Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 133 150
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 -6
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 2,871 1,156 3,348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 2.41% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.73% 17.17% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,277 980 2,781
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,472 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +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 17,159 6,734 20,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.78% 14.06% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10,699 5,593 16,202
10th Percentile £31,240 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,914
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.86% -2.47%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -24 2,453 £47,500 - 638
UK excluding London +1 1,627 £41,500 -2.35% 504
London -48 928 £57,500 +4.55% 187
Work from Home -19 665 £55,000 +17.02% 111
South East -23 462 £47,500 +5.56% 97
North of England -29 406 £38,750 -3.13% 140
Midlands +37 315 £41,500 +9.43% 106
North West -18 226 £39,500 -12.22% 79
West Midlands -2 202 £42,500 +9.08% 71
South West -13 164 £35,000 -17.65% 59
Yorkshire -26 163 £37,750 -5.63% 51
East of England -38 146 £38,000 -10.59% 47
East Midlands +11 112 £37,750 +2.72% 34
Scotland -12 112 £47,193 +5.22% 31
Wales -43 33 £38,750 +10.71% 18
North East -30 17 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Northern Ireland -36 8 £40,000 - 4
Channel Islands - 4 £38,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 1,830 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 1,650 (57.47%) Microsoft 365
3 1,417 (49.36%) Azure
4 995 (34.66%) Windows
5 917 (31.94%) Active Directory
6 841 (29.29%) Social Skills
7 648 (22.57%) Power Platform
8 559 (19.47%) SQL
9 538 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
10 537 (18.70%) Windows Server
11 508 (17.69%) Microsoft Office
12 470 (16.37%) OneDrive
13 460 (16.02%) SQL Server
14 426 (14.84%) Windows 10
15 421 (14.66%) VMware
15 421 (14.66%) PowerShell
16 408 (14.21%) Project Management
17 406 (14.14%) Azure Active Directory
18 397 (13.83%) Finance
19 394 (13.72%) Microsoft Intune
20 378 (13.17%) Power BI
20 378 (13.17%) .NET
21 377 (13.13%) PowerApps
22 368 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
23 352 (12.26%) ITIL
24 350 (12.19%) Degree
25 347 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
26 336 (11.70%) Migration
27 331 (11.53%) C#
27 331 (11.53%) JavaScript

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
1 185 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 138 (4.81%) CMS
3 111 (3.87%) Confluence
4 102 (3.55%) IIS
5 99 (3.45%) Documentum
6 42 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 40 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 39 (1.36%) Skype for Business
9 35 (1.22%) WordPress
10 34 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 32 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (0.91%) Drupal
12 26 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (0.84%) Apache
13 24 (0.84%) Umbraco
14 23 (0.80%) SAS
15 18 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (0.42%) Tomcat
18 11 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 508 (17.69%) Microsoft Office
2 263 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 141 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 85 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
5 77 (2.68%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.70%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.45%) InDesign
9 12 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
9 12 (0.42%) Windchill
10 9 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.28%) EngageOne
11 8 (0.28%) InVision
12 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.17%) Adobe XD
15 4 (0.14%) SPSS
15 4 (0.14%) Stata
16 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
17 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 157 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.81%) TrackWise
3 21 (0.73%) SAP HR
4 20 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 18 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.63%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 16 (0.56%) Sentinel
7 14 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.49%) Sage 200
8 11 (0.38%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
13 5 (0.17%) OpenCart
13 5 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
14 4 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
15 3 (0.10%) Maximo
15 3 (0.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1,650 (57.47%) Microsoft 365
2 1,417 (49.36%) Azure
3 648 (22.57%) Power Platform
4 470 (16.37%) OneDrive
5 406 (14.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 377 (13.13%) PowerApps
7 297 (10.34%) Power Automate
8 248 (8.64%) Dynamics 365
9 238 (8.29%) SaaS
10 229 (7.98%) AWS
11 150 (5.22%) PaaS
12 119 (4.14%) IaaS
13 97 (3.38%) Veeva
14 80 (2.79%) Azure Logic Apps
15 77 (2.68%) Mimecast
16 75 (2.61%) Yammer
17 38 (1.32%) Serverless
18 29 (1.01%) Smartsheet
19 28 (0.98%) Azure Functions
19 28 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 307 (10.69%) DNS
1 307 (10.69%) Firewall
2 238 (8.29%) DHCP
3 172 (5.99%) VPN
4 143 (4.98%) WAN
5 141 (4.91%) LAN
6 140 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 99 (3.45%) Intranet
8 92 (3.20%) VLAN
9 84 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
10 62 (2.16%) SAN
11 59 (2.06%) Skype
12 58 (2.02%) Unified Communications
13 57 (1.99%) VoIP
14 53 (1.85%) Wireless
15 49 (1.71%) Internet
16 40 (1.39%) MPLS
17 37 (1.29%) Network Security
18 36 (1.25%) HTTP
19 33 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 378 (13.17%) Power BI
3 117 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 116 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (2.06%) Tableau
7 56 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (1.78%) MySQL
9 36 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 36 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 31 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 25 (0.87%) MS Access
12 22 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (0.70%) Big Data
14 20 (0.70%) Metadata
15 18 (0.63%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.59%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 193 (6.72%) JIRA
2 81 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 76 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 19 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (0.63%) Selenium
8 17 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 15 (0.52%) GitLab
10 14 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.42%) Postman
11 12 (0.42%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.38%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (0.35%) eggPlant
13 10 (0.35%) JMeter
13 10 (0.35%) LoadRunner
13 10 (0.35%) REST Assured
13 10 (0.35%) The Grinder
14 9 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 841 (29.29%) Social Skills
2 397 (13.83%) Finance
3 259 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (4.84%) Retail
5 135 (4.70%) Organisational Skills
6 119 (4.14%) Marketing
7 115 (4.01%) Public Sector
8 107 (3.73%) Manufacturing
9 105 (3.66%) Legal
10 99 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 97 (3.38%) Law
12 82 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
13 60 (2.09%) Publishing
14 55 (1.92%) Telecoms
15 45 (1.57%) Banking
16 37 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 33 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
18 31 (1.08%) Local Government
19 30 (1.04%) French Language
19 30 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 408 (14.21%) Developer
2 406 (14.14%) Analyst
3 280 (9.75%) Consultant
4 206 (7.18%) Support Engineer
5 189 (6.58%) Architect
6 179 (6.23%) IT Support
7 161 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 141 (4.91%) Support Analyst
9 125 (4.35%) IT Engineer
10 120 (4.18%) Project Manager
11 108 (3.76%) IT Manager
12 104 (3.62%) SharePoint Developer
13 103 (3.59%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
14 101 (3.52%) Administrator
15 92 (3.20%) .NET Developer
16 81 (2.82%) C# Developer
17 79 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
17 79 (2.75%) IT Analyst
18 74 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
19 71 (2.47%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (13.17%) .NET
2 209 (7.28%) HTML
3 185 (6.44%) CSS
4 132 (4.60%) jQuery
5 124 (4.32%) ASP.NET
5 124 (4.32%) React
6 122 (4.25%) Web Services
7 83 (2.89%) .NET Framework
8 69 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 69 (2.40%) REST
8 69 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 60 (2.09%) JSON
10 59 (2.06%) .NET Core
11 57 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 45 (1.57%) HTML5
13 41 (1.43%) XML
14 39 (1.36%) Entity Framework
14 39 (1.36%) SAML
15 32 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (0.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 243 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 159 (5.54%) Data Centre
3 117 (4.08%) Life Science
4 110 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 107 (3.73%) User Experience
6 79 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 47 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 42 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 37 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 32 (1.11%) Cloud Native
11 32 (1.11%) Pharmacovigilance
12 30 (1.04%) Social Media
13 28 (0.98%) Biotechnology
14 27 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
15 23 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
16 20 (0.70%) N-Tier
17 19 (0.66%) NHS
18 18 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
18 18 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 995 (34.66%) Windows
2 537 (18.70%) Windows Server
3 426 (14.84%) Windows 10
4 170 (5.92%) Linux
5 166 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (5.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 141 (4.91%) Windows Server 2019
8 92 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (3.10%) Android
10 77 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 59 (2.06%) Mac OS
12 45 (1.57%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.80%) VMS
14 22 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.63%) CentOS
16 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.42%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.38%) Unix
19 10 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 10 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (14.21%) Project Management
3 368 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 352 (12.26%) ITIL
5 347 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
6 336 (11.70%) Migration
7 325 (11.32%) DevOps
8 292 (10.17%) Project Delivery
9 261 (9.09%) CRM
10 231 (8.05%) Service Delivery
11 229 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 179 (6.23%) Mentoring
13 174 (6.06%) Change Management
14 169 (5.89%) Content Management
15 164 (5.71%) Scrum
16 154 (5.36%) Presales
17 151 (5.26%) Computer Science
18 147 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 146 (5.09%) ERP
20 136 (4.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 559 (19.47%) SQL
2 421 (14.66%) PowerShell
3 331 (11.53%) C#
3 331 (11.53%) JavaScript
4 105 (3.66%) Python
5 104 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 74 (2.58%) TypeScript
7 70 (2.44%) Java
8 57 (1.99%) VBA
9 50 (1.74%) C
10 30 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 27 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 25 (0.87%) PHP
12 25 (0.87%) VB
12 25 (0.87%) VBScript
13 17 (0.59%) Perl
14 14 (0.49%) Ruby
15 11 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 9 (0.31%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.28%) Natural
Qualifications
1 350 (12.19%) Degree
2 231 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 96 (3.34%) MCSE
5 81 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (2.68%) CCNA
7 76 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 69 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 51 (1.78%) PMI Certification
10 45 (1.57%) PMP
11 32 (1.11%) MCSA
12 29 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 28 (0.98%) MCP
14 25 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (0.84%) CIPD
16 23 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
17 22 (0.77%) ISEB
18 19 (0.66%) ACCA
19 18 (0.63%) MOS
20 17 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (4.60%) SLA
2 89 (3.10%) QA
3 88 (3.07%) GDPR
4 85 (2.96%) PMO
5 77 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 35 (1.22%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.77%) Accessibility
10 18 (0.63%) GxP
11 17 (0.59%) Good Clinical Practice
12 15 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 13 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 12 (0.42%) P3O
15 11 (0.38%) GMP
15 11 (0.38%) HL7
16 9 (0.31%) ISO 13485
16 9 (0.31%) ISO 9001
17 7 (0.24%) COBIT
18 6 (0.21%) GLP
System Software
1 917 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 297 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 290 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (2.33%) vSphere
5 52 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 38 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 33 (1.15%) XenApp
9 28 (0.98%) BitLocker
10 17 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (0.45%) Docker
13 8 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.14%) Firmware
16 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.070%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 394 (13.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 216 (7.52%) SCCM
3 49 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
4 48 (1.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 48 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
5 41 (1.43%) Terraform
5 41 (1.43%) WSUS
6 35 (1.22%) SCOM
7 27 (0.94%) Kubernetes
8 20 (0.70%) AirWatch
9 17 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.42%) Ansible
11 12 (0.42%) Nagios
11 12 (0.42%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.38%) FortiGate
13 10 (0.35%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.28%) vCenter Server
16 6 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1,830 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 421 (14.66%) VMware
3 163 (5.68%) Cisco
4 152 (5.29%) Citrix
5 134 (4.67%) Oracle
6 120 (4.18%) SAP
7 101 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
8 96 (3.34%) Veeam
9 84 (2.93%) OpenText
10 76 (2.65%) Sophos
11 72 (2.51%) Apple
12 69 (2.40%) ServiceNow
13 61 (2.12%) Sitecore
14 51 (1.78%) HP
15 45 (1.57%) Nintex
16 44 (1.53%) Adobe
17 40 (1.39%) Dell
18 37 (1.29%) Google
19 36 (1.25%) Sage
20 34 (1.18%) Meraki