The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 87 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 1.34% 3.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 5.08% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 40
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
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
296 374 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.93% 26.34% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 209 273 321
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) IIS
6 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) MCITP
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) Sophos
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Meraki

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Database Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Meraki
2 3 (25.00%) Sophos
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 2 (16.67%) Samsung
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Zerto