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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.92% 2.50% 7.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.79% 8.89% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
57 45 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.50% 28.13% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 44
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 25 July 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) IIS
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
2 13 (72.22%) DHCP
2 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 13 (72.22%) Veritas
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Sophos
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (72.22%) Symantec
2 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) NetBackup
2 13 (72.22%) Backup Exec
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) VMware ESX
2 13 (72.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) NAS
2 13 (72.22%) vSphere
2 13 (72.22%) DNS
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL V3
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Capacity Management
3 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (100.00%) IIS
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) DNS
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
1 13 (72.22%) NAS
1 13 (72.22%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
1 5 (27.78%) Rational Rose
1 5 (27.78%) NUnit
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (27.78%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) COM+
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) XML
1 5 (27.78%) XSLT
1 5 (27.78%) Ajax
1 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
1 5 (27.78%) JSON
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
1 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
1 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (72.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL V3
2 8 (44.44%) Capacity Management
2 8 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) C#
1 5 (27.78%) C++
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) MCAD
2 5 (27.78%) MCSD
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
1 13 (72.22%) VMware ESX
1 13 (72.22%) vSphere
2 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) NetBackup
1 13 (72.22%) Backup Exec
2 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
2 13 (72.22%) Veritas
2 13 (72.22%) Symantec
2 13 (72.22%) Sophos
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Northgate
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago