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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 62 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4570 4605 5134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.08% 4.21% 4.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.19% 20.06% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3835 3880 4565
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
23817 22952 23774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 20.96% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 18892 20719
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 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 0 4315 £45,000 - 506
London -2 1751 £50,000 -4.76% 173
South East +15 960 £42,500 +6.25% 82
City of London +1 470 £50,000 - 82
East of England +2 358 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Surrey +47 345 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North West +20 310 £38,750 +3.33% 51
Yorkshire -9 310 £37,500 +5.26% 50
West Midlands +1 294 £45,000 +12.50% 28
West Yorkshire -1 225 £40,000 +14.28% 35
South West -18 220 £37,500 +2.73% 38
Berkshire -24 197 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Manchester +21 184 £38,000 +2.01% 28
Leeds -1 163 £42,000 +23.52% 25
Birmingham +8 135 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hampshire -12 135 £40,000 +23.07% 20
Scotland -11 129 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Hertfordshire +3 124 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East Midlands +9 123 £40,000 - 14
Reading -26 91 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Cambridgeshire -2 82 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Guildford +21 80 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 74 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Bristol -12 72 £39,500 +5.33% 18
Oxfordshire +39 70 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Essex +11 66 £47,250 +18.12% 8
Edinburgh -6 61 £45,000 -1.09% 8
Cheshire -4 58 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Cambridge +15 55 £38,000 -10.58% 4
North East +14 52 £42,000 +10.52% 19

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5214 (56.85%) Microsoft
2 3579 (39.03%) SQL Server
3 3402 (37.10%) .NET
4 3150 (34.35%) SQL
5 2888 (31.49%) Windows
6 2807 (30.61%) C#
7 2666 (29.07%) MS Excel
8 2018 (22.00%) ASP.NET
9 1816 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
10 1766 (19.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1732 (18.89%) Finance
12 1700 (18.54%) Active Directory
13 1622 (17.69%) JavaScript
14 1614 (17.60%) HTML
15 1497 (16.32%) SharePoint 2013
16 1450 (15.81%) CSS
17 1303 (14.21%) CRM
18 1282 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 1272 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
20 1227 (13.38%) VMware
21 1177 (12.83%) ITIL
22 1145 (12.49%) Microsoft Certification
23 1122 (12.23%) Degree
24 1113 (12.14%) MS Office
25 1086 (11.84%) MS Exchange
26 1032 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 1022 (11.14%) Project Management
28 993 (10.83%) MVC
28 993 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
29 958 (10.45%) jQuery

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1766 (19.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1497 (16.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 1086 (11.84%) MS Exchange
4 820 (8.94%) IIS
5 689 (7.51%) Lync
6 544 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 470 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
8 448 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
9 307 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 281 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 271 (2.95%) CMS
12 180 (1.96%) Apache
13 132 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 130 (1.42%) MS Project Server
15 94 (1.02%) Tomcat
16 92 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 88 (0.96%) Documentum
18 81 (0.88%) Umbraco
19 78 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
20 71 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2666 (29.07%) MS Excel
2 1113 (12.14%) MS Office
3 353 (3.85%) MS Project
4 279 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 277 (3.02%) InfoPath
6 272 (2.97%) PowerPivot
7 262 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 53 (0.58%) Photoshop
9 22 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
10 14 (0.15%) SPSS
11 12 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.076%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.076%) FastStats
13 6 (0.065%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.044%) InDesign
14 4 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.011%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 861 (9.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 171 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 62 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 47 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
5 43 (0.47%) Agresso
6 41 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
7 24 (0.26%) SalesLogix
8 20 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 19 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 19 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
9 19 (0.21%) Markit EDM
10 18 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
11 16 (0.17%) Maximo
12 15 (0.16%) Tridion
13 14 (0.15%) SAP ERP
13 14 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (0.11%) SAP CRM
15 9 (0.098%) Oracle CRM
15 9 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
15 9 (0.098%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 718 (7.83%) Office 365
2 389 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (0.71%) SaaS
4 52 (0.57%) IaaS
5 44 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.44%) PaaS
7 35 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.087%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.044%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.033%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.033%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.022%) Taleo
13 1 (0.011%) GitHub
13 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.011%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 610 (6.65%) SAN
2 588 (6.41%) DNS
3 574 (6.26%) Firewall
4 488 (5.32%) Intranet
5 420 (4.58%) Internet
6 400 (4.36%) DHCP
7 342 (3.73%) WAN
8 339 (3.70%) LAN
9 309 (3.37%) TCP/IP
10 244 (2.66%) VPN
11 165 (1.80%) NAS
12 150 (1.64%) Wireless
13 141 (1.54%) VoIP
14 106 (1.16%) Extranet
15 94 (1.02%) VLAN
16 86 (0.94%) FTP
17 81 (0.88%) HTTP
18 76 (0.83%) Network Security
19 74 (0.81%) iSCSI
19 74 (0.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3579 (39.03%) SQL Server
2 1282 (13.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1032 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 993 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 782 (8.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 583 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
7 488 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 428 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 259 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 203 (2.21%) OLAP
11 169 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 167 (1.82%) QlikView
13 161 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
14 151 (1.65%) MS Access
15 149 (1.62%) PerformancePoint
16 136 (1.48%) MySQL
17 109 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
18 105 (1.14%) Oracle Database
19 97 (1.06%) EDRMS
20 87 (0.95%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 858 (9.36%) Visual Studio
2 602 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 199 (2.17%) Subversion
4 145 (1.58%) NUnit
5 125 (1.36%) JIRA
6 79 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 75 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 60 (0.65%) Moq
9 59 (0.64%) MSBuild
10 58 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 53 (0.58%) Selenium
12 43 (0.47%) ReSharper
13 37 (0.40%) MSTest
14 36 (0.39%) Jenkins
15 35 (0.38%) WiX
16 34 (0.37%) NuGet
16 34 (0.37%) Ranorex
17 30 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 26 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
19 24 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 1732 (18.89%) Finance
2 390 (4.25%) Banking
3 280 (3.05%) Legal
4 262 (2.86%) Advertising
5 257 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 245 (2.67%) Marketing
7 212 (2.31%) Retail
8 196 (2.14%) Law
9 143 (1.56%) Back Office
10 133 (1.45%) Publishing
11 113 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 105 (1.14%) Investment Banking
13 49 (0.53%) Front Office
14 42 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.35%) German Language
16 31 (0.34%) Billing
17 30 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.32%) Spanish Language
19 28 (0.31%) Electronics
19 28 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3070 (33.48%) Developer
2 1388 (15.13%) Analyst
3 980 (10.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 771 (8.41%) .NET Developer
5 755 (8.23%) Consultant
6 685 (7.47%) Architect
7 492 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 483 (5.27%) Administrator
9 450 (4.91%) C# Developer
10 407 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 389 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 384 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 356 (3.88%) Project Manager
14 345 (3.76%) Applications Support
15 301 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 284 (3.10%) Business Analyst
17 268 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
17 268 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 247 (2.69%) SharePoint Consultant
19 245 (2.67%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3402 (37.10%) .NET
2 2018 (22.00%) ASP.NET
3 1614 (17.60%) HTML
4 1450 (15.81%) CSS
5 958 (10.45%) jQuery
6 814 (8.88%) .NET Framework
7 685 (7.47%) XML
8 646 (7.04%) Ajax
9 622 (6.78%) WCF
10 589 (6.42%) Web Services
11 562 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 451 (4.92%) HTML5
13 363 (3.96%) WPF
14 225 (2.45%) XSLT
15 223 (2.43%) LINQ
16 212 (2.31%) Silverlight
17 200 (2.18%) CSS3
18 193 (2.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 180 (1.96%) WinForms
20 179 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 830 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 439 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 295 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 285 (3.11%) Clustering
5 202 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 163 (1.78%) Replication
7 157 (1.71%) User Experience
8 129 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 128 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 116 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 100 (1.09%) Statistics
12 96 (1.05%) Open Source
12 96 (1.05%) Social Media
13 82 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 79 (0.86%) Data Integration
15 76 (0.83%) Visualisation
16 72 (0.79%) E-Learning
17 70 (0.76%) Mathematics
18 66 (0.72%) PMI
19 64 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2888 (31.49%) Windows
2 950 (10.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 656 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 522 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 484 (5.28%) Windows 7
6 332 (3.62%) Linux
7 271 (2.95%) Windows 8
8 177 (1.93%) Windows XP
9 173 (1.89%) UNIX
10 161 (1.76%) Android
11 109 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 60 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 48 (0.52%) Solaris
14 38 (0.41%) AIX
15 32 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 31 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
18 18 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
19 17 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1816 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1303 (14.21%) CRM
3 1272 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
4 1177 (12.83%) ITIL
5 1022 (11.14%) Project Management
6 993 (10.83%) MVC
7 639 (6.97%) Scrum
8 528 (5.76%) PRINCE2
9 511 (5.57%) Workflow
10 508 (5.54%) Migration
11 408 (4.45%) Web Development
12 400 (4.36%) Mentoring
13 398 (4.34%) Change Management
14 394 (4.30%) Content Management
15 380 (4.14%) OO
16 373 (4.07%) ETL
16 373 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 338 (3.69%) Waterfall
18 334 (3.64%) Document Management
19 318 (3.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3150 (34.35%) SQL
2 2807 (30.61%) C#
3 1622 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 816 (8.90%) T-SQL
5 646 (7.04%) PowerShell
6 439 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 314 (3.42%) Java
8 313 (3.41%) VB
9 216 (2.36%) VBA
10 157 (1.71%) PHP
11 154 (1.68%) VBScript
12 132 (1.44%) C
13 105 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 92 (1.00%) C++
15 77 (0.84%) Python
16 64 (0.70%) VB6
17 48 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 40 (0.44%) Perl
19 39 (0.43%) Objective-C
20 36 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1145 (12.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1122 (12.23%) Degree
3 553 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 528 (5.76%) MCSE
5 431 (4.70%) SC Cleared
6 292 (3.18%) MCP
7 274 (2.99%) MCITP
8 244 (2.66%) MCSA
9 183 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 168 (1.83%) MCTS
11 161 (1.76%) MCSD
12 141 (1.54%) CCNA
13 140 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 132 (1.44%) DV Cleared
15 101 (1.10%) PMI Certification
16 84 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
17 75 (0.82%) ISEB
18 74 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
18 74 (0.81%) CCNP
19 63 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.22%) SLA
2 253 (2.76%) QA
3 134 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 81 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.17%) COBIT
7 15 (0.16%) HL7
8 13 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.076%) P3O
11 5 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.044%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.044%) FATCA
13 3 (0.033%) Dublin Core
14 2 (0.022%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.022%) MiFID
15 1 (0.011%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.011%) BS7799
15 1 (0.011%) EMIR
15 1 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1700 (18.54%) Active Directory
2 820 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 582 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 288 (3.14%) vSphere
5 168 (1.83%) XenApp
6 131 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 127 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 123 (1.34%) ISA Server
9 93 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 73 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 68 (0.74%) UAG
12 48 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 36 (0.39%) XenServer
14 32 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
15 27 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 23 (0.25%) Xen
17 22 (0.24%) Terminal Server
18 17 (0.19%) VMware Server
19 16 (0.17%) Firmware
20 15 (0.16%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 396 (4.32%) SCCM
2 245 (2.67%) SCOM
3 110 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 97 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 65 (0.71%) SCVMM
6 58 (0.63%) Nagios
7 57 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 50 (0.55%) OpenView
9 48 (0.52%) WSUS
10 43 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
11 42 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 31 (0.34%) SCDPM
12 31 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 31 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
13 30 (0.33%) HP SIM
14 25 (0.27%) SCOrch
14 25 (0.27%) MOM
15 23 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 22 (0.24%) Windows Intune
17 16 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5214 (56.85%) Microsoft
2 1227 (13.38%) VMware
3 808 (8.81%) Oracle
4 741 (8.08%) Citrix
5 581 (6.34%) Cisco
6 415 (4.53%) HP
7 334 (3.64%) SAP
8 198 (2.16%) EMC
9 191 (2.08%) Dell
10 186 (2.03%) IBM
11 178 (1.94%) Cognos
12 173 (1.89%) NetApp
13 148 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
14 137 (1.49%) Symantec
15 132 (1.44%) Business Objects
16 122 (1.33%) Remedy
17 118 (1.29%) Tableau
18 115 (1.25%) Juniper
19 107 (1.17%) Adobe
20 104 (1.13%) Sage
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