The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 34 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 18 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.35% 2.19% 3.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.54% 5.21% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 21
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SQL Server 2012
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
156 211 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.68% 42.03% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 127 174 312
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Merseyside region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SQL Server 2012
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 2012 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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 +13 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (61.90%) SQL
3 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
5 19 (45.24%) ITIL
6 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (38.10%) Finance
7 16 (38.10%) Banking
8 15 (35.71%) Replication
9 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
11 10 (23.81%) Avaya
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (23.81%) Release Management
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL V3
12 9 (21.43%) Time Management
12 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
12 9 (21.43%) Project Management
12 9 (21.43%) CRM
12 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
13 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
13 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (19.05%) Office 365
13 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 6 (14.29%) SLA

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.29%) CMS
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) MPLS
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) DSL
5 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.38%) FTP
5 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) VPLS
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (38.10%) Banking
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Law
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Banking Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) DBA
4 8 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 8 (19.05%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) SQL DBA
4 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Applications Support
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Administrator
8 4 (9.52%) IT Support
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (7.14%) IT Assistant
9 3 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.76%) Ajax
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) CSS3
2 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) JSON
2 2 (4.76%) MDX
2 2 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Replication
2 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 6 (14.29%) SWIFT
5 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (9.52%) Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 10 (23.81%) Release Management
4 9 (21.43%) CRM
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Time Management
5 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 5 (11.90%) ETL
7 5 (11.90%) High Availability
8 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.14%) Information Security
9 3 (7.14%) MVC
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) ANSI SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MCSE
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCITP
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Avaya
3 6 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 6 (14.29%) OpenText
3 6 (14.29%) Remedy
3 6 (14.29%) Reuters
3 6 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) SimCorp
6 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
6 3 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Informatica
7 1 (2.38%) SAP