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

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 125 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 -34
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4,306 4,473 5,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.56% 2.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.59% 14.39% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,576 3,797 4,875
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29,511 31,082 39,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.94% 17.80% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24,338 26,011 33,416
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 -12 3,975 £45,000 - 522
UK excluding London -23 2,343 £40,000 - 376
London +2 1,853 £50,000 - 180
South East -32 681 £38,000 -5.00% 93
North of England -25 542 £38,000 +1.33% 94
Midlands -3 371 £41,000 +2.50% 66
South West +37 320 £40,000 +2.56% 48
West Midlands +9 255 £42,500 +6.25% 37
North West -60 233 £42,500 +12.59% 54
Yorkshire -15 232 £38,000 +2.70% 29
East of England -90 185 £45,000 -4.10% 39
Scotland +54 174 £40,000 +14.29% 24
East Midlands -11 116 £35,000 -12.50% 29
North East +28 78 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Wales +38 56 £33,000 -3.65% 9
Northern Ireland 0 23 £25,000 -30.56% 2
Channel Islands +8 6 £60,000 +46.34%

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 2,545 (59.10%) Microsoft
2 1,584 (36.79%) Office 365
3 1,371 (31.84%) SQL Server
4 1,333 (30.96%) .NET
5 1,279 (29.70%) SQL
6 1,265 (29.38%) Windows
7 1,254 (29.12%) C#
8 1,005 (23.34%) Active Directory
9 989 (22.97%) Finance
10 956 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 947 (21.99%) JavaScript
12 835 (19.39%) HTML
13 806 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
14 760 (17.65%) CSS
15 705 (16.37%) ASP.NET
16 690 (16.02%) SharePoint 2013
17 688 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
18 685 (15.91%) ITIL
19 637 (14.79%) CRM
20 621 (14.42%) MVC
21 604 (14.03%) Windows Server
22 555 (12.89%) VMware
23 526 (12.22%) PowerShell
24 474 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
25 445 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
26 428 (9.94%) Project Management
26 428 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
27 424 (9.85%) Dynamics CRM
28 423 (9.82%) Degree
29 398 (9.24%) Analytical Skills

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
1 690 (16.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 372 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 324 (7.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 292 (6.78%) Skype for Business
5 268 (6.22%) BizTalk Server
6 231 (5.36%) IIS
7 185 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
8 120 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 99 (2.30%) Umbraco
10 90 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 89 (2.07%) CMS
12 61 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 51 (1.18%) Drupal
14 50 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 40 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
16 39 (0.91%) Documentum
17 37 (0.86%) EPiServer
18 27 (0.63%) WordPress
19 22 (0.51%) Confluence
20 21 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 688 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 298 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 157 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 124 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 118 (2.74%) InfoPath
6 95 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
7 27 (0.63%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.093%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.093%) EngageOne
11 3 (0.070%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.046%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.023%) InDesign
13 1 (0.023%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.023%) Revit
13 1 (0.023%) SPSS
13 1 (0.023%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 424 (9.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (1.18%) Elite 3E
4 33 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 30 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.58%) Visualfiles
7 23 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
8 21 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
9 17 (0.39%) Scribe Insight
10 13 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 12 (0.28%) NetSuite
12 11 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
13 9 (0.21%) Workday HCM
14 7 (0.16%) assyst
14 7 (0.16%) Sage 200
15 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
16 5 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 5 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HCM
16 5 (0.12%) ReMetrica
16 5 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,584 (36.79%) Office 365
2 956 (22.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 199 (4.62%) OneDrive
5 150 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 149 (3.46%) SaaS
7 128 (2.97%) PaaS
8 115 (2.67%) IaaS
9 68 (1.58%) Yammer
10 57 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
11 56 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
12 29 (0.67%) Serverless
13 25 (0.58%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.33%) GitHub
15 13 (0.30%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.28%) iPaaS
17 9 (0.21%) G Suite
18 8 (0.19%) npm
18 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
19 6 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 329 (7.64%) Firewall
2 313 (7.27%) DNS
3 249 (5.78%) DHCP
4 240 (5.57%) Skype
5 210 (4.88%) Intranet
6 191 (4.44%) SAN
7 175 (4.06%) LAN
8 166 (3.86%) WAN
9 156 (3.62%) VPN
10 131 (3.04%) TCP/IP
11 102 (2.37%) Internet
12 93 (2.16%) VoIP
13 75 (1.74%) Network Security
14 70 (1.63%) Wireless
15 49 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
16 46 (1.07%) NAS
17 43 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
18 37 (0.86%) VLAN
19 35 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
20 34 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,371 (31.84%) SQL Server
2 359 (8.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 298 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (4.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 173 (4.02%) Power BI
6 152 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 151 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 143 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
9 100 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 88 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
11 75 (1.74%) Relational Database
12 61 (1.42%) MySQL
13 57 (1.32%) QlikView
14 47 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 45 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
16 38 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
17 35 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
18 27 (0.63%) NoSQL
19 25 (0.58%) OLAP
20 24 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 302 (7.01%) Visual Studio
2 226 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (2.74%) Subversion
4 114 (2.65%) Git (software)
4 114 (2.65%) JIRA
5 65 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 54 (1.25%) NUnit
7 39 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 38 (0.88%) Moq
9 32 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 32 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 32 (0.74%) Selenium
10 28 (0.65%) Bitbucket
10 28 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 23 (0.53%) gulp
11 23 (0.53%) MSTest
12 21 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
13 14 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.30%) GitLab
15 12 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 989 (22.97%) Finance
2 347 (8.06%) Advertising
3 216 (5.02%) Banking
4 161 (3.74%) Legal
5 142 (3.30%) Retail
6 130 (3.02%) Law
7 114 (2.65%) Marketing
8 67 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 58 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 57 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 44 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 43 (1.00%) Publishing
13 36 (0.84%) Games
14 30 (0.70%) Back Office
15 29 (0.67%) Front Office
16 18 (0.42%) Billing
17 12 (0.28%) Local Government
18 11 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 11 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,249 (29.01%) Developer
2 720 (16.72%) Analyst
3 434 (10.08%) .NET Developer
4 380 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
5 328 (7.62%) C# Developer
6 265 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 257 (5.97%) Architect
8 250 (5.81%) Administrator
9 249 (5.78%) Support Analyst
10 244 (5.67%) Consultant
11 242 (5.62%) Support Engineer
12 213 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
13 201 (4.67%) Applications Support
14 198 (4.60%) IT Support
15 183 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 181 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 155 (3.60%) SQL Developer
18 152 (3.53%) Business Analyst
19 133 (3.09%) Project Manager
20 130 (3.02%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,333 (30.96%) .NET
2 835 (19.39%) HTML
3 760 (17.65%) CSS
4 705 (16.37%) ASP.NET
5 428 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 360 (8.36%) .NET Framework
7 359 (8.34%) Web Services
8 329 (7.64%) jQuery
9 285 (6.62%) AngularJS
10 273 (6.34%) HTML5
11 267 (6.20%) WCF
12 234 (5.43%) REST
13 178 (4.13%) XML
14 169 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 155 (3.60%) CSS3
15 155 (3.60%) Entity Framework
15 155 (3.60%) WPF
16 147 (3.41%) Ajax
17 119 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 114 (2.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 398 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (4.30%) User Experience
3 160 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 109 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 108 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 90 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (2.04%) Clustering
8 81 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 66 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (1.51%) Driving Licence
11 58 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 50 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 43 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 41 (0.95%) Fat Client
14 41 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 41 (0.95%) Tandem
14 41 (0.95%) Thin Client
15 37 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
16 34 (0.79%) Blackberry
17 33 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,265 (29.38%) Windows
2 604 (14.03%) Windows Server
3 393 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 311 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 289 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 254 (5.90%) Windows 10
7 187 (4.34%) Linux
8 88 (2.04%) Android
8 88 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 85 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 80 (1.86%) Unix
11 69 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 50 (1.16%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.56%) CentOS
13 24 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 17 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (0.30%) Solaris
17 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 806 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (15.91%) ITIL
3 637 (14.79%) CRM
4 621 (14.42%) MVC
5 474 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
6 428 (9.94%) Project Management
7 343 (7.97%) Migration
8 263 (6.11%) PRINCE2
9 257 (5.97%) Workflow
10 247 (5.74%) Scrum
11 234 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 233 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 226 (5.25%) DevOps
14 225 (5.23%) Web Development
15 204 (4.74%) Service Management
16 199 (4.62%) SDLC
17 197 (4.58%) Mentoring
18 186 (4.32%) Change Management
19 182 (4.23%) Business Analysis
20 162 (3.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1,279 (29.70%) SQL
2 1,254 (29.12%) C#
3 947 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 526 (12.22%) PowerShell
5 264 (6.13%) T-SQL
6 189 (4.39%) Java
7 156 (3.62%) VB.NET
8 115 (2.67%) VB
9 102 (2.37%) Python
10 70 (1.63%) PHP
10 70 (1.63%) VBA
11 68 (1.58%) Perl
12 65 (1.51%) Ruby
13 58 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 54 (1.25%) C
15 53 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 41 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 38 (0.88%) C++
18 36 (0.84%) Korn
19 34 (0.79%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 445 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 423 (9.82%) Degree
3 268 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 236 (5.48%) MCSE
5 157 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 118 (2.74%) MCSA
7 75 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 72 (1.67%) CCNA
9 68 (1.58%) DV Cleared
10 58 (1.35%) MCP
11 54 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 53 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 49 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 43 (1.00%) MCITP
15 41 (0.95%) MCSD
16 39 (0.91%) CISM
16 39 (0.91%) PMI Certification
17 38 (0.88%) CISA
17 38 (0.88%) CISSP
18 34 (0.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (3.95%) SLA
2 107 (2.48%) PMO
3 105 (2.44%) QA
4 99 (2.30%) GDPR
5 49 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 48 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.26%) COBIT
8 8 (0.19%) P3O
9 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.12%) MiFID
10 5 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.093%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.093%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.070%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.023%) GMP
14 1 (0.023%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.023%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,005 (23.34%) Active Directory
2 395 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 383 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 95 (2.21%) vSphere
5 87 (2.02%) XenApp
6 68 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
7 61 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 56 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 55 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 37 (0.86%) Docker
12 32 (0.74%) BitLocker
13 28 (0.65%) XenServer
14 23 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
15 15 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.26%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.21%) NFS
18 8 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
18 8 (0.19%) Snort
18 8 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 278 (6.46%) SCCM
2 85 (1.97%) Backup Exec
2 85 (1.97%) SCOM
3 40 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 38 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 38 (0.88%) SCVMM
5 34 (0.79%) Puppet
6 33 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
8 23 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 22 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 20 (0.46%) AirWatch
10 20 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 20 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 17 (0.39%) vCenter Server
11 17 (0.39%) WSUS
12 16 (0.37%) Ansible
12 16 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
12 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 14 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2,545 (59.10%) Microsoft
2 555 (12.89%) VMware
3 285 (6.62%) Citrix
4 264 (6.13%) Cisco
5 226 (5.25%) Oracle
6 180 (4.18%) HP
7 109 (2.53%) Nintex
8 104 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 102 (2.37%) Sitecore
10 99 (2.30%) SAP
11 92 (2.14%) Veeam
12 73 (1.70%) McAfee
13 72 (1.67%) Symantec
14 70 (1.63%) Apple
15 66 (1.53%) IBM
16 64 (1.49%) Remedy
17 62 (1.44%) iManage
18 59 (1.37%) Dell
18 59 (1.37%) Google
19 56 (1.30%) ServiceNow