The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 90 68 33
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.87% 3.02% 5.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.96% 10.16% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 43
Average salary £62,500 £38,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.33% -11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
371 384 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.33% 29.77% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 294 317 317
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 6 £34,500 -
Brentwood -10 4 £62,500 +66.66%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (78.95%) SQL
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (42.11%) Finance
5 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (39.47%) Windows
7 14 (36.84%) ETL
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) SLA
9 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (23.68%) Data Analysis
10 9 (23.68%) Data Extraction
10 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
11 8 (21.05%) Time Management
11 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.05%) Change Control
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
11 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
11 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (21.05%) VMware
12 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (18.42%) Java

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
1 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (18.42%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 15 (39.47%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) DBA
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Production Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Database Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Database Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Extraction
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Debian
4 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (36.84%) ETL
3 9 (23.68%) Data Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (21.05%) Time Management
4 8 (21.05%) Change Control
4 8 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Line Management
7 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.89%) Network Design
8 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.63%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCSE
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix