Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 139 138
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -26
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3,629 4,106 4,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 2.39% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.39% 14.25% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,815 3,369 3,504
UK median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £75,450 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 22,136 28,806 30,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.36% 16.77% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17,312 23,388 24,926
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,951 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 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
England +2 3,347 £46,750 +3.89% 239
UK excluding London +11 2,116 £42,500 +6.25% 200
London +17 1,411 £55,000 +4.76% 64
South East +12 645 £42,500 - 51
North of England +12 451 £37,500 -6.25% 57
Midlands -14 355 £40,000 -5.33% 19
West Midlands +7 252 £40,000 -3.61% 12
South West -16 241 £42,515 +6.29% 24
East of England +79 240 £42,500 -3.95% 25
Yorkshire +10 199 £37,500 - 23
North West +4 181 £42,500 - 28
Scotland -23 119 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East Midlands -41 100 £40,000 -4.31% 7
North East +21 71 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Wales +16 59 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Northern Ireland -23 20 £43,750 +34.62% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 2,086 (57.48%) Microsoft
2 1,487 (40.98%) Office 365
3 1,297 (35.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,222 (33.67%) Windows
5 1,078 (29.71%) SQL
6 1,011 (27.86%) SQL Server
7 987 (27.20%) Active Directory
8 904 (24.91%) .NET
9 746 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
10 707 (19.48%) C#
11 679 (18.71%) Finance
12 678 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
13 665 (18.32%) ITIL
14 642 (17.69%) VMware
15 616 (16.97%) CRM
16 603 (16.62%) Windows Server
17 562 (15.49%) PowerShell
18 551 (15.18%) JavaScript
19 511 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 483 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
21 433 (11.93%) Dynamics CRM
22 398 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
23 396 (10.91%) HTML
24 384 (10.58%) Power Platform
25 372 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
26 367 (10.11%) Hyper-V
26 367 (10.11%) CSS
27 363 (10.00%) Firewall
28 352 (9.70%) Project Management
28 352 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 315 (8.68%) Skype for Business
2 253 (6.97%) MS Exchange
3 219 (6.03%) IIS
4 210 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 164 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
6 131 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 94 (2.59%) CMS
7 94 (2.59%) Confluence
8 90 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 68 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
10 47 (1.30%) WordPress
11 46 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 36 (0.99%) Apache
12 36 (0.99%) Drupal
13 33 (0.91%) Documentum
14 30 (0.83%) Tomcat
15 20 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (0.50%) SAS
17 18 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 678 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
2 338 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 113 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 112 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 112 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (1.30%) InfoPath
6 22 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.30%) Maple
9 6 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.14%) InDesign
10 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.055%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.055%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.055%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.055%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 433 (11.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 108 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
5 16 (0.44%) Sage X3
6 15 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.39%) NetSuite
8 13 (0.36%) HFM
8 13 (0.36%) Magento
8 13 (0.36%) WebTrends
9 12 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (0.33%) Temenos T24
10 11 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
10 11 (0.30%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.22%) nopCommerce
12 8 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
13 7 (0.19%) SAP CO
13 7 (0.19%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1,487 (40.98%) Office 365
2 1,297 (35.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 384 (10.58%) Power Platform
4 333 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
5 231 (6.37%) OneDrive
6 184 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 184 (5.07%) Dynamics 365
7 124 (3.42%) PowerApps
8 121 (3.33%) PaaS
9 90 (2.48%) IaaS
10 70 (1.93%) SaaS
11 60 (1.65%) Azure Stack
12 55 (1.52%) Yammer
13 32 (0.88%) GitHub
14 31 (0.85%) Serverless
15 29 (0.80%) Azure Functions
16 23 (0.63%) Mimecast
17 20 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
18 19 (0.52%) Google Analytics
19 14 (0.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 363 (10.00%) Firewall
2 328 (9.04%) Skype
3 292 (8.05%) DNS
4 223 (6.14%) DHCP
5 192 (5.29%) LAN
6 184 (5.07%) TCP/IP
7 172 (4.74%) WAN
8 163 (4.49%) SAN
9 155 (4.27%) VPN
10 151 (4.16%) Intranet
11 143 (3.94%) VoIP
12 119 (3.28%) Wireless
13 104 (2.87%) Internet
14 83 (2.29%) VLAN
15 63 (1.74%) NAS
16 57 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
17 48 (1.32%) MPLS
18 45 (1.24%) NetScaler
19 39 (1.07%) Network Security
20 37 (1.02%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,011 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 352 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 296 (8.16%) Power BI
4 275 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 119 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 119 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 119 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 109 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 104 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 87 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
9 71 (1.96%) MySQL
10 69 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
11 56 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 48 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
13 46 (1.27%) QlikView
13 46 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 41 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 41 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 41 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 275 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 168 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 163 (4.49%) JIRA
4 148 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 88 (2.42%) Git (software)
6 45 (1.24%) Selenium
7 32 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 32 (0.88%) TestRail
8 31 (0.85%) Zephyr
9 22 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (0.39%) Subversion
12 13 (0.36%) FrontPage
13 11 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.30%) Hudson
13 11 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
14 10 (0.28%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.28%) gulp
14 10 (0.28%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 679 (18.71%) Finance
2 153 (4.22%) Legal
3 144 (3.97%) Retail
4 99 (2.73%) Banking
5 85 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 68 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 53 (1.46%) Law
8 48 (1.32%) Marketing
9 38 (1.05%) Back Office
10 34 (0.94%) Advertising
11 18 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 18 (0.50%) Billing
12 16 (0.44%) French Language
12 16 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.36%) Games
14 12 (0.33%) Publishing
15 11 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.19%) Electronics
17 7 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 768 (21.16%) Analyst
2 677 (18.66%) Developer
3 303 (8.35%) Support Analyst
4 277 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 227 (6.26%) Consultant
6 201 (5.54%) Architect
7 193 (5.32%) Applications Support
8 192 (5.29%) .NET Developer
9 178 (4.90%) Administrator
10 161 (4.44%) IT Support
11 154 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 143 (3.94%) Applications Support Analyst
13 136 (3.75%) C# Developer
14 133 (3.66%) IT Analyst
15 131 (3.61%) SharePoint Developer
16 124 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
17 116 (3.20%) IT Manager
18 115 (3.17%) Senior Developer
19 111 (3.06%) Business Analyst
20 98 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 904 (24.91%) .NET
2 396 (10.91%) HTML
3 367 (10.11%) CSS
4 323 (8.90%) ASP.NET
5 215 (5.92%) jQuery
6 210 (5.79%) Web Services
7 188 (5.18%) .NET Framework
8 185 (5.10%) XML
9 119 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 118 (3.25%) AngularJS
11 108 (2.98%) JSON
12 105 (2.89%) Entity Framework
13 101 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 98 (2.70%) React
15 86 (2.37%) REST
16 76 (2.09%) J2EE
17 71 (1.96%) HTML5
18 67 (1.85%) SOAP
19 62 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 61 (1.68%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 372 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 168 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
4 151 (4.16%) Data Centre
5 103 (2.84%) User Experience
6 81 (2.23%) Driving Licence
7 78 (2.15%) Clustering
8 68 (1.87%) Replication
9 53 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 50 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 48 (1.32%) Fintech
12 44 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
12 44 (1.21%) Life Science
13 42 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 39 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
15 37 (1.02%) N-Tier
16 35 (0.96%) e-Learning
16 35 (0.96%) Smartphone
16 35 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,222 (33.67%) Windows
2 603 (16.62%) Windows Server
3 336 (9.26%) Linux
4 324 (8.93%) Windows 10
5 299 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 188 (5.18%) Windows 7
6 188 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (2.45%) Apple iOS
8 75 (2.07%) Windows 8
9 73 (2.01%) Android
10 60 (1.65%) Unix
11 57 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (1.10%) Mac OS
13 32 (0.88%) AIX
14 18 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.47%) CentOS
15 17 (0.47%) Solaris
15 17 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (18.32%) ITIL
3 616 (16.97%) CRM
4 483 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
5 398 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
6 352 (9.70%) Project Management
7 337 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 329 (9.07%) Migration
9 249 (6.86%) DevOps
10 248 (6.83%) MVC
11 236 (6.50%) SDLC
12 233 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 199 (5.48%) Scrum
14 189 (5.21%) Workflow
15 188 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 186 (5.13%) Presales
17 179 (4.93%) Change Management
18 172 (4.74%) Service Management
19 170 (4.68%) ERP
20 163 (4.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,078 (29.71%) SQL
2 707 (19.48%) C#
3 562 (15.49%) PowerShell
4 551 (15.18%) JavaScript
5 286 (7.88%) T-SQL
6 164 (4.52%) Java
7 128 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 103 (2.84%) Python
9 98 (2.70%) VBA
10 83 (2.29%) PHP
11 62 (1.71%) R
12 57 (1.57%) VB
13 50 (1.38%) C
14 38 (1.05%) VBScript
15 29 (0.80%) C++
16 28 (0.77%) TypeScript
17 24 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 20 (0.55%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.41%) COBOL
19 15 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 348 (9.59%) Degree
2 325 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 183 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 154 (4.24%) MCSE
5 137 (3.78%) MCSA
6 92 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 90 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 74 (2.04%) CCNA
9 72 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 55 (1.52%) MCP
11 45 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 40 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (0.83%) HND
14 24 (0.66%) PMI Certification
15 23 (0.63%) RHCE
16 22 (0.61%) CCA
16 22 (0.61%) ISEB
17 19 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
18 18 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (6.89%) SLA
2 136 (3.75%) GDPR
3 126 (3.47%) PMO
4 111 (3.06%) QA
5 40 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 32 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 23 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.22%) COBIT
11 7 (0.19%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.14%) P3O
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 1 (0.028%) Dublin Core
15 1 (0.028%) GxP
15 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.028%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.028%) JSP 440
System Software
1 987 (27.20%) Active Directory
2 511 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 367 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 135 (3.72%) XenApp
5 92 (2.54%) vSphere
6 72 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
7 69 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 63 (1.74%) XenDesktop
9 57 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
10 54 (1.49%) Docker
11 38 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
13 33 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 26 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
15 20 (0.55%) BitLocker
16 18 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 18 (0.50%) VMware NSX
17 17 (0.47%) LXC
18 16 (0.44%) Terminal Server
18 16 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 325 (8.96%) SCCM
2 114 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 96 (2.65%) SCOM
4 51 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 45 (1.24%) SCOrch
5 45 (1.24%) vCenter Server
6 40 (1.10%) Kubernetes
7 39 (1.07%) Puppet
8 37 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 36 (0.99%) WSUS
10 35 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (0.83%) Ansible
11 30 (0.83%) Backup Exec
11 30 (0.83%) Terraform
12 29 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
13 26 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
14 24 (0.66%) NetBackup
15 22 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 21 (0.58%) Perfmon
17 19 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,086 (57.48%) Microsoft
2 642 (17.69%) VMware
3 316 (8.71%) Cisco
4 305 (8.40%) Oracle
5 291 (8.02%) Citrix
6 159 (4.38%) SAP
7 156 (4.30%) HP
8 126 (3.47%) Nintex
9 99 (2.73%) Veeam
10 98 (2.70%) Dell
11 95 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
12 91 (2.51%) IBM
12 91 (2.51%) Symantec
13 73 (2.01%) ServiceNow
14 64 (1.76%) Sage
15 62 (1.71%) Tableau
16 61 (1.68%) Avaya
17 51 (1.41%) McAfee
17 51 (1.41%) SolarWinds
18 50 (1.38%) Atlassian