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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 45 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.70% 2.92% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.42% 7.75% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 23
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £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
432 374 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 35.56% 37.70% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 367 299 322
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 39 £40,000 +23.07%
Hove - 6 £43,985 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (67.12%) SQL
3 39 (53.42%) C#
4 37 (50.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (50.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (49.32%) .NET
6 34 (46.58%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
8 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (27.40%) ETL
9 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (27.40%) SQL CLR
9 20 (27.40%) Big Data
9 20 (27.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (27.40%) Data Transformation
9 20 (27.40%) Database Theory
10 16 (21.92%) Finance
10 16 (21.92%) SaaS
11 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
11 15 (20.55%) Migration
11 15 (20.55%) QA
11 15 (20.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (19.18%) VMware
12 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (17.81%) Data Integration
13 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
13 13 (17.81%) Relational Database Theory
14 12 (16.44%) IIS
14 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
14 12 (16.44%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 12 (16.44%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (2.74%) SAS
5 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) SaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Internet
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.74%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (50.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 37 (50.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (27.40%) SQL CLR
4 20 (27.40%) Big Data
4 20 (27.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (9.59%) OLAP
8 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.48%) MySQL
9 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) Toad
5 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 31 (42.47%) DBA
3 26 (35.62%) SQL DBA
4 14 (19.18%) SQL Developer
5 13 (17.81%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (16.44%) Administrator
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
9 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
10 7 (9.59%) Business Developer
10 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Senior DBA
12 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
13 3 (4.11%) Consultant
13 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
13 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
13 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
13 3 (4.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.33%) Web Services
4 8 (10.96%) WCF
5 7 (9.59%) jQuery
5 7 (9.59%) MDX
6 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.85%) XML
7 5 (6.85%) HTML
8 4 (5.48%) XSLT
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.48%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.11%) CSS
9 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.11%) RESTful
9 3 (4.11%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.74%) COM+
11 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.37%) DHTML
11 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Replication
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (27.40%) ETL
2 20 (27.40%) Data Transformation
2 20 (27.40%) Database Theory
3 15 (20.55%) Migration
3 15 (20.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (17.81%) Relational Database Theory
5 12 (16.44%) Data Migration
6 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.70%) MVC
8 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.96%) OOD
9 8 (10.96%) TDD
9 8 (10.96%) OO
10 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (8.22%) High Availability
11 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.85%) Change Management
12 5 (6.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) SQL
2 39 (53.42%) C#
3 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.48%) VB
7 3 (4.11%) Java
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) F#
9 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.37%) VB6
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) MCSA
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.11%) MCITP
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.74%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) VMware
2 2 (2.74%) Splunk
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco
2 2 (2.74%) EMC
2 2 (2.74%) Citrix
3 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Endeca