Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 136 113
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 -36
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4,200 4,169 5,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 2.47% 2.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.36% 13.82% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,447 3,528 4,597
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 29,240 30,160 37,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 17.84% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23,696 24,942 31,884
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,976 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -10 3,899 £45,000 - 467
UK excluding London +9 2,490 £40,000 -3.61% 337
London -20 1,613 £52,500 +5.00% 161
South East -10 725 £42,500 +3.66% 96
Midlands +35 497 £42,025 -1.12% 62
North of England -16 480 £40,000 +5.97% 89
South West +40 322 £40,000 - 27
West Midlands +15 281 £41,500 - 31
East of England -52 237 £45,000 -14.29% 32
North West -44 223 £42,500 +10.39% 44
East Midlands +67 213 £42,500 - 30
Yorkshire +4 196 £37,500 -1.32% 32
Scotland +31 165 £40,000 +1.91% 18
Wales +37 62 £32,500 - 9
North East +15 62 £34,000 -2.86% 13
Channel Islands +11 14 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Northern Ireland +19 13 £32,500 -1.52% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2,486 (59.19%) Microsoft
2 1,545 (36.79%) Office 365
3 1,349 (32.12%) .NET
4 1,235 (29.40%) SQL
5 1,221 (29.07%) SQL Server
6 1,215 (28.93%) C#
7 1,176 (28.00%) Windows
8 1,008 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 986 (23.48%) JavaScript
10 979 (23.31%) Active Directory
11 875 (20.83%) Finance
12 833 (19.83%) HTML
13 771 (18.36%) CSS
14 757 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
15 683 (16.26%) ITIL
16 673 (16.02%) ASP.NET
17 654 (15.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 583 (13.88%) Microsoft Office
19 578 (13.76%) Windows Server
20 572 (13.62%) PowerShell
21 553 (13.17%) MVC
22 532 (12.67%) CRM
23 526 (12.52%) VMware
24 456 (10.86%) Degree
25 433 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
26 413 (9.83%) Project Management
27 404 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
28 400 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
29 397 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
30 388 (9.24%) MS Exchange

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
1 654 (15.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 388 (9.24%) MS Exchange
3 274 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 263 (6.26%) Skype for Business
5 178 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
6 169 (4.02%) IIS
7 165 (3.93%) SharePoint Server
8 118 (2.81%) CMS
9 104 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 103 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 88 (2.10%) Umbraco
12 57 (1.36%) Documentum
13 52 (1.24%) Drupal
14 41 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
14 41 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 39 (0.93%) IBM Notes
16 33 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
17 31 (0.74%) EPiServer
18 29 (0.69%) Confluence
19 28 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 583 (13.88%) Microsoft Office
2 273 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 151 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 134 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
5 118 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 103 (2.45%) InfoPath
7 26 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.095%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.024%) InDesign
12 1 (0.024%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.024%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.024%) Revit
12 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 348 (8.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.74%) NetSuite
4 29 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.64%) Elite 3E
6 19 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 13 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.31%) HFM
8 12 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 10 (0.24%) Workfront
10 9 (0.21%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.17%) Concordance
12 7 (0.17%) Relativity
12 7 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
13 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
13 6 (0.14%) Visualfiles
14 4 (0.095%) Carpe Diem
14 4 (0.095%) Sage 200
14 4 (0.095%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,545 (36.79%) Office 365
2 1,008 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 234 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
4 170 (4.05%) OneDrive
5 157 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 129 (3.07%) IaaS
7 114 (2.71%) PaaS
8 111 (2.64%) SaaS
9 64 (1.52%) Yammer
10 58 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
11 48 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (0.74%) Serverless
13 22 (0.52%) Mimecast
14 18 (0.43%) GitHub
15 13 (0.31%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (0.19%) G Suite
18 7 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 328 (7.81%) Firewall
2 321 (7.64%) DNS
3 241 (5.74%) DHCP
4 228 (5.43%) Skype
5 214 (5.10%) Intranet
6 194 (4.62%) LAN
7 184 (4.38%) SAN
8 170 (4.05%) WAN
9 154 (3.67%) VPN
10 148 (3.52%) TCP/IP
11 116 (2.76%) Internet
12 91 (2.17%) Network Security
13 90 (2.14%) VoIP
14 59 (1.40%) NAS
15 58 (1.38%) Wireless
16 53 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
16 53 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
17 43 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
18 35 (0.83%) VLAN
19 30 (0.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,221 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 340 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 301 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 169 (4.02%) Power BI
5 154 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 145 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 124 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 83 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 81 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 59 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
12 56 (1.33%) MySQL
13 42 (1.00%) QlikView
14 36 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 35 (0.83%) Oracle Database
16 34 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
18 30 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
19 29 (0.69%) Big Data
20 28 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 322 (7.67%) Visual Studio
2 206 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 94 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 81 (1.93%) Subversion
6 69 (1.64%) JIRA
7 63 (1.50%) NUnit
8 53 (1.26%) Jasmine
9 50 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
10 40 (0.95%) gulp
11 35 (0.83%) Moq
12 30 (0.71%) Jenkins
13 25 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 24 (0.57%) Bitbucket
15 23 (0.55%) MSTest
16 22 (0.52%) Selenium
17 21 (0.50%) TeamCity
18 19 (0.45%) webpack
19 18 (0.43%) Mocha
20 17 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 875 (20.83%) Finance
2 373 (8.88%) Advertising
3 134 (3.19%) Retail
4 133 (3.17%) Banking
5 130 (3.10%) Legal
6 129 (3.07%) Marketing
7 123 (2.93%) Law
8 110 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 48 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.10%) Publishing
12 44 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.74%) Back Office
14 27 (0.64%) Games
15 19 (0.45%) German Language
16 18 (0.43%) Front Office
17 14 (0.33%) Billing
17 14 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.26%) Electronics
18 11 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,284 (30.57%) Developer
2 667 (15.88%) Analyst
3 449 (10.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 394 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 292 (6.95%) C# Developer
6 247 (5.88%) Consultant
7 233 (5.55%) Architect
8 230 (5.48%) Support Engineer
9 220 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 212 (5.05%) Administrator
11 202 (4.81%) Support Analyst
12 180 (4.29%) Senior Developer
13 159 (3.79%) IT Support
14 143 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 134 (3.19%) Business Analyst
16 133 (3.17%) SQL Developer
17 129 (3.07%) Applications Support
17 129 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
17 129 (3.07%) IT Manager
18 127 (3.02%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,349 (32.12%) .NET
2 833 (19.83%) HTML
3 771 (18.36%) CSS
4 673 (16.02%) ASP.NET
5 388 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 382 (9.10%) .NET Framework
7 301 (7.17%) jQuery
8 292 (6.95%) AngularJS
9 289 (6.88%) Web Services
10 230 (5.48%) REST
11 223 (5.31%) WCF
12 218 (5.19%) HTML5
13 202 (4.81%) XML
14 193 (4.60%) Entity Framework
15 183 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 124 (2.95%) JSON
17 119 (2.83%) React
18 100 (2.38%) CSS3
19 95 (2.26%) Ajax
20 87 (2.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 397 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (4.81%) User Experience
3 201 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 193 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 164 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 153 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 98 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 80 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 77 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 71 (1.69%) Clustering
10 71 (1.69%) Driving Licence
11 52 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 43 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 41 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 40 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
15 31 (0.74%) Fat Client
15 31 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
15 31 (0.74%) Thin Client
16 30 (0.71%) Replication
17 27 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,176 (28.00%) Windows
2 578 (13.76%) Windows Server
3 342 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 248 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 238 (5.67%) Windows 10
6 225 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 181 (4.31%) Linux
8 71 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (1.40%) Android
10 53 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 52 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 40 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 37 (0.88%) Unix
14 36 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.43%) CentOS
17 16 (0.38%) Windows XP
18 10 (0.24%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.21%) Windows Vista
20 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (16.26%) ITIL
3 553 (13.17%) MVC
4 532 (12.67%) CRM
5 433 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
6 413 (9.83%) Project Management
7 400 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 370 (8.81%) Migration
9 260 (6.19%) Workflow
10 257 (6.12%) Web Development
11 246 (5.86%) Service Delivery
12 218 (5.19%) SDLC
13 215 (5.12%) DevOps
14 210 (5.00%) PRINCE2
15 207 (4.93%) Business Analysis
15 207 (4.93%) Scrum
16 205 (4.88%) Mentoring
17 203 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 189 (4.50%) Service Management
19 177 (4.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,235 (29.40%) SQL
2 1,215 (28.93%) C#
3 986 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 572 (13.62%) PowerShell
5 230 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 125 (2.98%) VB.NET
7 114 (2.71%) Java
8 95 (2.26%) VB
9 66 (1.57%) Python
10 65 (1.55%) C
11 58 (1.38%) VBA
12 56 (1.33%) PHP
13 44 (1.05%) C++
14 36 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 29 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.57%) TypeScript
17 23 (0.55%) R
18 22 (0.52%) Perl
19 17 (0.40%) Ruby
19 17 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 456 (10.86%) Degree
2 404 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 251 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 173 (4.12%) MCSE
5 138 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 115 (2.74%) MCSA
7 94 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 58 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 57 (1.36%) MCPD
10 54 (1.29%) MCTS
11 47 (1.12%) MCP
12 43 (1.02%) PMI Certification
13 41 (0.98%) PMP
14 40 (0.95%) MCSD
15 38 (0.90%) DV Cleared
16 34 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
17 33 (0.79%) CCNA
18 31 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 28 (0.67%) MCITP
19 28 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.43%) SLA
2 124 (2.95%) PMO
3 122 (2.90%) QA
4 94 (2.24%) GDPR
5 56 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 51 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.24%) P3O
10 9 (0.21%) COBIT
10 9 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.095%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.048%) GAAP
13 2 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.024%) GMP
14 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 979 (23.31%) Active Directory
2 364 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 326 (7.76%) Hyper-V
4 105 (2.50%) vSphere
5 80 (1.90%) XenApp
6 71 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
7 54 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 40 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 34 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 24 (0.57%) BitLocker
11 24 (0.57%) VMware NSX
12 22 (0.52%) Docker
13 19 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.38%) XenServer
15 14 (0.33%) Firmware
16 13 (0.31%) DFS Replication
17 12 (0.29%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
19 7 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 222 (5.29%) SCCM
2 82 (1.95%) SCOM
3 75 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 41 (0.98%) SCVMM
5 36 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 30 (0.71%) NetBackup
7 28 (0.67%) Puppet
8 27 (0.64%) WSUS
9 25 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 23 (0.55%) AirWatch
10 23 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 19 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
12 19 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 16 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
13 16 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
14 15 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 14 (0.33%) Ansible
15 14 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2,486 (59.19%) Microsoft
2 526 (12.52%) VMware
3 275 (6.55%) Cisco
4 246 (5.86%) Citrix
5 217 (5.17%) Oracle
6 190 (4.52%) HP
7 140 (3.33%) SAP
8 128 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
9 103 (2.45%) IBM
10 91 (2.17%) Google
10 91 (2.17%) Nintex
11 90 (2.14%) Dell
12 86 (2.05%) ServiceNow
13 78 (1.86%) Veeam
14 76 (1.81%) Apple
15 70 (1.67%) Sitecore
16 63 (1.50%) Remedy
16 63 (1.50%) Xamarin
17 59 (1.40%) McAfee
18 58 (1.38%) EMC