The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 70 73 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 20 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.85% 2.22% 7.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.72% 5.83% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 66
Average salary £50,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.49% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
238 343 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.55% 38.07% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 223 332 353
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (82.86%) SQL
3 28 (80.00%) Windows
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 12 (34.29%) Clustering
8 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle
10 9 (25.71%) Perl
10 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
10 9 (25.71%) AIX
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (25.71%) ATG
10 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (25.71%) OCP
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
10 9 (25.71%) Database Security
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
10 9 (25.71%) Korn

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (25.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
8 6 (17.14%) DTS
8 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (17.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) DBA
2 13 (37.14%) SQL DBA
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (25.71%) Administrator
5 8 (22.86%) Server Administrator
6 7 (20.00%) Systems Manager
7 5 (14.29%) Business Systems Manager
7 5 (14.29%) Business Manager
8 3 (8.57%) DBA Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Senior SQL DBA
9 2 (5.71%) Senior DBA
9 2 (5.71%) Developer
10 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
1 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Ajax
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 8 (22.86%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) AIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Tru64
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.71%) Database Security
2 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) BPR
4 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Perl
3 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
3 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.71%) Korn
4 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) OCP
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) ATG
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco