The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 49 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.70% 2.14% 4.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 8.76% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 28
Median salary £29,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £23,340 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
128 137 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.23% 24.42% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125 127 242
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (62.50%) Change Control
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Junior SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle