Period
to 21 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 123 99
Rank change year-on-year -8 -24 -31
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4,300 4,539 6,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.50% 2.58% 2.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.68% 14.39% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,574 3,857 5,014
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £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 29,289 31,534 39,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.04% 17.92% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24,114 26,476 32,747
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -11 4,001 £45,000 - 532
UK excluding London -21 2,307 £40,000 - 358
London +9 1,890 £50,000 - 212
South East -30 684 £40,000 -4.76% 70
North of England -12 541 £38,000 +1.33% 86
Midlands -2 354 £41,500 +3.75% 65
South West +33 344 £40,000 +3.23% 55
North West -38 241 £42,500 +13.33% 48
West Midlands -2 239 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Yorkshire +1 228 £40,000 +11.11% 23
East of England -89 173 £45,000 - 39
Scotland +40 157 £40,000 +6.67% 27
East Midlands -9 115 £36,000 -10.00% 28
North East +32 73 £32,500 -18.75% 15
Wales +21 39 £32,750 -15.48% 10
Northern Ireland +4 24 £37,000 +2.78% 5
Channel Islands +5 5 £60,000 +17.07%

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 2,537 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 1,532 (35.63%) Office 365
3 1,377 (32.02%) SQL Server
4 1,314 (30.56%) .NET
5 1,296 (30.14%) Windows
6 1,270 (29.53%) SQL
7 1,248 (29.02%) C#
8 1,007 (23.42%) Active Directory
9 993 (23.09%) Finance
10 920 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
11 919 (21.37%) JavaScript
12 819 (19.05%) HTML
13 807 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
14 750 (17.44%) CSS
15 706 (16.42%) ITIL
16 687 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
17 671 (15.60%) ASP.NET
18 662 (15.40%) SharePoint 2013
19 626 (14.56%) CRM
20 610 (14.19%) Windows Server
21 599 (13.93%) MVC
22 547 (12.72%) PowerShell
23 532 (12.37%) VMware
24 495 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
25 462 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
26 444 (10.33%) Degree
27 432 (10.05%) Project Management
28 424 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
29 384 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
30 381 (8.86%) 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
1 662 (15.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 348 (8.09%) MS Exchange
3 326 (7.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 299 (6.95%) Skype for Business
5 262 (6.09%) BizTalk Server
6 259 (6.02%) IIS
7 200 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
8 112 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 100 (2.33%) CMS
9 100 (2.33%) Umbraco
10 80 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 74 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 48 (1.12%) Drupal
13 42 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 41 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
15 36 (0.84%) EPiServer
16 34 (0.79%) Documentum
17 30 (0.70%) WordPress
18 20 (0.47%) Apache
19 19 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 687 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 321 (7.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 157 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 125 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 109 (2.53%) InfoPath
6 103 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
7 32 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.093%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.093%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.070%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.070%) SPSS
12 1 (0.023%) InDesign
12 1 (0.023%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.023%) Revit
12 1 (0.023%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 424 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 32 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 25 (0.58%) Visualfiles
6 24 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
7 15 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
8 13 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 13 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
9 9 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.21%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.16%) assyst
11 6 (0.14%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.12%) Maximo
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 5 (0.12%) Sage 200
12 5 (0.12%) Sage X3
12 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,532 (35.63%) Office 365
2 920 (21.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 190 (4.42%) OneDrive
5 149 (3.47%) SaaS
6 127 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 121 (2.81%) PaaS
8 103 (2.40%) IaaS
9 63 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
10 57 (1.33%) Yammer
11 49 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (0.51%) Serverless
13 19 (0.44%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.33%) GitHub
14 14 (0.33%) Google Analytics
15 13 (0.30%) npm
16 12 (0.28%) iPaaS
17 9 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
18 8 (0.19%) Dropbox
19 6 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 313 (7.28%) Firewall
2 302 (7.02%) DNS
3 245 (5.70%) Skype
4 240 (5.58%) DHCP
5 201 (4.67%) Intranet
6 194 (4.51%) SAN
7 176 (4.09%) LAN
8 166 (3.86%) WAN
9 147 (3.42%) TCP/IP
9 147 (3.42%) VPN
10 105 (2.44%) VoIP
11 98 (2.28%) Internet
12 73 (1.70%) Network Security
13 58 (1.35%) Wireless
14 45 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (1.02%) VLAN
16 43 (1.00%) NAS
17 40 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
18 36 (0.84%) Unified Communications
19 33 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,377 (32.02%) SQL Server
2 381 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 315 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 181 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 168 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 164 (3.81%) Power BI
7 153 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 143 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 105 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 92 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
11 80 (1.86%) Relational Database
12 63 (1.47%) QlikView
13 55 (1.28%) MySQL
14 49 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
15 45 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
16 42 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
17 38 (0.88%) OLAP
18 36 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
19 28 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 25 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 287 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 238 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (2.77%) Subversion
4 116 (2.70%) JIRA
5 108 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 53 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 51 (1.19%) NUnit
8 37 (0.86%) Moq
9 34 (0.79%) Jasmine
9 34 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 31 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 30 (0.70%) Selenium
12 29 (0.67%) gulp
13 26 (0.60%) Bitbucket
14 23 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 20 (0.47%) MSTest
16 19 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
17 14 (0.33%) TeamCity
18 13 (0.30%) GitLab
19 12 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 993 (23.09%) Finance
2 335 (7.79%) Advertising
3 245 (5.70%) Banking
4 163 (3.79%) Legal
5 140 (3.26%) Retail
6 121 (2.81%) Law
7 113 (2.63%) Marketing
8 87 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 67 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 60 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 49 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 45 (1.05%) Publishing
13 35 (0.81%) Front Office
14 34 (0.79%) Games
15 32 (0.74%) Back Office
16 23 (0.53%) Retail Banking
17 16 (0.37%) Billing
18 15 (0.35%) Electronics
19 12 (0.28%) Local Government
19 12 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,251 (29.09%) Developer
2 724 (16.84%) Analyst
3 417 (9.70%) .NET Developer
4 379 (8.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 314 (7.30%) C# Developer
6 275 (6.40%) Support Analyst
7 274 (6.37%) Administrator
8 263 (6.12%) Architect
9 253 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 246 (5.72%) Consultant
10 246 (5.72%) Support Engineer
11 217 (5.05%) Applications Support
12 209 (4.86%) IT Support
13 197 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
14 194 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 168 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 164 (3.81%) SQL Developer
17 149 (3.47%) SharePoint Administrator
18 148 (3.44%) Business Analyst
19 133 (3.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,314 (30.56%) .NET
2 819 (19.05%) HTML
3 750 (17.44%) CSS
4 671 (15.60%) ASP.NET
5 384 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 380 (8.84%) Web Services
7 345 (8.02%) .NET Framework
8 332 (7.72%) jQuery
9 279 (6.49%) AngularJS
10 277 (6.44%) HTML5
11 248 (5.77%) WCF
12 228 (5.30%) REST
13 174 (4.05%) XML
14 170 (3.95%) CSS3
15 164 (3.81%) WPF
16 155 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 146 (3.40%) Ajax
18 144 (3.35%) Entity Framework
19 122 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 116 (2.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 378 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 187 (4.35%) User Experience
3 163 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 109 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 98 (2.28%) Data Centre
6 90 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (2.07%) Clustering
8 75 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 62 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 60 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
12 42 (0.98%) Tandem
12 42 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 40 (0.93%) Fat Client
13 40 (0.93%) Thin Client
14 36 (0.84%) Hedge funds
15 33 (0.77%) Replication
16 32 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1,296 (30.14%) Windows
2 610 (14.19%) Windows Server
3 374 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 316 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 295 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 264 (6.14%) Windows 10
7 190 (4.42%) Linux
8 98 (2.28%) Unix
9 96 (2.23%) Android
10 94 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 90 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 81 (1.88%) Windows 8
13 52 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 28 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 23 (0.53%) CentOS
16 18 (0.42%) Solaris
17 16 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.35%) Ubuntu
19 11 (0.26%) AIX
19 11 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (16.42%) ITIL
3 626 (14.56%) CRM
4 599 (13.93%) MVC
5 495 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
6 432 (10.05%) Project Management
7 330 (7.67%) Migration
8 267 (6.21%) PRINCE2
9 251 (5.84%) Workflow
10 250 (5.81%) Scrum
11 247 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 228 (5.30%) Service Delivery
13 223 (5.19%) DevOps
14 221 (5.14%) Web Development
15 206 (4.79%) SDLC
16 187 (4.35%) Service Management
17 185 (4.30%) Mentoring
18 182 (4.23%) Business Analysis
18 182 (4.23%) Change Management
19 170 (3.95%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1,270 (29.53%) SQL
2 1,248 (29.02%) C#
3 919 (21.37%) JavaScript
4 547 (12.72%) PowerShell
5 272 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 192 (4.47%) Java
7 158 (3.67%) VB.NET
8 131 (3.05%) VB
9 99 (2.30%) Python
10 74 (1.72%) Perl
11 73 (1.70%) VBA
12 71 (1.65%) PHP
13 63 (1.47%) Ruby
14 58 (1.35%) Bash Shell
15 52 (1.21%) C
16 50 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 45 (1.05%) C++
18 40 (0.93%) PL/SQL
19 34 (0.79%) Korn
20 32 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 462 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 444 (10.33%) Degree
3 284 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 253 (5.88%) MCSE
5 174 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 121 (2.81%) MCSA
7 85 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 82 (1.91%) CCNA
9 73 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 73 (1.70%) MCP
10 57 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 51 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 46 (1.07%) CISSP
12 46 (1.07%) MCITP
13 44 (1.02%) CISM
14 43 (1.00%) CISA
14 43 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
15 42 (0.98%) MCSD
15 42 (0.98%) PMI Certification
16 32 (0.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (3.91%) SLA
2 125 (2.91%) PMO
3 101 (2.35%) QA
4 81 (1.88%) GDPR
5 51 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.19%) COBIT
7 8 (0.19%) P3O
7 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.14%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.12%) MiFID
9 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.070%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) GMP
12 1 (0.023%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.023%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,007 (23.42%) Active Directory
2 376 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 369 (8.58%) Hyper-V
4 90 (2.09%) XenApp
5 81 (1.88%) vSphere
6 65 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 64 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 62 (1.44%) Terminal Services
9 55 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 54 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
11 31 (0.72%) XenServer
12 30 (0.70%) Docker
13 29 (0.67%) BitLocker
14 21 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.21%) NFS
18 8 (0.19%) Snort
18 8 (0.19%) Xen
19 7 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 296 (6.88%) SCCM
2 82 (1.91%) SCOM
3 71 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 41 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 39 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 35 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 28 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (0.65%) Puppet
8 21 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 20 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 20 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 19 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 18 (0.42%) WSUS
12 16 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 15 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 15 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
13 15 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
14 14 (0.33%) Ansible
15 13 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,537 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 532 (12.37%) VMware
3 283 (6.58%) Citrix
4 245 (5.70%) Cisco
5 222 (5.16%) Oracle
6 157 (3.65%) HP
7 104 (2.42%) Sitecore
8 103 (2.40%) Nintex
9 101 (2.35%) SAP
10 95 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 92 (2.14%) Veeam
12 73 (1.70%) McAfee
13 68 (1.58%) Symantec
14 63 (1.47%) Apple
14 63 (1.47%) IBM
14 63 (1.47%) Remedy
15 53 (1.23%) ServiceNow
16 52 (1.21%) EMC
16 52 (1.21%) iManage
17 51 (1.19%) Google