Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 133 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 -18
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3,923 4,484 5,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.43% 2.52% 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.93% 14.23% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,188 3,640 4,396
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 26,269 31,506 34,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.24% 17.70% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21,129 25,468 29,330
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Top 18 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 12 November 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 -5 3,649 £45,000 - 662
UK excluding London +13 2,230 £40,000 - 469
London -28 1,564 £52,500 +5.00% 224
South East +4 662 £42,500 +6.25% 137
North of England +17 551 £37,500 - 129
Midlands +27 418 £40,000 -2.44% 64
North West +13 288 £35,500 -11.25% 67
West Midlands +32 270 £39,674 -3.24% 37
South West -17 249 £34,000 -9.33% 56
East of England +30 188 £42,500 -5.56% 55
Yorkshire +4 181 £40,000 +6.67% 47
East Midlands +40 148 £42,500 - 26
Scotland -17 92 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North East +11 83 £37,500 +10.29% 15
Wales +36 58 £40,000 +25.69% 10
Northern Ireland +4 22 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Channel Islands -9 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 2,246 (57.25%) Microsoft
2 1,402 (35.74%) Office 365
3 1,238 (31.56%) Windows
4 1,139 (29.03%) SQL
5 1,135 (28.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 1,114 (28.40%) SQL Server
7 1,051 (26.79%) .NET
8 969 (24.70%) Active Directory
9 915 (23.32%) C#
10 807 (20.57%) Finance
11 752 (19.17%) JavaScript
12 710 (18.10%) Windows Server
13 679 (17.31%) CRM
14 666 (16.98%) ITIL
15 660 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
16 656 (16.72%) Microsoft Office
17 582 (14.84%) VMware
18 537 (13.69%) Dynamics CRM
19 489 (12.46%) PowerShell
20 485 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
21 481 (12.26%) HTML
22 480 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
23 476 (12.13%) CSS
24 429 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
25 426 (10.86%) Project Management
26 423 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
27 415 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
28 399 (10.17%) SharePoint 2013
29 392 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 371 (9.46%) Degree

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
1 399 (10.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 368 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 314 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 239 (6.09%) IIS
5 186 (4.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 179 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
7 142 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 134 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
9 109 (2.78%) CMS
10 91 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 51 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 51 (1.30%) Umbraco
12 49 (1.25%) Tomcat
13 32 (0.82%) Drupal
14 30 (0.76%) WordPress
15 29 (0.74%) IBM Notes
16 28 (0.71%) Confluence
17 27 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.61%) Apache
19 19 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 656 (16.72%) Microsoft Office
2 415 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 211 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 196 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
5 183 (4.66%) MS Visio
6 56 (1.43%) InfoPath
7 37 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.076%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.051%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.025%) Abaqus
14 1 (0.025%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.025%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.025%) PTC Creo
14 1 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 537 (13.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 132 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.46%) Scribe Insight
6 16 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 16 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.36%) Movex
8 13 (0.33%) Concordance
8 13 (0.33%) Relativity
9 11 (0.28%) Elite 3E
9 11 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 7 (0.18%) TrackWise
10 7 (0.18%) Visualfiles
11 6 (0.15%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.13%) CA PPM
12 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.10%) HFM
13 4 (0.10%) Maximo
13 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,402 (35.74%) Office 365
2 1,135 (28.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 357 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
4 169 (4.31%) Dynamics 365
5 142 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 121 (3.08%) OneDrive
7 90 (2.29%) IaaS
8 83 (2.12%) SaaS
9 58 (1.48%) Yammer
10 53 (1.35%) PaaS
11 49 (1.25%) Mimecast
12 33 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (0.51%) Serverless
14 18 (0.46%) GitHub
15 17 (0.43%) Azure Functions
16 16 (0.41%) G Suite
16 16 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
17 15 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
18 14 (0.36%) Force.com
19 10 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 316 (8.06%) Firewall
2 308 (7.85%) DNS
3 259 (6.60%) Skype
4 243 (6.19%) DHCP
5 227 (5.79%) TCP/IP
6 220 (5.61%) Intranet
7 179 (4.56%) LAN
8 178 (4.54%) SAN
9 168 (4.28%) WAN
10 157 (4.00%) VPN
11 124 (3.16%) Internet
12 108 (2.75%) VoIP
13 78 (1.99%) VLAN
14 71 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
15 68 (1.73%) Wireless
16 66 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
17 47 (1.20%) NAS
18 41 (1.05%) Network Security
19 39 (0.99%) SSL
20 31 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,114 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 392 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 326 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 215 (5.48%) Power BI
5 175 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 168 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 145 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 113 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 97 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 92 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
11 71 (1.81%) MySQL
12 63 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
13 42 (1.07%) NoSQL
14 41 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 41 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 39 (0.99%) QlikView
16 37 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 35 (0.89%) OLAP
18 34 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
19 31 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 254 (6.47%) Visual Studio
2 238 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 122 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 88 (2.24%) JIRA
5 81 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 32 (0.82%) Selenium
8 31 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (0.76%) gulp
10 29 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 27 (0.69%) webpack
12 25 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
13 24 (0.61%) NUnit
14 15 (0.38%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.31%) Mocha
15 12 (0.31%) Moq
15 12 (0.31%) SoapUI
15 12 (0.31%) Subversion
16 11 (0.28%) Babel
16 11 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 807 (20.57%) Finance
2 192 (4.89%) Advertising
3 132 (3.36%) Retail
4 112 (2.85%) Legal
5 99 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 96 (2.45%) Marketing
7 94 (2.40%) Law
8 91 (2.32%) Banking
9 75 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 46 (1.17%) Back Office
11 42 (1.07%) Publishing
12 36 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.48%) Billing
16 17 (0.43%) French Language
17 15 (0.38%) Games
18 12 (0.31%) German Language
19 10 (0.25%) Retail Finance
20 8 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 910 (23.20%) Developer
2 674 (17.18%) Analyst
3 313 (7.98%) SharePoint Developer
4 289 (7.37%) Consultant
5 265 (6.76%) Architect
6 245 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 230 (5.86%) Administrator
8 229 (5.84%) .NET Developer
9 178 (4.54%) IT Support
10 174 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 174 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 166 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 151 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
13 141 (3.59%) Senior Developer
14 138 (3.52%) Applications Support
14 138 (3.52%) Project Manager
15 127 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
16 119 (3.03%) Business Analyst
17 117 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
18 116 (2.96%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,051 (26.79%) .NET
2 481 (12.26%) HTML
3 476 (12.13%) CSS
4 331 (8.44%) ASP.NET
5 322 (8.21%) jQuery
6 319 (8.13%) Web Services
7 260 (6.63%) .NET Framework
8 192 (4.89%) AngularJS
9 183 (4.66%) XML
10 180 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 159 (4.05%) React
12 158 (4.03%) Entity Framework
13 129 (3.29%) REST
14 124 (3.16%) HTML5
15 121 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 115 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 109 (2.78%) JSON
18 93 (2.37%) .NET Core
19 76 (1.94%) CSS3
20 68 (1.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 429 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 199 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 172 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 149 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 116 (2.96%) User Experience
7 100 (2.55%) Driving Licence
8 90 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 80 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 66 (1.68%) Clustering
11 64 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 55 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
13 54 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
14 52 (1.33%) Fintech
15 50 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 50 (1.27%) NHS
16 48 (1.22%) Fat Client
16 48 (1.22%) Thin Client
17 42 (1.07%) Hedge funds
18 39 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,238 (31.56%) Windows
2 710 (18.10%) Windows Server
3 320 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 279 (7.11%) Windows 10
5 265 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 243 (6.19%) Linux
7 231 (5.89%) Windows 7
8 83 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 52 (1.33%) Android
11 51 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 44 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (1.02%) Unix
14 26 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 18 (0.46%) CentOS
16 14 (0.36%) pSOS
16 14 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.28%) Solaris
17 11 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (17.31%) CRM
2 666 (16.98%) ITIL
3 660 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 485 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
5 480 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 426 (10.86%) Project Management
7 361 (9.20%) MVC
8 291 (7.42%) Migration
9 239 (6.09%) Workflow
10 230 (5.86%) Business Analysis
11 229 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 225 (5.74%) Service Delivery
13 218 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 217 (5.53%) Change Management
15 215 (5.48%) Waterfall
16 213 (5.43%) Presales
17 211 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 201 (5.12%) PRINCE2
19 187 (4.77%) DevOps
20 184 (4.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,139 (29.03%) SQL
2 915 (23.32%) C#
3 752 (19.17%) JavaScript
4 489 (12.46%) PowerShell
5 293 (7.47%) T-SQL
6 151 (3.85%) Java
7 131 (3.34%) VB.NET
8 89 (2.27%) VBA
9 86 (2.19%) Python
10 83 (2.12%) VB
11 67 (1.71%) C
12 52 (1.33%) TypeScript
13 49 (1.25%) PHP
14 47 (1.20%) C++
15 38 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 32 (0.82%) VBScript
17 27 (0.69%) Bash Shell
18 24 (0.61%) R
19 17 (0.43%) Perl
20 16 (0.41%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 371 (9.46%) Degree
2 306 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 213 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 173 (4.41%) MCSE
5 129 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 98 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 88 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (2.12%) MCSA
9 70 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (1.40%) CCNA
11 52 (1.33%) PMI Certification
12 46 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (1.12%) PMP
14 43 (1.10%) MCP
15 35 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 34 (0.87%) DV Cleared
17 28 (0.71%) DBS Check
18 25 (0.64%) CCNP
19 19 (0.48%) CISM
19 19 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (5.20%) PMO
2 176 (4.49%) SLA
3 103 (2.63%) QA
4 86 (2.19%) GDPR
5 74 (1.89%) Data Quality
6 68 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.36%) COBIT
8 14 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.31%) GxP
10 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.23%) P3O
11 8 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.10%) GAMP
13 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 3 (0.076%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.025%) GAAP
15 1 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 969 (24.70%) Active Directory
2 423 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 286 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 77 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 69 (1.76%) vSphere
6 68 (1.73%) XenApp
7 56 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
8 45 (1.15%) Docker
9 41 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
10 34 (0.87%) Terminal Services
11 29 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 24 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
13 21 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 20 (0.51%) BitLocker
15 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 17 (0.43%) Terminal Server
17 15 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (0.31%) LXC
18 12 (0.31%) VMware Server
19 7 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 303 (7.72%) SCCM
2 58 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 56 (1.43%) SCOM
4 49 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 34 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 32 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 29 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 24 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 24 (0.61%) vCenter Server
9 22 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 21 (0.54%) Ansible
11 20 (0.51%) SCOrch
11 20 (0.51%) WSUS
12 19 (0.48%) Puppet
13 18 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (0.43%) FortiGate
14 17 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 16 (0.41%) HP ALM
15 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,246 (57.25%) Microsoft
2 582 (14.84%) VMware
3 256 (6.53%) Citrix
4 250 (6.37%) Oracle
5 244 (6.22%) Cisco
6 167 (4.26%) Nintex
7 162 (4.13%) SAP
8 150 (3.82%) HP
9 83 (2.12%) Dell
10 78 (1.99%) Symantec
11 77 (1.96%) IBM
12 76 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
13 75 (1.91%) Google
14 73 (1.86%) McAfee
15 72 (1.84%) ServiceNow
16 67 (1.71%) Tableau
17 62 (1.58%) Veeam
18 54 (1.38%) EMC
19 52 (1.33%) Xamarin
20 51 (1.30%) NetApp