The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 57 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 276 307 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.53% 4.54% 4.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.03% 22.01% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 199 255 298
Average salary £37,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SharePoint
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
1253 1395 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.56% 20.65% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1165 1180
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SharePoint
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in the North West

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in the North West

SharePoint
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -5 140 £37,500 -3.22% 38
Cheshire -20 54 £32,500 -27.77% 17
Merseyside +19 53 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Lancashire -9 11 £45,000 +80.00% 6
Cumbria +3 8 £65,000 - 3
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 300 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 268 (46.94%) SQL Server
3 241 (42.21%) SQL
4 208 (36.43%) .NET
5 191 (33.45%) Windows
6 177 (31.00%) MS Excel
7 163 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
8 140 (24.52%) C#
9 129 (22.59%) HTML
10 124 (21.72%) ASP.NET
11 119 (20.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 117 (20.49%) CSS
13 116 (20.32%) JavaScript
14 111 (19.44%) Finance
15 99 (17.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 97 (16.99%) Oracle
17 94 (16.46%) VMware
18 91 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
19 86 (15.06%) Visual Studio
20 83 (14.54%) MVC
21 81 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 80 (14.01%) MS Exchange
23 77 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
24 75 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
25 73 (12.78%) CRM
26 71 (12.43%) Cisco
26 71 (12.43%) ITIL
26 71 (12.43%) Scrum
27 70 (12.26%) Project Management
28 69 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 119 (20.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 99 (17.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 80 (14.01%) MS Exchange
4 55 (9.63%) IIS
5 38 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (4.55%) Lync
7 22 (3.85%) CMS
7 22 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.63%) Documentum
9 13 (2.28%) Alfresco
10 10 (1.75%) Node.js
10 10 (1.75%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.58%) Apache
11 9 (1.58%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.40%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 7 (1.23%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 177 (31.00%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.01%) MS Office
3 27 (4.73%) InfoPath
4 18 (3.15%) PowerPivot
5 17 (2.98%) MS Project
6 10 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 46 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.33%) Dynamics GP
3 17 (2.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (2.80%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.88%) Visualfiles
8 5 (0.88%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.35%) Maximo
9 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.08%) Office 365
2 37 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.40%) Yammer
5 3 (0.53%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.35%) Trello
6 2 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.28%) DNS
2 41 (7.18%) DHCP
3 39 (6.83%) Firewall
4 32 (5.60%) SAN
5 26 (4.55%) LAN
6 25 (4.38%) Intranet
7 24 (4.20%) WAN
8 18 (3.15%) FTP
8 18 (3.15%) Wireless
9 17 (2.98%) TCP/IP
10 16 (2.80%) VLAN
10 16 (2.80%) VPN
11 14 (2.45%) Internet
12 11 (1.93%) VoIP
12 11 (1.93%) MPLS
13 9 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (1.05%) SMTP
15 5 (0.88%) SMS
15 5 (0.88%) iSCSI
16 4 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 91 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (2.28%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (2.10%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.93%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.93%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.93%) RavenDB
13 8 (1.40%) MySQL
14 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.23%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (0.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.53%) NUnit
5 3 (0.53%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) MSI
7 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.18%) MSTest
7 1 (0.18%) Moq
7 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
General
1 111 (19.44%) Finance
2 25 (4.38%) Retail
3 18 (3.15%) Legal
3 18 (3.15%) Advertising
4 16 (2.80%) General Ledger
5 14 (2.45%) Banking
6 13 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.93%) Games
7 11 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.40%) Marketing
10 6 (1.05%) Law
11 5 (0.88%) Back Office
11 5 (0.88%) Local Government
12 4 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 193 (33.80%) Developer
2 83 (14.54%) Analyst
3 62 (10.86%) Architect
4 50 (8.76%) .NET Developer
5 45 (7.88%) C# Developer
6 41 (7.18%) SharePoint Developer
7 35 (6.13%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (5.95%) Consultant
9 31 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (4.73%) Project Manager
11 26 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (4.38%) Support Engineer
13 23 (4.03%) SharePoint Architect
13 23 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 22 (3.85%) Administrator
15 21 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (3.50%) Designer
17 19 (3.33%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (36.43%) .NET
2 129 (22.59%) HTML
3 124 (21.72%) ASP.NET
4 117 (20.49%) CSS
5 61 (10.68%) jQuery
6 57 (9.98%) .NET Framework
7 55 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (6.65%) XML
9 35 (6.13%) Web Services
9 35 (6.13%) HTML5
10 34 (5.95%) WCF
11 30 (5.25%) Ajax
12 24 (4.20%) XSLT
13 19 (3.33%) Entity Framework
14 18 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (2.10%) NHibernate
16 11 (1.93%) Spring.NET
16 11 (1.93%) AngularJS
17 10 (1.75%) JSON
17 10 (1.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.10%) Replication
5 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.23%) E-Learning
6 7 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.05%) Clustering
8 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.88%) AS400
8 5 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.70%) FlexPod
9 4 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.53%) Social Media
10 3 (0.53%) User Experience
11 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 191 (33.45%) Windows
2 69 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (9.11%) Windows 7
4 48 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 20 (3.50%) Linux
6 20 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.80%) AIX
8 14 (2.45%) Solaris
9 12 (2.10%) UNIX
10 9 (1.58%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.58%) Android
11 8 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.88%) HPUX
13 5 (0.88%) VMS
14 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.53%) CentOS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.18%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (14.54%) MVC
3 73 (12.78%) CRM
4 71 (12.43%) ITIL
4 71 (12.43%) Scrum
5 70 (12.26%) Project Management
6 62 (10.86%) Content Management
7 51 (8.93%) PRINCE2
8 49 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (8.06%) Migration
10 41 (7.18%) ERP
11 39 (6.83%) Document Management
12 31 (5.43%) OO
13 30 (5.25%) Data Analysis
14 29 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (4.90%) Workflow
16 26 (4.55%) TDD
17 24 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (4.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (42.21%) SQL
2 140 (24.52%) C#
3 116 (20.32%) JavaScript
4 48 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 28 (4.90%) VB.NET
6 24 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.33%) VB
8 14 (2.45%) PHP
8 14 (2.45%) Java
9 11 (1.93%) VB6
10 9 (1.58%) C++
11 8 (1.40%) VBA
12 7 (1.23%) C
12 7 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.70%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.70%) Perl
14 3 (0.53%) X++
15 2 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (10.33%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.93%) Degree
4 49 (8.58%) SC Cleared
5 47 (8.23%) MCSE
6 25 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (4.38%) DV Cleared
6 25 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (4.38%) MCSD
7 24 (4.20%) CCNA
8 19 (3.33%) MCP
9 17 (2.98%) MCITP
10 16 (2.80%) MCTS
11 14 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.28%) CCA
12 13 (2.28%) MCSA
13 11 (1.93%) MCAD
14 9 (1.58%) CCEA
15 8 (1.40%) CCNP
16 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.20%) SLA
2 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (0.35%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) WAI
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.73%) vSphere
5 9 (1.58%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.05%) XenApp
8 2 (0.35%) vCloud
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (4.90%) SCCM
2 17 (2.98%) SCOM
3 11 (1.93%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.93%) AirWatch
4 7 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.23%) WSUS
5 6 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.70%) WMI
8 3 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.35%) vMotion
9 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.35%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.18%) MOM
10 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 300 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 97 (16.99%) Oracle
3 94 (16.46%) VMware
4 71 (12.43%) Cisco
5 41 (7.18%) IBM
6 35 (6.13%) Citrix
7 34 (5.95%) EMC
8 33 (5.78%) HP
9 26 (4.55%) Dell
10 23 (4.03%) SAP
11 21 (3.68%) Sage
12 18 (3.15%) JD Edwards
13 17 (2.98%) Epicor
14 15 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (2.63%) Symantec
15 14 (2.45%) NetApp
16 13 (2.28%) OpenText
17 10 (1.75%) IronPort
17 10 (1.75%) Lotus
18 9 (1.58%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £300 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Equinox IT Search & Selection
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k plus car and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Scene One Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago