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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.42% 0.95% 3.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 3.21% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 25
Median salary £22,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.23% +21.42%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 154 187 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 32.35% 29.54% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 131 165 226
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Change Control
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) IIS
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Junior SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Fault Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Arista
4 1 (10.00%) iManage
4 1 (10.00%) LexisNexis
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) NICE Systems
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Pega
4 1 (10.00%) Red Box