Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 135 126
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -26
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3,736 4,336 4,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.50% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.32% 14.66% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,967 3,597 3,823
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
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 24,391 29,581 31,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 17.05% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19,460 24,364 26,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,018 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £84,672 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,021 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.22% +1.25% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -7 3,456 £45,000 - 646
UK excluding London +23 2,093 £40,000 - 466
London -19 1,520 £50,000 - 224
South East +17 599 £42,500 +6.25% 131
North of England +31 517 £38,750 +1.97% 115
Midlands +28 363 £40,000 -3.61% 69
West Midlands +36 257 £40,000 -5.88% 52
North West +28 248 £40,000 -5.88% 62
East of England +58 229 £42,500 -5.56% 38
South West -33 221 £36,500 -8.75% 70
Yorkshire -1 190 £37,500 -6.25% 45
East Midlands +13 106 £40,000 +11.11% 17
Scotland -43 91 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North East +13 81 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Wales +24 53 £40,000 +22.14% 10
Northern Ireland 0 32 £50,000 +35.14% 4
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 2,169 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 1,378 (36.88%) Office 365
3 1,247 (33.38%) Windows
4 1,147 (30.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1,089 (29.15%) SQL
6 1,078 (28.85%) SQL Server
7 1,018 (27.25%) .NET
8 989 (26.47%) Active Directory
9 809 (21.65%) C#
10 692 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
11 682 (18.25%) Windows Server
12 678 (18.15%) Finance
13 657 (17.59%) JavaScript
14 656 (17.56%) CRM
15 637 (17.05%) ITIL
16 631 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
17 624 (16.70%) VMware
18 512 (13.70%) PowerShell
19 491 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
20 483 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
21 478 (12.79%) Dynamics CRM
22 448 (11.99%) HTML
23 407 (10.89%) CSS
24 396 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
25 393 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 379 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
27 362 (9.69%) Project Management
28 360 (9.64%) ASP.NET
29 354 (9.48%) Firewall
30 348 (9.31%) Analytical Skills

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
1 317 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 301 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 300 (8.03%) Skype for Business
4 247 (6.61%) IIS
5 178 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
6 152 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 110 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 108 (2.89%) CMS
9 103 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
10 74 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 51 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 48 (1.28%) Tomcat
13 47 (1.26%) Confluence
14 37 (0.99%) WordPress
15 33 (0.88%) Apache
15 33 (0.88%) Umbraco
16 28 (0.75%) Drupal
17 25 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
18 20 (0.54%) WebLogic
19 18 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 692 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 379 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 172 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
4 157 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 140 (3.75%) MS Visio
6 38 (1.02%) InfoPath
7 28 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.59%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.11%) Maple
13 2 (0.054%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.054%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.027%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.027%) Snagit
14 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 478 (12.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 121 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.48%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 12 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 12 (0.32%) Visualfiles
7 11 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
7 11 (0.29%) Infor M3
8 9 (0.24%) Movex
8 9 (0.24%) Scribe Insight
9 7 (0.19%) Elite 3E
9 7 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.16%) HFM
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,378 (36.88%) Office 365
2 1,147 (30.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
4 178 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 171 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
6 125 (3.35%) OneDrive
7 101 (2.70%) SaaS
8 90 (2.41%) IaaS
9 89 (2.38%) PaaS
10 50 (1.34%) Yammer
11 40 (1.07%) Mimecast
12 22 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (0.54%) GitHub
14 17 (0.46%) Force.com
15 16 (0.43%) G Suite
16 15 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
17 14 (0.37%) Serverless
18 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
19 12 (0.32%) Azure Functions
19 12 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 354 (9.48%) Firewall
2 289 (7.74%) DNS
3 236 (6.32%) Skype
4 234 (6.26%) DHCP
5 209 (5.59%) Intranet
6 192 (5.14%) TCP/IP
7 165 (4.42%) SAN
8 157 (4.20%) LAN
9 151 (4.04%) WAN
10 150 (4.01%) VPN
11 130 (3.48%) VoIP
12 109 (2.92%) Internet
13 82 (2.19%) VLAN
14 68 (1.82%) Wireless
15 56 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
16 55 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
17 41 (1.10%) NAS
18 36 (0.96%) PBX
19 32 (0.86%) MPLS
20 31 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,078 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 393 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 314 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 239 (6.40%) Power BI
5 171 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 164 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 158 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 99 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 88 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
11 70 (1.87%) MySQL
12 67 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
13 49 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
14 45 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 42 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
16 41 (1.10%) NoSQL
16 41 (1.10%) QlikView
17 39 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
18 37 (0.99%) OLAP
19 34 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 243 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 208 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 92 (2.46%) JIRA
5 77 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 43 (1.15%) Selenium
7 31 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (0.62%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.46%) gulp
11 16 (0.43%) Hudson
12 15 (0.40%) Chocolatey
12 15 (0.40%) SoapUI
13 14 (0.37%) Subversion
14 13 (0.35%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.35%) FrontPage
14 13 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (0.32%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.32%) Maven
16 11 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 678 (18.15%) Finance
2 125 (3.35%) Legal
3 121 (3.24%) Retail
4 99 (2.65%) Advertising
5 90 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.25%) Law
7 81 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 81 (2.17%) Marketing
8 80 (2.14%) Banking
9 35 (0.94%) Back Office
10 30 (0.80%) Publishing
11 21 (0.56%) Billing
12 18 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.29%) Retail Finance
16 9 (0.24%) French Language
17 8 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.19%) Military
19 5 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 767 (20.53%) Developer
2 702 (18.79%) Analyst
3 267 (7.15%) Consultant
4 236 (6.32%) Architect
5 227 (6.08%) Support Analyst
6 219 (5.86%) Administrator
7 217 (5.81%) .NET Developer
8 203 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 201 (5.38%) Support Engineer
10 185 (4.95%) SharePoint Developer
11 146 (3.91%) Applications Support
12 144 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
13 142 (3.80%) IT Support
14 138 (3.69%) C# Developer
15 134 (3.59%) Junior
16 116 (3.10%) IT Manager
17 114 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
18 110 (2.94%) Senior Developer
19 109 (2.92%) IT Analyst
19 109 (2.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,018 (27.25%) .NET
2 448 (11.99%) HTML
3 407 (10.89%) CSS
4 360 (9.64%) ASP.NET
5 265 (7.09%) jQuery
6 241 (6.45%) Web Services
7 226 (6.05%) .NET Framework
8 181 (4.84%) XML
9 164 (4.39%) AngularJS
10 134 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 134 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 126 (3.37%) JSON
12 117 (3.13%) REST
13 115 (3.08%) React
14 110 (2.94%) Entity Framework
15 92 (2.46%) HTML5
16 74 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 72 (1.93%) J2EE
18 71 (1.90%) SOAP
19 69 (1.85%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 348 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
3 198 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 182 (4.87%) Data Centre
5 94 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 82 (2.19%) User Experience
7 67 (1.79%) Clustering
8 63 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 58 (1.55%) Fintech
10 57 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 56 (1.50%) N-Tier
12 51 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 47 (1.26%) Replication
13 47 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
14 45 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 40 (1.07%) Reinsurance
17 39 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
18 35 (0.94%) Fat Client
18 35 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,247 (33.38%) Windows
2 682 (18.25%) Windows Server
3 328 (8.78%) Windows 10
4 316 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 313 (8.38%) Linux
6 241 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 222 (5.94%) Windows 7
8 90 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 76 (2.03%) Windows 8
10 67 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 64 (1.71%) Android
12 42 (1.12%) Unix
13 37 (0.99%) AIX
14 19 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.29%) CentOS
18 11 (0.29%) Solaris
18 11 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (17.56%) CRM
2 637 (17.05%) ITIL
3 631 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
4 491 (13.14%) Business Intelligence
5 396 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
6 362 (9.69%) Project Management
7 328 (8.78%) MVC
8 291 (7.79%) Migration
9 255 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 220 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 210 (5.62%) DevOps
12 196 (5.25%) Service Delivery
13 195 (5.22%) ERP
14 193 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 193 (5.17%) SDLC
15 191 (5.11%) Presales
16 190 (5.09%) Workflow
17 176 (4.71%) Change Management
18 173 (4.63%) Mentoring
19 167 (4.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,089 (29.15%) SQL
2 809 (21.65%) C#
3 657 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 512 (13.70%) PowerShell
5 273 (7.31%) T-SQL
6 163 (4.36%) Java
7 136 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 89 (2.38%) Python
9 88 (2.36%) VB
9 88 (2.36%) VBA
10 65 (1.74%) C
11 61 (1.63%) PHP
12 50 (1.34%) VBScript
13 44 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 42 (1.12%) C++
15 39 (1.04%) TypeScript
16 29 (0.78%) R
17 18 (0.48%) Apex Code
18 17 (0.46%) VB6
19 13 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 328 (8.78%) Degree
2 319 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 214 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 162 (4.34%) MCSE
5 136 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 100 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
7 98 (2.62%) MCSA
8 97 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 74 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
10 60 (1.61%) CCNA
11 49 (1.31%) MCP
12 47 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 27 (0.72%) DV Cleared
14 27 (0.72%) ISEB
14 27 (0.72%) PMP
15 25 (0.67%) PMI Certification
16 23 (0.62%) CCNP
17 20 (0.54%) ISTQB
18 19 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.68%) PMO
2 169 (4.52%) SLA
3 122 (3.27%) QA
4 108 (2.89%) GDPR
5 59 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 55 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.40%) COBIT
8 15 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.16%) GxP
10 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.13%) P3O
11 4 (0.11%) GAMP
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 2 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.027%) HL7
13 1 (0.027%) IASME
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 989 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 483 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 293 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 93 (2.49%) vSphere
5 74 (1.98%) XenApp
6 67 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 60 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
8 56 (1.50%) Docker
9 49 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 28 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 28 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 27 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 21 (0.56%) Terminal Server
14 18 (0.48%) LXC
15 16 (0.43%) BitLocker
15 16 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (0.35%) XenServer
17 11 (0.29%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 296 (7.92%) SCCM
2 76 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 66 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 51 (1.37%) SCOM
5 40 (1.07%) vCenter Server
6 31 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 25 (0.67%) AirWatch
7 25 (0.67%) Backup Exec
8 24 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
9 22 (0.59%) Kubernetes
10 21 (0.56%) WSUS
11 20 (0.54%) NetBackup
12 19 (0.51%) SCOrch
13 16 (0.43%) Ansible
13 16 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
13 16 (0.43%) Terraform
14 14 (0.37%) HP ALM
14 14 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (0.37%) Puppet
15 13 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2,169 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 624 (16.70%) VMware
3 273 (7.31%) Cisco
4 269 (7.20%) Oracle
5 256 (6.85%) Citrix
6 155 (4.15%) SAP
7 151 (4.04%) HP
8 114 (3.05%) Nintex
9 102 (2.73%) Symantec
10 96 (2.57%) IBM
11 95 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
12 86 (2.30%) Dell
13 79 (2.11%) McAfee
14 76 (2.03%) ServiceNow
15 75 (2.01%) Google
16 67 (1.79%) Tableau
17 56 (1.50%) Avaya
18 54 (1.45%) Veeam
19 48 (1.28%) NetApp
20 44 (1.18%) Sage