Period
to 29 September 2020

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

Microsoft SharePoint
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +21
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 657 1,925 2,387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.45% 2.42% 2.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.65% 16.93% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 631 1,628 2,010
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,264 £62,150 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +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 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 3,522 11,368 14,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.11% 14.29% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 8,785 11,833
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +6.10%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SharePoint as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SharePoint in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 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
South East +28 199 £45,000 - 57
North of England +50 191 £40,000 +6.67% 65
North West +50 107 £46,913 +17.28% 35
South West +12 82 £42,500 - 33
Midlands -19 71 £40,000 -11.11% 43
Yorkshire +51 69 £40,000 +14.29% 22
East of England +32 69 £42,500 +1.19% 16
West Midlands +27 59 £37,926 -15.72% 35
Wales +2 29 £42,250 -6.11% 7
Scotland +49 26 £38,750 -14.08% 5
North East +15 15 £32,500 -7.14% 8
East Midlands -12 12 £42,500 - 8
Northern Ireland +9 1 - - 1
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 418 (63.62%) Microsoft
2 327 (49.77%) Office 365
3 301 (45.81%) Azure
4 273 (41.55%) Windows
5 213 (32.42%) Active Directory
6 192 (29.22%) SQL
7 175 (26.64%) SQL Server
8 160 (24.35%) Windows Server
9 150 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
10 146 (22.22%) .NET
11 135 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
12 113 (17.20%) ITIL
13 111 (16.89%) C#
13 111 (16.89%) Power Platform
14 102 (15.53%) Finance
15 100 (15.22%) VMware
16 99 (15.07%) OneDrive
17 97 (14.76%) PowerShell
18 90 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
19 84 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
20 74 (11.26%) Dynamics 365
21 72 (10.96%) JavaScript
22 68 (10.35%) CRM
22 68 (10.35%) Power BI
23 67 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
23 67 (10.20%) Degree
24 66 (10.05%) DevOps
25 64 (9.74%) Windows 10
26 63 (9.59%) Skype
26 63 (9.59%) Azure Active Directory

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 50 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 48 (7.31%) IIS
3 43 (6.54%) Skype for Business
4 41 (6.24%) Confluence
5 40 (6.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.28%) CMS
8 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.46%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.46%) Kentico
11 3 (0.46%) WordPress
12 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.30%) Drupal
13 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.91%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.61%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.61%) MadCap Flare
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 47 (7.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.07%) Maximo
4 6 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.30%) Line 500
6 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 327 (49.77%) Office 365
2 301 (45.81%) Azure
3 111 (16.89%) Power Platform
4 99 (15.07%) OneDrive
5 74 (11.26%) Dynamics 365
6 63 (9.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 56 (8.52%) PowerApps
8 49 (7.46%) AWS
9 36 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (3.96%) Power Automate
11 21 (3.20%) IaaS
11 21 (3.20%) SaaS
12 17 (2.59%) PaaS
12 17 (2.59%) Yammer
13 12 (1.83%) CloudBees
13 12 (1.83%) OpenShift
14 7 (1.07%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.76%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.76%) Serverless
16 4 (0.61%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.59%) Skype
2 56 (8.52%) Firewall
3 54 (8.22%) VPN
4 53 (8.07%) DNS
5 37 (5.63%) DHCP
6 32 (4.87%) TCP/IP
6 32 (4.87%) WAN
7 28 (4.26%) LAN
8 24 (3.65%) Internet
8 24 (3.65%) VoIP
8 24 (3.65%) Wireless
9 17 (2.59%) Intranet
10 15 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (2.13%) SAN
12 11 (1.67%) VLAN
13 10 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (1.37%) PBX
15 8 (1.22%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.35%) Power BI
3 39 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (2.28%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.13%) MySQL
7 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.67%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.07%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.76%) EDMS
13 5 (0.76%) QlikView
14 4 (0.61%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (7.91%) JIRA
2 48 (7.31%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.22%) JUnit
6 8 (1.22%) Selenium
6 8 (1.22%) TestNG
6 8 (1.22%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.76%) Fiddler
7 5 (0.76%) Postman
7 5 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.76%) Subversion
8 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.46%) Toad
10 2 (0.30%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq
General
1 102 (15.53%) Finance
2 25 (3.81%) Public Sector
3 24 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.35%) Legal
4 22 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.13%) Marketing
6 10 (1.52%) Games
7 7 (1.07%) Electronics
8 6 (0.91%) Banking
8 6 (0.91%) Housing Association
8 6 (0.91%) Law
8 6 (0.91%) Retail
9 5 (0.76%) Advertising
9 5 (0.76%) Back Office
9 5 (0.76%) Local Government
10 4 (0.61%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.61%) French Language
10 4 (0.61%) Military
11 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (20.70%) Developer
2 117 (17.81%) Analyst
3 60 (9.13%) Support Engineer
4 50 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (6.85%) Applications Support
6 42 (6.39%) Support Analyst
7 38 (5.78%) Administrator
8 34 (5.18%) .NET Developer
9 33 (5.02%) SharePoint Developer
10 32 (4.87%) IT Support
11 31 (4.72%) Architect
12 26 (3.96%) Azure Engineer
12 26 (3.96%) Consultant
12 26 (3.96%) IT Engineer
13 23 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
14 22 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
14 22 (3.35%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.20%) Server Engineer
16 20 (3.04%) IT Analyst
17 19 (2.89%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (22.22%) .NET
2 55 (8.37%) ASP.NET
3 42 (6.39%) .NET Framework
4 35 (5.33%) CSS
5 31 (4.72%) HTML
6 29 (4.41%) AngularJS
7 25 (3.81%) Web Services
8 20 (3.04%) REST
9 18 (2.74%) Entity Framework
10 17 (2.59%) .NET Core
11 15 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (2.28%) jQuery
12 14 (2.13%) LESS
12 14 (2.13%) Sass
12 14 (2.13%) XML
13 9 (1.37%) WCF
14 8 (1.22%) React
15 7 (1.07%) HTML5
15 7 (1.07%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 7 (1.07%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.59%) User Experience
5 15 (2.28%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.28%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.52%) Replication
8 8 (1.22%) LIMS
8 8 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.07%) PlayStation
10 6 (0.91%) Clustering
10 6 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.91%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.91%) PKI
10 6 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.91%) Wiki
11 5 (0.76%) Blog
11 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 273 (41.55%) Windows
2 160 (24.35%) Windows Server
3 64 (9.74%) Windows 10
4 59 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (6.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 35 (5.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 34 (5.18%) Linux
8 33 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (3.04%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.22%) Unix
11 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.61%) HPUX
13 4 (0.61%) SUSE
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.46%) Solaris
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) MVS
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (17.20%) ITIL
3 90 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (10.35%) CRM
6 66 (10.05%) DevOps
7 62 (9.44%) Migration
8 56 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 56 (8.52%) Project Management
9 43 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (6.39%) Project Delivery
11 41 (6.24%) Change Management
12 37 (5.63%) Service Management
13 34 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (5.18%) Workflow
14 30 (4.57%) Document Management
15 29 (4.41%) Data Protection
15 29 (4.41%) Mentoring
16 26 (3.96%) ITIL V3
16 26 (3.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (29.22%) SQL
2 111 (16.89%) C#
3 97 (14.76%) PowerShell
4 72 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.37%) Python
7 7 (1.07%) VB
8 6 (0.91%) TypeScript
9 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.76%) VBScript
10 4 (0.61%) C
10 4 (0.61%) Java
10 4 (0.61%) VBA
11 2 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.30%) R
11 2 (0.30%) X++
12 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (10.20%) Degree
2 60 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 29 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.20%) MCP
6 14 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.13%) MCSA
7 11 (1.67%) A+ Certification
7 11 (1.67%) MCSE
8 10 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.37%) MCITP
10 8 (1.22%) CCNA
10 8 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.07%) HNC
12 6 (0.91%) MCDST
12 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.76%) MCPD
14 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.91%) SLA
2 42 (6.39%) GDPR
3 28 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.22%) GxP
4 8 (1.22%) QA
5 7 (1.07%) PMO
6 6 (0.91%) NCSC
7 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.30%) NIST
8 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 213 (32.42%) Active Directory
2 67 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.65%) Docker
5 18 (2.74%) XenApp
6 13 (1.98%) vSphere
7 11 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.15%) Firmware
13 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (7.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 45 (6.85%) SCCM
3 21 (3.20%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.83%) WSUS
5 7 (1.07%) Terraform
6 6 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.91%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.76%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.30%) DameWare
10 2 (0.30%) Grafana
10 2 (0.30%) Nagios
10 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.30%) OpenView
10 2 (0.30%) OVSD
10 2 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 418 (63.62%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.22%) VMware
3 41 (6.24%) Citrix
4 39 (5.94%) Cisco
5 31 (4.72%) Oracle
6 23 (3.50%) Veeam
7 22 (3.35%) IBM
8 19 (2.89%) SAP
9 18 (2.74%) Dell
10 14 (2.13%) HP
10 14 (2.13%) Nintex
11 12 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.52%) Adobe
13 9 (1.37%) CA
13 9 (1.37%) Forcepoint
13 9 (1.37%) Google
14 8 (1.22%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.22%) Meraki
14 8 (1.22%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.22%) SolarWinds