The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.93% 4.06% 3.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.92% 14.67% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Average salary £26,500 £37,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.37% -29.52%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.06% 27.68% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 41
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Backup Exec
3 13 (86.67%) NetBackup
3 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) DNS
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (86.67%) ITIL
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) DHCP
3 13 (86.67%) vSphere
4 10 (66.67%) Capacity Management
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (53.33%) Symantec
7 7 (46.67%) Veritas
7 7 (46.67%) SAN
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
7 7 (46.67%) Sophos
7 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (46.67%) Firewall
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) DHCP
1 13 (86.67%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) NAS
3 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 6 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (40.00%) Database Tuning
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
1 13 (86.67%) vSphere
2 7 (46.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Backup Exec
2 13 (86.67%) NetBackup
3 6 (40.00%) SCOM
4 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) Symantec
5 7 (46.67%) Sophos
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
6 6 (40.00%) HP
6 6 (40.00%) Dell
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
Belfast, County Antrim
Steria
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago