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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 108 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 557 840 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.70% 3.68% 4.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.73% 12.45% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 489 752 910
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
6380 6747 7187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.96% 29.57% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5401 5862 6389
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
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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
Hampshire +44 142 £40,000 - 9
Surrey -1 110 £54,501 +22.06% 13
Berkshire -56 93 £45,000 +9.75% 8
Buckinghamshire -27 75 £40,000 - 5
West Sussex -4 58 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East Sussex +10 37 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Kent -40 24 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Oxfordshire -64 15 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Middlesex +9 1 £37,500 -14.77%
Sussex -1 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 670 (57.91%) .NET
3 636 (54.97%) SQL
4 589 (50.91%) C#
5 491 (42.44%) Microsoft
6 473 (40.88%) ASP.NET
7 410 (35.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 379 (32.76%) Windows
9 367 (31.72%) MVC
10 348 (30.08%) T-SQL
11 331 (28.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 324 (28.00%) JavaScript
13 312 (26.97%) CSS
14 306 (26.45%) HTML
15 275 (23.77%) jQuery
16 265 (22.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 257 (22.21%) .NET Framework
18 256 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
19 255 (22.04%) ASP.NET MVC
20 241 (20.83%) MS Excel
21 224 (19.36%) WCF
22 216 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 204 (17.63%) Finance
24 202 (17.46%) Visual Studio
25 171 (14.78%) Entity Framework
26 168 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
27 165 (14.26%) XML
27 165 (14.26%) Performance Tuning
28 162 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
29 161 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 155 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 125 (10.80%) IIS
3 81 (7.00%) MS Exchange
4 65 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
5 57 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 50 (4.32%) CMS
7 44 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 43 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (2.85%) Lync
10 28 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
11 27 (2.33%) Apache
12 24 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (1.38%) Tomcat
15 13 (1.12%) JBoss
15 13 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.95%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 11 (0.95%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.95%) Kentico
Applications
1 241 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.79%) MS Office
3 12 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Line 100
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.086%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.086%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.24%) SaaS
2 12 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.61%) Office 365
5 6 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.086%) Taleo
6 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.086%) GitHub
6 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.05%) Firewall
2 69 (5.96%) SAN
3 62 (5.36%) HTTP
4 51 (4.41%) SMTP
5 50 (4.32%) DNS
6 46 (3.98%) TCP/IP
7 42 (3.63%) Internet
8 32 (2.77%) DHCP
9 29 (2.51%) VPN
9 29 (2.51%) WAN
9 29 (2.51%) LAN
10 22 (1.90%) VLAN
11 18 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (1.56%) VoIP
12 13 (1.12%) NAS
13 11 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.86%) LDAP
14 10 (0.86%) SNMP
14 10 (0.86%) Wireless
15 9 (0.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 410 (35.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 331 (28.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 265 (22.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 216 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 124 (10.72%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (7.26%) Relational Database
9 82 (7.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 57 (4.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 45 (3.89%) MySQL
12 35 (3.03%) RDBMS
13 33 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
14 31 (2.68%) Big Data
15 30 (2.59%) SQL CLR
16 26 (2.25%) Star Schema
17 25 (2.16%) Oracle Database
18 20 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
19 18 (1.56%) SSDT
20 17 (1.47%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 202 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 162 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (3.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 33 (2.85%) Moq
5 32 (2.77%) ReSharper
6 28 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 20 (1.73%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (1.12%) NUnit
10 11 (0.95%) Subversion
11 10 (0.86%) Selenium
12 9 (0.78%) NuGet
13 7 (0.61%) Maven
13 7 (0.61%) Ant
13 7 (0.61%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.61%) JIRA
14 6 (0.52%) MSTest
15 5 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.43%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 204 (17.63%) Finance
2 63 (5.45%) Marketing
3 30 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.51%) Retail
5 28 (2.42%) Banking
6 16 (1.38%) Automotive
7 12 (1.04%) Games
8 8 (0.69%) Advertising
9 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 6 (0.52%) Law
9 6 (0.52%) Electronics
10 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.35%) Publishing
12 3 (0.26%) Legal
13 2 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.086%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.086%) Billing
14 1 (0.086%) French Language
Job Titles
1 695 (60.07%) Developer
2 224 (19.36%) .NET Developer
3 177 (15.30%) DBA
4 166 (14.35%) C# Developer
5 156 (13.48%) SQL DBA
6 149 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 110 (9.51%) Senior Developer
8 101 (8.73%) Administrator
9 100 (8.64%) SQL Server DBA
10 94 (8.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 88 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 82 (7.09%) Software Developer
13 79 (6.83%) SQL Developer
14 76 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 63 (5.45%) Analyst
16 56 (4.84%) Web Developer
17 51 (4.41%) BizTalk Developer
18 50 (4.32%) Junior
19 42 (3.63%) Junior Developer
20 38 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 670 (57.91%) .NET
2 473 (40.88%) ASP.NET
3 312 (26.97%) CSS
4 306 (26.45%) HTML
5 275 (23.77%) jQuery
6 257 (22.21%) .NET Framework
7 255 (22.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 224 (19.36%) WCF
9 171 (14.78%) Entity Framework
10 165 (14.26%) XML
11 147 (12.71%) Web Services
12 124 (10.72%) Ajax
13 105 (9.08%) HTML5
14 88 (7.61%) LINQ
15 78 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 68 (5.88%) CSS3
17 57 (4.93%) AngularJS
18 55 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 53 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 51 (4.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 148 (12.79%) Clustering
2 72 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.15%) Replication
5 32 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.68%) Data Integration
7 28 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
8 23 (1.99%) User Experience
9 19 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.78%) iPhone
14 9 (0.78%) Blog
14 9 (0.78%) EqualLogic
15 7 (0.61%) GIS
15 7 (0.61%) Open Source
16 6 (0.52%) iPad
16 6 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 379 (32.76%) Windows
2 130 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (6.31%) Linux
5 65 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (5.01%) Windows 7
7 34 (2.94%) Android
8 20 (1.73%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.47%) Windows Phone
9 17 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.21%) CentOS
10 14 (1.21%) UNIX
11 11 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.17%) AIX
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (31.72%) MVC
2 256 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
4 165 (14.26%) Performance Tuning
5 118 (10.20%) TDD
6 110 (9.51%) Scrum
7 97 (8.38%) OOD
8 89 (7.69%) OO
9 88 (7.61%) ETL
10 75 (6.48%) Unit Testing
11 72 (6.22%) Web Application Development
12 70 (6.05%) Software Engineering
13 61 (5.27%) ITIL
13 61 (5.27%) Migration
13 61 (5.27%) Workflow
14 60 (5.19%) Web Development
15 54 (4.67%) Load Balancing
16 51 (4.41%) Data Modelling
17 46 (3.98%) E-Commerce
18 42 (3.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 636 (54.97%) SQL
2 589 (50.91%) C#
3 348 (30.08%) T-SQL
4 324 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 125 (10.80%) VB.NET
6 62 (5.36%) VB
7 51 (4.41%) Java
8 50 (4.32%) ActionScript
8 50 (4.32%) ActionScript 2.0
9 49 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.46%) Ruby
11 37 (3.20%) VB6
12 29 (2.51%) Perl
12 29 (2.51%) VBScript
13 26 (2.25%) C++
14 22 (1.90%) PHP
15 19 (1.64%) C
16 17 (1.47%) VBA
17 16 (1.38%) Python
18 12 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 121 (10.46%) Degree
2 96 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (3.11%) MCSE
4 27 (2.33%) CCNA
4 27 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (1.99%) MCITP
6 19 (1.64%) MCP
6 19 (1.64%) MCSA
7 15 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 14 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.95%) HND
10 10 (0.86%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.61%) MCAD
11 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.43%) MCTS
12 5 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.35%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.35%) MCPD
14 3 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.75%) QA
2 17 (1.47%) SLA
3 13 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) GAMP
6 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.086%) FISMA
6 1 (0.086%) GPG13
6 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 102 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.06%) Hyper-V
3 42 (3.63%) vSphere
4 34 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (2.51%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.86%) XenApp
9 6 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.35%) Samba
11 3 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.17%) XenServer
12 2 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.17%) Firmware
13 1 (0.086%) Xen
13 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.086%) pfSense
13 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.56%) SCCM
2 17 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 15 (1.30%) SCOM
4 12 (1.04%) Plesk
4 12 (1.04%) cPanel
4 12 (1.04%) Webmin
5 11 (0.95%) Puppet
6 10 (0.86%) OpenAM
7 7 (0.61%) WSUS
8 4 (0.35%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.17%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.17%) Icinga
11 1 (0.086%) Foglight
11 1 (0.086%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.086%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.086%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 491 (42.44%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.78%) VMware
3 65 (5.62%) Oracle
4 45 (3.89%) Cisco
5 26 (2.25%) Citrix
5 26 (2.25%) HP
6 19 (1.64%) IBM
6 19 (1.64%) EMC
6 19 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.56%) Cognos
8 17 (1.47%) Dell
9 16 (1.38%) Sage
10 14 (1.21%) Nintex
10 14 (1.21%) Twitter
10 14 (1.21%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.04%) 3PAR
11 12 (1.04%) Apple
11 12 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.04%) Symantec
12 11 (0.95%) Business Objects
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago