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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 101 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.14% 0.28% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 1.02% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 32
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% -3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £26,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £48,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
375 488 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.00% 27.02% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 357 404 440
Average salary £43,900 £41,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% -6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Riverbed