Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 102 131
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 -54
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 262 268 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.30% 2.75% 2.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.35% 17.52% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 182 216 180
West Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,625 £24,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £59,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,122 1,530 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.13% 15.67% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1,203 1,195
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,800 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

SharePoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SharePoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SharePoint in the West Midlands

SharePoint
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 March 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
Birmingham +50 157 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Worcestershire -13 26 £46,000 +22.67% 1
Solihull +5 18 £32,500 -20.73% 5
Warwickshire +6 16 £57,500 +67.88% 3
Staffordshire +24 13 £30,000 -7.69%
Coventry -18 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire 0 9 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Wolverhampton +21 3 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 3 £42,500 +30.77%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 167 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 129 (49.24%) Windows
3 108 (41.22%) Office 365
4 105 (40.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 96 (36.64%) Active Directory
6 95 (36.26%) ITIL
7 84 (32.06%) SQL Server
8 72 (27.48%) Hyper-V
9 60 (22.90%) SCCM
10 57 (21.76%) Data Centre
10 57 (21.76%) VMware
11 56 (21.37%) SQL
12 55 (20.99%) Windows Server
13 54 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
13 54 (20.61%) DNS
13 54 (20.61%) McAfee
14 53 (20.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 47 (17.94%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (17.94%) Cisco
15 47 (17.94%) DHCP
15 47 (17.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (17.94%) Problem-Solving
16 44 (16.79%) SharePoint Server
16 44 (16.79%) Self-Motivation
17 41 (15.65%) C#
17 41 (15.65%) Data Protection
17 41 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (15.27%) PowerShell
18 40 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (15.27%) Dell

SharePoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 44 (16.79%) SharePoint Server
2 20 (7.63%) Skype for Business
3 14 (5.34%) CMS
4 10 (3.82%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.53%) IIS
10 3 (1.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.38%) DNN
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (12.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (5.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (4.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.38%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (1.15%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.15%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 108 (41.22%) Office 365
2 105 (40.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (6.87%) OneDrive
4 18 (6.87%) PaaS
5 14 (5.34%) IaaS
5 14 (5.34%) SaaS
6 10 (3.82%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.76%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.76%) Serverless
9 1 (0.38%) NuGet
9 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.61%) DNS
2 47 (17.94%) DHCP
3 27 (10.31%) Firewall
4 21 (8.02%) Skype
5 20 (7.63%) Network Security
6 18 (6.87%) SAN
7 17 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (4.58%) Intranet
8 12 (4.58%) VPN
9 11 (4.20%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.67%) VLAN
11 6 (2.29%) Internet
11 6 (2.29%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.29%) VoIP
12 4 (1.53%) NAS
12 4 (1.53%) Wireless
13 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.73%) Power BI
4 14 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.05%) DTS
5 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.53%) MS Access
7 4 (1.53%) QlikView
8 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.15%) DB2
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.76%) MySQL
10 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.16%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.53%) Selenium
5 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.76%) JMeter
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (12.98%) Finance
2 11 (4.20%) Legal
3 10 (3.82%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.53%) Back Office
6 3 (1.15%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (17.56%) Analyst
3 45 (17.18%) Developer
4 26 (9.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.02%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 19 (7.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.34%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.34%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.96%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.58%) Applications Support
9 12 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.58%) Technical Leader
10 11 (4.20%) IT Support
10 11 (4.20%) Office 365 Business Analyst
11 10 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (3.82%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.50%) .NET
2 29 (11.07%) Web Services
3 21 (8.02%) CSS
3 21 (8.02%) HTML
4 18 (6.87%) XML
5 15 (5.73%) REST
5 15 (5.73%) XSLT
6 13 (4.96%) SOAP
7 12 (4.58%) .NET Framework
8 11 (4.20%) JSON
9 9 (3.44%) HTML5
9 9 (3.44%) LINQ
10 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.67%) Ajax
11 7 (2.67%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.67%) jQuery
12 4 (1.53%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.53%) COM
12 4 (1.53%) CSS3
12 4 (1.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.76%) Data Centre
2 44 (16.79%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (8.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (6.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (5.34%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.82%) Clustering
9 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.15%) Replication
12 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.76%) AS400
12 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.76%) iSeries
12 2 (0.76%) User Experience
12 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 129 (49.24%) Windows
2 55 (20.99%) Windows Server
3 38 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.40%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.82%) Linux
7 8 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.67%) Android
8 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.26%) ITIL
2 53 (20.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (17.94%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (15.65%) Data Protection
5 38 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (14.50%) Kalman Filter
6 37 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (14.12%) Patch Management
6 37 (14.12%) Service Delivery
6 37 (14.12%) Service Management
6 37 (14.12%) Web Filtering
7 33 (12.60%) Project Management
8 30 (11.45%) ITSM
9 26 (9.92%) Presales
10 25 (9.54%) DevOps
11 23 (8.78%) Customer Requirements
12 21 (8.02%) Technical Leadership
13 20 (7.63%) ITIL V3
13 20 (7.63%) Migration
13 20 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.37%) SQL
2 41 (15.65%) C#
3 40 (15.27%) PowerShell
4 18 (6.87%) VB.NET
5 17 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.20%) VB
8 9 (3.44%) VBA
9 6 (2.29%) VB6
10 3 (1.15%) C
10 3 (1.15%) VBScript
11 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (17.94%) ITIL Certification
2 28 (10.69%) Degree
3 20 (7.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.82%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.82%) IIBA
6 7 (2.67%) MCSE
7 6 (2.29%) MCSA
8 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCITP
10 1 (0.38%) MCTS
10 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PMP
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.89%) GDPR
2 18 (6.87%) PMO
3 11 (4.20%) QA
4 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.53%) SLA
5 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (36.64%) Active Directory
2 72 (27.48%) Hyper-V
3 47 (17.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (3.82%) BitLocker
6 6 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.91%) Docker
8 4 (1.53%) KVM
9 3 (1.15%) XenApp
10 2 (0.76%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (22.90%) SCCM
2 37 (14.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (5.34%) SCOM
4 10 (3.82%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.29%) Puppet
7 4 (1.53%) Ansible
7 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.15%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.15%) WSUS
9 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.76%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.76%) Terraform
10 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 167 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.76%) VMware
3 54 (20.61%) McAfee
4 47 (17.94%) Cisco
5 40 (15.27%) Dell
6 39 (14.89%) IBM
7 38 (14.50%) HP
8 37 (14.12%) Forcepoint
8 37 (14.12%) Symantec
9 18 (6.87%) ServiceNow
10 16 (6.11%) Oracle
11 10 (3.82%) Citrix
12 8 (3.05%) Veeam
13 6 (2.29%) DevExpress
14 5 (1.91%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.53%) OutSystems
15 4 (1.53%) Remedy
16 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.15%) Juniper
16 3 (1.15%) OpenText