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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 857 857
Rank change year-on-year +84 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSI 85 61 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.34% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 81
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £44,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.68% +48.33%  

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 17849 18018 17976
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 21.00% 18.07% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14847 15560 15002
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +95 83 £46,000 - 9
London +70 41 £50,000 +2.56% 3
East of England +10 13 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Manchester -14 12 £37,500 -13.79% 1
North West -32 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Essex +6 8 £45,000 +9.09% 1
South West - 8 £48,750 - 3
Wiltshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Colchester - 6 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +25 5 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Leeds - 4 £42,000 -
Salisbury - 4 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £38,000 - 1
South East +45 2 £39,000 -15.21%
Hampshire +18 2 £39,000 -13.33%
Scotland +14 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £28,000 -
Bristol - 2 £43,750 - 2
Luton - 2 £28,000 -
Hatfield - 2 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands +20 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Edinburgh +1 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £39,000 -
Hook - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 163 (93.68%) Windows
2 129 (74.14%) SCCM
3 115 (66.09%) Microsoft
4 109 (62.64%) Active Directory
5 108 (62.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 98 (56.32%) Application Packaging
7 81 (46.55%) Windows 10
8 76 (43.68%) Windows 7
9 61 (35.06%) PowerShell
10 55 (31.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (29.89%) ITIL
12 49 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (26.44%) Citrix
13 46 (26.44%) AppSense
14 37 (21.26%) VMware
14 37 (21.26%) Windows Server
15 36 (20.69%) DNS
15 36 (20.69%) SQL
16 35 (20.11%) TCP/IP
16 35 (20.11%) Configuration Management
17 32 (18.39%) Law
17 32 (18.39%) DHCP
17 32 (18.39%) Personalization
18 31 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (17.82%) SQL Server
18 31 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (16.09%) Finance
20 27 (15.52%) XenApp
21 26 (14.94%) Legal
22 25 (14.37%) MCSE

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 (12.07%) IIS
2 6 (3.45%) CMS
2 6 (3.45%) Confluence
3 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.30%) Apache
4 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.72%) JBoss
5 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Office 365
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) G Suite
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.69%) DNS
2 35 (20.11%) TCP/IP
3 32 (18.39%) DHCP
4 14 (8.05%) Ethernet
4 14 (8.05%) Firewall
4 14 (8.05%) RS-232
5 9 (5.17%) SAN
6 8 (4.60%) NAS
7 5 (2.87%) WebEx
8 4 (2.30%) 3G
8 4 (2.30%) Internet
9 1 (0.57%) AMQP
9 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (8.05%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.57%) Impala
6 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.57%) MSDE
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (12.07%) InstallShield
2 17 (9.77%) NuGet
2 17 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.20%) Visual Studio
4 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Blend
4 14 (8.05%) MSTest
4 14 (8.05%) NUnit
4 14 (8.05%) WiX
5 8 (4.60%) AdminStudio
6 6 (3.45%) JIRA
7 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.72%) GCC
8 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.72%) Maven
8 3 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 32 (18.39%) Law
2 28 (16.09%) Finance
3 26 (14.94%) Legal
4 14 (8.05%) Marketing
5 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.72%) Advertising
6 3 (1.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (28.74%) Analyst
2 38 (21.84%) Desktop Support
3 37 (21.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 33 (18.97%) Applications Packager
5 25 (14.37%) Desktop Analyst
6 18 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.05%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.05%) Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) SCCM Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.75%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.60%) Applications Support
13 7 (4.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.92%) XML
2 18 (10.34%) Software Packaging
3 16 (9.20%) .NET
4 15 (8.62%) XSD
5 14 (8.05%) .NET Compact Framework
5 14 (8.05%) .NET Framework
5 14 (8.05%) COM
5 14 (8.05%) Entity Framework
5 14 (8.05%) Lambda Expressions
5 14 (8.05%) LINQ
5 14 (8.05%) LINQ to SQL
5 14 (8.05%) NHibernate
5 14 (8.05%) Silverlight
5 14 (8.05%) Unity DI Container
5 14 (8.05%) WCF
5 14 (8.05%) Web Services
5 14 (8.05%) WPF
6 5 (2.87%) HTML
6 5 (2.87%) XMPP
7 4 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Data Structures
2 14 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.05%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 14 (8.05%) Internet of Things
3 10 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.02%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.02%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.45%) User Experience
6 3 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 163 (93.68%) Windows
2 81 (46.55%) Windows 10
3 76 (43.68%) Windows 7
4 55 (31.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (21.26%) Windows Server
7 21 (12.07%) Linux
8 16 (9.20%) Mac OS
9 14 (8.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 9 (5.17%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.32%) Application Packaging
2 52 (29.89%) ITIL
3 35 (20.11%) Configuration Management
4 32 (18.39%) Personalization
5 23 (13.22%) Server Building
6 21 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (11.49%) Functional Testing
8 17 (9.77%) Migration
9 16 (9.20%) Service Management
10 15 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (8.05%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (8.05%) Kanban
11 14 (8.05%) Multithreading
11 14 (8.05%) Physics
11 14 (8.05%) Product Management
11 14 (8.05%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.05%) TDD
11 14 (8.05%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.06%) PowerShell
2 36 (20.69%) SQL
3 16 (9.20%) C#
4 14 (8.05%) C
4 14 (8.05%) C++
4 14 (8.05%) XAML
5 13 (7.47%) VBScript
6 7 (4.02%) Python
7 5 (2.87%) Perl
7 5 (2.87%) VBA
8 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.30%) XPath
9 3 (1.72%) VB
10 2 (1.15%) Java
11 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (14.37%) MCSE
3 23 (13.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.20%) MCP
5 15 (8.62%) Degree
6 14 (8.05%) MCSA
6 14 (8.05%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.60%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.45%) BC Cleared
10 4 (2.30%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.30%) MCITP
11 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (62.64%) Active Directory
2 108 (62.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 27 (15.52%) XenApp
4 22 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (6.32%) vSphere
6 9 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.02%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.57%) Docker
10 1 (0.57%) Samba
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 129 (74.14%) SCCM
2 11 (6.32%) SCOrch
3 7 (4.02%) SCOM
3 7 (4.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.87%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.30%) Puppet
5 4 (2.30%) Sysprep
6 3 (1.72%) Ansible
6 3 (1.72%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.72%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.72%) yum
7 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.57%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (66.09%) Microsoft
2 46 (26.44%) AppSense
2 46 (26.44%) Citrix
3 37 (21.26%) VMware
4 21 (12.07%) iManage
5 13 (7.47%) Lumension
6 11 (6.32%) HP
7 6 (3.45%) Cognizant
8 5 (2.87%) BMC
8 5 (2.87%) Cisco
8 5 (2.87%) Dell
8 5 (2.87%) Oracle
9 4 (2.30%) Cognos
9 4 (2.30%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.72%) F5
10 3 (1.72%) McAfee
10 3 (1.72%) Perforce
10 3 (1.72%) Wyse
11 2 (1.15%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.15%) Reuters
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