Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 140 151
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 -25
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 1,750 2,044 2,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.57% 2.42% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.60% 16.31% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,546 1,942
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,063
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 9,942 12,530 16,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.58% 14.86% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,898 9,844 13,572
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,750 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +16 510 £45,000 +5.88% 139
North of England -5 322 £40,000 +1.27% 137
Midlands +18 314 £45,000 +12.50% 73
South West +54 255 £44,500 +18.67% 44
North West +39 191 £35,000 -12.50% 80
West Midlands -22 169 £47,500 +18.75% 36
East Midlands +58 144 £43,750 +9.38% 37
East of England +6 144 £38,318 -8.77% 44
Yorkshire -9 111 £45,000 +20.00% 37
Scotland +37 110 £40,000 -11.11% 40
Wales +28 86 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East -39 20 £40,000 +1.27% 20
Northern Ireland -5 14 £45,500 -9.00% 4
Isle of Man +2 4 £47,500 +26.67%
SharePoint
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,095 (62.57%) Microsoft
2 786 (44.91%) Office 365
3 652 (37.26%) Windows
4 615 (35.14%) Azure
5 607 (34.69%) Active Directory
6 449 (25.66%) SQL Server
7 427 (24.40%) SQL
8 370 (21.14%) Windows Server
9 364 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
10 352 (20.11%) .NET
11 308 (17.60%) C#
12 289 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
13 286 (16.34%) VMware
14 257 (14.69%) ITIL
15 247 (14.11%) Finance
16 239 (13.66%) Hyper-V
17 216 (12.34%) Power Platform
18 211 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
19 210 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 204 (11.66%) PowerShell
21 203 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
22 202 (11.54%) JavaScript
23 198 (11.31%) CRM
23 198 (11.31%) Windows 10
24 193 (11.03%) DNS
25 185 (10.57%) Firewall
26 180 (10.29%) SCCM
27 170 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
27 170 (9.71%) MS Exchange
28 169 (9.66%) HTML

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
1 170 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 140 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 88 (5.03%) IIS
3 88 (5.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 71 (4.06%) Confluence
5 56 (3.20%) CMS
6 46 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 41 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (1.26%) Umbraco
11 19 (1.09%) Drupal
12 16 (0.91%) WordPress
13 14 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.29%) Apache
15 5 (0.29%) nginx
16 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 289 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
5 36 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.03%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.34%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (0.23%) ProjectWise
11 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.057%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.057%) Revit
Business Applications
1 117 (6.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.34%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.29%) Magento
7 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.17%) Primavera
8 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 786 (44.91%) Office 365
2 615 (35.14%) Azure
3 216 (12.34%) Power Platform
4 153 (8.74%) OneDrive
5 118 (6.74%) Dynamics 365
6 117 (6.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 109 (6.23%) AWS
8 88 (5.03%) PowerApps
9 53 (3.03%) SaaS
10 30 (1.71%) IaaS
11 28 (1.60%) Microsoft Flow
12 27 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (1.31%) PaaS
14 17 (0.97%) GitHub
15 15 (0.86%) Azure Stack
15 15 (0.86%) Yammer
16 14 (0.80%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.80%) ShareGate
17 13 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
18 10 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 193 (11.03%) DNS
2 185 (10.57%) Firewall
3 147 (8.40%) DHCP
4 129 (7.37%) WAN
5 125 (7.14%) SAN
5 125 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 124 (7.09%) Skype
7 120 (6.86%) LAN
8 107 (6.11%) VPN
9 83 (4.74%) Intranet
10 61 (3.49%) Internet
11 52 (2.97%) VLAN
12 44 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
13 36 (2.06%) NAS
13 36 (2.06%) Wireless
14 35 (2.00%) NetScaler
15 30 (1.71%) VoIP
16 27 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (1.03%) Network Security
18 17 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.23%) Power BI
3 85 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (1.54%) MySQL
10 24 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (0.91%) MS Access
11 16 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.80%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.46%) OLAP
17 7 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 123 (7.03%) JIRA
2 116 (6.63%) Visual Studio
3 68 (3.89%) Git (software)
4 51 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.03%) Bitbucket
6 18 (1.03%) Selenium
7 16 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (0.69%) Zephyr
9 11 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 10 (0.57%) JUnit
10 10 (0.57%) TestNG
10 10 (0.57%) TestRail
10 10 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.46%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.40%) gulp
13 7 (0.40%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.40%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.34%) Chocolatey
General
1 247 (14.11%) Finance
2 101 (5.77%) Public Sector
3 72 (4.11%) Retail
4 62 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 51 (2.91%) Marketing
6 41 (2.34%) Legal
7 33 (1.89%) Law
8 32 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.71%) Back Office
10 17 (0.97%) Local Government
11 15 (0.86%) Electronics
12 14 (0.80%) Banking
13 12 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.69%) Police
14 11 (0.63%) Fire and Rescue
15 10 (0.57%) Advertising
15 10 (0.57%) Billing
16 7 (0.40%) Games
17 6 (0.34%) Publishing
18 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 368 (21.03%) Developer
2 259 (14.80%) Analyst
3 143 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 141 (8.06%) Architect
5 122 (6.97%) Support Engineer
6 113 (6.46%) SharePoint Developer
7 99 (5.66%) IT Support
8 95 (5.43%) Consultant
9 89 (5.09%) Support Analyst
10 73 (4.17%) IT Engineer
11 71 (4.06%) .NET Developer
12 69 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 62 (3.54%) Administrator
13 62 (3.54%) Applications Support
14 54 (3.09%) Technical Architect
15 52 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
15 52 (2.97%) C# Developer
16 51 (2.91%) Business Analyst
17 47 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support
17 47 (2.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (20.11%) .NET
2 169 (9.66%) HTML
3 162 (9.26%) CSS
4 127 (7.26%) ASP.NET
5 83 (4.74%) jQuery
6 68 (3.89%) .NET Framework
7 67 (3.83%) Web Services
8 59 (3.37%) HTML5
9 41 (2.34%) AngularJS
10 40 (2.29%) Entity Framework
11 35 (2.00%) Middleware
12 34 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (1.94%) XML
13 28 (1.60%) REST
14 27 (1.54%) Sass
15 26 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (1.43%) LESS
17 21 (1.20%) CSS3
18 19 (1.09%) .NET Core
19 18 (1.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.40%) Management Information System
2 144 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (8.17%) Data Centre
4 65 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 30 (1.71%) User Experience
7 29 (1.66%) iPad
8 27 (1.54%) Clustering
9 26 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.43%) Fat Client
10 25 (1.43%) Thin Client
11 24 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.20%) Replication
13 18 (1.03%) iPhone
14 15 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.74%) Smartphone
16 12 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (0.69%) NHS
17 11 (0.63%) Private Cloud
17 11 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 652 (37.26%) Windows
2 370 (21.14%) Windows Server
3 198 (11.31%) Windows 10
4 115 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (5.77%) Linux
6 91 (5.20%) Windows 7
7 78 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 34 (1.94%) Mac OS
10 25 (1.43%) Unix
11 22 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (1.03%) Android
14 16 (0.91%) CentOS
14 16 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.74%) AIX
16 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.23%) Solaris
17 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (14.69%) ITIL
3 211 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
4 198 (11.31%) CRM
5 170 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 163 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 154 (8.80%) Project Management
8 126 (7.20%) DevOps
9 118 (6.74%) Migration
10 110 (6.29%) Project Delivery
11 105 (6.00%) PRINCE2
12 95 (5.43%) Change Management
12 95 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 92 (5.26%) MVC
14 90 (5.14%) Service Delivery
14 90 (5.14%) Service Management
15 82 (4.69%) Waterfall
16 79 (4.51%) IT Strategy
17 71 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
17 71 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 427 (24.40%) SQL
2 308 (17.60%) C#
3 204 (11.66%) PowerShell
4 202 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 54 (3.09%) VB.NET
6 49 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 43 (2.46%) VB
8 36 (2.06%) PHP
9 23 (1.31%) Python
10 20 (1.14%) Java
11 16 (0.91%) C
12 14 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.69%) VBA
15 10 (0.57%) C++
16 8 (0.46%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.46%) VBScript
17 7 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 203 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (7.09%) Degree
3 119 (6.80%) MCSE
4 98 (5.60%) Security Cleared
5 80 (4.57%) MCSA
6 66 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (3.71%) CCNA
8 62 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 39 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 39 (2.23%) MCP
10 18 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.80%) CEH
12 14 (0.80%) ISEB
12 14 (0.80%) MCITP
13 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.69%) CCA
15 10 (0.57%) CISSP
15 10 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.66%) SLA
2 52 (2.97%) PMO
3 47 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (2.51%) QA
5 19 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (0.97%) GDPR
6 17 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 12 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.57%) NIST
9 8 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.40%) HL7
11 6 (0.34%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.29%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.29%) P3O
13 4 (0.23%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.11%) MiFID
15 1 (0.057%) Def Stans
15 1 (0.057%) IFRS
15 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.057%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 607 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 239 (13.66%) Hyper-V
3 210 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (2.91%) vSphere
5 50 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 50 (2.86%) XenApp
6 33 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 33 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.57%) Docker
9 10 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.51%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.29%) NFS
11 5 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.23%) vCloud
12 4 (0.23%) Xen
13 3 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 180 (10.29%) SCCM
2 78 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 64 (3.66%) SCOM
4 50 (2.86%) WSUS
5 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 22 (1.26%) SCOrch
7 15 (0.86%) Kubernetes
7 15 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 12 (0.69%) Puppet
10 11 (0.63%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.57%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.51%) Nagios
12 9 (0.51%) Terraform
13 8 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.40%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,095 (62.57%) Microsoft
2 286 (16.34%) VMware
3 166 (9.49%) Cisco
4 113 (6.46%) Citrix
5 68 (3.89%) Oracle
6 63 (3.60%) HP
7 59 (3.37%) SAP
8 49 (2.80%) Apple
9 38 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (2.11%) Meraki
10 37 (2.11%) Veeam
11 35 (2.00%) NetApp
12 33 (1.89%) Dell
13 27 (1.54%) Adobe
13 27 (1.54%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.37%) IBM
15 22 (1.26%) SolarWinds
16 19 (1.09%) Sitecore
17 18 (1.03%) Google
17 18 (1.03%) Remedy