Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 160 130
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 -18
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 197 227 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.92% 1.85% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.60% 11.47% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 160 185 277
North West median annual salary £42,159 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,450 £23,783 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £63,850
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1,448 1,979 2,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.08% 16.14% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,571 1,870
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,800
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +21 120 £42,159 +8.10% 28
Cheshire +21 54 £45,750 +7.65% 4
Merseyside -5 15 £32,000 -24.71% 3
Lancashire -23 7 £27,500 +1.85%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 119 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 95 (48.22%) Office 365
3 79 (40.10%) Windows
4 78 (39.59%) Active Directory
5 62 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (27.92%) ITIL
7 54 (27.41%) VMware
8 44 (22.34%) DNS
8 44 (22.34%) Windows Server
9 39 (19.80%) Cisco
9 39 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (19.29%) Firewall
11 37 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (16.75%) Microsoft Excel
15 32 (16.24%) Degree
15 32 (16.24%) Power Platform
16 31 (15.74%) PowerShell
16 31 (15.74%) Windows 10
17 30 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (14.21%) SQL
20 27 (13.71%) WAN
20 27 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (13.20%) SLA
21 26 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
21 26 (13.20%) Finance
22 25 (12.69%) LAN
22 25 (12.69%) .NET

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 19 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.12%) IIS
2 16 (8.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (7.61%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.54%) Confluence
5 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (16.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.51%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.02%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 95 (48.22%) Office 365
2 62 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (16.24%) Power Platform
4 14 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Flow
6 7 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.05%) ShareGate
8 5 (2.54%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.03%) IaaS
9 4 (2.03%) PaaS
9 4 (2.03%) SaaS
10 2 (1.02%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.02%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.34%) DNS
2 38 (19.29%) Firewall
3 27 (13.71%) WAN
4 25 (12.69%) LAN
5 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
6 21 (10.66%) DHCP
7 19 (9.64%) Skype
8 17 (8.63%) SAN
9 16 (8.12%) Wireless
10 15 (7.61%) VPN
11 12 (6.09%) VLAN
12 11 (5.58%) VoIP
13 9 (4.57%) Internet
14 8 (4.06%) MPLS
15 7 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (3.55%) Intranet
16 6 (3.05%) DMZ
16 6 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (2.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.66%) Power BI
2 19 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.54%) QlikView
6 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.02%) OLAP
9 2 (1.02%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.12%) JIRA
2 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.03%) Zephyr
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.02%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Retail
3 14 (7.11%) Banking
3 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.06%) Legal
5 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.03%) Law
7 3 (1.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.34%) Analyst
2 22 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (9.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (9.14%) Developer
5 16 (8.12%) Consultant
6 15 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.11%) IT Support
8 13 (6.60%) Service Analyst
9 12 (6.09%) IT Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.58%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) Network Systems Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) SharePoint Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) Bid Manager
12 9 (4.57%) SQL Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 7 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.69%) .NET
2 23 (11.68%) HTML
3 15 (7.61%) Web Services
4 12 (6.09%) CSS
5 11 (5.58%) XML
6 10 (5.08%) jQuery
7 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.06%) JSON
9 7 (3.55%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.55%) React
10 6 (3.05%) Apache Flex
10 6 (3.05%) Vue.js
10 6 (3.05%) WAP
11 5 (2.54%) Middleware
12 4 (2.03%) HTML5
12 4 (2.03%) REST
13 2 (1.02%) MDX
14 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.51%) Ajax
14 1 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (7.11%) Smart Meter
4 9 (4.57%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.57%) Replication
4 9 (4.57%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.05%) User Experience
6 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.02%) Clustering
8 2 (1.02%) FMCG
8 2 (1.02%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.02%) Xbox
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.10%) Windows
2 44 (22.34%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.74%) Windows 10
4 27 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.11%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.58%) Linux
8 10 (5.08%) CentOS
9 9 (4.57%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.57%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.52%) pSOS
10 3 (1.52%) Unix
11 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.92%) ITIL
2 36 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (12.69%) CRM
7 23 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (9.64%) Data Protection
9 17 (8.63%) ERP
9 17 (8.63%) Migration
9 17 (8.63%) Service Delivery
9 17 (8.63%) Workflow
10 16 (8.12%) Service Management
11 15 (7.61%) Risk Management
12 14 (7.11%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.60%) Change Control
13 13 (6.60%) Project Management
14 12 (6.09%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.09%) Time Management
14 12 (6.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.74%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.21%) SQL
3 17 (8.63%) C#
3 17 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.57%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.57%) Python
6 6 (3.05%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (16.24%) Degree
2 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (10.66%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (7.61%) MCSE
5 14 (7.11%) MCSA
6 9 (4.57%) APMP
6 9 (4.57%) RHCA
7 6 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.03%) CISA
8 4 (2.03%) CISM
8 4 (2.03%) CISSP
8 4 (2.03%) CRISC
9 2 (1.02%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.02%) IIBA
9 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.02%) MCP
9 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.02%) PMP
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.20%) SLA
2 13 (6.60%) PMO
3 9 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (4.06%) NIST
5 6 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.05%) PCI DSS
6 4 (2.03%) QA
7 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (39.59%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.14%) vSphere
5 10 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.57%) pfSense
6 9 (4.57%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.05%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (3.05%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (9.14%) SCCM
2 9 (4.57%) Ansible
2 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (4.06%) SCOM
4 7 (3.55%) WSUS
5 6 (3.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (2.03%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 54 (27.41%) VMware
3 39 (19.80%) Cisco
4 18 (9.14%) Meraki
5 13 (6.60%) HP
6 12 (6.09%) NetApp
6 12 (6.09%) Nintex
7 9 (4.57%) Aruba
7 9 (4.57%) Citrix
7 9 (4.57%) CommVault
7 9 (4.57%) Dell
7 9 (4.57%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.57%) WatchGuard
8 7 (3.55%) Fortinet
8 7 (3.55%) Remedy
8 7 (3.55%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.05%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.54%) Sage
10 5 (2.54%) Sophos
11 4 (2.03%) Cognos