The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 45 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.67% 3.23% 5.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 6.88% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 20
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2005
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
94 218 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.65% 46.88% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 79 172 133
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Portsmouth region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Clustering
6 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Internet
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (27.27%) Replication
8 3 (27.27%) DTS
8 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 3 (27.27%) Database Security
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (18.18%) Waterfall

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (18.18%) LiveCycle
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Telnet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) DTS
6 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (18.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Military
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
1 5 (45.45%) SQL DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Server Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Database Security
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) V-Model
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Office Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle