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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 37 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.22% 4.74% 8.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.19% 16.02% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 71
Average salary £50,000 £29,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.49% -18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
185 231 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.15% 29.62% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 164 226 334
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (93.94%) Windows
3 26 (78.79%) SQL
4 22 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (63.64%) T-SQL
6 14 (42.42%) BPR
6 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 14 (42.42%) HTML
6 14 (42.42%) ERP
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 11 (33.33%) CRM
7 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (33.33%) SalesLogix
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
9 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (21.21%) Back Office
10 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (15.15%) Data Management
12 4 (12.12%) Mitel
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (12.12%) Finance
12 4 (12.12%) Clustering
12 4 (12.12%) Firewall

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (33.33%) SalesLogix
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) OLAP
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.09%) DTS
5 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 7 (21.21%) Back Office
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Systems Manager
2 14 (42.42%) Business Systems Manager
2 14 (42.42%) Business Manager
3 8 (24.24%) DBA
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Technology Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Server Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) DBA Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
1 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ERP
1 14 (42.42%) BPR
2 11 (33.33%) CRM
3 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.15%) Data Management
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Database Security
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Database Tuning
9 1 (3.03%) High Availability
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) OCP
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Mitel
2 4 (12.12%) SonicWALL
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) ATG
4 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
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