The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 4.26% 14.29% 9.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 33.33% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £52,000 £35,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.47% +6.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Rochdale region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 59.57% 42.86% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 27
Average salary £48,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.61% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) SCCM
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) NAS
1 11 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
4 6 (54.55%) SCOM
4 6 (54.55%) iSCSI
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) SNMP
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Dell
4 6 (54.55%) Acronis
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) Veeam
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (54.55%) OpenNMS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (45.45%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) NAS
2 6 (54.55%) SNMP
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) IPsec
2 6 (54.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
4 6 (54.55%) vCloud
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) SCOM
2 6 (54.55%) OpenNMS
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Dell
3 6 (54.55%) Veeam
3 6 (54.55%) Acronis
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco