The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint Server skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint Server 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 Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
Rank 693 519 370
Rank change year-on-year
-174 -149
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint Server 190 420 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 1.91% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 139 326 632
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
22303 22024 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.84% 20.90% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18754 17869 18908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SharePoint Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SharePoint Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Salary Trend

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

SharePoint Server Salary Trend in the UK

SharePoint Server
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

SharePoint Server Salary Histogram in the UK

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server within the UK 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
England -173 181 £55,000 +15.78% 32
London -75 75 £60,000 +20.00% 14
South East -25 62 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Berkshire -36 25 £50,000 -9.09% 3
City of London -50 14 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £51,500 -6.36% 2
East Midlands +4 12 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Bracknell 0 11 £45,000 -
Hampshire -3 11 £50,000 +81.81% 1
West Midlands -15 11 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Reading -41 11 £50,000 -13.79% 1
East of England -41 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West -5 8 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Kent - 7 £23,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Essex -12 6 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cheshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Leicester +14 5 £44,000 +12.82%
Leicestershire +10 5 £44,000 +12.82%
Scotland -5 5 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Surrey -7 5 £50,000 +14.28%
High Wycombe - 5 £51,500 - 1
Basingstoke +7 4 £65,000 -
Slough +6 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -15 3 £55,000 +111.53%
Watford - 3 £55,000 -
Godalming - 3 £50,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes +3 2 - - 1
Northampton -11 2 - -

SharePoint Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 395 (82.12%) SharePoint
2 287 (59.67%) Microsoft
3 238 (49.48%) Windows
4 221 (45.95%) .NET
5 208 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 191 (39.71%) C#
7 163 (33.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 152 (31.60%) SQL
9 143 (29.73%) ASP.NET
10 130 (27.03%) MS Excel
11 125 (25.99%) MS Office
12 124 (25.78%) JavaScript
13 113 (23.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 105 (21.83%) HTML
15 103 (21.41%) CSS
16 92 (19.13%) VMware
17 89 (18.50%) .NET Framework
17 89 (18.50%) Finance
17 89 (18.50%) Visual Studio
18 86 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
18 86 (17.88%) SQL Server 2008
19 85 (17.67%) Active Directory
19 85 (17.67%) Citrix
20 82 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
21 76 (15.80%) IIS
22 71 (14.76%) XML
23 68 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 68 (14.14%) PowerShell
24 67 (13.93%) MS Exchange
24 67 (13.93%) Workflow

SharePoint Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 395 (82.12%) SharePoint
2 163 (33.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 113 (23.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 76 (15.80%) IIS
5 67 (13.93%) MS Exchange
6 39 (8.11%) Lync
7 33 (6.86%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (5.61%) SharePoint Foundation
9 23 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (2.29%) Apache
14 9 (1.87%) CMS
15 7 (1.46%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
16 6 (1.25%) MS Project Server
16 6 (1.25%) ArcGIS
17 5 (1.04%) Content Management Server
18 4 (0.83%) TeamSite
Applications
1 130 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 125 (25.99%) MS Office
3 44 (9.15%) InfoPath
4 15 (3.12%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.46%) MS Project
6 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.46%) Line 500
4 6 (1.25%) SalesLogix
5 5 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.04%) assyst
6 4 (0.83%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.83%) Pivotal CRM
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.42%) Lawson
7 2 (0.42%) Line 100
8 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.73%) Office 365
2 26 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.91%) IaaS
4 13 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.52%) SAN
2 39 (8.11%) Intranet
3 38 (7.90%) Firewall
4 37 (7.69%) DNS
5 25 (5.20%) DHCP
6 24 (4.99%) VPN
7 19 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.12%) Internet
8 15 (3.12%) LAN
9 13 (2.70%) WAN
10 8 (1.66%) Wireless
11 7 (1.46%) FTP
11 7 (1.46%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.25%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.25%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.25%) LDAP
13 5 (1.04%) WLAN
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 86 (17.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (9.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.12%) EDRMS
8 15 (3.12%) PerformancePoint
9 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 7 (1.46%) MySQL
11 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.25%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.04%) OLAP
13 5 (1.04%) IDOL
14 4 (0.83%) Ingres
14 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 89 (18.50%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (5.20%) TestDirector
4 21 (4.37%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (2.91%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (2.70%) WinRunner
6 13 (2.70%) NUnit
7 10 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 7 (1.46%) LLBLGen Pro
8 7 (1.46%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.46%) NetAdvantage
9 4 (0.83%) Selenium
10 3 (0.62%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.62%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.62%) JIRA
11 2 (0.42%) Toad
11 2 (0.42%) Moq
12 1 (0.21%) Subversion
12 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (18.50%) Finance
2 25 (5.20%) Advertising
3 19 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.95%) Banking
4 18 (3.74%) Back Office
5 16 (3.33%) Retail
6 8 (1.66%) Marketing
7 6 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.25%) Law
8 5 (1.04%) Electronics
8 5 (1.04%) Publishing
9 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 166 (34.51%) Developer
2 119 (24.74%) SharePoint Developer
3 92 (19.13%) Architect
4 54 (11.23%) Administrator
5 46 (9.56%) Consultant
5 46 (9.56%) SharePoint Administrator
6 44 (9.15%) Analyst
7 34 (7.07%) SharePoint Architect
8 31 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (5.61%) .NET Developer
10 22 (4.57%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.95%) SharePoint Consultant
12 18 (3.74%) Technical Architect
13 16 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (3.12%) Junior
15 12 (2.49%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.49%) Project Manager
15 12 (2.49%) Software Developer
15 12 (2.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (45.95%) .NET
2 143 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 105 (21.83%) HTML
4 103 (21.41%) CSS
5 89 (18.50%) .NET Framework
6 71 (14.76%) XML
7 67 (13.93%) Ajax
8 58 (12.06%) WCF
9 51 (10.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 48 (9.98%) jQuery
11 46 (9.56%) WPF
12 45 (9.36%) Web Services
13 37 (7.69%) HTML5
14 35 (7.28%) Silverlight
15 32 (6.65%) XSLT
16 31 (6.44%) ADO.NET
17 30 (6.24%) WF
18 15 (3.12%) LINQ
19 12 (2.49%) CAML
19 12 (2.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.61%) Clustering
3 26 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.70%) Replication
5 12 (2.49%) N-Tier
5 12 (2.49%) NHS
6 11 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.08%) User Experience
8 7 (1.46%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.25%) PKI
10 5 (1.04%) Statistics
10 5 (1.04%) DTV
10 5 (1.04%) Open Source
10 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.83%) iPhone
11 4 (0.83%) iPad
11 4 (0.83%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.62%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 238 (49.48%) Windows
2 86 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (11.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (5.82%) Windows XP
6 22 (4.57%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.08%) UNIX
7 10 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.66%) Solaris
8 8 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.25%) Linux
10 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.62%) Android
11 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.93%) Workflow
2 64 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (11.43%) OO
4 48 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (9.36%) CRM
6 40 (8.32%) ITIL
6 40 (8.32%) Web Development
7 38 (7.90%) Project Management
8 36 (7.48%) Migration
8 36 (7.48%) Content Management
9 25 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (4.57%) Test Scripting
11 20 (4.16%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.74%) Information Management
12 18 (3.74%) UML
12 18 (3.74%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (3.53%) Scrum
13 17 (3.53%) Coaching
14 16 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 191 (39.71%) C#
2 152 (31.60%) SQL
3 124 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 68 (14.14%) PowerShell
5 56 (11.64%) VB.NET
6 41 (8.52%) T-SQL
7 34 (7.07%) Java
8 27 (5.61%) VB
9 24 (4.99%) VBA
10 12 (2.49%) C
11 11 (2.29%) VBScript
11 11 (2.29%) VB6
12 10 (2.08%) XPath
12 10 (2.08%) PHP
13 7 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.83%) Python
14 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.83%) C++
15 2 (0.42%) ABAP
15 2 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 82 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (11.85%) Security Cleared
3 51 (10.60%) Degree
4 43 (8.94%) SC Cleared
5 25 (5.20%) MCSE
5 25 (5.20%) ISEB
6 23 (4.78%) MCITP
7 20 (4.16%) MCTS
8 18 (3.74%) MCSA
9 17 (3.53%) MCP
10 16 (3.33%) MCDBA
11 14 (2.91%) MCSD
12 12 (2.49%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.66%) PMP
13 8 (1.66%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (1.25%) ISTQB
16 5 (1.04%) VCP4
16 5 (1.04%) CCNA
17 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.49%) QA
2 11 (2.29%) SLA
3 9 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.83%) WCAG
5 4 (0.83%) WAI
6 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (17.67%) Active Directory
2 68 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.44%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.53%) XenApp
5 12 (2.49%) ISA Server
6 11 (2.29%) vSphere
7 9 (1.87%) UAG
8 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.42%) Firmware
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) vCloud
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.21%) XenServer
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (4.99%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (4.78%) SCCM
3 19 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (2.91%) Netcool
4 14 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (2.91%) SCOM
5 8 (1.66%) SCOrch
5 8 (1.66%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.46%) Windows Intune
7 5 (1.04%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.83%) WSUS
9 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.42%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.42%) SCSM
11 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 287 (59.67%) Microsoft
2 92 (19.13%) VMware
3 85 (17.67%) Citrix
4 64 (13.31%) Cisco
5 32 (6.65%) EMC
6 31 (6.44%) Oracle
7 27 (5.61%) NetApp
8 22 (4.57%) Veritas
9 19 (3.95%) HP
9 19 (3.95%) Nintex
10 16 (3.33%) McAfee
11 15 (3.12%) Sage
12 14 (2.91%) SAP
13 11 (2.29%) IBM
13 11 (2.29%) Sun
14 9 (1.87%) Hitachi
14 9 (1.87%) Dell
15 8 (1.66%) Juniper
15 8 (1.66%) Adobe
15 8 (1.66%) Meridio
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