The first table below looks at the demand for MSI skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 186 190 187
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing MSI 6 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 2.94% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 6
Average salary £30,750 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £54,300 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
501 613 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.28% 12.26% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 402 541 551
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,675 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSI
England

MSI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MSI
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI across the West Midlands region.

MSI Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MSI
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Worcestershire - 3 £33,500 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) InstallShield
4 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) AppSense
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
6 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (18.75%) NAS
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (18.75%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (18.75%) Lync
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (18.75%) Lync
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) NAS
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) InstallShield
2 3 (18.75%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Applications Packager
2 9 (56.25%) Software Packager
3 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
3 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (25.00%) Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Desktop Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) AppSense
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) VMware