Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 996 1103 1150
Rank change year-on-year +107 +47 -44
Permanent jobs citing MSI 154 94 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.053% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 131 83 120
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +0.53%

MSI is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34332 32965 36291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.38% 18.67% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28242 28758 30946
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 73 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Midlands +31 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands +30 23 £37,500 -40.77% 2
East of England +20 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West +18 17 £47,500 - 1
South East +29 13 £59,000 +18.00% 4
North of England +17 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West -5 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
MSI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 142 (92.21%) Windows
2 114 (74.03%) SCCM
3 97 (62.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 96 (62.34%) PowerShell
5 95 (61.69%) Microsoft
6 91 (59.09%) Windows 7
7 90 (58.44%) Windows 10
8 81 (52.60%) Active Directory
9 66 (42.86%) Application Packaging
10 64 (41.56%) Finance
10 64 (41.56%) Office 365
11 63 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 62 (40.26%) Windows Server
12 62 (40.26%) VMware
13 48 (31.17%) Citrix
14 46 (29.87%) Software Packaging
14 46 (29.87%) Task Automation
15 42 (27.27%) Asset Management
16 41 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (24.03%) VBScript
18 36 (23.38%) Virtual Desktop
19 35 (22.73%) Migration
20 32 (20.78%) C#
21 31 (20.13%) InstallShield
21 31 (20.13%) vSphere
22 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
23 28 (18.18%) ITIL
23 28 (18.18%) DHCP
23 28 (18.18%) TCP/IP
23 28 (18.18%) DNS

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 27 (17.53%) IIS
2 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 64 (41.56%) Office 365
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.90%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.60%) Dropbox
5 4 (2.60%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Slack
6 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.18%) DHCP
1 28 (18.18%) DNS
1 28 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 25 (16.23%) SAN
3 24 (15.58%) NAS
4 11 (7.14%) Internet
5 7 (4.55%) PCoIP
6 6 (3.90%) Kerberos
6 6 (3.90%) LDAP
6 6 (3.90%) Skype
7 4 (2.60%) SMS
8 3 (1.95%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.95%) Intranet
8 3 (1.95%) RS-232
8 3 (1.95%) WebEx
9 2 (1.30%) AMQP
10 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.65%) IPsec
10 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.65%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.30%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.30%) Redis
5 2 (1.30%) Riak
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) Informix
6 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (20.13%) InstallShield
2 15 (9.74%) AdminStudio
2 15 (9.74%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.44%) WiX
4 8 (5.19%) AutoIt
5 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.25%) JIRA
6 5 (3.25%) NuGet
6 5 (3.25%) Subversion
6 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (1.95%) MSTest
8 3 (1.95%) NUnit
8 3 (1.95%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (41.56%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 3 (1.95%) Publishing
6 2 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (33.77%) Desktop Support
2 46 (29.87%) Desktop Engineer
3 36 (23.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 28 (18.18%) Analyst
5 25 (16.23%) VMware Engineer
6 22 (14.29%) Applications Packager
7 21 (13.64%) Developer
7 21 (13.64%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 21 (13.64%) Support Engineer
8 19 (12.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (11.04%) C# Developer
9 17 (11.04%) Citrix Engineer
9 17 (11.04%) Office 365 Engineer
10 16 (10.39%) Citrix Support
10 16 (10.39%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 15 (9.74%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 13 (8.44%) Deployment Analyst
13 12 (7.79%) Applications Engineer
13 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (7.14%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.87%) Software Packaging
2 22 (14.29%) .NET
3 19 (12.34%) .NET Framework
4 17 (11.04%) Web Services
5 15 (9.74%) HTML
6 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 14 (9.09%) WPF
7 13 (8.44%) jQuery
7 13 (8.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (7.79%) WCF
9 8 (5.19%) CSS
9 8 (5.19%) RESTful
9 8 (5.19%) SOAP
10 7 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (4.55%) COM
10 7 (4.55%) WinForms
11 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Fat Client
1 18 (11.69%) Thin Client
2 17 (11.04%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.19%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.55%) PKI
7 6 (3.90%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.95%) BYOD
9 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.95%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 3 (1.95%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.65%) Equities
11 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 142 (92.21%) Windows
2 91 (59.09%) Windows 7
3 90 (58.44%) Windows 10
4 63 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (40.26%) Windows Server
6 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.19%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.55%) Linux
11 3 (1.95%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 46 (29.87%) Task Automation
3 42 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 35 (22.73%) Migration
5 28 (18.18%) ITIL
6 21 (13.64%) Security Patching
7 18 (11.69%) Configuration Management
7 18 (11.69%) Software Deployment
8 16 (10.39%) Personalization
9 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (9.09%) MVC
11 12 (7.79%) Change Management
12 11 (7.14%) Problem Management
13 10 (6.49%) Application Virtualisation
13 10 (6.49%) Service Design
13 10 (6.49%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.84%) Multithreading
14 9 (5.84%) Patch Management
14 9 (5.84%) System Testing
15 8 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (62.34%) PowerShell
2 37 (24.03%) VBScript
3 32 (20.78%) C#
4 22 (14.29%) SQL
5 18 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.79%) C++
7 11 (7.14%) Python
8 9 (5.84%) VB
9 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.60%) C
9 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.95%) VBA
10 3 (1.95%) XAML
11 2 (1.30%) Clojure
11 2 (1.30%) Erlang
11 2 (1.30%) F#
11 2 (1.30%) Haskell
11 2 (1.30%) Java
11 2 (1.30%) Perl
11 2 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Degree
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.55%) MCSE
5 4 (2.60%) MCSD
6 3 (1.95%) MCTS
6 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (62.99%) Microsoft App-V
2 81 (52.60%) Active Directory
3 41 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (23.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 31 (20.13%) vSphere
6 22 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (7.79%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.25%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.95%) Docker
10 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 114 (74.03%) SCCM
2 14 (9.09%) SCOrch
3 11 (7.14%) WSUS
4 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.90%) SCOM
5 4 (2.60%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.95%) Ansible
6 3 (1.95%) Puppet
6 3 (1.95%) WMI
7 2 (1.30%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.65%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 95 (61.69%) Microsoft
2 62 (40.26%) VMware
3 48 (31.17%) Citrix
4 22 (14.29%) HP
5 18 (11.69%) AppSense
5 18 (11.69%) Bloomberg
5 18 (11.69%) FactSet
5 18 (11.69%) Reuters
6 8 (5.19%) Apple
6 8 (5.19%) Cisco
7 6 (3.90%) Avaya
8 4 (2.60%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.60%) Google
9 2 (1.30%) IBM
9 2 (1.30%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.65%) NetApp
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle
10 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.65%) Sybase