The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.24% 7.77% 6.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 15.09% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
69 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 51.49% 51.46% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 68
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix