The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 23 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.68% 12.21% 10.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.94% 53.16% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 48
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,300 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
49 79 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.49% 22.97% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 69 98
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) Windows
3 14 (35.90%) XML
4 12 (30.77%) .NET
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (28.21%) VB
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
6 10 (25.64%) C#
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.64%) OO
6 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 8 (20.51%) VPN
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 8 (20.51%) Linux
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Data Management
9 7 (17.95%) MS Office
10 6 (15.38%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) IIS
10 6 (15.38%) HND
10 6 (15.38%) OLAP
10 6 (15.38%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (15.38%) IIS
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
6 1 (2.56%) CICS
6 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) VPN
2 6 (15.38%) VoIP
3 5 (12.82%) MPLS
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
4 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
6 2 (5.13%) VLAN
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) OLAP
3 6 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.69%) DB2
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (2.56%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.56%) MS Access
7 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 4 (10.26%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) French Language
3 2 (5.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Programmer
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Applications Support
5 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (10.26%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) XML
2 12 (30.77%) .NET
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) WCF
6 5 (12.82%) XSLT
7 4 (10.26%) ODBC
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) WPF
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
8 3 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (5.13%) XSL
9 2 (5.13%) WinForms
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.13%) HTML5
10 1 (2.56%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) GIS
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) OO
1 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.95%) Data Management
3 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.82%) Content Management
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 3 (7.69%) Business Development
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) OOD
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) VB
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
3 10 (25.64%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) UniBasic
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) HND
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) MCP
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Varnish
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Nintex
4 3 (7.69%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Mitel
5 2 (5.13%) Redback
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) ESRI
6 1 (2.56%) Cognos
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) EMC