Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 166 173
Rank change year-on-year +51 +7 -42
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 145 190 218
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.30% 1.87% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.32% 13.25% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 124 155 189
Median annual salary £40,750 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.23% +1.18% +12.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,700 £25,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 837 1,434 2,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.27% 14.15% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 603 1,023 1,583
Median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SharePoint in the North West.

Salary trend for SharePoint in the North West

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in the North West over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +16 58 £40,000 -6.98% 11
Merseyside +46 53 £38,636 +20.74% 11
Cheshire +6 17 £50,000 +2.56% 16
Lancashire +43 9 £40,000 +5.96% 9
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 99 (68.28%) Microsoft
2 63 (43.45%) Windows
3 61 (42.07%) Office 365
4 59 (40.69%) Azure
5 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
6 51 (35.17%) SQL Server
7 50 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
8 44 (30.34%) Windows Server
9 38 (26.21%) ITIL
10 36 (24.83%) PowerShell
11 34 (23.45%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (22.07%) Release Management
14 31 (21.38%) MS Exchange
15 29 (20.00%) IIS
15 29 (20.00%) Finance
16 27 (18.62%) Citrix
17 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (16.55%) CRM
18 24 (16.55%) Internet
18 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (15.86%) Cloud Computing
20 22 (15.17%) Dynamics CRM
20 22 (15.17%) VMware
21 21 (14.48%) SCCM
21 21 (14.48%) Degree
21 21 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 20 (13.79%) Windows 10
22 20 (13.79%) Hyper-V
22 20 (13.79%) SQL

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 31 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.00%) IIS
3 13 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.14%) Confluence
5 6 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.14%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.45%) WordPress
7 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.69%) OnBase
Applications
1 50 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (9.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.76%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 22 (15.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 61 (42.07%) Office 365
2 59 (40.69%) Azure
3 34 (23.45%) Dynamics 365
4 23 (15.86%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (10.34%) AWS
6 14 (9.66%) Power Platform
6 14 (9.66%) SaaS
7 10 (6.90%) IaaS
8 7 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (4.14%) GCP
9 6 (4.14%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (4.14%) OneDrive
9 6 (4.14%) Slack
10 4 (2.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (2.76%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.38%) PaaS
11 2 (1.38%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.69%) G Suite
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.69%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.55%) Internet
2 19 (13.10%) SAN
3 18 (12.41%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.66%) LAN
4 14 (9.66%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (9.66%) WAN
5 12 (8.28%) DNS
6 10 (6.90%) Skype
7 9 (6.21%) Firewall
7 9 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.83%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.14%) DHCP
10 4 (2.76%) tcpdump
10 4 (2.76%) VPN
10 4 (2.76%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.07%) SSL
12 2 (1.38%) DMZ
12 2 (1.38%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (8.97%) Power BI
4 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.14%) Big Data
5 6 (4.14%) GIS
5 6 (4.14%) MySQL
5 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) JIRA
2 14 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.52%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.07%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.69%) Postman
7 1 (0.69%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Legal
3 10 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.52%) Marketing
5 6 (4.14%) Billing
6 5 (3.45%) Law
6 5 (3.45%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.38%) Fire and Rescue
8 2 (1.38%) Local Government
8 2 (1.38%) Police
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (18.62%) Analyst
2 21 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.03%) Team Leader
4 15 (10.34%) Developer
4 15 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.97%) Applications Support
5 13 (8.97%) SharePoint Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Exchange Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.21%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) .NET
2 7 (4.83%) HTML
2 7 (4.83%) Web Services
3 6 (4.14%) CSS
3 6 (4.14%) LDAP
4 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.76%) REST
6 2 (1.38%) jQuery
6 2 (1.38%) SAML
7 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
7 1 (0.69%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.72%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.52%) User Experience
5 7 (4.83%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) iPad
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.07%) PKI
8 2 (1.38%) Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.38%) FMCG
8 2 (1.38%) Replication
8 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.69%) Blog
9 1 (0.69%) Life Science
9 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.45%) Windows
2 44 (30.34%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 13 (8.97%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.90%) Unix
7 8 (5.52%) Linux
8 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.76%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) ITIL
2 33 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (22.07%) Release Management
4 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.55%) CRM
5 21 (14.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (9.66%) Computer Science
8 13 (8.97%) Migration
8 13 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (8.28%) Change Management
10 11 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.21%) DevOps
12 9 (6.21%) Investment Management
12 9 (6.21%) Practice Management
12 9 (6.21%) Presales
13 8 (5.52%) ITIL V3
13 8 (5.52%) SDLC
13 8 (5.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.83%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.79%) SQL
3 12 (8.28%) C#
4 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.83%) Java
5 7 (4.83%) Python
6 5 (3.45%) PHP
6 5 (3.45%) VB
7 3 (2.07%) C
7 3 (2.07%) X++
8 2 (1.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.48%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.52%) MCP
4 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.45%) MCSE
7 4 (2.76%) MCSA
7 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.07%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) CISA
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CISM
9 1 (0.69%) CISSP
9 1 (0.69%) CRISC
9 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.10%) GDPR
2 8 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) NIST
4 2 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.38%) PMO
4 2 (1.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.90%) XenApp
5 9 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.83%) Docker
6 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (3.45%) Firmware
8 4 (2.76%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.38%) vCloud
9 2 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.38%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.38%) vSphere
9 2 (1.38%) Xen
10 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) SCCM
2 7 (4.83%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.14%) Ansible
3 6 (4.14%) Grafana
3 6 (4.14%) Kibana
3 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.14%) Puppet
3 6 (4.14%) Terraform
4 4 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.76%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.38%) MobiControl
5 2 (1.38%) SCOM
5 2 (1.38%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.38%) WSUS
5 2 (1.38%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.69%) DameWare
6 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.69%) OVSD
Vendors
1 99 (68.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.62%) Citrix
3 22 (15.17%) VMware
4 15 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (6.90%) Adobe
6 9 (6.21%) Cisco
7 8 (5.52%) SAP
8 6 (4.14%) SaltStack
9 5 (3.45%) Apple
9 5 (3.45%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.45%) Hitachi
10 4 (2.76%) NetApp
10 4 (2.76%) Zscaler
11 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.07%) Symantec
11 3 (2.07%) Wonderware
12 2 (1.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.38%) CommVault
12 2 (1.38%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards