The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Lanarkshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / South Lanarkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Lanarkshire 14.29% 37.50% 40.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +21.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,750 £23,375
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,500 £33,125
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 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 South Lanarkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Lanarkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Lanarkshire 28.57% 37.50% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Median salary £33,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.96% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,875 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £57,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Lanarkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Lanarkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in South Lanarkshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in South Lanarkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in South Lanarkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 South Lanarkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) Meteor
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Lanarkshire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (66.67%) Meteor
1 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 2 (66.67%) React
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat