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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.63% - 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.30% - 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £39,000 - £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
43 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 60.56% 15.15% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 3 22
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £48,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 October 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) CommVault
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 2 (28.57%) LANDesk