The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 65 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4003 4313 5107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.84% 4.14% 4.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.17% 19.63% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3631 4462
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 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
22033 21973 22832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.16% 21.07% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18745 18001 19759
Average salary £43,500 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SharePoint
Salary Trend

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in the UK

SharePoint
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in the UK

SharePoint
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -3 3784 £45,000 - 691
London -12 1494 £50,000 - 270
South East +12 859 £44,000 +4.76% 126
City of London -4 414 £52,500 +10.52% 113
North West +26 301 £38,000 +1.33% 60
East of England +3 293 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Yorkshire -14 273 £37,500 +4.16% 46
Surrey +34 272 £45,000 +12.50% 25
West Midlands -10 253 £47,500 +11.76% 44
South West -9 219 £37,500 - 55
Berkshire -7 214 £43,000 -9.47% 34
West Yorkshire +3 213 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Manchester +11 166 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Leeds +9 163 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Hampshire +11 144 £43,750 +34.61% 23
Birmingham -4 126 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Hertfordshire +9 116 £47,500 +31.94% 13
Scotland -11 99 £40,000 - 15
Reading -19 99 £44,500 +4.70% 14
East Midlands -10 97 £40,000 - 28
North East +25 69 £42,500 +25.92% 13
Buckinghamshire -10 68 £45,000 +13.92% 13
Cambridgeshire +5 67 £34,000 -22.72% 6
Bristol -10 64 £39,250 -1.87% 20
Tyne and Wear +25 61 £43,750 -7.89% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 59 £48,500 +2.10% 6
Guildford +22 57 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Cheshire -1 56 £39,000 +4.00% 13
Edinburgh -4 56 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Milton Keynes +4 51 £42,500 +6.25% 8

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 5047 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 3473 (39.78%) SQL Server
3 3178 (36.40%) .NET
4 3046 (34.89%) SQL
5 2870 (32.88%) Windows
6 2677 (30.66%) C#
7 2521 (28.88%) MS Excel
8 1925 (22.05%) ASP.NET
9 1734 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
10 1694 (19.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 1675 (19.19%) Finance
12 1667 (19.10%) Active Directory
13 1595 (18.27%) JavaScript
14 1521 (17.42%) HTML
15 1411 (16.16%) SharePoint 2013
16 1395 (15.98%) CSS
17 1269 (14.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 1251 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
19 1191 (13.64%) VMware
20 1183 (13.55%) CRM
21 1111 (12.73%) ITIL
22 1105 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
23 1074 (12.30%) MS Office
24 1058 (12.12%) Degree
25 1043 (11.95%) MS Exchange
26 1029 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
27 995 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 989 (11.33%) MVC
29 941 (10.78%) Project Management
30 936 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1694 (19.40%) SharePoint 2010
2 1411 (16.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 1043 (11.95%) MS Exchange
4 806 (9.23%) IIS
5 701 (8.03%) Lync
6 499 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 429 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
8 412 (4.72%) SharePoint Server
9 303 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 254 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 238 (2.73%) CMS
12 170 (1.95%) Apache
13 133 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 125 (1.43%) MS Project Server
15 106 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
16 97 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
17 90 (1.03%) Documentum
18 73 (0.84%) WebSphere
19 64 (0.73%) Tomcat
20 63 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2521 (28.88%) MS Excel
2 1074 (12.30%) MS Office
3 349 (4.00%) MS Project
4 295 (3.38%) PowerPivot
5 270 (3.09%) MS Visio
6 267 (3.06%) InfoPath
7 251 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 42 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 22 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
11 11 (0.13%) SPSS
12 9 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.069%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.069%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.023%) InDesign
16 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.011%) Windchill
16 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 810 (9.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 164 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 60 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 56 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 53 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
6 41 (0.47%) Agresso
7 23 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 22 (0.25%) SalesLogix
9 21 (0.24%) Markit EDM
10 20 (0.23%) Maximo
11 19 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 17 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 13 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 12 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
15 8 (0.092%) Tridion
15 8 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
15 8 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
16 7 (0.080%) Endur
16 7 (0.080%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 751 (8.60%) Office 365
2 440 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (0.89%) Yammer
4 49 (0.56%) PaaS
5 48 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (0.53%) IaaS
7 45 (0.52%) SaaS
8 31 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (0.16%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.057%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.057%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.057%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.034%) GitHub
13 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 567 (6.49%) SAN
2 558 (6.39%) DNS
3 553 (6.33%) Firewall
4 439 (5.03%) Intranet
5 421 (4.82%) Internet
6 400 (4.58%) DHCP
7 330 (3.78%) WAN
8 322 (3.69%) LAN
9 282 (3.23%) TCP/IP
10 228 (2.61%) VPN
11 148 (1.70%) NAS
12 140 (1.60%) Wireless
13 132 (1.51%) VoIP
14 97 (1.11%) VLAN
15 95 (1.09%) Extranet
16 92 (1.05%) FTP
17 82 (0.94%) IP Telephony
18 80 (0.92%) HTTP
19 71 (0.81%) iSCSI
20 66 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3473 (39.78%) SQL Server
2 1269 (14.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1029 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 995 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 780 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 578 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
7 489 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 405 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 227 (2.60%) Relational Database
10 188 (2.15%) OLAP
11 169 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 152 (1.74%) QlikView
13 147 (1.68%) PerformancePoint
14 144 (1.65%) MS Access
15 140 (1.60%) Microsoft Power View
16 131 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
17 123 (1.41%) MySQL
18 97 (1.11%) Oracle Database
19 88 (1.01%) EDRMS
20 84 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 793 (9.08%) Visual Studio
2 571 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 192 (2.20%) Subversion
4 161 (1.84%) NUnit
5 115 (1.32%) JIRA
6 75 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 67 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
8 59 (0.68%) Git (software)
9 55 (0.63%) Moq
10 54 (0.62%) MSBuild
11 48 (0.55%) Selenium
12 42 (0.48%) Jenkins
13 34 (0.39%) MSTest
14 33 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 33 (0.38%) WiX
15 32 (0.37%) NuGet
15 32 (0.37%) Ranorex
16 29 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
18 24 (0.27%) ReSharper
General
1 1675 (19.19%) Finance
2 366 (4.19%) Banking
3 273 (3.13%) Legal
4 256 (2.93%) Advertising
5 218 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 214 (2.45%) Retail
7 210 (2.41%) Marketing
8 189 (2.16%) Law
9 145 (1.66%) Back Office
10 99 (1.13%) Publishing
11 96 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 92 (1.05%) Investment Banking
13 51 (0.58%) Front Office
14 43 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.45%) Billing
16 31 (0.36%) German Language
17 29 (0.33%) Local Government
18 28 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 25 (0.29%) French Language
19 25 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2888 (33.08%) Developer
2 1287 (14.74%) Analyst
3 882 (10.10%) SharePoint Developer
4 801 (9.18%) Consultant
5 740 (8.48%) .NET Developer
6 659 (7.55%) Architect
7 461 (5.28%) Senior Developer
8 447 (5.12%) Administrator
9 412 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 378 (4.33%) Support Analyst
11 375 (4.30%) Support Engineer
12 343 (3.93%) Project Manager
13 337 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 320 (3.67%) Applications Support
15 308 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 276 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 275 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
18 264 (3.02%) Business Analyst
19 260 (2.98%) SharePoint Consultant
20 219 (2.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3178 (36.40%) .NET
2 1925 (22.05%) ASP.NET
3 1521 (17.42%) HTML
4 1395 (15.98%) CSS
5 910 (10.42%) jQuery
6 822 (9.42%) .NET Framework
7 677 (7.75%) XML
8 637 (7.30%) WCF
9 605 (6.93%) Ajax
10 581 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 566 (6.48%) Web Services
12 431 (4.94%) HTML5
13 360 (4.12%) WPF
14 241 (2.76%) XSLT
15 213 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 207 (2.37%) Silverlight
17 194 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 188 (2.15%) CSS3
18 188 (2.15%) WinForms
19 181 (2.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 800 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 433 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 302 (3.46%) Clustering
4 297 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 188 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 177 (2.03%) Replication
7 138 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 135 (1.55%) User Experience
9 126 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 109 (1.25%) N-Tier
11 99 (1.13%) Statistics
12 89 (1.02%) Open Source
13 88 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 85 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 79 (0.90%) Visualisation
16 78 (0.89%) Social Media
17 75 (0.86%) NHS
18 74 (0.85%) Mathematics
19 64 (0.73%) PMI
20 54 (0.62%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2870 (32.88%) Windows
2 936 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 694 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 507 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 472 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 339 (3.88%) Linux
7 245 (2.81%) Windows 8
8 176 (2.02%) Windows XP
9 173 (1.98%) UNIX
10 136 (1.56%) Android
11 91 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 64 (0.73%) Windows Vista
13 44 (0.50%) AIX
13 44 (0.50%) Solaris
14 36 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 25 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.22%) CentOS
18 18 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
19 17 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1734 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1251 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1183 (13.55%) CRM
4 1111 (12.73%) ITIL
5 989 (11.33%) MVC
6 941 (10.78%) Project Management
7 597 (6.84%) Scrum
8 500 (5.73%) Migration
9 491 (5.62%) Workflow
10 468 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 429 (4.91%) Web Development
12 423 (4.85%) OO
13 382 (4.38%) Change Management
14 372 (4.26%) Content Management
15 365 (4.18%) Mentoring
16 342 (3.92%) ETL
17 336 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 326 (3.73%) Waterfall
19 301 (3.45%) TDD
20 292 (3.34%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3046 (34.89%) SQL
2 2677 (30.66%) C#
3 1595 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 830 (9.51%) T-SQL
5 685 (7.85%) PowerShell
6 379 (4.34%) VB.NET
7 312 (3.57%) Java
8 291 (3.33%) VB
9 252 (2.89%) VBA
10 147 (1.68%) C
11 137 (1.57%) VBScript
12 135 (1.55%) PHP
13 109 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 81 (0.93%) C++
15 68 (0.78%) Python
16 60 (0.69%) VB6
17 48 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 45 (0.52%) Shell Script
19 37 (0.42%) Objective-C
19 37 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1105 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 1058 (12.12%) Degree
3 586 (6.71%) Security Cleared
4 504 (5.77%) MCSE
5 462 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 293 (3.36%) MCP
7 245 (2.81%) MCITP
8 240 (2.75%) MCSA
9 198 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
10 167 (1.91%) MCSD
11 158 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 149 (1.71%) MCTS
13 147 (1.68%) CCNA
14 133 (1.52%) DV Cleared
15 98 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 91 (1.04%) PMI Certification
17 83 (0.95%) CCA
18 74 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
19 72 (0.82%) CCNP
20 69 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (3.42%) SLA
2 246 (2.82%) QA
3 96 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 74 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.24%) HL7
7 13 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.14%) COBIT
9 10 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.080%) P3O
12 4 (0.046%) FATCA
13 2 (0.023%) Dublin Core
13 2 (0.023%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.023%) MiFID
14 1 (0.011%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.011%) EMIR
14 1 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1667 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 791 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 591 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 302 (3.46%) vSphere
5 175 (2.00%) XenApp
6 136 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 115 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 112 (1.28%) ISA Server
9 99 (1.13%) Terminal Services
10 92 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 53 (0.61%) UAG
12 47 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 47 (0.54%) XenServer
13 28 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
14 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 26 (0.30%) Terminal Server
15 25 (0.29%) vCloud
16 24 (0.27%) VMware Server
17 23 (0.26%) Xen
18 15 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 374 (4.28%) SCCM
2 238 (2.73%) SCOM
3 99 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 90 (1.03%) NetBackup
5 80 (0.92%) Nagios
6 65 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 60 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 52 (0.60%) WSUS
9 48 (0.55%) OpenView
10 43 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 33 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 33 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
12 32 (0.37%) Windows Intune
13 28 (0.32%) Tivoli
14 23 (0.26%) HP SIM
14 23 (0.26%) SCDPM
15 22 (0.25%) SCOrch
16 21 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 20 (0.23%) WMI
17 20 (0.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 5047 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 1191 (13.64%) VMware
3 811 (9.29%) Oracle
4 743 (8.51%) Citrix
5 569 (6.52%) Cisco
6 419 (4.80%) HP
7 315 (3.61%) SAP
8 209 (2.39%) EMC
9 190 (2.18%) IBM
10 188 (2.15%) Cognos
11 186 (2.13%) Dell
12 164 (1.88%) NetApp
13 139 (1.59%) Remedy
14 134 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
15 127 (1.45%) Symantec
16 119 (1.36%) Business Objects
17 116 (1.33%) Tableau
18 97 (1.11%) Veeam
19 96 (1.10%) Adobe
20 89 (1.02%) Sage
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