Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 108 92
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 -28
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4366 5328 6809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 2.81% 3.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.04% 15.28% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3547 4407 5808
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £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 31107 34862 41617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.85% 18.38% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25061 29439 34665
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -25 4117 £45,000 +2.27% 165
UK excluding London -29 2311 £40,000 - 108
London -9 1950 £50,000 - 62
South East -3 722 £40,000 -5.88% 30
North of England -21 529 £37,500 - 40
Midlands -21 382 £41,000 +2.50% 9
South West -18 329 £38,500 +1.32% 13
North West -20 293 £40,000 +5.26% 28
West Midlands -25 275 £40,250 +2.36% 5
East of England -65 203 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Yorkshire -41 185 £37,500 +11.94% 10
Scotland -12 116 £40,000 +6.67% 5
East Midlands -16 106 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North East +14 51 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Wales -20 31 £31,730 -20.18%
Northern Ireland -40 19 £31,750 -20.63%
Channel Islands +4 1 £65,000 +5.69%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 2458 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 1461 (33.46%) Windows
3 1416 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 1409 (32.27%) SQL
5 1305 (29.89%) Office 365
6 1181 (27.05%) .NET
7 1100 (25.19%) Finance
8 1068 (24.46%) Active Directory
9 1061 (24.30%) C#
10 815 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
11 791 (18.12%) JavaScript
12 777 (17.80%) Windows Server
13 758 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
14 754 (17.27%) ITIL
15 721 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
16 679 (15.55%) CRM
17 676 (15.48%) HTML
18 663 (15.19%) VMware
19 619 (14.18%) Degree
20 617 (14.13%) CSS
21 603 (13.81%) PowerShell
22 576 (13.19%) SharePoint 2013
23 564 (12.92%) ASP.NET
24 486 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
25 485 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
26 472 (10.81%) MS Exchange
27 457 (10.47%) Project Management
28 444 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
29 439 (10.05%) MVC
30 424 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 576 (13.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 472 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 361 (8.27%) IIS
4 357 (8.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 307 (7.03%) Skype for Business
6 233 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
7 224 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
8 204 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 116 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 98 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 92 (2.11%) CMS
12 55 (1.26%) Umbraco
13 53 (1.21%) Apache
14 45 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 35 (0.80%) Confluence
16 32 (0.73%) Drupal
17 30 (0.69%) EPiServer
18 27 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
19 26 (0.60%) MS Project Server
20 22 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 758 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
2 391 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 205 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
4 199 (4.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 162 (3.71%) MS Visio
6 92 (2.11%) InfoPath
7 57 (1.31%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.092%) EngageOne
13 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.069%) Camtasia
13 3 (0.069%) SPSS
14 2 (0.046%) Stata
15 1 (0.023%) MicroStation
15 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 485 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.44%) Visualfiles
6 15 (0.34%) Exstream
7 13 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
7 13 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
8 11 (0.25%) assyst
9 10 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 9 (0.21%) iTrent
10 9 (0.21%) ResourceLink
10 9 (0.21%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.18%) Maximo
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.14%) SAP HR
13 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
13 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1305 (29.89%) Office 365
2 721 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 231 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
4 139 (3.18%) SaaS
5 105 (2.40%) PaaS
6 99 (2.27%) OneDrive
7 87 (1.99%) IaaS
8 64 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 60 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
10 38 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.71%) Yammer
12 17 (0.39%) Dropbox
12 17 (0.39%) Mimecast
13 15 (0.34%) G Suite
13 15 (0.34%) GitHub
13 15 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 12 (0.27%) iPaaS
14 12 (0.27%) npm
15 10 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 357 (8.18%) DNS
2 326 (7.47%) Firewall
3 293 (6.71%) DHCP
4 260 (5.96%) Skype
5 237 (5.43%) SAN
6 223 (5.11%) TCP/IP
7 216 (4.95%) Intranet
8 199 (4.56%) WAN
9 197 (4.51%) LAN
10 173 (3.96%) VPN
11 149 (3.41%) VoIP
12 86 (1.97%) Internet
13 81 (1.86%) VLAN
14 68 (1.56%) Wireless
15 63 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
16 62 (1.42%) NAS
17 57 (1.31%) Network Security
18 42 (0.96%) iSCSI
18 42 (0.96%) MPLS
19 41 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1416 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 424 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 339 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 185 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
6 181 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 160 (3.66%) Power BI
8 158 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 130 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 110 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 81 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
11 81 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
12 73 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 72 (1.65%) QlikView
14 57 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
15 53 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 52 (1.19%) OLAP
17 48 (1.10%) MySQL
18 44 (1.01%) RDBMS
19 35 (0.80%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 265 (6.07%) Visual Studio
2 238 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 158 (3.62%) JIRA
4 107 (2.45%) Subversion
5 103 (2.36%) Git (software)
6 55 (1.26%) Selenium
7 51 (1.17%) Jenkins
8 50 (1.15%) NUnit
9 41 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 33 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 31 (0.71%) Moq
12 27 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
13 21 (0.48%) gulp
14 20 (0.46%) Jasmine
14 20 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 19 (0.44%) MSTest
16 18 (0.41%) Grunt
17 14 (0.32%) HP UFT
18 13 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1100 (25.19%) Finance
2 343 (7.86%) Banking
3 199 (4.56%) Advertising
4 183 (4.19%) Legal
5 162 (3.71%) Investment Banking
6 153 (3.50%) Law
7 91 (2.08%) Retail
7 91 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 89 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 77 (1.76%) Marketing
10 71 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 64 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 62 (1.42%) Publishing
13 44 (1.01%) Back Office
14 22 (0.50%) Electronics
14 22 (0.50%) Front Office
14 22 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.34%) Games
16 13 (0.30%) Billing
16 13 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 1089 (24.94%) Developer
2 810 (18.55%) Analyst
3 358 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 340 (7.79%) Support Analyst
5 327 (7.49%) Administrator
6 317 (7.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 282 (6.46%) Applications Support
8 253 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 244 (5.59%) Architect
10 241 (5.52%) Consultant
11 217 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 212 (4.86%) IT Support
13 211 (4.83%) Support Engineer
14 199 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
15 178 (4.08%) SharePoint Administrator
16 155 (3.55%) Applications Support Analyst
17 153 (3.50%) Project Manager
18 146 (3.34%) SQL Developer
19 139 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
20 130 (2.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1181 (27.05%) .NET
2 676 (15.48%) HTML
3 617 (14.13%) CSS
4 564 (12.92%) ASP.NET
5 341 (7.81%) Web Services
6 302 (6.92%) jQuery
7 275 (6.30%) .NET Framework
8 261 (5.98%) AngularJS
9 241 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 216 (4.95%) HTML5
11 193 (4.42%) WCF
12 188 (4.31%) XML
13 145 (3.32%) REST
14 138 (3.16%) WPF
15 129 (2.95%) Ajax
16 127 (2.91%) CSS3
17 121 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 114 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 110 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 102 (2.34%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 354 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 180 (4.12%) User Experience
4 141 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 128 (2.93%) Data Centre
6 88 (2.02%) Clustering
7 74 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 68 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 64 (1.47%) Replication
10 59 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 59 (1.35%) Driving Licence
11 54 (1.24%) Hedge funds
12 49 (1.12%) PMI
13 40 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 39 (0.89%) Fat Client
14 39 (0.89%) Thin Client
15 38 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
16 37 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
16 37 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 36 (0.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1461 (33.46%) Windows
2 777 (17.80%) Windows Server
3 391 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 370 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 303 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 261 (5.98%) Windows 10
7 238 (5.45%) Linux
8 162 (3.71%) Unix
9 127 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 99 (2.27%) Android
11 94 (2.15%) Windows 8
12 84 (1.92%) Apple iOS
13 48 (1.10%) Windows XP
14 39 (0.89%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.85%) Solaris
16 29 (0.66%) CentOS
16 29 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (0.48%) Mac OS
18 19 (0.44%) AIX
19 15 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (17.27%) ITIL
3 679 (15.55%) CRM
4 486 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
5 457 (10.47%) Project Management
6 439 (10.05%) MVC
7 341 (7.81%) Migration
8 323 (7.40%) PRINCE2
9 286 (6.55%) Workflow
10 266 (6.09%) Scrum
11 257 (5.89%) SDLC
12 223 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 208 (4.76%) Document Management
13 208 (4.76%) Mentoring
14 198 (4.54%) Change Management
15 197 (4.51%) Web Development
16 190 (4.35%) Business Analysis
17 188 (4.31%) DevOps
18 184 (4.21%) Service Delivery
19 182 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1409 (32.27%) SQL
2 1061 (24.30%) C#
3 791 (18.12%) JavaScript
4 603 (13.81%) PowerShell
5 294 (6.73%) T-SQL
6 200 (4.58%) Java
7 144 (3.30%) VB
8 130 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 120 (2.75%) PHP
10 78 (1.79%) Python
11 59 (1.35%) VBA
12 52 (1.19%) Perl
13 49 (1.12%) C
14 48 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 44 (1.01%) VBScript
16 37 (0.85%) C++
17 35 (0.80%) Shell Script
18 33 (0.76%) Ruby
19 29 (0.66%) Bash Shell
20 27 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 619 (14.18%) Degree
2 422 (9.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 259 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 245 (5.61%) MCSE
5 173 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 115 (2.63%) MCSA
7 96 (2.20%) MCP
8 80 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 79 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 64 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 61 (1.40%) CCNA
11 61 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 61 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 60 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 57 (1.31%) MCITP
14 56 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 31 (0.71%) CISSP
16 28 (0.64%) ISEB
17 27 (0.62%) MCSD
18 26 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (3.85%) PMO
2 156 (3.57%) SLA
3 102 (2.34%) QA
4 61 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 51 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (1.05%) GDPR
7 14 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.25%) COBIT
10 9 (0.21%) HL7
10 9 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.18%) P3O
11 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.11%) MiFID
13 3 (0.069%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.069%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.046%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1068 (24.46%) Active Directory
2 444 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 335 (7.67%) Hyper-V
4 107 (2.45%) vSphere
5 106 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
6 80 (1.83%) XenApp
7 73 (1.67%) XenDesktop
8 60 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 55 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 36 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 33 (0.76%) DFS Replication
12 31 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 28 (0.64%) Docker
14 27 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.57%) XenServer
16 22 (0.50%) Postfix
17 18 (0.41%) BitLocker
18 14 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 10 (0.23%) ISA Server
20 9 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 294 (6.73%) SCCM
2 83 (1.90%) Backup Exec
3 81 (1.86%) SCOM
4 46 (1.05%) WSUS
5 43 (0.98%) Puppet
6 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 36 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 33 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 32 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 27 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 20 (0.46%) vCenter Server
13 19 (0.44%) Ansible
13 19 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
13 19 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 18 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (0.39%) FortiGate
16 16 (0.37%) SCVMM
17 14 (0.32%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2458 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 663 (15.19%) VMware
3 330 (7.56%) Citrix
4 293 (6.71%) Cisco
5 267 (6.12%) Oracle
6 191 (4.37%) HP
7 129 (2.95%) SAP
8 94 (2.15%) Veeam
9 88 (2.02%) Nintex
10 86 (1.97%) Symantec
11 84 (1.92%) IBM
11 84 (1.92%) NetApp
12 73 (1.67%) Sitecore
13 72 (1.65%) EMC
14 68 (1.56%) Dell
15 67 (1.53%) Remedy
16 65 (1.49%) Tableau
17 59 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
18 56 (1.28%) Google
19 54 (1.24%) McAfee