Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 131 155
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 -26
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 210 273 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.19% 2.38% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.02% 16.12% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 167 221 224
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £56,250 £65,700
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 1,311 1,694 2,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.70% 14.75% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,398 1,769
North West median annual salary £41,355 £42,414 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.45% +6.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +43 126 £40,000 +1.27% 30
Merseyside -8 29 £29,000 -10.77% 17
Cheshire -37 22 £34,000 -13.92% 10
Lancashire -14 14 £43,750 +65.09% 5
Cumbria - 2 - - 3
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 139 (66.19%) Microsoft
2 83 (39.52%) Office 365
3 62 (29.52%) Active Directory
4 60 (28.57%) Azure
5 59 (28.10%) Windows
6 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 41 (19.52%) Windows Server
8 41 (19.52%) Power Platform
9 36 (17.14%) VMware
9 36 (17.14%) Public Sector
10 35 (16.67%) .NET
10 35 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (16.19%) SQL
12 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
12 31 (14.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 29 (13.81%) ITIL
13 29 (13.81%) Cisco
14 28 (13.33%) C#
14 28 (13.33%) Firewall
15 27 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (12.38%) Degree
17 25 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (11.43%) DNS
18 24 (11.43%) CRM
18 24 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
19 23 (10.95%) Migration
20 22 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (10.00%) PowerShell
21 21 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 24 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 17 (8.10%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.14%) IIS
4 8 (3.81%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.33%) WordPress
6 5 (2.38%) CMS
6 5 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.90%) Confluence
8 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (14.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (8.10%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (7.62%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.48%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.48%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.33%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.43%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Primavera
4 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 83 (39.52%) Office 365
2 60 (28.57%) Azure
3 41 (19.52%) Power Platform
4 16 (7.62%) AWS
5 9 (4.29%) SaaS
6 8 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (3.81%) OneDrive
7 6 (2.86%) PaaS
8 5 (2.38%) GCP
9 4 (1.90%) IaaS
10 3 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Flow
10 3 (1.43%) Yammer
11 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.48%) G Suite
11 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.48%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.48%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.33%) Firewall
2 24 (11.43%) DNS
3 21 (10.00%) WAN
4 20 (9.52%) LAN
5 18 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 14 (6.67%) SAN
7 12 (5.71%) VPN
8 10 (4.76%) Skype
9 9 (4.29%) DHCP
9 9 (4.29%) DMZ
9 9 (4.29%) Intranet
10 8 (3.81%) VLAN
11 7 (3.33%) Internet
12 5 (2.38%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.43%) FTP
13 3 (1.43%) PBX
14 2 (0.95%) ADSL
14 2 (0.95%) Broadband
14 2 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.05%) Power BI
3 16 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.90%) MS Access
9 4 (1.90%) PowerPivot
10 3 (1.43%) QlikView
10 3 (1.43%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.95%) OLAP
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.48%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (7.14%) JIRA
2 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (4.76%) Zephyr
3 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.95%) Balsamiq
4 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) CF BOSH
5 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (17.14%) Public Sector
2 21 (10.00%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.62%) Legal
4 14 (6.67%) Fire and Rescue
4 14 (6.67%) Police
5 11 (5.24%) Marketing
6 8 (3.81%) Back Office
7 7 (3.33%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.86%) Retail
9 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.90%) Law
10 4 (1.90%) Local Government
11 2 (0.95%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.48%) Advertising
12 1 (0.48%) Banking
12 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (28.10%) Developer
2 38 (18.10%) Analyst
3 27 (12.86%) SharePoint Developer
4 20 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.05%) Consultant
6 11 (5.24%) IT Engineer
6 11 (5.24%) Junior
6 11 (5.24%) Junior Consultant
7 10 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.29%) CRM Developer
8 9 (4.29%) Junior SAP Consultant
8 9 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (4.29%) SharePoint Analyst
8 9 (4.29%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.33%) Administrator
10 7 (3.33%) Bid Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.67%) .NET
2 14 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 14 (6.67%) CSS
3 12 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 11 (5.24%) HTML
4 11 (5.24%) XML
5 8 (3.81%) Web Services
6 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.38%) JSON
8 2 (0.95%) SAML
8 2 (0.95%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.48%) EDI
9 1 (0.48%) HTML5
9 1 (0.48%) jQuery
9 1 (0.48%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.14%) User Experience
4 14 (6.67%) FMCG
5 9 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.29%) Smart Meter
6 7 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.90%) NHS
9 3 (1.43%) Life Science
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) Contactless
11 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.48%) iPhone
11 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Licensing
11 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.10%) Windows
2 41 (19.52%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.05%) Windows 10
4 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.81%) Linux
5 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.38%) CentOS
7 5 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.90%) Unix
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.43%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (13.81%) ITIL
4 25 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (11.43%) CRM
6 23 (10.95%) Migration
7 21 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (10.00%) MVC
8 16 (7.62%) ERP
9 15 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 14 (6.67%) ETL
11 13 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (6.19%) Decision-Making
12 12 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.71%) Project Delivery
12 12 (5.71%) Project Management
12 12 (5.71%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.24%) Scrum
13 11 (5.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.19%) SQL
2 28 (13.33%) C#
3 21 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 20 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.14%) VB
6 14 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.33%) PHP
8 5 (2.38%) Python
8 5 (2.38%) VBScript
9 3 (1.43%) C
10 2 (0.95%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 26 (12.38%) Degree
2 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.81%) MCSE
5 7 (3.33%) APMP
6 5 (2.38%) MCSA
6 5 (2.38%) RHCA
7 2 (0.95%) CCNA
7 2 (0.95%) CISA
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.95%) CISM
7 2 (0.95%) CISSP
7 2 (0.95%) CRISC
7 2 (0.95%) IIBA
7 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.48%) NCDA
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) PMO
2 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) NIST
4 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 62 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (3.81%) vSphere
6 7 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.38%) pfSense
9 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (8.57%) SCCM
2 10 (4.76%) HP ALM
2 10 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (4.76%) SCOM
3 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.38%) Ansible
5 3 (1.43%) DameWare
5 3 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.43%) OpenView
5 3 (1.43%) OVSD
6 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.95%) Puppet
6 2 (0.95%) Terraform
7 1 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (66.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.14%) VMware
3 29 (13.81%) Cisco
4 18 (8.57%) HP
4 18 (8.57%) SAP
5 11 (5.24%) NetApp
6 10 (4.76%) Adobe
7 9 (4.29%) Cognos
7 9 (4.29%) Palo Alto
7 9 (4.29%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.81%) Meraki
9 7 (3.33%) Sage
10 6 (2.86%) Nintex
11 5 (2.38%) Aruba
11 5 (2.38%) CommVault
11 5 (2.38%) Dell
11 5 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.38%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.90%) Symantec