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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 79 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.86% 1.59% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.50% 6.03% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,100 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £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
327 232 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.75% 26.30% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 285 224 268
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 5 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (92.11%) SQL
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
4 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 19 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 13 (34.21%) Firewall
8 13 (34.21%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
10 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (28.95%) CRM
10 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
11 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (26.32%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) Clustering
11 10 (26.32%) SonicWALL
12 9 (23.68%) SalesLogix
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) LAN
12 9 (23.68%) WAN
13 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 8 (21.05%) DNS
13 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (21.05%) Mitel
13 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) SalesLogix
2 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.53%) GoldMine
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.53%) DTS
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) DBA
2 11 (28.95%) Administrator
3 10 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (21.05%) Systems Manager
5 8 (21.05%) Technology Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Business Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Business Systems Manager
7 5 (13.16%) IT Manager
8 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (10.53%) Systems Support
8 4 (10.53%) Information Manager
8 4 (10.53%) Server Administrator
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
11 1 (2.63%) Junior
11 1 (2.63%) Test Team Leader
11 1 (2.63%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
1 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (28.95%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) ERP
4 6 (15.79%) BPR
5 4 (10.53%) Stress Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) SonicWALL
3 8 (21.05%) Mitel
4 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
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