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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 72 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.53% 3.66% 6.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.68% 10.41% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 55
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -25.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £22,100 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
229 317 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.94% 35.18% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 209 312 364
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 22 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
6 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (35.48%) Clustering
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
9 8 (25.81%) Replication
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (25.81%) Database Security
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (22.58%) Korn
10 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) Perl
10 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (22.58%) AIX
10 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (22.58%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
8 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (19.35%) DTS
8 6 (19.35%) OLAP
8 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) DBA
2 12 (38.71%) SQL DBA
3 9 (29.03%) Administrator
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (25.81%) Systems Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Server Administrator
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (19.35%) Business Manager
6 6 (19.35%) Business Systems Manager
7 3 (9.68%) DBA Manager
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DBA
8 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) AIX
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Database Security
3 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
4 6 (19.35%) BPR
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) ERP
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Network Management
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Korn
3 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
3 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) OCP
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) ATG
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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