The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 28 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.29% 6.41% 6.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 38.46% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 16
Average salary £26,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.89% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £45,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SharePoint
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.81% 16.67% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 41
Average salary £32,500 £45,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £35,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Aberdeen region.

SharePoint Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint.

1 7 (41.18%) C#
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) OOP
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Intranet
4 4 (23.53%) Document Management
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Nintex
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SharePoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SharePoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) LiveLink
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intranet
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Implementation Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OOP
2 4 (23.53%) Document Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Nintex
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos