Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 67 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.08% 3.53% 4.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.97% 8.97% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 64
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £30,000 £37,900 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.84% -15.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,875 £28,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £41,125 £49,500 £56,250
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,900 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.65% +8.29% -6.67%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 268 457 479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.81% 39.36% 41.91%
Number of salaries quoted 250 402 413
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £25,280
90th Percentile £55,250 £51,500 £54,500
North East median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 15 £30,000 -22.98%
Sunderland - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (56.25%) DNS
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco
7 8 (50.00%) Citrix
7 8 (50.00%) Presales
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (43.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 7 (43.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 7 (43.75%) SMTP
8 7 (43.75%) DHCP
8 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
8 7 (43.75%) Clustering
8 7 (43.75%) Firewall
8 7 (43.75%) Replication
9 5 (31.25%) VLAN
9 5 (31.25%) SAN

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (12.50%) Route 53
5 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) SMTP
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) DMZ
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WAP
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Presales
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 7 (43.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SOLID
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 10 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) arcserve
4 5 (31.25%) Sophos
4 5 (31.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp