The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 250 214 222
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint Server 5 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.068% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 1.90% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 28
Average salary £42,000 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% +10.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
SharePoint Server
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1579 1316 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 19.18% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1143 1356
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SharePoint Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SharePoint Server Salary Trend in the North West

SharePoint Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 4 £46,500 -5.10%
Cheshire -29 1 £37,500 -
SharePoint Server
England

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 16 (94.12%) SharePoint
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Lync
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (35.29%) SCOM
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) SCVMM
7 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) SCDPM
7 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) SQL

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (94.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (41.18%) Lync
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (23.53%) IIS
5 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) People Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) SCOM
3 5 (29.41%) SCVMM
3 5 (29.41%) SCDPM
3 5 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Isilon
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam