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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 899 859
Rank change year-on-year +154 -40  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 107 51 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.27% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 40 75
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16911 18913 17520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.78% 18.08% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14204 16193 14714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +132 103 £50,000 +25.00% 12
London +92 49 £55,000 +18.27% 5
East of England +44 12 £32,500 -21.21% 2
North West -10 11 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Manchester -19 10 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £38,750 - 2
East Midlands - 10 £31,000 -
South East +69 9 £37,750 -41.92%
South West +32 6 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 -
Hatfield - 6 £32,500 - 2
Yorkshire +27 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £39,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £35,000 -
Northampton - 5 £27,000 -
Salisbury - 5 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £39,000 -
Leeds - 4 £42,750 - 2
Leatherhead - 4 £36,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Surrey - 4 £36,500 -
City of London +32 3 £70,000 +60.00% 1
Scotland +14 3 - -
Bolton - 3 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +2 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £28,000 -
Luton - 2 £28,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 148 (93.08%) Windows
2 125 (78.62%) SCCM
3 117 (73.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 106 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 104 (65.41%) Microsoft
6 88 (55.35%) Application Packaging
7 73 (45.91%) Windows 10
8 69 (43.40%) Windows 7
9 66 (41.51%) PowerShell
10 50 (31.45%) MS Excel
10 50 (31.45%) ITIL
11 46 (28.93%) Citrix
12 45 (28.30%) AppSense
13 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (23.90%) DNS
15 33 (20.75%) TCP/IP
16 32 (20.13%) Finance
17 30 (18.87%) Law
17 30 (18.87%) VMware
17 30 (18.87%) Configuration Management
18 29 (18.24%) DHCP
18 29 (18.24%) MS Office
19 28 (17.61%) XenApp
19 28 (17.61%) Windows Server
19 28 (17.61%) Personalization
20 27 (16.98%) Server Building
21 26 (16.35%) MCSE
21 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (15.09%) Legal

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 16 (10.06%) IIS
2 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.89%) Apache
3 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (31.45%) MS Excel
2 29 (18.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.26%) IaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.90%) DNS
2 33 (20.75%) TCP/IP
3 29 (18.24%) DHCP
4 14 (8.81%) Firewall
5 8 (5.03%) SAN
6 7 (4.40%) Ethernet
6 7 (4.40%) NAS
6 7 (4.40%) RS-232
7 4 (2.52%) 3G
8 3 (1.89%) Internet
9 2 (1.26%) AMQP
10 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.03%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.26%) DB2
6 2 (1.26%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) Impala
7 1 (0.63%) MSDE
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (13.84%) InstallShield
2 9 (5.66%) NuGet
2 9 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Blend
3 7 (4.40%) MSTest
3 7 (4.40%) NUnit
3 7 (4.40%) WiX
4 6 (3.77%) AdminStudio
5 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.26%) GCC
6 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.26%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.26%) JIRA
6 2 (1.26%) Maven
6 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 32 (20.13%) Finance
2 30 (18.87%) Law
3 24 (15.09%) Legal
4 12 (7.55%) Banking
5 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.40%) Marketing
5 7 (4.40%) Retail
6 5 (3.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (28.93%) Analyst
2 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 36 (22.64%) Applications Packager
4 26 (16.35%) Desktop Analyst
5 20 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (11.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (8.18%) Desktop Support
7 13 (8.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.18%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) SCCM Engineer
9 11 (6.92%) Citrix Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) .NET Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Active Directory Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.66%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Developer
12 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (4.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) Software Packaging
2 11 (6.92%) .NET
3 10 (6.29%) Web Services
4 9 (5.66%) .NET Framework
4 9 (5.66%) Entity Framework
4 9 (5.66%) WCF
4 9 (5.66%) WPF
4 9 (5.66%) XML
4 9 (5.66%) XSD
5 7 (4.40%) .NET Compact Framework
5 7 (4.40%) COM
5 7 (4.40%) Lambda Expressions
5 7 (4.40%) LINQ
5 7 (4.40%) LINQ to SQL
5 7 (4.40%) NHibernate
5 7 (4.40%) Silverlight
5 7 (4.40%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (3.14%) RESTful
7 4 (2.52%) HTML
7 4 (2.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) User Experience
2 7 (4.40%) Data Structures
2 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.40%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.40%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 7 (4.40%) Internet of Things
2 7 (4.40%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.26%) Clustering
5 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 148 (93.08%) Windows
2 73 (45.91%) Windows 10
3 69 (43.40%) Windows 7
4 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (17.61%) Windows Server
6 13 (8.18%) Linux
7 10 (6.29%) Windows Vista
8 8 (5.03%) Mac OS
9 7 (4.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.35%) Application Packaging
2 50 (31.45%) ITIL
3 30 (18.87%) Configuration Management
4 28 (17.61%) Personalization
5 27 (16.98%) Server Building
6 18 (11.32%) Migration
6 18 (11.32%) Service Management
7 17 (10.69%) Functional Testing
8 15 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (9.43%) Validation
9 14 (8.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.55%) Compatibility Testing
10 12 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 11 (6.92%) Application Virtualisation
11 11 (6.92%) Line Management
12 10 (6.29%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.66%) MVC
13 9 (5.66%) OO
14 8 (5.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.51%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.84%) SQL
3 16 (10.06%) VBScript
4 11 (6.92%) C#
5 9 (5.66%) VB
6 7 (4.40%) C
6 7 (4.40%) C++
6 7 (4.40%) Python
6 7 (4.40%) XAML
7 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.52%) Perl
8 2 (1.26%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (16.35%) MCSE
1 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.69%) MCP
4 14 (8.81%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.18%) MCSA
6 8 (5.03%) BC Cleared
6 8 (5.03%) Degree
7 7 (4.40%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.58%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (73.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 106 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (17.61%) XenApp
4 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (6.29%) vSphere
6 8 (5.03%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.63%) Docker
9 1 (0.63%) Samba
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 125 (78.62%) SCCM
2 13 (8.18%) SCOrch
3 7 (4.40%) BladeLogic
3 7 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.52%) Sysprep
6 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.89%) Puppet
7 2 (1.26%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.26%) Ansible
7 2 (1.26%) Capistrano
7 2 (1.26%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.26%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.26%) WSUS
7 2 (1.26%) yum
8 1 (0.63%) Nagios
8 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (65.41%) Microsoft
2 46 (28.93%) Citrix
3 45 (28.30%) AppSense
4 30 (18.87%) VMware
5 24 (15.09%) iManage
6 11 (6.92%) Lumension
7 10 (6.29%) HP
8 7 (4.40%) Bloomberg
8 7 (4.40%) BMC
8 7 (4.40%) Reuters
9 5 (3.14%) Dell
10 4 (2.52%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.52%) Oracle
11 3 (1.89%) Wyse
12 2 (1.26%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.26%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.26%) Perforce
12 2 (1.26%) Remedy
12 2 (1.26%) Sybase
12 2 (1.26%) Teradata
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Up to £55,000 + Bonus & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Marie Stopes International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago