Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 117 93
Rank change year-on-year -20 -24 -27
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4480 5009 6419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.49% 2.71% 2.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.43% 14.89% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 4239 5464
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31048 33636 40445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.28% 18.20% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25198 28342 33775
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Top 17 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 11 December 2017. 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 -21 4196 £45,000 - 244
UK excluding London -30 2315 £40,000 - 170
London +3 2051 £50,000 - 96
South East -19 718 £40,000 -5.88% 33
North of England -16 560 £38,000 +2.70% 57
South West +14 341 £40,000 +6.67% 25
Midlands -34 338 £41,000 +2.50% 23
North West -18 273 £41,500 +10.67% 30
Yorkshire -9 223 £37,500 +7.14% 20
West Midlands -28 220 £41,000 +2.50% 14
East of England -86 180 £45,000 - 10
Scotland +27 137 £40,000 - 18
East Midlands -10 117 £40,500 +1.25% 8
North East +16 65 £34,000 -17.07% 7
Wales +8 37 £33,500 -16.25% 4
Northern Ireland -22 21 £40,750 +13.19%
Channel Islands +6 5 £60,000 +17.07%

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 2576 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 1481 (33.06%) Office 365
3 1419 (31.67%) Windows
4 1409 (31.45%) SQL Server
5 1361 (30.38%) SQL
6 1279 (28.55%) .NET
7 1209 (26.99%) C#
8 1110 (24.78%) Finance
9 1068 (23.84%) Active Directory
10 857 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 856 (19.11%) JavaScript
12 845 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
13 756 (16.88%) ITIL
14 745 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
15 744 (16.61%) HTML
16 706 (15.76%) Windows Server
17 672 (15.00%) CSS
18 669 (14.93%) CRM
19 660 (14.73%) SharePoint 2013
20 624 (13.93%) VMware
21 607 (13.55%) ASP.NET
22 572 (12.77%) PowerShell
23 537 (11.99%) MVC
24 532 (11.88%) Degree
25 505 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
26 467 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
27 462 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
28 443 (9.89%) Project Management
29 433 (9.67%) MS Exchange
30 429 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 660 (14.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 433 (9.67%) MS Exchange
3 356 (7.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 319 (7.12%) Skype for Business
5 301 (6.72%) IIS
6 249 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
7 211 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
8 156 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 98 (2.19%) CMS
10 93 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 86 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 74 (1.65%) Umbraco
13 45 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 42 (0.94%) Drupal
15 36 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
16 34 (0.76%) EPiServer
17 33 (0.74%) Apache
18 27 (0.60%) Documentum
19 25 (0.56%) WordPress
20 24 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 745 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
2 360 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 174 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 146 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
5 136 (3.04%) MS Visio
6 105 (2.34%) InfoPath
7 40 (0.89%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.089%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.089%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.067%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.067%) SPSS
12 2 (0.045%) Stata
13 1 (0.022%) HipChat
13 1 (0.022%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.022%) Revit
Business Applications
1 467 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 36 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
5 22 (0.49%) Visualfiles
6 21 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
7 16 (0.36%) Scribe Insight
7 16 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
8 12 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 8 (0.18%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.16%) assyst
10 7 (0.16%) Maximo
10 7 (0.16%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.11%) ReMetrica
12 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1481 (33.06%) Office 365
2 857 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 158 (3.53%) OneDrive
5 153 (3.42%) SaaS
6 108 (2.41%) PaaS
7 92 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 92 (2.05%) IaaS
8 65 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (0.96%) Yammer
11 23 (0.51%) GitHub
12 21 (0.47%) Mimecast
13 16 (0.36%) Dropbox
14 15 (0.33%) npm
15 12 (0.27%) iPaaS
16 8 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (0.16%) Force.com
17 7 (0.16%) G Suite
17 7 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 330 (7.37%) Firewall
2 315 (7.03%) DNS
3 268 (5.98%) Skype
4 265 (5.92%) DHCP
5 218 (4.87%) SAN
6 206 (4.60%) Intranet
7 189 (4.22%) LAN
7 189 (4.22%) WAN
8 185 (4.13%) TCP/IP
9 163 (3.64%) VPN
10 132 (2.95%) VoIP
11 96 (2.14%) Internet
12 65 (1.45%) Network Security
13 58 (1.29%) VLAN
13 58 (1.29%) Wireless
14 51 (1.14%) NAS
15 49 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
16 39 (0.87%) MPLS
17 37 (0.83%) iSCSI
18 35 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1409 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 423 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 357 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 185 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 167 (3.73%) Power BI
7 165 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 159 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 114 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 94 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
11 91 (2.03%) Relational Database
12 79 (1.76%) QlikView
13 71 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
14 62 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 60 (1.34%) MySQL
16 52 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
17 49 (1.09%) OLAP
18 48 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 41 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
20 36 (0.80%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 278 (6.21%) Visual Studio
2 249 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (3.01%) JIRA
4 123 (2.75%) Subversion
5 111 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 55 (1.23%) NUnit
7 42 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 42 (0.94%) Selenium
8 37 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 36 (0.80%) Moq
10 34 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 33 (0.74%) Jasmine
12 31 (0.69%) gulp
12 31 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
13 23 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 21 (0.47%) MSTest
14 21 (0.47%) TeamCity
15 17 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (0.36%) Grunt
17 14 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 1110 (24.78%) Finance
2 315 (7.03%) Banking
3 290 (6.47%) Advertising
4 173 (3.86%) Legal
5 136 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 135 (3.01%) Law
7 114 (2.54%) Retail
8 93 (2.08%) Marketing
9 70 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 69 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 66 (1.47%) Retail Banking
11 66 (1.47%) Telecoms
12 55 (1.23%) Publishing
13 38 (0.85%) Front Office
14 36 (0.80%) Back Office
15 27 (0.60%) Games
16 20 (0.45%) Electronics
17 16 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.33%) Military
19 14 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1222 (27.28%) Developer
2 804 (17.95%) Analyst
3 406 (9.06%) .NET Developer
4 372 (8.30%) SharePoint Developer
5 325 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 308 (6.88%) Administrator
7 289 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 266 (5.94%) Architect
9 265 (5.92%) Applications Support
10 252 (5.63%) Consultant
11 237 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 234 (5.22%) Support Engineer
13 221 (4.93%) IT Support
14 217 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 181 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 159 (3.55%) SQL Developer
17 158 (3.53%) SharePoint Administrator
18 156 (3.48%) Business Analyst
19 154 (3.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 153 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1279 (28.55%) .NET
2 744 (16.61%) HTML
3 672 (15.00%) CSS
4 607 (13.55%) ASP.NET
5 394 (8.79%) Web Services
6 322 (7.19%) jQuery
7 315 (7.03%) .NET Framework
7 315 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 275 (6.14%) AngularJS
9 264 (5.89%) HTML5
10 221 (4.93%) WCF
11 202 (4.51%) REST
12 177 (3.95%) XML
13 166 (3.71%) CSS3
14 157 (3.50%) WPF
15 141 (3.15%) Ajax
16 130 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 127 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 125 (2.79%) Entity Framework
19 116 (2.59%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 386 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 182 (4.06%) User Experience
4 119 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 99 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 89 (1.99%) Clustering
7 79 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
8 69 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 65 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 60 (1.34%) Driving Licence
11 53 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 52 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 45 (1.00%) Replication
14 40 (0.89%) Tandem
14 40 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 36 (0.80%) Fat Client
15 36 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 36 (0.80%) PMI
15 36 (0.80%) Thin Client
16 35 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1419 (31.67%) Windows
2 706 (15.76%) Windows Server
3 402 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 336 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 326 (7.28%) Windows 7
6 281 (6.27%) Windows 10
7 218 (4.87%) Linux
8 126 (2.81%) Unix
9 113 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 109 (2.43%) Android
11 94 (2.10%) Apple iOS
12 92 (2.05%) Windows 8
13 46 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 38 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 30 (0.67%) CentOS
16 24 (0.54%) Solaris
17 23 (0.51%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (0.45%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (16.88%) ITIL
3 669 (14.93%) CRM
4 537 (11.99%) MVC
5 505 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
6 443 (9.89%) Project Management
7 351 (7.83%) Migration
8 301 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 290 (6.47%) Scrum
10 281 (6.27%) Workflow
11 256 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 240 (5.36%) SDLC
13 223 (4.98%) DevOps
14 215 (4.80%) Service Delivery
15 204 (4.55%) Web Development
16 202 (4.51%) Business Analysis
17 192 (4.29%) Change Management
18 191 (4.26%) Document Management
19 190 (4.24%) Mentoring
20 181 (4.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1361 (30.38%) SQL
2 1209 (26.99%) C#
3 856 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 572 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 299 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 209 (4.67%) Java
7 153 (3.42%) VB.NET
8 142 (3.17%) VB
9 101 (2.25%) Python
10 92 (2.05%) PHP
11 76 (1.70%) VBA
12 64 (1.43%) Perl
13 55 (1.23%) Ruby
14 52 (1.16%) C++
15 48 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.05%) C
17 46 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 44 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 35 (0.78%) VBScript
20 25 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 532 (11.88%) Degree
2 462 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 266 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 250 (5.58%) MCSE
5 171 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 122 (2.72%) MCSA
7 89 (1.99%) MCP
8 77 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (1.65%) CCNA
10 69 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 69 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
11 57 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 50 (1.12%) MCITP
13 48 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
13 48 (1.07%) PMI Certification
14 46 (1.03%) CISSP
14 46 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 43 (0.96%) MCSD
16 36 (0.80%) CISA
16 36 (0.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (3.97%) SLA
2 145 (3.24%) PMO
3 97 (2.17%) QA
4 66 (1.47%) GDPR
5 59 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 57 (1.27%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.20%) COBIT
8 9 (0.20%) P3O
9 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.13%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.11%) MiFID
13 4 (0.089%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.045%) GMP
15 1 (0.022%) ISAE 3402
15 1 (0.022%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.022%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1068 (23.84%) Active Directory
2 429 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 358 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 89 (1.99%) vSphere
5 86 (1.92%) XenApp
6 78 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 72 (1.61%) XenDesktop
8 67 (1.50%) Terminal Services
9 65 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
11 33 (0.74%) Docker
12 29 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (0.65%) XenServer
13 23 (0.51%) BitLocker
14 22 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.27%) NFS
16 11 (0.25%) Postfix
17 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 323 (7.21%) SCCM
2 88 (1.96%) SCOM
3 73 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 42 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 36 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 31 (0.69%) Puppet
7 29 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 28 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 26 (0.58%) NetBackup
11 22 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (0.40%) Ansible
13 18 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
13 18 (0.40%) WSUS
14 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 16 (0.36%) vCenter Server
16 15 (0.33%) FortiGate
17 14 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 13 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2576 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 624 (13.93%) VMware
3 327 (7.30%) Citrix
4 267 (5.96%) Cisco
5 232 (5.18%) Oracle
6 166 (3.71%) HP
7 120 (2.68%) SAP
8 106 (2.37%) Nintex
9 92 (2.05%) Veeam
10 91 (2.03%) Sitecore
11 82 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
12 72 (1.61%) Symantec
13 70 (1.56%) IBM
14 67 (1.50%) Tableau
15 63 (1.41%) Remedy
16 62 (1.38%) McAfee
17 61 (1.36%) NetApp
18 60 (1.34%) EMC
19 56 (1.25%) Avaya
20 51 (1.14%) Apple