Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 114 97
Rank change year-on-year -48 -17 -35
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 236 350 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.84% 2.83% 2.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.87% 16.20% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 196 318 328
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,624 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.96% +0.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £53,750 £48,750
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 2,171 2,160 2,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.93% 17.44% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,730 1,852 1,842
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.55%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £59,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -38 141 £43,000 +7.50% 32
Cheshire -67 49 £45,000 +42.86% 16
Merseyside +11 22 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Lancashire +4 19 £31,750 -2.31%
Cumbria -11 1 £75,000 +200.00%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 140 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 93 (39.41%) Windows
2 93 (39.41%) Office 365
3 71 (30.08%) Active Directory
4 68 (28.81%) SQL
4 68 (28.81%) .NET
5 61 (25.85%) ITIL
6 58 (24.58%) JavaScript
7 57 (24.15%) C#
8 56 (23.73%) SQL Server
9 55 (23.31%) VMware
10 48 (20.34%) Hyper-V
11 47 (19.92%) Windows Server
12 45 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 44 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
15 37 (15.68%) MVC
16 36 (15.25%) HTML
17 35 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (14.41%) ASP.NET
18 34 (14.41%) Web Services
19 33 (13.98%) CSS
19 33 (13.98%) Skype for Business
20 32 (13.56%) Finance
21 31 (13.14%) Degree
22 30 (12.71%) LAN
22 30 (12.71%) WAN
23 28 (11.86%) MS Exchange
23 28 (11.86%) Cisco

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 33 (13.98%) Skype for Business
2 28 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.63%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.81%) Umbraco
7 8 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.97%) CMS
8 7 (2.97%) EPiServer
9 6 (2.54%) IIS
9 6 (2.54%) SAS
10 5 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (2.12%) Drupal
11 4 (1.69%) Confluence
11 4 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.27%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.69%) Carpe Diem
4 4 (1.69%) Elite 3E
5 3 (1.27%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 93 (39.41%) Office 365
2 45 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.20%) OneDrive
4 10 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (3.39%) IaaS
7 7 (2.97%) SaaS
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.42%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.42%) G Suite
9 1 (0.42%) GitHub
9 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.42%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.42%) Serverless
9 1 (0.42%) Yammer
9 1 (0.42%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.71%) LAN
1 30 (12.71%) WAN
2 27 (11.44%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.90%) Firewall
3 21 (8.90%) SAN
4 19 (8.05%) DHCP
4 19 (8.05%) DNS
5 18 (7.63%) Internet
6 15 (6.36%) Skype
7 13 (5.51%) VPN
8 8 (3.39%) Intranet
9 6 (2.54%) MPLS
10 5 (2.12%) VoIP
10 5 (2.12%) WLAN
11 4 (1.69%) SSL
11 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.27%) PBX
12 3 (1.27%) VLAN
13 2 (0.85%) NAS
13 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.20%) Power BI
3 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (2.97%) DTS
8 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.85%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.39%) JIRA
3 7 (2.97%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.42%) Bower
7 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.42%) NuGet
7 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (13.56%) Finance
2 20 (8.47%) Advertising
3 13 (5.51%) Retail
4 10 (4.24%) Legal
5 7 (2.97%) Law
5 7 (2.97%) Marketing
6 6 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.12%) Games
8 4 (1.69%) Back Office
9 3 (1.27%) Banking
9 3 (1.27%) Billing
9 3 (1.27%) Front Office
9 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.27%) Publishing
10 2 (0.85%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.85%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (27.12%) Developer
2 39 (16.53%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.14%) Analyst
4 25 (10.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (10.17%) Applications Support
5 24 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 20 (8.47%) IT Support
8 17 (7.20%) .NET Developer
8 17 (7.20%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.51%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.08%) Administrator
10 12 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (4.66%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.66%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.66%) Senior Web Developer
11 11 (4.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (28.81%) .NET
2 36 (15.25%) HTML
3 34 (14.41%) ASP.NET
3 34 (14.41%) Web Services
4 33 (13.98%) CSS
5 22 (9.32%) jQuery
6 16 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 15 (6.36%) AngularJS
8 12 (5.08%) HTML5
9 9 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (3.81%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.97%) REST
10 7 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.97%) XML
11 6 (2.54%) JSON
11 6 (2.54%) Node.js
12 5 (2.12%) Ajax
12 5 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.12%) CSS3
12 5 (2.12%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.51%) Driving Licence
3 13 (5.51%) User Experience
4 10 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.69%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.69%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.85%) BYOD
10 2 (0.85%) Clustering
10 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
10 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 93 (39.41%) Windows
2 47 (19.92%) Windows Server
3 44 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.24%) Linux
6 6 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.12%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.69%) Unix
9 2 (0.85%) Android
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.85%) ITIL
2 37 (15.68%) MVC
3 35 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (10.59%) CRM
5 24 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (9.32%) Service Management
8 18 (7.63%) Change Control
8 18 (7.63%) Problem Management
8 18 (7.63%) Workflow
9 17 (7.20%) Incident Management
9 17 (7.20%) Web Development
10 15 (6.36%) Information Security
11 14 (5.93%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.93%) Project Management
11 14 (5.93%) Statistics
12 13 (5.51%) Document Management
13 12 (5.08%) Change Management
14 11 (4.66%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.81%) SQL
2 58 (24.58%) JavaScript
3 57 (24.15%) C#
4 25 (10.59%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.05%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.24%) Java
7 7 (2.97%) Python
8 4 (1.69%) R
8 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (13.14%) Degree
2 28 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (10.17%) MCSE
4 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.54%) CCNA
6 6 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.54%) HNC
6 6 (2.54%) MCITP
7 4 (1.69%) MCSA
7 4 (1.69%) MCTS
7 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.27%) CISA
8 3 (1.27%) CISM
8 3 (1.27%) CISSP
9 2 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.85%) MOS
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) Data Quality
1 14 (5.93%) SLA
2 6 (2.54%) PMO
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) GMP
4 1 (0.42%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (30.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (20.34%) Hyper-V
3 45 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (9.32%) Terminal Services
5 21 (8.90%) vSphere
6 18 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.69%) Docker
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) SCCM
2 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.27%) Ansible
4 3 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.85%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.85%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.42%) Rancher
6 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 55 (23.31%) VMware
3 28 (11.86%) Cisco
4 13 (5.51%) Remedy
5 12 (5.08%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.97%) Citrix
6 7 (2.97%) Cognos
6 7 (2.97%) Forcepoint
6 7 (2.97%) IBM
6 7 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.54%) Google
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle
7 6 (2.54%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.12%) Adobe
9 4 (1.69%) iManage
10 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.27%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.27%) RedGate
10 3 (1.27%) Tableau
11 2 (0.85%) Riverbed