The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.59% 5.71% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 20.00% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
SQL Server 2008
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 30 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 41.77% 28.57% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 55
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Preston

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Preston

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Preston region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Preston

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) SAN
5 7 (46.67%) DHCP
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Change Management
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (40.00%) SDLC
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) OOD
7 5 (33.33%) VB
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Broadband
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) PBX
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) OLTP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) IT Manager
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Pensions Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (40.00%) jQuery
1 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
1 7 (46.67%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Network Management
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) VB
3 5 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) BT
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) Lotus
3 3 (20.00%) Sage
3 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy