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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.21% 0.20% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.88% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +4.37%  

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 179 113 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 37.29% 23.11% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 154 95 242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Arista
2 1 (25.00%) iManage
2 1 (25.00%) LexisNexis
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (25.00%) NICE Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Red Box