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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 850 879 849
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Permanent jobs citing MSI 60 91 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.48% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 68 108
Median salary £50,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £30,750 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -13.98%

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
18067 18792 18544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.50% 17.46% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15740 15945 15366
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 22 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 30 August 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 +25 60 £50,000 +5.26% 10
London +24 28 £57,500 +7.47% 3
South East +46 22 £50,000 +92.30% 4
Andover - 11 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 11 £50,000 -
City of London +60 8 £56,250 +18.42%
Berkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Surrey - 5 £47,500 - 3
South West - 5 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £50,000 -
Reading - 4 £40,000 -
Northampton - 3 £33,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £33,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £33,500 -
North West +6 2 £45,750 +52.50%
Manchester -6 2 £45,750 +52.50%
Woking - 2 £65,000 - 1
Newbury - 2 £51,250 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Malmesbury - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 108 (89.26%) Windows
2 73 (60.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 73 (60.33%) SCCM
3 67 (55.37%) Application Packaging
4 63 (52.07%) Windows 7
5 53 (43.80%) Microsoft
6 51 (42.15%) PowerShell
7 43 (35.54%) Citrix
8 42 (34.71%) Active Directory
9 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (29.75%) ITIL
11 32 (26.45%) VBScript
11 32 (26.45%) Finance
12 31 (25.62%) InstallShield
12 31 (25.62%) XenApp
13 29 (23.97%) VMware
13 29 (23.97%) Linux
14 28 (23.14%) Python
14 28 (23.14%) AppDNA
15 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
16 25 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (20.66%) Bash Shell
17 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
17 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
18 21 (17.36%) QA
19 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
19 20 (16.53%) AdminStudio
19 20 (16.53%) Windows 10
20 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
20 19 (15.70%) Wise Package Studio

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 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.48%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.65%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) NetScaler
2 6 (4.96%) DNS
2 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.13%) DHCP
4 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.65%) SSL
4 2 (1.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) InstallShield
2 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (16.53%) AdminStudio
4 19 (15.70%) Wise Package Studio
5 15 (12.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (11.57%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.57%) JIRA
7 12 (9.92%) CMake
8 11 (9.09%) Subversion
9 10 (8.26%) Bitbucket
10 8 (6.61%) NuGet
10 8 (6.61%) WinDbg
11 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.65%) GitLab
12 2 (1.65%) NUnit
12 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.83%) Selenium
13 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Telecoms
3 18 (14.88%) Aerospace
4 12 (9.92%) Automotive
4 12 (9.92%) Banking
4 12 (9.92%) Publishing
5 10 (8.26%) Retail
6 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (44.63%) Applications Packager
2 16 (13.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Software Build Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Software Packager
5 9 (7.44%) Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) IT Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (7.44%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (5.79%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.79%) Build Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) IT Support
8 5 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) HTML
3 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.48%) Software Packaging
4 3 (2.48%) WCF
5 2 (1.65%) HTML5
5 2 (1.65%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (1.65%) RESTful
5 2 (1.65%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (1.65%) Web Services
5 2 (1.65%) WPF
6 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.83%) CSS
6 1 (0.83%) CSS3
6 1 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.79%) Life Science
3 6 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.31%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.65%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) BYOD
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (89.26%) Windows
2 63 (52.07%) Windows 7
3 37 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (23.97%) Linux
5 20 (16.53%) Windows 10
6 17 (14.05%) Windows Server
7 12 (9.92%) Solaris
7 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.79%) Windows 2000
8 7 (5.79%) Windows NT
8 7 (5.79%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.31%) Unix
9 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.65%) Android
10 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.37%) Application Packaging
2 36 (29.75%) ITIL
3 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 16 (13.22%) DevOps
4 16 (13.22%) Software Deployment
4 16 (13.22%) Software Distribution
5 15 (12.40%) Compatibility Testing
6 12 (9.92%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.92%) SDLC
7 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.09%) Change Management
7 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
8 10 (8.26%) Performance Testing
9 9 (7.44%) Project Management
9 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.44%) Service Management
10 8 (6.61%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.15%) PowerShell
2 32 (26.45%) VBScript
3 28 (23.14%) Python
4 25 (20.66%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.57%) C#
5 14 (11.57%) Perl
5 14 (11.57%) VB
6 13 (10.74%) Java
7 12 (9.92%) C
7 12 (9.92%) C++
8 8 (6.61%) SQL
9 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Uniface
10 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.92%) Degree
5 8 (6.61%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.48%) MCSE
9 2 (1.65%) CCA
9 2 (1.65%) CITP
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
9 2 (1.65%) MCP
9 2 (1.65%) MCSA
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.36%) QA
2 10 (8.26%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (60.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 42 (34.71%) Active Directory
3 31 (25.62%) XenApp
4 25 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (10.74%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (60.33%) SCCM
2 28 (23.14%) AppDNA
3 12 (9.92%) Puppet
3 12 (9.92%) Rundeck
3 12 (9.92%) WSUS
4 8 (6.61%) Perfmon
5 6 (4.96%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.65%) SCOM
6 2 (1.65%) ThinApp
6 2 (1.65%) yum
7 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 43 (35.54%) Citrix
3 29 (23.97%) VMware
4 15 (12.40%) AppSense
5 11 (9.09%) LANDesk
6 9 (7.44%) Altiris
7 8 (6.61%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.61%) Lumension
7 8 (6.61%) Symantec
8 7 (5.79%) BMC
8 7 (5.79%) Google
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) IBM
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle
11 2 (1.65%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.65%) Sage
11 2 (1.65%) Splunk
11 2 (1.65%) Wyse
12 1 (0.83%) Adobe
12 1 (0.83%) FrontRange
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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