The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 54 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 55 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.28% 5.34% 14.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.14% 12.97% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 141
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
355 424 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.30% 41.21% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 308 390 432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Tunbridge Wells -8 12 £53,750 +19.44% 2
West Malling - 7 £35,000 -
Rochester -1 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Dartford +6 2 £60,000 +66.66% 1
Sandwich - 1 £18,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (67.86%) SQL
3 33 (58.93%) .NET
3 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
4 25 (44.64%) C#
4 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (39.29%) Windows
7 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 19 (33.93%) HTML
9 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
10 17 (30.36%) MVC
11 16 (28.57%) IIS
11 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 13 (23.21%) CSS
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (21.43%) XML
13 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
15 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
15 10 (17.86%) Oracle
15 10 (17.86%) Replication
15 10 (17.86%) VMware
15 10 (17.86%) SAN
15 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 16 (28.57%) IIS
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 6 (10.71%) CMS
4 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.50%) Office 365
3 4 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) SAN
2 7 (12.50%) DHCP
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.36%) Skype
5 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) VoIP
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) HTTP
6 2 (3.57%) SMTP
7 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (41.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 6 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
7 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.36%) MS Access
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.36%) Pentaho
8 3 (5.36%) PowerCenter
8 3 (5.36%) QualityStage
8 3 (5.36%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (3.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Xcode
5 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 16 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 15 (26.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (26.79%) DBA
4 14 (25.00%) SQL DBA
5 10 (17.86%) Administrator
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 6 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (10.71%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior DBA
9 5 (8.93%) Senior SQL DBA
10 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) HTML
4 13 (23.21%) CSS
5 12 (21.43%) XML
6 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
7 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.29%) jQuery
8 7 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (10.71%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.71%) LINQ
10 4 (7.14%) Ajax
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (7.14%) HTML5
11 2 (3.57%) WCF
11 2 (3.57%) Web Services
11 2 (3.57%) WPF
12 1 (1.79%) COM
12 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Replication
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) W3C
3 5 (8.93%) Clustering
4 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.57%) iPad
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.57%) Android
6 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) MVC
3 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.07%) Change Management
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) System Testing
7 6 (10.71%) MVVM
7 6 (10.71%) OWASP
7 6 (10.71%) SEO
7 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.71%) V-Model
7 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.93%) High Availability
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.93%) SQL Optimisation
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.50%) R
5 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) CCNP
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 2 (3.57%) QA
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) Dell
4 6 (10.71%) HP
4 6 (10.71%) Sitecore
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) WatchGuard
6 3 (5.36%) Draytek
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Informatica
6 3 (5.36%) Sophos
6 3 (5.36%) Trillium
7 2 (3.57%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.57%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.79%) Facebook
8 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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