The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 135 111 134
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 65 126 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 2.39% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 8.76% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 111 79
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1040 1439 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.49% 27.30% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1192 979
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -8 33 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Maidenhead +10 15 £50,000 -
Slough 0 2 £51,250 +18.49%
Wokingham -12 1 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 122 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (53.28%) SQL
3 51 (41.80%) .NET
4 50 (40.98%) Windows
5 47 (38.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (34.43%) C#
7 41 (33.61%) Microsoft
8 39 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (31.97%) Windows Server
9 38 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (31.15%) Finance
10 36 (29.51%) XML
11 35 (28.69%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (27.05%) JavaScript
13 30 (24.59%) WebSphere
14 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET
14 29 (23.77%) Active Directory
15 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (22.13%) SharePoint
17 26 (21.31%) ETL
17 26 (21.31%) MVC
17 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (20.49%) WebSphere MQ
18 25 (20.49%) UML
19 24 (19.67%) ITIL
19 24 (19.67%) VMware
19 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (18.03%) SharePoint 2013
20 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (17.21%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 30 (24.59%) WebSphere
2 27 (22.13%) SharePoint
3 22 (18.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (17.21%) IIS
5 20 (16.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (9.84%) JBoss
7 7 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
9 5 (4.10%) CMS
9 5 (4.10%) SAS
10 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.64%) Apache
12 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) InfoPath
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.30%) Firewall
3 13 (10.66%) WebEx
4 10 (8.20%) Intranet
4 10 (8.20%) Network Security
5 7 (5.74%) SAN
6 6 (4.92%) DHCP
6 6 (4.92%) DNS
6 6 (4.92%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.46%) VPN
7 3 (2.46%) Wireless
8 2 (1.64%) Internet
9 1 (0.82%) BGP
9 1 (0.82%) Broadband
9 1 (0.82%) HTTP
9 1 (0.82%) LDAP
9 1 (0.82%) NAS
9 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (38.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.92%) InfluxDB
8 6 (4.92%) Power BI
9 5 (4.10%) SAS EBI
10 4 (3.28%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.46%) Big Data
11 3 (2.46%) MySQL
11 3 (2.46%) OLTP
11 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.64%) DTS
12 2 (1.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Legal
4 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.28%) Games
5 4 (3.28%) Marketing
6 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Applications Support
2 26 (21.31%) Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Administrator
3 15 (12.30%) SharePoint Administrator
4 14 (11.48%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) SQL Developer
5 13 (10.66%) .NET Developer
5 13 (10.66%) C# Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Support Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Consultant
7 11 (9.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) DBA
9 8 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.56%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.74%) Implementation Consultant
10 7 (5.74%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) SQL Support Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.80%) .NET
2 36 (29.51%) XML
3 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET
4 25 (20.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 19 (15.57%) Middleware
8 17 (13.93%) HTML
9 14 (11.48%) CSS
10 10 (8.20%) Web Services
11 9 (7.38%) WCF
12 8 (6.56%) jQuery
12 8 (6.56%) MDX
12 8 (6.56%) WPF
13 5 (4.10%) HTML5
14 4 (3.28%) WebCenter
15 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (2.46%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) PKI
3 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.74%) Clustering
4 7 (5.74%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.92%) Replication
6 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.28%) Social Media
8 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.82%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.82%) FMCG
9 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.98%) Windows
2 39 (31.97%) Windows Server
2 39 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.56%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.28%) Linux
8 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.82%) CentOS
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.82%) Unix
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.31%) ETL
2 26 (21.31%) MVC
3 25 (20.49%) UML
4 24 (19.67%) ITIL
5 20 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (13.93%) SOA
6 17 (13.93%) Waterfall
7 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
8 15 (12.30%) Workflow
9 13 (10.66%) Validation
10 11 (9.02%) Change Management
11 10 (8.20%) Analytics
12 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.56%) Document Management
13 8 (6.56%) SIEM
14 6 (4.92%) Line Management
14 6 (4.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) SQL
2 42 (34.43%) C#
3 33 (27.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.92%) Java
6 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.10%) PHP
8 2 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.64%) VB
8 2 (1.64%) VC++
9 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) CISSP
2 13 (10.66%) CISA
3 12 (9.84%) Degree
4 10 (8.20%) MCP
5 6 (4.92%) CEH
5 6 (4.92%) GCIH
5 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.46%) MCSE
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) MCSA
7 2 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) GAMP
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (23.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.02%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (4.92%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.82%) UAG
7 1 (0.82%) XenApp
7 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Nessus
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.46%) WSUS
3 1 (0.82%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.82%) QRadar
3 1 (0.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.67%) VMware
3 13 (10.66%) LogRhythm
4 11 (9.02%) Oracle
5 10 (8.20%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.74%) HP
7 6 (4.92%) Blue Coat
7 6 (4.92%) Cisco
7 6 (4.92%) Citrix
7 6 (4.92%) IBM
8 5 (4.10%) Juniper
8 5 (4.10%) Veeam
9 4 (3.28%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.46%) Apple
10 3 (2.46%) SAP
11 2 (1.64%) Dell
11 2 (1.64%) EMC
11 2 (1.64%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.64%) Sophos
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