The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 121 124 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -60
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 137 151 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.14% 2.10% 3.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.75% 7.78% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 124 250
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1768 1941 2206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.67% 27.01% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1678 1845
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +23 55 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Hertfordshire 0 44 £41,500 -12.63% 3
Bedfordshire -8 14 £47,500 +5.55%
Suffolk 0 11 £43,000 -14.00% 3
Norfolk -8 8 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £33,173 +16.39% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 282 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 196 (69.50%) SQL
3 161 (57.09%) .NET
4 131 (46.45%) C#
5 126 (44.68%) Microsoft
6 123 (43.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 110 (39.01%) T-SQL
8 107 (37.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 104 (36.88%) ASP.NET
10 102 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
11 79 (28.01%) Finance
12 76 (26.95%) Visual Studio
12 76 (26.95%) HTML
12 76 (26.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 75 (26.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 70 (24.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 69 (24.47%) JavaScript
16 68 (24.11%) CSS
17 67 (23.76%) Data Warehouse
18 66 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 62 (21.99%) Unit Testing
20 59 (20.92%) .NET Framework
21 52 (18.44%) Relational Database
22 50 (17.73%) Windows
23 46 (16.31%) MVC
24 45 (15.96%) Ajax
25 42 (14.89%) MS Excel
26 41 (14.54%) SharePoint
26 41 (14.54%) SQL Server 2014
27 40 (14.18%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (14.54%) SharePoint
2 31 (10.99%) IIS
3 20 (7.09%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.55%) CMS
6 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Apache
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.67%) SAP BPC
2 12 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.42%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.84%) Office 365
4 5 (1.77%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.51%) Firewall
2 21 (7.45%) DNS
3 13 (4.61%) SAN
4 10 (3.55%) VoIP
5 9 (3.19%) DHCP
6 7 (2.48%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.13%) Intranet
8 4 (1.42%) WAN
9 3 (1.06%) Internet
9 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.71%) LAN
10 2 (0.71%) Network Security
10 2 (0.71%) VPN
10 2 (0.71%) Wireless
11 1 (0.35%) Broadband
11 1 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 123 (43.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (37.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (26.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (24.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 67 (23.76%) Data Warehouse
7 66 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (18.44%) Relational Database
9 41 (14.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 36 (12.77%) DTS
11 29 (10.28%) Power BI
12 24 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (7.09%) QlikView
13 20 (7.09%) RDBMS
14 18 (6.38%) MS Access
14 18 (6.38%) SAP Data Services
15 17 (6.03%) SAP BW
16 16 (5.67%) OLAP
16 16 (5.67%) ProClarity
17 15 (5.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 76 (26.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 76 (26.95%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.45%) Subversion
3 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.06%) Moq
5 3 (1.06%) MSTest
5 3 (1.06%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 79 (28.01%) Finance
2 17 (6.03%) Legal
3 5 (1.77%) Banking
3 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.42%) Games
4 4 (1.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (53.90%) Developer
2 57 (20.21%) .NET Developer
3 50 (17.73%) Analyst
4 41 (14.54%) C# Developer
5 39 (13.83%) SQL Developer
6 36 (12.77%) DBA
7 35 (12.41%) SQL DBA
8 34 (12.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 30 (10.64%) Administrator
10 29 (10.28%) VB.NET Developer
11 27 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (9.57%) SQL Analyst
12 24 (8.51%) SSIS Developer
13 23 (8.16%) SSIS Analyst
13 23 (8.16%) Support Analyst
14 20 (7.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 20 (7.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
14 20 (7.09%) Microsoft Developer
15 18 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
16 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (57.09%) .NET
2 104 (36.88%) ASP.NET
3 76 (26.95%) HTML
4 68 (24.11%) CSS
5 59 (20.92%) .NET Framework
6 45 (15.96%) Ajax
7 37 (13.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (12.41%) Web Services
9 26 (9.22%) jQuery
10 20 (7.09%) MDX
10 20 (7.09%) WCF
11 19 (6.74%) SOAP
12 17 (6.03%) REST
13 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (5.67%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.32%) CSS3
14 15 (5.32%) XML
15 12 (4.26%) AngularJS
16 9 (3.19%) DHTML
17 6 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.32%) Replication
5 12 (4.26%) User Experience
6 7 (2.48%) iPad
7 6 (2.13%) Data Extraction
7 6 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.06%) Clustering
10 2 (0.71%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.73%) Windows
2 35 (12.41%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.84%) Linux
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Unix
9 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (21.99%) Unit Testing
3 46 (16.31%) MVC
4 39 (13.83%) ETL
4 39 (13.83%) SDLC
5 38 (13.48%) Workflow
6 34 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (11.35%) Wealth Management
8 31 (10.99%) Data Modelling
9 30 (10.64%) OOD
10 26 (9.22%) Time Management
11 24 (8.51%) Change Management
12 22 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (7.45%) Migration
14 19 (6.74%) High Availability
15 17 (6.03%) Database Tuning
15 17 (6.03%) ETL Development
16 16 (5.67%) TDD
17 15 (5.32%) CRM
17 15 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 196 (69.50%) SQL
2 131 (46.45%) C#
3 110 (39.01%) T-SQL
4 69 (24.47%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.12%) VB.NET
6 29 (10.28%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.74%) VBA
8 18 (6.38%) VB
9 11 (3.90%) VBScript
10 7 (2.48%) Java
10 7 (2.48%) PHP
11 6 (2.13%) R
12 1 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.93%) Degree
3 14 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.13%) MCITP
4 6 (2.13%) MCP
5 5 (1.77%) MCTS
6 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.06%) CCAA
7 3 (1.06%) CCNA
7 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.71%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.71%) MCSA
8 2 (0.71%) MCSE
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.06%) QA
2 19 (6.74%) SLA
3 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.42%) vSphere
5 4 (1.42%) XenApp
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.35%) UAG
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) SCCM
1 3 (1.06%) Simpana
2 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.35%) SCOM
2 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.77%) Oracle
3 25 (8.87%) Cognos
4 20 (7.09%) SAP
5 17 (6.03%) IBM
6 16 (5.67%) MicroStrategy
6 16 (5.67%) Tableau
6 16 (5.67%) VMware
7 14 (4.96%) Citrix
8 13 (4.61%) HP
9 9 (3.19%) Cisco
10 6 (2.13%) Computacenter
10 6 (2.13%) Telerik
11 4 (1.42%) Adobe
11 4 (1.42%) Teradata
11 4 (1.42%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.06%) CommVault
12 3 (1.06%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.71%) CA
13 2 (0.71%) Intel Security
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