The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 215 189 197
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing MSI 1 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 2.09% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £47,500 £31,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -14.63%
MSI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
706 527 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.18% 10.86% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 653 437 570
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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
Coventry - 1 £47,500 - 1
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) InstallShield
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) AdminStudio
3 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) VC++
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (60.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) POCO
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) OCX
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VC++
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
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