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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 61 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4601 4510 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.02% 4.23% 4.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.34% 20.91% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3929 4677
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 £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
23785 21566 23787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.21% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19364 18338 20342
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 4303 £45,000 +5.88% 615
London -4 1812 £50,000 - 224
South East 0 936 £41,500 -1.19% 112
City of London +2 523 £50,000 -2.43% 87
East of England -16 315 £45,000 +12.50% 42
North West -16 274 £37,250 +2.05% 65
West Midlands -1 271 £38,000 -5.00% 43
Surrey +15 261 £45,000 +10.42% 23
South West -3 254 £36,000 +2.85% 47
Yorkshire -20 254 £35,000 -2.77% 44
Berkshire -20 232 £35,000 -17.64% 21
West Yorkshire -18 195 £33,000 -5.71% 33
Scotland +22 179 £37,500 -6.25% 52
Hampshire +29 171 £37,500 - 27
Manchester -2 170 £33,500 -8.21% 37
East Midlands +11 152 £38,500 -3.75% 19
Leeds -24 136 £35,000 +2.18% 21
Reading +5 123 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Birmingham +1 112 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Bristol +15 101 £36,500 -2.66% 13
Glasgow +29 87 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Hertfordshire -37 80 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Cambridgeshire -24 75 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Bedfordshire +8 72 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Buckinghamshire -14 69 £45,000 +8.43% 13
West Sussex +19 64 £40,500 +1.25% 6
Cambridge -18 62 £44,000 +10.00% 8
Northamptonshire +10 59 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Cheshire -41 54 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Woking +6 53 £42,500 +41.66% 2

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5222 (55.57%) Microsoft
2 3868 (41.16%) .NET
3 3748 (39.88%) SQL Server
4 3228 (34.35%) SQL
5 3096 (32.94%) C#
6 2817 (29.97%) Windows
7 2728 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 2242 (23.86%) ASP.NET
9 1830 (19.47%) HTML
9 1830 (19.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1811 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
11 1690 (17.98%) Finance
12 1621 (17.25%) Active Directory
13 1615 (17.18%) JavaScript
14 1566 (16.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 1499 (15.95%) CSS
16 1327 (14.12%) CRM
17 1202 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 1198 (12.75%) VMware
19 1191 (12.67%) Degree
20 1143 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 1129 (12.01%) ITIL
22 1102 (11.73%) MS Exchange
23 1067 (11.35%) Project Management
24 1047 (11.14%) Business Intelligence
25 1038 (11.04%) MS Office
26 1025 (10.91%) jQuery
27 971 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
28 947 (10.08%) MVC
29 946 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1830 (19.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1566 (16.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 1102 (11.73%) MS Exchange
4 813 (8.65%) IIS
5 628 (6.68%) Lync
6 568 (6.04%) SharePoint Server
7 564 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 487 (5.18%) BizTalk Server
9 318 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 305 (3.25%) CMS
11 291 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
12 171 (1.82%) Apache
13 120 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 119 (1.27%) Umbraco
15 118 (1.26%) MS Project Server
16 116 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
17 105 (1.12%) Tomcat
18 103 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
19 93 (0.99%) Drupal
20 71 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2728 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1038 (11.04%) MS Office
3 349 (3.71%) MS Project
4 288 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 260 (2.77%) InfoPath
6 235 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 188 (2.00%) PowerPivot
8 59 (0.63%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.11%) FastStats
11 9 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.085%) DOC1
12 8 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.074%) SPSS
13 7 (0.074%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.053%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.043%) InDesign
16 2 (0.021%) PaintShop Pro
16 2 (0.021%) RoboHelp
17 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 869 (9.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 190 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 72 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
4 50 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 35 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 25 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 24 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 21 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 21 (0.22%) Visualfiles
9 19 (0.20%) Agresso
9 19 (0.20%) SAP Business One
10 18 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
11 17 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (0.17%) Maximo
13 13 (0.14%) SalesLogix
14 12 (0.13%) Tridion
15 9 (0.096%) Summit
16 7 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 654 (6.96%) Office 365
2 280 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (1.07%) SaaS
4 58 (0.62%) IaaS
5 57 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (0.34%) PaaS
7 30 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.096%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.043%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.021%) Heroku
10 2 (0.021%) Force.com
10 2 (0.021%) Taleo
10 2 (0.021%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.011%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 614 (6.53%) SAN
2 556 (5.92%) DNS
3 540 (5.75%) Firewall
4 509 (5.42%) Intranet
5 366 (3.89%) DHCP
6 329 (3.50%) TCP/IP
7 318 (3.38%) Internet
8 311 (3.31%) WAN
9 309 (3.29%) LAN
10 246 (2.62%) VPN
11 163 (1.73%) NAS
12 133 (1.42%) VoIP
13 113 (1.20%) Wireless
14 109 (1.16%) Extranet
15 103 (1.10%) FTP
16 99 (1.05%) HTTP
17 93 (0.99%) VLAN
18 72 (0.77%) iSCSI
18 72 (0.77%) Unified Communications
19 69 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3748 (39.88%) SQL Server
2 1202 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 946 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 938 (9.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 691 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 521 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
7 474 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 420 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 254 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 204 (2.17%) OLAP
11 172 (1.83%) MySQL
12 167 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 166 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
14 136 (1.45%) Oracle Database
15 133 (1.42%) QlikView
15 133 (1.42%) MS Access
16 119 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
17 85 (0.90%) EDRMS
18 69 (0.73%) RDBMS
19 63 (0.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 935 (9.95%) Visual Studio
2 640 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 228 (2.43%) Subversion
4 135 (1.44%) JIRA
5 107 (1.14%) NUnit
6 80 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 67 (0.71%) Moq
8 55 (0.59%) MSBuild
9 52 (0.55%) TeamCity
10 42 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 40 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
12 39 (0.41%) Selenium
13 38 (0.40%) ReSharper
14 36 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
15 34 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 34 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
16 31 (0.33%) CruiseControl
16 31 (0.33%) Jenkins
17 29 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
18 23 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1690 (17.98%) Finance
2 400 (4.26%) Banking
3 282 (3.00%) Legal
3 282 (3.00%) Marketing
4 261 (2.78%) Advertising
4 261 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 207 (2.20%) Retail
6 202 (2.15%) Law
7 157 (1.67%) Publishing
8 126 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 122 (1.30%) Back Office
10 117 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 46 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 41 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.36%) Games
13 34 (0.36%) Billing
14 30 (0.32%) French Language
15 28 (0.30%) Front Office
15 28 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 27 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 3356 (35.71%) Developer
2 1511 (16.08%) Analyst
3 1137 (12.10%) SharePoint Developer
4 846 (9.00%) .NET Developer
5 742 (7.90%) Consultant
6 705 (7.50%) Architect
7 526 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 480 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 474 (5.04%) Administrator
10 426 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 387 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
12 374 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 360 (3.83%) Business Analyst
14 358 (3.81%) Project Manager
15 346 (3.68%) Applications Support
16 278 (2.96%) Software Developer
17 276 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
18 272 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 248 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
20 245 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3868 (41.16%) .NET
2 2242 (23.86%) ASP.NET
3 1830 (19.47%) HTML
4 1499 (15.95%) CSS
5 1025 (10.91%) jQuery
6 847 (9.01%) XML
7 838 (8.92%) .NET Framework
8 741 (7.88%) Web Services
9 713 (7.59%) WCF
10 593 (6.31%) Ajax
11 539 (5.74%) HTML5
12 530 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 378 (4.02%) WPF
14 279 (2.97%) LINQ
15 241 (2.56%) Silverlight
15 241 (2.56%) SOAP
16 238 (2.53%) CSS3
17 224 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 217 (2.31%) XSLT
19 196 (2.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 754 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 366 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 292 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 233 (2.48%) Clustering
5 207 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 158 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 132 (1.40%) Open Source
8 131 (1.39%) User Experience
9 130 (1.38%) Replication
10 127 (1.35%) Social Media
11 110 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 97 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 89 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 79 (0.84%) Statistics
15 77 (0.82%) iPhone
16 62 (0.66%) Visualisation
16 62 (0.66%) E-Learning
17 57 (0.61%) Kindle
18 53 (0.56%) GIS
18 53 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2817 (29.97%) Windows
2 971 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 559 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 548 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 425 (4.52%) Windows 7
6 396 (4.21%) Linux
7 227 (2.42%) Windows 8
8 204 (2.17%) Android
9 191 (2.03%) Windows XP
10 176 (1.87%) UNIX
11 121 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 53 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 52 (0.55%) Solaris
14 48 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 47 (0.50%) AIX
16 33 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
19 15 (0.16%) CentOS
19 15 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1811 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1327 (14.12%) CRM
3 1129 (12.01%) ITIL
4 1067 (11.35%) Project Management
5 1047 (11.14%) Business Intelligence
6 947 (10.08%) MVC
7 668 (7.11%) Scrum
8 541 (5.76%) PRINCE2
9 444 (4.72%) Mentoring
10 429 (4.56%) Workflow
11 426 (4.53%) Content Management
12 424 (4.51%) Migration
13 420 (4.47%) Business Analysis
14 401 (4.27%) TDD
15 390 (4.15%) Document Management
16 387 (4.12%) Change Management
17 377 (4.01%) Web Development
18 371 (3.95%) OO
19 364 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
20 320 (3.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3228 (34.35%) SQL
2 3096 (32.94%) C#
3 1615 (17.18%) JavaScript
4 678 (7.21%) T-SQL
5 574 (6.11%) PowerShell
6 542 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 386 (4.11%) Java
8 331 (3.52%) VB
9 198 (2.11%) PHP
10 176 (1.87%) VBA
11 161 (1.71%) VBScript
12 127 (1.35%) C
13 96 (1.02%) C++
14 68 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 64 (0.68%) VB6
15 64 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 63 (0.67%) Perl
17 60 (0.64%) Python
18 29 (0.31%) Ruby
18 29 (0.31%) X++
Qualifications
1 1191 (12.67%) Degree
2 1143 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 548 (5.83%) MCSE
4 516 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 394 (4.19%) SC Cleared
6 321 (3.42%) MCITP
7 300 (3.19%) MCP
8 219 (2.33%) MCSA
9 217 (2.31%) MCTS
10 204 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
11 176 (1.87%) CCNA
12 137 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 133 (1.42%) MCSD
14 104 (1.11%) DV Cleared
15 97 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
16 96 (1.02%) ISEB
17 89 (0.95%) CCNP
18 87 (0.93%) PMI Certification
19 70 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 70 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (2.81%) SLA
2 236 (2.51%) QA
3 145 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 73 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.30%) COBIT
6 20 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.16%) Dublin Core
9 8 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.074%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.064%) HL7
12 5 (0.053%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.043%) TickIT
14 3 (0.032%) EMIR
14 3 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.021%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.011%) BS7799
16 1 (0.011%) WCAG
16 1 (0.011%) P3O
16 1 (0.011%) COREP
System Software
1 1621 (17.25%) Active Directory
2 785 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 553 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 197 (2.10%) vSphere
5 154 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 149 (1.59%) XenApp
7 117 (1.24%) ISA Server
8 90 (0.96%) UAG
9 89 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
10 78 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 59 (0.63%) XenDesktop
12 46 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 41 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
14 29 (0.31%) XenServer
15 24 (0.26%) MetaFrame
16 23 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 22 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (0.17%) Xen
18 16 (0.17%) Terminal Server
18 16 (0.17%) IAG
Systems Management
1 409 (4.35%) SCCM
2 258 (2.75%) SCOM
3 118 (1.26%) Backup Exec
4 74 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 61 (0.65%) WSUS
6 58 (0.62%) SCVMM
7 55 (0.59%) OpenView
8 53 (0.56%) Nagios
9 45 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 43 (0.46%) SCDPM
11 41 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 41 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 38 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
13 30 (0.32%) Tivoli
14 25 (0.27%) MOM
15 24 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 21 (0.22%) HP SIM
17 20 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
18 18 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
19 17 (0.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5222 (55.57%) Microsoft
2 1198 (12.75%) VMware
3 743 (7.91%) Oracle
4 690 (7.34%) Citrix
5 611 (6.50%) Cisco
6 393 (4.18%) HP
7 293 (3.12%) SAP
8 185 (1.97%) IBM
9 181 (1.93%) NetApp
10 180 (1.92%) Sitecore
11 179 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 155 (1.65%) Dell
13 153 (1.63%) Symantec
14 147 (1.56%) EMC
15 145 (1.54%) Business Objects
16 141 (1.50%) Juniper
17 139 (1.48%) Cognos
18 125 (1.33%) Sage
19 123 (1.31%) Adobe
20 98 (1.04%) Remedy
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