Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 229 234
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing MSI 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.38% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Scotland median annual salary - £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +24.14% -
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +15.38%

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 1089 1048 927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.86% 18.07% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 602 605 579
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,750 £56,050
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 July 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
Edinburgh +14 4 - -
Glasgow +22 2 - -
MSI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Perforce
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) yum

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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 4 (66.67%) GCC
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) NuGet
2 4 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Capistrano
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) PowerCLI
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) yum
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Perforce
2 4 (66.67%) VMware