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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 109 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 14 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% 0.96% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 3.41% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 48
Average salary £29,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £40,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
419 410 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.64% 28.16% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 355 357 470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) Veeam
9 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 2 (14.29%) Project Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Websense
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) FalconStor