The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.15% 5.26% 6.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.34% 12.97% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 31
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 116 185 204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.45% 40.57% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 113 168 166
Median salary £36,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.17% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) VMware
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
5 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
6 9 (64.29%) DNS
6 9 (64.29%) Linux
7 8 (57.14%) Cisco
7 8 (57.14%) Citrix
7 8 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (57.14%) Presales
8 7 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (50.00%) SMTP
8 7 (50.00%) DHCP
8 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (50.00%) Clustering
8 7 (50.00%) Firewall
8 7 (50.00%) Replication
9 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
9 5 (35.71%) VLAN

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) SMTP
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) DMZ
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) WAP
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
5 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Presales
2 7 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 7 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) arcserve
4 5 (35.71%) Sophos
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle