The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 42 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 26 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.81% 3.42% 2.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 13.40% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 11
Average salary £50,000 £57,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SharePoint
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
156 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.84% 25.53% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 105 63 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £35,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SharePoint
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Watford region.

SharePoint Salary Trend in Watford

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in Watford

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 42 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (67.39%) Windows
3 27 (58.70%) MS Excel
4 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
5 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
6 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 18 (39.13%) Lync
8 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
9 14 (30.43%) MCITP
10 13 (28.26%) VMware
10 13 (28.26%) Project Management
11 11 (23.91%) Citrix
11 11 (23.91%) MCSE
11 11 (23.91%) CSS
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (21.74%) SQL
12 10 (21.74%) .NET
12 10 (21.74%) MCSA
12 10 (21.74%) SAN
13 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (17.39%) Office 365
14 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (17.39%) HTML
14 8 (17.39%) PKI
15 7 (15.22%) C#
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 18 (39.13%) Lync
2 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
3 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (6.52%) IIS
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.17%) SugarCRM
9 1 (2.17%) Apache
9 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.17%) Content Management Server
9 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (58.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.17%) SalesLogix
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) Intranet
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.52%) NAS
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Junior Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Junior
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) CSS
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.52%) COM
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XSL
5 1 (2.17%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) EPoS
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) SUSE
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (13.04%) Security Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
3 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Database Security
4 5 (10.87%) Analytics
5 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) Product Management
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (30.43%) MCITP
3 11 (23.91%) MCSE
4 10 (21.74%) MCSA
5 7 (15.22%) CCNP
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (13.04%) CCNA
7 4 (8.70%) MCP
8 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.35%) MCTS
9 2 (4.35%) ISEB
9 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (2.17%) Degree
10 1 (2.17%) NCDA
10 1 (2.17%) CCA
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) XenApp
4 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.70%) vSphere
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) Squid
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
1 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Siebel
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) CommVault
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Sage
7 1 (2.17%) Quark
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.17%) Clearswift