The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 130 127 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 43 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.31% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 4.21% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 68
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
826 1022 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.66% 31.17% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 514 665 739
Median salary £44,250 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.56% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 6 £37,500 -10.71%
Edinburgh +6 5 £55,000 +41.02%
West Lothian +5 4 £31,750 -5.22% 3
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
3 23 (57.50%) Windows
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (30.00%) .NET
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (22.50%) SAN
10 9 (22.50%) C#
10 9 (22.50%) VMware
10 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (15.00%) EMC
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (12.50%) IIS
14 5 (12.50%) Linux
14 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 5 (12.50%) DNS
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (12.50%) Banking
14 5 (12.50%) Clustering
14 5 (12.50%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.50%) Umbraco
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.50%) MySQL
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Redmine
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Team Leader
3 6 (15.00%) DBA
3 6 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Development
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Digital
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Platform Manager
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (7.50%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (7.50%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) EMC VNX
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Informatics
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.50%) Line Management
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.50%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) EMC
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) Meraki
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.50%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.50%) Sophos
6 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) Zerto
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) RedGate
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