Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SharePoint skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 142 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20 -50
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 282 296 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.40% 2.31% 2.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.82% 13.15% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 231 237 269
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%

SharePoint is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,677 2,251 2,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.25% 17.54% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,375 1,845 1,827
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,850 £23,750 £23,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the North West

SharePoint
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SharePoint in the North West

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the North West

SharePoint
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -36 126 £39,000 -4.88% 41
Cheshire +9 86 £38,500 -6.67% 12
Merseyside +34 41 £30,000 -17.24% 9
Lancashire +15 22 £26,500 -18.46% 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 142 (50.35%) Microsoft
2 136 (48.23%) Windows
3 113 (40.07%) Office 365
4 95 (33.69%) Windows Server
5 89 (31.56%) Active Directory
6 74 (26.24%) SQL
7 66 (23.40%) Finance
8 65 (23.05%) ITIL
9 63 (22.34%) VMware
10 61 (21.63%) SQL Server
11 60 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 58 (20.57%) MS Exchange
12 58 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 55 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (17.38%) .NET
15 49 (17.38%) Microsoft Office
16 47 (16.67%) Skype for Business
17 44 (15.60%) SharePoint 2013
18 43 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (14.54%) TCP/IP
20 40 (14.18%) DNS
21 38 (13.48%) Firewall
22 37 (13.12%) SAN
23 36 (12.77%) Problem Management
23 36 (12.77%) Skype
24 35 (12.41%) SCCM
24 35 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
25 34 (12.06%) Service Management
25 34 (12.06%) HTML

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (20.57%) MS Exchange
2 47 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 44 (15.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (8.16%) IIS
7 15 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (4.26%) Confluence
9 11 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (3.55%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (2.84%) Umbraco
12 7 (2.48%) CMS
13 4 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.71%) Moodle
15 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.35%) Content Management Server
15 1 (0.35%) Drupal
15 1 (0.35%) JBoss
15 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (17.38%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (8.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (4.61%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.13%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (1.06%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 113 (40.07%) Office 365
2 60 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.74%) IaaS
4 8 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.42%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.42%) Zapier
7 3 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.06%) SaaS
7 3 (1.06%) Slack
8 1 (0.35%) Force.com
8 1 (0.35%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.54%) TCP/IP
2 40 (14.18%) DNS
3 38 (13.48%) Firewall
4 37 (13.12%) SAN
5 36 (12.77%) Skype
6 30 (10.64%) DHCP
7 29 (10.28%) LAN
8 28 (9.93%) WAN
9 23 (8.16%) Intranet
10 14 (4.96%) VoIP
11 11 (3.90%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.90%) MPLS
11 11 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (3.90%) SSL
12 10 (3.55%) VLAN
13 9 (3.19%) VPN
14 7 (2.48%) FTP
14 7 (2.48%) Wireless
15 6 (2.13%) HTTP
15 6 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.84%) Power BI
4 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.06%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (9.93%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.32%) JIRA
3 7 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.42%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.06%) Selenium
6 3 (1.06%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.06%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.71%) gulp
7 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.35%) Bower
8 1 (0.35%) CasperJS
8 1 (0.35%) Grunt
8 1 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (23.40%) Finance
2 27 (9.57%) Retail
3 13 (4.61%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.90%) Banking
4 11 (3.90%) Law
5 9 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.77%) Advertising
6 5 (1.77%) Front Office
6 5 (1.77%) Marketing
6 5 (1.77%) Publishing
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (22.34%) Analyst
2 49 (17.38%) Developer
3 36 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 24 (8.51%) IT Support
5 22 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (7.09%) Junior
7 18 (6.38%) Service Analyst
7 18 (6.38%) Service Desk Engineer
8 17 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.03%) IT Engineer
8 17 (6.03%) IT Manager
9 16 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (5.67%) Consultant
9 16 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (5.32%) Applications Support
11 13 (4.61%) .NET Developer
11 13 (4.61%) Administrator
11 13 (4.61%) SharePoint Consultant
11 13 (4.61%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.38%) .NET
2 34 (12.06%) HTML
3 29 (10.28%) CSS
4 17 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.03%) Web Services
5 15 (5.32%) .NET Framework
6 14 (4.96%) XML
7 10 (3.55%) jQuery
7 10 (3.55%) WCF
8 9 (3.19%) HTML5
9 8 (2.84%) JSON
10 7 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.48%) WinForms
11 6 (2.13%) 802.1X
11 6 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.13%) REST
12 5 (1.77%) HTML5 Canvas
13 4 (1.42%) Ajax
13 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.26%) Smart Meter
5 9 (3.19%) Clustering
6 8 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.13%) NHS
7 6 (2.13%) User Experience
8 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.77%) Smart Energy
8 5 (1.77%) VLE
8 5 (1.77%) Xbox
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
9 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 136 (48.23%) Windows
2 95 (33.69%) Windows Server
3 58 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (11.70%) Windows 10
6 20 (7.09%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.19%) pSOS
8 7 (2.48%) Android
8 7 (2.48%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.42%) Linux
10 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.05%) ITIL
2 51 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (12.77%) Problem Management
4 34 (12.06%) Service Management
5 32 (11.35%) Incident Management
6 31 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.57%) CRM
8 23 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 21 (7.45%) Change Management
9 21 (7.45%) Configuration Management
9 21 (7.45%) Project Management
10 19 (6.74%) MVC
10 19 (6.74%) Risk Management
11 18 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (6.03%) ITIL V3
12 17 (6.03%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.03%) Migration
12 17 (6.03%) Statistics
13 16 (5.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.24%) SQL
2 33 (11.70%) JavaScript
3 32 (11.35%) C#
4 16 (5.67%) VB.NET
5 13 (4.61%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.13%) Python
7 5 (1.77%) C
7 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.77%) VBA
7 5 (1.77%) VBScript
8 4 (1.42%) VB
9 3 (1.06%) Java
10 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (9.57%) MCSE
3 25 (8.87%) Degree
4 10 (3.55%) HNC
5 9 (3.19%) CCNA
5 9 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.48%) MCSA
7 6 (2.13%) MCTS
8 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.06%) CCNP
9 3 (1.06%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.06%) PMP
9 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.71%) CISA
10 2 (0.71%) CISSP
10 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.45%) PMO
1 21 (7.45%) SLA
2 14 (4.96%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.90%) GDPR
4 8 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.84%) QA
5 4 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (31.56%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.45%) vSphere
5 17 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.84%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.48%) XenApp
9 5 (1.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (1.42%) Docker
11 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.35%) pfSense
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (12.41%) SCCM
2 9 (3.19%) AirWatch
2 9 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (3.19%) SCVMM
3 8 (2.84%) SCOM
4 6 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.77%) Foglight
5 5 (1.77%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.77%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.06%) DameWare
6 3 (1.06%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.71%) vRealize
7 2 (0.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 142 (50.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (22.34%) VMware
3 25 (8.87%) Cisco
4 22 (7.80%) Citrix
5 17 (6.03%) Nintex
5 17 (6.03%) Remedy
6 12 (4.26%) HP
6 12 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 11 (3.90%) Nimble Storage
8 9 (3.19%) Blue Coat
8 9 (3.19%) McAfee
9 8 (2.84%) Dell
9 8 (2.84%) NetApp
9 8 (2.84%) Veeam
10 6 (2.13%) Juniper
11 5 (1.77%) Avaya
11 5 (1.77%) CommVault
11 5 (1.77%) EMC
11 5 (1.77%) Nortel
11 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com