The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - - 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

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 Scottish Borders region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scottish Borders
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - 40.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL Server 2008
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware