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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 60 61 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 275 270 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.70% 3.99% 3.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.36% 20.04% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 219 229 223
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
1584 1347 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.33% 19.90% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1165 1299
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +2 175 £37,000 - 31
Cheshire -42 49 £37,000 +5.71% 11
Merseyside +23 22 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Lancashire +11 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cumbria 0 9 £62,500 +71.23%
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 284 (49.74%) Microsoft
2 231 (40.46%) SQL
3 225 (39.40%) .NET
4 197 (34.50%) C#
4 197 (34.50%) SQL Server
5 154 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (25.57%) Windows
7 129 (22.59%) CRM
8 114 (19.96%) MS Excel
9 111 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 105 (18.39%) ASP.NET
11 102 (17.86%) HTML
12 96 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 94 (16.46%) CSS
14 86 (15.06%) jQuery
15 84 (14.71%) MVC
16 81 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
17 78 (13.66%) Degree
18 74 (12.96%) ITIL
19 73 (12.78%) Finance
19 73 (12.78%) VMware
20 71 (12.43%) Visual Studio
21 70 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
21 70 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 67 (11.73%) IIS
23 64 (11.21%) MS Office
23 64 (11.21%) Active Directory
24 63 (11.03%) MS Exchange
24 63 (11.03%) PowerPivot
25 59 (10.33%) Campaign Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 67 (11.73%) IIS
2 63 (11.03%) MS Exchange
3 57 (9.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 54 (9.46%) Lync
5 40 (7.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (6.30%) CMS
7 32 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (2.98%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (2.63%) Umbraco
11 11 (1.93%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.40%) WordPress
13 7 (1.23%) MS Project Server
14 6 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.88%) SAS
15 5 (0.88%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.70%) Apache
16 4 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 114 (19.96%) MS Excel
2 64 (11.21%) MS Office
3 63 (11.03%) PowerPivot
4 31 (5.43%) MS Project
5 9 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.58%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.70%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.35%) SPSS
9 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (7.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.58%) Visualfiles
4 7 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.35%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.65%) Office 365
2 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.43%) SAN
2 19 (3.33%) NAS
2 19 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.80%) VPN
4 15 (2.63%) Intranet
5 12 (2.10%) WAN
6 11 (1.93%) LAN
6 11 (1.93%) Internet
7 10 (1.75%) DNS
7 10 (1.75%) SNMP
8 8 (1.40%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.40%) Firewall
8 8 (1.40%) Wireless
9 7 (1.23%) VLAN
10 6 (1.05%) VoIP
10 6 (1.05%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.88%) DHCP
11 5 (0.88%) WLAN
12 4 (0.70%) SMS
12 4 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (34.50%) SQL Server
2 96 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (9.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
6 24 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (3.33%) Data Mining
9 18 (3.15%) RavenDB
10 15 (2.63%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.75%) MySQL
13 7 (1.23%) MS Access
14 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.88%) OLAP
16 3 (0.53%) Big Data
16 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 71 (12.43%) Visual Studio
2 34 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.15%) ReSharper
5 13 (2.28%) Subversion
6 9 (1.58%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.35%) JIRA
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (12.78%) Finance
2 22 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.68%) Legal
4 20 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.33%) Advertising
6 15 (2.63%) Marketing
7 13 (2.28%) Back Office
7 13 (2.28%) Law
8 5 (0.88%) Automotive
9 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) Retail
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 246 (43.08%) Developer
2 90 (15.76%) Senior Developer
3 85 (14.89%) Analyst
4 70 (12.26%) .NET Developer
5 53 (9.28%) SharePoint Developer
6 38 (6.65%) Project Manager
6 38 (6.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 29 (5.08%) MI Analyst
8 25 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (4.38%) CRM Analyst
9 23 (4.03%) Web Developer
10 21 (3.68%) Architect
11 20 (3.50%) Team Leader
12 19 (3.33%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 18 (3.15%) Consultant
13 18 (3.15%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (2.98%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (39.40%) .NET
2 105 (18.39%) ASP.NET
3 102 (17.86%) HTML
4 94 (16.46%) CSS
5 86 (15.06%) jQuery
6 54 (9.46%) .NET Framework
7 53 (9.28%) Web Services
8 33 (5.78%) LINQ
9 27 (4.73%) XML
10 26 (4.55%) WCF
11 24 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (4.03%) XSLT
12 23 (4.03%) HTML5
13 18 (3.15%) XSL
13 18 (3.15%) SOAP
13 18 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (3.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (3.15%) Backbone.js
14 16 (2.80%) Grails
15 15 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.50%) Social Media
4 17 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.28%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.40%) Clustering
8 8 (1.40%) E-Learning
9 6 (1.05%) User Experience
10 4 (0.70%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.70%) NHS
10 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.70%) Informatics
10 4 (0.70%) FMCG
10 4 (0.70%) iPhone
11 3 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 146 (25.57%) Windows
2 44 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.50%) UNIX
5 16 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.45%) Linux
7 11 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.58%) Android
8 9 (1.58%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.40%) AIX
9 8 (1.40%) Solaris
10 7 (1.23%) CentOS
11 5 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (22.59%) CRM
3 84 (14.71%) MVC
4 81 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (12.96%) ITIL
6 59 (10.33%) Campaign Management
7 56 (9.81%) Scrum
8 53 (9.28%) Data Analysis
9 52 (9.11%) Project Management
10 41 (7.18%) PRINCE2
11 36 (6.30%) ERP
12 32 (5.60%) Data Cleansing
13 29 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 29 (5.08%) OOP
14 28 (4.90%) Service Delivery
14 28 (4.90%) TDD
14 28 (4.90%) Mentoring
15 26 (4.55%) Data Modelling
16 25 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (40.46%) SQL
2 197 (34.50%) C#
3 111 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 39 (6.83%) Java
5 31 (5.43%) PHP
6 26 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 18 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 17 (2.98%) Objective-C
9 16 (2.80%) VB
9 16 (2.80%) Groovy
10 15 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.23%) C++
12 5 (0.88%) VBA
12 5 (0.88%) Delphi
13 4 (0.70%) VBScript
13 4 (0.70%) X++
14 3 (0.53%) XPath
14 3 (0.53%) C
14 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (13.66%) Degree
2 44 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.38%) MCSE
5 22 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (2.80%) MCITP
8 15 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 11 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.93%) MCSD
11 9 (1.58%) CCNA
11 9 (1.58%) MCP
11 9 (1.58%) VCAP
12 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.23%) CCA
13 7 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.23%) CCEA
14 5 (0.88%) CCNP
15 4 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.85%) SLA
2 7 (1.23%) QA
2 7 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.68%) vSphere
5 14 (2.45%) XenApp
6 7 (1.23%) Firmware
7 6 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.53%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.35%) vCloud
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 27 (4.73%) SCCM
2 12 (2.10%) SCOM
3 9 (1.58%) WSUS
4 8 (1.40%) HP SIM
4 8 (1.40%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.40%) WhatsUp Gold
5 6 (1.05%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (0.88%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.70%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.35%) Puppet
9 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.35%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.18%) SCSM
Vendors
1 284 (49.74%) Microsoft
2 73 (12.78%) VMware
3 42 (7.36%) Citrix
4 30 (5.25%) Cisco
5 29 (5.08%) HP
6 23 (4.03%) Oracle
7 20 (3.50%) Dell
8 18 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.98%) Sitecore
10 16 (2.80%) Business Objects
11 15 (2.63%) SAP
12 14 (2.45%) Symantec
13 10 (1.75%) Sophos
14 9 (1.58%) Sage
15 8 (1.40%) SYSPRO
15 8 (1.40%) Google
16 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.23%) Open Text
17 6 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
17 6 (1.05%) Adobe
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £24000 per annum + 10% bonus
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