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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 4.38% 6.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.48% 13.38% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 55
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -31.25%
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
219 269 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.76% 32.76% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 199 268 348
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) SQL
3 29 (85.29%) Windows
4 20 (58.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
6 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (38.24%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (32.35%) .NET
9 11 (32.35%) HTML
9 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (29.41%) ERP
10 10 (29.41%) Clustering
10 10 (29.41%) BPR
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (23.53%) Database Security
12 8 (23.53%) Replication
13 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (20.59%) Oracle
13 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
13 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
14 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
14 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
14 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (58.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
8 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (17.65%) OLAP
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (17.65%) DTS
8 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) DBA
2 13 (38.24%) SQL DBA
3 12 (35.29%) Systems Manager
4 10 (29.41%) Business Systems Manager
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server DBA
4 10 (29.41%) Business Manager
5 9 (26.47%) Administrator
6 8 (23.53%) Server Administrator
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (8.82%) DBA Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.94%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Team Leader
9 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Developer
9 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Clustering
2 8 (23.53%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) AIX
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (29.41%) ERP
2 10 (29.41%) BPR
3 8 (23.53%) Database Security
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.94%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Network Management
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.65%) Korn
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) OCP
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.65%) ATG
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