Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 341 318
Rank change year-on-year +39 -23 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSI 23 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 0.056% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 3
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £63,308 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.77% +54.41% +2.50%
10th Percentile £29,875 £61,130 £34,300
90th Percentile £44,125 £65,485 £41,900
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

MSI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1902 1798 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.97% 15.70% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1518 1548
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MSI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MSI in the West Midlands

MSI
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MSI in the West Midlands

MSI
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSI in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSI in the West Midlands

MSI
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSI within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Birmingham - 18 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £32,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
MSI
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MSI.

1 18 (78.26%) VBScript
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Citrix
1 18 (78.26%) InstallShield
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 18 (78.26%) AppSense
1 18 (78.26%) SCCM
1 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
1 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
1 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (73.91%) Windows 10
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (73.91%) Application Packaging
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Configuration Management
3 16 (69.57%) Personalization
4 15 (65.22%) VMware
5 14 (60.87%) ITIL
5 14 (60.87%) Security Patching
6 12 (52.17%) Software Deployment
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) HTML5
8 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
8 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap

MSI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) InstallShield
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Deployment Analyst
3 12 (52.17%) Applications Packager
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Developer
6 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior
7 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
1 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML5
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
1 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (73.91%) Windows 10
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Application Packaging
1 17 (73.91%) Configuration Management
2 16 (69.57%) Personalization
3 14 (60.87%) ITIL
3 14 (60.87%) Security Patching
4 12 (52.17%) Software Deployment
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
1 18 (78.26%) VBScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (78.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) AppSense
1 18 (78.26%) Citrix
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) VMware