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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 84 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3458 4558 4391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.17% 4.00% 4.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.89% 19.06% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2884 3667 3817
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
21768 23913 21434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.95% 20.97% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18192 19458 18187
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -24 3249 £42,500 -5.55% 505
London -25 1324 £50,000 - 176
South East -13 761 £40,500 -2.99% 83
City of London -15 336 £52,500 +5.00% 47
North West +2 267 £36,788 +2.90% 74
Surrey -4 249 £40,500 -6.89% 25
East of England -23 238 £45,000 - 38
Yorkshire -8 207 £32,500 -13.33% 35
South West -34 170 £37,500 +4.16% 25
West Yorkshire -4 153 £32,500 -1.51% 25
East Midlands +5 148 £40,000 - 28
West Midlands -47 144 £45,000 +20.00% 37
Berkshire -25 141 £45,000 +21.62% 16
Leeds +5 126 £32,500 - 22
Hampshire -16 120 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Buckinghamshire +20 114 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Manchester -32 101 £37,500 +13.63% 30
Scotland -37 89 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Hertfordshire +3 88 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Cheshire +13 80 £39,000 +11.42% 8
Milton Keynes +10 76 £39,250 -12.77% 3
Lancashire +21 63 £34,500 -8.00% 11
Cambridgeshire -1 63 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Birmingham -30 61 £47,500 +14.45% 17
West Sussex -12 60 £40,000 -1.23% 7
Bedfordshire -1 59 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Reading -36 55 £49,250 +31.33% 7
Essex +18 48 £40,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +24 47 £42,500 +11.47% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 47 £40,000 - 7

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4010 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 2878 (39.81%) SQL Server
3 2576 (35.63%) SQL
4 2530 (34.99%) .NET
5 2360 (32.64%) Windows
6 2096 (28.99%) MS Excel
7 2008 (27.77%) C#
8 1422 (19.67%) Finance
9 1391 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
10 1331 (18.41%) HTML
11 1274 (17.62%) Active Directory
12 1250 (17.29%) ASP.NET
13 1249 (17.28%) JavaScript
14 1125 (15.56%) ITIL
14 1125 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 1098 (15.19%) CSS
16 1086 (15.02%) CRM
17 1069 (14.79%) VMware
18 1049 (14.51%) MS Office
19 984 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 945 (13.07%) SharePoint 2010
21 924 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
22 923 (12.77%) Office 365
23 915 (12.66%) Project Management
24 896 (12.39%) Degree
25 888 (12.28%) MS Exchange
26 868 (12.01%) Windows Server 2008
27 804 (11.12%) MVC
28 756 (10.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 755 (10.44%) Dynamics CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1125 (15.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 945 (13.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 888 (12.28%) MS Exchange
4 618 (8.55%) IIS
5 492 (6.80%) Lync
6 442 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 419 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
8 286 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
9 262 (3.62%) CMS
10 236 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 223 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
12 128 (1.77%) Documentum
13 100 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 99 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
15 81 (1.12%) Apache
16 78 (1.08%) Tomcat
17 77 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
18 72 (1.00%) WorkSite
19 68 (0.94%) Drupal
20 65 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2096 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 1049 (14.51%) MS Office
3 354 (4.90%) MS Visio
4 288 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 267 (3.69%) MS Project
6 241 (3.33%) InfoPath
7 154 (2.13%) PowerPivot
8 62 (0.86%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
10 17 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 14 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
13 13 (0.18%) SPSS
14 12 (0.17%) Acrobat
15 11 (0.15%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.069%) InDesign
17 4 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 3 (0.041%) FrameMaker
18 3 (0.041%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 755 (10.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 134 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 58 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 46 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
5 43 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 36 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 33 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
8 28 (0.39%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.24%) Maximo
10 16 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
11 14 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
12 12 (0.17%) WebTrends
12 12 (0.17%) Magento
13 11 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 11 (0.15%) SAP Business One
13 11 (0.15%) Agresso
14 10 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
15 8 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 923 (12.77%) Office 365
2 468 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (1.69%) SaaS
5 90 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (0.91%) IaaS
7 59 (0.82%) Yammer
8 37 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 35 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.44%) Google Analytics
11 27 (0.37%) PaaS
12 25 (0.35%) Mimecast
13 16 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.21%) Google App Engine
15 12 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
16 9 (0.12%) Google Apps
17 8 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
18 7 (0.097%) OneDrive
19 6 (0.083%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 546 (7.55%) DNS
2 517 (7.15%) SAN
3 463 (6.40%) Firewall
4 376 (5.20%) Intranet
5 367 (5.08%) DHCP
6 307 (4.25%) WAN
7 300 (4.15%) TCP/IP
8 298 (4.12%) LAN
9 268 (3.71%) Internet
10 192 (2.66%) VPN
11 165 (2.28%) NAS
12 142 (1.96%) VoIP
13 110 (1.52%) Wireless
14 106 (1.47%) HTTP
15 95 (1.31%) SMTP
16 77 (1.07%) iSCSI
17 74 (1.02%) VLAN
18 73 (1.01%) LDAP
19 58 (0.80%) FTP
20 53 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2878 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 984 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 756 (10.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 749 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 490 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 421 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
7 343 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 257 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 228 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 209 (2.89%) MySQL
11 128 (1.77%) QlikView
12 103 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 93 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
14 92 (1.27%) Microsoft Power View
15 88 (1.22%) OLAP
16 82 (1.13%) PerformancePoint
17 81 (1.12%) Oracle Database
18 74 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
19 66 (0.91%) RDBMS
20 64 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 699 (9.67%) Visual Studio
2 486 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 174 (2.41%) Subversion
4 171 (2.37%) JIRA
5 116 (1.60%) NUnit
6 81 (1.12%) Selenium
7 60 (0.83%) Moq
8 59 (0.82%) Git (software)
9 54 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 51 (0.71%) MSBuild
11 48 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 40 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 40 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
13 39 (0.54%) CruiseControl
14 29 (0.40%) Jenkins
15 28 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (0.33%) Eclipse
17 22 (0.30%) LoadRunner
17 22 (0.30%) Axure RP
18 18 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1422 (19.67%) Finance
2 348 (4.81%) Banking
3 275 (3.80%) Legal
4 255 (3.53%) Retail
5 240 (3.32%) Marketing
6 178 (2.46%) Law
7 164 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 143 (1.98%) Advertising
9 119 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 90 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 87 (1.20%) Back Office
12 68 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 60 (0.83%) Publishing
14 50 (0.69%) Billing
15 48 (0.66%) Games
16 37 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.47%) Electronics
18 31 (0.43%) Local Government
18 31 (0.43%) German Language
19 28 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2128 (29.43%) Developer
2 1374 (19.00%) Analyst
3 597 (8.26%) .NET Developer
4 531 (7.34%) Architect
5 507 (7.01%) Consultant
6 456 (6.31%) SharePoint Developer
7 404 (5.59%) Support Analyst
8 387 (5.35%) Administrator
9 364 (5.03%) C# Developer
10 338 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 337 (4.66%) Support Engineer
12 330 (4.56%) Business Analyst
13 313 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 295 (4.08%) Senior Developer
15 282 (3.90%) Applications Support
16 281 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 212 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
18 211 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 181 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
20 168 (2.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2530 (34.99%) .NET
2 1331 (18.41%) HTML
3 1250 (17.29%) ASP.NET
4 1098 (15.19%) CSS
5 726 (10.04%) jQuery
6 617 (8.53%) .NET Framework
7 544 (7.52%) Web Services
8 539 (7.46%) XML
9 517 (7.15%) WCF
10 478 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 418 (5.78%) HTML5
12 321 (4.44%) Ajax
13 255 (3.53%) Entity Framework
14 181 (2.50%) WPF
15 178 (2.46%) XSLT
16 171 (2.37%) Silverlight
17 154 (2.13%) CSS3
18 149 (2.06%) AngularJS
18 149 (2.06%) LINQ
19 125 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 659 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 395 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 300 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 271 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 265 (3.67%) Clustering
6 165 (2.28%) Replication
7 147 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 116 (1.60%) User Experience
9 115 (1.59%) Blackberry
10 108 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 94 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 91 (1.26%) Hedge funds
13 82 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 76 (1.05%) N-Tier
15 73 (1.01%) Visualisation
16 57 (0.79%) Social Media
17 52 (0.72%) Data Integration
18 51 (0.71%) NHS
19 50 (0.69%) E-Learning
20 40 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2360 (32.64%) Windows
2 868 (12.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 670 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 414 (5.73%) Linux
5 390 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 386 (5.34%) Windows 7
7 151 (2.09%) UNIX
8 149 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 121 (1.67%) Windows XP
10 74 (1.02%) Android
11 65 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 35 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 31 (0.43%) Solaris
14 31 (0.43%) AIX
15 24 (0.33%) CentOS
16 21 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
17 20 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.26%) Windows 2000
18 19 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1391 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1125 (15.56%) ITIL
3 1086 (15.02%) CRM
4 924 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
5 915 (12.66%) Project Management
6 804 (11.12%) MVC
7 517 (7.15%) PRINCE2
8 516 (7.14%) Scrum
9 385 (5.33%) Document Management
10 361 (4.99%) SDLC
11 336 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 331 (4.58%) Migration
13 330 (4.56%) Change Management
14 326 (4.51%) Workflow
15 306 (4.23%) Web Development
16 296 (4.09%) Business Analysis
17 293 (4.05%) TDD
18 284 (3.93%) Content Management
19 266 (3.68%) Mentoring
20 247 (3.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2576 (35.63%) SQL
2 2008 (27.77%) C#
3 1249 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 531 (7.34%) T-SQL
5 495 (6.85%) PowerShell
6 394 (5.45%) Java
7 235 (3.25%) VB.NET
8 177 (2.45%) VB
9 155 (2.14%) PHP
10 142 (1.96%) VBA
11 107 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 105 (1.45%) C
13 84 (1.16%) C++
14 80 (1.11%) VBScript
15 76 (1.05%) ActionScript
16 73 (1.01%) Python
17 61 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
18 53 (0.73%) Perl
19 43 (0.59%) Objective-C
20 37 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 896 (12.39%) Degree
2 727 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 474 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 356 (4.92%) MCSE
5 313 (4.33%) SC Cleared
6 168 (2.32%) MCITP
7 156 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 145 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 141 (1.95%) MCSA
10 130 (1.80%) MCP
11 124 (1.72%) CCNA
12 118 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 105 (1.45%) DV Cleared
14 92 (1.27%) PMI Certification
15 89 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 83 (1.15%) PMP
17 82 (1.13%) MCTS
18 62 (0.86%) ISEB
19 58 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 45 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (4.27%) SLA
2 253 (3.50%) QA
3 65 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.25%) COBIT
8 12 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 11 (0.15%) Basel II
9 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.15%) P3O
9 11 (0.15%) Basel III
9 11 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 10 (0.14%) ISO 9002
11 6 (0.083%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.041%) WAI
13 3 (0.041%) EMIR
13 3 (0.041%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.028%) BS7799
System Software
1 1274 (17.62%) Active Directory
2 706 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 539 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 215 (2.97%) vSphere
5 137 (1.89%) XenApp
6 102 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 84 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 69 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 65 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 47 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 41 (0.57%) NFS
12 28 (0.39%) ISA Server
12 28 (0.39%) XenServer
12 28 (0.39%) UAG
13 26 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 23 (0.32%) Firmware
15 21 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
16 19 (0.26%) vCloud
17 14 (0.19%) Terminal Server
18 13 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 443 (6.13%) SCCM
2 195 (2.70%) SCOM
3 79 (1.09%) WSUS
4 70 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 65 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 60 (0.83%) Nagios
7 40 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 36 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 33 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 28 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 21 (0.29%) SCVMM
11 21 (0.29%) SCOrch
12 20 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 20 (0.28%) OpenView
13 18 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
14 16 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.21%) MOM
15 15 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (0.19%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4010 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 1069 (14.79%) VMware
3 733 (10.14%) Oracle
4 565 (7.81%) Citrix
5 484 (6.69%) Cisco
6 419 (5.80%) HP
7 359 (4.97%) SAP
8 248 (3.43%) IBM
9 153 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
10 144 (1.99%) Dell
11 139 (1.92%) EMC
12 138 (1.91%) NetApp
13 124 (1.72%) Remedy
14 115 (1.59%) Tableau
15 105 (1.45%) Symantec
16 91 (1.26%) Google
17 84 (1.16%) Nintex
18 81 (1.12%) Cognos
19 80 (1.11%) Red Hat
20 79 (1.09%) Adobe
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