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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 72 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3841 4414 5121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 4.13% 4.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.31% 19.72% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3223 3739 4395
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
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
22191 22382 22394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 20.95% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18608 18192 19068
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -12 3632 £45,000 +5.88% 628
London -15 1465 £50,000 - 218
South East +7 804 £45,000 +12.50% 114
City of London -6 437 £52,500 +10.52% 69
Yorkshire -6 305 £35,000 - 47
East of England -2 301 £40,750 +1.87% 46
North West +9 287 £40,000 +6.66% 62
West Yorkshire +11 238 £32,500 -7.14% 31
Surrey +5 231 £45,000 +20.00% 22
West Midlands -18 224 £47,500 +11.76% 62
Berkshire 0 219 £50,000 - 27
Leeds +15 199 £33,500 -4.28% 25
South West -25 183 £37,500 - 39
Hertfordshire +26 133 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Manchester -5 133 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Hampshire +10 128 £45,000 +40.62% 23
Birmingham -8 112 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Scotland -13 98 £35,500 -5.96% 41
Reading -20 96 £50,000 - 12
East Midlands -8 87 £39,250 -1.87% 20
Buckinghamshire +3 74 £45,000 +20.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +12 70 £38,600 -3.50% 9
North East +11 64 £52,500 +61.53% 9
Cheshire +2 62 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Tyne and Wear +19 61 £52,500 +27.27% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 59 £52,500 +23.52% 7
Milton Keynes +2 52 £42,500 +0.59% 12
Merseyside +25 50 £49,500 +32.00% 13
Glasgow +20 47 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Bristol -21 46 £36,500 -8.75% 12

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5015 (58.05%) Microsoft
2 3411 (39.48%) SQL Server
3 3007 (34.81%) .NET
4 2987 (34.58%) SQL
5 2932 (33.94%) Windows
6 2530 (29.29%) C#
7 2508 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 1811 (20.96%) ASP.NET
9 1730 (20.03%) Finance
10 1727 (19.99%) Agile Software Development
11 1723 (19.94%) Active Directory
12 1616 (18.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 1556 (18.01%) JavaScript
14 1496 (17.32%) HTML
15 1385 (16.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 1340 (15.51%) CSS
17 1259 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 1258 (14.56%) VMware
19 1256 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
20 1154 (13.36%) CRM
21 1124 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
22 1084 (12.55%) MS Exchange
23 1074 (12.43%) ITIL
24 1054 (12.20%) MS Office
25 1027 (11.89%) Degree
26 999 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
27 993 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 952 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
29 948 (10.97%) MVC
30 912 (10.56%) Project Management

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1616 (18.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 1385 (16.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1084 (12.55%) MS Exchange
4 771 (8.92%) IIS
5 706 (8.17%) Lync
6 497 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 447 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
8 398 (4.61%) SharePoint Server
9 283 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 244 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 215 (2.49%) CMS
12 171 (1.98%) Apache
13 144 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 117 (1.35%) MS Project Server
15 105 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
15 105 (1.22%) Documentum
16 103 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
17 80 (0.93%) WebSphere
18 61 (0.71%) SAS
19 55 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2508 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1054 (12.20%) MS Office
3 333 (3.85%) MS Project
4 273 (3.16%) PowerPivot
5 271 (3.14%) MS Visio
6 267 (3.09%) InfoPath
7 256 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 34 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
11 13 (0.15%) SPSS
12 6 (0.069%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.046%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.023%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.012%) Windchill
16 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.012%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 814 (9.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 176 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 65 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 62 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 53 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
6 42 (0.49%) Agresso
7 27 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 27 (0.31%) thinkFolio
8 21 (0.24%) Markit EDM
8 21 (0.24%) Maximo
9 20 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
10 19 (0.22%) SalesLogix
10 19 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 10 (0.12%) Tridion
14 9 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
15 8 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 789 (9.13%) Office 365
2 500 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (1.02%) Yammer
4 44 (0.51%) PaaS
5 43 (0.50%) IaaS
6 42 (0.49%) SaaS
7 41 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.058%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.058%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.058%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.035%) GitHub
13 2 (0.023%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 595 (6.89%) SAN
2 563 (6.52%) DNS
3 546 (6.32%) Firewall
4 410 (4.75%) Intranet
5 402 (4.65%) DHCP
6 391 (4.53%) Internet
7 337 (3.90%) WAN
8 331 (3.83%) LAN
9 301 (3.48%) TCP/IP
10 230 (2.66%) VPN
11 144 (1.67%) VoIP
12 143 (1.66%) NAS
13 140 (1.62%) Wireless
14 104 (1.20%) FTP
15 97 (1.12%) VLAN
16 92 (1.06%) Extranet
17 77 (0.89%) IP Telephony
17 77 (0.89%) iSCSI
18 76 (0.88%) Network Security
18 76 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3411 (39.48%) SQL Server
2 1259 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 999 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 993 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 757 (8.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 547 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
7 487 (5.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 368 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 224 (2.59%) Relational Database
10 165 (1.91%) OLAP
11 154 (1.78%) QlikView
12 153 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 137 (1.59%) MySQL
14 132 (1.53%) Microsoft Power View
15 126 (1.46%) MS Access
15 126 (1.46%) PerformancePoint
16 108 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
17 101 (1.17%) Oracle Database
18 83 (0.96%) EDRMS
19 78 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 757 (8.76%) Visual Studio
2 554 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 186 (2.15%) Subversion
4 163 (1.89%) NUnit
5 114 (1.32%) JIRA
6 73 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 71 (0.82%) Selenium
8 66 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 64 (0.74%) Moq
10 52 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 49 (0.57%) Jenkins
12 45 (0.52%) MSBuild
13 31 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
14 28 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 27 (0.31%) MSTest
16 24 (0.28%) WiX
16 24 (0.28%) NuGet
16 24 (0.28%) Ranorex
17 23 (0.27%) Eclipse
18 20 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1730 (20.03%) Finance
2 359 (4.16%) Banking
3 250 (2.89%) Legal
4 247 (2.86%) Advertising
5 237 (2.74%) Retail
6 217 (2.51%) Marketing
7 206 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 159 (1.84%) Law
9 144 (1.67%) Back Office
10 106 (1.23%) Publishing
11 93 (1.08%) Investment Banking
12 81 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 55 (0.64%) Front Office
14 43 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 43 (0.50%) Billing
15 34 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.35%) German Language
17 29 (0.34%) Local Government
18 26 (0.30%) Electronics
19 25 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2745 (31.77%) Developer
2 1300 (15.05%) Analyst
3 824 (9.54%) Consultant
4 805 (9.32%) SharePoint Developer
5 721 (8.35%) .NET Developer
6 675 (7.81%) Architect
7 449 (5.20%) Senior Developer
8 436 (5.05%) Administrator
9 426 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 402 (4.65%) C# Developer
11 394 (4.56%) Support Engineer
12 346 (4.01%) Project Manager
13 331 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 298 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 294 (3.40%) Applications Support
16 290 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
17 274 (3.17%) SharePoint Consultant
18 272 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 253 (2.93%) Business Analyst
20 223 (2.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3007 (34.81%) .NET
2 1811 (20.96%) ASP.NET
3 1496 (17.32%) HTML
4 1340 (15.51%) CSS
5 873 (10.11%) jQuery
6 796 (9.21%) .NET Framework
7 621 (7.19%) WCF
8 616 (7.13%) XML
9 588 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 551 (6.38%) Ajax
11 526 (6.09%) Web Services
12 434 (5.02%) HTML5
13 335 (3.88%) WPF
14 257 (2.97%) XSLT
15 222 (2.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 217 (2.51%) Silverlight
17 201 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 189 (2.19%) CSS3
19 180 (2.08%) WinForms
20 168 (1.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 768 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 423 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 325 (3.76%) Clustering
4 293 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 194 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 184 (2.13%) Replication
7 137 (1.59%) User Experience
8 136 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 131 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 99 (1.15%) Statistics
11 90 (1.04%) N-Tier
12 87 (1.01%) Open Source
13 78 (0.90%) Social Media
13 78 (0.90%) Mathematics
14 76 (0.88%) Data Integration
15 75 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 74 (0.86%) Visualisation
17 62 (0.72%) NHS
18 58 (0.67%) PMI
18 58 (0.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2932 (33.94%) Windows
2 952 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 719 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 525 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 499 (5.78%) Windows 7
6 364 (4.21%) Linux
7 262 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 203 (2.35%) Windows XP
9 166 (1.92%) UNIX
10 128 (1.48%) Android
11 86 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 70 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 58 (0.67%) AIX
14 49 (0.57%) Solaris
15 44 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 31 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 24 (0.28%) HPUX
19 23 (0.27%) CentOS
20 21 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1727 (19.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1256 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
3 1154 (13.36%) CRM
4 1074 (12.43%) ITIL
5 948 (10.97%) MVC
6 912 (10.56%) Project Management
7 610 (7.06%) Scrum
8 515 (5.96%) Migration
9 488 (5.65%) Workflow
10 450 (5.21%) PRINCE2
11 421 (4.87%) OO
12 409 (4.73%) Web Development
13 381 (4.41%) Content Management
14 364 (4.21%) Change Management
15 354 (4.10%) Mentoring
16 344 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 343 (3.97%) ETL
18 327 (3.79%) Waterfall
19 315 (3.65%) TDD
20 280 (3.24%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2987 (34.58%) SQL
2 2530 (29.29%) C#
3 1556 (18.01%) JavaScript
4 815 (9.43%) T-SQL
5 700 (8.10%) PowerShell
6 349 (4.04%) VB.NET
7 288 (3.33%) Java
8 275 (3.18%) VB
9 264 (3.06%) VBA
10 145 (1.68%) PHP
11 134 (1.55%) C
12 116 (1.34%) VBScript
13 115 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 76 (0.88%) C++
15 73 (0.85%) Python
16 64 (0.74%) VB6
17 58 (0.67%) Bash Shell
18 52 (0.60%) Shell Script
19 42 (0.49%) Perl
20 36 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1124 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 1027 (11.89%) Degree
3 605 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 536 (6.20%) MCSE
5 472 (5.46%) SC Cleared
6 309 (3.58%) MCP
7 288 (3.33%) MCSA
8 268 (3.10%) MCITP
9 203 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
10 176 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 164 (1.90%) MCSD
12 158 (1.83%) MCTS
13 145 (1.68%) CCNA
14 142 (1.64%) VCP4
15 124 (1.44%) DV Cleared
16 114 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
17 99 (1.15%) CCA
18 85 (0.98%) PMI Certification
19 74 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
20 64 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 330 (3.82%) SLA
2 233 (2.70%) QA
3 91 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 79 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.21%) HL7
7 13 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.10%) COBIT
10 8 (0.093%) P3O
11 5 (0.058%) WCAG
11 5 (0.058%) WAI
12 4 (0.046%) Basel II
12 4 (0.046%) FATCA
12 4 (0.046%) Basel III
12 4 (0.046%) CRD IV
13 3 (0.035%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.035%) MiFID
13 3 (0.035%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1723 (19.94%) Active Directory
2 821 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 606 (7.01%) Hyper-V
4 303 (3.51%) vSphere
5 191 (2.21%) XenApp
6 155 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 112 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 104 (1.20%) Terminal Services
9 102 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 95 (1.10%) ISA Server
11 58 (0.67%) XenServer
12 49 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 38 (0.44%) UAG
14 37 (0.43%) vCloud
15 30 (0.35%) VMware Server
16 29 (0.34%) Terminal Server
17 27 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
18 21 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 20 (0.23%) NFS
20 19 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 407 (4.71%) SCCM
2 269 (3.11%) SCOM
3 113 (1.31%) Backup Exec
4 105 (1.22%) Nagios
5 84 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 65 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 56 (0.65%) OpenView
8 51 (0.59%) WSUS
9 44 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 41 (0.47%) Windows Intune
10 41 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 40 (0.46%) SCVMM
12 31 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
13 28 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
14 27 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 25 (0.29%) Puppet
16 23 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 22 (0.25%) Opsview
18 21 (0.24%) SCOrch
18 21 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 5015 (58.05%) Microsoft
2 1258 (14.56%) VMware
3 837 (9.69%) Oracle
4 732 (8.47%) Citrix
5 607 (7.03%) Cisco
6 452 (5.23%) HP
7 328 (3.80%) SAP
8 222 (2.57%) EMC
9 210 (2.43%) IBM
10 200 (2.32%) Dell
11 172 (1.99%) Cognos
12 167 (1.93%) NetApp
13 145 (1.68%) Remedy
14 140 (1.62%) Symantec
15 129 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
16 114 (1.32%) Veeam
17 111 (1.28%) Tableau
18 109 (1.26%) Business Objects
19 96 (1.11%) Adobe
20 83 (0.96%) Sage
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