The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 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 2008 over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.48% 3.85% 7.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.46% 14.67% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Average salary £26,500 £37,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.37% -29.52%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
52 75 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.87% 26.22% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 52
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 15 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 Antrim +6 5 £26,500 -28.37% 1
County Londonderry - 2 £33,000 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Backup Exec
3 11 (68.75%) NetBackup
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) DHCP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) vSphere
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (56.25%) Capacity Management
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (56.25%) Clustering
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Project Management
8 6 (37.50%) Symantec
8 6 (37.50%) Migration
8 6 (37.50%) VLAN
8 6 (37.50%) NetApp
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) VPN

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DHCP
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) VLAN
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 5 (31.25%) NAS
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) QlikView
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
1 6 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Capacity Management
3 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (37.50%) Database Tuning
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.25%) Kanban
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
1 11 (68.75%) vSphere
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 11 (68.75%) NetBackup
3 6 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) Symantec
4 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Dell
5 5 (31.25%) Veritas
5 5 (31.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Altiris
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
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