The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / North East
Rank 63 46 37
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.59% 4.53% 5.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.38% 11.98% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 40
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 186 242 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 29.52% 37.81% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 178 203 256
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Tyne and Wear -2 9 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Durham -5 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (42.11%) Citrix
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) Replication
7 7 (36.84%) Clustering
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 7 (36.84%) Presales
8 6 (31.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (10.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) SMTP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) DMZ
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) WAP
5 2 (10.53%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
1 7 (36.84%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 7 (36.84%) Presales
2 6 (31.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
1 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) arcserve
5 5 (26.32%) Sophos
5 5 (26.32%) Symantec
6 4 (21.05%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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