The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 154 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 506 477 438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 21.34% 16.19% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 290 293 271
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

MSI
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MSI in Scotland

MSI
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Edinburgh +6 3 - -
Glasgow +16 1 - -
MSI
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MSI.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) PowerCLI
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Perforce
2 3 (75.00%) VMware

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (75.00%) GCC
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) NuGet
2 3 (75.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) PowerCLI
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) yum
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Perforce
2 3 (75.00%) VMware