The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 844 849
Rank change year-on-year +62 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 73 63 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 74
Median salary £45,000 £46,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% -10.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,977 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.49% +48.33%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17524 16902 17648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.99% 18.24% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14567 14845 14931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £66,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MSI as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in England

MSI
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MSI in England

MSI
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MSI in England

MSI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 32 £48,000 -14.66% 1
East of England +12 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West -36 12 £37,500 -6.25%
South West - 6 £46,250 - 2
West Midlands +19 4 £37,500 -32.00% 1
South East +13 3 £42,500 -10.52% 1
East Midlands +20 1 £35,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire - 1 £39,000 -
MSI
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for MSI.

1 166 (93.26%) Windows
2 132 (74.16%) SCCM
3 116 (65.17%) Microsoft
4 106 (59.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 103 (57.87%) Active Directory
6 101 (56.74%) Application Packaging
7 83 (46.63%) Windows 10
8 82 (46.07%) Windows 7
9 59 (33.15%) PowerShell
9 59 (33.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (29.78%) ITIL
11 51 (28.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 49 (27.53%) Citrix
12 49 (27.53%) AppSense
13 41 (23.03%) VMware
14 39 (21.91%) TCP/IP
15 37 (20.79%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (20.22%) Configuration Management
16 36 (20.22%) SQL
16 36 (20.22%) Windows Server
16 36 (20.22%) Personalization
17 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
18 32 (17.98%) DNS
19 31 (17.42%) Law
20 30 (16.85%) DHCP
21 29 (16.29%) Finance
22 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (15.17%) Legal
23 27 (15.17%) XenApp
24 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.11%) IIS
2 6 (3.37%) CMS
2 6 (3.37%) Confluence
2 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (20.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Office 365
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) G Suite
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.91%) TCP/IP
2 32 (17.98%) DNS
3 30 (16.85%) DHCP
4 17 (9.55%) Ethernet
4 17 (9.55%) RS-232
5 12 (6.74%) Firewall
6 7 (3.93%) WebEx
7 5 (2.81%) NAS
7 5 (2.81%) SAN
8 4 (2.25%) 3G
8 4 (2.25%) Internet
9 1 (0.56%) AMQP
9 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (9.55%) RDBMS
3 17 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.93%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) DB2
7 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (14.04%) InstallShield
2 20 (11.24%) WiX
3 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Blend
3 17 (9.55%) MSTest
3 17 (9.55%) NuGet
3 17 (9.55%) NUnit
3 17 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.55%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.62%) AdminStudio
5 6 (3.37%) JIRA
General
1 31 (17.42%) Law
2 29 (16.29%) Finance
3 27 (15.17%) Legal
4 17 (9.55%) Marketing
5 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.93%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (30.90%) Analyst
2 37 (20.79%) Desktop Support
2 37 (20.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 33 (18.54%) Applications Packager
4 25 (14.04%) Desktop Analyst
5 20 (11.24%) C# Developer
5 20 (11.24%) Developer
6 17 (9.55%) .NET Developer
6 17 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) SCCM Engineer
9 13 (7.30%) Technical Support
10 11 (6.18%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Support Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Architect
12 9 (5.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.36%) XML
2 20 (11.24%) Software Packaging
3 19 (10.67%) .NET
4 18 (10.11%) XSD
5 17 (9.55%) .NET Compact Framework
5 17 (9.55%) .NET Framework
5 17 (9.55%) COM
5 17 (9.55%) Entity Framework
5 17 (9.55%) Lambda Expressions
5 17 (9.55%) LINQ
5 17 (9.55%) LINQ to SQL
5 17 (9.55%) NHibernate
5 17 (9.55%) Silverlight
5 17 (9.55%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (9.55%) WCF
5 17 (9.55%) Web Services
5 17 (9.55%) WPF
6 7 (3.93%) XMPP
7 5 (2.81%) HTML
8 4 (2.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Data Structures
1 17 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (9.55%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (9.55%) Internet of Things
2 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.93%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.93%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 166 (93.26%) Windows
2 83 (46.63%) Windows 10
3 82 (46.07%) Windows 7
4 59 (33.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (28.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (20.22%) Windows Server
7 21 (11.80%) Linux
8 19 (10.67%) Mac OS
9 17 (9.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 7 (3.93%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.81%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.81%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (56.74%) Application Packaging
2 53 (29.78%) ITIL
3 36 (20.22%) Configuration Management
3 36 (20.22%) Personalization
4 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.36%) Server Building
6 20 (11.24%) Functional Testing
7 18 (10.11%) Migration
8 17 (9.55%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (9.55%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (9.55%) MVC
8 17 (9.55%) MVVM
8 17 (9.55%) OO
8 17 (9.55%) OOD
8 17 (9.55%) Product Management
8 17 (9.55%) RUP
8 17 (9.55%) Scrum
8 17 (9.55%) TDD
8 17 (9.55%) Test Automation
8 17 (9.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.15%) PowerShell
2 36 (20.22%) SQL
3 22 (12.36%) C#
4 20 (11.24%) C++
5 17 (9.55%) C
5 17 (9.55%) XAML
6 16 (8.99%) VBScript
7 7 (3.93%) VBA
8 5 (2.81%) VB
9 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.25%) Python
9 4 (2.25%) XPath
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.36%) MCSE
3 20 (11.24%) Degree
3 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.87%) MCP
4 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
5 13 (7.30%) MCSA
6 7 (3.93%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.25%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.25%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) MCITP
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.24%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (59.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 103 (57.87%) Active Directory
3 27 (15.17%) XenApp
4 19 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (6.18%) vSphere
6 9 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.93%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 132 (74.16%) SCCM
2 9 (5.06%) SCOM
2 9 (5.06%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.81%) BladeLogic
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.25%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.69%) WSUS
6 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.56%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 116 (65.17%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.53%) AppSense
2 49 (27.53%) Citrix
3 41 (23.03%) VMware
4 20 (11.24%) iManage
5 13 (7.30%) Lumension
6 11 (6.18%) HP
7 10 (5.62%) Cisco
8 8 (4.49%) Cognizant
9 5 (2.81%) BMC
9 5 (2.81%) Dell
10 4 (2.25%) Cognos
10 4 (2.25%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.25%) Oracle
11 3 (1.69%) Avaya
11 3 (1.69%) Wyse
12 2 (1.12%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.12%) McAfee
12 2 (1.12%) Sybase
13 1 (0.56%) Google
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