The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 20 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.86% 2.25% 6.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 5.87% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 55
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
348 341 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 32.13% 38.36% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 309 268 390
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in East Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in East Sussex

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +1 31 £40,000 +9.58% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (44.44%) SQL
4 31 (43.06%) C#
4 31 (43.06%) .NET
4 31 (43.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (34.72%) Windows
7 24 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (26.39%) VMware
8 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
8 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
9 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 16 (22.22%) HTML
10 16 (22.22%) IIS
10 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 16 (22.22%) XML
10 16 (22.22%) Migration
10 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 14 (19.44%) Web Services
12 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.06%) TDD
13 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (18.06%) Data Migration
13 13 (18.06%) SaaS
13 13 (18.06%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 16 (22.22%) IIS
2 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.78%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (2.78%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) SaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) SAN
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
1 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 31 (43.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (12.50%) SQL CLR
7 9 (12.50%) Big Data
8 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.56%) MySQL
9 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.17%) OLAP
11 2 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
12 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) DBA
3 20 (27.78%) SQL DBA
4 14 (19.44%) Administrator
5 13 (18.06%) C# Developer
6 12 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (13.89%) Support Technician
8 9 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
8 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
8 9 (12.50%) Senior Technician
9 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
9 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
12 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 16 (22.22%) XML
3 14 (19.44%) Web Services
4 10 (13.89%) COM+
5 7 (9.72%) WCF
6 5 (6.94%) CSS
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.78%) XSLT
8 2 (2.78%) WPF
8 2 (2.78%) jQuery
8 2 (2.78%) RESTful
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.39%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.39%) JSON
9 1 (1.39%) MDX
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.39%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (22.22%) Migration
3 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) TDD
4 13 (18.06%) Data Migration
4 13 (18.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (12.50%) Database Theory
5 9 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 9 (12.50%) MVC
5 9 (12.50%) ETL
6 8 (11.11%) Change Control
6 8 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
7 7 (9.72%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.94%) OOD
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) SQL
2 31 (43.06%) C#
3 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.72%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.17%) MCITP
2 3 (4.17%) MCSA
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (12.50%) NetCrunch
2 3 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
1 19 (26.39%) VMware
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco
3 9 (12.50%) Splunk
3 9 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (4.17%) NetApp
4 3 (4.17%) Veritas
4 3 (4.17%) McAfee
4 3 (4.17%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) Endeca