The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 49 64 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.63% 1.69% 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.02% 3.56% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 24
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
SQL Server 2005
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
199 309 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.61% 47.47% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 160 297 177
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +10 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Birkenhead - 1 £22,000 -
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Replication
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Mitel
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Sage
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DBA
1 11 (84.62%) Administrator
1 11 (84.62%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.69%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Sage