The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 11 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 11.11% 17.07% 7.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.29% 38.89% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Average salary £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Manchester

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 Oldham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 31.48% 43.90% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 48
Average salary £22,500 £27,353 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oldham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Oldham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oldham region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oldham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WLAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WLAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EMV
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) OWASP
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware