Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 111 93
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18 -27
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4504 5256 6574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.50% 2.77% 3.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.34% 15.18% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3655 4407 5621
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,800 £67,500 £67,500
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 31400 34628 40966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.43% 18.24% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25392 29251 34104
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -19 4230 £45,000 - 264
UK excluding London -34 2321 £40,000 - 170
London -4 2063 £50,000 - 119
South East -18 728 £40,000 -5.88% 34
North of England -17 563 £37,500 - 52
Midlands -46 344 £41,000 +2.50% 24
South West +11 341 £38,500 +2.67% 19
North West -34 283 £40,000 +6.67% 30
West Midlands -41 234 £40,625 +1.56% 13
Yorkshire -16 219 £38,000 +13.01% 20
East of England -84 183 £45,000 - 15
Scotland +8 124 £40,000 +6.67% 21
East Midlands -22 109 £41,750 +4.38% 11
North East +16 61 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Wales -4 35 £33,500 -13.55% 3
Northern Ireland -33 20 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Channel Islands +4 4 £60,000 +17.07% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2572 (57.10%) Microsoft
2 1436 (31.88%) Office 365
3 1435 (31.86%) Windows
4 1406 (31.22%) SQL Server
5 1372 (30.46%) SQL
6 1231 (27.33%) .NET
7 1142 (25.36%) C#
8 1122 (24.91%) Finance
9 1086 (24.11%) Active Directory
10 846 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
11 818 (18.16%) JavaScript
12 800 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 766 (17.01%) Microsoft Office
14 756 (16.79%) ITIL
15 740 (16.43%) Windows Server
16 712 (15.81%) HTML
17 676 (15.01%) CRM
18 642 (14.25%) CSS
18 642 (14.25%) VMware
19 639 (14.19%) SharePoint 2013
20 577 (12.81%) PowerShell
21 574 (12.74%) Degree
22 567 (12.59%) ASP.NET
23 503 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
24 488 (10.83%) MVC
25 486 (10.79%) Dynamics CRM
26 460 (10.21%) MS Exchange
27 456 (10.12%) Project Management
28 445 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
29 439 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 639 (14.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 460 (10.21%) MS Exchange
3 348 (7.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 324 (7.19%) IIS
5 322 (7.15%) Skype for Business
6 244 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
7 226 (5.02%) SharePoint Server
8 179 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 97 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 93 (2.06%) CMS
11 89 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
12 64 (1.42%) Umbraco
13 48 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 41 (0.91%) Apache
15 39 (0.87%) Drupal
16 35 (0.78%) EPiServer
17 32 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
18 30 (0.67%) Confluence
19 27 (0.60%) Documentum
20 23 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 766 (17.01%) Microsoft Office
2 382 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 194 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 178 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
5 151 (3.35%) MS Visio
6 108 (2.40%) InfoPath
7 45 (1.00%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.089%) EngageOne
12 3 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.067%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.067%) SPSS
13 2 (0.044%) Stata
14 1 (0.022%) HipChat
14 1 (0.022%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.022%) Revit
Business Applications
1 486 (10.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 35 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 20 (0.44%) Visualfiles
6 18 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
7 16 (0.36%) Scribe Insight
8 15 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 9 (0.20%) assyst
10 9 (0.20%) Exstream
10 9 (0.20%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
11 8 (0.18%) Maximo
11 8 (0.18%) Workday HCM
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1436 (31.88%) Office 365
2 800 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 244 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 149 (3.31%) SaaS
5 136 (3.02%) OneDrive
6 109 (2.42%) PaaS
7 89 (1.98%) IaaS
8 85 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 67 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
10 43 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (0.87%) Yammer
12 21 (0.47%) Mimecast
13 19 (0.42%) GitHub
14 17 (0.38%) Dropbox
15 15 (0.33%) npm
16 12 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.27%) iPaaS
17 10 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (0.18%) G Suite
19 7 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 335 (7.44%) DNS
2 327 (7.26%) Firewall
3 280 (6.22%) DHCP
4 266 (5.91%) Skype
5 222 (4.93%) SAN
6 215 (4.77%) Intranet
7 204 (4.53%) TCP/IP
8 186 (4.13%) WAN
9 183 (4.06%) LAN
10 178 (3.95%) VPN
11 139 (3.09%) VoIP
12 91 (2.02%) Internet
13 65 (1.44%) Wireless
14 63 (1.40%) VLAN
15 61 (1.35%) Network Security
16 53 (1.18%) NAS
17 49 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
18 44 (0.98%) MPLS
19 39 (0.87%) Unified Communications
20 37 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1406 (31.22%) SQL Server
2 419 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 345 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 195 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 174 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 170 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 168 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
8 165 (3.66%) Power BI
9 110 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 101 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 87 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
12 77 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
12 77 (1.71%) QlikView
13 64 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 55 (1.22%) MySQL
15 52 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
16 51 (1.13%) OLAP
17 50 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 38 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
19 37 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 272 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 237 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (3.24%) JIRA
4 117 (2.60%) Subversion
5 108 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 53 (1.18%) NUnit
7 49 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 49 (1.09%) Selenium
8 42 (0.93%) Bitbucket
9 33 (0.73%) Moq
10 32 (0.71%) Jasmine
11 30 (0.67%) gulp
12 29 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
13 26 (0.58%) TeamCity
13 26 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (0.44%) MSTest
14 20 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 17 (0.38%) Grunt
16 16 (0.36%) Karma Test Runner
17 14 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 1122 (24.91%) Finance
2 338 (7.50%) Banking
3 272 (6.04%) Advertising
4 175 (3.89%) Legal
5 152 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 146 (3.24%) Law
7 110 (2.44%) Retail
8 87 (1.93%) Marketing
9 84 (1.87%) Retail Banking
10 74 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 73 (1.62%) Financial Institution
12 71 (1.58%) Manufacturing
13 56 (1.24%) Publishing
14 41 (0.91%) Back Office
15 33 (0.73%) Front Office
16 23 (0.51%) Games
17 21 (0.47%) Electronics
18 19 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.33%) Military
20 14 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1169 (25.95%) Developer
2 827 (18.36%) Analyst
3 386 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 358 (7.95%) SharePoint Developer
5 332 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 324 (7.19%) Administrator
7 273 (6.06%) Applications Support
8 265 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 260 (5.77%) Consultant
10 255 (5.66%) Architect
11 236 (5.24%) Support Engineer
12 225 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 221 (4.91%) IT Support
14 217 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
15 167 (3.71%) SharePoint Administrator
16 163 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
17 158 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
18 153 (3.40%) Business Analyst
19 152 (3.37%) Project Manager
20 148 (3.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1231 (27.33%) .NET
2 712 (15.81%) HTML
3 642 (14.25%) CSS
4 567 (12.59%) ASP.NET
5 375 (8.33%) Web Services
6 308 (6.84%) jQuery
7 288 (6.39%) .NET Framework
8 284 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 264 (5.86%) AngularJS
10 246 (5.46%) HTML5
11 202 (4.48%) WCF
12 180 (4.00%) REST
13 179 (3.97%) XML
14 150 (3.33%) CSS3
15 148 (3.29%) WPF
16 132 (2.93%) Ajax
17 122 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 115 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
19 114 (2.53%) Entity Framework
20 108 (2.40%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 380 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 183 (4.06%) User Experience
4 133 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 111 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 83 (1.84%) Clustering
7 70 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
8 67 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 67 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 56 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 55 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 53 (1.18%) Replication
12 43 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 39 (0.87%) Tandem
15 38 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
16 37 (0.82%) PMI
16 37 (0.82%) Public Cloud
17 36 (0.80%) Blackberry
18 34 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1435 (31.86%) Windows
2 740 (16.43%) Windows Server
3 394 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 349 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 318 (7.06%) Windows 7
6 265 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 235 (5.22%) Linux
8 144 (3.20%) Unix
9 124 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 108 (2.40%) Android
11 94 (2.09%) Windows 8
12 92 (2.04%) Apple iOS
13 44 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 44 (0.98%) Windows XP
14 32 (0.71%) CentOS
15 29 (0.64%) Solaris
16 25 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (16.79%) ITIL
3 676 (15.01%) CRM
4 503 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
5 488 (10.83%) MVC
6 456 (10.12%) Project Management
7 357 (7.93%) Migration
8 311 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 293 (6.51%) Workflow
10 281 (6.24%) Scrum
11 257 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 247 (5.48%) SDLC
13 220 (4.88%) DevOps
14 204 (4.53%) Document Management
15 203 (4.51%) Mentoring
16 200 (4.44%) Change Management
16 200 (4.44%) Service Delivery
17 198 (4.40%) Web Development
18 197 (4.37%) Business Analysis
19 191 (4.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1372 (30.46%) SQL
2 1142 (25.36%) C#
3 818 (18.16%) JavaScript
4 577 (12.81%) PowerShell
5 297 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 214 (4.75%) Java
7 142 (3.15%) VB
8 140 (3.11%) VB.NET
9 106 (2.35%) PHP
10 97 (2.15%) Python
11 72 (1.60%) VBA
12 64 (1.42%) Perl
13 52 (1.15%) Ruby
14 48 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 47 (1.04%) C
15 47 (1.04%) C++
16 46 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 41 (0.91%) Bash Shell
18 40 (0.89%) VBScript
19 25 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 574 (12.74%) Degree
2 445 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 263 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 246 (5.46%) MCSE
5 172 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 120 (2.66%) MCSA
7 95 (2.11%) MCP
8 71 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (1.51%) CCNA
9 68 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 62 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 61 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 56 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 53 (1.18%) MCITP
14 50 (1.11%) PMI Certification
14 50 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 43 (0.95%) CISSP
16 41 (0.91%) MCSD
17 33 (0.73%) CISA
17 33 (0.73%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (3.80%) SLA
2 163 (3.62%) PMO
3 97 (2.15%) QA
4 65 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 61 (1.35%) GDPR
6 52 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.22%) COBIT
8 10 (0.22%) P3O
9 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.11%) MiFID
12 4 (0.089%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.089%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.044%) GMP
14 2 (0.044%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 1086 (24.11%) Active Directory
2 439 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 344 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 95 (2.11%) vSphere
5 94 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
6 83 (1.84%) XenApp
7 79 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 65 (1.44%) Terminal Services
9 58 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
10 43 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
11 36 (0.80%) Docker
12 29 (0.64%) XenServer
13 28 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
14 24 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
15 22 (0.49%) BitLocker
16 20 (0.44%) Postfix
17 16 (0.36%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.24%) NFS
19 10 (0.22%) ISA Server
19 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 324 (7.19%) SCCM
2 84 (1.87%) SCOM
3 74 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 41 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 37 (0.82%) Puppet
6 33 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
6 33 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 32 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (0.67%) WSUS
9 28 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 28 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 25 (0.56%) SCVMM
11 20 (0.44%) Ansible
12 19 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
12 19 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (0.40%) vCenter Server
14 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 15 (0.33%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 14 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2572 (57.10%) Microsoft
2 642 (14.25%) VMware
3 337 (7.48%) Citrix
4 276 (6.13%) Cisco
5 246 (5.46%) Oracle
6 174 (3.86%) HP
7 128 (2.84%) SAP
8 110 (2.44%) Nintex
9 90 (2.00%) Veeam
10 82 (1.82%) Sitecore
11 80 (1.78%) Symantec
12 76 (1.69%) IBM
13 74 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
14 72 (1.60%) NetApp
15 66 (1.47%) Remedy
16 65 (1.44%) EMC
17 63 (1.40%) Tableau
18 61 (1.35%) McAfee
19 55 (1.22%) Avaya
20 52 (1.15%) Dell