Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 133 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -56
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 295 312 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 2.37% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.85% 13.08% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 242 254 239
North West median annual salary £36,742 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +5.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £57,375 £63,025 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -4.44%

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 1,861 2,386 1,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.26% 18.16% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,496 1,979 1,656
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,300 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -31 124 £37,500 -2.28% 24
Cheshire +9 95 £39,500 -1.25% 14
Merseyside +40 38 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Lancashire +20 26 £26,500 -18.46% 3
Cumbria -1 1 - - 1
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 149 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 123 (41.69%) Office 365
3 122 (41.36%) Windows
4 77 (26.10%) Windows Server
5 72 (24.41%) SQL
6 71 (24.07%) SQL Server
7 68 (23.05%) .NET
7 68 (23.05%) Active Directory
8 66 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (20.34%) C#
10 55 (18.64%) ITIL
11 54 (18.31%) Finance
12 50 (16.95%) JavaScript
12 50 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (16.27%) HTML
13 48 (16.27%) VMware
14 47 (15.93%) Microsoft Office
14 47 (15.93%) MS Exchange
14 47 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (15.59%) CSS
16 45 (15.25%) SharePoint 2013
17 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (13.56%) Skype for Business
19 37 (12.54%) DNS
20 35 (11.86%) TCP/IP
21 34 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (11.53%) Degree
22 33 (11.19%) Skype
23 32 (10.85%) Problem Management

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 47 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 45 (15.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 40 (13.56%) Skype for Business
4 29 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (7.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (5.76%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (4.75%) IIS
8 14 (4.75%) Umbraco
9 12 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (3.73%) Confluence
11 3 (1.02%) CMS
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.68%) Moodle
13 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.34%) Drupal
13 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (15.93%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (7.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (4.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.03%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 123 (41.69%) Office 365
2 66 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.78%) IaaS
4 18 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (4.07%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.03%) Zapier
7 4 (1.36%) GitHub
7 4 (1.36%) NuGet
7 4 (1.36%) SaaS
8 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.02%) Slack
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.54%) DNS
2 35 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 33 (11.19%) Skype
4 27 (9.15%) SAN
5 25 (8.47%) Firewall
6 23 (7.80%) DHCP
6 23 (7.80%) WAN
7 22 (7.46%) LAN
8 18 (6.10%) Intranet
9 13 (4.41%) VoIP
10 10 (3.39%) SSL
11 9 (3.05%) VPN
12 8 (2.71%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (2.37%) VLAN
13 7 (2.37%) Wireless
14 6 (2.03%) IP Telephony
14 6 (2.03%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.03%) Network Security
14 6 (2.03%) Wireshark
14 6 (2.03%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.08%) Power BI
4 10 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (2.03%) Blockchain
6 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.34%) OLAP
11 1 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (9.83%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.42%) JIRA
3 9 (3.05%) Bitbucket
3 9 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.36%) Bower
6 4 (1.36%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.36%) gulp
6 4 (1.36%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.34%) Grunt
7 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 54 (18.31%) Finance
2 27 (9.15%) Retail
3 14 (4.75%) Advertising
4 10 (3.39%) Law
4 10 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.37%) Banking
5 7 (2.37%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.03%) Front Office
6 6 (2.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.36%) Publishing
8 3 (1.02%) Back Office
8 3 (1.02%) Billing
8 3 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (1.02%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (25.08%) Developer
2 57 (19.32%) Analyst
3 31 (10.51%) Support Engineer
4 23 (7.80%) IT Manager
4 23 (7.80%) IT Support
5 22 (7.46%) SharePoint Developer
6 21 (7.12%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (5.76%) Service Desk Engineer
9 16 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (5.42%) Consultant
9 16 (5.42%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.42%) Junior
10 14 (4.75%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (4.07%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.05%) .NET
2 48 (16.27%) HTML
3 46 (15.59%) CSS
4 23 (7.80%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.76%) Web Services
6 13 (4.41%) XML
7 12 (4.07%) .NET Framework
8 11 (3.73%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.73%) jQuery
9 10 (3.39%) HTML5
9 10 (3.39%) JSON
10 9 (3.05%) REST
10 9 (3.05%) WCF
11 8 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.03%) 802.1X
14 5 (1.69%) WinForms
15 4 (1.36%) Ajax
15 4 (1.36%) React
16 3 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.83%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.41%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.71%) Clustering
6 7 (2.37%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.03%) NHS
7 6 (2.03%) Smart Energy
8 5 (1.69%) User Experience
9 4 (1.36%) Xbox
10 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) VLE
12 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.34%) Fintech
12 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (41.36%) Windows
2 77 (26.10%) Windows Server
3 50 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (7.46%) Windows 10
6 17 (5.76%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.39%) Linux
8 9 (3.05%) pSOS
9 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.02%) Android
10 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Unix
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.64%) ITIL
2 47 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (10.85%) Problem Management
5 29 (9.83%) Service Management
6 28 (9.49%) Incident Management
7 26 (8.81%) CRM
7 26 (8.81%) Project Management
8 25 (8.47%) Change Management
9 24 (8.14%) MVC
10 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (6.44%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.10%) DevOps
13 18 (6.10%) Risk Management
13 18 (6.10%) Workflow
14 16 (5.42%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.42%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.42%) Waterfall
15 15 (5.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 72 (24.41%) SQL
2 60 (20.34%) C#
3 50 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.42%) VB.NET
5 14 (4.75%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.05%) Java
7 8 (2.71%) Python
7 8 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.69%) VBA
9 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.36%) VB
10 3 (1.02%) C++
11 2 (0.68%) C
11 2 (0.68%) X++
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.53%) Degree
3 24 (8.14%) MCSE
4 11 (3.73%) HNC
5 8 (2.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.37%) CCNA
6 7 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.03%) MCSA
8 5 (1.69%) MCTS
9 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.02%) CCNP
10 3 (1.02%) CISA
10 3 (1.02%) CISM
10 3 (1.02%) CISSP
10 3 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.02%) PMP
11 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.80%) PMO
2 20 (6.78%) SLA
3 10 (3.39%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.71%) GDPR
5 7 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.68%) QA
8 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (23.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (5.42%) vSphere
6 7 (2.37%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.69%) XenApp
7 5 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.02%) Docker
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (8.81%) SCCM
2 10 (3.39%) SCVMM
3 8 (2.71%) AirWatch
3 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.36%) Foglight
6 3 (1.02%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.68%) Ansible
7 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.68%) vRealize
7 2 (0.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.27%) VMware
3 18 (6.10%) Cisco
4 15 (5.08%) Nintex
5 12 (4.07%) Remedy
5 12 (4.07%) SolarWinds
6 10 (3.39%) Citrix
6 10 (3.39%) Google
6 10 (3.39%) Nimble Storage
7 8 (2.71%) Blue Coat
8 7 (2.37%) McAfee
8 7 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.37%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.03%) HP
9 6 (2.03%) Juniper
9 6 (2.03%) Tableau
10 5 (1.69%) Forcepoint
10 5 (1.69%) NetApp
11 4 (1.36%) CommVault
11 4 (1.36%) NetIQ