Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 125 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 -53 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 1.56% 3.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.22% 4.86% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 65
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,050 £30,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,375 £51,500
North West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -

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 839 905 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.26% 32.05% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 682 746 604
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,525 £27,500 £25,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 9 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Northwich +3 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Nantwich - 4 £50,000 -
Crewe +3 3 £51,250 +28.13%
Ellesmere Port +4 2 - - 1
Chester -15 2 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Runcorn - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (51.85%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (40.74%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (29.63%) High Availability
10 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.93%) ETL
12 6 (22.22%) SMTP
12 6 (22.22%) DHCP
12 6 (22.22%) FTP
12 6 (22.22%) HTTP
12 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 6 (22.22%) DNS
12 6 (22.22%) SAN
12 6 (22.22%) CCNA
12 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 6 (22.22%) Citrix
12 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (22.22%) ITIL

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 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DHCP
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
1 6 (22.22%) SMTP
1 6 (22.22%) SSH
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.81%) MS Access
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (7.41%) OLAP
9 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DBA
2 12 (44.44%) SQL DBA
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (11.11%) Junior DBA
6 3 (11.11%) Junior SQL DBA
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (29.63%) High Availability
3 7 (25.93%) ETL
4 6 (22.22%) Change Control
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Microservices
4 6 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (22.22%) Release Management
4 6 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.41%) Data Management
8 2 (7.41%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 6 (22.22%) XenApp
2 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Sentry
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) RedGate
5 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics