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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 104 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 587 913 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.67% 4.34% 5.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.20% 13.77% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 529 838 1254
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
6383 6630 7282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 31.55% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5274 5784 6588
Average salary £44,412 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.49% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 16 September 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 16 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
Surrey -5 147 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire -38 99 £45,000 +28.57% 20
Berkshire -36 96 £44,000 +3.52% 10
Buckinghamshire -11 85 £42,500 - 11
Oxfordshire -23 59 £42,500 +13.33% 9
West Sussex -12 47 £42,500 - 3
East Sussex -36 33 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Kent -47 23 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Middlesex -3 3 £40,000 -15.78% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1395 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 845 (60.57%) SQL
3 842 (60.36%) .NET
4 756 (54.19%) C#
5 636 (45.59%) ASP.NET
6 629 (45.09%) Microsoft
7 577 (41.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 522 (37.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 454 (32.54%) HTML
10 453 (32.47%) T-SQL
11 419 (30.04%) JavaScript
12 397 (28.46%) MVC
13 379 (27.17%) CSS
14 365 (26.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 345 (24.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 341 (24.44%) Windows
17 339 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
18 336 (24.09%) MS Excel
19 326 (23.37%) jQuery
20 315 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 279 (20.00%) .NET Framework
22 269 (19.28%) XML
23 242 (17.35%) Web Services
24 225 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
25 213 (15.27%) WCF
26 195 (13.98%) Visual Studio
27 187 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 182 (13.05%) TDD
29 175 (12.54%) Ajax
30 174 (12.47%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 155 (11.11%) IIS
2 117 (8.39%) SharePoint
3 70 (5.02%) MS Exchange
4 56 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 37 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (2.22%) Apache
9 28 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 27 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (1.79%) CMS
13 24 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (1.58%) K2 blackpearl
15 13 (0.93%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.65%) Lync
16 9 (0.65%) SAS
17 7 (0.50%) Node.js
18 6 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
18 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 336 (24.09%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.38%) MS Office
3 20 (1.43%) Fireworks
3 20 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.072%) FastStats
8 1 (0.072%) MS Project
8 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 18 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.29%) SalesLogix
7 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.22%) Agresso
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.072%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.072%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.29%) SaaS
3 8 (0.57%) Office 365
4 7 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.29%) GitHub
5 4 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 50 (3.58%) SAN
3 49 (3.51%) Firewall
4 41 (2.94%) DNS
4 41 (2.94%) Internet
5 36 (2.58%) VPN
6 31 (2.22%) SSL
7 26 (1.86%) HTTP
8 23 (1.65%) DHCP
9 20 (1.43%) Intranet
10 19 (1.36%) LAN
11 18 (1.29%) WAN
12 16 (1.15%) Extranet
13 14 (1.00%) NAS
14 12 (0.86%) LDAP
15 11 (0.79%) FTP
16 10 (0.72%) WAAS
16 10 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1395 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 577 (41.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 522 (37.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 365 (26.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 345 (24.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 187 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 157 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
8 95 (6.81%) Relational Database
9 87 (6.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 58 (4.16%) Oracle Database
11 48 (3.44%) OLAP
12 45 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 43 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 39 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
15 35 (2.51%) Star Schema
16 33 (2.37%) MS Access
17 30 (2.15%) DTS
18 29 (2.08%) MySQL
19 28 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
20 25 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 195 (13.98%) Visual Studio
2 125 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (4.30%) Subversion
4 59 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 42 (3.01%) NUnit
6 30 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 20 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
7 20 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 19 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (0.43%) MSTest
11 6 (0.43%) Selenium
11 6 (0.43%) JIRA
12 5 (0.36%) Moq
13 4 (0.29%) NSubstitute
14 3 (0.22%) TestComplete
14 3 (0.22%) MSI
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
15 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 150 (10.75%) Finance
2 39 (2.80%) Marketing
3 28 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.79%) Retail
5 19 (1.36%) Automotive
5 19 (1.36%) Advertising
6 14 (1.00%) Back Office
6 14 (1.00%) Banking
7 11 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.72%) Games
9 9 (0.65%) Legal
10 8 (0.57%) German Language
11 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.36%) Publishing
12 5 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.22%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.072%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.072%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 885 (63.44%) Developer
2 332 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 330 (23.66%) C# Developer
4 245 (17.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 182 (13.05%) DBA
6 160 (11.47%) SQL Developer
7 157 (11.25%) Senior Developer
8 154 (11.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 150 (10.75%) SQL DBA
10 133 (9.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 124 (8.89%) Software Developer
12 107 (7.67%) Administrator
13 96 (6.88%) SQL Server DBA
14 92 (6.59%) Analyst
15 86 (6.16%) Web Developer
16 74 (5.30%) Senior C# Developer
17 62 (4.44%) Software Engineer
18 61 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
19 57 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 56 (4.01%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 842 (60.36%) .NET
2 636 (45.59%) ASP.NET
3 454 (32.54%) HTML
4 379 (27.17%) CSS
5 326 (23.37%) jQuery
6 315 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 279 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 269 (19.28%) XML
9 242 (17.35%) Web Services
10 213 (15.27%) WCF
11 175 (12.54%) Ajax
12 124 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 120 (8.60%) HTML5
14 117 (8.39%) SOAP
15 114 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 97 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 93 (6.67%) CSS3
18 90 (6.45%) LINQ
19 89 (6.38%) XSLT
20 61 (4.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 146 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 76 (5.45%) Clustering
4 74 (5.30%) Replication
5 53 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.29%) Data Integration
9 23 (1.65%) Open Source
10 20 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (1.22%) iPhone
12 15 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.93%) User Experience
13 13 (0.93%) NHS
14 12 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.72%) CLARiiON
15 10 (0.72%) Celerra
15 10 (0.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 341 (24.44%) Windows
2 169 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (5.73%) Linux
5 76 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (3.44%) Windows 7
7 45 (3.23%) Android
8 30 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 27 (1.94%) CentOS
10 23 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (1.08%) UNIX
14 8 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.50%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.50%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.43%) AIX
17 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (28.46%) MVC
2 339 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 182 (13.05%) TDD
5 144 (10.32%) Performance Tuning
6 142 (10.18%) Scrum
7 131 (9.39%) Software Engineering
8 124 (8.89%) Web Development
9 116 (8.32%) ETL
10 95 (6.81%) OO
11 92 (6.59%) Mentoring
12 82 (5.88%) E-Commerce
13 75 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 73 (5.23%) Unit Testing
15 70 (5.02%) Data Modelling
16 64 (4.59%) BDD
17 55 (3.94%) ITIL
18 53 (3.80%) SOA
19 41 (2.94%) CRM
20 38 (2.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 845 (60.57%) SQL
2 756 (54.19%) C#
3 453 (32.47%) T-SQL
4 419 (30.04%) JavaScript
5 123 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 103 (7.38%) Java
7 60 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 55 (3.94%) VB
9 40 (2.87%) C++
10 31 (2.22%) PHP
11 25 (1.79%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.58%) VBScript
13 19 (1.36%) VB6
14 14 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.93%) C
16 12 (0.86%) Perl
17 11 (0.79%) VBA
17 11 (0.79%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.65%) VC++
19 6 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 174 (12.47%) Degree
2 136 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.30%) MCSE
4 33 (2.37%) MCITP
5 28 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (1.72%) MCTS
8 17 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.22%) MCP
9 16 (1.15%) ISEB
10 15 (1.08%) MCSA
11 13 (0.93%) MCDBA
11 13 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (0.86%) CCEA
12 12 (0.86%) CCA
12 12 (0.86%) CCIA
12 12 (0.86%) VCAP
12 12 (0.86%) VTSP
13 11 (0.79%) CCNA
13 11 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.15%) SLA
2 27 (1.94%) QA
3 20 (1.43%) WCAG
3 20 (1.43%) WAI
4 12 (0.86%) GAMP
5 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.14%) DICOM
7 2 (0.14%) GPG13
8 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.072%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 110 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 57 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.58%) vSphere
5 22 (1.58%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (1.08%) XenApp
8 13 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.72%) vCloud
11 8 (0.57%) XenServer
12 7 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.22%) Xen
14 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.072%) KVM
15 1 (0.072%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (1.15%) SCCM
2 15 (1.08%) Puppet
2 15 (1.08%) NetBackup
3 14 (1.00%) SCOM
4 11 (0.79%) Nagios
5 10 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.57%) WSUS
7 7 (0.50%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.36%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.29%) NetCrunch
11 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.14%) Plesk
11 2 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.14%) Opsview
12 1 (0.072%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.072%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 629 (45.09%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.96%) Oracle
3 94 (6.74%) VMware
4 62 (4.44%) Citrix
5 48 (3.44%) Cisco
6 31 (2.22%) Telerik
7 29 (2.08%) Cognos
8 27 (1.94%) IBM
9 25 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.65%) Business Objects
11 22 (1.58%) NetApp
12 21 (1.51%) Adobe
13 20 (1.43%) EMC
14 17 (1.22%) HP
15 16 (1.15%) Dell
16 15 (1.08%) Symantec
16 15 (1.08%) SAP
17 11 (0.79%) Nintex
18 10 (0.72%) 3PAR
19 7 (0.50%) BMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gravesend, Kent
Gravesham Borough Council
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Extensive benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago