The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 114 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 534 1012 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.45% 4.67% 5.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.90% 14.78% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 462 916 1164
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6002 6849 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 31.62% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 5986 6416
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Surrey -30 123 £46,500 +3.33% 20
Buckinghamshire 0 106 £40,000 - 7
Hampshire -40 96 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Berkshire -76 75 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Oxfordshire -33 44 £42,492 +13.31% 6
East Sussex -24 38 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Kent -46 33 £40,500 -14.73% 7
West Sussex -32 23 £42,500 - 5
Middlesex -9 5 £40,000 -20.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 1231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 753 (61.17%) SQL
3 707 (57.43%) .NET
4 621 (50.45%) C#
5 557 (45.25%) ASP.NET
6 544 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 525 (42.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 438 (35.58%) HTML
9 429 (34.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 414 (33.63%) T-SQL
11 409 (33.23%) JavaScript
12 378 (30.71%) CSS
13 347 (28.19%) MVC
14 335 (27.21%) Windows
15 332 (26.97%) jQuery
16 309 (25.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 308 (25.02%) MS Excel
18 295 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
19 292 (23.72%) .NET Framework
20 290 (23.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 283 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
22 235 (19.09%) XML
23 223 (18.12%) Web Services
24 197 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
25 196 (15.92%) WCF
26 180 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
27 174 (14.13%) Ajax
28 172 (13.97%) Visual Studio
29 159 (12.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 158 (12.84%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 158 (12.84%) IIS
2 116 (9.42%) SharePoint
3 83 (6.74%) MS Exchange
4 55 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.68%) Apache
7 32 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (2.36%) CMS
9 26 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (1.95%) K2 blackpearl
11 22 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.73%) SAS
15 8 (0.65%) Lync
16 7 (0.57%) Node.js
17 6 (0.49%) ColdFusion
18 5 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 308 (25.02%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.44%) MS Office
3 21 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 21 (1.71%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.081%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 29 (2.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.89%) SalesLogix
3 11 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.24%) Agresso
7 3 (0.24%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.16%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.081%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.081%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.60%) SaaS
2 28 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) Office 365
5 4 (0.32%) IaaS
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 59 (4.79%) Firewall
3 58 (4.71%) SAN
4 41 (3.33%) DNS
5 36 (2.92%) Internet
6 33 (2.68%) SSL
7 28 (2.27%) HTTP
8 25 (2.03%) VPN
9 22 (1.79%) DHCP
10 21 (1.71%) LAN
11 20 (1.62%) WAN
12 16 (1.30%) Intranet
13 15 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.22%) NAS
14 13 (1.06%) VLAN
15 12 (0.97%) Extranet
15 12 (0.97%) WAAS
15 12 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 525 (42.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 429 (34.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 309 (25.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 290 (23.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 159 (12.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 140 (11.37%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (7.88%) Relational Database
9 82 (6.66%) SQL Server 2000
10 55 (4.47%) Oracle Database
11 40 (3.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 39 (3.17%) Star Schema
13 37 (3.01%) Data Mart
14 35 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 35 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
15 33 (2.68%) OLAP
16 32 (2.60%) MySQL
16 32 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
17 29 (2.36%) MS Access
18 28 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 172 (13.97%) Visual Studio
2 127 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (4.96%) Subversion
4 51 (4.14%) Git (software)
5 42 (3.41%) NUnit
6 31 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 21 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
8 17 (1.38%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.57%) Selenium
10 7 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (0.49%) MSTest
12 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.41%) Moq
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.32%) TestComplete
13 4 (0.32%) NSubstitute
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.24%) JIRA
15 2 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 157 (12.75%) Finance
2 42 (3.41%) Marketing
3 28 (2.27%) Retail
4 24 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.87%) Back Office
6 16 (1.30%) Automotive
7 13 (1.06%) Advertising
8 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.73%) Banking
10 8 (0.65%) German Language
10 8 (0.65%) Billing
11 5 (0.41%) Legal
12 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.32%) Publishing
12 4 (0.32%) Games
13 3 (0.24%) Electronics
13 3 (0.24%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
15 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.081%) Military
Job Titles
1 784 (63.69%) Developer
2 293 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 243 (19.74%) C# Developer
4 204 (16.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 172 (13.97%) SQL Developer
6 148 (12.02%) DBA
7 127 (10.32%) SQL DBA
8 123 (9.99%) Senior Developer
8 123 (9.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 108 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 90 (7.31%) Software Developer
11 84 (6.82%) Administrator
12 81 (6.58%) Analyst
13 80 (6.50%) Web Developer
13 80 (6.50%) SQL Server DBA
14 63 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 55 (4.47%) SQL Server Developer
16 49 (3.98%) Senior C# Developer
17 47 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
18 44 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (57.43%) .NET
2 557 (45.25%) ASP.NET
3 438 (35.58%) HTML
4 378 (30.71%) CSS
5 332 (26.97%) jQuery
6 292 (23.72%) .NET Framework
7 283 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 235 (19.09%) XML
9 223 (18.12%) Web Services
10 196 (15.92%) WCF
11 174 (14.13%) Ajax
12 146 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 129 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 124 (10.07%) SOAP
15 115 (9.34%) HTML5
16 101 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 93 (7.55%) LINQ
18 88 (7.15%) XSLT
19 85 (6.90%) CSS3
20 67 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.34%) Clustering
3 69 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.22%) Replication
5 40 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.52%) Data Integration
8 22 (1.79%) Open Source
9 20 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.30%) User Experience
12 14 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.97%) CLARiiON
13 12 (0.97%) Celerra
14 11 (0.89%) RIA
15 10 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.81%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.81%) NHS
16 9 (0.73%) GIS
17 8 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 335 (27.21%) Windows
2 180 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 81 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (5.69%) Linux
6 48 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 29 (2.36%) CentOS
8 26 (2.11%) Android
8 26 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 20 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 19 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.97%) UNIX
12 11 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.73%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.49%) AIX
15 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.081%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (28.19%) MVC
2 295 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 144 (11.70%) TDD
5 132 (10.72%) Performance Tuning
6 119 (9.67%) Scrum
7 118 (9.59%) ETL
8 105 (8.53%) Web Development
9 94 (7.64%) Software Engineering
10 81 (6.58%) OO
11 75 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 74 (6.01%) Unit Testing
13 70 (5.69%) Mentoring
14 68 (5.52%) Data Modelling
15 61 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 51 (4.14%) CRM
17 44 (3.57%) ITIL
18 43 (3.49%) SOA
19 35 (2.84%) BDD
20 31 (2.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 753 (61.17%) SQL
2 621 (50.45%) C#
3 414 (33.63%) T-SQL
4 409 (33.23%) JavaScript
5 119 (9.67%) VB.NET
6 83 (6.74%) Java
7 49 (3.98%) PowerShell
8 40 (3.25%) VB
9 25 (2.03%) PHP
10 18 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.38%) VBScript
12 14 (1.14%) VB6
12 14 (1.14%) C++
13 10 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.81%) VBA
14 8 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.57%) C
16 6 (0.49%) Perl
16 6 (0.49%) VC++
16 6 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 150 (12.19%) Degree
2 112 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (3.41%) MCSE
4 33 (2.68%) MCITP
4 33 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 28 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (2.03%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.71%) MCTS
8 16 (1.30%) MCSA
9 15 (1.22%) CCA
9 15 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (1.14%) CCEA
10 14 (1.14%) VCAP
10 14 (1.14%) VTSP
10 14 (1.14%) CCIA
11 13 (1.06%) ISEB
12 12 (0.97%) NCDA
12 12 (0.97%) NCIE
13 9 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.65%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.76%) QA
2 29 (2.36%) SLA
3 21 (1.71%) WCAG
3 21 (1.71%) WAI
4 13 (1.06%) GAMP
5 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) GPG13
8 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
System Software
1 125 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.49%) vSphere
5 19 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.22%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.06%) XenApp
8 12 (0.97%) vCloud
9 11 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.65%) XenServer
11 7 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (0.57%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.24%) Xen
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.16%) Firmware
13 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.081%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (2.03%) SCCM
1 25 (2.03%) SCOM
2 13 (1.06%) Nagios
3 12 (0.97%) SCVMM
4 11 (0.89%) NetBackup
4 11 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.81%) WSUS
6 9 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (0.73%) NetCrunch
7 7 (0.57%) Puppet
8 6 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.49%) Foglight
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.16%) WMI
11 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.16%) Opsview
Vendors
1 544 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 119 (9.67%) Oracle
3 96 (7.80%) VMware
4 55 (4.47%) Citrix
5 52 (4.22%) Cisco
6 39 (3.17%) IBM
6 39 (3.17%) Telerik
7 37 (3.01%) Cognos
8 25 (2.03%) Adobe
8 25 (2.03%) HP
8 25 (2.03%) Dell
8 25 (2.03%) EMC
9 24 (1.95%) NetApp
10 21 (1.71%) Business Objects
11 20 (1.62%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.30%) SAP
13 12 (0.97%) 3PAR
14 10 (0.81%) BMC
15 9 (0.73%) Splunk
16 7 (0.57%) Tableau
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
FDM
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £36500 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits Package & Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 40kDOE+Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Ricardo-AEA
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 50000
Posted: Yesterday