The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 68 82
Rank change year-on-year -41 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 101 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.87% 3.46% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 11.46% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 87
Median salary £43,750 £42,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +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 Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 790 881 1108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 31.41% 30.16% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 686 707 918
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (68.60%) SQL
3 69 (57.02%) Microsoft
4 67 (55.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (32.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (31.40%) Windows
7 37 (30.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 36 (29.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (28.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (27.27%) T-SQL
10 33 (27.27%) C#
10 33 (27.27%) Citrix
11 29 (23.97%) VMware
11 29 (23.97%) SAN
11 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
11 29 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (23.14%) .NET
12 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (23.14%) Active Directory
12 28 (23.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
14 25 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (19.01%) Change Control
15 23 (19.01%) Dell Compellent
15 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (19.01%) NetApp
15 23 (19.01%) Linux
15 23 (19.01%) Unix

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (18.18%) IIS
5 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (8.26%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.31%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.65%) CMS
9 2 (1.65%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.97%) SAN
2 19 (15.70%) VPN
3 18 (14.88%) NAS
4 9 (7.44%) Internet
5 6 (4.96%) ISDN
5 6 (4.96%) VoIP
6 5 (4.13%) DHCP
6 5 (4.13%) DNS
7 2 (1.65%) Firewall
7 2 (1.65%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.65%) Skype
8 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (55.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (32.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (30.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (29.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (28.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.31%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.65%) MySQL
12 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.83%) MOLAP
13 1 (0.83%) OLAP
13 1 (0.83%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) MSTest
3 2 (1.65%) NUnit
3 2 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (40.50%) DBA
2 43 (35.54%) SQL DBA
3 32 (26.45%) Administrator
4 27 (22.31%) Senior DBA
5 23 (19.01%) Senior SQL DBA
6 20 (16.53%) Developer
7 16 (13.22%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (9.92%) .NET Developer
9 11 (9.09%) Analyst
9 11 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Citrix Server Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) SAN Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Senior Citrix Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) .NET
2 19 (15.70%) XML
3 14 (11.57%) CSS
4 13 (10.74%) HTML
5 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.26%) jQuery
6 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.13%) Entity Framework
7 5 (4.13%) JSON
7 5 (4.13%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (4.13%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.31%) HTML5
9 3 (2.48%) Raphaël
9 3 (2.48%) RequireJS
9 3 (2.48%) Sass
10 2 (1.65%) Angular 2
10 2 (1.65%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.70%) Clustering
3 15 (12.40%) Replication
4 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.31%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.48%) iPad
5 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Celerra
6 2 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Windows
1 38 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (19.01%) Linux
4 23 (19.01%) Unix
5 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (19.01%) Change Control
3 21 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.36%) Scrum
4 20 (16.53%) Migration
5 19 (15.70%) Presales
6 18 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (13.22%) MVC
8 15 (12.40%) High Availability
8 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
8 15 (12.40%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (10.74%) Capacity Management
10 12 (9.92%) Database Security
11 11 (9.09%) Performance Management
12 10 (8.26%) Performance Improvement
13 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.61%) ETL
14 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
14 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (68.60%) SQL
2 33 (27.27%) C#
2 33 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.61%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.48%) Java
6 3 (2.48%) R
7 2 (1.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.65%) VB
7 2 (1.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) MCP
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.13%) MCSE
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (23.14%) Active Directory
3 21 (17.36%) XenApp
4 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.96%) vSphere
6 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (6.61%) Opsview
1 8 (6.61%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (57.02%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.27%) Citrix
3 29 (23.97%) VMware
4 23 (19.01%) Dell Compellent
4 23 (19.01%) NetApp
5 18 (14.88%) CommVault
6 11 (9.09%) Civica
7 10 (8.26%) Nimble Storage
8 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.61%) Kaspersky
8 8 (6.61%) Symantec
9 7 (5.79%) SAP
10 6 (4.96%) Avaya
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco
11 4 (3.31%) Oracle
11 4 (3.31%) Sitecore
12 3 (2.48%) Veeam
13 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.65%) RedGate
13 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
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