Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 105 89
Rank change year-on-year -38 -16 -23
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4345 5472 7079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.86% 3.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.87% 15.48% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3493 4542 6002
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
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 31337 35342 42128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.79% 18.46% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25116 29976 35020
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 September 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 25 September 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 -27 4120 £45,000 +3.45% 155
UK excluding London -34 2333 £40,000 - 116
London -17 1922 £50,000 - 52
South East -1 742 £40,000 -5.88% 26
North of England -28 521 £37,500 - 36
Midlands -21 398 £41,000 +2.50% 17
South West -22 325 £37,500 -1.32% 11
West Midlands -19 293 £40,125 +0.31% 12
North West -7 291 £40,000 +5.26% 19
East of England -77 211 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Yorkshire -33 186 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Scotland -25 107 £41,250 +10.00% 9
East Midlands -8 104 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North East +6 44 £35,000 -14.63% 5
Wales -26 33 £31,568 -21.08% 2
Northern Ireland -42 14 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Channel Islands +9 2 £65,000 +5.69%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2456 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 1511 (34.78%) Windows
3 1453 (33.44%) SQL
4 1436 (33.05%) SQL Server
5 1265 (29.11%) Office 365
6 1186 (27.30%) .NET
7 1093 (25.16%) Active Directory
8 1055 (24.28%) Finance
9 1020 (23.48%) C#
10 828 (19.06%) Windows Server
11 811 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
12 777 (17.88%) ITIL
13 757 (17.42%) JavaScript
14 726 (16.71%) Microsoft Office
15 712 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 697 (16.04%) CRM
17 695 (16.00%) VMware
18 642 (14.78%) Degree
19 624 (14.36%) HTML
20 603 (13.88%) CSS
21 596 (13.72%) SharePoint 2013
22 589 (13.56%) ASP.NET
23 588 (13.53%) PowerShell
24 494 (11.37%) Dynamics CRM
25 490 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
26 485 (11.16%) MS Exchange
27 453 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
28 439 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
29 418 (9.62%) Project Management
29 418 (9.62%) 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
1 596 (13.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 485 (11.16%) MS Exchange
3 382 (8.79%) IIS
4 345 (7.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 307 (7.07%) Skype for Business
6 234 (5.39%) BizTalk Server
7 233 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
8 206 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 131 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 95 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 92 (2.12%) CMS
12 66 (1.52%) Apache
13 44 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 43 (0.99%) Umbraco
15 34 (0.78%) Confluence
16 29 (0.67%) MS Project Server
17 28 (0.64%) Drupal
18 27 (0.62%) EPiServer
19 23 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
19 23 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 726 (16.71%) Microsoft Office
2 395 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 220 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
4 190 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 152 (3.50%) MS Visio
6 67 (1.54%) InfoPath
7 46 (1.06%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.092%) EngageOne
14 3 (0.069%) Camtasia
14 3 (0.069%) SPSS
15 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.046%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.046%) Stata
16 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 494 (11.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 21 (0.48%) Exstream
6 15 (0.35%) Visualfiles
7 13 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
8 12 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
9 11 (0.25%) assyst
10 9 (0.21%) iTrent
10 9 (0.21%) ResourceLink
10 9 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
11 8 (0.18%) Maximo
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.18%) SAP Business One
12 6 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
12 6 (0.14%) SAP HR
13 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1265 (29.11%) Office 365
2 712 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (3.01%) SaaS
5 103 (2.37%) PaaS
6 93 (2.14%) IaaS
7 86 (1.98%) OneDrive
8 62 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 59 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 41 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (0.78%) Yammer
12 18 (0.41%) GitHub
13 17 (0.39%) Dropbox
14 15 (0.35%) G Suite
14 15 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 14 (0.32%) iPaaS
16 12 (0.28%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
17 10 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 386 (8.88%) DNS
2 338 (7.78%) Firewall
3 315 (7.25%) DHCP
4 273 (6.28%) Skype
5 248 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 243 (5.59%) SAN
7 214 (4.93%) Intranet
8 202 (4.65%) LAN
9 201 (4.63%) WAN
10 171 (3.94%) VPN
11 157 (3.61%) VoIP
12 84 (1.93%) Internet
13 80 (1.84%) VLAN
14 60 (1.38%) NAS
15 59 (1.36%) Network Security
15 59 (1.36%) Wireless
16 58 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
17 52 (1.20%) SMTP
18 48 (1.10%) iSCSI
19 40 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1436 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 418 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 330 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 193 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 190 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
6 182 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 171 (3.94%) Power BI
8 156 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 140 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 102 (2.35%) Relational Database
11 82 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
12 77 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
13 68 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 67 (1.54%) QlikView
15 56 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 52 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
17 51 (1.17%) MySQL
17 51 (1.17%) OLAP
18 43 (0.99%) RDBMS
19 35 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 250 (5.75%) Visual Studio
2 240 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 144 (3.31%) JIRA
4 108 (2.49%) Subversion
5 95 (2.19%) Git (software)
6 65 (1.50%) Selenium
7 58 (1.33%) NUnit
8 53 (1.22%) Jenkins
9 39 (0.90%) Bitbucket
10 37 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 34 (0.78%) Moq
12 28 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
13 23 (0.53%) Jasmine
13 23 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (0.46%) gulp
14 20 (0.46%) MSTest
15 19 (0.44%) HP UFT
16 18 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 17 (0.39%) Grunt
18 16 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1055 (24.28%) Finance
2 344 (7.92%) Banking
3 195 (4.49%) Advertising
4 180 (4.14%) Legal
5 173 (3.98%) Retail
6 165 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 159 (3.66%) Law
8 98 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 85 (1.96%) Retail Banking
10 80 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 74 (1.70%) Marketing
12 71 (1.63%) Publishing
13 58 (1.33%) Financial Institution
14 53 (1.22%) Back Office
15 25 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.51%) Electronics
16 22 (0.51%) Front Office
17 15 (0.35%) Games
18 14 (0.32%) Billing
18 14 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 1029 (23.68%) Developer
2 784 (18.04%) Analyst
3 347 (7.99%) .NET Developer
4 337 (7.76%) Support Analyst
5 325 (7.48%) Administrator
6 305 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 287 (6.61%) Applications Support
8 263 (6.05%) Architect
9 230 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 230 (5.29%) Consultant
10 218 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 216 (4.97%) Support Engineer
12 201 (4.63%) IT Support
13 187 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
14 184 (4.23%) SharePoint Administrator
15 146 (3.36%) SQL Developer
16 145 (3.34%) Applications Support Analyst
16 145 (3.34%) Project Manager
17 125 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
18 122 (2.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1186 (27.30%) .NET
2 624 (14.36%) HTML
3 603 (13.88%) CSS
4 589 (13.56%) ASP.NET
5 312 (7.18%) Web Services
6 288 (6.63%) jQuery
7 273 (6.28%) .NET Framework
8 257 (5.91%) AngularJS
9 218 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 205 (4.72%) HTML5
11 188 (4.33%) XML
12 186 (4.28%) WCF
13 140 (3.22%) WPF
14 121 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 120 (2.76%) Ajax
16 119 (2.74%) REST
17 118 (2.72%) CSS3
18 115 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 110 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 96 (2.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 327 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 180 (4.14%) User Experience
4 144 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 142 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 76 (1.75%) Clustering
7 75 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 66 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 63 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 62 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 61 (1.40%) Replication
12 50 (1.15%) Hedge funds
13 49 (1.13%) PMI
13 49 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 42 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
15 38 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 37 (0.85%) Equities
16 37 (0.85%) Fixed Income
17 35 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1511 (34.78%) Windows
2 828 (19.06%) Windows Server
3 398 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 380 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 308 (7.09%) Windows 7
6 265 (6.10%) Windows 10
7 256 (5.89%) Linux
8 166 (3.82%) Unix
9 145 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 103 (2.37%) Windows 8
11 93 (2.14%) Android
12 81 (1.86%) Apple iOS
13 57 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 44 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (0.90%) Mac OS X
16 36 (0.83%) Solaris
17 35 (0.81%) CentOS
18 27 (0.62%) Mac OS
19 17 (0.39%) AIX
20 15 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (17.88%) ITIL
3 697 (16.04%) CRM
4 490 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
5 418 (9.62%) Project Management
6 416 (9.57%) MVC
7 346 (7.96%) Migration
8 315 (7.25%) PRINCE2
9 279 (6.42%) Scrum
10 276 (6.35%) Workflow
11 248 (5.71%) SDLC
12 204 (4.70%) Change Management
13 202 (4.65%) Mentoring
14 198 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 190 (4.37%) Document Management
16 186 (4.28%) Service Management
17 178 (4.10%) Business Analysis
18 177 (4.07%) Service Delivery
18 177 (4.07%) Web Development
19 172 (3.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1453 (33.44%) SQL
2 1020 (23.48%) C#
3 757 (17.42%) JavaScript
4 588 (13.53%) PowerShell
5 268 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 177 (4.07%) Java
7 153 (3.52%) VB
8 145 (3.34%) PHP
9 123 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 68 (1.57%) Python
11 61 (1.40%) VBA
12 48 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 46 (1.06%) VBScript
14 44 (1.01%) C
15 37 (0.85%) Perl
16 34 (0.78%) C++
17 26 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 26 (0.60%) TypeScript
18 23 (0.53%) Ruby
19 21 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 642 (14.78%) Degree
2 439 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 249 (5.73%) MCSE
4 238 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 165 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 126 (2.90%) MCSA
7 103 (2.37%) MCP
8 94 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 89 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
10 65 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 65 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 64 (1.47%) CCNA
11 64 (1.47%) PMI Certification
12 62 (1.43%) MCITP
13 56 (1.29%) DV Cleared
14 53 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 30 (0.69%) ISEB
16 29 (0.67%) CISSP
17 27 (0.62%) ISTQB
18 24 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (3.82%) PMO
2 164 (3.77%) SLA
3 112 (2.58%) QA
4 70 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 48 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.62%) GDPR
7 14 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.30%) HL7
9 11 (0.25%) COBIT
9 11 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.18%) P3O
12 5 (0.12%) MiFID
13 4 (0.092%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.069%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.046%) GMP
15 2 (0.046%) GxP
15 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1093 (25.16%) Active Directory
2 453 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 346 (7.96%) Hyper-V
4 108 (2.49%) vSphere
5 102 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (1.86%) XenApp
7 74 (1.70%) XenDesktop
8 55 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 52 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (0.85%) DFS Replication
11 34 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (0.67%) Docker
12 29 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
13 27 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 23 (0.53%) Postfix
14 23 (0.53%) XenServer
15 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.32%) BitLocker
17 12 (0.28%) ISA Server
18 8 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 279 (6.42%) SCCM
2 88 (2.03%) Backup Exec
3 85 (1.96%) SCOM
4 51 (1.17%) WSUS
5 47 (1.08%) Puppet
6 43 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 34 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 29 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 27 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 27 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 23 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (0.48%) vCenter Server
13 20 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 17 (0.39%) Ansible
14 17 (0.39%) FortiGate
14 17 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
14 17 (0.39%) SCDPM
15 15 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2456 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 695 (16.00%) VMware
3 352 (8.10%) Citrix
4 311 (7.16%) Cisco
5 277 (6.38%) Oracle
6 220 (5.06%) HP
7 145 (3.34%) SAP
8 100 (2.30%) NetApp
9 95 (2.19%) Veeam
10 86 (1.98%) Symantec
11 81 (1.86%) Nintex
12 78 (1.80%) IBM
13 75 (1.73%) Dell
14 70 (1.61%) EMC
15 69 (1.59%) Remedy
16 64 (1.47%) Sitecore
16 64 (1.47%) Tableau
17 58 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
18 57 (1.31%) Google
19 51 (1.17%) Adobe