Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 136 148
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -38
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3,382 4,067 4,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.40% 2.45% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.15% 14.76% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,811 3,311 3,468
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 20,945 27,558 31,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 16.63% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16,528 22,112 25,266
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +4.82% +3.75%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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 -12 3,064 £45,000 - 557
UK excluding London -14 1,956 £42,500 +6.25% 427
London +1 1,270 £55,000 +4.76% 171
South East -6 584 £45,000 - 129
North of England -40 403 £37,000 -1.33% 102
Midlands -22 326 £42,500 +6.25% 52
South West -22 247 £42,500 +13.33% 66
East of England +74 216 £42,000 -6.67% 37
North West -33 199 £39,250 +12.14% 56
West Midlands -13 191 £42,500 +15.67% 35
Yorkshire -16 171 £35,000 -12.50% 41
East Midlands -33 132 £42,500 - 17
Wales +39 92 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Scotland -13 81 £45,100 +6.12% 27
North East -17 33 £35,000 +16.67% 5
Northern Ireland -22 7 £33,500 +3.08% 1

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2,060 (60.91%) Microsoft
2 1,466 (43.35%) Office 365
3 1,342 (39.68%) Azure
4 1,234 (36.49%) Windows
5 1,064 (31.46%) Active Directory
6 1,047 (30.96%) SQL
7 907 (26.82%) SQL Server
8 787 (23.27%) .NET
9 690 (20.40%) Finance
10 678 (20.05%) Windows Server
11 671 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
12 653 (19.31%) VMware
13 593 (17.53%) PowerShell
14 552 (16.32%) CRM
15 550 (16.26%) C#
16 546 (16.14%) ITIL
17 534 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
18 496 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
19 463 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 424 (12.54%) Power Platform
21 399 (11.80%) Hyper-V
22 396 (11.71%) Dynamics CRM
23 386 (11.41%) SCCM
24 381 (11.27%) JavaScript
25 364 (10.76%) Citrix
26 355 (10.50%) DNS
27 350 (10.35%) Migration
28 342 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 342 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
29 334 (9.88%) Windows 10

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
1 301 (8.90%) MS Exchange
2 288 (8.52%) Skype for Business
3 184 (5.44%) IIS
4 167 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 166 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
6 114 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 86 (2.54%) Confluence
7 86 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 78 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
9 65 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 62 (1.83%) CMS
11 37 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 30 (0.89%) Apache
13 28 (0.83%) WordPress
14 24 (0.71%) Umbraco
15 20 (0.59%) Documentum
16 18 (0.53%) Drupal
16 18 (0.53%) IBM Notes
17 17 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
18 12 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 534 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 308 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 131 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 68 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
6 38 (1.12%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.21%) InDesign
11 3 (0.089%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.059%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.059%) Notepad++
12 2 (0.059%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.030%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 396 (11.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 144 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
5 18 (0.53%) Temenos T24
6 11 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.33%) SAP BPC
7 10 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 9 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.24%) nopCommerce
10 7 (0.21%) Q-Pulse
10 7 (0.21%) Sage CRM
10 7 (0.21%) Sage X3
10 7 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
11 6 (0.18%) Elite 3E
12 5 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
12 5 (0.15%) SAP GTS
13 4 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1,466 (43.35%) Office 365
2 1,342 (39.68%) Azure
3 424 (12.54%) Power Platform
4 324 (9.58%) OneDrive
5 292 (8.63%) AWS
6 245 (7.24%) Dynamics 365
7 227 (6.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 141 (4.17%) PowerApps
9 106 (3.13%) PaaS
10 96 (2.84%) IaaS
11 83 (2.45%) Microsoft Flow
12 77 (2.28%) Yammer
13 64 (1.89%) SaaS
14 57 (1.69%) Azure Stack
15 50 (1.48%) Serverless
16 42 (1.24%) Azure Functions
17 40 (1.18%) Mimecast
18 30 (0.89%) GCP
19 26 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
19 26 (0.77%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 355 (10.50%) DNS
2 314 (9.28%) Skype
3 304 (8.99%) Firewall
4 272 (8.04%) DHCP
5 216 (6.39%) WAN
6 200 (5.91%) LAN
7 190 (5.62%) SAN
8 187 (5.53%) TCP/IP
9 131 (3.87%) Intranet
10 122 (3.61%) VPN
11 105 (3.10%) Internet
11 105 (3.10%) VoIP
12 78 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
13 77 (2.28%) Wireless
14 76 (2.25%) VLAN
15 71 (2.10%) NetScaler
16 70 (2.07%) NAS
17 38 (1.12%) Network Security
18 37 (1.09%) MPLS
19 34 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 907 (26.82%) SQL Server
2 333 (9.85%) Power BI
3 310 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 253 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 99 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
7 98 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
8 82 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 68 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 58 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 51 (1.51%) MySQL
12 50 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 50 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 41 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 32 (0.95%) SSDT
15 31 (0.92%) NoSQL
16 26 (0.77%) Big Data
17 24 (0.71%) OLAP
18 23 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
19 22 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 286 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 205 (6.06%) JIRA
3 143 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 139 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 90 (2.66%) Git (software)
6 52 (1.54%) Zephyr
7 43 (1.27%) Selenium
8 42 (1.24%) TestRail
9 27 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 25 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 15 (0.44%) GitLab
13 14 (0.41%) JMeter
14 13 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.35%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (0.30%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.30%) TeamCity
18 9 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
19 8 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 690 (20.40%) Finance
2 173 (5.12%) Public Sector
3 133 (3.93%) Retail
4 98 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 86 (2.54%) Legal
6 78 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.10%) Banking
8 68 (2.01%) Marketing
9 41 (1.21%) Back Office
10 38 (1.12%) Law
11 27 (0.80%) Electronics
12 26 (0.77%) Local Government
13 22 (0.65%) Advertising
13 22 (0.65%) Fire and Rescue
14 17 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.47%) Police
16 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.38%) Publishing
17 12 (0.35%) Games
17 12 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 627 (18.54%) Analyst
2 607 (17.95%) Developer
3 282 (8.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 254 (7.51%) Architect
5 248 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 233 (6.89%) Consultant
7 200 (5.91%) Support Engineer
8 163 (4.82%) .NET Developer
9 162 (4.79%) IT Support
10 144 (4.26%) Administrator
11 143 (4.23%) Applications Support
12 129 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
13 112 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
14 110 (3.25%) IT Analyst
15 109 (3.22%) C# Developer
16 105 (3.10%) IT Engineer
17 100 (2.96%) Project Manager
18 96 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
19 95 (2.81%) Applications Support Analyst
20 84 (2.48%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (23.27%) .NET
2 310 (9.17%) ASP.NET
3 283 (8.37%) CSS
4 266 (7.87%) HTML
5 182 (5.38%) Web Services
6 150 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 137 (4.05%) jQuery
8 122 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 101 (2.99%) XML
10 97 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 90 (2.66%) J2EE
12 81 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (2.34%) Entity Framework
13 79 (2.34%) React
14 74 (2.19%) JSON
15 72 (2.13%) REST
16 70 (2.07%) .NET Core
17 56 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 51 (1.51%) HTML5
19 38 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 305 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 182 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 129 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
5 108 (3.19%) User Experience
6 79 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 56 (1.66%) Clustering
8 52 (1.54%) Replication
9 46 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 40 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
11 37 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 37 (1.09%) NHS
12 36 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 35 (1.03%) Life Science
14 34 (1.01%) PKI
15 33 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 31 (0.92%) Fat Client
16 31 (0.92%) Thin Client
17 29 (0.86%) Mobile App
18 28 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,234 (36.49%) Windows
2 678 (20.05%) Windows Server
3 334 (9.88%) Windows 10
4 266 (7.87%) Linux
5 230 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 198 (5.85%) Windows 7
7 170 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (2.66%) Windows 8
9 74 (2.19%) Mac OS
10 69 (2.04%) Unix
11 59 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 51 (1.51%) Android
13 42 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (1.15%) CentOS
15 37 (1.09%) Ubuntu
16 35 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (0.41%) AIX
19 11 (0.33%) SUSE
20 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (16.32%) CRM
3 546 (16.14%) ITIL
4 496 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
5 350 (10.35%) Migration
6 342 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 342 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
7 316 (9.34%) Project Management
8 244 (7.21%) DevOps
9 230 (6.80%) Project Delivery
10 209 (6.18%) MVC
11 199 (5.88%) Workflow
12 184 (5.44%) PRINCE2
13 180 (5.32%) Mentoring
14 176 (5.20%) Service Management
15 170 (5.03%) Change Management
16 167 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 160 (4.73%) Presales
18 157 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
19 151 (4.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,047 (30.96%) SQL
2 593 (17.53%) PowerShell
3 550 (16.26%) C#
4 381 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 266 (7.87%) T-SQL
6 177 (5.23%) Java
7 131 (3.87%) Python
8 85 (2.51%) VBA
9 80 (2.37%) PHP
9 80 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 60 (1.77%) VB
11 57 (1.69%) C
12 37 (1.09%) R
13 34 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 34 (1.01%) VBScript
14 26 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 20 (0.59%) X++
16 15 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.35%) Ruby
18 11 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 331 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 273 (8.07%) Degree
3 204 (6.03%) MCSE
4 148 (4.38%) Security Cleared
5 140 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 132 (3.90%) CCNA
7 106 (3.13%) MCSA
8 75 (2.22%) MCP
8 75 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 50 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (1.42%) DV Cleared
11 34 (1.01%) CCA
12 33 (0.98%) RHCE
13 28 (0.83%) CISSP
13 28 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
14 22 (0.65%) APMP
14 22 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
15 18 (0.53%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (5.29%) SLA
2 94 (2.78%) PMO
3 81 (2.40%) GDPR
4 66 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 64 (1.89%) QA
6 46 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 28 (0.83%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
9 25 (0.74%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.53%) NIST
11 9 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.24%) PMBOK
13 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.12%) COBIT
14 4 (0.12%) HL7
14 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 4 (0.12%) P3O
15 3 (0.089%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.059%) GxP
16 2 (0.059%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,064 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 463 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 399 (11.80%) Hyper-V
4 161 (4.76%) XenApp
5 97 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
6 93 (2.75%) XenDesktop
7 81 (2.40%) vSphere
8 68 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
9 61 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 39 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
11 35 (1.03%) Docker
12 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 20 (0.59%) VMware NSX
13 19 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
14 18 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (0.50%) LXC
15 17 (0.50%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 15 (0.44%) Terminal Server
17 14 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 386 (11.41%) SCCM
2 173 (5.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 142 (4.20%) SCOM
4 64 (1.89%) SCOrch
5 62 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 47 (1.39%) WSUS
7 37 (1.09%) vCenter Server
8 36 (1.06%) Puppet
9 35 (1.03%) Ansible
10 33 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (0.83%) Terraform
12 27 (0.80%) Kubernetes
13 23 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
14 22 (0.65%) Backup Exec
14 22 (0.65%) SCVMM
15 20 (0.59%) AirWatch
15 20 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
17 16 (0.47%) NetBackup
17 16 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,060 (60.91%) Microsoft
2 653 (19.31%) VMware
3 364 (10.76%) Citrix
4 327 (9.67%) Cisco
5 264 (7.81%) Oracle
6 188 (5.56%) SAP
7 152 (4.49%) HP
8 127 (3.76%) Nintex
9 98 (2.90%) Dell
10 88 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
11 70 (2.07%) IBM
12 63 (1.86%) Apple
13 62 (1.83%) Symantec
14 59 (1.74%) Veeam
15 56 (1.66%) ServiceNow
15 56 (1.66%) Splunk
16 55 (1.63%) Meraki
17 45 (1.33%) Atlassian
18 42 (1.24%) Google
19 40 (1.18%) Tableau