The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 113 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.24% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 0.92% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Average salary £27,000 £32,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,375 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -0.32%
SQL Server 2005
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
320 437 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.25% 26.34% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 247 368 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cambridge region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware