Period
to 22 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 165 167
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 -48
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 193 196 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.30% 1.90% 1.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.74% 13.35% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 157 144 198
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,450 £24,475 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £70,000 £64,125
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 1,153 1,468 2,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.75% 14.22% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1,178 1,727
North West median annual salary £40,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,050 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £78,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +58 105 £37,500 -6.25% 37
Merseyside +19 40 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Lancashire +4 17 £42,500 +8.28% 15
Cheshire -32 15 £34,000 -28.42% 20
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 127 (65.80%) Microsoft
2 81 (41.97%) Office 365
3 55 (28.50%) Active Directory
4 53 (27.46%) Azure
5 52 (26.94%) Windows
6 45 (23.32%) Microsoft Office
7 44 (22.80%) Microsoft Excel
8 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (18.65%) ITIL
10 35 (18.13%) Power Platform
11 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
11 33 (17.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 32 (16.58%) Windows Server
13 29 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (15.03%) VMware
14 27 (13.99%) SCCM
14 27 (13.99%) PowerShell
15 26 (13.47%) CRM
16 25 (12.95%) SQL
16 25 (12.95%) Cisco
17 24 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 23 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (11.92%) Finance
18 23 (11.92%) Public Sector
19 22 (11.40%) .NET
19 22 (11.40%) LAN
19 22 (11.40%) WAN
20 21 (10.88%) MS Exchange
20 21 (10.88%) TCP/IP
20 21 (10.88%) IIS

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 21 (10.88%) IIS
1 21 (10.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (5.70%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (5.18%) WordPress
5 8 (4.15%) Confluence
6 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.52%) Drupal
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) OnBase
9 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (23.32%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (22.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (17.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (4.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (4.15%) MS Visio
6 8 (4.15%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (2.07%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.52%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.07%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.55%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 81 (41.97%) Office 365
2 53 (27.46%) Azure
3 35 (18.13%) Power Platform
4 17 (8.81%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (7.77%) SaaS
6 9 (4.66%) AWS
7 7 (3.63%) IaaS
8 6 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.11%) PaaS
9 5 (2.59%) OneDrive
10 4 (2.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (2.07%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.52%) G Suite
11 1 (0.52%) GCP
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.52%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.52%) Serverless
11 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.40%) LAN
1 22 (11.40%) WAN
2 21 (10.88%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.84%) Firewall
4 18 (9.33%) DNS
5 15 (7.77%) SAN
6 13 (6.74%) Skype
6 13 (6.74%) VPN
7 11 (5.70%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (5.18%) DMZ
9 9 (4.66%) Internet
10 7 (3.63%) Intranet
11 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.07%) DHCP
12 4 (2.07%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.55%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (1.04%) VSAN
14 2 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.25%) Power BI
3 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.07%) MS Access
8 3 (1.55%) PowerPivot
8 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.04%) OLAP
10 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.52%) GIS
10 1 (0.52%) MySQL
10 1 (0.52%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.22%) JIRA
2 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.07%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (11.92%) Finance
1 23 (11.92%) Public Sector
2 18 (9.33%) Legal
3 14 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.25%) Marketing
4 10 (5.18%) Fire and Rescue
4 10 (5.18%) Police
5 8 (4.15%) Law
6 7 (3.63%) Back Office
7 5 (2.59%) Billing
7 5 (2.59%) Retail
8 4 (2.07%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.04%) Local Government
9 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.52%) Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 50 (25.91%) Developer
2 27 (13.99%) Analyst
2 27 (13.99%) SharePoint Developer
3 23 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (7.77%) Consultant
5 10 (5.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (5.18%) IT Engineer
6 9 (4.66%) Designer
6 9 (4.66%) Graphic Designer
6 9 (4.66%) WordPress Developer
7 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.15%) Administrator
7 8 (4.15%) SharePoint Analyst
7 8 (4.15%) Team Leader
8 7 (3.63%) Architect
8 7 (3.63%) SharePoint Engineer
8 7 (3.63%) SharePoint Support
8 7 (3.63%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.63%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) .NET
2 13 (6.74%) .NET Framework
3 12 (6.22%) Entity Framework
4 5 (2.59%) Web Services
4 5 (2.59%) XML
5 4 (2.07%) SAML
6 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.55%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) CSS
7 2 (1.04%) JSON
7 2 (1.04%) REST
7 2 (1.04%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.52%) LDAP
8 1 (0.52%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.81%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.22%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.18%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (4.15%) FMCG
6 8 (4.15%) User Experience
7 6 (3.11%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.07%) iPad
8 4 (2.07%) Life Science
9 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.04%) Clustering
9 2 (1.04%) NHS
9 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.94%) Windows
2 32 (16.58%) Windows Server
3 20 (10.36%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.59%) Unix
6 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.07%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.55%) Linux
8 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.65%) ITIL
3 29 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (13.47%) CRM
5 24 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (10.36%) Migration
7 17 (8.81%) PRINCE2
8 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.77%) Project Management
9 13 (6.74%) MVC
9 13 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (5.70%) Data Security
10 11 (5.70%) Identity Management
10 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.18%) Data Protection
11 10 (5.18%) SEO
12 9 (4.66%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.66%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (4.66%) Scrum
12 9 (4.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.99%) PowerShell
2 25 (12.95%) SQL
3 21 (10.88%) C#
4 17 (8.81%) VB
5 12 (6.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.18%) PHP
7 4 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.55%) C
9 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (0.52%) Java
10 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.66%) MCSE
4 8 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.07%) MCSA
7 3 (1.55%) CCNA
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCITP
8 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.52%) APMP
9 1 (0.52%) IIBA
9 1 (0.52%) MCTS
9 1 (0.52%) NCDA
9 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMP
9 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) PMO
2 4 (2.07%) GDPR
2 4 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 55 (28.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.18%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.11%) vSphere
6 5 (2.59%) XenApp
7 4 (2.07%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.04%) Docker
9 2 (1.04%) Firmware
9 2 (1.04%) vCloud
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.04%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.04%) Xen
10 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 27 (13.99%) SCCM
2 11 (5.70%) SCOM
3 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.07%) HP ALM
5 4 (2.07%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (2.07%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.55%) Puppet
6 3 (1.55%) Terraform
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.04%) DameWare
7 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.04%) OpenView
7 2 (1.04%) OVSD
7 2 (1.04%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.04%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.04%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.52%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 127 (65.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.03%) VMware
3 25 (12.95%) Cisco
4 15 (7.77%) Adobe
5 14 (7.25%) Citrix
5 14 (7.25%) NetApp
6 13 (6.74%) SAP
7 11 (5.70%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.18%) Palo Alto
9 8 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.11%) HP
11 5 (2.59%) Apple
11 5 (2.59%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.07%) Cognos
12 4 (2.07%) Pegasus
12 4 (2.07%) Sage
12 4 (2.07%) Zscaler
13 3 (1.55%) McAfee
13 3 (1.55%) Oracle
13 3 (1.55%) Symantec