The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 23 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 39 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.23% 6.57% 5.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.83% 18.98% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 10
Average salary £28,250 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.51% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £45,000 £30,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
103 137 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.29% 34.60% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 90 104 72
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2005
Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Chester region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Site Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) Replication
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Site Server
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Informix
5 1 (12.50%) DTS
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Sun