The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.93% 1.99% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.67% 7.44% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 19
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £28,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
300 242 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.01% 26.74% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 267 236 252
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (91.18%) SQL
3 26 (76.47%) Windows
4 21 (61.76%) T-SQL
5 19 (55.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 13 (38.24%) Firewall
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (32.35%) CRM
9 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
9 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (29.41%) Finance
10 10 (29.41%) SonicWALL
11 9 (26.47%) SalesLogix
11 9 (26.47%) LAN
11 9 (26.47%) WAN
11 9 (26.47%) .NET
11 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
11 9 (26.47%) BPR
11 9 (26.47%) HTML
11 9 (26.47%) ERP
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
12 8 (23.53%) DNS
12 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) SalesLogix
2 4 (11.76%) GoldMine
2 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (55.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.88%) DTS
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Systems Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Business Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Business Systems Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Administrator
3 8 (23.53%) Technology Manager
3 8 (23.53%) DBA
4 6 (17.65%) SQL DBA
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (14.71%) IT Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Support
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Developer
9 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
1 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) iPad
2 4 (11.76%) iPhone
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) CRM
1 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (26.47%) BPR
2 9 (26.47%) ERP
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) SonicWALL
3 8 (23.53%) Mitel
4 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
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