The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 85 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% 1.33% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 3.86% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
SQL Server 2012
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
222 311 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.33% 34.44% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 202 308 372
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) Clustering
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Network Management
7 9 (37.50%) Database Security
7 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (33.33%) Symantec
8 8 (33.33%) Replication
8 8 (33.33%) Backup Exec
9 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (25.00%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
1 6 (25.00%) VLAN
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) ISDN
3 3 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (25.00%) OLAP
5 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (25.00%) DTS
5 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) DBA
1 14 (58.33%) SQL DBA
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (33.33%) Server Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) Administrator
4 7 (29.17%) IT Support
5 5 (20.83%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (20.83%) Support Technician
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) WinForms
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Clustering
2 8 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (37.50%) Network Management
2 9 (37.50%) Database Security
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) OCP
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
1 8 (33.33%) Symantec
2 6 (25.00%) Dell
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle