The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 17 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 31 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.05% 2.46% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.77% 9.09% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +12.60%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
53 77 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.89% 27.02% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 49
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Londonderry - 2 £33,000 -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (60.00%) Database Tuning
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) EqualLogic
4 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) VLAN
4 6 (60.00%) Local Government
4 6 (60.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) HP

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) VLAN
1 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DBA
1 6 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Database Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (60.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
2 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris