The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / West Bromwich
Rank 13 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 3.45% 17.81% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 65.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 7
Median salary £46,250 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.11% +12.00%  
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 West Bromwich with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Bromwich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 12 20 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 20.69% 27.40% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 7
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich citing SQL Server 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 in West Bromwich

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Bromwich

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) MCITP
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (8.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint