Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 133 159
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26 -31
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 1,921 2,203 2,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.53% 2.48% 2.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.53% 16.13% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,547 1,738 1,885
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,961 13,656 16,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.46% 15.35% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,729 10,869 13,542
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the UK excluding London

SharePoint
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SharePoint in the UK excluding London

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the UK excluding London

SharePoint
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
South East +9 578 £45,000 +5.88% 115
North of England -15 377 £39,500 +5.33% 114
Midlands -7 316 £45,000 +12.50% 72
South West +8 256 £42,500 +21.43% 50
North West -1 207 £37,500 - 70
East of England +38 174 £39,159 -7.86% 45
West Midlands -23 174 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire -1 145 £42,250 +5.63% 30
East Midlands +12 142 £42,500 - 31
Wales +46 107 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Scotland +23 104 £42,550 -5.44% 41
North East -33 25 £35,000 -11.67% 14
Northern Ireland -13 10 £45,500 -24.17% 1
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 1,203 (62.62%) Microsoft
2 826 (43.00%) Office 365
3 735 (38.26%) Windows
4 709 (36.91%) Azure
5 660 (34.36%) Active Directory
6 518 (26.97%) SQL
7 515 (26.81%) SQL Server
8 416 (21.66%) Windows Server
9 412 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
10 404 (21.03%) .NET
11 371 (19.31%) VMware
12 329 (17.13%) C#
13 320 (16.66%) Microsoft Office
14 297 (15.46%) ITIL
15 291 (15.15%) Finance
15 291 (15.15%) Hyper-V
16 285 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 275 (14.32%) PowerShell
18 244 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 239 (12.44%) Power Platform
20 229 (11.92%) JavaScript
21 219 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
22 209 (10.88%) CRM
23 201 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
24 198 (10.31%) MS Exchange
25 197 (10.26%) SCCM
25 197 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 196 (10.20%) DNS
27 190 (9.89%) Windows 10
28 182 (9.47%) Firewall

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 198 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 153 (7.96%) Skype for Business
3 115 (5.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 110 (5.73%) IIS
5 61 (3.18%) CMS
6 54 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 46 (2.39%) Confluence
8 35 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (1.72%) Umbraco
10 30 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 28 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.78%) Drupal
13 15 (0.78%) WordPress
14 13 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (0.36%) Apache
17 6 (0.31%) Sitefinity
18 5 (0.26%) nginx
19 4 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 320 (16.66%) Microsoft Office
2 136 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
5 32 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.25%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.31%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.26%) InDesign
11 3 (0.16%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.10%) Notepad++
13 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.052%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 134 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.73%) SAP BPC
3 10 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 5 (0.26%) Magento
9 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.16%) Primavera
10 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.16%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
11 2 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 826 (43.00%) Office 365
2 709 (36.91%) Azure
3 239 (12.44%) Power Platform
4 173 (9.01%) OneDrive
5 136 (7.08%) AWS
6 135 (7.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 102 (5.31%) Dynamics 365
8 88 (4.58%) PowerApps
9 48 (2.50%) SaaS
10 45 (2.34%) IaaS
11 38 (1.98%) Microsoft Flow
12 32 (1.67%) Yammer
13 31 (1.61%) PaaS
14 26 (1.35%) Azure Stack
15 23 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
17 18 (0.94%) GitHub
18 17 (0.88%) Azure Functions
18 17 (0.88%) Serverless
19 15 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 196 (10.20%) DNS
2 182 (9.47%) Firewall
3 164 (8.54%) DHCP
4 157 (8.17%) WAN
5 141 (7.34%) LAN
6 133 (6.92%) SAN
7 124 (6.45%) Skype
8 107 (5.57%) TCP/IP
9 103 (5.36%) VPN
10 84 (4.37%) Intranet
11 77 (4.01%) Internet
12 57 (2.97%) VLAN
13 54 (2.81%) VoIP
14 53 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
15 52 (2.71%) NAS
16 48 (2.50%) Wireless
17 38 (1.98%) NetScaler
18 21 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
19 19 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
20 18 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 169 (8.80%) Power BI
3 108 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 66 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 33 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 25 (1.30%) MySQL
10 23 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 20 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 18 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.62%) MS Access
15 12 (0.62%) OLAP
16 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
17 10 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
17 10 (0.52%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 159 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 132 (6.87%) JIRA
3 66 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 64 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 25 (1.30%) Zephyr
7 15 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.78%) Selenium
7 15 (0.78%) TestRail
8 11 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.57%) GitLab
8 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (0.52%) Postman
10 9 (0.47%) Chocolatey
11 8 (0.42%) gulp
11 8 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.42%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.36%) Rational Team Concert
12 7 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (0.31%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 291 (15.15%) Finance
2 126 (6.56%) Public Sector
3 86 (4.48%) Retail
4 70 (3.64%) Marketing
5 66 (3.44%) Manufacturing
6 62 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.67%) Back Office
8 29 (1.51%) Electronics
8 29 (1.51%) Legal
9 20 (1.04%) Fire and Rescue
9 20 (1.04%) Local Government
10 17 (0.88%) Banking
11 16 (0.83%) Law
12 15 (0.78%) Police
13 14 (0.73%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.62%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.52%) Publishing
16 9 (0.47%) Automotive
16 9 (0.47%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.47%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 391 (20.35%) Developer
2 295 (15.36%) Analyst
3 175 (9.11%) Architect
4 159 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 132 (6.87%) Support Engineer
6 131 (6.82%) Consultant
7 116 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 107 (5.57%) SharePoint Developer
9 91 (4.74%) IT Support
10 86 (4.48%) .NET Developer
11 74 (3.85%) IT Engineer
12 73 (3.80%) Administrator
13 65 (3.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 63 (3.28%) Applications Support
15 59 (3.07%) Technical Architect
16 55 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
16 55 (2.86%) C# Developer
16 55 (2.86%) SharePoint Analyst
17 54 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
18 46 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (21.03%) .NET
2 175 (9.11%) CSS
3 173 (9.01%) ASP.NET
4 172 (8.95%) HTML
5 82 (4.27%) jQuery
6 73 (3.80%) Web Services
7 65 (3.38%) .NET Framework
8 57 (2.97%) HTML5
9 52 (2.71%) AngularJS
10 45 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (1.93%) XML
12 33 (1.72%) Entity Framework
13 30 (1.56%) JSON
13 30 (1.56%) React
14 28 (1.46%) CSS3
15 25 (1.30%) REST
16 22 (1.15%) .NET Core
17 21 (1.09%) Middleware
18 19 (0.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 168 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 158 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (3.02%) Driving Licence
6 40 (2.08%) User Experience
7 35 (1.82%) Clustering
8 28 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 28 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 22 (1.15%) NHS
10 20 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.04%) Replication
11 18 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 17 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.78%) Smartphone
15 14 (0.73%) FMCG
15 14 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 735 (38.26%) Windows
2 416 (21.66%) Windows Server
3 190 (9.89%) Windows 10
4 152 (7.91%) Linux
5 124 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 103 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 46 (2.39%) Windows 8
9 39 (2.03%) Mac OS
10 36 (1.87%) Unix
11 28 (1.46%) CentOS
12 25 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.15%) AIX
14 21 (1.09%) Android
14 21 (1.09%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.68%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (15.46%) ITIL
3 219 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
4 209 (10.88%) CRM
5 201 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
6 197 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 151 (7.86%) Project Management
8 143 (7.44%) Migration
9 140 (7.29%) PRINCE2
10 138 (7.18%) DevOps
10 138 (7.18%) Mentoring
10 138 (7.18%) MVC
11 126 (6.56%) Project Delivery
12 102 (5.31%) IT Strategy
12 102 (5.31%) Service Management
13 98 (5.10%) Waterfall
14 95 (4.95%) Service Delivery
15 91 (4.74%) Configuration Management
16 90 (4.69%) Change Management
17 89 (4.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 518 (26.97%) SQL
2 329 (17.13%) C#
3 275 (14.32%) PowerShell
4 229 (11.92%) JavaScript
5 75 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 43 (2.24%) PHP
7 40 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 38 (1.98%) VB
9 35 (1.82%) Python
10 28 (1.46%) C
11 22 (1.15%) VBScript
12 21 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.09%) Java
13 14 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 11 (0.57%) TypeScript
14 11 (0.57%) VBA
15 8 (0.42%) C++
16 6 (0.31%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 244 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (7.55%) MCSE
3 131 (6.82%) Degree
4 116 (6.04%) Security Cleared
5 96 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 95 (4.95%) CCNA
7 78 (4.06%) MCSA
8 73 (3.80%) SC Cleared
9 49 (2.55%) MCP
10 43 (2.24%) DV Cleared
11 21 (1.09%) ISEB
11 21 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (1.04%) CCA
13 18 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.88%) ISTQB
15 16 (0.83%) RHCE
16 14 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
18 12 (0.62%) MCITP
18 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.78%) SLA
2 63 (3.28%) PMO
3 37 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.93%) QA
4 26 (1.35%) GDPR
5 23 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 22 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (0.88%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.47%) NIST
9 7 (0.36%) HL7
10 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.26%) P3O
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) GxP
13 2 (0.10%) MiFID
14 1 (0.052%) GAMP
14 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 1 (0.052%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.052%) PMBOK
System Software
1 660 (34.36%) Active Directory
2 291 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 285 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
5 61 (3.18%) XenApp
6 53 (2.76%) vSphere
7 41 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 36 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 29 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.62%) LXC
11 12 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (0.42%) NFS
15 7 (0.36%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.36%) Docker
15 7 (0.36%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.31%) Firmware
17 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 197 (10.26%) SCCM
2 87 (4.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 77 (4.01%) SCOM
4 52 (2.71%) WSUS
5 36 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 29 (1.51%) SCOrch
7 18 (0.94%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (0.73%) Puppet
9 14 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 14 (0.73%) vCenter Server
10 12 (0.62%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (0.57%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.52%) Ansible
12 10 (0.52%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.52%) Nagios
12 10 (0.52%) Terraform
13 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,203 (62.62%) Microsoft
2 371 (19.31%) VMware
3 166 (8.64%) Cisco
4 160 (8.33%) Citrix
5 88 (4.58%) SAP
6 86 (4.48%) HP
7 77 (4.01%) Oracle
8 39 (2.03%) Apple
8 39 (2.03%) Veeam
9 35 (1.82%) Meraki
10 34 (1.77%) IBM
11 33 (1.72%) NetApp
12 30 (1.56%) Dell
12 30 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.46%) Cognos
14 27 (1.41%) Sage
15 26 (1.35%) Adobe
15 26 (1.35%) Symantec
16 25 (1.30%) SolarWinds
17 23 (1.20%) Splunk