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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 73 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3840 4779 5191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.46% 4.00% 4.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.73% 19.09% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3091 4020 4427
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £63,500
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
22959 25032 23172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.69% 20.94% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19033 20626 19537
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 3538 £45,000 +0.78% 601
London -31 1352 £52,500 +5.00% 243
South East -7 744 £44,000 +6.02% 94
City of London -11 420 £52,500 +5.00% 81
East of England +2 341 £42,500 +6.25% 45
Yorkshire +19 326 £36,500 +4.28% 39
North West +5 291 £40,000 - 70
Surrey -1 246 £42,500 +6.25% 29
West Yorkshire +21 240 £36,000 +2.85% 28
West Midlands -11 211 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Leeds +30 193 £37,500 +5.63% 24
South West -23 185 £36,500 -8.75% 36
Berkshire -19 175 £50,000 +8.10% 17
Hertfordshire +36 165 £40,000 -5.32% 10
Scotland +4 155 £40,000 - 25
Manchester -9 131 £40,000 - 30
East Midlands +12 123 £40,000 - 19
Buckinghamshire +11 111 £48,000 +12.94% 15
Birmingham +1 109 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Hampshire -35 84 £42,500 +14.09% 15
Reading -24 82 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Glasgow +17 74 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Milton Keynes +3 68 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Cheshire -11 64 £34,500 -23.33% 17
Cambridgeshire +19 63 £40,000 +1.26% 13
North East +9 59 £52,500 +82.60% 15
Merseyside +25 58 £52,500 +50.00% 12
Edinburgh -11 58 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Wiltshire +9 55 £35,000 -21.34% 6
Liverpool +31 52 £52,500 +40.00% 7

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4577 (57.88%) Microsoft
2 3184 (40.26%) SQL Server
3 2828 (35.76%) Windows
4 2750 (34.77%) SQL
5 2676 (33.84%) .NET
6 2367 (29.93%) MS Excel
7 2200 (27.82%) C#
8 1654 (20.92%) Active Directory
9 1562 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
10 1556 (19.68%) Finance
11 1511 (19.11%) ASP.NET
12 1374 (17.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 1328 (16.79%) JavaScript
14 1304 (16.49%) HTML
15 1287 (16.27%) VMware
16 1274 (16.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 1152 (14.57%) CSS
18 1102 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 1100 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
20 1064 (13.45%) MS Exchange
21 1056 (13.35%) CRM
22 1048 (13.25%) MS Office
23 1045 (13.21%) ITIL
24 1042 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
25 991 (12.53%) Degree
26 980 (12.39%) Project Management
27 962 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
28 909 (11.49%) MVC
29 895 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
30 878 (11.10%) Office 365

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1374 (17.37%) SharePoint 2010
2 1274 (16.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1064 (13.45%) MS Exchange
4 703 (8.89%) IIS
5 663 (8.38%) Lync
6 489 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 442 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
8 297 (3.76%) SharePoint Server
9 264 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 245 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 206 (2.60%) CMS
12 136 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 136 (1.72%) Apache
13 120 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 116 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
15 104 (1.32%) Documentum
16 95 (1.20%) WebSphere
17 65 (0.82%) MS Project Server
18 61 (0.77%) IBM Notes
19 57 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2367 (29.93%) MS Excel
2 1048 (13.25%) MS Office
3 303 (3.83%) MS Project
4 278 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 251 (3.17%) InfoPath
6 207 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 207 (2.62%) PowerPivot
7 31 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
10 13 (0.16%) SPSS
11 12 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
13 4 (0.051%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.038%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.025%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.013%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 781 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 159 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 56 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 54 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 32 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
7 23 (0.29%) Agresso
8 21 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 20 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 19 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
11 16 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
12 15 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (0.18%) thinkFolio
14 12 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.15%) Maximo
15 11 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 10 (0.13%) Markit EDM
17 9 (0.11%) SAP Business One
17 9 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
17 9 (0.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 878 (11.10%) Office 365
2 534 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (1.15%) Yammer
5 77 (0.97%) SaaS
6 57 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.66%) IaaS
8 45 (0.57%) PaaS
9 27 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 24 (0.30%) Google Apps
12 21 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 16 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 16 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (0.15%) Google App Engine
16 10 (0.13%) OneDrive
17 7 (0.089%) IBM Blueworks
18 5 (0.063%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.063%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 616 (7.79%) DNS
2 595 (7.52%) SAN
3 561 (7.09%) Firewall
4 436 (5.51%) DHCP
5 350 (4.43%) Intranet
6 341 (4.31%) TCP/IP
7 329 (4.16%) LAN
8 326 (4.12%) WAN
9 312 (3.95%) Internet
10 189 (2.39%) VPN
11 149 (1.88%) Wireless
11 149 (1.88%) NAS
12 135 (1.71%) VoIP
13 100 (1.26%) HTTP
14 94 (1.19%) VLAN
15 92 (1.16%) FTP
15 92 (1.16%) SMTP
15 92 (1.16%) iSCSI
16 75 (0.95%) Network Security
17 69 (0.87%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3184 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 1102 (13.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 895 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 842 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 629 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 513 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
7 444 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 291 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 222 (2.81%) Relational Database
10 170 (2.15%) MySQL
11 151 (1.91%) QlikView
12 138 (1.75%) OLAP
13 133 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 115 (1.45%) Microsoft Power View
15 103 (1.30%) MS Access
16 98 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
16 98 (1.24%) Oracle Database
17 94 (1.19%) PerformancePoint
18 76 (0.96%) RDBMS
19 70 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 713 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 520 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 170 (2.15%) Subversion
4 158 (2.00%) NUnit
5 114 (1.44%) JIRA
6 82 (1.04%) Selenium
7 70 (0.89%) Moq
8 59 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 55 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 54 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
11 43 (0.54%) Git (software)
11 43 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
12 40 (0.51%) MSBuild
13 33 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 33 (0.42%) Eclipse
14 32 (0.40%) CruiseControl
14 32 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (0.37%) SpecFlow
16 20 (0.25%) MSI
17 16 (0.20%) MorphX
General
1 1556 (19.68%) Finance
2 367 (4.64%) Banking
3 277 (3.50%) Retail
4 245 (3.10%) Legal
5 222 (2.81%) Advertising
6 221 (2.79%) Marketing
7 168 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 157 (1.99%) Law
9 124 (1.57%) Back Office
10 104 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 86 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 82 (1.04%) Publishing
13 56 (0.71%) Billing
14 54 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.48%) German Language
16 32 (0.40%) Spanish Language
17 31 (0.39%) Electronics
17 31 (0.39%) French Language
18 30 (0.38%) Front Office
19 29 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2338 (29.56%) Developer
2 1214 (15.35%) Analyst
3 784 (9.91%) Consultant
4 668 (8.45%) Architect
5 633 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 590 (7.46%) SharePoint Developer
7 430 (5.44%) Senior Developer
8 391 (4.94%) Support Engineer
9 377 (4.77%) Administrator
10 366 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 359 (4.54%) Support Analyst
12 343 (4.34%) C# Developer
13 308 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 293 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
15 289 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
16 286 (3.62%) Business Analyst
17 237 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 236 (2.98%) SharePoint Consultant
19 219 (2.77%) Applications Support
20 215 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2676 (33.84%) .NET
2 1511 (19.11%) ASP.NET
3 1304 (16.49%) HTML
4 1152 (14.57%) CSS
5 760 (9.61%) jQuery
6 729 (9.22%) .NET Framework
7 576 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 544 (6.88%) WCF
8 544 (6.88%) XML
9 492 (6.22%) Web Services
10 432 (5.46%) Ajax
11 406 (5.13%) HTML5
12 251 (3.17%) WPF
13 249 (3.15%) XSLT
14 237 (3.00%) Entity Framework
15 205 (2.59%) Silverlight
16 162 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 161 (2.04%) WinForms
18 143 (1.81%) LINQ
19 141 (1.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 800 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 397 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 319 (4.03%) Clustering
4 270 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 198 (2.50%) Replication
6 164 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 142 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 141 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 108 (1.37%) Open Source
10 107 (1.35%) User Experience
11 94 (1.19%) Statistics
12 75 (0.95%) Social Media
13 74 (0.94%) Mathematics
14 69 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 69 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 63 (0.80%) Visualisation
16 56 (0.71%) Data Integration
17 51 (0.64%) NHS
18 48 (0.61%) E-Learning
19 42 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2828 (35.76%) Windows
2 962 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 745 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 513 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 460 (5.82%) Windows 7
6 417 (5.27%) Linux
7 225 (2.85%) Windows 8
8 185 (2.34%) Windows XP
9 162 (2.05%) UNIX
10 103 (1.30%) Android
11 75 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 63 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 58 (0.73%) Windows Vista
13 58 (0.73%) AIX
14 51 (0.64%) Solaris
15 45 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 39 (0.49%) Ubuntu
17 27 (0.34%) CentOS
18 26 (0.33%) VMS
19 25 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1562 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1100 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
3 1056 (13.35%) CRM
4 1045 (13.21%) ITIL
5 980 (12.39%) Project Management
6 909 (11.49%) MVC
7 574 (7.26%) Scrum
8 497 (6.28%) PRINCE2
9 481 (6.08%) Migration
10 474 (5.99%) Workflow
11 358 (4.53%) Content Management
12 357 (4.51%) Change Management
13 345 (4.36%) Web Development
14 334 (4.22%) Mentoring
15 328 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 323 (4.08%) OO
17 308 (3.89%) Waterfall
18 306 (3.87%) ETL
19 289 (3.65%) TDD
20 280 (3.54%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2750 (34.77%) SQL
2 2200 (27.82%) C#
3 1328 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 671 (8.49%) T-SQL
5 587 (7.42%) PowerShell
6 306 (3.87%) Java
7 294 (3.72%) VB.NET
8 228 (2.88%) VB
9 223 (2.82%) VBA
10 155 (1.96%) PHP
11 135 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 116 (1.47%) C
13 90 (1.14%) VBScript
14 80 (1.01%) C++
15 72 (0.91%) Python
16 53 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 53 (0.67%) VB6
17 44 (0.56%) Objective-C
18 43 (0.54%) Bash Shell
19 38 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1042 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 991 (12.53%) Degree
3 566 (7.16%) Security Cleared
4 507 (6.41%) MCSE
5 432 (5.46%) SC Cleared
6 261 (3.30%) MCSA
7 250 (3.16%) MCP
7 250 (3.16%) MCITP
8 201 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
9 177 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 146 (1.85%) MCSD
11 145 (1.83%) CCNA
12 133 (1.68%) DV Cleared
13 128 (1.62%) MCTS
14 116 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
15 110 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
16 98 (1.24%) CCA
17 87 (1.10%) PMI Certification
18 72 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 59 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (4.49%) SLA
2 237 (3.00%) QA
3 76 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 25 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.23%) HL7
8 15 (0.19%) COBIT
9 12 (0.15%) Basel III
9 12 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.15%) Basel II
9 12 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 11 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.13%) ISO 9002
12 9 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.11%) P3O
13 5 (0.063%) PMBOK
13 5 (0.063%) WCAG
13 5 (0.063%) WAI
14 2 (0.025%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1654 (20.92%) Active Directory
2 849 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 647 (8.18%) Hyper-V
4 292 (3.69%) vSphere
5 188 (2.38%) XenApp
6 148 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 131 (1.66%) XenDesktop
8 93 (1.18%) Terminal Services
9 86 (1.09%) VMware ESX
10 65 (0.82%) XenServer
11 61 (0.77%) ISA Server
12 47 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 42 (0.53%) vCloud
14 34 (0.43%) NFS
15 30 (0.38%) Terminal Server
15 30 (0.38%) VMware Server
16 26 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
17 22 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 19 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 454 (5.74%) SCCM
2 259 (3.28%) SCOM
3 129 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 101 (1.28%) Nagios
5 63 (0.80%) WSUS
6 61 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 60 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 52 (0.66%) Tivoli
9 41 (0.52%) Windows Intune
10 39 (0.49%) OpenView
11 29 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 28 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 27 (0.34%) Puppet
14 25 (0.32%) SCVMM
15 24 (0.30%) Opsview
16 21 (0.27%) WMI
17 19 (0.24%) AirWatch
17 19 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 19 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
18 18 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4577 (57.88%) Microsoft
2 1287 (16.27%) VMware
3 832 (10.52%) Oracle
4 666 (8.42%) Citrix
5 627 (7.93%) Cisco
6 458 (5.79%) HP
7 357 (4.51%) SAP
8 232 (2.93%) IBM
9 193 (2.44%) Dell
10 191 (2.42%) EMC
11 175 (2.21%) NetApp
12 151 (1.91%) Symantec
13 148 (1.87%) Cognos
14 133 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 125 (1.58%) Remedy
16 109 (1.38%) Veeam
17 101 (1.28%) Business Objects
18 91 (1.15%) Adobe
19 90 (1.14%) Tableau
20 87 (1.10%) CheckPoint
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: Car, good benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 55-60k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £55K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension and other benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25% pension + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Winshuttle
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago