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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 65 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 274 314 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.71% 4.62% 3.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.20% 24.12% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 191 275 263
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £55,000 £57,500
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
1593 1302 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 19.17% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1135 1325
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 £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 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 0 173 £33,000 -10.81% 41
Cheshire -47 54 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Lancashire +13 24 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Merseyside +11 17 £50,000 +66.66% 8
Cumbria +7 8 £62,500 +71.23% 1
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 312 (52.26%) Microsoft
2 248 (41.54%) .NET
3 223 (37.35%) SQL
4 215 (36.01%) C#
5 207 (34.67%) SQL Server
6 152 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (24.46%) Windows
8 127 (21.27%) MS Excel
9 110 (18.43%) CRM
10 107 (17.92%) HTML
10 107 (17.92%) JavaScript
11 102 (17.09%) CSS
12 101 (16.92%) ASP.NET
13 100 (16.75%) jQuery
14 96 (16.08%) ITIL
15 86 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 81 (13.57%) VMware
17 78 (13.07%) MVC
18 72 (12.06%) Active Directory
18 72 (12.06%) Degree
19 68 (11.39%) Visual Studio
19 68 (11.39%) IIS
20 66 (11.06%) MS Office
21 65 (10.89%) Finance
22 64 (10.72%) SQL Server 2008
23 63 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
24 62 (10.39%) Scrum
25 61 (10.22%) MS Exchange
25 61 (10.22%) Web Services
26 59 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 68 (11.39%) IIS
2 61 (10.22%) MS Exchange
3 59 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 53 (8.88%) Lync
5 47 (7.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 39 (6.53%) CMS
7 29 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (2.85%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (2.68%) Umbraco
12 14 (2.35%) LiveLink
13 11 (1.84%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (1.51%) WordPress
16 8 (1.34%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.84%) SAS
17 5 (0.84%) Sitefinity
18 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 127 (21.27%) MS Excel
2 66 (11.06%) MS Office
3 45 (7.54%) PowerPivot
4 29 (4.86%) MS Project
5 11 (1.84%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.34%) SPSS
10 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (2.01%) Visualfiles
4 7 (1.17%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.34%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.04%) Office 365
2 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.53%) SAN
2 23 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.85%) NAS
3 17 (2.85%) DNS
3 17 (2.85%) WAN
4 15 (2.51%) Intranet
5 14 (2.35%) LAN
5 14 (2.35%) VPN
6 12 (2.01%) Internet
6 12 (2.01%) SNMP
7 10 (1.68%) Firewall
8 8 (1.34%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.34%) DHCP
9 7 (1.17%) WLAN
9 7 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.17%) Wireless
10 6 (1.01%) VLAN
10 6 (1.01%) VoIP
11 4 (0.67%) SMS
11 4 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 86 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (10.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (3.02%) RavenDB
10 15 (2.51%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.84%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.68%) MySQL
13 7 (1.17%) MS Access
14 5 (0.84%) OLAP
15 4 (0.67%) Big Data
16 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
17 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 68 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 41 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.02%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.02%) ReSharper
5 13 (2.18%) Subversion
6 12 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.50%) JIRA
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (10.89%) Finance
2 26 (4.36%) Legal
3 20 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.02%) Marketing
4 18 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.85%) Advertising
6 14 (2.35%) Law
7 10 (1.68%) Back Office
8 6 (1.01%) Billing
9 5 (0.84%) Automotive
9 5 (0.84%) Retail
10 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (42.88%) Developer
2 104 (17.42%) Senior Developer
3 96 (16.08%) Analyst
4 69 (11.56%) .NET Developer
5 59 (9.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 30 (5.03%) Support Analyst
7 28 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 25 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (4.02%) MI Analyst
9 24 (4.02%) Applications Support
9 24 (4.02%) CRM Analyst
10 23 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 23 (3.85%) Architect
11 22 (3.69%) Web Developer
