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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 81 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3651 4648 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.30% 3.94% 4.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.91% 18.56% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2985 3866 3954
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +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 £62,500
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
22951 25043 22332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.74% 21.21% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19137 20905 18953
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 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 3 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 -18 3352 £45,000 - 513
London -28 1358 £52,500 - 202
South East -25 682 £42,500 +2.40% 94
City of London -12 387 £52,500 +1.94% 91
East of England -10 280 £45,000 - 30
Surrey +10 272 £40,500 +1.25% 27
Yorkshire +9 258 £35,000 -4.10% 37
North West -10 251 £37,000 -4.51% 55
South West 0 220 £36,000 -7.69% 30
West Midlands -26 215 £42,000 +12.00% 27
West Yorkshire +18 211 £35,000 +7.69% 23
Leeds +28 168 £35,000 +7.69% 22
East Midlands +31 140 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Manchester -18 133 £37,500 - 28
Hertfordshire +5 121 £43,000 -9.47% 9
Scotland -6 117 £38,750 -3.12% 15
Berkshire -55 113 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Buckinghamshire +14 111 £42,500 - 10
Birmingham -17 103 £44,500 +9.87% 11
Milton Keynes +4 82 £42,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +13 79 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Wiltshire +34 64 £34,250 +5.38% 7
Glasgow +1 63 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Bristol -38 63 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Hampshire -43 62 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +28 59 £45,000 - 8
West Sussex -20 57 £40,000 -1.23% 2
North East +11 52 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Cheshire -18 51 £32,500 -27.77% 10
Merseyside +26 45 £42,500 +21.42% 11

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 4338 (57.06%) Microsoft
2 3112 (40.93%) SQL Server
3 2660 (34.99%) Windows
4 2589 (34.05%) SQL
5 2550 (33.54%) .NET
6 2265 (29.79%) MS Excel
7 2034 (26.75%) C#
8 1501 (19.74%) Finance
9 1471 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 1462 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 1344 (17.68%) ASP.NET
12 1301 (17.11%) HTML
13 1276 (16.78%) JavaScript
14 1229 (16.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 1189 (15.64%) VMware
16 1165 (15.32%) SharePoint 2010
17 1104 (14.52%) CRM
18 1072 (14.10%) MS Office
19 1061 (13.96%) ITIL
20 1042 (13.71%) CSS
21 1032 (13.57%) MS Exchange
22 982 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 973 (12.80%) Degree
24 966 (12.71%) Project Management
25 956 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
26 950 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
27 926 (12.18%) Office 365
28 847 (11.14%) MVC
29 845 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
30 839 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 1229 (16.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 1165 (15.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1032 (13.57%) MS Exchange
4 666 (8.76%) IIS
5 550 (7.23%) Lync
6 474 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 452 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
8 289 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
9 265 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 248 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 203 (2.67%) CMS
12 120 (1.58%) Documentum
13 116 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 112 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 111 (1.46%) Apache
16 91 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
17 90 (1.18%) WebSphere
18 77 (1.01%) Tomcat
19 71 (0.93%) Drupal
20 62 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2265 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 1072 (14.10%) MS Office
3 315 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 291 (3.83%) MS Project
5 260 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 257 (3.38%) InfoPath
7 150 (1.97%) PowerPivot
8 33 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 14 (0.18%) SPSS
11 13 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.14%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.039%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.013%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.013%) Windchill
16 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 787 (10.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 158 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 66 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
4 58 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 45 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 38 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 31 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 31 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
8 19 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 15 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (0.17%) Maximo
12 12 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
12 12 (0.16%) SAP Business One
13 11 (0.14%) WebTrends
14 10 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
15 8 (0.11%) Magento
15 8 (0.11%) Sage 200
15 8 (0.11%) Agresso
15 8 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 926 (12.18%) Office 365
2 550 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (1.47%) SaaS
5 86 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 82 (1.08%) Yammer
7 59 (0.78%) IaaS
8 35 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 34 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (0.41%) PaaS
11 28 (0.37%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (0.22%) Google Apps
13 17 (0.22%) Google App Engine
14 15 (0.20%) Mimecast
15 12 (0.16%) OneDrive
15 12 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
16 7 (0.092%) GitHub
17 5 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 569 (7.48%) SAN
2 556 (7.31%) DNS
3 478 (6.29%) Firewall
4 365 (4.80%) DHCP
5 356 (4.68%) Intranet
6 317 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 285 (3.75%) WAN
8 279 (3.67%) LAN
9 253 (3.33%) Internet
10 170 (2.24%) VPN
11 147 (1.93%) NAS
12 140 (1.84%) VoIP
13 126 (1.66%) HTTP
14 123 (1.62%) Wireless
15 107 (1.41%) SMTP
16 101 (1.33%) FTP
17 88 (1.16%) LDAP
17 88 (1.16%) iSCSI
18 81 (1.07%) VLAN
19 63 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3112 (40.93%) SQL Server
2 982 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 839 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 739 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 523 (6.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 415 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
7 401 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 259 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 244 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 218 (2.87%) MySQL
11 130 (1.71%) QlikView
12 109 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 108 (1.42%) Oracle Database
14 98 (1.29%) OLAP
15 90 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
16 84 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
17 76 (1.00%) MS Access
18 72 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
19 67 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
20 63 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 666 (8.76%) Visual Studio
2 484 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 167 (2.20%) Subversion
4 153 (2.01%) JIRA
5 145 (1.91%) NUnit
6 83 (1.09%) Selenium
7 66 (0.87%) Moq
8 60 (0.79%) TeamCity
9 51 (0.67%) MSBuild
10 49 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 48 (0.63%) Git (software)
12 43 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 42 (0.55%) CruiseControl
14 38 (0.50%) Jenkins
14 38 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
15 34 (0.45%) Eclipse
16 30 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
17 29 (0.38%) SpecFlow
18 20 (0.26%) MSI
19 17 (0.22%) InstallShield
General
1 1501 (19.74%) Finance
2 339 (4.46%) Banking
3 286 (3.76%) Retail
4 270 (3.55%) Legal
5 218 (2.87%) Marketing
6 173 (2.28%) Advertising
7 169 (2.22%) Law
8 142 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 116 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 106 (1.39%) Back Office
11 97 (1.28%) Investment Banking
12 76 (1.00%) Publishing
13 59 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.74%) Billing
15 39 (0.51%) Games
16 34 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 34 (0.45%) French Language
17 33 (0.43%) German Language
18 31 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2190 (28.80%) Developer
2 1334 (17.55%) Analyst
3 635 (8.35%) Consultant
4 619 (8.14%) Architect
5 611 (8.04%) .NET Developer
6 518 (6.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 418 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 403 (5.30%) Administrator
9 365 (4.80%) Project Manager
10 363 (4.77%) Senior Developer
10 363 (4.77%) Support Engineer
11 359 (4.72%) C# Developer
12 317 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 309 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 298 (3.92%) Business Analyst
15 267 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
16 255 (3.35%) Applications Support
17 212 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 188 (2.47%) SharePoint Consultant
19 184 (2.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2550 (33.54%) .NET
2 1344 (17.68%) ASP.NET
3 1301 (17.11%) HTML
4 1042 (13.71%) CSS
5 725 (9.54%) jQuery
6 651 (8.56%) .NET Framework
7 528 (6.94%) WCF
8 525 (6.91%) XML
8 525 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 500 (6.58%) Web Services
10 397 (5.22%) HTML5
11 344 (4.52%) Ajax
12 260 (3.42%) Entity Framework
13 213 (2.80%) Silverlight
14 209 (2.75%) XSLT
15 196 (2.58%) WPF
16 137 (1.80%) CSS3
17 135 (1.78%) WinForms
18 127 (1.67%) AngularJS
19 124 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 669 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 379 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 328 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 298 (3.92%) Clustering
5 274 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 181 (2.38%) Replication
7 172 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 127 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 112 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 106 (1.39%) User Experience
11 83 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 81 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 80 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 71 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 59 (0.78%) Statistics
15 59 (0.78%) Social Media
16 57 (0.75%) Visualisation
17 54 (0.71%) E-Learning
18 45 (0.59%) Wiki
19 39 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2660 (34.99%) Windows
2 956 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 743 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 474 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 464 (6.10%) Linux
6 401 (5.27%) Windows 7
7 174 (2.29%) Windows 8
8 153 (2.01%) Windows XP
9 140 (1.84%) UNIX
10 81 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (1.05%) Android
12 57 (0.75%) AIX
13 47 (0.62%) Mac OS X
14 46 (0.61%) Windows Vista
14 46 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 44 (0.58%) Solaris
16 37 (0.49%) Ubuntu
17 31 (0.41%) CentOS
18 29 (0.38%) Debian
19 25 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1471 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1104 (14.52%) CRM
3 1061 (13.96%) ITIL
4 966 (12.71%) Project Management
5 950 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 847 (11.14%) MVC
7 538 (7.08%) Scrum
8 505 (6.64%) PRINCE2
9 409 (5.38%) Migration
10 383 (5.04%) Workflow
11 373 (4.91%) SDLC
12 332 (4.37%) Document Management
13 331 (4.35%) Change Management
13 331 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 323 (4.25%) TDD
15 308 (4.05%) Content Management
16 297 (3.91%) Web Development
17 286 (3.76%) Mentoring
18 276 (3.63%) ERP
19 272 (3.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2589 (34.05%) SQL
2 2034 (26.75%) C#
3 1276 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 555 (7.30%) T-SQL
5 537 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 354 (4.66%) Java
7 243 (3.20%) VB.NET
8 186 (2.45%) VBA
9 173 (2.28%) VB
10 146 (1.92%) PHP
11 123 (1.62%) PL/SQL
12 94 (1.24%) C
13 84 (1.10%) VBScript
14 79 (1.04%) C++
15 67 (0.88%) Python
15 67 (0.88%) ActionScript
16 62 (0.82%) Perl
17 59 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
18 50 (0.66%) Bash Shell
19 45 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 973 (12.80%) Degree
2 845 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 524 (6.89%) Security Cleared
4 431 (5.67%) MCSE
5 355 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 223 (2.93%) MCITP
7 198 (2.60%) MCSA
8 185 (2.43%) MCP
9 176 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
10 144 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 139 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 132 (1.74%) CCNA
13 120 (1.58%) DV Cleared
14 103 (1.35%) MCTS
15 92 (1.21%) PMI Certification
16 89 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 75 (0.99%) PMP
18 72 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
18 72 (0.95%) MCSD
19 66 (0.87%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (4.55%) SLA
2 234 (3.08%) QA
3 59 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 24 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.28%) COBIT
8 16 (0.21%) Basel III
8 16 (0.21%) Basel II
8 16 (0.21%) CRD IV
9 14 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.13%) ISO 9002
12 8 (0.11%) HL7
13 7 (0.092%) WCAG
13 7 (0.092%) WAI
14 5 (0.066%) P3O
15 4 (0.053%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.039%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1462 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 767 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 592 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 238 (3.13%) vSphere
5 159 (2.09%) XenApp
6 114 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 111 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 95 (1.25%) VMware ESX
9 81 (1.07%) Terminal Services
10 52 (0.68%) XenServer
11 49 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 43 (0.57%) NFS
13 37 (0.49%) vCloud
14 34 (0.45%) ISA Server
15 30 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
16 25 (0.33%) VMware Server
16 25 (0.33%) UAG
17 21 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 20 (0.26%) Firmware
19 19 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 469 (6.17%) SCCM
2 248 (3.26%) SCOM
3 108 (1.42%) Nagios
4 100 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 73 (0.96%) WSUS
6 60 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 56 (0.74%) Tivoli
8 42 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 38 (0.50%) OpenView
10 30 (0.39%) Windows Intune
10 30 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 25 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 25 (0.33%) ZABBIX
12 21 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
13 20 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (0.26%) Puppet
14 19 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 19 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 17 (0.22%) SCVMM
16 16 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4338 (57.06%) Microsoft
2 1189 (15.64%) VMware
3 796 (10.47%) Oracle
4 575 (7.56%) Citrix
5 562 (7.39%) Cisco
6 471 (6.19%) HP
7 342 (4.50%) SAP
8 264 (3.47%) IBM
9 174 (2.29%) Dell
10 162 (2.13%) EMC
11 141 (1.85%) NetApp
12 137 (1.80%) Symantec
13 130 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
14 127 (1.67%) Remedy
15 102 (1.34%) Cognos
16 100 (1.32%) Business Objects
17 94 (1.24%) Red Hat
18 91 (1.20%) Veeam
19 83 (1.09%) Google
20 78 (1.03%) CheckPoint
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus / Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £66,000 per annum Fixed Term Contract and Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexitime, pension & more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Clear Career Development
Posted: 6 hours ago