The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 14 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 4.92% 12.93% 7.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 51.72% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 4
Average salary £38,500 £36,834 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.52% -31.47%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 19.67% 25.00% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 25
Average salary £38,500 £36,834 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.52% -23.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £65,000 £72,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Civica
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Civica
1 1 (25.00%) VMware