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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 55 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 290 231 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.17% 3.54% 3.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.89% 16.79% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 236 189 241
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1267 1376 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.21% 21.11% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1144 1170
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -1 140 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Cheshire +1 63 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Merseyside +29 47 £45,750 +22.00% 13
Lancashire +26 31 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cumbria -1 7 £62,500 +108.33% 3
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 305 (50.08%) Microsoft
2 278 (45.65%) SQL Server
3 260 (42.69%) SQL
4 224 (36.78%) .NET
5 206 (33.83%) Windows
6 178 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (25.29%) C#
8 151 (24.79%) MS Excel
9 146 (23.97%) Finance
10 143 (23.48%) ASP.NET
11 135 (22.17%) CRM
12 121 (19.87%) JavaScript
13 119 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 107 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 102 (16.75%) MVC
16 99 (16.26%) HTML
17 98 (16.09%) VMware
18 97 (15.93%) SharePoint 2010
19 95 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 92 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
21 86 (14.12%) CSS
22 84 (13.79%) MS Exchange
23 80 (13.14%) Visual Studio
24 78 (12.81%) Active Directory
24 78 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
25 77 (12.64%) .NET Framework
26 75 (12.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 74 (12.15%) IIS
28 72 (11.82%) PowerPivot
29 69 (11.33%) SharePoint 2013

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 97 (15.93%) SharePoint 2010
2 84 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 74 (12.15%) IIS
4 69 (11.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 41 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (4.76%) Lync
7 26 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.97%) Apache
10 11 (1.81%) MS Project Server
11 10 (1.64%) Node.js
12 9 (1.48%) CMS
13 8 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.82%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.82%) Documentum
16 4 (0.66%) Umbraco
17 3 (0.49%) Alfresco
Applications
1 151 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 72 (11.82%) PowerPivot
3 44 (7.22%) MS Office
4 30 (4.93%) MS Project
5 12 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.99%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (8.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.81%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.33%) Maximo
8 1 (0.16%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.20%) Office 365
2 34 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.21%) DNS
2 45 (7.39%) DHCP
3 41 (6.73%) Firewall
4 33 (5.42%) LAN
5 32 (5.25%) SAN
6 30 (4.93%) WAN
7 23 (3.78%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.46%) Wireless
9 14 (2.30%) VPN
9 14 (2.30%) Intranet
10 13 (2.13%) Internet
10 13 (2.13%) VLAN
11 12 (1.97%) FTP
12 8 (1.31%) MPLS
13 7 (1.15%) VoIP
14 5 (0.82%) SMTP
15 4 (0.66%) NAS
15 4 (0.66%) Unified Communications
16 3 (0.49%) PABX
16 3 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 119 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (12.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.11%) Data Mining
7 25 (4.11%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.81%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.81%) RavenDB
11 11 (1.81%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.81%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.82%) QlikView
13 5 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 80 (13.14%) Visual Studio
2 29 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (0.66%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.16%) Moq
6 1 (0.16%) MSTest
General
1 146 (23.97%) Finance
2 26 (4.27%) Advertising
3 21 (3.45%) Retail
3 21 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.96%) Legal
4 18 (2.96%) Back Office
5 12 (1.97%) Marketing
6 8 (1.31%) Law
7 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.99%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.82%) Banking
9 3 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Local Government
10 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 238 (39.08%) Developer
2 67 (11.00%) .NET Developer
3 61 (10.02%) Senior Developer
4 59 (9.69%) Analyst
5 57 (9.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 45 (7.39%) Architect
7 41 (6.73%) SharePoint Developer
8 39 (6.40%) Project Manager
9 38 (6.24%) Consultant
10 34 (5.58%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (3.94%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.12%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (2.79%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 14 (2.30%) Software Developer
17 13 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (2.13%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (36.78%) .NET
2 143 (23.48%) ASP.NET
3 99 (16.26%) HTML
4 86 (14.12%) CSS
5 77 (12.64%) .NET Framework
6 68 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (10.84%) jQuery
8 47 (7.72%) XML
9 41 (6.73%) Web Services
10 27 (4.43%) WCF
11 26 (4.27%) Ajax
12 22 (3.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (2.46%) XSLT
15 14 (2.30%) JSON
15 14 (2.30%) LINQ
16 13 (2.13%) NHibernate
17 11 (1.81%) Spring.NET
17 11 (1.81%) REST
18 9 (1.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.48%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.31%) Clustering
6 7 (1.15%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.99%) Replication
8 5 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.66%) Social Media
10 3 (0.49%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.49%) AS400
11 2 (0.33%) NHS
11 2 (0.33%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.33%) Tandem
11 2 (0.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 206 (33.83%) Windows
2 62 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (7.22%) Windows 7
4 40 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.93%) Windows 8
6 21 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.13%) AIX
8 12 (1.97%) Linux
9 11 (1.81%) UNIX
9 11 (1.81%) Solaris
10 10 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.64%) Android
11 7 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.82%) CentOS
14 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.49%) VMS
15 3 (0.49%) HPUX
16 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (22.17%) CRM
3 102 (16.75%) MVC
4 92 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (11.17%) Data Analysis
6 61 (10.02%) Campaign Management
7 57 (9.36%) ITIL
8 55 (9.03%) ERP
8 55 (9.03%) Project Management
8 55 (9.03%) Data Cleansing
9 53 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 53 (8.70%) Scrum
10 47 (7.72%) OO
11 45 (7.39%) PRINCE2
12 40 (6.57%) Migration
13 35 (5.75%) TDD
13 35 (5.75%) Content Management
14 31 (5.09%) Document Management
15 25 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (3.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 260 (42.69%) SQL
2 154 (25.29%) C#
3 121 (19.87%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.05%) T-SQL
5 46 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 31 (5.09%) VB.NET
7 23 (3.78%) VB
8 19 (3.12%) Java
9 12 (1.97%) C
10 11 (1.81%) VB6
11 10 (1.64%) PHP
12 7 (1.15%) C++
13 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.99%) VBA
14 5 (0.82%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.66%) X++
15 4 (0.66%) VBScript
16 1 (0.16%) SAPscript
16 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 78 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (8.54%) Degree
3 48 (7.88%) Security Cleared
4 44 (7.22%) MCSE
5 29 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.11%) MCSD
7 24 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.63%) MCITP
10 15 (2.46%) CCNA
11 14 (2.30%) MCP
12 12 (1.97%) CCA
12 12 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.97%) MCTS
13 11 (1.81%) MCSA
13 11 (1.81%) VCP4
14 10 (1.64%) MCAD
14 10 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (1.31%) CCEA
15 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.48%) SLA
2 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 78 (12.81%) Active Directory
2 52 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.09%) vSphere
5 18 (2.96%) Terminal Services
6 9 (1.48%) XenApp
7 5 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.33%) vCloud
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (3.94%) SCCM
2 20 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.46%) SCOM
4 11 (1.81%) WMI
5 9 (1.48%) WSUS
6 7 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Intune
7 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.33%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 305 (50.08%) Microsoft
2 98 (16.09%) VMware
3 69 (11.33%) Oracle
4 49 (8.05%) Cisco
5 45 (7.39%) HP
6 41 (6.73%) Citrix
7 25 (4.11%) Symantec
8 20 (3.28%) Dell
8 20 (3.28%) SAP
9 19 (3.12%) IBM
10 18 (2.96%) EMC
11 15 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (2.30%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.30%) Sophos
12 14 (2.30%) Wyse
13 11 (1.81%) WatchGuard
13 11 (1.81%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.48%) JD Edwards
14 9 (1.48%) Avaya
15 8 (1.31%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £21,000 - £27,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £60000 per annum + usual benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Showsec
Salary: £19,000 per annum Pro Rata
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Holiday, Private Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago