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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 63 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 268 322 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.65% 4.70% 4.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.17% 24.83% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 175 283 287
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1561 1297 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.23% 18.95% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1122 1367
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
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
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 August 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 August 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 -14 153 £32,500 -13.33% 33
Cheshire -31 60 £35,500 -5.33% 17
Lancashire +10 33 £37,500 +15.38%
Merseyside +19 21 £44,500 +48.33% 7
Cumbria - 7 £51,250 - 2
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 319 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 273 (47.07%) .NET
3 234 (40.34%) C#
4 209 (36.03%) SQL
5 200 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 137 (23.62%) Windows
7 121 (20.86%) HTML
8 116 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 116 (20.00%) CSS
9 112 (19.31%) MS Excel
9 112 (19.31%) ASP.NET
9 112 (19.31%) jQuery
10 90 (15.52%) ITIL
11 86 (14.83%) CRM
12 77 (13.28%) MVC
13 75 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 72 (12.41%) Active Directory
15 71 (12.24%) VMware
16 69 (11.90%) Web Services
17 66 (11.38%) Visual Studio
17 66 (11.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 64 (11.03%) IIS
19 61 (10.52%) Degree
20 60 (10.34%) .NET Framework
20 60 (10.34%) Scrum
21 58 (10.00%) MS Exchange
22 55 (9.48%) SharePoint 2013
23 54 (9.31%) MS Office
23 54 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (11.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 64 (11.03%) IIS
3 58 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 55 (9.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 52 (8.97%) Lync
6 39 (6.72%) CMS
7 30 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (2.59%) Umbraco
12 14 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (2.41%) LiveLink
13 8 (1.38%) WordPress
14 7 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.86%) Sitefinity
17 4 (0.69%) Drupal
18 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 112 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 54 (9.31%) MS Office
3 24 (4.14%) PowerPivot
4 18 (3.10%) MS Project
5 14 (2.41%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.69%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (2.59%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.41%) Office 365
2 6 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.00%) SAN
2 24 (4.14%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.62%) NAS
4 18 (3.10%) DNS
5 17 (2.93%) WAN
6 15 (2.59%) Intranet
7 14 (2.41%) LAN
8 13 (2.24%) Internet
9 11 (1.90%) VPN
10 10 (1.72%) SNMP
11 9 (1.55%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.55%) Firewall
11 9 (1.55%) DHCP
12 8 (1.38%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.21%) WLAN
14 5 (0.86%) Wireless
14 5 (0.86%) VoIP
15 4 (0.69%) SSL
15 4 (0.69%) SMS
15 4 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 72 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 20 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (3.10%) RavenDB
8 11 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.72%) MySQL
10 5 (0.86%) MS Access
10 5 (0.86%) OLAP
11 4 (0.69%) Big Data
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 43 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.10%) ReSharper
5 15 (2.59%) Eclipse
6 12 (2.07%) Subversion
7 5 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.69%) JIRA
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.17%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.17%) NUnit
10 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 43 (7.41%) Finance
2 28 (4.83%) Legal
3 19 (3.28%) Advertising
3 19 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.76%) Marketing
4 16 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.76%) Law
5 6 (1.03%) Back Office
5 6 (1.03%) Billing
5 6 (1.03%) Retail
6 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.34%) Automotive
7 2 (0.34%) Games
7 2 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) German Language
8 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (46.03%) Developer
2 105 (18.10%) Senior Developer
3 95 (16.38%) Analyst
4 72 (12.41%) .NET Developer
5 62 (10.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 33 (5.69%) Support Analyst
7 28 (4.83%) Software Developer
8 27 (4.66%) C# Developer
8 27 (4.66%) Programmer
9 26 (4.48%) Web Developer
9 26 (4.48%) Consultant
10 24 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 22 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (3.79%) Team Leader
11 22 (3.79%) Applications Support
11 22 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (3.62%) Administrator
12 21 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.62%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (47.07%) .NET
2 121 (20.86%) HTML
3 116 (20.00%) CSS
4 112 (19.31%) ASP.NET
4 112 (19.31%) jQuery
5 69 (11.90%) Web Services
6 60 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 39 (6.72%) WCF
8 34 (5.86%) LINQ
9 31 (5.34%) XML
10 29 (5.00%) HTML5
11 21 (3.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (3.45%) XSLT
12 20 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (3.10%) Backbone.js
13 18 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (2.93%) XSL
14 17 (2.93%) SOAP
15 16 (2.76%) Grails
16 12 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.79%) Mobile App
2 21 (3.62%) Social Media
3 16 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.07%) Blackberry
5 10 (1.72%) Clustering
6 8 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.03%) Firmware
8 5 (0.86%) iPhone
8 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.69%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.69%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.69%) Informatics
10 3 (0.52%) FMCG
10 3 (0.52%) NHS
10 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.34%) Open Source
11 2 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 137 (23.62%) Windows
2 54 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.41%) UNIX
6 13 (2.24%) Linux
7 10 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.72%) Android
8 6 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.03%) CentOS
9 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.52%) AIX
11 3 (0.52%) Solaris
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (15.52%) ITIL
2 86 (14.83%) CRM
3 77 (13.28%) MVC
4 75 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (10.34%) Scrum
6 45 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (7.41%) Project Management
8 33 (5.69%) Unit Testing
8 33 (5.69%) TDD
8 33 (5.69%) Service Delivery
9 32 (5.52%) PRINCE2
10 31 (5.34%) Software Engineering
11 30 (5.17%) ERP
12 29 (5.00%) Release Management
13 27 (4.66%) Change Management
14 26 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (4.31%) Web Development
16 23 (3.97%) OOP
17 22 (3.79%) Campaign Management
18 20 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (40.34%) C#
2 209 (36.03%) SQL
3 116 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.34%) VB.NET
5 30 (5.17%) Java
6 27 (4.66%) PHP
7 26 (4.48%) VB
8 21 (3.62%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.76%) Groovy
9 16 (2.76%) VB6
9 16 (2.76%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.86%) VBA
11 5 (0.86%) VBScript
11 5 (0.86%) Delphi
12 4 (0.69%) C
12 4 (0.69%) XPath
13 3 (0.52%) Perl
14 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (10.52%) Degree
2 45 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.00%) MCSE
4 22 (3.79%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.28%) MCITP
6 17 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.90%) MCP
9 8 (1.38%) CCNA
10 7 (1.21%) MCSA
10 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 7 (1.21%) VCAP
11 6 (1.03%) MCSD
11 6 (1.03%) CCNP
11 6 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.52%) CCA
13 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.34%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.14%) SLA
2 9 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 72 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.79%) vSphere
5 16 (2.76%) XenApp
6 7 (1.21%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.21%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.69%) vCloud
7 4 (0.69%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.52%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.34%) UAG
9 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.17%) XenServer
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 27 (4.66%) SCCM
2 14 (2.41%) SCOM
3 8 (1.38%) WSUS
4 7 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (1.03%) HP SIM
5 6 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.86%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.69%) Puppet
7 4 (0.69%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.34%) MOM
8 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 319 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.24%) VMware
3 36 (6.21%) Citrix
4 32 (5.52%) Cisco
5 23 (3.97%) Sitecore
6 22 (3.79%) Oracle
7 17 (2.93%) Dell
8 16 (2.76%) HP
9 12 (2.07%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.90%) Symantec
11 9 (1.55%) SAP
12 8 (1.38%) SYSPRO
12 8 (1.38%) McAfee
12 8 (1.38%) Google
13 7 (1.21%) Veeam
13 7 (1.21%) Sophos
13 7 (1.21%) Sage
13 7 (1.21%) Open Text
14 6 (1.03%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SearchBi
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago