Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 140 150
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -6
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2,655 1,629 3,543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.42% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.99% 17.01% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 1,325 2,907
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,478
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 15,625 9,576 21,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.78% 14.22% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10,267 7,608 17,100
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -0.57%

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 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 0 2,312 £49,250 +3.68% 586
UK excluding London -8 1,457 £42,500 - 429
London -16 920 £57,500 +4.55% 188
Work from Home -21 608 £55,000 +14.58% 119
South East -8 424 £45,000 - 115
Midlands +22 302 £40,000 - 91
North of England -27 299 £40,000 -3.61% 109
West Midlands +14 197 £42,500 +3.03% 54
North West -4 168 £42,500 -5.56% 62
South West -33 160 £35,500 -21.11% 35
East of England -9 144 £40,000 -5.88% 43
Yorkshire -41 107 £35,000 -12.50% 36
East Midlands +17 104 £39,810 +6.16% 37
Scotland -23 90 £47,500 +15.15% 22
Wales -21 43 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North East -23 24 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Northern Ireland -40 3 - - 4

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1,755 (66.10%) Microsoft
2 1,555 (58.57%) Microsoft 365
3 1,381 (52.02%) Azure
4 921 (34.69%) Windows
5 888 (33.45%) Active Directory
6 696 (26.21%) Social Skills
7 652 (24.56%) Power Platform
8 629 (23.69%) SQL
9 488 (18.38%) Windows Server
10 481 (18.12%) SQL Server
11 477 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
12 472 (17.78%) PowerShell
13 469 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
14 454 (17.10%) Azure Active Directory
15 441 (16.61%) OneDrive
16 417 (15.71%) Finance
17 415 (15.63%) VMware
18 397 (14.95%) PowerApps
19 387 (14.58%) Windows 10
20 380 (14.31%) Microsoft Intune
21 368 (13.86%) .NET
22 358 (13.48%) Power BI
23 349 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
24 334 (12.58%) C#
24 334 (12.58%) JavaScript
24 334 (12.58%) Migration
25 330 (12.43%) ITIL
26 321 (12.09%) Degree
27 318 (11.98%) DevOps
28 310 (11.68%) Power Automate

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
1 209 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 92 (3.47%) IIS
3 78 (2.94%) Confluence
4 63 (2.37%) CMS
5 60 (2.26%) Documentum
6 57 (2.15%) Skype for Business
7 52 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 51 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (1.02%) WordPress
11 26 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
12 22 (0.83%) Apache
13 19 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.41%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.34%) SAS
17 9 (0.34%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 477 (17.97%) Microsoft Office
2 204 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 92 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.87%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.26%) EngageOne
7 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.19%) Windchill
9 3 (0.11%) InDesign
9 3 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.075%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.075%) InVision
10 2 (0.075%) SPSS
10 2 (0.075%) Stata
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.038%) Sketch
11 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 209 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.02%) TrackWise
3 25 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 18 (0.68%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 17 (0.64%) Sentinel
7 11 (0.41%) Sage 200
8 8 (0.30%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.15%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,555 (58.57%) Microsoft 365
2 1,381 (52.02%) Azure
3 652 (24.56%) Power Platform
4 454 (17.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 441 (16.61%) OneDrive
6 397 (14.95%) PowerApps
7 310 (11.68%) Power Automate
8 250 (9.42%) Dynamics 365
9 211 (7.95%) AWS
10 203 (7.65%) SaaS
11 190 (7.16%) PaaS
12 123 (4.63%) IaaS
13 88 (3.31%) Azure Logic Apps
14 72 (2.71%) Mimecast
15 63 (2.37%) Yammer
16 59 (2.22%) Azure Service Bus
16 59 (2.22%) Veeva
17 53 (2.00%) Azure Storage
18 50 (1.88%) Serverless
19 46 (1.73%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 266 (10.02%) Firewall
2 265 (9.98%) DNS
3 216 (8.14%) DHCP
4 140 (5.27%) TCP/IP
5 138 (5.20%) WAN
6 136 (5.12%) VPN
7 121 (4.56%) LAN
8 91 (3.43%) Skype
9 89 (3.35%) Intranet
10 86 (3.24%) SAN
11 73 (2.75%) VLAN
12 71 (2.67%) VoIP
12 71 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
13 59 (2.22%) Wireless
14 53 (2.00%) Unified Communications
15 38 (1.43%) Internet
16 33 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
17 31 (1.17%) HTTP
17 31 (1.17%) MPLS
18 29 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 358 (13.48%) Power BI
3 124 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (1.88%) Tableau
7 46 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 39 (1.47%) MySQL
10 36 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 22 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 20 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (0.72%) Data Mining
13 19 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.64%) Big Data
14 17 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
15 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.56%) Data Lake
16 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 15 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 122 (4.60%) JIRA
2 111 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 64 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 45 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.53%) Selenium
7 13 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.41%) Postman
9 11 (0.41%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.30%) eggPlant
11 8 (0.30%) JMeter
11 8 (0.30%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.30%) REST Assured
11 8 (0.30%) The Grinder
12 4 (0.15%) GitLab
12 4 (0.15%) TestComplete
12 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 696 (26.21%) Social Skills
2 417 (15.71%) Finance
3 217 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (4.14%) Organisational Skills
5 108 (4.07%) Public Sector
6 104 (3.92%) Retail
7 100 (3.77%) Marketing
8 97 (3.65%) Legal
9 87 (3.28%) Law
10 72 (2.71%) Banking
11 67 (2.52%) Manufacturing
11 67 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 59 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
13 51 (1.92%) Documentation Skills
14 44 (1.66%) Telecoms
15 24 (0.90%) Automotive
16 21 (0.79%) French Language
17 20 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 19 (0.72%) Electronics
18 19 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 436 (16.42%) Developer
2 343 (12.92%) Analyst
3 275 (10.36%) Consultant
4 194 (7.31%) Support Engineer
5 158 (5.95%) Architect
6 157 (5.91%) IT Support
7 156 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 132 (4.97%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 129 (4.86%) Support Analyst
10 123 (4.63%) SharePoint Developer
11 122 (4.60%) C# Developer
12 112 (4.22%) IT Engineer
13 110 (4.14%) Administrator
14 107 (4.03%) .NET Developer
15 92 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
16 86 (3.24%) IT Manager
17 81 (3.05%) Project Manager
18 79 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
19 78 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
20 74 (2.79%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (13.86%) .NET
2 229 (8.63%) CSS
3 205 (7.72%) HTML
4 169 (6.37%) React
5 167 (6.29%) jQuery
6 157 (5.91%) Web Services
7 116 (4.37%) .NET Framework
8 115 (4.33%) ASP.NET
9 89 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 87 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 82 (3.09%) .NET Core
12 74 (2.79%) Entity Framework
13 56 (2.11%) REST
14 50 (1.88%) ARM Templates
15 45 (1.69%) XML
16 44 (1.66%) AngularJS
17 37 (1.39%) SAML
18 34 (1.28%) JSON
19 33 (1.24%) HTML5
20 30 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 175 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 145 (5.46%) Data Centre
3 88 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
4 77 (2.90%) User Experience
5 74 (2.79%) Life Science
6 69 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 57 (2.15%) N-Tier
8 55 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 41 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.39%) Cloud Native
11 36 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 30 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 28 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (0.90%) Clustering
15 22 (0.83%) Mobile App
15 22 (0.83%) NHS
15 22 (0.83%) Social Media
16 21 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
16 21 (0.79%) Reinsurance
17 20 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 921 (34.69%) Windows
2 488 (18.38%) Windows Server
3 387 (14.58%) Windows 10
4 149 (5.61%) Linux
5 145 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 134 (5.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 128 (4.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 97 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (3.24%) Android
10 69 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 43 (1.62%) Mac OS
12 37 (1.39%) Windows 7
13 24 (0.90%) Windows XP
14 21 (0.79%) VMS
15 16 (0.60%) CentOS
16 11 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.41%) SUSE
16 11 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
3 334 (12.58%) Migration
4 330 (12.43%) ITIL
5 318 (11.98%) DevOps
6 299 (11.26%) Project Management
7 284 (10.70%) CRM
8 282 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
9 250 (9.42%) Project Delivery
10 232 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 219 (8.25%) Service Delivery
12 162 (6.10%) Mentoring
13 161 (6.06%) Presales
14 158 (5.95%) Change Management
15 145 (5.46%) ERP
16 137 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 134 (5.05%) MVC
18 127 (4.78%) Computer Science
19 121 (4.56%) Scrum
20 110 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 629 (23.69%) SQL
2 472 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 334 (12.58%) C#
3 334 (12.58%) JavaScript
4 117 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 85 (3.20%) Python
6 71 (2.67%) TypeScript
7 62 (2.34%) VBA
8 59 (2.22%) Java
9 44 (1.66%) C
10 39 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 30 (1.13%) VBScript
12 25 (0.94%) VB
13 22 (0.83%) PHP
14 21 (0.79%) Perl
15 18 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.45%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 7 (0.26%) Natural
19 5 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 321 (12.09%) Degree
2 204 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 86 (3.24%) MCSE
5 73 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (2.41%) CCNA
7 64 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 40 (1.51%) MCSA
9 32 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 29 (1.09%) PMP
11 25 (0.94%) MCP
12 23 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (0.83%) CIPD
14 20 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
15 18 (0.68%) ACCA
16 16 (0.60%) CISSP
16 16 (0.60%) ISEB
17 15 (0.56%) DV Cleared
17 15 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.63%) SLA
2 85 (3.20%) GDPR
3 66 (2.49%) PMO
4 62 (2.34%) QA
5 57 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (1.62%) Data Quality
7 31 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.64%) Accessibility
10 15 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.41%) GRC
12 10 (0.38%) NIST
13 9 (0.34%) P3O
14 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.23%) GxP
15 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
16 5 (0.19%) ISO 13485
16 5 (0.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 888 (33.45%) Active Directory
2 289 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 67 (2.52%) vSphere
5 42 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 35 (1.32%) XenApp
7 35 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 27 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.64%) BitLocker
11 16 (0.60%) Terminal Services
12 12 (0.45%) Docker
13 11 (0.41%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.30%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 380 (14.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 231 (8.70%) SCCM
3 74 (2.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 70 (2.64%) Terraform
5 54 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
6 51 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 45 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
8 38 (1.43%) SCOM
9 32 (1.21%) AirWatch
9 32 (1.21%) WSUS
10 26 (0.98%) Kubernetes
11 14 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.41%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.34%) FortiGate
14 8 (0.30%) Ansible
15 7 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.26%) Nagios
15 7 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
16 6 (0.23%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1,755 (66.10%) Microsoft
2 415 (15.63%) VMware
3 162 (6.10%) Citrix
4 151 (5.69%) Cisco
5 104 (3.92%) Oracle
6 99 (3.73%) SAP
7 91 (3.43%) Nintex
8 85 (3.20%) Veeam
9 73 (2.75%) Sophos
10 66 (2.49%) Apple
11 65 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
12 61 (2.30%) ServiceNow
13 57 (2.15%) HP
14 46 (1.73%) Google
15 42 (1.58%) Meraki
16 41 (1.54%) OpenText
17 39 (1.47%) NetApp
18 38 (1.43%) Dell
19 36 (1.36%) IBM
19 36 (1.36%) Sage