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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.16% 2.33% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.01% 9.30% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
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
111 43 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 35.13% 25.00% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 75 43 77
Average salary £39,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) vSphere
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
6 6 (37.50%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (25.00%) NAS
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) SLA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (18.75%) Kentico
2 3 (18.75%) Sitefinity
2 3 (18.75%) DNN
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) GPRS
3 3 (18.75%) GSM
3 3 (18.75%) PSTN
3 3 (18.75%) 3G
3 3 (18.75%) SS7
3 3 (18.75%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec