Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 144 105
Rank change year-on-year +7 -39 -17
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 4,108 4,338 5,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.45% 2.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.76% 13.72% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,349 3,482 4,624
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 27,823 31,629 36,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 17.88% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22,344 25,360 30,624
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,041 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.71% +3.75% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +5 3,826 £45,000 - 617
UK excluding London +25 2,424 £40,000 - 459
London -21 1,565 £52,500 +5.00% 198
South East 0 704 £45,000 +7.14% 120
North of England +25 553 £37,500 - 104
Midlands +30 483 £40,000 -2.44% 75
South West -5 298 £37,500 - 64
North West +11 292 £35,250 -11.88% 47
West Midlands +15 265 £36,371 -9.64% 54
East Midlands +80 215 £42,500 - 21
East of England +15 210 £42,500 -15.00% 57
Yorkshire +35 190 £40,000 +6.67% 41
Scotland -3 114 £42,500 - 27
North East +3 70 £31,000 -11.43% 16
Wales +22 47 £40,000 +26.98% 10
Northern Ireland +3 17 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Channel Islands +1 11 £45,000 -30.77%
Isle of Man - 5 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 2,311 (56.26%) Microsoft
2 1,412 (34.37%) Office 365
3 1,236 (30.09%) Windows
4 1,176 (28.63%) SQL
5 1,146 (27.90%) .NET
6 1,104 (26.87%) SQL Server
7 1,039 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,018 (24.78%) C#
9 981 (23.88%) Active Directory
10 880 (21.42%) Finance
11 861 (20.96%) JavaScript
12 723 (17.60%) ITIL
13 693 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
14 675 (16.43%) Windows Server
15 637 (15.51%) Microsoft Office
16 612 (14.90%) HTML
17 592 (14.41%) CRM
18 581 (14.14%) CSS
19 548 (13.34%) VMware
20 545 (13.27%) PowerShell
21 518 (12.61%) SharePoint 2013
22 479 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
23 464 (11.30%) Project Management
24 463 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
25 452 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
26 450 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
27 429 (10.44%) Degree
28 410 (9.98%) Microsoft Excel
29 407 (9.91%) ASP.NET
30 385 (9.37%) MVC

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
1 518 (12.61%) SharePoint 2013
2 378 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 323 (7.86%) Skype for Business
4 235 (5.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 218 (5.31%) IIS
6 149 (3.63%) SharePoint Server
7 135 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 125 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
9 118 (2.87%) CMS
10 99 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 57 (1.39%) Umbraco
12 53 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 44 (1.07%) Drupal
14 40 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
15 39 (0.95%) IBM Notes
16 34 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
17 33 (0.80%) Apache
18 31 (0.75%) Tomcat
19 28 (0.68%) Documentum
20 24 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 637 (15.51%) Microsoft Office
2 410 (9.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 232 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 220 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
5 191 (4.65%) MS Visio
6 79 (1.92%) InfoPath
7 44 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.073%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.024%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.024%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.024%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.024%) Revit
12 1 (0.024%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 463 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 106 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.75%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.44%) Scribe Insight
6 17 (0.41%) Concordance
6 17 (0.41%) Relativity
7 16 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.32%) Elite 3E
8 13 (0.32%) HFM
9 11 (0.27%) SAP Business One
10 10 (0.24%) Infor M3
10 10 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 10 (0.24%) Movex
11 7 (0.17%) TrackWise
12 6 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
12 6 (0.15%) Workfront
13 5 (0.12%) CA PPM
13 5 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
14 4 (0.097%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,412 (34.37%) Office 365
2 1,039 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
4 129 (3.14%) Dynamics 365
5 109 (2.65%) OneDrive
6 108 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 83 (2.02%) IaaS
8 77 (1.87%) SaaS
9 51 (1.24%) Yammer
10 48 (1.17%) PaaS
11 42 (1.02%) Mimecast
12 39 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (0.51%) GitHub
14 19 (0.46%) Serverless
15 16 (0.39%) Azure Functions
16 14 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
18 11 (0.27%) G Suite
19 9 (0.22%) Dropbox
20 8 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 317 (7.72%) DNS
2 292 (7.11%) Firewall
3 276 (6.72%) Skype
4 227 (5.53%) DHCP
5 221 (5.38%) Intranet
6 201 (4.89%) TCP/IP
7 183 (4.45%) LAN
8 174 (4.24%) WAN
9 166 (4.04%) SAN
10 165 (4.02%) VPN
11 129 (3.14%) Internet
12 104 (2.53%) VoIP
13 80 (1.95%) VLAN
14 76 (1.85%) Wireless
15 68 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
16 59 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
17 54 (1.31%) Network Security
18 53 (1.29%) NAS
19 40 (0.97%) SSL
20 34 (0.83%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,104 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 364 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 316 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 184 (4.48%) Power BI
5 162 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 158 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 127 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 111 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 103 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 74 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
11 62 (1.51%) MySQL
12 61 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
13 43 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 40 (0.97%) QlikView
15 39 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (0.71%) NoSQL
16 29 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
17 28 (0.68%) Oracle Database
18 27 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 27 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 246 (5.99%) Visual Studio
2 244 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 79 (1.92%) JIRA
5 77 (1.87%) Git (software)
6 49 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
7 46 (1.12%) gulp
8 43 (1.05%) NUnit
9 38 (0.93%) Jasmine
10 36 (0.88%) webpack
11 34 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 34 (0.83%) Subversion
12 32 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 25 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (0.56%) Selenium
15 22 (0.54%) Mocha
15 22 (0.54%) Moq
16 20 (0.49%) Babel
17 17 (0.41%) Eclipse
18 12 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 880 (21.42%) Finance
2 285 (6.94%) Advertising
3 136 (3.31%) Legal
4 131 (3.19%) Retail
5 122 (2.97%) Law
6 111 (2.70%) Marketing
7 110 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 95 (2.31%) Banking
9 75 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 52 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 49 (1.19%) Publishing
12 46 (1.12%) Back Office
13 29 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.39%) Games
16 14 (0.34%) French Language
17 12 (0.29%) German Language
18 11 (0.27%) Billing
18 11 (0.27%) Front Office
19 8 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,060 (25.80%) Developer
2 720 (17.53%) Analyst
3 411 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 273 (6.65%) Consultant
5 264 (6.43%) Architect
6 263 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 249 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 228 (5.55%) Administrator
9 200 (4.87%) C# Developer
10 181 (4.41%) IT Support
11 178 (4.33%) Support Analyst
12 167 (4.07%) Senior Developer
13 153 (3.72%) Project Manager
14 148 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 134 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
16 132 (3.21%) Business Analyst
17 131 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
18 126 (3.07%) Applications Support
19 123 (2.99%) IT Analyst
20 116 (2.82%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,146 (27.90%) .NET
2 612 (14.90%) HTML
3 581 (14.14%) CSS
4 407 (9.91%) ASP.NET
5 332 (8.08%) Web Services
6 320 (7.79%) jQuery
7 309 (7.52%) .NET Framework
8 228 (5.55%) AngularJS
9 203 (4.94%) XML
10 192 (4.67%) Entity Framework
11 186 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 178 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 172 (4.19%) React
14 157 (3.82%) REST
15 137 (3.33%) HTML5
16 121 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 111 (2.70%) JSON
18 105 (2.56%) WCF
19 83 (2.02%) .NET Core
20 73 (1.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 450 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 193 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
4 186 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 159 (3.87%) Data Centre
6 158 (3.85%) User Experience
7 96 (2.34%) Driving Licence
8 79 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 78 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 61 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 56 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 55 (1.34%) Clustering
13 54 (1.31%) NHS
14 53 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
15 49 (1.19%) Public Cloud
16 41 (1.00%) Fat Client
16 41 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 41 (1.00%) Thin Client
17 39 (0.95%) Replication
18 36 (0.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1,236 (30.09%) Windows
2 675 (16.43%) Windows Server
3 310 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 267 (6.50%) Windows 10
5 253 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 250 (6.09%) Windows 7
7 240 (5.84%) Linux
8 75 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 73 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 52 (1.27%) Android
11 51 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 34 (0.83%) Unix
14 22 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 21 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 18 (0.44%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.39%) CentOS
18 13 (0.32%) pSOS
18 13 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (17.60%) ITIL
2 693 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 592 (14.41%) CRM
4 479 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
5 464 (11.30%) Project Management
6 452 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
7 385 (9.37%) MVC
8 303 (7.38%) Migration
9 284 (6.91%) Workflow
10 281 (6.84%) Business Analysis
11 246 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 235 (5.72%) Change Management
12 235 (5.72%) PRINCE2
13 227 (5.53%) Service Delivery
14 221 (5.38%) Presales
14 221 (5.38%) Waterfall
15 220 (5.36%) Mentoring
16 212 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 211 (5.14%) SDLC
18 193 (4.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,176 (28.63%) SQL
2 1,018 (24.78%) C#
3 861 (20.96%) JavaScript
4 545 (13.27%) PowerShell
5 268 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 130 (3.16%) VB.NET
7 104 (2.53%) Java
8 97 (2.36%) VB
9 96 (2.34%) VBA
10 79 (1.92%) C
11 68 (1.66%) Python
12 66 (1.61%) C++
13 52 (1.27%) PHP
13 52 (1.27%) TypeScript
14 31 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 29 (0.71%) VBScript
16 20 (0.49%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.49%) R
17 16 (0.39%) Perl
18 13 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 429 (10.44%) Degree
2 300 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 214 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 144 (3.51%) MCSE
5 127 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 125 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 69 (1.68%) MCSA
8 65 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 64 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
10 61 (1.48%) PMI Certification
11 55 (1.34%) CCNA
11 55 (1.34%) PMP
12 40 (0.97%) MCPD
13 35 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 32 (0.78%) DV Cleared
14 32 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (0.73%) MCTS
16 28 (0.68%) MCP
17 26 (0.63%) DBS Check
18 23 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (5.04%) PMO
2 200 (4.87%) SLA
3 91 (2.22%) GDPR
4 89 (2.17%) QA
5 66 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (1.53%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 18 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.41%) ISO 9001
9 13 (0.32%) P3O
10 12 (0.29%) GxP
11 11 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (0.24%) COBIT
13 8 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 8 (0.19%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.097%) GAMP
14 4 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 3 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
16 2 (0.049%) GAAP
16 2 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 981 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 381 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 74 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
5 73 (1.78%) vSphere
6 62 (1.51%) XenApp
7 54 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
8 40 (0.97%) Docker
9 37 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 37 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
10 34 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (0.58%) XenDesktop
12 18 (0.44%) BitLocker
12 18 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 14 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.32%) Terminal Server
15 12 (0.29%) LXC
16 11 (0.27%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.22%) Firmware
17 9 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 265 (6.45%) SCCM
2 54 (1.31%) SCOM
3 44 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 38 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 37 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 32 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 30 (0.73%) Puppet
7 30 (0.73%) WSUS
8 25 (0.61%) SCVMM
9 24 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 23 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 19 (0.46%) Ansible
11 19 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 17 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
13 14 (0.34%) HP ALM
13 14 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 13 (0.32%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.27%) vCenter Server
16 10 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,311 (56.26%) Microsoft
2 548 (13.34%) VMware
3 244 (5.94%) Oracle
4 240 (5.84%) Citrix
5 220 (5.36%) Cisco
6 165 (4.02%) Nintex
7 155 (3.77%) SAP
8 132 (3.21%) HP
9 97 (2.36%) ServiceNow
10 94 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
11 83 (2.02%) Google
12 75 (1.83%) IBM
13 71 (1.73%) Symantec
14 70 (1.70%) Xamarin
15 68 (1.66%) Remedy
16 66 (1.61%) Dell
17 65 (1.58%) Veeam
18 62 (1.51%) Tableau
19 59 (1.44%) Apple
20 58 (1.41%) Capita