Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 138 135
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3,171 3,704 4,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 2.46% 2.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.10% 15.31% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 2,943 3,574
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18,542 24,192 29,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.69% 16.04% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14,890 19,307 24,161
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,012 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +6.79% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -9 2,697 £45,000 - 538
UK excluding London +11 1,766 £42,500 +6.25% 439
London -16 1,137 £52,500 +5.00% 133
South East +11 527 £43,500 +2.35% 119
North of England -30 337 £39,250 +1.29% 123
Midlands +11 306 £45,100 +12.75% 67
South West +25 245 £42,500 +16.44% 54
North West +11 195 £35,000 -11.39% 70
West Midlands -34 164 £47,500 +18.75% 38
East Midlands +42 142 £45,000 +12.50% 28
East of England +3 138 £39,159 -7.86% 44
Yorkshire -9 118 £45,000 +19.00% 42
Scotland +40 113 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Wales +27 95 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North East -41 24 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Northern Ireland -9 12 £45,500 -9.00% 3

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,928 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 1,498 (47.24%) Office 365
3 1,310 (41.31%) Azure
4 1,158 (36.52%) Windows
5 1,090 (34.37%) Active Directory
6 715 (22.55%) SQL Server
7 703 (22.17%) .NET
8 699 (22.04%) SQL
9 626 (19.74%) Windows Server
10 604 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 527 (16.62%) Finance
12 525 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
13 516 (16.27%) PowerShell
14 506 (15.96%) VMware
15 473 (14.92%) CRM
16 472 (14.88%) C#
17 461 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
18 460 (14.51%) ITIL
19 416 (13.12%) Windows 10
20 410 (12.93%) SCCM
21 407 (12.84%) Power Platform
22 374 (11.79%) JavaScript
23 367 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
24 361 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 355 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
26 345 (10.88%) Dynamics 365
27 341 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
28 324 (10.22%) Migration
29 322 (10.15%) Hyper-V
30 319 (10.06%) 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
1 284 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 253 (7.98%) Skype for Business
3 202 (6.37%) BizTalk Server
4 150 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 144 (4.54%) IIS
6 90 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 84 (2.65%) Confluence
8 73 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 71 (2.24%) CMS
10 59 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 39 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
12 31 (0.98%) WordPress
13 29 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
14 25 (0.79%) Drupal
14 25 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 19 (0.60%) Apache
16 15 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.38%) Tomcat
18 6 (0.19%) IBM Notes
19 5 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 525 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
2 212 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 122 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 69 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
6 44 (1.39%) InfoPath
7 20 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 15 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.32%) ProjectWise
11 9 (0.28%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.13%) InDesign
14 3 (0.095%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 355 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 198 (6.24%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.73%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 14 (0.44%) SAP BPC
7 9 (0.28%) Temenos T24
8 8 (0.25%) Primavera
9 7 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.22%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 6 (0.19%) Magento
11 4 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.095%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.095%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.095%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.063%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1,498 (47.24%) Office 365
2 1,310 (41.31%) Azure
3 407 (12.84%) Power Platform
4 345 (10.88%) Dynamics 365
5 317 (10.00%) OneDrive
6 263 (8.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 207 (6.53%) AWS
8 200 (6.31%) PowerApps
9 88 (2.78%) SaaS
10 85 (2.68%) Microsoft Flow
11 79 (2.49%) IaaS
12 75 (2.37%) PaaS
13 60 (1.89%) Yammer
14 53 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
15 48 (1.51%) ShareGate
16 27 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
17 25 (0.79%) Mimecast
18 24 (0.76%) GitHub
19 20 (0.63%) Azure Stack
19 20 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 319 (10.06%) DNS
2 267 (8.42%) Skype
3 258 (8.14%) DHCP
4 240 (7.57%) Firewall
5 190 (5.99%) WAN
6 180 (5.68%) LAN
7 159 (5.01%) SAN
8 157 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 153 (4.82%) Intranet
10 142 (4.48%) VPN
11 95 (3.00%) Internet
12 90 (2.84%) VoIP
13 77 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
14 61 (1.92%) VLAN
14 61 (1.92%) Wireless
15 57 (1.80%) NetScaler
16 49 (1.55%) NAS
17 35 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
19 31 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 715 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 253 (7.98%) Power BI
3 162 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 160 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
5 156 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 86 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 76 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 41 (1.29%) MySQL
10 40 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
12 33 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 33 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
14 24 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (0.57%) Oracle Database
16 15 (0.47%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.44%) OLAP
18 13 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 191 (6.02%) JIRA
2 188 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 115 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (2.62%) Git (software)
5 58 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 40 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 30 (0.95%) Selenium
8 23 (0.73%) Jenkins
9 18 (0.57%) Bitbucket
10 17 (0.54%) Zephyr
11 15 (0.47%) MSI
12 13 (0.41%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.35%) Chocolatey
13 11 (0.35%) Grunt
14 10 (0.32%) GitLab
14 10 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 9 (0.28%) Postman
15 9 (0.28%) TestRail
15 9 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (0.25%) JUnit
General
1 527 (16.62%) Finance
2 150 (4.73%) Public Sector
3 128 (4.04%) Retail
4 106 (3.34%) Legal
5 85 (2.68%) Marketing
6 78 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 66 (2.08%) Law
7 66 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 58 (1.83%) Banking
9 56 (1.77%) Back Office
10 29 (0.91%) Local Government
11 28 (0.88%) Billing
12 22 (0.69%) Electronics
13 15 (0.47%) Publishing
14 14 (0.44%) Advertising
14 14 (0.44%) Automotive
14 14 (0.44%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.41%) Fire and Rescue
15 13 (0.41%) Housing Association
16 12 (0.38%) Police
Job Titles
1 544 (17.16%) Developer
2 461 (14.54%) Analyst
3 319 (10.06%) Architect
3 319 (10.06%) Consultant
4 212 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 208 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 181 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
7 171 (5.39%) Support Analyst
8 144 (4.54%) Administrator
9 138 (4.35%) IT Support
10 136 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
11 126 (3.97%) Project Manager
12 114 (3.60%) Applications Support
13 108 (3.41%) IT Engineer
14 103 (3.25%) .NET Developer
15 97 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
16 95 (3.00%) SharePoint Analyst
17 92 (2.90%) C# Developer
18 83 (2.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 79 (2.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (22.17%) .NET
2 288 (9.08%) HTML
3 273 (8.61%) CSS
4 228 (7.19%) ASP.NET
5 156 (4.92%) J2EE
6 125 (3.94%) .NET Framework
7 114 (3.60%) jQuery
8 112 (3.53%) Web Services
9 87 (2.74%) AngularJS
10 77 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 76 (2.40%) Entity Framework
12 72 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 71 (2.24%) REST
14 70 (2.21%) HTML5
14 70 (2.21%) React
15 64 (2.02%) XML
16 43 (1.36%) JSON
17 36 (1.14%) .NET Core
18 35 (1.10%) Middleware
18 35 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 251 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 231 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 230 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 90 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
5 76 (2.40%) User Experience
6 56 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 49 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 47 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
9 45 (1.42%) Clustering
10 44 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.32%) Replication
12 32 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 30 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 29 (0.91%) PKI
15 27 (0.85%) Fat Client
15 27 (0.85%) Smartphone
15 27 (0.85%) Thin Client
16 26 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.82%) iPad
17 23 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,158 (36.52%) Windows
2 626 (19.74%) Windows Server
3 416 (13.12%) Windows 10
4 182 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 161 (5.08%) Linux
6 153 (4.82%) Windows 7
7 125 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (2.05%) Windows 8
9 50 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 49 (1.55%) Mac OS
11 42 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 39 (1.23%) Android
13 31 (0.98%) Unix
13 31 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.63%) CentOS
15 17 (0.54%) AIX
16 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.095%) Solaris
18 3 (0.095%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (14.92%) CRM
3 461 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
4 460 (14.51%) ITIL
5 367 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
6 324 (10.22%) Migration
7 307 (9.68%) Project Management
8 251 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 229 (7.22%) Project Delivery
10 218 (6.87%) DevOps
11 199 (6.28%) PRINCE2
12 178 (5.61%) Change Management
13 173 (5.46%) Presales
14 172 (5.42%) MVC
15 160 (5.05%) Service Management
16 147 (4.64%) Mentoring
17 133 (4.19%) Waterfall
17 133 (4.19%) Workflow
18 131 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 118 (3.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 699 (22.04%) SQL
2 516 (16.27%) PowerShell
3 472 (14.88%) C#
4 374 (11.79%) JavaScript
5 201 (6.34%) Java
6 107 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 65 (2.05%) C
8 64 (2.02%) VB.NET
9 56 (1.77%) Python
10 54 (1.70%) VB
11 51 (1.61%) PHP
12 35 (1.10%) VBA
13 32 (1.01%) VBScript
14 29 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 28 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 23 (0.73%) X++
17 21 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.60%) Shell Script
19 12 (0.38%) C++
20 7 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 341 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 205 (6.46%) MCSE
3 193 (6.09%) Degree
4 126 (3.97%) MCSA
5 118 (3.72%) Security Cleared
6 106 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (2.96%) CCNA
8 74 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 46 (1.45%) MCP
10 38 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 28 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (0.79%) DBS Check
13 24 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (0.69%) MCITP
15 21 (0.66%) CCNP
15 21 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 21 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 18 (0.57%) CCA
18 16 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (6.28%) SLA
2 87 (2.74%) PMO
3 86 (2.71%) QA
4 66 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (1.01%) GDPR
7 27 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.60%) NIST
9 17 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.22%) HL7
11 7 (0.22%) P3O
12 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.16%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.13%) GxP
15 3 (0.095%) COBIT
15 3 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.095%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.063%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1,090 (34.37%) Active Directory
2 361 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 322 (10.15%) Hyper-V
4 100 (3.15%) XenApp
5 94 (2.96%) vSphere
6 74 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 42 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
11 18 (0.57%) Docker
12 17 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.32%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.25%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.22%) Firmware
17 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.22%) NFS
17 7 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 410 (12.93%) SCCM
2 217 (6.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 111 (3.50%) SCOM
4 90 (2.84%) WSUS
5 30 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 30 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 26 (0.82%) vCenter Server
7 25 (0.79%) SCOrch
7 25 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
8 23 (0.73%) PowerCLI
9 21 (0.66%) AirWatch
10 20 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 19 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
12 18 (0.57%) Backup Exec
12 18 (0.57%) Terraform
13 16 (0.50%) Puppet
14 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 13 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,928 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 506 (15.96%) VMware
3 276 (8.70%) Oracle
4 248 (7.82%) SAP
5 246 (7.76%) Cisco
6 236 (7.44%) Citrix
7 97 (3.06%) HP
8 96 (3.03%) Apple
9 66 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (2.02%) Meraki
10 64 (2.02%) Veeam
11 58 (1.83%) Dell
12 57 (1.80%) Nintex
13 52 (1.64%) NetApp
14 50 (1.58%) ServiceNow
15 42 (1.32%) Adobe
16 37 (1.17%) Atlassian
17 34 (1.07%) IBM
18 33 (1.04%) JD Edwards
19 32 (1.01%) Remedy