Period
to 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 145 141
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 1,192 3,425 4,112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.39% 2.42% 2.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.79% 16.30% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 2,955 3,533
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,100 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.32% +0.22% -
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 7,098 21,012 27,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.25% 14.87% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,760 16,567 22,355
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +4.82%

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 +2 1,064 £47,500 +5.56% 294
UK excluding London +17 686 £42,500 - 239
London -24 420 £57,500 +4.55% 73
South East +22 204 £45,000 - 60
North of England +52 193 £40,000 +6.67% 66
Work from Home +68 138 £45,000 -25.00% 50
North West +56 110 £45,000 +13.21% 33
South West +22 87 £42,500 - 39
East of England +27 76 £42,500 +1.19% 12
Midlands -18 76 £42,000 -1.18% 42
Yorkshire +61 70 £40,000 +14.29% 22
West Midlands +6 61 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Wales -9 30 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Scotland +51 27 £38,750 -14.08% 9
East Midlands -13 15 £43,000 +1.18% 10
North East +5 13 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Northern Ireland +18 2 £50,000 +49.25% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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.

1 736 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 644 (54.03%) Azure
3 624 (52.35%) Office 365
4 493 (41.36%) Windows
5 426 (35.74%) Active Directory
6 319 (26.76%) SQL
7 274 (22.99%) Windows Server
8 268 (22.48%) .NET
9 265 (22.23%) Finance
10 262 (21.98%) SQL Server
11 249 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
12 215 (18.04%) PowerShell
13 197 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
14 194 (16.28%) C#
15 193 (16.19%) CRM
16 191 (16.02%) ITIL
17 184 (15.44%) Dynamics 365
18 183 (15.35%) VMware
19 182 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
20 175 (14.68%) Windows 10
21 169 (14.18%) Power Platform
22 166 (13.93%) Dynamics CRM
23 165 (13.84%) OneDrive
24 161 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
25 150 (12.58%) Migration
26 143 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
27 136 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
28 126 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
29 119 (9.98%) DNS
29 119 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification

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 89 (7.47%) BizTalk Server
2 84 (7.05%) MS Exchange
3 81 (6.80%) IIS
4 78 (6.54%) Skype for Business
5 65 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 51 (4.28%) Confluence
7 38 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (2.01%) CMS
9 24 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.50%) Drupal
13 6 (0.50%) Mendix
14 4 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
15 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.25%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 197 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.34%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.34%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 166 (13.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.84%) Maximo
5 7 (0.59%) iTrent
5 7 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.25%) Relativity
9 2 (0.17%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.17%) Line 500
9 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.084%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.084%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 644 (54.03%) Azure
2 624 (52.35%) Office 365
3 184 (15.44%) Dynamics 365
4 169 (14.18%) Power Platform
5 165 (13.84%) OneDrive
6 161 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 92 (7.72%) AWS
7 92 (7.72%) PowerApps
8 67 (5.62%) PaaS
9 52 (4.36%) IaaS
10 45 (3.78%) SaaS
11 40 (3.36%) Power Automate
12 38 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (2.01%) Yammer
14 15 (1.26%) Azure Functions
14 15 (1.26%) Serverless
14 15 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (1.01%) CloudBees
15 12 (1.01%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 119 (9.98%) DNS
2 111 (9.31%) Skype
3 86 (7.21%) Firewall
4 76 (6.38%) VPN
5 68 (5.70%) DHCP
6 48 (4.03%) WAN
7 44 (3.69%) LAN
8 43 (3.61%) TCP/IP
9 37 (3.10%) Intranet
9 37 (3.10%) Wireless
10 34 (2.85%) VoIP
11 33 (2.77%) Internet
12 29 (2.43%) SAN
13 28 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (1.59%) WebEx
15 14 (1.17%) NetScaler
15 14 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (1.17%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.01%) PBX
17 10 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 103 (8.64%) Power BI
3 59 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
4 51 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 29 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.51%) MySQL
11 17 (1.43%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.17%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.76%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.76%) QlikView
16 8 (0.67%) NoSQL
17 7 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (6.38%) JIRA
3 72 (6.04%) Visual Studio
4 59 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.17%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.09%) Selenium
7 12 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.76%) JUnit
8 9 (0.76%) Postman
8 9 (0.76%) TestNG
8 9 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 8 (0.67%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.50%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.42%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.42%) Subversion
12 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 265 (22.23%) Finance
2 42 (3.52%) Public Sector
3 38 (3.19%) Legal
4 35 (2.94%) Law
5 30 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.43%) Banking
7 26 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.01%) Marketing
9 19 (1.59%) Retail
10 12 (1.01%) Advertising
10 12 (1.01%) Back Office
10 12 (1.01%) Games
11 9 (0.76%) Electronics
11 9 (0.76%) Local Government
12 7 (0.59%) Social Housing
13 5 (0.42%) Billing
13 5 (0.42%) French Language
13 5 (0.42%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 209 (17.53%) Developer
2 167 (14.01%) Analyst
3 110 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 102 (8.56%) Consultant
5 100 (8.39%) Architect
5 100 (8.39%) Support Engineer
6 56 (4.70%) Applications Support
6 56 (4.70%) Support Analyst
7 51 (4.28%) Administrator
8 50 (4.19%) Office 365 Engineer
9 48 (4.03%) SharePoint Developer
10 47 (3.94%) .NET Developer
11 46 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (3.78%) IT Support
13 40 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
14 36 (3.02%) IT Engineer
15 35 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 34 (2.85%) Applications Engineer
17 32 (2.68%) IT Analyst
18 30 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (22.48%) .NET
2 75 (6.29%) ASP.NET
3 69 (5.79%) CSS
4 59 (4.95%) HTML
5 57 (4.78%) J2EE
6 49 (4.11%) .NET Framework
7 43 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 41 (3.44%) Web Services
9 28 (2.35%) REST
10 25 (2.10%) .NET Core
10 25 (2.10%) XML
11 23 (1.93%) Entity Framework
11 23 (1.93%) jQuery
12 17 (1.43%) HTML5
13 16 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (1.17%) LESS
14 14 (1.17%) React
14 14 (1.17%) Sass
15 12 (1.01%) XMPP
16 10 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 38 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.35%) User Experience
6 26 (2.18%) Replication
7 18 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.51%) Hedge funds
7 18 (1.51%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.34%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.26%) PKI
10 11 (0.92%) BYOD
10 11 (0.92%) Clustering
10 11 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.76%) PlayStation
12 8 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (0.67%) LIMS
12 8 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 493 (41.36%) Windows
2 274 (22.99%) Windows Server
3 175 (14.68%) Windows 10
4 102 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (6.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 63 (5.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 56 (4.70%) Linux
8 47 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (2.52%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.84%) Unix
11 9 (0.76%) VMS
12 8 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.42%) Android
15 5 (0.42%) Debian
15 5 (0.42%) HPUX
16 4 (0.34%) SUSE
17 3 (0.25%) CentOS
17 3 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.19%) CRM
3 191 (16.02%) ITIL
4 182 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
5 150 (12.58%) Migration
6 143 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 116 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 111 (9.31%) DevOps
9 94 (7.89%) Project Management
10 72 (6.04%) Project Delivery
11 61 (5.12%) Change Management
12 56 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
13 55 (4.61%) Service Management
14 54 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (4.36%) Mentoring
17 51 (4.28%) Presales
18 46 (3.86%) Line Management
19 45 (3.78%) Document Management
20 43 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 319 (26.76%) SQL
2 215 (18.04%) PowerShell
3 194 (16.28%) C#
4 109 (9.14%) JavaScript
5 70 (5.87%) Java
6 39 (3.27%) T-SQL
7 35 (2.94%) Python
8 12 (1.01%) VB
9 11 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.84%) C
10 10 (0.84%) VBScript
11 7 (0.59%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.34%) VBA
14 3 (0.25%) R
14 3 (0.25%) X++
15 2 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.17%) PHP
15 2 (0.17%) Ruby
16 1 (0.084%) XAML
Qualifications
1 119 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (8.64%) Degree
3 73 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 55 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.35%) MCSA
5 28 (2.35%) MCSE
6 25 (2.10%) MCP
7 18 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.09%) MCITP
11 12 (1.01%) A+ Certification
12 11 (0.92%) DBS Check
12 11 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.84%) CCNA
14 9 (0.76%) MCPD
15 8 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.59%) HNC
16 7 (0.59%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.30%) SLA
2 67 (5.62%) GDPR
3 42 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.76%) QA
5 14 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.84%) PMO
7 8 (0.67%) GxP
8 6 (0.50%) NCSC
9 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.25%) NIST
9 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.084%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 426 (35.74%) Active Directory
2 136 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.77%) vSphere
5 30 (2.52%) Docker
6 29 (2.43%) XenApp
7 26 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (1.34%) XenDesktop
9 15 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.67%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.59%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.42%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.17%) Firmware
17 1 (0.084%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 126 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 116 (9.73%) SCCM
3 25 (2.10%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 18 (1.51%) WSUS
6 14 (1.17%) SCOM
7 12 (1.01%) PowerCLI
8 11 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
8 11 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 10 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.67%) Terraform
11 6 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.42%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.42%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.34%) Control-M
13 4 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 736 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 183 (15.35%) VMware
3 116 (9.73%) Citrix
4 113 (9.48%) Oracle
5 96 (8.05%) Cisco
6 81 (6.80%) SAP
7 36 (3.02%) Veeam
8 31 (2.60%) HP
9 26 (2.18%) IBM
10 23 (1.93%) Dell
11 22 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.59%) Nintex
13 17 (1.43%) Apple
14 14 (1.17%) Adobe
14 14 (1.17%) Meraki
15 13 (1.09%) Forcepoint
15 13 (1.09%) Sitecore
16 12 (1.01%) ServiceNow
16 12 (1.01%) SolarWinds
16 12 (1.01%) Sophos