The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 28 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.78% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 3.57% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £24,250 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.71% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.33% 23.93% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £17,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Histogram in Shropshire

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +1 2 £31,500 -10.00%
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (66.67%) DHCP
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (50.00%) MCSA
6 6 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) MCITP
6 6 (50.00%) NAS
7 5 (41.67%) CCA
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (33.33%) MCSE
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
10 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (16.67%) Open Source
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (16.67%) Data Centre

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) OOP
1 2 (16.67%) OO
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
2 6 (50.00%) MCITP
3 5 (41.67%) CCA
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus