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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.97% 1.19% 3.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 10.00% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
19 10 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.45% 11.90% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 44
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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 15 September 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 - 1 £29,500 - 2
SQL Server 2008
West Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) IPv4
6 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) XenServer
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Lotus
7 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) DDNS
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) IPv4
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) DDNS
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
Shrewsbury
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 depending on experience + Private Healthcare + Pension Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago