The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 60 76
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.83% 1.81% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 8.16% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.16% -28.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 258 147 317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 35.64% 22.21% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 205 122 293
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,950 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Doncaster -5 4 £32,500 +4.83%
Sheffield -7 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 £28,000 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) SAN
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Change Control
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (45.00%) HP Storage
6 9 (45.00%) Network Management
6 9 (45.00%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (45.00%) Network Optimisation
6 9 (45.00%) CA
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) LAN
6 9 (45.00%) WAN
6 9 (45.00%) arcserve
6 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) Wireless
7 8 (40.00%) IIS
8 7 (35.00%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (40.00%) IIS
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) DTS
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Application Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Change Control
2 9 (45.00%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (45.00%) Network Management
2 9 (45.00%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) arcserve
1 9 (45.00%) CA
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
1 9 (45.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Arista
4 1 (5.00%) iManage
4 1 (5.00%) LexisNexis
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.00%) NICE Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Pega
4 1 (5.00%) Red Box