The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 3.74% 2.63% 11.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 7.14% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 10
Average salary £43,750 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 29.91% 36.84% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 47
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Basildon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integrator
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (25.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle