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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.88% 1.60% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.07% 4.76% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
58 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 48.74% 33.60% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 32
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,185
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (37.50%) MCITP
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) SQL DBA
1 6 (75.00%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (12.50%) CCEE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Red Gate
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle