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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 60 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4626 4557 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.01% 4.18% 4.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.13% 20.88% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3722 3942 4846
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
24183 21821 24635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 20.00% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19731 18450 21085
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 -1 4337 £45,000 +5.88% 586
London -4 1841 £50,000 - 210
South East +3 909 £42,500 - 105
City of London +7 534 £50,000 - 88
East of England -17 325 £47,500 +18.75% 33
West Midlands +14 297 £38,000 -10.58% 47
North West -15 274 £35,000 -6.66% 54
Yorkshire -6 259 £37,500 +15.38% 49
Surrey +1 247 £42,500 +6.25% 24
South West -6 236 £36,500 +1.38% 41
Berkshire -9 218 £37,500 -11.76% 21
West Yorkshire -6 184 £33,250 +2.30% 32
Scotland +17 171 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Manchester -18 154 £32,500 -13.33% 29
Hampshire +32 151 £38,500 +2.66% 23
Leeds -22 132 £34,500 +6.15% 18
East Midlands +11 129 £38,500 -3.75% 23
Birmingham +17 128 £41,500 -17.00% 17
Reading +2 110 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Bristol +13 99 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Glasgow +22 86 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Hertfordshire -33 85 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -36 76 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Buckinghamshire -14 75 £45,000 - 5
West Sussex +25 74 £40,500 +8.00% 5
Cheshire -27 67 £37,500 - 13
Bedfordshire +6 64 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Suffolk +26 62 £45,000 +97.80% 3
Woking +7 62 £41,750 +34.67% 4
Cambridge -28 62 £45,000 +12.50% 7

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5289 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 3911 (41.29%) .NET
3 3716 (39.23%) SQL Server
4 3244 (34.25%) SQL
5 3131 (33.06%) C#
6 2867 (30.27%) Windows
7 2723 (28.75%) MS Excel
8 2257 (23.83%) ASP.NET
9 1898 (20.04%) HTML
10 1853 (19.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 1709 (18.04%) Finance
12 1652 (17.44%) Active Directory
13 1624 (17.15%) JavaScript
14 1588 (16.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 1561 (16.48%) CSS
16 1343 (14.18%) CRM
17 1231 (13.00%) VMware
18 1190 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
19 1184 (12.50%) Degree
20 1172 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 1168 (12.33%) MS Exchange
22 1083 (11.43%) Project Management
23 1080 (11.40%) ITIL
24 1078 (11.38%) jQuery
25 1043 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
26 1041 (10.99%) MS Office
27 992 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
28 961 (10.15%) MVC
29 957 (10.10%) Visual Studio
30 914 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1853 (19.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1588 (16.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1168 (12.33%) MS Exchange
4 779 (8.22%) IIS
5 644 (6.80%) Lync
6 610 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 610 (6.44%) SharePoint Server
7 517 (5.46%) BizTalk Server
8 349 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 310 (3.27%) CMS
10 285 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 147 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 147 (1.55%) Apache
12 128 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 126 (1.33%) Umbraco
14 118 (1.25%) Drupal
15 108 (1.14%) MS Project Server
16 104 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
17 88 (0.93%) Tomcat
18 73 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2723 (28.75%) MS Excel
2 1041 (10.99%) MS Office
3 336 (3.55%) MS Project
4 287 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 275 (2.90%) InfoPath
6 240 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 140 (1.48%) PowerPivot
8 64 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.12%) FastStats
12 9 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.084%) DOC1
14 7 (0.074%) SPSS
15 5 (0.053%) RoboHelp
15 5 (0.053%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.042%) InDesign
17 3 (0.032%) FrameMaker
18 2 (0.021%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 914 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 212 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
3 67 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
4 48 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 41 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 35 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 28 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
8 25 (0.26%) Markit EDM
9 24 (0.25%) Visualfiles
10 22 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 20 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 15 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.16%) Maximo
12 15 (0.16%) Agresso
13 14 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 12 (0.13%) Tridion
15 11 (0.12%) Summit
16 9 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
17 8 (0.084%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 667 (7.04%) Office 365
2 269 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.13%) SaaS
4 55 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (0.55%) IaaS
6 35 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (0.31%) PaaS
8 11 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.095%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.032%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.032%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.021%) Taleo
12 2 (0.021%) Force.com
12 2 (0.021%) Heroku
12 2 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.011%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 652 (6.88%) SAN
2 586 (6.19%) DNS
3 529 (5.58%) Firewall
4 523 (5.52%) Intranet
5 389 (4.11%) DHCP
6 376 (3.97%) TCP/IP
7 340 (3.59%) LAN
8 338 (3.57%) WAN
9 324 (3.42%) Internet
10 244 (2.58%) VPN
11 172 (1.82%) NAS
12 129 (1.36%) Extranet
13 128 (1.35%) Wireless
14 124 (1.31%) VoIP
15 109 (1.15%) HTTP
16 106 (1.12%) VLAN
17 91 (0.96%) FTP
18 84 (0.89%) SSL
19 72 (0.76%) iSCSI
20 71 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3716 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 1172 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 907 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 876 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 634 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 478 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
7 458 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 417 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 263 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 177 (1.87%) OLAP
11 168 (1.77%) MySQL
12 154 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 148 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
14 137 (1.45%) Oracle Database
15 124 (1.31%) MS Access
16 122 (1.29%) QlikView
17 91 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
18 71 (0.75%) RDBMS
19 68 (0.72%) EDRMS
20 63 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 957 (10.10%) Visual Studio
2 638 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 234 (2.47%) Subversion
4 138 (1.46%) JIRA
5 104 (1.10%) NUnit
6 78 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 68 (0.72%) Moq
8 53 (0.56%) MSBuild
9 44 (0.46%) ReSharper
10 42 (0.44%) Eclipse
11 39 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
11 39 (0.41%) TeamCity
12 37 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
13 35 (0.37%) Selenium
14 33 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
14 33 (0.35%) CruiseControl
15 32 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 29 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
16 29 (0.31%) Jenkins
17 24 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 1709 (18.04%) Finance
2 391 (4.13%) Banking
3 293 (3.09%) Marketing
4 281 (2.97%) Legal
5 254 (2.68%) Advertising
6 245 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 223 (2.35%) Retail
8 187 (1.97%) Law
9 153 (1.62%) Publishing
10 122 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 119 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 112 (1.18%) Back Office
13 52 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 49 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 41 (0.43%) Billing
16 34 (0.36%) French Language
17 33 (0.35%) Games
18 27 (0.29%) Spanish Language
19 23 (0.24%) Military
20 22 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 3346 (35.33%) Developer
2 1537 (16.23%) Analyst
3 1122 (11.85%) SharePoint Developer
4 851 (8.98%) .NET Developer
5 778 (8.21%) Consultant
6 688 (7.26%) Architect
7 506 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 491 (5.18%) C# Developer
9 485 (5.12%) Administrator
10 423 (4.47%) Support Analyst
11 398 (4.20%) Support Engineer
12 391 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
13 388 (4.10%) Project Manager
13 388 (4.10%) Business Analyst
14 302 (3.19%) Applications Support
15 294 (3.10%) SharePoint Consultant
16 283 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 279 (2.95%) Software Developer
18 252 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
19 249 (2.63%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3911 (41.29%) .NET
2 2257 (23.83%) ASP.NET
3 1898 (20.04%) HTML
4 1561 (16.48%) CSS
5 1078 (11.38%) jQuery
6 886 (9.35%) XML
7 835 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 778 (8.21%) Web Services
9 730 (7.71%) WCF
10 587 (6.20%) Ajax
11 551 (5.82%) HTML5
12 542 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 397 (4.19%) WPF
14 276 (2.91%) LINQ
15 269 (2.84%) CSS3
16 262 (2.77%) SOAP
17 260 (2.74%) Silverlight
18 245 (2.59%) XSLT
19 218 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 202 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 347 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 280 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 234 (2.47%) Clustering
4 232 (2.45%) Blackberry
5 159 (1.68%) Open Source
6 153 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 134 (1.41%) Replication
8 127 (1.34%) Social Media
9 109 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 107 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 98 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 80 (0.84%) iPhone
13 72 (0.76%) Statistics
14 65 (0.69%) Kindle
15 60 (0.63%) E-Learning
16 58 (0.61%) Visualisation
17 57 (0.60%) GIS
17 57 (0.60%) Taxonomies
18 53 (0.56%) Mathematics
19 51 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2867 (30.27%) Windows
2 1043 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 585 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 568 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 458 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 403 (4.25%) Linux
7 220 (2.32%) Windows XP
8 211 (2.23%) Windows 8
9 206 (2.17%) Android
10 181 (1.91%) UNIX
11 130 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 64 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 45 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 43 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 40 (0.42%) Solaris
16 36 (0.38%) AIX
17 22 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
18 20 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
19 18 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1343 (14.18%) CRM
2 1083 (11.43%) Project Management
3 1080 (11.40%) ITIL
4 992 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
5 961 (10.15%) MVC
6 821 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
7 657 (6.94%) Scrum
8 564 (5.95%) PRINCE2
9 437 (4.61%) Business Analysis
10 434 (4.58%) Content Management
11 430 (4.54%) TDD
12 423 (4.47%) Workflow
13 415 (4.38%) Migration
14 398 (4.20%) Web Development
15 384 (4.05%) Change Management
16 379 (4.00%) Document Management
17 372 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 355 (3.75%) OO
19 329 (3.47%) Software Engineering
20 312 (3.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3244 (34.25%) SQL
2 3131 (33.06%) C#
3 1624 (17.15%) JavaScript
4 634 (6.69%) T-SQL
5 564 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 556 (5.87%) VB.NET
7 398 (4.20%) Java
8 345 (3.64%) VB
9 221 (2.33%) PHP
10 185 (1.95%) VBA
11 157 (1.66%) VBScript
12 131 (1.38%) C
13 102 (1.08%) C++
14 76 (0.80%) Perl
15 68 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 66 (0.70%) VB6
17 62 (0.65%) Python
17 62 (0.65%) PL/SQL
18 33 (0.35%) X++
19 31 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1190 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1184 (12.50%) Degree
3 558 (5.89%) MCSE
4 492 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 351 (3.71%) SC Cleared
6 344 (3.63%) MCITP
7 334 (3.53%) MCP
8 241 (2.54%) MCTS
9 232 (2.45%) MCSA
10 230 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
11 200 (2.11%) CCNA
12 141 (1.49%) MCSD
13 127 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 105 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 102 (1.08%) ISEB
15 102 (1.08%) CCNP
16 86 (0.91%) PMI Certification
17 82 (0.87%) DV Cleared
18 80 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 79 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (2.95%) SLA
2 242 (2.55%) QA
3 154 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 67 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.33%) COBIT
6 19 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.17%) Dublin Core
8 14 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.084%) TickIT
11 7 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (0.074%) GAMP
11 7 (0.074%) GCP
11 7 (0.074%) GMP
12 6 (0.063%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.063%) HL7
13 5 (0.053%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.032%) EMIR
14 3 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.021%) P3O
System Software
1 1652 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 804 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 577 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 190 (2.01%) vSphere
5 166 (1.75%) XenApp
6 144 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 117 (1.24%) ISA Server
8 101 (1.07%) UAG
9 97 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 70 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 67 (0.71%) XenDesktop
12 58 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
13 48 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 38 (0.40%) XenServer
15 24 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 23 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 22 (0.23%) MetaFrame
18 18 (0.19%) IAG
19 14 (0.15%) Terminal Server
20 13 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 435 (4.59%) SCCM
2 254 (2.68%) SCOM
3 125 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 68 (0.72%) WSUS
5 57 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 51 (0.54%) SCVMM
6 51 (0.54%) OpenView
7 48 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 46 (0.49%) Nagios
9 44 (0.46%) SCDPM
10 41 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 41 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 36 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 34 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
13 26 (0.27%) Tivoli
13 26 (0.27%) MOM
14 23 (0.24%) ARCserve
15 21 (0.22%) Cacti
15 21 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
16 20 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5289 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 1231 (13.00%) VMware
3 747 (7.89%) Oracle
4 713 (7.53%) Citrix
5 609 (6.43%) Cisco
6 401 (4.23%) HP
7 300 (3.17%) SAP
8 192 (2.03%) IBM
9 189 (2.00%) Sitecore
10 186 (1.96%) NetApp
11 172 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 158 (1.67%) Symantec
13 151 (1.59%) Cognos
13 151 (1.59%) Dell
14 149 (1.57%) Juniper
15 144 (1.52%) Adobe
16 137 (1.45%) Business Objects
17 128 (1.35%) EMC
18 112 (1.18%) Sage
18 112 (1.18%) CheckPoint
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