The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK / England
Rank 193 124 77
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -47
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1352 2471 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.72% 2.59% 3.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 8.21% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 2142 3320
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23769 30114 31050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.22% 31.58% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20390 25850 26824
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -112 438 £55,000 +4.76% 54
South East -19 297 £47,500 +5.55% 33
Yorkshire -12 145 £37,500 - 11
East of England -1 143 £42,500 -5.55% 7
North West -64 134 £40,000 +6.66% 26
West Midlands +10 85 £40,000 - 21
East Midlands -28 56 £42,500 +6.25% 9
South West -92 48 £42,500 +6.25% 11
North East -13 7 £30,000 -25.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3013 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2029 (67.34%) SQL
3 1597 (53.00%) Microsoft
4 1358 (45.07%) .NET
5 1262 (41.89%) C#
6 1108 (36.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1044 (34.65%) T-SQL
8 999 (33.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 930 (30.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 888 (29.47%) Windows
11 844 (28.01%) ASP.NET
12 709 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 687 (22.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 676 (22.44%) JavaScript
15 672 (22.30%) Finance
16 664 (22.04%) MVC
17 643 (21.34%) HTML
18 627 (20.81%) MS Excel
19 617 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
20 573 (19.02%) CSS
21 548 (18.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 504 (16.73%) Windows Server
23 469 (15.57%) .NET Framework
24 448 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
25 443 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
26 413 (13.71%) Visual Studio
27 400 (13.28%) jQuery
28 397 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
29 390 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
30 383 (12.71%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 378 (12.55%) SharePoint
2 376 (12.48%) IIS
3 265 (8.80%) MS Exchange
4 194 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 107 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 95 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 83 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 80 (2.66%) CMS
9 76 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 51 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
11 41 (1.36%) Skype for Business
12 31 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 26 (0.86%) Umbraco
13 26 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 24 (0.80%) Apache
15 22 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (0.70%) Tomcat
17 20 (0.66%) SAS
17 20 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
18 18 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 627 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 169 (5.61%) MS Office
3 30 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 17 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.13%) GIMP
8 2 (0.066%) MS Project
9 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 74 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
4 12 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.33%) SAP Business One
6 9 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 4 (0.13%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.066%) FastStats
10 2 (0.066%) HFM
10 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.066%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.033%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.033%) RMDS
11 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 312 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (4.18%) Office 365
3 111 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (2.19%) SaaS
5 43 (1.43%) PaaS
6 31 (1.03%) IaaS
7 23 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.30%) GitHub
11 8 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.23%) Yammer
13 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.13%) G Suite
15 3 (0.100%) iTunes
16 2 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.066%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 165 (5.48%) SAN
2 159 (5.28%) DNS
3 156 (5.18%) Firewall
4 120 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 117 (3.88%) DHCP
6 79 (2.62%) Intranet
7 78 (2.59%) VPN
8 69 (2.29%) LAN
9 63 (2.09%) WAN
10 60 (1.99%) Internet
11 58 (1.92%) NAS
12 50 (1.66%) VoIP
13 34 (1.13%) Wireless
14 25 (0.83%) Network Security
15 24 (0.80%) Skype
16 23 (0.76%) iSCSI
16 23 (0.76%) SMTP
16 23 (0.76%) VLAN
17 19 (0.63%) IP Telephony
18 18 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3013 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1108 (36.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 999 (33.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 930 (30.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 687 (22.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 548 (18.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 443 (14.70%) Data Warehouse
8 383 (12.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 271 (8.99%) Relational Database
10 146 (4.85%) Power BI
11 124 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 118 (3.92%) RDBMS
13 113 (3.75%) SQL Server 2016
14 112 (3.72%) MySQL
15 110 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 98 (3.25%) OLAP
17 90 (2.99%) QlikView
18 89 (2.95%) NoSQL
19 86 (2.85%) DTS
20 76 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 413 (13.71%) Visual Studio
2 339 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 132 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 105 (3.48%) Subversion
5 88 (2.92%) JIRA
5 88 (2.92%) NUnit
6 47 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 45 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 43 (1.43%) MSTest
9 29 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 21 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
12 16 (0.53%) Moq
13 13 (0.43%) Selenium
14 11 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
15 10 (0.33%) MSBuild
16 8 (0.27%) Bitbucket
17 7 (0.23%) Jenkins
17 7 (0.23%) Mercurial
18 6 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 672 (22.30%) Finance
2 180 (5.97%) Banking
3 114 (3.78%) Legal
4 97 (3.22%) Marketing
5 96 (3.19%) Retail
6 62 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 50 (1.66%) Advertising
8 45 (1.49%) Law
9 36 (1.19%) Back Office
10 31 (1.03%) Games
11 26 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.70%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.50%) Publishing
16 14 (0.46%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.30%) Automotive
18 5 (0.17%) Billing
18 5 (0.17%) Electronics
19 4 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1555 (51.61%) Developer
2 664 (22.04%) .NET Developer
3 539 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 518 (17.19%) DBA
5 480 (15.93%) SQL Developer
6 469 (15.57%) SQL DBA
7 388 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 337 (11.18%) Analyst
9 320 (10.62%) Senior Developer
10 257 (8.53%) Administrator
11 229 (7.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 229 (7.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 181 (6.01%) SQL Server DBA
13 178 (5.91%) SSIS Developer
14 173 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 159 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
16 150 (4.98%) SQL Server Developer
17 148 (4.91%) Support Analyst
18 137 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
19 134 (4.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1358 (45.07%) .NET
2 844 (28.01%) ASP.NET
3 643 (21.34%) HTML
4 573 (19.02%) CSS
5 469 (15.57%) .NET Framework
6 400 (13.28%) jQuery
7 397 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 368 (12.21%) Web Services
9 366 (12.15%) XML
10 317 (10.52%) WCF
11 285 (9.46%) Ajax
12 254 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 203 (6.74%) Entity Framework
14 198 (6.57%) HTML5
15 190 (6.31%) AngularJS
16 137 (4.55%) WPF
17 131 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 125 (4.15%) LINQ
19 123 (4.08%) REST
20 103 (3.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 281 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 222 (7.37%) Clustering
3 187 (6.21%) Replication
4 180 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 79 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 75 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 73 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 67 (2.22%) iPad
9 43 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.10%) User Experience
11 30 (1.00%) Driving Licence
12 18 (0.60%) N-Tier
12 18 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 17 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (0.56%) Fintech
14 15 (0.50%) Biotechnology
15 14 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (0.46%) iPhone
15 14 (0.46%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 888 (29.47%) Windows
2 504 (16.73%) Windows Server
3 448 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 374 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (4.18%) Linux
7 108 (3.58%) Windows 7
8 79 (2.62%) Unix
9 57 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 46 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 36 (1.19%) Windows 10
12 29 (0.96%) Android
13 26 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (0.76%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.46%) Windows Vista
16 13 (0.43%) Solaris
16 13 (0.43%) Windows Phone
17 10 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
18 9 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (22.04%) MVC
3 617 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
4 390 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
5 324 (10.75%) ETL
6 278 (9.23%) TDD
7 262 (8.70%) Scrum
8 246 (8.16%) ITIL
9 229 (7.60%) High Availability
10 228 (7.57%) Web Development
11 198 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 189 (6.27%) SDLC
13 178 (5.91%) Migration
14 175 (5.81%) Mentoring
15 147 (4.88%) Data Modelling
16 145 (4.81%) Unit Testing
17 143 (4.75%) CRM
18 133 (4.41%) OO
19 122 (4.05%) Analytics
20 115 (3.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2029 (67.34%) SQL
2 1262 (41.89%) C#
3 1044 (34.65%) T-SQL
4 676 (22.44%) JavaScript
5 259 (8.60%) VB.NET
6 215 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 80 (2.66%) Java
8 58 (1.92%) VB
9 50 (1.66%) VBA
10 47 (1.56%) VBScript
11 45 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.10%) PHP
13 31 (1.03%) R
14 29 (0.96%) C++
14 29 (0.96%) Python
15 26 (0.86%) C
16 25 (0.83%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.53%) TypeScript
18 15 (0.50%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
19 11 (0.37%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 347 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (9.76%) Degree
3 103 (3.42%) MCSE
4 87 (2.89%) MCSA
5 78 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 69 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 59 (1.96%) MCP
8 54 (1.79%) MCITP
9 44 (1.46%) MCTS
10 34 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (0.93%) CCNA
12 24 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (0.56%) MCSD
15 11 (0.37%) CISA
15 11 (0.37%) CISSP
16 9 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.30%) NCIE
17 8 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (0.27%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.75%) QA
2 112 (3.72%) SLA
3 39 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.17%) WAI
7 5 (0.17%) WCAG
8 3 (0.100%) IFRS
8 3 (0.100%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.100%) SDET
9 2 (0.066%) DICOM
9 2 (0.066%) HL7
10 1 (0.033%) CDISC
10 1 (0.033%) COBIT
10 1 (0.033%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 363 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 162 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 82 (2.72%) vSphere
5 70 (2.32%) XenApp
6 34 (1.13%) VMware ESX
6 34 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.33%) Docker
12 10 (0.33%) Firmware
13 9 (0.30%) XenServer
14 8 (0.27%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.23%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 86 (2.85%) SCCM
2 39 (1.29%) SCOM
3 29 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 25 (0.83%) Puppet
5 22 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
5 22 (0.73%) WSUS
6 18 (0.60%) Control-M
6 18 (0.60%) Perfmon
7 17 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.50%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.40%) Nagios
10 9 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.27%) Nessus
11 8 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.27%) SCSM
11 8 (0.27%) vMotion
12 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.17%) DameWare
13 5 (0.17%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.17%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 1597 (53.00%) Microsoft
2 251 (8.33%) VMware
3 209 (6.94%) Oracle
4 144 (4.78%) Citrix
5 125 (4.15%) Tableau
6 109 (3.62%) Cisco
7 98 (3.25%) HP
8 64 (2.12%) SAP
9 56 (1.86%) IBM
9 56 (1.86%) Informatica
10 51 (1.69%) Cognos
11 49 (1.63%) PayPal
12 46 (1.53%) NetApp
13 29 (0.96%) CommVault
13 29 (0.96%) Dell
13 29 (0.96%) Telerik
13 29 (0.96%) Xamarin
14 27 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 27 (0.90%) Teradata
15 25 (0.83%) Red Hat
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £ Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40k - £50k + £5k benefits/cash alte
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Chichester, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Market Salary
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: Unspecified Competative
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+
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Isle of Man
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
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Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday