The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 868 879
Rank change year-on-year +70 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 76 65 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.067% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 75
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,308 £62,500
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18718 17536 18604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.93% 18.06% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15451 15210 15614
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

MSI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MSI in the UK

MSI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSI over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MSI in the UK

MSI
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +46 73 £45,000 -5.26% 7
London +35 31 £46,000 -16.36% 1
East of England +15 14 £45,000 - 2
Manchester -24 12 £37,500 -16.66%
North West -31 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Essex - 10 £45,000 -
Colchester - 8 £45,000 -
South West - 6 £46,250 - 2
West Midlands +17 5 £37,500 -32.00% 1
Birmingham - 5 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
South East +32 3 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +11 2 £42,500 +3.65%
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
Malmesbury - 2 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
City of London +23 1 £55,000 -2.22%
East Midlands +17 1 £35,000 -9.09%
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £39,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £38,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for MSI.

1 171 (93.96%) Windows
2 132 (72.53%) SCCM
3 121 (66.48%) Microsoft
4 105 (57.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 104 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 100 (54.95%) Application Packaging
7 84 (46.15%) Windows 10
8 83 (45.60%) Windows 7
9 66 (36.26%) PowerShell
10 60 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 51 (28.02%) ITIL
13 48 (26.37%) Citrix
13 48 (26.37%) AppSense
14 45 (24.73%) VMware
15 41 (22.53%) Windows Server
16 39 (21.43%) Configuration Management
17 38 (20.88%) TCP/IP
17 38 (20.88%) SQL
18 35 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
18 35 (19.23%) Personalization
19 33 (18.13%) SQL Server
20 31 (17.03%) DNS
21 30 (16.48%) Law
22 29 (15.93%) Finance
22 29 (15.93%) DHCP
23 28 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (14.29%) InstallShield
25 25 (13.74%) Legal
25 25 (13.74%) Agile Software Development

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (11.54%) IIS
2 6 (3.30%) CMS
2 6 (3.30%) Confluence
2 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.75%) Apache
3 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.20%) JBoss
5 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) Office 365
2 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) G Suite
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.88%) TCP/IP
2 31 (17.03%) DNS
3 29 (15.93%) DHCP
4 17 (9.34%) Ethernet
4 17 (9.34%) RS-232
5 12 (6.59%) Firewall
6 10 (5.49%) SAN
7 9 (4.95%) NAS
8 7 (3.85%) WebEx
9 4 (2.20%) 3G
9 4 (2.20%) Internet
10 1 (0.55%) AMQP
10 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (9.34%) RDBMS
3 17 (9.34%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.55%) MSDE
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (14.29%) InstallShield
2 21 (11.54%) NuGet
2 21 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.99%) WiX
4 19 (10.44%) Visual Studio
5 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Blend
5 17 (9.34%) MSTest
5 17 (9.34%) NUnit
6 10 (5.49%) AdminStudio
7 6 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.30%) JIRA
8 4 (2.20%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.20%) GCC
8 4 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.20%) Maven
8 4 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.10%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 30 (16.48%) Law
2 29 (15.93%) Finance
3 25 (13.74%) Legal
4 17 (9.34%) Marketing
5 6 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (29.67%) Analyst
2 36 (19.78%) Desktop Support
2 36 (19.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 35 (19.23%) Applications Packager
4 24 (13.19%) Desktop Analyst
5 20 (10.99%) C# Developer
5 20 (10.99%) Developer
6 17 (9.34%) .NET Developer
6 17 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Technical Support
10 11 (6.04%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (6.04%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Support Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.09%) XML
2 20 (10.99%) Software Packaging
3 19 (10.44%) .NET
4 18 (9.89%) XSD
5 17 (9.34%) .NET Compact Framework
5 17 (9.34%) .NET Framework
5 17 (9.34%) COM
5 17 (9.34%) Entity Framework
5 17 (9.34%) Lambda Expressions
5 17 (9.34%) LINQ
5 17 (9.34%) LINQ to SQL
5 17 (9.34%) NHibernate
5 17 (9.34%) Silverlight
5 17 (9.34%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (9.34%) WCF
5 17 (9.34%) Web Services
5 17 (9.34%) WPF
6 7 (3.85%) XMPP
7 5 (2.75%) HTML
8 4 (2.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (9.34%) Data Structures
1 17 (9.34%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (9.34%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (9.34%) Internet of Things
2 15 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 171 (93.96%) Windows
2 84 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 83 (45.60%) Windows 7
4 60 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (22.53%) Windows Server
7 24 (13.19%) Linux
8 19 (10.44%) Mac OS
9 17 (9.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 7 (3.85%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.75%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.75%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.95%) Application Packaging
2 51 (28.02%) ITIL
3 39 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 35 (19.23%) Personalization
5 25 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.99%) Functional Testing
6 20 (10.99%) Server Building
7 18 (9.89%) Migration
8 17 (9.34%) Kanban
8 17 (9.34%) Multithreading
8 17 (9.34%) MVC
8 17 (9.34%) OO
8 17 (9.34%) OOD
8 17 (9.34%) Physics
8 17 (9.34%) RUP
8 17 (9.34%) Scrum
8 17 (9.34%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.34%) TDD
8 17 (9.34%) UML
8 17 (9.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (36.26%) PowerShell
2 38 (20.88%) SQL
3 23 (12.64%) VBScript
4 22 (12.09%) C#
5 20 (10.99%) C++
6 17 (9.34%) C
6 17 (9.34%) XAML
7 10 (5.49%) Python
8 7 (3.85%) VBA
9 6 (3.30%) Perl
10 5 (2.75%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.75%) VB
11 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.20%) XPath
12 1 (0.55%) Java
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.09%) MCSE
3 21 (11.54%) Degree
4 20 (10.99%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.69%) MCP
5 14 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.14%) MCSA
7 7 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.20%) BC Cleared
8 4 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.20%) MCITP
9 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
2 6 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (57.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 104 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (13.74%) XenApp
4 23 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (8.24%) vSphere
6 9 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.85%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 132 (72.53%) SCCM
2 9 (4.95%) SCOM
2 9 (4.95%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.75%) BladeLogic
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.20%) Ansible
4 4 (2.20%) Capistrano
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.20%) PowerCLI
4 4 (2.20%) Puppet
4 4 (2.20%) Sysprep
4 4 (2.20%) yum
5 3 (1.65%) WSUS
6 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.55%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 121 (66.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (26.37%) AppSense
2 48 (26.37%) Citrix
3 45 (24.73%) VMware
4 18 (9.89%) iManage
5 12 (6.59%) Lumension
6 11 (6.04%) HP
7 10 (5.49%) Cisco
8 8 (4.40%) Cognizant
9 5 (2.75%) BMC
9 5 (2.75%) Dell
9 5 (2.75%) Oracle
10 4 (2.20%) Cognos
10 4 (2.20%) F5
10 4 (2.20%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.20%) Perforce
11 3 (1.65%) Avaya
11 3 (1.65%) Wyse
12 2 (1.10%) McAfee
12 2 (1.10%) Sybase
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