Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 139 101
Rank change year-on-year -4 -38 -18
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4,148 4,419 5,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.38% 2.49% 2.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.30% 13.81% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,343 3,628 4,836
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

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 29,011 32,001 38,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.61% 18.02% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23,251 26,059 32,367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 -11 3,843 £45,000 - 450
UK excluding London +16 2,501 £40,000 -1.23% 346
London -40 1,528 £52,500 +5.00% 148
South East -5 742 £42,500 - 77
Midlands +35 519 £42,500 - 49
North of England +1 511 £37,500 -6.25% 103
South West +28 296 £38,500 +2.67% 43
West Midlands +4 268 £39,498 -1.26% 34
North West -25 257 £37,500 -6.25% 53
East Midlands +80 248 £42,500 - 15
East of England -40 223 £42,500 -19.05% 28
Yorkshire +11 185 £37,500 -6.25% 41
Scotland +29 145 £40,000 +9.59% 30
North East +27 68 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Wales +47 64 £34,000 +4.62% 9
Channel Islands +7 15 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Northern Ireland +12 12 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Isle of Man - 5 £29,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 2,379 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 1,511 (36.43%) Office 365
3 1,198 (28.88%) Windows
4 1,193 (28.76%) SQL
5 1,169 (28.18%) .NET
6 1,115 (26.88%) SQL Server
7 1,048 (25.27%) C#
8 1,008 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 972 (23.43%) Active Directory
10 884 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 881 (21.24%) Finance
12 772 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
13 716 (17.26%) ITIL
14 702 (16.92%) HTML
15 646 (15.57%) CSS
16 634 (15.28%) Windows Server
17 597 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
18 562 (13.55%) SharePoint 2013
19 560 (13.50%) VMware
20 542 (13.07%) CRM
21 536 (12.92%) PowerShell
22 486 (11.72%) Degree
23 483 (11.64%) ASP.NET
24 447 (10.78%) Project Management
25 442 (10.66%) MVC
26 428 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
27 426 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
28 424 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
29 414 (9.98%) MS Exchange
30 395 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM

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
1 562 (13.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 414 (9.98%) MS Exchange
3 312 (7.52%) Skype for Business
4 237 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 168 (4.05%) IIS
6 153 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
7 147 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
8 132 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 117 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 116 (2.80%) CMS
11 66 (1.59%) Umbraco
12 48 (1.16%) Drupal
13 47 (1.13%) Documentum
14 46 (1.11%) IBM Notes
15 39 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
16 37 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 35 (0.84%) Confluence
18 31 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
18 31 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
19 27 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 597 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
2 324 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 203 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 180 (4.34%) Microsoft Project
5 162 (3.91%) MS Visio
6 93 (2.24%) InfoPath
7 32 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.048%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.024%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.024%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.024%) Revit
11 1 (0.024%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 395 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.70%) NetSuite
3 29 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.41%) Elite 3E
5 15 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 13 (0.31%) Concordance
6 13 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.31%) HFM
6 13 (0.31%) Relativity
6 13 (0.31%) Scribe Insight
7 11 (0.27%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.24%) Workfront
9 9 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.17%) TrackWise
11 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
11 6 (0.14%) Sage 200
12 5 (0.12%) Infor M3
12 5 (0.12%) Movex
12 5 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,511 (36.43%) Office 365
2 1,008 (24.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 305 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
4 132 (3.18%) OneDrive
5 126 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 111 (2.68%) IaaS
7 96 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
8 89 (2.15%) PaaS
8 89 (2.15%) SaaS
9 53 (1.28%) Yammer
10 46 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (0.94%) Mimecast
12 22 (0.53%) Serverless
13 17 (0.41%) GitHub
14 12 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (0.22%) G Suite
16 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
17 7 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 345 (8.32%) Firewall
2 313 (7.55%) DNS
3 270 (6.51%) Skype
4 235 (5.67%) DHCP
5 232 (5.59%) Intranet
6 200 (4.82%) LAN
7 188 (4.53%) SAN
8 183 (4.41%) TCP/IP
8 183 (4.41%) VPN
9 175 (4.22%) WAN
10 113 (2.72%) Internet
11 89 (2.15%) VoIP
12 82 (1.98%) Network Security
13 76 (1.83%) NAS
14 73 (1.76%) Wireless
15 60 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
15 60 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
16 53 (1.28%) VLAN
17 36 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
17 36 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,115 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 325 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 290 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 161 (3.88%) Power BI
5 145 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 135 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 114 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 81 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 61 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
10 61 (1.47%) MySQL
11 45 (1.08%) QlikView
12 42 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
13 41 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 41 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
15 35 (0.84%) NoSQL
16 33 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
17 32 (0.77%) Big Data
18 31 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 288 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 200 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 85 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 79 (1.90%) JIRA
6 54 (1.30%) NUnit
6 54 (1.30%) Subversion
7 52 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 48 (1.16%) gulp
9 45 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 38 (0.92%) webpack
11 36 (0.87%) Jenkins
12 29 (0.70%) Moq
13 27 (0.65%) TeamCity
14 25 (0.60%) Bitbucket
15 24 (0.58%) Mocha
16 23 (0.55%) Selenium
17 22 (0.53%) Babel
18 21 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
19 20 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 881 (21.24%) Finance
2 322 (7.76%) Advertising
3 131 (3.16%) Legal
4 129 (3.11%) Law
5 120 (2.89%) Retail
6 115 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 115 (2.77%) Marketing
7 111 (2.68%) Banking
8 76 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 58 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 44 (1.06%) Publishing
11 41 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 38 (0.92%) Back Office
13 24 (0.58%) Games
14 22 (0.53%) German Language
14 22 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.41%) French Language
16 13 (0.31%) Billing
17 10 (0.24%) Electronics
18 9 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,159 (27.94%) Developer
2 695 (16.76%) Analyst
3 455 (10.97%) SharePoint Developer
4 310 (7.47%) .NET Developer
5 282 (6.80%) Consultant
6 239 (5.76%) Architect
7 236 (5.69%) Support Engineer
8 228 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 225 (5.42%) Administrator
10 192 (4.63%) Support Analyst
11 187 (4.51%) IT Support
12 176 (4.24%) Senior Developer
13 154 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
14 151 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 150 (3.62%) Business Analyst
16 135 (3.25%) Project Manager
17 126 (3.04%) Applications Support
18 118 (2.84%) IT Manager
19 113 (2.72%) IT Analyst
20 111 (2.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,169 (28.18%) .NET
2 702 (16.92%) HTML
3 646 (15.57%) CSS
4 483 (11.64%) ASP.NET
5 327 (7.88%) .NET Framework
6 300 (7.23%) jQuery
7 295 (7.11%) Web Services
8 266 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 264 (6.36%) AngularJS
10 199 (4.80%) Entity Framework
11 194 (4.68%) REST
11 194 (4.68%) XML
12 183 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 179 (4.32%) HTML5
14 155 (3.74%) WCF
15 151 (3.64%) React
16 107 (2.58%) JSON
17 106 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 84 (2.03%) CSS3
19 74 (1.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 426 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 194 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 194 (4.68%) User Experience
4 186 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 170 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 93 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 78 (1.88%) Driving Licence
8 74 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 55 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
9 55 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 53 (1.28%) Clustering
11 49 (1.18%) Virtual Team
12 48 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 40 (0.96%) Fat Client
13 40 (0.96%) Thin Client
14 39 (0.94%) Replication
15 37 (0.89%) NHS
16 36 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 35 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,198 (28.88%) Windows
2 634 (15.28%) Windows Server
3 327 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 245 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 238 (5.74%) Windows 10
6 216 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 199 (4.80%) Linux
8 64 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 58 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 50 (1.21%) Android
12 39 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 39 (0.94%) Unix
13 27 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 20 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.46%) CentOS
16 15 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 11 (0.27%) pSOS
18 7 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
2 716 (17.26%) ITIL
3 542 (13.07%) CRM
4 447 (10.78%) Project Management
5 442 (10.66%) MVC
6 428 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
7 424 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
8 347 (8.37%) Migration
9 274 (6.61%) Workflow
10 265 (6.39%) Business Analysis
11 235 (5.67%) SDLC
12 231 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 225 (5.42%) Service Delivery
14 224 (5.40%) Mentoring
15 218 (5.26%) Web Development
16 217 (5.23%) PRINCE2
17 216 (5.21%) Presales
17 216 (5.21%) Waterfall
18 209 (5.04%) Change Management
19 203 (4.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,193 (28.76%) SQL
2 1,048 (25.27%) C#
3 884 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 536 (12.92%) PowerShell
5 234 (5.64%) T-SQL
6 112 (2.70%) Java
7 90 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 74 (1.78%) VB
9 63 (1.52%) C
10 62 (1.49%) Python
11 55 (1.33%) C++
12 53 (1.28%) VBA
13 52 (1.25%) PHP
14 51 (1.23%) TypeScript
15 27 (0.65%) R
16 25 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.51%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.39%) VBScript
19 12 (0.29%) Scala
20 11 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 486 (11.72%) Degree
2 352 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 237 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 143 (3.45%) MCSE
5 123 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 122 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 98 (2.36%) MCSA
8 62 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 56 (1.35%) PMI Certification
10 51 (1.23%) MCPD
10 51 (1.23%) MCTS
11 48 (1.16%) PMP
12 37 (0.89%) MCP
13 34 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (0.80%) MCSD
15 32 (0.77%) DV Cleared
15 32 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 29 (0.70%) MCITP
17 28 (0.68%) CCNA
18 27 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.70%) SLA
2 160 (3.86%) PMO
3 107 (2.58%) QA
4 101 (2.43%) GDPR
5 72 (1.74%) Data Quality
6 57 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 13 (0.31%) P3O
10 10 (0.24%) COBIT
11 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.17%) PMBOK
13 6 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (0.14%) GxP
14 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 3 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
17 2 (0.048%) GAAP
17 2 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 972 (23.43%) Active Directory
2 380 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 93 (2.24%) vSphere
5 66 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 63 (1.52%) XenApp
7 62 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 29 (0.70%) Docker
9 29 (0.70%) Terminal Services
10 26 (0.63%) BitLocker
11 25 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 25 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 21 (0.51%) VMware NSX
13 15 (0.36%) DFS Replication
14 14 (0.34%) Firmware
15 11 (0.27%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.24%) XenServer
17 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 8 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 241 (5.81%) SCCM
2 68 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 67 (1.62%) SCOM
4 40 (0.96%) SCVMM
5 38 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 37 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 32 (0.77%) Puppet
8 29 (0.70%) WSUS
9 25 (0.60%) AirWatch
10 24 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 24 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (0.51%) Ansible
13 19 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 14 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
14 14 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (0.31%) HP ALM
15 13 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2,379 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 560 (13.50%) VMware
3 260 (6.27%) Cisco
4 253 (6.10%) Citrix
5 248 (5.98%) Oracle
6 177 (4.27%) SAP
7 175 (4.22%) HP
8 127 (3.06%) Nintex
9 107 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
10 99 (2.39%) IBM
11 90 (2.17%) Google
12 85 (2.05%) ServiceNow
13 84 (2.03%) Dell
14 81 (1.95%) Remedy
15 77 (1.86%) Veeam
16 73 (1.76%) EMC
17 66 (1.59%) Apple
18 63 (1.52%) Red Hat
19 61 (1.47%) Xamarin
20 60 (1.45%) Symantec