The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 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 2008 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.31% 0.82% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
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
30 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.03% 13.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 14
Average salary £31,000 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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 - 6 £30,250 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) CCA
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos