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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 8.89% 20.31% 16.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 38.24% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 9
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
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
10 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 22.22% 53.13% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 25
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £33,373
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -2.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) ERP
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WLAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) People Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WLAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) IT Support
1 8 (80.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Technical Support
2 7 (70.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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