Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 138 148
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2,138 2,489 3,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.43% 2.49% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.83% 17.28% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 2,024 2,878
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,844 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
75th Percentile £66,438 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +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 11,990 14,400 22,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.61% 14.38% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,932 11,514 17,745
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +17 1,942 £50,000 +5.26% 368
UK excluding London -14 1,151 £42,500 -4.49% 276
London +41 822 £60,000 +9.09% 106
Work from Home -6 456 £50,000 -9.09% 73
South East +31 382 £42,500 -5.56% 81
Midlands -14 218 £42,500 -5.56% 52
North of England -30 199 £40,000 - 67
West Midlands +10 154 £45,000 - 36
East of England +40 142 £37,500 -11.76% 28
South West -62 128 £42,500 -5.56% 33
North West -14 108 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Yorkshire -17 70 £35,000 -16.67% 24
East Midlands -26 62 £35,000 -22.22% 16
Scotland -39 52 £40,000 - 13
Wales -12 29 £41,000 -8.89% 1
North East +13 21 £45,000 +27.66% 8
Northern Ireland -11 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 1,408 (65.86%) Microsoft
2 1,229 (57.48%) Microsoft 365
3 1,145 (53.55%) Azure
4 719 (33.63%) Windows
5 716 (33.49%) Active Directory
6 609 (28.48%) SQL
7 532 (24.88%) Power Platform
8 511 (23.90%) Social Skills
9 452 (21.14%) SQL Server
10 435 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
11 411 (19.22%) .NET
12 407 (19.04%) Windows Server
13 399 (18.66%) VMware
14 390 (18.24%) Azure Active Directory
15 366 (17.12%) PowerShell
16 349 (16.32%) Finance
17 328 (15.34%) C#
18 326 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
19 309 (14.45%) Microsoft Intune
20 308 (14.41%) OneDrive
20 308 (14.41%) ITIL
21 307 (14.36%) CRM
22 302 (14.13%) PowerApps
23 300 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
24 299 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
25 287 (13.42%) JavaScript
26 285 (13.33%) Windows 10
27 284 (13.28%) DevOps
28 274 (12.82%) Migration
29 271 (12.68%) 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
1 219 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 64 (2.99%) Confluence
3 55 (2.57%) IIS
4 48 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 46 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 45 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (1.92%) CMS
8 35 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
9 26 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (0.84%) WordPress
11 15 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.42%) Drupal
15 8 (0.37%) Apache
16 5 (0.23%) MS Project Server
17 4 (0.19%) Sitefinity
17 4 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 326 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 139 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.094%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.094%) Figma
10 2 (0.094%) InDesign
10 2 (0.094%) InVision
11 1 (0.047%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 246 (11.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (1.17%) NetSuite
4 24 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.42%) Sentinel
5 9 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 8 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.19%) Maximo
7 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.14%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.14%) Tradar
9 2 (0.094%) BambooHR
9 2 (0.094%) Eikon
9 2 (0.094%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1,229 (57.48%) Microsoft 365
2 1,145 (53.55%) Azure
3 532 (24.88%) Power Platform
4 390 (18.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 308 (14.41%) OneDrive
6 302 (14.13%) PowerApps
7 239 (11.18%) Dynamics 365
8 199 (9.31%) Power Automate
9 187 (8.75%) PaaS
10 172 (8.04%) AWS
11 125 (5.85%) SaaS
12 90 (4.21%) Azure Service Bus
13 84 (3.93%) Azure Logic Apps
13 84 (3.93%) IaaS
14 71 (3.32%) Azure App Service
15 69 (3.23%) Azure Storage
16 67 (3.13%) Azure Key Vault
17 65 (3.04%) Azure Service Fabric
18 64 (2.99%) Serverless
19 62 (2.90%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 219 (10.24%) Firewall
2 207 (9.68%) DNS
3 158 (7.39%) DHCP
4 103 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 100 (4.68%) VPN
5 100 (4.68%) WAN
6 86 (4.02%) Skype
7 79 (3.70%) SAN
8 76 (3.55%) LAN
9 70 (3.27%) VoIP
10 64 (2.99%) VLAN
11 63 (2.95%) Intranet
12 45 (2.10%) Wireless
13 44 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (1.59%) NetScaler
15 32 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (1.26%) Unified Communications
17 26 (1.22%) Internet
17 26 (1.22%) NAS
18 18 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 271 (12.68%) Power BI
3 119 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 34 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.36%) Data Lake
8 28 (1.31%) MySQL
9 25 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (0.65%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.61%) Tableau
15 12 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
16 11 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.51%) MS Access
16 11 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 126 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 86 (4.02%) JIRA
3 85 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 57 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 47 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.47%) Selenium
10 8 (0.37%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.28%) NUnit
12 5 (0.23%) JMeter
12 5 (0.23%) Postman
13 4 (0.19%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.14%) Maven
14 3 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
14 3 (0.14%) Subversion
14 3 (0.14%) TestRail
14 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio Code
14 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 511 (23.90%) Social Skills
2 349 (16.32%) Finance
3 213 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 76 (3.55%) Marketing
6 69 (3.23%) Law
7 68 (3.18%) Banking
8 60 (2.81%) Retail
9 58 (2.71%) Legal
10 51 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
11 40 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 40 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
11 40 (1.87%) Telecoms
12 26 (1.22%) Electronics
13 22 (1.03%) Automotive
14 21 (0.98%) French Language
14 21 (0.98%) Influencing Skills
14 21 (0.98%) Private Banking
15 17 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 423 (19.78%) Developer
2 312 (14.59%) Analyst
3 172 (8.04%) Consultant
4 146 (6.83%) Architect
4 146 (6.83%) Support Engineer
5 140 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 130 (6.08%) Support Analyst
7 119 (5.57%) C# Developer
7 119 (5.57%) SharePoint Developer
8 116 (5.43%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 109 (5.10%) .NET Developer
9 109 (5.10%) IT Support
10 98 (4.58%) Administrator
11 95 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 87 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
13 81 (3.79%) Applications Support
13 81 (3.79%) Azure Developer
14 80 (3.74%) IT Engineer
15 74 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
15 74 (3.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (19.22%) .NET
2 251 (11.74%) CSS
3 181 (8.47%) jQuery
4 172 (8.04%) HTML
5 151 (7.06%) React
6 148 (6.92%) Web Services
7 137 (6.41%) .NET Framework
8 112 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 111 (5.19%) ASP.NET
10 110 (5.14%) .NET Core
11 103 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 90 (4.21%) Entity Framework
13 73 (3.41%) XML
14 48 (2.25%) REST
15 40 (1.87%) Ajax
16 37 (1.73%) SAML
17 29 (1.36%) AngularJS
18 27 (1.26%) WCF
19 24 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (0.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 117 (5.47%) Management Information System
2 81 (3.79%) N-Tier
3 73 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 59 (2.76%) User Experience
5 56 (2.62%) Public Cloud
6 50 (2.34%) Reinsurance
7 49 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 48 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 28 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 26 (1.22%) Clustering
12 26 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 24 (1.12%) Cloud Native
14 23 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
15 22 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 22 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
16 21 (0.98%) Social Media
17 20 (0.94%) iPhone
18 19 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 719 (33.63%) Windows
2 407 (19.04%) Windows Server
3 285 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 101 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (4.58%) Linux
6 89 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (4.16%) Windows Server 2016
7 84 (3.93%) Windows Server 2019
8 62 (2.90%) Android
9 53 (2.48%) Windows 7
10 32 (1.50%) Mac OS
11 31 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.47%) SUSE
14 10 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.47%) VMS
15 9 (0.42%) CentOS
15 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (14.41%) ITIL
3 307 (14.36%) CRM
4 300 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
5 284 (13.28%) DevOps
6 274 (12.82%) Migration
7 230 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
8 188 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 170 (7.95%) Project Delivery
10 158 (7.39%) Project Management
11 141 (6.59%) MVC
12 137 (6.41%) Microservices
13 136 (6.36%) Test Automation
14 128 (5.99%) Mentoring
15 125 (5.85%) Service Delivery
16 120 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
17 109 (5.10%) Deployment Automation
18 107 (5.00%) Change Management
18 107 (5.00%) OO
19 103 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 609 (28.48%) SQL
2 366 (17.12%) PowerShell
3 328 (15.34%) C#
4 287 (13.42%) JavaScript
5 136 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 43 (2.01%) TypeScript
7 42 (1.96%) Python
8 38 (1.78%) Java
9 36 (1.68%) VBA
10 33 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 21 (0.98%) VB
12 18 (0.84%) PHP
13 16 (0.75%) C
13 16 (0.75%) VBScript
14 12 (0.56%) Perl
15 8 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (0.33%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.23%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.19%) C++
19 3 (0.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 267 (12.49%) Degree
2 157 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (4.77%) Security Cleared
4 80 (3.74%) MCSE
5 69 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 66 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 63 (2.95%) CCNA
9 28 (1.31%) MCSA
10 23 (1.08%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.98%) MCP
12 15 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (0.56%) CISA
14 12 (0.56%) CISSP
14 12 (0.56%) MCITP
15 11 (0.51%) ISEB
16 10 (0.47%) A+ Certification
16 10 (0.47%) CCNP
16 10 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.08%) SLA
2 55 (2.57%) GDPR
3 41 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (1.50%) QA
6 29 (1.36%) PMO
7 16 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (0.47%) GRC
10 6 (0.28%) NIST
11 5 (0.23%) COSO
11 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.23%) NIST 800
11 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.14%) P3O
13 2 (0.094%) BS25999
13 2 (0.094%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.047%) GxP
System Software
1 716 (33.49%) Active Directory
2 299 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.43%) vSphere
5 33 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 29 (1.36%) XenApp
7 25 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.75%) VMware NSX
11 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (0.61%) Docker
12 13 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.33%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 6 (0.28%) NFS
15 3 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 309 (14.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 222 (10.38%) SCCM
3 88 (4.12%) Terraform
4 67 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
6 31 (1.45%) SCOM
7 25 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
8 24 (1.12%) AirWatch
9 23 (1.08%) Kubernetes
10 18 (0.84%) WSUS
11 16 (0.75%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.42%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.37%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.28%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.28%) SCDPM
16 5 (0.23%) Ansible
16 5 (0.23%) PaperCut
16 5 (0.23%) RSA Archer
16 5 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1,408 (65.86%) Microsoft
2 399 (18.66%) VMware
3 131 (6.13%) Citrix
4 128 (5.99%) Nintex
5 125 (5.85%) Cisco
6 60 (2.81%) HP
7 58 (2.71%) Oracle
8 55 (2.57%) SAP
9 51 (2.39%) Sophos
10 50 (2.34%) Apple
11 47 (2.20%) Dell
12 45 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 43 (2.01%) Veeam
14 40 (1.87%) Google
15 37 (1.73%) Meraki
15 37 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (1.68%) Sitecore
17 31 (1.45%) SolarWinds
18 30 (1.40%) Databricks
19 27 (1.26%) NetApp