The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 140 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint Server 14 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.54% 3.11% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Average salary £37,500 £44,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% -11.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%
SharePoint Server
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
395 418 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.00% 17.20% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 320 340 352
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SharePoint Server
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint Server across the Reading region.

SharePoint Server Salary Trend in Reading

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server.

1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
5 15 (57.69%) SharePoint
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (46.15%) VMware
7 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
7 12 (46.15%) TestDirector
7 12 (46.15%) C#
7 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
8 11 (42.31%) ISEB
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
10 7 (26.92%) C
10 7 (26.92%) Replication
10 7 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) Test Management
10 7 (26.92%) vSphere
10 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 6 (23.08%) .NET
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle
12 5 (19.23%) SQL Server

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing SharePoint Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (57.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.54%) ArcGIS
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Intranet
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) IDOL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) TestDirector
2 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
3 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (15.38%) WinRunner
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.54%) COM
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Test Management
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 12 (46.15%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) C
5 5 (19.23%) VBScript
5 5 (19.23%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) ISEB
3 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) vSphere
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) SCCM
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (15.38%) Netcool
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Veritas
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) ESRI
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Lumension
6 2 (7.69%) Meridio
7 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.85%) Ektron
7 1 (3.85%) HP