Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 105 81
Rank change year-on-year -36 -24 -14
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4348 5684 7231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.88% 3.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.68% 15.51% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3536 4687 6132
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,063
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.31% -4.31%
10th Percentile £27,438 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SharePoint is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31795 36659 41901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.59% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25653 31185 34657
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 -28 4142 £45,000 +4.65% 322
UK excluding London -41 2338 £40,000 - 217
London -16 1919 £50,000 - 116
South East -9 739 £42,500 - 61
North of England -25 520 £37,747 +0.66% 60
Midlands -23 413 £40,625 +1.56% 28
North West -8 311 £40,000 +6.67% 36
West Midlands -14 308 £40,000 - 19
South West -41 287 £37,500 - 35
East of England -40 271 £50,000 +17.65% 18
Yorkshire -42 180 £39,000 +11.43% 15
East Midlands -22 104 £42,500 +8.28% 9
Scotland -56 85 £40,000 - 14
Wales -19 33 £31,825 -20.44%
North East -9 29 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Channel Islands +9 6 £65,000 +5.69%
Northern Ireland -46 3 £42,500 +9.68% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing SharePoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 2491 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 1548 (35.60%) Windows
3 1476 (33.95%) SQL Server
4 1441 (33.14%) SQL
5 1225 (28.17%) Office 365
6 1210 (27.83%) .NET
7 1132 (26.03%) Active Directory
8 1025 (23.57%) Finance
9 1001 (23.02%) C#
10 871 (20.03%) Windows Server
11 804 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
12 764 (17.57%) ITIL
13 740 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 710 (16.33%) VMware
15 707 (16.26%) CRM
16 697 (16.03%) Microsoft Office
17 684 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 640 (14.72%) Degree
19 634 (14.58%) ASP.NET
20 604 (13.89%) CSS
21 602 (13.85%) HTML
22 599 (13.78%) SharePoint 2013
23 593 (13.64%) PowerShell
24 500 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
25 497 (11.43%) MS Exchange
26 487 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
27 469 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
28 461 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
29 449 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
30 411 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 599 (13.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 497 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 400 (9.20%) IIS
4 349 (8.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 302 (6.95%) Skype for Business
6 216 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
6 216 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 210 (4.83%) SharePoint Server
8 134 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 91 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 88 (2.02%) CMS
11 70 (1.61%) Apache
12 39 (0.90%) Confluence
13 37 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 34 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 27 (0.62%) WordPress
16 26 (0.60%) MS Project Server
16 26 (0.60%) WebSphere
17 23 (0.53%) EPiServer
18 20 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 697 (16.03%) Microsoft Office
2 411 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 243 (5.59%) Microsoft Project
4 190 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 141 (3.24%) MS Visio
6 54 (1.24%) InfoPath
7 38 (0.87%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.069%) SPSS
14 2 (0.046%) Camtasia
14 2 (0.046%) Snagit
14 2 (0.046%) Stata
15 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 500 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 41 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.39%) Exstream
6 16 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.28%) Maximo
8 9 (0.21%) iTrent
8 9 (0.21%) ResourceLink
8 9 (0.21%) Visualfiles
9 8 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.14%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.14%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.092%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1225 (28.17%) Office 365
2 684 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 223 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (3.01%) SaaS
5 94 (2.16%) PaaS
6 93 (2.14%) IaaS
7 70 (1.61%) OneDrive
8 58 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
9 56 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 54 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (0.94%) Yammer
12 20 (0.46%) GitHub
13 16 (0.37%) Dropbox
14 15 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 13 (0.30%) G Suite
16 12 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.28%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (0.21%) Boomi
19 7 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 399 (9.18%) DNS
2 334 (7.68%) DHCP
3 325 (7.47%) Firewall
4 271 (6.23%) Skype
5 251 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 245 (5.63%) SAN
7 227 (5.22%) LAN
8 215 (4.94%) WAN
9 196 (4.51%) Intranet
10 164 (3.77%) VPN
11 147 (3.38%) VoIP
12 85 (1.95%) Internet
13 70 (1.61%) VLAN
14 65 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (1.40%) SMTP
16 58 (1.33%) Wireless
17 55 (1.26%) Network Security
18 54 (1.24%) NAS
19 45 (1.03%) iSCSI
20 39 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1476 (33.95%) SQL Server
2 401 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 319 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 202 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 196 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 186 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 183 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
8 160 (3.68%) Power BI
9 155 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 103 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 82 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 77 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
13 61 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
13 61 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
14 59 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 53 (1.22%) MySQL
16 45 (1.03%) OLAP
16 45 (1.03%) QlikView
16 45 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 31 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 266 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 261 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 127 (2.92%) JIRA
4 101 (2.32%) Subversion
5 84 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 79 (1.82%) Selenium
7 59 (1.36%) NUnit
8 38 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 36 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 32 (0.74%) Moq
11 27 (0.62%) Bitbucket
12 26 (0.60%) Jasmine
12 26 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
13 23 (0.53%) MSTest
13 23 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 21 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 19 (0.44%) gulp
15 19 (0.44%) HP UFT
16 17 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (0.37%) Grunt
General
1 1025 (23.57%) Finance
2 325 (7.47%) Banking
3 191 (4.39%) Advertising
4 176 (4.05%) Retail
5 159 (3.66%) Legal
6 156 (3.59%) Investment Banking
7 153 (3.52%) Law
8 120 (2.76%) Telecoms
9 99 (2.28%) Manufacturing
10 82 (1.89%) Retail Banking
11 75 (1.72%) Marketing
11 75 (1.72%) Publishing
12 49 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 46 (1.06%) Back Office
14 27 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (0.55%) Electronics
16 23 (0.53%) Games
17 16 (0.37%) Front Office
18 13 (0.30%) Military
19 12 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1012 (23.28%) Developer
2 751 (17.27%) Analyst
3 334 (7.68%) .NET Developer
4 324 (7.45%) Administrator
5 323 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 311 (7.15%) SharePoint Developer
7 294 (6.76%) Architect
8 268 (6.16%) Applications Support
9 238 (5.47%) Consultant
10 228 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 220 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 216 (4.97%) Support Engineer
13 189 (4.35%) IT Support
14 182 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
15 175 (4.02%) SharePoint Administrator
16 144 (3.31%) Project Manager
17 135 (3.10%) SQL Developer
18 134 (3.08%) Senior Developer
19 129 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
20 122 (2.81%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1210 (27.83%) .NET
2 634 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 604 (13.89%) CSS
4 602 (13.85%) HTML
5 295 (6.78%) Web Services
6 287 (6.60%) jQuery
7 265 (6.09%) AngularJS
8 246 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 206 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 205 (4.71%) HTML5
11 203 (4.67%) XML
12 191 (4.39%) WCF
13 138 (3.17%) WPF
14 124 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 121 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 116 (2.67%) Ajax
17 115 (2.64%) CSS3
18 113 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 108 (2.48%) REST
20 86 (1.98%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 164 (3.77%) User Experience
4 163 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 154 (3.54%) Data Centre
6 81 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 74 (1.70%) Clustering
7 74 (1.70%) Replication
8 73 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 71 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 68 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
11 53 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 48 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (1.01%) PMI
14 42 (0.97%) Hedge funds
14 42 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
15 35 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 34 (0.78%) Fixed Income
16 34 (0.78%) iPad
17 33 (0.76%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1548 (35.60%) Windows
2 871 (20.03%) Windows Server
3 449 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 405 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 313 (7.20%) Windows 7
6 251 (5.77%) Linux
7 249 (5.73%) Windows 10
8 163 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 151 (3.47%) Unix
10 100 (2.30%) Windows 8
11 87 (2.00%) Android
12 76 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 59 (1.36%) Windows XP
14 45 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (0.78%) CentOS
16 32 (0.74%) Solaris
17 31 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 27 (0.62%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.37%) Ubuntu
20 13 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 764 (17.57%) ITIL
3 707 (16.26%) CRM
4 461 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
5 398 (9.15%) MVC
6 390 (8.97%) Project Management
7 351 (8.07%) Migration
8 309 (7.11%) PRINCE2
9 294 (6.76%) Scrum
10 266 (6.12%) Workflow
11 244 (5.61%) SDLC
12 206 (4.74%) Change Management
13 196 (4.51%) Mentoring
14 178 (4.09%) Web Development
15 176 (4.05%) Asset Management
15 176 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 175 (4.02%) Document Management
17 173 (3.98%) Service Delivery
18 167 (3.84%) Service Management
19 164 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1441 (33.14%) SQL
2 1001 (23.02%) C#
3 740 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 593 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 253 (5.82%) T-SQL
6 154 (3.54%) Java
7 151 (3.47%) PHP
8 143 (3.29%) VB
9 123 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 76 (1.75%) VBA
11 57 (1.31%) VBScript
12 54 (1.24%) Python
13 42 (0.97%) C
14 39 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 36 (0.83%) TypeScript
16 30 (0.69%) C++
17 24 (0.55%) Perl
18 16 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 14 (0.32%) Shell Script
20 11 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 640 (14.72%) Degree
2 487 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 285 (6.55%) MCSE
4 211 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 162 (3.73%) MCSA
6 148 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 117 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 112 (2.58%) MCP
9 90 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
10 69 (1.59%) MCITP
10 69 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 61 (1.40%) PMI Certification
12 58 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
13 56 (1.29%) CCNA
14 54 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 45 (1.03%) DV Cleared
16 37 (0.85%) ISEB
17 30 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
18 26 (0.60%) CISSP
19 25 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (3.82%) PMO
2 150 (3.45%) SLA
3 111 (2.55%) QA
4 77 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 50 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (0.30%) GDPR
7 13 (0.30%) HL7
8 11 (0.25%) COBIT
9 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.16%) P3O
12 4 (0.092%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.069%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.046%) GxP
14 2 (0.046%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1132 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 469 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 367 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 122 (2.81%) vSphere
5 99 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
6 90 (2.07%) XenApp
7 75 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 48 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
9 41 (0.94%) Terminal Services
10 40 (0.92%) DFS Replication
11 26 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 25 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (0.51%) Postfix
13 22 (0.51%) XenServer
14 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 14 (0.32%) Docker
16 13 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
17 11 (0.25%) ISA Server
18 10 (0.23%) BitLocker
19 8 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 261 (6.00%) SCCM
2 88 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 69 (1.59%) SCOM
4 54 (1.24%) WSUS
5 39 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 36 (0.83%) Puppet
7 33 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 28 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 28 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 27 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 27 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 21 (0.48%) vCenter Server
11 20 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (0.44%) SCDPM
13 18 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 17 (0.39%) FortiGate
14 17 (0.39%) Nagios
15 16 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 15 (0.34%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2491 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 710 (16.33%) VMware
3 368 (8.46%) Citrix
4 326 (7.50%) Cisco
5 268 (6.16%) Oracle
6 242 (5.57%) HP
7 165 (3.79%) SAP
8 110 (2.53%) NetApp
9 89 (2.05%) IBM
10 85 (1.95%) Veeam
11 79 (1.82%) Dell
12 77 (1.77%) Symantec
13 70 (1.61%) EMC
14 65 (1.49%) Nintex
15 58 (1.33%) Sitecore
16 56 (1.29%) Remedy
17 54 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
18 51 (1.17%) Xamarin
19 48 (1.10%) Adobe
20 47 (1.08%) Tableau