The table below looks at the statistics for SharePoint skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SharePoint over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SharePoint
Rank 67 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 205 199 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.86% 4.05% 7.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.69% 23.95% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 145 160 333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SharePoint
England

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

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1097 831 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.64% 16.92% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 921 727 893
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SharePoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SharePoint Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SharePoint Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SharePoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SharePoint Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Birmingham +1 101 £47,500 +5.55% 17
Coventry -13 32 £41,250 -10.32% 5
Warwickshire -4 23 £45,000 +5.88%
Solihull -3 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Worcestershire +6 10 £33,000 -26.66% 5
Staffordshire -9 8 £27,850 -25.73% 3
Wolverhampton +13 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Shropshire -10 6 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £20,000 -
SharePoint
England

SharePoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 286 (60.08%) Microsoft
2 226 (47.48%) .NET
3 190 (39.92%) SQL Server
4 176 (36.97%) C#
5 161 (33.82%) SQL
6 157 (32.98%) Windows
7 135 (28.36%) ASP.NET
8 129 (27.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 119 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 114 (23.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 112 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 108 (22.69%) MS Excel
13 103 (21.64%) HTML
14 101 (21.22%) CSS
15 99 (20.80%) CRM
16 88 (18.49%) Office 365
17 87 (18.28%) .NET Framework
18 85 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
19 71 (14.92%) WCF
20 69 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
20 69 (14.50%) Content Management
20 69 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
21 68 (14.29%) Visual Studio
22 67 (14.08%) Active Directory
23 66 (13.87%) MVC
24 60 (12.61%) Security Cleared
25 59 (12.39%) Degree
25 59 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
26 56 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
27 55 (11.55%) ITIL

SharePoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 129 (27.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 114 (23.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 56 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 40 (8.40%) Documentum
5 39 (8.19%) IIS
6 36 (7.56%) MS Exchange
7 25 (5.25%) SharePoint Server
8 24 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (3.78%) Alfresco
11 11 (2.31%) Lync
12 9 (1.89%) CMS
13 8 (1.68%) DNN
14 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.63%) FileNet
15 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.42%) SAS
15 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 108 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.08%) MS Office
3 23 (4.83%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.84%) SPSS
4 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 85 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.31%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.05%) Line 500
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 88 (18.49%) Office 365
2 41 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
3 3 (0.63%) Yammer
4 2 (0.42%) Symantec.cloud
4 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.94%) LAN
2 13 (2.73%) Firewall
3 12 (2.52%) SAN
4 11 (2.31%) DNS
4 11 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.31%) WAN
5 9 (1.89%) DHCP
5 9 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.68%) SSH
7 7 (1.47%) Internet
8 6 (1.26%) VPN
9 4 (0.84%) FTP
9 4 (0.84%) Intranet
10 3 (0.63%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.42%) MPLS
11 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.42%) ADSL
11 2 (0.42%) Wireless
11 2 (0.42%) HTTP
12 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (39.92%) SQL Server
2 69 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.31%) MySQL
9 10 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.47%) MS Access
10 7 (1.47%) OLAP
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.63%) Big Data
14 2 (0.42%) BODI
14 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 68 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.57%) NUnit
4 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (1.05%) NetAdvantage
5 5 (1.05%) LLBLGen Pro
6 3 (0.63%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.42%) Subversion
7 2 (0.42%) MSTest
8 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
General
1 37 (7.77%) Finance
2 16 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.73%) Retail
4 11 (2.31%) Automotive
5 6 (1.26%) Marketing
5 6 (1.26%) Legal
6 4 (0.84%) Advertising
6 4 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 180 (37.82%) Developer
2 69 (14.50%) Architect
3 65 (13.66%) Consultant
4 59 (12.39%) Analyst
5 57 (11.97%) .NET Developer
6 55 (11.55%) SharePoint Developer
7 37 (7.77%) C# Developer
8 36 (7.56%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (6.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (6.51%) SharePoint Consultant
11 30 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (6.30%) Support Analyst
12 29 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (6.09%) SharePoint Architect
13 26 (5.46%) CRM Consultant
14 25 (5.25%) Programme Manager
15 23 (4.83%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
16 19 (3.99%) Applications Support
17 18 (3.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (47.48%) .NET
2 135 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 103 (21.64%) HTML
4 101 (21.22%) CSS
5 87 (18.28%) .NET Framework
6 71 (14.92%) WCF
7 51 (10.71%) jQuery
8 45 (9.45%) Ajax
9 42 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (7.98%) XML
11 30 (6.30%) LINQ
12 29 (6.09%) Entity Framework
13 27 (5.67%) WPF
14 25 (5.25%) Web Services
15 24 (5.04%) XSLT
15 24 (5.04%) HTML5
16 19 (3.99%) Silverlight
17 16 (3.36%) WF
18 11 (2.31%) COM
19 10 (2.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.99%) Open Source
3 16 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.68%) Clustering
6 7 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.05%) AS400
7 5 (1.05%) iSeries
8 4 (0.84%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.63%) User Experience
9 3 (0.63%) NHS
9 3 (0.63%) Statistics
9 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.42%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.42%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.42%) Replication
10 2 (0.42%) PDA
10 2 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (32.98%) Windows
2 46 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (4.83%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (1.47%) UNIX
8 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.63%) Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (20.80%) CRM
3 69 (14.50%) Content Management
4 66 (13.87%) MVC
5 59 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (11.55%) ITIL
7 48 (10.08%) Scrum
8 46 (9.66%) Migration
9 45 (9.45%) Project Management
10 31 (6.51%) Workflow
11 27 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (5.46%) Data Management
13 25 (5.25%) Software Engineering
13 25 (5.25%) PRINCE2
13 25 (5.25%) OO
14 23 (4.83%) PRINCE
15 22 (4.62%) Document Management
15 22 (4.62%) Unit Testing
15 22 (4.62%) Portfolio Management
15 22 (4.62%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (36.97%) C#
2 161 (33.82%) SQL
3 112 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 29 (6.09%) VB.NET
5 24 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.20%) VB
6 20 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.31%) VBA
8 10 (2.10%) Java
9 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.47%) XAML
10 6 (1.26%) C
11 5 (1.05%) VB6
12 4 (0.84%) X++
13 3 (0.63%) PHP
14 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.42%) Python
15 1 (0.21%) VBScript
15 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 59 (12.39%) Degree
4 48 (10.08%) SC Cleared
5 34 (7.14%) MCSD
6 27 (5.67%) MCTS
7 24 (5.04%) MCP
8 20 (4.20%) MCAD
9 18 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (3.78%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.31%) MCSE
11 8 (1.68%) MCITP
12 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.63%) CCA
13 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.63%) CCNA
14 2 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.84%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 67 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.87%) Hyper-V
3 35 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.26%) vSphere
5 5 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.10%) SCCM
2 5 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.21%) Plesk
4 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 286 (60.08%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.13%) Oracle
2 53 (11.13%) VMware
3 43 (9.03%) IBM
4 37 (7.77%) SAP
5 30 (6.30%) Citrix
6 29 (6.09%) Informatica
7 27 (5.67%) Cisco
8 24 (5.04%) EMC
9 22 (4.62%) Teradata
10 18 (3.78%) OpenText
11 10 (2.10%) Telerik
11 10 (2.10%) HP
12 9 (1.89%) Symantec
13 6 (1.26%) NetApp
14 5 (1.05%) Sage
14 5 (1.05%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.05%) Infragistics
14 5 (1.05%) Dell
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