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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 87 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.79% 5.29% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 9
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,375 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -0.32%
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
359 378 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.18% 27.29% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 271 275 310
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Clustering
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 4 (28.57%) JIRA
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (21.43%) XenApp
9 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) SCOM
9 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
1 6 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Deployment Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Deployment Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) People Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) Varonis
3 1 (7.14%) VMware