Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 39 31
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.32% 0.89% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.05% 3.85% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £28,250 £23,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.21% -41.25% +50.94%
10th Percentile £25,925 £21,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £31,975 £31,050 £42,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 148 78 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.67% 23.08% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 44
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -4.64% +7.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £23,375
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
County Antrim -17 6 £28,250 +20.21%
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) CommVault
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware