Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 132 139
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 200 294 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.93% 2.48% 2.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.61% 16.94% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 156 242 237
North West median annual salary £38,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.45% -11.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £62,800
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,369 1,736 2,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.23% 14.64% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 1,430 1,929
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £64,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +13 125 £40,000 +6.67% 40
Cheshire -26 35 £32,500 -16.13% 4
Merseyside -28 17 £29,000 -13.43% 11
Lancashire -41 9 £27,500 +3.77% 7
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 133 (66.50%) Microsoft
2 94 (47.00%) Office 365
3 82 (41.00%) Windows
4 75 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 66 (33.00%) Azure
6 57 (28.50%) Windows Server
7 55 (27.50%) VMware
8 45 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (21.00%) DNS
10 40 (20.00%) Cisco
10 40 (20.00%) Firewall
11 39 (19.50%) Microsoft Excel
12 37 (18.50%) SQL
13 36 (18.00%) WAN
13 36 (18.00%) Windows 10
14 35 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (17.50%) Public Sector
15 34 (17.00%) LAN
16 33 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (16.50%) Degree
16 33 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (16.50%) PowerShell
17 32 (16.00%) ITIL
18 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (14.00%) .NET
20 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (13.00%) Migration
21 26 (13.00%) Hyper-V
21 26 (13.00%) SharePoint 2013
21 26 (13.00%) Power Platform

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 26 (13.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (9.50%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.50%) IIS
4 14 (7.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.50%) CMS
5 5 (2.50%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.00%) Confluence
7 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (19.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (9.00%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (8.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.50%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.50%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 94 (47.00%) Office 365
2 66 (33.00%) Azure
3 26 (13.00%) Power Platform
4 20 (10.00%) AWS
5 13 (6.50%) GCP
6 8 (4.00%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Flow
7 6 (3.00%) PaaS
8 5 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.00%) IaaS
9 4 (2.00%) SaaS
10 3 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.50%) ShareGate
10 3 (1.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.00%) DNS
2 40 (20.00%) Firewall
3 36 (18.00%) WAN
4 34 (17.00%) LAN
5 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.00%) VLAN
7 16 (8.00%) DHCP
8 15 (7.50%) SAN
9 14 (7.00%) Skype
10 13 (6.50%) VPN
11 11 (5.50%) DMZ
12 10 (5.00%) Internet
13 9 (4.50%) Intranet
14 7 (3.50%) Broadband
14 7 (3.50%) PBX
15 5 (2.50%) ADSL
15 5 (2.50%) FTP
15 5 (2.50%) IP Telephony
15 5 (2.50%) MPLS
16 4 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.50%) Power BI
1 21 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (4.00%) QlikView
8 3 (1.50%) MS Access
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.00%) OLAP
9 2 (1.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (8.50%) JIRA
2 11 (5.50%) Zephyr
3 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.50%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (17.50%) Public Sector
2 20 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 19 (9.50%) Finance
4 16 (8.00%) Fire and Rescue
4 16 (8.00%) Police
5 12 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.00%) Legal
7 7 (3.50%) General Ledger
7 7 (3.50%) Retail
8 4 (2.00%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) Banking
9 2 (1.00%) Housing Association
9 2 (1.00%) Law
9 2 (1.00%) Local Government
9 2 (1.00%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (21.50%) Analyst
2 28 (14.00%) Developer
3 22 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.50%) Consultant
4 17 (8.50%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (6.00%) Bid Manager
6 12 (6.00%) IT Engineer
6 12 (6.00%) Junior
6 12 (6.00%) Network Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.50%) Junior Consultant
7 11 (5.50%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.50%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.50%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (4.50%) CRM Developer
8 9 (4.50%) IT Support
8 9 (4.50%) Junior SAP Consultant
8 9 (4.50%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.00%) .NET
2 21 (10.50%) HTML
3 19 (9.50%) CSS
4 17 (8.50%) Web Services
5 14 (7.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.00%) JSON
6 12 (6.00%) XML
7 6 (3.00%) jQuery
8 3 (1.50%) HTML5
8 3 (1.50%) REST
8 3 (1.50%) SAML
9 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.00%) Middleware
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.50%) User Experience
3 13 (6.50%) Driving Licence
3 13 (6.50%) FMCG
4 12 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 11 (5.50%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.00%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.00%) Replication
8 3 (1.50%) Clustering
8 3 (1.50%) NHS
9 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.50%) iPad
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (41.00%) Windows
2 57 (28.50%) Windows Server
3 36 (18.00%) Windows 10
4 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.00%) Linux
6 13 (6.50%) CentOS
6 13 (6.50%) Mac OS X
7 12 (6.00%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.00%) Unix
11 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (16.50%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (16.00%) ITIL
5 26 (13.00%) Migration
6 25 (12.50%) CRM
7 24 (12.00%) ERP
7 24 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (11.50%) Data Protection
9 20 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (10.00%) Project Delivery
10 19 (9.50%) ETL
11 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.00%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.00%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.50%) DevOps
14 13 (6.50%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.50%) Validation
15 12 (6.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.50%) SQL
2 33 (16.50%) PowerShell
3 24 (12.00%) C#
4 17 (8.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.00%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.00%) Python
8 6 (3.00%) PHP
9 5 (2.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) ABAP
10 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (16.50%) Degree
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.50%) MCSE
4 12 (6.00%) APMP
4 12 (6.00%) MCSA
4 12 (6.00%) RHCA
5 11 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.50%) CISA
6 5 (2.50%) CISM
6 5 (2.50%) CISSP
6 5 (2.50%) CRISC
7 2 (1.00%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) IIBA
8 1 (0.50%) MBA
8 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.50%) NIST
3 6 (3.00%) PMO
4 5 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.50%) SLA
5 4 (2.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 75 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.00%) pfSense
5 12 (6.00%) vSphere
6 11 (5.50%) Terminal Services
6 11 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.50%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (7.50%) SCCM
3 12 (6.00%) Ansible
4 11 (5.50%) HP ALM
4 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (5.50%) SCOM
5 3 (1.50%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.00%) Puppet
6 2 (1.00%) Terraform
6 2 (1.00%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.50%) DameWare
7 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.50%) OpenView
7 1 (0.50%) OVSD
7 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (66.50%) Microsoft
2 55 (27.50%) VMware
3 40 (20.00%) Cisco
4 24 (12.00%) HP
5 18 (9.00%) Meraki
6 13 (6.50%) SAP
7 12 (6.00%) Aruba
7 12 (6.00%) CommVault
7 12 (6.00%) Dell
7 12 (6.00%) NetApp
7 12 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 12 (6.00%) WatchGuard
8 11 (5.50%) Palo Alto
8 11 (5.50%) Sage
9 10 (5.00%) Cognos
10 8 (4.00%) Nintex
11 6 (3.00%) Sophos
12 5 (2.50%) BT
12 5 (2.50%) Openreach