Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 142 136
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -23
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 3,399 3,953 4,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.43% 2.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.89% 14.99% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,785 3,215 3,672
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,477 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £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 20,128 26,377 31,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.63% 16.19% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16,169 21,222 25,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,943 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.28% +8.75% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -10 3,001 £45,000 - 577
UK excluding London +5 1,931 £42,500 +6.25% 475
London -5 1,256 £52,500 - 168
South East +2 572 £45,000 +5.88% 114
North of England -20 410 £40,000 +6.67% 124
Midlands -11 312 £45,000 +12.50% 63
South West -8 249 £41,250 +21.32% 67
North West +5 218 £38,000 +7.04% 81
East of England +55 186 £40,000 -11.11% 43
West Midlands -27 177 £45,000 +13.43% 43
Yorkshire 0 167 £42,250 +5.63% 37
East Midlands +12 135 £42,500 - 19
Scotland +34 100 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Wales +27 89 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North East -33 25 £37,500 - 6
Northern Ireland -11 13 £57,500 +21.05% 5

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 2,068 (60.84%) Microsoft
2 1,551 (45.63%) Office 365
3 1,385 (40.75%) Azure
4 1,240 (36.48%) Windows
5 1,112 (32.72%) Active Directory
6 898 (26.42%) SQL
7 844 (24.83%) SQL Server
8 742 (21.83%) .NET
9 686 (20.18%) Windows Server
10 676 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
11 626 (18.42%) Finance
12 621 (18.27%) VMware
13 593 (17.45%) PowerShell
14 555 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
15 519 (15.27%) ITIL
15 519 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
16 507 (14.92%) CRM
17 501 (14.74%) C#
18 470 (13.83%) Power Platform
19 446 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
20 410 (12.06%) SCCM
21 389 (11.44%) Windows 10
22 375 (11.03%) Dynamics CRM
22 375 (11.03%) JavaScript
23 373 (10.97%) Hyper-V
24 369 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
25 351 (10.33%) OneDrive
26 350 (10.30%) DNS
27 348 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
28 333 (9.80%) Migration

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
1 304 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 279 (8.21%) Skype for Business
3 179 (5.27%) BizTalk Server
4 178 (5.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 167 (4.91%) IIS
6 107 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 79 (2.32%) CMS
7 79 (2.32%) Confluence
8 72 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 67 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 59 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
11 30 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 29 (0.85%) Umbraco
13 27 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
14 25 (0.74%) Apache
15 24 (0.71%) WordPress
16 21 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (0.56%) Drupal
18 15 (0.44%) IBM Notes
19 9 (0.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 555 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 244 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 122 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 68 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
6 32 (0.94%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.50%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.26%) ProjectWise
11 8 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.18%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.18%) InDesign
13 2 (0.059%) Notepad++
13 2 (0.059%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.029%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.029%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 375 (11.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 167 (4.91%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 14 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.41%) Temenos T24
5 13 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 12 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.24%) Primavera
9 7 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 6 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.15%) Elite 3E
12 4 (0.12%) Q-Pulse
12 4 (0.12%) Sage CRM
12 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.12%) WebTrends
13 3 (0.088%) Sage X3
13 3 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,551 (45.63%) Office 365
2 1,385 (40.75%) Azure
3 470 (13.83%) Power Platform
4 351 (10.33%) OneDrive
5 266 (7.83%) Dynamics 365
6 257 (7.56%) AWS
7 253 (7.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 209 (6.15%) PowerApps
9 106 (3.12%) Microsoft Flow
10 95 (2.79%) PaaS
11 93 (2.74%) IaaS
12 72 (2.12%) Yammer
13 64 (1.88%) SaaS
14 40 (1.18%) Serverless
14 40 (1.18%) ShareGate
15 39 (1.15%) Mimecast
16 34 (1.00%) Azure Functions
17 33 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
18 32 (0.94%) Azure Stack
19 28 (0.82%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 350 (10.30%) DNS
2 296 (8.71%) Skype
3 280 (8.24%) DHCP
3 280 (8.24%) Firewall
4 216 (6.35%) WAN
5 193 (5.68%) LAN
6 174 (5.12%) SAN
7 162 (4.77%) TCP/IP
8 144 (4.24%) Intranet
9 131 (3.85%) VPN
10 114 (3.35%) Internet
11 103 (3.03%) VoIP
12 70 (2.06%) VLAN
12 70 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
12 70 (2.06%) Wireless
13 66 (1.94%) NetScaler
14 60 (1.77%) NAS
15 40 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (1.00%) Network Security
17 32 (0.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (24.83%) SQL Server
2 325 (9.56%) Power BI
3 249 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 226 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 130 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
6 129 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 110 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 67 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 52 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 48 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 42 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
12 41 (1.21%) MySQL
13 38 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (1.00%) Oracle Database
15 26 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
16 25 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 24 (0.71%) OLAP
18 19 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
19 18 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 240 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 208 (6.12%) JIRA
3 139 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 79 (2.32%) Git (software)
6 35 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 32 (0.94%) Selenium
8 31 (0.91%) Zephyr
9 28 (0.82%) Jenkins
10 19 (0.56%) TestRail
11 17 (0.50%) SoapUI
12 16 (0.47%) GitLab
12 16 (0.47%) MSI
12 16 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.35%) JMeter
13 12 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (0.32%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.29%) Subversion
16 9 (0.26%) eggPlant
16 9 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 626 (18.42%) Finance
2 165 (4.85%) Public Sector
3 138 (4.06%) Retail
4 89 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 74 (2.18%) Marketing
6 73 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 68 (2.00%) Banking
7 68 (2.00%) Legal
8 47 (1.38%) Back Office
9 45 (1.32%) Law
10 34 (1.00%) Local Government
11 33 (0.97%) Electronics
12 19 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
13 15 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.44%) Publishing
14 14 (0.41%) Automotive
14 14 (0.41%) Housing Association
14 14 (0.41%) Police
15 12 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 607 (17.86%) Developer
2 547 (16.09%) Analyst
3 319 (9.39%) Architect
4 289 (8.50%) Consultant
5 240 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 222 (6.53%) Support Engineer
7 202 (5.94%) Support Analyst
8 174 (5.12%) SharePoint Developer
9 154 (4.53%) Administrator
10 143 (4.21%) Applications Support
11 133 (3.91%) IT Support
12 122 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
13 117 (3.44%) .NET Developer
14 108 (3.18%) IT Engineer
14 108 (3.18%) Project Manager
15 102 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
16 101 (2.97%) SharePoint Analyst
17 89 (2.62%) C# Developer
18 84 (2.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 75 (2.21%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (21.83%) .NET
2 292 (8.59%) CSS
3 291 (8.56%) HTML
4 288 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 144 (4.24%) Web Services
6 125 (3.68%) jQuery
7 119 (3.50%) J2EE
8 116 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 102 (3.00%) AngularJS
10 98 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 98 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 84 (2.47%) React
12 74 (2.18%) REST
13 70 (2.06%) Entity Framework
14 64 (1.88%) XML
15 62 (1.82%) HTML5
16 58 (1.71%) JSON
17 49 (1.44%) .NET Core
18 45 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (0.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 281 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 220 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 126 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
5 103 (3.03%) User Experience
6 72 (2.12%) Driving Licence
7 57 (1.68%) Clustering
8 49 (1.44%) Replication
9 41 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 40 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
11 36 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 34 (1.00%) NHS
14 32 (0.94%) Virtual Team
15 30 (0.88%) PKI
16 29 (0.85%) Fat Client
16 29 (0.85%) Thin Client
17 28 (0.82%) Smartphone
18 26 (0.76%) Mobile App
19 22 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,240 (36.48%) Windows
2 686 (20.18%) Windows Server
3 389 (11.44%) Windows 10
4 236 (6.94%) Linux
5 226 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 184 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 168 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (2.32%) Windows 8
9 53 (1.56%) Mac OS
10 49 (1.44%) Unix
11 46 (1.35%) Android
11 46 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 44 (1.29%) Apple iOS
13 40 (1.18%) CentOS
14 28 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.65%) AIX
17 11 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
2 519 (15.27%) ITIL
3 507 (14.92%) CRM
4 348 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
5 333 (9.80%) Migration
6 331 (9.74%) Project Management
7 292 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 244 (7.18%) DevOps
9 235 (6.91%) Project Delivery
10 213 (6.27%) PRINCE2
11 210 (6.18%) MVC
12 190 (5.59%) Mentoring
13 185 (5.44%) Change Management
14 182 (5.35%) Workflow
15 176 (5.18%) Presales
16 171 (5.03%) Service Management
17 147 (4.32%) Waterfall
18 131 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
19 129 (3.80%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 898 (26.42%) SQL
2 593 (17.45%) PowerShell
3 501 (14.74%) C#
4 375 (11.03%) JavaScript
5 210 (6.18%) T-SQL
6 191 (5.62%) Java
7 97 (2.85%) Python
8 70 (2.06%) C
9 65 (1.91%) PHP
10 62 (1.82%) VBA
11 61 (1.79%) VB
12 59 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 43 (1.27%) VBScript
14 37 (1.09%) TypeScript
15 30 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 20 (0.59%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.56%) X++
18 16 (0.47%) R
19 12 (0.35%) Shell Script
20 10 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 369 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 229 (6.74%) Degree
3 228 (6.71%) MCSE
4 144 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 142 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (3.77%) MCSA
7 126 (3.71%) CCNA
8 85 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 66 (1.94%) MCP
10 44 (1.29%) DV Cleared
11 33 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (0.71%) CCNP
15 23 (0.68%) CCA
15 23 (0.68%) ISEB
16 22 (0.65%) APMP
17 21 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (0.59%) CISSP
19 19 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (5.74%) SLA
2 100 (2.94%) PMO
3 75 (2.21%) QA
4 71 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (1.62%) GDPR
6 36 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 18 (0.53%) NIST
10 15 (0.44%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.18%) COBIT
12 6 (0.18%) HL7
13 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.15%) P3O
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.088%) GxP
16 2 (0.059%) MiFID
16 2 (0.059%) SEPA
17 1 (0.029%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1,112 (32.72%) Active Directory
2 446 (13.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 373 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 134 (3.94%) XenApp
5 104 (3.06%) vSphere
6 101 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
7 70 (2.06%) XenDesktop
8 62 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 28 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
11 25 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
12 23 (0.68%) Docker
13 15 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.38%) LXC
14 13 (0.38%) VMware NSX
15 12 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 11 (0.32%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.29%) pfSense
18 9 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 410 (12.06%) SCCM
2 218 (6.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 127 (3.74%) SCOM
4 79 (2.32%) WSUS
5 39 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 38 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 36 (1.06%) SCOrch
8 24 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 24 (0.71%) SCVMM
9 23 (0.68%) Ansible
9 23 (0.68%) Backup Exec
9 23 (0.68%) Terraform
10 22 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (0.65%) Puppet
11 21 (0.62%) Kubernetes
12 19 (0.56%) AirWatch
12 19 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
13 18 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (0.50%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 2,068 (60.84%) Microsoft
2 621 (18.27%) VMware
3 308 (9.06%) Citrix
4 282 (8.30%) Cisco
5 273 (8.03%) Oracle
6 213 (6.27%) SAP
7 132 (3.88%) HP
8 88 (2.59%) Nintex
9 83 (2.44%) Dell
10 74 (2.18%) Apple
11 66 (1.94%) Meraki
11 66 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
12 55 (1.62%) IBM
13 53 (1.56%) ServiceNow
14 52 (1.53%) Symantec
15 49 (1.44%) Veeam
16 45 (1.32%) NetApp
17 40 (1.18%) Adobe
18 38 (1.12%) Google
19 37 (1.09%) Forcepoint