 6 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.77%) Perl
9 4 (1.77%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) PHP5
10 1 (0.44%) VC++
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (23.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (16.81%) Security Cleared
3 34 (15.04%) SC Cleared
4 28 (12.39%) MCSE
5 27 (11.95%) MCP
6 20 (8.85%) MCITP
7 19 (8.41%) DV Cleared
8 16 (7.08%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (6.19%) Degree
10 12 (5.31%) MCSA
11 9 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.98%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (3.54%) CCNA
13 7 (3.10%) CCIA
14 1 (0.44%) CAPM
14 1 (0.44%) MCTS
14 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) SLA
1 10 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) GAMP
3 3 (1.33%) HL7
3 3 (1.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 133 (58.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 73 (32.30%) Active Directory
3 45 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (19.91%) XenApp
4 25 (11.06%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 3 (1.33%) XenServer
6 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 146 (64.60%) SCCM
2 19 (8.41%) WMI
3 14 (6.19%) AppDNA
4 13 (5.75%) WSUS
5 12 (5.31%) BladeLogic
5 12 (5.31%) XenMobile
6 9 (3.98%) BMC Marimba
6 9 (3.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (3.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (2.21%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.33%) ZENworks
9 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.88%) SCOM
11 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.44%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 89 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 84 (37.17%) Citrix
3 56 (24.78%) VMware
4 23 (10.18%) AppSense
5 13 (5.75%) McAfee
6 12 (5.31%) BMC
7 11 (4.87%) HP
8 10 (4.42%) Symantec
8 10 (4.42%) EMC
8 10 (4.42%) Altiris
9 8 (3.54%) Cisco
9 8 (3.54%) LANDesk
10 7 (3.10%) Lumension
11 6 (2.65%) Oracle
12 5 (2.21%) Computacenter
12 5 (2.21%) Novell
13 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.33%) NetApp
14 2 (0.88%) Apple
14 2 (0.88%) Mercator
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Bonus and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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