The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 60 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4702 4566 5300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.00% 4.19% 4.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.94% 20.76% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3842 3911 4696
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 £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24824 21989 24066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.10% 20.20% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20538 18550 20658
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 4418 £45,000 +5.88% 575
London -4 1902 £52,500 +8.69% 188
South East -4 935 £42,500 +6.25% 110
City of London +6 537 £50,000 +4.16% 72
East of England -19 340 £45,000 +8.43% 55
West Midlands +14 306 £37,500 -11.76% 46
North West -5 293 £37,500 - 41
Surrey -5 262 £42,500 +13.33% 30
Yorkshire +1 250 £35,661 +10.57% 42
Berkshire +3 233 £38,000 -5.00% 22
South West -10 222 £36,500 -5.19% 40
Manchester -5 179 £35,000 -6.66% 26
Scotland +4 175 £40,000 - 45
West Yorkshire -19 170 £32,500 +0.77% 25
Birmingham +21 139 £41,500 -10.27% 20
Hampshire +20 125 £39,250 +2.61% 21
East Midlands +23 120 £39,000 +11.42% 36
Hertfordshire -20 117 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Leeds -22 114 £33,000 +8.21% 16
Reading -2 110 £37,500 -6.25% 7
West Sussex +49 97 £40,500 +4.51% 3
Bristol +7 94 £37,500 -16.66% 15
Glasgow +8 89 £40,000 - 20
Woking +6 83 £41,250 +28.90% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 83 £42,500 +7.59% 17
Suffolk +25 71 £45,000 +33.33% 9
Cheshire -16 66 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Leicestershire +31 63 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Bedfordshire -10 62 £50,000 +17.64% 20
Milton Keynes +1 55 £42,500 +10.38% 12

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5272 (55.66%) Microsoft
2 3996 (42.19%) .NET
3 3710 (39.17%) SQL Server
4 3256 (34.38%) SQL
5 3187 (33.65%) C#
6 2844 (30.03%) Windows
7 2680 (28.29%) MS Excel
8 2259 (23.85%) ASP.NET
9 1899 (20.05%) HTML
10 1860 (19.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 1744 (18.41%) Finance
12 1636 (17.27%) Active Directory
13 1613 (17.03%) JavaScript
14 1568 (16.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 1553 (16.40%) CSS
16 1262 (13.32%) CRM
17 1255 (13.25%) VMware
18 1188 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 1182 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 1181 (12.47%) MS Exchange
21 1169 (12.34%) Degree
22 1049 (11.07%) Project Management
23 1041 (10.99%) ITIL
24 1039 (10.97%) jQuery
25 1038 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
26 996 (10.52%) MS Office
27 976 (10.30%) Visual Studio
28 954 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
29 937 (9.89%) XML
30 932 (9.84%) MVC

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1860 (19.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1568 (16.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1181 (12.47%) MS Exchange
4 751 (7.93%) IIS
5 651 (6.87%) Lync
6 647 (6.83%) SharePoint Server
7 604 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 548 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
9 355 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 323 (3.41%) CMS
11 256 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 156 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 139 (1.47%) Apache
14 136 (1.44%) MS Project Server
15 131 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 130 (1.37%) Drupal
17 120 (1.27%) Umbraco
18 111 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
19 83 (0.88%) Tomcat
20 76 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2680 (28.29%) MS Excel
2 996 (10.52%) MS Office
3 364 (3.84%) MS Project
4 294 (3.10%) InfoPath
5 293 (3.09%) MS Visio
6 252 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 112 (1.18%) PowerPivot
8 60 (0.63%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.12%) FastStats
12 9 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.084%) DOC1
14 6 (0.063%) RoboHelp
15 5 (0.053%) SPSS
16 4 (0.042%) FrameMaker
17 2 (0.021%) PaintShop Pro
18 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
18 1 (0.011%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 868 (9.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 217 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
3 67 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
4 46 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 37 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 31 (0.33%) Visualfiles
7 29 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 26 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
9 25 (0.26%) Markit EDM
10 21 (0.22%) SAP Business One
11 20 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 15 (0.16%) Agresso
12 15 (0.16%) Maximo
12 15 (0.16%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 12 (0.13%) Tridion
13 12 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (0.11%) SalesLogix
15 8 (0.084%) Summit
16 7 (0.074%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 622 (6.57%) Office 365
2 248 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (1.24%) SaaS
4 50 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (0.48%) IaaS
6 38 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (0.29%) PaaS
8 11 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.095%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.042%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.032%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.021%) Pure360
12 2 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.021%) GitHub
12 2 (0.021%) Force.com
12 2 (0.021%) Heroku
13 1 (0.011%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 668 (7.05%) SAN
2 572 (6.04%) DNS
3 532 (5.62%) Firewall
4 510 (5.38%) Intranet
5 381 (4.02%) DHCP
6 377 (3.98%) TCP/IP
7 348 (3.67%) LAN
8 344 (3.63%) WAN
9 333 (3.52%) Internet
10 266 (2.81%) VPN
11 162 (1.71%) NAS
12 135 (1.43%) Extranet
13 128 (1.35%) VoIP
14 125 (1.32%) Wireless
15 112 (1.18%) VLAN
16 102 (1.08%) HTTP
17 93 (0.98%) SSL
18 80 (0.84%) FTP
19 78 (0.82%) iSCSI
20 72 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3710 (39.17%) SQL Server
2 1182 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 887 (9.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 878 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 604 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 451 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 447 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
8 416 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 266 (2.81%) Relational Database
10 173 (1.83%) MySQL
11 148 (1.56%) OLAP
11 148 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 135 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 115 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
14 112 (1.18%) MS Access
15 109 (1.15%) QlikView
16 76 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
17 69 (0.73%) RDBMS
18 61 (0.64%) DTS
19 57 (0.60%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 976 (10.30%) Visual Studio
2 668 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 235 (2.48%) Subversion
4 138 (1.46%) JIRA
5 89 (0.94%) NUnit
6 72 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 68 (0.72%) Moq
8 49 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 45 (0.48%) MSBuild
10 39 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
11 38 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
11 38 (0.40%) TeamCity
11 38 (0.40%) ReSharper
12 36 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
13 35 (0.37%) Selenium
14 31 (0.33%) CruiseControl
15 30 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
16 29 (0.31%) LoadRunner
16 29 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 26 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 1744 (18.41%) Finance
2 375 (3.96%) Banking
3 312 (3.29%) Marketing
4 271 (2.86%) Legal
5 234 (2.47%) Advertising
6 225 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 219 (2.31%) Retail
8 196 (2.07%) Law
9 162 (1.71%) Publishing
10 114 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 113 (1.19%) Back Office
12 100 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 58 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 57 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 40 (0.42%) Billing
16 34 (0.36%) French Language
17 30 (0.32%) Games
18 24 (0.25%) Spanish Language
18 24 (0.25%) German Language
19 21 (0.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 3362 (35.49%) Developer
2 1504 (15.88%) Analyst
3 1131 (11.94%) SharePoint Developer
4 889 (9.39%) .NET Developer
5 821 (8.67%) Consultant
6 696 (7.35%) Architect
7 503 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 496 (5.24%) Senior Developer
8 496 (5.24%) Administrator
9 424 (4.48%) Support Analyst
10 407 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 398 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 383 (4.04%) Project Manager
13 380 (4.01%) Business Analyst
14 309 (3.26%) SharePoint Consultant
15 272 (2.87%) Applications Support
16 271 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
17 266 (2.81%) Software Developer
18 260 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 247 (2.61%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3996 (42.19%) .NET
2 2259 (23.85%) ASP.NET
3 1899 (20.05%) HTML
4 1553 (16.40%) CSS
5 1039 (10.97%) jQuery
6 937 (9.89%) XML
7 850 (8.97%) .NET Framework
8 806 (8.51%) Web Services
9 763 (8.06%) WCF
10 548 (5.79%) Ajax
11 545 (5.75%) HTML5
12 543 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 401 (4.23%) WPF
14 285 (3.01%) SOAP
15 282 (2.98%) XSLT
16 280 (2.96%) LINQ
17 267 (2.82%) Silverlight
18 262 (2.77%) CSS3
19 225 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 213 (2.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 347 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 275 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 238 (2.51%) Clustering
4 231 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 171 (1.81%) Open Source
6 169 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 141 (1.49%) Replication
8 133 (1.40%) Social Media
9 114 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 108 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 88 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 75 (0.79%) iPhone
13 72 (0.76%) Kindle
14 62 (0.65%) Mathematics
15 59 (0.62%) Statistics
16 58 (0.61%) PKI
17 54 (0.57%) Visualisation
17 54 (0.57%) E-Learning
18 53 (0.56%) Taxonomies
19 52 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2844 (30.03%) Windows
2 1038 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 595 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 544 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 484 (5.11%) Windows 7
6 404 (4.27%) Linux
7 252 (2.66%) Windows XP
8 201 (2.12%) Android
8 201 (2.12%) Windows 8
9 174 (1.84%) UNIX
10 128 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 73 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 48 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 37 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (0.37%) Solaris
15 33 (0.35%) AIX
16 21 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
17 20 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
18 18 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 18 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1262 (13.32%) CRM
2 1049 (11.07%) Project Management
3 1041 (10.99%) ITIL
4 954 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
5 932 (9.84%) MVC
6 809 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 661 (6.98%) Scrum
8 564 (5.95%) PRINCE2
9 459 (4.85%) TDD
10 442 (4.67%) Business Analysis
11 435 (4.59%) Content Management
12 429 (4.53%) Workflow
13 421 (4.44%) Migration
14 409 (4.32%) Web Development
15 395 (4.17%) Change Management
16 373 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 353 (3.73%) Document Management
18 347 (3.66%) OO
19 326 (3.44%) Software Engineering
20 319 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3256 (34.38%) SQL
2 3187 (33.65%) C#
3 1613 (17.03%) JavaScript
4 639 (6.75%) T-SQL
5 604 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 577 (6.09%) PowerShell
7 412 (4.35%) Java
8 360 (3.80%) VB
9 228 (2.41%) PHP
10 181 (1.91%) VBA
11 152 (1.60%) VBScript
12 128 (1.35%) C
13 113 (1.19%) C++
14 83 (0.88%) Perl
15 81 (0.86%) VB6
16 69 (0.73%) Bash Shell
17 64 (0.68%) PL/SQL
18 55 (0.58%) Python
19 34 (0.36%) Ruby
20 32 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 1188 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1169 (12.34%) Degree
3 548 (5.79%) MCSE
4 467 (4.93%) Security Cleared
5 361 (3.81%) MCP
6 347 (3.66%) MCITP
7 318 (3.36%) SC Cleared
8 253 (2.67%) MCTS
9 231 (2.44%) MCSA
10 225 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
11 196 (2.07%) CCNA
12 138 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 137 (1.45%) MCSD
14 117 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
15 106 (1.12%) ISEB
16 103 (1.09%) CCNP
17 88 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 82 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 76 (0.80%) PMI Certification
20 69 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (2.84%) SLA
2 232 (2.45%) QA
3 156 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 65 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.35%) COBIT
6 21 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.18%) Dublin Core
8 15 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.12%) 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
13 5 (0.053%) P3O
14 4 (0.042%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.032%) HL7
15 3 (0.032%) EMIR
15 3 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1636 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 820 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 590 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 190 (2.01%) XenApp
5 181 (1.91%) vSphere
6 142 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 115 (1.21%) ISA Server
8 114 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 110 (1.16%) UAG
10 80 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 75 (0.79%) Terminal Services
12 73 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
13 55 (0.58%) XenServer
14 45 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 23 (0.24%) IAG
17 19 (0.20%) MetaFrame
18 17 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 15 (0.16%) VMware Server
20 14 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 399 (4.21%) SCCM
2 246 (2.60%) SCOM
3 131 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 73 (0.77%) WSUS
5 57 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 49 (0.52%) OpenView
7 46 (0.49%) Nagios
8 43 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 40 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 39 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 39 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 35 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 35 (0.37%) SCDPM
12 32 (0.34%) SCVMM
13 31 (0.33%) Tivoli
14 30 (0.32%) MOM
15 29 (0.31%) ARCserve
15 29 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
16 25 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 21 (0.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5272 (55.66%) Microsoft
2 1255 (13.25%) VMware
3 738 (7.79%) Oracle
4 698 (7.37%) Citrix
5 598 (6.31%) Cisco
6 407 (4.30%) HP
7 300 (3.17%) SAP
8 189 (2.00%) Sitecore
9 188 (1.98%) IBM
10 175 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 173 (1.83%) NetApp
11 173 (1.83%) Symantec
12 146 (1.54%) Juniper
13 143 (1.51%) Adobe
14 140 (1.48%) Dell
15 132 (1.39%) Cognos
16 128 (1.35%) CheckPoint
17 117 (1.24%) EMC
18 114 (1.20%) Business Objects
19 97 (1.02%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
networx
Salary: £25,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum - excellent benefits including healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £71000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Solmar Finance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29750.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago