Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 125 64
Rank change year-on-year -10 -61 -3
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 306 273 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.33% 2.36% 4.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.74% 13.75% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 247 234 450
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,150 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,850 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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 2402 1985 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.27% 17.14% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1659 1887
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,900 £23,975 £22,355
90th Percentile £64,850 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -7 190 £39,000 +4.00% 18
Cheshire -11 82 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Merseyside -15 15 £39,250 -7.65% 3
Lancashire -3 13 £32,500 - 2
Cumbria -3 2 £50,750 -3.33% 2
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 166 (54.25%) Microsoft
2 101 (33.01%) SQL Server
3 83 (27.12%) SQL
4 79 (25.82%) Windows
5 74 (24.18%) Office 365
6 67 (21.90%) .NET
7 65 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (17.97%) Finance
8 55 (17.97%) Active Directory
9 52 (16.99%) C#
10 51 (16.67%) HTML
11 47 (15.36%) ITIL
12 45 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (13.40%) Microsoft Office
14 39 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (11.76%) PowerShell
16 35 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 35 (11.44%) Cisco
17 34 (11.11%) ASP.NET
17 34 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (10.46%) JavaScript
18 32 (10.46%) MVC
19 31 (10.13%) VMware
19 31 (10.13%) CSS
19 31 (10.13%) Project Management
20 30 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
20 30 (9.80%) Windows Server
21 29 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (9.48%) SharePoint 2013
21 29 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification

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 30 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 29 (9.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (6.86%) MS Exchange
4 18 (5.88%) IIS
5 13 (4.25%) Umbraco
6 11 (3.59%) EPiServer
6 11 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.94%) CMS
7 9 (2.94%) OpenEdge
7 9 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (2.94%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (2.29%) WordPress
10 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.98%) Drupal
12 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.33%) Confluence
13 1 (0.33%) DNN
13 1 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 41 (13.40%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (7.19%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (3.59%) Photoshop
6 7 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (2.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.65%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.33%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.33%) Snagit
8 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.31%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.65%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.33%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.18%) Office 365
2 39 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.96%) SaaS
4 5 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.31%) GitHub
5 4 (1.31%) IaaS
5 4 (1.31%) PaaS
6 3 (0.98%) CodePlex
6 3 (0.98%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.33%) Slack
8 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.48%) WAN
2 28 (9.15%) LAN
3 26 (8.50%) DNS
4 24 (7.84%) SAN
5 23 (7.52%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.86%) DHCP
6 21 (6.86%) VoIP
7 13 (4.25%) Firewall
8 11 (3.59%) Intranet
8 11 (3.59%) Skype
9 9 (2.94%) VPN
10 7 (2.29%) VLAN
10 7 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.96%) Internet
11 6 (1.96%) LDAP
12 4 (1.31%) WebEx
12 4 (1.31%) Wireless
12 4 (1.31%) WLAN
13 3 (0.98%) Network Security
14 2 (0.65%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.59%) Power BI
7 11 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.29%) Big Data
10 7 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 4 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.31%) MS Access
12 4 (1.31%) OLAP
12 4 (1.31%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.65%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 29 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.96%) Selenium
4 4 (1.31%) Grunt
4 4 (1.31%) gulp
4 4 (1.31%) JIRA
5 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.33%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.33%) MorphX
7 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (17.97%) Finance
2 20 (6.54%) Banking
3 17 (5.56%) Retail
4 12 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.59%) Advertising
6 10 (3.27%) Law
6 10 (3.27%) Legal
7 9 (2.94%) Marketing
8 6 (1.96%) Games
8 6 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (27.45%) Developer
2 45 (14.71%) Analyst
3 23 (7.52%) Development Manager
4 22 (7.19%) SharePoint Developer
5 21 (6.86%) Administrator
6 17 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.90%) Architect
8 14 (4.58%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.25%) .NET Development Manager
10 12 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (3.92%) Senior Architect
11 11 (3.59%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.27%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.27%) SharePoint Administrator
12 10 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.94%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.94%) Report Developer
13 9 (2.94%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (21.90%) .NET
2 51 (16.67%) HTML
3 34 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 31 (10.13%) CSS
5 25 (8.17%) jQuery
6 22 (7.19%) HTML5
7 21 (6.86%) Web Services
8 20 (6.54%) .NET Framework
9 19 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.25%) CSS3
12 10 (3.27%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.29%) React
15 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (1.63%) EDI
16 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET Core
16 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (1.31%) Node.js
16 4 (1.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.90%) iPad
4 13 (4.25%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.25%) FMCG
5 12 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.94%) Renewable Energy
8 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.61%) Handset
8 8 (2.61%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.29%) User Experience
10 6 (1.96%) PMI
11 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.31%) CMDB
11 4 (1.31%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.31%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (1.31%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.82%) Windows
2 34 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.86%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.23%) Windows 10
7 13 (4.25%) Android
8 12 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.63%) Linux
12 4 (1.31%) Unix
13 3 (0.98%) AIX
13 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.65%) CentOS
14 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.36%) ITIL
3 45 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (10.46%) MVC
5 31 (10.13%) Project Management
6 27 (8.82%) CRM
7 25 (8.17%) Risk Management
8 21 (6.86%) PRINCE2
8 21 (6.86%) Scrum
9 20 (6.54%) SDLC
10 17 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.23%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.90%) Analytics
12 15 (4.90%) ETL
12 15 (4.90%) Web Development
13 14 (4.58%) Migration
14 12 (3.92%) Line Management
14 12 (3.92%) Time Management
15 11 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (3.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.12%) SQL
2 52 (16.99%) C#
3 36 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 32 (10.46%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.58%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.92%) Java
7 9 (2.94%) VB
8 8 (2.61%) PHP
9 7 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.63%) C++
11 2 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.65%) Python
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) C
12 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.19%) Degree
3 16 (5.23%) MCSE
4 11 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.61%) MCP
7 6 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.63%) ISEB
8 5 (1.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 4 (1.31%) MCSA
9 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.33%) MOS
10 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) SLA
2 10 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.94%) QA
4 7 (2.29%) PMO
5 4 (1.31%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.98%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.33%) GMP
8 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.25%) Terminal Services
5 13 (4.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) Xen
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) SCCM
2 4 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (1.31%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.33%) SCSM
4 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 166 (54.25%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.44%) Cisco
3 31 (10.13%) VMware
4 26 (8.50%) SAP
5 22 (7.19%) Citrix
6 16 (5.23%) Oracle
6 16 (5.23%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.94%) Verint
8 8 (2.61%) HP
8 8 (2.61%) Nintex
9 7 (2.29%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.29%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.29%) Teradata
10 6 (1.96%) Wyse
11 5 (1.63%) iManage
12 4 (1.31%) BMC
12 4 (1.31%) CA
12 4 (1.31%) NetApp
12 4 (1.31%) Sage
12 4 (1.31%) Telerik