The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 10 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 14.29% 5.26% 15.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.29% 15.00% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,917
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +7.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 Dunstable region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 40.48% 35.09% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 16
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +4.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £79,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dunstable

SQL Server 2008
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) Migration
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (76.92%) Problem Management
2 10 (76.92%) Clustering
3 9 (69.23%) ERP
4 4 (30.77%) Change Control
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) MCSA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Support Specialist
2 6 (46.15%) Server Support Specialist
2 6 (46.15%) Server Support
2 6 (46.15%) Server Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Migration
2 10 (76.92%) Problem Management
3 9 (69.23%) ERP
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft