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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 86 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3504 4675 4528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.20% 4.00% 4.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.80% 18.77% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 3813 3867
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
22174 24905 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.25% 21.29% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18464 20534 18696
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -25 3243 £44,000 -2.22% 453
London -30 1343 £50,000 -2.91% 177
South East -19 689 £42,500 - 77
City of London -16 367 £52,500 +5.00% 53
East of England -16 266 £45,000 - 28
Surrey +8 252 £42,500 - 25
Yorkshire -2 232 £35,000 -4.10% 33
North West -11 227 £37,500 - 51
South West -26 184 £37,500 +2.73% 30
West Midlands -41 184 £42,500 +13.33% 27
West Yorkshire +9 176 £35,000 +3.70% 21
East Midlands +21 163 £42,500 +9.67% 20
Leeds +22 141 £35,000 - 18
Buckinghamshire +22 126 £42,500 - 7
Manchester -24 117 £39,000 +11.42% 19
Hertfordshire -7 114 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Berkshire -50 110 £50,000 +32.45% 15
Scotland -21 103 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Bedfordshire +13 89 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Milton Keynes +13 86 £42,500 - 4
Hampshire -27 86 £38,750 -3.12% 12
Birmingham -26 84 £45,000 +8.43% 10
Cambridgeshire +29 67 £45,000 - 9
Nottinghamshire +41 56 £41,674 -10.37% 5
Cheshire -7 54 £37,500 -9.09% 6
Bristol -43 52 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Nottingham +36 51 £41,674 -10.37% 3
West Sussex -20 49 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Edinburgh +8 48 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cambridge +14 46 £45,000 - 5

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4182 (56.61%) Microsoft
2 2973 (40.25%) SQL Server
3 2569 (34.78%) SQL
4 2535 (34.32%) Windows
5 2490 (33.71%) .NET
6 2196 (29.73%) MS Excel
7 1992 (26.97%) C#
8 1471 (19.91%) Finance
9 1435 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
10 1410 (19.09%) Active Directory
11 1288 (17.44%) HTML
12 1263 (17.10%) ASP.NET
13 1234 (16.71%) JavaScript
14 1160 (15.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 1158 (15.68%) VMware
16 1120 (15.16%) CRM
17 1110 (15.03%) ITIL
18 1056 (14.30%) MS Office
19 1052 (14.24%) SharePoint 2010
20 1020 (13.81%) CSS
21 989 (13.39%) MS Exchange
22 964 (13.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 962 (13.02%) Project Management
24 933 (12.63%) Degree
25 923 (12.49%) Business Intelligence
26 920 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
27 918 (12.43%) Office 365
28 814 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
29 803 (10.87%) MVC
30 789 (10.68%) Dynamics CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1160 (15.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1052 (14.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 989 (13.39%) MS Exchange
4 641 (8.68%) IIS
5 508 (6.88%) Lync
6 472 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 436 (5.90%) BizTalk Server
8 295 (3.99%) SharePoint Server
9 246 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 245 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 211 (2.86%) CMS
12 129 (1.75%) Documentum
13 112 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 107 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 104 (1.41%) Apache
16 85 (1.15%) Tomcat
17 80 (1.08%) WebSphere
18 77 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
19 67 (0.91%) Drupal
20 56 (0.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2196 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 1056 (14.30%) MS Office
3 335 (4.53%) MS Visio
4 273 (3.70%) MS Project
5 267 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 264 (3.57%) InfoPath
7 122 (1.65%) PowerPivot
8 50 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
10 16 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (0.18%) SPSS
12 11 (0.15%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.041%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 2 (0.027%) Open Workbench
17 1 (0.014%) PrintSoft PReS
17 1 (0.014%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 789 (10.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 147 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 57 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
3 57 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 38 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 36 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 30 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 29 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
8 16 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
9 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 12 (0.16%) Maximo
10 12 (0.16%) SAP Business One
11 11 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (0.12%) Visualfiles
12 9 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.12%) Agresso
12 9 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 8 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 918 (12.43%) Office 365
2 523 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (1.57%) SaaS
5 86 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (0.87%) Yammer
7 62 (0.84%) IaaS
8 35 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 35 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 34 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.30%) PaaS
11 19 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.24%) Mimecast
12 18 (0.24%) Google App Engine
13 16 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 12 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
15 12 (0.16%) OneDrive
16 8 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
17 6 (0.081%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 556 (7.53%) DNS
2 550 (7.45%) SAN
3 467 (6.32%) Firewall
4 365 (4.94%) DHCP
5 364 (4.93%) Intranet
6 329 (4.45%) TCP/IP
7 301 (4.07%) WAN
8 287 (3.89%) LAN
9 254 (3.44%) Internet
10 178 (2.41%) VPN
11 152 (2.06%) NAS
12 140 (1.90%) VoIP
13 117 (1.58%) HTTP
14 110 (1.49%) Wireless
15 97 (1.31%) SMTP
16 86 (1.16%) iSCSI
17 84 (1.14%) FTP
18 83 (1.12%) LDAP
19 73 (0.99%) VLAN
20 63 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2973 (40.25%) SQL Server
2 964 (13.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 784 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 736 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 493 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 405 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
7 374 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 258 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 246 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 222 (3.01%) MySQL
11 135 (1.83%) QlikView
12 107 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 100 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
14 99 (1.34%) OLAP
14 99 (1.34%) Oracle Database
15 77 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
16 74 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
17 73 (0.99%) Microsoft Power View
18 63 (0.85%) RDBMS
19 62 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 652 (8.83%) Visual Studio
2 458 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 171 (2.31%) JIRA
4 154 (2.08%) Subversion
5 132 (1.79%) NUnit
6 91 (1.23%) Selenium
7 66 (0.89%) Moq
8 55 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 52 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 51 (0.69%) MSBuild
11 46 (0.62%) Git (software)
12 43 (0.58%) CruiseControl
13 40 (0.54%) Jenkins
14 37 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
15 33 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 32 (0.43%) Eclipse
17 30 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
18 29 (0.39%) SpecFlow
19 24 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 19 (0.26%) Axure RP
General
1 1471 (19.91%) Finance
2 335 (4.53%) Banking
3 269 (3.64%) Retail
4 258 (3.49%) Legal
5 219 (2.96%) Marketing
6 168 (2.27%) Law
7 148 (2.00%) Advertising
7 148 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 122 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 99 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 96 (1.30%) Back Office
11 78 (1.06%) Publishing
12 62 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 49 (0.66%) Billing
14 45 (0.61%) Games
15 34 (0.46%) Electronics
16 32 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 32 (0.43%) French Language
17 31 (0.42%) German Language
17 31 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2137 (28.93%) Developer
2 1334 (18.06%) Analyst
3 595 (8.05%) .NET Developer
4 588 (7.96%) Architect
5 561 (7.59%) Consultant
6 482 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
7 423 (5.73%) Support Analyst
8 405 (5.48%) Administrator
9 360 (4.87%) Project Manager
10 359 (4.86%) C# Developer
11 353 (4.78%) Support Engineer
12 332 (4.49%) Senior Developer
13 316 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 313 (4.24%) Business Analyst
15 296 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 255 (3.45%) Applications Support
17 242 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
18 199 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 182 (2.46%) IT Support
20 179 (2.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2490 (33.71%) .NET
2 1288 (17.44%) HTML
3 1263 (17.10%) ASP.NET
4 1020 (13.81%) CSS
5 714 (9.67%) jQuery
6 619 (8.38%) .NET Framework
7 525 (7.11%) WCF
8 509 (6.89%) Web Services
9 508 (6.88%) XML
10 493 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 417 (5.65%) HTML5
12 344 (4.66%) Ajax
13 244 (3.30%) Entity Framework
14 197 (2.67%) XSLT
15 193 (2.61%) Silverlight
16 184 (2.49%) WPF
17 144 (1.95%) CSS3
18 137 (1.85%) AngularJS
19 134 (1.81%) LINQ
20 124 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 666 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 372 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 322 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 292 (3.95%) Clustering
5 258 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 174 (2.36%) Replication
7 166 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 131 (1.77%) Blackberry
9 115 (1.56%) User Experience
10 105 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 90 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 85 (1.15%) Hedge funds
13 81 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 70 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 62 (0.84%) Visualisation
16 52 (0.70%) Social Media
16 52 (0.70%) E-Learning
17 43 (0.58%) Wiki
18 38 (0.51%) Data Integration
18 38 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2535 (34.32%) Windows
2 920 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 712 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 458 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 449 (6.08%) Linux
6 400 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 171 (2.31%) Windows 8
8 144 (1.95%) Windows XP
9 131 (1.77%) UNIX
10 81 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (1.03%) Android
12 48 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 48 (0.65%) AIX
13 41 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 38 (0.51%) Solaris
15 36 (0.49%) Windows Vista
16 29 (0.39%) CentOS
17 27 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.34%) Debian
19 22 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1120 (15.16%) CRM
3 1110 (15.03%) ITIL
4 962 (13.02%) Project Management
5 923 (12.49%) Business Intelligence
6 803 (10.87%) MVC
7 540 (7.31%) Scrum
8 526 (7.12%) PRINCE2
9 378 (5.12%) SDLC
10 372 (5.04%) Migration
11 348 (4.71%) Document Management
12 340 (4.60%) Workflow
13 338 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 322 (4.36%) Change Management
15 317 (4.29%) TDD
16 298 (4.03%) Content Management
17 288 (3.90%) Web Development
18 284 (3.84%) Business Analysis
19 273 (3.70%) Mentoring
20 257 (3.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2569 (34.78%) SQL
2 1992 (26.97%) C#
3 1234 (16.71%) JavaScript
4 533 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 532 (7.20%) T-SQL
6 358 (4.85%) Java
7 224 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 167 (2.26%) VB
9 155 (2.10%) VBA
10 141 (1.91%) PHP
11 125 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 95 (1.29%) C
13 83 (1.12%) C++
14 79 (1.07%) Python
14 79 (1.07%) VBScript
15 77 (1.04%) ActionScript
16 63 (0.85%) ActionScript 2.0
17 58 (0.79%) Perl
18 47 (0.64%) Bash Shell
19 44 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 933 (12.63%) Degree
2 814 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 495 (6.70%) Security Cleared
4 417 (5.65%) MCSE
5 332 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 217 (2.94%) MCITP
7 182 (2.46%) MCSA
8 164 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 163 (2.21%) MCP
10 144 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
11 129 (1.75%) CCNA
12 126 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 112 (1.52%) DV Cleared
14 103 (1.39%) PMI Certification
15 97 (1.31%) MCTS
16 94 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 90 (1.22%) PMP
18 66 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 64 (0.87%) MCSD
20 56 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (4.64%) SLA
2 240 (3.25%) QA
3 65 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 25 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.24%) COBIT
8 16 (0.22%) Basel III
8 16 (0.22%) Basel II
8 16 (0.22%) CRD IV
9 14 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.14%) ISO 9002
12 7 (0.095%) WCAG
12 7 (0.095%) WAI
13 6 (0.081%) P3O
14 5 (0.068%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.041%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1410 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 742 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 560 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 230 (3.11%) vSphere
5 147 (1.99%) XenApp
6 102 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 94 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 76 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 48 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 40 (0.54%) NFS
11 40 (0.54%) XenServer
12 33 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 31 (0.42%) vCloud
14 27 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
15 26 (0.35%) UAG
16 25 (0.34%) Firmware
17 19 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (0.26%) VMware Server
17 19 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 498 (6.74%) SCCM
2 242 (3.28%) SCOM
3 87 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 87 (1.18%) Nagios
4 72 (0.97%) WSUS
5 61 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 50 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 37 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 31 (0.42%) OpenView
9 26 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 26 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 25 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 24 (0.32%) Windows Intune
12 21 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (0.28%) SCVMM
13 20 (0.27%) ZABBIX
14 19 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 18 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 14 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4182 (56.61%) Microsoft
2 1158 (15.68%) VMware
3 780 (10.56%) Oracle
4 572 (7.74%) Citrix
5 527 (7.13%) Cisco
6 446 (6.04%) HP
7 347 (4.70%) SAP
8 251 (3.40%) IBM
9 157 (2.13%) Dell
10 155 (2.10%) EMC
11 135 (1.83%) NetApp
12 133 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
13 130 (1.76%) Symantec
14 125 (1.69%) Remedy
15 95 (1.29%) Google
16 93 (1.26%) Red Hat
17 86 (1.16%) Cognos
18 78 (1.06%) Veeam
19 76 (1.03%) Avaya
20 75 (1.02%) Nintex
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonsuses, holidays
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
United Kingdom
HCL Axon
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - KPMG
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus, Mentoring Programme
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Medical, 12% pension, holiday etc
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38k - 65k per year + 36hols + pension + medical
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38k - 60k per year + Car allowance, medical, pension, 36 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago