The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 95 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.26% 2.89% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 8.43% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 18
Average salary £25,750 £39,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.22% -7.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £30,750 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,375 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -0.32%
SQL Server 2005
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
328 415 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.96% 34.21% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 278 384 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2005 Salary Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Newport +1 2 £25,625 -33.00%
Monmouthshire - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2005
Wales

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Production DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Production DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam