The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.72% 3.68% 7.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 22.73% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +31.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £48,150 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 22 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.14% 16.18% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 68
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

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 25 July 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 -8 2 £37,500 -7.97% 1
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) IPv4
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Lotus
7 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) DDNS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) IPv4
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DDNS
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco