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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 86 91 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.70% 3.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 2.44% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 30
Median salary £55,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -2.50%
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
326 451 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.32% 28.67% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 257 300 313
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) VBScript
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) NAS
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013

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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) Law
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Team Leader
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Platform Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Database Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Informatics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Meraki
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (12.50%) Zerto
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) RedGate