The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.39% 2.17% 2.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.94% 11.43% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Gloucestershire

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 Gloucester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
128 35 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.13% 19.02% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 89 34 59
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Gloucester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) SAN
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (57.89%) VMware ESX
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) vSphere
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
7 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
8 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (31.58%) NAS
8 6 (31.58%) Change Control
8 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) IIS
8 6 (31.58%) MS Office
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
8 6 (31.58%) SLA
8 6 (31.58%) Clustering
8 6 (31.58%) Change Management
8 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
1 6 (31.58%) IIS
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.79%) Sitefinity
2 3 (15.79%) Kentico
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) NAS
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) SS7
3 5 (26.32%) 3G
3 5 (26.32%) GPRS
3 5 (26.32%) GSM
3 5 (26.32%) PSTN
3 5 (26.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Support
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
1 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Change Control
1 6 (31.58%) Change Management
1 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (57.89%) VMware ESX
3 9 (47.37%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Dell
3 5 (26.32%) EMC
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec