The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 12.50% 5.56% 23.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 20
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
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 M4 Corridor region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 12.50% 5.56% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 20
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the M4 Corridor region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

SQL Server
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing SQL Server 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.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Nmap
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle