The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Foundation skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint Foundation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation (WSS 4.0)
Rank 885 921 854
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -67
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint Foundation 7 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.032% 0.032% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 23
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22174 24905 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.25% 21.29% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18464 20534 18696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SharePoint Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SharePoint Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the UK.

SharePoint Foundation Salary Trend in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

SharePoint Foundation Salary Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Foundation
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
England +17 6 £57,500 -23.33%
South East - 4 £57,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £57,500 -
London +26 1 £57,500 -23.33%
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -

SharePoint Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation.

1 25 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (72.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (56.00%) Office 365
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) IIS
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (20.00%) Retail
8 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) MS Office
11 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
11 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
12 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
12 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 1 (4.00%) MSF

SharePoint Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SharePoint Foundation 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 Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (72.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (24.00%) IIS
4 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Architect
2 14 (56.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (32.00%) Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) WF
4 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (4.00%) MSF
2 1 (4.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) High Availability
2 1 (4.00%) Change Control
2 1 (4.00%) Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) UML
2 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (4.00%) OO
2 1 (4.00%) RUP
2 1 (4.00%) CRM
2 1 (4.00%) ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SOA
2 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Service Management
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCTS
1 1 (4.00%) MCITP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds