The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 56 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 293 356 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.10% 4.91% 4.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.52% 25.72% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 209 315 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1501 1384 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.01% 19.09% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1195 1372
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
SharePoint
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -3 182 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Cheshire -25 64 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Lancashire 0 23 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Merseyside +13 22 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Cumbria +10 5 - -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 309 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 298 (50.59%) .NET
3 251 (42.61%) C#
4 204 (34.63%) SQL
4 204 (34.63%) SQL Server
5 126 (21.39%) ASP.NET
5 126 (21.39%) Windows
6 122 (20.71%) HTML
7 117 (19.86%) JavaScript
8 113 (19.19%) jQuery
9 112 (19.02%) CSS
10 107 (18.17%) MS Excel
11 80 (13.58%) MVC
12 79 (13.41%) ITIL
13 76 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 75 (12.73%) Active Directory
15 74 (12.56%) Web Services
16 71 (12.05%) VMware
17 69 (11.71%) CRM
17 69 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (11.54%) Visual Studio
18 68 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
19 66 (11.21%) SharePoint 2013
20 61 (10.36%) .NET Framework
21 60 (10.19%) Scrum
22 58 (9.85%) IIS
22 58 (9.85%) MS Exchange
23 55 (9.34%) Degree
24 52 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
25 51 (8.66%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 66 (11.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 58 (9.85%) IIS
3 58 (9.85%) MS Exchange
4 45 (7.64%) Lync
5 29 (4.92%) CMS
6 28 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (2.72%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (2.38%) LiveLink
11 10 (1.70%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.19%) WordPress
14 5 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
15 4 (0.68%) Drupal
15 4 (0.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 107 (18.17%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.15%) MS Office
3 16 (2.72%) MS Project
4 12 (2.04%) PowerPivot
5 10 (1.70%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.34%) SPSS
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.40%) Visualfiles
3 16 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.66%) Office 365
2 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.07%) TCP/IP
1 24 (4.07%) SAN
2 19 (3.23%) DNS
3 18 (3.06%) WAN
4 17 (2.89%) NAS
5 16 (2.72%) LAN
5 16 (2.72%) Intranet
6 12 (2.04%) Internet
7 10 (1.70%) VPN
8 9 (1.53%) WLAN
8 9 (1.53%) DHCP
8 9 (1.53%) Firewall
9 8 (1.36%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.36%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.85%) Wireless
11 4 (0.68%) SNMP
11 4 (0.68%) VoIP
11 4 (0.68%) SSL
11 4 (0.68%) IPsec
12 3 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 76 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.89%) RavenDB
8 14 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.70%) MySQL
12 5 (0.85%) OLAP
13 4 (0.68%) Big Data
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.51%) PerformancePoint
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 68 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 49 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.06%) Eclipse
3 18 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.89%) ReSharper
5 10 (1.70%) Subversion
6 4 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.17%) NUnit
8 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.17%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 43 (7.30%) Finance
2 38 (6.45%) Legal
3 21 (3.57%) Law
4 19 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.23%) Advertising
5 18 (3.06%) Marketing
6 9 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.02%) Billing
7 6 (1.02%) Retail
8 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.34%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 291 (49.41%) Developer
2 109 (18.51%) Senior Developer
3 87 (14.77%) .NET Developer
4 85 (14.43%) Analyst
5 65 (11.04%) SharePoint Developer
6 36 (6.11%) Software Developer
6 36 (6.11%) Programmer
7 35 (5.94%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.09%) Consultant
9 29 (4.92%) Senior Programmer
10 28 (4.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (4.58%) C# Developer
12 25 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 25 (4.24%) Web Developer
13 23 (3.90%) Team Leader
14 22 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (3.40%) Administrator
16 18 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 18 (3.06%) Applications Support
16 18 (3.06%) Case Management Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (50.59%) .NET
2 126 (21.39%) ASP.NET
3 122 (20.71%) HTML
4 113 (19.19%) jQuery
5 112 (19.02%) CSS
6 74 (12.56%) Web Services
7 61 (10.36%) .NET Framework
8 47 (7.98%) WCF
9 40 (6.79%) XML
10 32 (5.43%) LINQ
11 25 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (4.07%) HTML5
13 23 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (3.06%) SOAP
15 17 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (2.89%) Backbone.js
16 15 (2.55%) XSLT
16 15 (2.55%) REST
17 13 (2.21%) XSL
17 13 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.74%) Mobile App
2 20 (3.40%) Social Media
3 17 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.04%) Clustering
6 7 (1.19%) iPhone
7 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.68%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.51%) Statistics
10 3 (0.51%) Informatics
10 3 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.51%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.34%) iPad
11 2 (0.34%) Open Source
11 2 (0.34%) NHS
11 2 (0.34%) Replication
11 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 126 (21.39%) Windows
2 52 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.53%) Android
7 7 (1.19%) Linux
7 7 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.02%) UNIX
9 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (13.58%) MVC
2 79 (13.41%) ITIL
3 69 (11.71%) CRM
3 69 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (10.19%) Scrum
5 43 (7.30%) Project Management
6 39 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (6.28%) Software Engineering
8 35 (5.94%) TDD
9 33 (5.60%) Web Development
9 33 (5.60%) Unit Testing
9 33 (5.60%) Service Delivery
10 32 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 28 (4.75%) Change Management
12 26 (4.41%) Release Management
12 26 (4.41%) ERP
13 25 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (3.74%) Service Management
15 20 (3.40%) OOP
16 19 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 251 (42.61%) C#
2 204 (34.63%) SQL
3 117 (19.86%) JavaScript
4 44 (7.47%) VB.NET
5 29 (4.92%) Java
6 25 (4.24%) VB
7 22 (3.74%) PHP
8 20 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.89%) VB6
10 12 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.87%) Groovy
11 11 (1.87%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.85%) C
12 5 (0.85%) Delphi
13 4 (0.68%) XPath
14 3 (0.51%) Perl
15 2 (0.34%) VBA
15 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.34%) Python
16 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (9.34%) Degree
2 39 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.24%) MCSE
4 18 (3.06%) MCITP
5 12 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.87%) MCP
7 10 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.19%) MCSA
10 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.02%) CCNP
11 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.68%) MCTS
12 3 (0.51%) CCNA
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 2 (0.34%) VCAP
14 1 (0.17%) MBA
14 1 (0.17%) PMP
14 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.23%) SLA
2 10 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 75 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 45 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.55%) vSphere
5 14 (2.38%) XenApp
6 7 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.68%) vCloud
9 4 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.68%) UAG
9 4 (0.68%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.51%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (3.74%) SCCM
2 16 (2.72%) SCOM
3 9 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (0.85%) SCVMM
5 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.68%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.68%) Puppet
6 4 (0.68%) MOM
6 4 (0.68%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.34%) Legato
7 2 (0.34%) WSUS
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 309 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.05%) VMware
3 30 (5.09%) Citrix
3 30 (5.09%) Cisco
4 18 (3.06%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.72%) Oracle
6 10 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.70%) McAfee
6 10 (1.70%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.70%) HP
6 10 (1.70%) Dell
7 9 (1.53%) SAP
8 8 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.36%) Symantec
9 7 (1.19%) Google
9 7 (1.19%) Veeam
10 6 (1.02%) Avaya
11 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 5 (0.85%) NetApp
12 4 (0.68%) Acronis
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + pension + benefits
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Cheshire
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Manchester
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