Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 144 139
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2,922 3,712 4,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.49% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.54% 16.07% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,565 3,038 3,742
Median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,219 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.59% +5.55% -2.44%

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 16,661 23,104 29,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.45% 15.49% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13,244 18,290 24,447
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 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 -8 2,463 £47,500 - 321
UK excluding London +12 1,657 £45,000 +6.59% 249
London -23 1,010 £55,000 - 97
South East -6 469 £45,000 +5.88% 59
North of England -18 313 £40,000 +3.90% 78
Midlands +11 287 £45,000 +12.50% 28
South West +58 243 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Work from Home +34 227 £60,000 +4.35% 31
North West +34 184 £40,000 -6.98% 52
West Midlands 0 166 £45,000 +10.43% 17
East of England -1 129 £42,500 +6.25% 25
East Midlands +42 120 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Scotland +30 107 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Yorkshire -22 105 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Wales +12 94 £45,000 +7.14% 7
North East -45 24 £37,500 -5.06% 5
Northern Ireland +14 20 £40,000 -33.33%
Isle of Man +3 4 £47,500 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 1,717 (58.76%) Microsoft
2 1,383 (47.33%) Office 365
3 1,210 (41.41%) Azure
4 1,015 (34.74%) Windows
5 979 (33.50%) Active Directory
6 655 (22.42%) .NET
7 651 (22.28%) SQL
8 649 (22.21%) SQL Server
9 560 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
10 556 (19.03%) Windows Server
11 489 (16.74%) Finance
12 477 (16.32%) C#
13 453 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
14 449 (15.37%) CRM
15 417 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
15 417 (14.27%) ITIL
16 408 (13.96%) VMware
17 404 (13.83%) PowerShell
18 399 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
19 394 (13.48%) Power Platform
20 368 (12.59%) Windows 10
21 359 (12.29%) Dynamics 365
22 350 (11.98%) JavaScript
23 335 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
24 327 (11.19%) SCCM
25 326 (11.16%) Migration
26 319 (10.92%) Project Management
27 289 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
28 287 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
29 283 (9.69%) DNS

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
1 272 (9.31%) MS Exchange
2 217 (7.43%) Skype for Business
3 177 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
4 130 (4.45%) IIS
5 120 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 106 (3.63%) Confluence
7 87 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 82 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 77 (2.64%) CMS
10 64 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
12 35 (1.20%) Drupal
13 30 (1.03%) Umbraco
14 22 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (0.72%) WordPress
16 18 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (0.27%) Apache
17 8 (0.27%) Apache Spark
18 6 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
18 6 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 453 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
2 197 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
5 67 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 52 (1.78%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.27%) ProjectWise
11 7 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.21%) Camtasia
12 6 (0.21%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.21%) MadCap Flare
13 4 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.10%) InDesign
14 3 (0.10%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 335 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 185 (6.33%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 14 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.24%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
8 6 (0.21%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.21%) Magento
8 6 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.17%) Primavera
10 4 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.10%) Maximo
11 3 (0.10%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.10%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 2 (0.068%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,383 (47.33%) Office 365
2 1,210 (41.41%) Azure
3 394 (13.48%) Power Platform
4 359 (12.29%) Dynamics 365
5 275 (9.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 275 (9.41%) OneDrive
6 201 (6.88%) AWS
7 194 (6.64%) PowerApps
8 77 (2.64%) IaaS
9 73 (2.50%) SaaS
10 67 (2.29%) Microsoft Flow
10 67 (2.29%) PaaS
11 55 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (1.85%) ShareGate
13 39 (1.33%) Yammer
14 21 (0.72%) Mimecast
15 20 (0.68%) Serverless
16 19 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
17 16 (0.55%) Azure Functions
18 14 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 283 (9.69%) DNS
2 245 (8.38%) Skype
3 217 (7.43%) DHCP
3 217 (7.43%) Firewall
4 162 (5.54%) LAN
5 160 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 157 (5.37%) WAN
7 153 (5.24%) SAN
8 139 (4.76%) VPN
9 119 (4.07%) Intranet
10 85 (2.91%) Internet
11 75 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
12 65 (2.22%) VoIP
13 44 (1.51%) NetScaler
13 44 (1.51%) VLAN
14 40 (1.37%) Unified Communications
14 40 (1.37%) Wireless
15 37 (1.27%) NAS
16 35 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
17 24 (0.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (22.21%) SQL Server
2 257 (8.80%) Power BI
3 160 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
4 143 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 138 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (1.71%) MySQL
9 47 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 39 (1.33%) Relational Database
12 38 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.65%) Oracle Database
15 18 (0.62%) NoSQL
16 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.44%) MS Access
17 13 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 194 (6.64%) JIRA
2 160 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 112 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 87 (2.98%) Git (software)
5 33 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 32 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 29 (0.99%) Selenium
8 19 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 17 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.55%) SoapUI
11 13 (0.44%) JUnit
11 13 (0.44%) TestNG
11 13 (0.44%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.41%) Postman
13 11 (0.38%) Grunt
13 11 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
13 11 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 10 (0.34%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.34%) REST Assured
15 9 (0.31%) Chocolatey
General
1 489 (16.74%) Finance
2 138 (4.72%) Public Sector
3 137 (4.69%) Legal
4 109 (3.73%) Retail
5 95 (3.25%) Law
6 80 (2.74%) Marketing
7 58 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.54%) Banking
9 43 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.40%) Back Office
11 39 (1.33%) Billing
12 38 (1.30%) Local Government
13 25 (0.86%) Advertising
14 15 (0.51%) Automotive
15 12 (0.41%) Publishing
16 10 (0.34%) Games
17 9 (0.31%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.27%) Electronics
18 8 (0.27%) Retail Finance
19 7 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 518 (17.73%) Developer
2 410 (14.03%) Analyst
3 304 (10.40%) Consultant
4 238 (8.15%) Architect
5 201 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 185 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 177 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
8 151 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 134 (4.59%) IT Support
10 133 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 117 (4.00%) IT Engineer
12 114 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
13 110 (3.76%) Administrator
14 104 (3.56%) .NET Developer
15 103 (3.52%) Applications Support
16 86 (2.94%) C# Developer
17 79 (2.70%) IT Analyst
18 74 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
18 74 (2.53%) Business Analyst
19 70 (2.40%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (22.42%) .NET
2 282 (9.65%) HTML
3 272 (9.31%) CSS
4 215 (7.36%) ASP.NET
5 153 (5.24%) J2EE
6 123 (4.21%) jQuery
7 118 (4.04%) .NET Framework
8 113 (3.87%) Web Services
9 90 (3.08%) Entity Framework
9 90 (3.08%) HTML5
10 88 (3.01%) AngularJS
11 60 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (2.05%) REST
12 54 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 53 (1.81%) React
14 46 (1.57%) XML
15 44 (1.51%) Middleware
16 42 (1.44%) Sass
17 36 (1.23%) CSS3
18 32 (1.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 239 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 183 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 175 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 95 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (2.09%) User Experience
6 54 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 47 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
9 40 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.30%) Replication
11 33 (1.13%) Clustering
12 31 (1.06%) iPad
13 30 (1.03%) Driving Licence
14 27 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 23 (0.79%) Fat Client
15 23 (0.79%) Thin Client
16 21 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (0.72%) iPhone
17 18 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,015 (34.74%) Windows
2 556 (19.03%) Windows Server
3 368 (12.59%) Windows 10
4 157 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (4.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 121 (4.14%) Windows 7
7 116 (3.97%) Linux
8 96 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
10 38 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (1.23%) Windows 8
12 33 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 31 (1.06%) Mac OS
14 27 (0.92%) Unix
15 23 (0.79%) Android
16 19 (0.65%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.44%) CentOS
18 8 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.17%) AIX
20 4 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (15.37%) CRM
3 417 (14.27%) Business Intelligence
3 417 (14.27%) ITIL
4 399 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
5 326 (11.16%) Migration
6 319 (10.92%) Project Management
7 228 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 225 (7.70%) DevOps
9 217 (7.43%) Project Delivery
10 167 (5.72%) Change Management
11 154 (5.27%) PRINCE2
12 140 (4.79%) MVC
12 140 (4.79%) Presales
13 136 (4.65%) Service Management
14 123 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 119 (4.07%) Workflow
16 112 (3.83%) Scrum
17 108 (3.70%) Mentoring
17 108 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 651 (22.28%) SQL
2 477 (16.32%) C#
3 404 (13.83%) PowerShell
4 350 (11.98%) JavaScript
5 213 (7.29%) Java
6 93 (3.18%) T-SQL
7 73 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 70 (2.40%) Python
9 45 (1.54%) C
9 45 (1.54%) VB
10 33 (1.13%) VBScript
11 32 (1.10%) PHP
12 28 (0.96%) VBA
13 27 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 25 (0.86%) TypeScript
15 19 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.65%) X++
16 16 (0.55%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.48%) R
18 11 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 289 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (6.16%) Degree
3 156 (5.34%) MCSE
4 136 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 106 (3.63%) MCSA
6 100 (3.42%) SC Cleared
7 70 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (2.09%) CCNA
9 41 (1.40%) MCP
10 39 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 30 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
13 23 (0.79%) DBS Check
14 20 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 18 (0.62%) MCITP
16 18 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (0.55%) ISEB
19 14 (0.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (6.16%) SLA
2 99 (3.39%) QA
3 78 (2.67%) PMO
4 60 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (1.47%) GDPR
6 26 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.55%) NIST
8 15 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.27%) P3O
11 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.21%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.14%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.068%) COBIT
16 2 (0.068%) GxP
16 2 (0.068%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.068%) MiFID
17 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 979 (33.50%) Active Directory
2 287 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 279 (9.55%) Hyper-V
4 88 (3.01%) vSphere
5 62 (2.12%) XenApp
6 49 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 41 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
9 34 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 30 (1.03%) Docker
11 25 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.31%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 7 (0.24%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.24%) VMware NSX
18 6 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 327 (11.19%) SCCM
2 188 (6.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 68 (2.33%) WSUS
4 59 (2.02%) SCOM
5 36 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 28 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
7 21 (0.72%) vCenter Server
8 19 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 18 (0.62%) Terraform
10 15 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
10 15 (0.51%) PowerCLI
11 14 (0.48%) Puppet
12 13 (0.44%) Ansible
12 13 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (0.41%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
14 11 (0.38%) AirWatch
14 11 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,717 (58.76%) Microsoft
2 408 (13.96%) VMware
3 259 (8.86%) Oracle
4 215 (7.36%) Cisco
5 203 (6.95%) SAP
6 194 (6.64%) Citrix
7 84 (2.87%) HP
8 70 (2.40%) Apple
9 69 (2.36%) Veeam
10 53 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 51 (1.75%) Nintex
12 50 (1.71%) NetApp
13 45 (1.54%) Dell
14 44 (1.51%) Adobe
14 44 (1.51%) Meraki
15 42 (1.44%) ServiceNow
16 32 (1.10%) MuleSoft
16 32 (1.10%) Remedy
17 31 (1.06%) Intapp
18 30 (1.03%) Capita