Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 139 144
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 1,343 3,342 3,832
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.45% 2.48% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.58% 16.87% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,382 2,913 3,266
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,734 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.64% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 7,639 19,807 25,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.94% 14.68% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,367 15,930 20,709
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +8.75%

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 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the UK

SharePoint
Top 16 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 November 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 +23 1,248 £47,500 +5.56% 297
UK excluding London +6 753 £42,000 -1.18% 240
London +12 524 £60,000 +9.09% 79
South East +32 245 £45,000 - 57
North of England +44 218 £40,000 - 78
Work from Home +3 206 £45,000 -25.00% 54
North West +41 118 £44,500 +18.67% 43
South West +9 104 £42,500 +2.41% 28
Midlands -18 104 £37,500 -16.67% 34
West Midlands +21 80 £37,500 -16.85% 24
Yorkshire +28 79 £34,000 -24.44% 26
East of England +32 46 £33,750 -19.64% 23
Wales -18 25 £38,500 -14.44% 4
Scotland 0 24 £42,250 -0.71% 19
East Midlands -17 24 £32,500 -23.53% 10
North East +22 21 £35,000 - 9

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 843 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 734 (54.65%) Azure
3 714 (53.16%) Office 365
4 520 (38.72%) Windows
5 478 (35.59%) Active Directory
6 402 (29.93%) SQL
7 302 (22.49%) SQL Server
8 275 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
9 263 (19.58%) Windows Server
10 255 (18.99%) .NET
11 246 (18.32%) Finance
12 235 (17.50%) Power Platform
13 232 (17.27%) VMware
14 213 (15.86%) PowerShell
14 213 (15.86%) OneDrive
15 212 (15.79%) C#
16 210 (15.64%) ITIL
17 200 (14.89%) DevOps
17 200 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
18 187 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
18 187 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
19 174 (12.96%) CRM
20 172 (12.81%) Windows 10
21 169 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 162 (12.06%) Microsoft Intune
23 161 (11.99%) Dynamics 365
24 158 (11.76%) Migration
25 151 (11.24%) JavaScript
26 145 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
27 138 (10.28%) Dynamics CRM

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
1 109 (8.12%) MS Exchange
2 70 (5.21%) Skype for Business
3 63 (4.69%) Confluence
4 61 (4.54%) IIS
5 46 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
6 32 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (1.94%) CMS
9 20 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (0.97%) Drupal
13 8 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.45%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.45%) WordPress
16 4 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
16 4 (0.30%) Kentico
17 3 (0.22%) EPiServer
Applications
1 187 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 138 (10.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.97%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 11 (0.82%) Maximo
5 11 (0.82%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
7 9 (0.67%) iTrent
8 8 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.22%) Aareon QL
9 3 (0.22%) Primavera
10 2 (0.15%) Eikon
10 2 (0.15%) Line 500
10 2 (0.15%) Relativity
11 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.074%) OPENHousing
11 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 734 (54.65%) Azure
2 714 (53.16%) Office 365
3 235 (17.50%) Power Platform
4 213 (15.86%) OneDrive
5 200 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 161 (11.99%) Dynamics 365
7 122 (9.08%) PaaS
8 121 (9.01%) AWS
9 114 (8.49%) PowerApps
10 75 (5.58%) SaaS
11 58 (4.32%) IaaS
12 56 (4.17%) Power Automate
13 40 (2.98%) Azure Functions
13 40 (2.98%) Serverless
14 34 (2.53%) Logic Apps
15 33 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
16 29 (2.16%) Yammer
17 22 (1.64%) Mimecast
18 16 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 15 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 120 (8.94%) DNS
2 115 (8.56%) Firewall
3 98 (7.30%) Skype
4 89 (6.63%) VPN
5 69 (5.14%) DHCP
6 57 (4.24%) WAN
7 55 (4.10%) Intranet
8 50 (3.72%) LAN
9 42 (3.13%) VoIP
10 41 (3.05%) SAN
11 38 (2.83%) TCP/IP
11 38 (2.83%) Wireless
12 33 (2.46%) VLAN
13 31 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (1.64%) WebEx
15 20 (1.49%) Internet
16 18 (1.34%) Unified Communications
17 16 (1.19%) NAS
18 15 (1.12%) NetScaler
19 14 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 121 (9.01%) Power BI
3 59 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 49 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (2.08%) Data Lake
9 21 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
11 18 (1.34%) MySQL
12 13 (0.97%) NoSQL
12 13 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.89%) MS Access
14 11 (0.82%) QlikView
15 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.52%) EDRMS
16 7 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 80 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (5.51%) JIRA
3 58 (4.32%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 21 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (1.49%) Selenium
7 17 (1.27%) Postman
8 14 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 13 (0.97%) JUnit
9 13 (0.97%) TestNG
9 13 (0.97%) WebDriver
10 12 (0.89%) Fiddler
10 12 (0.89%) Subversion
11 11 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.60%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.30%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
13 4 (0.30%) Toad
14 3 (0.22%) NUnit
General
1 246 (18.32%) Finance
2 54 (4.02%) Public Sector
3 40 (2.98%) Marketing
4 39 (2.90%) Banking
5 37 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.23%) Back Office
8 24 (1.79%) Law
9 20 (1.49%) Electronics
10 15 (1.12%) Legal
11 14 (1.04%) Retail
12 12 (0.89%) Games
13 9 (0.67%) French Language
13 9 (0.67%) Housing Association
13 9 (0.67%) Social Housing
14 8 (0.60%) Advertising
15 7 (0.52%) Automotive
15 7 (0.52%) Military
15 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 242 (18.02%) Analyst
2 238 (17.72%) Developer
3 130 (9.68%) Architect
4 98 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 94 (7.00%) Support Engineer
6 89 (6.63%) Support Analyst
7 86 (6.40%) Consultant
8 64 (4.77%) Azure Engineer
9 63 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
10 62 (4.62%) Administrator
10 62 (4.62%) Office 365 Engineer
11 60 (4.47%) IT Support
12 57 (4.24%) SharePoint Developer
13 56 (4.17%) IT Engineer
14 53 (3.95%) Applications Support
14 53 (3.95%) Senior Developer
15 48 (3.57%) .NET Developer
16 44 (3.28%) C# Developer
17 40 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
18 36 (2.68%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (18.99%) .NET
2 119 (8.86%) CSS
3 79 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 68 (5.06%) HTML
5 66 (4.91%) jQuery
6 56 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 55 (4.10%) React
8 53 (3.95%) Entity Framework
9 51 (3.80%) .NET Core
9 51 (3.80%) Web Services
10 49 (3.65%) ASP.NET
11 48 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 40 (2.98%) XML
13 31 (2.31%) AngularJS
14 26 (1.94%) REST
15 20 (1.49%) Ajax
16 19 (1.41%) SAML
17 18 (1.34%) J2EE
18 16 (1.19%) RESTful
19 14 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.54%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.05%) User Experience
4 40 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.61%) N-Tier
7 31 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 29 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.86%) Replication
10 21 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 21 (1.56%) Reinsurance
11 19 (1.41%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (1.04%) Clustering
14 13 (0.97%) Wiki
15 11 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.82%) PKI
16 10 (0.74%) BYOD
16 10 (0.74%) e-Learning
16 10 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 520 (38.72%) Windows
2 263 (19.58%) Windows Server
3 172 (12.81%) Windows 10
4 83 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (4.54%) Windows Server 2019
6 60 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (4.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 56 (4.17%) Linux
9 28 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.82%) Unix
11 10 (0.74%) VMS
12 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.52%) Android
14 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.37%) Debian
15 5 (0.37%) HPUX
16 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.30%) CentOS
16 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (15.64%) ITIL
3 200 (14.89%) DevOps
4 187 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
5 174 (12.96%) CRM
6 158 (11.76%) Migration
7 145 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
8 107 (7.97%) Project Management
9 103 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 91 (6.78%) Test Automation
11 82 (6.11%) Project Delivery
12 76 (5.66%) MVC
13 75 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (5.29%) Mentoring
15 63 (4.69%) Microservices
16 61 (4.54%) Deployment Automation
17 59 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 57 (4.24%) Service Management
19 52 (3.87%) Change Management
19 52 (3.87%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 402 (29.93%) SQL
2 213 (15.86%) PowerShell
3 212 (15.79%) C#
4 151 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 58 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 30 (2.23%) Python
7 29 (2.16%) Java
8 13 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 11 (0.82%) VB
9 11 (0.82%) VBA
10 10 (0.74%) C
11 8 (0.60%) VBScript
12 6 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.22%) PHP
14 2 (0.15%) Ruby
14 2 (0.15%) Tcl
15 1 (0.074%) C++
15 1 (0.074%) DataFlex
15 1 (0.074%) XAML
Qualifications
1 120 (8.94%) Degree
2 101 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 40 (2.98%) MCSE
6 23 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.64%) CCNA
8 21 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.34%) MCSA
10 17 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 14 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 14 (1.04%) MCP
11 14 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.67%) HNC
12 9 (0.67%) MCITP
12 9 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.52%) SLA
2 57 (4.24%) GDPR
3 41 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (2.01%) QA
5 12 (0.89%) PMO
6 9 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.37%) GxP
7 5 (0.37%) P3O
8 4 (0.30%) NCSC
9 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.074%) COBIT
11 1 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 478 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 169 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (7.67%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.83%) XenApp
5 29 (2.16%) vSphere
6 22 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 21 (1.56%) Docker
8 20 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.12%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.82%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (0.45%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.37%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.15%) KVM
17 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 162 (12.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 130 (9.68%) SCCM
3 45 (3.35%) Terraform
4 19 (1.41%) WSUS
5 14 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.97%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.74%) SCVMM
8 9 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
8 9 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.60%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.60%) SCOM
10 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.45%) PowerCLI
12 5 (0.37%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.30%) Puppet
14 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 843 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 232 (17.27%) VMware
3 120 (8.94%) Cisco
4 107 (7.97%) Citrix
5 77 (5.73%) Oracle
6 52 (3.87%) Veeam
7 50 (3.72%) SAP
8 49 (3.65%) Nintex
9 45 (3.35%) Dell
10 41 (3.05%) HP
11 24 (1.79%) Meraki
12 22 (1.64%) Google
12 22 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.49%) Databricks
14 19 (1.41%) Apple
14 19 (1.41%) Sophos
15 18 (1.34%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.27%) ServiceNow
17 15 (1.12%) Forcepoint
17 15 (1.12%) Sitecore