The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 6.00% 6.98% 10.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 27.27% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cumbria region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 24.00% 25.58% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 8
Average salary £18,000 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £10,500 £25,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cumbria

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Data Security
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Sage
4 2 (33.33%) Primavera
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Open Text

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Database Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Data Security
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Sage
2 2 (33.33%) Primavera
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Open Text