Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 117 67
Rank change year-on-year -26 -50 -1
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 291 317 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.28% 2.60% 3.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.06% 14.36% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 233 278 449
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £58,750 £48,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,835 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% +3.14% -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 2228 2207 2513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.48% 18.11% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1857 2002
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -23 167 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Cheshire -17 82 £42,500 +11.84% 6
Lancashire +6 20 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Merseyside +1 16 £36,250 -14.71% 1
Cumbria -8 2 £50,750 -3.33%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 162 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 94 (32.30%) SQL Server
3 84 (28.87%) Office 365
4 81 (27.84%) Windows
5 78 (26.80%) SQL
6 62 (21.31%) Active Directory
7 60 (20.62%) .NET
7 60 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (19.93%) ITIL
8 58 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (19.24%) Finance
10 49 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 47 (16.15%) C#
12 42 (14.43%) HTML
13 40 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (13.40%) VMware
15 37 (12.71%) WAN
15 37 (12.71%) Hyper-V
16 36 (12.37%) LAN
17 35 (12.03%) Cisco
17 35 (12.03%) SharePoint 2013
18 34 (11.68%) Project Management
19 33 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (11.34%) JavaScript
19 33 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (11.00%) MVC
21 31 (10.65%) TCP/IP
21 31 (10.65%) PowerShell
21 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 35 (12.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 26 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (5.84%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.81%) IIS
5 13 (4.47%) EPiServer
6 11 (3.78%) Umbraco
7 10 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.44%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.41%) OpenEdge
10 6 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.06%) CMS
10 6 (2.06%) Drupal
10 6 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (2.06%) WordPress
11 4 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (1.37%) SAS
12 1 (0.34%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 30 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (6.19%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (4.81%) Photoshop
5 9 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
7 6 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.03%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.37%) SAP Business One
4 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.03%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.34%) HFM
5 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 84 (28.87%) Office 365
2 49 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.37%) PaaS
4 4 (1.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.03%) CodePlex
5 3 (1.03%) GitHub
5 3 (1.03%) IaaS
5 3 (1.03%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.34%) npm
6 1 (0.34%) Slack
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.71%) WAN
2 36 (12.37%) LAN
3 31 (10.65%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.62%) DNS
5 27 (9.28%) SAN
6 24 (8.25%) DHCP
7 18 (6.19%) Firewall
8 17 (5.84%) Intranet
9 15 (5.15%) Internet
10 14 (4.81%) Skype
10 14 (4.81%) VoIP
11 13 (4.47%) VPN
12 9 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.41%) VLAN
14 5 (1.72%) LDAP
15 4 (1.37%) Extranet
15 4 (1.37%) SSL
15 4 (1.37%) WebEx
16 3 (1.03%) Wireless
16 3 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (5.50%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.15%) Power BI
7 15 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.78%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.41%) Big Data
11 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (2.06%) DTS
13 5 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 4 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (1.37%) MS Access
14 4 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.06%) Bitbucket
3 6 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.37%) Grunt
4 4 (1.37%) gulp
4 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 4 (1.37%) Selenium
5 2 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.34%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.34%) MorphX
6 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (19.24%) Finance
2 14 (4.81%) Banking
3 12 (4.12%) Advertising
3 12 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.09%) Retail
5 8 (2.75%) Legal
5 8 (2.75%) Marketing
6 7 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.41%) Law
6 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Billing
9 3 (1.03%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (28.52%) Developer
2 39 (13.40%) Analyst
3 26 (8.93%) SharePoint Developer
4 22 (7.56%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.22%) Administrator
5 21 (7.22%) Development Manager
6 20 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (5.15%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.47%) Architect
11 12 (4.12%) .NET Development Manager
11 12 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.12%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (3.78%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 11 (3.78%) Service Manager
12 11 (3.78%) SharePoint Administrator
13 10 (3.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.62%) .NET
2 42 (14.43%) HTML
3 30 (10.31%) Web Services
4 27 (9.28%) ASP.NET
4 27 (9.28%) CSS
5 24 (8.25%) jQuery
6 18 (6.19%) .NET Framework
6 18 (6.19%) HTML5
7 17 (5.84%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (3.44%) CSS3
9 9 (3.09%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.41%) Node.js
11 6 (2.06%) Ajax
11 6 (2.06%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.72%) EDI
13 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET Core
13 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.15%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.78%) iPad
4 11 (3.78%) User Experience
5 10 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.41%) Renewable Energy
7 6 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.06%) Handset
7 6 (2.06%) PMI
7 6 (2.06%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.37%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.03%) BYOD
9 3 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 81 (27.84%) Windows
2 40 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.78%) Android
6 10 (3.44%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.09%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.41%) Linux
9 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.06%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.72%) Unix
11 2 (0.69%) AIX
11 2 (0.69%) CentOS
11 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (19.93%) ITIL
3 34 (11.68%) Project Management
4 32 (11.00%) MVC
5 24 (8.25%) Risk Management
6 20 (6.87%) ETL
7 19 (6.53%) Analytics
7 19 (6.53%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.19%) CRM
9 17 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.50%) Scrum
10 16 (5.50%) Workflow
11 13 (4.47%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.47%) Web Development
12 12 (4.12%) DevOps
12 12 (4.12%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.78%) SDLC
14 10 (3.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.80%) SQL
2 47 (16.15%) C#
3 33 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.65%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.75%) Java
8 7 (2.41%) VB
9 4 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (1.03%) PHP
10 3 (1.03%) R
11 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.69%) Python
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
12 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (8.93%) Degree
3 23 (7.90%) MCSE
4 16 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.06%) MCP
6 6 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.72%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 4 (1.37%) MCITP
9 3 (1.03%) CCNA
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.03%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) ISEB
11 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) SLA
2 10 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.41%) PMO
3 7 (2.41%) QA
4 4 (1.37%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.03%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.69%) GMP
6 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.71%) Hyper-V
3 33 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.87%) Terminal Services
4 20 (6.87%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (5.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) SCCM
2 5 (1.72%) TeamSite
3 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.34%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.34%) SCSM
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 162 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.40%) VMware
3 35 (12.03%) Cisco
4 17 (5.84%) Oracle
5 14 (4.81%) Sitecore
6 13 (4.47%) Citrix
7 11 (3.78%) SAP
8 9 (3.09%) IBM
8 9 (3.09%) Verint
9 7 (2.41%) Adobe
9 7 (2.41%) Nintex
9 7 (2.41%) Teradata
10 6 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.06%) Cognos
10 6 (2.06%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.06%) Wyse
11 4 (1.37%) Dell
11 4 (1.37%) Remedy
11 4 (1.37%) Sage
11 4 (1.37%) Telerik