The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 108 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 145 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 6.32% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.39% 18.45% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 111 69
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
SQL Server 2008
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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
514 786 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.73% 34.23% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 424 651 636
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Watford -14 13 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead -17 12 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 4 £42,500 -18.26%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (54.93%) Windows
3 35 (49.30%) SQL
4 31 (43.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (39.44%) C#
5 28 (39.44%) .NET
5 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
6 26 (36.62%) Finance
7 25 (35.21%) T-SQL
8 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
8 23 (32.39%) MVC
9 22 (30.99%) VMware
9 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
10 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
10 20 (28.17%) jQuery
10 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (28.17%) Entity Framework
11 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
12 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (22.54%) SAN
14 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (21.13%) Citrix
14 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (19.72%) Firewall
16 13 (18.31%) Analytics
17 12 (16.90%) WCF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.04%) Scribe Insight
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) SaaS
2 5 (7.04%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) SAN
2 14 (19.72%) Firewall
3 10 (14.08%) NAS
4 6 (8.45%) DHCP
4 6 (8.45%) DNS
4 6 (8.45%) iSCSI
4 6 (8.45%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (43.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (4.23%) Big Data
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) DBA
3 13 (18.31%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Administrator
4 12 (16.90%) Architect
5 10 (14.08%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) SQL DBA
7 8 (11.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Server Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) .NET
1 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
2 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
2 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (28.17%) Entity Framework
2 20 (28.17%) jQuery
3 12 (16.90%) LINQ
3 12 (16.90%) WCF
4 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 11 (15.49%) HTML
5 8 (11.27%) ADO.NET
5 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (11.27%) WPF
5 8 (11.27%) XML
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (5.63%) MDX
7 4 (5.63%) Web Services
8 3 (4.23%) CSS3
8 3 (4.23%) EJB
8 3 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.08%) Replication
3 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.27%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.45%) User Experience
5 5 (7.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) MVC
2 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.31%) Analytics
5 12 (16.90%) Project Management
6 11 (15.49%) ETL
7 10 (14.08%) ITIL
7 10 (14.08%) Risk Analytics
7 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
8 9 (12.68%) CRM
9 8 (11.27%) B2B
9 8 (11.27%) Change Management
9 8 (11.27%) High Availability
9 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
10 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.04%) Business Development
12 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
12 5 (7.04%) Workflow
13 4 (5.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 28 (39.44%) C#
3 25 (35.21%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.49%) VB.NET
5 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.45%) VBScript
7 5 (7.04%) Java
7 5 (7.04%) Perl
7 5 (7.04%) VB
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) VBA
9 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) CCNA
1 8 (11.27%) CCNP
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
3 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (11.27%) XenApp
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) Ceph
7 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Data Guard
2 4 (5.63%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.82%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) Simpana
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 15 (21.13%) Citrix
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle
5 9 (12.68%) HP
6 8 (11.27%) Cisco
7 7 (9.86%) NetApp
8 5 (7.04%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.23%) IBM
9 3 (4.23%) RedGate
10 2 (2.82%) Axway
10 2 (2.82%) Cognos
10 2 (2.82%) CommVault
10 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.82%) Kofax
10 2 (2.82%) Lotus
10 2 (2.82%) SAP
10 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.41%) iManage
Hertfordshire
Louis Hampshire
Salary: Circa £70k plus Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago