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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 231 233
Rank change year-on-year -35 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 12 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 0.65% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.02% +49.16%  

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1469 1072 1243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.50% 19.05% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 941 1057
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -7 12 £37,500 -13.79%
MSI
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for MSI.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) C
3 17 (73.91%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) C++
3 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 17 (73.91%) UML
3 17 (73.91%) OO
3 17 (73.91%) .NET
3 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 17 (73.91%) Visual Studio
3 17 (73.91%) COM
3 17 (73.91%) Web Services
3 17 (73.91%) XML
3 17 (73.91%) XSD
3 17 (73.91%) RUP
3 17 (73.91%) OOD
3 17 (73.91%) Ethernet
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 17 (73.91%) MVC
3 17 (73.91%) XAML
3 17 (73.91%) Scrum
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) NUnit
3 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
3 17 (73.91%) RDBMS
3 17 (73.91%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
2 17 (73.91%) Ethernet
2 17 (73.91%) RS-232
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) RDBMS
1 17 (73.91%) Relational Database
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2012
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Blend
1 17 (73.91%) MSTest
1 17 (73.91%) NuGet
1 17 (73.91%) NUnit
1 17 (73.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (73.91%) Visual Studio
1 17 (73.91%) WiX
2 5 (21.74%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (73.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
1 17 (73.91%) C# .NET Developer
1 17 (73.91%) C# Developer
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) .NET Compact Framework
1 17 (73.91%) .NET Framework
1 17 (73.91%) COM
1 17 (73.91%) Entity Framework
1 17 (73.91%) Lambda Expressions
1 17 (73.91%) LINQ
1 17 (73.91%) LINQ to SQL
1 17 (73.91%) NHibernate
1 17 (73.91%) Silverlight
1 17 (73.91%) Unity DI Container
1 17 (73.91%) WCF
1 17 (73.91%) Web Services
1 17 (73.91%) WPF
1 17 (73.91%) XML
1 17 (73.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Data Structures
1 17 (73.91%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (73.91%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (73.91%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Mac OS
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) Concurrent Programming
1 17 (73.91%) Dependency Injection
1 17 (73.91%) Inversion of Control
1 17 (73.91%) Kanban
1 17 (73.91%) Multithreading
1 17 (73.91%) MVC
1 17 (73.91%) MVVM
1 17 (73.91%) OO
1 17 (73.91%) OOD
1 17 (73.91%) Physics
1 17 (73.91%) Product Management
1 17 (73.91%) RUP
1 17 (73.91%) Scrum
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
1 17 (73.91%) TDD
1 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
1 17 (73.91%) UML
1 17 (73.91%) Unit Testing
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) C
2 17 (73.91%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) C++
2 17 (73.91%) XAML
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) MCP
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) AppSense
2 1 (4.35%) BMC
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix