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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 784 636 671
Rank change year-on-year
-148 +35
Permanent jobs citing MSI 121 243 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.47% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 112 182 178
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,050 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.85%

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
18873 16575 17239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.17% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15692 14136 14904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 August 2014 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 19 August 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 -105 119 £45,500 +1.11% 12
London -80 64 £58,000 +28.88% 7
South East -18 31 £30,000 -20.00% 3
City of London -28 25 £59,000 +31.11% 2
Berkshire +9 22 £30,000 -9.09% 2
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 - 2
West Midlands +4 12 £38,750 +1.30%
Surrey -1 8 £32,500 -7.14%
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £32,500 -
Yorkshire -40 6 £40,000 -4.19%
Bracknell - 6 - -
Coventry - 6 £37,500 -
Sheffield -10 5 £40,000 +1.26%
South Yorkshire -12 5 £40,000 +1.26%
Solihull -1 3 £42,500 +10.38%
East of England -15 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Nottingham -8 1 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire -8 1 £32,500 -17.72% 1
Cambridge -9 1 - -
West Sussex -13 1 £45,500 +12.34%
East Midlands -13 1 £32,500 -18.23% 1
West Yorkshire -31 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Leeds -34 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
Crawley - 1 £45,500 -
Hayes - 1 £78,000 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,500 -
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 210 (86.78%) Windows
2 154 (63.64%) SCCM
3 126 (52.07%) Citrix
4 119 (49.17%) VBScript
5 118 (48.76%) Windows 7
6 112 (46.28%) VB
6 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
7 105 (43.39%) PowerShell
8 103 (42.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 90 (37.19%) Application Packaging
10 64 (26.45%) Finance
10 64 (26.45%) Active Directory
11 57 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (23.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (22.31%) SQL
13 50 (20.66%) InstallShield
13 50 (20.66%) XenDesktop
14 49 (20.25%) VMware
15 47 (19.42%) AdminStudio
16 44 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (16.94%) Oracle
18 39 (16.12%) SQL Server
18 39 (16.12%) C#
19 37 (15.29%) IIS
20 35 (14.46%) XML
20 35 (14.46%) AppSense
21 34 (14.05%) MS Excel
21 34 (14.05%) .NET
22 32 (13.22%) AppDNA
22 32 (13.22%) Windows 8

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 37 (15.29%) IIS
2 19 (7.85%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (7.85%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.65%) Lync
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.98%) DNS
2 18 (7.44%) Internet
2 18 (7.44%) NetScaler
3 7 (2.89%) DHCP
4 5 (2.07%) NAS
4 5 (2.07%) Wireless
4 5 (2.07%) SAN
5 4 (1.65%) SMS
5 4 (1.65%) Firewall
6 3 (1.24%) ATM
7 2 (0.83%) LAN
7 2 (0.83%) WAN
7 2 (0.83%) DSL
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.41%) Nortel Meridian
8 1 (0.41%) VLAN
8 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.24%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 50 (20.66%) InstallShield
2 47 (19.42%) AdminStudio
3 28 (11.57%) Subversion
4 20 (8.26%) WiX
5 19 (7.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (6.61%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.20%) MSBuild
8 13 (5.37%) NUnit
9 10 (4.13%) InstallAnywhere
10 6 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.24%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
13 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
14 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
14 1 (0.41%) PVCS
General
1 64 (26.45%) Finance
2 16 (6.61%) Banking
3 14 (5.79%) Law
4 10 (4.13%) Legal
4 10 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (33.47%) Applications Packager
2 28 (11.57%) Analyst
3 21 (8.68%) Developer
4 17 (7.02%) Integration Engineer
5 14 (5.79%) Build Manager
6 13 (5.37%) Applications Support
7 12 (4.96%) Architect
8 10 (4.13%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.13%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.72%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.72%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.31%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (3.31%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.31%) Consultant
10 8 (3.31%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (2.89%) Applications Architect
11 7 (2.89%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (2.89%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (2.48%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (37.19%) Application Packaging
2 35 (14.46%) XML
3 34 (14.05%) .NET
4 29 (11.98%) OCX
5 18 (7.44%) Software Packaging
6 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.13%) WCF
8 7 (2.89%) WPF
8 7 (2.89%) jQuery
8 7 (2.89%) RESTful
8 7 (2.89%) Ajax
8 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.48%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.07%) Middleware
10 5 (2.07%) WinForms
11 4 (1.65%) .NET Compact Framework
11 4 (1.65%) EDI
11 4 (1.65%) XSD
12 3 (1.24%) Web Services
13 2 (0.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.37%) Clustering
2 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.41%) Social Media
5 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.41%) VLE
5 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.41%) EPoS
5 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 210 (86.78%) Windows
2 118 (48.76%) Windows 7
3 57 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (23.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (13.22%) Windows 8
5 31 (12.81%) Windows XP
6 30 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.72%) Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (7.44%) Configuration Management
2 17 (7.02%) Release Management
3 16 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (6.61%) Change Control
4 15 (6.20%) Software Engineering
5 13 (5.37%) ITIL
5 13 (5.37%) Time Management
6 10 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (4.13%) Test Automation
6 10 (4.13%) Software Distribution
7 9 (3.72%) Migration
8 8 (3.31%) Project Management
8 8 (3.31%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (2.89%) Market Research
9 7 (2.89%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.89%) OOP
9 7 (2.89%) OO
9 7 (2.89%) Software Deployment
9 7 (2.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (49.17%) VBScript
2 112 (46.28%) VB
3 105 (43.39%) PowerShell
4 54 (22.31%) SQL
5 39 (16.12%) C#
6 10 (4.13%) Python
6 10 (4.13%) Perl
7 8 (3.31%) C++
8 7 (2.89%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.48%) C
10 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.41%) VB6
11 1 (0.41%) XPath
11 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (7.44%) Degree
1 18 (7.44%) MCSE
1 18 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.48%) MCITP
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (42.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 64 (26.45%) Active Directory
3 50 (20.66%) XenDesktop
4 44 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (9.92%) Hyper-V
6 23 (9.50%) XenApp
7 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.65%) vSphere
8 4 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 154 (63.64%) SCCM
2 32 (13.22%) AppDNA
3 31 (12.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 27 (11.16%) WSUS
5 5 (2.07%) SCOM
6 4 (1.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 126 (52.07%) Citrix
2 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
3 49 (20.25%) VMware
4 41 (16.94%) Oracle
5 35 (14.46%) AppSense
6 24 (9.92%) CA
7 11 (4.55%) Cisco
8 10 (4.13%) Altiris
9 7 (2.89%) LANDesk
10 6 (2.48%) Symantec
11 5 (2.07%) HP
11 5 (2.07%) Dell
12 3 (1.24%) NCR
13 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.83%) BMC
14 1 (0.41%) Capita
14 1 (0.41%) Nortel
14 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.41%) GFI Software
14 1 (0.41%) MobileIron
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