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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.19% 5.52% 6.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.45% 17.31% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 32
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
220 208 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.56% 31.90% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 203 185 205
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,595
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 41 (58.57%) .NET
4 39 (55.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
6 30 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (37.14%) C#
9 24 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (32.86%) Windows
11 22 (31.43%) HTML
11 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (28.57%) MVC
13 18 (25.71%) Silverlight
14 17 (24.29%) WCF
14 17 (24.29%) VMware
15 16 (22.86%) SQL
15 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
15 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (21.43%) jQuery
16 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
16 15 (21.43%) VB.NET
17 14 (20.00%) COM
17 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 14 (20.00%) Citrix
17 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) WAAS
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (10.00%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) Internet
3 6 (8.57%) VPN
4 5 (7.14%) NAS
5 4 (5.71%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) LAN
6 3 (4.29%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) Firewall
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
8 1 (1.43%) IPsec
8 1 (1.43%) SSH
8 1 (1.43%) VLAN
8 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.43%) FTP
8 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (55.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 30 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
7 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (17.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.71%) OLAP
10 1 (1.43%) MSDE
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.43%) OLTP
10 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) CruiseControl
2 9 (12.86%) Subversion
2 9 (12.86%) Grunt
3 1 (1.43%) MSTest
3 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 12 (17.14%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Storage Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Virtualisation Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Architect
7 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (10.00%) Junior
8 7 (10.00%) Junior Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (8.57%) Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) .NET
2 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
3 22 (31.43%) HTML
4 18 (25.71%) Silverlight
5 17 (24.29%) WCF
6 15 (21.43%) jQuery
7 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (20.00%) COM
8 13 (18.57%) CSS
9 12 (17.14%) WPF
9 12 (17.14%) WinForms
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (14.29%) HTML5
10 10 (14.29%) XML
11 9 (12.86%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (12.86%) Sass
12 8 (11.43%) Ajax
13 5 (7.14%) Classic ASP
14 4 (5.71%) SOAP
15 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) CLARiiON
1 8 (11.43%) Celerra
2 7 (10.00%) Clustering
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Replication
5 2 (2.86%) Xbox
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Open Source
6 1 (1.43%) CCTV
6 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.00%) Linux
5 6 (8.57%) UNIX
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) MVC
3 12 (17.14%) Scrum
4 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.86%) ETL
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) Resource Management
7 6 (8.57%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) DRM
8 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
9 4 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
10 3 (4.29%) Migration
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) C#
2 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.57%) VB
7 5 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.57%) Degree
3 9 (12.86%) MCITP
3 9 (12.86%) MCSE
4 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.43%) MCTS
4 8 (11.43%) CCA
4 8 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (11.43%) CCEA
4 8 (11.43%) NCDA
4 8 (11.43%) NCIE
4 8 (11.43%) VCAP
4 8 (11.43%) VTSP
4 8 (11.43%) CCIA
5 1 (1.43%) MCP
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) MCSA
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.86%) vSphere
4 8 (11.43%) vCloud
4 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (8.57%) XenApp
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (7.14%) Opsview
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) Citrix
4 13 (18.57%) Oracle
4 13 (18.57%) NetApp
5 10 (14.29%) Cisco
6 8 (11.43%) EMC
6 8 (11.43%) 3PAR
7 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.57%) Symantec
9 5 (7.14%) Kaspersky
10 3 (4.29%) Dell
11 2 (2.86%) HP
12 1 (1.43%) CA
12 1 (1.43%) Adobe
12 1 (1.43%) Primavera
12 1 (1.43%) SolidWorks
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance, PHI)
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago