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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
Rank 225 211 176
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -35
Permanent jobs citing MSI 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.020% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.15% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £38,261 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.45% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -26.47%
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
787 689 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 13.94% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 624 372
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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
(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
Coventry -4 1 £38,522 -18.90%
Warwickshire - 1 £38,000 -
MSI
England

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

MSI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp