Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 133 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 1,865 3,158 3,731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 2.56% 2.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.33% 17.50% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,927 2,778 3,104
Median annual salary £49,127 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.43% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -

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 10,172 18,041 23,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.67% 14.65% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,054 14,651 19,153
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,913 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.25% +4.65% +3.61%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SharePoint.

Salary trend for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SharePoint over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +30 1,719 £48,314 +1.71% 390
UK excluding London -15 993 £41,500 -7.78% 273
London +48 762 £60,000 +9.09% 136
Work from Home -21 359 £46,000 -23.33% 100
South East +32 339 £45,000 - 80
North of England -4 212 £37,500 -6.25% 58
Midlands -14 171 £37,500 -16.67% 54
West Midlands +13 128 £42,500 -10.53% 39
South West -40 112 £47,500 +5.56% 35
North West -5 105 £42,000 +12.00% 34
East of England +51 101 £35,000 -16.67% 26
Yorkshire +7 86 £32,500 -27.78% 15
East Midlands -48 42 £32,750 -27.22% 15
Scotland -39 41 £36,375 -9.06% 15
Wales -13 29 £36,250 -19.44% 6
North East +10 21 £43,750 +16.67% 9

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 1,208 (64.77%) Microsoft
2 1,038 (55.66%) Microsoft 365
3 1,017 (54.53%) Azure
4 640 (34.32%) Windows
5 612 (32.82%) Active Directory
6 568 (30.46%) SQL
7 425 (22.79%) Power Platform
8 421 (22.57%) SQL Server
9 391 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
10 387 (20.75%) .NET
11 354 (18.98%) Windows Server
12 349 (18.71%) VMware
13 329 (17.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 322 (17.27%) PowerShell
15 312 (16.73%) Finance
16 302 (16.19%) C#
17 286 (15.34%) DevOps
18 271 (14.53%) ITIL
19 261 (13.99%) Microsoft Intune
20 258 (13.83%) OneDrive
21 254 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
22 253 (13.57%) Microsoft Office
22 253 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
23 251 (13.46%) CRM
24 243 (13.03%) Migration
25 240 (12.87%) JavaScript
26 232 (12.44%) CSS
27 227 (12.17%) Degree
27 227 (12.17%) Windows 10
28 207 (11.10%) Power BI

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
1 206 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 75 (4.02%) Confluence
3 53 (2.84%) Skype for Business
4 49 (2.63%) IIS
5 38 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (1.82%) CMS
7 34 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 31 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
9 25 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (0.86%) Drupal
11 15 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.70%) WordPress
14 12 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (0.27%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 4 (0.21%) Kentico
17 4 (0.21%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 253 (13.57%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.11%) Figma
8 2 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 200 (10.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (1.13%) NetSuite
4 16 (0.86%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 15 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.54%) Maximo
8 6 (0.32%) iTrent
8 6 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.16%) Eikon
11 3 (0.16%) Primavera
11 3 (0.16%) Tradar
12 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.054%) Oracle Assets
13 1 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
13 1 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
13 1 (0.054%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,038 (55.66%) Microsoft 365
2 1,017 (54.53%) Azure
3 425 (22.79%) Power Platform
4 329 (17.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 258 (13.83%) OneDrive
6 196 (10.51%) PowerApps
7 193 (10.35%) Dynamics 365
8 182 (9.76%) PaaS
9 154 (8.26%) AWS
10 119 (6.38%) Power Automate
11 113 (6.06%) SaaS
12 72 (3.86%) IaaS
13 60 (3.22%) Logic Apps
14 58 (3.11%) Serverless
15 57 (3.06%) Azure Functions
16 34 (1.82%) Mimecast
17 29 (1.55%) Yammer
18 17 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
19 14 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
20 11 (0.59%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 186 (9.97%) Firewall
2 168 (9.01%) DNS
3 114 (6.11%) DHCP
4 105 (5.63%) VPN
5 92 (4.93%) WAN
6 85 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 84 (4.50%) Skype
8 67 (3.59%) LAN
9 66 (3.54%) SAN
10 57 (3.06%) Intranet
11 54 (2.90%) VoIP
12 46 (2.47%) VLAN
13 38 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
14 33 (1.77%) NAS
14 33 (1.77%) Wireless
15 23 (1.23%) Unified Communications
16 22 (1.18%) NetScaler
17 18 (0.97%) Internet
17 18 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
18 15 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (22.57%) SQL Server
2 207 (11.10%) Power BI
3 103 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (4.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 68 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (2.14%) Data Lake
6 40 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
9 21 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (1.07%) MySQL
11 19 (1.02%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.80%) MS Access
14 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.48%) Tableau
16 8 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 117 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 94 (5.04%) JIRA
3 67 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 58 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 43 (2.31%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 15 (0.80%) Postman
8 14 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 12 (0.64%) Selenium
10 9 (0.48%) Fiddler
10 9 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.48%) Subversion
11 8 (0.43%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.32%) NUnit
13 5 (0.27%) JMeter
13 5 (0.27%) JUnit
13 5 (0.27%) TestNG
13 5 (0.27%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.21%) PowerBuilder
General
1 312 (16.73%) Finance
2 86 (4.61%) Public Sector
3 62 (3.32%) Banking
3 62 (3.32%) Marketing
4 52 (2.79%) Law
5 44 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.77%) Legal
8 28 (1.50%) Electronics
9 26 (1.39%) Back Office
9 26 (1.39%) Retail
10 21 (1.13%) Games
11 20 (1.07%) French Language
12 17 (0.91%) Private Banking
13 13 (0.70%) Automotive
14 10 (0.54%) Publishing
15 9 (0.48%) Advertising
15 9 (0.48%) Digital Economy
15 9 (0.48%) Housing Association
15 9 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 359 (19.25%) Developer
2 325 (17.43%) Analyst
3 151 (8.10%) Architect
4 140 (7.51%) Consultant
5 129 (6.92%) Support Analyst
6 124 (6.65%) Support Engineer
7 106 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 101 (5.42%) SharePoint Developer
9 99 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 95 (5.09%) .NET Developer
11 91 (4.88%) C# Developer
12 88 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
13 87 (4.66%) Administrator
14 84 (4.50%) Office 365 Engineer
15 82 (4.40%) IT Support
16 72 (3.86%) Azure Developer
17 67 (3.59%) Applications Support
18 66 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
19 64 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
19 64 (3.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (20.75%) .NET
2 232 (12.44%) CSS
3 155 (8.31%) jQuery
4 142 (7.61%) .NET Framework
5 134 (7.18%) HTML
6 123 (6.60%) React
7 120 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 115 (6.17%) Web Services
9 105 (5.63%) .NET Core
10 93 (4.99%) Entity Framework
11 88 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 87 (4.66%) ASP.NET
13 79 (4.24%) XML
14 45 (2.41%) Ajax
15 34 (1.82%) REST
16 32 (1.72%) SAML
17 28 (1.50%) AngularJS
18 25 (1.34%) RESTful
19 24 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (1.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 188 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 80 (4.29%) N-Tier
4 56 (3.00%) User Experience
5 55 (2.95%) Public Cloud
6 53 (2.84%) Reinsurance
7 51 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
9 42 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.66%) Private Cloud
11 26 (1.39%) Driving Licence
12 24 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
15 16 (0.86%) Clustering
15 16 (0.86%) Taxonomies
16 13 (0.70%) iPhone
16 13 (0.70%) Replication
16 13 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 640 (34.32%) Windows
2 354 (18.98%) Windows Server
3 227 (12.17%) Windows 10
4 92 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (4.02%) Linux
6 73 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (3.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 67 (3.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 45 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 42 (2.25%) Android
10 23 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.54%) Unix
12 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.43%) SUSE
14 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (15.34%) DevOps
3 271 (14.53%) ITIL
4 253 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
5 251 (13.46%) CRM
6 243 (13.03%) Migration
7 196 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
8 146 (7.83%) Test Automation
9 144 (7.72%) MVC
10 142 (7.61%) Project Management
11 135 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
12 129 (6.92%) Microservices
13 128 (6.86%) Project Delivery
14 127 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 120 (6.43%) Deployment Automation
16 107 (5.74%) Mentoring
17 100 (5.36%) OO
18 90 (4.83%) Service Delivery
19 85 (4.56%) Change Management
20 83 (4.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 568 (30.46%) SQL
2 322 (17.27%) PowerShell
3 302 (16.19%) C#
4 240 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 114 (6.11%) T-SQL
6 28 (1.50%) Python
6 28 (1.50%) VBA
7 27 (1.45%) TypeScript
8 23 (1.23%) Java
8 23 (1.23%) VB
9 16 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.48%) C
10 9 (0.48%) PHP
11 5 (0.27%) VBScript
12 4 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.21%) Ruby
13 3 (0.16%) C++
13 3 (0.16%) Perl
14 2 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 227 (12.17%) Degree
2 134 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (5.09%) Security Cleared
4 69 (3.70%) MCSE
5 65 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 53 (2.84%) CCNA
6 53 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (1.29%) MCSA
9 20 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.07%) MCP
10 16 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.80%) A+ Certification
12 14 (0.75%) MCITP
13 12 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (0.54%) Master's Degree
15 9 (0.48%) ISEB
15 9 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.43%) CCNP
16 8 (0.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.65%) SLA
2 45 (2.41%) GDPR
3 39 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 30 (1.61%) QA
6 20 (1.07%) PMO
7 13 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.32%) P3O
10 4 (0.21%) COSO
10 4 (0.21%) NIST
10 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.11%) BS25999
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.054%) COBIT
13 1 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 612 (32.82%) Active Directory
2 254 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.93%) XenApp
5 35 (1.88%) vSphere
6 25 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (1.23%) Docker
8 22 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (0.59%) VMware NSX
9 11 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.43%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.32%) NFS
13 5 (0.27%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.21%) KVM
15 3 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 261 (13.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 177 (9.49%) SCCM
3 89 (4.77%) Terraform
4 52 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (1.07%) Kubernetes
6 20 (1.07%) SCOM
7 11 (0.59%) WSUS
8 10 (0.54%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
9 9 (0.48%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.32%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.32%) PaperCut
12 6 (0.32%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1,208 (64.77%) Microsoft
2 349 (18.71%) VMware
3 116 (6.22%) Nintex
4 111 (5.95%) Citrix
5 107 (5.74%) Cisco
6 71 (3.81%) Oracle
7 52 (2.79%) Dell
7 52 (2.79%) HP
8 50 (2.68%) SAP
9 41 (2.20%) Veeam
10 36 (1.93%) Apple
10 36 (1.93%) ServiceNow
11 35 (1.88%) Databricks
12 33 (1.77%) Sitecore
13 32 (1.72%) Sophos
14 31 (1.66%) Google
15 29 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (1.55%) SolarWinds
16 25 (1.34%) Meraki
17 20 (1.07%) SonicWALL