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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 71 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.65% 4.13% 6.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% 12.93% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 56
Average salary £50,000 £26,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.67% -32.48%
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
196 263 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.17% 31.92% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 177 262 358
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
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 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 28 (82.35%) SQL
4 21 (61.76%) T-SQL
4 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
5 13 (38.24%) HTML
5 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
6 12 (35.29%) ERP
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (35.29%) BPR
7 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (23.53%) Replication
10 8 (23.53%) Clustering
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.59%) Database Security
11 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 6 (17.65%) SalesLogix
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.65%) CRM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (61.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.65%) DTS
7 6 (17.65%) OLAP
7 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) DBA
1 15 (44.12%) Systems Manager
2 12 (35.29%) Business Systems Manager
2 12 (35.29%) Business Manager
3 11 (32.35%) SQL DBA
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (26.47%) Administrator
6 8 (23.53%) Server Administrator
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (8.82%) DBA Manager
9 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.94%) Developer
10 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
10 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
1 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Replication
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ERP
1 12 (35.29%) BPR
2 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (20.59%) Database Security
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Korn
4 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) OCP
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) ATG
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
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