The first table below looks at the demand for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 51 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 9 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.97% 5.63% 2.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 29.35% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 16
Average salary £43,250 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.80% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £22,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,850 £49,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 92 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.27% 19.17% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 86 86 137
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,258 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in Lancashire

SharePoint
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +6 5 - -
SharePoint
North West

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Project Management
6 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) MS Project
9 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Time Management
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (16.67%) MS Access
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) VB
10 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (12.50%) Smartcard
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ADSL
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
1 5 (20.83%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) User Stories
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) VB
3 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Sage
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee