The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 179 174
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 11 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.057% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 0.28% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 6
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1015 703 751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.10% 20.06% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 862 619 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

MSI
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for MSI in Manchester

MSI
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MSI in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MSI.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) Visual Studio
3 17 (80.95%) COM
3 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 17 (80.95%) XML
3 17 (80.95%) XSD
3 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 17 (80.95%) UML
3 17 (80.95%) OO
3 17 (80.95%) C
3 17 (80.95%) C#
3 17 (80.95%) C++
3 17 (80.95%) RUP
3 17 (80.95%) OOD
3 17 (80.95%) Ethernet
3 17 (80.95%) RDBMS
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) TDD
3 17 (80.95%) NUnit
3 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
3 17 (80.95%) NHibernate
3 17 (80.95%) Marketing
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 18 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 17 (80.95%) Ethernet
2 17 (80.95%) RS-232
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) RDBMS
1 17 (80.95%) Relational Database
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2012
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Blend
1 17 (80.95%) MSTest
1 17 (80.95%) NuGet
1 17 (80.95%) NUnit
1 17 (80.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (80.95%) Visual Studio
1 17 (80.95%) WiX
2 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (80.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) .NET Developer
1 17 (80.95%) C# .NET Developer
1 17 (80.95%) C# Developer
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) .NET Compact Framework
1 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
1 17 (80.95%) COM
1 17 (80.95%) Entity Framework
1 17 (80.95%) Lambda Expressions
1 17 (80.95%) LINQ
1 17 (80.95%) LINQ to SQL
1 17 (80.95%) NHibernate
1 17 (80.95%) Silverlight
1 17 (80.95%) Unity DI Container
1 17 (80.95%) WCF
1 17 (80.95%) Web Services
1 17 (80.95%) WPF
1 17 (80.95%) XML
1 17 (80.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Data Structures
1 17 (80.95%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (80.95%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (80.95%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Mac OS
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (80.95%) Concurrent Programming
1 17 (80.95%) Dependency Injection
1 17 (80.95%) Inversion of Control
1 17 (80.95%) Kanban
1 17 (80.95%) Multithreading
1 17 (80.95%) MVC
1 17 (80.95%) MVVM
1 17 (80.95%) OO
1 17 (80.95%) OOD
1 17 (80.95%) Physics
1 17 (80.95%) Product Management
1 17 (80.95%) RUP
1 17 (80.95%) Scrum
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
1 17 (80.95%) TDD
1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
1 17 (80.95%) UML
1 17 (80.95%) Unit Testing
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) C
2 17 (80.95%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) C++
2 17 (80.95%) XAML
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) AppSense
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix