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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 819 628 671
Rank change year-on-year
-191 +43
Permanent jobs citing MSI 86 248 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 1.54% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 175 177
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +8.57%

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
18292 16147 17004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.03% 15.16% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15079 13732 14675
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

MSI Salary Histogram in the UK

MSI
Top 23 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 23 September 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
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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 -163 83 £43,250 -3.88% 17
London -83 44 £53,500 +18.88% 8
South East -37 28 £30,000 -14.28%
Berkshire 0 22 £30,000 -9.09%
Wokingham - 16 £30,000 -
City of London -6 12 £53,500 +18.88% 4
Bracknell - 6 - -
Surrey -13 4 £32,500 -3.70%
West Midlands -14 4 £35,750 -5.92% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 4 £32,500 -
East of England -17 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -56 2 £41,250 +4.43% 1
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Basingstoke -3 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Sheffield -17 1 £37,500 -5.06%
Hampshire -25 1 £44,000 +25.71%
West Yorkshire -26 1 £45,000 +2.27%
South Yorkshire -26 1 £37,500 -5.06%
Leeds -33 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Hayes - 1 £78,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 201 (88.55%) Windows
2 146 (64.32%) SCCM
3 122 (53.74%) Citrix
4 121 (53.30%) VBScript
5 117 (51.54%) VB
5 117 (51.54%) Windows 7
6 109 (48.02%) Microsoft
7 107 (47.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 106 (46.70%) PowerShell
9 88 (38.77%) Application Packaging
10 70 (30.84%) Active Directory
11 61 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (25.11%) Finance
13 52 (22.91%) InstallShield
14 51 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (22.47%) XenDesktop
15 49 (21.59%) VMware
16 47 (20.70%) SQL
17 41 (18.06%) AdminStudio
17 41 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (17.62%) Windows 8
19 39 (17.18%) Oracle
20 37 (16.30%) Windows XP
21 34 (14.98%) SQL Server
22 31 (13.66%) AppDNA
23 30 (13.22%) C#
23 30 (13.22%) XML
23 30 (13.22%) DNS
23 30 (13.22%) AppSense
24 29 (12.78%) IIS

MSI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (12.78%) IIS
2 18 (7.93%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (7.49%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.96%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.76%) Lync
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.22%) DNS
2 23 (10.13%) NetScaler
3 18 (7.93%) Internet
4 7 (3.08%) DHCP
5 5 (2.20%) Wireless
6 4 (1.76%) NAS
6 4 (1.76%) Firewall
6 4 (1.76%) SAN
6 4 (1.76%) SMS
7 2 (0.88%) WAN
7 2 (0.88%) LAN
7 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.88%) DSL
8 1 (0.44%) Nortel Meridian
8 1 (0.44%) VLAN
8 1 (0.44%) ATM
8 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.32%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (22.91%) InstallShield
2 41 (18.06%) AdminStudio
3 23 (10.13%) Subversion
4 18 (7.93%) WiX
5 17 (7.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (7.05%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.17%) MSBuild
8 11 (4.85%) NUnit
9 10 (4.41%) InstallAnywhere
10 6 (2.64%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.20%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
13 1 (0.44%) PVCS
13 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 57 (25.11%) Finance
2 16 (7.05%) Banking
3 10 (4.41%) Investment Banking
3 10 (4.41%) Law
4 6 (2.64%) Legal
5 4 (1.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 80 (35.24%) Applications Packager
2 34 (14.98%) Analyst
3 17 (7.49%) Integration Engineer
4 15 (6.61%) Developer
5 14 (6.17%) Build Manager
6 10 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (4.41%) Desktop Support
7 9 (3.96%) Applications Specialist
7 9 (3.96%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.52%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.52%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (3.52%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (3.52%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (2.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (2.64%) Architect
10 6 (2.64%) Consultant
10 6 (2.64%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (38.77%) Application Packaging
2 30 (13.22%) XML
3 29 (12.78%) OCX
4 25 (11.01%) .NET
5 22 (9.69%) Software Packaging
6 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.64%) WCF
8 5 (2.20%) Middleware
9 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.76%) Ajax
9 4 (1.76%) WPF
9 4 (1.76%) jQuery
9 4 (1.76%) RESTful
10 3 (1.32%) XSD
10 3 (1.32%) EDI
11 2 (0.88%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.88%) Web Services
11 2 (0.88%) WinForms
11 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.44%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.85%) Clustering
3 5 (2.20%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.88%) New Media
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) VLE
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.44%) EPoS
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 201 (88.55%) Windows
2 117 (51.54%) Windows 7
3 61 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (17.62%) Windows 8
6 37 (16.30%) Windows XP
7 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.96%) Linux
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (8.37%) Configuration Management
2 16 (7.05%) Release Management
2 16 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (7.05%) Change Control
3 15 (6.61%) Software Licensing
3 15 (6.61%) ITIL
4 13 (5.73%) Time Management
5 10 (4.41%) Test Automation
5 10 (4.41%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (4.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (4.41%) Software Distribution
6 9 (3.96%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.08%) Migration
8 6 (2.64%) OOP
8 6 (2.64%) OO
8 6 (2.64%) Project Management
8 6 (2.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (2.64%) Software Testing
8 6 (2.64%) Software Deployment
9 5 (2.20%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (53.30%) VBScript
2 117 (51.54%) VB
3 106 (46.70%) PowerShell
4 47 (20.70%) SQL
5 30 (13.22%) C#
6 10 (4.41%) Perl
6 10 (4.41%) Python
7 6 (2.64%) C++
8 5 (2.20%) C
9 4 (1.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.44%) Java
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.37%) MCSE
2 19 (8.37%) Degree
3 7 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (2.64%) MCITP
5 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.32%) MCP
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.44%) CCA
9 1 (0.44%) CCEA
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (47.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 70 (30.84%) Active Directory
3 51 (22.47%) XenDesktop
4 41 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (10.57%) Hyper-V
5 24 (10.57%) XenApp
6 7 (3.08%) vSphere
7 5 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 146 (64.32%) SCCM
2 31 (13.66%) AppDNA
3 27 (11.89%) WSUS
4 26 (11.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.76%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.76%) SCOM
6 3 (1.32%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.44%) WMI
7 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 122 (53.74%) Citrix
2 109 (48.02%) Microsoft
3 49 (21.59%) VMware
4 39 (17.18%) Oracle
5 30 (13.22%) AppSense
6 24 (10.57%) CA
7 7 (3.08%) Cisco
8 5 (2.20%) Altiris
8 5 (2.20%) Symantec
9 4 (1.76%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.76%) HP
9 4 (1.76%) Dell
10 3 (1.32%) BMC
11 1 (0.44%) EMC
11 1 (0.44%) Nortel
11 1 (0.44%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.44%) GFI Software
11 1 (0.44%) Capita
11 1 (0.44%) NCR
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