Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 153 130
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23 -50
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 267 270 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.38% 2.06% 2.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.19% 12.45% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 214 222 278
North West median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,275 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,000 £53,750
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 1,649 2,168 2,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.70% 16.51% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,354 1,766 1,945
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -29 110 £39,500 -8.14% 32
Cheshire +36 82 £39,500 -7.06% 6
Merseyside +33 46 £32,250 -0.77% 4
Lancashire +7 22 £28,250 -16.30% 6
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 130 (48.69%) Windows
2 119 (44.57%) Microsoft
3 100 (37.45%) Office 365
4 91 (34.08%) Active Directory
4 91 (34.08%) Windows Server
5 83 (31.09%) SQL
5 83 (31.09%) Finance
6 72 (26.97%) ITIL
7 57 (21.35%) VMware
8 55 (20.60%) .NET
9 54 (20.22%) MS Exchange
10 52 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (17.23%) SQL Server
13 46 (17.23%) Microsoft Azure
14 44 (16.48%) Skype for Business
14 44 (16.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 44 (16.48%) HTML
15 42 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (15.36%) TCP/IP
16 41 (15.36%) Firewall
17 39 (14.61%) Microsoft Excel
18 36 (13.48%) SAN
19 35 (13.11%) JavaScript
19 35 (13.11%) SCCM
20 34 (12.73%) Problem Management
21 33 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (12.36%) DNS
21 33 (12.36%) Self-Motivation

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 54 (20.22%) MS Exchange
2 44 (16.48%) SharePoint 2013
2 44 (16.48%) Skype for Business
3 32 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (11.24%) IIS
5 20 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (4.12%) CMS
8 10 (3.75%) Confluence
9 7 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.75%) Apache
12 2 (0.75%) JBoss
12 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.37%) DNN
13 1 (0.37%) Drupal
13 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
Applications
1 51 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (14.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (7.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 11 (4.12%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.37%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.37%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 100 (37.45%) Office 365
2 46 (17.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.24%) IaaS
4 10 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.12%) SaaS
6 3 (1.12%) Zapier
7 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.75%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.37%) Force.com
8 1 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.36%) Firewall
1 41 (15.36%) TCP/IP
2 36 (13.48%) SAN
3 33 (12.36%) DNS
4 27 (10.11%) Intranet
5 26 (9.74%) DHCP
6 24 (8.99%) Skype
7 22 (8.24%) WAN
8 21 (7.87%) LAN
9 11 (4.12%) Internet
9 11 (4.12%) SMTP
10 8 (3.00%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.00%) MPLS
10 8 (3.00%) VLAN
11 7 (2.62%) FTP
11 7 (2.62%) SNMP
11 7 (2.62%) SSL
11 7 (2.62%) VoIP
11 7 (2.62%) VPN
12 6 (2.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.87%) Power BI
7 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.75%) QlikView
11 1 (0.37%) MS Access
11 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (8.99%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.24%) JIRA
3 8 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.12%) Selenium
4 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.12%) Travis CI
4 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.12%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.75%) gulp
6 1 (0.37%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.37%) Grunt
6 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 83 (31.09%) Finance
2 15 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.24%) Retail
4 12 (4.49%) Banking
5 9 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.37%) Law
5 9 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.62%) Publishing
7 4 (1.50%) Front Office
7 4 (1.50%) Marketing
8 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.10%) Analyst
2 47 (17.60%) Developer
3 33 (12.36%) Support Engineer
4 25 (9.36%) Junior
5 20 (7.49%) IT Support
6 19 (7.12%) Applications Support
6 19 (7.12%) Service Desk Engineer
7 17 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (6.37%) Consultant
7 17 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.37%) Support Specialist
8 15 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.62%) IT Engineer
9 14 (5.24%) Service Analyst
9 14 (5.24%) SharePoint Consultant
10 13 (4.87%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.87%) Administrator
10 13 (4.87%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.87%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.60%) .NET
2 44 (16.48%) HTML
3 31 (11.61%) CSS
4 21 (7.87%) XML
5 20 (7.49%) ASP.NET
6 19 (7.12%) Web Services
7 15 (5.62%) .NET Framework
8 13 (4.87%) jQuery
9 10 (3.75%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.75%) HTML5 Canvas
9 10 (3.75%) WCF
10 7 (2.62%) WinForms
11 6 (2.25%) Apache Flex
11 6 (2.25%) HTML5
11 6 (2.25%) JSON
12 5 (1.87%) REST
12 5 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.50%) Ajax
14 3 (1.12%) Django
14 3 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (12.36%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.49%) Replication
4 10 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (3.75%) VLE
5 9 (3.37%) Clustering
5 9 (3.37%) Smart Meter
6 8 (3.00%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.62%) Xbox
8 5 (1.87%) Smart Energy
8 5 (1.87%) User Experience
9 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.75%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.37%) EPoS
11 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 130 (48.69%) Windows
2 91 (34.08%) Windows Server
3 52 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (11.61%) Windows 10
6 21 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.75%) Android
8 7 (2.62%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.87%) pSOS
10 2 (0.75%) Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.37%) Unix
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.97%) ITIL
2 47 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (12.73%) Problem Management
4 30 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.86%) Service Management
6 28 (10.49%) Project Management
7 27 (10.11%) CRM
8 25 (9.36%) Incident Management
9 22 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (7.87%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.87%) ERP
11 20 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (7.12%) Time Management
13 18 (6.74%) Change Control
13 18 (6.74%) Migration
13 18 (6.74%) Web Development
13 18 (6.74%) Workflow
14 17 (6.37%) Business Continuity
14 17 (6.37%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.09%) SQL
2 35 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.11%) C#
4 22 (8.24%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.99%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.75%) C
7 8 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.25%) Python
8 6 (2.25%) VB
8 6 (2.25%) VBScript
9 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.87%) VBA
10 3 (1.12%) Java
11 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.37%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.74%) Degree
3 20 (7.49%) MCSE
4 10 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.37%) CCNA
5 9 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.62%) MCSA
6 7 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.25%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.87%) HNC
8 5 (1.87%) MCTS
8 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.12%) CCNP
10 2 (0.75%) CISSP
10 2 (0.75%) MCP
10 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.49%) SLA
2 15 (5.62%) PMO
3 14 (5.24%) Data Quality
4 13 (4.87%) GDPR
5 11 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (3.00%) PCI DSS
7 7 (2.62%) QA
8 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 91 (34.08%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.61%) vSphere
5 13 (4.87%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.87%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.37%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.62%) XenApp
8 6 (2.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (1.50%) Docker
10 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.37%) pfSense
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (13.11%) SCCM
2 10 (3.75%) SCOM
3 9 (3.37%) AirWatch
3 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (2.62%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.25%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.87%) Foglight
6 5 (1.87%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.50%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.12%) DameWare
8 3 (1.12%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.75%) vRealize
9 2 (0.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 119 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.35%) VMware
3 30 (11.24%) Citrix
4 20 (7.49%) Cisco
5 19 (7.12%) Nintex
6 18 (6.74%) Remedy
7 12 (4.49%) McAfee
7 12 (4.49%) SolarWinds
8 11 (4.12%) HP
9 9 (3.37%) Blue Coat
9 9 (3.37%) Dell
9 9 (3.37%) Veeam
10 8 (3.00%) NetApp
11 7 (2.62%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (2.62%) Oracle
12 6 (2.25%) Avaya
12 6 (2.25%) EMC
12 6 (2.25%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (2.25%) Nortel
13 5 (1.87%) CommVault