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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 43 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.20% 5.81% 6.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 14.22% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 36
Median salary £30,000 £40,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.38% +18.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 133 225 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.43% 40.83% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 130 204 217
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 13 £30,000 -29.41%
Sunderland - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
6 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) DNS
7 9 (47.37%) Linux
8 8 (42.11%) Web Services
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco
8 8 (42.11%) Citrix
8 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (42.11%) Presales
9 7 (36.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (36.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (36.84%) SMTP
9 7 (36.84%) DHCP
9 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
9 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
9 7 (36.84%) Clustering
9 7 (36.84%) Firewall
9 7 (36.84%) Replication
10 6 (31.58%) .NET

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 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365
4 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (15.79%) Amazon S3
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (10.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) SMTP
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) DMZ
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) WAP
4 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
1 7 (36.84%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Presales
2 7 (36.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 7 (36.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Security
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Certification
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) arcserve
4 5 (26.32%) Sophos
4 5 (26.32%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle