The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.28% - 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% - 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £30,000 - £18,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 46 40 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 29.49% 28.57% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 21
Median salary £48,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 2 £30,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) VMware