Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 145 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 -64 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 37 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.00% 1.21% 3.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 4.01% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 64
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £28,500 £35,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 775 923 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.95% 30.19% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 631 767 670
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +16.44% -8.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 11 £36,250 -14.71%
Northwich -2 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Chester -5 4 £35,000 -6.67%
Ellesmere Port +1 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £41,500 -
Crewe +5 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
6 10 (38.46%) ETL
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) XenApp
10 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
10 6 (23.08%) vSphere
10 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (23.08%) SMTP

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
1 6 (23.08%) FTP
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
1 6 (23.08%) SMTP
1 6 (23.08%) SSH
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) MS Access
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.69%) OLAP
10 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DBA
2 9 (34.62%) SQL DBA
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Junior
6 3 (11.54%) Junior DBA
6 3 (11.54%) Junior SQL DBA
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Support
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ETL
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Presales
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VBA
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) vSphere
1 6 (23.08%) XenApp
1 6 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos
3 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) SOTI