Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SharePoint
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 99 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 +3
Permanent jobs citing SharePoint 250 313 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.76% 3.12% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.23% 21.13% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 264 297
West Midlands median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,075 £22,800
90th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £59,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%

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 1,236 1,481 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.64% 14.77% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1,268 1,559
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
Birmingham -38 96 £42,500 -10.53% 10
Coventry +12 48 £36,000 -1.37% 1
Warwickshire +47 25 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Shropshire +20 18 £23,250 -48.33% 1
Staffordshire -3 17 £37,121 -17.51% 2
Solihull -12 16 £40,000 +18.52% 4
Worcestershire +20 12 £25,500 -32.00% 3
Wolverhampton -9 6 £35,000 -5.41% 1
Herefordshire +22 1 £57,500 +130.00%
SharePoint
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SharePoint.

1 145 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 101 (40.40%) Office 365
3 94 (37.60%) Windows
4 78 (31.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 74 (29.60%) ITIL
6 58 (23.20%) .NET
7 55 (22.00%) C#
7 55 (22.00%) Active Directory
8 54 (21.60%) JavaScript
9 53 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (18.80%) SQL
11 45 (18.00%) Analytics
11 45 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
13 38 (15.20%) .NET Framework
14 37 (14.80%) ServiceNow
14 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
15 36 (14.40%) Finance
16 35 (14.00%) ITIL V3
17 33 (13.20%) MS Exchange
17 33 (13.20%) Self-Motivation
18 32 (12.80%) ASP.NET
18 32 (12.80%) Management Information System
18 32 (12.80%) Legal
18 32 (12.80%) VMware
18 32 (12.80%) MVC
19 31 (12.40%) CSS
20 30 (12.00%) SLA
21 29 (11.60%) SDLC
22 28 (11.20%) PowerShell

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 33 (13.20%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.60%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.40%) CMS
4 11 (4.40%) IIS
5 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.60%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.20%) MediaWiki
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.40%) Moodle
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (7.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Primavera
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 101 (40.40%) Office 365
2 78 (31.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.20%) IaaS
4 11 (4.40%) PaaS
5 9 (3.60%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.60%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.20%) Yammer
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.60%) DNS
2 19 (7.60%) Firewall
3 16 (6.40%) DHCP
4 13 (5.20%) Internet
5 12 (4.80%) Skype
6 11 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.60%) SSL
8 7 (2.80%) Intranet
8 7 (2.80%) LAN
9 6 (2.40%) WAN
10 5 (2.00%) SAN
11 4 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.60%) NAS
11 4 (1.60%) Network Security
11 4 (1.60%) VLAN
11 4 (1.60%) VPN
12 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.80%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.80%) VoIP
13 2 (0.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.60%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
4 10 (4.00%) Data Lake
4 10 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.00%) Power BI
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.60%) QlikView
8 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.20%) DTS
8 3 (1.20%) MySQL
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (9.20%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.20%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.00%) JIRA
5 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.80%) Selenium
6 2 (0.80%) webpack
7 1 (0.40%) Chocolatey
General
1 36 (14.40%) Finance
2 32 (12.80%) Legal
3 13 (5.20%) Law
3 13 (5.20%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.60%) Banking
5 6 (2.40%) Retail
6 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.60%) Advertising
7 4 (1.60%) Games
7 4 (1.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Billing
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (24.00%) Developer
2 29 (11.60%) Analyst
3 27 (10.80%) Desktop Support
3 27 (10.80%) Team Leader
4 24 (9.60%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 24 (9.60%) Desktop Team Leader
4 24 (9.60%) Support Team Leader
5 22 (8.80%) Support Engineer
6 19 (7.60%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.60%) SharePoint Developer
7 15 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.60%) Business Analyst
8 14 (5.60%) IT Manager
9 13 (5.20%) Applications Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.20%) .NET
2 38 (15.20%) .NET Framework
3 32 (12.80%) ASP.NET
4 31 (12.40%) CSS
5 27 (10.80%) HTML
6 21 (8.40%) Entity Framework
6 21 (8.40%) WCF
7 18 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (6.80%) AngularJS
8 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (6.80%) jQuery
9 15 (6.00%) LINQ
10 14 (5.60%) Hibernate
10 14 (5.60%) Web Services
11 12 (4.80%) JSON
12 10 (4.00%) .NET Core
12 10 (4.00%) Backbone.js
12 10 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (3.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (12.80%) Management Information System
3 23 (9.20%) Data Centre
4 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.80%) Mobile App
6 16 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 16 (6.40%) User Experience
7 10 (4.00%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.00%) Clustering
8 5 (2.00%) Social Media
8 5 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.60%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.60%) NHS
10 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.20%) Digital Signage
10 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.40%) iPad
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.60%) Windows
2 21 (8.40%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.60%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.20%) Mac OS X
5 13 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.20%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.60%) Linux
7 4 (1.60%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.80%) VMS
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.60%) ITIL
2 53 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.00%) Analytics
3 45 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (14.00%) ITIL V3
5 32 (12.80%) MVC
6 29 (11.60%) SDLC
7 28 (11.20%) Web Development
8 26 (10.40%) Collaborative Working
9 25 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 25 (10.00%) Project Management
10 22 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (8.80%) CRM
10 22 (8.80%) Migration
10 22 (8.80%) Presales
11 20 (8.00%) Service Management
12 19 (7.60%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.80%) Cross-Platform Development
13 17 (6.80%) Service Delivery
13 17 (6.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.00%) C#
2 54 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 47 (18.80%) SQL
4 28 (11.20%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.60%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.80%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.60%) VB
8 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.40%) Java
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (10.80%) Degree
2 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.20%) Master's Degree
3 13 (5.20%) MCSE
4 12 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (4.00%) CISM
5 10 (4.00%) CISSP
5 10 (4.00%) IIBA
6 6 (2.40%) PMP
6 6 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.00%) APMP
7 5 (2.00%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.00%) ISEB
7 5 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) HNC
8 2 (0.80%) HND
8 2 (0.80%) MCSA
8 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.00%) SLA
2 23 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.40%) GDPR
4 13 (5.20%) PMO
5 9 (3.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (1.20%) P3O
7 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 55 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.60%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.80%) ServiceNow
3 32 (12.80%) VMware
4 18 (7.20%) Citrix
5 17 (6.80%) Xamarin
6 15 (6.00%) Cisco
7 14 (5.60%) Remedy
8 10 (4.00%) Oracle
9 9 (3.60%) LexisNexis
9 9 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (3.60%) Veeam
10 7 (2.80%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.60%) HP
12 3 (1.20%) Capita
12 3 (1.20%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.20%) Planview
13 2 (0.80%) Kaspersky
13 2 (0.80%) Nintex
13 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.80%) WatchGuard