The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for MSI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSI over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 114
Permanent jobs citing MSI 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 21
Median salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +50.00%  

MSI is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 293 178 304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.21% 18.76% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 430 386 507
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,375 £48,750 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in Cheshire

MSI
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSI in Cheshire.

Salary trend for MSI in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MSI.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft