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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 137 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 87 257 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 4.85% 4.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.32% 17.77% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84 228 212
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,450 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1189 1446 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.50% 27.27% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1177 1245
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -44 44 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Slough -10 27 £52,500 +8.80% 1
Maidenhead -21 5 £42,500 +10.38%
Windsor -9 4 £27,500 -
Ascot - 3 £35,000 -
Thatcham -4 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Newbury -12 1 £45,000 +15.38%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 158 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 91 (57.59%) Microsoft
3 82 (51.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 73 (46.20%) .NET
5 69 (43.67%) SQL
6 63 (39.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (36.08%) C#
8 56 (35.44%) Windows
9 52 (32.91%) ASP.NET
10 50 (31.65%) HTML
11 43 (27.22%) CSS
12 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
12 37 (23.42%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (23.42%) jQuery
13 36 (22.78%) T-SQL
13 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
14 34 (21.52%) Linux
14 34 (21.52%) MVC
15 32 (20.25%) Oracle
16 31 (19.62%) MySQL
16 31 (19.62%) Active Directory
17 29 (18.35%) IIS
18 28 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
22 23 (14.56%) Apache
22 23 (14.56%) TCP/IP
22 23 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 29 (18.35%) IIS
2 23 (14.56%) Apache
3 17 (10.76%) SharePoint
4 15 (9.49%) MS Exchange
4 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.96%) WebSphere
6 11 (6.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (6.96%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.96%) JBoss
7 8 (5.06%) nginx
7 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.43%) Lync
9 5 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.16%) CMS
10 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.53%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.53%) WordPress
10 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.39%) SaaS
2 6 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 21 (13.29%) Firewall
3 16 (10.13%) SAN
4 12 (7.59%) VPN
5 11 (6.96%) LDAP
5 11 (6.96%) HTTP
5 11 (6.96%) NAS
6 9 (5.70%) SNMP
7 7 (4.43%) DNS
8 6 (3.80%) DHCP
9 5 (3.16%) WAN
9 5 (3.16%) LAN
9 5 (3.16%) Internet
9 5 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.53%) VLAN
10 4 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (51.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 63 (39.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (19.62%) MySQL
5 24 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (10.76%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (10.76%) Relational Database
9 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.80%) RavenDB
11 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.90%) Big Data
13 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.16%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (11.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Games
4 3 (1.90%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.90%) Marketing
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (43.04%) Developer
2 25 (15.82%) C# Developer
3 24 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (14.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (14.56%) .NET Developer
4 23 (14.56%) DBA
5 22 (13.92%) SQL DBA
6 20 (12.66%) SQL Server DBA
7 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.13%) Consultant
8 13 (8.23%) SQL Developer
9 12 (7.59%) Senior DBA
9 12 (7.59%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 12 (7.59%) SQL Server Consultant
9 12 (7.59%) Senior SQL DBA
10 10 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Software Developer
10 10 (6.33%) Support Engineer
11 9 (5.70%) Analyst
11 9 (5.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (46.20%) .NET
2 52 (32.91%) ASP.NET
3 50 (31.65%) HTML
4 43 (27.22%) CSS
5 37 (23.42%) jQuery
6 28 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (13.29%) WCF
8 17 (10.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (8.86%) .NET Framework
9 14 (8.86%) XML
10 13 (8.23%) Web Services
11 12 (7.59%) Ajax
11 12 (7.59%) MDX
11 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 11 (6.96%) HTML5
12 11 (6.96%) WF
13 8 (5.06%) NHibernate
13 8 (5.06%) LESS
13 8 (5.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Clustering
2 18 (11.39%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.70%) Replication
5 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.90%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.90%) Celerra
7 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.90%) Wiki
7 3 (1.90%) Blog
8 2 (1.27%) RIA
8 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.44%) Windows
2 34 (21.52%) Linux
3 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.23%) CentOS
6 12 (7.59%) UNIX
6 12 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.43%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.53%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) AIX
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.42%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (21.52%) MVC
3 26 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (11.39%) Migration
6 14 (8.86%) OO
6 14 (8.86%) Web Development
7 13 (8.23%) Scrum
8 12 (7.59%) Workflow
9 11 (6.96%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.70%) ETL
12 8 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (4.43%) Release Management
13 7 (4.43%) ITIL
13 7 (4.43%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.43%) System Testing
13 7 (4.43%) SIEM
14 6 (3.80%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.67%) SQL
2 57 (36.08%) C#
3 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.78%) T-SQL
5 20 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 19 (12.03%) Perl
7 18 (11.39%) PHP
8 10 (6.33%) Python
8 10 (6.33%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.16%) VB
10 5 (3.16%) Java
11 3 (1.90%) VBScript
12 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.63%) C
13 1 (0.63%) VBA
13 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.70%) Degree
3 7 (4.43%) MCSE
4 6 (3.80%) MCSA
4 6 (3.80%) MCTS
5 5 (3.16%) VCP4
6 4 (2.53%) MCITP
6 4 (2.53%) MCP
7 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.90%) CCNA
7 3 (1.90%) CCA
7 3 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.90%) CCEA
7 3 (1.90%) NCDA
7 3 (1.90%) NCIE
7 3 (1.90%) VCAP
7 3 (1.90%) VTSP
7 3 (1.90%) CCIA
7 3 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.27%) GPG13
2 2 (1.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 31 (19.62%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.13%) vSphere
4 11 (6.96%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (5.06%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.06%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.53%) XenApp
7 4 (2.53%) Samba
8 3 (1.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) Plesk
1 12 (7.59%) cPanel
1 12 (7.59%) Webmin
2 11 (6.96%) Puppet
2 11 (6.96%) OpenAM
3 5 (3.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (57.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.25%) Oracle
3 22 (13.92%) VMware
4 19 (12.03%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.96%) Citrix
6 10 (6.33%) Cisco
7 8 (5.06%) HP
8 7 (4.43%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.80%) Twitter
10 5 (3.16%) Tableau
11 4 (2.53%) Red Gate
11 4 (2.53%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.53%) Brocade
11 4 (2.53%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.90%) NetApp
12 3 (1.90%) Symantec
12 3 (1.90%) IBM
12 3 (1.90%) EMC
13 2 (1.27%) Lotus
14 1 (0.63%) Kofax
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefis
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Oxford Hays
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Slough
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package + pension!
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