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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK / England
Rank 720 876 841
Rank change year-on-year +156 -35  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 103 46 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.048% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.26% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 36 68
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.28%  

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 15650 17596 16160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.61% 18.23% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13308 15162 13661
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +97 50 £55,000 +20.21% 5
East of England +33 12 £32,500 -21.21% 2
North West -10 11 £35,000 +37.25% 1
East Midlands - 10 £27,000 - 1
South East +68 9 £37,750 -41.92% 1
Yorkshire +19 5 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West +14 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
MSI
UK

MSI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 138 (92.62%) Windows
2 120 (80.54%) SCCM
3 114 (76.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 102 (68.46%) Active Directory
5 97 (65.10%) Microsoft
6 86 (57.72%) Application Packaging
7 68 (45.64%) Windows 10
8 64 (42.95%) Windows 7
9 61 (40.94%) PowerShell
10 49 (32.89%) ITIL
11 46 (30.87%) MS Excel
11 46 (30.87%) Citrix
12 44 (29.53%) AppSense
13 38 (25.50%) DNS
13 38 (25.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (21.48%) TCP/IP
16 30 (20.13%) Finance
17 29 (19.46%) Law
17 29 (19.46%) DHCP
17 29 (19.46%) MS Office
18 28 (18.79%) VMware
18 28 (18.79%) XenApp
19 27 (18.12%) Configuration Management
19 27 (18.12%) Server Building
19 27 (18.12%) Personalization
20 26 (17.45%) MCSE
20 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (16.11%) Legal
21 24 (16.11%) iManage

MSI
Top Related 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 14 (9.40%) IIS
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 46 (30.87%) MS Excel
2 29 (19.46%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) IaaS
1 2 (1.34%) Office 365
1 2 (1.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.50%) DNS
2 32 (21.48%) TCP/IP
3 29 (19.46%) DHCP
4 14 (9.40%) Firewall
5 6 (4.03%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.03%) RS-232
6 5 (3.36%) NAS
6 5 (3.36%) SAN
7 4 (2.68%) 3G
8 3 (2.01%) Internet
9 2 (1.34%) AMQP
10 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.34%) DB2
6 2 (1.34%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) Impala
7 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) InstallShield
2 6 (4.03%) AdminStudio
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Blend
2 6 (4.03%) MSTest
2 6 (4.03%) NuGet
2 6 (4.03%) NUnit
2 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.03%) WiX
3 2 (1.34%) JIRA
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 29 (19.46%) Law
3 24 (16.11%) Legal
4 12 (8.05%) Banking
5 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.70%) Retail
6 6 (4.03%) Marketing
7 5 (3.36%) Advertising
8 2 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.67%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (30.20%) Analyst
2 36 (24.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 32 (21.48%) Applications Packager
4 25 (16.78%) Desktop Analyst
5 20 (13.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (12.75%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Desktop Support
7 13 (8.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Support Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) SCCM Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) Citrix Analyst
10 10 (6.71%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) Active Directory Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (5.37%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.37%) Developer
13 7 (4.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) Software Packaging
2 10 (6.71%) .NET
3 9 (6.04%) Web Services
4 8 (5.37%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.37%) Entity Framework
4 8 (5.37%) WCF
4 8 (5.37%) WPF
4 8 (5.37%) XML
4 8 (5.37%) XSD
5 6 (4.03%) .NET Compact Framework
5 6 (4.03%) COM
5 6 (4.03%) Lambda Expressions
5 6 (4.03%) LINQ
5 6 (4.03%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (4.03%) NHibernate
5 6 (4.03%) Silverlight
5 6 (4.03%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (3.36%) RESTful
7 4 (2.68%) HTML
7 4 (2.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) User Experience
2 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.70%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.70%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.03%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.03%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 6 (4.03%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.34%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 138 (92.62%) Windows
2 68 (45.64%) Windows 10
3 64 (42.95%) Windows 7
4 38 (25.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (15.44%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.71%) Windows Vista
8 8 (5.37%) Linux
9 6 (4.03%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.03%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (57.72%) Application Packaging
2 49 (32.89%) ITIL
3 27 (18.12%) Configuration Management
3 27 (18.12%) Personalization
3 27 (18.12%) Server Building
4 18 (12.08%) Migration
5 17 (11.41%) Service Management
6 16 (10.74%) Functional Testing
7 15 (10.07%) Validation
8 14 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 11 (7.38%) Application Virtualisation
11 11 (7.38%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (6.71%) Line Management
13 8 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.37%) MVC
13 8 (5.37%) OO
13 8 (5.37%) Software Deployment
14 7 (4.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.94%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.08%) SQL
3 12 (8.05%) VBScript
4 10 (6.71%) C#
5 9 (6.04%) VB
6 6 (4.03%) C
6 6 (4.03%) C++
6 6 (4.03%) XAML
7 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.01%) Python
9 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) MCSE
1 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (15.44%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.41%) MCP
4 13 (8.72%) MCSA
4 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.37%) BC Cleared
6 6 (4.03%) Degree
6 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (76.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 102 (68.46%) Active Directory
3 28 (18.79%) XenApp
4 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.37%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.37%) vSphere
6 4 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.67%) Docker
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 120 (80.54%) SCCM
2 13 (8.72%) SCOrch
3 7 (4.70%) BladeLogic
3 7 (4.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.68%) Sysprep
6 2 (1.34%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.34%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (1.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (65.10%) Microsoft
2 46 (30.87%) Citrix
3 44 (29.53%) AppSense
4 28 (18.79%) VMware
5 24 (16.11%) iManage
6 11 (7.38%) Lumension
7 10 (6.71%) HP
8 7 (4.70%) Bloomberg
8 7 (4.70%) BMC
8 7 (4.70%) Reuters
9 5 (3.36%) Dell
10 4 (2.68%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle
11 3 (2.01%) Wyse
12 2 (1.34%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.34%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.34%) Remedy
12 2 (1.34%) Sybase
12 2 (1.34%) Teradata
13 1 (0.67%) Google
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