Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 363 351
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +33
Permanent jobs citing MSI 7 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.032% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.15% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 24
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £41,250 £48,625 £38,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2855 2657 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.36% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2384 2175
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in the North West

MSI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MSI in the North West

MSI
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester -18 5 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
MSI
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for MSI.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) RUP
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) WiX
3 5 (71.43%) NuGet
3 5 (71.43%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (71.43%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) XSD
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) NUnit
5 3 (42.86%) XAML
5 3 (42.86%) NHibernate

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) RS-232
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) AMQP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) Couchbase
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Redis
3 2 (28.57%) Riak
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Informix
4 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) NuGet
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) WiX
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Lambda Expressions
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) COM
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (42.86%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Concurrent Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) MVVM
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Physics
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) Clojure
4 2 (28.57%) Erlang
4 2 (28.57%) F#
4 2 (28.57%) Haskell
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Cobbler
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata
3 1 (14.29%) VMware