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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.59% 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.68% 5.65% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 29
Median salary £38,750 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,675 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
358 354 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.25% 28.12% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 236 265 274
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Local Government
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (20.00%) UAG
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (40.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (20.00%) UAG
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (20.00%) Samsung
3 1 (10.00%) 3Com
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Meraki
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) VMware