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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 69 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 225 293 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.44% 4.12% 4.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.88% 19.55% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 208 315
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1333 1499 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.39% 21.06% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1231 1212
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -25 118 £38,750 +10.71% 18
Cheshire -10 54 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Merseyside +19 30 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lancashire -14 16 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Cumbria -6 1 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 269 (52.13%) Microsoft
2 232 (44.96%) SQL
3 227 (43.99%) SQL Server
4 186 (36.05%) .NET
5 166 (32.17%) Windows
6 146 (28.29%) MS Excel
7 136 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
8 131 (25.39%) HTML
9 122 (23.64%) C#
10 115 (22.29%) CSS
11 98 (18.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 96 (18.60%) Finance
13 95 (18.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 91 (17.64%) Oracle
15 90 (17.44%) ASP.NET
16 83 (16.09%) JavaScript
17 82 (15.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 81 (15.70%) VMware
19 78 (15.12%) MS Exchange
20 75 (14.53%) Visual Studio
21 72 (13.95%) Project Management
21 72 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
22 68 (13.18%) Active Directory
22 68 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
22 68 (13.18%) Office 365
23 65 (12.60%) ITIL
23 65 (12.60%) CRM
24 63 (12.21%) Content Management
24 63 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
24 63 (12.21%) Analytical Skills

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 98 (18.99%) SharePoint 2013
2 95 (18.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 78 (15.12%) MS Exchange
4 49 (9.50%) IIS
5 33 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (5.04%) CMS
7 23 (4.46%) Lync
8 21 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (3.88%) SharePoint Server
9 20 (3.88%) Documentum
10 14 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.71%) Umbraco
11 13 (2.52%) Alfresco
12 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (1.74%) Drupal
13 9 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (1.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 8 (1.55%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.55%) Apache
15 7 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 146 (28.29%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.95%) MS Office
3 33 (6.40%) InfoPath
4 17 (3.29%) MS Project
5 15 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.55%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.78%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.29%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 15 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.16%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.97%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.19%) Agresso
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.19%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.18%) Office 365
2 28 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.78%) GitHub
4 4 (0.78%) Trello
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Yammer
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.11%) DNS
2 31 (6.01%) Intranet
3 30 (5.81%) Internet
4 29 (5.62%) Firewall
4 29 (5.62%) SAN
5 23 (4.46%) DHCP
6 20 (3.88%) FTP
7 18 (3.49%) LAN
8 17 (3.29%) WAN
8 17 (3.29%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.71%) VPN
9 14 (2.71%) Wireless
10 12 (2.33%) VLAN
11 10 (1.94%) VoIP
12 7 (1.36%) SSL
12 7 (1.36%) MPLS
12 7 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.36%) Network Security
13 6 (1.16%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (43.99%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (3.29%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.71%) MySQL
11 13 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.33%) Big Data
13 8 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.36%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 75 (14.53%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.58%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.39%) NUnit
5 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.19%) MSTest
6 1 (0.19%) Moq
6 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 96 (18.60%) Finance
2 26 (5.04%) Retail
3 17 (3.29%) Advertising
4 15 (2.91%) Banking
4 15 (2.91%) General Ledger
5 13 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.52%) Games
6 12 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.13%) Legal
8 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.36%) Marketing
9 6 (1.16%) Law
10 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (32.56%) Developer
2 93 (18.02%) Analyst
3 57 (11.05%) Architect
4 42 (8.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 38 (7.36%) .NET Developer
5 38 (7.36%) C# Developer
6 31 (6.01%) Consultant
6 31 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (4.84%) Designer
8 24 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.46%) Administrator
10 22 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
10 22 (4.26%) SharePoint Designer
11 20 (3.88%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.68%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.49%) DBA
13 18 (3.49%) Business Analyst
13 18 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (36.05%) .NET
2 131 (25.39%) HTML
3 115 (22.29%) CSS
4 90 (17.44%) ASP.NET
5 49 (9.50%) jQuery
5 49 (9.50%) HTML5
6 39 (7.56%) Web Services
7 37 (7.17%) XSLT
8 35 (6.78%) .NET Framework
9 33 (6.40%) XML
10 31 (6.01%) Ajax
11 28 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (4.07%) WCF
13 12 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (1.94%) Entity Framework
15 9 (1.74%) REST
15 9 (1.74%) J2EE
16 8 (1.55%) XHTML
16 8 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (1.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.26%) Replication
5 18 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.13%) Clustering
7 8 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.16%) User Experience
9 5 (0.97%) Social Media
9 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.78%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.78%) AS400
10 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.58%) W3C
11 3 (0.58%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 166 (32.17%) Windows
2 63 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (7.17%) Windows 7
5 28 (5.43%) Linux
6 23 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.10%) Windows 8
8 14 (2.71%) AIX
9 12 (2.33%) UNIX
9 12 (2.33%) Solaris
10 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.16%) Android
12 5 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.78%) VMS
13 4 (0.78%) HPUX
14 3 (0.58%) NetWare
14 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (13.95%) Project Management
3 65 (12.60%) ITIL
3 65 (12.60%) CRM
4 63 (12.21%) Content Management
5 62 (12.02%) Scrum
6 53 (10.27%) MVC
7 46 (8.91%) PRINCE2
8 45 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (7.75%) SDLC
10 39 (7.56%) Migration
11 34 (6.59%) Document Management
12 33 (6.40%) Web Development
13 31 (6.01%) Service Management
14 29 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
16 24 (4.65%) Data Analysis
16 24 (4.65%) ERP
17 22 (4.26%) Change Management
17 22 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 232 (44.96%) SQL
2 122 (23.64%) C#
3 83 (16.09%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 26 (5.04%) PHP
6 24 (4.65%) Java
7 20 (3.88%) VB
8 18 (3.49%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.29%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.33%) C++
11 10 (1.94%) VBA
12 8 (1.55%) Perl
12 8 (1.55%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.97%) VB6
13 5 (0.97%) X++
14 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (12.02%) Security Cleared
3 56 (10.85%) SC Cleared
4 46 (8.91%) Degree
5 40 (7.75%) MCSE
6 31 (6.01%) DV Cleared
7 23 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (4.26%) CCNA
9 21 (4.07%) MCITP
10 17 (3.29%) MCSD
11 15 (2.91%) MCP
12 13 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.94%) CCA
13 10 (1.94%) MCTS
14 8 (1.55%) CCNP
14 8 (1.55%) CCEA
15 7 (1.36%) MCSA
16 6 (1.16%) MCPD
16 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.81%) SLA
2 13 (2.52%) QA
3 10 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) WCAG
4 2 (0.39%) WAI
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.91%) vSphere
4 6 (1.16%) XenApp
4 6 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.97%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.39%) vCloud
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (3.10%) SCCM
2 14 (2.71%) SCOM
3 8 (1.55%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.58%) WSUS
7 3 (0.58%) MOM
8 2 (0.39%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.39%) vMotion
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 269 (52.13%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.64%) Oracle
3 81 (15.70%) VMware
4 59 (11.43%) Cisco
5 41 (7.95%) IBM
6 31 (6.01%) EMC
7 28 (5.43%) HP
8 27 (5.23%) Dell
9 25 (4.84%) Citrix
10 24 (4.65%) SAP
11 20 (3.88%) Sage
12 18 (3.49%) JD Edwards
13 16 (3.10%) Epicor
14 13 (2.52%) OpenText
15 12 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (2.13%) NetApp
17 10 (1.94%) Symantec
18 9 (1.74%) Sitecore
19 8 (1.55%) Veeam
19 8 (1.55%) IronPort
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