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

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 119 80
Rank change year-on-year -24 -39 -14
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 289 326 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.62% 3.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.98% 14.15% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 235 283 427
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £53,750 £48,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 2226 2304 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.70% 18.52% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1949 1971
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 November 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 November 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 -26 165 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Cheshire -32 81 £42,500 +11.84% 13
Lancashire +11 20 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Merseyside +6 19 £33,750 -20.59% 1
Cumbria +1 1 £75,000 +93.55%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 164 (56.75%) Microsoft
2 91 (31.49%) Office 365
3 90 (31.14%) Windows
4 84 (29.07%) SQL Server
5 77 (26.64%) SQL
6 68 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 64 (22.15%) ITIL
8 61 (21.11%) Finance
9 58 (20.07%) .NET
10 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (16.96%) C#
14 46 (15.92%) VMware
15 43 (14.88%) Hyper-V
16 40 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (13.15%) WAN
18 37 (12.80%) LAN
18 37 (12.80%) Cisco
18 37 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 36 (12.46%) SharePoint 2013
19 36 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (12.11%) HTML
21 34 (11.76%) JavaScript
22 33 (11.42%) TCP/IP
22 33 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 33 (11.42%) Windows Server
23 31 (10.73%) DNS
23 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Office
23 31 (10.73%) MVC

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 36 (12.46%) SharePoint 2013
2 29 (10.03%) MS Exchange
3 22 (7.61%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (4.50%) EPiServer
7 12 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.15%) Umbraco
8 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (3.46%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.42%) CMS
10 7 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (2.08%) IIS
12 5 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.73%) Drupal
12 5 (1.73%) SAS
13 4 (1.38%) K2 blackpearl
13 4 (1.38%) WordPress
14 3 (1.04%) Content Management Server
14 3 (1.04%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (3.81%) Photoshop
5 9 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.04%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.69%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.77%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.38%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.04%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 91 (31.49%) Office 365
2 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.11%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.38%) SaaS
5 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.04%) CodePlex
5 3 (1.04%) GitHub
5 3 (1.04%) IaaS
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.35%) npm
7 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.15%) WAN
2 37 (12.80%) LAN
3 33 (11.42%) TCP/IP
4 31 (10.73%) DNS
5 29 (10.03%) SAN
6 27 (9.34%) DHCP
7 18 (6.23%) Firewall
8 16 (5.54%) Intranet
9 15 (5.19%) Internet
9 15 (5.19%) Skype
10 12 (4.15%) VoIP
10 12 (4.15%) VPN
11 8 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.08%) VLAN
13 5 (1.73%) MPLS
13 5 (1.73%) SSL
14 4 (1.38%) Extranet
14 4 (1.38%) LDAP
14 4 (1.38%) WebEx
15 3 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (4.84%) Power BI
8 13 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.46%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (2.08%) DTS
14 5 (1.73%) Big Data
14 5 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 4 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.38%) MS Access
15 4 (1.38%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 17 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.73%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.04%) JIRA
4 3 (1.04%) Selenium
5 2 (0.69%) Grunt
5 2 (0.69%) gulp
5 2 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.35%) MorphX
6 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (21.11%) Finance
2 14 (4.84%) Advertising
2 14 (4.84%) Banking
3 10 (3.46%) Law
3 10 (3.46%) Legal
3 10 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.42%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.42%) Marketing
4 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.08%) Retail
5 6 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Billing
6 4 (1.38%) Front Office
7 3 (1.04%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (26.99%) Developer
2 43 (14.88%) Analyst
3 30 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 24 (8.30%) SharePoint Developer
5 21 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (7.27%) Applications Support
6 20 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 19 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (6.57%) Administrator
8 16 (5.54%) Development Manager
9 15 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.19%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.50%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (4.50%) Service Manager
11 12 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Architect
12 11 (3.81%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 11 (3.81%) SharePoint Administrator
13 10 (3.46%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.07%) .NET
2 35 (12.11%) HTML
3 30 (10.38%) Web Services
4 27 (9.34%) ASP.NET
5 25 (8.65%) jQuery
6 24 (8.30%) CSS
7 17 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 16 (5.54%) .NET Framework
8 16 (5.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (5.19%) HTML5
10 9 (3.11%) Entity Framework
11 8 (2.77%) CSS3
12 6 (2.08%) Node.js
13 5 (1.73%) Ajax
13 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.73%) EDI
13 5 (1.73%) React
13 5 (1.73%) Semantic HTML
14 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.81%) iPad
5 10 (3.46%) User Experience
6 8 (2.77%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.08%) Handset
8 6 (2.08%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.73%) PMI
10 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.04%) BYOD
11 3 (1.04%) Clustering
11 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.14%) Windows
2 40 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (11.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.77%) Android
6 8 (2.77%) Linux
6 8 (2.77%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.73%) Unix
8 5 (1.73%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.69%) AIX
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.15%) ITIL
2 52 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (10.73%) MVC
5 30 (10.38%) Project Management
6 26 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.92%) CRM
7 20 (6.92%) Risk Management
8 19 (6.57%) Workflow
9 17 (5.88%) Analytics
10 15 (5.19%) ETL
11 14 (4.84%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.84%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.84%) Service Management
12 13 (4.50%) ITIL V3
12 13 (4.50%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.50%) Scrum
12 13 (4.50%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.50%) Web Development
13 12 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 77 (26.64%) SQL
2 49 (16.96%) C#
3 34 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.69%) PowerShell
5 20 (6.92%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.77%) Java
7 7 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (1.38%) R
9 3 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 36 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.69%) MCSE
3 23 (7.96%) Degree
4 19 (6.57%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.08%) MCITP
6 6 (2.08%) MCP
7 5 (1.73%) CCNA
7 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.73%) MCSA
7 5 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.73%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.04%) CISA
8 3 (1.04%) CISM
8 3 (1.04%) CISSP
9 2 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.15%) SLA
2 9 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.77%) PMO
4 5 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.73%) QA
5 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.69%) GMP
6 2 (0.69%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 43 (14.88%) Hyper-V
3 37 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (9.00%) Terminal Services
5 23 (7.96%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (6.23%) vSphere
7 3 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (3.11%) SCCM
2 4 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.38%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.35%) SCSM
3 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 164 (56.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.92%) VMware
3 37 (12.80%) Cisco
4 14 (4.84%) Sitecore
5 12 (4.15%) Citrix
5 12 (4.15%) Oracle
6 9 (3.11%) IBM
6 9 (3.11%) SAP
7 7 (2.42%) Nintex
7 7 (2.42%) Verint
8 6 (2.08%) Adobe
8 6 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.08%) Cognos
8 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.08%) Remedy
8 6 (2.08%) Wyse
9 5 (1.73%) Forcepoint
9 5 (1.73%) Teradata
10 4 (1.38%) Dell
10 4 (1.38%) Sage