11 22 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (3.52%) Consultant
12 21 (3.52%) Programmer
13 20 (3.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (41.54%) .NET
2 107 (17.92%) HTML
3 102 (17.09%) CSS
4 101 (16.92%) ASP.NET
5 100 (16.75%) jQuery
6 61 (10.22%) Web Services
7 56 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 35 (5.86%) LINQ
9 33 (5.53%) WCF
10 27 (4.52%) XML
11 23 (3.85%) HTML5
12 22 (3.69%) XSLT
13 21 (3.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (3.02%) Backbone.js
15 18 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (2.85%) XSL
16 17 (2.85%) SOAP
17 16 (2.68%) Grails
18 13 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.52%) Social Media
3 19 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.84%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.51%) Clustering
7 7 (1.17%) Firmware
7 7 (1.17%) User Experience
8 5 (0.84%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.84%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.67%) NHS
9 4 (0.67%) Informatics
9 4 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.67%) iPhone
10 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.50%) FMCG
10 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 146 (24.46%) Windows
2 48 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (3.18%) UNIX
5 14 (2.35%) Linux
6 13 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.17%) CentOS
8 7 (1.17%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.17%) AIX
8 7 (1.17%) Solaris
9 6 (1.01%) Android
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (18.43%) CRM
3 96 (16.08%) ITIL
4 78 (13.07%) MVC
5 63 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (10.39%) Scrum
7 50 (8.38%) Project Management
8 41 (6.87%) Service Delivery
8 41 (6.87%) Campaign Management
9 37 (6.20%) PRINCE2
10 36 (6.03%) Data Analysis
11 33 (5.53%) Mentoring
12 32 (5.36%) Unit Testing
12 32 (5.36%) TDD
13 31 (5.19%) ERP
14 29 (4.86%) Release Management
15 26 (4.36%) Change Management
16 25 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (4.02%) Software Engineering
18 23 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (37.35%) SQL
2 215 (36.01%) C#
3 107 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.19%) Java
5 29 (4.86%) PHP
6 25 (4.19%) VB
7 24 (4.02%) VB.NET
8 21 (3.52%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.85%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.68%) Groovy
11 15 (2.51%) VB6
12 10 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.84%) VBScript
13 5 (0.84%) VBA
13 5 (0.84%) Delphi
14 4 (0.67%) XPath
15 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.50%) Perl
16 2 (0.34%) C
16 2 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (12.06%) Degree
2 43 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.19%) MCSE
5 20 (3.35%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.51%) MCITP
7 15 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 10 (1.68%) MCSD
9 9 (1.51%) CCNA
9 9 (1.51%) VCAP
9 9 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.34%) MCP
10 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.01%) CCA
11 6 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.01%) CCEA
11 6 (1.01%) CCNP
12 4 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.02%) SLA
2 9 (1.51%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 72 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 53 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.85%) vSphere
5 18 (3.02%) XenApp
6 7 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.01%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.67%) vCloud
8 4 (0.67%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.50%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (4.86%) SCCM
2 13 (2.18%) SCOM
3 10 (1.68%) WSUS
4 8 (1.34%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.34%) WhatsUp Gold
4 8 (1.34%) HP SIM
5 7 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.01%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.84%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.67%) Windows Intune
8 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.67%) Puppet
8 4 (0.67%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 312 (52.26%) Microsoft
2 81 (13.57%) VMware
3 43 (7.20%) Citrix
4 35 (5.86%) Cisco
5 25 (4.19%) HP
6 23 (3.85%) Oracle
7 21 (3.52%) Sitecore
8 20 (3.35%) Dell
9 15 (2.51%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.35%) Symantec
11 12 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.51%) Sage
12 9 (1.51%) Sophos
12 9 (1.51%) Google
12 9 (1.51%) SAP
13 8 (1.34%) McAfee
13 8 (1.34%) SYSPRO
14 7 (1.17%) Open Text
14 7 (1.17%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.01%) Fortinet
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BUPA + pension + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25-£30k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: Good salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EY
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
Hays IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago