The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 108 86 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 1.35% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% 4.01% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 23
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
415 474 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.41% 33.57% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 299 315 267
Average salary £40,000 £49,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.59% +32.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Legal
8 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
8 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView
4 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (21.05%) Programmer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) COM
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
2 2 (10.53%) Practice Management
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Red Gate
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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Posted: 5 days ago
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